March 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local recycling in jeopardy

Market conditions, politics, consumer habits threaten volunteer programs

Market conditions, politics and consumer habits are jeopardizing recycling programs in Potter and Cameron counties, which at More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Sometimes about all old people have going for them are their memories. It struck me on Sunday when I watched the U.S. hockey team lose in overtime to Canada in the Winter Olympics.   It reminded me of the American gold medal win back in 1980. More...

NOT RIGHT TO DEMONIZE IRS WORKERS

On Feb. 18th, a small plane was intentionally crashed into an office building in Austin, Texas, where almost 200 IRS employees work. More...

Dairying and drilling

To the editor:   We are dairy farmers and are opposed to natural gas drilling.   More...

Community Life

Mystery dinner theater March 20

A mystery dinner theater is coming to Coudersport. On Saturday, March 20, Coudersport Area Lions Club will sponsor the event at the firehall, starting with a meal at 6 pm. More...

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Members of the Austin VFW Post 7810 Ladies Auxiliary continued their support of local troops who are deployed on foreign soil. More...

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Erica Hodgdon, service coordinator for Helpmates Inc., displays a license awarded by the State Health Department to provide home care services through each of the agency’s offices. More...

Sports

Cowburn, Bardo, Bova head to Regionals

Four lopsided wins earned Coudersport senior Dirk Cowburn another PIAA District 9 wrestling championship.   Next up for Cowburn is the Northwest Regionals this weekend in Sharon. More...

Falcon boys heading to state tournament

Perennial powerhouse Elk County Catholic found itself trailing the upstart Coudersport Falcons in Wednesday’s PIAA District 9 boys’ basketball semifinals. More...

Young Falcon team headed to playoffs

“I’m proud as heck that we can get back to the state playoffs,” said Coudersport coach Brian Green after his girls’ basketball team secured a berth. More...

State support for county fairs eliminated again

Potter, Cameron county fairs will struggle, but carry on

A 2010-11 state budget proposed by Gov. Ed Rendell eliminates funding for county fairs. However, he will have a hard time getting it through the legislature. More...

Hospital announces partnership with Hamot

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has announced a clinical affiliation with Hamot Medical Center of Erie. More...

Libraries take another financial hit

Like many other agencies, public libraries face a cut in state’s proposed 2010-11 budget. While the decrease is More...

Tuesday deadline for candidates

Deadline is Tuesday for candidates to file signed petitions to run for party nominations in the May 18 primary election. There has been scant political interest throughout Potter More...

News

Gas industry impact to be discussed

How will the area’s economy be affected by the dawning natural gas boom?   How will our communities change?   How should local leaders respond?   More...

Local jobless rates remain relatively steady

Cameron County’s jobless rate climbed slightly during January, with the county still holding on to the highest unemployment rate in Pennsylvania. More...

‘Daffodil Days’ deliveries set for March 16, 18

Through thick and thin, employees of GKN in Emporium have always come through for the Cameron County Community Chest.   More...

Potter County News

New PEMA maps for Coudersport flood plain info. available

Federal Emergency Management Agency has released the results of a flood insurance study for the Borough of Coudersport.   Preliminary maps identifying the flood plain are available at the Borough Office at 201 South West Street. More...

Local ‘natural gas expo’ March 17-18

Businesses seeking to capitalize on the natural gas rush, adults seeking employment options with the industry and students investigating career fields are the three target audiences for the Natural Gas Expo to be held in Coudersport March 17-18. More...

Pesticide update meeting Monday

A meeting to share information on the latest trends in pesticide use is scheduled for Monday in Coudersport. More...

Outdoors

Birding among park programs

Sinnemahoning State Park continues a series of free weekend outdoor programs. More...

More from the Amazon

I have had some wonderful experiences while volunteering in the Amazon Basin in eastern Ecuador. More...

Shed hunting: cure for cabin fever

Elk antler-shedding season is under way. It’s a remedy for cabin fever. More...

Obituaries

Paul Martin Travis

MAY 22, 1936 - MARCH 5, 2010

Paul Martin Travis, Sr., age 73, of 175 Willow wood Drive, Emporium, PA passed away March 3, 2010 at the Dubois Regional Medical Center after a four-year battle with cancer. More...

Death Notices

Susan J. Kline   More...