April 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Setting the forests ablaze

More than 300 acres of state forest land in Cameron and Elk counties will be set ablaze this year under a plan that has been proposed by managers of the Elk State Forest. More...

Potter County ag has evolved

A century of service by Penn State Extension in Potter County was detailed for Coudersport Rotary members by one of the professionals who carries on the mission today. More...

Viewpoints

Education a good investment

Over the past two years I’ve visited dozens of schools across Pennsylvania. More...

Correspondence

Fighting Fraud   Dear editor:  More...

The Old Timer

Do you remember when every rooftop had a TV antenna? Maybe a small wind-powered generator could take the place of the old TV antennas and each home could make its their own electrical power. More...

Community Life

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Galeton Rotary Club has another Paul Harris Fellow. Recipient of the prestigious honor for community service is Doug Reeves (right), who was honored at a Galeton Rotary meeting by Rotary International District Governor Bill Olivett of Emporium. More...

Palliative Care Clinic opens in Coudersport

Cole Memorial Hospital has opened a Palliative Care Clinic in the Central Potter Health Center on Elk Street in Coudersport.  The clinic will provide care for patients after they leave the hospital and provide home-based and inpatient palliative More...

Spehalski recognized

Eric Thomas Spehalski, a biology/pre-medical student from Emporium, has been recognized as a Provost Scholar for academic achievements at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.   More...

Obituaries

Joseph R. Monger

JANUARY 17, 1958 - MARCH 27, 2017

Joseph R. Monger, 59, of Coudersport, passed away peacefully in his home on March 27, 2017. Born Jan. 7, 1958 in Springfield, Tenn., he was a son of Joseph A. and Shirley Dorris Monger. On April 17, 1982, in St. More...

Death Notices

Tyler J. Kittilson   More...

Fed budget cuts could hit home

Headlines from Washington, D.C., have generated concern as popular programs aimed at helping the poor and elderly are proposed for the chopping block. More...

Who’s on your ballot?

Many ‘races’ without candidates

Who’s on your ballot? Dozens of influential local offices will be filled by voters this year, but candidates are few and far between. More...

Natural gas price rising

Increase in local production could follow

When area officials began forecasting a booming shale gas industry in the region, gas was selling on the open market at about $10 per thousand cubic feet. More...

Canoe/Kayak Classic today

Cameron County is abuzz with activity this weekend as at least 150 paddlers are expected to push off for Saturday’s 43rd annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic. More...

News

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President Judge Stephen Minor administered the oath to Jacqueline Canter as Coudersport Area School District superintendent of schools. More...

‘Habitat’ home moves forward

Potter County Habitat for Humanity broke ground for its latest homebuilding project last weekend.  Leaders of the organization gathered at the worksite on Thorn Street in Austin with the Scott and Amanda Crumrine family, which is partnering with More...

Theft suspect stays behind bars

A Punxsutawney man facing a litany of charges was in Cameron County Court for a bail modification hearing related to his arrest last year. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

We all saw it coming. The Pa. Fish and Boat Commission is seeking a license fee increase. Some anglers are incensed, while others are embracing it.  I was media relations director for the PFBC when a fee increase was implemented back in 1982. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Lessons of St. Paddy’s Day flood

Passing of another St. Patrick’s Day marked another anniversary of the 1936 flood in the First Fork of Sinnemahoning Creek. Luck of the Irish was nowhere to be seen on that day.  More...

Youth trout fishing day is April 8

Young trout anglers get an early start on the 2017 season during the annual Pa. Mentored Youth Trout Day, slated for Saturday, April 8. It’s a precursor to the regular trout opener on Saturday, April 15.  More...