May 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gala planned to support pool fund

Momentum continues to build for Coudersport’s community swimming pool renovation fund and it’s sure to get another shot in the arm next weekend.  More...

Dot Patterson turns 107

Former long-time Coudersport resident Dorothy “Dot” Patterson is observing her 107th birthday on Saturday, May 6, doing what she enjoys the most – spending time with her family.  More...

Dramatic Allegheny River rescue near Roulette

Area emergency responders are being credited with saving the life of a downstate man who became submerged in rain-swollen Allegheny River while trout-fishing east of Roulette last week.  Officials said Ron Smith suffered a cardiac emergency. More...

Viewpoints

Artisan Center a true gem

(Bill Pekarski, a registered nurse from Coudersport, has been chronicling his observations and sharing nostalgia in a daily journal posted on social media.)   How many of you recognize what an outstanding asset downtown Coudersport has with the More...

The Old Timer

Most of the rural counties in Pennsylvania would be full of ghost towns if not for tourists. Manufacturers have hit the road, farmers can’t make a living and the young people are heading for the greener grass on the other side of the fence. More...

Correspondence

School Budget Idea   Dear editor:  Recent news articles point out that federal funding to education is decreasing, so state educational funding to local school districts will also decrease. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

A quick question – how many of you were aware that Arbor Day was celebrated last Friday? I’d guess the answer is, “very few.” More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

What to plant (and what NOT to)

This is the time of year many property owners think about beautifying the landscape around their homes. With so many choices of plants, this experience can be overwhelming. More...

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Students and teachers in the Cameron County School District are learning about embryology and helping boost the number of pheasants in the area at the same time. More...

Maple Fest: show must go on

Mother Nature seems bound and determined to rain on the parade, and many other activities, as the 51st annual Potter-Tioga Maple Festival continues this weekend in Coudersport. More...

Sample ballots now online

Many influential positions are being filled in this year’s elections. Republicans and Democrats will select their nominees in the May 16 Municipal Primary. Those candidates’ names will appear on the Nov. More...

Commissioner named to rural panel

Potter County Commissioner Susan Kefover has been appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on  Rural Affairs.  The 30-member panel’s mission is to pursue strategies and policies that assure all rural communities and their re More...

Introducing ‘Visit Potter-Tioga’

Two public meetings will be held on Monday, May 8, at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum to prepare business owners and community leaders for the July 1 launch of “Visit Potter-Tioga.”  Sessions are planned from 10 to noon, and from 5 to More...

News

Rural Regional College to be based in Warren

Administrative center for the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania will be in Warren, directors announced last week.  Several satellite campuses will be established, including one at the Potter County Education Council offices in Coud More...

A bridge (not a wall) to Mexico

Parishioners of a church in Cameron County are building a bridge, rather than a wall, between the U.S. More...

County resurrects shale gas center

Potter County Commissioners are resurrecting the award-winning Natural Gas Resource Center (NGRC) and launching a new Community Development Department. Details were revealed by Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover last week. More...

Community Life

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Christ Episcopal Church hosted a 90th birthday party for long-time Coudersport resident Bob Jackson. Many recall Bob as a familiar face around town when he was employed by Bell Telephone Company. More...

Coudersport lists third period honor roll

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor students for the third nine-week marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  Students named to the distinguished honor roll have maintained an average of 95 percent or above. More...

Choral concert Sunday

Choral groups North Country Voices and Second Chances will present their annual spring concert at 3 pm Sunday, May 7, at the Coudersport Alliance Church. More...