December 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

ARSONIST SENTENCED

A Cameron County woman was sentenced to at least three years in state prison for conspiring with her son to set a fire that ended up destroying four Bradford homes in August 2006. More...

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From left, Nicole Smith, Kaylee Brooks and Becca Dynda . help Santa Claus flip the switch during Austin's Light Up Christmas event, sponsored by Communities That Care last Sunday. More...

Viewpoints

JCPenney: Do Not Betray Us

(Paul W. Heimel is a longtime local journalist and will take office Jan. 7 as a member of the Potter County Board of Commissioners. He's also a member of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

I really like to keep this column on a lighter note, but sometimes my soapbox gets in the way. I have never supported our position in Iraq and now we see evidence that we were lied to about the nuclear technology in Iran. More...

Publisher's Point Of View

For starters, what a pleasure sharing this place with two very important men in my life; both of whom happen to be good writers as well. I'm real proud of the company I keep these days. More...

Outdoors

Close encounters

Any time spent in the forest is time well spent. But some experiences are a cut above the rest. This past deer season I had a couple close encounters with bucks that I'll never forget. More...

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He's not only the host of the 2007 Big Woods Whitetail Classic buck contest, he's a contestant, too. That's Glen Boyd who with his wife owns the Beef & Ale House in Coudersport, the site of the first Big Woods Whitetail Classic. More...

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Elk State Forest District in Emporium has welcomed aboard Joe Kellert, a native of Coudersport, as assistant district forester position in charge of forest operations and maintenance. More...

Obituaries

Ann F. Furman

JULY 9, 1922 - DECEMBER 2, 2007

Ann F. Furman, 85, of Emporium, died Sunday (Dec. 2, 2007) at in the Long Term Care Unit of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. Born on July 9, 1922 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of William and Mary Farrell Nugent. More...

Death Notices

Avery DeLucia-Irlbacher Avery Elizabeth DeLucia- Irlbacher, infant daughter of AnneMarie DeLucia and Scott Irlbacher, died (Nov. 21, 2007) at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Ohio. A memorial service was held with Fr. More...

Christmas in Our Town

'O Little Town' planned Dec. 15 Coudersport's annual "O Little Town" observance is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 15, with most activities centered at the courthouse square. More...

Coudersport lobbying to save JCPenney

Community leaders and townspeople paraded into a makeshift television production studio last weekend, sending an SOS - Save Our Store - to corporate leaders at JCPenney headquarters in Texas. More...

SKI DENTON SET TO OPEN THIS WEEKEND

Operators of Ski Denton in central Potter County have been scurrying around to prepare for this weekend's season opening. Mother Nature has cooperated, providing some natural snow, as well as cold enough weather to allow for snowmaking. More...

News

Cameron County will get money for bridge inspections

Cameron County got a boost from the federal government for bridge inspections the county is required to conduct. More...

Manor drawing benefits party

Guy and Mary Felt Manor Activity Department will be holding a 50-50 drawing on Tuesday. Proceeds will benefit the residents' holiday party. Contact Pat Kempher, 486- 1412 (evenings) or at the manor, for tickets. More...

'Project Hat Tree' helps children

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...

Community Life

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Details of the new Serenity Garden to be completed next year at Elk Regional Health Center Program in St. Marys were shared with Emporium Rotary members. Program Chair Jackie Rusnak introduced Pat Martin RN (left) and Gwen Auman from ERHC. More...

With Sincere Appreciation

Thank You! Coudersport Sports Boosters extends a BIG THANK YOU to all who made our concession stand successful for another year. We appreciate your dedication and support. More...

Will graduate from UPB

Students who will graduate from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford later this month will be honored at a reception Sunday. Among them are: Eryn M. More...

Sports

Falcons boys dodge bullet at Wellsboro

Coudersport faces a big test in the early boys' basketball season Friday night, when St. Marys Public comes to town for a game not listed on the school's original schedule. It was added last week after the St. More...

Austin girls off to impressive start

Austin is off to a fast start in girls' basketball. Brockway became the latest victim of coach Dick Logue's squad, falling on the Austin floor, 63-35. Rayna Valenti scored 23 points, while Whitney Crosby tallied 19 points and had 10 rebounds. More...

Wrestlers open season; Cowburn now 5-0

Coudersport opened its wrestling season against a rugged field at Saturday's Philipsburg-Osceola Tournament. "I saw a lot of good things out of our guys," coach Thad Taylor said. "Half of our team members are new to the sport. More...