July 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Higher State Land Payments Stalled

A significant hike in state payments to school districts, counties and municipalities "in lieu of taxes" (PILT) moved one step closer to reality recently, as the House passed legislation to triple the amount paid out each year on tax-exempt state for More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

I believe what I wrote here was right on target and so does a expert from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

"Singing In the Rain" would be a popular song for all of us to sing, especially if you have a lot of lawn to cut. Gene Kelly made this song a hit in one of his movies. More...

To The Editor

Dear Editor: I just re-read your article "Publisher's Point Of View" and want to say that as a Sizerville area landowner greatly affected by all of this, I really do appreciate everything that you said. More...

Outdoors

Aftermath Of The Spill

In the aftermath of June 30th's train wreck and sodium hydroxide chemical spill, I am left mind-boggled with the shear volume of destruction. As a result of the spill, fish have been killed on thirty-five miles of stream. More...

Share What You Saw

I'm sure, by now, there will be lots of information available about the Norfolk Southern accident and resulting pollution event. More...

Hunter/Trapper Courses

The Bucktail Rod and Gun Club is sponsoring a Hunter/ Trapper Education course at the club house in Sizer Run, Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Carrie Seabolt

Carrie F. Seabolt, 46, of 1019 Plank Road Hollow, died unexpectedly Friday (July 7, 2006). More...

Verda Belser

Verda A. Belser, 91, of 200 Pleasant St., formerly of Melvin Avenue and Interstate Parkway, died Monday (July 10, 2006) at The Pavilion at BRMC. More...

No Life Expected In At Least 7 Miles

DEP: Number Of Aquatic Insects On Driftwood Branch 'Relatively High'

State biologists believe that the fish kill resulting from a chemical spill that found its way into the headwaters of Portage Creek numbered in the "tens of thousands" and stretched for at least 7.5 miles down stream from the site of the crash. More...

Spill Could Cost County Much Of Its $1.5 Million Annual Fishing Revenue

This is a valley where redwinged blackbirds balance on cattails and call across patches of lively marshes; a place where red-tail hawks hunt from high above the sounds of aquatic insects, amphibians and wetland birds. More...

Heather Bauer captured this scene on the waters of George B. Stevenson Dam last weekend. This resident bald eagle put on quite a display, swooping down to feed several times and perching high in the tree tops above the dam. More...

News

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

75 About 75 BMX bicycle riders from a wide area will be competing at the Ridgway Skate Park today (Saturday) in the first formal competition in the area. Extreme sports are now big business and catching on fast. More...

Emporium-based state troopers responded to this one-vehicle accident on Sizerville Road in front of More...

Local Kids Perform On National Radio

Cameron Woodruff, 15, and Coriander Woodruff, 11,performed in an audio drama that aired live on National Public Radio. They participated in the week-long National Audio Theater Workshop held in West Plains, Missouri. More...

Community Life

Thanks for all the kindnesses shown to us recently during the loss of our beloved father Edward A. Gerbec. More...

Woodland Lists Its Memorial Contributions

The following Memorials have been placed in the Woodland Elementary Library in 2005-2006. More...

Bible School Set To Start At St. Mark's

St. Mark's Parish invites children in Cameron County to attend "SonTreasure Island," A non-demoninational vacation Bible school, to be held July 24 to July 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Sports

Austin Team Wins Golf Tournament

Austin Area School District hosted the 7th Annual Robert McNally Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, July 10 at Emporium Country Club. Seven teams participated is this annual event. More...

Hutton Memorial 5K Planned Aug. 26

The David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk will be held Saturday, August 26, 2006 9 a.m. at the Cameron County High School. More...

Alle-Catts In Thick Of Title Race

Parity has come to the AlleCatt Amateur Baseball League. More...