April 18, 2015 RSS feed / News

Galeton Rotary Club learns Gale Hose history

Galeton Rotary Club learned about the history of Gale Hose Ambulance Company from its president, Ken Wingo. Service to the Galeton area dates back more than 110 years. More...

Assault charge dropped

A simple assault charge against an Emporium woman was dismissed after her accuser failed to show up for trial last week. Stephanie White, 38, was cited after an incident that occurred at the home of former Emporium resident Troy Cool last September. More...

County investing in recreation

A portion of the money Cameron County gets from the state’s “impact fee” on shale gas drilling is going to help pay for improvements on another section of the West Creek Recreation Trail. More...

Numbers in the News

Enjoy your flight 13 — Major airlines in the U.S. are getting historically low marks in passenger satisfaction ratings, at the same time their profits have been soaring. More...

Area news briefs

Changes at hospital ST. MARYS -- Directors of Penn Highlands Elk in St. Marys are seeking designation as a Critical Access Hospital, part of an effort to stabilize finances through changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. More...

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Cameron County Community Chest drive chair Jill Carlson gladly accepted another donation from GKN Sinter Metals Emporium. More...

Women’s seminar slated

First Baptist Church of Galeton will host a women’s gathering on Friday, April 24, with Damaris Carbaugh in concert from 7 to 8:30 pm, and on Saturday, April 25, with a seminar for girls and women age 16 and up from 8:45 am to 2:30 pm. More...

Chamber singers coming

Clarion University Chamber Singers will perform a free concert at 7:30 pm on Thursday, April 23, at Christ Episcopal Church in Coudersport. Selections will range from Renaissance madrigals and jazz, to oldies, spirituals and pop. More...

‘Habitat’ resale store opens

 Volunteers are not resting on their laurels. Within the past two weeks, they have begun work on a new home in Shinglehouse, opened a second retail store, and announced plans to build homes in More...

Knocking on governor’s door

Pennsylvania State Land Tax Fairness Committee took its case to Governor Tom Wolf last week. More...

Pancake supper

Emporium Senior Center will hold a pancake supper fundraiser on Saturday, April 18, from 4-6 pm. The Singing Dutchmen of St. Marys will perform. More...

Council wants withdrawal answers

A company that has been pulling water from Sinnemahoning Creek in Emporium for shale-gas drilling operations has apparently not been in any hurry to find alternative sites. More...

Community gathering on child abuse

Child abuse and neglect is often referred to as a hidden epidemic. A statewide organization seeks to shine a light on it with a public gathering scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, at the Gunzburger Building auditorium in Coudersport. More...

Non-profit groups plan weekend chicken barbecues

A traveling youth softball team that’s gearing up for another busy season will hold a fundraising chicken barbecue on Sunday, April 19, at the Roulette baseball fields off Rt. 6. Serving starts at 11 am. More...

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An energy company has made donations to four area watershed protection organizations. Dominion Foundation awarded $2,000 to Kettle Creek Watershed Assn. More...

Rotary Club

A proud and dedicated organization was spotlighted at a recent Emporium Rotary meeting. More...

School district saves close to $50,000 on energy costs

A contracting firm that gambled it could save Cameron County School District tens of thousands of dollars annually in energy bills made a pretty solid bet. More...

Women’s Center off to good start

Potter County’s innovative Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center in the former Northern Tier Children’s Home now has five residents – and growing. More...

State forest tour planned May 3

Susquehannock State Forest will be hosting its annual forest management/ habitat tour on Sunday, May 3 starting at 9:30 am at the Galeton School. Tour will conclude at 2:30 pm. Representatives from DCNR (Bureau of Forestry), Pa. More...

Town clean-up planned

Clean Up Cameron County Day is set for Saturday, April 25, starting at 8 am. More...

Historical tour planned April 25

Cameron County Historical Society will host a guided walk through the famous coke ovens on Saturday, April 25, at starting at 10 am. More...

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Pastor Tom Shatto holds the ceremonial spade full of dirt from a groundbreaking at the latest Potter County Habitat for Humanity home site in Shinglehouse. More...

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A once prominent centerpiece of the Emporium community met its fate last week after years of neglect. More...