December 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

New school directors seated

Cameron County Board of Education welcomed two new members and re-elected its leaders during a recent reorganizational meeting.  Kelli Farabaugh and Christy Bogart Bennett were seated, along with six re-elected members – Paul Abriatis, Rob More...

Potter County budget vote Dec. 21

Justice system accounts for close to half of budget

Potter County Commissioners have unveiled a preliminary draft of the county’s 2017 operating budget, calling for slightly under $10 million in expenses. More...

Fatal crash on Route 6

A Coudersport woman, 57-year-old Melissa Tracy, was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on U.S. Route 6 in Eulalia Township, just east of Coudersport..  More...

Gladys Schultz scholarship

A scholarship has been established as a memorial Gladys Schultz, an accomplished pianist and organist from Emporium who died last April at age 94.  More...

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Coudersport Rotary Club held its annual Christmas celebration and gift collection Monday at Christ Episcopal Church. Each December, club members distribute gifts for disadvantaged children across the Coudersport Area School District. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

71—  You really shouldn’t have   In a recent poll, 71 percent of Americans said they would favor eliminating gift exchanges with family members and friends if someone else suggested it. More...

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There was a good turnout for the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Festival of Lights at the courthouse square. Santa and Mrs. Claus were brought to the square with a Coudersport Volunteer Fire Dept. escort. More...

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Galeton Rotary Club has teamed with the local Shop ‘n Save grocery store to hold a holiday promotion. Each week, three names are chosen for free frozen turkeys. Rotarian Carl Ripley is shown selecting the most recent winners. More...

Coudersport Rotary fundraiser

Coudersport Rotary Club has launched a fundraiser to support its 2018 community service projects while giving ticket-holders a chance to earn cash prizes.  More...

Tax assessment cases in court

There are new developments in two high-profile cases involving property owners who believe their tax assessments are too high. More...

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Employees of CenturyLink in Coudersport visited Sweden Valley Manor with enough gifts to fill three vehicles. More...

Ambulance company still alive

Representatives from Sinnemahoning Ambulance Service report that rumors of the organization’s demise are greatly exaggerated.  SAS crew captain Monica Ellenberger said the erroneous reports are frustrating.  More...

Live Nativity in Roulette

A Roulette group is providing an opportunity for people to experience the roots of Christmas with a live nativity scene planned for 6-8 pm Friday and Saturday, Dec. 22-23, at the First Baptist Church on Main Street.  More...

News. Brief.

Christmas dinner Sunday   A free community Christmas dinner will be served from noon to 3 pm on Sunday, Dec. 17, at St. More...

Tax assessments in focus

A spate of tax appeals by owners of commercial properties in downtown Emporium has focused attention on the county’s assessments.  Some of the same topics were on the agenda as Cameron County Commissioners Lori Reed, Phil Jones and Jim Th More...

AT&T upgrades broadband

AT&T is expanding its high-speed internet service in eastern Potter County. Among its new tower sites are Galeton, Westfield and Blossburg.  The broadband service will accommodate faster service and provide broader coverage, according to J. More...

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VFW Auxiliary Post 6221 made a cash donation to the Cameron County Food Pantry, which is operated by Northern Tier Community Action Corp. More...

‘Friends Serving Friends’ free holiday dinner

Friends Serving Friends will hold its ninth annual free Christmas dinner at Aroma Café in Emporium from 4 to 6:30 pm.  More...