February 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Meeting on proposed drug testing Feb. 12

As the date for the upcoming public meeting regarding a proposed drug testing policy at Cameron County High School (CCHS) draws nearer, parents and administrators have increasingly been presenting their views on the issue. More...

Woodland preparing for PSSA tests

After failing to meet some of the standards set by the federal No Child Left Behind law, area teachers and administrators have been making curriculum changes. Their goal is to better familiarize students with the format of Pa. More...

Viewpoints

Confessions of a closet smoker

(Dr. Virginia Barlow is a family practice physician who was associated with Coudersport Family Practice at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital for several years. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Is it just me, or does the clock seem to move at a faster pace on weekends? Everyone waits for Friday and before you know it the evening is shot and its time to hit the hay. More...

We've got mail!

Wind Turbine Noise Affects Health To the editor: According to the results of a new peer-reviewed study made available to us by the U.S. More...

Community Life

Ava Lynn Travis

A baby girl was born to Mike and Misty Travis of Emporium on Jan. 16, 2008 at Elk Regional Medical Center. Named Ava Lynn Travis, the little girl weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces and was 22 inches long. More...

Moscato Brown Library Memorials

Given in memory of Robert B. Bob Colwell by Anthony C. Moscato. In memory of Gerald Cooney yy Carol and Ed Uzdale. In memory of H. Jack Cooper by Helen and Douglas House. In memory of Hulda H. Flowers by Anthony C. Moscato and Mary Serianni. More...

Woodland lists top students

Woodland Elementary School in Emporium has listed its honor students for the recent marking period. All A's (High Honors) Mrs. Dechant's 5th Grade Class- Haley Abriatis. All A's & B's (Honors) Mrs. More...

Sports

Falcon boys eyeing perfection

Falcon John Hau passes 1,000 point mark

This year's Coudersport High School boys' basketball team is knocking on the door of an exclusive club. Barring an upset, coach Chris Fink's Falcons could become just the fourth team in school history to polish off a perfect regular season. More...

Coudersport girls clinch NTL

Falcons ring in nine from three-point range in 75-24 win

Coudersport's girls rattled off their 19th straight basketball win and clinched a third consecutive Northern Tier League championship Thursday with a 75-24 drubbing of visiting Port Allegany. More...

Raider wrestlers return to the mat after 'quarantine'

Cameron County's varsity wrestling team returned to action this week after a long layoff due to the "mat herpes" quarantine. None of the Red Raiders was affected by the ailment, but the long period of inactivity was a source of frustration. More...

COUNTY NEEDS REPRESENTATIVES

Commissioners seek people to 'stand up' for county

The Potter County Commissioners are looking for industry and local government leaders interested in representing the county on a regional agency that decides how millions of dollars are spent each year for highways, job training, economic developme More...

EXPANDED ATV TRAILS IN PA?

Plan would pump money into trail development

Controversy has arisen over a plan to expand all-terrain vehicle riding opportunities on state forest lands, using a network of township roads as connectors. More...

CRASHES KILL TWO AREA MEN

Freezing rain blamed for Wednesday deaths

Freezing rain and icy road conditions were factors in two fatal car accidents Wednesday morning. A northern Potter County man was killed in a one-car crash on an icy highway north of Coudersport. More...

News

Area state, local police log

A Potter County man has been charged with raping two teenage females at his farm over the past three years. More...

CONSTRUCTION ROUTE FOUND FOR CARP JOB

Equipment will travel through Rubbertown

Construction equipment for the track and bleachers at Coudersport Area Recreation Park will be traveling through north Coudersport (Rubbertown), School Superintendent George Nuffer announced at Monday night's school board work session. More...

Photo

Theresa Long, coordinator for the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Wellness Center, demonstrates the operation of one of the pieces of fitness equipment to one of the Coudersport residents who stopped by the Center's Open House on Thursday. More...

Potter County News

Coudersport water rates rising

Potter County Fine Arts Council is bringing a bit of New Orleans to the area on Friday, Feb. 8, with a Mardi Gras party to benefit Habitat For Humanity at the Coudersport Golf Club. More...

Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy Feb. 9

Potter County's domestic violence victim support organization, A Way Out, will hold its 10th annual Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the St. Eulalia Parish Center in Coudersport, starting at 7pm. More...

'Relay' moving to new location

Potter County Relay for Life will have a new home this year, due to construction activities at CARP Field. The Relay, set for June 27-28, has been moved to the soccer fields on the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital grounds. More...

Outdoors

Hemlocks may be doomed

An exotic insect pest, the hemlock woolly adelgid, continues to destroy hemlock stands throughout the eastern United States. More...

Snowmobile season takes hit

Warmer temperatures and rain this week wiped out what would normally be a busy snowmobiling weekend, much to the disappointment of local clubs and owners of motels, restaurants and other businesses catering to winter visitors. More...

Changes in deer seasons; Elk license allotment is 45

Members of the Game Commission this week set the stage for changes in the deer-hunting season affecting four wildlife management units, including WMU 2G, which includes all of Cameron County, the southern half of Potter County and parts of several More...

Obituaries

Joseph Kuppelweiser

Joseph E. Kuppelweiser, 80, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of 3495 Bucktail Trail Hwy., Driftwood died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, Wednesday, (Jan. 30, 2008). More...

Mildred Griffith

Mildred M. "Millie" Griffith, 87, of 315 E. Fourth St. died Monday night (Jan. 21, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born on March 11,1920 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Grace Harris Tucker. More...