January 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Show's over

Adelphia no more

More than four years after the Coudersport-based Adelphia Communications Corp. spiraled into bankruptcy, a final chapter of the saga has been written. More...

Radical government shift still considered

Cameron County residents are learning more about a revolutionary plan to dissolve the current county, borough and township governments and replace them with a single entity. A public meeting on the home rule charter scheduled for 6:30 p.m. More...

Viewpoints

Introducing… 'My Side'

Many larger newspapers devote a section of their editorial pages to a community forum. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

As the new year dawns I am in awe at how many things have disappeared from our landscape. I'm finding it difficult to locate a phone booth where I can change into my Superman costume. More...

We've got mail!

Leg Traps Do Cause Pain To the editor: Ralph Brown of Homer City has made a factual error If you go to www.avma.org and search "leg-hold traps," you can read the veterinarians' position. More...

Community Life

Alan Ramsey (left), president of Werzalit of America, spoke to Emporium Rotary members about that German-owned company's vibrant plant in McKean County. More...

Austin Junior Girl Scouts have sent dozens of cards, posters, personal items and Christmas cards to service members since last summer as part of the Letters From Home Program. More...

Tom Leete, long-time statistician for the Coudersport High School football team, was saluted during the recent Falcon pep rally at Sweden Valley Manor. More...

Sports

Falcons sweep tournament

A buzzer-beater at the end of overtime brought the Coudersport Holiday Basketball Tournament to a thrilling conclusion, polishing off a sweep by the host teams. More...

Six wrestlers place in tournament

Six members of the Cameron County High School wrestling team were placewinners in the highly competitive Olean Big 30 Tournament Saturday, setting the stage for another series of stiff challenges this Saturday at the Coudersport Duals. More...

Cavallari named All-State

Coudersport's Chris Cavallari was named a first team All-State football star last week in statewide balloting by the media. More...

Rigas breaks silence

A story published this week by Bloomberg News Service focuses on Coudersport's John Rigas. More...

Weekend fires strike four homes

Two major fires in Cameron County last Saturday morning caused extensive property damage, but no serious injuries. More...

What's next for this dummy?

Travelers along Rt. 872 between Austin and Coudersport often pause as they pass the Lilja residence on the highway's west side. More...

News

Emporium again named a 'Tree City'

Emporium Borough has once again qualified for the Tree City USA designation, which recognizes communities that place a high priority on the preservation and nurturing of trees. More...

Help with heating bills

Many families face financial challenges after Christmas, the result of a double whammy: giftbuying and higher home heating bills. Help is available for many through the state's Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program. More...

Half-century later, "Double E" still at the mike

Thousands of athletes have come and gone at Coudersport Area High School, but one thing remains the same: the man behind the microphone for Radio Station WFRM. More...

Potter County News

2006 was a year of major changes in Potter County. These local stories affected us most and we believe they'll continue to impact our lives this year and beyond. More...

Gas company plans local expansion

Dominion Transmission Company is seeking federal permission for a massive expansion of three of its natural gas storage facilities in the region. More...

Mission team plans trip

The Northern Tier Mission continues to plan for its June 2007 trip to West Virginia. An ecumenical group supported by several local churches, the team welcomes new members and donations to help defray is expenses. More...

Outdoors

Another group opposes ATV plan for six-county area

Another group has spoken out against the idea of a sixcounty trail system and promotional campaign to encourage all-terrain vehicle riding. Northcentral Pa. More...

Winter hunting, trapping

Even in the snow and cold of winter, hunters and trappers still have opportunities. The statewide late archery and flintlock muzzleloader deer seasons run concurrently through Jan. 13. Squirrels, pheasants and rabbits are legal through Feb. More...

The late small game season, coinciding with Austin Area School's Christmas break, was a perfect time for 12-year-old Kal Logue to go hunting with his .22 north of the borough. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence W. Caldwell

Lawrence W. "Bill" Caldwell, 72, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Emporium, died at the Veterans Hospital in Houston on Dec. 21, 2006. He was born Jan. 8, 1934 in Lumber City, a son of Lawrence V. and Catherine M. Hornung Caldwell. More...

Frederick Lewis

Frederick O. Lewis, 88, of Gardeau, died Monday (Jan. 1, 2007) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 12, 1918, in Emporium, a son of Vivian Oliver and Lillian Octavia Brewer Lewis. On Feb. More...

Mildred Goodwin

Mildred L. "Mickey" Goodwin, 87, of Coudersport, died Sunday (Dec. 24, 2006) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 28, 1919, in Austin, she was a daughter of John and Carrie Youdous Coy. On Aug. 28, 1938, in Smethport, she married Lewis D. More...