June 25, 2016 RSS feed / News

Tri-County to build fiber network

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative is taking the plunge. Directors have approved a historic multi-million dollar investment to install fiber-optic cable throughout REC’s electrical service infrastructure. More...

‘Dock Dogs’ back

A popular canine sport show, DockDogs, has returned to Coudersport. The organization has set up its display and competition course at the Kightlinger Motors tent sale promotion, along Rt. 6 (Port Allegany Road), for shows on Saturday, June 25. More...

School budget freezes taxes

Property owners in Cameron County will see no increase in school taxes when the next round of bills arrives in August. More...

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One of the region’s longest-serving craftsmen was welcomed as the latest member of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. Mark Williams Piano Service operates within a 75-mile radius of the county seat. More...

Lawn concert in Ulysses

A family band, Anastazja, will open the sixth season of Music on the Lawn at Ulysses Library on Sunday, June 26, at 6 pm. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will be held across the street in the Methodist Church. More...

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Early-childhood education has been proven to make a big difference in a young person’s readiness for school and personal growth and development. More...

Sentenced for con scheme

An Emporium couple who attempted to scam a local retailer pleaded guilty to the charges this week in Cameron County Court. Last January, Jason Maluchnik, 38, and Elizabeth Geelen, 41, stole merchandise from Dollar General. More...

Convicted rapist seeking new trial

A former Emporium resident convicted of sexually assaulting his young niece last September is seeking a new trial. More...

State police make drug-related arrests

Another arrest for illegal sale and possession of prescription drugs has been reported by state police in Emporium. More...

‘Impact fee’ money announced

Cameron County Commissioners were notified this week of how much money they are expected to receive as a result of the “impact fee” on shale gas drilling in the area. More...

Sr. Center yard sale

Emporium Senior Center will hold an indoor yard sale on Saturday, June 25, beginning at 9 am. Numerous clothing and household items, as well as books, movies and knick knacks will be available. More...

Pets and holidays can be bad mix

There are some safety factors for pet owners to consider during the Independence Day holiday or any other celebration, for that matter. More...

New ally courted in PILT battle

Leaders of the Pennsylvania State Land Tax Fairness Coalition may have gained another ally in its campaign for higher payments-in lieu-of-taxes (PILT) for tax-exempt state forest, park and game lands. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Tax losses $400B — The IRS says taxpayers are shortchanging the government by about $400 billion a year. That represents 16 percent of the money owed. More...

News. Brief.

Eleven Mile bridge project PennDOT has begun replacement of a bridge on Eleven Mile Road near the village of Chrystal in Oswayo Township. A new pre-cast box culvert will be constructed. Traffic is being detoured through July 7 using Rt. More...

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Worldwide Knitting in Public Day was observed in Galeton’s Collins Park last weekend for the fifth consecutive year. More...

Gearing up for Weekend in the Wilds

Weekend in the Wilds will light up Emporium over the Independence Day weekend (July 1-2), highlighted by a fireworks display on Saturday night. More...

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Another successful American Cancer Society Relay for Life is in the books. More...