June 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Symbolic transfer of courthouse gazebo

One of Coudersport’s oldest community service organizations has been struggling with declining membership.  Last month, two leaders of the New Century Club (NCC) attended the Potter County Commissioners meeting to symbolically transfer res More...

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AFFORDABLE COLLEGE CLASSES

(Duane Vicini is president of the Education Consortium of the Upper Allegheny.)  The need for affordable associate degree programming has been a serious issue facing northcentral Pennsylvania for decades.  More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Today’s mail brought my AARP Magazine and the cover story was “Men on Fire.” It was about the 21 hottest guys on the planet who are 50 or older. I have news for them. They had better make hay while the sun shines. More...

Dating Violence

To the editor:  Dating violence is beginning as early as the sixth grade. More...

Community Life

PCVA dinner

Reservations are due by Friday, June 15, for the Potter County Visitors Association annual dinner meeting and election of offificers. Four seats are open on the PCVA board of directors.  More...

Movie night

Cameron County Fair Association and SPCA are sponsoring a movie night June 30, at the fairgrounds. Any non-profifit organization that would like to sell food items may contact Paul Wheaton at (717) 824-0975. There is no charge for a table.   More...

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Austin Area School District implemented a school-wide positive behavior system. Throughout the school year, small rewards were offered to students who met criteria. More...

Sports

Falcons win District 9 title; fall in playoffs

Ethan Hite pitched six strong innings and the Falcons took advantage of every opportunity presented to them in winning the PIAA District 9 championship game over Elk County Catholic last Thursday in St. More...

Emporium Alle-Catts 4-0

Emporium is dominating the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League, carrying a 4-0 record into a pair of road games this weekend. More...

5K proceeds support mission trip

A youth group at the Coudersport Alliance Church held a successful fundraiser for a good cause by capitalizing on the continued popularity of five-kilometer foot races and recreational walking in the region.  More...

School director serving legally

Cameron County School Board member Annetta Horning appears to be in the clear to continue her service.  More...

Local connection to Wallenda wire walk

There are some fascinating local connections to the superhyped Wallenda wire walk over Niagara Falls planned for Friday night, June 15.   More...

Zoning/sewage issue in Driftwood Borough

Cameron County Commissioners were informed of possible permit and zoning issues involving a property on the corner of Chestnut Street and Route 120 in Driftwood.  More...

Jobless rates heading wrong direction

On their face, the routine unemployment statistics released each month by the state don’t tell much of a story. However, behind the numbers are some trends that bear watching.  More...

News

Traffic stop results in drug charges

Charges will be fifiled against a Genesee man, Dustin A. Kio, for driving under the inflfluence and possession of drugs and paraphernalia. More...

Fisher trial resumes in July

Criminal proceedings against accused serial camp burglar Scott D. Fisher are slated to resume on July 18 at 8:30 am in Cameron County Court. Last month, Fisher’s trial was suspended due to a death in the family of the defense counsel.  More...

Moose making progress

When Emporium Moose Lodge 368 reopened in early April, club managers knew they had a long, diffi cult fight ahead to repair the damage done by the former administrator.  The financial skullduggery not only hurt the organization economically, it More...

Potter County News

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Two Potter County residents escaped serious injury Saturday morning in this one-car crash on Rt. 44 (Steer Brook Road), not far from the Rt. 49 intersection in Hebron Township. More...

‘Clean & Green’ values adjusted

Hundreds of rural property owners in Potter County will see changes in their real estate taxes next year a result of action taken by the Potter County Board of Commissioners last week.  More...

Planning, development group survives as government evolves

Eric Bridges (pictured below) brought his “road show” to Potter County last week.  More...

Outdoors

June offers the season’s best trout fishing

Over the years, my most memorable fishing outings have occurred during the month of June.  Crowds thin out and there are still plenty of wild and stocked trout. More...

Adventures of being a mother elk, part II

In my last column, I mentioned how the elk that are giving birth at this time of year will boot out the pesky yearlings while they take care of more pressing business.  If and when the yearling elk rejoin the nursery groups consisting of mothers More...

Hunting licenses going on sale Monday

Beginning Monday, June 11, Pennsylvania hunting and furtaker licenses for the 2012-13 seasons will go on sale, according to Carl G. Roe, agency executive director. More...

Obituaries

Michael J. Carpenter

AUGUST 29, 1969 - MAY 31, 2012

Michael J. Carpenter, Jr., 42, of Ulysses, PA died unexpectedly Thursday, May 31, 2012 in Glade Spring, Virginia.  Born on August 29, 1969 in Bucks County, PA he was the son of Michael J. Carpenter, Sr. and Frances Dubots Carpenter. More...

Martha L. Ellwood

DECEMBER 30, 1958 - JUNE 2, 2012

Martha Lou “Marty” (Lininger) Ellwood, 53, of Washington, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, June 2,  2012.  More...

Death Notices

Deloris E. Evingham   More...