December 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

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Top: A merger with UPMC crossed two hurdles last week. The agreement, as explained by trustee David Crandall (shown), was unanimously approved by the board of directors and then ratified by Cole’s community benefit advisors. More...

Thieves nab prescriptions

Theft of prescription drugs from an Austin home is being investigated by state police at Denton Hill.  Sometime between 11 am and 3 pm Sunday, a thief entered the home of Kortney Bundy on State Street and stole two medications.  More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

33— Blood drive meets quota It was a close call, but organizers of the latest American Red Cross blood drive at the Cameron County Vets Club reported 33 donations, exceeding the visit’s quota of 32. More...

Local Brinks Gang connection ignored

A Bradford County man continues his mission to call attention to the role that the U.S. Rt. More...

Austin School Board reorganizes

Leadership positions in the Austin Area Board of Education remain unchanged heading into the new year.  Darwin Reese was re-elected president and Britta Hooftallen vice-president during the annual reorganizational meeting last week. More...

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Employees and customers at Northwest Savings Bank’s Coudersport branch came through with flying colors during the bank’s holiday season Spirit of Giving Week. More...

Dump cleanups to resume

As soon as the winter’s snow melts and temperatures rise, clean-up crews will be back at work as they continue to rid Potter County of unsanitary and unsightly illegal dumps.  More...

Holiday lighting contest winners

Adam and Danielle Mason of Bucktail Trail Highway in Driftwood were tabbed as the first-place winner in the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce house-decorating contest. Their home is shown below. More...

Seeks evidence suppression

An Emporium man facing numerous drug-related charges was in Cameron County Court Tuesday.  More...

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Shattered Glass, a New York string ensemble, returned to the Coudersport Consistory auditorium for an encore performance as Zito Media presented its second annual John and Doris Rigas Holiday Concert. More...

Peggy Letterman to retire Jan. 5

One of the longest-serving employees at an Emporium bank will be retiring Jan. More...

ABATE benefit Feb. 3

Endless Mountain Chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) will hold a benefit for Mountaineer Search & Rescue on Saturday, Feb. More...

Hemlocks continue to fall

Hemlock trees provide wildlife cover, stream protection and scenic beauty in the Pine Creek valley, but the species appears to be fighting a losing battle. More...

Coudersport volunteer firefighter honored

Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department honored Lieutenant Joe Ostroski as Firefighter of the Month.  A member of CVFD for the past six years, he has gained numerous certifications. More...

Teachers’ union, school board settle

Coudersport Area School District embarks on a new year with a reconfigured board of directors and a ratified contract with its teachers’ union. More...

Deeds filed in Potter County

Following are real estate transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: Edward R. Berger estate by executrix to Nelson A. Miller and Ervin A. Miller, 105 acres in Hector Township, $180,000; Ronald W. and Donna M. Schroeder to Glenn D. More...

Local college ready for next semester

A new community college serving Potter, Cameron and seven other counties will embark on its second semester soon after New Year’s Day. More...

News. Brief.

Shinglehouse tax hike A seven-percent real estate tax increase and a hike in sewer bills were approved by Shinglehouse Borough Council at this month’s meeting. More...

CVAA elects officers

Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Assn. has elected officers for the 2018 service year.  Andy Dubots, who will be sworn in as mayor of Coudersport in January, was elected president. More...

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A $720 donation from the Galeton Moose Riders enabled Goodyear Hose Company to purchase new folding tables for its meeting room. More...

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A surprise retirement luncheon was held for District Judge Delores Weiss (right) last week. She’s stepping down at year’s end and will turn over her gavel to Chris Kalacinski at the Pa. District 55-4- 03 office in Galeton. More...

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GKN employees recently donated $1,000 to the Cameron County Community Chest. More...

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JKLM Energy representatives made a return trip to Christmas House in Coudersport to deliver presents for underprivileged Potter County children. More...

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American Eagles Motorcycle Club from the Ulysses area made a pre-Christmas stop to deliver donations that will make the holiday season brighter for children and families in the Northern Potter School District. More...

‘Guardian Angels’ help hundreds

Christmas is a good time to spread the word of the Guardian Angels Center. It’s a charity that has quietly operated in Potter, Cameron and six other area counties for more than two decades. More...

Teen takes aim at drug abuse

Emporium teen Kelsee Reid has been deeply troubled by what she has heard and seen about the local drug epidemic. More...

Milestone for oldest church

Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church, the first established church in the county seat, observed its 185th anniversary at Sunday’s weekly worship service. More...

Zito Media now in seventeen states

Since rising from the devastating bankruptcy of Adelphia Communications Corp., Coudersport’s Zito Media has become a significant player in the telecommunications industry. More...