June 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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More than 300 astronomers are expected for this weekend’s Cherry Springs Star Party in central Potter County, sponsored by the Astronomical Society of Harrisburg. More...

DES director Hetrick announces retirement

Four decades ago he was working his way up the ladder of professional baseball, chasing fly balls with Al Kaline and trying to catch up to the pitching of a young fireballer named Nolan Ryan.  Later, Hershey native John Hetrick found himself imm More...

Snake hunt on today, tomorrow

Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt will bring hundreds of people to southern Cameron County this weekend. It’s headquartered at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club grounds, off Rt. 120.  About 80 licensed snake hunters are expected. More...

Viewpoints

NO MORE BUS RUNS

Well, the time has come. Last Friday marked my final day of driving a school bus after 27 years. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The other day, one of the TV stations showed the movie, “Forrest Gump.” The protest scene that was filmed by the Lincoln Memorial and the reflection pool in Washington, D.C., brought back a lot of memories. More...

Coudersport Applauded

Dear editor: In celebration of World No-Tobacco Day on May 31, Northcentral Tobacco Control Coalition congratulated Coudersport Borough for participating in the “Young Lungs at Play” program. More...

Community Life

To present program on trip to Ghana

Oswayo Valley schoolteacher Laura Cochran will be sharing her experiences during a recent visit to Ghana during a presentation at 6:30 pm Monday, June 10, in Coudersport.  Her program at the Potter County Education Council office on North Main S More...

Townwide Yard Sale set

Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, with a similar format to last year’s. More details will be announced.   More...

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Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport hosted a special visitor this week. The Most Reverend Lawrence T. More...

Sports

Emporium coasting in Alle-Catt league

Emporium is all alone on top of the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League standings and the Cats are establishing themselves as this year’s team to beat.  They made a statement with a 12-2 win over visiting Bradford last weekend and will try t More...

ECC golf results

Emporium Country Club announced the winners of its annual Memorial Day Mixed Scramble. Top team was Ray Bratton, Linda Slyder, Tom Kerstetter and Jerry Hunsinger. More...

Golf program for kids

Coudersport Golf Club will once again offer a training program for youths who are interested in learning the sport.  Club managers have announced that those ages 6 to 13 may participate in the youth golf program, to be held from 10 to noon over More...

Obituaries

Helen L. Taubert

AUGUST 19, 1922 - MAY 28, 2013

Helen Louise (Shalkowski)  Taubert passed away May 28,  2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla.  She was born in Coudersport on Aug. More...

Katherine C. Earle

AUGUST 30, 1930 - JUNE 2, 2013

Katherine C. Earle, 82, of Knoxville and formerly of Austin, passed away quietly at her home on Sunday, June 2, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. More...

Death Notices

Otto C. Mosch III   Otto Carl Mosch III, 45, died May 19, 2013. He was born Jan. 30, 1968, in Coudersport, the son of Carl and Linda (Glassmire) Mosch. He served for two years with the U.S. Navy on the USS Dwight D. More...

Empereon jobs on hold until 2014

Potential for 75 jobs or more

Snags have developed in Empereon Marketing’s plans to add upwards of 75 employees in a new division of its Coudersport center.  More...

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Bryan Morseman had run one race in a time that was seven minutes faster than the God’s Country Marathon record, causing some to wondering if the 21-year-old from Addison, N.Y., might smash the More...

State police honor coming for rescuers

The Emporium men credited with saving a bedridden woman from a fire in her apartment are set to be honored for their actions in a ceremony Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the state police barracks in Emporium.  More...

CCHS Band to represent Pa. in Hawaii

Cameron County High School’s marching band has been chosen to perform as Pennsylvania’s representative for the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in December 2014, in honor of crew members of the USS Pennsylvania who were killed, wounded or dec More...

Stray cats creating nuisance in Emporium

Stray cats by the hundreds are roaming Emporium’s neighborhoods and something needs to be done about it.  That was the message delivered to Borough Council at Monday night’s meeting by humane officer George Sowers and SPCA officer Li More...

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Seneca Resources is setting up a temporary water source to hydrofracture two shale gas wells on state forest land in the East Branch Dam area of the Elk State Forest. More...

Junked properties again discussed

Dilapidated buildings and other unsightly properties, many of them posing safety and health risks, were back on the agenda of the Cameron County Board of Commissioners this week.  Shippen Township Supervisor Phil Brown came seeking help after he More...

Coudersport pool opens

Coudersport Borough Swimming Pool opened for the season last weekend.  Operating hours this season are 1-6 pm Monday through Friday, and noon to 5 on Saturday and Sunday. Adult swimming only (18 or older) is Wednesdays from 6-8 pm.  More...

Potter County News

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A popular canine sport show, DockDogs, concludes its visit to Coudersport on Saturday (today) as part of the Kightlinger Motors tent sale. More...

Glaucoma screening June 29

Coudersport Area Lions Club is sponsoring free glaucoma screening on Saturday, June 29, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Northwoods Tavern.   More...

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New additions to the Coudersport Arboretum make the park brighter and more colorful than ever. More...

Outdoors

Mountain Laurel is something to celebrate

Many of us have our favorite spots to view the offificial Pennsylvania state flflower, the mountain laurel. More...

PGC board doesn’t support legislation

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners has drafted and approved two resolutions in response to legislation that would change the way the agency conducts business.  More...

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Over 200 area young people descended on Bucktail Rod and Gun Club last weekend for the 59th annual Drum and Henry Fishing Derby. More...