September 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DEADLINE LOOMS

‘Modest’ interest as deadline nears in ‘Ops Building’ auction

Dreamers, schemers, opportunists and others are looking over the opulent Adelphia Operations Building in downtown Coudersport, now owned by a small Chicago area bank that’s intent on unloading the property and cutting its losses.  More...

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Cameron County township officials gathered for their annual convention Monday at the Emporium Moose. Keynote speaker was James Wheeler, director of environmental affairs for the Pa. State Assn. More...

Viewpoints

SHALE GAS ISSUE: ENORMOUS

(Potter County Commissioner Paul W. Heimel is a member of the County Commissioners Association Natural Gas Task Force. His comments were presented at this week’s Potter County Natural Gas Task Force meeting.)   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Our nation’s attention turned to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on our country by terrorists. What bugs me the most is that we haven’t gotten our pound of flesh and we probably never will. More...

Safety Seats Save Childrens’ Lives

To the editor:  National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. More...

Community Life

‘Tailgate’ party before Raiders Oct. 7 game

Cameron County fans can “tailgate” prior to making the trip to Coudersport for the Red Raiders’ varsity football game on Friday, Oct. 7.  More...

United In Marriage

Mark and Theresa Long of Coudersport, along with Loren Nye of Mount Pocono, announce the engagement of their children, Benjamin Long and Taylor Nye. More...

Free flu, pneumonia shots being offered

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and the Potter County Area Agency on Aging will provide free seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccines to all county residents 60 and older.  More...

Sports

Red Raiders respond in ‘must win,’ double overtime game

There’s no way to overstate the importance of last weekend’s game to the Cameron County varsity football team.  A 0-2 start in an Allegheny Mountain North Division that also includes the 2-0 Coudersport and Port Allegany squads may h More...

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Cameron County, Coudersport, Port Allegany and Oswayo Valley were the opening-night winners as the Northern Tier Volleyball League season got underway. More...

Cross-country decided by tie-breaker

Coudersport and Port Allegany finished Tuesday’s cross country meet deadlocked at 28-28, but the host Gators were awarded the win based on a tie-breaker. More...

Juvenile’s hearing October 5

Attorneys for the juvenile charged with first degree murder for her part in the June 4 killing of an Eldred teen waived a preliminary hearing that was scheduled to be held Tuesday in front of District Judge Annette Easton.  More...

PUSHING FOR FEE

Counties going to bat for local share of natural gas revenue

Two local counties are taking a stand as the battle over a tax on shale gas production heats up in Harrisburg.  Commissioners in Potter and Elk counties this week sent letters to Gov. More...

Keeping an ‘eye’ on the Sinnemahoning River

Somebody is keeping watch 24/7 on sections of the Sinnemahoning Creek watershed.  Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) recently installed two real-time water monitoring stations near Emporium.  More...

News

Cameron County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  • Aug. 11, Kellis B. Martz to Aaron J. Palumbo, Shippen Township, $103,000; Charles F. More...

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Featured speaker Susan Kefover presented a stirring address during the Sept. 11 Memorial Gathering Sunday in Shinglehouse. More...

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

9M  A recession that took hold in 2008 and has not released its grip on the U.S. economy has driven 9 million Americans into poverty. More...

Potter County News

Five years later and still no wind turbines

Five years after first announcing a plan to build an industrial wind turbine development on high-altitude farm and forest land in northern Potter County, international energy giant AES Corporation has still not broken ground.  More...

Man jailed for sexually assaulting juveniles

A Potter County man faces multiple charges in connection with sex crimes involving four juveniles in Roulette.  State police apprehended 57-year-old Donald L. Snyder Jr. of Roulette and transported him to the Potter County Jail in lieu of bail. More...

Senior citizens can receive farmer’s market money

Potter County Area Agency on Aging still has Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks for senior citizens. More...

Outdoors

Hunting is just part of the outdoor experience

Archery season is fast approaching. On Saturday, Oct. 1, hunters will first be taking to the woods in pursuit of the heavyracked bucks they may have been watching the second half of summer.  More...

Drawing held to award elk licenses

Roughly 50 elk in the Pennsylvania herd will be taken by this November in a controlled hunt overseen by the Game Commission.  A drawing was held Wednesday to award 56 hunting licenses for the 2011 season. More...

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Check out the surprise Cheyenne and Trish Kio got Wednesday evening on their way down Route 872 from Bark Shanty into Austin. More...

Obituaries

Lester L. Tarbox

APRIL 30, 1945 - SEPTEMBER 10, 2011

Lester L. Tarbox, 66, of Roulette, a local barber for more than 45 years, died Sept. 10,  2011, at his home after a battle with cancer.  He was born April 30, 1945, in Coudersport, a son of Herman and Katherine Hults Tarbox, On Sept. More...

Kendyl M. Shaffer

APRIL 12, 1997 - SEPTEMBER 8, 2011

Kendyl M. Shaffer, 14, of Emporium, died at Children’s Hospital UPMC, Pittsburgh, Sept. 8,  2011.  More...

Mildred Bilodeau-Ford

1923 - 2011

In Red Bluff, CA, on August 16, 2011, at the age of 88, Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Bilodeau-Ford passed away after a courageous battle with cancer.  Mrs. More...