December 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter County elected officials will earn more next term

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,

thanks in part to the plant science class at Coudersport High School. Under the watchful eye of veteran vo-ag teacher Earl Brown, students have been raising poinsettias for public sale. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher’s Point Of View

For the past several weeks, our rural delivery driver has failed to reach the majority of our subscribers and a couple of our dealers. More...

Through An ‘Old Timer’s’ Eyes

It saddens me to see the troops in the field who do not have a clue of how to fight a war. It should be mandatory for the leaders to study Patton and learn how a general should act. More...

Chamber Plans Revised

To the editor: In the past three or four years the Special Events Committee of the Chamber of Commerce has been trying to bring back a Christmas tradition that was popular in Emporium 20 years ago -- the drawing of gift certificates on Christmas C More...

Community Life

A Christmas Party

was held Sunday at the Emporium Senior Center, organized as a senior project by Morgan Stuart (left). She provided sandwiches, drinks and snacks, as well as hand-decorated ornaments. She also organized party games. More...

Recent additions to Library

Recent additions to the collection at the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library are:. Sciatica Solutions: Diagnosis, treatment, and cure of spinal and piriformis problems, by Loren Fishman, M.D. More...

Christmas dinner planned

A Christmas tradition will continue this year in Austin -- the annual Masonic Christmas Dinner at the Austin Area School. There is no cost for the dinner, which is provided by Arcana Lodge 580 and supported by Potter County Human Services. More...

Sports

Channel 9 featuring basketball

Zito Media will bring high school basketball coverag to local cable TV this season, with an ambitious broadcast schedule that kicks off this Sunday night. More...

Desperation pass ends Falcons’ grid season

Apparent victory turned to defeat More...

Raider girls open season

Cameron County opened the girls More...

Workers Shocked, Depressed

A visit on Thursday to the two major employee groups who will be axed confirmed the shock and depression that set in instantly. More...

‘We stand firmly behind you’

An open letter to Time Warner Coudersport employees

Yesterday, Dec. 6, we learned that the majority of Time Warner Cable employees in Coudersport will lose their jobs early next year. More...

A combination of massive antlers and husky body

weight made this a once-in-a-lifetime buck for Craig Schloder. He was hunting in the North Creek area of Cameron County on Saturday afternoon when he spotted the monstrous whitetail. More...

No tax hike in Emporium

Emporium Borough property owners won More...

Package Team delivers again

A Cameron County organization continued its tradition of sending gift boxes to area military personnel last weekend. Volunteers gathered at the Memorial Hall in Emporium Saturday to assemble some 100 More...

News

Cameron County news briefs

Cookie sale today St. Hilda More...

New addresses for Keating Township

New addresses for Keating Township properties will be released soon by the Potter County 911 office. All township residents will receive a 911 packet in the mail. Anyone with questions about the new addresses should contact Hetrick at 274-8900. More...

Numbers in the news

35,000 There are now 35,000 hired guns in Washington, D.C., whose sole mission is to persuade members of Congress to manipulate public policy to their employers More...

Potter County News

Potter County news briefs

Dog license visits Potter County Treasurer Krista Miller will continue her evening travels to several communities next week for the convenience of dog owners. She More...

Jr. High wrestlers get started

Lack of numbers was one of the biggest problems for the junior high wrestlers from Coudersport in a seasonopening 58-18 loss at Wellsboro. More...

Food drive still unerway in Coudy

The Holiday Food Drive being conducted by Coudersport Area High School and Time Warner Cable continues through Friday, Dec. 15. Christmas House and the Community Food Bank will receive canned goods and other donations. More...

Outdoors

Cole LaBrozzi’s first buck

was definitely one to remember. Hunting on opening day of Pennsylvania More...

Community agriculture

New era of farming in Potter County

Potter County was once the king of potato farming in the Northeast, as well as one of Pennsylvania More...

Obituaries

Dr. Francisco Villa

Francisco Broce Villa, MD, died Dec. 4, 2006. He was born Sept. 17, 1934 in San Carlos City, Philippines, and moved to the U.S. in the mid- 1960s. He was formerly a resident of Coudersport and Emporium and most recently a resident of Port Allegany. More...

Julia Cleary

Julia H. Cleary, 100, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006 at the Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium. She was born Nov. 26, 1906 in Emporium, a daughter of George and Margaret Prechtl Hout. In St. More...

John Sarick

John J. More...