November 1, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

RESTORE HISTORIC COURTHOUSE?

A citizen has approached the Potter County Board of Commissioners to suggest that they consider restoring and preserving the brick exterior of the courthouse, rather than having another coat of paint applied. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

As I am writing this, I am trapped inside by a rainstorm. I'm glad we are getting the rain. Our streams and reservoirs have been at an all-time low and some people's wells and springs have gone dry. More...

GET THE LEAD OUT!

(Jacqueline Amor-Zitzelberger is an educator with the Penn State Cooperative Extension Service and coordinator of that agency's "Get the Lead Out" campaign. More...

Lobbying For Electric Plant

To the editor: Quehanna Industrial Development Corporation has started a letter-writing campaign to request help getting the construction of the electric generating plant to be located near Karthaus started as soon as possible. More...

Community Life

HELP WITH HOME HEATING BILLS

Thousands of residents of Potter and Cameron counties are eligible for assistance with their winter heating bills through the Pa. Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). More...

Pet Chatter

Tough economic times affect every aspect of our lives, and pet owners are feeling the crunch. There are things we, as pet owners, can do to save a bit of green while still caring properly for our pets. Consider coupons. More...

Local artists' work showcased

Potter County artists Leslie Kelley (below, left) and Suzan Richar have several of their works on display at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Center as part of the hospital's Community Art Showcase. More...

Sports

RAIDER FOOTBALL: OPEN THE RECORD BOOK!

Cameron County's 2008 football earned itself a prominent position in the school's record book by polishing off a perfect 9-0 run through the regular season schedule. More...

FALCONS LOOK FORWARD TO SPOT IN D9 PLAYOFFS

High school football's "second season" gets underway next weekend with the PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

Coudersport, Austin advance in volleyball

Coudersport and Austin crossed the first hurdle in the scramble for the PIAA District 9 high school volleyball championship by posting victories on Tuesday night, as the field of contenders narrowed from 14 to eight. More...

MORE GKN EMPLOYEES LAID OFF 'INDEFINITELY'

Citing a "worsening U.S. and global economy," officials at GKN in Emporium this week laid off roughly 35 more people. More...

ELECTION: PRESIDENTIAL RACE MAIN ATTRACTANT

Voters in the rural counties of northcentral Pennsylvania want to have their say in the 2008 Presidential race, which political observers across the region cite as the main event generating local interest in Tuesday's General Election. More...

BUSINESSES GET ENERGY GRANTS

Small businesses in the area may be eligible for funds to reduce energy costs or cut waste through the state's Small Business Advantage Grant Program. More...

Photo

Wildlife Conservations Officers Wayne Hunter and Doty Mc- Dowell rescued an elk from a difficult situation Saturday in Sterling Run, Cameron County. More...

News

COUNTY OFFICIALS MONITORING NATURAL GAS TAX ISSUES

Potter County officials are closely monitoring developments with two major tax issues pertaining to the increase in natural gas exploration and production in the county. More...

Photo

Billy Martin's Cole All Star Circus returned to the area last week, performing in front of a full house at the Cameron County High School gymnasium. Proceeds from the event benefited the county's Junior Achievement program. More...

SLED DOG RACES THIS WEEKEND

Sled dog racing is back at Sinnemahoning State Park this weekend during the third annual Canadian American Sledders Dry-Land Event. The public is welcome to attend the races and related events. Races will be held in several categories. More...

Potter County News

POTTER COUNTY DEEDS RECORDED

Following are recent deeds that have been filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: • Oct. 13, Harry Deutschlander to Harry O. Deutschlander, Homer Township, $20,000; Roy K. Harman to Harry O. More...

Outdoors

A LITTLE PIECE OF HOME FAR AWAY

I consider myself to be quite fortunate for being able to have visited several different countries over the last few years. Currently, I am spending about two and a half weeks in southern Mexico in the state of Chiapas. More...

Promising turkey season gets underway today

Turkey populations are up slightly over last fall's numbers as the three-week hunting season gets underway Saturday morning across the region. More...

NWTF chapter connecting kids with the outdoors

Young people from Cameron and Potter counties were able to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities Sunday when a local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation held the first of what they expect to be an annual event: "Jakes Day. More...

Obituaries

Tyler Bush

Tyler K. Bush, 65, of Clear Creek Rd, Emporium, died Saturday, (October 25, 2008) at Altoona Reg.-Bon Secours. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium. More...

Ruth Ramsey

Ruth J. Ramsey, 76, of Bo Mar Drive, died Wednesday (October 22, 2008) at St. Vincent Health Center, Erie. Burial was in Newton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 205 E. More...

Arnold Lantzy

Arnold E. Lantzy, 69, of Austin, died Friday (October 24, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Gilmore Cemetery. More...