May 19, 2018 RSS feed / News

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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...

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...

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Austin Area School District once again proved itself to be one of the region’s leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. More...

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Austin Area School District was represented by Jordan Brewer at this year’s Big 30 Academic Banquet in Olean, N.Y. More...

Criminal justice resources coordinator hired

Potter is the latest county in the U.S. to establish a new position to coordinate the resources required to operate a 21st-century criminal justice system. More...

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Sunken Branch Rd. closed   Sunken Branch Road in West Branch Township, Potter County, will be closed from May 29 through mid-June, according to an announcement from the Pa. Bureau of Forestry.  More information is available at 274-3600. More...

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As part of National Hospital Week, UPMC Cole held its annual “Service Excel­lence Breakfast” for employees. Staffers were recognized for adhering to the highest standards of care during a lighthearted breakfast. More...

PCCD adds outreach staffer

Potter County Conserva­tion District has expanded its engagement with farmers, forest managers and other rural landowners, as well as conservation organizations and other agencies. More...

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

Austin Borough plans crackdown School

Illegal dumping in Austin Borough could lead to criminal charges under a new policy approved this month by Borough Council. More...

Photo class

Professional photographer Curt Weinhold will present a class on digital photography Thursday evening, May 24, from 7 to 8:30 at the Potter County Education Center on Water Street in Coudersport. To learn more or register, call 274-4877. More...

Foster parents recognized

(Editor’s Note: This story by Marcie Schellhamer is re­printed with permission from the Bradford Era.)  Rae El and Danyelle Whit­man didn’t set out to be trail­blazers. More...

Seventh St. project nears completion

Emporium Borough is close to solving a stub­born drainage problem on Seventh Street, according to Borough Manager Don Reed.  Water has been flowing from Murray’s Mountain onto residential proper­ties, creating a mess for property owners.&n More...

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4.8— Holiday traffic surge AAA expects near-record Memorial Day travel volume, with 41.5 million Americans traveling at least 50 miles from home between Thursday and Memorial Day. More...

County handles personnel issues

Potter County Commis­sioners handled a number of personnel matters at last week’s business meeting.  They accepted a letter of resignation from the board’s executive secretary, Dawn Wooster, who has accepted a job out of the area. More...

Hands-on look at local jobs

Qualified and properly trained workers are a valuable commodity in today’s job marketplace. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Re­corder of Deeds:  More...