October 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

CCC ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THIS WEEKEND

Impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) on Cameron County is being recalled this weekend as the 75th anniversary of that organization's founding is observed with several events. More...

WATERSHED GRANTS AVAILABLE NEXT SPRING

Grants of up to $100,000 will soon be available for environmental improvement projects in the Sinnemahoning Creek watershed. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Fall is definitely here. On Saturday morning, I could feel the crisp air and hear the clock on the courthouse as it chimed the hour. Sound seems to travel at a faster pace on a cold morning, or is it because we are more aware of our surroundings? More...

SOMEDAY A 'PAPER' NO LONGER

Let me first apologize for the late paper last week. I'd like to blame delinquent delivery on someone else, but the blame is all mine. For the first time in close to 300 issues, I went to bed Thursday night knowing the paper wasn't finished. More...

WIND POWER PURE FOLLY

(Sue Sliwinski of Sardinia, N.Y., has joined the chorus of voices from citizens who oppose the construction of industrial wind turbines in northern Potter County. She is a member of the Sardinia Preservation Group. More...

Outdoors

DRAWING FIRST BLOOD

Deer rutting behavior is increasing, leading up to the peak of the rut five weeks from now. There is more scraping and rubbing activity in the woods. It appears that deer populations in much of northcentral Pennsylvania are up this year. More...

'Freddy' the famous elk survives another rut

He's a wild animal who is almost a community celebrity. "Freddy," the 15-year-old bull elk who is known all around the village of Benezette, survived another rutting season. More...

Squirrel, grouse seasons Saturday

Pennsylvania's three-part grouse season opens on Saturday and runs through Nov. 29. The season reopens Dec. 15-23, and then again Dec. 26 to Jan. 24. Meanwhile, the squirrel season is open during the same dates, with an extension through Feb. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis Martin

Phyllis J. Martin, 78, of North Main Street, Coudersport, died Wednesday (Oct. 8, 2008) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in the Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport. Memorials may be made to St. More...

Naomi Schroll

Naomi F. Schroll, 79, of Coudersport, died Saturday (October 11, 2008). Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 67, Bradford PA 16701. More...

CANADIAN COMPANY BUYS GKN 'PLANT 2'

Emporium's economy got a needed boost when a Canadian machining company took over operations of GKN Sinter Metals Plant No. 2 last month. More...

10-MONTH-OLD IN WISCONSIN FOR TREATMENT

Fundraisers planned for Isaac Bricker

A Cameron County toddler is bound for Wisconsin this weekend for a lengthy series of medical treatments to restore his eyesight. Ten-month-old Isaac Bricker carries with him the support of the entire region. More...

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Sinnemahoning State Park managers continue to monitor conditions at George B. Stevenson Reservoir, which remains far below its usual level. The low lake levels have allowed officials to remove accumulated silt deposits from the boat launch area. More...

News

HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS

Five area students were recently awarded scholarships from Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Funds are awarded to students pursuing nursing and allied health careers. More...

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Another successful Judy Bolton Days observance was held last week in Potter County, celebrating the popular children's book series of yesteryear and the life of the author, the late Margaret Sutton. More...

GROUNDS SUPERVISOR HIRED

David M. Knowles has been hired to fill the new position of Building and Grounds Supervisor for Potter County. More...

Community Life

UPCOMING ED. COUNCIL CLASSES

Potter County Education Council has released a list of upcoming classes and workshops. An A-Plus Certification Course starts on Monday and continues through Feb. 18 in Coudersport. More...

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Laura Russell and Jody Bailey are new teachers at Austin Area School District. Russell, a Bloomsburg Univ. graduate, teaches the hearing impaired. She lives in Port Allegany. Bailey, who teaches high school history, is a Univ. More...

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Cameron County Area School District welcomes new teachers Nicole Meyer (left) and Allison Rettger to start the new school year. Mrs. Meyer teaches learning support, language arts, math and English. More...

Sports

RAIDERS HOLD ON TO BEAT GATORS

Cameron County High School's undefeated varsity football team held off a determined Port Allegany squad in a defensive battle last Friday, emerging with a 14-6 victory. More...

FALCONS ON: FLASHY OFFENSE, TOUGH 'D' LEAD

There isn't a more versatile and unpredictable offense in the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League than that of the Coudersport Falcons. More...

SIMCOE, BROWN LEGACY ASSURED

Two respected educators and athletic coaches were honored during ceremonies Friday night at Coudersport Area Recreation Park. More...