May 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

ART GALLERY PROPOSED

Area residents are being surveyed to determine if an art gallery could be opened in Emporium by July 1. More...

'BIOGAS' FARM GETS STATE FUNDING

Farm converts manure into methane gas

Rick VanEtten and his Four Winds Farm in Harrison Township, near Ulysses, will be adding a new piece of equipment to improve operations. VanEtten operates one of the few successful "biogas" operations in Pennsylvania. More...

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Randy Bailey was one of two dozen people who turned out Saturday for Emporium Clean Up Day, sponsored by the Sylvan Heritage Council. More...

Viewpoints

Landowners need to be careful

(Terry Engelder is a respected professor of geosciences at the University Park campus of Penn State University in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.) Today, many Pennsylvanians sit on top of a deep deposit of natural gas known a More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

With the cost of everything going through the roof, it looks like a vacation will be one luxury that a lot of folks will be giving up. More...

We've got mail!

Let's Conserve To the editor: Because Pennsylvania generates about 60 percent of its power by burning coal, our state is a major contributor to global warming. Our dependence on this polluting fossil fuel makes us the third largest U.S. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are recent real estate transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds office: --April 14, Abby Sherwood to James Hoopes, Ulysses Township, 1.357 acres, $100,000 --April 18, Richard A. Miller to Charles J. More...

COUNTY OFFICES MOVING

Potter County Commissioners have chosen a plan for moving offices into the Gunzburger Building, a former school on North Main Street in downtown Coudersport. More...

Computer course begins May 13

A 150-hour course on core skills in hardware and operating systems technologies will be held at the Potter County Education Council office in Coudersport. More...

Outdoors

Elk season frame approved

Some 45 elk-hunting licenses will be sold for the 2008 season, to be held Nov. 3-8. The Game Commission this week approved the framework for the season. More...

'Women in the outdoors' program set

National Wild Turkey Federation and Sinnemahoning State Park have joined forces to offer a weekend for women with a focus on outdoor skills. More...

Canoe, kayak race on Saturday

Quehanna Industrial Development Corporation and the Clearfield Paddling Club will hold their seventh annual Canoe and Kayak Race Saturday on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. More...

Obituaries

John Patrick Simms

APRIL 28, 1955 - APRIL 19, 2008

John Patrick Simms, 38, of Clarksville, Ark., formerly of Austin, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, in Logan County. More...

MAPLE FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND!

The annual Potter-Tioga Maple Festival in downtown Coudersport returns for its 42nd running this weekend. Vendors are set up at the courthouse square both Friday and Saturday. More...

PARK FOR FREE WHILE DETOUR'S IN PLACE

COUDERSPORT

Coudersport Borough Council has agreed to bag the parking meters this summer, at the suggestion of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

ZONING SUIT DELAYED

Judge Leete grants continuance in '911' case

Judge John B. Leete has granted a continuance in the civil suit filed by four residents of Mockingbird Lane who object to the construction of a new emergency operations center along Rt. 872 in Coudersport Borough. More...

DRIFTWOOD BRIDGE WORK STILL STALLED

Cleanup of potentially hazardous chemicals unearthed at the site of the new Route 555 bridge in Driftwood will resume soon. Pa. Dept. of Transportation spokesperson Marla Fannin said work on the $3.4 million bridge project remains stalled. More...

News

BACK ON THE MARKET?

No tenant for ex-Adelphia headquarters

A real estate investor who bought the former Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport has had no luck finding anyone to lease it. More...

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER OBSERVED

About 40 people gathered at the courthouse square in Coudersport Thursday afternoon to observe National Day of Prayer. Here, Potter County Commissioner Susan Kefover offers prayer for the county's elected officials and community leaders. More...

BULLYING SEMINAR PLANNED

CYBERSPACE MEANIES FOCUS OF SCHOOL PROGRAM

Bullying has become a more complex subject since Charles Atlas set out to defend his honor after a ruffian kicked sand in his face. A common tool for badgering or coercing the vulnerable is the internet. More...

Community Life

Birth Announcements

Brynn Payton Evens Jamie and Denise McNeil Evens of Turtlepoint are parents of a daughter, Brynn Payton Evens, born April 19, 2008, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

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Cameron County seniors Tara O'Neill and Dionna Orner pulled office duties at the high school in relief of the secretaries who were treated to lunch on Administrative Assistants' Day recently. More...

Coudersport Rotary sponsoring two abroad

Despite declining membership and financial struggles, Coudersport Rotary Club recently announced that it will be able to sponsor two area young people for trips abroad through the Rotary Exchange Program. More...

Sports

Falcons knock Hubbers from undefeated ranks

Coudersport's girls made a statement in a high school softball game against visiting Smethport Tuesday afternoon. More...

Baseball titans may meet again

Falcons clip Raiders twice

Virtually everybody who follows high school baseball in the region was focused on the diamond in Emporium Wednesday night, as undefeated Coudersport pulled into town for a rematch with the Red Raiders. More...

Baseball kick off Saturday

There will be all kinds of action on the diamonds of Coudersport Area Recreation Park during the fourth annual Youth Baseball Kickoff Day. More...