November 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Speaking of big buck$…

‘Land men’ may be looking for you

T hey’re known as “land men,” a politically incorrect   term describing agents who   are knocking on doors all across western and central Pennsylvania to try and talk landowners into leasing their holdings for natural ga More...

Thieves nab original plate from Keating Summit bridge

determine the where- K eating Township Supervisors   are trying to   whereabouts   of a 118-yearold metal plaque which was formerly located on the railroad bridge in Keating Summit. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

At the end of Rich Valley there is a camp by the name of “The In Crowd” and it is a super place. My family and their friends have been using it for years and it has served us for all the hunting seasons and also fishing season. More...

GAS DRILLING IN THE ‘WILDS

(Robert Pennell is secretary of the Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited.)   They call it the “Pennsylvania Wilds,” more than 6 million acres of relatively unspoiled forests and mountains in 12 northern Pennsylvania countie More...

Letters to the editor

Borough Tightens Belt   To the editor:   Emporium Borough’s tentative 2010 budget of $1.16 million is a reduction of $53,185 from the 2009 budget.   More...

Community Life

Open enrollment for Medicare underway

With letters from the state and informational packages from Medicare Part D providers arriving daily in the mail, it’s easy to become overwhelmed during the open enrollment period which runs from mid-November to Dec. 31.   More...

North Country Voices Christmas concert December 6

North Country Voices, a Coudersport-based choral group, will present its annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 pm at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. More...

Community Chest still underway

Cameron County Community Chest continues its fund drive for 2010.   October donations totaled nearly $2,000 toward the drive’s goal of $20,500. About 30 individuals and five businesses have donated.   More...

Sports

High flying Falcons in district title game

Hit hard by graduation and turning to many underclassmen to play critical roles, the Falcons of Coudersport were surrounded with uncertainties entering the 2009 high school football season. More...

Historic season for unbeaten Red Raiders

The 2009 Cameron County Red Raiders wrote their names in the school history books by polishing off a perfect 9-0 run through the Allegheny Mountain Football League schedule. More...

Falcons one win away from D9 title

Not too many armchair experts expected to see the perennial contenders from Coudersport back in the PIAA District 9 championship game. More...

‘Underlying condition’ factor in H1N1 death

Hospital confirms first local ‘swine flu’ fatality

P rivacy laws have prevented public health officials from   disclosing much information   about Potter County’s first fatality from the H1N1 virus (swine flu). More...

Potter, Cameron counties share in high bear kill

D espite the lack of snow, preliminary figures indicate that bear hunters posted   the second highest first-day kill in state   history, with Potter and Cameron counties both among the top five first-day harvests. More...

Morgan AM&T marking a half century

W hile many other northcentral Pennsylvania businesses   have for a time flourished   and then fallen by the wayside, Morgan AM&T continues to adapt and change with the times. More...

News

Dinner, basket raffle to benefit SOAP group

Several fund-raisers are underway or in the works by Coudersport’s Save Our Area Pool (SOAP) organization.   A chicken and dumplings dinner will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Hotel Crittenden. More...

Rotary brought up to speed on Lions recycling

Members of the Coudersport Rotary heard about the activities of another local civic group, the Lions Club, during a presentation Monday at the Laurelwood.   More...

Tri-County Electric members to receive holiday rate reduction

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative hopes to provide some additional holiday cheer to its 16,500 members by lowering their cost-of-service charge for one month. More...

Potter County News

Ag. disaster designation for Potter

A hard frost that settled in on the region in mid-June, causing millions of dollars in damage to farm crops, has triggered a federal government program that provides low-interest loans to farmers.   More...

Photo

On behalf of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner, and son Kevin Jr., funeral director, presented the Potter County Honor Guard with a donation. More...

Potter County land transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: More...

Outdoors

Find food and cover, find deer

It’s almost here and, across the region, the outlook for deer hunters is good.   A large number of mature bucks are out there, including a few real trophies. Some of the largest bucks killed in recent years will be taken this fall. More...

Preliminary bear hunt kill hits projections

Results of the three-day bear hunting season are being assessed by the Game Commission. Early reports suggest that the agency’s forecast was accurate in terms of hunter success and population management. More...

Photo

This was the scene at the Game Commission’s elk check station during this year’s six-day Pennsylvania elk hunt. More...

Obituaries

The Rev. Kenneth Dietze

AUGUST 27, 1913 - NOVEMBER 20, 2009

A popular clergyman, musician and commercial printer, the Rev. Kenneth W. Dietze of Shinglehouse, died Nov. 20, 2009, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. He was 96.   More...

Death Notices

R. Francis Quimby   Roger Francis Quimby, 88, of Coudersport died Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness.   More...