January 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Emporium Hardwoods rises from ashes

I n an area plagued by unemployment and outmigration of its residents, the much-anticipated rebuild of Emporium Hardwoods signals a hopeful new beginning for its employees and Cameron County. More...

‘Bruno Carnovale Day’ January 19

Friends and colleagues of Bruno Carnovale are planning some special moments when they gather to honor him from noon to 3 pm on Friday, Jan. 19, at the Emporium Firehall. The public is encouraged to join the fun. More...

Cafeteria merger tabled

A proposal to outsource Cameron County School District’s food service through a partnership with the Austin Area School District is on hold.  Superintendent Dr. More...

Viewpoints

Giving PennDOT its due

(Leslie S. Richards is secretary of the Pa. Dept. of Transportation.) Whether it’s resurfacing a rural roadway, replacing an old bridge, or improving pedestrian safety, PennDOT is aiming to improve safety and mobility. More...

Correspondence

Elk lives matter   Dear editor:  Regarding the story in the Nov. More...

The Old Timer

As I was reading the column by outdoor writer Jim Zoschg about the recent deer season, it reminded me of the adventure of my nephew, Harry Fulmer, and his friends from the In Crowd Camp at Rich Valley.  In 2006, Harry shot a seven-point buck and More...

Community Life

It all came down to ‘ichthyosaurus’

Another successful spelling bee was held by the Coudersport Area PTSA for students in grades 1-6.  When the final spelling was pronounced, Leah Lazurek and Josie Chang were the last contestants standing.  More...

Galeton Youth Soccer: success story

One of the area’s best success stories when it comes to engaging young people in healthy activities is the Galeton Youth Soccer Association.  More...

Stepping up for Trinity

A fundraiser is being held from 1 to 6 pm on Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Emporium Firehall to support a local family facing a tough challenge. More...

Homicide by vehicle trial stalled

More than three years after a Cameron County pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Old West Creek Road, the case against the driver remains hung up in the legal system.  More...

Local Lyme disease support group forms

A Lyme disease support group has been formed for victims and family members in Potter and Tioga counties. Its first meeting is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 pm Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Tokishi Training Center at 124 Nypum Drive in Wellsboro. More...

Water treatment plant hearing Tues.

Citizens have an opportunity to learn details about the shale gas wastewater treatment plant proposed for a parcel in west Coudersport and offer input to state regulators on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport. More...

Mission team back to Haiti

Coudersport dentist Dr. Victor D. Brown of Coudersport is returning to the poverty-stricken island nation of Haiti, his 33rd annual mission trip to provide basic dental care. More...

News

Photos

Bush Hill Road bridge in Keating Summit finally met its fate this week after the cumulative effect of decades of wear and tear forced the community landmark into permanent retirement. More...

State parks are jewel of Pa. Wilds

State parks are an important part of the economic foundation and way of life in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Those points were underscored by Tim Morey, a state park education specialist with the Pa. Dept. More...

Can football survive at Cameron County?

Future of the football program in the Cameron County School District was the subject of discussion during a school board workshop last week.  It was sparked by the resignation of head coach Scott Burnside and a report that none of his assistant More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It was only a matter of time. A Pa. Game Commission member believes the agency should consider allowing some hunters to shoot a second buck in the same season.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Lesson in keeping one’s sanity

Many people have spent the last couple of weeks in their cozy homes, waiting things out as frigid weather grips the Northeast. More...

Youth ice fishing derby

After two years of postponement due to warm weather, organizers of the annual Youth Ice Fishing Debry at Bucktail Lake in Sizer Run are optimistic that the show will go on this winter.  More...













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