October 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

LEASE ADVISORS

Bank’s oil, gas experts offer advice to landowners selling mineral rights

The vast majority of natural gas that is extracted in Pennsylvania is pulled from reserves trapped in shale rock deep beneath privatelyowned land. More...

Potter wind energy plant still on hold

Although the debate has calmed down, the issue of a proposed industrial wind energy generating facility stretching across two townships in Potter County’s agricultural region has not gone away.  More...

Viewpoints

FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

(Jason Kosmiski taught English at Cameron County High School from 1997 to 2004.)   Recently, I was surprised by an opinion piece written by Sandy Shields. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Homecoming is usually a high school or college celebration that involves a football game, a queen and her court, a parade and the like. More...

Save ‘Growing Greener’

To the editor:  For more than a decade, Pennsylvania’s Growing Greener program has protected our water, kept our air clean, and preserved our parks, forests and open spaces.  In Northwestern Pennsylvania, the program has invested mill More...

Community Life

Sled dog races return to state park

Sled dog racing returns to Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties this weekend. More...

Photos

Full Story

Honored by Red Cross

Gary Boden earned special honors during the recent American Red Cross blood drive at the Emporium VFW. More...

Outdoors

Northcentral Pa.’s natural resources are special

This past Saturday marked the close of Pennsylvania’s early antlerless deer seasons. Muzzleloader hunters were able to take antlerless deer from Saturday, October 15, through this past Saturday, the 22. More...

Turkey season opens today

Game Commission is expecting hunters to encounter a sizeable wild turkey population when they head afield for the fall turkey season, which runs from today (Saturday) through Nov. 18 and reopens Nov. 24-26.  More...

Bobcat license drawings ended

Bobcat populations have increased to the point where the Game Commission has scrapped its limits on the number of permits issues for hunters and trappers.  Licenses for the bobcat trapping (Dec. 17- Jan. 8) and hunting (Jan. 17-Feb. More...

Photo

These monster bull were relaxing post rut when our elk writer Carol Mulvihill caught this shot last week. The six-day licensed Pennsylvania elk hunt gets underway Monday morning. More...

WILDLIFE CENTER

New park facility opens to rave reviews, high expectations

For some, it stands a symbol of government overspending.  For others, it’s a government investment that will pay dividends to private business and ultimately improve the region’s economy.  More...

Christian Center for sale, but not sold

The Cameron County Christian Center, or as many still call it, the Fourth Street School, could be for sale, but is not sold, according to the center’s director, Pastor Rock Pifer.  More...

News

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the nearly 10,000-square-foot Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park Wednesday. More...

Unwanted drugs being collected

Potter and Cameron counties have signed on to the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) collection of unwanted, expired, and unused drugs. It will be held on Saturday, (today) from 10 am to 2 pm.  More...

Jury returns ‘guilty’ verdict

Cameron County jurors returned a guilty verdict against 34-year-old Eric A. More...

Potter County News

Recognition, nostalgia at Chamber Gala

One of Coudersport’s oldest service organizations paused to honor some of its own last week.  Recognition and nostalgia were the twin themes during the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Gala at the Coudersport Theatre.  More...

For the ‘Shear’ joy of creating art

Coudersport native and activist artist, Maxine Shear, is a vibrant 95-year-old member of Eastern Star. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Oct. 3, Steven R. Wagner et al to Kim M. Fichter, 5.352 acres in Keating Township, $65,000; Lloyd and Shirley Frederick to Jeremiah L. More...

Sports

Falcons dodge bullet at O-E, stay unbeaten

Downtrodden Otto-Eldred gave Coudersport all it could handle on the football field, setting the stage for the Falcons’ showdown with Port Allegany last night.  More...

Raiders victim of aerial attack

Cameron County ran into a red-hot Port Allegany varsity football team Saturday afternoon and fell to the Gators, 54-6.  The Red Raiders carried a 2-6 record into last night’s season finale against Sheffield.  More...

Playoffs next up for NTL volleyball teams

Playoff pairings will be announced soon as local high school volleyball teams prepare to vie for the PIAA District 9 title and a berth in the state playoffs.  Entering the Northern Tier League final night of competition, Port Allegany (13-0) led More...

Obituaries

Joyce E. Ayers

SEPTEMBER 25, 1931 - OCTOBER 20, 2011

Joyce E. Ayers, 80, of Coudersport, died Oct. 20, 2011 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.  Born on Sept. 25, 1931, in Andrews Settlement, she was the daughter of James A. and Beatrice Bly Furman. More...

Death Notices

Cassie B. Kohn   More...