October 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Study of Potter County groundwater completed

Preliminary results from a historic analysis of the groundwater in Potter County were shared with members of the Potter County Water Quality Work Group this week. More...

Senior Corps links volunteers to service

Volunteering is a great way for many older Americans to stay engaged in their communities and make a difference. It opens the door to opportunities, meeting new people, and making new friends.  More...

Viewpoints

In defense of ‘food stamps’

(Jane Clements-Smith is executive director of Feeding Pennsylvania, a collaborative effort of eight food banks across the state.)   More...

Correspondence

Battling addiction   Dear editor:  Rarely a week goes by when your newspaper does not report on another drug arrest, fatal overdose or prominent court case involving an alcohol or drug addict. More...

The Old Timer

Another election day is nearing and it is sad to see how few candidates are on the ballot. You will not get rich if you get elected to a school board or a borough council, but you are serving your community and you can get things done. More...

Community Life

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Third-graders at Woodland Elementary in Emporium and Austin Area School received dictionaries from Emporium Rotary Club. More...

Public program at Cherry Springs

Another public astronomy program has been announced at Cherry Springs State Park, home of one of the few International Dark Sky Preserves in the world.  More...

Artisan Center schedule

Potter County Artisan Center will be a busy place over the next several weeks. The center, at the corner of North Main and Third streets in Coudersport, is planning an open house from 1-5 pm Saturday, Oct. More...

Caboose: legal battle looms

Coudersport Borough Council Wednesday took a step to protect the controversial caboose that sits as the centerpiece of the Arboretum in downtown Coudersport.  More...

Troubling census news

Population decreasing, getting older

A troubling trend that has challenged elected officials, community leaders, employers and educators for more than a decade is only getting worse.  U.S. More...

Citizens lobby to keep pool

Like a lot of small towns, Emporium has seen a number of community gathering spots shuttered over the years, victims of a shrinking population, declining tax base and social changes.  There’s no longer a movie theater, roller skating rink, More...

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...

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...

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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...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

We had been seeing deer every evening as they entered the wheat field on their way to the straw-colored corn stalks. The food is so abundant in this region that the deer can go anywhere they please.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

A Sunday at Cathedral Rocks

I recently had the opportunity to go archery hunting for elk in the Coeur D’Alene National Forest with my father and another friend. More...

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Children in the playgroup program sponsored by the Cameron County Family Center learned about some of nature’s fascinating creatures during a recent program presented by Sinnemahoning State Park environmental interpretive technician Jess Delucc More...