October 21, 2017 RSS feed / News

Camp burglar who fled sentenced

A Punxsutawney man pleaded guilty to burglary, flight to avoid apprehension and possession of a prohibited firearm charges in Cameron County Court last week. Charges stemmed from a series of camp break-ins. More...

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Senior Corps manager Steve Weeks (second from right) met with Commissioners (l. to r.) Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover. He’s available to connect those 55 and older with fulfilling volunteer work in Potter County.   More...

Halloween events announced

Plans for traditional Halloween activities have been announced in area communities. More...

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More than 240 educators from a half-dozen local school districts gathered at Galeton High School to explore innovative curriculum concepts and learn new teaching methods. More...

Drug drop-off boxes

Pennsylvania State Police at Denton Hill and Emporium are participating in the Prescription Drug Take-Back Program.  A drug collection box has been placed in the lobbies of both barracks for the public to dispose of unwanted and/or expired presc More...

Holiday craft show

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce is helping area residents get a jump on their holiday shopping this year.  “A Very Coudy Christmas Craft Show” will be held at Coudersport High School on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 am to 2 pm. More...

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Haunted Hayride Saturday   Austin Dam Memorial Park is hosting its popular Haunted Hayride on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 7-10 pm. It’s a Halloween favorite sponsored by Austin Area School’s project-based learning program.  More...

Help for small businesses

A workshop titled “How to Start and Finance Your Business” will be conducted by Clarion University’s Small Business Development Center on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Sinnemahone 50K race Saturday

This weekend’s Sinnemahone 50K has attracted serious athletes, casual runners and any number of curiosity seekers to Cameron County. More...

Zumba classes

Scot Reynolds and Misty Reed are inviting people to get in shape with zumba classes offered in Coudersport. Adults of all ages and skill levels are welcome. More...

No quick fix for school scoreboard

Cameron County School Board members are likely to turn down the offer of a $17,500 donation from Northwest Bank for the purchase of a new scoreboard at the high school football stadium, since installation costs could run that much or more. More...

Movie matinee

Emporium First Baptist Church is inviting kids up to age 12 to a weekly Saturday matinee showing of the Superbook, an anime television series. Movies will run from 10:30 to noon.  For more information, call 486-5691 or 486-5523.   More...

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Coudersport Knights of Columbus has donated a brass plaque calling attention to the historical significance of the Coudersport Borough Building on South Main Street. More...

Man jailed for assault

A Coudersport man was arrested Saturday morning after a domestic violence incident.  State police reported that Zachery Mann, 22, was involved in an argument at a North Main Street residence that evolved into a physical altercation. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

2— Retirees get ‘raise’ Social Security recipients, numbering about 66 million, will receive a two-percent increase in their benefit checks next year, representing an average of $25 monthly, from $1,258 to $1,283. More...

Trio choose jury trial in beating

Three Emporium residents have turned down a plea offer and elected to go to trial on a litany of charges, including riot with intent to commit a felony, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct.  More...

Help for families

A free seven-week series of the Penn State Extension Strengthening Families program will begin Thursday, Oct. 26, in Coudersport. Sessions will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 pm each Thursday through Dec. 14. Dinner is included.  More...

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A new bar and restaurant has opened in Coudersport at a familiar location. A&W West End Grill held its grand opening recently in the former Northwoods Tavern, along the Port Allegany Road (Rt. 6 west). More...