December 23, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Tax question up to local voters

One by one, school districts in Potter and Cameron counties are preparing to ask voters if they are willing to pay higher earned income taxes, in return for reduced real estate taxes on their homes. More...

Clarence Dubs baled

another Christmas tree at Wending Creek Farms on Greenman Hill in Potter County Wednesday, as the selling season wound down at the tree nursery owned by former cable entrepreneur John Rigas. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher’s Point Of View

I have been absent more often than not in this section of the newspaper. I haven More...

Through An ‘Old Timer’s’ Eyes

Christmas brings out the best in most folks and the spirit of the season can be seen and felt just about everywhere. During the Muslim holidays we refrain from interrupting their worship, but the same respect will not be shown to our troops. More...

We’ve got mail!

Wind power fallacies To the editor: William Kinney of the University of Buffalo fails to refute the claim that wind turbines More...

Community Life

On behalf of all the Burger family we would like to thank all the friends, neighbors and people near and far who extended their well wishes by phone, cards, food and other gestures of kindness at our time of need, in the loss of our son, brother and More...

Felt Manor Auxiliary

recently held its holiday luncheon at the Cabin Kitchen. More...

Northwest names Hoffman

Neil R. Hoffman has been promoted to divisional senior vice president and regionalmanager for commercial lending at Northwest Savings Bank. More...

Obituaries

Helen Decker

Helen J. Decker, 76, of Emporium, formerly of Weatherly and Seneca Falls, died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, in DuBois Regional Medical Center. Born May 8, 1930 in Weatherly, she was the daughter of Roy A. and Edith Woodring Barrington. On Aug. More...

Mary Lewis

Mary Ellen Lewis, 84, of Gardeau, died Friday (Dec. 15, 2006) at her residence. Born Jan. 2, 1922 in Emporium, she was a daughter of Raymond Haskins. On Feb. 4, 1940, in Port Allegany, she married Frederick O. Lewis, who survives. Mrs. More...

Christmas Rush

The rush of last-minute Christmas packages didn More...

Time Warner: What's Next?

As Coudersport pauses for Christmas, it won More...

County taxes to rise

Budget votes in Potter, Cameron

Boards of Commissioners in both Cameron and Potter counties will convene next Friday to pass their 2007 budgets, both of which will include an increase in real estate taxes. More...

Spill clean-up done on east side

More than 150 truckloads of contaminated soil have been removed as part of the cleanup from a June 30 train derailment near Gardeau in Norwich Township, McKean County, near the Cameron/ Potter County border. More...

News

Help with heating bills available

People who are struggling to pay home-heating costs may qualify for financial help through the state More...

Threat, risk training set

A Threat and Risk Assessment Training Course delivered by Texas A&M University will be held Feb. 20- 22 at the Crystal Fire Department in St. Marys. The free training is offered by Northwest Central Pa. More...

Numbers in the news

1 Any guesses on the mostperformed Christmas song this year? The answer is More...

Sports

Sports Boosters Scholarships Open Now

Each year the Cameron County High School Music Boosters offer a total of $500 in scholarships to one or more band members who are graduating from CCHS and who have displayed outstanding dedication to the music program at CCHS. More...

Coudy boys taste defeat

Coudy More...

Schatz (11-0) named Outstanding Wrestler

Senior Chad Schatz made easy work of six more opponents last week, improving his record to 11-0 as the Cameron County High School wrestlers (4-7) continued their 2006-07 season with mixed results. Schatz was named Outstanding Wrestler at Saturday More...