April 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Gore group opposed to wind project

A prominent political organization has come out against the proposed industrial wind plant in Potter County, arguing that it will adversely affect the state's only official dark sky preserve at Cherry Springs State Park. More...

Viewpoints

Defending right to bear arms

We participated in a State Capitol rally on Tuesday to offer our support for a landmark package of Second Amendment rights protection legislation. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The tragedy at Virginia Tech is hard enough for any of us to comprehend. The families of the students do not have to be reminded every time they turn on the TV that they lost their loved ones. More...

Time To Protest 'Doe' Licenses

To the editor:

The Pa. Game Commission has announced an increase of nearly 40% in antlerless deer license sales for Management Area 2G, from 19,000 to 26,000 for 2007. More...

Community Life

A heartfelt thank you to all our friends and family, near and far that were there for us through our loss. Your prayers, cards, gifts of money, acts of kindness and words of encouragement helped more than you could imagine. More...

CCHS lists honor students

Cameron County High School has announced its honor roll for the most recent marking period. High Honors Grade 7 Blake Burfield, Marina Keiter, Shelby Umbenhauer, Tylar Younkin and Kayla Zoschg. More...

Students at Woodland Elementary School recently had their names drawn from the "Good Bin" for the month of April. These students include: Front row, l to r, Dalton Fowler, Alex Caton, Kendyl Guisto, Natalie Uber and Dalton Lupro. More...

Sports

Raiders now 7-1 in baseball

Cameron County has rebounded nicely from its first baseball loss since the state playoffs almost a year ago. More...

Coudersport looks to rebound

Coudersport High School looks to turn around its varsity baseball season in time to carry some momentum into the District 9 playoffs. More...

Lanky John Hau has been one of the pitchers filling the huge gap created by the graduation of last season's two stalwarts, Kyle Kockler and Caleb Morris, at Coudersport. More...

Cole pushes 'critical' button

The complexities and shortcomings of government reimbursements for health care have caused leaders at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to take a radical step. More...

Emergency communications get much-needed boost

Cameron and Elk counties have taken several steps to improve emergency services over the past several months. More...

News

Join the 100 mile yard sale

Residents of southern Cameron County may join in on the "100-Mile Yard Sale." It's sponsored by the Quehanna Industrial Development Corp., based in Karthaus. QIDC plans broad publicity to attract people to the yard sale, set for July 20-21. More...

Numbers in the news

67 Nutritionsts were alarmed to report that Americans passed another milestone on their obesity path in 2006. Some 67 percent of adults are now either overweight or downright obese. More...

Leek Festival fills the air Saturday

Music won't be the only thing filling the air around Sweden Valley this weekend. Mill Creek Plaza is hosting its second annual Leek Festival on Saturday on his grounds near the intersection of Rt. 6 and the Ice Mine Road, east of Coudersport. More...

Potter County News

Computer classes slated

Potter County Education Council is bringing an A+ Certification preparation course to Coudersport, beginning on Monday, April 30. The 150-hour course builds on an individual's basic computer skills to equip the student for servicing computers. More...

Local family breathing easier

Coudersport native Tom Sevinsky and his wife, Lynne, experienced some anxious hours last Monday morning, knowing that their son, Matt (inset), was unaccounted for in the Virginia Tech dormitory where a gunman had killed two people and was still on t More...

Need hosts for Thai student

Coudersport Rotary Club will be hosting a young man fromThailand for the 2007-08 school year. Touch Mongkonsawat, 16, from Muang Manet Charoen, will arrive late in the summer and entering Coudersport High School in the fall. More...

Outdoors

Gobbler season starts today

"Fair to excellent" is how the Pa. Game Commission describes spring gobbler hunting prospects in Cameron and Potter counties this year. The regular season opens on Saturday. More...

Memories of my first gobbler

Turkey hunters will soon be heading into our forests and woodlots. For many younger hunters, the season opened last Saturday with Pennsylvania's one-day youth spring turkey hunt. More...

Wildlife Award Recipients

Several fourth-grade students from Cameron County Schol District completed the 10 requirements for the Woodland Wildlife Award. They each will receive a certificate from the Pa. Game Commission. The project was part of the science curriculum. More...

Obituaries

Victor Garzel

Victor J. Garzel, 86, of Austin died Sunday (April 22, 2007) at the Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys. Born on Jan. 20, 1921 in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of John and Mary Malak Garzel. More...

Ella Cobb

Ella O. Cobb, 91, of Eldred, died Thursday (April 19, 2007) at the Sena Kean Manor in Smethport. Born Nov. 14, 1915, in Redhouse, N.Y., she was the daughter of William F. and Virga F. Ostrander Leffler. More...

Kathryn Dorman

Kathryn M. "Kitty" Dorman, 97, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Emporium, died Tuesday (March 27, 2007) in Anchorage. Born June 11, 1909 in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of William and Edna Kathryn Millard. In 1933, she married Dr. More...