March 18, 2017 RSS feed / News

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Coudersport High School’s varsity basketball teams entered the 32-team state championship tournament last weekend carrying a combined 47-1 record, as well as two PIAA District 9 titles. More...

Major heroin-dealing bust

A lengthy investigation into the trafficking of heroin from Pittsburgh to Elk County and surrounding areas resulted in four arrests earlier this month. Authorities believe it will put at least a small dent in the supply chain.  More...

Training approved for local officials

Township and borough officials in Potter County will have an opportunity to receive free training in community planning, subdivision and land development regulation, and related topics.  More...

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12 Rigs rebound — An eight-year slump in U.S. gas and oil exploration is starting to turn around. Another 12 drilling rigs were activated last week, which brings the total now operating onshore to 740. More...

Ole Bull memorialized in music scholarship

Ole Bull, a world-renowned violinist with a connection to Potter County, died in 1880, but his legacy lives on in both his native Norway and northcentral Pennsylvania. A music scholarship that memorializes Bull has been established by the St. More...

Cameron County track deteriorating

Cameron County School Board is exploring options for repairing the district’s athletic track, but finding a contractor to complete the work may be more difficult than anticipated. At this month’s meeting, Superintendent Dr. More...

Passion Play returns April 11

Coudersport Consistory Players will present the 59th annual performance of “The Story of the Crucifixion,” known more commonly as the Passion Play, on Saturday, April 1, at 3 pm.  More...

Emporium Dollar General plans on course

Plans for a new Dollar General store in Emporium are continuing to move forward.  Cameron County Commissioners Lori Reed, Jim Thomas and Phil Jones recently removed another roadblock by approving a subdivision plan submitted by Miller Brothers C More...

Big battle against invasives

Potter County’s Water Quality Work Group members recently reviewed progress in the ongoing attack against invasive species which continue to flourish along many of the county’s cherished waterways, choking out native vegetation and destro More...

Roulette Alumni fundraiser slated

Roulette United Methodist Church in Roulette is hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Roulette Alumni Association from 1-4 pm Saturday, March 18. An auction and bake sale will also be held. Cost is $6.00 for adults and $3 for children.   More...

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Artisan Center open house Potter County Artisan Center will host a St. Patrick’s Day Open House with the theme, “Magical Art,” on Sunday afternoon, March 19, from 2 to 5. More...

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Austin Area School students in grades 5 through 8 put their classroom learning and resourcefulness to the test last week for the school’s second annual STEM Design Challenge. More...

Eliminate real estate tax? Not so fast

While taxing real estate to pay for public schools is a flawed and unpopular system, members of the Cameron County School Board see the proposed cures as worse than the disease.  Last week, board members unanimously voted in favor of a resolutio More...