September 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Water withdrawals, hauling to resume in Emporim

Water withdrawals and hauling will resume from Sinnemahoning Creek in Emporium to service a shale gas drilling industry that is stepping up local activity. More...

Viewpoints

Veterans’ services: let’s get to work

(Joe Sestak is a former U.S. Navy admiral and member of the U.S. Congress.) My hat is off to Potter County for its leadership in advocating for our military veterans at the state and national levels. More...

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How many holidays do we just take for granted without even thinking about why we have them? I know that’s the case with Labor Day. Out here at Apache Junction, Arizona, you would have thought Labor Day was actually National Barbecuing Day. More...

Let Us Decide

Dear editor: On Aug. More...

Community Life

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Another successful “steak bake” at the Coudersport Shop ‘n Save resulted in that downtown grocer donating $1,500 to support the local scholastic football program. More...

Sports hall ceremony planned Sept. 27

Fifteen scholastic sports standouts from Cameron County will be honored on Saturday, Sept. 27, during an induction ceremony for the inaugural class of the Cameron County Sports Hall of Fame. The formal event, sponsored by Hometown Mentors Inc. More...

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With Northern Potter’s school buildings located in the heart of Potter County’s agricultural region, it only makes sense that the school district recognize Pennsylvania’s leading in More...

Family: Turner was ‘quiet, studious, hardworking, smart’

Quiet, studious, smart and hardworking are words used by relatives and acquaintances of Bill Turner. His sister, 88-year-old Mary Turner May, is the airman’s only surviving sibling. More...

Area’s first licensed winery

Card Creek Winery open for business

A Potter County couple has joined the growing local winery movement in a way that separates them from the hobbyists and others who dabble in the craft. More...

News

Austin Boro gets bank building

Jim Setzer in as new mayor

Austin Borough Council formally agreed to accept ownership of the Northwest Savings Bank property at this month’s meeting. Northwest Branch Manager Steve Erway attended the meeting to formally offer the property as a donation. More...

More gas activity in Cameron County

Another energy company wants to draw millions of gallons of fresh water from public sources in Cameron County to hydrofracture shale gas wells in the region. More...

Chapman guilty in retrial

Jury takes just 20 minutes to return verdict

A convicted sexual predator who lived parts of his life in Emporium, Austin and Coudersport, and spent five years on the run from police, will soon have a more permanent residence. More...

Potter County News

$800K grant for LNG project

Another large state grant has been approved for a Potter County business trying to cash in on the economics of the dawning liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, an offshoot of the national shale gas frenzy. More...

Roadside springs contaminated

Popular water sources not safe to consume

Two popular roadside springs in the Coudersport area and others near Emporium and Port Allegany have been tested as not safe for human consumption, but people continue to drink the water. More...

Falling Leaves Festival Oct. 3-4

Coudersport once again ushers in autumn with its popular Falling Leaves Festival, which coincides with this year’s high school homecoming festivities on the Oct. 3-4 weekend. More...

Outdoors

Diversity makes forest of Pennsylvania Wilds so special

What makes the forests of the Pennsylvania Wilds so special is their diversity. Few regions of the country can compare to the makeup of tree, shrub, and herbaceous species in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Fences make good neighbors

Managers of state forest land in Cameron and Potter counties believe that fences can make good neighbors – at least when it comes to wildlife and sustainable forests. More...

Free elk ed program

Sinnemahoning State Park is offering a free elk education program on Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 9 to 3. For more information or to register, call 647-8401. More...













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