July 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Adelphia law fifirm settles

The second of two topshelf consulting fifirms that advised Adelphia Communications Corp. More...

Beleaguered lawyer suspended

A disciplinary panel came down hard on a former Potter County attorney who is already in trouble with the law.  Donna Albright Smith, 39, of Mill Hall, formerly of Coudersport, was suspended from practicing law for two years by the Disciplinary More...

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STATE BUDGET STRIKES BALANCE

(State Senator Joe Scarnati, who represents the local region in Harrisburg, has been a central figure of budget negotiations over the past several years. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Summertime and the living is easy. The grass is green and the gardens are growing. The thunderstorms are providing just enough moisture to keep the plants and things alive. More...

Scam Alert

To the editor:  I recently received a phone call with a very official-sounding announcer with the following recorded message:  More...

Community Life

Steak bake for CARP project

Coudersport Area Recreation Park was the hub of activity last weekend, with football, baseball, picnicking, volleyball and sandlot softball all taking place at the same time.  The buzz of activity was a reminder of the park’s importance to More...

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Emporium Rotary members heard a report on how electronic medical records are changing health care in the region. More...

Extension picnic Wednesday

Annual Cameron County Penn State Extension picnic will be held on Wednesday, July 18, at Sizerville State Park.  Featured speaker is Nicole Santangelo, regional agricultural educator for Extension. More...

Sports

Odyssey continues for PM 9-10s

The odyssey continues for a group of young baseball players who are immersed in a summer to remember.  Playing as the Potter-McKean Little League 9-10 year old all-stars, they had to go into extra innings to keep their dream alive last Saturday More...

Charities benefit from alumni games

Saturday’s second annual Alumni Classic Football Game between Port Allegany and Coudersport had a different look than the inaugural meeting.  More...

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Greg Neefe (right) is back for another season as a starting lineman for the Southern Tier Diesel, an adult amateur football team based in Olean, N.Y. More...

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Another successful Bark Peelers’ Convention last weekend drew thousands of people to the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum. More...

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Lingering hot weather has been a boon for the climate-controlled Coudersport Theatre, one of the few remaining old-time, single-screen movie houses in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Jury call for former Moose administrator on court docket

The Cameron County District Attorney’s offifice will be bringing seven cases before Judge Richard Masson on Tuesday, including a couple high-profifile incidents that are working their way through the criminal justice system.  More...

2G ‘doe’ licenses selling out fast

County treasurers continue to accept antlerless deer license applications, with those in Wildlife Management Unit 2G being the hottest commodity in the state.  More...

Starting wage increase okayed

Cameron County has raised the starting pay for new administrative employees to keep the county competitive in the local job market. New employees will earn $9.00 per hour, up from the previous rate of $8.50.   More...

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State police from Denton Hill were called in Monday night after the remnants of a pull-behind camper were discovered along Rt. 6 in Pike Township, east of Galeton near the Tioga County line. More...

Burglary trial continues Wednesday

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

Austin man sentenced to jail DUI, theft

A criminal case stemming from a pickup truck crash in Austin back in March 2011 was recently resolved in Potter County Court.  Michael J. More...

Potter County News

Vacant home burns

Damage was estimated at $15,000 in a fifire at an unoccupied home on the upper end of Reese Hollow Road near Coudersport. More...

County comprehensive plan: times have changed

Potter County officials are taking initial steps to update the county’s comprehensive plan, which is the document that guides decisionmaking on topics as varied as land-use planning and highway/bridge projects, to economic development and housi More...

Dingman Run spring house saved

There was a time not so long ago when mountain springs were the main source of drinking water for everyone in this neck of the woods.  And even after wells and municipal water sources replaced the vast majority of them, spring water was still wh More...

Outdoors

Shooting sports outreach to youth

Young people have been turning away from hunting and other shooting sports across America. Two local organizations are taking steps to battle that trend in Cameron County.  More...

Of fawns and fishers in Penn’s Woods

As every big-woods trout angler has experienced, summertime fawn encounters are not a relaxing experience.  You may be walking through some tall grass along the stream, trying not to step on a rattlesnake, when the grass explodes alongside. More...

What elk need: food, water, cover and space

To survive and thrive in the wild, elk and other animals need four key elements in their natural environment. Food and water are essential for nourishment for healthy growth and development.  More...

Obituaries

Edith Randall Selover

OCTOBER 17, 1916 - JULY 6, 2012

Edith Randall Selover, 95, of Coudersport, formerly of Trumansburg. N.Y., went to be with the Lord on July 6, 2012.  More...

Death Notices

David M. Williams   More...