March 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Future leaders begin journey

Members of another Leadership Potter County class have embarked on a journey to help them prepare for a changing world with deepening challenges and expanding opportunities.  West Point graduate and former Army War College instructor Mike Pearso More...

Local radio station marks 60 years

Local radio is alive and well in Emporium as WLEM- 1250 observes its 60th anniversary. The station first signed on in March 1958. More...

Viewpoints

We’re being invaded by aliens

(Kimberly Bohn, Ph. More...

Correspondence

Protesters ignore other issues   Dear editor:  It seems that the news at the county seat is dominated by the proposed “frack water” treatment plant on the west side of Coudersport.  More...

The Old Timer

Easter Sunday will arrive on April Fool’s Day this year. My memory takes me back to Easter 1935, when I was six years old. My dad went to the Five and Dime and bought me a duckling that was dyed red, yellow and blue. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Dead leaves blanketing the forest floor crackle under my boots. Touches of green are peeking out from the leaf litter as the hours of daylight lengthen.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

CWD spread traced to ‘deer farms’

With apologies for writing about the same topic too frequently, I do want to provide an update on the Pa. Game Commission’s efforts to slow the spread of the dreaded chronic wasting disease that threatens our deer and elk populations.  More...

State’s grouse populations decline

Pennsylvania’s state bird, the ruffed grouse, has been in the decline over the past decade and is now at historic lows, according to the Pa. Game Commission. More...

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Investigators still have not determined the cause of a roaring fire that heavily damaged a downtown Coudersport business. More...

‘UPMC Cole’ era begins

I t’s official – the half-century-old Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is no more. The institution is now UPMC Cole, part of the sprawling University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health care conglomerate. More...

Multiple strategies to boost local economy

Two ongoing efforts to build the local economy were spelled out at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners. More...

News

Coudersport kindergarten registration

Coudersport Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 27 and 28. Appointments are required. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1 to be eligible. More...

Sweet maple weekend on tap

Syrup producers are preparing for the annual Maple Weekend at 17 sites in Potter and Tioga counties. More...

Deeds filed in Potttter County

Following are real estate transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: More...

Community Life

‘Boot Camp’ for local officials

Times have changed in township and borough governing. New state laws have added responsibilities, but also opportunities, for public officials to improve services for their constituents. More...

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Coudersport Public Library will host free children’s and adult events with Simple Gifts, a musical duo that plays everything from Celtic to Klezmer on 12 different instruments. More...

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Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Assn. recently added a state-of-the-art emergency response vehicle to its fleet. The unit, shown here by assistant chief/EMT Margo Crosby, was acquired for $35,000. More...