February 25, 2017 RSS feed / News

Special ‘Fat Tuesday’ dinner support children

Austin Methodist Church will hold its annual Fat Tuesday Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 3 to 6:30 with a smorgasbord dinner. Takeouts will be available. More...

Local job strategies: ‘get real!’

Employment and educational opportunities for area youth were hot topics of conversation during last week’s Cameron County Commissioners meeting. More...

Tourism merger support growing

Everything is on course for creation of a new tourist promotion region that figuratively dissolves the Potter/ Tioga county border. More...

Drilling sand station reopens

A sand transfer station on Emporium’s east end has reopened, but the operators are vowing to control the toxic dust that has recently raised health concerns.  More...

State forest ATV riding explored

Efforts are continuing on a regional basis to connect all-terrain vehicle trails on state forest land. Pa. Dept. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

9Music matters — How do you get your music? Just nine percent of Americans use CDs or cassette tapes. Vinyl has been making a comeback after becoming nearly extinct. Still, vinyl records are now preferred by just one percent. More...

Emergency training meeting

Details of the proposed emergency services curriculum at the Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit 9 Career and Technical Center (CTC) in Port Allegany will be presented during a public meeting to be held at 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. More...

‘Future of EMS’ meeting March 9

Emergency service providers, local and county officials are invited to a meeting on the future of area ambulance services at 6 pm Thursday, March 9, in the Port Allegany Firehall.  It’s a follow-up to a similar meeting hosted by Rep. More...

Drug cases in Cameron Court

As is often the case, most of the cases coming before Judge Richard Masson in Cameron County Court this week were drug-related. More...

Spring ladies conference

Plans have been announced for this year’s Spring Ladies Conference. It is scheduled for 9 to noon on Saturday, March 10, at the Emporium Alliance Church.  There will be worship, teaching, special music, refreshments and at luncheon. More...

Decade of serving veterans

LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve in Potter County’s scenic Oswayo River valley launched its 10th year of service with a public relations and fundraising booth at the popular Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg. More...

Small tax hike in Austin School budget

Austin Area School Board members have approved a 2-percent real estate tax increase for the 2017-18 school year as part of a proposed $5.04 million budget.  The one-mill hike will result in a new rate of 47 mills (a mill is one-tenth of one perc More...

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Students taking part in the karate instruction program offered through Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc. (ADAS) exercise their minds as well as their bodies. The agency recently distributed books to a number of the younger participants. More...

THE STEPPING UP INITIATIVE

Helping mentally ill in jail

Potter County is the latest partner – and the smallest in the nation – to be accepted into the Stepping Up Initiative, a comprehensive national plan to reduce the number of mentally ill men and women behind bars. More...

News. Brief.

Spaghetti dinner   A spaghetti dinner to benefit the continuing construction of a church in Mesbilia, Mexico, will be held at the Emporium Firehall on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 4-6 pm. More...

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American Legion Potter Post 192 gave the sixth-grade class at Coudersport Elementary School a shot in the arm with a $1,000 donation to support the students’ upcoming trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Cameron County real estate transactions

Following are the transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  Karen M. Hubler to Jeffrey S. Smeal, Driftwood Borough, $7,000; Janet C. Berad to Zachary A. Kane, Portage Township, $55,000; James E. Pahel to Thelma J. More...