November 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Photo

Bryan Good (left) gave Blair Lundberg a hand moving this bear mount into the site of the former Lundberg Pharmacy and Gift in Emporium. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Mac's column got me thinking about that old saying about the 11th hour and I realize that it's my favorite saying, as well as my favorite hour. I like that it connotes negativity to a lot of people. It humors me that it generates excitement in me. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

On Sunday, we pause to observe Armistice Day, now known as Veterans Day. It came about with the end of World War I, which temporarily stopped the hostilities between Germany and the Allies. More...

We've got mail!

Local Peace Project To the editor: The initial public forum of the McKean County 5th District Peace Project was attended by dozens of citizens who desire an end to this vicious war and the beginning of peace and healing within Iraq. More...

Community Life

Baby girl born to Hunts

Shawn and Amy Schuckers Hunt of Emporium are parents of a daughter born on Oct. 20, 2007, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, in Coudersport. Named Autumn Renee, the little girl weighed six pounds, 11 ounces. She joins a sister, Alyssa, 15 months. More...

Plan to wed

Dave and Judy Smith announce the engagement of their daughter, Tana Smith, to Shane Funair Jr., son of Shane Sr. and Karen Funair of St. Marys. Tana is a graduate of Cameron County High School and Penn State University. More...

Emporium Day Care to open soon

After months of planning, St. Mark Community Day Care in Emporium opened its doors this week to children six weeks and older. Hours of operation are 5:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. More...

Sports

Coudersport falls in state's 'sweet 16'

Coudersport's hopes to enter the Elite Eight in the state high school volleyball playoffs were dashed Tuesday night near Pittsburgh. More...

Falcons out to defend D9 football crown

Port Allegany comes to Coudersport Area Recreation Park Saturday for a survival clash in the PIAA District 9 football playoffs. Winner moves into next weekend's semifinals, while the loser is eliminated. More...

Giannotti, Whitman run in state meet

Two young runners from Coudersport participated in the PIAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Sophomore Emily Giannotti made a return trip to Hershey, accompanied by a freshman, Brielle Whitman. More...

NEW COMMISSIONERS

All new board in Potter County; Two of three new in Cameron County

Voters in Potter and Cameron counties have chosen new leadership to take control in January. There's a complete turnover on the Potter County Board of Commissioners, while two newcomers are coming aboard in Cameron County. More...

SLED DOG RACES HERE TO STAY!

Sinnemahoning State Park has a keeper. More...

NICHOLAS NAMED NEW DISTRICT FORESTER

Chris Nicholas is one of those rare individuals who knew from early childhood what he wanted to be when he grew up. More...

News

Driftwood woman no millionaire, but…

A Driftwood woman appeared before millions of TV viewers Monday night. Danyle Geist of Driftwood was a contestant on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?," a hit show on the ABC television network. More...

Empereon hires first of 600 employees

An initial group of 50 workers has been hired at Potter County's newest employer, Empereon Marketing. It's the first wave of a staffing plan that is forecasted to produce as many as 600 new jobs in Coudersport by the end of 2008. More...

Old library back on real estate market

Buyer withdraws bid on Emporium landmark

Members of Emporium Borough Council emerged from a private executive session Monday night to announce that a landmark building at the borough's busiest intersection is going back on the auction block. More...

Potter County News

Caregiver luncheon Tuesday

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

Outdoors

Bailey Hill Class Grass Drag races a crowd pleaser

More than 30 snowmobilers turned out for the crowdpleasing Bailey Hill Classic Grass Drags Saturday, held on a certified course outside Bailey Hill Lodge in northern Potter County. Willie DeBoer of Roulette was crowned as champion. More...

An overnight adventure

Every once in awhile I find myself in a bit of an adventuresome mood. Last week, I decided to take an overnight scouting excursion into the heart of the Elk State Forest. More...

New manager at Sizerville State Park

Benjamin J. Stone has been named as manager of Sizerville State Park in Cameron and Potter counties. He is a native of Williamsport who has worked at several state parks. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Brian Harrier Brian Harrier, 37, died in Elkton, Md., Tuesday (Oct. 23, 2007). He was born Jan. 18, 1970 in St. Marys. A memorial mass was held at St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium. Interment took place in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery, Ridgway. More...