June 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Another domino falls in tax appeal

Another domino has fallen as commercial property owners in Cameron County continue to demand real estate tax reductions under threat of litigation. More...

Drug epidemic meeting

Next in a series of public meetings to drive home the severity of Potter County’s drug epidemic is scheduled for 6 pm Friday, June 16, at the Roulette Firehall. More...

Race, ‘Conquer the Grill’ Saturday

Runners from several states and Canada are in the region this weekend, preparing for the 7 am starter’s gun at Galeton Area School for the annual God’s Country Marathon.  More...

Viewpoints

Community colleges vital

(John J. Sygielski is president of Harrisburg Area Community College. His comments are timely as this region’s Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania nears is Labor Day launch.)   More...

Correspondence

Planet For Sale   Dear editor:  It is no coincidence that many of our elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington are so accommodating to the upper-crust energy companies who boast of their ability to grow our economy and create jobs, More...

The Old Timer

Gardening time has arrived. If you have a garden, I want to wish you just the right amount of rain and not so many insects. When I was a kid we always had a big garden. Our family was operated like a corporation. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Years ago, we tagged a name to our fishing trip to the Kettle Creek Valley of southern Potter County each May – The Summit.  The hustle and bustle of modern day-living can often seem too much to bear. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Final word on invasives

This is the last entry of my series on invasive species often planted by well-intentioned property owners seeking to beautify their landscape, only to spread to adjacent property and wreak havoc by choking out native vegetation.  More...

Partnership is for the birds

Changes in Pennsylvania’s forests have caused steep declines in populations of ruffed grouse, woodcock and other species. More...

Local battle: wind vs. shale gas

A battle in northeastern Potter County pitting a wind power company against a shale gas driller is headed to court in a case that’s likely to draw widespread attention. More...

Photo

A procession led by an honor guard from Carl E. Hyde American Legion Post ended at the Ulysses Cemetery, where traditional Memorial Day ceremonies were held. More...

Bucking trend in local policing

In an era when cash-strapped local governments have been slashing police coverage, a township in the heart of Potter County has taken the opposite approach with success. More...

Big wins in county clean-ups

Potter County is scoring some major wins in its concerted effort to eliminate unsafe, environmentally unsound and illegal dump sites. More...

News

Business leaders awarded

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored three of its faithful members. It was part of the organization’s annual awards program, recognizing those who demonstrate commitment to a vibrant community through volunteerism. More...

History program planned in Austin

A firsthand account of Austin history will be presented during a special program at 7 pm Thursday, June 15, at the E.O. Austin Historical Museum. More...

Will discuss criminal justice

Two Potter County representatives will share details next week on local criminal justice reforms that are showing early successes.  More...

Community Life

High marks for Potter County Hospice

Quietly and with a great deal of passion they go about their mission. They’re the members of the Potter County Hospice team, headquartered at Cole Memorial Hospital, its ranks full of volunteers and staffers who care.  More...

Cole Memorial to honor, help veterans

Independence Day will be celebrated with a special display at Cole Memorial Hospital, part of a broader campaign to help military veterans who are hospital patients. More...

Emporium library events

Next meeting of the Lego Club at the library in Emporium is scheduled for 4 pm to 5:30 pm on Thursday, June 8. It’s open to children through grade six and sessions are held once a month. More...

Obituaries

Ronald H. Geiser

MARCH 21, 1936 - MAY 27, 2017

Ronald H. “Geez” Geiser, 81, of Coudersport, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on May 27, 2017, after a brief illness. Born on March 21, 1936 in Upper Black Eddy, he was a son of Herman and Alice High Geiser. More...

Death Notices

Thomas C. Foust Sr.   Thomas C. Foust Sr., 77, of Mascoutah, Ill., formerly of Coudersport, died May 26, 2017.  More...