May 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Razor-thin margins in Cameron Co. election

Half of Cameron County’s registered voters stayed home during an election where they could have made a difference. With a crowded race for three seats on the Board of Commissioners as the headliner, just 1,336 people voted. More...

New option for sentencing female inmates

Cameron County women facing jail time may instead be sentenced to Potter County’s new Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center. More...

Viewpoints

Memorial Day calls us to Duty

(Lee Smith is a service officer with the Pennsylvania American Legion.)

Another Memorial Day weekend is upon us. We ask you to join us in taking a moment to pause and reflect upon the true meaning of one of the oldest and most respected holidays in our nation. It’s much more than picnics and social gatherings. More...

The Old Timer

I forgot to share a Mother’s Day story in my recent column about that holiday. My mother had TB when she gave birth to me and my early childhood was not a pleasant one. More...

Happy In Alaska

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Community Life

Sweden Valley Manor residents ‘empowered’

Residents at the Sweden Valley Manor personal care and rehabilitation home in Coudersport were trained in advocacy last week. More...

Child safety seat check

State police from Denton Hill and the Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Association will sponsor a child safety seat check on Tuesday, May 26, from 2-6 pm at the CVAA hall on East Second Street. More...

Deakin Taylor Stafford

Dustin Stafford and Sarah Jeffers of Austin welcomed a baby boy, Deakin Taylor Stafford, on May 12, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Kathy Jeffers of Austin. More...

Obituaries

Russell V. Lampman

MARCH 13, 1936 - MAY 15, 2015

Russell V. Lampman, 79, a lifelong resident of Ulysses, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015, in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, after a long illness. Born March 13, 1936, on the family farm in Ulysses, he was a son of Floyd and Ina Stone Lampman. More...

Kinley Jo Wetzel

Kinley Jo Wetzel, infant daughter of Todd and Kylie Tinder Wetzel of Coudersport, passed away shortly after birth on May 11, 2015, at McGee Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. More...

Death Notices

Howard J. Beer More...

A monument to region’s history

Lumber heritage lives on with museum dedication

A renovated and expanded Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County was dedicated last week with a program celebrating the facility’s history and fueling hope for its future. More...

Incumbents prevail in Potter County

Incumbents fared especially well on election day in Potter County. Despite heavy spending and plenty of pavement-pounding, challengers Cathy Bowers and Roy Hunt fell short in their efforts to upset the status quo. More...

Drug case hinges on warrant’s validity

An interesting drug case was among those on the docklet for last week’s Cameron County Court session. More...

Memorial Day celebrations

Coudersport’s Memorial Day parade will step off at 11 am, progressing up Main Street from the World War II Veterans Bridge to the courthouse square, where traditional ceremonies will be held. More...

News

School board holds line on taxes

Faced with a deficit of close to $200,000, Cameron County School Board members moved to the brink of approving a 2.5-percent real estate tax increase, but then backed down. More...

Galeton property owner defifiant

Galeton Borough Council heard from a defiant property owner at last week’s meeting and referred his complaints to another agency. More...

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A Maternity Unit nurse at Cole Memorial Hospital is being honored for exceptional performance. More...

Potter County News

Volunteers sought

Potter County Agency on Aging is seeking volunteers for its free Medicare counseling program. Many of those who are eligible for benefits have a hard time completing the required forms and choosing among options. More...

Potter County teams with attorney general for detectives

Potter County has inked a contract with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office to launch coordinated investigations of drug trafficking, illegal transfer of firearms and certain other crimes. More...

Potter County deeds recorded

Following are the real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: More...

Outdoors

Trout streams have their own personalities

Over the years I have noticed that each trout stream has its own personality. A small creek heavily shaded by a thick hemlock or white pine canopy has a certain mystique. More...

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Another successful fishing derby was held at Lyman Run State Park last weekend. It’s a project of the Friends of Lyman Run, with support from several volunteers and area businesses. More...

State forest ATV trails now open

Susquehannock State Forest has announced that 43 miles of designated all-terrain vehicle trails are now open. ATV riders are reminded that their machines must be registered and they must carry proof of liability insurance. More...













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