May 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Area colleagues, friends mourn Bowman's death

Tom Bowman's sudden death due to a heart attack late Saturday night saddened many people in the area. More...

Sizerville State Park hosting 'Creating A Cure'

A Cure" at Sizerville State Park hope that the first-time art festival and American Cancer Society (ACS) fund-raiser catches on across the state. More...

Viewpoints

WIND TURBINES: BAD NEIGHBORS

(Members of Save God's Country, SGC, in Potter County have submitted the following account, from a citizens' group known as Better Plan, Wisconsin. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, summer is here and I hope that means we will see no more frost. About half of my garden is planted and I surely do not want to lose any more plants. Potter County red potatoes are the best in the world. More...

Letters to the editor

'Alliance Park' Well Underway! To the editor: If you spend any time in the Coudersport area, you can't help but be struck by the beauty of the rolling hills. More...

Outdoors

Where are the fawns?

For about a week it seemed that just about everyone that I have run into has asked, "Have you seen a newborn fawn yet?" The answer had been no. In other years, I had seen fawns as early as May 10. I knew things would change any day. More...

Pro Rally racin gets underway Friday

Internationally known car racers from several states will be arriving in the Wellsboro area soon for the Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally (STPR), to be held next weekend on more than 100 miles of state forest roads in Tioga and Potter counties More...

Pontoon rides start June 7

Sinnemahoning State Park will hold pontoon boat excursions on Sunday, June 7. Enjoy a relaxing and scenic 45 minute tour of the dam, explore wetlands and view the Bald Eagles. Rides begin at noon, 1:30 and 3 pm. More...

Sports

Service Club, Alliance Church building new ball field

A local church and a busy community service organization are combining forces to build a field for young baseball and softball players Much has already been accomplished with volunteer labor and a cash reserve established by the Coudersport Servic More...

Two Falcon teams playing in District 9 title games!

A historic sports season at Coudersport High School is quickly winding down with two teams gunning for the PIAA District 9 title and already clinching berths in the "Sweet 16" round of the state playoffs. More...

Local trio competes at states

Three local athletes competed in the PIAA Track and Field Championships last weekend at Shippensburg University. Junior Emily Giannotti of Coudersport finished 15th among 24 finalists in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:57.23. More...

THE 'BLITZ' IS ON!

Looking for life: 'BioBlitz' going on near Austin

"BioBlitz" continues through Saturday at Austin Dam Memorial Park. More...

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The innocence of youth provided an appropriate contrast for the tragedy of war as area residents paused on Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices of military personnel who died in battle. More...

Lumber Museum expansion plan will be available June 5

Floor plans for the visitor center expansion project at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum will be available to the public for comment on Friday, June 5, from 1-3 pm in the museum. More...

Bridge inspection reports reveal more problems

More bridge inspection reports were released last week by PennDOT, confirming the deteriorating condition of many of the spans in Potter County. More...

News

MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAMS CELEBRATE VETERANS

Memorial Day services in Coudersport, Emporium and Austin served as reminders of the price of freedom. More...

These titles added to Moscato Brown Memorial Library

Recent additions to the shelves of the Barbara Moscato Brown Library in Emporium are: Sara Snow's Fresh Living; Saved, rescued animals and the lives they transform, by Karin Winegar; The New Codependency, help and guidance for today's generation, More...

Real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --On May 11, Rickie M. Fillhart to Carla M. Drabert, Roulette Township, $20,000; Kellen D. Gerhart to Kurt W. Hynds, Eulalia Township, $69,000. More...

Community Life

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Children at the Northern Tier Community Action Corp. Head Start in Emporium joined with other organizations to support a successful aluminum beverage can "pop-tab" charity fund-raiser spearheaded by an international restaurant chain. More...

Tis the season… for ticks!

Most pet owners know that spring is time to get serious when it comes to protecting your friends against ticks and fleas. Fleas are not only a nuisance, they're also dangerous to your pet. More...

Additional computer training classes added at Potter County Education Council

Additional computer training classes have been added at the Potter County Education Council (PCEC) offices in Coudersport, Galeton and Port Allegany. Potter County Education Council is willing to schedule future classes based on user requests. More...

Obituaries

Thomas O'Neil Bowman

AUGUST 19, 1942 - MAY 23, 2009

Thomas O'Neil Bowman, 66, of Marvin Hill Road, Coudersport, left this life late in the evening on his 45th wedding anniversary to be with his God. More...

Samuel Knowles

Samuel "Dave" Knowles Jr., 55, of Genesee, died May 24, 2009 in his home after a long illness. Arrangements are under the direction of the Olney Funeral Home of Ulysses. More...

Kenneth Sowers

Kenneth G. Sowers, 65, of Ulysses, died May 19, 2009 in Smethport. Memorials may be made to Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport. Olney Funeral Home of Ulysses is in charge of arrangements. More...