March 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sweet maple weekend starts today

Syrup producers are welcoming visitors this weekend at 17 sites in Potter and Tioga counties. More...

Natural gas driller moving forward

Depressed prices and the lack of pipeline infrastructure have continued to slow the forecasted boom in shale gas drilling in Potter County, but one company is undaunted. More...

Viewpoints

We’re losing our firefighters

(Jim Roddey, retired U.S. Marine Corps captain, was the Allegheny County Chief Executive from 2000 to 2004.) A familiar sound in many Pennsylvania towns is the blaring horn of an emergency alarm. More...

Correspondence

Arboretum ‘swap’ plan opposed   Dear editor:  More...

The Old Timer

We are losing lives to the opioid epidemic every day and there are no easy solutions.  Mexican cartels are pouring killer drugs into our country by the tons. More...

Grant $ for Vietnam vets’ event

Potter County has been awarded an $11,250 state grant to support a Vietnam War veterans recognition weekend and outreach activities later this year.  More...

PCCD honored for excellence

One of the area’s true success stories was on display last week at the Susquehannock Lodge, as the Potter County Conservation District held its annual legislative luncheon.  More...

Galeton won’t treat shale gas waste water

Galeton Borough Authority members voted at this month’s meeting to turn down a request from a contractor to accept shale gas drilling wastewater at the borough’s sewage treatment plant. More...

Sweet success for Smith

Think of honey as the essence of what makes an area special, concentrated in one sweet little jar, and you’ll understand the rush Emporium restaurateur Dave Smith II gets from having others try his delectable creations. More...

Potter big winner in grant program

Potter County is the big winner in a regional grant program to spruce up storefronts. Some 14 of the 37 businesses chosen for funding are from Potter County. There are 12 in McKean, seven in Tioga and four in Warren County.  More...

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Among those gathered at the Susquehannock Lodge for the Potter County Conservation District legislative luncheon were (from left): PCCD staffers Casey Boyer, Glenn Dunn II and Jason Childs (manager); director Earl Brown; Rep. More...

Football, softball coaches hired

A pair of open coaching positions were filled by the Cameron County School Board. More...

Three charged after meth discovered

Three Emporium residents face multiple charges for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine at a property on Sycamore Street in the borough. More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Bed bug numbers on the rise

For decades, bed bugs have been associated with shady, run-down motels or squalid housing. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case.  These parasitic creatures have come back with a vengeance. More...

‘Loot for Luna’ rakes in $1,500

Students at Woodland Elementary School have raised just over $1,500 for a local leukemia victim, and they did it in just two weeks.  Three-year-old Luna Johnson was diagnosed last year and is undergoing treatment at Children’s Hospital in More...

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Although Bruno Carnovale recently retired after 50 years of service to Emporium Borough, he remains an icon in the community. He was recently honored with a commendation by the Pennsylvania State Senate. More...