April 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SINGING STUDENTS

Crowd wowed by Elementary Song Fest

Elementary students from 18 school districts in the region came together at Port Allegany High School Tuesday for the annual IU9 Elementary Song Fest, an event sponsored by the Pa. More...

Emergency services feeling gas rush impact

Issues stemming from increased natural gas drilling are increasingly affecting emergency services operations in the region, as demonstrated by this month’s meeting of the Cameron County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).  More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Last Sunday was a very interesting day for my wife and me. We started out by taking my grandson, who just got back from Afghanistan, to the Greater Pittsburgh Airport after he had visited us.  More...

School Choice

To the editor:  I have seen the recent ads on school choice in Pennsylvania and I couldn’t agree more.  More...

Supporting Library

To the editor:  Have you ever checked out a book? Have you ever used the public computers? Have you ever needed to have a copy made?  Have you ever read a current magazine or the daily newspaper? More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds. More...

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Coudersport Rotary Club continues a decades-old tradition, the Citizens of Tomorrow program. More...

Ambitions plans for Arboretum

Wet weather has stalled early-season work at the Coudersport Arboretum, but that will soon change.  Ambitious plans were spelled out during this month’s Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce meeting by Richard Buchanan, who has been a drivi More...

Outdoors

Watershed meeting

Next Upper First Fork Watershed Association will meet Saturday (today) at 3 pm at the East Fork Sportsmen’s Club, two miles east of Wharton on East Fork Road.   More...

‘Triple Divide Watershed Coalition’ organized

Representatives from public water suppliers across the county gathered on Wednesday at the F. W. Gunzburger County Office Building to form a new organization, the “Triple Divide Watershed Coalition.”  More...

‘Jimmy Appleseed’ works overtime

Early-season trout fishing conditions have been difficult, to say the least. The weather on the opening day was just ugly. More...

Obituaries

Danta ‘Dan’ Galeotti

AUGUST 21, 1936 - APRIL 16, 2011

Danta Louis “Dan” Galeotti, 74, of Austin, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2011, in his home surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness.  Born July 27, 1936 in Austin, he was a son of Louis H. and Rose B. More...

Death Notices

David J. ‘Bugs’ McManigle   More...

SET SAIL

Civil War to come alive with raft launch

Civil War history comes alive on Saturday, April 30, when Bucktails re-enactors gather at the Route 555/Driftwood Bridge in southern Cameron County to launch the sesquicentennial raft.  The ceremony will take place at 9:30 am immediately west of More...

TOUGH TIMES AHEAD?

School districts facing an uncertain future as legislators look at cutting education costs

School students and clients of social service agencies are among residents of Potter and Cameron counties with the most at stake as state legislators head back into session next week to grapple with a budget that’s in the red by more than $4 bi More...

‘WILDS’ WINNERS

Local artist, organization tourist ‘champions’

A Potter County nature photographer and an active community service organization based in Emporium are among this year’s “Champions of the Pennsylvania Wilds.”  That puts them in a small group of business owners, citizens and o More...

News

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Good things come to those who wait, and Tri-Town Ambulance Company of Ulysses is no exception. More...

Thank You

Cameron County SPCA expressed its appreciation to all who supported recent fundraisers, including a live comedy show and a raffle. More...

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

300  The stalemate between the teachers’ union and the Coudersport Area School Board has reached a milestone: 300 days. That’s how much time has passed since the contract expired (June 30, 2010).  More...

Community Life

Community Garden: time to dig in!

Late April brings a flurry of activity at the county’s Maple View property as preparations begin for the planting of the 4-H Community Garden.  More...

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A popular exchange student from Germany, Simon Lange, visited Coudersport Rotary Club as part of his two-week return visit to the U.S. More...

Chamber luncheon Wednesday

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has added a new twist to Wednesday’s Administrative Professionals Luncheon.  Its theme is “Get Up and Move,” and it will encourage those who attend to exercise more. More...

Sports

Falcons win, move to 4-0

Coudersport is at it again in varsity softball, emerging from the rain-delayed season with a red-hot 4-0 start and already thinking about the postseason playoffs.  More...

Mixed track results

Coudersport went 2-0 in boys’ action and 1-1 in girls’ competition when Oswayo Valley and Johnsonburg came to CARP for a track and field meet.  More...

CCHS gets best of Austin

Alyssa Clingan scattered five hits and pitched a complete game in Cameron County’s 13-1 win at Austin in varsity softball action last Thursday.  Bri Orner, Tyler Younkin and Maria Slusarick backed her with two hits apiece. E. More...