September 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hauber’s Jewelry changes hands

Chain stores, importers and online merchandisers are eating away at the heart of small-town commerce, but one Potter County business endures – Hauber’s Jewelry Store in downtown Coudersport.  More...

Viewpoints

‘Mill’ no longer Austin’s albatross

My parents were slightly liberal or perhaps I was the kind of kid who took a mile when offered an inch.  I was a buck-toothed, sunbleached blond boy of maybe 10 or 11 when I first wandered with my hooligan friends into the strangely-sacred spot More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old-timers live in the past a lot and they have old sayings.  Two of them I am reminded of now are, “What goes around, comes around,” and, “Paybacks are hell.”  More...

Drilling Violations

To the editor:  Since Governor Corbett is considering opening up the remainder of the state forest to natural gas drilling, now seems like a good time to review the Department of Environmental Protection records of Marcellus Shale gas drilling v More...

Community Life

Crandall Hill Old Home Day planned

Crandall Hill Old Home Day is scheduled for 1 pm Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Community Building (former Hebron Grange Hall) on Carley Hill Road. More...

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A $200 donation was made by First Citizens National Bank to support the new Boys and Girls Club of Potter County. More...

Move on to boost local maple industry

There’s a move afoot to boost one of the region’s most promising industries, maple syrup production, through a cooperative marketing and support structure.  More...

Sports

Falcon boys 2-0

Coudersport shot off to a solid start in boys’ high school golf with a pair of wins this week.  On Wednesday, Cameron Kockler (42), Jason Bertrand (44) and J. T. More...

Austin, CCHS boys win

Austin and Cameron County swept a boys’ high school golf dual meet with Smethport at the Emporium Country Club on Wednesday.  Panther Kal Logue earned medalist honors with a round of 38, followed closely by Kade Logue (40) and Tye Dynda (4 More...

Football season opens

Most varsity football teams across the region opened their 2011 season Friday night. Results weren’t available by press time.  Cameron County opens is season on Saturday (today) at St. More...

UNVEILING

Larger than life Dam Park plans wow audience

It was worth the wait.  Two years have passed since the first meeting was held to discuss the development of a park on the sprawling, flat tract of land between Austin Borough and the dam ruins.  More...

Coudersport teacher contract settled

Coudersport’s teachers will get 2.5 percent salary increases for each of the next three years, under terms of a labor contract between the teachers’ union and the school board.  Negotiations stalled last year and union members worked More...

Coudersport Borough facing tough decisions on levy

While the East Coast was cleaning up from flooding caused by Hurricane Irene, Coudersport Borough offi cials were growing more concerned about government mandates designed to protect citizens from floods.  More...

News

911 memorial service planned Monday in Emporium

Cameron County will join the national memorial observance to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists’ attack on America. A service will be held on North Broad Street in Emporium on Monday, Sept. 12, at 10 am. More...

West Nile Virus confirmed in Cameron County

State officials confirmed this week that a mosquito carrying the West Nile virus was found in Cameron County earlier this month.  More...

Adelphia employee reunion

Plans have been announced for a reunion of former Adelphia employees.  It will be held at the Two Mile Inn, along Rt. 6, east of Port Allegany, on Sunday, Sept. 11, starting at 1 pm. More...

Potter County News

Over 200 yards sales today!

Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale returns on Saturday (today) from 9 am to 5 pm in the borough and its outskirts. More than 200 sales are registered. More...

Medicare enrollment approaching

Medicare’s next open enrollment period is nearing and Potter County Human Services is resuming its program to help recipients chose among benefit options. Changes for 2012 coverage must be made between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. More...

Defense motions scheduled to be heard in double-murder case

Pre-trial issues continue to be addressed as a former Emporium and Coudersport resident moves closer to trial for killing a Jefferson County couple in April 2010.  More...

Outdoors

Elderberries are ripe for the taking

Heavily laden drupes of the dark purple fruit can be seen bending over the branches of our elderberry bushes. Now is the time to pick the berries for anyone interested in making jelly or wine.  More...

Always adventurous elk gets rut underway

Bull elk are lifting their heads to sniff the air and to practice their bugling. To them, at least, it’s beginning to smell a lot like estrus.  More...

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Heather McKean, McKean County Conservation District watershed conservationist, presents a hands-on wetland ecology presentation to participants of the Potter County Junior Conservation Camp. More...

Obituaries

Edwin Ziegler III

AUGUST 1, 1938 - AUGUST 28, 2011

Edwin Ziegler, III, 73, of Harrison Valley, formerly of Ulysses, died Sunday, August 28, 2011 in the Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  Born August 1, 1938, in Salford, he was the son of Edwin R. More...

Roger M. Rennells

MARCH 23, 1933 - AUGUST 24, 2011

Roger M. More...

Death Notices

Betty Castano   More...