August 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

PEEK AT PARK PLAN

DCNR secretary, Pa. ‘Wilds’ team get first look at Dam Park ‘Master Site Plan’

About 50 people who attended a Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team meeting on Thursday morning in Austin got a sneak peek at some of the details in a plan that could result in the development of one of the state’s most unique parks.  More...

Opportunity for Austin

Momentum is building as people consider the possibilities of an expanded Austin Dam Memorial Park, linked with Austin Borough in a cooperative tourist promotion and heritage preservation mission.  More...

Viewpoints

Townwide Yard Sale Coming!

To the editor:  This is shaping up to be our biggest year for the Coudersport Townwide Yard Sales. We have more than 100 sales signed up for Saturday, Sept. 3. Some of the sales will also be on Friday.  More...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

To the editor:  Last week we learned that the economy added 117,000 jobs in July. More...

Cars For Charity Appeal

To the editor:  The economy continues to struggle and gas prices remain high. The cost to fill up the gas tank in an average car is over $60.  If that is breaking your budget, there are two things you can do about it. More...

Potter County News

These deeds recently recorded in Potter County

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Aug. 1, Richard D. and Sherri L. Kirkwood to Randy D. and Cheryl K. Sickler, 6.98 acres in Summit Township, $30,000.  More...

CSD back in session Aug. 29

Coudersport Area School District will begin classes for the 2011-12 school year on Monday, Aug. 29.   More...

Section of Nelson Run Rd. closing

A section of the Nelson Run Road in Sylvania Township, Potter County, will be closed approximately two miles northeast of Rt. 872 starting Monday, Sept. 12.  This will allow for replacement of a culvert in the road at Gas Well Hollow.   More...

Outdoors

Farewell to summer; it’s transition time

The cool nights this past week have me thinking more and more about autumn and the upcoming hunting seasons. More...

New junior hunting season

In addition to the upcoming junior pheasant season, which will be held Oct. More...

Another successful conservation camp

Another successful Potter County Junior Conservation School was hosted by Black Forest Conservation Association at the group’s Jenkins Hill clubhouse and many other sites across the region.  More...

MISTRIAL

Witness comment prompts judge to halt proceedings in burglary ring case

Judge Richard Masson granted a motion for a mistrial in proceedings for one of the three men charged in a series of camp burglaries that took place in 2008 and stretched across at least four counties, including Potter, Cameron, Tioga and Clinton.&nbs More...

HELPING HANDS

Habitat For Humanity building homes, hope

Potter County Habitat For Humanity recently held another work day at its Poplar Avenue site in Galeton, where a prefabricated home assembled by students at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany will soon be transported and More...

NO MOVEMENT

Still no preliminary hearing date for murder suspect

Prosecutors still haven’t learned when a preliminary hearing will be held for the man who has admitted to police that he murdered an acquaintance because he was “arrogant” and a “snitch.”  More...

News

Workshop on rural gas drilling

Farmers and other rural landowners from Potter, Cameron and McKean counties have an opportunity to learn about issues related to Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling during a free workshop later this month in Port Allegany.  More...

Adelphia Ops Center up for auction again

A small Asian-American owned financial institution in uptown Chicago is trying cut its losses by unloading the former Adelphia Operations Center in downtown Coudersport.  More...

Photo

Improvements were made on a 300-foot section of the East Hicks Road in Shippen Township, Cameron County. More...

Community Life

Evan Abplanalp earns 4.0

Evan Abplanalp, a 2009 graduate of Coudersport Area High School, was been named to the dean’s list at Penn State University with a 4.0 grade point average.  The son of John and Lori Abplanalp, Evan is beginning his junior year in the kines More...

Rotary auction Sept. 17

Plans are in place for the popular Coudersport Rotary Auction, a fundraiser that supports community projects and provides an evening of fun. It will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at American Legion Post No. More...

Photo

Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary Richard Allan (left) was in Austin Thursday and attended the quarterly meeting of the Pa. More...

Sports

Records fall in 6th Hutton Race

Records fell during last weekend’s sixth annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk, which attracted just under 100 participants.  More...

High School football openers Sept. 3

Varsity football teams across the region opened their preseason practice camps last week and are participating in controlled scrimmages as they prepare for the 2011 season openers.  Coudersport starts its season on Friday, Sept. More...

Coudersport youth football begins today

Coudersport Youth Football invites parents and fans to come out and support the young players and cheerleaders during the 2011 season which gets underway today (Saturday) at 1 pm. More...

Obituaries

Dawn Elizabeth Leach

OCTOBER 26, 1970 - AUGUST 19, 2011

Dawn Elizabeth Niemeyer Leach, 40, of Mont Clare, formerly of Austin, died Aug. 19, 2011 at her home, following a battle with cancer. Born in Upper Darby on Oct. 26, 1970, she was the daughter of Rollin and JoAnn (Sanborn) Ache. On Oct. More...

Juanita M. Perry

AUGUST 30, 1917 - AUGUST 24, 2011

Juanita M. Perry, 93, of Coudersport, died Wednesday, (Aug. 24, 2011), in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit, Coudersport, after an extended illness.  Born Aug. More...

Death Notices

Jolene C. Kelly   More...