November 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

'Bicycle Bull' Biggest Taken

Men use mountain bikes to get to remote hunting site

It was snowing hard when Dennis Henry's trophy bull arrived at the elk check station on Wednesday morning, day three of the six-day 2007 Pennsylvania elk hunt. "That's huge!" someone in the crowd exclaimed. More...

WHITETAIL CLASSIC' BEGINS MONDAY

Enter your buck or coyote and win prizes!

Hunters who bag bucks in the upcoming deer season are invited to enter them into the Big Woods Whitetail Classic buck contest that will be held at the Beef & Ale House at the corners of routes 872 and 6 just outside of Coudersport. More...

CHA-CHA-CHA CHANGES…

Gunzburger Annex isn't the only place where changes are takin gplace in Coudersport. --Several modular office trailers brought into town to accommodate Adelphia's rapid growth in the late 1990s are being sold and removed. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

I hope that your Thanksgiving was one of good food, good times and that your football team was a winner. Thanksgiving started as a holiday to give thanks at the conclusion of the harvest season. More...

We've got mail!

'Bringing Care Home' To the editor: Hundreds of area residents of all ages receive care in their home from professionals. More...

Potter County News

Sentencings in Potter County Court

A Genesee resident will be sentenced Dec. 12 for possession of marijuana. Jackie Bracey, 50, was arrested by State Police from Denton Hill on May 18. More...

Protecting Potter County water resources

Education stressed as gas boom nears

All signs point to a rush on shallow natural gas resources in Potter County in 2008 and beyond, as well as renewed interest in the county's oil reserves. More...

Outdoors

'Best, worst of times'

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Charles Dickens' famous line describes the contrasting outlooks of Pennsylvania deer hunters. More...

590 lb. Elk

The 590-pound elk shot by Bob Domachowski of Butler was the largest cow taken in the elk hunt. It weighed more than two of the bulls. Bob is holding the red GPS radio collar worn by the cow. His guide Lance Brewer is at left. More...

14-point rack

Matt Anthony of Emporium went north of the border for some archery hunting. Matt is no stranger to deer hunting, and this was the biggest buck of his short career. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Leroy Skinner Leroy J. Skinner, 65, of 8547 Rt. 120, Emporium, died Wednesday, (Nov. 14, 2007). A private family service was held with the Rev. Dwight Simpson, pastor of Faith Baptist Church, officiating. More...

FORECAST:

Bigger, but fewer bucks

Deer populations have dipped in many sections of northcentral Pennsylvania, but there are some big bucks out there. Turkey hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts confirm Pa. More...

BEAR KILL DOWN

Port Allegany man bags huge bruin after four-year quest

Bear hunters had a so-so season, with wet snow holding down the opening-day kill. Final results weren't available by press time, but the big bear everyone was talking about came from Potter County. More...

DRUG TESTING WEIGHED

CCSD considers student monitoring

Students who participate in extracurricular activities at Cameron County High School could soon find themselves subjected to urine tests to detect use of alcohol and other drugs. More...

OFFICES HEADED TO 'ANNEX'

Potter County officials moving out of courthouse

Some Potter County offices are moving into the former Coudersport Elementary School, part of a strategy to relieve a space crunch at the courthouse. More...

News

Bryce's Christmas wish to be presented

Based on a true story, "Bryce's Christmas Wish" will be presented Dec. 1 on the Cameron County High School stage starting at 7 p.m. More...

Angel Food Ministries still at it

Affordable food available to everyone

Affordable food is available to everyone in Cameron County and the Austin area of Potter County, regardless of income, through Angel Food Ministries in Emporium. More...

Driftwood project gets support

CDBG funds earmarked for water facility

Cameron County Commissioners last week applied for a $305,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to help fund rehabilitation and expansion of the Driftwood Water Treatment Facility. It would match a $40,000 CDBG allotment already made. More...

Community Life

106-year-old still lives alone in her own home

Ida Johnson counts her blessings as well as her years - 106 years, to be exact! She lives alone in her Johnsonburg home, with a little help from her family, friends, and caregivers. More...

'Project Hat Tree' going on

George B. Erskine Wellness Center, Emporium Physical Therapy and Emporium Health Center are again joining together to sponsor "Project Hat Tree," which benefits the children of Cameron County. More...

Citizen of the Month

Alyvia McKimm, a first grader in Mrs. Fragale's class, was selected as the Citizen of the Month in November. Alyvia lead the pledge to the flag at this month's school board meeting. More...

Sports

Cameron County/Kane rematch!

Raiders get another shot in D9 title game

Cameron County gets another shot at the undefeated Kane Wolves Saturday night with much more on the line than when the two football powers collided earlier this season. More...

Falcon wrestlers on the rebound

Results of Coudersport High School wrestling coach Thad Taylor's recruiting efforts should be evident soon, as the Falcons prepare to rebound from a frustrating 2-17 season in Taylor's debut. More...

Red Raider wrestlers preparing

Coach Scott Baker patiently awaits the return of the football players as he prepares the Cameron County High School wrestling team for the upcoming season. The Red Raiders will open up at Warren on Wednesday, Dec. 5. More...