September 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Austin fest continues through Sun.

Austin History and Pride Weekend continues through Sunday at two locations. Saturday’s activities at Austin Dam Memorial Park will be highlighted by a dramatic reading of eyewitness accounts from the tragic Sept. More...

Viewpoints

Stop rationing addiction treatment

(William Stauffer is executive director of the Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance, the statewide recovery community organization.)   Addiction is our most pressing public health crisis.  More...

Correspondence

Quid pro quo bandwagon? More...

The Old Timer

Spring sprang and a long, hot summer finally released its grip. Now we are on the border of October and on the wrong side of the equinox. In some places, you go to work in the dark and by the time you get home it’s dark.  More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Pet hazards lurk in fall splendor

September ushers in autumn, that wonderful time of year when we have warm days and cool nights, campfires and comfort food. More...

Photo

A 70th anniversary gathering was held for the venerable Ulysses couple, George and Maude Morley. It was also an occasion to celebrate Maude’s 93rd birthday. George and Maude were married on Sept. 17, 1948. More...

Miller new manager at Artisan Center

Potter County Artisan Center has kicked off its fifth year of operation with a new manager.  She is Gerri Miller, a long-time radio broadcaster, news director and good-will ambassador for Potter County.  More...

New voting machines mandated

County commissioners across Pennsylvania are investigating their options in response to a state mandate that they replace their voting machines with certified models that create a paper trail.  More...

Federal ATF honors Potter County

A highly successful Eliot Ness Fest held in July by the Potter County Historical Society and a committee of supporters earned accolades from the U.S Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.  A wood-carved plaque was delivered to Coudersport by C More...

Artisan Center open house Fri.

Potter County Artisan Center is holding another of its popular open houses from 5-8 pm Friday, Oct. 5. The center is located at the corner of North Main and Third streets in Coudersport.  More...

Help needed with health survey

Public help is needed with a regional survey that is being used to build healthier communities. Northern Tier Community Health Collaborative is updating its Community Health Needs Assessment Survey for Potter, Cameron, McKean and Tioga counties. More...

News

Photo

Election Systems and Software representative Joseph Passarella demonstrated that company’s new voting machines for Potter County officials this week. More...

Vets’ wreath project nearing goal

Hundreds of Potter County military veterans’ graves will be decorated with large, vibrant wreaths in December, as part of a national campaign that traces its roots to Arlington National Cemetery.  Connie Kallerson, who volunteered to serve More...

‘Judy Bolton Days’ next weekend

Judy Bolton Days return to Potter County over the Oct. 5-7 weekend, celebrating the writings of Margaret Sutton, (inset) who authored a famous series of detective stories with special appeal to young girls.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There’s a reason that the flintlock muzzleloader hunting season for deer -- it runs Oct. 13-20 this year -- continues to grow in popularity. Much like archery, there’s a certain challenge to the hunt. But another attractant is the season. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Columnist traces roots to Austria

My great-grandfather Peter Zöschg came to the forests of northcentral Pennsylvania in the early 1900s to work in the lumber industry.  More...

PFSC: don’t mix politics, deer policy

A respected statewide hunters’ organization has issued an “action alert” over a move its leaders say would replace scientific management of Pennsylvania’s deer herd with a politically driven strategy.  More...

Obituaries

Robert D. Grant

Robert D. “Bob” Grant, 92, of Coudersport, formerly of Denver, Pa., passed away on Sept. 4, 2018, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  Born on Feb. 19, 1926 in Ephrata, he was a son of Earl Eugene Sr. and Helen Dundore Grant. On Sept. More...

Death Notices

Beverly J. Rogers   More...