September 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

History marked by extreme highs, lows

So, after 150 years and the typical peaks and valleys, how is Cameron County doing?   Community members who were asked that question give a mixed report.   More...

Call-in television programs slated on Marcellus issues

Pennsylvania Cable Network, shown locally on Zito Media cable channel 22, is sponsoring two special callin programs dealing with many issues surrounding Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania. More...

Viewpoints

A Choice At The Crossroads

I let a week pass before I attempted to approach this subject. I needed that time to mentally sift through the developments that have taken place since the pro-gay film “Out In The Silence” was shown at the Coudersport Library. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Labor Day is just around the corner. As summertime slips away, it makes you wonder where the time has gone. The clock drags a little through the week, but it seems to run on double-time during the weekends.   More...

Need Gas Tax

To the editor:   Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) is launching the “Keep the Promise Tour” across Pennsylvania, holding town hall meetings to alert residents to the need to make sure the Pennsylvania General A More...

Community Life

World War II music program

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

Teachers earn masters degrees

Two members of the Coudersport Area High School faculty were recently awarded master’s degrees from Wilkes University. More...

Pharmacy school

Bethany L. Dunsmore of Emporium has begun studies at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy. More...

Sports

Falcon golf teams unbeaten

Coudersport appears to have another pair of excellent high school golf teams this season.   Coach Kevin Roessner’s girls opened with three lopsided wins. More...

Sports Booster golf tornament set

Plans are in place for the annual Coudersport Sports Booster Golf Tournament, a lateseason tradition that raises money for the athletic program at the local school. It’s set for Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Coudersport Golf Club. More...

Saturday is Opening Day

A late-August heat wave that stretched into September made for some grueling practice sessions and scrimmages as the Coudersport High School soccer team prepared for its season opener on Saturday (tod More...

Obituaries

Gloria J. Chapell

JULY 15, 1929 - AUGUST 29, 2010

Gloria J. Chapell, 81, of Coudersport, died Aug. 29, 2010 at her home following a brief illness.   Born on July 15, 1929 in Shinglehouse, she was the daughter of Fred and Hazel Wheeler Osborne. On Jan. More...

Charles H. Nichols

SEPTEMBER 12, 1928 - AUGUST 31, 2010

Charles H. “Charlie” Nichols, 81, of Coudersport, died Aug. 31, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.   Born Sept. 12, 1928, in Roulette, he was the son of Ervin A. and Iona Young Nichols. More...

Death Notices Frank L. Pesock

Frank L. Pesock, 71, of Lawrenceville, formerly of Coudersport, died Aug. 31, 2010, at Corning (N.Y.) Hospital following a brief illness.   More...

‘TINNITUS’

Suicide prevention ‘celebration’ Sept. 11

“Teen Tinnitus VI” comes to Coudersport High School on Saturday, Sept. 11, sponsored by the Potter County Yellow Ribbon suicide prevention program and cooperating partners. More...

CAMERON COUNTY TURNS 150

Much has changed for the tiny county with the big heart

One of Pennsylvania’s smallest and least populous counties is demonstrating big spirit and immeasurable pride this weekend. More...

VISITORS WELCOME

Stately Elk Visitor Center set to open

An opening date is expected to be announced any day now for a major tourist destination in the heart of the Pennsylvania Wilds. It’s expected to be open to the public within the next two weeks.   More...

News

More than 100 sites for today’s townwide sales

One of the most popular events in Coudersport, the Townwide Yard Sale, returns on Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm. More...

Popular Germania Olde Home Day Sunday

One of the region’s most popular Labor Day weekend traditions returns on Sunday in the small southeastern Potter County village of Germania.   A full day and night of fun is planned at Germania Olde Home Day. More...

Farmers market ongoing

A farmers’ market has returned to the courthouse square in Coudersport, continuing on Saturdays through September. Local farmers will be selling their products from 9 am until approximately 2 pm. More...

Potter County News

Potter County establishes training position for DES

Potter County Department of Emergency Services (DES) is stepping up its support of fire departments, ambulance services and other responders across the county.   More...

Mixed verdict in drug cultivation case

Potter County jurors convicted a former Allegany Township man of misdemeanor drug charges, but found him not guilty of felony counts stemming from marijuana plants found on his property.   Gary W. More...

Partnering to repair courthouse gazebo

A plan to refurbish the gazebo at the courthouse square is moving forward through a partnership between the Potter County Commissioners and the structure’s custodian, New Century Club of Coudersport. More...

Outdoors

National honors for TU’s ‘Healing Waters’ event

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has honored the work of God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited in supporting disabled military veterans. More...

‘Sportsmen’s Challenge’

Sharpshooters and amateurs are encouraged to test their skills during the Sportsmen’s Challenge, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11-12, at the Black Forest Conservation Association grounds in Potter County.   More...

Changes in our deer herd

Last Friday I was able to observe a herd of seven does and fawns in the cool, early morning as they fed across a dew-covered hayfield. One of the does was completely gray, while the rest of the deer were wearing a more reddish coat.   More...