April 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Opportunities for food 'artisans'

Pennsylvania is filled with talented "food artisans" who create products that are unique in flavor and reflect directly on the area from which they're derived. An effort is underway to help these individuals market their products. More...

Borough residents want junk proper ties cleaned up

Couder spor t council not sure it can solve the growing problem

There's widespread concern that Coudersport is turning into a dump. Borough officials say their hands may be tied when it comes to getting people to clean up - unless residents do their part to encourage others to take pride in the community. More...

Viewpoints

'My Side'

(Laura Majot is an education specialist with A Way Out, a domestic violence and sexual assault victim advocacy organization in Potter County.) Crimes of sexual assault, incest, rape, child molestation and child pornography have all been p More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Easter Sunday morning dawned frosty with a brisk wind making it feel really cold. Sunrise services were a bit uncomfortable. Some of the churches offering communion found that the grape juice froze in the glasses. More...

Letters to the Editor

'What Happened To Democracy?' To the editor: You might want to give your readers a heads-up on getting to the library to read the Communist Manifesto. After all, it appears to be the new creed by which the good old USA will be governed. More...

Outdoors

STREAMS LOW, CLEAR AND COLD FOR SATURDAY'S TROUT OPENER

With the arrival of April, the thoughts of hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania sportsmen turn to trout fishing. Here in Northcentral Pennsylvania trout fishing is second to none in the number of sportsmen it draws to the region. More...

Photo

On April 6, the Cameron County Longbeards presented Bruce Bush, owner of the Buttonwood Motel and Restaurant, with their National Wild Turkey Foundation Charter plaque to display at his business. More...

Kids only again on Salt Run

Salt Run in Cameron County, from the Rt. 155 bridge upstream for about onehalf mile, is designated as a Kids' Fishing Area again this trout season, open only to children 12 and younger. Daily creel limit is three fish. More...

Obituaries

Sharon Welsh

Sharon S. Welsh, 46, of Genesee, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 in the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses. More...

John Conner

John A. "Drew" Conner, 50, of 45 Meadow Lane of Sinnemahoning died unexpectedly Wednesday (April 15, 2009) along Lincoln Rd. in Gibson Township Cameron County. He was born Aug 23, 1958 in Washington, DC a son of the late Arthur J. More...

HEALTH CARE MESS AT HOME

Industry leaders, legislators say nation's dreadful situation is even worse in rural areas

Rural health care leaders gave state legislators plenty to think about during a roundtable discussion this week at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Thompson to keynote economic summit

U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson will serve as guest speaker for a countywide "economic summit" scheduled for Saturday, April 25, at the conference center in the F.W. Gunzburger County Office Building in Coudersport. More...

Photo

Dozens of Christians joined Emporium's sixth annual Cross Walk on Good Friday. The walk is a project of the Cameron County Ministerium and is meant to bring public attention to the Crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. More...

News

GONE GREEN

The 'dirty' truth

Master Gardeners helping you to get growing! (Editor's Note: Gone Green is planned to be a monthly article submitted by local Master Gardners. More...

Veterans' open house April 22

The nation's slumping economy is driving more military veterans to take a look at some of the government programs and services available to them. More...

Turbine issue heating up again

Development of industrial wind energy hasn't disappeared in Potter County, but those who would like to bring the massive turbines into the area to generate electricity have been keeping a low profile. More...

Community Life

Local students honored by UPB

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford recognized individual students for their academic achievements at the university's annual Honors Convocation. Alexander B. More...

Dickinson wants to help with volunteer, community projects

Dickinson Mental Health outlined volunteer community service projects and employment skills during an open house this week in Coudersport. More...

Art classes for children being offered

Art appreciation workshops for young children will be presented by Penn State Cooperative Extension in Coudersport, Smethport and Ridgway. More...

Sports

Bradford tops Coudersport in baseball slug fest

One of the season's wildest games went to the visitors Tuesday night, as the Bradford Owls came to CARP Field to meet the Coudersport High School baseball team. In a rare slugfest, the Falcons (5-2) came out on the short end of a 15-13 decision. More...

Raiders lose tough one to Otto-Eldred

With four members of last year's team playing at the collegiate level, it's no surprise that the 2009 season is a rebuilding campaign for the Cameron County High School baseball team. More...

Beimel signs $2M deal with Nats

If you're good enough at baseball, it can make you a millionaire. That message was reinforced recently for an Elk County native who inked a contract with Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals. More...