June 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Oswayo Hatchery back on hit list

More than four years ago, politicians intervened to prevent the closing of the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission’s trout hatchery in the tiny Potter County town of Oswayo. They’re being called on to do the same thing today. More...

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Another successful Pennsylvania Laurel Festival was highlighted by a well-attended parade in downtown Wellsboro. Now in its 77th year, the Laurel Festival remains a major draw to the Pennsylvania Wilds. More...

$12.6M budget passed

No tax increase in CCSD budget

Cameron County School Board adopted a 2018-19 operating budget that carries a quarter-million-dollar tax rates. Board members gave the green light to the $12.65 million budget at their June business meeting. More...

Viewpoints

Shale gas/water quality study

(Matthew Carroll writes for the Penn State University News)   A new study of groundwater in a rural Pennsylvania county shows rare instances of possible gas contamination amid an overall trend of improving water quality despite heavy shale gas d More...

Correspondence

Invest In Tourism   Dear editor:  While our state offers rich history, scenic four seasons, resorts and attractions, we struggle to effectively market our assets be­cause of our severe lack of tourism funding.  More...

The Old Timer

Into each life some rain must fall and today we got our dose here in Apache Junction.  On our way home from breakfast I counted a total of 20 small rain drops, so that was our dose. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Gender distinctions are an interesting study, whether it’s among the cultures of our own species around the world or in the other species who share our planet.  In our society, while men play a fa­therly role, it is never quite the same as More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Keeping dreaded gypsy moths in check

I’ve been checking out the developing apple crop in my dad’s orchard. Barring any late frosts, it looks like there will be plenty of apples around this fall.  While checking the trees I found a small gypsy moth caterpillar. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Feeding frenzy time for Pa. elk

As usual, Pennsylvania’s elk are on a feeding frenzy as they devour fresh vegeta­tion that is lush and plentiful in June, as well as naturally occurring mineral sources.  Elk need specific minerals and nutrients in their diet at certain ti More...

Arboretum for sale once again

Round and round it goes, and where it stops, nobody knows. More...

Guns, drugs case traced to Potter County

A complicated case working its way through federal court has been traced to a drug- and gun-running operation by white nationalists in Potter County. U.S. More...

CARP levee project on ‘hold’

Financial issues have caused the Coudersport Borough to pause federally mandated Coudersport Area Recreation Park (CARP) for the time being. More...

Historic day on Genesee River

Community Days in the northern Potter County village of Genesee took on a new element when attendees paused to dedicate a project that reflects a sense of community in every way. More...

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A St. Joseph University president has been passionately promoting the Genesee- Susquehanna Greenway concept. Dr. More...

Local leaders emerge from program

More than a dozen new leaders emerged from a two- county program designed to improve local communities’ social and economic vitality.  Thirteen graduates of the Leadership Cameron/Elk Counties were honored dur­ing a gathering at the Em­por More...

Emergency training pilot to launch

Plans are on course to launch a new regional emergency services cur­riculum at the Career and Technical Center (CTC) in Port Allegany this Septem­ber.   More...

Community Life

Golden Anniversary

Mary and Richard Buchanan

Richard and Mary (Marzo) Buchanan will be celebrat­ing their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 29. The Coudersport natives were married at St. Eulalia Catholic Church by then Rev. Robert W. More...

‘Habitat’ dedicates Austin home

Potter County Habitat for Humanity recently held an open house and dedication ceremony to celebrate its latest success story.  Overcoming a series of challenges that pushed back its scheduled completion several months, the organization was pleas More...

Cole to honor veterans

Cole Foundation is now accepting donations for its annual salute to military veterans, known as “Operation Appreciation.”  Hospital grounds will be decorated with American flags from July 1 through July 7. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Dorothy E. Smith   More...

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