July 18, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rich, varied history at Little Museum

Anyone interested in Cameron County's rich and varied history is encouraged to visit the Little Museum, a project of the Cameron County Historical Society located in the small village of Sterling Run. More...

Viewpoints

FARM GROUP DISCUSSES CLEAN & GREEN

(Joel Rotz is state governmental relations director for Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, representing more than 44,000 farm and rural families.) Ownership of large amounts of land is a necessary component to the economic viability of Pennsylvan More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Last weekend there were more motorcycles on the roads than automobiles. Several young riders were on "crotch rockets" speeding up and down the street. More...

Letters to the editor

Military Museum Opens To the editor: On July 16, 1969, history was made. The time was 9:32 am, 40 years ago. More...

Potter County News

County checking camps for compliance

Potter County officials are working with municipalities in an effort to locate seasonal dwellings and ensure that they meet building code regulations if they become permanent residences. More...

County concerned over 911 fund distribution

Impact of the current method of 911 funding was a topic of discussion during a brief meeting of the Potter County Commissioners on Thursday. More...

Outdoors

Appreciating what we have

Tuesday was a beautiful day. It felt more like spring or early fall than the middle of summer. For July it was unseasonable cold in the morning with temperatures in the lower forties. More...

Hunters can check status of hunting applications online

Hunters can check the status of their antlerless deer license applications, as well as their elk and bobcat applications, thanks to the new Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS). More...

Be careful: female elk dangerous when calves are young

Have you ever stopped to think about what you would do if an elk threatened or charged you? An interesting thing happened this spring at Mountain Top Preschool in Estes Park, Colo., during the elk-calving season. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Carolyn Brown Carolyn R. Brown, 92, of Brookville, formerly of Emporium, died July 6, 2009 in Jefferson Manor, Brookville. Funeral services were held on July 9 at the Alcorn Funeral Home, New Bethlehem. Burial was in Mt. More...

STATE BUDGET CRUNCH COULD INCREASE LOCAL TAX BURDEN

County leaders are emphasizing the impact that the state budget battle could have on county governments. More...

Golden 'Locks Of Love'

Six-year-old Kaylee VanWhy went the extra mile— well, 10 inches— for others as she donated her shining, golden hair to the international "Locks of Love" organization. And, it was her first haircut! More...

Appeals court hears Rigas tax indictment case

Nearly two years have passed since Coudersport businessman John Rigas and his son, Tim, reported to federal prison to serve long sentences for defrauding Adelphia Communications Corp. More...

News

NDHP gives $5,000 to Christmas House

Hundreds of Potter County children will begin school in new shoes, thanks to the latest donation from the NDHP motorcycle fraternity of York and Potter Counties. More...

Straub beer now offered in cans

Straub Brewery has finally given in to changing beer-drinking habits by offering its product in 12-ounce aluminum cans. Bill Brock, recently appointed president and CEO at the St. Marys brewery, said market conditions prompted the decision. More...

Photo

It was a bit of Christmas in July for some 4-H members last week. Stephanie Fry and Bianca Roussel, along with 4-H program staffer Anna Fry, spent some time volunteering at the Christmas House in Coudersport, making angels for the holiday season. More...

Community Life

Family Fair planned August 22

Potter County's fourth annual Family Fun Fair will be held at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport from 11 am until 2 pm on Saturday, Aug. 22. Admission and refreshments are free. More...

Making time management a habit

Three groups learned time management skills and pointers to balance their work responsibilities with their personal lives during programs held Tuesday in Coudersport. More...

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Cancer patients requiring transportation are receiving a boost through the Road to Recovery program, operated by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and Charles Cole Memorial Hospital's Patterson Cancer Care Center. More...

Sports

Emporium (9-1), Olean (10-0) face off in season finale

One couldn't script a better regular-season finale in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League. More...

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A team of scrappy 9- and 10-year-olds has battled its way into the Pa. District 15 Little League Baseball championship round. More...

Nick Guisto Memorial Tournament set

Nick Guisto Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Emporium Country Club. Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund that has been established in Guisto's memory. Organizers plan to make the tourney an annual event. More...