June 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter to rebuild 911 system

Everyone knows enough to dial 911 in the event of an emergency, but few are aware of the complex network of computers, towers, relays and individuals that are required for a functional emergency communications system. More...

Viewpoints

Should we let people starve?

(Teresa Miller is Secretary of the Pa. Dept. More...

Correspondence

Preserving history   Dear editor:  Our Cameron County Historical Society’s Little Museum in Sterling Run is now open every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 pm until October.  More...

The Old Timer

This is an exciting month for people who have planted a garden. The last few years that I was gardening, my most successful crops were weeds.  I read somewhere that if you speak softly to your plants they will grow faster. More...

Community Life

UPMC Cole ‘Community Champion’

UPMC Cole earned its sixth Community Champion Award from the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsyl­vania (HAP) for its efforts to improve health.  More...

Support organization adds new service

An agency that helps those who are being physi­cally, emotionally or sexu­ally abused recently added a new service in Cameron County.  Citizens Against Physical, Sexual & Emotional Abuse (CAPSEA) already offers counseling, housing, finan­cia More...

Students compete in Wild Envirothon

More than a dozen scholastic teams from Cameron and McKean counties squared off at the Keating Sportsmen’s Club in Smethport to continue a 29-year-old tradition, the Wild Envirothon  Students in grades 9 through 12 were tested in their kno More...

Obituaries

Arthur F. DuBois

June 7, 1927 - May 27, 2018

Arthur F. DuBois, 90, of Couder­sport, passed this life on May 27, 2018, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  Born June 7, 1927, in Couders­port, he was the son of Arthur W. More...

Death Notices

Verna L. Sevinsky   More...

Ticks set their sights on us, dogs as warm weather returns

June is the peak season for one of the region’s worst menaces -- ticks. The tiny insects can be found just about everywhere in Potter and Cameron counties, raising the risk of Lyme disease, a growing public health concern. More...

Massive turbine project stumbles

A massive wind turbine project plotted across 7,000 acres in Hector and Harrison townships has been slowed in the pre-construction stages by environmental regulations. More...

Marathon steps off Saturday

Runners from at least a dozen states are in Potter County and braced for one of the country’s oldest and most challenging marathons. More...

News

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JKLM Energy recently hosted a team from Penn State University for a field tour of the company’s Potter County operations, including this Sweden Township well pad. More...

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Coudersport Public Library partnered with two agencies to present an early childhood literacy program. More...

Scammers exploit trusting citizens

A criminal inves­tigator from the Pa. State Police barracks at Denton Hill gave Coudersport Rotary Club members the lowdown on the rising number of scam artists targeting area residents via the internet or telephone.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It’s time for “The Summit,” the annual pilgrimage to Kettle Creek in southern Pot­ter County. I’ve packed my fly rods in their tubes, along with my vest, flies, waders and fishing license. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Boyhood tale: the one that got away

This time of year re­minds me of when I was in school. I so looked for­ward to summer vacation because I spent much of it fishing.  One particular outing stands out. More...

Cameron Water Trail opened

A new resource for canoe, kayak and fishing enthusiasts has been unveiled the tourist promotion agency service Cameron and Elk counties.  More...