September 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Sept. 11 program Friday in Emporium

Memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists' attack on America may have faded in some communities, but the tragedy is recalled annually in Cameron County with a poignant ceremony in downtown Emporium. More...

Viewpoints

TOURIST AGENCY TAPS INTERNET MARKETING

(David Brooks is executive director of the Potter County Visitors Association, a tourist promotion agency supported by membership fees, as well as state and county funds.) Here is a summary of some of the recent developments with PCVA a More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Our area is leading the state in a category that doesn't make us too proud: unemployment. I don't know what we can do to get people back to work but it's time for our politicians to figure it out. Years ago, Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

'MSepetciniagl Man-To-Man To the editor: Next Potter County Man-to-Man Support Group meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, starting at 7 pm at the Mill Stream Inn, located across from Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Outdoors

Time of change for deer

The cool, crisp weather of September is upon us. Our starry nights, cold mornings with fog that hangs in the valley until 10 o'clock, and gorgeous sunny afternoons are nothing less than a gift from God. More...

Photo

About 10 members of the recently-formed First Fork Fishing Club held a work bee at the Potter County Angler's Club Sunday. The group gave the grounds a final trimming for the year and also put away stocking equipment for the season. More...

Big ATV event next weekend

Momentum is building for of the biggest ATV gatherings in the region, set for Saturday, Sept. 12, at Potato City Country Inn. It's the second annual ATV Jamboree and Scavenger Hunt. More...

Light at the end of the tunnel?

Jobless rate falls in Potter & Cameron Counties

While Cameron County's jobless rate continued to rank as the highest in Pennsylvania for the month of July, it did show a drop over the previous month, as did Potter County's. More...

Paying For Protection:

Legislation would force towns to pay for state police services

Legislation that would require boroughs and townships that lack local police departments to pay for coverage by the Pa. State Police faces long odds in Harrisburg, but its consequences are so serious that local governments remain up in arms. More...

Library use rising; funds in jeopardy

Budget cuts may limit the services of these critical resource centers

Like many other Pennsylvania institutions, local libraries are nervously awaiting the outcome of the state budget impasse. More...

News

Former Coudersport pastor lives his faith in Nicaragua

A former Coudersport clergyman who has been serving as a missionary in Nicaragua returned over the weekend to suggest ways local congregation members can serve others. Rev. More...

Cole Care's new products

Cole Care is now offering a new product line for athletic and fashion footwear and orthotic inserts at its retail store, located at the main entrance at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Teen completes Gold Award requirements

Sarah Hutcheson, a senior at Coudersport High School, has completed the public service hours to earn the Gold Award - the highest honor in Girl Scouting. The 17-year-old has worked at rabies clinics sponsored annually by Dr. More...

Potter County News

Potter County land transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: • Aug. 17, Barry B. Mainus to Maureen Desy, Galeton Borough, $132,000. • Aug. 18, Amy S. Horton to James F. More...

Sports

High school football underway

The long-awaited high school football season kicks off this weekend with some intriguing matchups. More...

Home games for Storm

Cameron County Storm football teams will host Ridgway on Saturday, with the JV game at 5 pm and the varsity game to follow. More...

Falcon football on the air

Black Forest Broadcasting, the internet/cable radio station based in Potter County, will be airing Coudersport High School football in cooperation with Zito Media. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Joseph J. DenRenzis

DECEMBER 17, 1916 - JUNE 24, 2009

Dr. Joseph J. DeRenzis, 79, of Coudersport, died Aug. 28, 2009 in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born October 20, 1929 in Stroudsburg, he was a son of Joseph and Ruth DeRenzis. On September 23, 1995 in Coudersport, he married Marie E. More...

Donald J. Averill

Donald J. Averill, 94, formerly of Sizerville Road, died Aug. 26, 2009, at Felt Manor, Emporium. A Masonic service was held at Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, with funeral and committal services following. Burial was in Newton Cemetery, Emporium. More...

Jeff Pekarski

Jeffrey Pekarski, 43, of Midway, Ga., died unexpectedly on July 27, 2009. He was a 1983 graduate of Coudersport Area High School and the son of Rhoda L. Pekarski of Marietta, Ga., and the late Edward W. Pekarski. More...