November 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Geelen gets probation in Moose case

A fifinal chapter was written to the theft saga at the Emporium Moose this week in Cameron County Court.  More...

Local success story: Empereon rolling

Five years have passed since Empereon Marketing arrived on the scene in Coudersport as part of a private/ public partnership to bolster the struggling economy.  Results have been mixed, as the company has failed to meet projections of more than More...

Viewpoints

Let us learn from ‘the season’

Thanksgiving has passed, but there is a fundamental truth in the name of that holiday that will carry us through five more weeks of joy and even longer, if we let it.  More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Since the beginning of time, men and women have been he-ing and she-ing. No matter a person’s station in life, when the chemistry is right things can happen if you are not on your toes. Just ask the general and his biographer. More...

‘For Good, For Ever’

Dear editor:  Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CCFT) recently joined more than 700 of its counterparts in observing “Community Foundation Week.” It was a chance to share the stories of lives changed and communities transforme More...

Community Life

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Money to purchase a new U.S. flag for the Veterans Park in Emporium was recently donated to VFW Post 6221 by children of the Carlson family, in memory of Major Carl A. Carlson and Mildred Carlson. More...

Musician steps up to help ‘Sandy’ victims

A Coudersport musician and photographer used his twin skills for a pair of benefits to help victims of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.  Tim Walck has been working with the First Presbyterian Church in Johnson City, N.Y., to collect goods to b More...

Honor students named

Woodland Elementary School has announced its honor students for the recently completed nine week week grading period:  High honors went to sixth-graders Kamme Guisto, Allyson Narby and Laila Smith; and fifthgraders Cameron Harrier, Emily Richnaf More...

Sports

Bosnik heads to crossroads in ‘13

Elk County’s Jesse Bosnik will be entering what many experts consider the “make or break” season in the highly competitive business of professional baseball.   More...

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American Legion Post 192 of Coudersport continued its community giving program by presenting a $6,000 check to the Coudersport Youth Football Program. More...

CHS volleyball players recognized

Coudersport High School landed two players on the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League all-star team.  Seniors Kayla Gleason and Taylor Green were selected to the first team by league coaches. More...

Local inmate population still on the rise

There was a tone of frustration for the Potter County Commissioners last week as they approved a new contract to house female prisoners outside of the county.  More...

Bear hunters find limited success

Bear hunters across the region posted more modest numbers during the 2012 season. More...

Galeton Borough closing deteriorating community building

The offifices of Galeton Borough, including its police department, will be relocated the fifirst week of December, following a recent decision by members of the borough council to close the community building and lease space on West Street.  More...

Coudersport water rates hiked by 7%

Water rates are going up by seven percent in Coudersport, while real estate taxes will remain at 19.5 mills.  More...

‘Festival of Lights’ gets underway Friday

Coudersport’s annual Festival of Lights comes to life next Friday night, Nov. 30.  The courthouse square will be lined with Christmas trees. More...

News

Returned to face assault charges

A suspect who was apprehended in New Jersey several weeks ago on charges stemming from an assault in Emporium is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Thursday at the Cameron County Courthouse.  Steven Crespo, 26, was arraigned last week by Distri More...

Numbers in the News

13 Almost 13 tons (26,000 pounds) of unwanted prescription medications were collected during the National Take Back Initiative in September. More...

Area news briefs

Radio stations sold  ST. MARYS – Another big step was recently taken in the extended dismantling of the former Allegheny Mountain Radio Network.  More...

Potter County News

Updates on natural gas issues

Local shale gas development has been slowed by economic trends and shifts in business strategies, but experts remain bullish on the industry in the long term, holding fifirm that the industry is a strong bet to be a leader in energy for future genera More...

Deer hunters are here, but times have surely changed

Times have changed when it comes to deer-hunting in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Help offered for Medicaid recipients

Medicare recipients in Potter County can get personalized help from trained local counselors.  Potter County Human Services reports that there are a number of changes to Medicare this year, and beneficiaries are encouraged to take advantage of t More...

Outdoors

Some pointers for finding that big buck

This coming Monday marks the start of Pennsylvania’s traditional two-week deer season, which holds a lot of promise for deer hunters in the region. There seems to be no shortage of big, mature bucks available.  More...

Bobcat runs free once again

A young bobcat abandoned by its mother in Luzerne County gave the Game Commission an opportunity to study a fascinating species.  The seven-week old cat was found weak and unable to walk. More...

Fifty-two elk taken in Pa. hunt

More than a dozen people who beat heavy odds to land a 2012 elk-hunting license in Pennsylvania didn’t fare so well against much better odds in the hunt itself.  The Game Commission announced last week that 52 elk were taken by the 65 hunt More...