Marlene J. Petry

Marlene J. Petry, 80, formerly of Genesee and Williamsport, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. A graveside service will be held 3:00pm, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 in Ulysses Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cole Memorial Skilled Nursing Patient Activity Fund, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915. Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses. Online […]

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Preparing students for local jobs

Bridging the gap between local schools and employers in the region who are seeking certain skills is one of the top priorities for the Northern Tier Education Collaborative. Area school administrators and other collaborative members who are involved in local education and job training gathered this week at the Potter County Education Center to continue work on a number of […]

State rubs salt in agency’s wounds

One agency that’s already feeling the pain from state budget cuts now feels salt being poured into its wounds. Dave Hyde, executive director of A Way Out, detailed the organization’s plight at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner Paul Heimel said the State Commissioners Association is compiling anecdotes of how the state budget impasse is […]

‘Room Tax’ violations alleged

Lodging establishments in Cameron County are required to levy a three-percent tax on their guests’ bills, but not all of them are complying, according to a guest who attended the Cameron County Commissioners meeting. Marilyn Erickson said the violators have been immune to consequences, which is not fair to the businesses that comply with the room tax ordinance. Commissioners Phil […]

Bonita H. Dunham

Bonita H. Dunham, 84, of Westfield, died Sept. 6, 2015, in Potter Brook. Born in Potter Brook, she was the daughter of Earl Clifton and Goldie L. Glover Houghtaling. In 1948, she married Floyd E. Seeley, who predeceased her in 1980. In 1982, she married Leon L. Dunham. Bonnie was employed by Galeton Production for many years. Among survivors are […]

Leona K. Jones

Leona K. “Kaye” Jones, 65, of Emporium, died Aug. 31, 2015, at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville. She was born in St. Marys, a daughter of George S. and Faye Jewart Agliardo. In 1968 she married Richard R. Jones Sr. She was a 1968 graduate of Cameron County High School. Among survivors are daughter Shannon Goss, son Richard Jones Jr., daughter […]

Walter V. Tripp

Walter V. Tripp, 78, of, Roulette, died Sept. 1, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital. He was born in Burtville, a son of Warren and Doris Burt Tripp. In 1989, he married Bonnie L. Baker. Mr. Tripp was a graduate of Port Allegany High School and worked as an insurance salesman before becoming Justice of the Peace for Mt. Morris, N.Y. […]

Area news briefs

Fire destroys home SHINGLEHOUSE — A Shinglehouse home and its contents were destroyed by fire last Friday. Shinglehouse Fire Chief Doug Estes said the blaze was accidentally caused and erupted just after 10 am at the Brady Goss home on East Academy Street. Goss was home at the time and was able to get out safely with two of his […]