August 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter Count Bowhunter Festival

Organizers of the Potter County Bowhunter Festival took a chance this year when they expanded it to four days by including a Thursday opening. More...

Family Fun Fair

Many families turned out for the Family Fun Fair at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport. More...

Greenways plan ready for public review

North Central Greenways Plan has been approved and is available for public review and comment until Oct. 2 at the Potter County Planning Office in the Gunzburger Building on Main Street in Coudersport. More...

Viewpoints

Natural Gas Industy Poised

To the editor:   At current national consumption rates, the Marcellus Shale should meet our nation’s natural gas needs for nearly 20 years. More...

PA Wilds Is Working

To the editor:   After several years of planning, laying foundations, and creating partnerships, the 12-county Pennsylvania Wilds initiative is seeing results.   More...

Elk Hunt Is Shortsighted

To the editor:   More...

Potter County News

Falling Leaves Festival to return October 1-3

Plans have been announced for the annual Potter County Falling Leaves Festival.   It will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1-3, at the courthouse square, sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Three real estate transactions were recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds.   On Aug. 2, Shawn S. Batterson conveyed property to Craig D. Clark in Coudersport Borough for $122,550, and William R. More...

Medicare program Monday in Austin

More Medicare benefi- ciaries than ever will be able to get assistance in paying for their prescription drugs, through the Low-Income Subsidy Program (also known as “Extra Help”). More...

Outdoors

Why so many odd elk antlers?

Like most hunters, I am fascinated with antlers. It is more than just the trophy aspect. There is a lot of character in each set of antlers; each is unique in its own way.   More...

‘Brookies’ return to lower Kettle Creek

After more than decade of work to repair damage from coal mine drainage in the lower Kettle Creek watershed, native brook trout have returned to a section of Middle Branch, a tributary to Twomile Run in northwestern Clinton County.   More...

Game Commission open house in Coudersport

Anyone interested in becoming a deputy wildlife conservation office or a hunter/trapper education instructor is encouraged to attend an open house being held by the Pa. Game Commission on Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Clifford B. Carts

Clifford B. Carts of Coudersport went peacefully into the arms of his savior, Jesus Christ, Aug. 24, 2010, following many courageous battles with health complications. More...

Charles R. Appleby

Charles “Chuck” Robert Appleby, 77, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, passed away in his home on Aug. 18 after a lengthy illness.   More...

Eva G. Mottern

Eva G. Mottern, 90, of Roulette, died Aug. 22, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. More...

BILLIONS AT STAKE

Will affected counties get fair share of gas tax revenue?

A billion-dollar scramble is on in Harrisburg as state lawmakers decide how to carve up a big pot of public money from Marcellus Shale natural gas production across Pennsylvania. More...

MOVIE MATTERS

Christian ‘response’ program draws large crowd, including documentary’s directors

The gay couple whose documentary created such a stir in Coudersport traveled six hours from their home near Washington, DC, Wednesday to hear what was billed as a “Bible-believing, Christian” response to their film.   More...

MORE CELEBRATING

Another big weekend planned as Cameron County celebrates 150th!

Cameron County celebrates the 150th anniversary of its founding next weekend with one of the largest and most spectacular parades in modern history. More...

WATER SOURCE CONCERNS

Cameron County preparing for natural gas impact

Property owners in Cameron County were advised to have their private water supplies tested so that they have a baseline for detecting damage from natural gas drilling.   More...

News

Firefighters Complete Training

A group of 21 local firefighters from Potter, McKean, and Cameron counties recently completed the 48-hour Basic Vehicle Rescue course held at the Tri-Town Fire Company in Ulysses. More...

Library will host special book discussions

Coudersport Public Library has been chosen by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council to sponsor a series of book discussion programs, called Read About It! More...

Graduates with honors

Tonya Lynn (Leightley) Hamilton was awarded a bachelor’s degree in human resource management from Western International University in Arizona, from which she graduated magna cum laude. More...

Community Life

Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary

An Open House and buffet lunch will be held to celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of John ‘Punk’ and Peg Rotello on Sunday, Sept. 12 beginning at 1pm in the Austin Firehall. More...

Wilson earns doctorate of education

Former Coudersport resident D. More...

Hospice clinic Wednesday at Cole Memorial

A hospice clinic will be held at 1 pm Wednesday at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Home Health and Hospice office. More...

Sports

Geocaching conference at ECC

Emporium Country Club will host the “Cashing in on Geocaching” conference on Friday, Nov. 5.   More...

Austin-Costello sportsmen plan trout tournament

Austin-Costello Sportsmen’s Club is holding a tagged trout tournament open to all ages at the club’s pond on Saturday, Sept. 4. More...

Course record set in Hutton Memorial 5K

Record broken in annual Hutton Memorial   More than 100 people turned out for Saturday’s fifth annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk in Emporium. More...