December 3, 2011 RSS feed / Community Life

‘Christmas In The Wilds’ held next weekend

Emporium’s annual Christmas in the Wilds observance next weekend will usher in the holiday season.  Even if Old Man Winter does not cooperate by coating the community with snow, there will be a festive spirit in the air on Saturday, Dec. More...

Christmas Concert Sunday

A local choral ensemble, North Country Voices, will ring in the holiday season with a concert of Christmas music on Sunday, Dec. More...

Christmas concert Wed.

Cameron County High School Music Department presents its Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the high school auditorium. More...

Support for grieving

Those who have lost a loved one or are grieving for any other reason are being offered solace in Coudersport during A Day of Prayer and Reflection for the Grieving.  More...

VFW plans benefit

Emporium VFW Post 6221 is holding its 16th annual Christmas Benefit Dance on Saturday (today) starting at 8 pm. Proceeds will be donated to the family of Tasha Smith in support of her medical care.   More...

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There’s a new look at one of downtown Coudersport’s busiest stores. More...

‘Project Hat Tree’ charity continuing this year

Project Hat Tree, which benefits needy children of Cameron County, returns this holiday season.  More...

Coudersport artist makes history

Potter County’s woodcarver, David Castano, is sharing his work with a new audience – matching his artistry skills with his passion for history.  More than nine years after the 2002 Quecreek coal mine rescue in downstate Pennsylvania, More...

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Karen Leithner RN, hospice manager for Community Nurses Inc., spoke before a Congressional group in Washington, D.C. as a representative of the “We Honor Veterans” program. More...

Sleep workshop Wednesday

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is holding an Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic (AWAKE) workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6 pm in its main conference room. Dr. More...

Sale will benefit Italy, Greece trip

Cameron County High School students planning a trip to Italy and Greece in the summer of 2013 are conducting a pizza product sale. Students receive $5 toward their trip fund for every product they sell. Delivery is Friday, Dec. 16. More...

Rotary investment lesson

Coping with market volatility in uncertain economic times was a topic of discussion at this week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting.  Linda Galeone, a financial planner from Northwest Financial Advisors in Wellsboro, outlined strategies for fina More...

Woodland School honors

Woodland Elementary School in Emporium has announced its honor roll for the first marking period of the new school year as follows:  Grade 6  High Honors: Mason Shaffer, Tess Dubler and Bobbi Fragale.  More...

Church celebration

A celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, titled “The King Has Come,” will be held at 4:30 pm Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Coudersport Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1004 South Main Street. More...

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Coudersport Rotary Club once again stepped up for the Salvation Army by operating a collection kettle at a local business over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More...

United In Marriage

Rebecca Catherine Kessler and Logan John Abplanalp were united in marriage on July 16, 2011, at St. Rita’s Roman Catholic Church in Webster, N.Y., with Fr. Charles Latus performing the ceremony.  More...

Christmas craft show

The annual Christmas Craft Show and Bazaar will be held on Saturday (today) at the Emporium Firehall from 9 am to 3 pm.  A variety of crafts and food will be available. More...

Cameron County School lists honor students

Cameron County High School has announced its honor students for the initial marking period of the 2011- 12 school year:  High Honors  Grade 12: Blake Burfield, Rachel Harris, Marina Keiter, Kiley Lewis, Chelsie Riggle, Maria Slusarick and K More...

Cameron County Toy Drive continues

Cameron County’s successful Christmas Toy Drive continues.  Collection sites include the Emporium Post Office, Northwest Savings Bank, Citizens & Northern Bank, Dollar General, GKN Sinter Metals and Mountain Laurel Federal Credit Union More...

Advent luncheons continue in Coudersport

Coudersport Area Ministerium is once again holding weekly advent luncheons at noon on Wednesday’s through the Advent season.  Remaining schedule is as follows: Dec. 7, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, speaker Rev. Janis Yskamp; Dec. More...

Emporium Senior Center holiday schedule

Emporium Senior Center is planning numerous activities during the holiday season, according to director Stephanie Loveland  The center’s Christmas decorating party is Monday, Dec. 5. More...

Chamber tree decorating winners

Winners of the tree-decorating contest for the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Festival of Lights have been announced.  In the family division, first place went to Megan Taylor; second, Ellen Goodwin; third, Roulette Red Hats.  In the More...

Christmas House could use help during busy season

This is the busy season at Christmas House on Main Street in Coudersport.  The building at Main and Water streets is jam-packed with wrapped presents on every shelf, from floor to ceiling, on every wall.  Sadly, the need for help to make Ch More...

Christmas luncheon in Driftwood

Driftwood Senior Center will hold a Christmas luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 20, featuring music by the Old Geezer Band at 10 am, with a turkey dinner to follow at noon. Reservations are due by Dec. More...

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South Park Supply in Emporium hosted a special visitor last weekend. Jolly old Saint Nick and Mrs. More...

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Now posted in lighted showcases in the main hallway of the F. W. Gunzburger County Office Building in Coudersport are two special commemorative flags. More...

Church offering free gift wrapping

Coudersport Alliance Church is offering a free gift-wrapping service, complete with hot chocolate and cookies, on Saturday, Dec. 17, from noon to 4 pm at the courthouse square gazebo.  Christmas-appropriate wrapping paper will be used. More...

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Modern technology has made it easier for Santa Claus to keep tabs on who’s been naughty or nice. More...