May 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Progress at Old Hickory

Progress is being made slowly, but surely, on the historic Old Hickory property in downtown Coudersport.  The former hotel/restaurant/tavern was sold to the Mauser Family Trust last September for $58,000. More...

CCSD juggles budget numbers

For all the talk about the devastating consequences of inadequate state funding, Cameron County School Board have unanimously approved a $12.58 million 2017-18 budget that holds the real estate tax at the current 43.13 mills.  More...

Viewpoints

Rural youth disconnected

(Kenny Sholes is a recent graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs with a special interest in finding policy solutions to the challenges in Appalachia.)   You’ve carried several sto More...

Correspondence

Assisted Living Shortages   Dear editor:  Pennsylvania’s nonpartisan Independent Fiscal Office released a report on the anticipated state budget deficit over the next two years. More...

The Old Timer

That cyber attack that journeyed all over the world must have made a stop at my house. My computer kept telling me, “Server Cannot Be Found.”  We have had this fight before. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Those bugs that are now flying along the river are not the pests they have been made out to be. They don’t bite. Most live for a very short period, usually 24 hours. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Avoid invasive ground covers

I’m continuing my series of columns on what to plant, and what not to plant, with a review of ground cover options. More...

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Cameron County Conservation District recently conducted an environmental education workshop at Woodland Elementary School. More...

Arboretum issue put to bed

Nearly two years of debate over the future of the Coudersport Arboretum came to a head Wednesday night when Borough Council voted not to proceed with a sale offer.  Members split 4-2 on the motion by councilman Gene Neefe to “leave things More...

‘Healing Waters’ welcome

Crowds will greet injured veterans

About a dozen wounded military veterans will be arriving in Potter County on Tuesday to a hero’s welcome to usher in the tenth annual Project Healing Waters. More...

Tight lips on telecom mergers

Corporate officials remain mum on major telecommunications industry mergers that could cause significant job losses at two Coudersport employers. More...

Rt. 6 project ahead of schedule

PennDOT reports that the reconstruction of U.S. Route 6 through downtown Coudersport is slightly ahead of schedule as crews eye an informal deadline of Thanksgiving to complete their work. More...

God’s Country Marathon nearing

Registrations are pouring in for the 43rd running of the God’s Country Marathon on Saturday, June 3.  A popular half-marathon, relay division and “Conquer the Grill” barbecuing competition are also returning to complement the c More...

News

Farmers’ Market returns Friday

Potter County Farmers Market returns on Friday, May 26, from 1-5 pm with ambitious plans for its four-month run.  More...

PoCo races come down to write-ins

With just a handful of races on the ballot and few people stepping up to run for local public office, Tuesday’s Municipal Primary Election in Potter County was relatively uneventful. More...

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A $1,000 donation from American Legion Post 192 will come in handy as the Coudersport Area Soccer Association continues its mission to equip all of its players with uniforms. Other expenses include equipment and upkeep. More...

Community Life

Welcome to tick/flea season

Spring and summer is prime time for ticks and fleas. These insects are not only a nuisance, they can be hazardous to your pet (and to you) because they transmit disease, including Lyme disease in the case of ticks.  More...

Pool donation recalls Darlene Sitler

Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church presented a $10,000 donation to the Coudersport Swimming Pool fund last week, in memory of former church organist and music director Darlene Sitler.  More...













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