November 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Bears plentiful for hunters

It appears the stars are aligned for this year’s bear-hunting season in Pennsylvania, especially in the northcentral counties, where populations are plentiful. More...

‘Shop Small’ returns Nov. 24

There’s a socially responsible alternative to fighting the shopping crowds in large venues or ordering merchandise from retail giants via the internet. More...

Viewpoints

Rural Pa. plugs in, unfortunately

(Steven Kurutz, formerly of Renovo, is now a reporter for the New York Times, where this column originally appeared. More...

Correspondence

Be Thankful Dear editor: My Thanksgiving begins when I wake up in the morning and do my daily activities. More...

The Old Timer

Most of us American consumers are foolish. We fall for the dumbest marketing tricks. More...

Community Life

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U.S. Army Platoon Sergeant Michael Spaeth, a Cameron County native, was guest speaker for a Veterans Day ceremony at Cameron County High School. Sgt. More...

Volunteer positions remain open

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

Ensuring future health care

Cole Foundation’s “Gifts of Remembrance” program at UPMC Cole offers a unique way to recognize friends and loved ones.  More...

Obituaries

Edwin H. Corey

Edwin H. Corey, 72, of Austin, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at UPMC Cole, Coudersport.  Ed was born on Sept. 7, 1946, in Coudersport, the son of Edwin I. More...

Death Notices

Wendy S. Hann   More...

Naval Academy appointee to speak

Coudersport native Darren Keglovits, who is in his second year as an appointee in the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., will present a program on the U.S. Navy at 7 pm Tuesday, Nov. 20, at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. More...

Armed robber tracked down in Potter County

A New York man who was allegedly involved in an armed robbery and attempted kidnapping was tracked down by police in northeast Potter County after a highspeed chase Wednesday morning. Steven R. Cox, 36, of Cuba is facing multiple charges. More...

Another Dollar General death

Another local family business has been wiped out by the growing wave of corporate discount merchandisers. More...

News

Veterans contribute character

An inspirational presentation from  Col. Victor D. Brown, a local dentist who serves with the U.S. Air Force Reserve, highlighted a Veterans Day dinner held last weekend at American Legion Potter Post 192 in Coudersport.  More...

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Fifth-grade art students at Austin Area School recently participated in the 22nd annual statewide Drug-Free Calendar Contest. Students were instructed to create an original illustration that included a drug-free message. More...

Christmas in the Wilds returns Dec. 8

Christmas in the Wilds returns to Emporium on Saturday, Dec. 8, highlighted by a parade that steps off at noon. It will be led by a police escort and the Cameron County High School Marching Band.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Some outdoor writers will advise hunters to scout for deer movements and focus their efforts on those same areas when the season begins.  You can throw that out the window when it’s breeding season. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Mentored hunter program expands

Pennsylvania’s Mentored Youth Hunting Program, which offers boys and girls under the age of 12 a chance to hunt with a licensed adult, has been a huge success. More...

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Proceeds from the recent fishing derby sponsored by American Legion Post 194 of Emporium were recently presented to Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities to support the 4-H air rifle program. More...