April 25, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bears have been known to be persistent when it comes to locating food, whether that calls for roaming into areas populated by humans or demonstrating acrobatic abilities. More...

Boys & Girls Club would provide youth guidance, structured activities

Efforts are underway to promote the concept of a Boys & Girls Club in Potter County. More...

Viewpoints

DEP DROPS BALL ON GAS WELL PERMITS

(Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection recently eliminated local conservation districts' role in issuing erosion and sedimentation control permits, and stream and wetlands permits. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Despite the very frosty morning, many kids and their parents showed up at the Salt Run Fishing Derby. Just like in the movie, "Field of Dreams" ("If you build it, he will come."), like magic the little anglers came. More...

Letters to the editor

Help Support Community Pool! To the editor: As many of you may know, there has been talk of closing the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool, due to the high cost of operation. More...

Outdoors

TIME TO PLANT A TREE

April is a magical time of the year. It is a month of rebirth and renewal, of excitement and hope. After lying dormant for nearly seven months, the natural world comes alive once again. More...

State Forest could be prime biomass supplier

State forest land could produce millions of tons of wood to produce electricity, according to a task force report recently released by Pa. Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff. More...

Perfect Day For Mentored Youth Hunt

Saturday's mentored youth spring gobbler hunt went real well for the youth who were mentored by members of the Cameron County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Foundation. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Edna Spellenberg Edna M. Spellenberg, 94, of Emporium, died April 17, 2009, at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. Barnett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Irene Lewis Irene E. More...

Economic challenges to be aired, tackled at Saturday 'summit'

Dozens of municipal officials and business leaders are expected to attend the Potter County Economic Summit, to be held on Saturday from 10 am to 1:30 pm in the Conference Center at the F. W. Gunzburger County Office Building in Coudersport. More...

Dam grant approved

Project will preserve the past, set course for the future

A $35,000 state grant has been approved for the proposed expansion of the Austin Dam Memorial Park. The funds from the Pa. Dept. of Community and Economic Development (DCED) will be used in conjunction with another state grant, from the Dept. More...

Group hopes to bring Elk Expo to Cameron County

Event canceled after 8 years

Now that the sponsors of the Pennsylvania Elk Expo have thrown in the towel, a group of visionaries is trying to resurrect the event and bring it to Cameron County. They have to work fast and there's no guarantee of success. More...

Study focusing on trail development

A state-financed study is underway to determine how recreation trails in Cameron County can be improved and where other trails may be developed. More...

News

SALUTING OUR LOCAL TROOPS

SPECIALIST ERIC FREEMAN

SPC E4 Eric Paul Freeman is serving with the U.S. Army National Guard, currently stationed at Camp Taji in Iraq. Eric is the son of Daniel Freeman of Shinglehouse and Robin Ianson of Coudersport. More...

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Coudersport Area Lions Club is pitching in to help the Save Our Area Pool (SOAP) organization, which was formed to support the continued operation of the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool. More...

Former Adelphia employees to reunite

A reunion of former Adelphia Communications Corp. employees and friends will be held on May 16 at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. Cost is $10 for a smorgasbord that will feature grilled barbecued pork loin and many other menu items. More...

Community Life

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Emporium Rotary Club will be sponsoring Cameron County High School juniors Grant Vassallo (left) and Michael Jones for the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy at Juniata College in June. More...

Cameron County lists 3rd period honor students

Cameron County High School has announced its honor students for the third nine-week marking period. High honors is 93 percent or above in all subjects; honor roll is 85 or above in all subjects. More...

Library to host author

Coudersport Public Library, in association with the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts, will host a group discussion of the novel "Heartwood," by P.J. Piccirillo, on May 18, at 7 pm at the library. More...

Sports

Falcons look ahead to playoffs

Fans who want to see the Coudersport High School baseball team in action on the home field have only two more opportunities. More...

Two break javeline records

Two local athletes set school records in the javelin during the Kane Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. More...

Mountain View bowling results

Season-ending scores at the Mountain View Bowling Center near Emporium included a near-triplicate by veteran Bob Foster, as well as a solid 665 by Ron Grove and a 663 set by Paul Gabor. More...