February 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Students to present ‘Footloose’ March 5-6

Coudersport High School students will present the musical “Footloose” March 5-6, in the high school auditorium. Curtain times are 7 pm Friday and 2 pm Saturday. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

You may have heard the old saying, “Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn once in a while.” I don’t know where that came from, but last week it fit my wife and me to a T. More...

TIME FOR HUNTING LICENSE FEE INCREASE

The Game Commission is not able to do all we would like for the Commonwealth’s wildlife or the hunters and trappers, due to the lack of resources to accomplish our objectives.   More...

Garden Club turns 50!

To the editor:   While Cameron County celebrates its sesquicentennial, the Emporium Garden Club observes its 50th year of “developing the knowledge and love of gardening.”   Our first president was Mrs. Thomas Brewer. More...

Community Life

‘Daffodil Days’ deliveries set for March 16, 18

Delivery of daffodils and related items to support the American Cancer Society is slated for March 16 in Potter County and March 18 in Cameron County.   More...

Mckimms observe 60th anniversary

Thomas and Fern (Kephart) McKimm will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on March 10.   Family members are hosting an open house at the Emporium VFW from 1-4 pm on Saturday, March 6.   The McKimms have two sons, Thomas Jr. More...

Photo

Austin Cub Scouts competed in their annual Pinewood Derby Tuesday evening. Sixteen boys ran cars in the races. More...

Sports

Falcon girls shake off slump; stay alive in hoops playoffs

For about a half-hour, Coudersport’s hopes of another trip to the state girls’ basketball playoffs appeared to be in doubt.   More...

Raiders, Falcons eye playoffs

Northern Tier League champion Cameron County and Coudersport entered Friday night’s boys’ basketball playoffs with a chance to nail down a berth in the state playoffs.   More...

Cowburn already in unchartered waters

Dirk Cowburn begins his pursuit of a rare triple crown in scholastic wrestling, leading two dozen grapplers from Coudersport and Cameron County into the PIAA District 9 Tournament this weekend at Clarion University.   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Dorothy E. Nelson   Dorothy E. “Dot” Nelson, 81, of Shinglehouse died Feb. 22, 2010, in Towanda. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse..   Donald F. Kerr   More...

Union contract approved at Morgan AM&T

A tentative contract renewal between an employee union and management at Morgan AM&T of Coudersport has been approved. The previous three-year agreement expired on Sunday. More...

Homestead tax exemption deadline Monday

Homeowners in Cameron or Potter counties who want to qualify for reduced school taxes have only until Monday to apply for the “homestead exemption,” which requires school districts to cut real estate taxes on owner-occupied homes. More...

March 9 deadline to file Cameron election petitions

Candidates in Cameron County have begun circulating petitions for the May 18 Primary Election. More...

News

Schwab earns certification

Cameron County School District teacher Amy Schwab has attained certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. More...

Vintage ‘base ball’ being resurrected locally

It’s baseball the way it was meant to be played – at least according to 1860s’ standards. More...

Cameron County hiking program recognized

A prominent magazine recently spotlighted the “Hike Cameron County” project initiated last year by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce. American Hiker features the local hiking series in its spring 2010 edition.   More...

Potter County News

Borough looking at solutions to CARP flooding

Coudersport Borough Council members are investigating solutions to repeated flooding at Coudersport Area Recreation Park.   High water in January washed away topsoil and caused other damage at one of CARP’s baseball fields. More...

Pleads guilty to assault

A Potter County man has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault stemming from injuries he inflicted on a six-month-old boy and could be sentenced to five years or longer in state prison.   Robert L. More...

Jury convicts drug seller

A Potter County jury deliberated for only about two hours before returning with a guilty verdict in a drug case involving a Shinglehouse woman.   Tina M. More...

Outdoors

Canoe/Kayak Classic planned April 3

Plans are in place for one of Cameron County’s longest-running and most successful traditions – the 36th annual Canoe and Kayak Classic, set for Saturday, April 3. More...

Notes from the Amazon

I have been volunteering the past month as a missionary, working with rural churches in the impoverished regions of eastern Ecuador.   More...

Biggest-ever Sinnemahoning Coyote Hunt; 14 killed

Over 400 register for popular hunt

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association members are pleased with the results of their fifth annual Coyote Hunt last weekend.   Some 409 people from more than a dozen counties in Pennsylvania and two in New York registered for the event. More...