September 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas pipeline meeting planned Tuesday

Potter County Natural Gas Resource Center’s next public meeting, “Understanding Natural Gas Pipeline Development,” is scheduled from 7 to 8:30 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport.  More...

District strikes back against cyber schools

Cameron County School District is working to bring back students who are being lost to alternative education systems.  Superintendent Christine Holjencin told school board members at this month’s meeting that a contract is now in place wit More...

Viewpoints

You can go home again

(Cathy Ostrum is executive director of Hometown Mentors Inc. of Emporium, a nonprofit organization committed to supporting the economic and social vibrancy of the community. Learn more on the social media website, Facebook.)   More...

Viewpoint

It is hard for me to imagine that in this great nation of ours we can’t come up with the money we need to run our public schools. Most recently it is the City of Philadelphia that is slashing the budget to keep the schools open.  More...

Free Immunization Clinics

Dear editor:  Cole Memorial Hospital, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Potter County Area Agency on Aging will provide free influenza and pneumonia vaccines to adults in the coming weeks.  More...

Community Life

Events lined up for Austin event

Austin History and Pride Weekend returns with activities in that historic community Saturday and Sunday, Sept. More...

Free healthcare seminar slated

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free seminar on changes in health insurance regulations and related topics at noon Thursday, Oct. More...

Flaming Foliage Rep

Hannah Glover, a senior at the Austin Area High School, has been selected to represent her school at the 65th Annual Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Festival in Renovo Oct. 11, 12 and 13.  More...

Sports

Raiders prevail in must-win game

Cameron County faced a must-win situation in Saturday night’s varsity football game against Elk County Catholic in St. More...

2nd half explosion propels Falcons

After a frustrating 2012 varsity football season, things are looking up for the Coudersport Falcons. More...

Falcons netters move to 4-0

Coudersport dodged the bullet in an important high school volleyball match against visiting Otto-Eldred on Wednesday. The Falcons (4-0) hit a slump after taking the first two games and rebounded to take the decider, 16-4, for a 3-2 win.  More...

Route 6 project a very big deal

Repaving, drainage work to last better part of two years, disrupting downtown Coudersport

PennDOT offificials arrived with a plan and left with a wish list this week during a public meeting to pave the way for a major road repair project that will disrupt downtown Coudersport for the better part of two years.  More...

Jeffff Leber memorial dedicated

Jeff Leber was recalled last week by friends and colleagues as a complex man whose passion for the law was just one dimension of his life.  More...

Gym flfloor project put on the fast track

Plans to remove asbestos found under the Cameron County High School gymnasium flfloor are moving forward quickly with work which may start by the fifirst week of October.  Maintenance supervisor James Markum reported to school board members that More...

News

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Local government officials from Shippen, Gibson, Grove, Lumber and Portage townships gathered at the Emporium Country Club for the 88th annual Convention of Township Officials. More...

DCED head gets an earful during agency’s road trip through area

A group of state officials swept across the Pennsylvania Wilds this week, visiting upwards of 60 sites to learn about local issues and share advice on how to make Harrisburg more responsive to local concerns.  More...

Seminar on drug problems October 2

With hypodermic needles showing up on the streets, young people sampling the deceptively named “bath salts” and use of other dangerous drugs on the rise, the timing for a visit by Drug-Free Pennsylvania to Emporium could not be better.&nb More...

Potter County News

Free immunizations being offered

Free influenza and pneu- monia vaccines are being provided in Potter County to residents 60 and older and those 18 or older who are considered high-risk due to diabetes, lung, heart, kidney or liver disease, cancer, anemia, immune system, muscle or n More...

Free food for low-income seniors

Potter County Area Agency on Aging reports that there are openings for a federal government program that provides food to low-income citizens who are 60 or older.  More...

Donations being taken for ‘Books Unlimited’

Coudersport Public Library’s Books Unlimited gala will be held on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Outdoors

September: a time of transition and change

September is a time of transition and of change. Summer has lost most of its grip on the landscape, as trees trade their summer attire for the bright reds, yellows, and oranges they will wear during October.  More...

Elk behavior can be very entertaining, especially in September

Sometimes on an autumn morning during the elk rut, Mother Nature’s morning show provides fascinating entertainment. Elkwatching can be full of surprises, especially at this time of the year.  More...

Deer program tonight in Emporium

A noted photographer and deer expert will present a program at the Cameron County High School auditorium at 7 pm Saturday (today) as a fundraiser for the school’s Outdoor Club.  Charlie Alsheimer’s pictures have appeared in numerous More...

Obituaries

Mary A. Jeffers

MARCH 7, 1928 - SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Mary A. Jeffers, 85, of Ulysses, died Wednesday (Sept. 11, 2013) in the Green Home, Wellsboro.  Born March 7, 1928, in Almond, NY, she was the daughter of William Elmer and Gladys Harrington White. More...

Death Notices

Diane K. King   More...