February 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

DEADLINE NEAR FOR LOWER SCHOOL TAXES

Homeowners have until March 1 to apply

Homeowners who want to qualify for reduced school taxes have until March 1 to apply for the "homestead exemption" established under Act 1. More...

WLEM 'MORE LOCAL'

Station adjusts AM format

With the 50th anniversary of Emporium's radio station WLEM-1250 AM coming up in March, owner John Salter has made several changes to the station's format to make it a more "local" station. More...

Viewpoints

Time to increase poaching penalties

(Richard Palmer is director of the Pa. Game Commission Bureau of Wildlife Protection. He is asking the state legislature to pass HB 2205, which increases fines and penalties for wildlife violations). More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Everyone knows you have to keep certain tools sharpened if you want them to work to their maximum potential. The same theory can apply to the human brain. More...

Potter Salary Board approves raises

The Potter County Salary Board partially approved a pair of salary increases that were promised by the previous board of commissioners and created two new positions during its meeting Thursday afternoon. More...

Community Life

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Joseph Cooney was promoted to Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force recently. Joe, who is serving at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, is the son of Randy and Nan Cooney of Emporium. More...

Moscato Brown Library Memorials

These books have recently ben placed on the shelves of the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library. The Kazdin Method For Parenting the Defiant Child: With no pills, no therapy, no contest of wills, by Alan E. Kazdin, PH.D. More...

Coudersport High School honor students

Alanna R. Huck, Principal at Coudersport High School, has announced that the following students in grades 7-12 have been named to the honor roll for the second marking period. More...

Sports

Call it 'The Luck Of The Draw'

Coudersport has been fortunate enough to draw a couple of familiar opponents in the opening rounds of the PIAA District 9 girls' basketball playoffs. More...

Impressive win for Red Raider boys

Cameron County fired the shot heard 'round District 9 Thursday night with a 90-60 blowout of visiting Clarion- Limestone in the boys' basketball playoff opener. More...

Austin girl 'up'; moving on in playoffs

It has been an up and down season for the Austin girls' basketball team. Coach Dick Logue's Panthers were way up for Thursday's playoff game against Northern Potter, and it showed in a impressive 54-28 win. More...

INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE

Adelphia building back on bidding block; Investor who wanted to buy was bilked

While the former Adelphia corporate headquarters in downtown Coudersport remains on the auction block, an Irishman who almost bought the building is out more than $2 million and demanding justice. More...

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Cameron County Fair Association's "Parade of Stars" will be held tonight (Saturday, Feb. 16) in the high school auditorium at 7. Seventeen acts will present a show that is put on annually to raise money for the non-profit Fair Association. More...

WIND DEVELOPERS TARGETING TOWNSHIPS

Township officials being asked to give developers go ahead

Developers seeking to place giant turbines on the hillsides near Coudersport Borough have been lobbying the townships to give them the green light. More...

News

APPROVES EXPENDITURES

Coudersport School Board starts paying for construction projects

Bills are coming due for Coudersport Area School District's $8 million upgrades at the two school buildings and CARP Field. At Monday's monthly meeting, school board members approved initial payments of $142,016. More...

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On Sunday, Feb. 24 at 7 pm, a group of traveling thespians from California, 'The Jeremiah People,' will present a program called "Family Snaps" at the Cameron County Christian Center in Emporium. More...

PA BODY & FRAME WEBSITE IN TOP 10

If Americans continue the trend of turning first to the internet whenever they need goods or services, then the future ought to be bright for Pennsylvania Body and Frame. Their website, www. More...

Potter County News

DRAKE HOME FATE IN LIMBO

Buyer pulls out; Potter commissioners seek buyer

The fate of the Drake's Personal Care Home in Galeton is back in limbo, the Potter County Board of Commissioners announced during their regular meeting Thursday afternoon. More...

Outdoors

Monster Salmon Part I

There are a few outdoor experiences in one's life that stand head and shoulders above the rest. I was very fortunate while in college to have landed a summer job working as a fishing guide in Alaska. More...

First year back's a memorable one

Twenty-five years ago, Paul Perry bought a small country store in Austin. Up until that day, Perry was well-known as one of the best beaver trappers in the area. More...

Another race this weekend at Ski Denton

Ski Denton will host another collegiate level race this weekend. The race is expected to draw hundreds of downhill enthusiasts and fans into the area. In addition to skiing, the resort is also seeing an increasing number of snowboarders. More...

Obituaries

Virginia H. Russell

Virginia H. Russell, 93, of 269 Nickler Rd., Emporium, Pa died at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, Sunday, (Feb. 10, 2008) evening following a three month illness. More...

Roy A. Griffith

Roy A. Griffith, 62, of 220 E. Second St., Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, Tuesday, (Feb. 12, 2008) morning. He was born June 24, 1945 in St. Marys, a son of Katherine Hart Griffith, Emporium and the late Charles Griffith. More...

Beverly A. Bonhoff

Beverly A. Bonhoff, 75, of 42 Arrowhead Rd., Emporium, died at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, Sunday, (Feb. 10, 2008) morning. She was born Dec 17, 1932 in Olean, N.Y, a daughter of the late Herman and Doris Cummings Ransome. More...