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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.

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…

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ULYSSES -- A “dark sky training” was held earlier this week for local business people to learn how to take advantage of the tourism to Potter and Tioga counties generated by the dark skies at Cherry Springs State Park.

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Pleasant Street Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. This year’s festival will include free child fingerprinting kits with local police, blood pressure checks by Shinglehouse Fire Department, local crafty vendors, raffles, chance auction, free childr…

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Galeton’s 14th annual fall festival is planned from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at John J. Collins Park in Centertown

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COUDERSPORT — The Potter County commissioners had a lengthy meeting last Thursday where the Community Development Block Grant project was approved, a resolution to form a complete count census committee was approved and Constitution Week was discussed.

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Autumn Harig qualified for the 2019 Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show during the North Central Region District VIII 4-H Horse Show, held Sept. 6-7 in Centre Hall.

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ROULETTE — The township supervisors here hired someone to complete some work around the township but are still struggling to find a qualified person for the water and sewer.

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.

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Claims for refunds of the tax paid on gasoline, undyed diesel and/or biodiesel used for commercial farming purposes can be filed with the state Board of Finance and Revenue between July 1 and Sept. 30. This includes the pickup truck used in farming and for which the fuel is purchased within …

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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.