September 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman calls police when armed man enters store

An Emporium man is in Potter County Jail thanks to the quick actions of a woman who was in the parking lot and saw the man pull a gun from his sock and slip it under his sweatshirt as he walked into an East Allegeheny Avenue store.  More...

COSTLY MANDATE

Flood safety regulations taxing local communities

Borough leaders in Coudersport and Emporium are speaking out against new public safety regulations that will cost borough taxpayers a bundle.  To Coudersport Borough Manager Marlin Dale “Mud” Moore, the new flflood levee inspection s More...

Viewpoints

POLICY MEANT TO STIFLE PARTICIPATION IN THE PUBLIC’S BUSINESS

One of the first efforts of a dictator or police state is to silence the press and to disallow public comment. The Cameron County School Board of Directors has drafted a policy on public participation during public meetings. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The best way to see how much times have changed is to attend a class reunion, especially if you are an old-timer.  My wife and I drove to Elizabeth last week to attend my 63rd annual class reunion. You can do the math from there.  More...

Successful Horse Show

To the editor:  I spent several weeks working on a non-profit horse show as my Coudersport High School graduation project. I had a very dedicated group of supporters and volunteers to help me with this seemingly insurmountable goal. More...

Community Life

Church celebrates 25 years

Abundant Life Tabernacle in Emporium is celebrating 25 years of ministry, as well as 25 years of pastorate for Rev. James Eastman.  More...

Church welcomes new pastor

The First Seventh Day Baptist Church of Hebron has welcomed Carl Greene to serve as pastor.  Pastor Greene resides at the church parsonage with his wife Cindy and children, Seth, Luke, Sam and Ellie. More...

Births

Cole Isaac Trumpie   A son was born July 13, 2011, at Du- Bois Regional Medical Center to Don and Korin Trumpie of Emporium. Cole Isaac Trumpie weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long. He joins a brother, Gage. More...

Sports

CAMERON COUNTY VS SMETHPORT

If a competitive football game is your cup of tea, then the Cameron County High School homecoming clash with rival Smethport should be right up your alley.  More...

KILEY MAUREEN LEWIS

Kiley is the daughter of Pat and Andrea Lewis.  She has participated in basketball for three years, lettering once, and earned the Northern Tier League Honorable mention. She has participated in softball for three years, lettering once. More...

CHELSIE LYNN RIGGLE & ANDREW RICHARD SESTINA

Chelsie Lynn Riggle is the Mistress of Ceremonies and 2011 Prom Queen.  Chelsie is the daughter of Robert Riggle and Tina Fantaskey. Upon graduation, Chelsie plans to attend a four year college majoring in Nursing. More...

SAVE THE DATE(S)!

Centennial observance, Falling Leaves Festival next weekend

everal years ago, a group of volunteers gathered at the  Potter County seat to plan an event that that would bring together visitors and locals alike to celebrate the arrival of autumn against the backdrop of the area’s beautiful fall foli More...

TOUGH TIMES

To get their fair share, small municipalities must speak up

If there was a central theme that came out of last Saturday’s annual meeting of Potter County’s township offificials, it was that times are tough for government and that if townships are going to survive, they must make themselves heard.& More...

POLICY PROBLEMS

District’s proposed policy would severely limit public participation at meetings

If you are a resident of Cameron County and want to address the school board, you’ll have to do much more than just take time out of your evening to attend one of their meetings.  And if you don’t live in Cameron County, don’t More...

Local hunters awarded elk hunting licenses

Three local hunters will have the rare opportunity to hunt for elk in Pennsylvania.  Dan Saulter of Coudersport, Robert Martin of Galeton and S.R. More...

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An impressive addition to the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum will be dedicated at 11 am Sunday. More...

News

Thinking about a hamster?

Hamsters are cute little creatures with great personalities, but they aren’t for everyone.  One important thing to note is the fact that they are nocturnal. More...

Free flu, pneumonia shots

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...

Timber sale issues in Austin Boro

The timbering operation on Austin Borough property on the mountain behind the water treatment plant is finished, but borough council decided to hold a roughly $8,000 letter of credit owed to the company who performed the logging operations until eros More...

Potter County News

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One of the recipients of the Stoltz Family of Dealerships charitable donations was the Coudersport Public Library. More...

PCHS employees helping flood victims

A team of five Potter County Human Services employees was deployed to assist flood victims at federal disaster recovery centers in eastern Pennsylvania last week.   More...

Book signings Oct. 1

Gale Largey and Paul W. Heimel will be in Coudersport on Saturday, Oct. More...

Outdoors

Radio Telemetry Study Sheds Light On Rattlers

Feared by many, hated by others and revered by a few, rattlesnakes are generally misunderstood throughout Pennsylvania. For generations timber rattlesnakes have been killed on sight when encountered in our forests. More...

Youth pheasant hunt Oct. 15

Plans are in place for the annual Youth Pheasant Hunt on the Andrews Farm near Emporium on Oct. 15.  Anyone age 12-16 who has passed an approved hunter-trapper education program is eligible. More...

Forestry roads open to deer hunters

A number of gated roads on the Susquehannock State Forest in Potter County will be opened to provide additional public access for the upcoming deer hunting seasons.  About 35 miles of roads will be opened to travel for licensed vehicles during t More...