November 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Siple in as new Emporium Borough police chief

Emporium’s search for a new police chief will soon be over.  Borough Council voted 8-1 this week to offer the post to Sgt. More...

Viewpoints

Every Day Is Veterans Day

(Will Worthington, a veteran and retired U.S. Postal Service employee, is director of veterans affairs for Potter County.)   Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. More...

Viewpoint

Back in the early days of TV, Art Linkletter hosted a program, “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” Sometimes he would have to bleep out some of the kids’ answers. A lot of family secrets were laid bare on that show.  More...

Senior Center Appreciation

Dear editor:  Driftwood Senior Center is now open. It is certainly a welcome addition to the Driftwood and Sinnemahoning area.  We’re planning an open house on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 3-8 pm. More...

Galeton News

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Rotary clubs from Galeton and Renovo gathered at Deb’s Restaurant in Cross Fork for their first joint meeting in 35 years. They plan to continue meeting annually. More...

Galeton board names new superintendent

Dr. Brenda Freeman of Mansfield will start work as Galeton Area School Superintendent next week following her hiring by the school board last week. More...

Veterans event at Larry’s

Veterans and active-duty military personnel are invited to attend an appreciation event on Saturday (today) at Larry’s Sport Center, west of Galeton.  Harley’s Heroes and the Disabled American Veterans are among partners. More...

Outdoors

Family turkey hunting an experience to remember

Crisp, frosty mornings greet us as each day dawns. Wood smoke curls up from cozy homes wearing frosty shingles. More...

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Another successful “geezer pheasant hunt” was held last week at the Andrews farm near Emporium. The hunt is for hunters 70 or older. More...

Sports

Underdog Raiders finish with big win

Cameron County made a statement in the high school football finale at Eisenhower.  As an underdog facing one of the region’s best teams, the Red Raiders came away with a 35-27 win to finish the season with a 3-7 record that doesn’t c More...

Falcon junior high team unbeaten

Coudersport’s junior high football team polished off an 8-0 season with a 48-8 win over Otto- Eldred.  Jared Green’s short touchdown pass to John Fitzgerald and David Burd’s 22-yard touchdown run were followed by a 35-yard inte More...

Coaching honors for PSU’s Pat Lewis

Pat Lewis has been named coach of the year for the Penn State University Athletic Conference after leading the Penn State DuBois men’s golf team to a conference championship in the program’s inaugural season. More...

Christmas House to welcome visitors at open house

Potter County’s “place where miracles happen” will be back in the spotlight on Thursday, Nov. 14, when Christmas House hosts its popular open house from 11 to 6.  More...

Violation of constitutional oath?

Prayers before government meetings in question

Last week’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners opened with architect Byron Salsman offering a personal testimony on his work for the evangelical Christian organization, Gideons International, and following with a prayer in the name of J More...

Photo finishes in local elections

CCSD board contest too close to call

There was a photo-finish in the race for a Cameron County School Board seat, while Judge Richard Masson was returned for another 10-year term.  Those were the highlights of an otherwise lackluster Municipal Election in Cameron County. More...

Photo finishes in local elections

Coudersport mayor appears to be Whitman

Some interesting local government races dotted the ballot in scattered voting districts across Potter County during Tuesday’s Municipal Election.  More...

News

New charges filed in near-fatal beating

More details are emerging in the assault of a former Coudersport woman at her Vermont home. More...

Emporium levee discussion renewed

Like most Pennsylvania communities that were built in a flood plain long before any meaningful regulations, Emporium is under the gun now as the federal and state governments are clamping down.  More...

Veterans Day events planned at CCHS

Cameron County High School will host a Veterans Day program on Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 am, with Barry Sarick, a former Marine, as guest speaker. More...

Potter County News

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One of the Coudersport area’s most popular people was honored during a 90th birthday celebration Saturday night at the Genesee Environmental Center. More...

Coudersport’s Ice Mine expected to reopen in June

Coudersport’s Ice Mine is expected to re-open in June.  Owners Gary and Diana Buchsen shared details as guest speakers at this week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting.  A natural wonder, the Ice Mine has baffled scientists since a sil More...

Man sentenced to five years in prison for assault of toddler

One of the Coudersport residents charged in connection with the physical abuse of a 19-month-old child was sentenced last week to at least five years in state prison.  Borough Police charged Vincent J. More...

Community Life

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Glenn Kurtz

Kari Lyn Karpinski, daughter of Joe and Lisa Karpinski of Coudersport, Pa, and Michael Glenn Kurtz, son of Mike and Kay Kurtz of DuBois, Pa, were married on October 26, 2013.  The ceremony was held at St. More...

Births

Zachry Jason Streich   A son, Zachry Jason Streich, was born to Jason and Andrea Furman Streich of Coudersport on Nov. More...

‘Books Unlimited’ Tuesday

Coudersport Public Library’s Books Unlimited gala will be held at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov. More...