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Long-time Emporium Mayor Bruno Carnovale received a Distinguished Service Award from the Pennsylvania State Boroughs Association. More...

Viewpoints

Obstructionists use same old rhetoric

In a “My Side” op-ed you published in last week’s edition, Jeff Dick from the Commonwealth Foundation demonstrated the same obstructionist thinking and posturing that we have seen from the Republican leadership of the State Senate w More...

The Old Timer

You sure can tell it is an election year, as the political sign has replaced the crocus as the brightest spring flower. I am very pleased to see two good friends of mine running on the ballot for another term, both with the same first name. More...

Early Education

Dear editor: We are continuing to share ideas that you can use to make sure your child becomes a successful adult. There isn’t a parent in the world who doesn’t wish the best for his or her child. More...

Community Life

‘Vegas Days’ at Larry’s

Larry’s Sports Center of Galeton is holding its Vegas Days Open House on Saturday, May 2. An Elvis Presley tribute impersonator will perform at 11:30, and a Johnny Cash impersonator at 1:30. A free lunch will be available. More...

All about spaying/neutering

There are plenty of reasons why spaying or neutering your pet is the right choice for both the animal and the owner. More...

Lumber Museum grand opening

A grand opening ceremony for the renovated Pennsylvania Lumber Museum has been scheduled for May 15-16. Details are still being put together and will be announced. More...

County sets next tax sale

Tax-delinquent properties headed to auction

Twenty- one more taxdelinquent properties area heading for the auction block on June 6, as the Cameron County Tax Claim Bureau continues to get them out of the county repository and into private ownership. More...

Unearthing local history

Hikers find evidence of Canoe Run burials

Cameron County is brimming with colorful chapters from yesteryear that some dedicated historians have been chronicling. More...

Welcome to America, Olga(s)!

Olga Snyder’s odyssey to become an American is over. Last week, she traveled to Williamsport and stood with 39 other people from 20 countries to swear her allegiance to the United States of America. More...

News

Morley seeks third term

Potter County Commissioner Douglas Morley is seeking a third term. He is a candidate for a Republican nomination in the May 19 primary election. More...

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Remains of the Bayless Pulp & Paper Company dam near Austin were the backdrop for a music video being filmed last weekend by members of the Bel Canto Choral Group from Blue Mountain Academy. More...

County details Grove House bailout

Details of Cameron County’s bailout of the struggling Grove House personal care home in Shippen Township were revealed during a recent meeting of the Board of Commissioners. More...

Potter County News

Murder trial set

ST. MARYS – Three days have been set aside in Elk County Court for the murder trial of Michael Stephanic Jr., who is accused of killing Emporium resident June Talmadge in September 2013 at the St. More...

Gas company sues

RIDGWAY – A local government in Elk County continues to insist that it has legal authority to regulate gas and oil drilling and related activities. Seneca Resources Corp., a Texas-based gas and oil driller, disagrees. More...

Flea market Friday

SHINGLEHOUSE – Oswayo Valley Memorial Library in Shinglehouse has resumed its Flea Market Fridays. Though Sept. 25, the library will rent space on its lawn each Friday to anyone seeking to sell items. Rental fee is $5.00 per table. More...

Outdoors

Anglers learn how to go with the flow

There’s lots of talk in the early trout season about water conditions and stream flows. I’ve learned over the years that different anglers prefer different conditions. More...

ATV trails set to open

Susquehannock State Forest has announced that 43 miles of designated all-terrain vehicle trails will open at noon on Friday, May 22. More...

Forest tour Sunday

Susquehannock State Forest will be hosting its annual forest management/habitat tour on Sunday, May 3, starting at 9:30 am at Galeton Area School. The tour will conclude at 2:30 pm. It is free of charge and lunch and transportation will be provided. More...













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