February 17, 2018 RSS feed / News

VFW, Legion dinner

VFW Post 6221, American Legion Post 194 and their auxiliaries will hold their annual dues-payers’ dinner on March 10 at the post home.  Social hour is 5 pm and dinner will follow. More information is available at 486-3078 or 486-7954. More...

Winter Festival next weekend

Regardless of what Mother Nature might or might not provide, Coudersport’s fourth annual Family Winter Festival is a “go” for Saturday, Feb. 24. More...

Volunteer readers needed

Woodland Elementary School is seeking members of the community to act as volunteer readers during Read Across America Week.  Kindergarten through sixth grade classes will host guest readers during the week of Feb. 26 through March 2. More...

Hometown radio lives on

Remember the days when you would wake up in the morning to get ready for school and your mother would be in the kitchen getting breakfast ready while listening to the radio? More...

Emporium pool study underway

Despite the fact old man winter maintains his icy grip on the region, thoughts of summer were on the minds of Cameron County School Board members during a recent workshop.  Kindergarten teacher Leah Purcell, who also serves as the school’s More...

News. Brief.

Better Breathers meeting Next meeting of the Better Breathers Club at Cole Memorial Hospital will be held from 6-7 pm Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Cole’s Wellness Center in Coudersport. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Alarming rise in CWD infected deer

Warning signs were fired many years ago, but only recently did hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts begin to realize the serious threat that chronic wasting disease poses to Pennsylvania’s deer and elk populations. More...

Fly-fishing program Feb. 24

Seneca Chapter of Trout Unlimited has scheduled its annual Fly-Fishing Film Tour for 4 pm Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Coudersport Theatre. Angling adventures from Greenland to Honduras will be featured in the two-hour program.  More...

Kindness springs from the heart

So many acts of kindness go unreported -- whether the people doing the good deeds are too humble to be recognized, or they just do things because they know deep in their heart that it’s the right thing to do.  Coudersport’s Bob Sherw More...

CHS releases honor roll

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor students for the second marking period of the 2017-18 school year.  One hundred students were named to the distinguished Honor Roll for maintaining a cumulative average of 95 percent or above. More...

Photos

Andrew Zappone from Bristol is among those planning to bring classic cars to the Eliot Ness Fest in Coudersport. He’ll be bringing along Roaring ‘20s flappers in costume to add to the aura and provide photo opportunities. More...

Clothing for needy

St. Mark Church continues a free clothing giveaway for families in need through Sunday, Feb. 18. Volunteers are on duty at O’Connell Hall to assist.   More...

Help with high heating bills

After two consecutive winters with above-normal temperatures, this season’s colder weather has refocused attention on some government programs that have been in place for many years to help low-income people cope with the basic need to stay war More...

Handgun, money stolen

Somebody made off with a pistol and cash from a home on Howland Hill Road in Westfield. Owner Frank Gunn, 71, told police that a burglar stole a Stern Blackhawk Ruger .357 Magnum and about $750 in currency. The investigation continues. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

60— ‘Passion Play’ canceled A milestone presentation of the Passion Play, which was scheduled at the Coudersport Consistory, has been cancelled. More...

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There was a lot of chatter on changing the current deer seasons in our state, but when the Pa. More...

Mountain lions: here we go again

Another mountain lion sighting claim made the rounds on social media earlier this month. It’s possible the individual did see an eastern cougar, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. More...

Coyote hunts underway

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Coyote Hunt continues through Sunday. It’s open for coyotes taken anywhere in Pennsylvania by hunting or trapping. More...

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Members of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education Endless Mountains Chapter recently reached out to help a local organization. Members recently hosted a fundraiser for Mountaineer Search & Rescue. More...

Big year for Historical Society

Countdown continues to what’s expected to be as special year for the Cameron County Historical Society, according to vice president Susan Hoy. More...