August 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

LUMBERING ALONG

Museum expansion plans stalled in planning process   A grand expansion proposed at the Pa. Lumber Museum is progressing slowly as the plan for it stumbles through the approval process.   More...

CHOPPIN’ WOOD

Professional lumberjacks take center stage at Woodsmen’s Show

Cherry Springs State Park in Potter County is burgeoning with activity this weekend as the 58th annual Woodmen’s Show continues. It’s highlighted by lumberjack competition, chainsaw carving, music, food and fun.   More...

Viewpoints

My Side

MARCELLUS SHALE: GO SLOW

(New York State is taking a more cautious approach to Marcellus Shale natural gas production than Pennsylvania. State Senator Antoine M. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

On Saturday morning I was standing in my driveway looking up at the vapor trails left by the high-flying jets. I wondered about the passengers, the cargo and if they were civilian or military. More...

Lessons From ‘Out In The Silence’

To the editor:   We were encouraged by the standing room-only and overwhelmingly supportive turnout for the screening of “Out in the Silence.”   It was powerful and inspiring to hear so many courageous people share their per More...

Community Life

Dow earns 4.0 at Pitt

Adam Dow, a 2009 graduate of Coudersport Area High School, was named to the dean’s honor list at the University of Pittsburgh, attaining a 4.0 average. He was inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, a National Honor Society. More...

Schedule of Events for the 2010 Cameron County Fair

Remembering Our Heritage ~ Envisioning Our Future

Saturday, August 7, 2010 12:00-7:00 p.m. Competitive Exhibits accepted at Beaver Hall Sunday, August 8, 2010 10:00 - 4:00 p.m. Competitive exhibit judging. Beaver Hall will be closed to the public until Monday at 6:00 p.m.   More...

Debt management course offered

A free debt management course has been scheduled for Coudersport, starting Tuesday, Aug. 17, from noon to 4 pm.   Northern Tier Community Action Corp. is sponsoring the free course for qualified participants. It will be held at the Pa. More...

Sports

Bosnik playing pro baseball

Elk County’s Jesse Bosnik is seeing regular playing time as a third baseman in the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league baseball system.   More...

Emporium Alle-Catts loses; awaits next opponent

Emporium is now one of the underdogs in the race for the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League championship, coming off a loss to perennial powerhouse Olean AOH on Sunday.   More...

Big 30 Classic being played tonight

One of the region’s most popular sports events, the Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Football Classic, will be held on Saturday (today) at Bradford’s Parkway Field. Opening kickoff is at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the gate.   More...

RISKY BUSINESS

State emergency head: threat of natural gas disaster very real

Blowouts, spills, fires, and other emergencies are inevitable as natural gas drilling intensifies across the region. Recognizing those realities, there are several moves afoot to better prepare emergency responders.   More...

TIME TO TUNE IN

Ticket deadline for music award benefit show

Reservation deadline is Saturday (today) for the fifth annual Robert Merten Circle of Fifths Music Award Benefit, set for Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Coudersport Golf Club. More...

DOCUMENTED DRAMA

Filmmakers believe they accomplish goal in Potter; sleeper in Cameron

The showing of documentary film glorifying an alternative lifestyle in the public libraries of Cameron and Potter counties did more than raise eyebrows in one town and far less in another.   More...

News

Little change in area jobless rate

Jobless rates in Cameron and Potter counties crept upward during June, but with such a small statistical sampling, officials point out that the fluctuations are not significant.   More...

Blood drive Thursday

Next American Red Cross blood drive in Emporium is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 12, at the VFW Club, East Third Street, from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. More...

Returns to Rotary

One of the most active members of the Coudersport Rotary Club over the past quarter-century has returned to active involvement. More...

Potter County News

Family Fun Fair slated Aug. 21

Another popular Potter County Family Fun Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 21, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport.   Refreshments, games, drawings, and a wide variety of booths are planned. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • July 19, Ernest R. Loss to Ralph C. Scherder III, in Summit Township, $20,000.   More...

Flag Exchange

Participating in a recent flag exchange between the Coudersport Rotary Club and the Laval Rotary Club of France were, from left, Megan Gee, summer foreign exchange student from Coudersport; Anne-Laure More...

Outdoors

PGC Deer Plan: A Good Read

A new deer management plan has been adopted by the Game Commission, guiding staffers as they advise the Board of Commissioners during the next ten years. More...

Big Trout

Garrett Rees received a fly-fishing lesson from his father, Clint Rees, that he’ll never forget. More...

Trout fishing tournament planned

Austin-Costello Sportsmen’s Club is holding a tagged trout tournament open to all ages at the club pond on Sept. 4.   Twenty tagged trout will be among those stocked in the pond and the anglers who catch them will get cash prizes. More...

Obituaries

Audrey J. Painter

JULY 24, 1941 - JULY 31, 2010

Audrey J. Kuhn Painter, 69, of Port Allegany, died July 31, 2010, at the home of her son and daughter in-law, Tim and Penny Barr of Port Allegany. More...

John B. Shalkowski

NOVEMBER 17, 1919 - JULY 30, 2010

John B. Shalkowski, 90, of Coudersport, died July 30, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.   He was born Nov. 17, 1919, in Falls Creek, a son of Anthony and Anna Warren Shalkowski. On Nov. More...

Lillian R. Zimmer

MARCH 20, 1937 - AUGUST 2, 2010

Lillian R. Zimmer, 73, of Emporium, died Aug. 2, 2010.   She was born March 20, 1937 in Ridgway, a daughter of Charles E. Smith and Ruth McMillan Flannigan. Mrs. More...