April 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Tough times for family farms

This is a tough time for family farms to remain in business. They face economics that are marginal, at best, and regulations that many of them consider too burdensome. Fewer young people are following in the footsteps of their parents. More...

Viewpoints

Earth Day more than a slogan

(Tim Herd is CEO of the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society of State College, a statewide association supporting those working and volunteering in the parks and recreation field.)   More...

Correspondence

Will Of The People?   Dear editor:  I have lived in Pennsylvania for more than 50 years, fishing its streams and rivers, hunting in its fields and forests. More...

The Old Timer

How long can small-town businesses survive? People have been driving to malls and superstores for decades and now they go shopping by sitting at their computers. Mom and pop stores are going the way of the do-do bird. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Now that fishing season has kicked into gear, it is the spring gobbler opener on April 29 that becomes the talk of the town, fields, and woodlands. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Antlers: one of nature’s marvels

Some deer hunters are more than a little obsessed with antlers. Nothing will send adrenaline faster into our system than seeing a buck with a large rack. It is an impressive sight.  More...

Photo

Nearly two dozen Cameron County School District students in grades 5 through 12 participated in a National Archery in the Schools competition at Woodland Elementary. More...

Photo

Fish like this massive brown trout caught by Blake Bennett of Austin are why people flock to the streams in north central Pennsylvania when that magic day in April arrives. More...

Potter/Tioga Visitors Association a ‘go’

A new marketing organization to support and build the region’s second-leading industry will be launched on July 1. After more than a year of public meetings and negotiations, the Potter/Tioga Visitors Assn. will become a reality. More...

Route 6 downtown project full throttle

Detours, dust and decibels are the temporary inconveniences as downtown Coudersport undergoes permanent improvement of the main artery carrying traffic through town. More...

News

‘Mark Twain’ to appear locally

A noted impersonator of American writer and humorist Mark Twain will be making an appearance on Saturday, April 29, at 3 pm in the Emporium Firehall.  Professional storyteller Charles Kiernan of Schnecksville will recount excerpts from some of T More...

Dinner planned to support school trip

Hebron Center Christian School is holding a fundraising dinner from 4 pm to 7:30 pm Tuesday, April 25, with spaghetti with meatballs and chicken and biscuits as the main courses. More...

Shippen Twp. clean-up

Shippen Township will hold its spring cleanup today from 8 to noon. Residents of Shippen, Portage and Lumber townships are permitted to bring household waste to the township for disposal for a small fee. More...

Community Life

Choose pet toys wisely

We often think of toys as little niceties for our dogs, but the fact is that toys and playtime are a very necessary part of a dog’s life.  Toys help a dog to fight boredom, provide exercise and often can be a comfort when you and your dog More...

Austin releases third period honor roll

Austin Area School has announced its honor roll for the third marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

Adult prom planned

Cameron County High School Music Boosters will be hosting an Adult Prom fundraiser on Saturday, May 13, from 8 pm to midnight at Emporium VFW. More...













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