June 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Elk range tour added to Sinnemahoning snake hunt

Plans are in place for the popular Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt over the June 11-12 weekend, sponsored by the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association, in cooperation with the Keystone Reptile Club.  More...

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With the impacts of increased gas-drilling becoming more apparent on a daily basis, community leaders and municipal officials are being encouraged to attend a workshop to help them prepare. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Memorial Day is supposed to be much more than an excuse for a threeday weekend. More...

Budget Reality

To the editor:  There has been much second-guessing about Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget and its likely outcomes, but much of the opposition seems to be a case of blaming the messenger for the truth he is telling.  More...

Impact Fee Applauded

To the editor:  A new bill proposing a local impact fee on the extraction of natural gas, introduced by Senator Joseph Scarnati, would deliver much-needed funding to reimburse Pennsylvania’s counties and municipalities affected by drilling More...

Community Life

Top CCHS students in Class of ‘11

Cameron County High School has recognized its top honor students from the class of 2011.  More...

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Austin Area School District recognized the winners of the school-wide positive behavior incentive program. More...

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A Group Study Exchange delegation from the Ukraine recently visited Emporium Rotary. Members discussed their country as well as their own professions. More...

Sports

Falcons fall short in title game

Coudersport faces a stiff challenge in the 16-team PIAA State High School Baseball Championship Tournament, which gets underway on Monday.  The Falcons are matched up with the Mercyhurst Prep Lakers, PIAA District 10 champion, at a site and time More...

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Two Potter County athletes will be competing at PNC Park in Pittsburgh next weekend during one of 30 final qualifying events for the national Pitch, Hit and Run Contest. More...

Coudy pool set to open

Coudersport Community Swimming Pool will open on Monday at 1 pm.  Daily passes available at $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Season memberships will be for sale at the bathhouse, as well as individual season passes and monthly passes. More...

HEALING WATERS

Local Trout Unlimited Chapter opens arms for wounded vets

Hundreds of Potter County residents lined the route as 15 wounded military veterans were ushered through several communities on their way to the fourth annual Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Experience.  More...

FAITH-BASED

Alternative treatment for young addicts focus of program

A faith-based residential treatment effort for young drug addicts will be the topic of a program to be held on June 23 in Coudersport.  More...

PREPARING

Workshops offer gas rush tools for community leaders

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MARATHON TIME! Cameron County jobless rate shows improvement

NYC quintet hopes to set world record for ‘linked’ team

Saturday’s 37th annual God’s Country Marathon, to be held Saturday on the usual Galeton to Coudersport course, features a new twist.  More...

News

Duo responsible for many Coudersport thefts caught, jailed

Two Coudersport residents were jailed early Tuesday morning after troopers caught them stealing items from unlocked vehicles in town.  More...

Area news briefs

Traffic signal coming  WELLSBORO – A confusing and dangerous intersection in downtown Wellsboro is finally being addressed by the borough and PennDOT. More...

Community Chest surpasses fundraising goal

Cameron County Community Chest has reached its fundraising goal for the second consecutive year.  That’s good news for the charity’s main recipients, including the Recreation Board, Community Nurses, American Red Cross, Girl Scouts, More...

Potter County News

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Coudersport’s new Seventh Street Bridge was opened for traffic this week. More...

Gambling revenue cuts school taxes

Revenues collected from state-licensed gambling joints will mean lower school taxes for thousands of area residents.  More...

Earns degree

Coudersport High School graduate Kyle McCurdy earned a bachelors degree in electrical and computer engineering technology from Penn State Behrend. His parents are Tim and Carol Mc- Curdy.   More...

Outdoors

The time to get involved is NOW!

This past week I was able to spend some time on Sinnemahoning Creek’s Driftwood Branch and the First Fork. More...

Fishing derby Sunday

Plans are in place for the 57th annual Drum and Henry Fishing Derby at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club pond in Sizer Run. It’s open to anyone age 14 or younger and will be held from 1-4 pm on Sunday, June 5. More...

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Sinnemahoning State Park staffers received their Team Excellence Award from DCNR and Governor Tom Corbett during a recent ceremony. More...

Obituaries

Claude ‘Whitey’ Snyder

MAY 5, 1932 - MAY 30, 2011

Claude L. “Whitey” Snyder, 79, of Smethport, died May 30, 2011 at his home following a lengthy illness.  Born on May 5, 1932 in Coudersport, he was the son of Lawrence and Katie Davey Snyder. On Sept. More...

Lawrence Brendlinger

MAY 19, 1927 - MAY 23, 2011

Lawrence A. “Larry” Brendlinger, 84, of Andrews Settlement, died May 23, 2011, in his home.  Born May 19, 1927, in Vandergrift, he was the son of Walter and Ethel Boring Brendlinger.  More...

K. Michael Lewis

APRIL 24, 1972 - MAY 29, 2011

Kerry Michael “Mike” Lewis, 39, of Ulysses, died May 29, 2011 as a result of injuries sustained in an accident.  Born April 24, 1972, in Baltimore, he was the son of Gary R. and Sherry Brutsman Lewis. More...