April 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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A ribbon cutting, held during their grand opening, was given by Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce March 30 at Subway in Coudersport to welcome new owners Rob Page and Heather Abbey to the business More...

Viewpoints

FFRF LAWSUIT ‘FRIVILOUS’

(Diane Gramley is the president of the American Family Assn. of Pennsylvania). More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

At about 8:30 last Tuesday morning, as I was headed to the post office, I spotted a pair of young bald eagles perched high in the tree at the end of the bridge. More...

Hidden Injuries

To the editor:  Often referred to as “hidden” because their effects are not typically physical, brain injuries or concussions affect more than 2.5 million people every year in the U.S.  More...

Community Life

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Have a cute photo of your child or grandchild and his or her pet? If so, you still have time to enter it in the Coudersport Library’s cute photo contest. Photos will be accepted until Monday. More...

Sleep disorders should not be taken lightly

Sleep disorders can take a tremendous toll, according to an authority on the topic who addressed Coudersport Rotary members this week.  More...

Easter egg hunt today

Children of all ages and up to and including grade six are invited to an Easter egg hunt on Saturday (today) at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road in Emporium, starting at 10 am.  Each child should bring a basket or More...

Sports

Falcon girls undefeated in early softball play

Two undefeated varsity softball teams squared off Wednesday at Smethport, where the Coudersport Falcons (4-0) prevailed in a slugfest, 17-9.  Brianna Majot smacked two doubles and a pair of singles to lead a nine-hit attack for the visitors, who More...

Over 250 take part in basketball tournament

More than 250 basketball players turned out for last weekend’s Cameron County Three- On-Three Classic, held at both school gyms in Emporium.  More...

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Students in grades four through six at Austin Area School learned the fundamentals of basketball to prepare them for competition in future years. More...

Teens charged in crime spree

Police are still putting together the elements of a crime spree that spread across three counties and resulted in charges against a Coudersport teenager and a juvenile.  Aaron D. More...

Embattled Moose reopens today

After nearly a year of doubt and uncertainty, there’s light at the end of the tunnel for Emporium Moose Lodge 368.  Club offificials announced last week that the lodge would reopen today (Saturday), albeit with limitations.  The club More...

News

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Officials believe that someone set a fire that caused about $25,000 in damage to an Emporium apartment complex Monday afternoon. More...

Canoe, kayak race location changed to Stevenson Dam

There have been many close calls over the years. Heck, paddlers have even had to pick up their boats and carry them through shallow sections of the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning River.  But, this year, it’s worse than that.  More...

Natural gas workshop April 14

Local government offificials are the target audience for the next Natural Gas Connections event, scheduled for 9:30 am on Saturday, April 14, in Emporium and Coudersport.  More...

Potter County News

Scholarship for music students

High school students who are planning to study music at a college or conservatory are welcome to apply for the Robert Merten Circle of Fifths Music Scholarship, which provides as much as $1,000 toward their education.  More...

Caregiver program has openings

Potter County Area Agency on Aging has openings in its Family Caregiver Support Program.  It’s designed to assist those who are caring for older relatives or friends and helping them to stay at home and remain as independent as possible.&n More...

Don’t go it alone; get help quitting

Trying to kick the habit? More...

Outdoors

Keeping large tracts of private land open for hunting

Northcentral Pennsylvania is blessed with hundreds of thousands of acres of state forest and game land, open to hunting and other uses. There was a time when that was complemented by large expanses of privately owned land also open to hunting.  More...

Elk are everywhere: a blessing or a curse?

Spring is in the air and the elk are everywhere, or so it seems. The population is abundant in the Benezette and Weedville areas now. To some they are a blessing, and to others, a curse.  More...

Once polluted, Bennett’s Branch now healthy enough to stock

A polluted stream section in Cameron County has improved to the point that it has returned to the eligibility list for stocking by the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission.  More...