September 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Genesee River: thinking bigger

Potter County has two opportunities to link up with two efforts to support outdoor recreation and tourism along the Genesee River. More...

Caution urged in ATV trail expansion

Some of the people who do not support expanding all-terrain vehicle riding opportunities in Cameron County took their case to last week’s Emporium Rotary Club meeting. More...

Viewpoints

Don’t turn back on Pa.

(Andrew Heath is executive director of the Pennsylvania Growing Greener Coalition.)   More...

Correspondence

Helping Wildlife   Dear editor:  We are fed so much misinformation about wildlife and its habitat.  First of all, old-growth forests, of which Pennsylvania has so little left, provide incredibly valuable habitat for a host of wildlife More...

The Old Timer

There are signs that tell you that you are no longer a kid. One of them is when you are asleep, but others worry that you are dead.  Your social life is governed by your back. It goes out more than you do. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

As readers of Wolf Tracks know, we make occasional forays to Pennsylvania’s elk range, where there is always plenty to see and do.  During last week’s visit, the threat of a potentially devastating disease, chronic wasting disease (C More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Wildlife enjoying natural bounty

Nights have been chilly and there is change in the air. Our deer herd is also changing its behavior.  Last week I saw a doe that was starting to lose her summer coat. More...

Conservation School gets down to basics

Another successful Potter County Junior Conservation School, based at the Black Forest Conservation Association clubhouse, helped young people develop a deeper appreciation for the outdoors.  More...

State budget gaps trouble counties

Concerns about the impact of the state’s fiscal 2017-18 budget on Potter County are growing as lawmakers in Harrisburg continue their stalemate on how to pay for the underfunded $32 billion plan. More...

Epiphany project awaits permit

A proposal to build a shale-gas wastewater processing facility just west of Coudersport has yet to secure approval from the Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP). More...

Creamery boosts local dairying

A homegrown Potter County business is celebrating its 10th anniversary.  Mark and Melanie Bachman started God’s Country Creamery on Pushersiding Road near Ulysses in 2008 as a modest cheese production facility. More...

News

Galeton Fun Fair Saturday

First Baptist Church in Galeton will host a Family Fun Fair on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 1 to 4 pm. More...

Galeton Moose planning benefit

Galeton Moose Lodge is hosting a dinner and silent auction on Saturday, Sept. 9, starting at 5 pm to benefit the Steadman family. Cost is $12 for a prime rib dinner, or $5.00 for chicken strips and macaroni   & cheese. More...

Photo

Sweden Township Police Department has received a $5,000 grant from Potter County Animal Assistance Project (PCAAP) to help it acquire and train a new police dog. The department’s previous dog died earlier this year.  More...

Community Life

To Wed in October

Richard Samuel Michael and Emileigh Brooke Casper

Mary Frances Williams announces the engagement of her daughter, Emileigh Brooke Casper, to Richard Samuel Michael. An October 2017 wedding is planned. He’s the son of Rick and Beth Michael of Rivesville, W. Va. More...

Cole adds mental health specialists

Two behavioral health specialists have joined the staff of Cole Memorial Hospital. They are seeing patients at four locations.  More...

Catalano named outstanding cadet

Emporium teen Maximillian Catalano has been promoted to airman and named Cadet of the Month by the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in St. More...

Obituaries

Jeanette L. Youndt

Jeanette L. Youndt, 81, of Emporium, formerly of Galeton, passed away Aug. 29, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  She was born Dec. 18, 1935 in West Reading, daughter of Martin and Mary Becker Yinger.  More...

Kenneth Paul Dudley

Kenneth Paul Dudley, Jr., age 69, passed away on Thursday, August 31 at his home in Potter County, Pa. after a lengthy illness. He was born January 7, 1948 in Columbia, Pa. to the late Kenneth P. Dudley, Sr. and Doris (Reisinger) Dudley. More...

Death Notices

Emelda M. Glover   More...