June 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Census: we are losing people fast

A troubling trend that has challenged elected officials, community leaders, employers and educators for more than a decade is only getting worse.  U.S. More...

Denton Hill plan no sure thing

While it’s no sure thing, the development of Denton Hill State Park as a four-season attraction and an epicenter for tourism in Potter County has widespread support.  Potter County Commissioners   More...

Viewpoints

Together we embrace our future

(Rylee Hooftallen, daughter of Bob and Britta Hooftallen, spoke at commencement exercises for the Austin Area High School Class of 2018. Her excerpted remarks fol­low.)   More...

Correspondence

Healing Waters   Dear editor:  Trout Unlimited’s Healing Waters Fly Fishing Project was kind enough to invite me as a participant to this year’s retreat in Potter County.  More...

The Old Timer

By the time this column is printed, the anniversary of D-Day will have come and gone. On June 4, 1944, Allied Forc­es engaged in World War II stormed the Normandy beaches in northern France and braved a hail of enemy gunfire.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

A few months ago, a trio of Potter County residents who have long fought the good fight to protect the Allegheny River and other headwater streams in the region came under some criticism for not joining in the movement to stop a proposed water treatm More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

We owe it to those who follow

June is a great time to be alive in the Pennsylvania Wilds.  After the magical rebirth of April and May, nature surrounds us with all her glory. Hikers can traverse their favorite section of woods without bundling up in heavy gear. More...

Youth Fishing Derby tradition lives on

A Cameron County tradition, the Drum & Henry Youth Fishing Derby, went off without a hitch Sunday, despite occasional drizzle and cooler temperatures.  This is the 64th year children have been welcomed to Bucktail Lake to enjoy trout fishing More...

Reeling in therapy at Healing Waters retreat

Project Healing Waters embarked on its second decade of service to a special segment of the U.S. population – disabled military veterans. More...

PCRA buys another property

Potter County’s most active real estate purchaser is at it again.  Members of the Potter County Redevelopment Authority (PCRA), a five-member panel appointed to support economic development, recently added another Coudersport property to i More...

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Potter County Farmers Market has opened for another season last weekend. Popular local musicians Arthur Metzger and Natalie Phelps entertained last week while customers shopped for fresh vegetables and other local products. More...

News

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Cameron County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet the Vets Club. Through a partner­ship with Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities, some 32 youths attended the gathering. More...

Jurors convict man on gun charges

Jurors convicted a former Warren man on two firearms charges last week after a trial in Cameron County Court. John T. More...

Penn State extension offering rabies clinics

Penn State Extension is once again teaming with veterinarian Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer for a series of rabies clinics. 4-H mem­bers assist Dr. More...

Community Life

To wed in September

Lisa Ward & William Leete

A September 2018 wedding is being planned for William Henry Leete and Lisa Delene Ward. He is the son of John and Georgianna Leete of Coudersport. A 2010 graduate of Penn State University, William is employed as a utility for­ester by First Energy. More...

Community will ‘rock on’ for another summer

A second fun-filled sum­mer of “Emporium Rocks On” kicked off last week.  It’s part of a national effort to get kids and families outside playing what amounts to a game of hide-and-seek.  More...

Communication workshops

Communication skills that are helpful in family life and the workplace will be the focus of two classes scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, at the Potter County Education Center on Water Street in Coudersport.  More...

Obituaries

Julie Donner

September 5, 1938 - June 4, 2018

Julie Donner, 79, of Coudersport, formerly of Lehighton and Bethlehem, passed away at home with her loving family by her side on June 4, 2018.  Born on Sept. More...

Death Notices

Betty M. Clingan   More...