October 11, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Property Owners Natural Gas Land Lease Guide

Property owners who have been approached about leasing their land for natural gas exploration have a wealth of information available to help them decide how to proceed. More...

STILL NO TAKERS FOR ADELPHIA BUILDING

Another month has passed with the lavish Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport sitting empty and no indication that it will be occupied any time soon. More...

COUNTY NEGOTIATING WITH UNIONS

Negotiations are winding down with labor unions representing two employee groups in Potter County, with both sides hopeful of reaching final terms of multi-year contracts in the coming weeks. More...

Viewpoints

I am forever changed

I am finally able to insulate myself from our nation's politics. For close to 20 years, I have let national politics shape the way I think and interrupt the way I feel. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

In 14 hundred and 92, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. It would be interesting to see old Chris's face today if he saw what has become of this "new world." We will celebrate Columbus Day on Monday. More...

We've got mail!

Wind Energy: Protections Needed To the editor: The task of crafting a protective ordinance, and overseeing construction and operation of wind farms, is monumental. More...

Community Life

OLD FASHIONED HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY OCT. 18

Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center in Keating Summit is holding an old-fashioned Halloween Costume Party on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 3-7 pm. The center is located at 72 Mitcheltree Hollow Lane. More...

COLE HOSPITAL GETS HIGH MARKS FROM PATIENTS

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital exceeded patient satisfaction levels among most hospitals in the state as well as the country in a survey conducted by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Health Care Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). More...

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Former elementary teacher M. Linda Castano recently took third place in the statewide Catholic Daughters of the Americas Education Contest in the poetry category. She was recognized for her achievement by Court Doyle 932, from St. More...

Sports

RAIDERS ROMP; 9-0 SEASON WITHIN REACH

There's no stopping the Cameron County Red Raiders, who are heavy favorites to run the table with a perfect 9-0 record and then host the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League championship game on Oct. 31, most likely against Curwensville. More...

Falcons eye volleyball title

Even with a new coach and the departure of some talented seniors, Coudersport has not skipped a beat as the dominant team in the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League. More...

FALCONS ON COURSE FOR 'SECOND SEASON'

Coudersport continued to fine-tune its attack in preparation for the "second season" of high school football. Based on strength of schedule, the Falcons (4-2) are shoo-ins to qualify for the PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

NATURAL GAS SEARCH BROADENS IN REGION

Natural gas exploration, which is exploding across Pennsylvania, is coming to Cameron County. J-W Operating Company of Texas wants to drill three deep natural gas wells in Shippen and Lumber townships, not far from Sterling Run. More...

CHARGES DROPPED IN FAKE BOMB INCIDENT

Charges brought against a retired employee of Potter County Human Services for allegedly planting a fake bomb at that agency's headquarters in Roulette were dismissed following a preliminary hearing on Monday. More...

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lined the business district in downtown Emporium Sunday to silently and peacefully protest legalized abortion in the U.S. The annual Life Chain observance was sponsored by the Cameron County Pro-Life Group. More...

RAIN LITTLE HELP AT STEVENSON DAM

Sinnemahoning State Park Manager Lisa Bainey has issued an update on the status of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir. More...

Flaming Foliage Representative

Anna McFall is represent Cameron County High School in the queen competition during this weekend's annual Flaming Foliage Festival, scheduled through Sunday in Renovo. More...

News

WELL-KNOWN LOCAL MAN DROWNS IN CANADA

A well-known Coudersport area man was the victim of an accidental drowning on a fishing trip in Canada. Ontario Provincial Police confirmed over the weekend that the victim was 76-yearold Harland Bergstrom of Hebron Township, north of Coudersport. More...

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Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pa. recently held a blood donation drive at Austin Area School. Among the donors who led by example was School Superintendent Matt Hutcheson. More...

WORK ON BRIDGE SET TO RESUME

Work is expected to resume later this month on the Driftwood Bridge in southern Cameron County. State officials halted the project several months ago when workers unearthed contaminated soil that emitted strong odors. More...

Potter County News

POTTER COUNTY RECORDED DEEDS

Following are property transactions recently reported by the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --Sept. 9, Palmatier Family Trust to Gary L. King Jr., Genesee Township, $46,000. --Sept. 10, Estate of Paula E. More...

Outdoors

Take a kid hunting

Fewer people are hunting these days. The main culprit of this negative trend has been poor hunter recruitment. Older hunters are dying, but youngsters are not refilling their ranks. It is an epidemic that has struck all over the nation. More...

Electronic hunting license sales system being studied

Hunting license sales are going high-tech in Pennsylvania. The Game Commission recently launched a pilot electronic license sale system, commonly referred to as "point-of-sale," at 15 sites. More...

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Research is a vital part of both game management and forest management. In cooperation with the Pa. Bureau of Forestry, the Pa. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Koyste Caruso

NOVEMBER 9, 1920 - OCTOBER 5, 2008

Evelyn Koyste Caruso, 87, of Youngsville, formerly of Emporium, died Sunday (Oct. 5, 2008) at the Warren General Hospital. She was born Nov. 9, 1920 in Tylers, the daughter of William and Mary Silinsky Koyste. More...

Death Notices

Doris McManigle Doris M. McManigle, 79, of West Fourth Street, Emporium, died Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2008) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor. Burial was in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery. More...