November 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local program national model

‘Specialty Court’ recognizes first ‘graduates’

A national organization that supports innovative criminal justice programs has recognized Potter County’s “specialty court” program dealing with lawbreakers who suffer from addiction and/or mental health disorders. More...

Viewpoints

Veterans Day challenge issued

(Erin McClelland is behavioral health professional from the Pittsburgh area.) Another Veterans Day is nearing. More...

Viewpoint

Oldtimers can remember the movies where the audience had to follow the bouncing ball on the screen as it worked its way across the screen. More...

New Era For Shale Gas

Dear editor: Just as this region is on the verge of a major “shale gas rush” again, an extremely important House bill has been taken off the stove in Harrisburg. More...

Galeton News

Galeton Borough water system woes lingering

Lingering problems with the water supply system at Wetmore Run were aired again during the monthly Galeton Borough Authority meeting. More...

Veterans invited to special event

Another Veterans Appreciation Days observance is planned for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, at Larry’s Sport Center near Galeton. It’s jointly sponsored by Larry’s and Harley’s Heroes. More...

Outdoors

Too easy to take our blessings for granted

We often take for granted the natural resources that we have been blessed with in northern Pennsylvania. We are proud of our endless mountains, vast tracts of state forest land and beautiful streams. More...

More money from lye spill comes in

Additional money will be distributed early next year out of a settlement from the June 2006 Norfolk Southern train derailment near Gardeau. Headwaters RC&D Sinnemahoning Stakeholders Committee is accepting applications until Jan. More...

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Cameron County High School’s Outdoor Club hit the road recently on a field trip to view elk. More...

Obituaries

Tom Wilson Leete

MAY 27, 1922 - OCTOBER 21, 2014

Tom Wilson Leete, 92, of Coudersport, died Oct. 21, 2014, at Sweden Valley Manor after a brief illness. Mr. Leete was born May 27, 1922, in Coudersport, son of Tom and Bertha S. Leete. More...

Annette L. Knight

NOVEMBER 8, 1965 - OCTOBER 26, 2014

Annette L. Knight, 48, of Bath, N.Y., formerly of Austin, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 26, 2014, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Elmira, N.Y. Born Nov. 8, 1965 in Wellsboro, she was a daughter of James D. and Beverly Williams Whitney. More...

Doug P. Hensel

MAY 2, 1947 - JUNE 13, 2014

Family members of Doug Hensel have invited all who knew him to attend a gathering to honor his life on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Coudersport Golf Club, starting at 3 pm. Location is 839 Cherry Springs Road (Pa. Rt. 44). More...

Ski Denton won’t open

Financial strain, other factors cited

Barring any last-minute rescue, Ski Denton in Potter County will not be opening for the 2014-15 season. More...

Production plant planned

Local business to take the lead in producing liquified natural gas

A Potter County business that has been making a name for itself as a hauler and supplier of liquefied natural gas (LGN) isn’t stopping there. Now, REV LNG is making arrangements to produce the material. More...

Emporium turns 150 in style

Webster defines emporium as “a principal center of commerce.” That phrase speaks volumes about the origins of the Cameron County seat, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in style last week. More...

News

Stevenson Dam project moving forward

Plans to install a warning system for residents downstream from the George B. Stevenson Dam are moving forward. Last week, the Cameron County Commissioners opened two bids for the work and will choose a contractor in the near future. More...

Lackluster interest in Tuesday election

Only a smattering of political activity has been seen across the region as the Nov. 4 election nears. Local political observers report that, other than modest interest in the gubernatorial race, they’re hearing little buzz. More...

Area news briefs

Air service suspended BRADFORD – Passenger service has been suspended at the Bradford Regional Airport while officials wait for federal authorization to ink a contract with a new provider. More...

Potter County News

Gas industry ripple effect helping economy

A renewed interest in oil, gas and mineral rights in Potter County is generating some revenue for the county government. More...

‘Cash Mob’ coming to Country Shoppe

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce continues its “Cash Mob” project this month, with The Country Shoppe as the focal point from 5-8 pm on Thursday, Nov. 13. More...

Community Life

National honors for local Dr.

It’s the quiet satisfaction of helping patients that motivates Dr. Marlene Wust- Smith, but her dedication is anything but unheralded. Parents Magazine, a national periodical with a circulation of 2.2 million, recently recognized Dr. More...

Civil War ‘Bucktails’ make final charge

A popular book series based loosely on the local Civil War regiment known as the “Bucktails,” for their unique headgear, has reached the end of the road. More...

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Students from Angela Lewis’ third-grade classroom at Northern Potter Children’s School presented their Flat Stanley Goes Digital project at the Education Excellence Fair in Hershey. More...













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