August 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

'PA WILDS'— HUH? FIND OUT NEXT WEEK

What's all the fuss about the Pennsylvania Wilds? Pa. Lumber Heritage Director Mike Wennin will shed some light on the statedriven regional marketing initiative at an Emporium Borough Council meeting at 7 pm Monday. More...

Viewpoints

Divided We Fail

(John J. Castellani is a member of the Business Roundtable and a leader of the multi-organizational Divided We Fail campaign) America spends more on health care than any other country in the world. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

A little rural post office in Texas had a sign up that read, "In God We Trust." Someone complained about it and they had to take it down. More...

Potter County's Finest!

Finest! To the editor: Many thanks to those who donated to the Potter County Commissioners' gift basket for the Pa. State Association of County Commissioners' conference in Valley Forge, namely: Gail Ayers, Nani Bell. More...

Outdoors

Honey bees struggling

Recently, a reader asked me to present a column covering the large-scale honeybee dieoff that has occurred the last several years. More...

Elk Watcher's Journal

'Bull elk and a hissy'

Two years ago, I was watching the famous Benezette town bull elk, Freddy, browsing his way through the village. He was being closely shadowed by a three-year-old, perhaps a son, that imitated everything the patriarch did. More...

PGC PLEAS FOR HIGHER LICENSE FEES

Members of the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee this week heard pleas from the Pa. More...

OUTREACH TO VETS PAYING DIVIDENDS

Efforts are succeeding on several fronts to bring Potter County military veterans better health care, job training and other services. With more veterans returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, area organizations have stepped up their efforts. More...

INDUSTRY'S BIG PLAYERS INVOLVED IN GAS PROJECT

Big players in the nation's natural gas industry plan to bolster their businesses with a network of new pipelines and compression stations in the region. More...

News

ANOTHER BOOST FOR ASD

Students will be learning interactively in all classrooms when the Austin school doors open for the 2008/2009 school year. More...

SPCA LOOKING FOR LAND FOR A NEW ANIMAL SHELTER

More than a year after the Pa. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) began looking for a site in Potter County to build a new animal care center, the issue may soon be resolved. More...

'FLIPPER' WANTS $8 MILLION FOR ADELPHIA BUILDING

An Illinois real estate speculator is trying to double his $3.6 million investment in the opulent Adelphia Operations Center in downtown Coudersport, but he has hasn't found any takers. More...

Community Life

MONEY MGT. PROGRAM

A program on helping young people manage money will be held at the Brown Memorial Library in Emporium on Monday, Sept. 8. Seminar will run from 6 to 8 pm and will be instructed by Robin Kuleck of Penn State Cooperative Extension. More...

AHS ALUMNI START FOUNDATION

A group of Austin Area School District alumni have formed a foundation to serve as a conduit of communication between past graduates, current students and members of the community. More...

WEEKEND IN THE WILDS AUG.

Third annual Family Fun Fair will be held at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport from 11 am until 2 pm on Saturday, Aug. 23. Admission and refreshments are free. More...

Sports

FOOTBALL 'SNEAK PREVIEW' SATURDAY

Fans of the Cameron County Red Raiders varsity football team can get a sneak peak at this year's squad Saturday at 1 pm on the Emporium gridiron. More...

EMPORIUM ALLE-CATTS ELIMINATED

Shinglehouse flexed its muscle last weekend in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League, wiping out Port Allegany and Emporium in the process. More...

ROOKIE COACH PREPARES FOR FOOTBALL OPENER

Graduation hit hard at Coudersport, but a look at the Northern Division of the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League suggests that the Falcons should once again be contenders. More...