November 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

DOING WHAT COMES NATURALLY

'Sled' Dog Racers Put On Show At Park

Dozens of canines got to do what came naturally -- run in the outdoors -- during last weekend's third annual Canadian American Sledders Dryland Dog Event in Cameron and Potter counties. More...

SWEET HARMONIES, FUN ON TAP SATURDAY

Rich vocal harmony and plenty of fun are on tap for Saturday night at the Coudersport High School auditorium, as barbershop singers from throughout the region present a variety show, "Ain't We Got Fun! More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Trick or treat came and went with no real mischief. Many a kid went home with enough candy to choke a horse. The coffers of the dental profession will be swelling. It happens every year and will continue till the end of time. More...

Letters to the Editor

Energy Independence To the editor: Our leaders have consistently failed over the past 50 years to solve the nation's energy problem. The true solution is energy independence. More...

LAW NOT WORKING: LOWER DRINKING AGE TO 18

(Glenn Edward Murray is a criminal defense lawyer practicing in Buffalo, N.Y.) As a criminal defense lawyer for more than 25 years, I have represented many youth accused of violating all kinds of laws and contemplated not only the ch More...

Community Life

These students played their cards right!

These Austin elementary students have played their cards right— their behavior cards. Students who behaved well enough not to get a behavior card flipped were awarded recently with certificates of good behavior. More...

WOODLAND SCHOOL HONOR STUDENTS NAMED

Woodland Elementary School in Emporium has announced its honor roll for the first nine-week marking period of the 2008-09 school year: High Honors Grade 5: Kassandra Cheatle, Mariah Reid and Logan Clingan. More...

Completes basic training

Steve L. White, a 2008 graduate of Coudersport Area High School, successfully completed basic training at Lackland Air Base in San Antonio, Texas. Airman White follows a family tradition of service in the U.S. Air Force. More...

Sports

FALCONS HOST RAMS IN D9 PLAYOFF OPENER

Coudersport embarks on the "second season" in high school football, as Johnsonburg comes to Simcoe Field on Saturday for a 7 pm game. The winner moves into the PIAA District 9 semifi- nals next weekend, probably against Cameron County. More...

RAIDERS EMBARK ON D9 PLAYOFF TRAIL

Cameron County entered Friday night's game as a heavy favorite against a weak Keystone Panthers team as the PIAA District 9 high school football playoffs opened with eight qualifiers - soon to be reduced to four. More...

Falcons bow in D9 volleyball finals

Coudersport's high school volleyball season came to an end Saturday after an exhaustive day in the PIAA District 9 Championship Tournament at St. Marks Public High School. More...

'DREAM COME TRUE'

It might be difficult for some people to imagine, but for the hardcore sportsmen, the thought of harvesting a trophy game animal is the stuff dreams are made of. Just ask Darrel Maines, one of the first elk hunters to find success last Monday. More...

PUBLIC GETS FIRST LOOK AT DRAFT TURBINE ORDINANCE

After months of research and controversy, the Potter County Commissioners have released their draft Industrial Wind Energy Facilities Ordinance. More...

ROUTE 6 STUDY AIMED AT HELPING DRAW TOURISTS

A study has been conducted of communities along the U.S. Route 6 corridor through northern Pennsylvania to identify tourist promotion opportunities and provide advice on how to better encourage and accommodate visitors. More...

News

'Rails' project preserves right-of-way

Development of the former railroad grade running through Emporium to St. Marys into a recreation trail does not eliminate any possibility of rail service returning. Cliff Clark, an officer with West Creek Recreational Trail Assn. More...

AREA NEWS BRIEFS

Zippo makes more cuts BRADFORD - Changes in buying habits and economic pressures have forced Zippo Manufacturing Co. of Bradford to lay off another 46 employees from its production division, just weeks after a layoff of 80 others. More...

GAS, OIL DRILLING AT MODERN DAY HIGH

Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) reports that 51 gas or oil wells were drilled in Potter County from August through October. For comparison, there were 39 wells drilled in all of 2007. More...

Potter County News

POTTER COUNTY DEEDS RECORDED

These property transactions were recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --Oct. 20, Gerri R. Miller to Robert D. Volkmar, Clara Township, $61,500. --Oct. 21, Sylvan Glen Inc. to Jamie L. Conglio, Keating Township, $49,900. More...

Outdoors

BECOME A PART OF CONSERVATION

For living in such a sparsely populated area, we are fortunate to have several conservation organizations working to improve our natural resources: Trout Unlimited, County Conservation Districts, and several watershed associations. More...

Photo

Wildlife of the region is benefiting from a strong yield by the white oak. Deer hunters might want to consider scouting in areas where the white oak is plentiful. More...

Hunters: share the harvest

A statewide organization that helps successful deer hunters donate venison to the needy is looking for volunteers in Cameron and Potter counties. More...

Obituaries

Pauline Newton

Pauline D. Newton, 90, of Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, formerly of Laurelwood Court, Emporium died at Elk Haven Nursing Home, St. Marys, Tuesday (November 4, 2008). There will be no visitation. More...

Mable Whitehead

Mable E. Whitehead, 81, of Lewistown, died Saturday (Nov. 1, 2008) at the Lewistown Hospital. No services will be held. More...

Francis Miglicio

Francis A. Miglicio, 91, of York, died on Oct. 25, 2008 in Manor Care Health Services, Kingston Court. More...