September 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

COMEBACK FOR DOWNTOWN COUDERSPORT?

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce recognized the contributions of members and looked to the future during annual Awards Banquet, held Tuesday evening at the Hotel Crittenden. More...

Viewpoints

SPCA Coming to Potter County

(Howard Nelson chief executive office of the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Summer 2008 went out with a blaze of glory on Sunday. Old Jack Frost has been snooping around, but he has not made his presence felt. Cool nights and misty mornings have been around for a few days. More...

We've got mail!

Child Safety Seats Save Little Lives To the editor: PennDOT, law enforcement agencies and other child safety advocates are emphasizing the life-saving difference a child safety seat can make during the celebration of National Child Passenger Sa More...

Outdoors

Magical time of year

Summer has transitioned to autumn, almost without notice. Unseasonably warm September weather and dry conditions have left the illusion that summertime has not yet passed us by. More...

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Wayne Hunt, the Pa. Game Commission's wildlife conservation officer for Cameron County, discussed the region's unique geography and its rich history as guest speaker at a recent Emporium Rotary Club meeting. More...

Two Potter County hunters have names drawn for elk licenses

Two Potter County hunters are among 45 selected to receive elk-hunting licenses for the Nov. 3-8 season. More...

Obituaries

Roland Ostroskie

Roland Ostroskie Corporal Roland G. "Ozzie" Ostroskie, Pennsylvania State Police (retired), 81, of Swoyersville, died Friday (Sept. 19, 2008) in Wilkes-Barre. More...

Donna Potocek

Donna Potocek, 78, of Coudersport, died Sunday (Sept. 21, 2008) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie. Arrangements are under the direction of the Fickinger Funeral Home of Coudersport. More...

Elizabeth Hamilton

Elizabeth P. Hamilton, 91, formerly of Genesee, died Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at the home of her daughter, Joan Torrey, in Andrews Settlement. Arrangements are under the direction of the Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses. More...

PROTECTING WATER IS KEY IN GAS BOOM

A state environmental official said last week that safeguards are in place to protect water resources during the dawning natural gas boom - as long as companies play by the rules. Robert Yowell, northcentral regional director for the Pa. Dept. More...

STATE AUDITOR GENERAL RAPS COUDERSPORT SCHOOL DIST.

State Auditor General Jack Wagner took a crack at the Coudersport Area School District this week for a 2003 buyout of School Superintendent Ed Goulding's contract. More...

EMPORIUM MAN IS USCA'S 'PADDLER OF THE YEAR'

There's a reason row machines are so highly regarded by fitness experts, particularly physical therapists. Because rowing is a safe, smooth motion. It's non-load bearing and it works virtually every muscle in your body. More...

News

Inspiring youth band to perform Monday

An up-and-coming alternative pop/modern rock band will be performing in Cameron County on Monday night. Capital Lights will appear at the Cameron County Fairgrounds outside of Emporium. Gates open at 7. More...

Woodland book fair Monday

Woodland Elementary School Book Fair will be open during the school day next Monday through Friday. Parents are welcome to join in when their child's class is attending. For more information, contact the school office. More...

8TH ANNUAL FALLING LEAVES FESTIVAL NEXT WEEKEND

Coudersport will celebrate the bright aurora of autumn foliage over the Oct. 3-4 weekend with the eighth annual Falling Leaves Festival, sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Community Life

MUSICAL FUND-RAISER SET OCT. 4

Area musicians are welcome to sign up for the season finale of the Songwriters Roundtable series, to be held on Saturday night, Oct. 4, at the Hotel Crittenden during the Coudersport Falling Leaves Festival. More...

DR. TARBOX JOINS COLE STAFF

Another Potter County native has returned to the area to operate a medical practice affiliated with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Festival of Lights slated

A Festival of Lights, in the style of the past Victorian Christmas observances, returns in Coudersport for the 2008 Christmas season. It's set for Friday night, Nov. 28, at the courthouse square. More...

Sports

'CARDIAC KIDS' REMAIN UNDEFEATED

Cameron County's cardiac kids stayed undefeated entering Friday night's homecoming football showdown with Coudersport, coming off a 23- 20 win last Friday at Curwensville in double-overtime. More...

FALCONS SHAKE OFF SLOW START AT RIDGWAY

Coudersport's second-half rally last Friday night at Ridgway may have rekindled the team's hopes to bounce back from adversity and make a run for a league championship and more. More...

Three-team scramble in volleyball league

All signs point to a three-team battle for the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League championship this season, with perennial power Coudersport currently on top of the heap. Austin and Otto-Eldred are also very much in the picture. More...