November 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

'NEW' DEER SEASON OPENS MONDAY

Conditions couldn't be much better for Pennsylvania's two-week firearms deer season which opens on Monday with a new twist in one section of northcentral Pennsylvania, identified as Management Area 2G. More...

DAM, CHERRY SPRINGS PROJECTS FUNDED

Three recreation projects in Potter County have been approved for state funding. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Our first major snowfall of the season turned our scenery into a Currier and Ives Christmas card. No matter which way you look, the picture is beautiful. More...

Wind Energy Myths

To the editor: As elementary as it may seem, viability appears not to be part of the discussion when weighing alternatives for a greener and more secure energy future. More...

Red Cross Thanks Blood Donors

To the editor: Elk and Cameron Counties Chapters of the American Red Cross collected 658 pints of blood during July through September, which topped the quota of 647 established for the two counties. More...

Potter County News

ADELPHIA BUILDING OWNER LOOKING TO CUT LOSSES

Bogdan Klek and his banker were recent visitors to Coudersport in an effort to recoup as much of their investment as they can -- and prevent the massive Adelphia Operations Building from becoming a casualty of the wrecker's ball or falling into dis More...

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History, politics and education and fun were on the menu last week when "Thomas Jefferson" stopped by as a dinner guest at the Hotel Crittenden in Coudersport. More...

'FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS' CONTINUES TODAY

Coudersport's Festival of Lights continues on Saturday with a vendor and craft show at the Gunzburger County Office Building gymnasium from 9 am to 4 pm. Santa Claus will make an appearance from 1-2 pm. More...

Outdoors

BEAR HUNTING 'SECOND WIND'

We began trickling into bear camp Friday night. By Sunday, there were 14 of us. Camp was cozy warm as temperatures outside dipped to nearly 10 degrees. Snow fell throughout the weekend. More...

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Susan Luse of Aaronsburg, Centre County watches as PGC personnel measure her 7 X 7 bull elk at the elk check station. Luse's elk weighed 799 pounds and was the only bull shot by a female. It was taken in the Mosquito Creek watershed. More...

VIEWS ARE MIXED ON PLAN TO EXPAND STATE'S ATV TRAILS

Controversy continues over the state's plan to expand all-terrain vehicle riding opportunities on state forest lands, using a network of township roads as connectors. More...

MIXED BEAR HUNT RESULTS

Potter County top in state; modest success in Cameron

Bear hunters in Potter County enjoyed considerable success this year, but the results in Cameron County were modest, at best. More...

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Symbolizing one of the most notable Cinderella stories in Cameron County High School sports history, the 2008 Red Raiders hoisted the PIAA District 9 football championship plaque after a hard-fought win against Clarion Saturday in Brockway. More...

EMPORIUM BOROUGH FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT UNVEILED

Specifics on clearing vegetation and other materials from a portion of the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek in the Emporium Borough were unveiled this week. More...

News

DR. BOWMAN DIES IN FREAK ACCIDENT

Dr. Douglas Bowman, a respected family physician with a long affiliation at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, lost his life in a freak accident Tuesday night in McKean County. More...

POLICE TO CRACK DOWN OVER HOLIDAY

Police are on the lookout for violators as "Operation Safe Holiday" continues through Monday. More...

COLLECTING FOR TROOPS ABROAD

A Cameron County High School senior is collecting items that will be sent to local military personnel throughout the world. More...

Community Life

STUDENTS IN 'DINOSAUR SCHOOL'

Woodland Elementary School students in kindergarten through grade two are enjoying the new "Dinosaur School." Dina Dinosaur's Social Skills and Problem-Solving Curriculum is provided by Dickinson Mental Health Services to promote social interactio More...

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Butch Housler (left) and Fr. Matt Ryan shared information about the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department during last week's Emporium Rotary meeting. Ryan chairs the Finance Committee and Housler is fire chief. More...

Birth Announcements

Tory L. Hurd Cory and Sandra Perkins Hurd of Coudersport are parents of a daughter born on Nov. 15, 2008, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Named Tory Lynn, the little girl weighed seven pounds, eight ounces. More...

Sports

D9 CHAMPION RAIDERS IN STATE'S ELITE 8

Another PIAA District 9 championship trophy has been added to the showcase at Cameron County High School, thanks to the efforts of a varsity football team that ranks among one of the school's most fascinating Cinderella stories. More...

Foster cracks 700 mark again

A sparkling 709 set by veteran kegler Bob Foster in Sunday Night Mixed League competition highlighted recent pin action at Mountain View Bowling Center. More...

Coudersport Falcon boys rebuilding in basketball

New coach Brian McCusker takes his Coudersport boys' basketball team to the Bradford Tip-Off Tournament next Friday and Saturday, debuting a new approach after losing experience and height to graduation. More...