August 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Watershed group meets with DEP secretary Quigley

An update on the ongoing efforts to protect water resources in Pennsylvania’s headwaters region was presented at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners. More...

Women’s Rehab Center up and running

A stakeholders’ group formed to assist in development of the Potter County Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center met last week to review progress and continue an orderly development process. More...

Viewpoints

More Help Coming for Veterans

(Ben Rickert is the outreach specialist for the Veterans Multi-Service Center. He is a Lock Haven native who served for 20 years in the Marine Corps, and is former commander of the Beech Creek American Legion.) More...

The Old Timer

Many years ago when my father would take us for a Sunday drive, my brother and I would amuse ourselves by reading the road signs. There are still a lot of billboards that get your attention, but they are not as amusing as the old Burma Shave signs. More...

Back To School

Dear editor: As the new school year gets underway, motorists need to be vigilant. Our lives are filled with distractions, but we simply must put them aside and focus on the road ahead when we get behind the wheel. More...

Community Life

Galeton youth meeting Tuesday

A community organization that came together last December in Galeton is continuing work on a major study that will lead to recommendations for improving the community through youthfocused programs and events. Rev. More...

Hutton race marks 10 years

Another successful David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk swept through Emporium last Saturday. There were 77 participants to mark the 10th anniversary of the event. More...

Sports

Seventy-five take part in library benefit race

Coudersport Public Library got a shot in the arm and more than 75 people enjoyed a run or a walk in the park as another successful 5K Race, Walk and Kids Fun Run was staged last Saturday morning, based at the library and Mitchell Park. More...

Obituaries

Gene P. Van Gorden

Gene P. Van Gorden, 80, of Ulysses, died Aug. 20, 2015, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y. Born in Lawrenceville, he was the son of Thomas and Beatrice Stone Van Gorden. In 1960, he married Anne L. Coover. Mr. More...

Ronald G. Ayers

Ronald G. Ayers, 60, of Coudersport, died Aug. 22, 2015. He was the son of Ronald and Alma Ayers of Paonia, Colo. Ron was a 1973 graduate of Union High School. More...

Sean E. Lias

Sean E. Lias, 49, of Westfield, died Aug. 22, 2015. Born in Batavia, N.Y., he was the son of Ronald E. and Patricia Hosley Lias. In 1992, he married Billiejo Kibbe. More...

Dam Show now!

Dam Show music festival continues today (Saturday). Event runs from noon to midnight at the Austin Dam Memorial Park, three miles north of Austin on Rt. 872. Concert-goers are welcome to show anytime and can pay at the gate. More...

Subway hopes to return to Emporium

The national restaurant chain, Subway, is hoping to return to Emporium. The company has been soliciting potential chain owners through newspaper advertisements. More...

Preserving history

A team of historic preservation specialists is bound for Potter County next month. More...

Denton Hill study gets preliminary look

A public meeting will be scheduled in the coming weeks to discuss the recommendations of a Pittsburgh firm that was hired to study Denton Hill State Park and assess issues such as refurbishing the ski area and expanding the park’s operations to More...

News

Senator praises veterans’ services

U. S. Senator Pat Toomey came through the region on Tuesday as he continues a tour of all 67 Pennsylvania counties. It’s part of a pledge the senator made when running for his six-year term in 2010. More...

Wagner fifiles second suit

Former Potter County Commissioner and Coudersport Mayor Dr. Robert Wagner, who remains held at the Potter County Jail, has filed another civil suit – this time accusing a state police trooper of assaulting him. More...

Chapman sentencing delayed

Lawyers and others involved in the latest criminal case involving convicted child molester Joseph Chapman need more time to prepare for his sentencing. More...

Potter County News

Recent Potter County real estate transactions

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

Dirt, gravel roads getting attention

Several dirt and gravel roads in Potter and Cameron counties are scheduled for upgrading, primarily for pollution control, thanks to increased funding made available through the State Transportation Bill signed into law last year. More...

Outdoors

Nothing typical about these elk

Like most hunters, I am fascinated with antlers. I’m not talking about the “trophy” aspect, so I was pleased to read Carol Mulvihill’s column last week on the other attributes of our elk herd. More...

Wolf Tracks

As the days grow shorter and the weather chills, many will focus their attention on hunting. More...

Ultra Trail Run volunteers needed

Sinnemahone Ultra Trail Run organizers are asking for volunteers to help with the Saturday, Oct 17, races. Volunteers are needed to operate aid stations along the course and help in other ways. More...













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