August 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Filmmaker's gift benefits 'Yellow Ribbon' program

Potter County's Yellow Ribbon Teen Suicide Prevention program has received another financial boost that will enable its work to expand. More...

Viewpoints

ARE WE SECOND CLASS CITIZENS?

( Walt Eisenhauer, who directs the physician assistant program at Lock Haven University, is immediate past president of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Association.) We have an opportunity, as health care reform gets underway, to make a dif More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Summer is on its way out and my garden must be on strike. So far the harvest has been three cucumbers and one tomato. More...

Letters to the Editor

You Can Farm! To the editor: Have ever considered launching a small farm enterprise, but were not sure where to start? If so, there is help available. More...

Community Life

Longtime promoter, preserver of Tom Mix heritage site dies

Raymond J. Flaugh

Raymond J. Flaugh, 78, of Driftwood died Thursday morning, Aug. 5, 2009, at his home. He was born in Sproul, a son of the late Perry and Lillie (Corle) Harpster. He married Eva J. Hostler on July 19, 1954, in Bellwood. More...

Birth Announcements

Aleah Ray Fowler

A daughter was born on July 22, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Veronica Owens and Clint Fowler. Aleah Ray Fowler weighed six pounds, three ounces. She joins two brothers, Trent, age 8 and Cannon, 3, and a sister, Kyra, 10. More...

Photo

Emporium Rotary President Connie Garrigan (left) presents a $1,525 check to Holly Manginell to help purchase two more backboards, hoops and nets in memory of Rotarian Nick Guisto for the Cameron County Recreation Center. More...

Sports

Alle-Catts one win away from league championship

Kane gave Emporium a scare in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League playoffs last weekend before the Cats brought out the lumber and escaped with a 3-2 win. More...

Photos

Two members of the Coudersport High School Class of 2009, Tim Thomas (left) and Evan Abplanalp, helped Pennsylvania take a 13-6 win over New York in the 36th annual Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic in Bradford. More...

Guisto Memorial Golf Tournament Aug. 22

Nick Guisto Memorial Golf Tournament and Soiree will be held on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Emporium Country Club. Proceeds will benefit a scholarship fund that has been established in the popular insurance agent and community leader's memory. More...

Local teams win Woodsmen's Show events

Potter County representatives made a strong showing during the amateur competition at the Woodsmen's Show. Coudersport's father and son team of Jim and John Currin won the two-man cross-cut saw competition at Cherry Springs State Park. More...

Still time to hit county fairs!

Both the Potter and Cameron county fairs will wrap up this weekend. In Millport, there are special prices for carnival rides from 1-5 pm and a chicken barbecue at the dining hall from 4-7. More...

'Tony's Trash Army' attacking roadside litter

Many Potter County roads are litter-free this summer, thanks to a group of young people who are learning about taking care of the environment and perhaps finding out a bit about themselves at the same time. More...

News

Tr youts Thursday for train thriller 'Unstoppable'

If you've ever wanted to appear on the silver screen, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for. A casting call for "Unstoppable," a major motion picture starting Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, will be held Thursday, Aug. More...

Fountain's restoration a longtime goal of Historial Society's longtime curator

About 50 people gathered outside the Potter County Historical Society museum for the dedication of the reconstructed Mann Memorial Fountain - a piece of history representing far more than just a water source. More...

Man involved in Adelphia building scam sentenced to prison

An Irishman who lost more than $2 million in his ill-fated attempt to buy the former Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport may never get all of his money back, but at least one of the men who wronged him is heading to prison. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are property transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --July 21, Donald C. Hall to Michael Low, Ulysses Township, $6,500. --July 22, Doris Ianson to Jay E. Myers, Wharton Township, $1,300; Christopher A. More...

Outdoors

Celebrating forest diversity

Biodiversity is often used as a measure of the health of biological systems. The more diversity of native plants in a forest, the healthier the forest and the more animal species it supports. More...

Giant hogweed is back: state launching attack against it

An appropriately named weed is invading many sections of northcentral Pennsylvania, choking out native vegetation and eliminating some prime wildlife habitat by disrupting natural ecosystems. More...

'Bonus' doe licenses still on sale

Hunters can still apply for the unsold antlerless deer licenses, the so-called "bonus tags." Doe licenses in Area 2G, which includes all of Cameron County and those sections of Potter County south of Route 6, have been sold out for some time. More...