December 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Bare bones’ budget

Potter County’s proposed 2012 operating budget went on display last week and remains open for public comment.  The voluminous document reflflects little change in the vast majority of projected expenses next year – with three notable More...

Viewpoints

Administrative change sign of times

I have been fortunate to know many school superintendents during my 20 years in local journalism. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

December 7 has come and gone. Seventy years ago, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. This year, Dec. 7 was the last day to arrange for your Medicare insurance.  Both subjects recall dark days in our history. More...

Special Christmas Dinner

To the editor:  Yes, we are serving up a free Christmas dinner again this year in Emporium on Dec. 25.  Look for our posters around town for details.  This is the third year to serve our community and we are delighted to do so. More...

Community Life

United In Marriage

Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Emporium was the setting for the Dec. More...

Births

Logan Anthony Tomac   More...

Free gift wrapping service

A Coudersport business is teaming with Hebron Center Christian School to offer free gift-wrapping service for Christmas shoppers.  Students and supporters of the school are operating a wrapping service at Wagner Ace, North Main Street, on Saturd More...

Sports

Falcon boys notch first win

A long trip to Troy Wednesday night was just what the doctor ordered for the injury-riddled Coudersport boys’ basketball team.  The Falcons notched their first win of the young season and may have established some momentum to sustain them More...

Close openers for Austin girls team

All three early-season games for the Austin High School girls’ basketball team have gone down to the wire.  More...

Cameron County girls hot: off to 3-0 start

Forecasts of a successful season for the girls’ basketball team at Cameron County High School appear to be on-target. Coach Dave Sullivan’s Raiders are off to a 3-0 start.  More...

Obituaries

Eric B. Robinson

MARCH 25, 1965 - DECEMBER 13, 2011

Eric B. Robinson, 46, of Coudersport, died Dec. 13, 2011, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.  Born March 25, 1965 in Coatesville, he was the son of Robert Bruce and Karin Britt Olsen Robinson. More...

Andrew A. Richnafsky

Andrew A. Richnafsky, 94, of Emporium died Dec. 13, 2011, at Felt Manor. He arrived in Cameron County with the Civilian Conservation Corps and later served with the U.S. Army during World War II with the 253rd Infantry Regiment. Mr. More...

Galen A. Snowman

Popular retired Potter County potato farmer Galen A. Snowman, 76, died Dec. 10, 2011, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie. More...

PACKAGES ON THE WAY!

It’s only fitting that another member of the Schatz family be shown in connection with the Cameron County Package Team. More...

Superintendent seeks thousands in back salary

Shortly after announcing his planned departure from Austin Area School District, superintendent Matt Hutcheson informed board members that he is due back pay that could amount to tens of thousands of dollars.  More...

Pipeline projects affecting waterways

Potter County streams named in story

Some of the worst fears of avid trout anglers and others with a concern about the region’s pristine creeks and streams have become a reality in at least one part of Potter County and other sections of Pennsylvania.  More...

News

American Eagles Motorcycle Club

American Eagles Motorcycle Club President Phil Clark was embraced by Charlene Smith of Christmas House after the organization dropped off a truckload of toys and a $2,200 cash donation to support the More...

Murder cases delayed, costs rising

One of the people charged with murdering a teenager in a forested area of southern Potter County last June will be able to retain a private investigator and additional legal counsel.  Avery E. More...

Zoning options being reviewed

Some local government leaders in Cameron County are considering zoning ordinances to regulate growth and development. Forecasts of increased natural gas drilling have prompted township supervisors to consider their options.  More...

Potter County News

Holiday food drive ongoing

Potter County employees are once again holding a holiday food drive and encouraging community members to support it.  Everything that is collected will be donated to local food banks and Teacher’s Pet Rescue. More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds office:  --Nov. 16, R. Eugene Wood et ux to Stephen B. Lizut,.3 acres in Keating Township, $70,000.  --Nov 18, Charles C. More...

Contractor arrested for stealing from customer

A Potter County contractor faces multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from a Galeton area woman over the past two years.  Jim R. More...

Outdoors

2011 deer hunting: a season of contrasts

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . More...

Photo

Game Commission conservation officer Mike Doherty holds the antlers from a trophy buck that a Lancaster County resident killed illegally on Dec. 1. Scott M. More...

Biologist ring in on winter deer feeding

Is feeding deer corn in winter a good idea?  The answer from biologists may surprise you.  In the case of deer, microorganisms present in their compartmented stomach are food-specific and grow to levels adequate to carry out a deer’s More...