July 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

GAS MEETING

Production on state forest land in spotlight   Spotlight will be on natural gas production on state forest land and related topics during the next public meeting of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force, to be held at 7 pm Tuesday at the Gun More...

Backpack program seeks coordinators

“To Fill a Backpack” would like to serve more Emporium area students, but additional volunteer coordinators are needed in the area in order to do so.   More...

Viewpoints

Addiction is Soul Sickness

(Father William Hultberg is the spiritual advisor at the Caron Foundation in Wernersville, offering spiritual and religious counseling to recovering addicts and codependents.  More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

As we were celebrating the anniversary of our nation’s birth, I got to wondering what our Founding Fathers would think of our progress as a democracy some 234 years later. More...

Unfunded Mandates

To the editor:   Please share with your readers the following letter that I have mailed to Rep. Glenn Thompson:   More...

Community Life

Registration open for carving class

Cameron County artist Nelson Haas will teach a walking stick class at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center.   Students will select a walking stick during a class outing and dry the stick over the summer months. More...

‘Brothers of the brush’ contest

Cameron County Fair Association is getting into the sesquicentennial spirit by sponsoring a beard-growing contest.   More...

Library campaign continuing

A membership drive continues for the Friends of the Barbara Moscato Brown Library in Emporium. Those seeking more information can contact the library at 486-8011. More...

Sports

Red Suspender Weekend 5K Run

Marc Straniere of Wellsboro and Allison Giannotti of Coudersport were the champions of the Five-Kilometer Run held last weekend as part of the Red Suspender Weekend in Galeton. More...

Camp Cadet golf tourney

Registration is open for the sixth annual Northern Tier Camp Cadet Golf Tournament, to be held at the Emporium Country Club on Sept. 8.   More...

Alle-Catt game on turf Saturday

Emporium takes its first-place Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League team to St. Bonaventure University on Sunday (2 pm) for a rare treat. The Cats will be playing a rematch with Olean AOH on the artificial surface of the Bonnies. More...

ANYWHERE BUT HERE

Inmate ‘Second Chances’ facility sparks controversy

A plan to establish a center near Emporium to ease the transition of non-violent jail inmates back into society has encountered some resistance. More...

TONS OF TRASH

Six illegal dumps, 18 tons of trash found in Cameron County

Six illegal dumps were identified in Cameron County during a survey by Pennsylvania Cleanways, all but one of them near Driftwood.   The findings are not unique to Cameron County. More...

TURBINE HEARING SET

Ulysses Township Supervisors to hear from developer Thursday

More than three years after an international energy giant, AES Corporation, announced plans to build an electricity generating plant in northern Potter County using massive wind turbines on high-altitude farmland, the project is headed for a public More...

Local canoe race lauded in industry magazine

An article in the latest edition of Canoe News recognizes the Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic as one of the most enjoyable and best-operated races of its kind in the country. More...

News

Group supports, helps obese

A monthly support group for the obese meets at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s main conference room. More...

Volunteer drivers needed

Road to Recovery, an American Cancer Society volunteer program that helps patients get to treatment centers and home again, needs volunteer drivers to insure that patients have transportation when they need it. More...

Cameron County land transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:   • Minetta E. Jones to Steven M. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • June 14, Michael B. Conklin to Jeffrey A. Durnell, Wharton Township, $10,500; Travis C. More...

Potter County fair queen finalists

Plans are in place for this year’s Potter County Fair, set for Aug. 1-7 event at the fairgrounds in Millport. It’s one of the few county fairs that does not charge an admission fee or a parking fee. More...

Potter County Maple Queen

Potter County Maple Queen Rae Ianson stopped by over the holiday weekend to help serve customers at the Austin Pride Committee’s hot dog stand, held at the site of the town’s popular firew More...

Outdoors

Trout Are In Hot Water

This week’s hot weather has, for the most part, wiped out trout fishing in stocked streams. I ventured out on the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek last weekend and was skunked.   More...

Free Bear Breakfast

Bear populations have been on the rise in the area for several years and as a result, there have been many more bear-human encounters. More...

Obituaries

Francis ‘Mutt’ Kellner

Francis W. “Mutt” Kellner, 84, of Coudersport, died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at his home. He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the U. S. Army. For many years he was an employee of Coudersport Borough, retiring in 1988. More...

Justin T. West

Justin T. West, 26, of Wayland, NY, formerly of Millport, died July 4, 2010, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, from injuries sustained in a truck accident the previous day in Tioga County. More...