July 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

H.B. Fink retires after 50 years

One of the longest-serving and most colorful members of the legal profession in northcentral Pennsylvania is retiring. Harold B. Fink Jr. More...

POTTER COUNTY OFFICE MIGRATION CONTINUES

TREASURER'S OFFICE MOVES TO FORMER SCHOOL

Another Potter County office has settled into the Gunzburger Building, a former school and corporate office complex in downtown Coudersport. More...

Viewpoints

Free credit reports to all

(Tom Corbett is Pennsylvania Attorney General. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Yankee Doodle went to town riding on a pony. He had to, with gas at more than four bucks a gallon. We sell the Arabs wheat for seven dollars a bushel and they, in turn, sell us their oil for umpteen dollars a barrel. More...

A Young Man's Art

Reliving the battle at Gettysburg

This weekend I'll don a dark blue wool uniform and a kepi as I fight for the North during the turning point of the Civil War at Gettysburg. More...

Community Life

Birth Announcements

Grace Alexandra Knox A daughter, Grace Alexandra Knox, was born June 23, 2008, in Cross Memorial Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. to Gregg and Jessica DeLozier Knox of Cicero, N.Y. More...

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General Electric plant manager Jonathan Stehle reviewed operations of Emporium's facility at last week's Rotary meeting. He was the guest of Mary "Meg" Whiting. The Port Allegany resident has been the manager for six months. More...

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Two Cameron County High School seniors attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy, sponsored by Emporium Rotary. More...

Sports

Youth football camp July 15-16 in Coudersport

Coudersport Area High School football coaching staff is holding a youth football camp at Metzger Field, next to the high school, to teach basic skills and rules of the game. More...

LL team ousted

Emporium was eliminated in two games from the Pa. District 10 Little League Baseball (ages 11-12) playoffs. Bradford broke open a close game with an offensive explosion and went on to score an 11-1 win in the first round. More...

LL softball team pulls out D15 win

Potter-McKean pulled out a dramatic 10-8 win over Blue Ridge Tuesday night in a Pa. District 15 Little League softball showdown at Mansfield. More...

DUI crackdown: 'Red, White and Busted'

State police from the Emporium, Denton Hill and Kane barracks along with local police departments throughout the region are partnered for this weekend's "Red, White and Busted" campaign. More...

BARK PEELERS' EVENT THIS WEEKEND AT LUMBER MUSEUM

No area Independence Day holiday festival can match the Bark Peelers' Convention in variety and turnout. Now in its 34th year at the Pa. Lumber Museum along Rt. More...

Artisan/Visitor Center opens in Emporium

A grand opening ceremony for the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center in downtown Emporium is being planned for next month. More...

News

'DAM SHOW' HEADLINER WELL-TRAVELED

The fact that groupies from New England have been following the Ryan Montbleau Band to California and back -- and are now zeroing in on Potter County -- speaks volumes about this musical combo's special appeal. More...

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One-by-one, some 14 competitors skipped across the surface of the pond on Denton Hill during the year's first "Fastest Snowmobile Across the Pond" event. Proceeds benefitted a service organization for disabled veterans. More...

County stuck with unpaid Keller debt

Cameron County Commissioners are exploring options as they decide how to handle an unpaid loan left by a defunct Emporium factory. More...

Potter County News

Potter County Waters That Heal

Fishing is much more than catching. Spending an evening on a trout stream or a morning on a bass lake can have rejuvenating qualities. Many use an angling outing to drain away the stress and refresh the mind. More...

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Another successful Relay for Life was held last weekend by the Potter County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Pledges added up to about $64,000, under the $76,500 target, but an impressive total in an era of economic stresses. More...

Outdoors

Two years since stream pollution

This past Monday marked the two-year anniversary of the train derailment and sodium hydroxide spill in Gardeau. The pollution caused heavy fish kills along approximately 30 miles of streams in the Sinnemahoning Creek watershed. More...

HUNTING EXPANDS TO VERY YOUNG PENNSYLVANIANS

With the number of licensed hunters slipping, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has taken another step to encourage more young people to take up the sport. At their recent meeting, PGC members expanded the Mentored Youth Hunting Program. More...

Sizerville pool remains open

A construction project that would have temporarily closed the swimming pool at Sizerville State Park this month has been stalled. A spokesperson at the park said rest rooms will be renovated in September. More...

Obituaries

Adelbert Tarbox

Adelbert G. "Sonny" Tarbox, 72, of Port Allegany, died Tuesday (June 24, 2008) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center, Bradford. Burial was in the Grimes Cemetery. More...

Theodore Blickwedel

Theodore W. Blickwedel, 84, of Bryn Mawr, formerly of Emporium, died Tuesday (June 3, 2008) in Radnor. Memorials may be made to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 25 E. Scenic Rd. More...