April 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Specialty court’ too much for small county

Cameron County has opted out of a proposed partnership with Elk, Jefferson and Forest counties that would have given drug addicts who commit crimes an opportunity to get help rather than facing tough legal sanctions,  More...

Water grant for Driftwood Boro

A long-awaited state grant has been approved to help tiny Driftwood Borough upgrade its failing public water system. More...

Canoe race on for today— maybe

For the second week in a row, weather conditions were threatening Cameron County’s 43rd annual Canoe & Kayak Classic.  The paddling event was still on for Saturday morning at press time early Friday morning, following last weekend&rsqu More...

Viewpoints

No tax increase? Look again!

(Ken Kroski is director of public relations with the County Commissioners Assn. More...

Correspondence

Save Arboretum Dear editor: Is Coudersport Borough Council moving forward to sell approximately one-third of the most mature and developed section of the Coudersport Arboretum to a land developer? More...

The Old Timer

You know you’re an old-timer if you remember the television program, “Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier.” My two boys would be glued to the black and white screen when that show came on. More...

Community Life

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Some $600 was raised during the annual Coudersport Lions Club Chili for Charity event to benefit the Coudersport Senior Center. Club treasurer Linda Karija (right) presented the check to center director Sue Smith. More...

Rape suspect deemed incompetent

A disturbing criminal case brought against an Emporium man has taken on a new twist.  Judge Richard Masson ordered Michael Arnold, 43, involuntarily committed to Torrance State Hospital for mental health treatment during court proceedings Wednes More...

Returns to Cole Memorial as PA

A former nurse assistant at Cole Memorial Hospital has returned to join the hospital’s Internal Medicine team as a physician assistant.  More...

Business challenging tax bill

Another Cameron County business is challenging its tax bill, claiming that a sluggish real estate market has devalued its property. More...

Leaders act to improve area economy

Tourist promotion isn’t the only area where leaders from Potter and Tioga counties are talking about partnerships.  Last month, a group of business and community leaders unveiled the Fund for Northern Tier Development to “take a reg More...

Potter takes unprecedented measures to protect water

Plans are moving forward on two unprecedented projects that have been launched to protect Potter County’s water resources. A report at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners summarized the ongoing activities. More...

Bwana Jim hitting the road

Bwana Jim has embarked on another season of sharing the wonders of wildlife from around the world with regional audiences. Jim Moulton has been launching his road trips from the Old Red Schoolhouse Wildlife and Nature Center for almost two decades. More...

News

Identity thieves seek victims

Each week brings one or more police report about identity thefts as shysters turn to the internet or telephone to seek their victims.  Last week, Dawn Holt of Elk County was cheated out of $550 by a telephone caller who persuaded her to buy a bu More...

Farmers get down to basics

Another growing season is drawing closer and area farmers are being encouraged to have their soil professionally analyzed to improve profitability and protect the environment.  Dr. More...

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Freya Miller is the newest member of the Galeton Rotary Club, joining her husband Vince as a local Rotarian. She was welcomed by club vice-president Paul Miller. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

How many of you have been counting down the days as the April 15 trout season opener draws closer?  Twenty people will give you 20 different opinions (or more) on how to approach opening day. Much of the chatter centers on what the Pa. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Trout scout visits old friend

Many deer hunters take immense pride in their scouting talents, but few trout anglers venture out to check conditions as they await the opening bell, which sounds at 8 am Saturday, April 15, this year.  I might be the exception, because I enjoy More...

Youth fishing event

East Fork Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a Mentored Youth Trout Day on Saturday, April 8, at its clubhouse near Wharton. Youths must be under age 16 and accompanied by an adult mentor with a fishing license and trout/salmon permit. More...