April 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dramatic rise in payments to veterans

New director credits local veterans organizations

As Leonard “Lenny” Kalkbrenner embarks on his second year as Potter County director of veterans affairs, compensation and pension claims in the county have More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Trout season is here and that means it is time for the annual Salt Run Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 17. Bring the little kids and come on out. There is free food and drinks for the kids. More...

Fill Out The Forms!

To the editor:   Have you sent back your census form? If you have, thank you! If you haven’t, please do so as soon as possible.   More...

Cemetery Assn. Seeks Support

To the editor:   With warmer weather and days beginning to get longer, we are cleaning up from the winter so the Eulalia Cemetery will again look nice for Memorial Day and the summer. This does not happen without money.   More...

Potter County News

Workshop for emergency service providers

A workshop to help emergency services agencies throughout Potter County to qualify for government grants will be held on Monday in Coudersport. The session is scheduled for 6:30 pm at the Potter County Emergency Operations Center, off Rt. More...

Potter County land transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • March 29, William Pierce to Kelvin W. Hess, Harrison Township, $48,470.   More...

Sentenced on multiple charges

An Elk County man was sentenced recently in Potter County Court after being convicted during a non-jury trial of driving under the influence of alcohol and other charges, stemming from a Roulette Township incident.   More...

Outdoors

Inside the Outdoors

Here we go: Trout season 2010!

Trout fishing draws more sportsmen to northcentral Pennsylvania than any other outdoor activity, giving the region a much-needed economic boost.   More...

Bonus prize for these trout!

If you are fishing in the Emporium area and hook into a big one, you very well could land more than just a nice trout.   More...

Spring gobbler season nearing

Spring gobbler season is nearing, with a one-day season for youths on April 24, following by the general season May 1-31.   More...

Obituaries

Gregory K. Faust

JANUARY 20, 1960 - APRIL 11, 2010

Gregory Keith Faust Sr., 50, of Emporium, formerly of Johnstown passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2010 after a brief illness.   Born January 20, 1960, in Johnstown, he was a son of Robert C. and Mary Z. (Dye) Faust.   More...

Donalee Dudley

Donalee G. Dudley, 64, of Port Allegany, formerly employed at Sylvania Company in Emporium, died April 9, 2010, in Pittsburgh. Burial was in Card Creek Cemetery, Roulette. More...

‘Strategic Action’ group being formed to eye gas industry

Potter County is developing a strategic action advisory group to coordinate the county’s response to the Marcellus shale More...

New gas-related business set to open in Emporium

A Kentucky company will be opening an office in Emporium to provide OSHA training classes to employees of companies working directly with More...

Area schools warned of ‘financial time bomb’

Area school districts face major expenses in the not-toodistant future to cover increased teachers’ pensions, unless the state legislature intervenes by passing a new law. More...

Young students learning about career opportunites

Students are thinking about careers even before they begin junior high school. To broaden their More...

News

Huck named new CSD superintendent

High School Principal Alanna Huck will be the new superintendent of schools in the Coudersport Area School District, following a unanimous vote at Monday’s school board meeting that generated a loud round of applause from almost two dozen facu More...

Cameron County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:   • March 2, Russell J. Andrews Jr. to Shelley E. Slottje, Shippen Township, $1.00.   • March 4, Kenneth L. Heisel to Ronald W. More...

County regulations changing with times

Times are changing in Potter County and county officials are trying to keep pace by updating the county’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.   More...

Community Life

Birth Announcements

Peyton Danielle Bacon Peyton Danielle Bacon was born April 11, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, the daughter of Sabrina A. Earle and Michael O. Bacon of Austin.   She weighed eight pounds, 13 ounces, and joins a brother, Pierce A. More...

New Choices program goal: economic self-sufficiency

“Economic self-sufficiency” is the lofty goal of the New Choices Career Development Program, according to an announcement from the Emporium based Northern Tier Community Action.   More...

Civil War book signing May 1

Potter County Historical Society will host a book-signing at Olga’s Café on Saturday, May 1, from 10 am to noon, in conjunction with the Maple Festival in downtown Coudersport.   More...

Sports

McLean, Jones named to hoops ‘All-Decade Team’

An “all-decade team” for PIAA District 9 high school basketball players was announced last week by an internet-based scholastic sports information service. More...

Lyon named player of the week

David Lyon is enjoying a solid sophomore season as a member of the Kent State University basketball team.   The Cameron County native, a catcher with solid defensive skills, was recently Mid-American Conference Player of the Week. More...

Mountain View Bowling results

Following are recent results from Mountain View Bowling Center:   Friday Mixed League: Alley Stompers 80-40, Middle of the Road Gang 62-58, Lucky Strikes 58-62, Misfits 40-80. Top scores: B. Smith 180- 482, R. Metcalf 482, E. Pellam 182, B. More...