March 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Williams Foundation has stepped up in a big way to support Austin’s STEM learning environment. More...

Cameron County gets health care boost from feds

Cameron County Health Care Center in Emporium is among medical providers across the country that have been awarded major operating subsidies from the federal government. U.S. Dept. More...

Viewpoints

We have met the enemy

(Ed Perry, a retired aquatic biologist and advocate for the National Wildlife Federation, lives in Boalsburg, Centre County.) Slowly but surely, Lyme disease has reached near epidemic proportions in Pennsylvania. More...

The Old Timer

One thing I am wondering about is how the crowded political battles in Cameron and Potter counties are shaping up. Usually when a lot of people are running, someone ends up slinging mud and starting rumors behind the scenes. More...

Not So Bold

Dear editor: The media has trumpeted Gov. Tom Wolf’s new budget as “bold,” but I just don’t see it. More...

Galeton News

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Galeton Chamber of Commerce heard from the marketer of a new regional print publication at its recent meeting. More...

Community Life

50K proceeds distributed

Organizers of the Sinnemahone 50K Trail Run recently donated proceeds from last year’s event to a number of Cameron County community organizations. More...

Chamber singers coming

Clarion University Chamber Singers will perform a free concert at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 23, at Christ Episcopal Church in Coudersport. Selections will range from Renaissance madrigals and jazz, to oldies, spirituals and pop. More...

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Several students were recently honored at Woodland Elementary School in Emporium as “Little Raider Leaders.” They were selected based on a positive character attribute exhibited to teache More...

Sports

Changes ahead for youth ‘Storm’ football program

Cameron County Storm is much more than a youth football program. More...

Women’s Center opens

Rehabilitation center already occupied

After two years of planning, Potter County’s innovative Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center has opened its doors in the former Northern Tier Children’s Home in Harrison Valley. More...

Medal of Honor recipient coming to ‘healing waters’

God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host a special guest for its eighth annual Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing event May 19-22. More...

Education that hits home

A team of local educators got a firsthand look at the Downingtown STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy in Chester County to learn more about the innovative approach teachers and administrators there have embraced. More...

‘Habitat’ breaks ground

Home construction begins in Shinglehouse

Potter County Habitat for Humanity moved a groundbreaking ceremony for its next home construction project inside the Shinglehouse Firehall Thursday due to rainy weather, but that did nothing to dampen spirits. More...

News

Ambitious schedule to fix area bridges, roads

PennDOT is getting a quick start on an ambitious schedule of bridge and highway repairs this year, with several projects planned in Potter and Cameron counties. About $5.4 million is being spent for repairs on U.S. Rt. 6. More...

Central Grange plans candidate forum

Central Grange in Sweden Valley is hosting “Meet the Candidates” on Saturday, April 18, to allow voters to meet and hear those men and women who are seeking countywide offices in this year’s election cycle. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Pet peeves 5 — Office workers were recently polled on their pet peeves. They were asked to name the five behaviors of co-workers that bothered them the most. More...

Potter County News

Busy Human Services agenda

Potter County was represented at this week’s meeting of the County Commissioners Assn. of Pa. Human Services Committee in Harrisburg. More...

‘Adopt A Block’ launched

Coudersport Borough is initiating an Adopt a Block program, similar to the Adopt a Highway Program instituted by PennDOT. Its goal is to recruit individuals or groups to take responsibility for litter removal and weed removal. More...

Conservation District missions

Potter County Conservation District has been stepping up its environmental stewardship and public education programs in recent months. Updates were shared with the district’s board of directors at this month’s meeting. More...

Outdoors

In early spring, memories blend with anticipation

Spring arrived last week when the sun reached its midway point directly over the equator, but it sure has not felt like spring. Still, Mother Nature had been making her adjustments and the results are starting to peek out in the natural world. More...

Bullish on protecting Pennsylvania elk herd

Over the years I have been asked how my strong interest in Pennsylvania’s elk herd developed. More...

Local shooters on target at St. Marys competition

Another air rifle shooting season has come to a close for the Bullseye Blasters 4-H Club in Potter County. A dozen club members traveled to St. Marys last weekend for the Northcentral Pa. More...













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