January 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

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Bush Hill Road bridge in Keating Summit finally met its fate this week after the cumulative effect of decades of wear and tear forced the community landmark into permanent retirement. More...

Can football survive at Cameron County?

Future of the football program in the Cameron County School District was the subject of discussion during a school board workshop last week.  It was sparked by the resignation of head coach Scott Burnside and a report that none of his assistant More...

Cameron County School district targeting morale

Cameron County School Board members are hoping that a structured system to open lines of communication with teachers will improve morale. More...

Activities at Emporium Sr. Center

Emporium Senior Center is hosting several events and activities this month.  On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Community Nurses will offer free blood screenings from 11 to 11:30, followed by a program on sepsis.  More...

Watkins promoted at C&N

Tracy Watkins has been promoted to executive vice president and director of human resources for Citizens & Northern Bank.  Watkins joined C&N in 2003 and has been involved in the human resources management team for 12 years. More...

Emporium Borough plots busy ‘18

Emporium Borough Council has a loaded agenda for the new year. More...

JA needs volunteers

Junior Achievement of Cameron and Elk Counties is seeking volunteers to continue the organization’s mission of preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.  JA, which provides business and economic education to students has parti More...

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Folk carving exhibit Potter County Historical Society Museum is now featuring an exhibit of folk carving produced in Potter County over the past century. More...

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In a race against the clock at Emporium’s Shurfine Food Mart, Tina Talmadge made the most of her opportunity to fill her cart with groceries. She won a shopping spree fundraiser sponsored by Moose Lodge 368 and Shurfine. More...

Meeting on Human Service Jan. 18

Hundreds of people are directly affected by programs offered by Potter County Human Services (PCHS), but few take the opportunity to provide input on how those services are delivered.  An Advisory Board that’s in place to accommodate publi More...

ADAS open house Feb. 6

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services hold an open house at its Emporium office on Tuesday, Feb. 6, from 5-6 pm.  More...

State parks are jewel of Pa. Wilds

State parks are an important part of the economic foundation and way of life in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Those points were underscored by Tim Morey, a state park education specialist with the Pa. Dept. More...

Bingo benefit Sat.

Cameron County Ambulance Service is sponsoring a bingo game on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Emporium Firehall. Doors will open at noon for early-bird specials. Regular games will start at 2. More...

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A Shinglehouse mobile home was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. Volunteers were summoned to the residence of Dennis Carpenter on Sunnyside Road shortly before noon. More...

Fundraiser for Haug family

A chicken and biscuit dinner fundraiser for the family of former Galeton resident Roy “Smurf” Haug will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 9 pm at VFW Post 6611.  A silent auction, ticket auction and raffles will also be held. More...

Potter County sheriff ’s office restructured

Potter County Sheriff Glenn Drake’s restructuring of his staff got the green light from the county’s fiscal managers last week.  More...

Midwife joins Cole

Cole Memorial Hospital recently welcomed certified nurse midwife Kristine Ball to its obstetrician and gynecologist team at the Women’s Health Center.  More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

5— Remembering CCC Cameron County’s prominent role with the Civilian Conservation Corps is recalled at the Little Museum in Sterling Run. More...

Man jailed on theft charges

State police at Denton Hill have charged a Tioga County man with stealing $4,600 from a Galeton woman. Drew Crawford, 25, of Wellsboro is free on bail.  More...

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A two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on the so-called “Cemetery Curve” west of Coudersport resulted in injuries to a local woman whose identity had still not been released by police as of late Thursday. More...

Tasting event Jan. 20

Cameron County Artisan Center will host a kombucha tea taste testing event on Saturday, Jan. 20, from noon to 3 pm.  Kombucha is a nonalcoholic fermented tea which is brewed using live raw cultures. More...