November 24, 2012 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Local college credits offered

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...

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Austin Cub Scouts were given a tour of the firehall and the equipment the firefighters use to protect the community by volunteer Nate Burgett Monday night. More...

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Steve VanEerden, chairman of the Bucktail Watershed Association, discussed the organization with members of Emporium Rotary Club. BWA will observe its 10th anniversary next year. More...

It’s ‘Shop Local Saturday!”

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has declared today “Shop Local Saturday” in a campaign to promote shoppers to support local businesses.  More...

Collecting for food bank, pet shelter

Collection bins have been placed in the lobbies at the Gunzburger Building and the Courthouse in Coudersport for a holiday charity drive being conducted by the Potter County employees’ union.  More...

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A Coudersport High School senior chose the God’s Pantry Food Pantry at the Coudersport Alliance Church as the beneficiary of his graduation project. More...

Donations for ‘Tree of Hope’

Donations are being collected to remember and honor cancer victims and survivors as part of the annual “Love Lights a Tree” American Cancer Society fundraiser in Emporium. On Dec. More...

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Girl Scout Daisy Troop 26181 was “Going Hawaiian” during a luau at the Emporium Firehall. Alyssa Hunt (left) and Maddison Housler show off their Hawaiian hula dancing skills. More...

New doctor coming to Cole Memorial

A new physician who has joined the Integrated Internal Medicine practice at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital intends to relocate to the Coudersport area.  Unlike several of the doctors who have offered services at Cole on a part-time basis, but re More...

‘Christmas in the Wilds’

Christmas in the Wilds ushers in the holiday season in Cameron County.  It kicks off with a “holiday home tour” on Friday, Dec. 7, at 6 pm. More...

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Members of the Potter Post 192 of the American Legion were at it again last week, donating to a community cause. More...

Extension honors Shoups

Long-time Penn State Extension volunteers Jim and June Shoup were honored during the 92nd annual Cameron County Extension dinner.  More...

Charasmatic mass Nov. 28

A Charismatic Mass will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 pm at St. Mark Catholic Church. Celebrant will be Father Johnathan Schmolt, pastor at St. Brigid Church in Meadville. More...

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Members of the Emporium Garden Club were busy beautifying downtown Emporium for the holiday season last week. 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...

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Jaxon Anthony Glover   More...

Local book club forming

New members are welcome in a book club that meets regularly at the Coudersport Public Library.  Members are now reading “The Red Tent,” by Anita Diamant. It tells the little-known Biblical story of Dinah, daughter of Jacob and Leah. More...

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Accolades rolled in throughout the week after Cameron County High School Drama Club put on a double feature last weekend, presenting the suspenseful mystery, Ax Murder, and comedic farce, Supercomics More...

Project ‘Hat Tree’

Emporium Wellness Center and Emporium Physical Therapy are sponsoring their seventh annual Project Hat Tree donation drive.  Coats, hats, gloves, mittens, scarves and blankets are being collected for needy children in Cameron County. More...

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‘Habitat’ home being planned in Roulette

Potter County Habitat for Humanity has scheduled an open meeting for Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7 pm at the Riverside United Methodist Church on River Street in Roulette.  More...

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Another round of the Family Fitness Challenge is underway at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Wellness Center in Coudersport. Participants meet twice weekly after school and through the summer months. More...

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Cameron County Chamber of Commerce director Tina Johns Solak (left) and assistant Audra Stuart were busy decorating parking meters in Emporium this week in preparation for the holiday shopping season More...

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Emporium Rotary sponsored a dinner at the VFW to honor the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department with a “Service Above Self Award.” Rotary President Meg Whiting presented a plaque to Fire Ch More...

Choral concert December 2

North Country Voices, the Coudersport-based choral organization, will present its annual Choral Christmas Concert on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec 2. The chorus will be performing traditional Christmas songs as well as more contemporary selections. More...

Garden Club to meet

Emporium Garden Club members will meet on Monday, Nov. 26, at 6:30 pm at the Episcopal Parish Hall to make patio container arrangements. Hosts for the meeting are Tina Johns Solak, Pat Martin and Darlene Davis.   More...

Sweden Valley Manor holiday bazaar today

Plans are in place for the annual Sweden Valley Manor Holiday Bazaar, which is open to the public and scheduled for Saturday (today) from 10 to 3.  Proceeds will go to the manor’s activity fund. A soup luncheon will be provided.   More...

‘Backpack’ raffle

To Fill A Back- pack program is selling tickets for one of its major fundraisers, the popular “12 Days of Christmas” raffle. First ticket for a wide variety of quality prizes will be drawn on Dec. 5.  More...

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Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department selected its officers for the upcoming year of service. More...