April 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

IMPRESSIVE

Coudersport student 6th in spelling bee

A little girl with a big vocabulary and even bigger ambitions has been making a name for herself and her school as a spelling bee champion.  Coudersport Area Elementary School fififth-grader Emily Laurore, who is just nine years old, fifinished More...

‘Biomass workshop Tues

Business owners, school administrators and others who face rising heating and cooling bills may be interested in a workshop planned for Tuesday, April 5, at the Coudersport Consistory.  More than a dozen agencies and organizations are pulling to More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Many of the restaurants around here have placemats that are covered with ads. They are very interesting to read, but I don’t agree with their reference that we are in the heart of the Pennsylvania Wilds.  More...

Nature Out Of Balance

To the editor:  With the eastern cougar subspecies declared extinct, and no federal plan for the recovery of the cougar east of the Rocky Mountains and north of the Carolinas, the U.S. More...

Thank You To Northwest, Zito

To the editor:  Potter County Historical Society has recently received a generous donation of equipment from two area businesses.  Northwest Savings Bank and Zito Media have provided computers, a complete security system, and cable and conn More...

Community Life

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Members of the Potter-McKean Players are preparing for upcoming performances. More...

A year later, Sophia ‘doing well’

Not all stories have a happy ending, but “Sunshine for Sophia” supporters are beaming over the next chapter of their special tale.  More...

GED testing planned

General Education Development (GED) evening testing will be offered at the Cameron County High School.  Evening testing will be Tuesday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 13, beginning at 3:30. More...

Sports

David Lyon continuing baseball success

Cameron County’s David Lyon continues his baseball success as starting catcher for the Kent State (Ohio) University Golden Flashes.  More...

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Coaches in the Northern Tier Girls’ Basketball League had a hard time deciding who was this season’s MVP, so they decided that two players should share the award. D. J. More...

Raiders win opener

Cameron County opened the high school baseball season with a 10-8 win in a slugfest at Oswayo Valley.  Jake Brown had three hits, including a triple and a double, and was the winning pitcher after allowing just two hits over four-plus innings. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Virginia W. Duty   Virginia W. Duty, 75, of Emporium died March 24, 2011. Mrs. Duty moved from Florida to Emporium to make her home with her great niece, Heidi Kennedy and her husband John. Barnett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. More...

EXPECT MORE

Industry rep says sand facility, region to get busier and busier

The timing couldn’t have been better for an update on the sand transfer facility in Emporium Borough.  Duncan Newlands, a representative of the company operating the business, addressed a crowd of roughly 20 during the Cameron County Natur More...

MORE JOBS

County awards $$$ that will make way for Empereon upgrades

A national call center operating out of a former Adelphia building hopes to add dozens of jobs in the coming months, according to the Potter County Board of Commissioners.  More...

‘Passion Play’ next Saturday

More than a half-century has passed since the Coudersport Consistory Players and assorted volunteers fifirst took to the stage to perform “The Story of the Crucififixion.”   More...

News

Students explore historical sites

A group of Cameron County High School students along with teachers Lee Sines and Tom Glosek recently spent the afternoon visiting some of the county’s historical sites.  The students visited the ruins of the cokes ovens and the pre-1900 vi More...

Art Fest/Weekend In The Wilds set

Organizers of the Art- Fest/Weekend in the Wilds in Cameron County have announced plans for this year’s event.  It begins Friday night, July 1, with a tour of music. More...

Gospel quarter to perform

Hallmark Quartet will bring its southern gospel style of music to the Austin Methodist Church on Saturday, April 16, at 6 pm. There is no admission fee. A free-will offering will be taken.  More...

Potter County News

Sauley announces re-election bid

Potter County Sheriff Ken Sauley has announced his intention to seek another term. More...

Dental care available for children

Potter County has qualified for another “Promising Practices” grant to extend dental care to more children from low-income families.  Through the grant, the county provides dental care and education to those ages 3 to 17 who are not More...

Help available for smokers looking to quit

Potter County Human Services reminds area residents that free help is available for those trying to quit smoking. The program is provided by Clinical Outcomes Group Inc. More...

Outdoors

Signs of the season are here!

Spring arrived 10 days ago when the sun reached its midway point directly over the equator, but it sure has not felt like spring. March was supposed to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb.  More...

Lyme disease risk is for real

It seems that everyone knows someone who has had Lyme disease -- or they have had it themselves. More...

Youth only fishing event April 16

This year’s Salt Run children’s fishing event will be held on April 16, the opening day of trout season.  More...