September 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Auction for Coudersport Legion a Success

Coudersport Rotary members declared Saturday night’s annual fundraising auction at the Coudersport Legion a big success. More...

INFECTED MOSQUITO

West Nile virus confirmed in Potter County

State officials confirmed last week that a mosquito carrying the West Nile virus was found in Potter County in late August. More...

Viewpoints

TERM LIMITS? YES!

(Gerri Miller is a veteran news director, reporter and radio station manager who now owns and operates Black Forest Broadcasting, an internet radio service, at www.gerrimiller. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Faster than a speeding bullet! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Stronger than a locomotive!   These were the words that were used to describe Superman when his radio show came on the air and later they were used on his TV show. More...

Memory Walk October 2

To the editor:   In the time it takes you to read this article, another American will have developed Alzheimer’s disease. More...

Community Life

United In Marriage

On Saturday, July 31, 2010, at 2 pm, Amanda Kay Kotula became the bride of Charles Omar Copp in a doublering ceremony held at the First Baptist Church in Emporium. More...

Ice Cream Social in Austin

E. O. Austin Historical Society will hold its annual ice cream social on Sunday from noon to 4 during the Austin Fall Festival.   Sundaes with many toppings will be available from the porch of the E. O. Austin Home Museum on the town square. More...

Chicken barbecue today

Sweden Feedin’ Club will be serving barbecued chicken at the Laurelwood Inn parking lot along Rt. 6, east of Coudersport, today. Serving starts at 10 am. Proceeds will be used for the club’s winter wildlife feeding program.   More...

Sports

Falcon loss creates North Division scramble

Coudersport’s tough loss to Elk County Catholic last weekend at Simcoe Field creates a wide-open race for the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League’s North Division title.   More...

Raiders win; still in must-win situation

Step one of salvaging the 2010 varsity football season was taken by the Cameron County Red Raiders last weekend with a 24-21 win over visiting Kane. After opening a 17-0 lead, the Raiders had to hold on for the win.   More...

Ridgway sweeps Storm

Ridgway notched a pair of wins over the Cameron County Storm in a youth baseball doubleheader last weekend.   In the varsity game (ages 11-12), Ridgway was a 20-12 winner despite a pair of touchdown runs by Caleb Burnside. More...

RAILROAD COMES THROUGH

Company will pay for Keating Twp. bridge repairs

The Bush Hill Road Bridge in Keating Summit will be open to traffic by November’s end if a railroad company plan is given the go-ahead by the Public Utility Commission (PUC) and PennDOT.   More...

SEEKING DEATH PENALTY

If convicted, Emporium man to face capital punishment

Jefferson County District Attorney Jeffrey Burkett believes that the Emporium man charged with murdering a Brockway couple should be put to death if he’s convicted.   More...

Goal: new library in Coudersport

After years of discussion and study, directors of the Coudersport Public Library have decided that the time has come to build a new facility. More...

Plans ‘falling’ into place for annual festival in Coudersport

Mother Nature seems to be cooperating as the 10th annual Potter County Falling Leaves Festival draws closer by painting local hillsides with the bright colors of autumn.   More...

News

Fire in Camper Trailer

A Holiday Rambler travel trailer owned by Doug and Tammy Swain was a total loss after fire burned through it Thursday evening. The trailer is on a permanent site at Hemlock Campgrounds, near Wharton. More...

Training session for ‘GASP’ emergencies

A training session to help medical professionals and emergency responders deal with a disturbing phenomenon, “the choking game,” will be held on Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital conference room.   More...

Introducing… the Falcon Royalty!

COLTON GERHART COLTON GERHART   Colton is the son of Terry and Stephanie Gerhart. More...

Potter County News

Tryouts scheduled for ‘Barefoot in the Park’

Potter Players will be presenting Neil Simon’s famous romantic comedy, Barefoot in the Park, Nov. 12-13 at the Coudersport Elementary School and has issued a casting call.   More...

Women’s mini-conference

Cameron County Christian Center is sponsoring a women’s mini-conference, entitled   “A Closer Look for a Closer Walk,” today from 9 am to noon.   More...

County continues to show interest in Teen Challenge

Although Potter County officials are continuing to investigate the use of a Christian-based addiction recovery program as an option for criminal defendants with substance abuse problems, they emphasize that the program would not involve any county f More...

Outdoors

Bowhunters: Follow The Food

Archery season opens on Oct. 2 and will run for six weeks until Nov. 13. As the season progresses, the rut action will start slowly, and then begin to peak at the season’s end, making for some exciting hunting potential. More...

Bowfishing event this weekend in St. Marys

Archers in growing numbers are being attracted to the sport of bowfishing.   To capitalize on the increased interest, Bucktail Archers Association and the St. More...

Obituaries

Bridget Ceccacci

JULY 18, 1941 - SEPTEMBER 16, 2010

Bridget M. B. Ceccacci, 69, of Coudersport, died Sept. 16, 2010, at her home surrounded by family and friends following a brief illness.   Born on July 18, 1941, in Snowshoe, she was the daughter of Charles and Mary Devlin Brown. On Oct. More...

Helen A. Metz

APRIL 9, 1922 - SEPTEMBER 21, 2010

Helen A. Metz, 88, formerly of West Fifth Street, Emporium, and residing most recently at the Grove House, died Sept. 21, 2010, in Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. More...

Margaret E. Anderson

Margaret E. Zito Anderson, 84, of Emporium died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on Sept. 16, 2010. Burial was in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Emporium. More...