July 21, 2018 RSS feed / News

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Often mistaken for monarch butterflies, the swallowtail butterfly is one of the area’s most colorful and abundant butterflies. There are over 5 species of swallowtail butteries, most of which live in tropical regions. More...

Doubling down on ‘Arbo’ sale

Borough Council members this week doubled down on its plan to sell the Coudersport Arboretum. More...

UPMC Cole records breached

UPMC Cole has notified 790 patients that their personal information may have been inappropriately accessed. Officials said they were not able to confirm if any of the information was used for improper purposes. More...

Sentenced in assault case

Two lingering criminal cases were cleared from the docket in Cameron County Court this week. Dana Grovanz, Michael E. Hallowell, and Christopher J. More...

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FAA officials say that challenging weather conditions and operator error lead to the plane crash that took the lives of three young people in the fall of 2016. More...

82nd Annual Potter County Fair ~ July 29 - August 4, 2018

SUNDAY, JULY 29 9:00 AM -10:30 AM - CHECK IN OF RABBITS11:00 AM - RABBIT SHOW NOON - HORSE PULL NOON - 5:00 PM - CHECK IN OF SWINE 1:00 PM - KIDDIE LAND RIDES - More...

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School shoes for kids   One of the important missions of Potter County’s Christmas House is to provide new school shoes for school-age children (K-12) in need in Potter County. More...

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Another Potter County Fair is drawing closer. It will run from Sunday, July 29 through Saturday, Aug. 4, in Millport. Crowning of this year’s queen is scheduled for 7 pm Thursday, Aug. 2. More...

Recognized for loyal support

Some faithful supporters of the Project Healing Waters fly-fishing retreat for disabled military veterans were recently recognized by God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited.  Mort and Beth Weakland received a Project Healing Waters campa More...

FAA releases plane crash causes

Pilot error and inclement weather caused the tragic plane crash near Keating Summit that claimed the lives of three Canadians back on Oct. 16, 2016. More...

Ness Festival underway now!

Downtown Coudersport came to life late this week in the run-up to a new celebration, “Eliot 20-22) in Coudersport. More...

Bridge honors fallen local WWII soldier

A Shinglehouse soldier who lost his life in World War II is now honored with a bridge that’s named in his   Dedication of the Memorial Bridge was held last weekend, under the direction of American Legion Post 530 in Shinglehouse. More...

West Coudersport bridge project nears

A compromise that was reached earlier this year will reduce inconvenience for some Rt. 6 drivers when a west Coudersport bridge is replaced in the coming weeks, but will send other motorists over a 50-mile-long detour. More...

Plea deal ends in jail sentence

An Emporium woman facing a litany of charges for multiple crimes was sentenced this week.  Judge Richard Mas­son ordered 31-year-old Ashley Callaway to serve at least six months in jail, minus time served; reimburse two victims of her misdeeds; More...

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8— It’s a yard, not a field Coudersport Borough has reminded property owners that they’re not allowed to let their grass grow any higher than eight inches. More...

Gun taken in vehicle theft

Area police report a significant increase in burglaries, especially vehicle breakins, over the past year or more, much of it connected to drug abuse. More...

Rees back in as AHS administrator

Austin Area School Board has hired a former faculty member and administrator as superintendent of schools.  Kimberly Fowler Rees will succeed Jerry Sasala in the position, at an annual salary of $90,000.  Contractual details will be worked More...

Hunter ed. classes

State law requires all first-time hunters and trappers, regardless of age, to successfully complete Hunter-Trapper Education (HTE) training before they can buy a Pennsylvania hunting or trapping license.  More...