March 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

KEEPING THE FAITH

Religious community stands firm on Easter despite challenging times

Easter is not only a time for Christians to celebrate the Resurrection with worship services and fellowship, it's also time for many to reaffirm their faith. More...

MUSEUM EXPANSION CLOSE?

Officials at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County are standing by for confirmation of an important public pronouncement by Gov. Ed Rendell on Monday. More...

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James Moate photo Only chickens were harmed in this structure fire at the Art Shultz property Tuesday in Waldy Run, Shippen Township. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

With the coming of the political conventions, the mudslinging will be picking up as everyone looks into each other's background, hoping to dig up something McCain will have a free ride, but Obama and Clinton will keep slinging and then the Republi More...

National Day Of Prayer

(Brian Toon is vice chairman of the National Day of Prayer Task Force). May 1 is National Day of Prayer. Coordinators are needed in many counties and communities. Would you consider helping? More...

We've got mail!

Save The Median! To the editor: This letter is in response to Coudersport Borough Council's decision to remove the median on North West Street. More...

Potter County News

Easter Festival this Saturday in Coudersport

The Potter County Easter Festival returns for its second year on Saturday. Activities will be centered at the courthouse square. The festival is sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Merchants Group. More...

Sentenced in Potter County Court

Two defendants were recently sentenced in Potter County Court after being arrested during separate probation checks in Roulette Township. Jennifer Sisson, 34, was arrested last September after a probation officer discovered her smoking marijuana. More...

Outdoors

Trout Stocking Continues

Thousands of brook, brown and rainbow trout, including some trophy-sized specimens from area hatcheries, are being deposited in area waterways in preparation for the 2008 trout fishing season. The regular season opens on Saturday, April 12. More...

State Bear kill down, up in Cameron Co.

Pennsylvania's bear kill was down last year, even as the harvest in Cameron County rebounded. The Pa. Game Commission reported a bear kill of 2,360, after a figure of 3,122 in 2006. More...

No electronic hunting licenses

This year's hunting licenses will not be sold through the oft-discussed electronic system, commonly referred to as "point-of-sale." The Game Commission will continue to sell paper licenses for the 2008-09 seasons. More...

Obituaries

Nancy L. Strayer

MARCH 20, 1946 - MARCH 12, 2008

Nancy L. (Mummert) Strayer, 61, of R.R. 3, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday (March 12, 2008). Mrs. Strayer was born March 20, 1946, in Hollidaysburg, the daughter of James E. and Marie M. (Seymour) Scully. She married John D. Mummert, Sr. More...

Richard E. Victory

OCTOBER 2, 1929 - MARCH 19, 2008

Richard E. "Dick" Victory, 78, of Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, Wednesday (March 19, 2008). Born Oct. 2, 1929 in Emporium, he was the son of the late Henry and Helen Moore Victory. On Dec. More...

BIBLE INSTITUTE SET TO OPEN

Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle accepting applications

A Coudersport church that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary has some big news to report as it embarks on its second half-century of service. Not only is the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle close to opening its massive new sanctuary along Rt. More...

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Easter egg hunts will be held in Coudersport, Gibson and Grove townships today, as well as at the Little League Complex in Emporium. More...

911 CENTER STALLED

Residents appeal Zoning Board variance

Four residents of Mockingbird Lane have hired an Emporium attorney in an effort to stall construction of a new emergency operations center along Rt. 872 in Coudersport Borough. More...

Local NWTF chapter forming

A meeting to form a Local Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will be held at the Cameron County Recreation Center (Memorial Hall) on Chestnut Street in Emporium Friday (March 28) at 7 p.m. More...

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Last Friday at Aroma Bakery and Café, Norman Lucas (left) and his father, Glenn Lucas, played some 'unplugged' gospel and Christian rock songs to entertain diners. More...

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Potter ATV Traction President John Taylor, left, and member Jason Haskins, right, present Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Chief Bruce Moshier, left of center, and Assistant Chief Chris Heimel with helmets they donated to the ambulance association dur More...

BUILDING STILL IN LIMBO

'Ops' center sale not a done deal

Adelphia's former corporate offices in downtown Coudersport remain in limbo. More...

Community Life

Cole Memorial awards nursing scholarships

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has awarded two memorial nursing scholarships for the 2007 scholarship year. Ashley Kio of Austin is the recipient of the Brenda A. Ross Memorial Nursing Scholarship. More...

Supporting Special Olympics

Masonic Council of the Coudersport Consistory is holding a fund-raiser to support Potter County Special Olympics. Tickets are on sale for $5.00 each. More...

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A prize winning double-sized circle quilt will be awarded to the lucky ticket-holder as part of a fund-raiser for A Way Out, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services in Potter County. More...

Sports

Basketball All-Stars selected

Eight area high school seniors will play in the ninth annual Alice R. Kozel Foundation District 9 Basketball All-Star games on Saturday, March 29, at Penn State-Du- Bois. The girls' game starts at 4 pm, followed by the boys' game at 6. More...

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Coudersport is on the brink of an undefeated season in boys' basketball. The Falcons close out their season with a pair of games this week with Otto-Eldred. A 37-26 win over a tough Port Allegany squad gave Coudersport a 15-0 record. More...

Amateur baseball returns to Austin

Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League action is back in Austin after a 25-year absence. Plans to field a team in the adult baseball league came to fruition a few weeks ago. More...