September 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Applauded for vets’ services

Potter County has been recognized for its services to military veterans. More...

Falling Leaves Fest starts Friday

Falling Leaves Festival is on tap next weekend in downtown Coudersport, in cooperation with the high school homecoming celebration.  It’s highlighted by a parade at 3 pm Saturday (Oct. More...

Viewpoints

Remembering 9-11 for the right reasons

(Staff Sergeant Michael Spaeth of Dumfries, Va., is a 2003 graduate of Cameron County High School and serves with the U.S. More...

Viewpoint

There was a time when people were fascinated by the moon. Maybe we lost much of the mystery when Neil Armstrong and his crew set foot on that barren landscape as millions of Americans watched on their black and white TV screens.  More...

Idealized Youth

Dear editor:  Another column comparing today’s youth with the youth of times gone by (Viewpoint/Howard “Mac” McDonald).  More...

Community Life

Reunion concert Sunday

Nostalgia is in the air this weekend all across Emporium as a communitywide reunion continues, highlighted by a concert performance by students of retired high school music teacher Sue Anne Beveridge on Sunday from 1-3 pm at the high school auditoriu More...

Volunteers That Care: kindred spirits pass the century mark

More than 100 people in need have been assisted by a local group of kindred spirits that came together last year to help cancer patients.  Their empathy comes naturally – they’ve survived cancer themselves and they find that helping More...

Hawaiian Honeymoon

Family members, friends and other loved ones looked on as Rita Rose Valenti and Christian Michael Sevinsky were united in marriage on May 25, 2013, at St. More...

Sports

OV, Coudy rolling in volleyball

One of the high school volleyball season’s biggest matches is on tap for Tuesday in Shinglehouse, when Oswayo Valley hosts Coudersport in a Northern Tier League shootout.  More...

Coudy soccer team wins two more

A four-minute stretch in the second half propelled Coudersport to a 4-1 varsity soccer win at Ridgway Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Defensive stands rescue Falcons

Coudersport 35-16 varsity football win at Port Allegany last Friday started out more like a track meet.  The teams raced up and down the field trading touchdowns before the Falcon defense came up with a key stop on the final play of the first qu More...

Friends hold vigil for woman fighting for her life after brutal assault

Friends and relatives of former Coudersport resident Colleen Bray Scarola and other well-wishers gathered at the courthouse square gazebo in Coudersport Thursday evening for a prayer vigil as she fought for her life in a Vermont trauma center.  More...

Local girl is state Maple Sweetheart

Potter County’s Tracy Robinson was crowned Pennsylvania’s new Maple Sweetheart Friday night at the annual fall banquet of the Pa. Maple Producers Council in Hawley.  More...

Austin’s history days

Families of at least a half-dozen people who lost their lives in the 1911 Austin Flood will be among those attending a special ceremony during this weekend’s annual Austin History and Pride Festival.  More...

News

Just one property sold in tax sale

Cameron County’s tax sale was uneventful, as just one property was sold among the 58 offered up to the highest bidders.  More...

Chamber issues alert

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has alerted area residents that a New Jersey company has been soliciting paving work in Emporium Borough, St. Marys and elsewhere without first obtaining a permit. More...

Duo arrested for armed robbery

Two McKean County men are facing charges in connection with the armed robbery at the Buchanan Brothers Pharmacy in downtown Eldred last Friday morning.  More...

Potter County News

August Potter County real estate transactions filed

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Aug. 16, Kenneth P. and Susana B. Ayers to Scott R. and Christine M. Inhoffer, 11 acres in Summit Township, $115,690; Albert J. and Delma R. More...

Government, clergy forge partnership

Striking a balance between taxpayer-funded services for those in need and charitable work by churches, volunteers and community organizations is always a challenge – made more difficult by government budget cuts.  More...

Outdoors

Autumn: the trigger for hunting instincts

Sept. 22 marked the autumn equinox -- the sun being directly over the equator.  Days and nights are almost equal in amounts of daylight and darkness. Then, minute by minute, the amount of darkness increases. More...

Youth pheasant hunt October 12

Another pheasant hunt for youth will be held on the Andrews farm near Emporium on Saturday, Oct. 12.  Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities is sponsoring the event for youths ages 12-16 who have passed a certifified hunter education class. More...

Kersey hunter selected for elk license

Local applicants were shut out during the recent drawing to award 86 licenses for this year’s Pennsylvania controlled elk hunt.  A Kersey resident was the only local hunter whose name was drawn by the Pa. More...

Obituaries

Marie Jane Sallade

DECEMBER 30, 1942 - SEPTEMBER 20, 2013

Marie Jane Sallade, 70, of Sweden Valley, passed away with her loving family by her side in her home on Sept. 20, 2013 after a long illness. Born Dec. 30, 1942, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of Roy and Betty M. (Bunnell) Fry. More...

Death Notices

Jeffrey W. Donahue   More...