February 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Cash mobster!

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce continued its “Cash Mob” project this week, with local business Always in Bloom at 225 North Main Street as the focal point. More...

Downtown comittee eyes consultant

An update on the Coudersport Downtown Revitalization Committee activities was presented at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Commissioners.  More...

Viewpoints

Drug Prevention That Works

(Cathy Straub is a certified educator and prevention coordinator with Penn State Extension).   With National Drug Facts Week concluding on Feb. More...

Viewpoint

Time flies when you are in the twilight of your life.  We are already putting the first month of this new year in the history books. Nothing earthshattering has happened so far as I pen this column. More...

Save The Theaters

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Community Life

‘Comedy Night’ planned in Coudersport

Professional comedians will perform during a fundraiser for the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, April 19, at the CVFD Training Center.  More...

May Wedding Planned

Gary and Darlene Ellenberger announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ellenberger, to Michael DeGregorio, son of Bob and Jackie DeGregorio. A May wedding is being planned.   More...

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Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce paid tribute to a long-time active member last week. More...

Sports

Raiders, Falcons still hold NTL top spots

Coudersport dodged the bullet in a boys’ basketball game at Otto-Eldred Wednesday, coming away with a 58-45 win.  It took a 20-for-23 performance at the foul line for the Falcons (13-4) to hold off the hosts and remain one game back of Cam More...

Girls’ basketball showdown Monday

What may be the biggest Northern Tier Girls’ Basketball League game of the season is on tap for Monday night, when the Coudersport Falcons travel to Port Allegany trying to upset the undefeated Gators.  Win or lose, both teams will be head More...

Falcons top Owls; Bova champ at 160

Coudersport’s wrestlers opened last week’s match against visiting Bradford with a 36-0 lead due to six forfeits and went on to score a 48-12 win.  What was once one of the region’s top varsity wrestling programs has declined an More...

Seven in new court system

‘Specialty court’ focuses on rehabilitation

Three months into Potter County’s launch of a DUI/Specialty Court, reports on its progress are positive.  Commissioner Paul Heimel presented a summary of the alternative court system at last week’s meeting of the Potter County Board More...

Twist of fate

Shale gas money to help water system

A portion of the money energy companies have paid to Cameron County in shale gas-drilling “impact fees” has been designated to help Driftwood Borough as it grapples with water system problems.  More...

It’s cold enough if you’re bold enough

This year, the snow’s here, but bone-chilling cold is too

Winter recreation is evolving across the region as not only a source of enjoyment, but also as a tourist attraction – as long as weather conditions permit.  In recent years, warm temperatures and lack of snow cover have hampered winter rec More...

‘Discovering’ local job opportunities

Qualified and properly trained workers are a valuable commodity in today’s job marketplace. More...

News

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A Clinton County man who is running for the Pa 5th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives visited Cameron County recently. More...

Flood plain mess remains unresolved

Concerns about increasing flood insurance premiums were once again on the agenda of the Cameron County Commissioners, a day after Congressman Glenn Thompson fielded a barrage of questions on the issue during a campaign stop in Emporium.  Commiss More...

Shoplifting problem acknowledged

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce will host a seminar on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Galeton News

Galeton Rotary hears about bus service

A bus service that has been in operation at Wellsboro is observing its 50th anniversary this year. Galeton Rotary Club learned more about Benedict’s Bus Service during last week’s meeting at the Ox Yoke Inn.  More...

Ability to read not a given in U.S.

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Chamber bucks More...

Outdoors

Tale of two forests sounds alarm

This past hunting season my mind wandered to one of the hot issues in the outdoor community—forest regeneration or lack-thereof.  Many of the forests in northcentral Pennsylvania are lacking the regeneration of many tree species. More...

Snowshoeing for beginners

Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties continues its Saturday outdoor programs, which are free and open to everyone.  Next on the agenda is snowshoeing for beginners on Feb. 1 and cross-country skiing basics on Feb. More...

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Test results show that a large bull elk found dead in the Elk County community of Byrnedale was the apparent victim of a health ailment linked to artifi cial feeding of corn. More...

Obituaries

D. Bruce Cahilly, Esq.

DECEMBER 7, 1939 - JANUARY 22, 2014

D. Bruce Cahilly, Esquire, 74, of Ulysses, passed away with his loving family by his side on Jan. 22, 2014. Born Dec. 7, 1939 in Camden, N.J., he was a son of Glen Moylan Cahilly and Ruth (McDonough) Cahilly. He was also the husband of Chyrl L. More...

Jacquelyn J. Gordnier

OCTOBER 11, 1952 - JANUARY 23, 2014

Jacquelyn Jo “Jacky” Gordnier, 61, of Coudersport, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 23, 2014, with her loving family at her side in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  More...

R. Eugene Wood

JUNE 14, 1943 - JANUARY 23, 2014

Russell Eugene “Gene” Wood, 70, of Coudersport, formerly of Keating Summit, passed away on Jan. 23, 2014, in the Olean (N.Y.) General Hospital after a long illness.  Born June 14, 1943 in Rochester, Pa., he was a son of Russell M. More...