June 24, 2017 RSS feed / News

‘New’ Extension launches July 1

Penn State Extension’s many services to families, farmers, forest land owners, families and others are under scrutiny as the organization nears a major restructuring brought on by belt-tightening and retirement incentives. More...

Austin ‘Habitat’ home taking shape

Progress has been slow but steady on a house being built in Austin by Potter County’s Habitat for Humanity. It’s located on Thorn and Foster streets and will be occupied by the Scott and Amanda Crumrine family.  More...

Rt. 6 traffic change in Coudersport

Next week will bring traffic control changes to PennDOT’s Route 6 reconstruction project in Coudersport. On Thursday, a new phase of the project will be implemented. Traffic will switch to the completed lanes of Main St. and Chestnut St. More...

Stolen guns turn up at gun store

An Emporium man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly stole several guns from a family member and sold them to a St. More...

News. Brief.

4-H summer activities   A rousing musical experience is planned for Cameron County when the Penn State Extension 4-H Summer Clubs are underway at Memorial Hall in Emporium.  Sessions for students ages 8 to 18 take place Monday to Wednesday More...

Stone named state parks director

A respected Pa. Bureau of State Parks employee has been tabbed as manager of eight state parks in Potter and Tioga counties. Ben Stone was recently appointed to succeed the retired Chip Harrison as manager of the Hills Creek State Park Complex.  More...

Nearing Community Chest goal

Nine months into the Cameron County Community Chest fund drive, the organization has collected more than $17,700 toward its $20,500 goal. Organizers will continue the fund drive until Sept. More...

Mission: jobs for veterans

Help is available for military veterans in Potter, Cameron, McKean and Elk counties who are seeking employment. Disabilities, lack of non-military work experience, and difficulties adjusting to civilian life are just a few obstacles they face. More...

Coudersport levee work to resume

Work will resume in early July at Coudersport’s Mitchell Park, as the borough continues its multi-year mission to meet federal flood protection directives.  More...

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Mary Jo Stuckey (left) and Patty Giannotti, co-owners of the Cream & Sugar ice cream, sweet treats and gift shop on Coudersport’s North Main Street, spoke about their business as guests of Coudersport Rotary last week. More...

Make-A-Wish dice run planned

One of the biggest charity motorcycle rides in the region is set for Saturday, July 15, when the Dream Makers for Make-a-Wish Foundation hold their dice run through the Pennsylvania Wilds.  Registration opens at 10:30 outside the Vets Club in Em More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

4,000 Tons of paper — A recycling program initiated by the Woodland Elementary School students and teacher Brock Wennin resulted in 4,000 pounds of paper being reclaimed from the local environment. More...

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Eleven Galeton High School students have been awarded scholarships from the William and L.R. Gale Community Foundation. They’re slated to receive $108,000, contributed at a rate of $1,500 per semester for a period of four years. More...

PCRA closes on two more homes

Potter County Redevelopment Authority (PCRA) now owns two new properties, both located on South West Street in Coudersport. Details can be found in the most recent summary compiled in the Potter County Recorder of Deeds office. More...