August 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Easton memorial planned

Family members, friends, sports fans and other members of the community are invited to attend a brief dedication ceremony in memory of long-time radio sportscaster Ed Easton. More...

Viewpoints

Another side of ‘grade inflation’

(Sam Hillestad is entering his senior year at Brown University) More...

Viewpoint

On Aug. 9, 1974, President Richard M. Nixon resigned and flew out of Washington on a helicopter. His lies about the cover-up of that stupid burglary at the Democratic headquarters were his downfall. More...

It’s All About Health

Dear editor: The topic of health, as opposed to health care, is at the top of everyone’s agenda. More...

Potter County News

Charges revised in murder case

A Coudersport man accused of shooting an acquaintance in an apparent fit of jealous rage on Easter Sunday won’t face firstdegree murder charges. More...

County renews interim 911 contracts

A restructuring of the Potter County Department of Emergency Services (DES) that was unveiled one year ago will remain in place for at least the foreseeable future. More...

Road specialist zeroes in on pollution

Potter County Conservation District has welcomed Adam Causer to its staff in the new position of dirt, gravel, and low-volume road project specialist. More...

Outdoors

What’s killing our bees?; elk will soon be bugling

Our honeybees are dying off at an alarming rate. Without a healthy bee population, agriculture as we know it will undergo some shocking changes. Plants rely on honeybees and other insects for pollination. More...

Elk headgear undergoing stunning transformations

Pennsylvania elk that have spent the summer growing huge antlers and looking majestic with the velvet skin covering on their beams are dramatically being changed into dreadful-looking creatures. More...

Outlaw ‘driving’ as a means of hunting black bear?

Pennsylvania bear-hunters are carefully watching a ballot proposition in Maine that would, if passed, outlaw one of the favorite ways many hunt for bears: driving. More...

Many properties could lose ‘Clean & Green’ status

Hundreds of local property owners would lose a special real estate tax break under a proposal now before state lawmakers. More...

Project underway to bolster flood control in Coudersport

Work is underway on a series of major projects that will bolster flood control levees in Coudersport Borough. Contractor L.C. More...

‘Neighborhood Watch’ being formed

A handful of Emporium residents who are concerned about their community’s safety and wellbeing are banding together to establish a “Neighborhood Watch” organization. More...

News

Emporium planning sesquicentennial

Emporium Borough celebrates its sesquicentennial this year with several events now on the calendar. The borough was incorporated 150 years ago after being settled over the previous half-century. Early population growth was slow, but steady. More...

Water rate hike hearing Monday

People who want to speak out on the proposed water rate increase in Emporium are asked to follow some basic ground rules. A public hearing will be held at the Emporium VFW starting at 6 pm on Monday, Aug. 18, before an administrative law judge. More...

Area news briefs

Gun program Monday PORT ALLEGANY – A program on gun rights, Pennsylvania laws covering personal protection and concealed weapons, firearms safety and related topics will be held from 6-8 pm Monday, Aug. More...

Community Life

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Potter County’s Yellow Ribbon suicide prevention program received a $2,200 donation representing proceeds from the second annual Potter County Patriot Weekend held recently at the courthouse sq More...

Orientation at Coudersport High School

Coudersport High School’s seventh-grade and new student orientation will be held at 7 pm on Thursday, Aug. 21, in the high school auditorium. More...

Benefifit dinner for Kios

A dinner benefit will be held for Denny and Trish Kio on Monday, Aug. 18, from 4 to 9 at the Costello Inn. Dennis is recovering from a serious leg injury he suffered during a benefit motorcycle ride for Make-A-Wish Foundation last month. More...

Obituaries

Bruce H. Brown

SEPTEMBER 2, 1960 - AUGUST 11, 2014

Bruce H. Brown, 53, of Emporium, died Aug. 11, 2014, at UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh. He was born Sept. 2, 1960, in St. Marys, a son of Claude H. and Carolyn R. Crawford Brown. On Sept. 8, 1984, in St. More...

Parker M. Snatchko

JUNE 20, 1955 - AUGUST 5, 2014

Parker M. Snatchko, 59, of Emporium Arms, formerly of Carnegie, loving father, grandfather, son, brother and friend, died Aug. 5, 2014, at his home. More...

Death Notices

Lowell W. Ayers More...













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