November 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

ELECTION TUESDAY

Cameron: MDJ, Commissioner races interesting

There are a couple of races that are drawing strong interest in Cameron County as voters prepare to cast their ballots in Tuesday’s Municipal Election. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  More...

School, Rotary team up for ‘Interact Club’

Service, fun and international learning form the foundation of a youth group that’s gaining momentum at Coudersport Area High School.  “Interact,” short for international action, is a joint project of the school and the local R More...

Viewpoints

CLOSE TAX LOOPHOLES

(Michael Brunelle is executive director of the Service Employees International Union State Council. SEIU has 2.1 million members nationwide, many of them in health care and public services.)   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The new trend in TV violence is ultimate fighting. The contenders fight in a cage called an octagon. It is a very brutal sport and the contestants try to beat each other’s head off. Believe it or not, some parents let their kids watch it. More...

Stay Warm But Stay Safe

To the editor:  With the winter season soon approaching I feel compelled to once again write on the topic of carbon monoxide poisoning and accidental fires. More...

Community Life

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Coudersport High School students have been busy with an “Interact” organization tied in with the local Rotary club. More...

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Members of the Patient Accounts team at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital remembered one of their own in a most fitting way. They held a bake sale to support the Susan G. More...

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Sports

Coudersport has a break before playoffs

Coudersport is halfway through a two-week break before the Falcons head into the eight-team PIAA District 9 Class A football playoffs.  Coach Chris Fink team’s opponent, site and time for next weekend’s quarterfinal round all remain More...

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Zach Austin is fully extended for a long pass as teammate Nick Stuckey (32) trails. The Red Raiders lost their season finale, 28-8, to visiting Sheffield. More...

Raiders finish season 2-7

Sheffield scored a pair of touchdowns just before halftime to break an 8-8 tie and went on to defeat Cameron County, 28-8, in last weekend’s varsity football finale for both teams.  More...

Two big bulls taken early in Pa. elk hunt

Several nice bulls and many cows have been harvested so far in this year’s week-long elk hunting season.  More...

TRIAL NEARING

Motions heard in murder case; trial slated for January

More than 18 months after a Brockway couple was murdered, the Emporium man charged with the crime has still not gone on trial.  More...

ELECTION TUESDAY

Potter: Quiet county-wide contests

There is little drama in Potter County for Tuesday’s Municipal Election. Almost every candidate is unopposed and, in many cases, there are no candidates for township and borough offifices.  More...

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Dozens of people in the Austin area count on Janice Baker to bring them cards, letters, packages and -- yes -- even bills. More...

News

Focus on marketing our maple

Maple syrup producers in Potter County are investigating ways to better market their products.  Many suggestions – from effective use of the internet to setting up booths at festivals in the region – surfaced during the recent Maple More...

Births

Silas Guff Batterson   More...

New directors at Cole Memorial Hospital

Two new members have joined the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. Retired educator Clifford Wood of Ulysses and Dr. More...

Potter County News

Sentenced to 35 years for rape

A Potter County man was sentenced to a minimum of 35 years in state prison after a local jury convicted him of felony charges, including rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and indecent assault.  Robert M. More...

Man accused of furnishing alcohol acquitted

Jurors returned with a verdict of not guilty in the trial of a Coudersport man who was charged with furnishing alcohol to minors and reckless endangerment, based on an incident in July 2010.  Tom Butler, 20, had been charged after a minor allege More...

County sending female inmates to Tioga

Potter County will continue to send its female jail inmates to neighboring Tioga County under a contract that was recently renewed.  Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover approved an agreement whereby Potter will pay Tioga $60 More...

Outdoors

Lots of deer file by during evening’s ‘magical hour’

The shadows lengthened as the sun sunk low in the evening sky. The air grew chillier as day transitioned to night. Now was the time the deer would be moving.  More...

Longer season; lots of bears out there

Bear hunters will be able to enjoy a new four-day statewide bear season, in addition to a full-week of archery bear season.  Bowhunters get their shot Nov. 14-18. The statewide firearms bear season opens on Saturday, Nov. More...

Sunday hunting issues heats up again

Sunday hunting is back in front of the state legislature with the public seemingly split down the middle on the issue of whether to allow it.  “It’s making my phone ring off the hook -- hundreds and hundreds of phone calls and emails More...