September 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Chilling numbers on heroin epidemic

Some eye-opening statistics on the local drug epidemic were shared during a presentation to Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover at last week’s meeting. More...

Business owners hear about grants

Businesses in several Potter County communities may be eligible for funding to help pay for cosmetic improvements under a grant being administered by the Pennsylvania Route 6 Alliance and the Pennsylvania Wilds organization.  More...

Viewpoints

Response to ATV plan critics

(Cameron County ATV/UTV Association issued a lengthy response to critics of its proposal to expand recreational vehicle riding opportunities. More...

Correspondence

Predatory Loans   Dear editor:  Your Sept. 9 “Numbers in the News” blurb about predatory lenders struck a chord with me.  More...

The Old Timer

With October on the horizon, Old Jack Frost is hiding in the forest across the Land of the Endless Mountains. Soon, he will rear his ugly head. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

With the Sept. 30 archery deer season opener fast approaching, it’s time to get out there and do some preseason scouting.  Checking out the area in which you will be hunting was essential to success. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Monarch numbers fall; you can help

Monarch butterflies are making their annual migration to northern Mexico, bidding farewell to the Pennsylvania Wilds. This is one of the most fascinating stories of our natural world.  More...

Youth pheasant hunt Oct. 7

Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities is preparing for its annual Youth Pheasant Hunt, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Andrews Farm in Emporium.  It’s open to hunters age 12-16 who have passed a hunter-trapper education course. More...

Photos

Fifty years, almost to the day, that Governor Raymond Schafer appeared at Cole Memorial Hospital to dedicate the region’s new health care facility, Governor Tom Wolf rolled into town at the wheel of his trademark Jeep to officially mark the hos More...

K9 cop reports for duty

Sweden Township Police Department’s newest member is just 4 years old, comes with a keen sense of smell and doesn’t speak a word. Her name is Jay.  The Belgian Malinois is the department’s newest police dog. More...

Emporium swimming pool in limbo

Cameron County School Board members have called a public meeting to discuss the future of the community swimming pool. It will be held at 7 pm Tuesday, Oct. More...

BBQ cook-off today

Downtown Emporium is buzzing this weekend with a barbecue cook-off that continues through Saturday. It’s sponsored by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce.  More...

News

Fall festival in Galeton September 30

Galeton will once again be celebrating the changing of the seasons with its annual Fall Festival at Collins Park.  Vendors will be set up from 10 am to 4 am on Saturday, Sept. More...

Mitchell Park flood project continues

Work continues along Mill Creek at Coudersport’s Mitchell Park, as the borough continues its multi-year mission to meet federal flood protection directives. More...

Star program Sat. at Cherry Springs

Cherry Springs State Park in central Potter County is ground zero for astronomers from across North America this weekend during the annual Black Forest Star Party, which includes an opportunity for the public to participate on Saturday night from 8 t More...

Sports

Falcons host Red Raiders on Homecoming

Friday, September 22, 2017 • CARP • Kickoff - 7PM

For those who have not paid much attention to the local high school football scene lately, times have changed. More...

2017 Coudersport High School Homecoming Royalty!

JILLIAN UPDEGRAFF Jillian is the daughter of Kimberly and Charles Updegraff. More...

Obituaries

Carol E. Rigby Keller

Carol Elaine Rigby Keller, 85, of 2253 South Queen Street, York, formerly of Meadow Rd., Emporium, died at Senior Commons at Powder Mill Road, York, early Thursday morning following a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Death Notices

Titus C. Risser   More...

Photo

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative provided a training seminar on electrical hazards and safety measures for emergency responders on Monday evening. More...













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