March 10, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

Deeds filed in Potttter County

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

Home destroyed by fire

A two-story wood frame house on the North Brooklynside Road near Port Allegany was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The blaze was spotted by a passerby who reported seeing flames in a downstairs room and windows falling to the ground. More...

‘Career readiness’ emphasis in school

Cameron County School Board members heard details of a new career readiness plan being implemented in the district. Guidance counselors Rhonda Brown and Krystle Cesa addressed board members last week.  More...

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A lifelong reader, John Rigas welcomed a chance to participate in Read Across America Day activities last week at the Coudersport Elementary School. More...

Scholarships

E&M Engineers and Surveyors is offering two, $1,000 college scholarships to high school seniors who are pursuing careers in civil engineering or land surveying. More information is available from Michele Myers at 814-362-5546.   More...

News. Brief.

Artisan Center open house Potter County Artisan Center will host a St. Patrick’s Day Open House, with the theme, “Magical Art,” on Friday, March 16, from 5-8 pm. More...

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Emporium VFW Auxiliary members traveled to Felt Manor to present patriotic ballcaps to military veterans residing there. More...

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A summertime fixture of Emporium’s business district, the former B.B.’s Eats & Treats, has reopened under new ownership. Twisted Sisters is serving a variety of ice cream concoctions. More...

Galeton preschool signup

Galeton Area School District will hold preschool registration for the 2018-19 school year at 6 pm Thursday, March 15.  Children must be four years old on or before Sept 1, 2018. More information is available at 435-6571.   More...

Sweet maple weekend on tap

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

Borough police offices moving

Offices of the Emporium Borough Police Department are moving, however, residents trying to reach Chief Dave Merritt and his officers won’t need to break out the GPS to find the new digs. More...

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A benefit dinner at the Galeton Moose Lodge raised more than $2,500 for Alexis Johnson, a local teen who is undergoing treatment for Crohn’s disease. Funds will be used to help the family with medical costs and travel expenses. More...

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An Austin Area School student has earned statewide honors for her art work. Fourth-grader Elizabeth Moate was first-place winner in the elementary division of Pa. Art Education Association annual Youth Art Month Contest. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

$250,000—  Bank supports education   First Citizens Community Bank donated $250,000 to 37 different non-profit organizations across the state in 2017. More...

‘Bucktails’ Civil War reunion

Without a doubt, the “Bucktails” from the Pennsylvania Wilds are the Keystone State’s most famous Civil War regiment.  More...

Crash course for farmers

Cameron County Conservation District hosted its 15th annual Agriculture Producers Meeting in Emporium with near record attendance.  Local agriculturalists received a crash course in topics ranging from regulatory updates, changing erosion and se More...

Special Olympics back on track

No one is happier about the recent efforts to revive Potter County Special Olympics than Denise Minderler (right). More...

Easter egg sale

Sinnemahoning United Methodist Church is holding its annual chocolate Easter Egg sale. Eggs can also be personalized with the recipient’s name. More information is available from Linda Burrows at 546- 2312 or Diane Ball at 546-2021.   More...