February 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

FAITH-BASED HELP

Christian option for people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction

Members of the Potter County Criminal Justice Advisory Board last week heard a presentation on Teen Challenge, which is a faith-based residential treatment program for individuals ages 18 to 32 who are suffering from addiction to alcohol or other dru More...

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Erie Homes for Children and Adults was welcomed as one of the newest members of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribboncutting ceremony. More...

Viewpoints

My Side

PENNY WISE, POUND FOOLISH

(Paul O. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Super Bowl Sunday has come and gone. The Steelers are licking their wounds and the Packers are licking their chops over their victory. More...

Excellent Reporting; Elk Herd Hardly ‘Wild’

To the editor:  I must applaud Carol Mulvihill for her recent article in the Endeavor News concerning certain aspects of elk-hunting in Pennsylvania.  More...

Community Life

To Wed In Vegas

A May 1, 2011, wedding in Las Vegas is planned for Coudersport native Luke Moore and Brittany Bartley, both of Tucson, Ariz.  Luke is the son of Mark and Chris Moore of Coudersport.  More...

Netra Baker retires

One of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s longest-serving, most versatile and most popular employees has announced her retirement.  Netra Baker, RN, who most recently served as director of staff development and professional enrichment, join More...

Evon Paul Yankowski

A son, Evon Paul Yankowski, was born Feb. 4, 2011, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Christopher M. and Holly (Stilson) Yankowski. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and joins a brother, Connor, 8.  More...

Sports

Raiders lead NTL race by a nose

All eyes will be on the Smethport High School basketball court Wednesday night, as the Cameron County boys come to town, hoping to take another step toward the Northern Tier League title.  More...

Falcon girls flirting with perfection as season nears end

Coudersport is on the brink of clinching another Northern Tier Girls’ Basketball League crown with an unblemished 14-0 record.  The Falcons (17-1) removed all doubt Tuesday night with a 62-40 win at Cameron County, just weeks after the Red More...

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Cameron County’s Jake Brown circles the top of the key during the thrilling Northern Tier Boys’ Basketball League showdown in Coudersport. More...

STILL…

No answer for ‘Ops’ building after reschedule

Local wags find it fitting that a sheriff’s sale for the former Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport has been rescheduled for April Fool’s Day.  An original sheriff’s sale for disposition of the property, schedu More...

DRILL BABY, DRILL

Company outlines plans for wells in West Creek area of Cameron County

Cameron County residents got their first real taste of what benefits they might see as a result of the abundant supply of natural gas trapped in shale rock formations deep beneath the “Land of Endless Mountains.”  More...

BULLISH

Betting on gas rush, developer plans new motel

Gary Buchsen is bullish on Potter County.  Convinced that the natural gas rush is for real and there are other signs of economic recovery on the horizon, the Coudersport businessman was back before the Potter County Planning Commission (PCPC) th More...

WATER QUALITY

Workshop focuses on private wells, springs

With almost seven in 10 area households pulling their water from wells or springs, there was strong interest in last week’s Water Quality Workshop, presented by two Penn State authorities at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport.  More...

News

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On the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 30, 1911, Harry Davis looked down on the Bayless Pulp and Paper Company dam, just north of Austin, and was shocked to discover that it was breaking. More...

Smith won’t seek second term

Beginning Tuesday, candidates seeking posts in May’s primary election can begin circulating petitions.  Three commissioner seats in both Cameron and Potter counties will likely attract the most attention.  In Potter County, all three More...

JCPenney service continues

Rumors that the popular JCPenney catalog service at a downtown Coudersport business is being discontinued are false.  More...

Potter County News

Coudersport woman killed in crash

A Coudersport woman died of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash on Rt. 44 near Jersey Shore on Saturday morning. Delores M. Kellner, 73, was pronounced dead on arrival at Jersey Shore Hospital.  More...

Free tax help being offered locally

Free tax counseling and preparation for Pennsylvania taxpayers with low and moderate incomes – particularly those age 60 and older – is available from AARP tax aides in Coudersport and Emporium.  Help is available for personal incom More...

Luncheon will benefit meals program

Potter County Area Agency on Aging staffers will volunteer their time to wait on tables, wash dishes and otherwise help with a chicken and biscuit dinner to be held as a fundraiser for the county’s senior population.  The event will be hel More...

Outdoors

Ski program

A program on the basics of cross-country skiing will be held on Saturday (today) from 1 to 2:30 pm at Sinnemahoning State Park. More...

Remote water monitoring

Big Brother is watching – and, in this case, that’s a good thing. More...

Free ice-fishing session offered to young anglers

Bucktail Rod and Gun Club is providing boys and girls ages 15 and younger the opportunity to sample ice-fishing with a free session on Saturday, Feb. More...

Obituaries

Warren David White Sr.

Former Potter County Commissioner and Superintendent of Highways Warren David White Sr., 87, of Sweden Valley, died Feb. 5, 2011, at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport. Mr. More...

Theodore J. Krellner

Theodore J. “Ted” Krellner, 66, of Emporium, died Feb. 5, 2011. He was an electrical engineer who was employed by GE Sensing and was an inventor, being awarded three U.S. patents and two Korean patents. More...

Elva Wolfanger

Elva Wolfanger, 96, died Feb. 4, 2011, at Elk Regional Medical Center, St. Marys. She had previously been a resident of Emporium and Austin. Among survivors is a son, Dale Wolfanger and wife Carolyn of Emporium. More...