August 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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U.S. Senator Arlen Specter swung through the region last week to meet with area Democrats. The longtime Republican Senator switched parties several months ago, causing quite a stir on Capitol Hill. More...

Viewpoints

ADDICTION IS A DISEASE

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Publisher's point of view

Get well. Get grateful. Get more from life

I don't know who the luckiest man in the world is, but in my mind, it's me. It took me a lot longer to realize that than I wish it would have. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

For my 80th birthday, I decided I wanted an SUV. So that's what my wife got me: shirt, underwear and Viagra. More...

Outdoors

Katydids sing season's change

Last week I wrote about not yet hearing the first katydids of summer. The day that newspaper came out (Aug. More...

South Park Supply celebrates fifth year in business

South Park Supply is marking its fifth anniversary by renewing its commitment to its customers, who've been the key to the store's success. More...

Mentored youth hunts gaining popularity

More Pennsylvania hunters are introducing young children to the sport through the Pa. Game Commission's mentored youth hunting program. License hunters at least 21 years old serve as guides, under specific guidelines. More...

Obituaries

Virginia E. Gill

Virginia E. Gill, 76, of Ulysses, PA, died Friday (Aug. 14, 2009) in her home. Born February 19, 1933, in Carlisle, PA, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Annie Keener Schaefer. More...

Richard Mathwig

Reinhardt Mathwig, 76, of Genesee and Bedminster, died Saturday, (Aug. 15, 2009) at his home in Genesee. A gathering will be held in Bedminster. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. More...

Gas industry reps to address public concerns

Public invited to 'informal' meeting next Thursday

Representatives from the state's natural gas industry will be converging on Potter County Thursday night to field questions and address public concerns about the dawning gas rush. More...

HERE WE GO AGAIN: JUDGE RACE ROUND 2

Minor, Glassmire vying for seat vacated by retiring Judge John Leete

It's the lull before the storm. So say political observers around Potter County as they gaze into their crystal balls in anticipation of what promises to be a spirited campaign for judge. More...

Specter, now a Democrat, finds receptive audiences locally

After facing angry constituents and orchestrated protests during recent town hall meetings elsewhere in Pennsylvania, U.S. More...

News

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Family-oriented evening coffee houses have returned to The Spot, a gathering center along Rt. 6, west of Sweden Valley. Sessions are being held each Friday night from 6:30 to 8:30. Coudersport Free Methodist Church is the sponsor. More...

Belt tightening begins at Coudersport School District

Coudersport Area School District will be tightening its belt as the new school year opens, due to continued uncertainty over the state budget. Because of the budget impasse, school districts did not receive their July subsidy from the state. More...

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Community Nurses Inc. received a dividend check from Anderson and Kime Insurance, Keystone Insurers Group, representing a return on worker compensation premiums due to minimal claims. More...

Community Life

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Four Coudersport area musicians were among members of the Wellsville (N.Y.) Performing Arts Orchestra presenting an outdoor concert as part of a summer series in Belfast, N.Y. More...

Coudersport Chamber plans to 'move community forward'

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce will pull together representatives of local employers and community organizations for "Moving Forward," chosen as the theme for this year's recognition dinner. More...

Students, parents will have easier access to homework

Coudersport High School students and their parents will find it easier to keep track of homework assignments this year, beginning with the second week of school. More...

Sports

Nine returning starters gives Red Raiders high hopes in '09

High school football teams across the region opened their practice camps on Monday, which - unfortunately for the players - was one of the hottest and most humid days of the year. More...

Falcons, Hathaway face rebuilding season in '09

The new millennium has been kind to the Coudersport High School football program, but this year's team faces what could the stiffest challenge of any since the 1990s. More...

Camp Cadet Golf Tounament at Emporium Club Sept. 9

A golf tournament to benefit Camp Cadet, which serves young people from Potter, Cameron and Tioga counties, takes on new importance this year due to operational changes by the Pa. More...