August 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

POSITION ELIMINATED

Coudersport School District cuts administrative post; no job losses

Coudersport Area School Board has trimmed one of its higher-paying administrative positions without putting anyone out of work.  More...

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Audience participation was the theme during part of the 60th annual Woodsmen’s Show at Cherry Springs State Park. More...

Viewpoints

CRACKDOWN ON AIR POLLUTION

(Jeremy Nichols from WildEarth Guardians represents a coalition of seven environmental organizations that issued a statement on last week’s announcement that the U.S. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Our Congress and the White House waited until the last minute to raise the debt limit. Down the road, they will attack our pensions and our social security. They know that most of us are too old to fight back.  More...

Gas Well Hike Well Done

To the editor:  Thanks to Melissa Troutman and Bob Volkmar for their dedication, planning and leading Sunday’s Fisk Hollow gas well hike. They were fantastic guides.  More...

Community Life

Fundraiser returns Sept. 17

Last year’s inaugural lobster fest was such a success that the Coudersport Consistory is going to do it again on Sept. 17.  Organizers bring in fresh Maine lobster for a feast that starts at 6 pm. More...

Sickler posts 4.0 GPA

Trevor Sickler of Coudersport was named to the dean’s list at Penn State DuBois with a 4.0 scholastic average.  A 2009 graduate of Coudersport High School and a computer science major, he is the son of Randy and Cheryl Sickler and the gran More...

Coudersport Alumni Celebration

Plans have been announced for the next Coudersport High School Alumni Celebration.  It’s open to all graduates of the school and their guests and will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 2-7 pm at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. More...

Sports

Pa. dominates Big 30 Classic

A dominating defense and an opportunistic offense proved to be a winning combination for Pennsylvania in last weekend’s 38th annual Don Raabe Big 30 All-Star Football Classic.  More...

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Emporium reinforced its image as a “baseball town” by dominating this year’s Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League. More...

Golf tournament benefits Camp Cadet

Seventh annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament will be held at the Emporium Country Club on Sept. 7.  Registration is at 9 am and the tournament starts at 10 using a four-person scramble, shotgun start. More...

Tax Sale Listing grosly wrong - Free Access

Corrections made to altered document

Many Cameron County Taxpayer Wrongly Listed More...

A STEP CLOSER

$4M Cole Memorial Hospital expansion crosses hurdle

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s $4 million expansion and renovation moved a step closer to reality this week with approval of the projects by the Potter County Planning Commission.  A centerpiece of Cole’s plan is an expanded and u More...

Bowhunter festival opens Thursday

One of the foremost authorities on the whitetailed deer will be a featured speaker at this year’s Potter County Bowhunter Festival, scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 18-21, at Denton Hill State Park.  More...

Local post offifices on federal hit list

Post offifices in Sinnemahoning, Driftwood and Cross Fork are on the hit list as the U.S. Postal Service considers shutting down its smaller offifices and taking other steps to stop its economic bleeding.  More...

News

Zito Media expands to Alabama

Zito Media of Coudersport, a cable television and internet/ phone provider owned by the Rigas family, has finalized another expansion that includes customers in Alabama. More...

Local jobless rates rise again

Cameron County’s jobless rate slipped back upward in June to 11.2 percent, after a fall to 10.4 in May.  Meanwhile, Potter County’s unemployment rate has been rising slightly since March, ringing in at 9.2 percent in June, up from 8. More...

Man pleas ‘no contest’ to assault

A Sinnemahoning man appeared in Cameron County Court recently to enter a nocontest plea in a case dating back to November 2009.  Chad S. Delp had been charged with aggravated assault and indecent assault in an incident involving a minor. More...

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Coudersport native Jeff Setzer recently built and installed a new sign for the Coudersport Public Library. More...

Outdoors

Trying to keep youths interested in hunting

Act 9 of 2011 is now a law in Pennsylvania. More...

Programs at Elk Center

Another series of educational programs on the Pennsylvania elk herd and other topics has been announced at the Elk Country Visitor Center.  Schedule is as follows:  •Aug. More...

Migratory bird hunting seasons start Sept. 1

Migratory bird hunting seasons open in Pennsylvania on Sept. 1.  Dove hunting is open from Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, from noon to sunset. Later seasons are Oct. 29-Nov. 26 and Dec. 26-Jan 4. Canada geese may be hunted through Sept. More...

Obituaries

George E. Petrisek

MARCH 13, 1936 - AUGUST 5, 2011

Long-time newspaper reporter, photographer and columnist George E. Petrisek, a former high school English teacher, died at his home in Genesee on Aug. 5, 2011. He was 75.  More...

Death Notices

Yvonne M. Butler   More...