March 6, 2010 RSS feed / 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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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...

Annointing Mass

St. Mark Catholic Church of Emporium will hold an Anointing Mass on Sunday, March 14, at 10:30 am. This Mass is reserved for regular practicing Catholics only. More...

Potter Human Services updates presented

Members of the Potter County Human Services (PCHS) Advisory Board heard a number of updates during their first meeting of 2010:   More...

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Coudersport High School auditorium’s stage will come alive with music and dancing this weekend, as students present the musical “Footloose!” The musical tells the story of a teen&rsq More...

Firefighters needed for training

Austin Volunteer Fire Department is attempting to schedule two training classes in the near future. Topics would be Pump 1 Operations, instructed by Ron Adams, and Radio Communications.   More...

E.O. Austin group meets

E. O. Austin Home/Historical Society plans to become involved in the 2011 observance of the Austin Dam disaster centennial. A weeklong commemoration is planned for late September. More...

Former Austin man earns Marine Corps Honors

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Stephen “Danny” Breck, formerly of Austin, was recently awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal in recognition of being named West Coast Top Recruiter of the Year.   More...

Yucatan presentation to be presented

Fr. Paul Siebert and St. Mark/St. James Church representatives who recently visited the churches’ sister parish in rural Yucatan will present a program on Sunday, March 14 at 7 pm in O’Connell Hall. More...

Rifle raffle tickets on sale for special gun

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has commissioned a one-of-akind rifle to celebrate the 150th birthday of Cameron County. The Henry Rifle is engraved with pictures depicting Cameron County and valued at $3,495.   More...

Graduates from basic training

Army National Guard Specialist Travis R. Moshier graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.   The son of Bruce and Amy Moshier of Coudersport, Spc. More...

Free workout days scheduled

Emporium Wellness Center is offering membership discounts to non-members who join through March 31. The center is also offering free workouts on Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.   For more information, call 486-1321. More...

Eskesen, Stenhach earn masters

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford recently honored new graduates from its master of social work program.   Among them were Jessica Eskesen and Natalie Stenhach, both of Coudersport. Pitt-Bradford is forming a new class later this year. More...

Aboard USS Kentucky

Navy Seaman Ryan J. Chitester of Coudersport is serving aboard the USS Kentucky, an Ohio-class submarine commissioned in 1991, through April 13. More...

SPCA to meet

Next meeting of the Cameron County SPCA will be held on Thursday, March 11, at 6 pm at 421 North Broad Street in Emporium.   Meetings are held every other Thursday. More information on the SPCA is available on the internet at ccspca. webs.com More...

Scouts hold winter campout

Several Boy Scouts from Troop 536 of Coudersport held a weekend campout at the Cherry Springs Fire Tower cabin on Feb. 19.   More...

New pet food pantry location

Cameron County SPCA announces a new location for the free dog/cat food pantry.   Food is now being distributed at 105 South Broad Street in Emporium. Those interested in obtaining pet food should call 486-2617. 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...

On dean’s list

Austin High School graduate Hilary Gordnier has been named to the dean’s list at Ithaca (N.Y.) College. A freshman in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Hilary is the daughter of Stewart and Tracie Gordnier. More...

Melott first in Rotary’s four-way test contest

Six Cameron County High School students participated in the Emporium Rotary’s third annual 4- Way Test Speech Contest on Feb. 23. More...

Square dances coming up at Central Grange

Saturday night square dances are occasionally held at Central Grange in Sweden Valley. Next one is March 20.   The evening will begin with a $5.00 meal at 5:30. More...

Free physical examinations offered

Emporium Health Center will provide free physical examinations for underinsured adults of Cameron County. Physicals can be scheduled by calling 486-0810. More...

Lenten luncheon schedule

Wednesday lenten luncheons are continuing at the St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Emporium, being held at 12:05 at O’Connell Hall. Cost is $3.00.   Speaker on March 10 will be Fr. Paul Siebert; March 17, Rev. More...

Daffodils still available

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...

Alumni banquet meeting set

Plans have been announced for the annual Emporium/ Cameron County High School alumni banquet, to be held on Saturday, May 29, at the high school gym, starting at 6 pm. A planning meeting will be held at 9 am Saturday (today) at the Aroma Café. More...

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Frederic Anderson (seated) was honored by the Potter County Hospital Authority for his service to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Rotary speech contest Monday

Coudersport Rotary will host its annual 4-Way Test Essay Contest on Monday, March 8, with four student contestants taking part.   More...

Lindsay Smith on dean’s list

Lindsay Smith of Emporium has been named to the dean’s list at St. Bonaventure University.   A sociology and psychology major, Lindsay is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Smith Jr. More...

Lions Club donates to next ‘Habitat’ program

Potter County Habitat for Humanity recently received a boost for its next project, construction of a new home for a low-income family in Galeton, thanks to the Coudersport Area Lions Club. More...

Schott opens law office

Christa K. Schott, a graduate of Coudersport Area High School, has opened a law office in Port Allegany. She is the daughter of Don and Barb Kirby of Coudersport. More...

Story hour resumes

Coudersport Public Library’s preschool story hour program runs through April 27. More...

‘Brothers of the brush’ contest

Cameron County Fair Association is getting into the sesquicentennial spirit by sponsoring a beard-growing contest.   Anyone who purchases a button is eligible to compete in the “brothers of the brush’ contest   More...

Music Boosters to meet

Cameron County Music Boosters will meet at 7 pm Monday in the high school band room. Parents of student musicians and anyone else interested in the school music program are encouraged to attend. More...

Northern Potter Players perform tonight

On Friday night, March 5, and Saturday night, March 6, the Northern Potter Players will present “Give My Regards to Broadway” at the Northern Potter High School Auditorium, 745 Route 49 Northern Potter Road, Ulysses. More...