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'A Beautiful Little Town'

Dear Editor, It's been about three years since I drove through Emporium, but I was up there last Sunday for a birthday. More...

'Voting Machines A Bad Idea'

Dear Editor, I do not believe the shift to electronic voting machines in Pennsylvania "modernizes" anything. More...

I would like to thank Sarah, Dar, George, Mary, my friends at the Moose, Olivetts for the extra special cake, my family and all those friends who played a part in making that day such a total shock. I'm just glad I didn't have to make a speech. More...

Community Life

Vail Is Guest Speaker At Freedom Week Assembly

John Vail remembers his 17month old daughter saying "good bye daddy" before he left to serve in the Vietnam War over 30 years ago. More...

Presbyterian Preschool Registration Set

The First Presbyterian Church Preschool, a nondenominational Christian Preschool, will begin accepting registrations for the 2006-2007 school year on May 4. More...

Blood Drive Thursday AT CCHS

The winner of Endless Mountains #34 ABATE of PA Gas Raffle on or before April 20, was Gretchen Fragale of Emporium. The winning number was drawn by Brad Jordan, Mgr. of Kwik Fill in Emporium, on April 18. More...

Sports

Raiders Move To 6-2 With Big Road Win Over Coudersport

On a perfect spring day for baseball, the Cameron County Red Raider baseball team made the journey to Coudersport on Wednesday and came home with a very impressive 12-5 victory. It was the fifth win in a row for the Raiders, now 6-2 on the season. More...

Cameron County's eighth grade junior high team won the Northern Tier League title on the way to a 13-1 overall record. Players in the front row, from left, are Andy Lippert, Brett Malize, Grant Vassallo and Chris Purcell. More...

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Planned

Austin Baseball Association will sponsor a pitch, hit, and run baseball Competition for girls and boys ages 7-14. More...

Bill Would Require Board Members To Be Certified

A bill that would require new school board members More...

County Could See $370K Windfall, Lower Taxes

Cameron County taxpayers could see their annual bills for school, county and municipal taxes going DOWN in the coming years. More...

Model Show Kicks Off Freedom Week

A conversation between Cameron County High School history teacher Tom Glosek and former wood shop teacher Junior Murray more than 10 years ago sparked the idea of having students create models honoring military service More...

News

State police based in Emporium responded to a twovehicle accident at the intersection of West Allegany Avenue and Route 46 last Saturday. More...

A representative of Electric Systems and Software was in Emporium earlier this week programming the county iVotronic voting machines, which will be in place for May's Primary Election. More...

Austin Man Charged With Rape

An Austin man is in Potter County Jail facing charges related to a an alleged incident in which he sexually assaulted a juvenile. More...

Outdoors

Spring Gobbler Opens Today

Today is the opening day of spring turkey season. Hunters who head afield should expect a frosty morning warming up into a gorgeous, dry spring day. More...

Members of the Keystone Cachers geo-caching club celebrated Earth Day by conducting a roadside trash pick-up at Sinnemahoning State Park. More...

Commissioner Make Elk Seasons Final

The Board of Game Commissioners has given final approval to Pennsylvania's upcoming elk seasons, including the added opportunity for hunters to take part in a lateSeptember hunt in 2007, which has been requested by farmers around St. More...

Obituaries

James Doud

James LeRoy Doud, 63, of 79 Trailer Court Drive, died Monday, (April 24, 2006) at his residence, following a lengthy illness. More...

Pearl L. Miller

Pearl L. Miller, 83, of Sizerville Road, died Saturday, (April 22, 2006) in Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. More...

J. Francis Brunner

J. Francis Brunner, 58, of 50 Lang Maid Lane, Bradford Manor, Bradford, died early Sunday morning (April 23, 2006) at Bradford Regional Medical Center after a lengthy illness. More...