November 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Taxes hold steady in Emporium

Taxes will hold steady for Emporium Borough property owners next year.  Borough Council this week announced that for the ninth straight year there will be no real estate tax increase. More...

Armed robbery details emerge

More details have been released about an armed robbery in Coudersport that led to the arrest of two local men.  Coudersport Borough Police responded to a call on Sept. 25 from Crystal Taylor at approximately 2 pm. More...

Viewpoints

VETERANS DAY CHALLENGES

(Cleve Geer is national commander of American Veterans, known as AMVETS, a volunteerled service organization formed by World War II veterans.)  As a nation, we have prospered because we have always had citizens willing to rise to answer the call More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

We old-timers are going to get a 1.7-percent raise in our Social Security checks. That’s better than a jab in the eye with a sharp stick. At the same time, the cost of Medicare is going up, which will take a big bite out of our raise. More...

Sellout To Gas Industry

Dear editor:  I cannot grasp the way some of our elected officials, from our governor on down, are walking on eggshells with the shale gas industry.  They are running rampant in our communities, beginning with their land agents on down to t More...

Community Life

Four Generations

Four generations of Agliardos came together recently to celebrate the 89 birthday of Francis Agliardo. More...

New veterans employment rep

A new veterans’ employment representative has been hired to work out of the Pennsylvania CareerLink offices in Coudersport and Bradford.  More...

Recycling reminder

Coudersport Area Lions Club reminds area residents that a Recycling Center is open off Damascus Road in Coudersport each Saturday from 9 to noon. More...

Sports

Raiders finish 2012 campaign 2-8

Measured by the win/loss record, the Cameron County High School football season left a lot to be desired.  More...

Heading to Citrus Bowl

Coudersport High School cheerleader Daysha Luray Eckerd has been chosen to participate in a halftime performance at the prestigious Capital One Bowl (former Citrus Bowl) college football game from Or More...

Volleyball season ends in a flurry

Scholastic volleyball season came to an abrupt end for area teams during postseason playoffs.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Alma Hershey   More...

Craig B. Maestle

NOVEMBER 12, 1969 - NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Craig B. Maestle, 42, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at his home near Coudersport from a hereditary condition.  Born Nov. More...

Water source test results mixed bag

About half of the private wells and springs in Pennsylvania have one or more “quality problems.”  What that means, and what can be done about it, are subject to opinion and decades-old debate.  More...

Despite Obama win, this is GOP country

Rural Pennsylvanians traditionally vote strongly Republican, and Tuesday’s General Election was no exception. More...

Hidden numbers reveal true jobless picture

There were only small changes in the employment picture across the region during September, but some of the statistics released to explain how the offificial numbers were compiled were revealing.  More...

Photo

It was just like old times Thursday evening at Christmas House in Coudersport. More...

News

Real estate transactions filed in Cameron County

Following are real estate transaction recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds:  • Oct. 3, Lewis and Hockenberry Inc to Linda M. Cochran, Shippen Township, $17,901.  • Oct. 4, David E. Calloway to Carl H. More...

Numbers in the News

55,000 Pennsylvania’s volunteer fire departments have been losing members and having a harder time replenishing their ranks. More...

Area news briefs

‘Normal’ winter? GALETON – Veteran weather observer Henry Lush of Galeton shares an official forecast of a typical 2012-13 winter in the region, but with a qualifier. More...

Potter County News

Potter Couny real estate deeds filed

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

Local college credits available

Area residents can earn credits in certain classes from the respected Gannon University without having to leave the area or enroll as full-time students.  Classes that will lead to an associate degree in liberal arts or business management are b More...

Agency rescuing sensitive waterways

Slowly but surely, the Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) and partners have been bolstering streambanks that have been washed away due to the flooding and man-made causes, such as the removal of vegetation.  More...

Outdoors

A night in ‘hemlock swamp’ — unplugged

Webster defines mecca as “the center of activity or interest to which adherents of a religious faith or practice fervently aspire.”  There’s no argument that Pennsylvania bear hunters are fervent, and the statistics will confir More...

Elk hunters arriving for Monday’s season opener

All eyes were on the distinctive dark antlers with long, heavy white-tippedtines.The7x8bull elk fifilled the bed of a red pickup that pulled into the check station late Monday afternoon, closing out the opener of the six-day hunting season. More...

It’s the best of times for bear hunting

Bear hunters will once again have a four-day statewide fifirearms season, in addition to a full-week of archery bear season -- and extended seasons in some areas to boot.  More...