May 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

ON THE MOVE

Zito Media doubles in size with Galaxy aquisition

Rising from the devastating 2002 bankruptcy of Adelphia Communications Corp., Coudersport’s Rigas family is becoming a bigger player in the cable television industry.   More...

Memorial Day ceremonies

Dedication of a monument to military forces fighting against global terrorism will highlight Memorial Day ceremonies in Emporium. Nicholas J. (Joey) Botera III is presenting the monument to the community as his Eagle Scout project. More...

Elk Center to have ‘Disney’ touch

There is a Walt Disney touch – literally – at the new Elk Country Visitors Center that will open on Winslow Hill near the Elk County village of Benezette.   More...

Tuesday meeting will address high-speed internet access

Help for leaders who want to improve high-speed internet access in their communities will be available on Tuesday at the Potter County Education Council office in Coudersport from 6-8 pm.   More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Memorial Day is near and every one of us should pause and remember the people who have made the supreme sacrifice for our nation. It is a lot more than picnics and a day off from work.   More...

BACK IN HAITI... THERE IS HOPE

(Lindsey Strauch has returned to Haiti to continue her missionary work and to help that island nation recover from the devastating earthquake of Jan. 12. More...

Rural Development

To the editor:   After a long wait, it finally appears that USDA is poised to roll out the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program. More...

Potter County News

CSD budget, teachers’ union contract unsettled

Coudersport Area School District officials had hoped to cast a final vote on the 2010-2011 budget in mid-June, but uncertainty over state funding makes it appear that the action will come down to the wire.   More...

Jail spending on target for 2010

Operating the Potter County Jail is a $1 million per year expense for the county, with many state mandates but no accompanying funding.   More...

Habitat chapter plans golf tourney

Potter County Habitat for Humanity will hold its next fundraiser, the annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 23, at the Coudersport Golf Club   More...

Outdoors

‘Hike Cameron County’ program returns

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce announces the return of the program, Hike Cameron County, this year.   In observance of National Trail Day, a hike to the Woodman of the World gravestone for Zachary Zaner will be held on Saturday, June 5. More...

Legion hosts Kelligan Derby

Thirty-six children age 12 and under took part in the third annual Keith Kelligan Memorial Kids’ Fishing Derby, sponsored by American Legion Post 192 of Coudersport. More...

Dad’s turn for gobbler action!

There are a variety of reasons why we hunt. The challenge and time spent in nature are two of the top reasons. Camaraderie and time spent with friends and family also draw us to hunting. More...

Fox pups

Fox pups are making their first appearances outside of their dens in Pennsylvania. These siblings were waiting patiently for the return of their mother when Joseph Shelley captured this image near Port Allegany. More...

Communities will pause to pay respect

Communities around the region will hold traditional Memorial Day observances on Monday. It’s a historical occasion this year in both Coudersport and Emporium, with special dedication ceremonies planned in each town. More...

Cole Hospital stokes area’s economy

After a recent state report cited operating losses by Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and many other rural health care facilities across Pennsylvania, officials at Cole issued a news release putting the numbers in some perspective.   More...

Route 6 tourism generates millions

Drawing tourists by spotlighting the heritage of communities across northern Pennsylvania is the goal of the Pennsylvania Route 6 Heritage Communities Program in Austin, Coudersport, Galeton and Smethport. More...

News

Northwest Savings Bank joins elite circle

It’s not easy to qualify for recognition from J. D. Power and Associates, a world-renowned organization that scientifically and independently measures customer satisfaction. More...

Gibson, Driftwood services set

A down county Memorial Day observance is scheduled for Monday at the Gibson Township Municipal Building.   People from Gibson and Grove townships and Driftwood Borough are encouraged to gather at 4 pm. More...

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

82   Lung cancer is the most common form of the disease in the U.S. Eighty-two percent of its victims are smokers. More...

Community Life

Birth Announcements

Andrew D. Bear III   A son, Andrew David Bear III, was born May 12, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Andrew D. “David” Bear Jr. and Kristen Aurand of Coudersport. He weighed seven pounds, three ounces.   More...

Photo

Highlighting this year’s “Mental Health Recovery in the Stix” conference at the Johnsonburg Firehall was a presentation by speaker Tim Piccirillo on refining abilities, managing stre More...

Rotary honors Memorial Detail

One of the most visible and loyal organizations in the region, the Cameron County Memorial Detail, was a fitting recipient of Emporium Rotary’s “Service Above Self Award.”   It is presented annually to nonmembers who show out More...

Sports

Austin group shines at Pitch, Hit and Run

Ten participants from the Austin Baseball Association’s Local Pitch, Hit & Run Competition traveled to Erie Sunday to compete in sectional competition and to attend an Erie SeaWolves baseball game.   More...

Falcons move into softball semifinals

Coudersport’s Falcons were tested in the opening round of the PIAA District 9 varsity softball playoffs – and they passed. More...

Alle-Catt team rebounds for win

Coming off two laughers to open the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League season, Emporium faced a reality check last weekend against the rival Kane Independents and it wasn’t a pretty sight.   More...