October 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MONEY MATTERS

Wage ‘disparity’ among row officer salaries has commissioners’ attention   With three of the county’s row officers set to make more than $50,000 in 2011, at least one Potter County Commissioner is trying to determine jus More...

SUBSIDIZED PROJECTS

Grant money supports new senior senter, courthouse improvements

Cameron County Commissioners earlier this week agreed to transfer roughly $35,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding money from a blight project in Emporium to a fund for the development of a senior center in Driftwood.   More...

Viewpoints

My Side

TAKING OUR COUNTRY BACK!

(Long-time Cameron County resident Ken Gerg has played an organizational role in the local Tea Party.) More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

We had a visitor last night and I didn’t even know that he stopped by. His name is Jack Frost and he left his calling card on my car’s windshield. I guess he is going to be around for a while, because we are racing toward November. More...

Tax Volunteers Needed

To the editor:   Penn State Cooperative Extension is partnering with the IRS to offer free training for individuals interested in assisting others prepare income tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.   More...

Community Life

Levi Samuel Olivett

A son was born Oct. 13, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Samuel and Bobbi Jo (Rees) Olivett. Levi Samuel Olivett joins two brothers and two sisters.   Paternal grandparents are Bill and Ellen Olivett. More...

Treigh Joshua Roeske

Treigh Joshua Roeske   Treigh Joshua Roeske was born Oct. 14, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Joshua M. and Amber June (Glover) Roeske of Austin. He weighed 7 pounds, 7.4 ounces. More...

Kiyah Tazanna Rajczak

A daughter, Kiyah Tazanna Rajczak, was born Oct. 17, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Joseph Rajczak and Wendy (Gorham) Nicka of Coudersport. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and joins three brothers and a sister. More...

Sports

Cameron County rolling as playoffs draw closer

Playoff time is drawing closer for the Cameron County High School football team, but the business at hand is a trip to Sheffield next Saturday afternoon. More...

Falcon Football: time to look to the future

It’s time to look to the future as the Coudersport High School football team plays out the 2010 season, which has not gone as the Falcon faithful had hoped. More...

Coudersport Soccer Action

Coudersport closed out its varsity soccer regular season last week with a 3-1 win over visiting Port Allegany, followed by a 3-2 setback at St. Marys Public. More...

WINNERS, LOSERS

Plenty of both expected during natural gas boom

The big push to tap into the rich Marcellus Shale natural gas pockets and the infrastructure it’ll take to deliver the product to market is going to affect nearly every aspect of the lives of the people who call this part of northcentral Penns More...

DOGGIN’ THEM AROUND

Event requires man’s best friend to work like a dog, but they love it!

Sled dog races and accompanying events will return to Sinnemahoning State Park for the Nov. 6-7 weekend. Park managers and the Canadian- American Sledders have assembled a program that will appeal to families and dog lovers.   More...

EXPANDING MISSION

Despite budget limitations, Cooperative Extension doing more

An eye-opening overview of the breadth and impact of Penn State Cooperative Extension programs was presented to the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce during Tuesday’s meeting at the Hotel Crittenden.   More...

News

‘Growing Greener’ grants awarded

Years ago, voters across Pennsylvania decided that the state should borrow millions of dollars to be used for environmental projects. Since then, the “Growing Greener” has had a major impact both locally and statewide. More...

Rummage Sale Held

Jan Benson was on duty at the popular Park United Methodist Church rummage sale which concluded last Saturday in Coudersport. More...

Festival of Lights being planned in Couder spor t

Plans are falling into place for the pre-Christmas Festival of Lights in downtown Coudersport. More...

Potter County News

Annual Dinner Honorees

Several people were honored during Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner Wednesday evening, including Carol Jackson (seated, middle), who was named Business Person of the Year for More...

Wealth management program

A panel discussion entitled “Managing Your Newfound Wealth” will be held Tuesday from 7-9 pm at the Potter County Education Council in Coudersport. More...

Two sentenced in Potter County Court

Two people were recently sentenced in Potter County Court for driving under the influence of alcohol.   More...

Outdoors

Changes in hunting seasons

Several rather significant changes to big game hunting season dates have occurred this year.   Fall turkey season opens a week later than usual in northcentral Pennsylvania and the season is four days shorter. It’s open Nov. More...

Bobcat harvesting expanded

Bobcat populations have grown to the point that the Game Commission is loosening up on some of its strict regulation for hunting and trapping the species.   More...

Game Commission fights image problem

Wildlife conservation officers have an image problem throughout much of Pennsylvania.   More...

Obituaries

Ginny Rae Grove

OCTOBER 12, 1945 - OCTOBER 16, 2010

Ginny Rae Grove, 65, a resident of Mifflinburg since 1988, entered into rest Saturday morning, Oct. 16, 2010, at her home.   She was born Oct. 12, 1945, in St. Marys, a daughter of Frank and Kathleen (Wheeler) Bateman. On Aug. More...

Helen N. Shall

Helen N. Shall, 86, of Oswayo, died Oct.15, 2010, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness. Born Sept. 6, 1924 in Oswayo, she was a daughter of Raphael and Congetta Brenella Shall. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kinney. More...

Patricia Louise Krepps

Patricia Louise Krepps, 71, of Austin, died at her residence Oct. 14, 2010. More...