December 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

LYMAN RUN DAM REFILL GRANTED

Lyman Lake will return in time for at least part of the 2008 recreation season. Rich Adams, manager of watershed programs for the Dept. of Environmental Protection in Williamsport, confirmed that the department issued a re-fill permit last week. More...

Viewpoints

Inclusion more than 'dumping'

Pamela Winton, Ph. D., is child development expert and senior scientist with the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion in Chapel Hill, N.C. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Time marches on and another year is almost history. I am trying to get in the Christmas mood. With my grandson gone for the third Christmas in a row it makes me think of all our service people who will be away from their loved ones. More...

We've got mail!

Fire brings out community's best To the editor: Congratulations to the members of Emporium Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD) on their ability, expertise and teamwork last Thursday. More...

Community Life

Birth Annoucements

Kyleigh S. Mastin James and Tammy Baldwin Mastin of Coudersport are parents of a daughter born Nov. 18, 2007, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Named Kyleigh Shiann, the little girl weighed seven pounds, six ounces. More...

With Sincere Thanks…

We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to everyone who assisted during our recent fire at NAPA here in Emporium. We commend our Volunteer Fire Department, and those from nearby communities, for their skill and valor. More...

Outdoors

A surprising eight-point

"I am convinced that the magician Freston has changed those giants into windmills to deprive me of the glory of victory: such is the enmity he bears against me." As his fantastic adventures would abruptly end, Cervantes' Don Quixote would often bl More...

'Bull #53' was alive after all

The elk hunting season lasted just five minutes for Aaron Richards of Duncannon. More...

Sinnemahoning sportsmen improving habitat

Members of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club plan to do their part for wildlife habitat in early 2008. Club members will be setting dates for pruning of fruit trees in several sections of Cameron and Elk counties. More...

Obituaries

Edward Coyle Foster Jr.

FEBRUARY. 1, 1919 - DECEMBER 7, 2007

Edward Coyle Foster Jr., 88, of Coudersport, formerly of Emporium and Pottstown, died Friday (Dec. 7, 2007) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Born Feb. 1, 1919 in Emporium, he was the son of Edward and Lena (Coyle) Foster. More...

'O LITTLE TOWN' STARTS

Christmas festival in downtown Coudersport

Coudersport's annual O Little Town Christmas Festival is scheduled for Saturday with most activities centered at the courthouse square. It kicks off with a family movie at noon, being shown at the Coudersport Theatre. More...

LOCAL SAT SCORES HEADING WRONG WAY

Falling SAT scores are one of the factors driving local educators to focus more attention on the basics at public schools in the region. A new three-section format for the SAT College Prep exam has been in effect for the past two years. More...

EMPORIUM'S AROMA BAKERY & CAFE OPEN

Business striving to offer unique atmosphere, menu

Emporium's newest business, Aroma Bakery & Café, opened its doors on Tuesday after several weeks of building renovation and planning. It's located in the heart of the downtown business district in the former Puffs tobacco outlet building. More...

News

LOCAL PROJECTS GET FUNDING

Rail-trail, river study among those funded

Several years ago, voters across Pennsylvania approved a plan to float millions of dollars in bonds to pay for conservation and recreation projects across the state. Last week, Gov. More...

THE FACE OF EXPERIENCE

After nearly 67 years of undying devotion to the American Red Cross and to the hundreds of medical patients around the country who need the gift of donated blood, Gladys Miller said that Thursday's donation may be her last. More...

30th 'Lessons and Carols' Sunday

A popular Coudersport holiday tradition, the Lessons and Carols Christmas Service at Christ Episcopal Church, is scheduled for 7 pm Sunday and is open to the public. More...

Potter County News

Bullying prevention program funded

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, funded by a four-year grant from the Pa. Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD), is now operating in all Potter County school districts. More...

Survey contract approved

$60,000 contract granted to Mike Menard

Some 60 communication towers spread around Potter County will be inventoried by registered surveyor Mike Menard, at a cost of about $60,000. More...

Photo

The fourth Potter County Habitat for Humanity home is under roof, allowing volunteers to continue work during the winter. Eventually, the home will be occupied by Bryan Welsh (shown) and wife Theresa. More...

Sports

Defense propels Falcon boys to 5-0 in early going

Coudersport has been throwing so many different defensive styles at boys' basketball opponents in the early season that opposing coaches can only shake their heads and wonder what they'll face next. More...

Cameron County girls notch win

Cameron County notched its first girls' basketball win of the season in yet another tight game on the home floor Monday night against Brockway, 37-31. Senior Kristin Sestina was a frontcourt force, collecting 15 rebounds and blocking seven shots. More...

Falcon girls (2-2) bounce back with big win

Coudersport's visit to unfamiliar girls' basketball territory - under the .500 mark - didn't last long. Coach Brian Green's Falcons bounced back to dominate visiting Wellsboro Wednesday, 69-32, behind the hot hand of Kristy Kamper. More...