March 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Popular shale gas critic ‘warned’

An outspoken critic of shale gas production and the company that’s doing most of the drilling in Potter County has been warned that she could face legal consequences for her public relations blitz. More...

Cameron County STEM lab expanding

Development of a new educational tool continues in the Cameron County School District. Members of the school board heard updates on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lab at this month’s meeting. More...

Viewpoints

Get real about Lyme disease

(John H. Klemeyer represents the Pike County Tick-Borne Disease Task Force. His comments were shared by the Tioga/ Potter Lyme Disease Support Group.) More...

Correspondence

Dairy confab   Dear editor:  The Pa. More...

The Old Timer

Last night when I let out our faithful canine companion, Sarge, I heard an owl hooting. For a second, I thought I was back in Pennsylvania’s Land of the Endless Mountains.  It was too dark to see what species of owl it was. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Let’s take a trip back to May 1891 in a section of Potter County known locally as Moore’s Run. Our tour guide is Michael J. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Home brew that keeps you healthy

There was a once a region of Russia where the inhabitants had very low rates of cancers and rarely became sick with colds in the winter. More...

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As spring draws closer, 4-H Clubs in Potter County are reaching out to recruit youths to engage in group activities that promote learning, teamwork, good health and community service. More...

Council opposes treatment facility

Responding to a vocal public outcry against a proposed shale gas drilling wastewater treatment plant being built on the town’s western border, members of Coudersport Borough Council passed a largely symbolic resolution opposing the facility dur More...

Potato City closing April 14

One of Potter County’s oldest businesses, Potato City Country Inn, will be closing its doors on April 14. More...

New festival promises to be big

People are coming from Chicago, Cleveland, Florida and elsewhere for the inaugural “Eliot Ness Fest: Touched by the Untouchable” slated for July 20-22 in Coudersport. An early crowd estimate by the organizers measures in the thousands. More...

Local political parties on life support

Election officials in Cameron and Potter counties confirm that interest in party politics leading up to the May 15 primary election is bordering on extinct. More...

News

Easter sunrise services

Galeton will usher-in Easter Sunday with a traditional Easter Sunrise worship service. It will be held at 7:30 am in John C. Collins Memorial Park. All are welcome.   More...

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Two Boy Scouts from Austin attended last week’s Potter County Commissioners meeting, where they received a crash course on local democracy in action. More...

Identity theft case bound to court

An Emporium woman accused of sending a threatening letter to her sister-in-law and attempting to obtain numerous credit cards using her personal information will face two felony and three misdemeanor counts. More...

Community Life

Church welcomes public to special service

Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church, the first established church in the county seat, is planning a special Palm Sunday worship service at 11 am on March 25 and inviting the community to participate.  More...

Rotary winner moving on

Emporium Rotary Club hosted its annual Four- Way Test Public Speaking Contest last week, with Cameron County High School junior Cassie Frey taking top honors. More...

Galeton Rotary, UPMC Cole offering blood analysis

Galeton Rotary and UPMC Cole will partner for a comprehensive blood analysis on Saturday, April 7, from 7 am to 9 am at the Galeton First Presbyterian Church.  More...