May 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School considers job cuts

Budget shortfalls forcing district’s hand

Cameron County School Board members convened last week in an effort to whittle down a tentative $12.6 million budget that carries a deficit of $500,000. More...

Early warning: life or death

Minutes, or even seconds, can count when a storm is approaching. With major advances in communications and other technology, the National Weather Service (NWS) has been piecing together SkyWarn. More...

Viewpoints

Two steps forward for environment

PennFuture applauds two recent Independent Regulatory Review Commission votes that support the best long-term interests of Pennsylvanians. More...

The Old Timer

In this month’s issue of the Men’s Journal is a feature article titled, “The New Science of Anti-Aging.” Who is foolish enough to think he can stop a clock? No matter what your appearance may be, you are still a certain age. More...

Shale Gas Tide Turning

Dear editor: Shale gas in Pennsylvania has been like a sweepstakes for some, but for others it’s more like a wheel of misfortune. More...

Community Life

Many pets have allergies, too

Springtime can be beautiful -- the flowers, the leaves, the smell of freshly mowed grass. But the downside can be sniffling, sneezing and itching. Did you know that your pet can suffer from allergies, too? More...

Exchange Vows

Jessica Leigh Howell and John Vanderpool

Jessica Leigh Howell and John Vanderpool were married in an outdoor ceremony at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort in the Poconos on April 30, 2016. More...

Galeton to address Main St. sidewalks

Many of the sidewalks in Galeton Borough are crumbling, but solutions to the growing problem remain elusive. More...

Obituaries

Roger L. Gross

Roger L. Gross, 55, of Lansdale, formerly of Coudersport, died April 26, 2016, at Grand View Hospital. Born in Coudersport, he was the son of Lee and Helen “Shorty” Smith Gross. Roger was a 1978 graduate of Coudersport Area High School. More...

Lyle O. Lyon

Lyle O. Lyon, 94, formerly of Emporium, died May 15, 2016, in Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys. Born in Emporium, he was the son of R. Paul and Susie Skillman Lyon. In 1946, he married the Ellen Nickler. More...

Roger Gartside

Roger Gartside, 86, formerly of Coudersport, died May 21, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. Born in York, he was the son of Henry and Virginia Gartside. More...

Marathon event just keeps getting bigger

Excitement is mounting for the 42nd annual God’s Country Marathon, which has rebounded in popularity as a result of several new events. More...

Photo

Potter County employees stepped outside to welcome disabled war veterans arriving for this year’s Trout Unlimited Project Healing Waters. More...

CSD taps reserve to avoid tax hike

Coudersport Area School Board members have adopted a preliminary budget that sits at $13.2 million and keeps real estate taxes at 42.84 mills for the 2016-17 school year. More...

Boosting biking on Route 6

U. S. Route 6 through northern Pennsylvania has vast potential a bicycle corridor. During the annual Pa. More...

News

Memorial Day hits close to home

The mother of an Army veteran who gave his life in service of his country will give the keynote speech during Coudersport’s Memorial Day commemoration. More...

State prison term for heroin dealer

A Potter County man will serve a minimum of 28 months in state prison after being convicted of selling heroin. Jason Tilley, 29, of Shinglehouse was apprehended last September as a result of an investigation headed by the Pa. More...

Charges filed in heroin overdose death

Police have charged a Lewistown woman with supplying a fatal dose of heroin to a user. More...

Potter County News

Potter County Visitors Assn. annual meeting June 15

Potter County business owners and organization representatives are invited to attend the Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA) annual dinner meeting and elections on Wednesday, June 15, at Cherry Springs State Park. More...

Chamber Connection

How Observant Are You?

Welcome to the chamber connection! This monthly column is written by the executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Johns Solak. It appears because of the generosity of Adam Johnson, State Farm Agent. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

We have been to the “summit.” That’s what our group of fly-fishermen calls our annual gathering in the Kettle Creek Valley of southern Potter County each May. More...

Time for anglers to go wild

Northcentral Pennsylvania is blessed with many miles of small mountain streams harboring populations of wild trout. June is the best time of year to pursue them. More...

Handgun class

Bucktail Gun Club in Cameron County is offering a handgun training class on June 1 at 6 pm. A range shooting session is planned for 2 pm on June 4. Course will cover proper ammunition selection, basic safety, and other topics. More...













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