October 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A few contested races Nov. 7

There is little political activity in the region as the Nov. 7 municipal election draws closer. While most candidates for local posts are unopposed, there are a handful of contested races. More...

Galeton buys time for dam study

Galeton Borough has worked out a five-year plan with the state to buy time as a contractor continues to study the town’s signature dam impounding the West Branch of Pine Creek.  Public sentiment tips to the option of saving the dam and its More...

Viewpoints

Medical Society blew this one

(Nicole Jacobs of Hughesville is deputy field director for Energy In Depth, a coalition supporting responsible shale gas development in the Appalachian Basin.)   More...

Correspondence

Low marks for Pa.   Dear editor:  Candidates for public office often pledge to “run government like a business” or at least abide by sound business principles.  More...

The Old Timer

Golf season is on its last legs. A few diehards are still managing to get in a round or two, but soon they will have so many clothes on that they won’t be able to get in or out of the golf carts. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Hunting seasons this fall have pretty much gone as expected. Bowhunters have done well and there are some big bucks showing up in newspapers and on the bulletin boards. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

‘Second-chance buck’ a keeper

My brother-in-law David grew up in Washington State and had always wanted to hunt. However, he didn’t have a mentor. About eight years ago he moved to Emporium and met my sister. More...

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Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities sponsored a deer hunt for teenagers during the three-day junior doe season that concluded last Saturday. Hunters were paired with experienced adult mentors. More...

Slow going with Denton Hill study

Plans for a major redesign of Denton Hill State Park are quietly moving forward. However, for a fourth winter there will be no skiing there. Skiing also will not return for the winter of 2018-19. More...

Merger: will jobs stay?

CenturyLink, Level 3 deal imminent

One year after industry giant CenturyLink announced its acquisition of Level 3 Communications, officials from both companies confirm that the merger is close to being sealed. Impact on Level 3’s operations in Coudersport are unknown. More...

Records fall in 50K race

More than 70 runners from as far away as California and Florida enjoyed optimal weather conditions during the fifth annual Sinnemahone Ultra-Marathon last weekend.  The field was split between 50K, 25K and 10K races, with the middle-distance ev More...

News

New library hours

Roulette Township Library and Recycling Center is operating under new hours of 9 to 4 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, as well as 11 to 4 on Saturday and Sunday. More...

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A second business is coming to the former JCPenney building in downtown Coudersport, adjacent to Walck Portraits. Brodhun’s Power House plans to open its doors on Dec. 2. More...

Major Route 155 job underway

PennDOT has launched an $8.8 million highway and bridge improvement project on a section of Rt. 155 in Cameron County, extending from Emporium east to the Potter County line. More...

Community Life

Halloween is a spooky time for pets

Halloween is meant to be a bit scary, but something that is truly horrifying is that Halloween is a time that pets -- particularly cats -- are stolen for nefarious purposes. More...

Sister recalls fallen Galeton sailor

Angeline Dietrich was a young woman of 19 working in Buffalo, N.Y., when she got the news. A telegram sent to the family’s home in Galeton by the Navy revealed that her brother, Anthony Bernard Caracciolo, had been declared missing.  More...

Births

Akira Starr McMillen   A daughter was born Oct. 3, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital to Morgan Stuart of Emporium and Chris McMillen of St. Marys.  Named Akira Starr McMillen, she weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. More...