July 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

A new breed of poacher emerging

Money the ‘root’ of evil in hunt for ginseng

A different kind of drug-trafficking is drawing the attention of law enforcers locally. More...

Viewpoints

Backpacks Full of Love

(Andy Kulp is a driving force behind the successful Fill a Backpack program, now in its seventh year of collecting and distributing school supplies to needy students across a growing region.) Your article in last week’s edition said it just ri More...

Viewpoint

There are some things I miss about living in the Pennsylvania Wilds, but there are other things that make me worry about what’s going to happen to my friends and their families back in Emporium, Coudersport, Port Allegany and our other small to More...

Declaring Independence

Dear editor: America recently celebrated another Independence Day. It made me pause to think about the vital importance of independence in today’s interconnected world. I reached some unsettling conclusions. More...

Community Life

Bingo for band Aug. 2

A bingo game to support the Cameron County High School Marching Band trip to Hawaii to play in the Pearl Harbor Day Parade will be held at the Emporium Firehall on Aug. 2 at 7 pm. Pre-sale tickets are $25. Cost is $30 at the door. More...

Abandoning pets is blatant cruelty

I just adopted a tiny black kitten. She’s about eight weeks old and is friendly, lovable, litter trained and well mannered. She obviously grew up in someone’s home. Someone loved her. More...

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Potter County’s railroad history was detailed by local educator and historian David Castano at last week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting. More...

New chapter opens for local landmark

Hotel Crittenden’s future as promising as its past is interesting

One of Coudersport’s most prominent downtown properties changed hands earlier this year, beginning yet another chapter in its storied history. More...

Courthouse getting much needed TLC

A t last week’s business meeting, the county commissioners shared details to incrementally improve the appearance and structural integrity of a building that’s recognized on the National Register of Historic Buildings. More...

News

Drug arrest in Emporium Borough

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School district partners with industry

Another year of classes is nearing in the Cameron County School District. When it dawns, the district could be better poised to prepare students for local employment opportunities than ever before. More...

Austin man injured in motorcycle crash

An Austin couple was hurt when a motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Rt. 872 in Austin Saturday afternoon. More...

Potter County News

N. Potter students earn scholarships

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers awarded two scholarships to members of the Northern Potter High School class of 2014. More...

Big $ coming from train crash settlement

Several environmental improvement projects have been approved for Potter and Cameron counties using a portion of the settlement from the Norfolk Southern train crash and lye spill near the juncture of Potter, Cameron and McKean counties in June 2006. More...

Baby-selling case back in court

Five people charged in 2011 for an alleged babyselling scheme in Potter County are not off the hook after all. Pennsylvania Superior Court recently granted an appeal filed by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office, so the case continues. More...

Outdoors

Feeling happy to be alive in the Pennsylvania Wilds

It was one of those special occasions – for no reason other than the joy of being out in the Pennsylvania Wilds on a perfect July day. More...

Woodmen’s Show August 1-3

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

Program planned at Sizerville State Park

Sizerville State Park will host programs dealing with the natural world this weekend. On Saturday (today) at 2 pm, park staff will show participants the basics of archery. At 8 pm a program on bears will be offered at the campground amphitheater. More...













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