May 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Cross Country Bikers Joining Local 'Blessing'

There will be two-wheelers all around the Cameron County Christian Center next weekend. That organization's third annual Motorcycle Blessing will have a companion event this year. More...

McLean Sets UPB Single-Season Records

Emporium's Brittany McLean has written her name in the women's softball record books at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. More...

Police Raid Room, Make Drug Arrest

Emporium-based state police apprehended a suspect Tuesday evening from a hotel room on Route 155 Sizerville Road Tuesday evening. More...

News

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

19,200 The average college graduate now carries a debt load of $19,200. That figure has risen by 58 percent over the past decade. Some 67 percent of college students borrow money to pay for their education. More...

State's Highway Deaths Up In 05

State Transportation Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E. said 126 more people lost their lives in 2005 than the year before. Of the 132,783 highway crashes in Pennsylvania, 1,616 people died. More...

Area News Briefs

More police patrols? JAY TOWNSHIP -The Jay Township Board of Supervisors is discussing the possibility of contracting with the City of St. Marys for police patrols in the township. More...

Outdoors

Whitetail Expo Next Month

Next month Pennsylvania will host the world's largest gathering of whitetail deer hunters, managers, biologists, and experts. The event is scheduled for June 22-25 in King of Prussia at the Valley Forge Convention Center. More...

Peggy Coppolo of Bennetts Valley caught this inspirational site on her birdfeeder recently. She marveled at how the one-legged animal went on about its life, seemingly unaffected by the adversity. More...

Beginners Birding Workshop Planned

The "Basics of Birding" will be held June 3 and June 4 at the Sinnemahoning State Park. More...

Aversa To Speak At Memorial Services

It's Memorial Day weekend - the official kickoff to the summer season for most people and, for many, an occasion to remember those who have passed on. More...

Kindergarten students from Austin Area School District traveled to Shinglehouse on Wednesday for an end-of-the-year field trip to the Hoffman Dairy Farm. More...

It really was a 'Fairy Tail Ending' for Juniors Ben Hause and Kaylee Harford. They were crowned King and Queen of the Cameron County High School Prom last weekend. More...

Austin Little League players and spectators were treated to a spectacular rainbow last week. Mother Nature put on quite a show, making it difficult for players and fans alike to concentrate on the game. More...

Community Life

Members of the Emporium Garden Club took time to beautify the potters lining the Fourth Street in Emporium Borough. Every year near the end of May, the group gets together for a 'community planting' to plant annuals in the pots. More...

Rotary Club, Elk Regional Plan Health Screening

An ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. More...

New Arrival

Andy and Angel Streich Williams of Emporium welcomed the birth of a son on May 13, 2006 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Obituaries

Virginia Smith

Virginia L. Smith, 69, of Blythewood, SC., Formerly of Port Allegany, died Tuesday (May, 16, 2006) in the Providence Hospital, North East, Columbia, SC. More...

Donald Ives

Donald D. Ives, 86, of 497 Hillcrest Drive, Emporium, died unexpectedly at his residence Thursday, (May 18, 2006). More...