April 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

‘Mark Twain’ to appear locally

A noted impersonator of American writer and humorist Mark Twain will be making an appearance on Saturday, April 29, at 3 pm in the Emporium Firehall.  Professional storyteller Charles Kiernan of Schnecksville will recount excerpts from some of T More...

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Roulette Girl Scouts received a lesson in patriotism and proper flag handling. Several of them then joined Harland Cowburn, American Legion officer from Ulysses, in raising Old Glory at Roulette Firehall.   More...

Driving tours of local history

Potter County Historical Society has released a new guide that offers six options for those who wish to explore the county’s roots. More...

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Rabies clinics coming up   A series of reduced-price rabies clinics has been announced by Penn State Extension, in cooperation with Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic.  More...

ASD grapples with tight budget

Austin Area School District is facing a $400,000 shortfall as board members continue to work out the kinks in their $5.04 million 2017-18 operating budget.  Anticipated revenues currently sit at $4.6 million, approximately the same level as 2016 More...

Indecent assault alleged

Area police have arrested an Orangeville man for allegedly assaulting a juvenile in Cameron County.  Clyde Flaugh, 69, is accused of indecent assault and corruption of minors. More...

Dinner planned to support school trip

Hebron Center Christian School is holding a fundraising dinner from 4 pm to 7:30 pm Tuesday, April 25, with spaghetti with meatballs and chicken and biscuits as the main courses. More...

Shippen Twp. clean-up

Shippen Township will hold its spring cleanup today from 8 to noon. Residents of Shippen, Portage and Lumber townships are permitted to bring household waste to the township for disposal for a small fee. More...

Budget shortfall at CCSD

Cameron County School District is facing a shortfall of almost a half-million dollars as board members and administrators continue to craft their 2017-18 operating budget. Expenditures currently stand at $12.54 million.  More...

Sentenced for sexual assault

An Emporium man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl during the summer of 2015 was sentenced for his actions.  Matthew Kriner, 27, received 10 to 24 months less one day in a county jail on charges of unlawful contact with a minor, statutory sex More...

Lumber Museum event

Pa. Lumber Museum in Potter County has scheduled its annual Community Day for May 6, in conjunction with the Potter Tioga Maple Festival. More...

Sentenced in 2015 double-fatal crash

Nineteen months after an early-evening fatal car crash in the southern Potter County village of Wharton, 32-yearold Derrick M. Gleason was sentenced to a lengthy term in state prison and other sanctions. More...

Women’s Center transferred

Responsibility for the Women’s Residential Recovery Center in Harrison Valley has been transferred from the Potter County Commissioners to the Northern Tier Children’s Home Inc. More...

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Firefighters of Galeton’s Goodyear Hose Company recently acquired new state-of-the-art full turnout gear. More...

‘Pork & Cork’

Plans are coming together for the 2nd annual Sylvan Heritage Council Pork & Cork fundraiser on Saturday, June 17 at Andrews Farm in Emporium.  Cost is $30, which includes sampling of home brews and local wines, dinner and live music. More...