June 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MORE NATURAL GAS NEWS

Another major pipeline coming to area

Another major pipeline is planned for northcentral Pennsylvania to transport natural gas that is expected to be produced over the next quarter-century or more from wells sunk more than a mile underground in the Marcellus Shale.   More...

CCSD budget, administrators jobs among challenges facing board

Cameron County School Board faces a large volume of unfinished business as directors prepare to close out one school year and open another on July 1. More...

A WORD FROM THE RIGHT

‘Tea Party’ demonstration Tuesday

The Tea Party movement may be coming to Potter County. More...

Viewpoints

My Side

Common, everyday practices used to maintain our lawns and our children’s playing fields are unintentionally and unnecessarily exposing them to carcinogens, asthmagens, and developmental toxins.   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

How many people even knew that last Sunday was D-Day?   June 6 was an important day in the history of our country. Some 175,000 troops stormed the beaches of France to attack the German army. More...

Connecting People & Nature

To the editor:   Pennsylvania’s state park system has been recognized with a Gold Medal Award as well-managed, innovative, and a leader in connecting people to nature.   More...

Potter County News

Jury convicts woman of endangering her child

Jury convicts mother   A Potter County woman, 20-year-old Robin Norton of Genesee, was convicted by a jury of endangering the welfare of a child for allowing her son to physically abused by the infant’s father, Robert Fiske, in the home More...

Water tanker overturns

A water tanker servicing an East Resources gas well in Allegany Township, Potter County, overturned into a ditch near the Rt. More...

Laurel Festival Parade June 19

Coudersport High School Class of 2010 member Heidi Reese is no stranger to queen competition. More...

Sports

Pro Rally racing fires up crowd

Many local fans made the trip to eastern Potter County and western Tioga County last weekend for the 34th annual Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally.   Thirty-seven cars began this year’s race, with only 12 finishing. More...

Morelli named CCHS coach

Last year’s defensive coordinator, Mark Morelli, has been named head varsity football coach at Cameron County High School. More...

Emporium Alle-Catts move to 5-1

Some fancy footwork allowed Emporium to return from a two-week layoff in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League in triumphant form.   More...

HIGHER GROUND

Austin Dam Show festival moving downtown in 2010

The family music festival that has brought the Austin Dam ruins back into the public’s eye, will not be held at that historic place this year.   Members of the Austin Dam Memorial Assn. More...

Public encouraged to welcome veterans

Residents are asked to come out and give a heroes’ welcome to more than a dozen military veterans who’ll be visiting the area June 15-18 in conjunction with the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing program.   More...

CLOSE FINISH IN MARATHON

Just twelve seconds separate first, second

An athlete and businessman from Carlisle is champion of the 36th annual God’s Country Marathon. More...

Reptiles in spotlight this weekend Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s featuring live snakes. On Saturday, exhibits and

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association will hold its popular Snake Hunt this weekend in Sinnemahoning, in cooperation with the Keystone Reptile Club.   Only a small percentage of those who participate are actual snake hunters. More...

News

‘A Way Out’ holds open house, calls for more volunteers

Local residents got a glimpse into the activities of A Way Out during an open house at the agency’s Coudersport office. More...

Rotary RYLA rep. selected

Coudersport Rotary Club announced on Monday that Katelinn Lowe and Colton Gerhart are the two successful applicants chosen to represent the club at this year’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp to be held at Juniata College in Huntingdon fro More...

Library summer reading program begins June 16

Coudersport Public Library has announced its six-week summer reading program, which gets underway on June 16. Activities involve reading, crafts, activities, and special guests. More...

Outdoors

‘ Tiger’ sighting in Pa Wilds!

On Saturday night, I made it out on the Driftwood Branch to fly-fish the last hour of daylight. There were about a half-dozen trout rising in the pool that I was fishing. More...

Big Trout

One of the biggest trout pulled from the region was this palomino. Ryan Grimm, a student at Cameron County High School, hooked it while fishing in the Sterling Run area of southern Cameron County. More...

Sizerville Pool opens

Sizerville State Park’s swimming pool opens this weekend. The pool will operate from 11 am to 7 pm daily with no cost for admission. A food concession will also be open during the pool’s operating hours. More...

Obituaries

Ormal R. Johnson

NOVEMBER 1, 1921 - JUNE 7, 2010

World War II veteran Ormal R. Johnson, 88, of Odin, died June 7, 2010, at his home following a lengthy illness.   Born Nov. 1, 1921, in Austin, he was the son of John Carl and Alma Anderson Johnson. On Jan. More...

Myra B. Bledsoe

JANUARY 12, 1926 - JUNE 6, 2010

Myra B. Harrington Bledsoe, 84, of Austin, formerly of Hudson, N.Y., and Wellsville, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly at home on June 6, 2010.   Born Jan. More...