January 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Renaissance in Coudersport

With just three weeks remaining before more than 500 jobs vanish in Coudersport, a consulting firm has come aboard to coordinate the many-faceted recovery effort that has been launched by a variety of local leaders. More...

Chamber focus group being formed

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce will be forming a focus group to help develop an agenda for revitalizing the area's economy. Chamber members will attend a workshop on Jan. More...

An author who has connections to Cameron County donated two of his books to the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library. Dr. More...

Viewpoints

Helen Kosa is a diminutive farm woman who ventured into politics believing she could make a difference. In the 1970s and 1980s she served as an elected Potter County auditor. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

When I hear of all the problems they're having as they try to make Iraq into a democracy, my mind wanders back to P. O. D. class at good old Elizabeth High. You had to have a passing grade in Probems of Democracy to graduate. More...

We've got mail!

Red Cross Appeal Dear Editor: Today, members of the Wolfel family in St. Marys are putting their lives back together following a tragic house fire. More...

Sports

Falcon, Raider boys meet; who will remain unbeaten?

Northern Tier League coleaders Coudersport and Cameron County were meeting in an important game at Emporium Friday night as this edition went to press. Each team carried a 3-0 record into the game. More...

'More to basketball than wins'

Austin coach sees steady improvement

"The wins are going to come," says Scott Easton. As the fourth-year head coach of the Austin High School boys' basketball team, Easton exudes patience in the midst of another losing season at Pennsylvania's least populous school district. More...

Brown starring for UPB women's hoops

A standout player on local high school basketball courts is now a key member of the women's hoops team at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Coudersport's Tai Brown helped the Panthers rattle off four straight wins before Christmas. More...

County negotiating to buy vacant Time Warner building

Plans to build a courthouse annex on the former Potter County Texaco lot, across from the jail and the courthouse square, are apparently being shelved. More...

Jobs coming in local oil, gas fields

Jobs are opening up in Pennsylvania's oil and gas extraction industry throughout Potter, Cameron and several other northcentral counties, creating the need for trained employees. More...

Meter law change pending

The parking meter debate flared up again in Emporium this week, as a couple of downtown business owners asked Borough Council to eliminate the devices. More...

Community Life

Two southern Cameron County girls who lost all of their Christmas presents in a Dec. 30 fire received an exclusive second visit from Santa Claus. More...

New Arrivals

Twins were recognized as the first babies born at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys. Lincoln John Azzato and Adyson Noel Azzato arrived at 8:35 a.m. on Jan. 3 to Jesse J. and Michelle K. Azzato of St. Marys, formerly of Emporium. More...

Healthy living classes set

Cole Hospital, Highmark team for 'healthy living' classes Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport is partnering with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer help to area residents who want to eat healthier, reduce stress and feel better. More...

Outdoors

Court upholds deer management plan

A legal challenge to the Pa. Game Commission's deer management policies was dismissed this week by Commonwealth Court. The court rejected the suit by the Unified Sportsmen of Pa. More...

Roads open (now we need snow)

Although the winter of 2006- 07 has seen almost no snow, officials from the Elk State Forest District are prepared to welcome snowmobilers on approximately 100 miles of forestry roads and trails opened up specifically for them. More...

Register now for coyote hunt

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Assn. (SSA) will hold its popu- lar Coyote Hunt in an eightcounty area Feb. 16-18. Larry Erickson, who is chairing the event for SSA, suggests that participants register earlly to avoid the rush. More...

Obituaries

Anne Korbel

Anne Korbel, 58, of Emporium died Sunday (Jan. 7, 2007) at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. She was born May 30, 1948 in Coudersport, a daughter of the late Genevieve Hill Neefe. Mrs. Korbel worked at GKN Sintered Metals for over 30 years. More...

Paul Travis

Paul M. Travis Jr., 45, of Bradford, died Monday (Jan. 8, 2007) at his residence. Born in Bradford on Nov. 6, 1961, he was a son of Paul Martin Travis Sr. of Emporium and Janice Marie Allen Travis of Bradford. Mr. More...

Irmgard Garman

Irmgard Garman, 80, of Emporium died Tuesday (Jan. 2, 2007) at Pine Crest in St. Marys. Mrs. Garman was born Dec. 8, 1927 in Germany, Weinheim. More...