May 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Lock Haven Univ. eyeing Cloudersport

Persistent rumors that Lock Haven University is exploring the possibility of establishing a presence in Coudersport were confirmed by a university official. University President Dr. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Have you ever looked up at the sky when it has a lot of fleecy white clouds? There are so many things you can make out of those formations. Sometimes I see a face or profile of someone famous or an animal. More...

(Linda Williams is an employee of the Potter County Department of Emergency Services.) With National EMS Week (May 20-26) approaching, it's a good time to learn what you should do if someone is badly injured or suddenly becomes sick. More...

Thanks, Democrats

To the editor: I am writing to applaud the Democratic Party. They have done something the terrorists were unable to do. They have divided our country. When 9/ 11 happened, we were united. Now we are more divided than our country has ever been. More...

Outdoors

Kid's Fishing Derby June 3

The 53rd annual Drum and Henry Kids Fishing Derby will be held on Sunday afternoon, June 3, at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club pond in Sizer Run from 1:00 to 4:00. It's open to children age 14 and younger. More...

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Herbal, Artisan Fair seeking vendors

The second annual Mountain Thyme Herbal and Artisan Fair will be held at Cherry Springs State Park on Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22, from 10:00 a.m, to 4:00 p.m. Vendors may obtain more information by calling 435- 9490. More...

Obituaries

John Castano

Former Coudersport resident Capt. John B. Castano, (U.S. Navy, Ret.) of New Bern, N.C., died on Thursday May 10, 2007, at his home following a long battle with cancer. More...

L. Sandra Lyon

L. Sandra Lyon, 70, of Emporium, died Monday (May 14, 2007) at Lake West Hospital, Willoughby, Ohio. She was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Henry G and Loretta M. Wallaston Klees. More...

Saturday reunion recalls 'Bucktails'

Armed Forces Day will be observed with a special Civil War ceremony on Saturday in the southern Cameron County community of Driftwood. More...

'Save God's Country' presentation Wednesday

A citizens' group formed in opposition to the industrial wind plant proposed for ridgetops in northern Potter County will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday. More...

News

'Relay for Life' scheduled

Anyone interested in helping with this year's American Cancer Society Relay for Life is encouraged to contact Bev Stewart at 486-2039 or Vicky Cochran at 598-0277. More...

Numbers in the news

3.00 Gas prices recently crept up above the $3.00 per gallon milestone, then settled slightly under it - for now. There are signs that customers should get used to paying at least $3.00. More...

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Community Life

Bicycle safety rodeo success

Children from the Emporium area learned about bicycle safety whle enjoying a fun time during last Saturday's Bike Rodeo at the Cameron County Christian Center. PennDOT teamed with Endless Mountain Chapter of the Pa. More...

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Youth arts camp this summer

Penn State Cooperative Extension is finalizing the summer youth programs in Cameron County, including a a two-week-long Summer Arts Day Camp Entitled "Exploring Careers and Hobbies in the Arts," the camp is partly funded by the Pa. More...

Sports

Falcon girls start playoffs next week

Perennial powerhouse Smethport gave the young Coudersport High School softball team a preview of the kind of competition it will face in the upcoming PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

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Falcons return to baseball playoffs

If there is a dark horse in the crowded PIAA District 9 baseball playoff field, it has to be Coudersport. Coach Doug McClintic's Falcons barely slipped into the hunt when school officials agreed to enter the playoffs with a .500 record (7-7). More...