October 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

FESTIVAL WINNERS LISTED

Falling Leaves Festival organizers have announced winners of various contests held during the event last weekend. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Last week I wrote about truckers and their CB handles. I had a CB on my snowmobile, wore a red snowmobile suit and a red helmet, thus my CB handle was the Red Baron. More...

Publisher’s point of view

My family and I recently took a 9-day hiatus from our collective day-to-day life for a little togetherness and differentness on Hatteras Island. More...

Use Stamps, Support Missions

To the editor:   Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Women’s Association in Coudersport is collecting used postage stamps for a mission project. These stamps will be sent to our retirement village in Florida.   More...

Community Life

Free flu shot clinic schedule

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and the Potter County Area Agency on Aging have scheduled the following clinics, which will offer no-cost seasonal influenza and pneumonia immunizations to Potter County residents age 18 and older who are elderly, unin More...

Lumber Museum Antique Show this weekend

Antique dealers from five counties will set up displays at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum this weekend for the annual Old Collectibles Show and Sale.   Seventeen vendors will offer objects ranging from furniture to jewelry. More...

Pets & Flu: Some Advice

Relax, pet parents. It’s very unlikely that your dog or cat will become infected by the H1N1 virus (swine flu). More...

Sports

Raiders prevail over Falcons 14-7 in classic showdown

A classic football game on a muddy field had fans from both sides wondering if a rematch may be in the cards.   More...

Otto-Eldred leads volleyball league

Everyone is chasing Otto-Eldred in the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League.   Defending league champion Coudersport had its chance Tuesday night and came up short.   More...

Successful varsity soccer season winding down for 9-2 Falcons

Fans have only a few more chances to see one of the Coudersport High School’s best-ever varsity soccer teams in action at CARP Field.   More...

Photo

A very realistic train crash was staged this week in Emporium as local filming for the action thriller “Unstoppable” continued. More...

Gas well waste water focus of Tues. meeting

DEP expert to address Gas Task Force on controversial topic of waste water disposal

An expert in waste water treatment will be guest speaker at the next meeting of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force, to be held at 7 pm Tuesday, at the Gunzburger Building. These meetings are open to the public.   More...

Local 4-H shooter ranked third in the nation

Potter County’s Bullseye Blasters 4-H Shooting Sports team is racking up national and international honors, with one of its members ranked among the top youth shooters in the nation.   More...

News

National Fire Prevention Week concluding

National Fire Prevention Week concludes this weekend.   More...

Rigases appeal shot down by federal court

A U.S. appeals court has dealt another setback to former Adelphia CEO John Rigas and his son Tim.   A panel of judges in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Rigases’ request for reduced sentences. More...

Sustainable agriculture program Wednesday

A new style of agriculture is gaining popularity in northcentral Pennsylvania, the result of enthusiastic local supporters, specialists serving with trade groups and government organizations, and others.   More...

Potter County News

Tours, memorial service part of Judy Bolton Days

Judy Bolton Days continues in Potter County, celebrating the writings of Margaret Sutton, who authored a series of detective stories with special appeal to young girls. More...

Glassmire plans town meeting

Coudersport attorney Dan Glassmire, candidate for President Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Potter County, will hold a town meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, at the Roulette Firehall. More...

School funding increase possible, but inequities remain

While figures are still not finalized, members of the Coudersport School Board got a peek at possible state subsidies for 2009-2010 during Monday’s work session.   More...

Outdoors

In Deer Season, Follow The Food

Deer numbers are up for archery season. It looks like there were more fawns born this past year than in previous years. More adult does were with fawns this past summer, with twins being a fairly common sight.   More...

‘Town Bull’ survives another rut

An old elk fondly referred to by locals as “Freddy” has survived the rut once again, despite exaggerated reports that he had been “gored in a bull fight” and could hardly walk.   More...

Photo

Hunters of all ages were well-represented at the Black Forest Conservation Association’s Fall Gun Show last weekend. More...

Obituaries

Stanley Hargenrater Jr.

JUNE 13, 1942 - OCTOBER 2, 2009

Stanley Leo Hargenrater Jr. of Coudersport died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, after a period of declining health.   He was born in Meadville on June 13, 1942, a son of Stanley Hargenrater Sr. and Mabelle King Hargenrater. More...

Death Notices

Jeanne L. Armstrong   Eugenia L. “Jeanne” Armstrong, 89, of Bellefonte, formerly of Emporium, died in Bellefonte on Oct. 5, 2009.   A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium. More...