March 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

A decade gone by

Impact of Adelphia demise still being felt 10 years later

A sad anniversary is here.  A decade has passed since the fateful March 27 conference call that triggered the demise of Coudersportbased Adelphia Communications Corp. More...

Vandals ransack three local establishments

Police are looking for the person or persons who vandalized and burglarized three Coudersport establishments Wednesday night.  The Coudersport Public Library, Seal’s Pro Hardware and Buchsen’s Car Wash were all victimized.   More...

Viewpoints

WITH KIDS, YOU GOTTA BELIEVE

(Dr. Michael Valentine is a clinical psychologist, an author, and an educator. He’s also considered an expert in discipline issues. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Friday night is our favorite night for TV. My wife and I are great fans of Tom Selleck and when CBS came out with the series “Blue Bloods,” we became avid watchers. More...

Serving God by serving others

To the editor:t  (Editor’s Note: Father James Campbell had this to say about his donation to a community project -- see page one-- and to the people in the place he now calls home).  I’m not Christian because I do good things. More...

Community Life

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Fun and mystery were on the agenda during last weekend’s Coudersport Area Lions Club fundraising mystery dinner theater, which played to a full house at the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Departmen More...

Republican workshop Wed.

A Republican Leadership Workshop to be held April 4 at Potato City Country Inn. It’s sponsored by the Potter County Republican Committee. More...

Meeting on Prospect Park Playground planned

Anyone interested in the future of the Eva Armstrong Memorial Playground in Emporium’s Prospect Park area is encouraged to attend a block party and cookout planned for April 21 at the playground.  More...

Sports

Crisp fifth in junior state wrestling tournament

Cameron County’s Nick Crisp earned a fifth-place finish in the Pennsylvania Junior Olympic State Wrestling Championships last weekend at Hershey. More...

High school softball season opens

Cameron County, Coudersport and Otto-Eldred each notched victories as varsity softball season opened with a flurry of games this week.  Alyssa Wykoff pitched a onehitter, fanning five, as Cameron County rolled to a 19-1 win over visiting Oswayo More...

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A successful scholastic basketball program starts at the elementary school level with an emphasis on the basics. More...

Murderer: ‘I am getting what I deserve.’

Sam Miller’s murder in a wooded area of southern Potter County last June was just as premeditated, brutal and senseless as police reports and court records have suggested.  And now that the triggerman is heading to prison for life, he is r More...

Another wildfifire

A second major wildfifire in as many weeks forced local volunteers into rough terrain to battle a quickly moving blaze below Austin in southern Potter County last Friday.  Offificials continue to warn that “fifire season” has arrived More...

Showing their ‘hearts of gold’

Members of the Emporium Senior Center were pleasantly surprised recently by a generous offer of assistance from the GKN “Hearts of Gold” program.  The center was contacted by Darlene Vogt of GKN, who then recruited Rich Bon, Bryan Mo More...

News

Goodrow tapped by AG

Gordon Goodrow, a 1979 graduate of Cameron County High School, has joined the offifice of the Pennsylvania Attorney General as a criminal investigator. More...

Police beat: sexual assault, DUIs

A New Jersey man has been charged with statutory sexual assault and several other counts by state police ar Denton Hill.   More...

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Emporium Borough Police investigated this three vehicle accident Sunday at 1:35 AM on Fourth Street near the Cherry Street intersection. Police said Ashlee L. More...

Potter County News

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  A Potter County girl has been awarded the FFA Star Greenhand Award. Sabrina Williams, daughter of Tom and Patsy Williams of Genesee and a member of Headwaters FFA, received the highest award for a first-year member. More...

CVFD Easter egg hunt today

Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is sponsoring an Easter egg hunt on Saturday (today) indoors at the fire station on the Port Allegany Road starting at 1 pm.  All children up to age 10 are welcome.   More...

Potential for a new park at North Fork

Potter County officials want to establish a park at the North Fork Dam in the county’s northeastern corner, but only if they can nail down a state grant to cover much of the cost.  More...

Outdoors

Just like everything else, leek season came early

Our mid-March heat wave brought about an early budding and blossoming of fruit trees such as plums, cherries, and peaches.  This was not a good thing. More...

Forest, wildlife tour slated

A unique opportunity to learn about forest management and wildlife habitat is being offered by the Forestry Bureau in Potter County on Sunday, April 29.  More...

Programs at Elk Center

Educational programs continue at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette. A program is scheduled for 1 pm Saturday (today) and will feature Emily Thomas, a wildlife biologist for the U.S. More...

Obituaries

John L. ‘Jack’ Cooney

OCTOBER 30, 1937 - MARCH 25, 2012

John L. “Jack” Cooney, 74, of Austin, died March 25, 2012 at his home.  Born Oct. 30, 1937 in Austin, he was the son of Leonard V. and Anna M. Williams Cooney. On June 22, 1957, in Austin, he married Mina Plotts, who survives.  More...

Theodore ‘Ted’ Stiles

OCTOBER 21, 1927 - MARCH 25, 2012

Theodore D. “Ted” Stiles, 84, of Roulette died Wednesday (March 28, 2012) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.  Born on October 21, 1927 in Crosby, he was the son of Edward C. and Belle Austin Stiles. On Sept. More...

Death Notices

Fred N. Haskins   More...