November 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Citizens speak out on county plan

Officials from Potter, McKean and Cameron are continuing to work on a joint “comprehensive plan.” It’s a document that guides decision-making on topics as varied as land use planning, transportation, economic development, protection More...

High costs for voting machines

Pennsylvania counties are under orders to replace their voting machines, at considerable expense.  More...

Viewpoints

Too many veterans left behind

(Dr. Adam M. Robinson Jr. is the director of the VA Maryland Health Care System.) Nov. 11, 1918 was a historic day of peace, celebrating the end of World War I -- the so-called “war to end all wars.” More...

Correspondence

Leave Arboretum Alone   Dear editor:  When the military honor wall on the side of the Rexall Drug store on Main and East Second streets was removed many years ago, I vowed that one day I would return an honor wall to Coudersport.  More...

The Old Timer

Our purple sage is in full bloom and it looks spectacular.  If you are an old-timer, you might remember Zane Grey, an author of western novels. His book, “Riders of the Purple Sage,” was a classic.  More...

Community Life

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Cameron County Community Chest has launched its 2019 fund drive with a goal of $19,000. Among the loyal partners to renew its support of CCCC was Northwest Bank with a $2,500 donation from the Northwest Charitable Foundation. More...

Coudersport Library Gala auction nears

Tickets are still available Coudersport Public Library’s Books Unlimited Gala & Auction, scheduled for Friday evening, Nov. 9 at the St. Eulalia Parish Center. More...

Workplace conflict workshop

A workshop titled, “Principles of Mediation for Workplace Conflict,” targeting employers, managers and supervisors is being offered by the Potter County Education Council in Coudersport from 9 to noon on Thursday, Nov. 15. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Joseph A. Gormley   Joseph A. Gormley, 64, of Sabinsville, died Oct. 29, 2018, in his home. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Joseph Anthony and Joanne E. Sireci Gormley. He was employed by MedPlast in Westfield as a mechanic. More...

Will you vote in Tuesday’s election?

Political observers in Potter and Cameron counties are expecting a modest turnout of voters for the Tuesday, Nov. 6 General Election. Polls are open from 7 am to 8 pm in all voting precincts.  More...

‘Denton Hill Adventure Center’ in the works

A fifth winter will come and go with no skiing at Denton Hill State Park. However, there are signs that the state is moving forward with its long-term plan to establish the park as a four-season attraction. More...

Eliot Ness Fest will return!

Plans are already being made for a second running of the Eliot Ness Fest in Coudersport, now officially scheduled for the July 19-21 weekend in 2019.  Officers of the Potter County Historical Society (PCHS) last week agreed to continue as the fe More...

News

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A Boy Scout from Austin is leaving a lasting mark on the Potter County Historical Society Museum. More...

Galeton reaches terms with Smith

Galeton Borough Council has approved an arrangement to keep Tom Smith engaged as borough foreman into 2019.  Smith announced his retirement after 41 years of service, effective Dec. 31. More...

In memory of Michael…

A mother who lost her son to opioid addiction in April has started a scholarship program to support those who are dealing with disease.  Maureen Floerchinger spoke to Coudersport Rotary Club members Monday about the Serenity Scholarship Program, More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Why are we so fascinated by antlers?  A few years ago, Pa. Game Commission biologist Jeannine Fleegle wrote an interesting column that traced our fascination with antlers back to at least 200 AD. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Everything Changes With First Frost

The first hard frost of autumn marks a tangible transition all around us.  Leading up to it, there are spotty frosts that are hit and miss. But when the killer frost comes, there’s no mistaking it. More...

‘Alumni’ join youth pheasant hunt

Another successful pheasant hunt was held by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities at the Andrews Farm.  CCOYA leader Don Bickford was quick to point out that the event was far more than a hunting day afield.  More...