March 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

EMPLOYER RELOCATES TO COUDERSPORT

'Virtro' is internet marketing firm

A new employer has arrived in Coudersport at the same time another relative newcomer is expanding. Virtro has relocated its internet marketing to the former Farm Services Building at the Coudersport Industrial Park. More...

START BUSINESS IN 'VIRTUAL INCUBATOR'

'Virtual office' for new businesses available in Coudersport

Individuals or businesses looking into starting an online business or e-commerce business are invited to set up a "virtual office" in Coudersport, thanks to the Potter County Education Council. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Elvis is dead and I don't feel so good myself. On Monday I had a bowl of oatmeal and for the first time in five days I was able to keep it down. All of the doctors and nurses at the Cabin Kitchen were convinced I had the flu. More...

We've got mail!

Wind Turbine Noise Documented To the Editor: If Wanda Shirk's contention (letter, Feb. More...

Redevelopment Authority acknowledges growth

The Potter County Redevelopment Authority recognized the growth and expansion of three local businesses during its meeting Monday night. More...

Potter County News

CDBG PROJECT CONSIDERED

Potter County commissioners review Ulysses Borough projects

Ulysses water system and housing rehabilitation are the two projects to be considered for the fiscal year 2008 Community Development Block Grant. More...

SCREENING PROGRAM FOR TEENS

Voluntary check for depression, suicide risk

Parents of ninth-graders and 11th-graders in each of Potter County's high schools are being invited to have their children participate in "TeenScreen." It's a national mental health and suicide risk screening program that offers parents the opport More...

GERMINO APPOINTED COUNTY AUDITOR

Fowler offered state veterans' representative position

Bernard (Mike) Fowler's term as a member of the Potter County Board of Auditors was shortlived. More...

Outdoors

New game officer hired to fill Cameron County vacancy

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has announced that on March 11, Cameron County will once again have its own Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO), a position that has been in limbo for the past year. Wayne Hunt, a WCO trainee from St. More...

56 coyotes killed in Mosquito Creek hunt

Some 56 coyotes were brought to the annual Coyote Hunt, sponsored by the St. Marys, Mosquito Creek (Frenchville) and Sigel sportsmen's clubs. That number smashed the previous record of 34 coyotes. An estimated 500 hunters registered for the event. More...

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This Woodland Elementary School second-grader had a question about this albinos Burmese python during a Reptiles and Rainforests program held at Woodland Elementary School on Thursday. More...

Obituaries

Douglas F. Park

Douglas F. Park, 64, of 531 Second St., Driftwood, formerly of Huntingdon, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, Sunday (Feb. 24, 2008) afternoon. He was born Aug. More...

Kathryn Wolfanger

Kathryn B. Wolfanger, 87, of 435 W. Sixth St., Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, Monday, (Feb. 25, 2008) morning. She was born June 14, 1920 in Warren, a daughter of the late Grover C. and Carolyn "Carrie" Johnson Bierly. More...

Matthew T. Holjencin

MARCH 26, 1984 - FEBRUARY 22, 2008

Matthew Thomas Holjencin, 23, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Emporium, died Friday, (Feb. 22, 2008), in Wilmington. Born March 26, 1984 in St. Marys, PA, he was the son of Hope Holjencin Griffith. More...

CHARGED WITH MURDER

Police: Drugs killed Emporium woman: seller charged

A Sinnemahoning woman has been charged with homicide and several other offenses after allegedly selling another woman drugs that caused her death. More...

DRIFTWOOD BRIDGE JOB BEGINS

WeeBull's staying put; Masonic Lodge to be moved

With landowner disputes apparently settled, work has begun on the new Route 555 bridge in Driftwood Borough. Pennsylvania's Dept. More...

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Last weekend the 'Jeremiah People" performed the musical play 'Family Snaps' at the Cameron County Christian Center in Emporium. More...

Ambitious 'Fiddler' takes stage this weekend

One of the most ambitious theatrical productions ever attempted at Coudersport Area High School takes the stage Friday and Saturday nights. More...

News

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When life serves you lemons… Last weekend's wet, packy snow was perfect raw material for the little creators around the county. More...

'Angel Food' price increases

Order forms for Angel Food Ministries food boxes are available at the Cameron County Christian Center/Free Methodist Church in Emporium. Due to an increase in fuel costs, the price has been raised from $25 to $30 per box. More...

Pet Chatter

Back in 1985, animal rights activist Bob Barker began to close every episode of his popular TV game show, The Price is Right, with, "Help control the pet population; have your pet spayed or neutered." Nine years later, "Spay Day USA" was establis More...

Community Life

Amanda Harris wins essay contest

Cameron County High School sophomore Amanda Harris took first place in a recent Health Careers Week essay contest, sponsored by the Youth Council of the Northcentral Workforce Investment Board. More...

Sheana Mosch: where is she now?

It seems like only yesterday that a slender teenaged girl with pigtails was bouncing a basketball around downtown Coudersport, whiling away the hours while her parents visited relatives. More...

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From left, Susan, Jesse and Andy Alexander from Lodi, New York came out to help Ruth Lentz (second from left) celebrate her 85th birthday at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport recently. More...

Sports

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Last weekend, the Cameron County High School girls' softball team held their second annual dodgeball fundraiser tournament in the CCHS gym. Nine teams came out to play. This year's winners were team Ram Rod. More...

Falcon boys enter state playoffs

Coudersport puts its undefeated record on the line Friday (7 pm) in a boys' basketball playoff game at St. Marys Public High School. More...

Senior quartet visits Hensel

Four members of this year's Coudersport High School boys' basketball team paid a surprise call on an important figure from their past Monday night. More...