July 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Properties headed for tax sale

Nine more properties that have ended up in the Cameron County Tax Claim Bureau repository are headed to the auction block during a judicial sale scheduled for 10 am Friday, July 8, at the courthouse. More...

Friendlier approach to Chesapeak Bay rules

Farmers and other rural landowners are coming under close scrutiny as part of a long-range plan to curb pollution in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. More...

Viewpoints

Don’t mess with our parks!

(Marci Mowery is president of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation. She can be reached by email at mmoweryppff@pa.net.) Pennsylvania House Bill 2013 must be defeated. More...

The Old Timer

My horoscope for Monday said it was a good day to make new discoveries about myself and to wonder about the world around me. I guess that was pretty close to what happened. More...

Correspondence

Deer Hunting Truths Dear editor: I have been hunting Penn’s Woods for 41 years and can attest to the fact that the deer herd has plummeted on state forest and game lands. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Certain animals remind us that we have a connection with species that inhabited our earth long before our own. Turtles definitely have that prehistoric look. We are blessed with a wide variety of turtles here in Pennsylvania. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Train crash disaster a decade later

By the time you’re holding this newspaper in your hands (or reading it online), an important anniversary will have passed. More...

ATV meeting Saturday

ATV riders are continually frustrated by the lack of trails on state forest land. A meeting to marshal the forces and map out a lobbying strategy is scheduled for 9 am Saturday, July 2, at the Bear Den Bar & Grill in Sterling Run. More...

Crunch time for tax fairness battle

An eleventh-hour blitz by the Pa. State Land Tax Fairness Coalition continued at press time. It’s all geared toward an issue with multi-million dollar implications in Potter, Cameron and Clinton counties. More...

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Potter/Tioga County 911 Center employee David Lacher (left) has been honored as Dispatcher of the Year. He received the award from Benton Best, emergency management coordinator of Tioga County. More...

Hershey’s Family- continues under new owners

Family-owned farm markets once dotted small towns and highways across the country. Today, they’re few and far between with the emergence of large retailers and chain grocery stores. More...

News

Push on to save Coudy pool

Another push is being made by a fervent supporter of the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool to keep the facility open in future years. More...

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Another new member was welcomed to the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Big weekend planned across the region; here’s what’s up

There are many Independence Day holiday celebrations across the region this weekend, with fireworks shows Saturday evening in Emporium, Austin and Galeton. Festivals are on tap in Emporium, Galeton and the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. More...

Community Life

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United Way of Central Pennsylvania last week honored several individuals for their volunteer efforts last week. More...

Births

Bradley Fox Benson Brandon Benson of Coudersport and Brian Benson of Port Allegany welcomed a son born June 6, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital. Bradley Fox Benson joins a brother, Blake. Greyden Varley Caldwell More...

Benefit for Woods July 9

Friends of a popular Ulysses couple, Cliff and Fay Wood, have planned a chicken and biscuit benefit dinner Saturday, July 9, at the Tri-Town Firehall in Ulysses. Proceeds will assist the couple with expenses related to medical care. More...

Obituaries

Donald D. Torrey

AUGUST 8, 1943 - JUNE 28, 2016

Donald D. “Don” Torrey, 72, of Austin, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long battle with cancer. Born on August 8, 1943 in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of Wayne L. and Cora M. More...

Death Notices

Kay F. Wieder More...













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