AUSTIN — The Austin Area School Board of Directors held a workshop to discuss findings from a recent audit by the Pennsylvania Attorney General, in which the audit claimed the school district failed in their legal duties regarding transportation policies and personnel issues.
Will you be Treasury’s Valentine? Thousands of Pennsylvanians could say yes to that question. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that Treasury holds more than $730,000 worth of unclaimed property for more than 7,000 Pennsylvanians with the first, middle or la…
Reps. Martin Causer and Clint Owlett are inviting area farmers and others in the agriculture industry to a breakfast meeting with Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding.
The Knights of Columbus Council 1355 hosted the district free throw competition on Sunday, Feb. 16. Sixteen kids aged 9-14 from Coudersport, Austin, Northern Potter and Bradford competed against each other for a spot in the regional competition this coming Saturday.
WILLIAMSON — The Northern Potter Panthers boys basketball team (8-13) looked like they were going to leave Williamson with a win heading into halftime, but the Williamson Warriors (4-18) put t…
Ten. Count ’em; ten! Out of a dozen players this season, Northern Potter’s women’s basketball squad will have 10 returning freshmen and sophomores from this year, on the 2020/21 team. That mak…
The North Clarion girls and DuBois boys headline the Feb. 10 D9Sports.com District 9 Basketball Rankings Powered by the Allegheny Grille of Foxburg.
Austin’s senior basketball players were honored last week.
A friend walked up to me the other day and said, “I knew you would know. How did Raymond get its name?” And I told her; briefly, that the Raymond family settled the area around 1836 and the village was named for them. There were a good many people nearby and I didn’t elaborate.
Living in Potter County during the winter months can be enjoyable, but can also be a matter of concern for the elderly population.
GALETON — The project to dredge the Galeton lake is still underway.
ROULETTE — Taking advantage of the Allegany River running through town was among the various topics discussed by the jam-packed room at the Feb. 13 Roulette Township meeting.
Wendy Bailey, principal at Northern Potter Jr./Sr. High School, announced Feb. 5 the honor roll for the 2nd marking period of the 2019- 2020 school year.
Pennsylvania lawmakers questioned a proposed $100 million redesign of its higher education system this week after years of declining enrollment left many of its 14 universities in the red.
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services celebrating 80 Years of Making a Difference, is pleased to announce that two of the firm's iconic bridge projects - the Andy Warhol (Seventh Street) Bridge in Pittsburgh and the Winona Bridge in Winona, MN - have won Prize Bridge Awards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA). The biennial Prize Bridge Awards honor significant and innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S. Recognizing innovative design and engineering, the award is the highest honor bestowed on bridge projects by the U.S. structural steel industry. The projects will be honored at the 2020 AISC World Steel Bridge Symposium, taking place in Atlanta, April 22 - 24.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) recently released its State of the Industry Report providing broad-based insights that show how the frozen and refrigerated foods categories attract shoppers, drive shopping trips, build shopping basket dollars and deliver sales.
WEST VINCENT — West Vincent Township has joined over 360 municipalities and 22 counties across Pennsylvania in passing a Fair Districts Resolution.
Banning fracking is an idea that is widening fault lines between Pennsylvania's Democrats and their traditional allies in organized labor.
Tamela Friend, 50, of Coudersport, has three felony charges pending before Magisterial District Judge Annette Easton and an active warrant for her arrest, after Coudersport Borough Police and East Drug Task Force officers reported a Confidential Informant participated in a controlled buy wit…
Tommy Causer Jr., 48, of Elkland, broke through two locked doors and gained access to the interior of a Hector Township residence on Feb. 13, court documents state.
David Brown, of Coudersport, was driving a Ford F-150 north on SR-44 in Hebron Township on Jan. 22 when he crossed the center line multiple times, court documents indicate. Police reported ini…
Arthur C. Staschak, 28, of Pittsburgh, was observed by PSP-Coudersport troopers to be passed out on the living room floor of a Galeton residence on Jan. 8, showing indicators of recently takin…
Discussing mental health has become less taboo in modern culture than it used to be before, and that openness is now also crossing over into the workplace. However, many organizations still seem to be falling behind on this trend. From unrealistic, demanding deadlines to heavy workloads and long hours to even shifting performance priorities, there’s often never a shortage of stress at work.
Pa Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today reminded Pennsylvanians that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine, and it is essential to take steps to prevent the spread of illness, such as frequently washing your hands, and staying home if you are sick.
On Jan. 14, Community Health published story titled "No More Body Shaming" that contained quotes from a source who levied unfounded allegations of impropriety against White Rock Montessori school in Dallas. Allegations that White Rock Montessori condoned or allowed instances of body shaming against students, and is now retaliating against the children of parents who raise such issues with the school, are unsubstantiated and solely the opinion of the source quoted in the story. Community Health apologizes to White Rock Montessori for any harm that has come to its reputation and its business as a respected educational institute as a result of the statements contained in the story.
It’s tax season once again, and stress levels are high. While you are plunging away those numbers and stressing about refunds and payments to the IRS, there are ways you can keep those anxieties under control.
“Every risk factor you can imagine was on this student’s Internet posting,” recalls Lisa Cull, senior program coordinator for Glenn County Behavioral Health.
Wanda Shirk, my co-columnist, makes a lot of good points. But she’s wrong about two things: the Electoral College and the Senate.
Yogi Berra has a timely warning for the fractured Democratic party. The baseball legend and accidental oracle is reputed to have said, “It gets late early out here.”
The beginning of the year brought with it a new decade, one we all hope will be filled with opportunity and success for us all. Contrary to what some of the folks currently out on the hustings say, government cannot guarantee those outcomes, but it can do a lot to make sure the table is set …