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Hot air balloon rides among long list of Austin Flood Centennial events

One hundred years after a tragedy that would have destroyed a less resilient town, Austin is honoring the victims and survivors of the 1911 Austin Flood and celebrating “the town too tough to die” with a weekend celebration that has been More...

Cameron County Twp. Convention

Officials representing townships of the second class in Cameron County will convene Monday, September 12 at the Emporium Moose Club for their 86th Annual County Convention. More...

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No one keeps official records, but there’s little doubt that last weekend’s Townwide Yard Sale in Coudersport was the busiest ever, with more than 200 registered sales and a number of oth More...

Viewpoints

DO WE REALLY WANT TAX FAIRNESS?

Over the course of the seemingly endless economic debate, one concept keeps popping up: fairness. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Our FBI has issued a warning about terrorists using light aircraft for an attack on our Sept. 11 Day of Remembrance. With the price of aviation fuel, they are probably the only ones who can afford to fly. More...

Gas Industry Brings Jobs

To the editor:  A citizens’ group in our community is trying to stir up opposition to Marcellus Shale gas well drilling.  More...

Community Life

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Allegheny River Riders/ABATE motorcycle club presented a check for $7,100 to support the Project Yellow Ribbon suicide prevention. More...

United In Marriage

Stacey Ann Wallin became the bride of Matthew David McLean in a small intimate wedding ceremony which was held at Crosspoint Wesleyan Church in Lynchburg, Virginia on June 11, 2011. Stacey is the daughter of the Rev. & Mrs. More...

Cole Memorial to offer midwife service

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital now offers midwife services. Jennifer Middaugh (inset) has joined the practice of Dr. Celso Backes and Dr. More...

Sports

Convincing win for Falcons

Entering the season, secondyear coach Chris Fink was concerned about his offensive line.  While it’s just one game, the results from last Friday’s football season opener removed some of the doubt, as visiting Coudersport trounced the More...

Raiders misfire in opener

Season openers are often memorable, but Saturday night’s debut of Cameron County’s varsity football team is one that Red Raider fans would rather forget.  More...

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Area high school volleyball teams prepared for their Northern Tier League openers with nonleague matches. More...

WATER

Task Force to focus on delicate resource

Next meeting of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force will feature an eye-opening presentation on a topic that many people take for granted: drinking water.  The public is welcome to attend the meeting, which will be held at 7 pm Tuesday, Sep More...

REMEMBERING

Participation encouraged as communities recall ‘9-11’

Leaders in Cameron and Potter counties have announced plans to publicly remember the events of Sept. More...

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There are still opportunities for the public to experience the astronomical wonders from Cherry Springs State Park before the snow flies. More...

Boys & Girls Club open house planned Monday

Members of the public are encouraged to attend an open house at the new Potter County Boys and Girls Club on Monday, Sept. 12, from 5-7 pm. More...

Pennsylvania State Maple Tour nearing

Potter County has the distinction of hosting this year’s Pennsylvania State Maple Tour during the Sept. 30-Oct. 1 weekend, bringing attention to the area’s vast untapped potential for maple syrup production.  More...

News

CareerLink looking for partners

Pennsylvania CareerLink is looking to partner with a public agency or private interest to maintain as many services as possible in Cameron County.  With about half of the employment service’s budget for the six-county region being cut, Car More...

Cameron County deeds recorded

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  More...

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

150  On Saturday, Oct 8, the Coudersport Consistory will celebrate 150 years of Freemasonry in Potter County. Among those attending will be the fraternity’s Right Worshipful Grand Master.  35  More...

Potter County News

Veterans affairs director retiring

Potter County Veterans Affairs Director Leonard Kalkrenner Jr. has announced his retirement, effective later this month.  Kalkbrenner, a decorated Army veteran of the Vietnam War, has served since April 2009. More...

Civil War observance Sept 20

In observance of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the Coudersport Public Library will host a program by historian William Robertson on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 pm.  He’ll discuss the history of the Bucktail Regiment. More...

Potter County Township Convention Sept. 17

Officials representing townships of the second class in Potter County will convene on Saturday, September 17th at Coudersport Fire Department Training Annex for their 82nd Annual County Convention.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m. More...

Outdoors

Native viburnum excellent for wildlife habitat

Our forests in eastern North America are very diverse in their makeup of tree, shrub, and herbaceous species. I think we often miss out on how complex the different plant communities are that make up our ecosystems. More...

Using fences to protect trees from deer

Managers of state forest land in Cameron and Potter counties believe that good fences make good neighbors.  To protect some of the more valuable early-growth tree species, the Bureau of Forestry has expanded its construction of fencing to keep w More...

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While the stretches of the Oswayo River are known as excellent trout waters, there are other, more feisty species inhabiting the river downstream. More...

Obituaries

Elsie Mills Easton

SEPTEMBER 25, 1915 - SEPTEMBER 5, 2011

Elsie Mills Easton, 95, of Ulysses, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, in her home.  Born Sept. 25, 1915, in Brookfield Township, she was the daughter of William A. and Elvira McPeek Simmons. On Nov. 18, 1935, in Westfield, PA, she married Adrian M. More...

Timothy R. Foster

DECEMBER 17, 1946 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2011

Timothy R. Foster, of East Fork Road, Wharton, and also of Clarendon, died unexpectedly Tuesday, (Sept. 6, 2011) as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  More...

Death Notices

Linda H. Austin   More...