June 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

A Warm Welcome

Emporium left a positive impression on the 28 Habitat Bike Challenge (HBC) volunteers who enjoyed an overnight stay at the Cameron County Christian Center earlier this month on their 4,000-mile-long bicycle journey. More...

Real Estate Reform Bill Will Impact Hundreds

The real estate tax reform bill that sailed through the Pa. House of Representatives last week carries a bonus to hundreds of Cameron County residents. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

The silence here is almost uncomfortable. It's certainly not normal for me at this hour on this day. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Brooks and Dunn won the Best Country and Western Song of the Year Award the other night on the Country Music Awards Show. More...

To The Editor

It has been my policy not to respond to critical opinions of my articles as doing so only leads down an endless spiral staircase. More...

Outdoors

Trout were stocked in the kids only fishing section More...

Just One More Cast...

I consider myself a bit of an odd ball. From time to time I have been known to do things that are a little out of the ordinary and unconventional. One of these unusual activities in which I have been known to involve myself is night fishing. More...

Cross Fork Snake Hunt This Weekend

The tiny southern Potter County village of Cross Fork will see its population swell this weekend, as thousands of people converge there for the 34th annual Cross Fork Snake Hunt. More...

Obituaries

Violet Minard

Violet D. Minard, 91, of South Wood Street, Emporium, died Tuesday, June 13, in the Guy and Mary Felt Manor, Emporium. Born January 8, 1915 in Falconer, NY, she was the daughter of Jacob and Grace Dougherty Bailey. On Aug. More...

Gerald W. Cobb

Gerald W. Cobb, 52, of Warren, died Friday (June 16, 2006) at his residence. More...

County Asking Congress To Reinstate Mine Bill

Little Opposition To Local Mining Operation

A group of Pennsylvania counties are on a mission to ensure that the environment remains safe by trying to get Congress to reauthorize a bill that cleans abandoned land mining sites. More...

It's essentially a guarantee: when the carnival comes More...

Tabitha McLeod had had one hair cut and a couple of More...

Father Paul Siebert and his church, St. Mark's Catholic Church of Emporium, are the subject of the More...

News

Local Agency Named To President's Club

St. marys Insurance Agency has been named to Selective's 2006 President's Club for the agency's standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention, sales and profitability. More...

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

242 Some 242 Cameron County residents served in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War era. Their names are listed, alphabetically, on a website: http://home.earthlink.net/ ~spellbrg/vet.html. More...

News Briefs From Around The Area

School plan opposed NEW BETHLEHEM - Many residents of the Redbank Valley School District are speaking out in opposition to a proposed building project at the high school. The work has an estimated price tag of $2.75 million. More...

Community Life

Auxiliary Hosts Picnic

The Auxiliary of the Felt Manor hosted a picnic for residents on Thursday, June 15. We were blessed with beautiful weather and some residents were able to sit out on the screened patio. We were happy to see so many able to attend and enjoy. More...

Summer Reading Club Set To Begin At Library

The Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library is set to begin registration for its 2006 Summer reading Club "Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales." More...

Vassalo Awarded

Erin Vassalo, a senior at the Cameron County High School, received one of 22 206 Citizenship Awards of $500. More...

Sports

Beimel Finds New Life With Dodgers

Several months ago, Elk County native Joe Beimel described his signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers as a "new beginning." More...

Red Raiders Earn Accolades

Two Red Raider baseball players were named to the Big 30 all-star team Monday evening. Senior Paul Baker and Sophomore Cameron Clingan were recognized for their efforts on the baseball diamond this year. More...

Streams Face 'Subtle Threat'

By Jim Zoschg, Jr., Cameron County Watershed Specialist More...