January 26, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Fair queens vie for state title

County Fair Queen Sarah Cornish and Cameron County Fair Queen Cassie Frey are in Hershey this weekend along with 58 other contestants for the coveted title of Pennsylvania State Fair Queen. More...

New drinking water protections New

state regulations to protect public drinking water supplies from contamination were discussed at this month’s meeting of the Triple Divide Watershed Coalition (TDWC). More...

Viewpoints

Multiple reasons to ‘make it milk’

Your article on the serious challenges facing our dairy farmers raised some good points. But it’s important to point out that Pennsylvania still has the second-largest number of family dairy farms in the United States. More...

The Old Timer

Aren’t we funny with some of our superstitions? My mom had a few things that she passed on to me. More...

Correspondence

Taking Guns Dear editor: On Oct. 12, Gov. Wolf signed Pa. Act 79, which is legislation that promptly and securely disarms dangerous domestic abusers. More...

Hearing slated Feb. 7 in Arboretum case

continuing saga over the fate of the Coudersport Arboretum heads to court a 11 am Thursday, Feb. 7, when a visiting senior judge hears arguments in Potter County Court on a civil suit brought by a citizens’ group. More...

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Volunteers decorated the Coudersport Arboretum with Christmas lights as they awaited their day in court. A citizens’ group has filed suit to block the sale of the park’s southern quadrant to a land developer. More...

Teens’A drug use trends: booze, weed, meth

summary of drug abuse trends and related issues among teenagers was reviewed at this month’s Cameron County Collaborative Board meeting. More...

News

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Anthony Gimino, director of nursing at Sweden Valley Manor, was recently recognized for his extraordinary work in implementing a national demonstration project aimed at improving care and reducing residents’ hospital admissions.  More...

Potter County deed transfers

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  More...

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Coudersport Rotary Club continued its tradition of delivering dictionaries to all third- and fourth-graders in the Coudersport Elementary School. More...

Obituaries

Rev. M. Duane Burdick

The Rev. M. Duane Burdick, 71, of Harrison Valley, died Jan. 17, 2019, in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born in Potter Brook, he was the son of Merrill H. and Louise E. Knight Burdick. In 1969, he married Fern Houghtaling.  More...

Dale H. Potter

Dale H. Potter, 82, of Harrison Valley, died Jan. 16, 2019 in his home. Born in Elkland, he was the son of Leland Harold and Barbara Freas Potter. In 1955, he married Loveda “Dee Dee” Kibbe. More...

Yolanda R. Jeselnick

Yolanda R. Jeselnick, 94, of St. Marys, died Jan. 17, 2019, at the Elk Haven Nursing Home. Her advocacy for senior citizens and the less privileged across northcentral Pennsylvania has left an impact that is still being felt today. More...