October 24, 2015 RSS feed / Community Life

November 8 bingo to benefit Volunteers That Care

A bingo fundraiser for the Volunteers That Care organization is planned for Sunday, Nov. 8, at the Coudersport Firehall.  Doors will open at 1:30 and the calling will start at 3. Donors received 15 games for $15. More...

CCC program scheduled

A retired district forester and noted historian will be guest speaker for the Cameron County Historical Society fall dinner, to be held from 6-8 pm on Thursday, Oct. 29, at the Emporium VFW.  More...

Haunted Hayride today

Austin Dam Memorial Park is the setting for the return of the Haunted Hayride, a Halloween favorite sponsored by Austin Area School’s project-based learning program. More...

AVFD Halloween party

Austin Volunteer Fire Department will hold its Halloween party and parade at 2 pm on Saturday, Oct. 24, at the firehall. Children in grades 6 and under are welcome. More...

Brown in Sports Hall of Fame

David Brown III, a Coudersport High School graduate, was recently inducted into the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Sports Hall of Fame.  More...

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Fifth-grade art students at the Austin Area School participated in the 18th annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest, a project of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. More...

‘Gale Pride’ organization progressing

An organization formed to address the needs of young people in the Galeton area is expanding its mission. Now called Gale Pride, the group is working with Galeton Area School, the Galeton Development Corporation (GDC) and other partners.  More...

Things looking up at Galeton School

Galeton Development Corporation members heard about several new initiatives at the Galeton Area School during this month’s meeting.  School Board member Rick Yonkin said morale is high among directors, staff and students.  More...

Reading is not a lost art

Despite the explosive growth of technology and alternative forms of communication and entertainment, the adage, “Reading is fundamental,” remains at the foundation of public education.  More...

Cameron County feels budget squeeze

As human service providers continue to bear the brunt of a state budget impasse now well into its fourth month, agencies in Cameron County are devising strategies to continue assisting residents as the fiscal battle drags on.  More...

‘Books Unlimited’ October 30

Tickets remain available for the 30th annual Books Unlimited Gala to benefit the Coudersport Public Library. It’s scheduled for Friday, Oct. 30, at the Coudersport Consistory. Auction preview, with hors d’oeuvres, begins at 5:30.  More...

Haunted House back

A Halloween tradition has returned to Emporium this year after a one-year hiatus. “Nightmare on Broad Street” Haunted House will remain open on Saturday, Oct. 24, and Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 29-31 from 6:30 - 10:30 pm. More...

Births

Aliyah Lyzabell Kent  Christa Kent of Roulette welcomed a baby girl, Aliyah Lyzabell Kent, on Oct. 4, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.  Sophia Kathleen Fuqua   More...

Art teacher honored

Sarah Curry Batson, an art teacher at Coudersport Area High School, was recently recognized by a professional organization for an acrylic on paper painting, titled, “Unionism: Changing America’s Landscape.”  More...

Halloween fun at park

Sinnemahoning State Park is holding its fourth annual Haunted Halloween Trail and All-Hallow’s Eve Celebration from 4-9 pm on Saturday, Oct. 24.  Cost is $10 per carload. More...

Many ballots barren as election nears

There’s not much competition for public positions being filled across Potter County in the Nov. More...

DA, commissioners to be elected

Some of the most prominent political offices in Cameron County will be filled in the Tuesday, Nov. 3, municipal election. There are a handful of disputed races along with many uncontested offices across the county. More...

New PCPC members

Two new members have been appointed to the Potter County Planning Commission.  At last week’s business meeting, the Potter County Commissioners named Helen Turner and Michael Thierfelder to the seven-member panel, which administers the cou More...

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Gale Hose Ambulance Company has moved into the new headquarters at the corner of West and Union Streets in Galeton. An open house is being planned for the near future. More...

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Students from Woodland Elementary School in Emporium were showing their school spirit during homecoming weekend by donning new “Raider Pride” T-shirts donated by Embassy Powdered Metals a More...

Galeton Rotary Dinner Oct. 29

Galeton Rotary Club will celebrate the 85th anniversary of its founding with a dinner on Friday night, Oct. More...