July 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

NS Tests Over 100 Private Wells

In an attempt to put residents' minds at ease, Norfolk Southern, the company responsible for the toxic spill here three weeks ago, tested over a 100 private wells in the immediate area of the wreck. More...

Elk Calf Study: Wealth Of Info

Nobody said it would be easy. Biologists from the Pa. Game Commission encountered some interesting challenges as they combed through the sprawling elk range of Cameron, Elk and other counties to study newborn calves. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point

Summer is passing at a frightening pace. My son's infancy has passed. My daughter is no longer a full-cheeked toddler, she's a growing, classic beauty, despite the gaps in her teeth that announce she is going on seven. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

An integral part of this community for eighty five years, A.J. Kautz Plumbing, Heating and Electrical has been carrying on a family tradition. More...

To The Editor

'Two Miracles' Happened The rockets red glare, the fireworks bursting in the air, the chemical spill was everywhere which gave proof to the citizens of Cameron County that Emporium was still there. More...

Outdoors

Stream pH 10 Million Times Too High

When the train wrecked on June 30 in Gardeau, approximately 40,000 gallons of concentrated sodium hydroxide entered Pennsylvania's waterways. The concentrated sodium hydroxide stored in the train tankers was at a pH of 14. More...

Sportsmen Discuss NRA, Chemical Spill

The officers and Directors of the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Assn. met on July 16 and decided to contribute $3000 to the National Rifle Assn. and to charge fifty cents per member for future, annual contributions. More...

Hunter's Ed Course Begins Monday

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. each day. More...

Website Devoted To Crash Info

Computer users interested in the train crash that took place near here about two weeks ago have an additional source of information. More...

Fish Kill Survey Work Done

Official: 'In Excess Of 10,000' Fish Dead After Toxic Spill

A team of Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission field employees finished surveying the Portage Sinnemahoning Creek and sections of the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning River last week. More...

Area youth who attended the week-long Bethelem Village Bible School at the More...

News

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

1,807 One of the biggest success organized sportsmen's success stories is in Elk County, where the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club continues to thrive. Club membership is now at 1,807. More...

Robbery Suspect Nabbed In Kersey

State police from Ridgway didn't spend much time investigating an armed robbery in Kersey Monday night. Within a matter of hours, they apprehended 30-year-old Joseph W. Martell for allegedly robbing Fairview Fuel. More...

The annual Make-A-Wish motorcycle dice run was held last weekend. The run More...

Community Life

OBITUARIES

Robert M. Housler, 78, of Waldy Run Road, Emporium, died on July 17, 2006. More...

IN LOVING MEMORY

In loving memory of Dick Lewis on his Birthday, August 5th. Just a thought of sweet remembrance, Just a memory sad and true, Just the love and sweet devotion, of the ones who think of you. More...

THANK YOU

The South Park Playground Association extends thanks to the following for their generous support of the playground. We are especially grateful to the Senior residents of South Park who have supported us year after year for over 55 years. More...

Sports

County Playground News

Sterling RunBrandon McCulla This week Kelsey Floyd and Dakota Dill challenged each other in board games like life, guess who, and checkers. They also played a variety of card games. Gavin Wennin came down Tuesday and ran around More...