December 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bruzzi’s bites the dust

Wreckers made quick work of the former Bruzzi Cleaners building in downtown Coudersport Tuesday. More...

‘Christmas in Wilds’ schedule announced

Christmas in the Wilds is set to usher in the holiday season in Cameron County.  It kicks off with a “holiday home tour” in downtown Emporium on Friday, Dec. 8, at 6 pm. More...

Viewpoints

‘Clean energy’ just makes sense

(Court Gould is executive director of Sustainable Pittsburgh.)   Here in Pennsylvania, energy production is a part of our history and an integral component of our economy. More...

Correspondence

Over-wired kids Dear editor: In last week’s edition, a letter to the editor from Catherine Perry (“Plugged-in Kids”) made some good points. But the problem runs deeper. More...

The Old Timer

A person who grows to an advanced age doesn’t notice the small changes that are happening to him all the time. But there are those occasions when it hits you like a ton of bricks and you realize nothing will ever be the same. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

So how did your first week of deer season go?  Searching through social media sites, I found photos of some amazing bucks with large bodies and incredible antlers.  My own experiences were not nearly as exciting. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Capping off year of ‘firsts’

When I was dating my wife Karie, she expressed interest in going hunting with me.  I liked the idea of sharing time with her participating in one of my favorite activities, but her expectations of hunting were a little different than mine. More...

PCCD lives up to its name

Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) board members reviewed a number of stream restoration projects recently completed by staff members during this month’s meeting. More...

50 marathoner: focus on what you CAN do

Paul Erway is no stranger to taking on adversity, so it should come as no surprise that the Potter County native recently completed perhaps his most inspiring challenge in a life full of them. More...

Millions of eyes on Ice Mine

A program on the Coudersport Ice Mine is going to be beamed into millions of television households at 10 pm Saturday, Dec. 2. More...

Cameron County unveils $8.17M budget

A 2018 operating budget calling for a $440,000 increase in spending is on the runway for approval by the Cameron County Board of Commissioners.  It calls for $8.17 million in spending and is on public display at the courthouse. More...

Legion Potter Post 192 honored

This year’s Veterans Day Dinner at American Legion Potter Post 192 in Coudersport took on added significance. More...

News

Charity auction will benefit cancer patient

Cameron County High School junior Alyvia McKimm is coordinating a charity auction during girls’ basketball game on Dec. 18. Proceeds will go to the family of Luna Johnson, who was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  More...

Photo

Galeton Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas Festival last weekend included a parade. More...

Cocaine found during stop

State police have charged Daniel Lock, 45, of Galeton on multiple charges.  During a traffic stop last Wednesday afternoon on Sherman Street in Galeton, Lock allegedly gave police false identification. More...

Community Life

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Cole Memorial Hospital held a Fall Family Health Fair at its Wellness Center. Activities included yoga, exercises, games, and presentations on health eating and hunting safety. Ava Caramia and her mom Nikki enjoyed a yoga demonstration. More...

Coudersport HS announces honor students

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor roll for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  Some 107 students qualified for the distinguished honor roll by maintaining an average of 95 percent or above. More...

Obituaries

Shirley Rees Fleet

Dec. 13, 1923 - Nov. 22, 2017

Shirley Rees Fleet, 93, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away Nov. 22, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Dec. 13, 1923, in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of John H. and June A. Thomas Rees. More...

Death Notices

Joseph C. Hagen   More...