April 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

AUTISM AWARENESS

Brittany Chmelar was among the students who lent their talent to support Autism awareness by painting the windows of many downtown Emporium businesses. More...

LOTS GOING ON SATURDAY IN EMPORIUM

Saturday is shaping up as a busy day in Emporium, so many people have their fingers crossed that the weather will cooperate. Sylvan Heritage Council will be out with a corps of volunteers for the "Clean Up Emporium" campaign. More...

CELEBRATION OF AREA'S FAMOUS WILD ONION TODAY

Wild leeks will be in the spotlight on Saturday at Fezz's Diner, near Sweden Valley, during the third annual Leek Fezz-tival. More...

SIMCOE TO BE INDUCTED INTO SPORTS HALL

Coudersport High School football coach Paul Simcoe, who recently retired, will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Football Coaches Hall of Fame during ceremonies to be held at 10 am on June 13 in Hershey. More...

Viewpoints

PUBLISHER'S POINT OF VIEW

Another corporate slap

My colleague across county, Donald Gilliland, has defended his corporation's decision to increase the newsstand price at the Potter Leader-Enterprise by 25 percent to $1.25 per copy. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Our annual springtime serenade may have reached its peak last weekend. The deep, throaty roar of the Harleys, the purr of the Honda Gold Wings, the high RPM wine of the crotch rockets were all mixed in with the tinny sound of the dirt bikes. More...

Remember 'walking to school?'

(Dr. Micah Jacobs is a pediatrician affiliated with the National Safe Child Initiative.) Thirty years ago, the sight of children walking or biking to school was common. More...

Community Life

Article

Students in kindergarten through fifth grades at Austin Area School recently traveled to Johnsonburg Elementary School to see a play put on by the National Theatre of the Deaf. More...

Organizations receive grants

A state grant for $17,750 will cover continued operations of the Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LPEC) and the county's Citizens Corps. More...

Article

Gifted 7th grade students helped organize and run 24-Challenge Tournaments at Cameron County's Woodland Elementary School. Melissa Moore headed up the 5th grade, and CJ Markum was in charge of the 6th grade competition. More...

Sports

Confident Red Raiders rolling at 8-0

Playoffs are on the horizon as Cameron County continue to conquer all challengers in high school baseball. Coach Dick Harrier 's Red Raiders (8-0) toppled Elk County Catholic, 8-2, on Tuesday night in Cameron Clingan's 2008 mound debut. More...

Coudy bracing for CCHS game

Coudersport has posted 5-0 record in high school baseball, but the Falcons have not been truly "battletested," due to early season rainouts. More...

Corey, Jack headed to Big 30

Coudersport Area High School's Colton Corey and Cameron County's Tom Jack have been selected to play in the 35th annual Don Raabe Big 30 Football Charities Classic. More...

Photo

Cameron County High School senior Brittany Lundberg tries to ger her ride going during the annual donkey basketbal game held Wednesday night at Cameron County High School. Event helps fund the yearbook. More...

NEIGHBORS BECOME HEROES

Quick action stops Oswayo fire from spreading

Quick and heroic action by neighbors is credited for preventing a devastating fire in the small Potter County community of Oswayo from spreading beyond the two houses it consumed. More...

Kids and the Internet: Are they safe?

Sixteen-year-old Ashley begins chatting with Lance, a 22-year-old guy, on the Internet. She thinks it's cool that she has hooked up with an older guy. Days later, she shares her life story. He says they're soul mates. More...

'OUTDOOR CLASSROOM'

Field trip on Earth Day for Austin students

Some Austin Area School students took a field trip to the Austin Dam Memorial Park Tuesday for an Earth Day lesson that included elements of local history, environmental science and recreational geocaching. More...

News

BATTLE FOR CONGRESS DOWN TO 2

A new congressman will be sworn in next January representing the 5th District. On Tuesday, voters across the region narrowed that choice from 12 men to two. Republican Glenn "G. T." Thompson Jr. More...

ADELPHIA FRAUD VICTIMS: YOUR TURN

Victims of the Adelphia Communications Corp. securities fraud are being notified that they can petition to recover a portion of their financial losses from what money remains after distributions to creditors of higher standing. More...

POTTER, CAMERON SUPPORT CLINTON

Both Potter and Cameron County Democrats gave Hillary Clinton a solid margin over Barack Obama in Tuesday's presidential primary. She won statewide, 55 percent to 45 percent. More...

Potter County News

New Potter County Asst. DA named

Potter County has a new assistant district attorney. She is Jessica Songster, a Coudersport High School graduate. More...

Art show nearing

Students in grades seven through 12 in Potter and Tioga County schools are welcome to enter the Potter-Tioga Maple Festival Art Show. More...

ROADS DOMINATE BORO DISCUSSION

Closed and detoured roads consumed most of the discussion during Wednesday night's Coudersport Borough Council meeting. The U.S. Route 6 detour has brought concerns of speeding to traffic accidents, explained Police Chief Lee Gross. More...

Outdoors

A successful youth gobbler hunt

For the past several years, younger hunters have been given an early shot to hunt spring gobblers on the Saturday ahead of the general turkey season opener. This has resulted in many youngsters developing a passion for the sport. More...

Gobbler season opens Saturday

Game Commission officials believe the gobbler seasons will provide good hunting opportunities locally. The general spring gobbler season is April 26 to May 26, and includes the Monday of the Memorial Day holiday. More...

Wanted: deputy game wardens

Now that he has settled in as the Pa. Game Commission's new wildlife conservation officer for Cameron County, Wayne Hunt is looking to build a new team to provide better service. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Iona J. Geelen Iona J. Geelen, 74, of Gardeau Rd, Austin, died in Grand Island, FLSaturday, (April 19, 2008). Burial will be in the Portage Township Cemetery, Gardeau. More...