May 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

PRIMARY WINNERS

Voters speak in Cameron

Residents in Cameron County are hoping that Tuesday’s primary election brought to an end the divisiveness that had been building in the months leading up to the election— months that included public discourse that at times was downright n More...

Viewpoints

The story that evokes divinity

Never have I let one story eat up as much of the front page of this newspaper, or of any newspaper that I have designed, like I did the story on the LEEK Preserve and, more importantly, Jeremy Muncert.  The layout breaks every rule I know about More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Have you ever just sat and watched people in a busy place? I spent a delightful hour last Saturday on a bench at a big store waiting for my wife. A cross-section of the American public walked by. More...

Financial Storms

To the editor:  None of us knows what the future holds, but by taking appropriate steps we can weatherproof our finances so when financial storms approach we are prepared.  Examples of financial storms are job loss, illness, death, divorce, More...

Community Life

Plan To Wed

Reese Idalia Caton is pleased to announce the engagement of her parents Laura Jean Lucas and Seth Richard Caton of Emporium.  The bride elect is a 2002 graduate of Cameron County High School and a 2010 graduate of University of Pittsburgh at Bra More...

Births

Kyler Lee Crumrine   A son was born May 10, 2011, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Scott T. and Amanda R. Crumrine of Austin. Kyler Lee Crumrine weighed 7 pounds. .05 ounces and joins a sister, Kellie Jo,. 2.  More...

THANK YOU

I want to send my deep-felt thanks to everyone who organized and attended such a great retirement party for me at the Senior Center. More...

Sports

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Wins have been hard to come by for the Cameron County varsity softball team, but the Red Raiders were clicking on all cylinders in a 26-2 win at Oswayo Valley on Monday. More...

Track standouts hope to advance

Only a handful of athletes from Coudersport and Cameron County were seen as serious contenders for a berth in next weekend’s PIAA State Track and Field Championships as they competed in the District 9 Meet yesterday at Kane. More...

Off game costs Falcons unblemished record

No baseball team is on top of its game every time it takes the fifield and that certainly was the case when the Coudersport Falcons took their undefeated record to St. Marys Public earlier this week and were taken down with authority, 11-1.  More...

MATTER OF TIME

Intensity of natural gas drilling set to pick up significantly

It’s only a matter of time before energy companies unleash their forces on the area with intense drilling activity to get at natural gas deposits held in shale formations deep underground, according to a speaker at this month’s meeting of More...

PRIMARY WINNERS

Apathy reigns in Potter

Less than four in 10 registered voters in Potter County turned out on Tuesday to choose party nominees to run in the November general election.  In most cases, those selected in the municipal primary should have an easy ride into offifice, sinc More...

Commissioners going to bat for PCC

A program that has provided considerable benefifits in Potter and Cameron counties for almost a quarter century is on the chopping block in Harrisburg.  The Potter County Board of Commissioners this week joined in a campaign to save the Pennsylv More...

News

Tour of gas well sites tomorrow

Public welcome to attend

A moratorium on leasing of additional state forest land to gas drillers remains in effect, but companies have already tied up the rights to tens of thousands of acres locally and are expected to start clearing trees, installing pipelines and poking h More...

Bridges set to be replaced

Four bridges are set to be replaced on the Elk State Forest.  The largest contract is for the bridges over Weatherboard Hollow and Little Bear Run on Dents Run Road in Benezette Township, Elk County. Bid was awarded to Francis J. Palo Inc. More...

Bridge work in Emporium’s east end begins Tuesaday

With Route 120 bridgework on the west end of Emporium nearing completion, work is scheduled to begin on the Route 120 east end bridge.  On Tuesday, work will get underway on the steel truss bridge located on Route 120 near the intersection with More...

Potter County News

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Three community organizations received a financial donation as Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce distributed proceeds from a fundraiser held during this year’s Maple Festival. More...

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Clark Lerch (center) an assistant district manager for Williams presents a check for $750 to Potter County Conservation District Manager Chad Moshier in support of the recently-held Envirothon. More...

Elliott places in art contest

Jenna Elliott of Coudersport High School was awarded third place in the Congressional Art Competition for the 5th District of Pennsylvania.  The competition includes drawings, paintings, and photographs submitted by high school students.  More...

Outdoors

Turkey hunting is very much like chess

I have often thought of turkey hunting as a chess game. There is a lot of strategy involved. You often must dig deep into your bag of tricks to outwit your foe.  There is so much more involved than the actual calling. More...

Outdoor classroom benefits wildlife

More than 2,000 tree seedlings were planted on a tract of state forest land in Cameron County recently as part of a project to benefit wildlife and teach environmental stewardship to teens.  More...

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Austin’s Cindy Pavelosky said her successful gobbler hunt on Friday the 13th should send a message to other women who might want to take up the sport. More...