April 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Man was murdered

Investigators mum; sources say death was homicide

Reliable sources are reporting that former Emporium resident Cyle Strahl was murdered by gunshot in the doorway of his Virginia Beach home, but investåigators in Virginia aren’t talking. More...

PGC selling record number of elk licenses

A record 108 elkhunting licenses will be issued during a public drawing later this year, touching off the usual debate about the Game Commission’s management of an elk herd that likely measures in excess of 900 animals. More...

Viewpoints

Testing insanity hurts students

(Greg Taranto is a respected principal of the award-winning Canonsburg Middle School.) We have been recognized nationwide, not for our test scores (which are very good), but for the ways in which we engage the “whole child.” More...

Viewpoint

Whatever happened to April Fool’s Day? It came and went this year without anyone seeming to notice. Not one person tried to get me on a prank. I guess our old-fashioned humor and fun have given way to vulgar jokes and cruelty. More...

Keeping Seniors In Their Homes

Dear editor: Our organization, the Campaign for What Works (CWW), believes that changes are needed in how the Pa Dept. of Public Welfare administers the “aging waiver program” that allows 22,000 seniors to remain in their homes each year. More...

Galeton News

Galeton community Easter service set

Galeton’s community Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 am in John C. Collins Memorial Park. St. Paul Lutheran and First Presbyterian churches in Galeton will hold Holy Week services. St. More...

Miller wins contest

Galeton Rotary recently held its Four-Way Test public speaking competition for area school students. Winner Timothy Miller qualified to progress to district competition. Kaitlyn Ayers and Morgan Petrencsik placed second and third, respectively. More...

Community Life

‘Read Across America’ volunteers needed

Woodland Elementary School in Emporium is seeking volunteers to read to students as part of the national Read Across America project. There are opportunities April 15-17 for grades 3-6. For more information, call 486-4000. More...

Photography class coming up

A photography class focusing on landscapes and other scenic settings will be held on Saturday, May 10, at the Potter County Education Council office in Coudersport from 10 am to 2 pm. More...

Antique show Saturday

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum’s annual Spring Antique and Collectible Show continues on Saturday (today) from 10 to 4 pm at the Pine Creek Inn, located on Rt. 6, west of Galeton in West Pike. More...

Obituaries

Francis ‘Sonny’ Marshall

Francis R. “Sonny” Marshall, 77, of Duke Center, formerly of Austin, died April 2, 2014, in Bradford Regional Medical Center after a battle with cancer. He was born in Austin, the son of Francis and Sarah Marshall. More...

Push to keep talent home

More players on board ‘Discover Partnership’

More partners have come aboard for a regional partnership pulled together to keep talented and motivated young people from leaving Cameron County. More...

Fast and furious canoe/kayak classic

Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic organizer Randy Bailey has always been quick to praise those who help. Little did he know just how much those selfless volunteers would be needed during this year’s race. More...

More room for emergency services

New county building will serve as storage area

Purchase of the former Coudersport Well Drilling building and grounds off Rt. 872 in east Coudersport was formalized last week by Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley and Paul Heimel. Commissioner Susan Kefover was absent. More...

Potter County Artisan Center opens today

An open house is planned for 9 am to 8 pm on Saturday (today) at the new Potter County Artisan Center. More...

News

Arrest made in Tioga county murder

Police said they have identified the person responsible for killing an elderly man and seriously injuring his wife last September in Liberty Township, Tioga County. More...

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Volunteers from three fire departments responded to a fast-spreading blaze in a shed at the Rogers residence on Summit Road in Hebron Township. More...

Drug disposal planned April 26

State police at Emporium and Denton Hill are teaming up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to provide the public with an opportunity to safely and legally dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs. More...

Potter County News

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Two long-time members of the Morgan Advanced Materials workforce in Coudersport were honored for their many years of service. More...

Potter County expanding relationship with VA

Potter County Commissioners continue to expand the county’s affiliation with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More...

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An ongoing effort to acquire a new “police dog” was detailed to Coudersport Rotary members last week. More...

Outdoors

Rod, gun club meets Wed

Bucktail Rod and Gun Club will meet at 7 pm Wednesday, April 16, in the clubhouse on Sizer Run Road. Todd Deluccia will discuss fly-fishing for Muskies. A raffle drawing and discussion of summer events for area youths are also on the agenda. More...

Annual angler army arrives… finally fishing season

For all of the talk about younger generations not embracing hunting and fifishing traditions that mean so much to the Pennsylvania Wilds, we still get a good inflflux of anglers for the opening day of trout season. This year is no exception. More...

Help need for snake study

Concerns about the future of the timber rattlesnake in Pennsylvania have prompted the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission to put out a call for help in ongoing field studies. More...













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