November 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TEA WITH A TWIST

Upstart ‘tea party’ calls for personal responsibility

Turnout was light on a cold Saturday morning as the Potter County Tea Party gathered at the courthouse square, but those who did attend came away with inspiration to become more involved with their government. More...

Recent jobless rate shows ray of hope

It’s too early to call it a trend, but the most recent jobless rates released by the state show a brighter employment picture in the region.   More...

Viewpoints

STRAIGHT TALK ON TEACHER COMPENSATION

(Frederick M. More...

With Mr. Hess, I agree

The opinion piece above written by Mr. Hess is one of about 100 I’ve read similar to it over the years.   The big difference is, he is so much better than any of the others. And here’s why.   Mr. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Are you superstitious? I am, at least a little, and I can lay that on my mother.   She always said that it was bad luck to lay your hat on the table or on a bed. More...

Community Life

Plan To Wed

Elizabeth Mannino and Zachary Hause have announced their engagement.   She’s the daughter of Dr. Stanley Mannino of Pittsburgh and the late Dr. Elizabeth Catena Mannino, and the granddaughter of Rosetta Mannino of Las Vegas, Nev.   More...

Books added to Brown Library

Barbara Moscato Brown Library has added more than a dozen titles this month. New non-fiction books cover topics such a breast cancer, dog training, American history, politics, ADHD, inspiration and medical issues.   More...

Preschool story hour

Coudersport Public Library preschool story hour continues through Dec. 21.   Sessions are held every Tuesday at 10 am and include stories, music and crafts. The program is free and open to all preschool-age children and their caregivers. More...

Sports

District 9 playoffs next for red hot Red Raiders

Cameron County’s opponent in the first game of the PIAA District 9 Class A football playoffs was unknown at press time, as the Red Raiders carried a seven-game win streak into Friday night’s Allegheny Mountain League championship game ag More...

Falcons say ‘no’ to football playoffs

A challenging varsity football season came to a close for the Coudersport Falcons on Saturday afternoon in Port Allegany.   More...

CCHS junior high caps off another unbeaten season

Coach John Fragale posted another unblemished junior high football record, as his Red Raiders topped host Ridgway in a wild season finale last week, 34-22. More...

CHANGE

Election changes state’s course

If there is one thing voters can be sure of following Tuesday’s election, it’s that there will be change, particularly in how money is spent, in Pennsylvania over the next several years.   More...

‘KITCHEN TABLE TALKS’ UNDERWAY

Commissioners focusing on bringing government to you

Potter County Commissioners are holding true to a pledge they made two years ago to get out into the communities they serve and hold “kitchen table talks” with community leaders.   More...

ZITO MEDIA EXPANDS

Local telecommunications company acquires Galaxy now serves 35,000

Zito Media of Coudersport, a cable television and internet/phone provider owned by the Rigas family, has finalized another expansion that includes customers in five more states. More...

A Fiery Halloween!

There was no doubt in anyone’s mind that the home of Curt and Jennifer Leightley on Turner St. in Austin was a definite stop for Halloween treats last week. Yep. More...

News

Ham, turkey raffle tonight at Emporium Firehall

A Ham and Turkey Raffle will be held today (Saturday, Nov. 6) at 6 p.m. at the Emporium Firehall.   There is no admission fee. Refreshments and food are free.   More...

Emmett Kevin Long

Carl and Betsy (Risser) Long are parents of a son born Nov. 1, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. Emmett Kevin Long weighed 8 pounds, 4.5 ounces and joins a brother, Mark Carl Long. More...

Donovan Jacob Palumbo

A son, Donovan Jacob Palumbo, was born Oct. 29, 2010, to Aaron and Kelly Palumbo of Emporium. He weighed 8 pounds and joins two sisters, Isabella and Caitlyn.   Maternal grandparents are Larry and Criss Grimone. More...

Potter County News

Special Veterans’ Day program Wednesday

One of Potter County’s oldest civic organizations has a special program in store for Veterans Day. More...

Emergency Services Council to meet Nov. 18

This month’s Potter County Emergency Services Council meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 pm in the Coudersport Fire Station. More...

‘Judicial’ tax sale slated for Monday

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) will try one more public auction this year in an effort to get more properties returned to the rolls for school district, county and municipal real estate taxes. More...

Outdoors

Up close with whitetails

Hunting has been part of our legacy for as long as we have been on earth. We have gone to the plains, swamps, forests, and wild areas to provide meat for the dinner table. More...

State to open roads for hunting

A number of gated roads on state forest land in Potter County will be opened to provide additional public access for the upcoming deer hunting seasons.   More...

Photo

Bowhunters got the first shot at some of the big bucks that are roaming northern Pennsylvania and Mike Rihel from Grove City took full advantage. More...

Obituaries

Robert R. Klimek

Robert R. “Bob” Klimek, 75, of Coudersport, died Nov. 2, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. A lifelong resident of Coudersport, he was a truck driver who worked for Coudersport Borough, Carl H. More...

Joseph M. Arnold

Joseph M. Arnold, 55, of Concord, N. C., formerly of Emporium, died in Concord Oct. 27 following a brief illness. Among survivors are his wife, the former Catherine Caldwell, two sons and a daughter. Burial was in Newton Cemetery. More...