October 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

PLANNERS APPROVE WIND TURBINE RESTRICTIONS

Ordinance forces energy companies to erect turbines acres from adjacent properties

Potter County Planning Commission (PCPC) members took steps to regulate the construction of wind turbines in the county Tuesday night during a lengthy meeting. More...

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Emotions hung heavy as Coudersport High School football coach Paul Simcoe experienced a "this is your life" moment. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Halloween is just around the corner and pumpkins are everywhere. Pumpkins can come in several different shapes but they only come in two colors, bright orange and pale straw. Pumpkins are a lot more than jack 'o lanterns. More...

So much 'dam' potential!

(Tracie Gordnier is president of the Austin Dam Memorial Assn., owner and caretaker of the Austin Dam Memorial Park) Operation of the Austin Dam Memorial Park is a major undertaking that has been a success, due to the dedication of many c More...

We've got mail!

Sales Tax Hike Not Viable Option Dear Editor: State Sen. James Rhoades has proposed that the state's sales tax be raised to 9.1 percent. More...

Community Life

Family caregiver luncheon Nov. 13

Potter County Area Agency on Aging will host the annual Family Caregiver Luncheon starting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Potato City Country Inn on Route 6 East between Coudersport and Galeton. More...

Cardiac Committee gifts

Cameron County Cardiac Committee acknowledges the following memorials with thanks. In memory of Robert Cooley, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Fair Assn. to meet

Cameron County Fair Association will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., at the fairgrounds. More...

Outdoors

A night in a tree stand

It was way too hot for October and definitely too hot to be hunting as I began my 500-foot ascent. I planned to hunt an area on top of a mountain where I had seen several nice bucks. More...

Deer seasons opening

Pennsylvania's firearms antlerless deer seasons are set to open on Saturday. The early muzzleloader season runs through Saturday, Oct. 20. A special firearms season for junior and senior hunters is set Oct. 18-20. More...

Trout in the Classroom'

If it's true that children are likely to learn more from hands on lessons than through passive lectures, then sixth grade students at Austin Area School are going to be near-experts in brook trout biology. More...

CAMERON CANDIDATES SPEAK

On what makes them think they're commissioner material, spending plans if elected and more

One of the most influential positions of local government is that of a county commissioner. More...

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Austin sixth graders took a trip to the Oswayo Trout Hatchery where they, and their teacher Art Metzger (pictured), provided hands-on assistance with the hatchery's trout breeding program. More...

AREA OIL, GAS TARGETED

Drilling permits reach modern day highs

A rush on natural gas reserves in Cameron, Potter and McKean counties is continuing. The Pa. Dept. More...

News

School plans move ahead

CASD $7M project gets unanimous nod

Coudersport Area School Board this week moved ahead on its plan for three major improvement projects estimated to cost about $7 million. Board members voted 5-0, with four directors absent, to submit the plans to the Pa. Dept. of Education. More...

Route 6 detour work begins

Traffic will pass through residential neighborhoods

Some Coudersport residents are getting a preview of the disruption their lives will face in the spring, when all traffic on U.S. Rt. 6 passes by their homes for an extended period of time. Construction workers from contractor A. L. More...

'President' shares timeless wisdom

Jefferson actor always stays 'on'

A famous American from the past shared words of advice for Potter County Saturday during the seventh annual Falling Leaves Festival at the courthouse square. More...

Potter County News

Drought declared in Potter County

Potter County is covered under a drought disaster declaration issued last week by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Under terms of the federal program, eligible growers can apply for loans up until May 12, 2008. More...

Firefighting, HAZMAT classes set in Potter

Several emergency services training activities are scheduled in Coudersport over the next few weeks. An informational session on the upcoming Essentials of Firefighting class will be held Tuesday, Oct. More...

Focus on stormwater runoff

will develop Potter Co. management plan

Potter County has hired a consultant to develop a stormwater management plan. Hubbell, Roth & Clark Inc. More...

Sports

Red Raiders rolling!

Cameron County's Red Raiders returned from a twoweek layoff to pick up where they left off, continuing their domination of the Allegany Mountain Football League with a 44-0 shellacking of visiting Port Allegany. More...

Memorable night at CARP

Emotion replaced football drama Friday night at Coudersport Area Recreation Park. After the Falcons buried hapless Sheffield early, the school held a special halftime tribute to their veteran head coach, Paul Simcoe. More...

Gabor, Foster crack 700

Paul Gabor smashed a 725 series during Monday Men's Merchant League at Mountain View Bowling Center. Meanwhile Bob Foster spilled a 716 in the Men's Bucktail League. Here are some recent results. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Reisinger

Kenneth D. Reisinger, 72, of Austin, died Monday (Oct. 8, 2007) in the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 26, 1935 in Utica, the son of Richard E. and Ruth G. Miller Reisinger Sr. On Nov. More...

Stanley Tubbs

Stanley C. Tubbs, 85, of Gaines, died Monday (Oct. 8, 2007) in Corning (N.Y.) Hospital. Born July 25, 1922, in Sunderlinville, he was a son of John R. and Nora Belle Glover Tubbs. On Dec. More...

Death Notices

William Keifer William B. Keifer, 71, of Austin, formerly of Camp Hill, died Sunday (Oct. 7, 2007) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Twp. More...