December 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal overdose case heading to trial

Barring any 11th-hour plea arrangement, a Shinglehouse man accused in an overdose death will go on trial early next year. Jury selection for the Comm. vs. Oakley Z. Mulkin case is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 3, in Potter County Court. More...

Roulette Twp. may sell sewer, water systems

Roulette Township, saddled with the operation of aging water supply and sewage treatment systems that service only a portion of the municipality, is considering the sale of those facilities to a private company. More...

Viewpoints

Let heaven and nature sing

Although no one seems to know the exact day when Jesus Christ was born, it certainly did occur, and it is celebrated all over the world.  After quite a roller-coaster year that has included a serious health diagnosis, I am comforted with recogni More...

The Old Timer

One thing I observed this year is that there are very few Nativity displays for Christmas. I believe it is because of the court system. Some people seem to forget how this great nation got its start.  More...

Correspondence

Basic Science   Dear editor:  A recent letter from a selfprofessed climate change denier is correct when making the point that water vapor is indeed a potent greenhouse gas. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth W. Martin

Kenneth W. Martin, 60, a long-time resident of Coudersport, died Dec. 11, 2018, at his home after a year-long battle with cancer. Born in Silver Creek, N.Y., he was a son of James W. and Alice F. Silleman Martin. In 2011, he married Autumn L. More...

Manley R. Mainus

Manley R. “Hemmy” Mainus Jr., 58, a former Galeton resident, died Dec. 10, 2018, at Citizens Medical Center, Colby, Kansas. He was born in Wellsboro, Pa., the son of Manley and June Mainus. More...

Pauline E. Smith

Pauline E. Smith, 77, of Harrison Valley, died Dec. 15, 2018. in the Green Home, Wellsboro. Born in Westfield, she was the daughter of Charles and Mildred Briggs Hurler. In 1988, she married John A. Smith. More...

Lighting contest brightens holidays

A Christmas house decorating contest sponsored by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Hygrade Inn, was a popular draw last week. Sponsors even organized a bus tour to usher the public to the entries across the county. More...

Criminal justice lesson gets real

Students in the Leadership Potter County (LPC) class had a rare opportunity to walk in the shoes of nearly two dozen people who are actively engaged in the county’s award-winning criminal justice reform mission. More...

News

Morgan expansion will add jobs

Morgan Advanced Materials and Technologies Inc. has announced an expansion that will create an estimated 41 jobs split between the company’s factories in Coudersport and St. Marys.  More...

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Galeton VFW Post 6611 and its Auxiliary sponsored a successful Voice of Democracy and Patriot Penn competition. Students spent several weeks preparing for the essay contest. More...

Church Christmas Even service

Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church welcomes the public to its Christmas Eve candle light service on Monday.  Following musical preludes by church members and guests at 6:45, the service will begin at 7 and include an advent mes More...

Outdoors

Christmas time in elk country

“Dashing through the snow,  Sparring every day,  Through the woods we go,  Eating acorns ’long the way.  Chimes on porches ring.  There’s music in the night.  What fun it is to spar and feed  In th More...

‘Buck of a lifetime’ taken locally

Ben Cypher has been a hunter for decades.  His father and a couple of friends put together a camp in Cameron County in 1932, “and my family has been hunting up there ever since,” the 84-year-old Saxonburg man said.  More...

State park programs

Sinnemahoning State Park has announced its upcoming schedule of events. More information on any of the programs is available at 647-8401.  More...