October 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas industry influx could stress services

Members of the Potter County Planning Commission heard a report on changes that could occur as a result of the anticipated gas boom during their monthly session Tuesday night. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Last week’s edition carried an article about the appeal of John Rigas and his son being turned down. More...

REACHING TOURISTS VIA INTERNET

(Ta Bryant is small business ombudsman for the Pennsylvania Wilds.  More...

Letters to the editor

Enjoys Endeavor’s ‘Old Timer’   To the editor: There is always enjoyment for me to read the interesting weekly columns by your “oldtimer,” Howard (Mac) McDonald.   More...

Community Life

Historical Society to host author

Author James Burke will be guest speaker for the Cameron County Historical Society fall dinner on Wednesday at 6 pm in the Emporium Firehall. More...

Photo

Coudersport High School senior Katie Lamb as named co-winner of the “Miss Congeniality” award during the 61st annual Flaming Foliage Festival in Renovo last weeked. More...

Article

Emporium Rotarians observed ‘Rotary In Action Day’ Saturday by cleaning the roadside along a section of Rt. 46. More...

Sports

Showdown: Raiders at Gators Saturday

There was little suspense as the undefeated Cameron County Red Raiders trotted onto the gridiron last Friday night to meet the struggling Otto-Eldred Terrors. More...

Coudersport wins ‘mud bowl’ 15-6

Smethport didn’t play like a winless team as the Hubbers hosted Coudersport in a high school football game that carried higher stakes for the visitors than the downtrodden hosts. More...

Falcons shooting for soccer title

for soccer title   Coudersport is still battling Brockway for a high school soccer league title, but the overarching goal for the Falcons (11-3) is a PIAA District 9 championship. More...

State budget stalemate over; no word on winners, losers

Spending plan eliminates or cuts funding to 500 programs

Local government leaders are awaiting word on how funding cuts in the state’s 2009-10 operating budget will affect their operations. Exactly when state funds will be released is another question not fully answered as of press time.   More...

Jobless rates rise locally

Unemployment at 18 percent in Cameron, 11 percent in Potter

Both Cameron and Potter counties experienced a slight increase in unemployment in August. Cameron’s jobless rate remained the highest in the state.   More...

Cole Hospital focused on excellence

Financial challenges linger, but situation continues to improve

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is showing financial improvement and setting itself apart as a leader in rural health care. More...

News

Correction

An Oct. 3 headline and caption indicating that the Emporium office of Dickinson Mental Health is closing were incorrect. More...

Austin Apple Butter Feest Canceled

The Apple Butter Festival planned for Saturday in Austin has been canceled due to weather.   More...

Exchange Vows

Angeline Ruth Davis and Keith Michael Halstead were united in a double ring ceremony on Aug. 22, 2009 at the Abundant Life Church, with Reverend John Miller officiating.   Sara and “A” Maines performed vocal music selections. More...

Potter County News

Flu shot clinics scheduled in Potter County

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...

Coudersport Schools state funding cut by $40,000

Coaching, transportation issues also discussed

Approval of the state’s 2009- 10 budget came as welcome news at Monday’s meeting of the Coudersport Area School Board.   More...

‘Heritage’ project moving forwards; input welcome

A project to draw tourists and spotlight heritage of communities across northern Pennsylvania is expanding.   Austin, Coudersport, Galeton and Smethport are implementing work plans under the Pennsylvania Route 6 Heritage Communities Program. More...

Outdoors

Looking for game? Find the acorns!

One question is foremost in a hunters’ mind: how is this fall’s mast crop?   What food sources are available -- and where -- may be the two most important factors to consider when planning a hunt.   More...

‘Wounded Warriors’ coming back

Veterans to take part in LEEK’s Black Powder Hunt

LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve in Potter County is hosting another group of “wounded warriors” Oct. 21-25 for the facility’s annual Black Powder Hunt. More...

Grouse, squirrel season open today

Game Commission biologists expect ruffed grouse hunting to be somewhat below average for the more than 100,000 hunters who annually pursue these challenging game birds. More...

Obituaries

Sandra K. Moyer

APRIL 11, 1954 - OCTOBER 14, 2009

Sandra K. Moyer, 55, of Bangor died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus, Bethlehem.   Born April 11, 1954 in Coudersport, she was a daughter of Geraldine Hatt Davis of Coudersport and the late LeRoy Davis. More...

Milton ‘Bud’ Snyder

DECEMBER 1, 1933 - OCTOBER 14, 2009

Lifelong Coudersport resident Milton L. “Bud” Snyder, 75, of Coudersport died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.   Born Dec. More...

Death Notices

Anson S. Hosley   A graveside service for Anson S. Hosley, II, will be held at 11 am on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 in the Ulysses Cemetery. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.   Mr. More...