July 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

One of the $1M winner lottery tix bought locally

One of the four tickets drawn earlier this month for a $1 million Pennsylvania Lottery prize was sold at an Emporium business, but the individual’s identity remains unconfirmed. More...

Meeting Aug. 1 on bridge project/detour

PennDOT reps will address public concerns

PennDOT officials have called a special public meeting for 4 pm Monday, Aug. More...

Viewpoints

God’s Country TU: one of the best

BY PETE RYAN (Retired dentist Dr. Pete Ryan, president of the Trout Unlimited God’s Country Chapter, issued a summary of the chapter’s activities in April through June. More...

The Old Timer

Have you ever gazed out onto the moonlit landscape on a quiet night? That giant orb that lights your way has been the topic of several love songs. More...

Correspondence

Ban Fracking Dear editor: The recent focus on methane emissions from shale gas industry in Pennsylvania is a subterfuge convenient to both industrialists and politicians. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

We’re well into the Dog Days of Summer, which the Old Farmer’s Almanac defines as the period between Independence Day and Aug. 11. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Rules apply to elk — and people!

Elk herd life has its rules this time of year. If you’re a tourist in the elk range, you should be aware of them. Mother elk have very protective maternal instincts. More...

Potter County Fair time nearing

Organizers of the Potter County Fair are hard at work preparing for this year’s weeklong activities in Millport. More...

Obituaries

Roxana L. Setzer

AUGUST 16, 1955 - JULY 19, 2016

Roxana L. “Roxy” Setzer, 60, a lifelong resident of Austin, passed away unexpectedly with her loving family by her side on July 19, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. Born Aug. More...

Nancy W. Chitester

JANUARY 23, 1949 - JULY 15, 2016

Nancy W. Chitester, 67, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away unexpectedly with her loving family by her side on July 15, 2016 at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. More...

Death Notices

Edith M. Howard More...

Photo

The ‘dog days’ of summer are here and we humans are not the only ones seeking respite from the heat. But, the dog days offer unique outdoor opportunities, according to our outdoor writer Dave Wolfe. Read more on page 8. More...

Woman’s will, volunteers provide safety net for area animals

An organization formed to advocate for animals four years ago is still going strong, but can always use more help. More...

Three properties sold at tax sale

Cameron County’s recent judicial sale was largely uneventful, as just three empty lots were sold among the handful of properties offered up to the highest bidders. More...

Fatal DUI headed to trial

An Austin resident accused of killing one Emporium man and seriously injuring another in an early-morning car accident in December 2014 will have her fate decided by a jury. More...

News

Chamber welcomes Phoenix

Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, a physical therapy provider, has joined the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Drought conditions worsen

Drought conditions have worsened in the region, with Shinglehouse Borough as the latest public water supplier to issue restrictions on certain uses of water from the public supply system. More...

Another successful ‘Camp Cadet’

Another successful Northern Tier Camp Cadet was recently held at Mansfield University, with more than 70 area 12- and 13-year-olds gaining a broader understanding and greater respect for law enforcement and public safety. More...

Community Life

Married in Hawaii

Karen Acosta-Acosta & Aaron Strauch

Karen Acosta-Acosta and Aaron Strauch were united in marriage on April 15, 2016, in Kukio, Hawaii. The private ceremony, performed by Rev. Sheldon Lacsina of New Hope Hilo Church in Hilo, Hawaii, was conducted at sunset on Kukio Beach. More...

CFTT awards scholarships

Several scholarships were recently awarded through funds that are administered by the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers. More...

National honors for Dr. Fouany

For the second year, Dr. Mazen Fouany, obstetrician/ gynecologist for the Women’s Health Center at Cole Memorial Hospital, has been named America’s Top OB/GYN by the Consumers’ Research Council of America. More...













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