Potter County Hosting District 4-H Horse Show

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More than 140 families are rolling into Potter County with horse trailers in tow this weekend for Sunday’s (Aug. 19) 4-H District VIII Horse Show at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport. Potter County’s qualifiers will be joined by riders […]

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County Officials Participating In Ag Sciences Tour

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Commissioners from several counties, including Potter, will be participating in the July 18 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Research Tour, scheduled for July 18 at the PSU Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Manheim. Spotlight will be on […]

Legion Donates Money to Send Kids to Camp

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The Sweden Valley Faith United Methodist Church would like to thank the Coudersport American Legion for the $1,500.00 donation to our “Send A Kid to Camp” fund drive. More than 28 kids are set to attend the annual camping on […]

PA Wilds Program helps Businesses Purchase new Signage

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A popular mini-grant program that helps communities in the Pennsylvania Wilds pay for new welcome signage has re-opened and is accepting applications through next Friday, June 22. The PA Wilds Community Signage Grant Program is designed to encourage a cohesive, […]

State Agencies Issue Alert to Contain Invasive Species in Youghiogheny

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HARRISBURG – With the recent discovery that the invasive aquatic alga known as didymo, or “rock snot,” has been confirmed in the Youghiogheny River, Fayette County, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources are […]

Local Businesses Featured in Washington Post after Surprise Visit to Sweden Valley Cabins

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POTTER COUNTY – Several local businesses, including Sweden Valley Cabins, the Maple Tree, Olga’s Cafe, Cherry Springs State Park and the Lumber Museum were featured in an article in The Washington Post Friday. News of the article came as a […]

“Redneck Heaven” Author to Visit Allegheny River Campground

Marchelle Wallace, author of “Redneck Heaven,” will visit the Allegheny River Campground on June 30.

The Allegheny River Campground will host a Meet & Greet with Marchelle Wallace, author of “Redneck Heaven,” on June 30, 2012 at 2 pm. Wallace’s book, set in an imaginary Potter County town, humorously celebrates the rural and rustic lifestyle […]

Kelly Wins God’s Country Marathon

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COUDERSPORT – A J. Kelly, 30, of Altoona, PA, took first place in the 2012 God’s Country Marathon with a time of 2:42:41. Last year’s winner, 28-year-old Christian Byler, took second. Brian Kealey, 22, of Richmond, VA, placed third. This […]

Memorial Day is Fish for Free Day

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HARRISBURG – Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots this holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Memorial Day – Monday, May 28 – marks the first of […]

Bradford Man Starts Canoe Guide Service on Tunungwant Creek

Brian Pfister of Bradford recently started a new guide service – B’s Canoe Guiding Service – which takes people on canoe trips on the Tunungwant Creek.

BRADFORD – If you want to take a trip down the Tuna, Brian Pfister is your man. Bradford native Pfister has started B’s Canoeing Guide Service, which allows people to canoe seven miles of scenic water trails during a six-to-seven […]

Austin Planning a Big Dam Show for 10th Year

Otto Eldred to Represent McKean County at the PA State Envirothon

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The Otto Eldred team of five students, consisting of Jared Dickerson, Aaron Howard, Zach Mead, Adam Wolf and Noah Jordan took first place overall at the “Wild” Envirothon held on Tuesday, May 8 at the Keating Sportsmen’s Club in Smethport. […]

God’s Country Marathon Seeks Volunteers for June 2 Race

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Organizers of the God’s Country Marathon are seeking volunteers to assist with this year’s race on June 2. Volunteers are needed to host water stations throughout the course, assist with runner registration and check-ins, and help with pre- and post-race […]

Jeffrey Bliemeister Appointed Site Administrator at PA Lumber Museum