Dollar General’s newest store at 1562 Fishing Creek Road in Roulette is now open. In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.
This year, 1,924 high school students gave up a week of their summer vacation to attend the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week 2019. Each student attends the program on a full scholarship donated by local businesses and organizations in the community. Each summer, PFEW brings students from ac…
Raymond Richard VFW Post 6611, Canteen/Home Association, 221 Germania St. Ext., Galeton, was cited on Sept. 12 by the state Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for failing to submit annual reports to the state Department of Revenue between Feb. 2 and July 1, 2019.
Stargazing programs and a photography workshop are being held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Cherry Springs State Park at 4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport. The park is 12 miles from Galeton and 15 miles from Coudersport.
It’s that time of year again. Red and orange and yellow everywhere, and that’s just in the stores. Take a step out of town, into the forest and the palette of hues is even broader.
The annual Halloween Spooktacular at Lyman Run State Park will be held Friday, Oct. 25 from 7-8:30 p.m. This event was originally scheduled for Oct. 18, but has been moved to Oct. 25. Rain date will be Saturday, Oct. 26.
The 580,000 restaurant and food service jobs in Pennsylvania represent 10% of the state’s total employment. To serve that industry, Pennsylvania College of Technology is launching a bachelor’s degree in business administration: restaurant and hospitality operations.
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is an organization that promotes professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education.
As a roadway improvement project continues in Potter County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is notifying motorists that Route 1003 (Loucks Mills Road) reopened to traffic earlier this week.
The Wolf Administration announced a 14-county expansion of the Living Independence for the Elderly program, a long-term care program that helps seniors live in their home and coordinates their health and personal needs. Through this expansion, LIFE programs, under the jurisdiction of the Dep…
Education and outreach staff from the Department of Banking and Securities will be meeting with groups of senior citizens, veterans, service providers and the public throughout October to promote financial capability as part of Governor Tom Wolf’s Consumer Financial Protection Initiative.
VFW Auxiliary Post 6611 will hold a benefit for veterans in the veteran’s hospital of Bath, N.Y. and other veteran’s hospitals in Pennsylvania on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Galeton VFW from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania have filed a lawsuit opposing a proposed constitutional amendment addressing victim’s rights less than one month before Pennsylvanians vote.
HARRISBURG — Municipal leaders must answer to constituents for the state of local law enforcement, roads, parks and clean drinking water — not to mention the property tax rates people pay.
In response to news reports last weekend that at least one additional administration whistleblower has come forward to say what he or she knows about President Trump’s Ukrainian schemes, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted, “I’ve seen this movie before — with Brett Kavanaugh. More and more doesn’t mean better or reliable.”
October 29 the deadline for absentee ballots
Educators say that the number of students with special needs has increased in Pennsylvania, and so has the need for funding.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the release of a preliminary report gleaned from results of an extensive two-year survey seeking public input on the future of Pennsylvania’s state parks. More than 10,000 respondents offered recommenda…
In keeping with a Bob Webber tradition, there will be another Slate Run Ramble this fall, scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 20.
Austin Area School Senior Night for Volleyball and Soccer will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17 during the home volleyball game.
Mosch’s pool team is leading the Coudersport Pool League through three weeks of play with 24 wins so far. Pat Nelson is the top shooter in the league for week three, with eight wins and an ave…
I moved slowly along the old logging road 30 yards above the hollow bottom. Through the understory that was changing to fall colors, I detected two deer moving slowly. With a bow in one hand a…
Dr. Ryan Kio, chiropractor, has joined Dr. Bruce Fink at the Multi-Care Clinic on South Main Street in Coudersport.
Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.
Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.
Vaping has come of age in the most perfect of social conditions. Smoking cigarettes is falling out of favor socially and even among nicotine users, and is wholly rejected by many young people today. To get their fix they're turning to what is marketed as a cleaner and safer method of ingestion. Enticing flavors, edgy technology and social media are empowering the tobacco industry to ensnare a new generation with nicotine addiction by way of vaping. And it’s working. In 2016, 43.8% of high schoolers in New York state tried vaping, more than double the total two years prior. This trend has Ontario County officials deeply concerned.
Chicago teachers want district leaders to meet their demands just days before a threatened strike in the country's third-largest school district. (October 14)
Local news starts with us. Newspapers have been the foundation of real news for more than 300 years. While the delivery of the product has transitioned from black ink on newsprint, to the internet, to smartphone applications and social media outlets, no other industry is as firmly rooted in …
In the aftermath of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Fla. as well as other tragic violent incidents across the United States, it was vital to find an effective way to immediately stem the tide of tragedies and better protect students, teachers and administrators.