May 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Telemedicine' connects distant specialists with Cole Memorial

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has taken steps to deliver more "telemedicine," using high-tech fiber optics to connect specialists many miles away with patients at the hospital in Coudersport. More...

Viewpoints

Letters to the Editor

Natural Gas Tax Makes Sense To the editor: A well-structured severance tax on natural gas production will protect Pennsylvania taxpayers from shouldering the public costs that come with increased drilling. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Prom night arrived last weekend and I didn't have a tuxedo, so I stayed home. It did bring back a lot of memories to see these kids dressed up so nice. For my first prom, I was a sophomore and was invited by a girl who was a junior. More...

GONE GREEN

Master Gardeners helping you to get growing!

(Editor's Note: Gone Green is planned to be a monthly article submitted by local Master Gardners. Their goal is to help you, the reader, become more educated about gardening and, specifically, More...

Potter County News

Marijuana dealer pleads 'guilty'

A Potter County woman will be sentenced on June 3 after pleading guilty to a felony charge in connection with a marijuana growing and marketing operation. More...

Potter County Planners approve Westgate annex

Potter County Planning Commission's May business meeting was brief, with only one action taken by the board. Members unanimously granted final approval to the Westgate Inn znnex project in Coudersport Borough. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: More...

Outdoors

THE WOODCOCK DANCE

This past week I spent an evening at camp. It was a gorgeous night and the view of the valley and surrounding mountains was nothing short of spectacular. More...

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Brad Rieder, left, and Donald Bricker each caught trout that had been tagged and stocked by East End Beverage and Straub Brewery. The fish are among 20 put in by the companies. More...

Photo field trip May 23

A Spring Photography Field Trip is being held on Saturday, May 23, starting in Coudersport and progressing to Lyman Run State Park. Professional photographer Curt Weinhold will lead the course. More...

Obituaries

Michael Spoor

Michael Spoor, 68, of LeRoy, N.Y., formerly of Coudersport, died May 7, 2009. He was born on Christmas Day 1940 in Coudersport, the son of Leonard and Leota (Boats) Spoor. Mr. Spoor was a U.S. Army veteran. More...

Marie Maiuro

Marie Doris Maiuro, 74, of Ulysses, died May 10, 2009, in her home. Burial was in Ulysses Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Tri-Town Volunteer Ambulance, Ulysses PA 16948. Arrangements are under the direction of the Olney Funeral Home, Ulysses. More...

Elsie Gibbs

Elsie R. Gibbs, 87, of Emporium died May 11, 2009, at Guy and Mary Felt Manor. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium. Memorials may be made to Guy and Mary Felt Manor, 110 E. More...

Gas industry potential: 'tremendous'

ENERGY EXEC: 'GOOD-PAYING JOBS, ECONOMIC BENEFITS' WILL COME

Members of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force gathered for an organizational meeting Tuesday night that became a two-hour cram course on many aspects of the industry. Guest speaker Douglas E. More...

Local races sure to draw election interest

Judge, District Attorney races hotly contested in Potter County Political interest runs high in Potter County as Tuesday's Municipal Primary draws closer. Topping the ballot is a three-man race for a 10-year term as judge. More...

County buys Kightlinger property; move will save car company, 30 jobs

Potter County Redevelopment Authority has agreed to buy the property of Kightlinger Motors for $1.5 million. Officials say the purchase will help ensure the business's long-term survival and preserve upwards of 30 local jobs. More...

State outlines broadband possibilities for region

"You are smack dab in the middle of unserved and underserved here. We're starting in the right spot," Charlie Brennan told individuals from a seven-county area of northcentral Pennsylvania on Monday. Brennan, deputy secretary for the Pa. Dept. More...

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Nurses at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport received gifts from their supervisors to close out National Nurses Week. More...

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Good things are happening at Sinnemahoning State Park, which is generally acknowledged as the hub of the Pennsylvania Wilds. More...

Austin High School senior receives NTL Scholarship

Austin Area High School senior Whitney Crosby is recipient of the 2008-09 North Tier League Scholarships. She'll receive $300 toward her expenses to attend Shippensburg University, where she will be majoring in optometry. More...

Community Life

Emporium couple will renew vows May 24

In May 1959, Lorena JoAnn Totty traveled by bus from Shawnee, Oklahoma to Havre de Grace, Maryland, with a hand-sewn wedding dress and a small suitcase of essentials to begin her life with Harry G. More...

Hemlock Springs open house set

An open house is being held on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm at Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center and The Red Bird House Vacation Rental near Keating Summit. More...

Spring concert, art show slated

Cameron County High School Music Department will present its spring concert on Tuesday, May 19, at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. Performing will be senior and junior concert bands and the senior high chorus. More...

Sports

Falcons enter playoffs on seven-game win streak

Coudersport closed out the regular high school baseball season with a seven-game win streak that could bode well for the Falcons in the PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

Gionnotti, Thomas lead Falcons into Kane

Distance runner Emily Giannotti and sprinter Tim Thomas lead a contingent of nine Coudersport High School athletes into this weekend's PIAA District Track and Field Championships at Kane, hoping to earn berths in the state finals the following week More...

Holjencin to play in Big 30 football game

Another Cameron County High School player has accepted an invitation to play in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Football Classic. More...