July 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Focus on shale gas, communities

A Penn State Extension representatives met with the Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover along with their Community Development Director, Jennifer Rossman, for a far-reaching conversation focused on shale gas issues, More...

Rural Regional College fills top posts

Two top administrative positions have been filled as the Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania moves closer to its launch by Labor Day. More...

Viewpoints

Don’t gut state parks, forests

(Tim Herd is a certified park and recreation executive with the State College-based Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society, providing development, advocacy and resources for those working and volunteering in the parks and recreation field.)   More...

Correspondence

Drug Problem? More...

The Old Timer

A news report declared June 21 the longest day of the year. I was skeptical about that, so I watched my wall clock from midnight until the next midnight. June 21 had exactly 24 hours, just like every other day. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Independence Day falls in the middle of the week, so someone declared that July 1-2 is our “holiday weekend.”  Many people are timing their vacations to take advantage of a mid-week holiday with the weekends as bookends. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Easing into summer season

I’m so in love with the month of June that I always dread tearing off that page of my calendar. But we can’t deny the passage of time and surely the second half of the year will produce many fulfilling adventures. More...

PGC okays devices; signs gas, oil leases

Hunters will be able to use certain electronic devices beginning later this year under a measure given preliminary approval by the Pa. Game Commission this week. A final vote is scheduled for September. More...

Holiday coming in with a bang

Many area communities are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day, the unofficial launch of the summer recreation season. Most state parks in the region are planning special activities for one of their busiest times of the year. More...

Everyone’s rockin’!

A quirky version of the game hide-and-seek popping up across the country surfaced in Emporium, Coudersport and several other area communities this week.  By Wednesday, everyone from toddlers to middle-agers and even parents and grandparents were More...

ATV supporters gaining traction

An organization devoted to expanding all-terrain vehicles riding is taking its message to the local business community. More...

Events organization being formed

A new organization, possibly to be called Potter County Recreation and Events, will soon be unveiled with a sense of determination to increase the vitality of area communities and appeal to tourists.  More...

News

Gravestone project moves to Hebron

Potter County’s Veterans Gravestone Restoration Project has moved on to a third cemetery,  About a dozen volunteers recently gathered at the historic Woodland Cemetery in Hebron Township to scrub and otherwise restore the markers of milita More...

Guilty plea in theft case

An Emporium resident will be spending at least six months in jail for stealing a chainsaw. Michael Cressley, 33, pleaded guilty in Cameron County Court to receiving stolen property. More...

WWI monument raffle

Allegheny Mountains Chapter of the Nam Knights of America MC is sponsoring a raffle to support restoration of the World War I monument at the Cameron County Courthouse. To purchase tickets or learn more, call 486-3821. More...

Community Life

Bennett Award recipient

Kasey Cole, a recent graduate of Coudersport Area High School, is recipient of this year’s $1,000 T. Lee Bennett Memorial Scholarship. More...

Community Foundation presents scholarships

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers has announced the recipients of $5,900 in scholarships being presented in Potter County.  More...

Senior Center programs

Emporium Senior Center is hosting several free health and wellness programs this month.  Glaucoma, macular degeneration and visual acuity testing is scheduled from 10 to noon on Thursday, July 6. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn ‘Kay’ Stuckey

Kathryn L. “Kay” Stuckey, 94, of Odin, passed away with her loving family by her side on June 24, 2017, in Cole Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Born Dec. 25, 1922, in DuBois, she was a daughter of Lee and Cordie English Neff. More...

Dorothy Lamb Hershey

Dorothy J. Lamb Hershey, 79, of Woodstock, Ga., formerly of Coudersport, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. Born July 9, 1937 in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Taubert Welsh. More...

Death Notices

Claude H. Uber   More...