September 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Embassy success story heralded by governor

Last week, Governor Tom Wolf made a stop in Emporium to tour the manufacturing facilities of Embassy Powdered Metals. It was part of his four-day, 14-county visit through northern Pennsylvania. More...

Austin School to host STEM event

Austin Area School District has taken yet another step to develop and promote its thriving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program. Board members were informed that the district will host a “STEMathon” event Nov. More...

Viewpoints

How to save rural America

(John Lillegard is serving in the Peace Corps after graduation last year from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied rural sociology, agriculture and related subjects.)   More...

Correspondence

Tax Dodgers Dear editor: I read the list of properties that were up for the Tax Claim Bureau sale because of non-payment of property taxes. More...

The Old Timer

Halloween is on its way. Before I go trick or treating, I will wash my face and no one will know who I am.  Then comes Thanksgiving and, around the corner, Christmas is waiting. Time goes so fast. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

How did you celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day?  If you’re like most people, you didn’t know that it came and went. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Free fruit there for the picking

I am always in awe when I think about the complexity of the natural systems where we live. There is so much diversity, and everything works together and fits to form a beautiful masterpiece, much like pieces of a puzzle.  More...

Archery season opens today

Pennsylvania’s statewide archery deer season begins Saturday, and all signs for hunters appear to be positive.  Deer populations are higher, plus there are more large-antlered bucks in area forests and fields. More...

Obituaries

Pasquale Martuccio

Pasquale “Pascal” Martuccio, 76, of Montoursville, formerly of Galeton, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 21, 2017. Born June 30, 1941, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Daniel and Nora (Pelligrino) Martuccio. In 1961, at the St. More...

Death Notices

Ivan L. Kibbe Jr.   More...

PILT: Christmas comes early

An intensive lobbying campaign to hike “payments in lieu of taxes” (PILT) for state forest and park land has paid off – to the tune of nearly $1 million in Potter and Cameron counties this year and for many years to follow. More...

Korean War casualty comes home

Korean War casualty William Sadewasser came home last weekend. He was buried with full military honors Saturday during a stirring ceremony at the Ulysses Cemetery. More...

Level 3 lands contract; merger pending

While its merger with the international communications giant, CenturyLink, draws closer, Level 3 Communications has been awarded a $79 million, five-year contract to provide backbone network, high-speed internet and managed network security services More...

Oswayo Hatchery back on chopping block

Almost four years ago, politicians intervened to prevent the closing of the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission’s trout hatchery in the tiny Potter County town of Oswayo. More...

News

Drug drop-offs

Pennsylvania State Police at Denton Hill and Emporium are participating in the Prescription Drug Take-Back Program. More...

Photo

Crazy Eyes BBQ team members Mike and Misty Travis, Tanja Reisinger and Josh and- Vicki Morgan were offering up mouthwatering ribs, pulled pork, brisket, desserts and side dishes to a hungry crowd at last weekend’s barbecuing competition in Empo More...

Falling Leaves fest next weekend

Coudersport once again ushers in autumn with its popular Falling Leaves Outdoor Show, which takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6-7, center at the courthouse square. More...

Community Life

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A new business opens this weekend at a downtown Galeton landmark. Paula Hayes and Michelle Petite are co-owners of A Stroll Down Memory Lane in the century-old former Devling Brothers Hardware on West Main Street. More...

Books Unlimited event Oct. 27

Coudersport Public Library has announced plans for its popular Books Unlimited Gala and Auction. It’s slated for Friday evening, Oct. 27, at the St. Eulalia Parish Center. More...

Top honors for Coudersport band

Coudersport High School’s marching band, low in numbers but high in enthusiasm, carried home unprecedented honors from last weekend’s 38th annual Autumn Classic Marching Band Showdown in Bradford.  More...

Sports

Cameron County hosts Otto-Eldred on Homecoming

Homecoming in Cameron County couldn’t have come at a more opportune time for head coach Scott Burnside’s Red Raiders squad. More...