August 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Expanded ATV trails face opposition

Not everyone is in favor of expanding all-terrain vehicle riding opportunities in Cameron County. More...

Backpack season!

This is the busy season for the amazing To Fill a Backpack organization, which is poised to deliver school supplies to needy students in the region for the 16th year. More...

Viewpoints

Criminal justice myth exposed

(Dr. Kristofer “Bret” Bucklen is the director of the Pa. Dept. More...

The Old Timer

What will appear in the history books about the evolution of the personal computer?  Teenagers today cannot envision a world without the internet and electronic gizmos everywhere you turn. More...

Correspondence

New G.I. Bill?   Dear editor:  It’s time to modernize the G.I. Bill, a World War II-era law that provides opportunities for service members and veterans as they transition to civilian life.  More...

Community Life

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A lively performance by the Endless Mountain Music Festival Brass Ensemble ushered in a night of public stargazing Sunday at Cherry Springs State Park International Dark Sky Preserve. More...

Scouts get crash course from county leaders

Members of Austin Boy Scout Troop 524 received a crash course in county government, constitutional rights, volunteerism and related topics during a visit to the county seat.  More...

Births

Lily Lynn Bowman More...

Wind, shale gas feud heats up

Two economic titans have turned to the court of public opinion as they await a ruling on a complicated legal battle playing out on a remote swath of forest land in northeastern Potter County. More...

Fate of Galeton dam, lake unknown

Galeton residents have been getting a sneak preview of how the town’s aesthetics would be affected if the borough-owned dam is removed. More...

Engineer sought for Coudersport trail

More than three years have passed since Coudersport Borough Council approved a plan to establish the Tom Leete Nature Trail on the former railroad grade leading from the community swimming pool to Rt. 872 on the town’s eastern border. More...

Woodsmen’s Show continues

One of the longest-running and most successful tourist draws in the region continues through Sunday.  More...

News

CVFD volunteers continue commitment to training

Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) held another round of testing and tune-ups for crew members who must qualify for general fire rescue training with the organization. More...

Texting driver crashes, cited

A driver who crashed his pickup truck is facing a traffic charge for using mobile phone for text communications while driving.  More...

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Anglers, boaters and other visitors to Sinnemahoning State Park welcomed the reopening of the park’s lake and the unveiling of an improved Day-Use Area on Friday. The impoundment was drawn down as part of the multi-million dollar George B. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

“Our lives are not measured by the breaths we take, but rather by the moments that take our breath away.” So says H. “Bumper” Bauer.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Local mission to save chestnuts

Last week I shared information on efforts to develop blight-resistant American chestnut trees. Some of this large-scale conservation mission is going on here in Potter and Cameron counties. More...

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What better way to celebrate the upper Allegheny being declared Pennsylvania’s River of the Year than to keep it clean? More...