August 20, 2011 RSS feed / Community Life

Glosek planning another trip

Tom Glosek is at it again. The tours coordinator extraordinaire was back in front of Emporium Rotary last week to share details of the upcoming EF Tours trip to Italy and Greece, planned for a 10-day period in 2013. More...

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Former members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) gathered for their 21st annual reunion picnic at Leonard Harrison State Park. More...

Broadway show planned

Potter-McKean Players are presenting a Broadway musical show this year to benefit the Port Allegany and Coudersport swimming pools.  “Broadway on the Allegheny” is a revue featuring 24 songs from major Broadway productions. More...

Austin ‘Back To School Night’ planned Wednesday

Austin Area School has scheduled Back to School Night for Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6 to 7:30.  The student handbook will be reviewed and forms made available. Students attending must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. More...

Army band coming Sept. 10

A rousing musical experience is planned for Emporium when the United States Army Field Band’s “Volunteers” perform at the Cameron County High School auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 pm.  More...

Community directory

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is compiling a directory and map that contains as many local community organizations, businesses, government services and points of interest as possible.  Businesses interested in participating as sponsors shou More...

Couple spreading Christianity in Africa

An Emporium couple recently returned from another mission trip to West Africa, where they have been spreading messages of Christianity and providing a link to the outside world.  Bill and Cathy Hoffman generally spend three months at a time in A More...

CCHS seventh grade orientation

Cameron County High School seventh-grade orientation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 25, at 6 pm in the high school auditorium. All seventh-graders and their parents are invited. New students from other grades are also welcome.   More...

Democratic picnic Aug. 27

Cameron County Democratic Committee will hold a picnic on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the May Hollow Sportsmen’s Club, starting at 1 pm.  There will be food, beverages and music. More...

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A senior citizens expo has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7, at the Roulette Firehall. The free event will be held from 9 am to 1 pm. Lunch will be provided. More...

Townwide Yard Sale past 100 sites!

Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale returns on Saturday, Sept. More...

Gardner program set to begin

Gardeners, small-scale farmers and others in Potter, Cameron, Elk and McKean counties who are interested in growing food are encouraged to become involved in the “master gardener” program.  More...

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Despite threats of significant cuts in the 2011-12 state budget, the Cameron County Family Center has been notified that it will continue to receive its full funding. More...

Central Grange yard sale Sept. 3

Central Grange in Sweden Valley will be holding an indoor yard sale, complete with ice cream and hot dogs, on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 10 to 4. There will also be information on the Grange.  Proceeds will be used for community projects.   More...

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Children of all ages, along with their parents and grandparents, enjoyed the sixth annual Family Fun Fair, held at the Potter County Fairgrounds in Millport. More...

Centurians offer clues on living to 100

Two of Potter County’s oldest residents say there’s no real secret to longevity, but they do offer some clues – live a clean life, watch your diet and learn how to relax.  Florence Snowman turned 101 on June 16, a little over a More...

Felt Manor launches depression initiative

Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium earlier this year launched an initiative to treat depression among its residents. More...

Cole Memorial Hospital adds three new doctors

Three new medical professionals have recently been added to the staff at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital.  Dr. Hongye Li has joined Cole’s pediatric staff at its offices in Coudersport and Emporium, where she will work with Dr. More...

Felt manor backpack project

Guy and Mary Felt Manor Assisted Living residents are collecting items for school backpacks to be presented to needy children. Donations are welcome. More...

History program planned Sept. 8

A free program of oratory and song celebrating Pennsylvania history will be held on Thursday, Sept. More...

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While riding his ATV behind Austin Area School, Andy Dynda spotted a section of something partially buried in the stream’s bank. The object aroused his curiosity. More...

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Performers donated their time and talents for the sixth annual Robert Merten Circle of Fifths Music Scholarship Benefit last weekend at Olga’a Cafe in Coudersport. More...

Memorial bricks available

Emporium’s Flag Committee, VFW and American Legion will be installing memorial bricks along the walkways out to the veterans memorial monument.  Bricks will be 8” by 8” and can hold up to six lines of information. More...