Blossburg will celebrate its sesquicentennial with a celebration, including mementoes such as these glass mugs and trivet. Behind the items are other mementoes from past celebrations, including first U.S. Secretary of Labor William B. Wilson.
The future site of the Charleston Street trailhead shows the old train depot and the tracks leading into Wellsboro. Tioga County and Growth Resources of Wellsboro are assessing whether the Marsh Creek Greenway could use the railbed for the trail instead of the current planned route.
Heavy rain wreaked havoc and flooded roads in parts of Potter County last Wednesday, Aug. 18 into Thursday, Aug. 19. Pictured at left is Ayers Hill Road, Coudersport, as the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department responded to water across the road.
The Austin Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to Keating Township at 9 a.m. Aug. 23 for trees on wires and a blocked roadway, pictured above. Bruce Brooks, chief, reported Route 607 was closed in both directions and his crew provided traffic control. Brooks said it appeared that a tractor trailer hit low wires causing the pole to come down along with a tree, pictured at right. PennDOT, state police, Zito Media and Verizon were called to the scene. The roadway reopened at 11:09 a.m.