May 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Eliot Ness Festival reputation spreads

Coudersport’s inaugural “Eliot Ness Fest: Touched by the Untouchable” is shaping up to be, quite literally, one for the ages. More...

Coudersport pool project underway

Demolition of Coudersport’s swimming pool has begun in preparation for construction of modern new facility that is expected to be ready next summer.  More...

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Third-graders in Ben Porkolab’s class had a recent lesson in embryology, complementing the school’s pheasant egg hatching program. More...

Viewpoints

Public lands should be treasured

(Ed Zygmunt of Susquehanna County is a life member of the Pa. Federation of Sportsmen’s Club.) More...

Correspondence

Wiring Rural Pa. More...

The Old Timer

There were three of us at the coffee table this morning. We solved quite a few problems facing this nation and then talked about our love lives. More...

Community Life

Children’s Fair May 31

Cameron County Family Center kicks off the summer sea­son with its annual Children’s Fair, a free event to be held from noon to 3 on Thursday, May 31, at the Emporium Firehall.  More...

Obituaries

Paul S. Haskins

July 6, 1939 - May 15, 2018

Paul S. Haskins, 78, a lifelong resident of Couder­sport, passed away with his loving family by his side, on May 15, 2018, at UPMC Cole after a long illness. Born July 6, 1939 in Cou­dersport, he was a son of Louis and Bernice Baker Haskins. On Dec. More...

Harold F. Bledsoe

October 28, 1929 - May 14, 2018

Harold F. Bledsoe, 88, of Austin, formerly of Wells­ville, N.Y. and Hudson, N.Y., passed away May 14, 2018, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Oct. More...

Robert H. Smith

October 6, 1925 - May 14, 2018

Robert Hugh “Bob” Smith, 92, a long-time resident of Couders­port, passed away May 14, 2018, in Sweden Valley Manor, Couder­sport, after a long illness.  Born Oct. More...

Denton Hill meeting Wednesday

Four ski seasons have come and gone since Denton Hill State Park was abruptly shut down and there’s still no forecasted reopening date.  Members of the public will finally receive an update on the park’s status from 6-8 pm Wednesday, More...

‘Healing Waters’ veterans coming Tuesday

Disabled military veterans participating in this year’s Trout Unlimited Project Healing Waters will be passing through downtown Coudersport on Tuesday, May 22.  County Commissioners Paul Heimel, Doug Morley and Susan Kefover invite members More...

Paying tribute to police

Police and other law enforcement officials in Potter County were honored at multiple venues as part of National Police Appreciation Week.  More...

National honors for Potter County

Potter County will be honored in Nashville, Tenn., this summer as a rural model for criminal justice reform. More...

News

Photo

Dream Makers for Make-a-Wish Foundation re­ceived a $2,100 shot in the arm through a one-of- a-kind raffle. Mike Lewis won the Harley Davidson T-shirt quilt, pre­sented to him by Laurie McKeone and Gini Scha­ger. More...

Photo

Professional photographer Andrew Zappone brought a period car to Coud­ersport for a photo shoot with Eliot Ness Fest committee members and friends. More...

School budget holds line on taxes

Cameron County School District is facing a shortfall of approximately $240,000 with its 2018-19 operat­ing budget, but school board members last week introduced a $12.6 million spending plan with no pro­jected increase in taxes.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Mother’s Day is a human tradition, but one could make the case that every creature owes a debt of gratitude to its mother. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

You can help save American chestnut tree

I have written previously in this column about the American Chestnut Founda­tion’s work to restore the American chestnut, a tree that was once perhaps the most ecologically important tree species in our forests.  Don’t count this tre More...

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Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities recently delivered 500 pheasant eggs to Cameron County School District. More...