August 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

SNIFFING FOR VIOLATORS

‘Water Dogs’ watching out for area streams

Here come the “water dogs.”   That’s the moniker picked by a corps of volunteers in Tioga County who are riding hard on industry – natural gas drillers in particular – to protect streams and rivers in the region. More...

Viewpoints

In life, it’s always ‘growing season’

We call it the “emerald rectangle,” a play on the famous and dubious “emerald triangle” of northern California. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

America the beautiful is a country built on Christian traditions, by Christians. I do not believe that our Founding Fathers would ever be able to believe what has happened to the nation that they established.   More...

Museum: A ‘Bridge To Nowhere’

To the editor:   Relative to last week’s story “Lumbering Along,” the entire idea of adding on to the Lumber Museum should be scrapped. There is no return on the investment! More...

Community Life

Allegheny Mountain Old Time Music Association

Allegheny Mountain Old- Time Music Association has survived personnel changes and other challenges to continue its mission. More...

Oliver Jude Coppock

A son was born July 25, 2010, at DuBois Regional Medical Center to Christopher and Katie Coppock of Cameron Coudersport. Oliver Jude Coppock weight 7 pounds. He joins a brother, Micah.   Maternal grandparents are Alan and Cindy Ramsey. More...

Avery Grace & Colton James Nicka

On Aug. 1, 2010, Josh and Megan Nicka of Wharton welcomed twins into their family.   Born at Dubois Regional Medical Center, Avery Grace Nicka weighed 1 pound, 9 ounces and was 11 3/4 inches long. More...

Sports

Pennsylvania comes up short in Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic

Dozens of last season’s most well-known high school football players returned to the gridiron for a one-night curtain call Saturday night. More...

Emporium Alle-Catts reach title game

Emporium’s team in the Alle- Catt Amateur Baseball League has bent, but not broken, during the topsy-turvy 2010 season. More...

Hutton 5K Run/Walk August 21

Organizers of the fifth annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run/2-Mile Walk report that everything is in place for this year’s event, set for Aug. 21 at the high school in Emporium. More...

Obituaries

Luella M. Hamilton

NOVEMBER 17, 1917 - AUGUST 7, 2010

Mrs. Luella M. Hamilton, 92, of Coudersport died Aug. 7, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.   She was born Nov. 17, 1917, in Coudersport, a daughter of Carl Earl Mitchell and Ettabell Virginia (Thompson) Mitchell. More...

Shirley B. Miller

MARCH 15, 1926 - AUGUST 8, 2010

Shirley B. Miller, 84, of Coudersport, formerly of Bolivar, N.Y., and Fishing Creek, Roulette, died Aug. 8, 2010, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.   Born March 15, 1926 in Coudersport, she was a daughter of A. More...

Sharon A. Geci

Sharon A. Geci, 63, of Austin, formerly of Emporium, died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, on Aug. 6, 2010. More...

KILLER HEADED TO TRIAL

Victim’s blood found on suspect’s boots

A district judge heard enough evidence Wednesday to order Emporium resident Steven P. Rebert held for trial in the murders of a Brockway couple in April.   More...

‘CABINS’ DEFINED

Regulations head off development trend before it begins

As promised, members of the Potter County Planning Commission have worked on an amendment to the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO) that provides additional guidelines for a type of development the county is sure to see more of in th More...

‘GREENER’ PASTURES?

Greenways plan ready for adoption, but funding, implementing its development still in question

The North Central Greenways Plan has been approved and is available for public review and comment until Oct. More...

MOMENT OF TRUTH

Fiebig promises motion to pull support for re-entry grant

With the prospect of a “transitional housing” facility being located in Cameron County apparently no longer a threat (see related story this edition), opponents of the proposal are calling for commissioners to pull the county’s sup More...

News

Long prison term for Meacham

A Potter County man convicted in a nonjury trial of sexually assaulting a 12-yearold girl two years ago has been sentenced to state prison for a term of 13 to 26 years. More...

World War II music program planned

“The Music of World War II” will be the focus of a program scheduled for 6 pm Thursday, Sept. 9, at the public library in Emporium.   Dr. More...

Cute, gentle and talkative: it’s the guinea pig!

He’s small (often less than two pounds), cute, gentle, very social and a bit on the talkative side. It’s the guinea pig. Its mellow personality and longer lifespan (5–7 years) make it a favorite among pet rodents.   More...

Potter County News

Drug, alcohol panel to meet

Next meeting of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Advisory Board will be held on Friday, Aug. 20, at Erway’s Restaurant starting at noon. More...

Training session marks launch of drug task force

A training session held last week in Coudersport marked the launch of the Potter County Drug Enforcement Task Force. Representatives from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office provided the training.   More...

Historical Society sign explains ‘mill’

E.O. Austin Historical Society has placed a new plaque near the site of the ruins of the Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill in Austin. It can be seen from Rt. 872, just north of the borough. More...

Outdoors

Woodsman's Show

New activities with more audience participation have given the traditional Woodsmen’s Show at Cherry Springs State Park more variety and vitality. More...

Save the hemlock!

Wykoff Run in southern Cameron County is one of the most scenic mountain streams in the world. A paved state highway parallels the length of the stream, providing many a traveler with an eyeful of creation.   More...

Way more than just fishing

“Captain Fred” Forsythe of Coudersport picked up where the God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited left off, providing a special outdoor recreational adventure for soldiers who have been scarred while fighting for their country. More...