July 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Baby selling case not close to trial

More than a year has passed since charges were brought against fifive people for what prosecutors have termed a baby-selling scheme, and the case is still nowhere near ready for trial.  More...

Changing face of farming on display

Agriculture is changing in the region, with a growing number of smaller farmers trying new crops and growing techniques – some with a goal of earning organic certifification.   More...

Viewpoints

Show That You Care

To the editor:  We know that the world’s climate is undergoing dramatic changes. More...

Special Event

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Updates From The OV Library

To the editor:  The library has new hours beginning this month. It will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-8 and Fridays from 10-6.  The winner of our Ka-Bar Tanto raffle was Don Chappell.  More...

Potter County News

Highway improvement project at Cherry Springs

A long-awaited highway improvement project is slated to get underway Monday on a fifive-mile stretch between Cherry Springs State Park and the village of Germania Station in Potter County.  Crews will close Rt. More...

Kightlinger Motors rebounds, moves ahead with SBA loan

Three years after the Potter County Redevelopment Authority stepped in to help a local car dealership survive the industry’s deep recession, the business has rebounded and is on solid financial footing.  More...

Small business seminar planned Wednesday

A free small business seminar will be held from 8:30 to noon on Wednesday, July 25, at the Potter County Education Council in Coudersport. More...

Outdoors

Hemlock wooly adelgid found in local trees

About a month ago as I was canoeing the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek with friends, some hemlock trees caught my eye. There was something wrong with their appearance, so I steered the canoe for a closer look.  More...

‘Doe’ licenses on sale Monday

County treasurers will begin accepting antlerless deer license applications on Monday, July 9.  Applicants have the option of listing up to three choices, in order of preference, for a specifific wildlife management unit (WMU) license. More...

Invasive weed project

Elk County Conservation District will enter into an agreement with the Sinnemahoning Cooperative Weed Management Area to focus an invasive and noxious weed management project, primarily within the Sinnemahoning Watershed.  More...

Obituaries

Carolyn G. Patterson

AUGUST 16, 1917 - JULY 1, 2012

Carolyn G. Patterson, 94, of Coudersport, died July 1,  2012, at her home following a brief illness.  Born Aug. 16, 1917, in Coudersport, she was the daughter of H. Lawrence and Ethel J. (Faulkner) Groves. More...

Death Notices

Dylan M. Langworthy   More...

Arraignment set in alleged rape case

Arraignment has been set for the man accused of raping an Emporium woman on Wednesday, June 27.  Adam Eckert of Emporium will be arraigned Tuesday in front of Judge Rich Masson on charges that include sexual assault, indecent assault through for More...

Promising sand transfer station now ‘on hold’

A year ago, a sand transportation facility servicing the natural gas industry was launched with considerable fanfare in the railroad yards of Emporium’s east side.  Today, the site sits vacant, the victim of market conditions that have gut More...

Local man vying for interesting national title

Las Vegas next stop for Angood

You just can’t help but do a double take.  That’s the reaction Rick Angood gets no matter where he goes these days as people stare with curiosity, and even astonishment, at the mindboggling beard he is growing.  More...

News

Man seriously injured in assault

An Emporium man is in critical condition following an early-morning assault Wednesday outside of a downtown Emporium bar.  More...

Mural will honor L. Maxwell Narby

Cameron County residents are planning to remember and honor former teacher and Emporium Borough Councilman Max Narby with a mural.  Narby was known throughout the community as a respected educator and historian as well as for spearheading the re More...

Resolution to Emporium gravel bar issue in sight

After more than five years of trying to correct the gravel bar issue on Sinnemahoning Creek between Route 120 and the Old Black Bridge on the west end of town, Emporium Borough Council believes it may have finally found a solution to the problem.&nbs More...

Community Life

Coudersport Rotary members gathered at Mitchell Park last weekend to bid farewell to popular exchange student Felipe Jones-Herrera. More...

October Wedding Planned

Sandy Bresslin of Emporium and Terry Bresslin of Austin announce the engagement of their daughter, Kerry Bresslin, to John Paul Cummings, son of John Cummings and Deb Cummings, both of Emporium.  More...

Church plans community fest July 20-21

St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport will host a weekend of food and fun at its annual community festival on Friday and Saturday, July 20-21. Events kick off Friday at 3 pm and Saturday at 10 am.  More...

Sports

All-Stars (9-10) playing for Dist. title

A talented Potter-McKean All-Star team is on the doorstep of the state Little League Baseball Tournament in the age 9-10 bracket.  If P-M wins its next game, scheduled for 3 pm Saturday (today) at the Service Club Little League Field (CARP) in C More...

PM (11-12) All-Stars keep winning

Potter-McKean continued its winning ways in the Pa. District 15 Little League Baseball Playoffs (ages 11-12), notching two more wins on the team’s home field in Port Allegany.  More...

Alle-Catts bomb crosby, 19-1

Two more regular-season games remain on the schedule as Emporium prepares to defend its Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League championship in the playoffs.  Assuming Ludlow can field a team and does not have to forfeit once again, Emporium will host More...