August 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Another successful Woodsmen’s Show filled Cherry Springs State Park in central Potter County last weekend. This was the 66th year for the one-of-a-kind festival that highlights the rich lumber heritage and traditions of the area. More...

Regional College lifts off

A new community college serving Potter, Cameron and seven other counties opened for business over the summer. Now, administrators are accepting students for the school’s inaugural fall semester. More...

Viewpoints

State sells out to polluters

(Maya K. van Rossum of Bristol is the head of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network.)   Gov. More...

Correspondence

New Pet Protection   Dear editor:  The recently signed Act 10 of 2017 marks the most significant animal protection legislation in Pennsylvania in nearly 30 years.  More...

The Old Timer

Highway signs play a big part in our lives today. When I travel the interstates, I pay attention to the mileposts that tell you either how far you have gone or how many more miles to go before you reach the state line. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Those aren’t dinosaurs you’re seeing around the ponds, streams and wetlands this time of year. They may look like miniature pterodactyls, but they’re actually herons. Four heron species call Pennsylvania home. Three are in trouble. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Berry pickin’ time is here

We are almost halfway through August, and the change in calendar brings with it changes in nature.  The katydids and crickets now sing their nightly choruses. More...

Stevenson Dam upgrades unveiled

After nearly 9,000 dump truck loads of sediment were dredged and hauled away from the northern end of lake behind the George B. More...

ATV expansion: battle lines drawn

Battle lines have been drawn in Cameron County between supporters of a movement to open more areas for all-terrain vehicles and members of a new organization who oppose the move. More...

Board, teachers’ union impasse continues

Unionized teachers in the Cameron County School District will likely return to the classroom later this month without a labor contract in place. They’ll be working under the terms of an agreement that expired more than two years ago. More...

‘Special place’ will stay that way

A 50-plus acre tract in Potter County’s Homer Township will forever be an oasis for wildlife habitat and environmental stewardship. More...

Pennsylvania Elk Expo next weekend

Large crowds are expected for this year’s Pennsylvania Elk Expo, coming up Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20, at the Elk Country Visitors Center near Benezette. More...

News

Coudersport High School opens Aug. 23

First day of classes for the new school year in Coudersport is Wednesday, Aug. More...

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Karina West (left) was crowned Potter County Fair queen last week and will represent the county at statewide competition in January. More...

Bringing broadband to Potter County

A historic expansion of high-speed internet service in sections of Potter County is in the cards for Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, according to reports presented at the organization’s annual meeting in Troy. More...

Community Life

Organizers beaming over Cameron County Fair

Another successful Cameron County Fair comes to a close on Saturday morning with the 13th annual Harvey Gribble Horseshoe-Pitching Tournament starting at 8:30. More...

Austin Dam Show lineup announced

A unique music festival at the Austin Dam Memorial Park returns over the Aug. 25-26 weekend. More...

Blood drives scheduled

American Red Cross is responding to a critical blood shortage that’s common over the summer months with special donation drives in the region.  Blood collections are planned for Thursday, Aug. More...













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