January 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Coordinated protection of the area’s most precious resource

Potter County’s most precious natural resource is not its forests, its natural gas, or its wildlife.  It’s all about the water.  More...

Celebrity elk ‘Freddy’ dies

A massive bull elk that was the subject of thousands of tourists’ photographs and had a celebrity status in the Benezette area met a humane demise last Friday after slipping on ice in Trout Run More...

Viewpoints

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ACCIDENT PUTS FOCUS ON SIDEWALKS

(Tim Hallman of Coudersport is editor/publisher of a regional online news source, CoudyNews.com).   A tragic accident occurred this past Saturday in downtown Coudersport. A mother and her daughter were injured when they were struck by a car. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The wind blew and the snow flew and my trash cans looked like two ballistic missiles as they sailed into my neighbor’s yard.  I don’t know how cold it was, but when I went to church I saw a dog with his leg up and his stream had him More...

Emporium Borough Advises On Snow Removal

To the editor:  Emporium Borough Street Department reminds residents to park vehicles off-street, if at all possible, so that snow can be plowed back. More...

Community Life

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Many Potter County employees and other members of the community came through for a local animal shelter as part of a project spearheaded by employees’ union Local 389- C (AFL-CIO). More...

EMT training starts January 17

An emergency medical technician training course will be held at the Cameron County Ambulance Hall, beginning on Monday, Jan. 17. Classes will meet from 6 pm to 10 pm on Monday and Wednesday evenings. There will also be four Saturday classes.  More...

Square dancing Saturday

Central Grange is offering round and square dancing on Saturday (today) at the Grange Hall in Sweden Valley.  Food is available at 5:30 pm, followed by dancing from 7 to 10. Cost is $5.00 to those 18 and older. More...

Sports

Raider boys ruling front court

Cameron County’s redhot Raiders warmed up for Friday night’s showdown with Coudersport by rolling over Northern Potter Tuesday night, 66-43, after opening a 23-4 lead out of the opening gate.  Jason Blose scored 20 points and Andrew More...

Falcon girls dominating NTL play

There’s not much doubt about the outcome of this year’s Northern Tier Girls’ Basketball League, so the challengers of powerful Coudersport may be looking ahead to the PIAA District 9 playoffs.  More...

Stuckey, Mason score mat victories

A shorthanded Cameron County varsity wrestling team had a tough time with the Kane Wolves, falling by a 65-15 margin.  Nick Stuckey bumped up to 171 and gutted out a 9-7 decision.  Devin Mason had his way with his 160- pound foe, finally ge More...

RUNNING

Cameron County Commissioner s will run again   If the current board of commissioners had it their way, they would continue on as the team that is responsible for managing Cameron County the next five years.  More...

GAS IMPACT: DECADES

Industry executive paints rosy picture for Gas Task Force

A representative of the world’s second-biggest energy company painted a rosy picture of the local natural gas industry to the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force.  More...

‘WORLD CLASS’ GOAL

Cole Memorial Hospital renovation will address facility’s main weakness

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital officials will address what they consider to be the weakest component of their health care service with a complete renovation of the hospital’s emergency department.  More...

News

Training open for natural gas jobs

Three options for local training are available for area residents interested in becoming certified for jobs with the natural gas industry. Classes will be starting on Jan. 17 at the Seneca Highlands Vo-Tech School in Port Allegany. More...

Emporium man’s murder trial delayed

Justice is being delayed in the murder case against an Emporium man, with no explanation being given.  Steven P. More...

Harassment charge

Police have charged a Roulette man with harassment as a result of an incident in the village of Roulette last Thursday morning at about 12:30. Jeffery A. Fessenden, 30, allegedly subjected a woman to unwanted physical contact.   More...

Potter County News

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Coudersport Public Library recently welcomed a new library assistant, Eloise “Ellie” (Glassmire) Daisley. More...

Driver charged after Rt. 120 accident

A Potter County driver was charged with speeding following a one-vehicle crash on Rt. 120 in Shippen Township, Cameron County, Saturday morning at about 1:10.  State police said Samuel E. More...

Story hour slated

Coudersport Public Library invites young children to a free Story Hour program on Tuesdays at 10 am, starting on Jan. More...

Outdoors

Hemlock invader hits close to home

The weekend before deer season, as my father and I crossed the farm where my great-grandfather had settled after immigrating from Europe, we came across a hemlock bough that had been broken out of a nearby tree.  My stomach churned -- it was cov More...

Organized coyote hunts growing in popularity

Organized coyote hunts have been growing across the region in recent years, as populations of the elusive predator continue to rise.  Typically, participants register for a fee and those who kill a coyote bring their quarry to a central location More...

Deer management proposals coming

Members of the public are welcome to comment when the Game Commission holds its first meeting of the new year Jan. 30-Feb. 1 in Harrisburg. Antlerless deer license allotments, designed to control the size of the whitetail herd, will be proposed. More...

Obituaries

L. Maxwell Narby

JULY 31, 1934 - JANUARY 11, 2011

One of Cameron County’s most prominent and respected educators, historians and patriots, Korean War veteran L. Maxwell “Max” Narby of Emporium, died on Jan. 11, 2011, at Elk Regional Heath Center in St. Marys. More...

Robert D. Hill

Robert D. Hill, 79, of Port Allegany, formerly of Coudersport, died Jan. 8, 2011, at Cole Hospital, Coudersport. Mr. Hill and his wife of 49 years, the former Loretta P. McLaughlin, lived in Coudersport for 45 years. More...

William P. Slaby

William P. Slaby, 70, of Gaines, died Jan. 5, 2011, in Cole Hospital, Coudersport. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Potter Brook. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. More...