April 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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A long battle ensued after this monstrous palomino went for Mike Pearson’s offering while fishing at the Broad Street Bridge in Emporium Borough Saturday afternoon. More...

Trails at Pine Creek, Austin Dam top priorities in plan

‘Greenways’ program enhancing, preserving nature trails

Austin’s Dam Trail and the Pine Creek Trail Extension near Galeton have been identified as top priorities in a “Greenways” plan to boost recreational opportunities and preserve natural infrastructure in the region.   More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The Salt Run Fishing Derby was a success, as usual. The kids went home with plenty of fish and a full belly. It was a pleasure to work with Harry Mansfield and Don Caton. I am looking forward to next year. More...

Where are they now?

Mike Fapore’s journey from Emporium to Somerset Borough included plenty of detours.   “In high school, I didn’t have anything academically that I felt was my future,” said the 51-year-old owner of the Medicine Shoppe. More...

More on McNarney

To the editor:   I would like to add to Mr. Ostrum’s fine comments regarding General McNarney and the honorary renaming of Fourth Street to General Joseph Taggart Mc- Narney Boulevard. More...

Community Life

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Area workers came together at the Administrative Professionals Luncheon held Wednesday at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce. More...

May 15 dance will benefit Doud family

A benefit dance will be held on Satur- day, May 15, from 8 pm to midnight at the Vets Club in Emporium for the Glen and Kari Doud family. More...

Enrolled at DuBois

Melissa Fuenffinger of Emporium has been accepted to attend DuBois Business College.   She is enrolled in the clinical medical program. She is a graduate of Port Allegany High School.   More...

Sports

Gators win wild one over Falcons

Rivals Port Allegany and Coudersport squared off for a wild varsity baseball game Wednesday night in Coudersport – wild in more ways than one. More...

Standout performances in track & field

Coudersport’s boys came out on top during a three-team track and field meet at CARP Field, besting Cameron County, 105-43, and Johnsonburg, 99-49. More...

Softball season nearing midpoint

Varsity softball teams from Coudersport, Cameron County and Austin have been taking advantage of good weather to polish their skills as the regular season nears its midpoint. More...

Obituaries

George L. Clark

George “Stub” Clark, 79, of Coudersport, died April 16, 2010, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.   More...

Glenn R. Harvey

Glenn R. “Bud” Harvey, 83, of Sweden Valley, died April 20, 2010, at his home following a brief illness.   Mr. Harvey was an Army veteran of World War II. More...

Donald R. Clemmer

Donald R. Clemmer, 71, of Hammersley Fork, died April 6, 2010, at Bucktail Medical Center in Renovo.   A U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. More...

‘Man camps’ expected; townships urged to adopt holding tank ordinances

DEP: natural gas workers need sewage permits before camps are developed

With “man camps” beginning to be established to accommodate workers in the natural gas industry, Potter County municipalities which don’t have a Holding Tank Ordinance in place are being advised to adopt such a regulation by the De More...

Rigas company in legal battle over ‘Juliet’ film

Ellen Rigas’ company asks Court to stop film’s May release

EVP Enterprises has asked a New York District Court to stop the May release of the Summit Entertainment film “Letters to Juliet.”   EVP claims it has an exclusive deal with the production company ErgoArts, founded by Ellen Rigas, d More...

Momentum building for Dam Park expansion

Momentum is building for the planned expansion of the Austin Dam Memorial Park, although officials are calling for patience. A meeting will be held next month by a study committee working on the multi-faceted plan. More...

‘Community spirit’ theme of second mural

Emporium group seeking public suggestions on content

Now that work on a militarythemed Emporium community mural is well underway, plans are being made for another work of art.   Theme of the second mural is community spirit, through a compilation of 12 panels. More...

News

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

2,795 Cameron County Community Chest needs $2,795 to meet its 2010 goal by September. The goal was $24,580 in the 1970s and 1980s, then increased to $35,450 the following decade. More...

Long-time ASD educators retiring

Two long-time educators at Austin Area School District are departing at the end of the current school year.   More...

Rich Valley bridge project underway

Temporary traffic signals are in place to control traffic during bridge work on Rich Valley Road (Rt. 4004) near Emporium.   Crews have begun repair work on a bridge in Shippen Township, near the high school. More...

Potter County News

44 years running: Maple Festival next weekend

Festivals and celebrations have come and gone throughout the region, but few can compare to the Potter Tioga Maple Festival. Downtown Coudersport will come alive next weekend for the 44th annual festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday.   More...

CERT emergency training slated

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is scheduled for volunteers at the Roulette Firehall.   The 20-hour class begins Tuesday, April 27, at 6 pm. More...

CVFD awarded safety, prevention grant

Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $10,260 from the state under the Fire Prevention and Safety Program. Funds will be used to purchase a live fire extinguisher training system.   More...

Outdoors

Global warming: we’re seeing it here

It has been an odd spring. Warm weather came early this year. Spring peepers could be heard about a week to ten days earlier than usual. Then, there was an unseasonably long warm spell from the end of March into early April.   More...

For elk, grooming one another is the tie that binds

It’s interesting to watch an 800-pound elk use a back hoof to scratch its head or ear. More...

‘Doe’ license allocations cut by 11,000 in 2G

Members of the Pennsylvania Game Commission took dramatic actions this week that are still being assessed by hunters, foresters and many others with an interest in the state’s wildlife – especially the deer herd.   More...