March 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Rescuing vets’ gravesites

Hundreds of veterans’ grave markers scattered across Potter County have become difficult, if not impossible, to read. The Potter County Veterans Service Committee has embarked on an ambitious plan to rectify the situation. More...

Viewpoints

Taking the truth for a spin

(Ronnie Schenkein is a retired veterinarian and occasional commentator on public affairs. She operated the Coudersport Animal Health Center for more than a quarter-century.)   More...

Correspondence

Democrats Plan To Reorganize Dear editor: There is no formally organized Democratic Committee in Potter County. As a Potter County native, I have a huge interest in changing that. More...

The Old Timer

Yesterday I spent eight hours in the emergency room at Mountain View Hospital. I passed out seven times and the cause was low blood pressure. It was a reaction to one of my medications. More...

Community Life

Cameron County SD lists honor students

Cameron County High School announced its honor roll for the second marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

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This year’s Potter County Fair now has its own button. Delena Howell, a senior at Northern Potter High School, took first place in the annual design contest, which is open to students in grades 7-12 countywide. More...

Wanted: Galeton yearbooks

Galeton Public Library continues an ambitious project to create a permanent archive of all Galeton Area School yearbooks.  More...

Obituaries

Ralph I. Padilla

NOVEMBER 16, 1938 - FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Ralph Isaac Padilla, 78, died Feb. More...

Barbara A. Purdy

MAY 7, 1961 - FEBRUARY 23, 2017

Barbara A. Purdy, 55, of Austin, passed away Feb. 23, 2017, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.  Born May 7, 1961 in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Robert and Betty Lindsley Coons.  More...

Alice M. Hoffman

AUGUST 14, 1935 - FEBRUARY 27, 2017

Alice M. Hoffman, 81, of Coudersport, a lifelong resident of Potter County, passed away on Feb. 27, 2017, at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Aug. 14, 1935 in Ulysses, she was a daughter of Fred and Florence Duell. More...

Our veterans deserve housing

A regional government agency is working to help military veterans across the region find safe and affordable housing. More...

Local water protector leaves lasting legacy

Jim Clark brought a master’s degrees from Cornell University, a passion for education, and a dedication to protecting the environment to his job more than a quartercentury ago. More...

Can ambulance services survive?

What if you dialed 911 and no one responded? That chilling outcome is moving closer to a reality as the screws continue to tighten on volunteer ambulance services across the region. More...

Early start for Route 6 project

Motorists in downtown Coudersport got a sneak preview of traffic disruptions that will begin in earnest soon with the reconstruction of U.S. Rt. 6 through the busiest stretch of town. More...

News

Many missing out on WIC

Most people know what WIC is, but roughly half of those who could benefit from the program are not participating.  WIC stands for Women, Infants and Children’s, a federal program that provides healthy food and other assistance to low-incom More...

Fire destroys First Fork camp

Investigators have determined that an electrical fault caused a fire that destroyed a camp in southern Cameron County early Tuesday morning. More...

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Austin Vets Club has donated $600 to help Boy Scout Troop 524 members attend youth leadership camp. Accepting the check from VFW representative Don Lathrop are (from left): Ethan Gola, Christian Seibert, Noah Leightley and Miles Moate.   More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

What’s with this 75-degree weather in late February?  Armchair scientists offer their own theories. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Tracking denizen of ‘bear nest’

I pressed through the mountain laurel, struggling with every step to stay on my feet. I felt like the laurel patch was trying to prevent me from entering the terrain that lay ahead, almost like it had a secret that it didn’t want me to uncover. More...

To discuss Sinnemahoning Creek future

Cameron County Conservation District and partner agencies from Potter, Elk, McKean, Tioga and Warren counties will be hosting a workshop on the future of the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed. More...