January 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

RECREATION TRAIL GAINING TRACTION

Funding is within reach for turning the abandoned railroad grade from Emporium to St. Marys into a hiking, bicycling, snowmobiling and skiing trail. More...

ROUTE 6 RESURFACING PUT ON FAST TRACK

PennDOT says Route 6 is priority; federal funds expected from 'economic stimulus plan'

Sections of U.S. Route 6 in Coudersport would be resurfaced and a new bridge would be built in Genesee if federal funds that are anticipated from the "economic stimulus plan" materialize later this year. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

One day last week I went out at 5:30 a.m. to start my car and was hit in the face with a breeze that carried a wind chill of about minus-20 degrees. I said to myself, "Self, we need to do something about this global warming. More...

A Young Man's Art

Not your grandma's newspaper anymore

Newspapers are hardly immune from the national economic crisis. Editorial staffs are being thinned with layoffs and cutbacks, while some papers are folding altogether, after surviving for decades, sometimes more than a century. More...

NEWSPAPERING HAS GONE TO THE BLOGS

My little buddy Alex Davis is a lucky young man. He's known what he wants to do professionally since I've known him; I believe that was 2002 or 2003 when he was about 13 years old. He wants to be a journalist. More...

Community Life

Anniversary Celebration

Mr. & Mrs. McGraw

A 60th wedding anniversary celebration for Barbara and Lloyd McGraw of Emporium will be held on Sunday during an open house at the First United Methodist Church. More...

LIONS CLUB PLANNING CHILI DINNER

Coudersport Area Lions Club will go to bat for the Potter County "Meals on Wheels" program once again with its third annual chili and dessert dinner, to be held on Sunday at the Coudersport Firehall. More...

SPCA ASKING FOR DONATIONS

Cameron County SPCA has put out a call for donations of food, blankets and money. More...

Sports

RAIDERS ON COURSE FOR NTL CROWN

Cooney's crew on win streak

Cameron County continued its domination of the Northern Tier Boys' Basketball League Wednesday night with an impressive performance at Smethport. Dan Sullivan scored 22 points and Chris Barnett added 16 as the Raiders rolled to a 73-33 win. More...

Austin, Coudersport girls win

Coudersport shook off a sluggish first quarter and cold shooting to double-up on Northern Potter, 50-25, in a Northern Tier Girls' Basketball League game Tuesday night. More...

Beer named second-team all-state

Cameron County High School senior Andy Beer has been named to the second team for the Associated Press All- State Football Awards. A six-foot-two, 185-pound lineman, Beer was selected for the defensive all-stars. More...

Daily Dose

PGC Approves Expanded Crossbow Use

Archery Deer, Bear Seasons Affected
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Opening Our Hearts For Isaac

Little Boy Is Everyone's Valentine
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BUCK CONTEST RESULTS PG 9!

Sixteen-year-old Derek Mellinger of Mt. Joy was among the 50-plus hunters who entered deer in the 2008 Big Woods Whitetail Classic. This ninepoint weighed 152 pounds. The outside spread of the antlers was over 17 inches. More...

POOL VOTE ON HOLD— FOR NOW

Committee forming to save Coudersport's public pool

Supporters of Coudersport's public pool came out in droves Wednesday night to see how they could help keep the community landmark open. By meeting's end, they had succeeded in convincing council members to at least wait. More...

PA LUMBER MUSEUM EXPANSION DISCUSSED

Community participation will be encouraged as the multi-million dollar expansion and renovation project at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County moves forward. More...

News

ABORETUM VOLUNTEERS WELCOME WEDNESDAY

Another ambitious agenda has been prepared for continued development of the Coudersport Arboretum in 2009. More...

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TRAIN FOR DISASTER

Cameron County High School students will undergo extensive training this spring so they will be ready to respond effectively in the event of a disaster. More...

SCHOOL DISTRICT RESTRUCTURES DEBT

Cameron County School District will save upwards of $210,000 by taking advantage of the current market to restructure debt. More...

Potter County News

POTTER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CONFER WITH CAUSER

Rep. Martin Causer met with the Potter County Board of Commissioners last week for a far-ranging discussion of state government issues. More...

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Potter County Planning Commission during its recent reorganizational meeting elected its officers for 2009. They are, from left, secretary John McLaughlin, president Wanda Shirk and vice president Marshall Hamilton. More...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Potter County Recorder of Deeds Office reports two transactions taking place on Jan, 9: James D. Chalmers to Thomas Bailey Jr., West Branch Township, $30,000; and Lloyd R. Dugan to Terry G. Emig, West Branch Township, $1,300. More...

Outdoors

THIS BUCK STILL HAS HUNTERS SHAKING THEIR HEADS

18-point wins Big Woods Whitetail Classic, forces 15-point to second!

The buck that won this year's antler division in the Big Woods Whitetail Classic, turned the heads of even the most experienced and hardcore whitetail hunters. More...

CANOE, KAYAK CLASSIC PLANNED APRIL 4

Plans are being firmed up for one of the largest and oldest kayaking and canoeing competitions in the state -- the 35th annual Cameron County Canaoe and Kayak Classic. More...

Deer management goals to be aired

All eyes will be on the Pa. Game Commission during the agency's three-day meetings, which open on Sunday in Harrisburg. Staff recommendations on how many antlerless deer licenses to sell for the 2009-10 hunting seasons will be discussed. More...

Obituaries

Trevor A. Dynda

NOVEMBER 4, 1993 - JANUARY 14, 2009

Trevor A. Dynda, 15, of Austin, died Wednesday (Jan. 14, 2009) as a result of injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident in Austin. Born on November 4, 1993 in Coudersport, he was the son of Pete L. and Jonell R. Judlin Dynda. More...

Death Notices

Mary Callaway Mary L. Callaway, 68, of Old West Creek Road, died Thursday (Jan. 15, 2009) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a later date. Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery. More...