Rigas Returns to Warm Welcome

COUDERSPORT – Notable Coudersport resident John Rigas was met by a crowd offering a warm welcome this evening when returning to Coudersport. Rigas, who is 91 years old, was released from federal custody on Monday after Manhattan Judge Kimba Wood signed […]

Sweden Twp. Fire Under Control

SWEDEN TWP. – A fire which began early this morning is now under control, according to Coudersport Fire Department personnel. Firemen are still on scene at 153 Angel Lane in Sweden Valley. No injuries have been reported.

Witnesses Describe Grisly Pre-Meditated Murder in Coudersport Church Shooting

COUDERSPORT – Our local community continues to mourn as further information surfaces surrounding the shooting death of Northern Potter music teacher Darlene Sitler at the First United Presbyterian Church in Coudersport on Sunday. According to witness accounts released by State […]

UPDATED: Reports of Shooting near Presbyterian Church in Coudersport

UPDATE: Click here for an updated article. —- UPDATE: State Police in Coudersport have verified they have a 52-year-old male shooter in custody. Greg Eldred, an elementary music teacher at Coudersport School, allegedly entered a side door to the church […]

Jeffers Sentenced on Escape Charges

COUDERSPORT – A Potter County Jail inmate who escaped custody last year, has been sentenced in a Potter County court. Andrew S. Jeffers, 19, of Ulysses, PA, was sentenced to a term of 10 – 24 months incarceration on one […]

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Corbett: Prepare Now For Hurricane Sandy

Governor Corbett today released the following statement: As Hurricane Sandy moves closer to the North Atlantic, all Pennsylvanians should prepare for the possibility of power outages, flooding and heavy snow fall. In advance of the storm, Governor Corbett has declared […]

PEMA Urges Citizens to Prepare Now For Threat of Hurricane Sandy

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Glenn M. Cannon today urged Pennsylvanians to prepare now for the possibility of strong winds, heavy rain and even snow as Hurricane Sandy moves north. “This storm could combine with another system to bring […]

Dam Park Plan Receives Planning Excellence Award

HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, October 16, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (PA Chapter of APA) held its Annual Awards Luncheon in Erie, where almost 300 attendees celebrated the esteemed award winners of this year’s highly competitive program. […]

Cole Memorial accepts 3 State Awards and an Honorary Citation at Recognition Event

COUDERSPORT, PA – Charles Cole Memorial Hospital received today three prestigious state health awards for successful initiatives to improve the quality and safety of care for their patients and a special citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. An awards […]

2012 Austin Dam Show Photos & Videos

We are live from the 2012 Austin Dam Show. Although we cannot bring live video this year, we will continually update this article with videos, photos and event information as The Show goes on! Bring your tents and come on […]

NWS Confirms Tornado in Coudersport, Potter County

COUDERSPORT, POTTER COUNTY – The National Weather Service in a public statement has confirmed an EF0 tornado struck Northeast Coudersport in Potter County on July 26, 2012. The NWS said the tornado, which was associated with a line of strong […]

Storm Photos

The following is a collection of photos showing some of the local damage done by a storm which produced winds in excess of 90mph, ripping trees apart throughout the area. The storm was responsible for one death in Potter County […]

(PHOTOS) Thousands without Power following Severe Storms

Thousands of area residents remain without power following sever thunderstorms , and a possible tornado, which impacted the region yesterday, downing trees across Potter County

Violent Storm Hits Potter County: 5 am UPDATE

  Emergency responders and repair crews remain busy this morning dealing with the impact of a severe storm – possibly a tornado – that struck northcentral Pennsylvania with a vengeance at about 2:40 Thursday afternoon. There was one confirmed fatality. […]