May 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Future still uncertain for Education Council

Individuals who have used the services of Potter County Education Council to improve their employability have joined the chorus calling on the state to restore council funding. Gov. More...

Austin Dam study continues

Almost a century after the Bayless Pulp and Paper Company dam gave way, unleashing a torrent that nearly wiped away the town of Austin, researchers at Kent State University continue their study of the dam ruins to shed light on why the structure fa More...

Route 6 'stimulus' project underway

Work has started on the first area projects financed with federal economic stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's point of view

Lost on the 'Path of Least Resistance' It was a real struggle raising me, from what I understand. Mom and dad always accused me of having an "attitude." "You only do what you want to do," they'd say. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Saturday was a busy day for this old geezer. My tired, aching feet hit the floor at 0700 hours. By the time I found my clothes, got my shoes on the right feet, washed my face, brushed my teeth and combed my hair it was 0800. More...

Art Festival Group Reaching Out

To the editor: Plans are well underway for the sixth Art Fest, sponsored by Cameron County Arts (CCA), to be held on Independence Day. More...

Outdoors

BEARS AND TURKEYS

My bear sightings did not stop with last week's column. Since submitting it, I have spotted an additional six bears. It seems like every time I'm out in the woods, I run into bears. Others throughout the region are also seeing numerous bears. More...

A favorite at feeders: hummingbirds are back!

Ruby-throated hummingbirds have been buzzing all around the region after wintering in Central and South America. Bird expert Dan Brauning says, "As a rule, if you set the table for hummingbirds, they will come. More...

Best foot forward: Potter County hosts hikers' group

Potter County put its best foot forward last weekend to impress more than 100 hikers who were thirsting for a quality outdoor experience. More...

Obituaries

The Rev. Leslie Doyle

OCTOBER 7, 1963 - MAY 6, 2009

Reverend Leslie K. Doyle, Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Coudersport, and All Saints Church in Brookland, died Wednesday (May 6, 2009) at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 45. More...

Lois C. Corey

Lois C. Corey, 85, of Coudersport, died May 6, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born on Feb. 19, 1924 in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Mark and Clara Bachman Chilson. Mrs. More...

R.T. McCaigue

Former Potter County Treasurer and Coudersport businessman Richard T. McCaigue, 77, died Friday (May 1, 2009) at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness. Born Oct. 13, 1931 in Cuba, N.Y., he was a son of Lave C. More...

'Renovating' Emporium

Borough working to reinvent its downtown to meet the challenges of the next century

Emporium Borough has reinvented itself many times in its near 150-year run and with a little luck, the scrappy industrial town might just be on the verge of doing it again. More...

Duquesne scientist booked for 'BioBlitz'

Dr. Brady Porter, a noted professor from Duquesne University, has confirmed his attendance at "Bioblitz," to be held May 29-30 at the Austin Dam Memorial Park. More...

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Heidi Reese was crowned Potter County Maple Sweetheart during last weekend's 43rd Potter-Tioga Maple Festival. She's the daughter of David and Susan Rees and is active in the Coudersport Fire Department. More...

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Marcie Gummo of Emporium observes a bag filled with memories of her son, Josh, who died of cancer more than a decade ago. More...

News

SUCCESSFUL SURGERY: PASTOR FRED RETURNS

Fifteen months ago, Pastor Muyimbwa Fred arrived in Coudersport from Uganda with a small assortment of necklaces made by women of his church. More...

Breast cancer program May 13 at CCMH

A breast cancer panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, May 13, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. "Every Woman," scheduled for 6-8 pm at the Wellness Center, is designed for women of all ages and their loved ones. More...

Coudersport school board to review draft budget Monday

Coudersport Area School Board is scheduled to vote on a tentative 2009-10 operating budget Monday night. More...

Community Life

Special recital for Edinboro grad

Edinboro University Department of Music presented Ashley A. Miller's Senior Recital Jan. 25 at the Dr. William P. Alexander Music Center Recital Hall in Edinboro. More...

Sunday bingo rescheduled for May 17

Emporium Senior Center has shifted its next Sunday Bingo game to May 17, since May 10 is Mother's Day. Bingo is scheduled from 1:30 to 4:30. Refreshments will be available and the pubic is welcome. More...

Norm & Alice Cizek mark 50 years of marriage May 16

Norman and Alice (Lehman) Cizek of Coudersport will celebrate 50 years of marriage on May 16. They were married in 1959 at the St. Germain Catholic Church in Germania. Norman is retired from the U.S. More...

Sports

Falcons improve upon best ever softball season

The most successful softball season ever at Coudersport High School continued Tuesday with a 13-1 win at Northern Potter, giving coach Scott Andrews' Falcons a glittering 15-0 record. Megan Hau blasted a three-run homer and a two-run double. More...

Raiders season winding down

Cameron County nears the end of the varsity baseball season still looking for its first win, following a 14-4 defeat at the hands of a strong Port Allegany team on Tuesday. More...

Falcons look ahead to D9 track meet

A sweep over visiting Otto-Eldred on Tuesday was a tune-up for Coudersport as the Falcons look ahead to the PIAA District 9 Track Championships. More...