May 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Nearing the midpoint of his final year as an influential public official in Emporium, Bruno Carnovale (right) received the coveted Mayor of the Year award by the Pennsylvania State Mayors Association at the 106th annual Pa. More...

Coudersport Pool Fund over the top!

A $40,000 donation has pushed the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool renovation over the top if its $250,000 goal, clearing another hurdle to bring the facility back online.  JKLM Energy, the only active shale gas drilling company in Potter Cou More...

Viewpoints

Don’t blow of Memorial Day

(Jacob E. Serra served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an intelligence team leader/scout sniper platoon sergeant. He served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, earning a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for Valor.)   More...

Correspondence

Leave Young Wildlife Alone   Dear editor:  This is the time of year when Pennsylvanians encounter young wildlife. While some young animals might appear to be abandoned, usually they are not. More...

Correction

As reported in last week’s edition, vote on the Coudersport Borough Council motion to not offer a portion of the Coudersport Arboretum for sale was 4-2. More...

Community Life

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Austin Area School made another strong showing in the regional Math 24 competition, which tests mathematics skills in a fast-paced environment. The competition involves a common numeric puzzle that each contestant uses while racing the clock. More...

Positive developments in Galeton Borough

A successful after-school program has wrapped up as the school year ends, but will return in full force in the fall.  Reverend Tom Shatto shared details with Galeton Rotary Club members last week. More...

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A highlight of Nurses Week at Cole Memorial Hospital was presentation of the semiannual Daisy Awards for extraordinary nurses. More...

Marathon, BBQ event on tap

Runners from at least a dozen states will be rolling into Potter County late next week for one of the country’s oldest and most challenging marathons. More...

Memorial Day plans around the area

Memorial Day is, for many, the one day of the year that we feel the most united – as a community and as a country – in recognizing our common heritage and humanity. More...

High profile for Potter County

A program about Potter County history and interesting features for visitors will be aired in millions of Pennsylvania households later this year. More...

‘WalkWorks’ kicking off

A walking route in Emporium will be inaugurated as part of National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3. Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has teamed with the Pa. Dept. More...

School taps reserves to freeze taxes

Coudersport Area School District will tap its investments for about $300,000 to cover expenses and avoid a real estate tax increase this year. More...

News

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Outstanding performers in this year’s Woodland Elementary School’s accelerated reader program were recognized for their reading and comprehension skills.  More...

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Flag-waving citizens greeted about a dozen military veterans and their motorcycle escort through Potter County for the 10th annual Project Healing Waters gathering. More...

Galeton school increasing taxes

For the third consecutive year, Galeton Area School Board directors have been forced to raise property taxes, approving a 2.45-percent increase for Potter County residents and a 2.06-percent hike for Tioga County landowners to fuel the district&rsquo More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Discovering a good stretch of trout stream to an angler is like waking up on Christmas morning to a kid.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Gobbler season’s end draws near

Time is running out for turkey hunters, with the spring gobbler season wrapping up on Wednesday, May 31. The woods are beautiful at this time of year, but it can be difficult to locate a gobbling tom. More...

Meeting on West Creek Tuesday

An update on continuing efforts to reduce acid mine drainage, a legacy of coal mining, into West Creek will be presented at 7 pm Tuesday, May 30, at the Pizza Palace in Emporium. More...

Obituaries

Marlyn Jane Jackson

OCTOBER 6, 1937 - MAY 17, 2017

Marlyn Jane Jackson, 79, of Borie, died May 17, 2017, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.  Born Oct. 6, 1937, in Olean, N.Y., she was the daughter of Thomas and Mildred Harris Hurrle. She was a 1955 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School. More...

Death Notices

Dolores A. Gartside   More...