May 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Golf event, auction to benefit Cameron Ministerium

An Ecumenical Golf Outing will be held Sunday, May 16, beginning at 1:30 pm at the Emporium Country Club. Organizers hope members of many area churches will participate. Proceeds will benefit the Emporium Ministerium.   More...

Jobless rate heading in the right direction

800 still looking for work in Potter County; 400 in Cameron County

Potter and Cameron counties showed slight drops in the jobless rate during March, although the total number of unemployed remained the same in both counties. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

That gigantic oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico will probably haunt us for the rest of our lives. It makes you realize that just when you think something can’t go wrong, it does. More...

GAS DRILLING IS NOT AN ‘ASSAULT’

(John E. Peterson represented Pa. 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1996 through 2009. Before that, he served in the state House and Senate. Now, he is executive director of the Allegheny Forest Alliance.)   More...

Bank Reform Misses Mark

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Community Life

Potter Players to present Smokey Joe’s Café

Smokey Joe’s Café, a musical revue of timeless songs, will be presented May 14-15 at 7:30 pm at the Coudersport High School auditorium.   More...

Free workout facilities during hospital week

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital joins in the National Hospital Week observance May 9-15.   The hospital’s wellness centers in Coudersport, Emporium, Smethport and Port Allegany will be open, free of charge, all week.   More...

Free skin cancer screenings slated

Dr. David Moylan and Dr. Hans Baerwald will provide free skin cancer screenings from 7:30-9:30 am Saturday, May 15, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital ’s Patterson Cancer Care Center.   A light breakfast will be served. More...

Outdoors

Hunting deer— with a net!

Lately there has been a new face in Emporium. The tall, smiling young man is known to many as “the deer guy.”   More...

Appreciating ‘wisdom’ in elk country

For months I have been mulling what message or tribute to have inscribed on a memorial brick I am buying for the walkway to the new Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette. More...

First Fork Fishing Club plans children’s fishing derby

Children age 12 and younger are welcome to try their luck in Freeman Run at the Austin Dam Memorial Park next weekend during the First Fork Fishing Club’s Kids’ Fishing Derby. More...

Turning to the ‘web’

With farmers’ markets gone, local growers marketing on the internet

Local farmers are turning to social networking, meshing agriculture with technology. It’s a trend that should aid the producer market his crops while helping the consumer learn who’s growing the food and how they’re doing it. More...

Ewwwww!

The forest tent caterpillar is making late spring not so nice in many places in the region, clinging to anything and everything and turning large tracts of lush, green forest into barren wastelands. More...

Gas rush: What can we expect?

Northcentral Pennsylvania can benefit from the experiences of North Texas, which has seen a rush to produce natural gas from shale deposits since the turn of the century.   More...

PA hopefuls to be the first schooled here

A dozen people will make history this month at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.   They represent the first class of a new physician assistant program provided through a partnership with Lock Haven University.   More...

News

Stabbing suspect brought back to Emporium to face charges

Cameron County retained a prisoner transportation service to bring a defendant, Miguel A. More...

Parking meter debated reignited

A debate dating back many years has returned to the floor of Emporium Borough Council.   Borough officials have long been split over the issue of metered parking and are revisiting the subject. More...

State police looking for joy rider

Joy ride on dozer   Someone vandalized a bulldozer left at a worksite in Wharton Township last weekend, breaking a dashboard panel to gain access to the ignition and then driving the equipment into a forested area, destroying some trees. More...

Potter County News

Wagner Ace ‘grand reopening’ today

A transition is complete at one of downtown Coudersport’s oldest businesses and Wagner Ace Hardware welcomes the public to attend an open house on Saturday (today) from 8 am to 4 pm. More...

Three straight perfect reports for Potter County Jail

Potter County Jail staff received recognition during Thursday’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners – the third consecutive time that the facility has earned a 100% compliance rating from the Pa. Dept. of Corrections.   More...

Primary May 18; new polling place for Allegheny Twp.

Everything is in place for the Tuesday, May 18, Primary Election in Potter County, including a change in polling location for voters in Allegany Township. More...

Sports

Emily Giannotti: born to run

That slender blonde teenager who runs through downtown Coudersport virtually every day is a girl on a mission. More...

McManus leads Falcons; Clingan hur ls no-hitter

Two of the top varsity softball teams in the region over the past few seasons met for a showdown Tuesday afternoon at Metzger Field in Coudersport and it was the homestanding Falcons (8-1) notching the win in a tense pitchers’ duel, 2-0. More...

Falcon baseball team improving

Hitting, pitching and fielding are showing signs of improvement as the Coudersport Falcons kick into gear and head down the stretch of the varsity baseball season.   More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Linda K. Green   Linda K. Green, 66, of Bradford, formerly of St. Marys, died April 28, 2010, at Hamot Medical Center, Erie. Entombment was in Willow Dale Cemetery.   Aletha M. Slottje   More...

Dorothy Jean Berry

APRIL 26, 1940 - MAY 3, 2010

Dorothy Jean Berry, 70, of East Fourth Street, Emporium, died Monday, May 3, 2010, in the Guy & Mary Felt Manor. More...

Obituary Policy

Full obituaries are billed at a flat rate of $15. Death notices are published free.   More...