February 21, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

SKELETON CREW ALL THAT'S LEFT OF ADELPHIA LEGACY

Just over a dozen employees tend to business at Adelphia Communications Corp. in Coudersport, working almost invisibly from a set of office trailers positioned along Water Street at the former Bruzzi Cleaners lot. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The plane crash near Buffalo has, of course, been the big news recently. It has been a long time since we have had a bad aircraft accident in this country. The experts are still piecing together what happened in Clarence, N.Y. More...

GUEST EDITORIAL— Stimulus is bad policy

(Editor's Note: Last week, Sen. Arlen Specter explained why he favored the economic stimulus package that was approved by Congress and signed by President Obama. This week, Rep. More...

HEALTH CARE INSANITY FROM THE INSIDE

(John Doe is the pseudonym we have given to the writer, who has required anonymity in return for the privilege of publish the essay. More...

Outdoors

WHY CAN'T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?

Why can't we all just get along? These words come to my mind whenever I hear about the foolish squabbling between state and national organizations. More...

BATTLING JAPANESE INVADER

Bucktail Watershed Association in cooperation with state forest officials has continued its efforts of eradicating the highly invasive Japanese knotweed from Wykoff Run in the Quehanna Wild Area. More...

TURKEY CALLING CONTEST RETURNS

A turkey-calling contest returns to Potter County after an absence of many years. Once a major attraction, the contest faded into the past but is being rekindled as part of the third annual Kettle Creek Outdoor Show on March 28 in Cross Fork. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Tom E. Powell Thomas E. Powell, 54, of Coudersport, died Friday (Feb. 13, 2009) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport after a battle with cancer. More...

search for life: 'bioblitz' coming in may

World-renowned scientists and environmental experts will converge in Potter County May 29-30 for an educational event unlike any ever held in the region. More...

MIGLICIO OPENS LAW OFFICE

A familiar face has opened a law practice in downtown Emporium. Jeanne Rees Miglicio, former owner of the Pizza Palace restaurant in Emporium, opened her office at 33 East Fourth Street, above Reid's Hometown Emporium. More...

News

ELECTION 'SEASON' UNDERWAY; MANY LOCAL POSTS ON BALLOT

Petitions are everywhere as candidates emerge for a wide variety of offices appearing on the May 19 Municipal Primary Election ballot in Potter and Cameron counties. More...

COUDERSPORT POOL STAYS AFLOAT FOR ANOTHER YEAR

Coudersport council also agrees to expand Arboretum, make Annex improvements

Coudersport Borough Council left no one guessing about the immediate future of the community pool during Wednesday night's meeting. More...

TAX EXEMPTION DEADLINE MARCH 1

Homeowners can qualify for a reduction in their school district real estate taxes next year if they file the required application by March 1, 2009. School districts have sent Homestead Exemption forms to all qualified property owners by. More...

Community Life

Timely winter reminder…

Consider this column an annual reminder to protect your pets during the winter months. The best protection is to keep them indoors with the family where they belong. More...

BREAST CANCER EXHIBIT COMING

A traveling photo exhibit recognizing the fight against breast cancer will be set up at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Building March 12-23. More...

REED GRADUATES WITH HONORS

Airman Steven R. Reed of Emporium recently graduated with honors from basic military training. He successfully completed six weeks of training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Sports

AUSTIN MOVES ON IN GIRLS' PLAYOFFS; RAIDERS OUT

Austin used solid defense, good shooting and teamwork to knock off Ridgway Tuesday night and advance into the quarterfinal round of the PIAA District 9 girls' basketball playoffs. Cameron County wasn't so fortunate. More...

Boys' N. Tier League ends

"My boys played their hearts out," was second-year Austin basketball coach Don Ayers' response after his Panthers came within a gnat's eyelash of pulling the upset in their season finale. More...

TOUGH SEASON FOR CCHS WRESTLERS

Three wrestlers who were victorious at Cameron County's season-ending loss at Smethport last Thursday are among Red Raiders hoping to make some noise at the PIAA District 9 Tournament Friday and Saturday at Clarion University. More...