August 29, 2015 RSS feed / News

Ayers promoted to brigadier general

Thomas L. Ayers, son of Virginia E. Ayers and the late Lowell W. Ayers of Coudersport, has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general. He serves as mobilization assistant to the director of operations for U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Africa. More...

Eagles seek members

Fraternal Order of Eagles is making another run at forming a chapter in Potter County. A regional recruitment team scheduled a meeting for this week in Coudersport at the borough office. More information is available at the website, foe.com. More...

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Curt McClain has been named chief of the Coudersport Borough Police Department. He succeeds Lee Gross, who retired. McClain is a U.S. More...

Busy agenda for Collaborative Board

Cameron County Collaborative Board members returned from a three-month break to hear updates on numerous community initiatives. Family Center director Heidi Aikens reported that the relocation to Woodland Elementary School went smoothly. More...

Sentenced for fatality

SMETHPORT – A Ludlow man will serve time in McKean County Jail for his role in an August 2014 pickup truck crash that killed his friend, 17-year-old Tristan Sauers, also of Ludlow. More...

P-C sheds glass blocks

PORT ALLEGANY – Last week’s announcement by Pittsburgh Corning Corp. More...

Body cams for cops

SHINGLEHOUSE – Police Chief Brad Buchholz demonstrated his department’s new body cameras at this month’s Shinglehouse Borough Council meeting. More...

Vintage car event

WELLSBORO – Wellsboro’s next Classic Car Cruise-In is scheduled for noon to 3 on Saturday, Aug. 29, on Crafton Street adjacent to Citizens and Northern Bank. It’s free to spectators and vehicle owners. More...

Ambulance meeting

PORT ALLEGANY -- With area ambulance services struggling with limited personnel and limited finances, Rep. 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...

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Two local students were among graduates of the Gannon University associate degree program being offered locally by the Potter County Education Council and the Community Education Council of Cameron a More...

AVFD awarded grant

Austin Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded its second federal grant of this year. The $26,200 will support the purchase of hydraulic rescue tools. A current tool set will be retained as a back-up. More...

Cyber school students return

Galeton Area School has begun to turn the corner on the drain of students toward homebased “cyber schools.” Superintendent Brenda Freeman reported at this month’s Galeton Development Corporation meeting that 10 students have transfe More...

New dentist at CC Health Care Center

Cameron County Health Center in Emporium has welcomed a new dentist. Dr. Earl Waters is now seeing patients at the Second Street office. His arrival fills a gap in dentistry services in the region. More...

Townswide yard sale update: lots of sellers

Dozens of sellers are registered for Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale, which is scheduled for 8 am to 5 pm on Sept. 5. More...

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Work bee at LEEK

OSWAYO – A work bee at the LEEK Preserve in Oswayo has been scheduled for Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4-7) to prepare for another series of events for wounded veterans. More...

Jones new principal

ULYSSES – Former Coudersport resident Nathan Jones is returning to Potter County to begin service as principal at Northern Potter Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Gospel quartet coming

GOLD -- Ulysses Area Ministerium will sponsor a free performance by the gospel singers, GloryWay Quartet, at 6 pm Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Gold Church. Its located just north of the village of Gold along Pa. Rt. 49. More...