June 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Shale gas news: good and bad

Another sign that shale gas development is going to rebound – at least modestly – in the region came last week when Seneca Resources confirmed its increasing activity.  More...

Business opens amid zoning dispute

A legal battle is brewing in Emporium that could test the reach of the borough’s zoning regulations and the rights of a private property owner.  Emporium Borough Council members fielded complaints from Portage Street residents about a busi More...

Popular snake hunt this weekend

One of the region’s most unique attractions, the Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt, returns this weekend at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club grounds off Rt. More...

Viewpoints

Wind energy has arrived

(Tom Kiernan is the CEO of the American Wind Energy Association.)   You occasionally report about the potential for shale gas to transform the economy of Pennsylvania. More...

Correspondence

Industry Tragedy   Dear editor:  It breaks my heart to write this letter, as I realize it will do no good. The demise of Plant No. 1 on Cameron Road is nothing short of a tragedy.  More...

The Old Timer

As we move through June you will probably hear somebody say, “Can you believe this year is halfway over already?” In the twilight of your life, the days do seem to go by so fast. More...

Community Life

Pediatric care now offered in Emporium

Pediatric services will be available at the Emporium Health Center one day a week starting in the coming week.  More...

Laurel Festival candidates

Plans are in place for the 76th annual Pennsylvania Laurel Festival in Wellsboro, which kicks off this weekend and continues through its signature parade and other activities over the June 17-18 weekend.  More...

Obituaries

Daniel R. Kightlinger

JULY 3, 1933 - MAY 31, 2017

Daniel R. (“the Ole Boy”) Kightlinger Sr.. 83, of Port Allegany, formerly of Coudersport, passed away May 31, 2017, at home after a short illness. Born July 3, 1933 in Meadville, he was a son of Paul and Marion Roae Kightlinger. On Nov. More...

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

Nancy L. Reed   More...

CCSD eyes tax hike, teacher cuts

Budget concerns and declining enrollment have Cameron County School Board members considering cost cutting moves that could significantly affect students, teachers and taxpayers. More...

Regional College nearing launch

A major hurdle was recently crossed as the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania moves closer to its launch by Labor Day. Its complex operational plan was given the go-ahead by the Pa. Dept. of Education.  More...

AmeriCorps coming to Ulysses, Austin

A number of community projects in Ulysses and Austin will be addressed this month by young adults serving with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).  Nine NCCC members and a supervisor will be in the area June 10-24. More...

Borough approves Teutech tax break

With real estate values depressed in Cameron County, commercial property owners continue to pressure local governments for tax cuts under threat of litigation.  The latest to apply the heat, Teutech Leasing Corp., moved a step closer to success More...

News

Photos

Bryan Morseman made another run at the God’s Country Marathon record, but once again came up short. This year, the Tioga County resident cruised to a win in 2 hours, 31 minutes and 55 seconds, more than 16 minutes ahead of the runner-up. More...

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Volunteers from Westfield have been lending a helping hand at the Potter County Habitat for Humanity worksite on Thorn and Foster streets in Austin. More...

Police probing another internet scam

State police at Denton Hill were notified of another scam involving a thief using the internet to victimize a Potter County woman. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It’s a wonderful time of year. School’s out and the warm sunshine beckons us.  There are plenty of outdoor opportunities, including fun on the water. But danger can lurk at the lake or swimming pool.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Protecting what we cherish

I recently spent some time on Sinnemahoning Creek’s Driftwood Branch and the First Fork. More...

Bull’s-eye for Cameron County shooters

Another shooting season has come to a close for the Cameron County 4-H Air Rifle Club.  More...