August 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Six Bridges Set For Replacement

Six Cameron County bridges will be replaced over the next four years while county residents continue to receive bus service through the Area Transportation Authority. More...

Brent Armstrong, a Rotary International Exchange Student More...

Viewpoints

How We See It

Ask a local high school student where he or she expects to be living 10 years from now, and the answer is almost always something along the lines of, "anywhere but here!" More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Most of the people who are old enough to be called the "Over The Hill Gang" are known for their ability as good shoppers. They are always looking for a good deal, while deals are hard to find and always seem to have some kind of a catch to them. More...

A Young Man's Art

A picture is worth a thousand words. That holds true to an experience I and my fellow members of the All Americrecentlyhad last week. More...

Outdoors

Elk Expo 'Hands-On' Affair

This year's Pennsylvania Elk Expo in Kersey is a real handson affair. The organizers have hooked up with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to arrange for an entire building devoted to Pennsylvania's elk herd. More...

Memories Of Sweet Fern & Brook Trout

It never ceases to amaze me how fast summer travels past. As a schoolboy, I had a tendency to fish summer away. Every chance I had I would hop on the bike and pedal to some remote, brook trout laden water. More...

Minks On Of State's Most Interesting Predators

Most people's closest exposure to minks comes from the cast-off stolls found in the attic or rummage sale. More...

Obituaries

Conrad Erickson

Conrad L. Erickson, 93, of Venice Fl., former Emporium resident died August 6, 2006 following a brief illness. More...

Charles Kephart

Charles Alfonso Kephart, 83, passed away Aug. 8, 2006, in Escondido, CA. More...

DEP Website Lists Train Crash Updates

Residents seeking up-to-date information on follow-up activities related to the June 30 Norfolk Southern train derailment and spill that affected Sinnemahoning- Portage Creek can now log on to the Department of Environmental Protection's Web site. More...

Determined Deaf Man Finds His Niche

Heath Austin of Emporium won't let a minor inconvenience like deafness stand in his way as he launches a one-man vending business. More...

Dam Show Back At Its Namesake Next Month

One of the region's most eclectic and growing music festivals is returning to its rightful venue this year. More...

That's our columnist Howard 'Mac' McDonald presenting Mid Hoffower with a gift certificate to the More...

News

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

6 Any guesses on who will win the next Super Bowl? As of Wednesday, Las Vegas odds makers list the Indianapolis Colts as the favorites, at 6-1. New England is next at 8-1, followed by Pittsburgh, Seattle and Dallas, all at 10-1. More...

Small Business Loan Program

Northcentral Pa. Regional Planning and Development Commission has received a $500,000 U.S. Agriculture Dept. grant to continue a revolving loan program for rural development. Only six grants were awarded in a fourstate area. More...

Three firefighters were injuried battling a fire Tuesday More...

Community Life

Craft Sale Set

Cameron County Music Boosters will hold its annual Craft Sale at the high school gymnasium on Oct. 28, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Marching Band will perform in the afternoon. There will be a Chinese auction, bake sale and food stand. More...

Cameron County High School 1976 Class Reunion

Members of the Cameron County High School Class of 1976 met recently. Those attending were (kneeling, More...

New Books At Brown Library

These books are new on the shelves of the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library for July: More...

Sports

Red Raider Football Team Rarin' To Go

Season Opener Friday At Brockway

Cameron County carries some confidence into Friday night's varsity football opener at Brockway (7:00). The Red Raiders are poised to improve on last year's 3-6 mark and could even make a run at the PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

Going Deep...

Well we are one week closer to the start of the high school, college and pro football seasons but there is still baseball being played in Williamsport Pa. The 12 year olds are playing the Little League World Series as I type. More...

Autograph Day At Raceway

Allegheny Mtn. Racweay will host is annual Driver Autograph Night this Sunday August 27th, 2006 along with its regular 4-division program. More...