September 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Drillers moving onto state forest land

This isn’t you father’s, or your grandfather’s, state forest.  Beneath the oaks, cherries and maples that have been a bounty for wildlife and a boon for timbercutters over more than a century lies a resource worth billions of d More...

Coudersport Rt. 6 project meeting planned Tuesday

PennDOT’s plan to upgrade the Rt. 6 corridor through much of downtown Coudersport will be discussed during a public meeting to be held at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Gunzburger Building auditorium.  More...

Viewpoints

Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

Matthew L. Myers is president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.) The numbers are in. More...

Viewpoint

In last week’s Endeavor News I saw the note about 61 percent of single people saying that would not ask someone for a date if they knew that person was a smoker. More...

Playground rebound

Dear editor:  We would like to thank the Emporium Rotary Club for its $500 contribution for the Prospect Park Playground revitalization.  More...

Community Life

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Victoria Garcia from Spain was introduced to Coudersport Rotary Club members. More...

Plan October Wedding

Alan and JoElla Kinney of Port Allegany announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Anne Kinney, to Benjamin Mark Pevornik, son of Mark and Wanda Pevornik of Coudersport.  The future bride and groom are both employed at the groom’ More...

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A wide variety of items have been donated for the annual Coudersport Rotary Club dinner/auction, scheduled for Saturday (today) at American Legion Post 192, starting with a social hour at 5. More...

Sports

Falcons football hopes rising

Each passing week instills more confidence in a Coudersport High School football team that sees itself as a contender for the Allegheny Mountain League North Division crown.  Coach Chris Fink’s Falcons (1-1) played a solid game in winning More...

Raiders so close once again

Mike Kunes had a quick response when he was asked the inevitable question after last weekend’s 21-20 varsity football loss to visiting Curwensville.  “We haven’t made an extra point all year,” Kunes said after his Camero More...

NTL volleyball battle brewing in early going

A spirited battle for the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League championship has already developed less than two weeks into the season.  Coudersport is back in the thick of things. More...

Pipeline work signaling shale gas drilling’s imminent arrival

Several major gas pipelines are being carved through the forests and fields of northern Pennsylvania and many more are on the drawing board.  These projects have raised many questions and concerns among landowners, conservationists and others wh More...

‘QCare’ filling medical care need

Efforts to recruit a family doctor to establish a practice in Cameron County are continuing.  In the interim, Elk Regional Medical Center this week launched its “QCare” service in the hospital’s family practice center on Broad More...

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An early foray into establishing a farmers’ market in Emporium has been deemed a success. More...

News

Tax sale Friday in Cameron County

Property owners in Cameron County with delinquent tax bills face a looming deadline to pay up or lose their property as the “upset sale” draws closer.  More...

DCED brass to visit area this week

Several influential state leaders are embarking on a road trip in the coming week to check out business conditions in northcentral Pennsylvania. More...

Fair board to meet

Cameron County Fair Board will meet on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7 pm at the fairgrounds. Anyone interested in the fair is welcome.   More...

Potter County News

‘Potter County Link’ offers help

A concerted effort by agencies in Potter County to keep older citizens and the disabled in their homes and help them access services was outlined by the county’s senior center supervisor, Barb Kiel, at last week’s Board of Commissioners m More...

Man faces sexual assault charge

A Coudersport man faces multiple charges related to activities with a teenaged girl during June and July at his residence. Joshua A. More...

‘Books Unlimited’ Nov. 12

Coudersport Public Library’s Books Unlimited fundraiser committee will be meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18, to begin planning for this year’s event. The 28th annual gala will be held on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Outdoors

Diverse plant life stumps outdoor writer

Some forest plants leave a lasting impression. Species with characteristics such as showy flflowers, unusual shape, brilliant fall colors, or big clusters of berries, are easy to visualize.  More...

State park programs planned

A variety of nature programs are being held at Sinnemahoning State Park.  A free presentation on elk restoration in the First Fork Valley is planned for 6-8 pm Saturday (today). A guided trip to view wildlife in the park will follow.  More...

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Trout Unlimited’s Project Healing Waters program in Potter County got a big boost last weekend. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Maryanne E. Malizia   More...

Dean E. Cowburn

NOVEMBER 2, 1959 - AUGUST 31, 2013

Dean E. Cowburn, 53, formerly of Coudersport, died unexpectedly Saturday (Aug. 31, 2013) at his home in Bellefonte. Born Nov. 2, 1959 in Coudersport, he was the son of Russell H. (Bud) Cowburn and Bessie Conable Cowburn. Dean graduated from More...