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Lots of interesting stories in 37th God’s Country Marathon

Some 37 years into the tradition, God’s Country Marathon 2011 offered no shortage of interesting story lines.  First, there was the successful attempt by a New York City quintet to set a world record.  Second, a Potter County resident More...

Water chief concern for area offificials

County offificials across the region recognize that their powers are limited when it comes to controlling the natural gas industry, but they are trying to use their inflfluence in support of a widely supported cause: water quality.  More...

Effort to protect Allegheny River

Protective measures are in place for the Susquehanna and Delaware river basins, but the same cannot be said for the Allegheny-Ohio system.  With new development pressures growing, largely due to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling, conservation More...

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Centre County author, artist, biker, and “adventure eater” Ken Hull has spent years riding, exploring and tasting his way across central Pennsylvania to find some of the coolest locally o More...

Viewpoints

LAWN CARE WITHOUT THE TOXINS

(Gideon Forman is executive director of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

I think every American tradition that I grew up with has disappeared from everyday life. Just about everyone you see is walking around with a cell phone glued to the side of their head. More...

They Made It Home

To the editor:  It is with thankfulness and a little bit of pride that I know many, many Cameron County residents offered the supreme sacrifice on the side of justice and freedom so that I can live and breathe freely in these United States.  More...

Community Life

SPCA yard sale

Cameron County SPCA will be holding a yard sale as a fundraiser on Saturday (today) starting at 10 am.  It will be located on the lot across from Olivett’s Market. Rain date is June 25.   More...

United In Marriage

Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport was the setting for the April 3, 2011, wedding of Kevin Joseph Gledhill and Tiffany Anne Russell, both formerly of Potter County and now of Pine Grove Mills.  The bride is the daughter of Diane and Ter More...

Births

Cullen Scott Goss  Reagan Catherine Taylor   Jake A. and Megan E. Taylor are parents of a daughter born June 2, 2011, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Sports

Falcons lose playoff heartbreaker

Coudersport’s high school baseball team got a taste of the big time Monday afternoon, matched up in a PIAA Sweet 16 playoff game at Jerry Uht Stadium in Erie, where the professional Erie Sea Wolves play their home games.  The Falcons (14-3 More...

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Emporium’s David Lyon this week completed a successful junior season as starting catcher for the Kent State University Golden Flash. More...

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Another successful Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally was held last weekend. A rainfall held down dust, but made for some slippery spots that challenged the world-class teams. More...

Men questioned about murder released, not charged - Free Access

Police believed duo was helping destroy evidence

The Austin man who was taken into custody and questioned by police about a murder that took place last week was released without being charged yesterday. More...

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Leave it to children to remind us how fun summer can be. More...

WINNERS, LOSERS

Just who is going to benefit from area’s gas rush?

Who’s going to benefifit from the dawning natural gas boom in Northcentral Pennsylvania?  Mineral rights owners, job-seekers, motel owners and supply companies, for starters.  And at what cost?  More...

What’s shaking? The ground!

An army of groundshakers is descending on the region to get a better idea of what lies two miles or more beneath us.  Seismic testing is underway in Cameron County by contractor Geokinetics, which this week was laying out its sensors along areas More...

Boys, girls club seeks help from volunteers

Potter County Boys and Girls Club is seeking more people to become involved, whether as board members or volunteers. A steering committee reviewed the latest developments in establishing the club during a meeting on Wednesday.  More...

News

Cameron County deed transfers

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  • May 4, James H. Thomas to George F. More...

Cemetery board to meet

Annual meeting of Eulalia Cemetery will be held on Monday, June 13, at 6:30 pm at the cemetery chapel. Agenda will include election of board members and other business. All lot holders are welcome and new volunteers are always welcome. More...

Fireworks display July 2

Cameron County will once again celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display, shot from the Cameron County High School property on the night of Saturday, July 2.  Grounds will open at 6 pm and there will be music, entertainment for childre More...

Potter County News

Coudy pool opens

Coudersport Community Swimming Pool opened for the season on Monday with about 200 people passing through the gate.  Daily passes available at $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. More...

Christian-based treatment topic of upcoming program

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

Property tax, rent rebate program still open

Applications for Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now being accepted through Dec. 31. More...

Outdoors

Fishing tip: fly, nymph dropper ‘best of both worlds’

Fly-fishing has been great over the past week or so. More...

Protecting predators means sacrificing elk

Why should we care about the wolf problems out West? One reason is to ensure that Pennsylvania does not make the mistakes other states have made in the reintroduction of predators, such as wolves and cougars.  More...

Game Commission trying to open more land to hunters

The Game Commission is trying to open more private land to hunting and assist property owners with habitat improvement. More...

Obituaries

Mary Jane Pleak

OCTOBER 12, 1921 - JUNE 6, 2011

Mary Jane Pleak, 89, of Emporium, died June 6, 2011, in Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. Born Oct. 12, 1921 in Port Allegany, she was the daughter of George and Ann Sullivan Holden. On June 28, 1947, in Coudersport, she married Horace C. More...

John H. Duell

FEBRUARY 24, 1968 - MAY 17, 2011

A memorial service for John H. Duell, formerly of Coudersport, will be held at 11 am on Friday, June 17, at Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport with Rev. More...

Death Notices

Gertrude A. Smith   More...