November 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Polls for Tuesday's (Nov. 7) general Election will open at 7 a.m. Heated battles for governor and U.S. senator have attracted a great deal of local interest. More...

Veterans to recall Armistice Nov. 11

Veteran's Day is Nov. 11. Although many agencies will use that solemn occasion as a day off work next Friday, Cameron County veterans will observe the holiday on its rightful date. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Amazingly this is the 181st edition of this newspaper. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Mother Nature is once again holding me prisoner in my room of reminiscences. The leaves I was going to mulch are stuck fast to the ground. I've given up on the stiff wind that might send them into the neighbor's lawn. More...

Letters To The Editor

HMO Taking Off! Hello, CCHS Alumni: Our Hometown Mentors Organization (HMO) is making progress. More...

Potter County News

Potter County license plate unveiled

Years ago, those green and yellow "Potter County: God's Country" bumper stickers could be seen far and wide, an effective advertisement sparking curiosity among potential tourists and an element of pride among the locals. More...

Christmas House 'angels'at it again

"Call it a miracle, a coincidence, or a sign that God is looking after us - whenever we're lacking in something, it's provided." More...

Dominion explains delivery

Massive caverns under the ground are packed with billions of cubic feet of natural gas, stored here for timely delivery to markets in several states. More...

Outdoors

Elk season begins Monday

Next week's controlled elk hunt in Cameron, Elk and nearby counties will see 40 hunters going afield, trying to fill their tag between Monday and Saturday. More...

Yard fish give way to backyard birds; winter 'birding' from the window

Saturday dawned and delivered torrential downpour, high winds and just down right nasty conditions, even for the most hardcore sportsmen. More...

Species highlight: Titmouse

 Titmice have a remarkable alarm call which is a loud scold that fades off as if the bird is moving into the distance. This may fool predators into chasing the phantom bird call while the titmouse stays safely hidden. More...

Obituaries

Harold Gates

Harold Justin Gates, 88, of Roanoke, VA died Saturday, (Sept. 23, 2006) at Raleigh Court Nursing Home. More...

Election 'buzz' expected to lead to high turnout Tues.

Despite the absence of strictly local races on next Tuesday's general election ballot, local political observers are expecting a good turnout. More...

Trying to keep shoppers close to home this season

Emporium: Christmas In The Valley

Local businesses and community organizations are teaming up once again to celebrate the Christmas season in style. Several twists have been added to traditional events for this year's Christmas in the Valley. More...

Coudersport: Free coupon savings booklets

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has announced special incentives to keep area holiday shoppers at home. More...

Sled dog teams compete at park today

Sled dog teams from the U.S. and Canada will converge on More...

Local jobless rate above state average

Job reductions in recent months have both Potter and Cameron counties hovering well about the statewide unemployment rate. More...

News

Federal Help For Mining Cleanup?

A number of conservation organizations and public officials are rallying behind a bill that would designate at least $1 billion in federal funds to clean up abandoned mine sites in Pennsylvania, many of them in the northcentral region. More...

Endeavor's Neat Numbers

50 An Emporium woman combs through approximately 50 newspapers a week to preserve data for future generations. More...

Burglars strike in Portage Twp.

Several camp burglaries on Fox Mountain Road in Portage Township were d i s c o v e r e d More...

Community Life

The 5th and 6th graders of The Family Center's Afterschool Club celebrated More...

Talented artist John Sidelinger displayed some of his works for members of More...

McDonald Presented Medal

E5 Matthew McDonald was recently presented the Air Medal by the U.S. Navy, for outstanding service during deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Sports

Undefeated again: AML championship game tonight

Coudersport closed the book on yet another undefeated regular season in high school football Friday night, beating Kane at a muddy CARP Field, 18-0. Over the final four weeks, the Falcons whitewashed their foes by a combined score of 113-0. More...

Despite cold and windy conditions on Sunday, the ninth annual Marian J. Wettrick More...

Raiders get Johnsonurg rematch

With rain in the air and mud underfoot, Cameron County and Johnsonburg battled for home field advantage in the PIAA District 9 football playoffs last Friday night in Emporium. The visitors capitalized on two big plays to edge the Raiders, 13-7. More...