December 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Schools may play part in natural gas boom

Students and teachers from all five public schools in Potter County would be involved in a water quality monitoring project tied in with the upsurge in natural gas drilling if a federal grant application is approved.   More...

Major pipeline construction coming

Cameron County getting in on natural gas boom action

Businesses, educators and government officials have been waiting for signs that the touted Marcellus Shale natural gas industry is including Cameron County in its plans. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Depression seems to be the most important malady that is covered by TV ads. There are several anti-depressant drugs on the market. Tomorrow I am going to get a five-gallon bucket and take it to the drug store. More...

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT

(Vivian Doerr is a resident of Emporium)   Are you wondering what to give that special person on your Christmas list?   The verse below is something I found somewhere a long time ago in a newspaper. Its author is unknown. More...

Letters to the Editor

Changing Hunting Rules For Seniors   To the editor: In April, I attended the Game Commission’s quarterly meeting in Harrisburg and presented a letter asking that the current antler restrictions be amended.   More...

Community Life

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  Cameron County residents – and volunteers – are once again coming through for the underprivileged through the Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign. More...

Chruches plan Christmas services

Coudersport area churches are beginning to announce plans for Christmas events.   Christ Episcopal Church will hold its popular Lessons and Carols service on Sunday at 7 pm.   St. More...

Birth Announcements

Jacob Matthew Matteson   A son was born to Nicole Lamont and Timothy Matteson of Roulette on Nov. 11, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.   More...

Sports

Rebuilding should bear fruit for Falcon boys

Coming off a rebuilding campaign that resulted in an 11-10 record, the Coudersport High School boys’ basketball program is on the comeback trail.   Although the rebuilding is continuing, there are brighter prospects in 2009-10.   More...

Raider girls’ basketball team hosts Bradford Wednesday

Cameron County has high hopes heading into the 2009-10 girls’ basketball season, coming off a .500 season (11-11) and returning several experienced players. More...

Austin boys, girls teams preparing for new season

Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams at Austin Area High School are looking to recover from major losses to graduation.   More...

Obituaries

Jack E. Jones

JUNE 13, 1929 - DECEMBER 4, 2009

Korean War veteran and former Emporium businessman Jack E. Jones, 80, died at Hamot Medical Center in Erie on Dec, 4, 2009.   He was born June 13, 1929 in St. Marys, a son of Edgar and Marie Rinard Jones. On June 13, 1989, in St. More...

Death Notices

Frederick A. Barber   Frederick A. Barber, 62, of Emporium died Dec. 5, 2009, in Hamot Medical Center, Erie.   Born Feb. 13, 1947, in Coudersport, he was a son of Alvin E. and Florence Jackson Barber.   More...

Tax increase expected under the tree in Potter County;

Couder spor t residents will find one in their stockings as well

… two turtle doves and a tax hike under our tree...   And so the song goes in Potter County where property owners can expect to see a 1.25 mil increase in their real estate taxes in 2010.   More...

KUHL TO CLERK FOR SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE

Attorney and former judicial candidate Bob Kuhl is closing his Coudersport law practice to serve as law clerk in Wellsboro for newly elected Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Sallie Mundy of Tioga County.   More...

Dickinson establishes new behavior health model

Dickinson Mental Health Center Inc. has established a new behavioral health service delivery model, in collaboration with two local institutions.   More...

News

Jury convicts marijuana dealer

Another in a series of drug cases came to trial on Tuesday in Cameron County Court.   Jurors returned a guilty verdict in the case against accused marijuana dealer David J. Hulick, 25, after deliberating for less than an hour. More...

Local pizza expert returns from China event

David Smith of Pizza Palace Plus in Emporium has returned from participating in the FHC Food Show, home to China’s first National Pizza Championship in Shanghai. More...

‘Unstoppable’ pays off for EVFD

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department received a sizable donation from the production company that disrupted life in the county seat for several days during filming of “Unstoppable.”   A check for $18,600 was presented to Fire Chief B More...

Potter County News

Leadership class applications being taken

Applications are being accepted for the Leadership Potter County 2010 class. It’s a year-long leadership development program that prepares students to become more effective contributors to the future of their communities.   More...

Reduced setence requested

Free on bail, pharamcists seeks to help other addicts

A Coudersport pharmacist sentenced to prison in the biggest drug trial ever brought before Potter County Court is asking for a reduced sentence.   More...

Open house at ‘Habitat For Humanity’ home Saturday

Potter County Habitat for Humanity will host an open house at its newest home on Saturday (today), where owner Betty Shalkowski will be on hand to welcome guests.   More...

Outdoors

The two buck stand

There are certain events that happen throughout a lifetime that will never be forgotten. Even more special are when we are able to share these experiences with family or friends. More...

Man arrested for baiting huge bear

A northeastern Pennsylvania man is in trouble for luring a massive black bear with bait before shooting the bruin.   Charles W. More...

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Janet Colwell from Hicks Run killed the second bear of her hunting career on Nov. 23 – some 33 years after her first one! More...