July 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

DAM RIGHT!

FREE Dam Show music festival going on now

Organizers of the Dam Show have done it again – putting together another winner, this time with free admission. More...

NEW BOULEVARD

Part of Route 120 to be named after McNarney

Signs being unveiled in a ceremony this weekend will officially tab Rt. 120 through Emporium as General Joseph McNarney Boulevard. More...

Viewpoints

GAS DRILLING: WARNINGS FROM TU

(Thomas Buser lives in Tidioute and is a Northwest Pa. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Monday was my 81st birthday so I definitely qualify as the old-timer for the byline of this column. I have few regrets about the way I lived my life and would only change a couple of things if I could. More...

Credit Where Credit’s Due…

To the editor:   Some weeks ago there was an article in an area newspaper relevant to the unemployment situation. More...

Community Life

TU picnic, meeting

James Zwald Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a picnic and meeting on Tuesday at 6 pm. Those planning to attend should call 814- 834-3472.   More...

Heat stroke a real risk in pets

This summer has been one for the record books with temperatures persistently in the 90s or even higher. Just as heat stroke is a threat to humans, it is also a danger for your pets. More...

Employees Recognized

Several Citizens & Northern Bank employees were recently recognized for service milestones. More...

Sports

Babe Ruth Baseball State Championship

A seasoned group of 14-year-old baseball players are competing in the eight-team Babe Ruth Baseball State Championship Tournament this weekend in Williamsport. More...

Hutton Memorial August 21

Organizers of the fifth annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run/2- Mile Walk have announced that the event will be held on Aug. 21 at the high school in Emporium.   Fee is $12 for those who register in advance, or $15 for registration on Aug. 12. More...

Alle-Catt playoff game Saturday

Emporium returns from a two-week layoff to begin its quest of the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League championship.   The Cats of manager Ralph McKimm have a home game at 2 pm Saturday (today) at the local field in Portage Township. More...

Balloons and Water

Many photographers, professional and otherwise, have been drawn to the Great Wellsville Balloon Rally. Coudersport’s Tim Walck took his shot at it last weekend and came up with this gem. More...

OUT IN THE SILENCE

Documentary on gay, lesbian struggle for equality showing locally

A documentary detailing a gay teen’s struggle to survive in a rural Pennsylvania town is sure to raise eyebrows when it airs in Coudersport and Emporium next week. More...

EXPENSIVE INSPECTION

Coudersport bridge projects to cost another $140K

Coudersport Borough Council accepted the engineering inspection agreement for the Fourth and Seventh street bridge projects with some hesitation. More...

News

County seeking help archiving government records

Potter County is trying to qualify for a joint federal/ state program designed to help local governments organize and protect important records. More...

Tandem Bicycle Team

A husband and wife tandem bicycle team was impressed with Potter County during a cruise through the region last week. More...

Senior center project stalled

Cameron County officials remain committed to building a new senior center in Driftwood, but property acquisition issues have stalled the plan. More...

Potter County News

Potter County Fair Aug. 1-7

Plans are in place for the annual Potter County Fair Aug. 1-7 at the fairgrounds in Millport. There will be rides, exhibits, refreshments, animal displays, entertainment and more. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • June 29, Floyd Paul Perry to Alan R. Taylor, Austin Borough $22,500; Brendan P. Hathaway to Sinjin J. More...

Bowers alleging discrimination

A former member of the Potter County Board of Commissioners is claiming that the current board discriminated against her by refusing to give her a job in 2008 after she failed in her bid to be re-elected.   More...

Outdoors

Team effort to fight invaders

Habitat loss has become one of our most pressing conservation issues. Traditionally, most of this loss was fueled by development and urban sprawl. Now, a much more subtle form of habitat loss is occurring.   More...

Programs at Lyman Run park

Lyman Run State Park has announced two programs for Saturday (today). At 7 pm, park visitors can take a look at the sun, using a special telescope, and learn more about it. That will be followed by a program on owls at 8:30. More...

Snowmobile safety classes set

Snowmobilers between the ages of 10-15 in Pennsylvania must possess a safety certificate to operate a sled, except upon lands owned by their parents.   Two free certification courses are being sponsored by Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Assn. More...

Obituaries

Jim L. ‘Chub’ Plant

MAY 21, 1944 - JULY 18, 2010

Jim L. “Chub” Plant, 66, of Ulysses, formerly of Austin, died Sunday, July 18, 2010 at Ives Run Campground, Tioga County, PA, after suffering an apparent heart attack.   Born May 21, 1944 in Emeigh, PA, he was a son of the Rev. More...

Clara ‘Peg’ Bobinko

NOVEMBER 4, 1914 - JULY 17, 2010

Clara “Peg” McFall Bobinko, 95, of Emporium and Rockledge, Fla., died July 17, 2010, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.   Born Nov. 4, 1914 in Galeton, she was the daughter of Jesse and Harriet Schoonover McFall. More...

Jennie L. Jordan

Jennie L. Jordan, 94, of Emporium died on July 14, 2010, at Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium. Burial was in Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium. Memorials may be made to Felt Manor.   More...