November 25, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Train company excavating contaminated soil

Norfolk Southern has gotten the green light to excavate contaminated soil that continues to leach sodium hydroxide into Big Fill Hollow, near the border of Cameron, McKean and Potter counties More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

With Democrats now in control of Congress, we're already hearing the call again for national health care. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Music has always been a big part of my life. Except for hard rock and rap, I like all kinds. Marching bands with their intricate pattern games always fascinate me. More...

We've got mail!

Noisy Windmills To the editor: Why is it that supporters of commercial wind power routinely ignore the ever-growing mountain of data demonstrating this technology's ineffectiveness? More...

Potter County News

Empty storefronts: 'get bold'

Members of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce heard a presentation by John Wright, executive director of the Potter County Redevelopment Authority, on economic development issues during Tuesday's monthly membership meeting at the Hotel Crittend More...

Sevinsky in as Postmaster

A long-time employee of the Coudersport Post Office, Stephen Sevinsky, has been promoted to the position of postmaster by the U.S. Postal Service. More...

'Olga's Living With Art' roots in Europe

A Potter County native and his Ukrainian wife operate a unique gift shop and art gallery with multicultural influences. It's not the kind of shop typically associated with a small town in the northern Pennsylvania mountains. More...

Sports

Falcons vs. Golden Tide: the rematch this evening!

Coudersport and Curwensville clash on the gridiron for the fifth time in just over a year Saturday evening (5:00) on the artificial surface of Clarion University's Memorial Stadium. More...

Falcon girls seek encore; boys on 'hold'

Six letter-winners and several other players with varsity experience return for coach Brian Green as he embarks on his second season at the helm of the girls' basketball team at Coudersport High School. More...

Volleyball team improves

Cameron County's seventhand eighth-grade volleyball teams each showed improvement as the recently concluded 2006 season went along. More...

'Silver lining' of PGC's deer management: bigger bucks

Hunters will find fewer deer in the forests and fields of Potter, Cameron and surrounding counties, but there are many big bucks among the scaled-down herd. More...

Manor expansion ahead of schedule

Guy and Mary Felt Manor's new assisted living wing will likely be ready for occupancy by mid-2007, according to Administrator Kim Jones. More...

Skate park issue being revisited

Area skateboard enthusiasts are banding together in an effort to get a park built in Emporium. More...

Welcome Hunters!

Hunters who take the field in area 2G, which covers all of Cameron County and much of Potter County, may not see as many deer as they are used to, according to PGC officials. More...

News

Endeavor News Numbers

33 The best hunting day of the firearms deer season historically has been the first day. Last year, 33 percent of the overall firearms kill (45 percent of antlered bucks) took place on the opener. More...

Cement truck crashes in Potter

A cement truck was severely damaged Friday afternoon when it crashed on Lyman Run Road. The truck, owned by Wayne Paving of Ceres and operated by Herbert Watson II of Austin, went out of control while descending a hill. More...

'Click it or Ticket' enforcement on

State Police are participating in the national "Click it or Ticket" campaign today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. They'll offer free child safety seat inspections in an effort to keep Pennsylvania highways safe during the holiday weekend. More...

Community Life

United In Marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Norman H. Wightman

Milicent Ann Bennett and Norman Howard Wightman were united in marriage August 19, 2006 at the Austin United Methodist Church. More...

These students made the Woodland roll

Following is the fifth and sixth grade awards list for the first nine weeks: More...

We would like to express our sincere gratitude to relatives, friends, neighbors, co-workers, Rev. More...

Outdoors

Game Commission Using New Deer Measurements

Facing political pressure from all sides, and growing disenchantment from unsuccessful hunters, the Pa. Game Commission is seeking "middle ground" in its management of the state's deer herd. More...

Sportsmen nail down coyote plans

Plans for the annual Coyote Hunt were nailed down by Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Assn. (SSA) members during Sunday's meeting. More...

Share the harvest

Successful deer hunters are encouraged by the Pa. Game Commission to participate in the state's Hunters Sharing the Harvest (HSH) program. More...

Obituaries

Charles L. Nitsche

Charles L. Nitsche, 81, of 40 West Fifth St., Emporium, died at Guy and Mary Felt Manor on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006. More...

Edward Nolder

Edward V. Nolder, 80, of North Street, Port Allegany, died Saturday (Nov. 18, 2006) at his home after a lengthy illness. More...

George Dill

Goerge J. Dill, 82, formerly of Cameron County, died Saturday, (Nov. 11, 2006), in Fairfax, Virginia. More...