September 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Big sky gazing event tonight at Cherry Springs

Cherry Springs State Park in central Potter County is ground zero for astronomers from across North America this weekend during the annual Black Forest Star Party, which includes an opportunity for the public to participate on Saturday night from 7 t More...

Viewpoints

To my wife on our anniversary

A lack of words is not something I’m used to. For years I have tried to put into words what you mean to me. Each year as our anniversary approaches, I try to write the opening line of this column and then I am overwhelmed with the task. More...

Viewpoint

Another  Labor Day has come and gone and this one had me thinking about the everyday person down in the trenches slugging it out to make a living.  More...

Bad Legislation

Dear editor:  The Pennsylvania General Assembly is proposing to severely gut the state’s Endangered Species Act and other protections that help protect wild trout and other sensitive species that are part of our natural heritage.  More...

Community Life

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Items continue to arrive for the annual Coudersport Rotary Club dinner/auction, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14, at American Legion Post 192, starting with a social hour at 5. More...

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Coudersport Borough Manager Marlin Dale “Mud” Moore (left) greeted a steady stream of well-wishers numbering in the hundreds during an open house at the borough’s administrative off More...

Births

Kallen Michael Gordon   A son, Kallen Michael Gordon, was born to Kristen and Adam Gordon of Coudersort Aug. 26. The little boy weighed eight pounds, three ounces and joined three sisters, Aspyn Gordon, Saige Fox and Autumn Haggard.  More...

Sports

Falcons drop wild opener, 34-26

Coudersport’s varsity football season got off to a wild start last Friday in Curwensville, where the hosts held off two late Falcon drives to escape with a 34-26 win.  More...

Tough loss for Raiders in opener

It’s hard to get excited about a 0-1 start to a high school football season, but Cameron County’s strong performance in a heartbreaking 21-18 loss at Brockway last weekend was actually a morale builder.  More...

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American Legion Post 192 has made another major donation to support youth activities in the region. More...

Coudersport man sentenced for ‘meth’ lab

A recent Potter County Court sentencing brought to life a major drug bust in Coudersport, dating back to February 2012 that was never publicly reported.  More...

Asbestos find shuts down CCHS gym

Discovery made during costly floor repair project

What appeared to be a relatively minor water damage problem with the Cameron County High School gymnasium floor grows more complex – and more expensive – with every turn of events.  More...

Guilty plea in fatal DUI crash

On the eve of a jury trial stemming from an early-morning car crash between Coudersport and Gold last year, defendant Joseph C. “Joey” Osborne reached a plea agreement that will likely result in a lengthy prison term.  More...

Source water protection starts here

A comprehensive water protection campaign that began in the headwaters of Potter County is spreading downstream.  Last month’s meeting of the Triple Divide Watershed Coalition attracted representatives from several other areas where shale More...

News

New element in school board election

Political activity has been minimal in Cameron County as the Nov. 5 Municipal Election draws closer.  More...

Former superintendent seeking board seat

Just one person has expressed interest in appointment to a vacancy on the Cameron County Board of Education and he is a familiar face – former School Superintendent Kevin O’Donnell.  Directors now face the options of appointing O&rsq More...

Man charged with assault

An Emporium man was charged with aggravated assault after a hit and run incident in Gaines Twp., Tioga County.  As a result of the incident, a Gaines Township employee, Randall Ferguson, 55, was flown by medical helicopter to Robert Packer Hospi More...

Potter County News

Scarecrow contest planned

Coudersport Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for this year’s Falling Leaves Festival, complete with a parade, music and vendors.  Prizes are being awarded to winners of a scarecrowbuilding contest. More...

Animal Assistance group launches ‘pet food bank’

Potter County Animal Assistance Project has launched a “pet food bank” for needy animals.  Donations of cans or bags of dog and cat food will keep pets in their homes and reduce the volume of animals being taken to shelters.  More...

Public meeting on Human Services

Hundreds of people are directly affected by programs offered by Potter County Human Services (PCHS), but few take the opportunity to provide input on how those services are delivered. More...

Outdoors

A government program that actually works

Few people even know it exists and many who are aware of it don’t really understand it.  Yet, we’re benefifiting in many ways – seen and unseen.  “It” is a federal initiative that encourages partnerships to enh More...

Japanese Stilt Grass

(Editor’s Note: Another in a series of articles by the Sinnemahoning Invasive Plant Management Area (SIPMA) aimed at helping landowners identify, understand and help eradicate invasive weeds).  More...

Local deer program planned

A noted photographer and deer expert will present a program at the Cameron County High School auditorium at 7 pm Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries

Judith A. Shunk

FEBRUARY 19, 1942 - AUGUST 29, 2013

Family members and friends are mourning the passing of Judith Ann “Judy” Shunk, 71, of Hebron, who lost her life on Aug. More...

Death Notices

June A. Talmadge   More...