September 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Galeton dam debate getting heated

Galeton residents remain split on whether to save the town’s signature dam and lake, now that the costs and other consequences have entered the public dialogue. Some are vocal in their belief that the dam must be either rehabilitated or replaced. More...

PCRA: these investments will pay off

A five-member panel appointed to support economic development in Potter County has been on a buying spree, adding multiple prime Coudersport properties to its growing real estate portfolio. More...

Viewpoints

Correspondence

About Al-Anon   Dear editor:  Sometimes it is easy to see what alcohol is doing to the problem drinker. It may be more difficult to see what it is doing to the rest of the family. More...

The Old Timer

Albert Einstein once said that when we get too much machinery in charge of everything, we will become a race of idiots. If you take a look around in public places these days, you will see that old Albert knew what he was talking about. More...

Community Life

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Local artist Sally Azzato returned to the Cameron County Artisan Center last week. She’s shown second from right after leading a class in painting an attractive welcome sign. More...

Galeton Fall Festival September 29

Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce members prepared for the 13th annual Galeton Fall Festival at this month’s meeting. It is scheduled for 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, Sept. 29, based at Collins Park.  More...

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Allegewi Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution observed Constitution Week with a brief ceremony at the courthouse square in Coudersport. The national celebration dates back to a congressional resolution passed in 1956. More...

$350K arboretum bid tabled

Borough Council tabled the only bid received for a section of the Coudersport Arboretum Wednesday night. Not surprisingly, developer Tom Majot was the lone bidder. He is offering $352,500 for the .35-acre parcel. More...

School board challenges PCRA real estate grabs

Coudersport Area School Board has turned up the heat on a county agency that has stripped millions of dollars from the district’s tax base. More...

Potato City now just a memory

It didn’t take long for the wrecker’s ball to turn a Potter County landmark, Potato City Country Inn atop Denton Hill, into a pile of rubble. More...

‘Cameron County Project’ gets a boost

A state grant has been approved to give the Cameron County Heart and Soul Project a shot in the arm. More...

News

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Former Potter County Commissioner and active volunteer emergency responder Ken Wingo was among people offering input during a public meeting on the dam and Berger Lake in downtown Galeton. More...

Flood programs highlight festival

A special program being presented during this year’s Austin History and Pride Weekend (Sept. 28-30) will take attendees back to that fateful day of Saturday, Sept. 30, 1911, when a catastrophic flood nearly wiped out the town.  More...

Fatal ATV crash in Ulysses

A downstate man was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Ulysses Borough. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Soon, the wait will be over. Archery deer season opens early Saturday morning, Sept. 29.  A bumper crop of apples in the Pennsylvania Wilds have been ripening and the deer have been on a feeding frenzy. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

September magic a sight to behold

Summer has transitioned to autumn, almost without notice. Unseasonably warm September weather and dry conditions have left the illusion that summertime has not yet passed us by. More...

Flying squirrels nearing extinction

A rare species found in just a few small habitats in Pennsylvania, including one section of Potter County, has been designated as an endangered species by the Pa. Game Commission. More...