May 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SUMMERTIME!

Memorial Day events kick off the season

Communities around the region will hold traditional Memorial Day observances on Monday.  Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, commemorates U.S. soldiers who died while in the military service. More...

DAM BOOKS

Two authors set to release books on Austin Dam disaster

A pair of notable books that capture the history of the Austin flflood are heading to the press – just in time for the centennial observance marking the tragic dam failure of Sept. 30, 1911.  More...

Viewpoints

STAKEHOLDER OR BAG HOLDER?

(Ken Gerg is a well-known retired industrialist, canoe racer and social commentator from Emporium.)   This is a report to all deer hunters and especially all the “rural nonfarm landowners” who helped me with the Pennsylvania Game Com More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

This year, the saying should have been, “April showers bring May showers.”  We are not in the danger that the people along our major rivers are experiencing but a dry, sunny day would be welcome.  More...

Memorial Day’s timing reminds us that life is indeed eternal

My favorite weekend of the year is finally here. Let’s hope that time slows, or at least our experience of it.  I remember staring out the window just after the new year thinking how my perception of time has changed. More...

Community Life

Rummage sale planned

Catholic Daughters of the Americas is planning its 57th annual fundraising rummage sale at St. Eulalia Church in Coudersport from June 24 through July 2.  More...

Herbal fair

Mountain Thyme Herbal Fair will be held at the Frosty Hollow Bed and Breakfast in Sweden Valley on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 am to 5 pm. More...

Cameron County Alumni Banquet tonight

Alumni from several states and Canada are in Cameron County this weekend to attend the annual Emporium High School/Cameron County High School alumni banquet, to be held Saturday (today) starting at 6 pm in the high school cafeteria.  More...

Sports

Alle-Catts unbeaten

Emporium is off to another solid start in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League. Two lopsided wins last weekend gave the Cats a 3-0 mark entering Saturday’s scheduled home game against Welllsville, N.Y. (2 pm).  More...

Falcons vs. Hubbers: no surprise

It seemed inevitable that Coudersport would get one more chance against the Smethport Hubbers, the only team to add a blemish to the Falcons’ varsity softball record this season.  And, sure enough, the two teams will tussle on Tuesday with More...

‘God’s Country’ Marathon June 4

Plans are in place for the 37th annual God’s Country Marathon, to be held Saturday, June 4, on the Galeton to Coudersport course.  Organizers welcome volunteers, as well as vendors and musicians at the courthouse square fifinish line. More...

BABY-SELLING SCHEME ALLEGED

Coudersport attorney, others charged in plot to buy newborn

A bizarre criminal case in Potter County has fifinally been made public. More...

Goodwill comes to Coudersport

Goodwill Industries has come to Coudersport, giving area residents an easy means of donating items to help the less fortunate.  Spokesman Tom Glasl assisted with the opening day of the Goodwill donation shed which is positioned in the parking lo More...

CLOSE TO HOME

Gas wells in Coudersport Borough causing concern

After witnessing a bright natural gas drilling rig lighting up the night sky over Coudersport Borough, some residents took their concerns to this month’s Borough Council meeting.  More...

GOOD AND BAD

Turnover of county employees sign of times

Private-sector employers connected with the growing natural gas industry have been plucking employees from the Potter County government with offers of higher pay.  The situation was acknowledged at last week’s meeting of the Board of Commi More...

News

Photo

A fast moving and powerful storm spun on a narrow course through the the Cameron County Little League Complex Thursday evening, snapping the support beams to this pavilion off above the ground. More...

Running water at Dam Park

As plans for improvements to the Austin Dam Memorial Park continue, visitors can now enjoy running water at the park pavilion, thanks to the hard work of several volunteers and Coudersport Well Drilling.  Volunteers Dick Logue, John Rotello, Ter More...

Seismic testing topic of Tuesday meeting

Helicopters, ground forces and other logistical teams are invading the region.  They’re not part of military operations. More...

Potter County News

Farm market checks for senior citizens

Potter County Area Agency on Aging will be distributing senior farmers’ market nutrition program checks to Potter County senior citizens.  More...

Photo

Potter County rolled out the red carpet for some special visitors who arrived on Tuesday. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • May 2, Glenn E. Status et ux to Richard M. Rankin et ux, Sharon Township, $6,333.  • May 4, Scott D. Howard to James F. More...

Outdoors

Will that fawn survive? The odds say ‘no’

Late May is when most people begin to see newborn whitetailed deer fawns.  Over the years, the Game Commission has obtained some interesting data on fawn birthing. More...

‘Do not disturb!’

It was only May 22. I was not expecting to see a mother elk followed by a small, spotted newborn calf walking along the edge of the field, as I rounded the curve onto Dewey Road on Winslow Hill. More...

Obituaries

Larry G. Currier Death Notices

MAY 4, 1946 - MAY 23, 2011

Larry G. Currier, 65, of Ellisburg, died May 23, 2011 in the Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia.  Born May 4, 1946, in Wellsville, N.Y., he was the son of Bert A. and Agnes Matteson Currier. On Feb. More...