May 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Major job training program launched

Residents in Potter,Cameron and seven other northwestern Pennsylvania counties will be able to earn two-year college degrees or receive other specialized training and education through the Rural Regional Community College. More...

‘Healing Waters’ motorcade coming

A special motorcade will be rolling through much of Potter County on Tuesday, May 19, and area residents are being asked to step outside for a few minutes to welcome the guests. More...

Viewpoints

Coping with stress in life

Stress is a significant part of many people’s lives. We experience stress for a variety of reasons, but the rigors of managing a career and a family are something many point to as their biggest cause of stress. More...

The Old Timer

My friends back in Pennsylvania tell me that they now have more political lawn signs than they have deer. That will all change next week. More...

Don’t Waste Your Vote

Dear editor: Lots of signs, some folks trying to get a political job, others selling their homes and just moving out--sad! More...

Outdoors

Ice Mine set to open May 25

Potter County’s famous Ice Mine opens for its 2015 season on Monday, May 25, which is Memorial Day. It will be open Wednesday through Sunday each week until Labor Day, according to owners Gary and Diana Buchsen. More...

Another successful ‘Envirothon’

Another successful God’s Country Envirothon is in the books. More...

Sports

Wildlife encounters: no two are alike

No two outdoor adventures are the same, which is one of the reasons a trip into the forest has had timeless appeal. More...

Help sought in grouse study

Turkey hunters, anglers and others who are in the woods this month are being asked to help the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) figure out why ruffed grouse populations are declining and migrating. More...

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Several Cameron County High School students enjoyed a field day of outdoor activities at Sinnemahoning State Park, organized by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities and park staff. More...

Dyke clean-up poses problems

Cameron County Conservation District is taking the lead on a plan to repair and clean up a section of dyke on Sinnemahoning Creek, stretching about a half-mile from the Little League Fields to L&M Lumber on Sizerville Road. More...

Vote: here’s what you’ll see Tues.

Many key local offices on Primary Election ballot

About half of the registered voters in Potter and Cameron counties are expected to turn out for Tuesday’s Primary Election. Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm. More...

Jobs are available; workforce lagging

A detailed economic/employment profile of Potter, Cameron and five other counties recently completed sends a compelling message— jobs are available; it’s the workforce that’s lagging. More...

Flood protection work postponed

Coudersport’s years-long struggle to comply with federal flood protection mandates is going to extend through 2016 or longer. More...

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Members of the Sinnemahoning Volunteer Fire Department, Cameron County Ambulance Service and Cameron County Emergency Management Agency received landing zone safety training at the baseball field in More...

Cameron County, FBI ink contract

Cameron County Commissioners have inked an agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. More...

Conservation District defers gas well issue to DEP

Potter County Conservation District board members aired a request from concerned citizens for funding to cap and remediate an abandoned well site located west of Galeton. More...

Community Life

Announce Engagement

Joe and Lisa Karpinski of Coudersport announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Karpinski, to Skyler Blumer, son of Jon and Jana Blumer, also of Coudersport. More...

Summer camps offered

Parents who are looking for educational opportunities for their children over the summer are encouraged to contact the Potter County Education Council to learn more about camps in the region. More...

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Cameron County High School’s junior-senior prom was highlighted by the crowning of Taylor Johnson and her escort, Logan Clingan, as queen and king. More...

Obituaries

Loretta M. Nelson

MAY 29, 1949 - MAY 11, 2015

Loretta M. “Birthday” Nelson, a long-time Coudersport resident, went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2015, surrounded by her loving family at home following a short illness. More...

Walter H. Goodwin

NOVEMBER 24, 1939 - MAY 11, 2015

Walter H. Goodwin, 75, a lifelong resident of the Austin/Costello area, passed away May 11, 2015, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a lengthy illness. Born Nov. 24, 1939, in Austin, he was a son of Willie F. and Elizabeth S. Lupold Goodwin. More...

Herbert F. Crosby

Herbert F. “Herbie” Crosby, 89, of Rich Valley Road, Emporium, died May 10, 2015, at his residence. He was born in Odin, a son of Guy and Florence Faucett Crosby. In 1948 he married Betty Housler. Mr. More...













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