2019-06-06 E-Edition

Fishing North-central PA

For many anglers on northcentral Pennsylvania waters, dreams of open water, ‘fishy’ conditions and memories of seasons past fill the imagination during the long drive it takes to get here. To many, that seems like a lot of silly effort to catch trout, but to the anglers who have visions similar to the one captured above by our outdoor writer […]

Grupp narrowly defeats Buckler

Barring a fall write-in success, Heimel, Hayman, Grupp new Potter County commissioners

One of the closest elections in Potter County history was entered into the books Thursday afternoon. Director of Elections Sandra Lewis declared incumbent Paul W. Heimel and political newcomer Nancy J. Grupp as the two Republican nominees for seats on the 2020-23 Board of Commissioners. Certified election returns showed Heimel with 1,505 votes, Grupp with 1,493, and J. David Buckler […]

Wind energy plant being built

More than two dozen massive wind turbines reported to be the tallest in the Northern Hemisphere will soon appear on the hilltops across nearly 7,000 acres in northeastern Potter County. Following a series of delays, the company that’s installing the wind energy electrical generating system – known as the Big Level Wind Project — began hauling the white towers into […]

Memorial Day Events

While the turnout for the annual Memorial Day parade and ceremonies in area communities has been declining, those traditions continue thanks in large part to the dedication of local veterans’ service organizations. American Legion Potter Post 192 sponsored the observance in Coudersport, beginning with a parade that stepped off from the World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge and concluding with […]

God’s Country Marathon runs today!

About 150 people are expected to compete in one of the country’s oldest and most challenging distance-running events. Starter’s gun for the 45th annual God’s Country Marathon sounds at 7 am on Saturday, June 1, sending runners from Galeton Borough on their trek over grueling Denton Hill to a finish line at the courthouse square in Coudersport. First runner in […]

Cameron County winners confirmed

Jones, Losey, Moate, Reed win party nominations

Primary election results from Cameron County are now official, confirming the apparent winners announced following last week’s preliminary count. Former Cameron County District Attorney Paul Malizia defeated incumbent Jeanne Miglicio, 573 votes to 398, for the Republican nomination to serve as DA, a position he held for eight years prior to being defeated by Miglicio in 2015. Malizia also won […]

Who are these people?

Voters last week went to the polls and nominated candidates for two open seats on the Pa. Superior Court. Turnout was low, and it is safe to say most voters knew little, if anything, about the candidates. Changes to the way in which Pennsylvania elects statewide appellate court judges and justices are being considered by the state legislature. This would […]


Make It Milk Dear editor: Dairy farmers across Pennsylvania are facing financial challenges that are threatening their ability to stay in business. A massive oversupply has substantially reduced the price farmers receive for the milk they produce. Milk prices have been depressed for several years and no one is anticipating any immediate relief. Some milk buyers have cut off dairy […]

The Old Timer

Our lives are becoming more and more controlled by gadgets. The public rest rooms have gone too far with the electric flush valves. With the age of computers that steal your mind, common sense is being bred out of the human being. When you see people in public settings, just take a count of how many are plugged into a […]