February 9, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

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Another popular nature education program was presented this week for kids in the Northern Tier Community Action Corp. Head Start program. More...

LEEK Preserve: outdoor therapy can be the best medicine

County’s LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve closes out another appearance at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg this weekend. More...

Viewpoints

Don’t penalize shale gas drillers

(Mike Butler is Mid-Atlantic executive director of the Consumer Energy Alliance, an advocacy group for the gas and oil industry.) Pennsylvania lawmakers should hail the continued development of our state’s energy sector. More...

Correspondence

Paper Ballots Dear editor: Your article about new voting machines for Pennsylvania reports that, to address the problem of machines invisibly accounting for all the votes, Pennsylvania will use voter-verifiable paper ballots. More...

The Old Timer

Have you ever watched the program “Modern Marvels” on the History Channel? They cover a multitude of subjects, but I have yet to see any footage on one of the greatest marvels that has ever been invented. More...

Community Life

‘Falcon Follies’ today

More performers are welcome for the popular local community music revue, Falcon Follies, at 7 pm Saturday, Feb. More...

Obituaries

Joan Elaine Appleby

Joan Elaine Appleby, 86, of Coudersport, passed away Feb. 5, 2019 at home.  She was born on Aug. 18, 1932, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Allen and Viola (Miller) Rickert. More...

Dorothy A. Smith

Dorothy A. Smith, 90, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away at the home of her nephew and his wife, John and Tammy Setzer, on Feb. 4, 2019, after a long illness.  More...

Maxine J. Shear

Maxine J. Shear, 102, a long-time resident of Coudersport, passed away Feb. 1, 2019, at UPMC Cole, Coudersport. She was born on Nov. 8, 1916 in Buffalo, N.Y., the daughter of Laurent D. and Marie G. (Kohler) Johnston. She was the wife of Thomas R. More...

PGC shoots down automatic rifle plan

It didn’t take long for the Pa. Game Commission to back off from two controversial plans that just weeks ago appeared to be well on their way to approval. More...

Gun confiscation ruling upheld

A Potter County Court decision that granted a criminal defendant the right to keep some 27 guns the district attorney had ordered to be seized has been upheld by Pa. Supreme Court. More...

Law exhibit coming to Ness Fest

Details are falling into place for a Law Enforcement/Public Safety Exhibits and Demonstrations attraction at the second annual Eliot Ness Fest, scheduled for July 19-21, in Coudersport. More...

Local state police tax?

Another plan to force many local residents to pay an annual tax for Pa. State Police coverage is circulating in the state capital. Under a plank in Gov. More...

News

Civil Air Patrol steps up training

A Civil Air Patrol unit serving the local area is upgrading its communications equipment.  Thanks to the donation of computers by the Community Education Center of Cameron and Elk Counties, CAP Squadron 507 will be able enhance learning opportun More...

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Joseph A. Malizia, the youngest attorney of the Malizia & Malizia Law Firm in Emporium, took the oath to practice before the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Pa. in a ceremony conducted by the Honorable Susan P. Baxter. More...

County stepping up veterans’ services

A plan to restructure the Potter County Veterans Service Committee was spelled out by two of its members during last week’s county commissioners meeting.  Commissioner Paul Heimel and executive secretary Danielle Gietler reported on a rece More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

All three of the region’s coyote hunts – Sinnemahoning, Mosquito Creek and St. Marys – are on tap for the Feb. 15-17 weekend.  Pennsylvania’s coyote population has been growing for decades. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Do trees talk? you may be surprised

A decade ago, I read that trees communicate. More...