February 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

EMPORIUM'S CABIN KITCHEN CHANGING HANDS

Emporium's oldest restaurant is returning to the family that established it more than a half-century ago. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

I am sure most of you have heard the expression "coming full circle." Well, I was born in 1929, the year the stock market crashed, and the great depression was thrust on this country. More...

LET'S RESCUE THE POOL TOGETHER

(Brian Wahlers is spokesman for a committee of citizens which has formed to advise Coudersport Borough on issues involving the community swimming pool.) Coudersport's Save Our Area Pool (SOAP) organization has developed many suggestions More...

Greetings From Ecuador

To the editor: I am volunteering this winter with Christian and Missionary Alliance Church missionaries Rich and Lisa Brown in Quito, Ecuador. More...

Sports

FALCON GIRLS SHOOT FOR D9 TITLE

Despite heavy odds, Coudersport finds itself back in the PIAA District 9 girls' basketball championship game, to be followed by a return trip to the state playoffs. More...

AUSTIN HEADED TO STATE PLAYOFFS

Austin returns to the PIAA Girls' Basketball State Playoffs next week as either the third- or fourth-seeded team from District 9. That won't be known until the Panthers meet West Forest in the D9 consolation game. More...

Baker earns regional berth

Senior Mike Baker returned to the wrestling mat from injury to earn a berth in the PIAA Northwest Regionals, being held this weeken at Sharon High School. Competing in the supercharged 160-lb. More...

TWO MORE ANNOUNCE CANDIDACY

Glassmire, Kuhl Running For Judge Seat

Long-time Coudersport attorney Dan Glassmire has announced his candidacy for judge of Potter County Court of Common Pleas in the May 19 primary election. More...

$TIMULUS PACKAGE TRICKLE DOWN?

Officials in Potter and Cameron counties await specifics on any funding opportunities that could arise from the federal government's economic stimulus plan. More...

POTTER COUNTY BEAR KILL BEST IN 2008

Potter County reigns as the state's best bear-hunting country, based on Pa. Game Commission figures from the 2008 season. Hunters reported killing 294 bruins in Potter, far ahead of runner-up Lycoming (252) and Tioga (236). More...

News

TEEN TINNITUS 'CELEBRATION OF LIFE' PLANNED APRIL 4

"Celebration of Life" observes its fifth anniversary on Saturday, April 4, at the Northern Potter High School auditorium. More...

EMPORIUM NATIVE CHOSEN FOR BUSINESS HONOR

A Cameron County native will be honored next month. Susan (Agliardo) Tresatti has been chosen as one of Pittsburgh's standout women in business. More...

PA HOUSE TO LOOK AT MEASURE TO ENABLE TAXING OF OIL, GAS RIGHTS

Should natural gas reserves be taxed? A measure will soon be introduced to the Pa. House of Representatives to restore the ability of counties, school districts and townships/boroughs to derive real estate taxes from oil and gas rights. More...

Potter County News

SENTENCED IN POTTER COUNTY COURT

Several defendants were recently sentenced by Potter County Judge John B. Leete. More...

Outdoors

MEMORIES TO WARM A COLD WINTER NIGHT

During the winter months when it is a little more diffi cult to get outside and enjoy the natural world, I often think about past outdoor experiences. I find myself warmed by the memories of these adventures in far away places. More...

Photo

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation representatives helped Pennsylvania's first-ever special elk tag raise $28,500. The license was auctioned at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) convention in Nashville. More...

OUTDOOR SHOW PLANNED

Vendors continue to sign up for the annual Kettle Creek Outdoor Show, to be held on March 28 in Cross Fork. More...

Obituaries

Mary J. Donovan

APRIL 7, 1912 - FEBRUARY 18, 2009

Former Cameron County Commissioner and community activist Mary Lenore (Johnston) Donovan, 96, of Elmwood Drive, Emporium, died Wednesday, (Feb. 18, 2009) in the Guy and Mary Felt Manor following a brief illness. More...

Esther D. Jackson

APRIL 28, 1935 - FEBRUARY 24, 2009

Esther D. Jackson, 73, of West Fourth Street, Emporium, died Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2009), in her home, following a lengthy illness. Born in St. Marys on April 28, 1935, she was the daughter of Mary J. and John "Dinty" Donovan. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Terry R. Younkin

Terry R. Younkin, 55, of Route 120, Emporium, died unexpectedly on Friday (Feb. 20, 2009). More...