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Recently a story pertaining to Schulmerich Bells appeared on the tiogapublishing.com websites. This story was accompanied by a photo referencing the building and name of Schulmerich Carillons. This photo was used in error and Schulmerich Carillons has no connection with this story. We apolog…

Local businesses are feeling the pinch as the threat of the coronavirus impacts the economy. Worldwide the number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 190,000 with more than 7,000 fatalities and 80,000 recoveries. In the United States those numbers have risen to 6,423 confirmed cases and more …

During the March 11, Galeton Borough council meeting, Doug Droppa gave a report on the meeting with Stiffler, McGraw and Larson Design regarding the lake dredging project. Droppa said, the permitting process will take a year or more which means the dredging will not take place until winter o…

Senator Pat Toomey and Dr. Ronald Walsh, from the Lehigh Valley Health System, addressed members of the media Tuesday with an update on the coronavirus and potential testing for the virus.

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Port Allegany, and other McKean county school districts, as well as all Potter County school districts, were awarded more than $830,000 in School Safety and Security grants, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) announced on Feb. 26.

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that preliminary work, to replace a bridge on Westline Road (Route 3006) in McKean County, was scheduled to start Monday, Feb. 17.

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…

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The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2019 and is now taking nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting in May.

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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.

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Pennsylvania voters can now _apply online to vote by mail-in ballot for the April 28 primary, by visiting www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar announced Tuesday

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources this week outlined proposed changes to its internal policy on ATV trails on state forest lands to the Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council for public comment.

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There will be a leadership change soon in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Engineering District 2, which covers nine counties in the North Central region, including Potter.

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Applications for the 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now available, and Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) is reminding area residents that free assistance is available through his office.

Prospective employees are invited to attend and apply at a job fair that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 2 is hosting soon in Coudersport. During the job fair, applicants can learn about job opportunities that PennDOT offers. PennDOT staff will be on hand to help with …

As the number of Lyme disease cases in the state and across the nation continues to rise, officials from the departments of Health and Education announced a new initiative to help educate students on the prevalence of ticks and the types of diseases they carry.

Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced that fire and ambulance companies located in the 68th Legislative District will collectively receive more than $375,000 in state grants, thanks to the state’s Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.

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Bears, deer and turkey...oh my! Hunting in Pennsylvania, especially in Potter and surrounding counties, has been a time-honored tradition for decades. Despite the activity being on decline, even in Pennsylvania, the 2018-19 season showed a record harvest of black bear trophies and Sunday hun…

The Pennsylvania Senate convened Jan. 7 in Harrisburg. During session, State Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25) was once again unanimously re-elected by members of the Senate to serve as president pro tempore of the Pennsylvania Senate for 2020.

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.

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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 …

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.

As part of Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to making voting more convenient, Pennsylvania is launching a new option for voters to apply online for an absentee ballot starting with the November election. In August 2015, Governor Wolf launched online voter registration. Since then, more than 1.…

The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation, whose mission is Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests, released a learning adventure booklet, highlighting the role played by rangers in Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests.

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Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Pennsylvania led a 19-state coalition to oppose a U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal that could expose millions of American workers to labor law violations and leave them without the ability to sue employers who commit those violations. The comme…

Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, voted in support of a state budget that prioritizes agriculture, education and putting money aside in the state’s Rainy Day Fund. The budget will spend a total of $33.9 billion dollars, a 1.8% increa…

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs suggests an Honoring Our Veterans or the new Honoring our Women Veterans license plates for your vehicles as a way to show patriotism and to support veterans in need.

Working to protect the state’s food supply and the agriculture industry, Rep. Martin Causer, chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, has introduced legislation creating the Pennsylvania Rapid Response Disaster Readiness Account.

Governor Tom Wolf continued his commitment to provide students and young adults with the work experience opportunities to succeed in college or start their careers. Feb. 22, the governor announced $4.4 million for local summer internship programs.

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Republican state Rep. Fred Keller announced he is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress, representing the 12th congressional district. Keller has represented the citizens of Union and Snyder counties in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the past nine years.

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is headquartered in Lebanon County, but its ability to reach the state’s nearly 800,000 veterans and their families extends to every county across the commonwealth thanks to its two Mobile Veterans Outreach Vans.

Applications for the 2018 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now available, and Rep. Martin Causer is reminding area residents that free assistance is available through his office.

Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday from Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, 2018. The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.

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Recently a story pertaining to Schulmerich Bells appeared on the tiogapublishing.com websites. This story was accompanied by a photo referencing the building and name of Schulmerich Carillons. This photo was used in error and Schulmerich Carillons has no connection with this story. We apolog…

Local businesses are feeling the pinch as the threat of the coronavirus impacts the economy. Worldwide the number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 190,000 with more than 7,000 fatalities and 80,000 recoveries. In the United States those numbers have risen to 6,423 confirmed cases and more …

During the March 11, Galeton Borough council meeting, Doug Droppa gave a report on the meeting with Stiffler, McGraw and Larson Design regarding the lake dredging project. Droppa said, the permitting process will take a year or more which means the dredging will not take place until winter o…

Senator Pat Toomey and Dr. Ronald Walsh, from the Lehigh Valley Health System, addressed members of the media Tuesday with an update on the coronavirus and potential testing for the virus.

featured

Port Allegany, and other McKean county school districts, as well as all Potter County school districts, were awarded more than $830,000 in School Safety and Security grants, Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) announced on Feb. 26.

featured

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that preliminary work, to replace a bridge on Westline Road (Route 3006) in McKean County, was scheduled to start Monday, Feb. 17.

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…

featured

The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2019 and is now taking nominations for the “Do 6” Awards to be presented at the Annual Meeting in May.

featured

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.

featured

Pennsylvania voters can now _apply online to vote by mail-in ballot for the April 28 primary, by visiting www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar announced Tuesday

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources this week outlined proposed changes to its internal policy on ATV trails on state forest lands to the Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Council for public comment.

featured

There will be a leadership change soon in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Engineering District 2, which covers nine counties in the North Central region, including Potter.

featured

Applications for the 2019 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now available, and Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) is reminding area residents that free assistance is available through his office.

Prospective employees are invited to attend and apply at a job fair that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 2 is hosting soon in Coudersport. During the job fair, applicants can learn about job opportunities that PennDOT offers. PennDOT staff will be on hand to help with …

As the number of Lyme disease cases in the state and across the nation continues to rise, officials from the departments of Health and Education announced a new initiative to help educate students on the prevalence of ticks and the types of diseases they carry.

Rep. Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced that fire and ambulance companies located in the 68th Legislative District will collectively receive more than $375,000 in state grants, thanks to the state’s Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.