October 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Chemical spill said to be dissipating

While testing continues on water supplies that may have been affected by last month’s chemical spill in Sweden Township, officials from JKLM Energy say results are consistently showing significantly reduced levels of contaminants.  Substan More...

Ban shale gas drilling?

An environmental activist who believes local governments should consider passing ordinances that prohibit shale gas drilling will speak at a public meeting on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Coudersport.  More...

Female inmates to Potter County

Some women criminal offenders from Cameron County will soon enter a unique rehabilitation facility in Potter County as an alternative to jail. More...

Viewpoints

Boys/Girls Club needs your help

(Potter County Boys and Girls Club administrator Sherry Page and board president George Dubots have issued a plea to keep the club alive.)  With the state budget in limbo, the Boys and Girls Club of Potter County is in jeopardy of closing.  More...

The Old Timer

A lot of people stepped outside last week to look at the blood moon and lunar eclipse.  The moon controls the tides in the ocean. More...

Gambling Problem

Dear editor:  The face of gambling has changed significantly in recent years. More...

Community Life

Falcons host Wolverines on Homecoming

Friday, October 16, 2015 • CARP • Kickoff - 7PM

Things are starting to come together for a Coudersport High School football team that struggled its way through the early season but is fast becoming a force in the Allegheny Mountain League Northern Division.  More...

2015 Coudersport High School Homecoming Royalty!

Angelica is the daughter of Jay and Jennifer Cavanaugh.  She has participated in cross country, softball, soccer, Spanish Club and National Honor Society for two years and track for three years.  Upon graduation, Angelica plans to attend a More...

Obituaries

Vella E. Lerch

AUGUST 1, 1928 - OCTOBER 3, 2015

Vella E. Lerch, 87, of Austin, passed away in her home surrounded by family early Saturday morning, Oct. 3, 2015.  Born Aug. 1, 1928, she was the daughter of Milan and Vida Earle Carr. More...

Morry Brock Robinson

Morry Brock Robinson, 28, formerly of Coudersport, died Sept. 10, 2015, in Destin, Fla. He was the son of Morry Lee Robinson and Cindy Lee Tronetti. A memorial gathering will be held from noon to 4 pm on Sunday, Oct. More...

John W. Wenner

John W. Wenner, 79, of Millport, died Oct. 4, 2015, at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., from complications of surgery. Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, is handling arrangements.   More...

Wetlands restoration close

Wetlands are returning to an open field along Rt. 6 in west Coudersport after state environmental regulators ordered a local church to restore them.  More...

Probation officer suspended

A Potter County probation officer who reportedly entered a Coudersport residence intoxicated and uninvited has been suspended without pay while his case plays out in the criminal justice system.  More...

Groundbreaking water study proposed

Water, water everywhere  . . . More...

Cole Memorial honors long-time employees

Two veteran employees of Cole Memorial Hospital with a combined total of more than eight decades of service were singled out for special honors during Cole’s 49th annual meeting, held this week at the Coudersport Consistory.  More...

News

Optomistrist recertified

Dr. Daniel Schott, who sees patients at Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport and the Schott Associates office in Port Allegany, has been recertified by the American Board of Optometry.  More...

High honors for local Dr.

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Photo

A steady stream of friends, co-workers and other well-wishers showed up at a retirement party for Coudersport Borough Public Works Director Lou Karija (left), shown with local businessman Gary Buchsen. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

As we reach deeply into the earth to extract massive reserves of shale gas, at times it seems as if we are in search of fool’s gold.  More...

Top bulls emerging in elk battles

An impressive 6x8 bull elk bugled robustly as he chased cows and calves through yards and fields in the village of Medix Run.  He had a harem of 11. More...

First Fork set to get some big trout

A prime section of Sinnemahoning Creek’s First Fork extending upwards of two miles in Potter County will be stocked with some whoppers next spring, as part of a Pa. More...