February 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter County makes national impact

Local resolution moves to US Congress

A resolution that was introduced by Potter County has been adopted by the National Association of Counties (NACo) and now moves to the U.S. Congress for consideration. More...

Second car crash victim succumbs

A second victim from the horrific head-on Feb. 5 head-on collision on Rt. 120 in Cameron County lost his battle for life last week. More...

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A spaghetti dinner was held last weekend at the Shinglehouse Firehall to benefit Jon “Bull” Miller, a local disabled Army veteran who is raising money to pay for training of his faithful More...

Viewpoints

911 funding: doesn’t add up

(Mike Pries is a member of the Dauphin County Board of Commissioners. He oversees the county’s Emergency Management Agency, which includes 911 emergency communication services.) More...

The Old Timer

A long, cold winter can get boring. At one high school, some bored boys thought of a way to solve it. They painted three goats with the numbers 1, 2 and 4. Then they turned them loose in the school. More...

Successful Year For CVFD

Dear editor: The year 2014 was a busy one for our Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD). We answered 235 calls for service and logged 2,380 hours of training. More...

Galeton News

Galeton grapples with flood regs

Another area community is grappling with the consequences of new federal flood plain management regulations that carry a potentially high price tag. More...

Cole Hospital’s Dr. Fouany recertified

Cole Memorial Hospital obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Mazen Fouany recently received certification in obstetrics from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. More...

Community Life

Talent show tonight

Parade of Stars amateur talent show is on tap for 7 pm Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Cameron County High School auditorium. More...

United In Marriage

Church Hill United Methodist Church in Reedsville was the setting for the Dec. 13, 2014, wedding of Cathy Jane Ostrum and Steven Craig Swarmer, with Pastor Jean Ward officiating. More...

Girl Scouts sales benefits pets

Girl Scout cookies will be on sale in Coudersport by Cadette Troop 20736, first at Northwest Savings Bank from 9 to noon on Saturday, Feb. 28, and then from 10 to 2 on Saturday, March 1, at Costa’s Shur Save. More...

Sports

Baseball, softball sign-ups

Youth baseball and softball registration is underway in Coudersport. Final sessions will be held March 4 and March 5 from 5-7 pm at the Coudersport Elementary School lobby. More...

Austin baseball sign-ups

Austin Baseball Association will be holding registration for baseball and softball players on Tuesday, March 3, from 6-8 pm, and Saturday, March 7, from 10 to noon in the school cafeteria. More...

Emporium baseball sign-ups

Baseball and softball signups for boys and girls in the Emporium area will be held at Memorial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 3 pm. More...

Counties’ 911 funding on brink of collapse

Bail out may fall to taxpayers

What if you called 911 and there was no answer? That’s not a danger yet, but county governments are telling the state that without a new 911 funding system, the emergency communications structure is heading for trouble. More...

Stream report card: B-plus

Close isn’t good enough in stream quality

Ninety percent isn’t good enough when it comes to the water quality in Cameron County’s creeks, streams and tributaries. More...

Man killed in snowmobile crash

A Spring City man died of injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident early Saturday morning. Paul D. Akins III, 52, who had many friends in the Coudersport area, was pronounced dead at the scene. More...

County dump sites in crosshairs

Potter County is planning to make at least a small dent in the list of illegal dump sites this year. A multi-agency effort is being put together to identify which sites can be cleaned up with a minimum of snags. More...

News

Rent, tax rebate program open

Hundreds of people in Potter and Cameron counties do not apply for rebates they’re eligible to receive if they pay real estate taxes or rent. More...

Help with heating bills

Individuals and families having trouble paying their heating bills can apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). More information is available through a toll-free phone service at 1-866-857-7095, or from assistance offices. More...

Felt Manor visits limited

Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium has asked the public to limit visits to the home as a result of recent incidences of flu and other contagious illness. More...

Potter County News

Program on Women’s Center

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce members heard details on Potter County’s new Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center at this month’s meeting. More...

Drake running for sheriff

Glenn C. Drake II has announced his candidacy for Potter County Sheriff. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 19 Primary Election. Drake, a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired Pa. More...

County staffing Women’s Center

Some of the staff positions have been filled at Potter County’s new Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center in the former Northern Tier Children’s Home at Harrison Valley. More...

Outdoors

Tracks speak volumes on wildlife’s winter habits

Anyone who knows me will confirm that I am not one to stay cooped up. With a magnificent world all around us, why would we choose to spend all of our time inside four walls? Call me a lunatic, but I am one of those who actually enjoys winter. More...

Program on cougars presented

Do mountain lions roam the Pennsylvania Wilds, raising their young and expanding their population? More...

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Students from the Cameron County High School Outdoor Club attended the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, which featured firearm and archery equipment, watercraft dealers and artists. More...













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