November 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Zito Media adding new cable systems

Announcement of additional acquisitions by Zito Media of Coudersport, a cable television and internet/phone provider owned by the Rigas family, is imminent, according to an industry source in eastern Texas.  More...

Potttter County farm in the spotlight

A section of farmland in northern Potter County is being used for a demonstration project that has worldwide implications for sustainable and environmentally sound agriculture.  More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

There has been a lot of talk about which boondoggle has put the USA so far in the hole. The bean-counters have different ideas on that issue. More...

Join Historical Society

To the editor:  We would like to invite your readers to join the Cameron County Historical Society.  We often find that we benefit greatly by new members, as they bring a piece of themselves, sharing their history and knowledge of the past, More...

Don’t Tax Success

Dear editor:  Pennsylvania is blessed by abundant shale gas reserves and our geographic location has us poised to take advantage of a potentially enormous export market.   More...

Community Life

Sled dog races this weekend

Another round of Sinnemahoning State Park Dryland Sled Dog Races is on tap this weekend, starting at 9 am both Saturday and Sunday and finishing at about 4 pm both days.  More...

Veterans program planned Nov. 11

Cameron County VFW Post 6221 will be hosting a Veterans Day (Nov. 11) dinner with social hour at 5 and the meal to follow. It’s open to all honorably discharged vets. More...

‘Wilds’ program set in Emporium

Cameron County Extension’s annual dinner meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. More...

Outdoors

A night in ‘hemlock swamp’ — unplugged

There’s no better escape from the confinement of daily living than an overnight excursion into the heart of the state forest.  More...

Elk hunters arriving for Monday’s season opener

While the frenzy of the rut and foliage season is over, visitors continue to flflock to the region to get a look at the magnifificent elk and the beautiful landscape.  More...

Photo

It didn’t take 10-year-old Colton Grove long to become hooked on archery deer hunting. A little success can go a long way with a young hunter. More...

Election Tuesday; no photo ID needed

Area political observers are forecasting a fairly heavy turnout of registered voters for Tuesday’s General Election, despite some confusion over the photo ID law and the absence of local activity by most of the candidates.  More...

‘Books Unlimited’ fundraiser scores big for library

People in and around Coudersport appreciate their library, which is an important thing for directors to know as they move closer to building a new one.  They received affifirmation during Tuesday night’s Books Unlimited Gala at the Couders More...

Panel begins ‘DUI court’ planning

A work group will be meeting on Monday to begin laying the groundwork for major changes in the Potter County court system.  Its aim is to reduce the number of individuals coming into repeated contact with the legal system through an intensive pr More...

Artists put ‘Pa Wilds’ on the map

Progress continues to be made in the development of a regional identity to promote tourism and support businesses.  At a recent meeting of the Pennsylvania Wilds Planning Team, members heard updates on multiple activities that have raised the pr More...

News

‘Not guilty’ verdict returned

An Emporium man accused of smashing a brick through the front window of his ex-wife’s home and going inside and assaulting her and a guest in her home was found not guilty by a Cameron County Jury last week.  Stanley Whiting, 43, of Empori More...

Daylight Savings Time ending

Daylight Saving Time ends early Sunday, when we gain an hour by turning back our clocks at 2 am. DST started in 1916 as a wartime measure aimed at conserving coal. More...

Meeting on Wharton bridge today

PennDOT is seeking public input on its plan to replace the bridge over the East Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek on Rt. 3001 in Wharton. More...

Potter County News

Transportation logistics institute concept rekindled

Is Potter County a good location to establish a training center for people who want to land technical jobs in the transportation industry -- commercial drivers, diesel mechanics, hydraulics specialists and others?  A “SWOT Team” rece More...

Photo

A two-vehicle accident Sunday on West Second Street resulted in a woman being extricated from her car by the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department (EVFD). More...

Potter County real estate news

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Oct. More...

Sports

Youth football team posts ‘perfecto!’

Youth football is alive and well in the Coudersport area.  More...

Runners off to state meet

Potter County is wellrepresented at today’s PIAA State Cross Country Championships in Hershey. More...

Dramatic win for Raiders

Cameron County headed into Friday night’s final game of the 2012 varsity football season on a high note.  The Red Raiders scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and came up with a critical stop on defense to edge visiting Johnsonburg, More...