July 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Impact fees’ to the rescue in town’s water dilemma

Cameron County Commissioners last week approved a request from Driftwood Borough for $55,000 in funding the county has received from shale gas drilling “impact fees.” The money will be used to repair pumps, fix leaks and generally maintai More...

Teamwork is the key in managing county’s trash

Plans in the works to expand recycling efforts

Tons of trash that would otherwise be buried in landfills for future generations to deal with are instead being recycled, thanks to a state/county/ local government partnership in Cameron County. More...

Viewpoints

Shale gas: DEP must do better

(Eugene DePasquale is Pennsylvania Auditor General.) A recent audit shows that the meteoric growth of the shale gas industry caught the Pa. Dept. More...

Viewpoint

If I were writing the Pennsylvania history books, I would make two separate chapters to give future generations the straight scoop on what happened to the once great and proud towns of Emporium and Coudersport. More...

Potter County News

Downtown program August 4

Gabe Campana, the mayor of the City of Williamsport, will present a blueprint for downtown revitalization during a public meeting at the Gunzburger Building auditorium in Coudersport at 6 pm Monday, Aug. 4. More...

Jobs for Guard, Reserve members

A U. S. Defense Department organization dedicated to linking civilian employers with members of the Guard and Reserve recently made an outreach visit to Potter County. Tommy A. Wingard of Curwensville, Northwestern Pa. More...

Potter County tax sale draws near

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) has been working with property owners who have failed to pay their real estate taxes, while preparing for the annual “upset sale.” That’s an auction to sell those properties on which taxes for 20 More...

Outdoors

There’s more to fishing locally than just trout

These hazy, lazy days of summer are also days of some challenges for troutfishing. More...

Young elk growing up fast, starting to get their feet wet

Seeing an elk calf is a treat, but watching one cross a stream or river is better yet. They instinctively know how to swim. More...

Outdoor classroom unveils nature

Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities coordinated a nature education event for members of the local Penn State Extension 4-H summer club near the Front Street gazebo in Emporium. More...

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Potter County Fair opens Sunday

Tradition, sense of community, fond memories and good times are just a few of the reasons visitors continue to flock to the Potter County Fair year after year. More...

Woodsmen Show gets underway next Friday

Cherry Springs State Park in Potter County will be the setting for the 62nd annual Woodmen’s Show, a threeday festival highlighting the rich lumber heritage and traditions of the area. It runs Friday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3. More...

News

Eckenrode headed to state prison

An Emporium man arrested last summer for sexual assault, drug charges and other counts accepted a plea deal that will keep him behind bars for at least the next three years. More...

Church takes a stand in climate debate

Tuesday’s climate change program was the First Presbyterian Church’s first public foray as part of its “Social Creed For The 21st Century.” Rev. Evon Lloyd prefaced Dr. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Bird trackers 28 — A scientific and volunteerbased birdwatching tradition, Project FeederWatch, will return for its 28th year in November. Participants are needed in Cameron and Potter counties to provide a broader base of local information. More...

Community Life

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Construction continues at the new Gold Church along Rt. 49 in northern Potter County. More...

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Debbie McKee, activity coordinator at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport, has been named to the Ambassador Program for the Alzheimer’s Association. More...

Church group presents ‘Joseph’

A musical and theatrical presentation based on the Broadway hit, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” is scheduled for two performances on Sunday, Aug 3, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Coudersport. More...

Obituaries

Norman F. Martin

JULY 6, 1926 - JULY 16, 2014

Norman F. Martin, 88, of 165 School St., Austin, passed away Wednesday (July 16, 2014) at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, following a brief illness. Born on July 6, 1926 in Austin, Norm was a son of the late Wilbur and Nora (Glaspy) Martin. More...

Frederic E. Anderson

APRIL 20, 1928 - JULY 21, 2014

Long-time educator, school administrator and community volunteer Frederic E. Anderson of “Rubbertown” (north Coudersport) died July 21, 2014, at Sweden Valley Manor after a long illness. He was 86. More...

Death Notices

Leo C. Stevens Leo C. Stevens, 86, of Galeton, died July 19, 2014, at Soldiers & Sailors Hospital, Wellsboro. Born in Lyons, N.Y., he was a son of Manley and Emma (Hillbrant) Stevens. He was a U.S. Army veteran. More...













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