July 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Among attendees at last weekend’s Potter Advocates for Conservation and Energy kick-off picnic at the Potter County Snowmobile Club were, from left, Mark Moore, Christine Moore, Scott Majot, Joe Parr, Gretchen Songster, Carol Ann Burdick, Virgi More...

Galeton festival in high gear

Galeton is one of the hot spots of the Pennsylvania Wilds during its 34th annual Red Suspenders Weekend, a lively festival sponsored by the volunteers of the Goodyear Hose Company. More...

Weekend in the Wilds continues

Another Cameron County Weekend in the Wilds wraps up on Saturday (today) with a grand finale. Activities dawn with the popular Big Foot Hunt. More...

Viewpoints

Compelling case for shale gas

(Thomas L. Ayers is a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general. He studied energy and the environment as part of National Security Strategy studies at the National War Col­lege in Washington D.C.)   More...

Correspondence

Serious Harm   Dear editor:  Our Republican “friends” intend to attempt to balance the budget by making large cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicare and Social Security.  More...

The Old Timer

Do you ever pay attention to who is doing most of the advertising on TV?  The drug manufacturing companies lead the charge in spending millions and millions of dollars hawking their wares. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Independence Day is being celebrated this weekend. It’s marked by fireworks, picnics, family reunions and community celebrations.  None of us should take our independence for granted. Many people in the world are not so fortunate.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Early peek at fall hunting season

As we begin to prog­ress through summer, the thoughts of many outdoors people in these parts tend to drift to the fall hunting seasons. More...

Fawn study shows strong survival rate

Long-awaited results from a comprehensive study to determine how young deer are faring in Pennsylvania were made public last week by the Pa. More...

Rt. 44 now ‘Highway to the Stars’

One of the region’s fastest-growing tourist attractions received a marketing boost from the state last week. Gov. Tom Wolf inked legislation naming a section of Pa. Rt. More...

Pro-shale gas group forms

A group promoting shale gas development in Potter County held its first organized event last weekend. More...

Bark Peelers' Festival today!

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County celebrates the region’s rollicking “lumber era” of 1890-1910 this weekend with the 44th annual Bark Peelers’ Festival. More...

Suicide prevention mission continues

Suicide has touched the lives of many friends and loved ones in local communities. They are left behind to wonder if they could have done something differently to prevent such an extreme and tragic act. More...

News

Ness Fest features vintage car show

Cars and trucks of the Roaring ‘20s are still widely regarded as some of the most gorgeous and glo­rious motor vehicles ever made. More...

Potter County Auditors issue report

Potter County Auditors Michele Gledhill, Pauline Kleintop and Jeanette E. Stuckey have completed their review of county’s 2017 financial records.  Cash balances, revenue receipts and invoices were all found to be in order.  More...

Pool’s fate looking brighter Arboretum

Persistent temperatures in the mid-90s have sent droves of Emporium area residents to the community swimming pool at Cameron County High School over the past week.  More...

Community Life

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Emporium has been going through a renaissance, of sorts, with new businesses popping up and events designed to bring the community together. More...

STEM Camp next week

Students who are en­tering grades 3-6 in the 2018-19 school year are welcome to attend a free two-day summer camp in Austin that focuses on science, technology, engineer­ing and mathematics while emphasizing practical applications of the STEM concept More...

Domestic violence awareness weekend

Roulette Township’s seventh annual Domestic Violence Awareness Weekend is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, July 13-15. It kicks off with an ice cream social, bingo and an auction at 7:30 pm Friday at the firehall. More...

Obituaries

Clarence H. Francis

August 22, 1926 - June 30, 2018

Clarence H. “Rip” Francis, 91, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away on June 30, 2018, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  Born on Aug. 22, 1926 in Coud­ersport, he was a son of Harold D. and Irene Rastu Francis. More...

Death Notices

Beverly J. Snyder   More...