April 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas meeting: geology and jobs

Next meeting of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force will feature a look at the county’s subsurface and the implications of Marcellus Shale gas development on natural water features. More...

Viewpoints

'My Side'

DONATE YOUR CAR TO CHARITY

(Bill Ransom is chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers, which includes Potter County. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

We were visiting my older brother, who lives with his daughter. My niece and I went to the sunrise service at the Stillwater Christian Church. More...

Caterpillars Coming

To the editor:   In 2009, we saw an unprecedented explosion in the population of Eastern and Forest Tent caterpillars -- especially the latter. More...

Community Life

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Representatives from the Cameron County Family Center’s Share the Love program visited Charles Cole Memorial Hospital ’s long-term care residents to deliver Easter cards. More...

Community Foundation gaining momentum

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers is gaining momentum across the region after recently accepting Potter County under its charter.   More...

Flags available for veterans’ graves

Potter County Office of Veterans Affairs has received a supply of Memorial Day flags to be distributed to area veterans’ organizations. They may be picked up April 19-20 and April 26-27. More...

Sports

Local sharpshooters score well in 4-H event

Potter County hosted the Regional 4-H Air Rifle Competition, with 45 youths from four counties participating. Participants shot in prone, standing and kneeling positions. More...

Capatch named to Big 30 game

Coudersport Area High School’s Tony Capatch has been selected to participate in the 37th annual Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Football Classic. The game will be held at 7 pm on Aug. 7 at Bradford High School’s Parkway Field.   More...

Pitch, Hit & Run April 24

Austin Baseball Association will once again host a local skills competition session for the national Pitch, Hit and Run baseball/softball competition on Saturday, April 24. Registration will be from noon until 1. Competition will start at 1:30. More...

SHORT AND NOT SO SWEET

Disappointing year for maple producers: Early, warm weather cut yield by 60 percent

This season’s maple syrup production can be compared to the economy –not good. More...

Census returns on track

More than 66 percent of Potter County residents and 63 percent in Cameron County have filled out and mailed their 2010 U.S. Census questionnaires. More...

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Emotions hung high during an Easter Sunday ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. More...

News

Potter County jobless rate drops; Cameron’s rises slightly

Potter County’s jobless rate is showing some encouraging signs, while Cameron’s unemployment figure – already the state’s highest – has gotten even worse. More...

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Work has begun on a highway improvement project on Rt. 6 in the Coudersport area, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Resurfacing of the roadway from the Rt. More...

Bullying program April 22

A program entitled, “Creating Kind Communities: The Ins and Outs of Bullying Prevention,” will be held on Thursday, April 22, from 6:30 to 8 pm at the Coudersport Elementary School.   More...

Potter County News

Potter County deeds recorded

Following are property transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • March 22, David F. Leland to Wolgemuth Real Estate, Bingham Township, $140,000.   • March 24, Douglas Stoudt to Charles A. More...

Handful of races in primary election

Three candidates are vying for the post of Potter County Republican Chairman in the May 19 primary election. In the drawing for ballot position, the top spot went to Jason Chitester, followed by Marcia Lagrua Jones and Carl Long. More...

State helping local farmers go organic

In the 1940s and 1950s, farmers working Potter County’s rocky fields began growing more potatoes. More...

Outdoors

4-H hoagie sale benefits summer camp

4-H clubs hosted by the Cameron County Recreation Center are holding a hoagie sale to raise money for summer camp. More...

Warm, dry weather prompts wildfire warnings

Warm spring weather has heightened the threat of wildfires, prompting warnings about outside burning while vegetation is so dry and flammable. More...

Record-breaking day for the 36th running of the Canoe & Kayak Classic

Organizers of the Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic wanted this year’s event to be a big one, as the county celebrates its sesquicentennial and puts on its best face for the rest of the world. More...

Obituaries

Gordon H. Klinestiver

FEBRUARY 14, 1935 - APRIL 8, 2010

Lion who survives. A lifelong resident of Emporium, he was a 1952 graduate of Emporium High School and in 1956 received his engineering degree from Penn State University, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon.   More...

Milford C. Pepper

World War II veteran and former businessman Milford C. Pepper, 87, of Coudersport, died April 2, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.   Born Sept. 25, 1922, in Coudersport, he was the son of Emory E. and Lillian E. Blow Pepper. More...

Joseph B. Alackness

Joseph Blaise Alackness, 67, of Roulette died April 4 in Rochester, N.Y.   A native of Phoenixville, he was a Vietnam War veteran, serving with the U.S. Army.   Mr. More...