July 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter County Fair opens Sunday

Nostalgia and fun are two of the main draws of the Potter County Fair, which opens for its 82nd run on Sunday, July 29, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 4, at the fairgrounds in Millport. More...

Courthouse project approved

Infrastructure was front-and-center for Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover at last week’s business meeting. More...

Woodsmen’s show next weekend

Cherry Springs State Park in Potter County will be the setting for the 67th annual Woodsmen’s Show, a three-day festival highlighting the rich lumber heritage and traditions of the area. It runs Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5. More...

Viewpoints

People still need to eat

(Joe Arthur is executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.)   Crafted generations ago to balance the needs of rural food producers with struggling food consumers, the Farm Bill has served as a remarkable example of law that re­flec More...

Correspondence

Moral Issue   Dear editor:  We have already seen con­sequences of our inattention to global warming in our increased droughts, wildfires and intense flooding.  More...

The Old Timer

I was born in this day in 1929, which means I have started the 90th year of my life. It is not true that my birth triggered the Great Depression.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Some years ago, my wife Karen recorded the sound of an elk bugling – serving notice to other bulls that the cows in a certain herd are his and his alone. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Mange occurances on the rise

This spring I had a chance to watch a mother bear with her three yearling cubs. I always enjoy bear encounters, but what made this one especially nice was that my wife was with me and actually spotted the bears first. More...

‘Doe’ license requests still being taken

Pennsylvania hunters can still apply for antler­less deer licenses.  Entering Thursday there were about 8,900 of the 22,000 available licenses still unsold in Wildlife Management Unit 3A.  In WU 2G, about 6,600 licenses remained of the 30,0 More...

Elder abuse panel in the works

Potter County Area Agency on Aging still hopes to develop an Elder Abuse Task Force in Potter County with the help of District Attorney Andy Watson and other law enforcement agencies. More...

Twin Tier Linen won’t reopen

Coudersport’s economy has taken a punch to the gut with the announcement that a steady downtown employer, Twin Tier Linen on North East Street, will not reopen. Future of the large lot in the center of the business district remains uncertain. More...

Archery Rendezvous going on now!

One of the events that have put Potter County on the map is the Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous, which continues through Sunday at Denton Hill State Park. More...

News

‘Reverse 911’ system will inform the masses

Potter County Emergency Manage­ment Agency is encouraging residents to sign up for a new community notifica­tion system to provide important alerts and time-sensitive messages using phone calls, email, social media sites and text messaging.  It& More...

Photo

A multi-talented band, the Skiffle Minstrels, returns to Ulysses on Sunday, July 29, as part of the local library’s Music on the Lawn series. More...

School expands mental health services

Expanded mental health services will be available to students in the Cameron County School District when classes resume this fall.  School Board members this month unanimously approved a contract with Community Care Behav­ioral Health to provide More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Hard to say ‘good bye’ to pets

As a pet owner, you will make a lot of decisions regarding your pet’s health and well-being. The hardest may come at the end of that pet’s life.  Euthanasia is something nobody wants to have to talk about. More...

Kuratomi named ‘Young Lawyer of Year’

Coudersport Area High School graduate Natha­nial Kuratomi was recently named Young Lawyer of the Year by the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.  More...

Rabies clinics in Ulysses

A rabies clinic will take place at Ulysses Tri-Town Firehall on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 1-4 pm. 4-H members will assist Dr. Schwartzmeyer in administering vaccines to pets at a reduced cost of $5.00.   More...