June 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposed division of 814 area code nixed

There will be no “splitting” of the familiar 814 area code any time soon for telephone exchanges in the region. Members of the Pa. Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted 5-0 to dismiss the geographic division proposed last year.  More...

‘Freedom Week’ comes back to CCHS

A Cameron County School tradition was brought back to life this year with the celebration of “Freedom Week,” a week-long event aimed at helping students understand democracy and the sacrififices that have been made to support its libertie More...

Viewpoints

YOUNG LUNGS AT PLAY

(Jenny Wagner is a director of tobacco cessation services with the Northcentral Tobacco Control Coalition and can be reached at 1-800-264-1290 or jwagner@coginc.org)   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old men talk about the weather and old women talk about old men. The weather has been outstanding and except for the grass that is growing faster than most of us can handle, it makes you glad to be alive. More...

Farmers’ Market Open

To the editor:  Potter County Farmers’ Market opened last weekend at the courthouse square. More...

Community Life

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Former Penn State Extension home economist Edith Reisler has been a faithful volunteer at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. More...

History museum open for the season

Cameron County Historical Society’s “Little Museum” in Sterling Run opened for the season last weekend. Operating hours are 1-4 pm on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.   More...

Karli Duffee on dean’s list

Karli Duffee made the Dean’s List at Bloomsburg University for the spring 2012 semester with a 4.0.  Her major is elementary education with a minor in special education. More...

Sports

Falcons baseball team in D9 title game

One varsity sports team from Coudersport stayed alive, while another reached the end of the road after rain postponed Tuesday’s round of PIAA District 9 playoff competition.  More...

Another ‘W’ for Alle-Catts

Things were a little closer than the Emporium team is accustomed to, but in the end the hosts cruised to a 6-1 Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League win over Salamanca Sunday afternoon, giving Emporium a 3-0 record heading into this Sunday’s 2 pm h More...

Memorial Day golf winners

Emporium Country Club hosted its traditional Memorial Day Mixed Scramble, with 42 linksters participating. The team of Ron Horning, Tom Wilson, Frank Sutliff and Val Shelley taking first place. More...

Obituaries

David A. Brownell

JUNE 25, 1938 - MAY 27, 2012

David A. Brownell, 73, of Coudersport, formerly of Gold, died May 27, 2012, at the home of his sister in Newfield, PA.  Born June 25, 1938 in Ulysses Township, he was the son of Kenneth F. and Jane A. Gibson Brownell.  More...

Death Notices

Teresa A. Harmon   More...

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Full Story

Freedom short lived for escapee

A teenager who bolted out of the kitchen door at the Potter County Jail only managed to stay on the run for about 24 hours before he surrendered without incident not far from his home.  More...

‘Environmental Coalition’ proposed in Potter County

A blueprint for an environmental advocacy group in Potter County will be discussed during the next meeting of the so-called “Water Dogs.”  A corps of citizens initially pulled together as volunteer stream and river watchers will be a More...

News

38th God’s Country Marathon steps off today in Galeton

Saturday’s 38th annual God’s Country Marathon is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing of all time.  There are no clear favorites for the main race, a certifified 26.2-mile odyssey up and down one of the steepest hills in all o More...

Carved bust of Austin founder unveiled

A most fitting memorial has joined the collection at the E. O. More...

Vacant seat on CCSD board

Cameron County School District is looking to fill a seat on the board that became vacant due to the death of Dale Lewis.  Lewis, who died May 15, held the Region II board seat that encompasses the voting precincts of East Ward Emporium Borough a More...

Potter County News

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A stand of Norway spruce trees located along Mill Street in Coudersport includes some reputed to be among the tallest in the East. More...

County notifying tax delinquents

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau has been mailing return and claim notices to property owners who have failed to pay their 2011 real estate taxes.  More...

Farm market checks for seniors

Eligible older citizens in Potter County can qualify for $20 in vouchers that can be used buy fresh fruit and vegetables at area farmers’ markets.  Potter County Area Agency on Aging is administering the Pa. Dept. of Agriculture program. More...

Outdoors

Popular snake hunt next weekend

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association has announced plans for its annual Snake Hunt, to be held next weekend (June 9-10). Vendor space and camping sites are available. More...

Streams warming up; befriending a mink

Hot weather has begun to have an impact on trout fishing in many of our stocked streams, not long after gardeners and farmers were fearing a late frost. More...

In June, mother elk banish yearlings, give birth

What you might see on an early- June drive through the elk range are solitary elk, or small groups of mature females that have recently banished their yearlings as they prepare to go off in seclusion to give birth to this year’s calves.  More...