May 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Denton Hill State Park meeting May 23

Plans for a major redesign of Denton Hill State Park have been quietly moving forward. Details will be laid out during a long-awaited public meeting scheduled for 6-8 pm Wednesday, May 23, at the park’s lodge. Pa. Dept. More...

New attraction proposed

Cameron County Commissioners have signed on to a proposal to estab­lish a wildlife museum and conservation center in Emporium. More...

Assault trial ends with reduced charges

Three Emporium men charged with assaulting a man with a shovel in April 2017 were cleared on felony charges following a non-jury trial last week in Cameron County Court. Judge Richard Masson did find all three guilty of some counts. More...

Viewpoints

Consider opioid alternatives

(Jordan Klein, MD, is a physician with Premier Medical Rehab in Harrisburg.)   More...

Correspondence

Start ‘em young   Dear editor:  Potter County Early Child­hood Team held its second annual Early Childhood Expo at the Coudersport Elemen­tary School.  Parents and guardians and their children from all over Potter County attended More...

The Old Timer

For many years, I was a master plumb­er. Now, it takes me two days to com­plete a 15-minute job. I thought I had it licked today, but precise measurements are a must and I missed one by 1/32 inch. Now I have to cut the pipe again.  More...

Community Life

Last of Buchanan Brothers retires

More than 100 family and friends gathered at the Port Allegany American Legion/ VFW to celebrate the retire­ment of local pharmacist Greg Buchanan.  A 1971 graduate of Couder­sport Area High School, Greg has worked as a pharmacist and part-owner More...

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A candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives at­tended the recent Cameron County Democratic Party meeting, seeking support for the May 15 primary. Wade Jodun (third from right) is seeking the seat currently held by Rep. Glenn Thomp­son. More...

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Upper Allegheny Watershed Association volunteers were out in force again, removing trash from their “adopted” section of U.S. Rt. 6, from Rou­lette to Burtville. They filled about 40 bags with refuse. More...

Obituaries

Fred A. Peno

June 25, 1919 - May 5, 2018

Fred A. More...

Death Notices

Lorraine M. Baka   More...

TORNADO REPORTED

Violent rain and wind storms ripped through the area last Fri­day, knocking out power in sev­eral area municipalities and do­ing even more severe damage in southern Potter County where many residents reported seeing ­funnel clouds. More...

STEM expanding to high school

Development of a new educational tool continues in the Cameron County School District. More...

Potter CJAB is ‘best in state’

Potter County Criminal Justice Ad­visory Board (CJAB) has been chosen for a Best in State Award. More...

Coudersport trail study launches

Four years have passed since Cou­dersport Borough Council approved a plan to establish the Tom Leete Nature Trail on the former railroad grade behind the community swimming pool. More...

News

Sharing blood drive success with others

Potter County’s Lora Cope, Com­munity Blood Bank (CBB) mobile drive coordinator, was a featured speaker at the International Assn. of Donor Relations Professionals conference in Dallas, Texas.  More...

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Attending last week’s planning committee meeting for the Tom Leete Nature Trail at the Coudersport Borough Office were (clockwise from lower left) Bill Franklin, engineer Jeff Ream, Commissioner Paul Heimel, Borough Manager Bev Morris, Natalie More...

Memorial ‘Moving Wall’ coming

An organizational meeting for the Sept. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Sunshine and warmth have returned. The brook dances in the sunshine as I watch darting images below the flow.  Our landscape is greening and wildflow­ers are emerging from the soil. Peepers and wood frogs add to the outdoor symphony. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

‘Old, wise Tom’ answers turkey call

When I was a youngster, I fell in love with turkey hunting. More...

Bird programs at state park

Sinnemahoning State Park is observing International Migratory Bird Day on Satur­day, May 12, with a variety of programs at Sinnemahoning State Park.  Pontoon tours on the lake are planned at 9 and 10:30, in search of mergansers, herons, eagles a More...