October 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Emporium celebrates 150 years

Residents and neighbors of Emporium Borough are invited to step back in time to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. The sesquicentennial gala scheduled to take place at the Emporium VFW on Thursday and Friday, Oct. More...

Viewpoints

Local connection to Buffalo Bills purchase

(Ronald Fraser is an Environmental Board member in the Town of Colden, N.Y. More...

Viewpoint

All of the hoopla about Halloween each year reminds me of the one moonlit night when a couple of my friends and I decided to try an elaborate prank. Things didn’t go so well. More...

Remember Cemetery

Dear editor: As our hills put on their fall colorful display, it reminded us that it is the time to remove all decorations that are not secure from the graves of our cemetery. More...

Galeton News

Galeton council wants lake to be dredged

Galeton Borough Council has repeated its call for the lake in the middle of town to be dredged. Over the years, sediment and debris has filled much of the excavation west of the dam on Pine Creek. More...

Community Life

Barbershop harmony concert Oct. 25

An all-American mixture of vocal harmony and the music of Walt Disney is on tap for 7 pm Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Coudersport Area High School auditorium. More...

Receives ‘white coat’

Austin Area High School graduate Katelyn Valenti was among Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine pharmacy and medical students participating in the traditional white coat ceremonies, marking the transition from classroom study to clinical educati More...

Free help with Medicare

People with Medicare have until Dec. 7 to change their current Medicare Advantage or Medicare prescription drug (Part D) plan. Free, personalized help is available in Potter County. Starting Jan. More...

Sports

Photo

Taylor Tarabori is among five members of the Showstoppers 4-H Club who have qualified to compete at the 2014 State 4-H Horse Show later this month in Harrisburg. More...

Obituaries

Max J. Gaberseck

JUNE 7, 1958 - OCTOBER 11, 2014

Gunnery Sergeant Max J. Gaberseck, 56, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away with his loving family by his side on Oct. 11, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a two-year recurring illness. More...

Leon R. Bundy, Sr.

MAY 16, 1931 - OCTOBER 14, 2014

Leon R. Bundy, Sr., 83, a lifelong resident of Austin, passed away with his loving family at his side on Tuesday (Oct. 14, 2014) in UPMC Hamot, Erie, after a short illness. Born May 16, 1931 in Austin, he was a son of Fred and Elma Snyder Bundy. More...

Alyce G. Reese

JANUARY 12, 1925 - OCTOBER 12, 2014

Alyce G. Reese, 89, a longtime resident of Potter County, passed away on Oct. 12, 2014, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. Born Jan. 12, 1925, on Sweden Hill, she was a daughter of Joseph E. and Alberta Britt Gleason. On Sept. More...

Battle for real estate tax justice heating up

Coalition fighting for two laws to force the Commonwealth to pay its fair share

The fight for tax justice is gaining momentum. More...

Uncertainties ahead for Coudersport Rt. 6 project

PennDOT continues the long planning process for resurfacing Rt. 6 on a portion of Coudersport’s Main, Chestnut and East Second streets. Work is expected to begin in early 2016. More...

Another symbol of ‘moving on’ at the county seat

LHU students’ field trip to PoCo

While the occasion was noteworthy, the setting was also of interest as the Lock Haven University Physician Assistant Program made a field trip to Potter County. More...

News

Board to name interim chief

Selection of a new chief of police for Emporium Borough is not imminent. Everyone involved in the matter has been tight-lipped. Borough Council canceled an emergency meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Book readers 76 — As of January 2014, some 76 percent of American adults ages 18 and older said that they read at least one book in the past year. More...

Man arrested after altercation with police

State police at Denton Hill have filed multiple charges against 48- year-old Daniel Vidonish Jr. of Port Allegany following a traffic stop on Rt. 6, west of Coudersport, early last Thursday. More...

Potter County News

Who are these people?

A collection of photographs at the Potter County Historical Society museum has been shrouded in mystery for a matter of decades. More...

‘ Water Under the Bridge’ to be presented

A dinner and program on environmental stewardship and public advocacy is planned for Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Hotel Crittenden in Coudersport. More...

‘Habitat’ coming to Austin

Potter County Habitat for Humanity is coming to Austin. By a split vote, Austin Borough Council agreed to donate the former Gus Heneckes property at the corner of Thorn and Foster streets to the countywide private, non-profit organization. More...

Outdoors

Find oak stands and acorns and you’ll find wildlife

Since the demise of the American chestnut tree stands nearly a century ago, our oak species have become the most important hard-mast crop across most of Northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Game lands restrictions during hunting season

With hunting seasons getting into full swing this weekend with the opener of small game season, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reminds outdoor enthusiasts that restrictions are back in place on all tracts comprising Pennsylvania’s 1.4 million More...

Elk Center programs slated

Another round of public programs concludes this weekend at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette, Elk County. There is no charge. More...













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