Anyka Marion Bailey

A daughter, Anyka Marion Bailey, was born July 3, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Joseph E. and Eppie (Cataldo) Bailey of Coudersport. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins two brothers, Logan Bailey, 17, and Jakob Bailey, 16; and a sister, Arowyn Bailey, 7. Paternal grandparents are Natalie Phelps of Coudersport and the late Earl Bailey. Maternal […]

Samantha Catherin Osborne

Jessica and Michael Osborne of Coudersport are parents of a daughter born July 2, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Samantha Catherin Osborne weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Paternal grandmother is Joy Osborne of Coudersport. Maternal grandparents are Deborah Hoffman of Coudersport and Ken and Sherry Hoffman of Coudersport.

Bucktails preparing for Emporium reunion Aug. 27-29

Members of the public are welcome to attend as descendants of the famous Pa. Bucktails Civil War regiment and history buffs converge at the Cameron County Fairgrounds Aug. 27-29. More than 100 people from as far away as Maryland and Virginia will be coming for the annual Bucktails’ Reunion. They’ll take a step back to the 1860s as they skin […]

Cora Brooks subject of July 30 meeting

Austin’s well-known “madam” of the early 20th century, Cora Brooks, will be the subject of a presentation at the Potter County Historical Society museum in Coudersport on Friday, July 30, at 7:30. Guest speaker will be Margaret Crosby, who has been researching Brooks’ life ever since her marriage to Austin native Dustin Crosby, a descendant of Cora’s. She was the […]

Plans continue for Cameron County mini-relay

Relay for Life will return on Saturday, July 24, from 3-9 pm on the streets of Emporium. Theme of the American Cancer Society fund-raiser is “Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back!,” incorporating the survivor walk and luminaries in honor of those battling cancer or in memory of those lost to the disease. Individuals (and dogs) will travel the downtown area. A chicken […]

Cameron County Extension picnic Wednesday

Cameron County Penn State Cooperative Extension will hold its annual summer picnic on Wednesday with dinner to be served at 6 pm. Musicians Nancy Couchman and Harriet Stolz provide mountain dulcimer, fiddle and guitar music, featuring historical songs dating back to the 1800s. Each family is asked to bring a tureen such as fruit, salad, casserole, vegetable or dessert dish […]

Ollie and the Go Gos reuniting for Merten Music Award Benefit

A night of music, dining and reminiscing is planned for Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Coudersport Golf Club during the fifth annual Robert Merten Circle of Fifths Music Award Benefit. The event has evolved into sort of a town-wide reunion as those who were affected by the late Rev. Merten gather to reminisce and pay tribute to a special man […]

Buddy Green performance


One motel out, another in as potential site for ‘transitional housing’ unit

Cameron County Commissioners are in the process of pulling out of an agreement that would have required the county to donate in-kind services totaling roughly $30,000 to a program that would provide a “transitional housing” facility for people leaving prison and trying to adjust to society. On Thursday, their attorney Brian Burfield was reviewing the paperwork from an agreement made […]


Small rental units may force planners to draft new commercial regs

As Potter County planners prepare to approve recent updates to the county’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, they are realizing that they may need to go immediately back to the drawing board to address a new kind of commercial land development. With the influx of natural gas workers and the expectation of more to come, local entrepreneurs are predicting a […]