September 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Twp. offificials get a chance to be heard

There was an excellent turnout and a jam-packed agenda for Saturday’s 83rd annual convention of the Potter County Association of Township Offificials, held at the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department Training Center.  Prior to the formal More...

Viewpoints

I SPEAK OUT FOR HENRY

(Katie Allison Granju is the mother of five children ranging in age from toddler to teenager. The accompanying photo shows her late son, Henry.)   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

There was a time when the infantry in the United States Army was known as the “Queen of Battle.” Over the years since World War II, it is still the standard of the way a battle should be fought.  But the people who are the leaders in More...

Touching Story On Backpack Program

To the editor:  I am ten years old and I was adopted into the Bridgewater family in 2009. More...

Community Life

Photo

Members of the Coudersport Rotary Club and helpers performed their roadside clean-up of Route 6 last week. More...

Rotary dinner/auction Oct. 13

Coudersport Rotary Club will host its annual dinner/ auction on Saturday, Oct. 13, at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. Social hour is at 5 and the dinner will be served at 6.  More...

CCHS Homecoming Oct. 5

Cameron County High School’s Homecoming parade will be held Friday evening, Oct. 5. Organizations wishing to participate in the parade should contact Allison Rettger at 486-4000, ext. 1100.   More...

Sports

Late pick robs Raiders’ win

A pass interception in the closing minutes of Saturday’s football game at Sheffi eld left the Cameron County Red Raiders still looking for their first win as the season passed its midpoint last night.  One of the Abraxas School students pl More...

Falcons eke out boys’ golf crown

There was little margin for error in a special playoff held Tuesday to decide the North Penn Woods Boys Golf League title.  Playing on the neutral ground of Smethport, Coudersport emerged with a 29-26 win over Oswayo Valley, due in large part to More...

Falcons hope to get on track against Sheffield

Coudersport hopes to rebound from one of the most lopsided football losses in school history as the Falcons head over to Sheffield on Saturday to meet the Wolverines (1:30 pm). More...

Specialty court plan gets stamp of approval

Approach to crime and punishment will focus on addressing addiction

Potter County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) members last week put their stamp of approval on a work plan that includes major changes in the local court system.  More...

Weekend festivals on tap

Community celebrations in Galeton & Austin

Galeton will be a busy place on Saturday (today), with John Collins Memorial Park on the lakeside as the hub of activity.  It’s the seventh annual Galeton Fall Festival, featuring live music, refreshments, crafts, games and other fun from More...

Voter ID law: mystery unraveled

As the political smoke clears and the court challenges continue, most voters in Potter and Cameron counties are ready to go to the polls on Nov. More...

News

Camp burglar sentence postponed

Convicted felon Scott D. More...

More charges for captured convict

Joseph Chapman’s long string of criminal cases moved forward last week when he was arraigned on charges of raping a child as well as numerous other felonies by District Judge Barry Brown of Emporium.  More...

Caring for your aging cat

Just like people, as cats age, their nutritional needs change. Aging changes the body’s metabolism and immunity.  More...

Potter County News

Preserving farmland

Potter County Farmland Preservation Board is accepting applications from eligible property owners.  Purpose of the program is to protect viable agricultural lands by purchasing conservation easements, which prevent the development of the land fo More...

Prison sentence for child rapist

A 20-year-old Coudersport man has been sentenced to 20 to 40 in the state prison system for raping a 10-year-old girl.  Judge Stephen Minor announced sentence last week on Matthew A. More...

Falling Leaves Festival on tap

Falling Leaves Festival is on tap next weekend in downtown Coudersport.  It’s highlighted by a parade at 3 pm Saturday (Oct. 6), live music, a magic show, children’s games and a broad array of concessions.  More...

Outdoors

Disease, drought threaten area wildlife

One of the worst fears in managing any game species is disease and one such threat is chronic wasting disease.  The Game Commission is working hard to keep our deer and elk populations free of CWD. More...

Youth pheasant hunt planned Oct. 13

A youth (ages 12-16) pheasant hunt scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13, sponsored by Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities.  Participants must have passed an approved hunter-trapper education program. More...

Sportsmen rethinking winter feeding

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association members held a long discussion of its winter wildlife feeding program. More...

Obituaries

Walter W. Blythe

JUNE 10, 1942 - SEPTEMBER 21, 2012

Walter W. Blythe, 70, a lifelong resident of Austin, passed away peacefully in his home on Sept. 21, 2012.  Born June 10, 1942, in Austin, he was a son of Walter W. and Julia E. Watkins Blythe Sr.  Mr. More...

Death Notices

Emmaline R. Raybuck   More...