February 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Damage was estimated at $50,000 from a fire that heavily damaged a two-story home on Hummingbird Lane, off Rt. 872, south of Coudersport. More...

Fire company holding its own

Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire departments are being hard-hit by a national trend – fewer recruits and stiffer economic challenges. More...

Appeal filed in murder case

A St. Marys man convicted of murdering his former girlfriend in a fit of rage more than two years ago is seeking a new trial. More...

Viewpoints

Ray of hope for smart energy

(Jackson Morris is a member of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He was assisted in this essay by NRDC Fellow Amanda Levin.) More...

The Old Timer

Cupid is making his rounds this weekend. Because 2016 is a leap year, the girls are allowed to propose marriage to the boys on Valentine’s Day. That used to be the rule, but it may have gone out of style with the yo-yo and Sadie Hawkins Day. More...

Don’t feed deer

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Community Life

Family Winter Festival is a ‘go’

Temperatures are frigid and snowfall is scant, but the second annual Family Winter Festival is still on for Saturday, Feb. 13, at Coudersport Area Recreation Park. More...

‘Parade of Stars’ next weekend

This year’s 70th annual Cameron County Parade of Stars amateur talent show will take place on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. Proceeds go to the Cameron County Fair Association scholarship fund. More...

Organic farming workshop Feb. 20

An organic agriculture seminar will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Genesee Environmental Center. Among its sponsors is the Potter County Conservation District (PCCD). More...

Obituaries

Cecilia M. Malizia

AUGUST 17, 1927 - FEBRUARY 7, 2016

Cecilia M. Malizia, 88, of Emporium, died Feb. 7, 2016, at her residence. She was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Port Allegany, a daughter of Leonard and Clara Fredette Allen. Mrs. Malizia was a 1945 graduate of Emporium High School. More...

Shirley B. Blackburn

Shirley B. Blackburn, 81, of Emporium, died Feb. 6, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Cressona, a daughter of William and Alice Morrell Brown. In 1955, in Schuylkill Haven, she married Joseph M. Blackburn, MD. More...

Philip E. Bauder

Philip E. Bauder, 77, of Shinglehouse died Feb. 3, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, he was a son of Felix and Marie Bauder. Philip was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. More...

Gas leases fuel Game Commission

Stalled on its campaign to increase hunting license fees, the Pa. Game Commission is tapping more natural gas on state game lands to inject another $14.6 million into its budget. More...

Pollution probe clears Morgan

A lengthy investigation has cleared a Potter County company of any responsibility for contamination of land near Mill Creek in Eulalia Township, off Rt. 6 east of Coudersport. Pa. Dept. More...

Rural, regional college coming together

Two years have passed since the state legislature gave the green light to the Rural Regional Community College of Northern Pennsylvania, bringing affordable college classes to Potter, Cameron and seven other counties. More...

Open house slated at new Veterinary Clinic location

Potter County Veterinary Clinic will hold an open house at its new offices, in a former residential property just off the Port Allegany Road (Rt. 6) in west Coudersport. Dr. More...

News

CCAS names new board members

Cameron County Ambulance Service has reconfigured its management structure to give local governments more input and control. More...

Deadline Tuesday for candidates

Republicans who want to become more involved with their party’s grassroots activities face a looming deadline. GOP chairman positions and committee seats in both Potter and Cameron counties will be filled in the April 26 Primary Election. More...

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A memorial to longtime Coudersport Area Lions Club leader Ron Angood will be placed at the Coudersport Arboretum through a fund the club recently started. More...

Potter County News

Named chief deputy sheriff

A realignment of the Potter County’s Sheriff’s Department has been completed with Sheriff Glenn Drake’s hiring of Larry Goodwin as chief deputy sheriff. More...

War on illegal dumps continues

Potter County Conservation District will soon continue its multi-year project to rid the county of several unsanitary and unsightly illegal dumps. Cleanups which are planned for late March and early April will require volunteers. More...

Potter County real estate deals

Following are transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

There may be something to the notion of the winter blues or, in our neck of the woods, “cabin fever.” Seasonal affective disorder (with its appropriate acronym, SAD) is a type of depression that corresponds to seasonal changes in light. More...

Why do some elk wear collars?

People repeatedly ask why some of the elk in Pennsylvania’s herd are wearing collars. More...

Beekeeper meeting

North central Pa. Beekeepers Assn. is holding an advanced beekeeping workshop from 9 to 4 on Saturday, March 5, at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport. It’s geared toward those who have at least some experience with beekeeping. More...













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