September 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport was formally presented its most recent achievement award from the Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania this week. More...

Viewpoints

Abandoned wells: ticking time bombs

(Laurie Barr of Roulette Township is a leader of Save Our Streams Pa. More...

Viewpoint

Any oldtimer who watched the Ken Burns series on PBS about the Roosevelt family had to be yearning for leadership in this country today. More...

True Homecoming

Dear editor: Hometown Hall of Fame: Cameron County Sports Edition is here! We are very excited to have 15 inductees this first year and look forward to seeing them along with their families on Saturday night. More...

Galeton News

Fall Festival today at Galeton’s Collins Park

Galeton once again welcomes the arrival of autumn on Saturday, Sept. 27, with its annual Fall Festival at Collins Park. Vendors will be set up from 10 am to 4 am, selling handcrafted furniture and jewelry, mums, books, frankfurters and other food. More...

Semi-reprieve for Galeton geese

Galeton’s geese are getting somewhat of a reprieve, now that about half of the flock – which numbered around 200 a month ago – have flown away. More...

Galeton grapples with water woes

Galeton Borough officials continue to grapple with problems affecting the town’s public water system. More...

Community Life

Home for Cameron County sports hall

Cameron County High School Sports Hall of Fame has a home. Hometown Mentors Inc. More...

Open house at Eldred market

A merchandiser that moved into the former Eldred Township School building continues to expand. Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a “grand reopening” ceremony for Saturday, Sept. More...

Artisans session planned

A session to connect local artisans with their peers and potential buyers for their work has been scheduled for 1-4 pm Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Coudersport Consistory. The “buyers market” is sponsored by the Pa. Route 6 Artisan Trail. More...

Galeton man jailed after tense situation

A Galeton man is behind bars and faces multiple charges following a tense situation that alarmed residents over the course of several hours Wednesday night into early Thursday morning. More...

‘Special’ treatment for lawbreakers

Many defendants in Potter County’s criminal justice system are getting a hand up, rather than merely a punitive slap on the hand. More...

Austin ‘History & Pride’ event today

Austin History and Pride Weekend has arrived with numerous timeless activities that celebrate the strong sense of community in the Freeman Run Valley. On Saturday from noon to 5, much of the activity is at the Austin Dam Memorial Park. More...

State land tax equity fight continues

Another year will pass without any action on what a growing number of local officials believe is a glaring inequity in state tax laws. Two bills designed to ease the tax crunch in rural parts of the state are about to die a quiet death. More...

News

EVFD open house

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department will once again mark National Fire Prevention Week with an open house on Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 6-8 pm. Events will include fire truck rides, equipment displays and prize giveaways for the kids. More...

Area news briefs

Meth lab sentence SMETHPORT – An Eldred man accused of operating a mobile methamphetamine lab in Potter and McKean counties has been sentenced in McKean County Court after entering a guilty plea. Chad S. More...

Seven properties sold in tax sale

Most property owners who owed back taxes settled their bills with the Cameron County Tax Claim Bureau prior to Friday’s “upset sale.” Thirty-six properties from an original list of 159 went to the auction block, with just seven sell More...

Potter County News

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Fire destroyed a mobile home and most of its contents last week. Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department was summoned to the Larry Beldin residence on Cherry Springs Road in Summit Township. More...

Falling Leaves Fest next weekend

Coudersport once again ushers in autumn with its popular Falling Leaves Festival, which coincides with this year’s high school homecoming festivities on the Oct. 3-4 weekend. More...

Special 100th birthday party was no surprise

Dozens of family members, friends and other wellwishers joined the popular Bill Roberts to celebrate his 100th birthday in style. More...

Outdoors

Migrating birds, big bucks and threatened brookies

Animals have a variety of ways to cope with impending cold weather and lack of food. Squirrels can now be seen gathering nuts to store away for harder times. Deer are packing on a few extra pounds. Bears are starting to gorge themselves. More...

Game Commission nixes permit plan for game land use

Members of the Pa. Game Commission this week backed down from requiring a permit in order to use certain trails on state game lands for bicycling, snowmobiling or horseback riding. The board agreed to revisit the proposal at its next meeting on Dec. More...

Northern flying squirrel nearing extinction

A rare species found in just a few small habitats in Pennsylvania, including one section of Potter County, has been designated as an endangered species by the Pa. Game Commission. More...













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