September 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Visitor Center Plans Unveiled

Sometime in late 2008 or beyond, Sinnemahoning State Park will become the hub of the 15-county "Pennsylvania Wilds." More...

Spending Like 'Wild'

Early results are in from the aggressive promotion of 13 area counties as the "Pennsylvania Wilds." More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Last week I mentioned how my brother and I had to sing and dance for my aunts, and how I did my routine to the song, "Goody, Goody." More...

A Young Man's Art

Few people in the community pay much attention to the PSSA test scores for Cameron County High School students. Simply put, they're not good. More...

Letters To The Editor

Opposes Sunday Hunting To the editor: Time and again, the nonhunting public, especially those of us who own large tracts of suburban and rural land, have made it clear why we oppose additional hunting on Sunday. More...

Outdoors

'Neotropical Migrant'

Animals have a variety of ways to cope with winter's cold weather and lack of food. Squirrels can now be seen gathering nuts to store away for harder times. Deer are packing on a few extra pounds. Bears are starting to gorge themselves. More...

Five Area Sportsmen Drawn For Elk Tags

Five area residents have been picked to receive elk-hunting licenses. More...

Programs Offered At Sinnemahoning Park

The following programs will be offered Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Sinnemahoning State Park. More...

Obituaries

Narue Himes

Narue W. Himes II, 24, of Willoughby, Ohio, formerly of Smethport, died Saturday (Sept. 16, 2006) in Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. More...

Rotarians Tour New Driftwood Plant

Members of the Emporium Rotary Club took a road trip this week. More...

Crash Hearing Draws Crowd, Public Input

High-level state officials promised to fully restore the areas of Cameron County affected by a chemical that leaked from a crashed railcar into a wetlands and ultimately into one of the state's highest quality waterways. More...

Paige Berry was among about 35 children who took advantage of the Emporium Moose sponsored DNAfinger More...

More Than 30 Local Students Gather To Pray

When a group of Cameron County High School students decided to organize -- outside of the school setting -- a local observance of the national "See You at the Pole" prayer event, they anticipated about a dozen young people would participate. More...

News

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

5.9 The Pa. Labor Department reports that the jobless rate was 5.9 percent in Cameron and McKean counties during August. More...

This was the scene Thursday afternoon, moments after a frightening More...

NS Completes Second Round Of Testing

Norfolk Southern Railway recently completed a second round of private water supply sampling at more than 160 residences in the vicinity of the June 30 derailment site in Gardeau. More...

Community Life

Pizza Time! Calling All Kids

Children 12 and under can demonstrate their pizzamaking skills and win prizes at Smith's Pizza Palace Plus in Emporium on Saturday, Oct. 7, as part of a national competition involving independent pizzerias. More...

EVFD Open House Soon

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department has announced activities for its Oct. 10 open house. More...

Walters Attends Convention

Erie and Crawford counties co-hosted the 2006 Pennsylvania State Coroner's Annual Meeting and Convention recently in Erie. More...

Sports

Early Crunch Time For Raiders

Defilippi's Troops In Must-Win Situation

The high school season is only half over, but the Cameron County Red Raiders now find themselves in a must-win situation. More...

Junior High Team Tops Coudy, 14-6

Cameron County's junior high football team took to the road Thursday evening for a hard-fought battle with the Falcons of Coudersport. More...

Lady Raider Golfers Do It Again!

Cameron County High School nailed down a second consecutive Penn-York Girls' Golf League title Tuesday afternoon with a 40-15 win over Smethport. More...