Several Hospitalized After Northwoods Brawl in Coudersport

Gun brandished during fight

COUDERSPORT – Unconfirmed reports indicate that a brawl early this morning at around 2:30 am at the Northwoods Tavern in Coudersport, resulted in several people being hospitalized.

Witnesses tell Coudy News that during the large fight, a gun, possibly a rifle, was brandished, and was quickly recovered by local police who were on scene.

A portion of those involved during the large fight ended up at Sheetz, where an ambulance transported at least one victim to the hospital, who was reportedly unconscious at the time.

Details are still sketchy.

Stay tuned for more information.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Shut them down!!! Too many fights. You don’t see them acting like animals in the building across the highway do you?

  2. Anonymous says:

    That is such an ignorant comment. There are people that depend on that establishment to earn a living. The owner is an active member of the community who supports many local people and businesses from her earnings.
    All of this happened in the parking lot at the end of the night due to grown adults who cannot control their behavior in public.
    If you are referring to the GTab as the “building across the highway where people don’t act like animals” that’s an argument for another day.

  3. Anonymous says:

    It’s just the quality of the people it attracts.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Quality of people. Kind of ignorant to lump everone under one umbrella. And some of those very ‘animals’ attend services across the highway. Hhmm go figure.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Saying that the people where from out of town , its the quality that they bring to the town not the Northwoods.

  6. Anonymous says:

    I have had the pleasure of knowing Joy (the owner) for many years, in fact most of my life. She does her best to run an upstanding business and promote the community that she lives and operates in. It is not her fault s a bunch of unruly drunks cannot hold their liquor and have nothing better to do than to beat the hell out of each other. This happened after closing, in the parking lot. I have seen her, on many occasions, get right in an unruly persons face and shut them down before they became a problem. Was it the fault of the owners of the Friendly Inn or the bar in Austin when Kyle went on a rampage not long ago? No it was the person committing the act, just like it was in this case. Don’t even get me started on the bible thumpers across the road, they had nothing to do with this either. Like Anonymous on October 31st, 2010 1:39 pm said… that is a fight for another day and another issue…

  7. Anonymous says:

    This whole incident speaks to the many racist and ignorant people in this area. This fight was prompted by the color of one man’s skin alone. Children are taught this hatred by their parents and the cycle continues with many in Potter county. At the very least, these people should be ashamed of themselves. They are hateful, uneducated, hicks.

    “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

    “I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  8. Anonymous says:

    Really? So because a white guy made a racial slur it’s now ok to bash his head in with the but of a gun? And for that matter what about the other side of racism? Why can black people call white people crackers, honkies and all that crap and that is ok? I guess the next time a black man calls me a cracker or whiteboy you will have no problem with me pulling a gun and smashing his head in?

  9. Anonymous says:

    Did he call you a cracker? “A white guy”?? Really? Or was it a group of white guys attacking one black man??Was it a one on one fight? Did he instigate the whole thing? I know the answer already so don’t even try to defend it.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Hate crimes go beyond racism. This qualifies as such, and should be prosecuted in line with the law. Although, since racism is so rampant and generally accepted in Potter County, I’m sure that the Police aren’t going to step forward and do the right thing either.

    Views such as this are why I left Potter County. The community should be real proud. You’ll all deny it, but then you’ll go get in your trucks with your rebel flag bumper stickers and drive on to the next watering hole to complain about Latinos “taking your jobs” as you spend your “retirement” (disability/ welfare) checks on a few Genny Lights. We’ll see how many people in this wonderful little community of yours step forward in support of what is right.

  11. Anonymous says:

    Lets hope the officers have the stones to follow up on the racst hate crime.

  12. anonymous says:

    I don’t really care much of who was fighting who and for what. All involved just need to grow up and act like responsible adults-even when they have alcohol in them. As for the 11:21 am poster, calling people “They are hateful, uneducated, hicks.” makes you no different than the people involved in this incident.

  13. Got to love it, NOT says:

    Wow, Love this stuff, rea….lly rea….lly love how small some people are.

    Ok, we do have some narrow minded tunnel vision folks around here, but it is due to growing up in a populated area that is mostly white.

    I agree some of these people have to get educated, but really, some people need to get a life period!

    This happened at a bar and people take that chance going out and drinking. Anything can happen and has happened due to intoxication at a bar. Drinking in my opinion was the first mistake. If you go to a bar be prepared for a fight.

    Would this of happened if they were not drinking? I doubt it.

    As for the guys being from out of town, SO WHAT. Is Couderport a exclusive Country Club that caters to whites only? I sure hope not, but it seems to me that if your not from around here, your not fully accepted by the folks in the community. Oh no an outsider, gasp!

    Small towns do tend to be narrow minded and prejudice, and this is due to lack of experience living with others that are “dare say” different then us!

    I hope the ones who REALLY started this are punished for what they did. I do NOT feel those who were trying to defend themselves or defending someone else who was in trouble is wrong.

    All I can say is those who run their faces need to stay home, stay out of the bars and get a real life! If you can not accept others beacuse of their skin color, then you should not be accepted either.

    So who cares?? We have whites, blacks, asians, hispanics and who cares, as long as they are good people. Bad people come in all colors, shapes and sizes!

    What happened at the Northwoods is proof of that.

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  15. Tess Lynn says:

    I know my post is many years to late but I still needed to post.
    I have been looking across the nation for an affordable small town for my husband and I to retire and enjoy our final years.(we are in our 50’s) I found some beautiful houses on the internet in Coudersport, that IMHO anyone would be lucky to live in. After seeing some pictures and going on google earth and looking up and down the streets, I felt that I had come across the most BEAUTIFUL place I have ever seen. It was just what I had dreamed of. I was so excited that I might have found the home I was looking for.
    THEN…after reading these comments I was saddened because after spending my life with the most loving, loyal, caring, Latino man that spent his career helping and saving peoples lives,(he is a retired firefighter and EMT from a busy city in California, and I used to work as a oncology nurse), I would be afraid to move him here. Someone PLEASE PLEASE tell this is not as bad as the comments indicate. I need to do so more research
    Thank you
    P.S. I am glow in the dark white with blue eyes(as if that should matter)

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