Man Jailed in Connection to Attempted Police Shooting, Wellsville Standoff

From the 1490NewsBlog by Anne Holliday A Hornell man is in jail on charges that he helped another man accused of shooting at state troopers during a traffic stop September 27 in Hornellsville. 50-year-old Thomas McCormick was arrested Monday and […]

Journalists Detained in Tioga State Forest, Labeled Ecoterrorists by Natural Gas Workers

Public Herald journalists Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic say they were falsely detained in the middle of the night by two water truck drivers on an unmarked road in Tioga State Forest and labeled ecoterrorists. Troutman and Pribanic were on their […]

Home Suffers Severe Damage in Early Morning Fire

SWEDEN TWP. – An early morning fire ravaged a home at 121 Faith Street in Sweden Valley this morning. According to Sweden Township police, no one was injured in the fire, including first responders. Police said the occupants of the […]

Commissioners’ Group Supports Gas Fee Compromise

From Potter County Today The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) has announced its support for the conference committee report on House Bill 1950, legislation which would provide funding to address local impacts resulting from exploration and development of Marcellus Shale […]

Punxsutawney Phil Says 6 More Weeks of Winter

PUNXSUTAWNEY – The world famous Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his lair this morning for the 126th celebration of Groundhog Day. According to his handlers, Phil greeted thousands of onlookers before “seeing his shadow” and predicting another 6 weeks of winter. […]

Downtown Revitalization Program Coming In March

From Potter County Today Business districts in Potter County communities are struggling and community leaders are looking for help in bringing them back to life. The Potter County Commissioners are hosting a program by a specialist in downtown revitalization, John […]

Haskins Photography Captures Frozen Lyman Run Lake

Lyman Run Lake

LYMAN RUN – Haskins Photography shares these photos of January’s frozen Lyman Run Lake. More photos can be found at

Shale Gas Estimates Slashed by 66%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Energy Department yesterday slashed its previous estimate of natural gas reserves in the Marcellus shale formation by 66 percent. Increased shale gas activity within states such as Pennsylvania during the previous two years has provided […]

Wild Bird Feeding: Is it ok?

By Joe Kosack – Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG – Feeding songbirds in winter has been an American pastime at least since the days of Henry David Thoreau, who wrote about feeding birds at Walden Pond in the […]

LINK: DA paints ‘Road Map’ for Murder Trial Jury

JEFFERSON CO. – During a nearly three-hour opening statement, Jefferson County District Attorney Jeff Burkett drew a “road map” for the jury in the Steven P. Rebert murder trial. Burkett told the jury of eight women and four men that […]

Habitat for Humanity Grants Charter for Pitt-Brad Club

BRADFORD – Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit group that builds affordable housing for low-income families, has chartered a collegiate chapter at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. John Bevan, a senior criminal justice major from Wexford, is the president of […]

Hunt Raises Jail Cost Concerns at Commissioners Meeting

Morley says he’ll meet with Sheriff to review concerns NOTE: Here is a direct link to the video, which has been processing for over 2 days at YouTube and therefore not displaying below – COUDERSPORT – Roy Hunt, a […]

Genesee Student 1 of 26 to Receive Farm Show Scholarship

Kris Hayman Farm Show Scholarship

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation presented 26 students, including Kristen Hayman of Genesee, with $3,500 scholarships on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Agriculture Secretary George Greig presented the scholarship awards, recognizing […]

Olean Musician Releases Politically Charged Song Aimed at Corporate Greed

Wall Street Waltz

OLEAN, N.Y. – When Olean, NY resident CW Eddy started writing the lyrics to his newest song, he knew he wanted to make a bold statement about corporate greed. “I wrote a song called “Wall St. Waltz”…(aka) “Wikigreedia” as a […]

Coudersport Rotary Announces Chance to Win $1,000