February 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CHS advances in ‘Mock Trial’

Coudersport High School repeated as Pa. District 3 champion in mock trial competition, defeating Ridgway and Oswayo Valley last week. More...

Viewpoints

Ban gas drilling in state forests, parks

(Matthew Jones is a member of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Sierra Club.)   Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is to be commended for his executive order prohibiting any more shale gas leasing of land in our state forests and parks.  More...

The Old Timer

Whatever happened to the oldfashioned hobo? Sure, we still have bums and panhandlers, but they’re not the same as the professional hobo.  The hobo would work for a handout. More...

Advice For Teens

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Galeton News

Dinner/auction

A spaghetti dinner will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 4-6 pm at St. Bibiana’s Catholic Church in Galeton to help the Steve Cochran family with medical expenses. Cost is $10 for adults and $5.00 for those under age 12.  More...

Galeton Girl Scouts

Galeton Girl Scouts for girls in grades kindergarten through grade five meet Thursday evening from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at Amazing Grace Outreach Center in Galeton. Anyone interested in joining should call 814-628-2088 or 814-435-6459. More...

Community Life

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A local artist has teamed with the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts to offer a two-hour course on the use of painting and related artistic endeavors to improve hand/eye coordination and relieve stres More...

Historical Society dinner slated

A popular social event, the E. O. Austin Historical Society dinner and auction, will be held Wednesday, March 11, at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport. Cost is $20, which includes choice of roast beef or stuffed chicken breast dinner.  More...

Dupont, White graduate

Coudersport High School graduates David Dupont and Sara White have earned bachelor’s degrees in business management and economics from the University of Pittsburgh.   More...

Sports

Soccer league organizing

Coudersport Area Soccer Association is preparing for its spring season. It’s open to area children ages 4 to 18. No previous experience is required. More...

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Austin Area High School senior Kaylee Brooks has signed a letter of intent to play softball for the Mercyhurst University branch campus in North East. More...

Obituaries

Marian S. Stilson

MARCH 21, 1925 - FEBRUARY 5, 2015

Marian A. Stilson, 89, of Gold, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 in her home.  Born March 21, 1925, in Genesee, she was the daughter of Robert and Blanche M. More...

Death Notices

Elsie M. Smoker   More...

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There was a time when seeing a bald eagle was more likely than not a case of mistaken identity. Not so today. More...

No easy answers in bid to save Ski Denton

Potter   County Commissioners last week pulled together the informal steering committee to discuss the status of Denton Hill State Park.  More...

Unique festival on tap

Potter County Snowmobile Club’s annual Vintage Snow Fest and Races is scheduled for Feb. 20-22. More...

Family Winter Festival at CARP today

CARP in Coudersport will be the site of a fun-filled day of winter activities during the inaugural Family Winter Festival being held Saturday (today) from noon to 3 pm.  There will be ice skating, a snowman building contest sponsored by the Luth More...

News

Johnson announces candidacy

Emporium businessman Adam Johnson has announced his candidacy for the position of Cameron County Commissioner on the Republican ticket in the May 19 Municipal Primary.  More...

Reed to run for commissioner

At least four people are seeking the two Republican nominations for seats on the Cameron County Board of Commissioners in the Municipal Primary Election on May 19.  Lori J. More...

Parking meter debate reignites

Emporium Borough officials are revisiting the controversial issue of whether to replace or eliminate the current downtown parking meters.  Borough Council’s streets committee will meet in the coming weeks to discuss options, according to a More...

Potter County News

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An open house on Thursday introduced the public to the new Potter County Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center, which is scheduled to open soon in the former Northern Tier Children’s More...

Shale gas: what’s does the future hold?

What does the future hold for shale gas development in Potter County and the surrounding area?  An award-winning geoscientist will share his forecast and discuss related topics at 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. More...

Boro looks to build on Rt. 6 project

Coudersport Borough continues to prepare for PennDOT’s Rt. More...

Outdoors

Bucktail hidden gem: otter populations thrive

An article in the Jan. 31 edition of Endeavor News told of the resurgent interest in “ecotourism,” outdoor endurance events and the quieter activities, such as hiking.  More...

Pa elk herd’s declicate balance

About six years ago, I wrote a column for Endeavor News titled, “Why can’t we all just get along?”  More...

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While the fate of the ski area and other aspects of Denton Hill State Park are in limbo, two popular archery festivals that have been held there for several years are due to return. More...