May 27, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

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Citizens & Northern Bank has donated $150,000 to support educational improvements and scholarships in its service area. Among recipients are the Coudersport and Cameron County school districts. More...

Rural home destroyed by fire

The state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of a blaze which destroyed a vacant house in Sharon Township, Potter County, on Monday. Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Dept. More...

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Fish for free   — On Sunday, May 28, the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission will host a Fish for Free Day to allow anyone to legally fish on all Pennsylvania waterways. More...

Trump remarks inspire winner

Mason Shaffer, a junior at Cameron County High School, came home from the Poconos with a first-place prize in the Rotary International District 7360 Four-Way Test Speech Contest.  She bested finalists from Rotary club across Pennsylvania and par More...

Deeds filed in Cameron County

Following are the transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  Fansteel Inc. More...

Galeton clean-up day

Galeton Borough will hold a Community Clean-up Day on Saturday, June 3.  From 8 am to 3 pm, residents can dispose of unwanted items in dumpsters at the borough garage. 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...

Ice cream social

Cameron County Christian Center in Emporium is holding an ice cream social with live music on Saturday, June 3, from 5-8 pm in the cafeteria.   More...

Retirees leave local legacies

Two retirees whose legacy will impact Potter County for many years to come were honored by the Pennsylvania Route 6 Alliance during an awards ceremony in Tunkhannock.  Chip Harrison, a state park manager serving in Potter and Tioga counties, rec More...

Arson case waived to criminal court

An Emporium woman facing criminal charges for allegedly setting fire to her own home has waived her formal arraignment in Cameron County Court on two counts of arson.  Ashley Callaway, 30, is accused of intentionally starting the St. More...

Memorial Day weekend programs planned at area state parks

Several state parks in the region have special events planned over Memorial Day weekend.  Sinnemahoning State Park plans an eagle watch Saturday from 1-3 pm, followed by a stream study program at 4 and a program on bears at 8.  On Sunday, a More...

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Artisan Center Open House   Potter County Artisan Center will host a New Moon Weekend Open House, with the theme “Heavenly Art,” on Saturday, May 27 from 2-4 pm.It will showcase the work of artists and craftspeople, which is availabl More...

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A Potter County native who lost his life on the Korean War will forever be remembered with a bridge named on his honor. A dedication ceremony was held on Saturday for the Paul M. Brown Memorial Bridge over Bailey Run near Wharton. More...