May 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Ops Building’ tax proposal made

A proposal to get the former Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport back on the tax rolls was unveiled by the Potter County Board of Commissioners last week. More...

Governor’s Award for Potter County

Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) was honored last week in Harrisburg with the coveted 2018 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. It’s based on a project titled, “Water Quality Protection and Education: Ludington Run and Beyond.” More...

Viewpoints

Don’t take Pa. forests for granted

(Raul Chiesa and Janet Sredy were recognized as the National Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year.) In Pennsylvania, more than half our forests are owned by families and individuals. More...

Correspondence

‘Mud’ Will Be Missed   Dear editor:  We lost Mud Moore last Friday to a rapidly spreading cancer that he battled with gritty determination. Anyone who knew Mud, even casually, will always remember him. More...

The Old Timer

What has happened to comedy in this country? The worst examples are those late-night knuckleheads who think they are so smart and clever. When Steven Colbert steps onto the stage I have an instinctive reaction and want to vomit.  More...

Community Life

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Jeff Caber of Coudersport has joined the staff of the Olney Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Ulysses as a funeral intern. He and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Coudersport with their two children. A native of Wellsboro, he is a U.S. More...

CHS names honor students

One hundred students at Coudersport High School maintained an average of 95 percent or above during the third nine-week marking period, qualifying for the distinguished honor roll. More...

Obituaries

Marlin D. ‘Mud’ Moore

June 27, 1947 - April 27, 2018

Marlin Dale “Mud” Moore, 70, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on April 27, 2018, after a lengthy illness. Born June 27, 1947 in Port Allegany, he was a son of Howard E. More...

Dorman ‘Rip’ Moore

December 11, 1941 - April 28, 2018

Dorman “Rip” M. Moore Jr., 76, of Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, died peacefully at Family Hospice, Mount Lebanon, on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  He was born Dec. 11, 1941 in Emporium, to the late Dorman M. and Margaret K. More...

Death Notices

Gordon A. Taylor   More...

Sweden Valley Manor plans expansion

Sweden Valley Manor, a skilled care home and rehabilitation center located just east of Coudersport, has confirmed a major renovation and expansion project that’s expected to get underway next month. More...

Gold mine for addicts: your medicine chest

Tons of unwanted prescription drugs are heading out of medicine cabinets and into licensed disposal facilities each month, thanks to a national campaign that is literally taking a bite out of crime. More...

52nd annual Maple Festival continues today

Saturday’s agenda is jam-packed for the 52nd annual Potter-Tioga Maple Festival, headquartered at the courthouse square in Coudersport. More...

Blood analysis clinic May 12

UPMC Cole and the Coudersport Rotary have teamed up to host a Comprehensive Blood Analysis on Saturday, May 12, from 6-8 am at the Coudersport Wellness Center on the hospital campus. More...

News

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It cost Adelphia Communications Corp. more than $25 million to build a massive structure in downtown Coudersport. More...

Three decades as ‘Tree City

Emporium has once again earned national recognition for a partnership that has used trees for community beautification.  National Arbor Day Foundation recognized the Emporium Shade Tree Commission for its 30th year of qualification as a certifie More...

Public program by TOPS May 21

A special guest will speak at the next TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meeting at the Coudersport Alliance Church, to be held at 6 pm Monday, May 21. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

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Another Arbor Day came and went like many of its predecessors – barely acknowledged by the public or the news media.  Granted, it’s just a ceremonial date on each year’s calendar. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Train crash curse becomes blessing

A dozen years have passed since the Norfolk Southern train derailment in Gardeau and the resulting spill of 40,000 gallons of lye into Big Fill Run, a tributary of the Sinnemahoning Portage Creek. The spill devastated the affected streams.  More...

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Decades of dedicated service to environmental conservation by a Roulette man were recognized at the annual Trout Unlimited Seneca Chapter banquet in Roulette. More...