November 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

DEER SEASON: LESS IS MORE

PGC: hunters can expect bigger, but fewer bucks

A smaller deer herd with a larger proportion of “trophy” bucks awaits hunters who head into the forests and fields as the season dawns on Monday.   More...

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Perhaps the most alluring quality of the bull elk in the Pennsylvania herd is that each of them seems to have a unique character. More...

Ballpark figure for new recreational trail: $1.3M

There are twin benefits to the multiple-use trail that is under development from Emporium to St. Marys.   Those attending a public meeting on the West Creek Recreational Trail last week in St. More...

Viewpoints

DEER: ENDANGERED SPECIES?

(John C. Street describes himself as an inquisitive contrarian who writes, frequently with humor, about current events in fish and wildlife research as well as the ethical and societal issues that affect the outdoor life.)   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Last Sunday night the moon was full and shining over this place we call home in all of its splendid glory. Nov. 21 brings a cosmic addition to this full moon, as it is called a blue moon.   More...

With Mr. Hooftallen, I disagree

To the editor:   The “my side” article of two weeks ago claiming to be from a “Public Policy Research” institute bears some corrections and some rethinking on the part of the editor, who reflected on those comments in More...

Potter County News

At state bar event

Coudersport attorney Guerline L. Lauore is attending the Pennsylvania Bar Association board of governors meeting in Harrisburg. She’s the representative for Potter, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton and Elk counties. More...

Lady golfers holiday party set

Coudersport Ladies Golf Christmas Party will be held Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Coudersport Golf Club, with the social hour at 5:30 and dinner at 6:30. Dinner choices are prime rib or chicken marsala for $20. More...

Gerhart named to bank board

Coudersport businessman Terry Gerhart has been named the board of directors for the Ulysses branch of First Citizens National Bank.   He’s a graduate of Coudersport Area High School and owner/manager of E&G Auto Plus Inc.   More...

Outdoors

Massive bear could be world record

Three hunters using a crossbow and compound bow brought down one of the biggest black bears in the world while hunting in the Poconos last Monday.   More...

Just two days to deer season

We are just two days away from the opening day of Pennsylvania’s deer season on Monday, November 29. As far as most hunters are concerned, the two week long deer rifle season in Pennsylvania is the pinnacle of the autumn hunting seasons. More...

Remembering bull elk ‘Kisser’

It’s so useful to have an elk photo library that exceeds 7,000 images taken over many years. Some of them speak volumes as the years unfold. More...

Obituaries

William T. ‘Bill’ Grabe

JULY 3, 1947 - NOVEMBER 20, 2010

William T. “Bill” Grabe, 63, of Coudersport, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.   More...

Melissa Merrick Memorial Service

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service for Melissa A. Merrick, 56, of Coudersport, to be held at 2 pm today (Saturday, Nov. 27), at the American Legion Potter Post 192 in Coudersport. She died on Sunday, Sept. More...

Robert B. Colwell Jr.

Robert B. Colwell Jr., 60, of Emporium, died Nov. 20, 2010, following a lengthy illness. He was a son of Robert B. and Angeline Fapore Colwell. In 1981, he married Tracy Boschert Colwell. Mr. More...

NEW REGS

Bar being raised on gas well safety standards

A set of new standards designed to make natural gas wells safer were approved unanimously last week by the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission.   More...

Gas driller ordered to cease

Susquehanna River Basin Commission last week ordered J-W Operating LLC to cease water-related activities at a natural gas drilling pad site in Shippen Township, Cameron County. More...

BACK ON TAX ROLLS

A dozen tax delinquents lose their property in public auction

A dozen properties were sold by public auction as the Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) rounded out what will go down in the books as a historic year.   More...

CAMERON COUNTY: NO HIKE

Commissioners applaud cost saving efforts; driller to draw water from public supply

Cameron County’s board of commissioners last week credited fellow elected officials and department heads for enabling them to prepare a budget that doesn’t include a tax increase next year. More...

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Two local women who are concerned about the potential impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling on local water supplies led a tour of two sites Sunday for interested citizens. More...

Holiday safe driver check underway

State police from the Denton Hill barracks are operating checkpoints at undisclosed locations from now through Friday. More...

Diabetes in pets is treatable

Most of us probably know a person who has diabetes, but were you aware that pets can suffer from diabetes too? More...

Community Life

Addisyn Jayde Burrows

A daughter, Addisyn Jayde Burrows, was born Nov. 10, 2010, to Mari Rees and Alvin Burrows of Austin. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and joins brother Blake, 5, and sister Skyler, 2.   Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Cooper Isaiah Eskesen

Daniel and Jessica Eskesen of Coudersport are parents of a son born Nov. 14, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Cooper Isaiah Eskesen weighed 8 pounds, 6.3 ounces.   Maternal grandparents are John and Vicki Moon of Ulysses. More...

Genealogy help available locally

Those wishing to learn more about their ancestors are invited to scour the Cameron County History Center on Saturday, Dec. 4.   Cameron County Genealogy Club will meet at 10 am at the center on West Greenwood Street in Emporium. More...

Sports

Successful Red Raider season ends in District 9 semifinals

It’s over.   More...

Local boy wins age division in PP&K

Alex Burd, seven-year-old son of David and Wendy Burd of Coudersport, won his age division during Sunday’s Punt, Pass and Kick football skills contest in Pittsburgh. More...

Cowburn wrestling at Penn State

Dirk Cowburn has swapped the purple and white athletic threads of Coudersport High School for the blue and white of the Penn State Nittany Lions as a freshman collegiate wrestler. More...