November 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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A three-panel display spotlighting local history has been erected on the courthouse square in Coudersport, at the corner of East Second and North East streets. It's a project of the Pennsylvania Lumber Heritage Region. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Thanksgiving is only a short time away and deer season right behind it. With the trouble our country is in, it will be hard for some people to find something to be thankful for. More...

Letters

Wind Turbines are LOUD! To the editor: I live in Somerset County, one and one-half miles off the main road between two ridgelines. More...

ROUTE 6 TOURISM VITAL

(James B. Jones is editor/ publisher of Solomon' s Words, an internet-based information site with a strong emphasis on Potter County. More...

Community Life

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Ken Straub and Cathy Straub presented a program of their trip to Canada during last week's Emporium Rotary meeting. Among the highlights were a visit to Algonquin Park and a tour of the Parliament Building in Ottawa. More...

AUSTIN HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED

Austin Area School has released its honor roll for the first marking period of the 2008-09 school year. High honors distinction is based on a grade of 93 percent and above in all subjects. More...

Khanna to oversee primary care

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Amit Khanna will oversee Coudersport Primary Care, located at the hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Center. In his new role, Dr. More...

Obituaries

William J. Mulhollen

William J. Mulhollen, 47, Coudersport, formerly of Bumble Bee, died Saturday (Nov. 15, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport from an apparent heart attack. He was born in Altoona, the son of Martin George and Molly A. More...

Death Notices

Helen M. Brown Helen Marie Brown, 65, of Coudersport, died Wednesday (Nov. 12, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Sweden Hill Cemetery. Theodora A. Everly Theodora A. More...

PRESIDENTIAL CLEMENCY FOR RIGASES?

Another holiday season will come and go with John Rigas and his son, Tim, confined to a federal penitentiary in North Carolina. Family members and lawyers continue to fight for their freedom. More...

BEARS ABUNDANT FOR MONDAY OPENER

Bear hunters have been anticipating the 2008 season for several months, with all signs pointing to a banner year. The three-day season opens on Monday. More...

COAL MINING, CLEAN UP DEAL REACHED

Decades after a coal company scarred the land and polluted the water in the Reed Hollow area of Cameron County, state environmental officials have worked out a deal to allow additional mining and repair much of the damage. More...

TRAIN CRASH SETTLEMENT MONEY AVAILABLE

Settlement money from the 2006 train derailment and consequent fish kill in Cameron County are available for conservation and environmental improvement projects, according to the county's watershed specialist. More...

News

COMING GAS/OIL BOOM MEANS JOBS

Estimates are being developed on the number of jobs that will be created and the overall economic impact of Marcellus shale natural gas production. More...

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS NEXT WEEKEND

Coudersport ushers in the holiday season with a Festival of Lights next weekend, continuing a tradition that has been known as Victorian Christmas and O Little Town in past years. It's sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

BORO SEEKS COOPERATION

The Emporium Borough Street Department is asking borough residents to park their vehicles off-street during the winter months to allow them to efficiently remove snow from the streets. More...

Outdoors

BETTER DAYS AHEAD FOR REGIONS DEER HUNTERS?

Pennsylvania's two-week firearms deer season opens on the traditional date - the Monday after Thanksgiving - with area businesses hoping to see signs that the tide is turning. More...

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Jim Macurak of Karns City, Butler County, shot this massive 7x6 bull on the opening morning of the 2008 Pennsylvania elk hunt. He was hunting in the Moshannon State Forest when the bull approached just after daylight. Photo courtesy of Mark Nale More...

REPORT CARDS ESSENTIAL TO HARVEST DATA

The Pennsylvania Game Commission counts on hunters to provide information on the deer they harvest. If all hunters who harvested a deer would send in their harvest report cards, as required by law, harvest estimates wouldn't be needed. More...

Sports

RED RAIDERS THREE WINS FROM HERSHEY

There was more than a district championship on the line when Cameron County met the Clarion Bobcats Friday night in a varsity football showdown at Brockway. Results weren't available by press time. More...

Big 30 all-stars named

Cameron County and Coudersport each landed three players on the 2008 Big 30 Football All-Star Team, a ceremonial team comprised of top players from northcentral Pennsylvania and the southern tier of upstate New York. More...

Mountain View bowling results

Following are recent results from Mountain View Bowling Center in Emporium: Buck and Doe Mixed Couples: Wildcats 32-8, Roadrunners 24-16, Tigers 12- 28, Cougars 12-28. More...