State police at Lewis Run report they are seeking information about the whereabouts of Angela Newton, last seen Sept. 15 at about 8:30 a.m. on Mahoney Lane, Kane, wearing shorts and a tie-died shirt. She did not report for work at the Kane Country Club. Newton has a three-year-old child curr…

On Saturday, Sept. 28, at 3:30 p.m. at Kettle Creek State Park, there will be a program on the “Whitetails of Pennsylvania.” Topics will include adaptations, a brief history, and habits among other things. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center in the Lower C…

On Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m., there will be a program at Ole Bull State Park on the “Whitetails of Pennsylvania.” Topics will include adaptations, a brief history, and habits among other things. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the amphitheater.

Stargazing programs and a photography workshop are being held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28 at Cherry Springs State Park at 4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport.

BCI Foods, Inc., a Quebec, Canada firm and importer of record, is recalling approximately 3,304 pounds of meat and poultry soup products that were not presented for import re-inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week.

Area women are reminded that the Fall Ladies’ Conference, “Beautiful Posture,” will be held at the Emporium Alliance Church on Sizerville Road on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Let’s Cook for Weight Management” will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the Penn State Extension Potter County Office, 7 Water St., Coudersport on Oct. 9. This hands-on cooking class will teach participants how to make healthy meals to help manage weight, eating fewer calories while still feeling…

All area women are invited to the Fall Ladies’ Conference, “Beautiful Posture,” on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Emporium Alliance Church on Sizerville Road. The annual event will include worship, speakers and music. Refreshments and luncheon will be provided.

On Sept. 18 and 25, the Wolf Administration will provide free naloxone at 95 locations across the state to any Pennsylvanian who wants it as part of the administration’s ongoing effort to reduce the number of opioid overdoses and get residents into treatment.

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The Potter County District Attorney's Office announced that on Sept. 17, state police seized six large marijuana bushes from the Ulysses area.

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Those interested in fly fishing will have the opportunity to learn from local Trout Unlimited members from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Moore’s Run Fish and Game Preserve (3100…

On Friday, Sept. 20, at 3:30 p.m. at Kettle Creek State Park in Renovov, there will be a program on the “Logging Legacy of Kettle Creek.” Topics will include the local history and prehistory o…

On Friday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m., at Ole Bull State Park in Crooked Creek, there will be a program on the “Logging Legacy of Ole Bull.” Topics will include the local history and prehistory of th…

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.

We’ve all experienced sticker shock. It’s one thing to gasp over the cost of a new dishwasher, but sticker shock for those who need to purchase medications for a chronic disease such as diabetes is a serious issue.

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Eddie George spoke to the current Tennessee Titans as the team prepares to retire the jersey numbers of both himself and the late Steve McNair at halftime of their home opener against Indianapolis. (Sept. 12)

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In response to Zigmund Reichenbach’s letter to the editor in last week’s edition, our board’s approval of District Attorney Andy Watson’s request to fill the vacant County Detective position on a provisional basis was not taken lightly.