January 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

MOSCATO ON LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S 'TEAM'

Longtime Cameron County Commissioner Tony Moscato has joined the team of recently-appointed Lieutenant Governor Joe Scarnati. Moscato, who served 16 years as a commissioner, started his new job at the Capitol in Harriburg Monday. More...

JUDGE, DISTRICT ATTORNEY CANDIDATES STARTING TO EMERGE

Members of the legal community in Potter County have been surveying the field as they prepare for what promises to be an interesting election for two influential offices this year. With Judge John B. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

As tired old St. Nick headed back to the North Pole, the news reporters told us that this past Christmas was not a good one for the retailers. More...

Letters to the editor

Watershed Plan Prepared To the editor: Irresponsible surface mining for coal during the 1950s and 1960s left a portion of Cameron County scarred and polluted. More...

My 'Side'

(Martin Causer of McKean County is a Republican member of the Pa. House of Representatives, for the 67th Legislative District. More...

Community Life

United In Marriage

Mr. & Mrs. Martin Mr. and Mrs. John Coppock of Emporium have the honor of announcing the marriage of their daughter, Ashley Lynne Coppock, to Ryan Neal Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Martin of Selinsgrove. On Saturday, Oct, 4, 2008, the Rev. More...

Death Notices

John Walden John W. Walden, 90, of Emporium died Saturday (Jan. 3, 2009) at Elk Regional Medical Center, St. Marys. Burial was in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, St. Marys. Charles Reeves Charles H. Reeves, 75, of Coudersport died Tuesday (Jan. More...

THANK YOU

The family of Jeanene Wheatley thanks everyone who offered comfort and aid during her illness and recent passing. A special thanks to her caregivers at the Elk County Nursing Home for their care and compassion, and to Rev. More...

Sports

Cameron Co., Coudy top boys' league

Stakes were high on Thursday night as the Northern Tier Boys' Basketball League's top two teams collided in an early showdown. Results of the Coudersport vs. Cameron County game were not available by press time. More...

Falcons set pace in girls' basketball

Once again, it appears that Coudersport is the team to beat in the Northern Tier Girls' Basketball League. The Falcons buried Smethport right out of the starting gate Tuesday night on their way to a 66-19 win. More...

Young Raider grapplers gaining experience

There are some obvious bright spots as coach Scott Baker's Cameron County High School wrestling team continues its 2008-09 season. With many underclassmen in the starting lineup, the season has been a learning experience in many respects. More...

COMMUNITY-OWNED STORE TOPIC OF TUESDAY MEETING

Details of the plan to open a community owned clothing and footwear store in downtown Coudersport sometime in 2010 will be discussed during a public meeting to be held at 7 pm Tuesday at the Potter County Courthouse. More...

COMMISSIONERS SEEK CHIEF CLERK

Thompson let go as part of 'mandate for change'

Three new commissioners who took office in Potter County in January of 2008 have started out their second year with a bang. More...

'FUELON' COMING TO EMPORIUM

A convenience store opening soon at the former Uni-Mart location at the west end of Emporium could create upwards of a dozen jobs. FuelOn, a chain based in Wilkes-Barre, plans to open the West Fourth Street gas station and store in February. More...

News

HOPE GROWING DIM FOR JOHN RIGAS RELEASE

Hope is growing dim for supporters of long-time Coudersport businessman John Rigas, who are seeking Presidential clemency to grant him an early release from prison. More...

Photo

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital welcomed the first baby of the New Year on Jan. 3. Hunter James Gross was born at 1:51 pm and weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces. He was 19 inches long. Parents are Christopher and Jessica Austin Gross of Shinglehouse. More...

COUNTIES ADOPT 2009 BUDGETS

No tax increase in Potter Potter County's 2009 operating budget was approved by a unanimous vote of the Board of Commissioners. More...

Potter County News

POTTER COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES OFFICE MOVING

Potter County Department of Emergency Services is moving to a more spacious county-owned building just down the street from the current offices. More...

Outdoors

A LATE SEASON DEER HUNT

Thick, crusted snow created treacherous conditions and kept me out of the woods the first few days of this year's muzzleloader season. Conditions improved and on Dec. More...

A CHALLENGING, REWARDING AFTER CHRISTMAS HUNT

(Editor's Note: Jim Hylands is a Forest Program Specialist for the Pa. Dept. More...

DEER MANAGEMENT IN SPOTLIGHT: 'DOE' LICENSE PROPOSALS DUE

Deer management will once again be one of the major topics of business when the Pa. Game Commission convenes Jan. 25- 27 at the agency's Harrisburg headquarters. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn E. Hooftallen

JANUARY 29, 1919 - DECEMBER 29, 2008

Marilyn E. Hooftallen, 89, of Austin, died on Dec. 29, 2008, in her home. Born on Jan. 29, 1919 in Austin, she was the daughter of Grant A. and Leila B. VanWhy LaMont. On Nov. 11, 1937 in Austin she married Earl C. More...