July 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

CCSD personnel issues in limbo

Several personnel matters remain in limbo as the Cameron County School Board nears the stretch run for the start of classes in a few weeks. Most of the proposed personnel matters brought to the floor at this month’s meeting were tabled. More...

Archery Festival now at Denton Hill Park

They come from many states and even some foreign countries to enjoy their hobby – and Denton Hill State Park is their mecca. More...

Viewpoints

Just say no to legalization

(Dr. Kirk Bowden is president of NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, which is based in Fairfax, Va.) More...

The Old Timer

Today is my birthday and I am now 87. I was born in 1929 and I think my birth caused the stock market to crash. The big depression got on its way and I was raised during these hard times. More...

Correspondence

All About ABATE

Dear editor: Due to recent inquiries about ABATE, I’d like to share the following: Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education is a non-profit educational, charitable and advocacy motorcyclist organization aimed at promoting safety, protecting ri More...

Community Life

‘Pet Chatter’

Pet obesity no laughing matter

Nearly 35 percent of the U.S. population is obese, and there has been a corresponding increase in the obesity rate of American pets. In both instances, the trend raises serious health concerns. More...

Photo

EVFD Emporium Volunteer Fire Department recently received a $1,000 donation from Stoltz Motor Company, which is celebrating 30 years in business. More...

Wennin retires from Lumber Heritage Region

Mike Wennin, executive director of the Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region, will be retiring on Aug. 12 after 13 years at the helm. More...

More towers going up in rural Potter County

High- speed internet access, considered a modern-day necessity by many, is coming to most of the underserved sections of Potter County. More...

Drought worsens, considered severe

It’s hot, it’s dry, and it’s becoming more dangerous out there. An official federal monitor shows Potter and Cameron counties at a “moderate to severe” drought level. More...

Discount program for veterans expanding

Military veterans may still register to receive discounts on products and services from local businesses participating in the first-ever Potter County Veterans Discount Program. More...

Fair opens Sunday

Tradition, sense of community, fond memories and good times are just a few of the reasons visitors continue to flock to the Potter County Fair year after year. More...

News

Fond farewell for Jacque

A Brazilian teenager left a mark on the lives of many people in the Coudersport area. Jacqueline Celestino returned home after her yearlong stay in the area as part of the Rotary International Foreign Exchange Student Program. More...

Bridges being replaced on Rt. 120

Two bridges on Pa. Rt. 120 near the village of Truman in Shippen Township, Cameron County, are being replaced by PennDOT. Work will continue through the summer. Traffic is being controlled by temporary signals. More...

National Fuel Gas to clean up spill

National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. has submitted its remediation plan for a spill of crude oil/condensate constituents at its Elk Lick Compressor Station in Wharton Township. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There are some strange sounds in the stillness of the night at this time of year. It’s prime time for owls. These avians have a certain mystery about them and they’ve fascinated many generations with their peculiar sounds and elusiveness. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Nature’s bounty there for the picking

This is a time of plenty in the region’s forests. Berries abound as a food source for a variety of wildlife, ranging from rodents to birds, and bears to deer. Humans relish many of these tasty little fruits, as well. More...

More ATV trails on state land?

Proponents of all-terrain vehicle use on more state-owned land scored a win in the state legislature this month. Both the Senate and House passed a bill that steers more money to ATV trail development and less to snowmobile trails. More...













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