January 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday morning marked the completion of the new Hercules Hollow bridge in Shippen Township. The new bridge carries traffic along Township Rt. 345, just off Pa. Rt. 120, over West Creek. More...

New eligibility guidelines in heat assistance program

With frigid temperatures forecast for the next several days and two solid months of winter ahead, local coordinators are urging residents to use the state's heating assistance program. More...

Two face charges for illegally shooting elk

An anonymous tip that led investigators to quickly solve an elk-poaching case last November has finally resulted in criminal charges being filed against two Emporium men. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

It's later than I thought it was and so quiet that the seconds that tick from the clock on the wall are like falling boulders. It is this environment that provides the spark for my imagination. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

On Tuesday night, much of America tuned in to the State of the Union address. Although I am not a big fan of President Bush, I would not have wanted to be in his shoes that night. More...

Discouraged with PennDOT To the editor: We all knew Cameron County roads were the best roads in the area up until a couple of years ago. More...

Outdoors

Game agency extends Sept. Elk Hunt

Pa. Game Commission members will wait until April to decide how many antlerless deer licenses and elk-hunting licenses to sell this year. More...

Pheasant stocking cut in half

The Pa. Game Commission has cut its pheasant-stocking program in half, from 200,000 birds to 100,000, and is inviting sportsmen's clubs, 4-H chapters and other groups to help fill the gap. More...

Outdoor Show in Bradford

Bradford Mall will once again be the setting for the annual Kinzua Outdoor and Travel Show, set for February 23 through 24. More...

Obituaries

Laura McCloskey

Laura B. McCloskey, 77, of Castanea, died Sunday (Jan. 14, 2007) in the Lock Haven Hospital. Mrs. McCloskey was born March 31, 1929 in Emporium, the daughter of Richard and Mary Sunseri Baldo. On May 21, 1955 in St. More...

Betty Ramsey

Betty F. Ramsey, 60, of Emporium, died Saturday (Jan. 20, 2007) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. She was born July 5, 1946 in Buena Vista, Va., a daughter of Cornelius and Oddessa Sanderson Beverly. More...

Betty Brown

Betty L. Brown, 88, of Emporium, died on Friday (Jan. 19, 2007) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. She was born Oct. 28, 1918 in Greenland, Pa. a daughter of Wilson and Katie Faust Embody. In 1956 in Rahns, she married Gilbert C. More...

Home Rule issue pushed off until Nov.

A second public meeting will be scheduled in the coming weeks to share more details on the proposal to dissolve the current county, borough and township governments and make Cameron County one large governmental unit. More...

Quality of life at stake in wind plant debate

The next meeting of the citizens' group that has formed to combat the location of 79 massive turbines in northern Potter County will make its strongest case yet against the proposed industrial wind plant. More...

The weather's here; Snowdeo' set to go

Winter outdoor sports enthusiasts are finally getting what they've been waiting for. More...

An Emporium woman suffered minor injuries late Friday afternoon when she lost control of her Geo Tracker on Rt. 120, west of Emporium. State police said Michele L. More...

News

'Burning' question still unanswered:

What killed Doctor Bentley?

A quasi-scientific organization studying the strange death of Coudersport's Dr. J. Irving Bentley more than 40 years ago was unable to solve the mystery. Although Dr. More...

Neat numbers in the news

7.5 Pa. More...

Pa. State Police from Emporium investigated a onevehicle crash occurring Saturday morning on Old Portage Road. The Chevy Blazer was southbound at about 9:45 when it slid off the side of the road and struck a utility pole. More...

Community Life

Graduates

Two Emporium residents have graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, an affiliate of Penn State University. John Paul Glosek earned a degree in automotive technology management. Jennifer M. More...

Will share historic files

An Emporium man will showcase his Cameron County photo albums and archival newspaper clippings at the next Cameron County Genealogy Club meeting. Glenn Gutsgell will be on hand to talk about his collection at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. More...

Plan July 14 Wedding

Mitch and Laura DeLong of Shinglehouse are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany M. DeLong, to Jeremy D. Perkins, son of Mark and Tamara Perkins. A July 14, 2007, wedding is planned. More...

Sports

They're gunning for us'

"We know that everybody's gunning for us," said Coudersport coach Brian Green, after his Falcons rode tenacious defense to a 50-19 Northern Tier Girls' Basketball League win over visiting Smethport Thursday night. More...

Cowburn (23-0) leading CHS wrestlers

Coudersport wrestling fans have another chance to see undefeated freshman Dirk Cowburn and his teammates in action Tuesday night, when St. Marys Public comes to town. Junior high bouts start at 6:00, with the varsity match to follow. More...

Members of the 2006 Cameron County Sr. Little League All-Star Team were honored by Emporium Rotary Club at this week's meeting. More...