July 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Greenways’ projects still unfunded

None of the local “Greenways” plans has yet qualifified for state-funded development, but all is not lost.  A $25,000 grant was awarded last week to help with the development of the Redbank Trail in Jefferson County. More...

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PARTNERSHIP FOR BETTER CARE

(Cindi Hardesty is vice president and chief nurse executive at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.)   Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has joined the U.S. Dept. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Memory Lane seems to be a place that I have been visiting lately and, like most old folks, I think it is a pleasant place to be.  More...

Sportsmen Must Be Vigilant

To the editor:  Jim Zoschg’s column (“The time to get involved is now!” Endeavor News June 4) is right on target.  More...

Community Life

11-year-old’s artwork on display

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center is showcasing drawings by 11-year-old Abigail Rowan.  She uses charcoal, pencil, and colored pencil, first sketching the designs and then adding colors, with a special focus on flowers.  More...

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Artwork of Smethport’s Julie Mader is on display at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Irwin Medical Arts Center as part of the Community Art Showcase. More...

Busy day at ‘Kids Korner’

More than 100 children visited the “kids korner” arts and craft area at the Cameron County Weekend in the Wilds/ ArtFest on Saturday.  They participated in stations featuring face painting, rock painting, ornament making, sidewalk ar More...

Sports

11-year-old stars cruise past Wellsboro

A group of local 11-year-olds continues its winning ways in Little League baseball, hoping to advance into competition for the state championship.  Tuesday’s 20-0 whitewash of Wellsboro on the Coudersport diamond gave the Potter-McKean All More...

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Almost 100 runners participated in a five-kilometer race held as part of Galeton’s Red Suspenders Weekend. More...

12-year-old Potter-McKean All-Stars on a roll

The mission continues for the Potter McKean Little League All-Stars (12-year-olds), who continue their march toward a Pa. District 15 championship.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Robert W. Hunsinger Sr.   Robert W. Hunsinger Sr., 89, of East Fork Road, Austin, died June 30, 2011, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born on March 10, 1922 in Sweden Valley, he was the son of Ernest and Ivy May Fischer Hunsinger. On Sept. More...

OUT ON BAIL

Emporium woman free, but must be supervised at all times

The woman accused of illegally entering the home of her estranged husband in the wee hours of the morning and trying to kill him is free on bail.  Patricia “Patty” Brown, 50, of Emporium was freed last Friday when a friend put up the More...

MINOR VICTORY FOR JUVENILE

Request for earlier detention review not granted

The Coudersport juvenile being held on murder charges in a juvenile detention facility in Tioga County will remain there at least another 10 days.  More...

SLOWDOWN

Many factors leading to lull in natural gas drilling activity

A dramatic slowdown in Marcellus Shale natural gas exploration during the second quarter of 2011 has been documented by the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force. More...

Expanded services at Veterans Clinic

Potter County Veterans Clinic marks its fifirst anniversary with the announcement of expanded services.  During last week’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners, Brandon Gardner, a representative from the Bath (N.Y.) VA Medical Cente More...

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A section of the Radio Station WFRM building in downtown Coudersport was heavily damaged Saturday morning when it was struck by a truck driven by a Shinglehouse man who apparently fell asleep at the More...

Hearing on Pine Creek plan set

A meeting to receive input on a fisheries management plan for Pine Creek in Potter and Tioga counties will be held by the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission on Saturday, July 16, from 10 am to noon at the Tiadaghton State Forest Office in Waterville.  More...

Tax, rent rebates still available

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

Potter County News

Boys/girls club now non-profit

Boys and Girls Club of Potter County is now a registered non-profit organization, eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.  Volunteers and supporters have been meeting for almost two years to establish a community organization to benefit th More...

Fire may have been set

A suspicious structure fire Tuesday in Coudersport Borough is being investigated by police.  Someone may have set the fire at a multi-apartment structure at 109 Allegany Avenue sometime between 2:30 pm and 9 pm.  More...

Hundreds still owe ‘09 taxes

Staffers from the Potter County Tax Claim Bureau are at it again — working with hundreds of property owners in the county to help them meet their obligations and, more importantly, keep their holdings from hitting the public auction block in Se More...

Outdoors

Food sources great, but we really need rain

It is never too early to begin scouting for the fall hunting seasons. Despite heat, bugs and snakes, July is a good time to be out in the woods.  Big bucks are becoming more noticeable as their antlers begin to reach their full growth. More...

Elk Visitor Center fulfilling education mission

During the first 10 months of operation, the Elk Country Visitors Center in Benezette is already fulfilling its mission as a world-class conservation-education center. More...

Grouse management plan released

One of the state’s most popular game animals, the ruffed grouse, is being studied by the Game Commission as part of an effort to better manage the species.  The agency has posted a draft management plan on its website, pgc.state.pa.us, and More...