November 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents divided on dam issue

Galeton residents split on lake’s fate

Galeton residents appear to be split on whether to save the town’s signature dam and lake, now that the costs and other consequences have entered the public dialogue. More...

NFG upgrading pipeline network

National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. More...

Viewpoints

Thanksgiving in perspective

(Marian L. Tupy is a senior policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity.)   An ordinary person today lives better than most kings of yesteryear, so happy Thanksgiving to us.  More...

Correspondence

Forest battle plan Dear editor: Emerald ash borer (EAB), a non-native invasive species, threatens ash trees throughout Pennsylvania. More...

The Old Timer

Another election is now in the rearview mirror. It was discouraging to learn that two-thirds of the registered voters in Cameron and Potter counties did not bother themselves to vote. Those who did turn out were greeted by a half-empty ballot. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Bear season is a big deal in northcentral Pennsylvania, which acre-for-acre has more bears than almost anywhere else the country. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

One word of advice on deer hunting

Thanksgiving’s arrival also signals the countdown to deer season for thousands of Pennsylvania hunters. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Research paved way for elk hunt

Another “controlled elk hunt” is now in the books. There are mixed opinions on the Pa. Game Commission’s elk-hunting season. More...

Flood control grants awarded

Coudersport and Emporium are among area communities awarded state grants to help pay for costly flood protection projects.  Some $300,000 is coming to Coudersport to upgrade and repair a sewer line as part of the levee reinforcement and stream r More...

Outsource school cafeteria?

Budget woes forcing school directors’ hands

Facing annual deficits of $17,000 to $20,000 in its cafeteria fund, Austin Area School Board members are considering a plan to outsource its food service, possibly through a partnership with Cameron County School District. More...

‘Santa’ visits Christmas House

On the corner of Main and Water street in downtown Coudersport is a small and crowded building housing a group specializing in abounding love and service to others. More...

Austin hosts regional ‘STEMathon’

Austin Area School District once again proved itself to be one of the region’s leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education during the district’s recent STEMathon. More...

News

Illegal dumpers beware

Some scofflaws who have been dumping their trash at the Emporium Borough maintenance shed might want to think twice about it from now on.  At this month’s Borough Council meeting, Borough Manager Don Reed reported that security cameras hav More...

Photo

Post 192 American Legion Auxiliary of Coudersport and the Showstoppers 4-H Club joined forces to hold a Thanksgiving dinner for area senior citizens. Some 250 people attended the gathering at the Post 192 headquarters. More...

Galeton Boro increases water rates

Galeton Borough Authority members approved a five-percent increase in water rates at this month’s meeting while calling for a thorough investigation of cost-cutting options to avoid future fee hikes. Sewage treatment rates will be unchanged. More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Before you gift a pet . .

Many animals wind up in shelters following the holiday season because of impulse buying or gifting.  It happens during Easter with bunnies, chicks and ducks. More...

CCHS announces first period honor roll

Cameron County High School announced its honor roll for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  More...

Woodland Elementary honor students

Woodland Elementary School in Emporium recently recognized academic performance.  High honors went to sixth-graders Joshua Beer, Lexi Wenner and Caitlyn Palumbo; grade five, Aubrey Uber, Kaylee Hostetlar, Navaeh Spaeth, Elijah Novak and Janelle More...













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