August 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Long overdue Coudersport bridge projects to be bid soon

Fourth, Seventh St. structures to be replaced next spring

After more than 20 years, it appears that Coudersport Borough's Fourth and Seventh street bridge projects will finally get underway next year. More...

Viewpoints

TEA PARTY IS HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY

(Sean Haugh of Durham. N.C., is a spokesman for the National Tea Party movement. Residents of Potter and Cameron counties can learn more about the northcentral Pennsylvania Tea Party activities, including a rally at 12: More...

Letters to the Editor

Coudersport Trash 'Slime' Still There To the editor: (Editor's Note: This letter is being republished due to errors in it last week). A new trash truck route in Coudersport has done nothing but change the location of the sliming. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

"School days, school days, good old golden rule days. Reading and writing and 'rithmetic . . ." That old song used to tell it all, but that was a long time ago. The hickory stick is a thing of the past. More...

Community Life

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Fred A. Peno celebrated his 90th birthday with about 25 family and friends at the Willow's Restaurant in Sinnemahoning on June 21, 2009. More...

Coupons for Famers' Market still available

Potter County Area Agency on Aging is again administering the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. Eligible senior citizens receive checks to use at farmers' markets to purchase qualifying fresh fruits and vegetables. More...

To offer photography pointers

Professional photographer Curt Weinhold of Coudersport, who specializes in nature photography and portraits, will present a photography workshop at the Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center in Keating Summit. More...

Sports

Simcoe, Russell back as coaching volunteers

As Coudersport prepares for the 2009 varsity football opener Sept. 5 at Elk County Catholic (7 pm), there are some familiar faces returning to the field, much to the surprise of many. More...

Storm season is here

Johnsonburg got the best of Cameron County in a pair of close games during the opening weekend of Central Pa. Youth Football League competition. Battling in high heat and humidity, Cameron County dropped an 18-8 decision in the varsity game. More...

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Junior Jason Blose returns with a year of experience under his belt as a varsity quarterback. More...

Movie boosting area economy

Cast, crew of 'Unstoppable' scrambling for motel rooms in already-busy tourist season

Motels throughout the region will be booming in September as cast and crew arrive to work on the 20th Century Fox motion picture, "Unstoppable." But some local lodging operators say they're doing well even without that influx. More...

Police Chief resigns; off duty officer stabbed

Two newsworthy developments involving the Emporium Borough Police Department occurred last weekend. First, Mayor Bruno Carnovale confirmed that Police Chief Rufus Jones has submitted his resignation, effective Sept. 25. More...

'Swine' flu case reported in Cameron County

Influenza H1N1, commonly referred to as "swine flu," has come to Cameron County. The State Health Department reported on Monday that an H1N1 case was confirmed in the county. More...

News

New name, expanded products at Cameron County Pharmacy

A longtime Emporium business has a new name and an expanded product line. What has been he Medicine Shoppe for 30 years is now Cameron County Pharmacy. More...

Vision support group formed at Cole Hospital

A vision independence support group has been formed at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Led by Dr. Dan Schott, the organization is open to patients, caregivers, practitioners, and anyone wanting to learn more about permanent vision impairments. More...

100th anniversary of Austin's death

Memorial Marks The Grave Of Town's Founding Father

In the town that bears his name, a wreath was placed at the gravesite of E. O. Austin to mark the 100th anniversary of his passing. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: • July 27, Bettie J. Ross to Richard Franco, West Branch Township, $55,000; Daniel A. Yoder to Darryl H. Schaffer, Ulysses Township, $230,000. More...

Outdoors

Attack on Japanese invader

Foreign plants that have been introduced into our region are literally changing the face of our wild areas. More...

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Five members of the Elk State Forest crew returned from California on Sunday after fighting fires out west for more than two weeks. Their last stop was at a major fire in La Brea that was finally contained late last week. More...

ATV Jamboree Sept. 12 on Denton Hill

Love 'em or hate 'em, all-terrain vehicles are not only a popular source of local recreation, they're also an income-generator for many businesses. One of the biggest ATV gatherings in the region is on tap for Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Oliver C. Gross

Oliver C. Gross, 95, of Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on August 25, 2009. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family at Newton Cemetery in Emporium. Barnett Funeral Home Inc. More...

Edith Winch

Edith Goodnoe Winch, 88, a longtime resident of Coudersport, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 at the Gatehouse Hospice Unit of Divine Providence Hospital in Williamsport. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery at Five Corners. More...

Harold 'Dick' Taylor

Harold A. "Dick" Taylor, 74, of Coudersport, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport. More...