September 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

WIND BATTLE HEATS UP; PUBLIC HEARING SLATED THURSDAY

The Potter County Commissioners will hold a hearing on Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 pm in the courthouse to receive input from the public on regulations covering industrial wind energy facilities in Potter County. More...

Viewpoints

My Side

Merten legacy continues

(Larry Herbstritt is a professional songwriter and composer who grew up in Sweden Valley, Potter County.) From the first notes sounding from classical pianist Luke Patterson's fingertips to the final More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Summer is going out in a blaze of glory. Labor Day was a good example: bright sunshine, clear blue skies and a beautiful day for a drive. Shirley and I went to Benton to visit my brother and his daughter. More...

Losing Ground

To the editor: Times are tough for working families. Costs are increasing (especially the price of gas and food), and it has become harder to stretch incomes to make ends meet. According to the U.S. More...

Outdoors

Inside the Outdoors

September transition

September is a time of transition. Summer is slowly losing its grip on the landscape as colder weather creeps in. Trees start to trade their summer attire for bright reds, yellows, and oranges. More...

ELK WATCHING: TIME IS RIGHT

Elk-viewing "season" is reaching a peak across the region. With the males entering the rutting season, where they bugle and battle in their fight for dominance, the animals are on the move across Cameron, Elk and neighboring counties. More...

YOUTH HUNTING SEASON GROWS

Pennsylvania's mentored youth hunting program is gaining popularity. The 2008 season began on July 1 with youth under the age of 12 permitted to hunt groundhogs. More...

Obituaries

Lillian M. Herzog

OCTOBER 25, 1918 - AUG. 29, 2008

Lillian M. Herzog, 89, of Coudersport, died Friday (Aug. 29, 2008) in her home. She was born on Oct. 25, 1918 in Ridgway, the daughter of Edward Linder and Marie (Ecklund) Linder. She graduated from Mt. More...

Death Notices

Phillip LaBrozzi Philip V. LaBrozzi, 84, of Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on Monday (Sept. 1, 2008). Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium, with Rev. Paul S. Siebert as celebrant. More...

AUSTIN TEEN KILLED IN CRASH

An Austin teenager died Saturday night in a two-vehicle crash on Rt. 872, two miles south of Costello. State police from Denton Hill identified the victim as Matthew W. Vossler, 19. More...

CRASH TRIAL HURDLE CLEARED

A request to suppress evidence against the engineer of the speeding train that derailed near Gardeau in June 2006, causing a lye spill, has been rejected in McKean County Court, setting the stage for two trials. More...

GAS WELL LEASING PROGRAM SCHEDULED SEPTEMBER 24

Owners of rural property in the region can learn about natural gas leasing opportunities during a workshop to be held Wednesday, Sept. More...

News

FEDS AFTER RIGAS LAND

When John Rigas was building his Wending Creek Farms, he bought up much of the fertile agricultural land and forested acreage north of Coudersport. More...

Photo

Hilda Franklin, grandmother of Army Specialist Mike Franklin, snipped the ceremonial ribbon to open the new bridge on East Second Street last Friday, just in time for the popular Town-Wide Yard Sales and Labor Day weekend activities in Coudersport. More...

EMERGENCY CENTER FOES FILE APPEAL

Four Mockingbird Lane couples who opposed the construction of a new emergency operations center near their homes on the Coudersport Borough border are asking Commonwealth Court to reverse a judge's decision to let the project proceed. More...

Community Life

Candidates to debate Oct. 7

Cameron County has been chosen as the site of a forum featuring the two major party candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives. Democrat Mark McCracken and Republican Glenn Thompson will appear at 6:30 pm on Oct. More...

Potter deeds recorded

Following are recent property transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --Aug. 18, Gregory R. Reed to William C. Miller Jr., Homer Township, $100,000; Fred Fischer to William Selfies, Hebron Township, $30,000. More...

Jeep poken run Saturday

Third annual Jeep Poker Run is set for Saturday as a benefit for the Sinnemahoning Volunteer Fire Department. Signups will be taken from 11 am to noon at the Sterling Run Tavern on Rt. 120. More...

Sports

Red Raiders to host Brockway

Brockway's Rovers come to Emporium next Friday night for the latest chapter of a high school football season that is already filled with drama and intrigue. More...

Falcons fly high in opener, 29-16

Coudersport is seen by many as the "team to beat" in the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League, despite suffering heavy graduation losses and being guided by a rookie coach. More...

BASKETBALL RECRUITS

Emporium's Pat Lewis has added five players from PIAA District 9 to his Penn State DuBois women's basketball team. More...