September 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

$23M Stevenson Dam project draws closer

Plans are gradually falling into place for a $23 million rehabilitation project that has been given the green light for the George B. Stevenson Dam at Sinnemahoning State Park, near the Cameron/Potter county border.  More...

‘TripleMag’ Inside!

That’s Gina Fantaskey, a local woman who is making her mark on the world of hunting, thanks to a new television program based on her and her two young daughters’ hunting adventures. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old-timers spend a lot of time thinking about things that are gone from their lives forever. Sometimes my mind wanders back to the days when I was a kid.  More...

A Way Out

To the editor:  Thank you for your report on A Way Out in the Sept. 1 edition.  We are looking for reliable, dedicated, compassionate people to assist our non-profit organization. More...

Fall Ladies’ Conference

To the editor:  Fall Ladies’ Conference will take place on Saturday morning, Sept. 22, from 9 to noon at the Emporium Alliance Church on Sizerville Road.  More...

Community Life

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Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale last weekend went off without a hitch, as thousands of people from near and far scurried through the community hunting for bargains. More...

United In Marriage

Barbara Harrier and Jay Beeman were married on July 28, 2012, at the Veterans Memorial Home in Port Allegany.  The double-ring ceremony was performed by District Judge William Todd.  The bride is the daughter of Punk Harrier and the late Ca More...

Lumbering program today

Members of the public are welcome to attend a program on the region’s lumbering era on Saturday (today) at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Potter County.  More...

Sports

Mission becomes clear for Falcons

Coudersport was looking to tighten its defense and cut down on turnovers heading into the second game of the varsity football season last night at Ridgway.  Despite the disappointment of last Friday’s 34-26 loss to visiting Curwensville, t More...

Brockway firepower too much for Raiders on opening night

Cameron County went from the frying pan into the fire Friday night as the Red Raiders were tested by a tough early-season schedule in the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League.  More...

Raiders top Falcons in girls’ golf

Delanie Lewis fired a medal round of 50 and teammate Brooke Dunsmore was two strokes back to lead Cameron County to a 38-17 girls’ golf win over visiting Coudersport. More...

Feds: bank foreclosure was motive

Tom Smith was seeking revenge against Citizens and Northern Bank and two of its employees during a failed kidnapping Aug. 8, according to a federal indictment fifiled Tuesday in the U.S. Middle District Court of Pa.  More...

District Judge Easton not guilty

When criminal charges were fifiled against District Judge Annette Easton of Coudersport for checking on the status of a state trooper’s driver’s license, her lawyer described the case as “much ado about nothing.”  More...

Strengthening families returns in October

Families are facing pressures and new sets of challenges that can tear at their core.  To help them, two local agencies have put together the “Strengthening Families” program, which will soon launch for a seven-week run in Couderspor More...

Boys/Girls Club battles to survive

Potter County Boys and Girls Club is going to give it a try.  Facing tight fifinances that pose a serious challenge, the organization plans to open for a second school year at its North Coudersport location, tentatively on Oct. More...

News

CC 911 project moving forward

An upgrade of Cameron County’s 911 emergency communications network got the green light this week.  More...

Man caught after motorcycle chase

A man who fled police in Cameron County on a motorcycle Wednesday morning was apprehended early that afternoon on Rt. 872 between Austin and Coudersport.  Police identified the fugitive as 36-year-old Jesse Coffman of Emporium.  More...

Numbers in the News

140 Straub Brewery in St. Marys has been celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, with a limited-run of a special beer brand, “1872 Lager,” and a limited-edition Zippo lighter. More...

Potter County News

Woman sentenced in drug case

A Potter County woman has been sentenced in connection with manufacturing marijuana.  Wendy Kay Manning of Roulette was ordered by Judge Stephen Minor to serve six to 23.5 months in jail, beginning next February, after being found guilty for cri More...

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Keating Township in southern Potter County took care of a major entry on its task list this week. The paved portion of Bark Shanty Road, connecting Pa. Rt. More...

Congressional candidate Dumas visits

A Penn State professor running for the 5th Congressional District seat in the U.S. More...

Outdoors

Do your part: teach a young person to hunt

Gradually, successful steps are being taken to encourage our young people to take up the sport of hunting.  More...

All female reality hunting show getting attention

Who said hunting is a man’s pursuit?  Whoever did never met the three Potter County residents who are the focus of TripleMAG, the fifirst and only all-female reality hunting television show.  They are mother Gina Fantaskey and daughte More...

Sportsmen work on habitat improvement

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association recently participated in a wildlife habitat improvement partnership.  At last month’s meetings, members learned that food plots have been planted in the Pottersdale area of Clearfifield County, i More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Glover

DECEMBER 15, 1936 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2012

Mary E. More...

Martha E. Frank

OCTOBER 9, 1925 - SEPTEMBER 3, 2012

Martha E. Frank, 86, formerly of Austin, died Sept. 3, 2012, at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.  Born Oct. 9, 1925, in Brockway, she was the daughter of James and Effie Fuhs Whelan. On Nov. 23, 1945, in Brockway, she married Vincent J. More...

Death Notices

Sara J. Hetrick   More...