October 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local jobs open house Thursday

A concerted effort to fill local jobs continues in Cameron County.  Details on opportunities to earn a GED and other qualifications for employment will be presented during an open house to be held from 1-5 pm Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Pa. More...

Lots at stake in upcoming census

With the U.S. Census Bureau moving closer to launching its 2020 count, the agency is beginning to add staff all across the country. More...

Vets event Sun. in Galeton

Area military veterans can and learn more about benefits and services available to them during a Veterans Resource Event that will be held from 10 am to 2 pm Sunday, Oct. 28, at Galeton VFW Richar Post 6611, located on Germania Street.  More...

Viewpoints

Putting brakes on clean energy

(Microsoft has agreed to purchase 90 megawatts of electricity from the Big Level Wind Project, a series of generation turbines planned in northeastern Potter County. More...

Correspondence

Food Pantry needs help Dear editor: God’s Food Pantry was created in 1998 as a ministry of the Coudersport Alliance Church to help Potter County people in need. More...

The Old Timer

Kiddies across America are excited about Halloween. Times have changed and that’s probably a good thing. When I was a kid, Halloween brought out the devil in most boys.  We didn’t wait for the night of Oct. 31 to do the trick part. More...

Community Life

Pet Chatter

Black cat superstition takes real toll

Halloween is a good time to set the record straight about a prominent victim of feline discrimination. More...

Volunteers needed for county positions

Potter County Commissioners are seeking volunteers willing to serve on any of several county authorities, commissions and advisory boards.  More...

Holiday bazaar in Austin

A Christmas Craft Bazaar is being held Dec. 2 by the Austin class of 2020 from 11 am to 3 pm at the school gymnasium. Vendor applications are now being accepted by Chrissy Stuckey at 647-8439. Cost is $10 for a 10-foot-long table space. More...

Signs spotlight ‘star attraction’

One of the region’s fastest-growing tourist attractions received a marketing boost from the state last week.  More...

Your chance to shape the area’s future

Potter County residents have a rare opportunity to help shape the county’s future during a comprehensive “visioning” process that’s being spearheaded by the county commissioners and planning commission. More...

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Norma Cobb Nichols, who has been a workhorse for the Potter County Democratic Committee for decades, was among those who turned out to greet U.S. Senator Bob Casey Jr. during his campaign swing through Potter County this week. More...

Area towns list Halloween schedules, plans

Three area communities get a jump start on Halloween fun with activities on Saturday, Oct. More...

News

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Local professional photographer and Potter County good will ambassador spoke during a ceremony held at Cherry Springs State Park to dedicate the placement of signs along a stretch of Pa. Rt. 44 now designated as Highway to the Stars.   More...

Emporium man jailed in meth bust

An Emporium man is facing multiple charges after being found in possession of a large volume of methamphetamine at a Clearfield County convenience store. Justin M. More...

‘Dementia Friends’ support group to present

Dementia Friends of Pennsylvania presents “Become a Dementia Friend” in an hour long session on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Sweden Valley Manor.   Participants can choose the 2 pm or 7 pm session.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Pennsylvania is not the only place where there’s a population of elk that traces its roots to a successful reintroduction effort. More...

ELK WATCHER'S JOURNAL

Elk-hunting season draws near

While the frenzy of the rut and foliage season is winding down, visitors continue to flock to the region to get a look at the magnificent elk and the beautiful landscape. There is still plenty of elk activity to observe. More...

Fall turkey season gets underway today

Countdown for northcentral Pennsylvania turkey hunters ends at daybreak on Saturday, Oct. 27, when the fall season opens. Dates in local wildlife management units (3A, 2G and 2H) are Oct 27-Nov. 10 and Nov. 22-24. More...