December 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Dozens of people turned out to support a concert

to raise money for hungry children in Haiti. Kayla Post, a senior at Cameron County High School, organized the event at the Abundant Life Tabernacle in Emporium as part of a graduation project. More than $455 was raised. More...

Tax relief: no easy answers

Real estate tax relief in local school districts continues to be a vexing proposition, as each district prepares to ask voters which option they would prefer. More...

Coudersport’s first “O Little Town” celebration

last weekend was something to build on, according to Susan Cochran (left), who chaired the committee and joined volunteer Jodi Pekarski in helping Santa announce event winners. See details inside. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher’s Point Of View

My earliest memory of Christmas is playing vividly in my mind today. It was probably 1974 or 1975 and incredibly the memory is captured and saved in my mind in that soft, retro, Polaroid-like color that defined the 1970s. My mind More...

Through An ‘Old Timer’s’ Eyes

Pearl Harbor Day, which lives on in the memories of most older Americans, didn More...

A Younger Voice

Soon, Christians around the world will mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Many people seem to have forgotten why Christmas is celebrated. To some, it More...

Community Life

Family 1st plans caroling

Family First Campaign, Emmanuel Episcopal Church and The Family Center are sponsoring a Christmas Cookie Exchange and Caroling on Thursday night from 5:30 to 7:30. Each family who registers is asked to bring two-dozen cookies (no nuts, please). More...

A papal honor,

the Benemerenti Medal, was recently presented to Emporium More...

Cameron County honor students

Cameron County High School has announced that the following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll. High Honors Grade 7- Marina Keiter, Sean Reen, Shelby Umbenhauer, Tylar Younkin and Kayla Zoschg. Grade 8- Alexandria Streich. More...

Outdoors

Sarah White, 13,

of Coudersport joins the growing trend of females becoming hunters. More...

Plenty of opportunities for hunters, trappers this winter

Even in the snow and cold of winter, hunters and trappers still have opportunities. The statewide late archery and flintlock muzzleloader deer seasons run concurrently from Dec. 26 to Jan. 13. Small game seasons are as follows: squirrel, Dec. More...

Shawn Bidwell

connected with this trophylnine-point late in the first week of the Pennsylvania deer season. The deer was shot near Keating Summit. More...

Obituaries

Esther Bosnik

Esther S. Bosnik, 82, of East FEsther S. Bosnik, 82, of Emporium, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, in her home. Born April 4, 1924, in Emporium, she was the daughter of Harry Simeon and Mildred Haupt Spence. More...

Joseph Grovanz

Joseph Grovanz, 96, of Emporium, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, in his home. Born Sept. 25, 1910 in Latrobe, he was the son of Peter and Rose Demoro Grovanz. On Aug. 27, 1940, in Emporium, he married Philomena Gentile who survives. More...

Donn E. Bonhoff

Donn E. Bonhoff, 72, of Emporium died at his residence Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, following a lengthy illness. He was born June 7, 1934 in Olean, N.Y., a son of the late Clifford and Ruth Harrington Bonhoff. More...

Ready To Rebound

Potter County officials making plans to offset job loss

Politicians, community organizations and government agencies are scrambling to light rays of hope as Coudersport comes to grips with the harsh reality of a severe economic blow that appears imminent. More...

Area eyed by energy companies

Higher prices and new technology have driven oil and natural gas companies to take a new look at the untapped reserves in Potter and Cameron counties. The Pa. Dept. More...

Encourage ATV use locally?

A six-county approach to encouraging all-terrain vehicle riding is eliciting strong reaction from both opponents and supporters. ATVs are growing in local popularity. They More...

Taxes set to go up

Elected officials in Potter and Cameron counties are poised to adopt 2007 budgets that call for significant real estate tax increases. Both boards of county commissioners describe the tax hikes as inevitable. More...

A Reynoldsville man escaped

with only minor injuries after this crash on Rt. 120, just west of the Old West Creek Road intersection in Shippen Township. Ronald J. More...

News

Tourism management class set

Penn Highlands Community College will be offering classes in tourism management at locations in Coudersport and St. Marys. More...

Numbers in the news

455M Auditing firm Deloitte & Touche and a group of almost 40 banks will pay $455 million to settle a lawsuit with investors in Adelphia Communications Corp. More...

Deputy Secretary Nancy Hardy

from the Pa. Office of Children, Youth and Families recently met with county officials. The stop was part of her mission to visit all 67 counties. She More...

Potter County News

Ed Council seeks instructors

Potter County Education Council is seeking instructors for several computer training classes. Teachers are needed for Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher, Outlook and Using the Internet. More...

Military heroes recalled

Two military heroes with local roots will be specially recognized as part of the Coudersport Area Armed Forces Honor Roll. American Legion Post 192 is erecting the huge monument facing U.S. Rt. More...

Brownie Troop No. 784

set up at the courthouse square to collect donated items and cash for Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Among the girls who took turns greeting donors and organizing the event was Jeri Houghtaling (shown). More...

Sports

Coudy girls off to hot start

Defensive pressure is the foundation of the early-season basketball success for Coach Brian Green More...

Home opener for CC wrestlers Friday

Five members of the Cameron County High School wrestling team breezed through the rugged Warren Invitational Tournament with 5-0 records Saturday. Senior Chad Schatz led the way, pinning all five of his 275- lb. More...

Falcon boys at full strength, 2-0

Coach Chris Fink of pointers) were productive from Coudersport finally has his full the outside in a 64-35 win at complement of players as the Portville Wednesday night. boys More...