February 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas/oil group courts counties

County commissioners in Pennsylvania are being courted to join a new organization that promotes the gas and oil industry. So far, neither Potter nor Cameron County has signed on. More...

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One family feels strongly enough about the potential environmental impact of a shale gas wastewater treatment plant proposed for west Coudersport to take to the streets with three generations represented. More...

Viewpoints

Lessons of Vietnam War

(Titus Peachey of Lancaster County worked as a peace educator for Mennonite Central Committee for over 30 years and currently volunteers for peace and justice organizations.)   You recently reported on the upcoming visit of the Vietnam Veterans More...

Correspondence

Legalize weed   Dear editor:  I am responding to the letter in your Jan. 20 edition, “Go slow on pot.”  I understand why there are concerns about legalizing marijuana, but the fears are misplaced. More...

The Old Timer

Baseball’s spring training season will be starting soon. Pitchers and catchers will report first and then the other guys will roll into town. The Chicago Cubs train near here in Mesa. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Birds are an important indicator of the health of our land.  For more than a century, members of the Audubon Society and others who love birds tally what they see over a specific time period. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Pine species critical to wildlife

After penning last week’s column about “the bear tree,” I was thinking about the importance of the many pine species we have in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Fly fishing program February 24

Seneca Chapter of Trout Unlimited has scheduled its annual Fly-Fishing Film Tour for 4 pm Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Coudersport Theatre. Angling adventures from Greenland to Honduras will be featured in the two-hour program.  More...

Could downtown development derail C&PA Heritage Park?

Last summer, an informal group calling itself “Friends of the Coudersport Arboretum,” held a Gala in the Garden. Its purpose was to rally support for the park’s preservation with live music, refreshments and socializing. More...

Denton Hill meeting planned

Ski resort closure could drag on for years

Midway through a fourth consecutive winter season with no skiing at Denton Hill State Park, officials confirmed last week that the slopes will remain closed next winter and probably for even longer.  More...

Local ‘Survivors Anonymous’ launched

It is said the grief of losing a child is like no other pain in the world. Coudersport’s Jessica Bonczar Kenley (inset) knows that all too well. More...

News

‘Chili for Charity’ a big hit

Coudersport Area Lions Club members were doing what they do best last Sunday – serving the community. More...

Coudersport Council appoints trio

Three appointments were made by Coudersport Borough Council during its January meeting. Brian Ruane was appointed to a two-year Council term representing Ward 2. Martin Fry was also a candidate for consideration. More...

Austin Board limits tax hike

Despite a tight financial situation, Austin Area School Board members voted at their January meeting to limit any increase in real estate taxes to fund the district’s 2018-19 operating budget.  More...

Community Life

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Employees of the Keystone Rural Health Consortia in Emporium recently reached out to help a local family in need. More...

ADAS open house Tuesday

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services will hold an open house at its Emporium office on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from 5-6 pm.  More...

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Galeton Chapter of Women of the Moose donated $1,817 to the Cole Foundation at Cole Memorial Hospital to support a mammography fund for Galeton area women. Funds were raised from cooking classes. More...

Sports

Super Bowl LII: by the numbers

We think the Patriots will win their sixth Super Bowl in a close game, 27-23

Controversies surrounding the national anthem, concussion protocols and what constitutes a catch have plagued the National Football League this year, resulting in fan discontent and lower television ratings. More...