October 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged with false imprisonment pleas; will be paroled soon

An Emporium man charged with false imprisonment and multiple drug and weapons counts last April is eligible for parole in early November after serving just under seven months behind bars.  More...

Barriers lowered for Human Services

Hundreds of people rely on Potter County Human Services (PCHS) for anything from rides to doctor appointments, to home-delivered meals, to counseling for drug addiction.  But the agency has been hampered for decades by limited state funding &nda More...

Viewpoints

Unwanted medications pose risk

(Julie Kollar is director of the Water Resources Education Network, or WREN, a project of the League of Women Voters.)   More...

Viewpoint

When I was a kid and the circus came to town, we could always tell if it was going to be a good one by the number of rings that they advertised. More...

Eulalia Cemetery Update

Dear editor:  Eulalia Cemetery requests that all decorations that are not secure be removed from the graves. More...

Potter County News

Shop locally, support CHS Music Boosters

Coudersport Music Boosters is launching a holiday shopping fundraiser that supports local businesses while supporting the high school vocal and instrumental music programs.  More...

Trick-or-Treating, Halloween events

Halloween is nearing and area communities have all established their trick-or-treat hours for 6-8 Thursday evening. More...

Fans gather for another ‘Judy Bolton Days’ reunion

Fans of the famous Potter County children’s book author, the late Margaret Sutton, returned to the area for another Judy Bolton Days reunion. More...

Outdoors

‘Hunter’s moon’ heralds season to come

We recently experienced October’s full moon – sometimes called the hunter’s moon. It was once greeted with special honor and celebrated as an important feast day among many Native Americans. More...

Save the bats, or pay the price

Some people may believe the only good bat is a dead bat.  Considering the role bats play in the balance of nature, consuming billions of mosquitoes and other insect pests, the species deserves more respect.  In the case of the northern long More...

Offering salt, mineral blocks can upset nature’s balance

Hunting magazines are fifilled with advertisements encouraging property owners to buy “salt licks” or “mineral licks” to help deer and elk get through the lean months when natural sustenance can be hard to fifind. More...

Obituaries

Bruce F. Bresslin

MAY 25, 1945 - OCTOBER 18, 2013

Bruce Francis Bresslin, 68, a lifelong resident of Austin and Wharton, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Cole Memorial Hospital, following a courageous battle with lung disease. His family was at his side. More...

Clayton G. Rossman

JUNE 6, 1930 - OCTOBER 18, 2013

Clayton G. Rossman, 83, of Coudersport, died Oct. 18, 2013, at his home. Born June 6, 1930, in Sweden Valley, he was the son of Orten and Mable (Barnes) Rossman. On May 7, 2005, he married his third wife, Florence Haynes. More...

Death Notices

Patricia ‘Pat’ Ayers More...

Wheelchair marathoner sees finish line

Paul Erway is nearing the end of a year he’ll never forget. He and two other wheelchair athletes are wrapping up their “50 Ability Marathons” odyssey. More...

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It began its journey in the fall of 2010 at the Seneca Highlands IU9 Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany, when students from area high schools began assembling the pre-fab home for eventual More...

Trail construction set to get underway

West Creek Recreational Trail Association has received the go-ahead to start construction of a recreation trail on the former railroad grade between the caboose on Emporium’s east end and Howard Siding.  More...

State honors for CVFD

Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department was recently recognized by State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann for having at least half of its volunteer corps certified under the National Professional Qualifications Standards.  Fire Chief Bryan Phelps poi More...

News

Endurance race a big hit

Outdoor endurance events are the hottest trend among active adults who are driven to compete against others or just test their own physical limitations.  Cameron County cashed in on the phenomenon with considerable success during the inaugural More...

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Another local institution held a drill to prepare for the horrifying possibility of an “active shooter” or similar emergency. More...

Suspect wants statements supressed

An Emporium man facing charges for allegedly raping a child on numerous occasions was in Cameron County Court Tuesday.  More...

Galeton News

Photo

Galeton Area School is sending is sending another class of photojournalists out into the community to cover local news, ranging from community and school events to the harder news of local government More...

Galeton festival set for Nov. 30

Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce nailed down many details for its popular Christmas in a Small Town observance during a recent meeting at Northwest Savings Bank.  It’s scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 30, highlighted by a parade at 4:30 pm. More...

Community Life

Dinner benefit for John Major

A benefit spaghetti dinner for John Major will be held at the Emporium Alliance Church on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4-7 pm. Cost is $3.50, or $2.50 for those 10 and under. More...

Pet Chatter

Beware of frost bite

Like it or not, cold weather is right around the corner.  More...

Eulalia Cemetery donations

Eulalia Cemetery recently acknowledged donations and memorials received over the past several months by Henry L. Gaines, Mary Ann (Heidi) Lewis, Anne Dewey Hart, Carl H. and Linda M. Roberts, Adeline D. Anderson, Lowell W. and Virginia E. More...

Sports

Thrilling volleyball win for Falcons

Some of the most intense high school volleyball seen on area courts was a crowdpleaser Monday night in Coudersport, where the host Falcons zeroed-in on the Northern Tier League title and built some momentum for the playoffs by turning away Port Alleg More...

Raiders’ season ends Friday

Cameron County’s varsity football team makes its final appearance of the season next Friday night at Eisenhower (6-2). More...

Falcons football fortunes fading

Uncertainties over the long, crowded playoff trail that has been crafted to crown a PIAA District 9 football champion will be cleared up this weekend, but Coudersport’s Falcons – finishing 4-5 unless they upset Kane this past Friday night More...