March 4, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

Chainsaw carvers converging

Another Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous is coming to Ridgway.  One of the founders of this popular attraction told Emporium Rotary Club members that there will be more than 240 participants during the affair, which kicks off on Saturday, March 4, an More...

Indecent sexual assault alleged

A Genesee man was jailed in lieu of bail for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl last spring. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

62  Flu bug strikes   — Influenza swept through Potter County in late January through mid-February. There were 62 documented cases of the virus as of Feb. 11, which exceeded the totals in McKean (56), Elk (38) and Cameron (6).  More...

Judge Easton seeks re-election

Magisterial District Judge Annette Easton is running for re-election, subject to the May 16 Municipal Primary Election. More...

Contractor settles with Galeton Borough over water design

A consulting firm will pay Galeton Borough $40,000 to settle a dispute over faulty equipment design for the town’s public water supply at Wetmore Run.  Solicitor Mike Plummer informed Borough Council at last month’s meeting that Bene 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...

Career/Job Fair March 24

Details on the March 24 Career Day and Job Fair were reported at a meeting of the Cameron County Collaborative Board.  More...

Ladies Conference

Plans have been announced for this year’s Spring Ladies Conference. It is scheduled for 9 to noon on Saturday, March 18, at the Emporium Alliance Church.  There will be worship, teaching, special music, refreshments and a luncheon. More...

News. Brief.

Service Club announces sign-ups Coudersport Service Club is preparing for the 2017 youth baseball, softball and tee ball season. Registration is scheduled for 5-7 pm Monday and Tuesday, March 6-7, at the Coudersport Elementary School. More...

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One of the most active local environmental conservation organizations in the state received a shot in the arm when American Legion Post 192 delivered a $1,000 donation to support the cause. More...

Support for state priorities

Potter County Commissioners have joined their colleagues across Pennsylvania in calling on the state government to address four issues of major concern to counties and the citizens they serve. More...