June 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Snake wranglers snatch 60 serpents

Another successful Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt was a crowd-pleaser last weekend. More...

‘Bath salts’ epidemic fades

Cameron County’s law enforcement community has received a boost from the U.S. Postal Service in the fight against drug abuse. More...

Viewpoints

Kids getting too much tech

(Susan Pinker is a developmental psychologist, columnist, and author of “The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter.”)   A recent item in your “Numbers in the News” documented More...

Correspondence

Recycling Pays   Dear editor:  A new study shows that Pennsylvania’s “recycling marketplace” is a significant component of our environmental and economic well-being.  More...

The Old Timer

TGIF used to mean a lot to me, but those days are gone forever. Getting on in age means many of the activities that used to govern your actions have faded away on the road of time. TGIT is more like it now – thank God it’s today. More...

Obituaries

Neal M. Daugherty Jr.

Neal M. Daugherty Jr., 57, of Austin, formerly of West Deer, died June 13, 2017, at Good Samaritan Hospice.  He was born Sept. 19, 1959, in Pittsburgh, son of Neal M. Daugherty Sr. and Janet M. Eversole Daugherty Resavage. More...

Tucker James Dodd

Tucker James Dodd, infant son of Kandice Mae Drake and Ryan James Dodd of Shinglehouse, passed away shortly after birth on June 6, 2017, in Cole Memorial Hospital.  More...

Daniel R. Kightlinger

JULY 3, 1933 - MAY 31, 2017

Daniel R. (“the Ole Boy”) Kightlinger Sr.. 83, of Port Allegany, formerly of Coudersport, passed away May 31, 2017, at home after a short illness. Born July 3, 1933 in Meadville, he was a son of Paul and Marion Roae Kightlinger. On Nov. More...

School raises taxes, cuts teachers

Cameron County School Board members passed a 2017-18 spending plan that calls for a real estate tax hike, elimination of two teachers, and the end of German language classes. More...

Monitors coming to public water supplies

Monitoring equipment will be installed on nearly every source of public drinking water in Potter County no later than mid-July. More...

Local governments’ share of ‘impact fee’

Local governments now know how much money they’ll get this year as a result of the “impact fee” on shale gas drilling. Potter County’s allotment is $226,437 -- up by $36,000 from 2016 and close to the amount received in 2015. More...

Lt. Governor visits, discusses plight of veterans

Military veterans were the primary focus of last week’s visit to Potter County by Pa. Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack. More...

‘Relay’ continues

Potter County’s 24-hour Relay for Life event continues through 11 am Saturday, June 17, at Coudersport Area Recreation Park.  This is Potter County’s 24th Relay for Life. More...

News

County to get $200K in CDBG

Another $200,000 in federal funds is coming to Potter County in a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to be distributed by the county commissioners. More...

Photo

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce recently honored Jean and Ron Linden/Mill Creek Plaza as its Business of the Year. Over the years, the plaza has helped bring to life the crossroads of U.S. Rt. 6 and the Ice Mine Road, just west of Sweden Valley. More...

Cameron County carves state grant

Cameron County Family Center and an ongoing rental assistance program are the big winners in the division of a $50,000 state grant, according to a report at the Cameron County Commissioners’meeting. More...

Community Life

Herzig cited for service

One of the most active volunteers in the history of the Coudersport Rotary Club received another accolade this week.  Club officers presented the prestigious Paul Harris Fellow Award to Paul Herzig for extraordinary service over the past members More...

Alzheimer’s event next week

An Alzheimer’s disease awareness event scheduled for the coming week at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport is paying tribute to family members, friends, caregivers and victims.  More...