October 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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A residence located directly behind the iconic Potato City Country Inn in central Potter County was leveled by an early-morning fire last Friday. Firefighters were summoned to the cabin off Rt. More...

Election apathy; deadline Tues

Dozens of public offices that have a major impact on life in Potter and Cameron counties will be filled during the Nov. 7 municipal election. However, on multiple instances, there are no candidates. More...

Logging impact on streams studied

A local professor is heading up a study on the impact effect of timbering on Pennsylvania’s headwater streams. Dr. More...

Viewpoints

Volunteers That Care – and how!

Having family members as well as friends go through cancer treatments has been heart-wrenching. Sometimes they feel like they are all alone in the world, which can lead to giving up hope. More...

Correspondence

ATVs: Give it a try   Dear editor:  I recently received a note from one of the forerunners of civilian efforts in protecting our trout-rich waterways. More...

The Old Timer

I imagine pumpkin sales are heating up back home. Most people want them for jack-o’-lanterns, but to me the best use is for pie. Warm pumpkin pie with ice cream or whipped cream can’t be beat.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

October is a time of community festivals and dramatic changes in our landscape. Many of us look forward to the brilliant shades of red, orange, and gold that signal the change of season. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Columnist shares with the bears

Many call it the best American fruit that you have never eaten. It’s the pawpaw, which is normally associated with the tropics but can grow in Potter and Cameron counties. About six years ago I purchased some pawpaw seedlings and planted them. More...

Higher profile for annual 50K race

Cameron County has a unique “extreme sports” event that has established as a keeper that draws visitors and boosts the county’s profile. More...

Alcohol factor in murder-suicide

Alcohol appears to have been a significant factor in the ultimate domestic violence episode last weekend that left two young adults from the Coudersport area dead, according to a person familiar with the investigation. More...

Caboose sold; Arboretum future back in doubt

Built by the mighty Buffalo & Susquehanna Railroad in 1904, the historic caboose that has welcomed eastbound visitors to Coudersport’s business district for decades appears to be heading into the portfolio of a real estate developer. More...

Wind, shale gas firms make peace, move ahead

Two energy companies that covet the same section of northeastern Potter County have resolved their differences out of court.  As a result, a sprawling wind energy generating station is a step closer to reality, while JKLM Energy moves forward wi More...

Falling Leaves Outdoor Show continues

Coudersport’s popular Falling Leaves Outdoor Show continues through Saturday. Sponsored by Potter County Habitat for Humanity, it celebrates the region’s beautiful fall foliage. Among highlights is the Falling Leaves Parade at 3 pm. More...

News

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Jim Wendel (left) and Dave Karkoska (right) along with friend and business partner Sharon Robinson Taylor, have been resuscitating a piece of Cameron County history, as they restore the former Erskine home on East Fourth Street in Emporium. More...

Court-ordered tax rebate made

Impact of the court-ordered tax assessment reductions in Cameron County is starting to be felt by local governments. During this month’s Emporium Borough Council meeting, members learned that the assessment appeal by Teutech Leasing Corp. More...

Free concert in Galeton today

Friends of the Galeton Library are sponsoring a free evening of music with the Divine Hand Ensemble, featuring Galeton native Monique Canniere, at 7 pm Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Presbyterian Church.   More...

Community Life

Plan May Wedding

Patrick and Andrea Lewis of Emporium and Dave and Lynne Brown of Coudersport announce the engagement of their children, Whitney Colleen Lewis and David Charles Brown III.  More...

Births

Ridley Rowan Walck   More...

‘Judy Bolton Days’ continue today

People from several states are in Potter County this weekend for the Judy Bolton Days, celebrating the writings of Margaret Sutton, who authored a famous series of detective stories with special appeal to young girls.  More...