February 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community rallying behind 'Big Brother' CJ

A young boy with an infectious smile and a tremendous medical challenge is winning his way into the hearts of people in and around Cameron County. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Mother Nature has been proving again that she can be a nasty lady. The tornadoes in central Florida and the Arctic blast that grips our region are just the latest examples. More...

What is 'My Side?'

My Side is our community forum. Either by invitation or on their own initiative, people with information to share, strong opinions on public issues, or tales to tell, author essays for public review. It's a column for you, the reader. More...

In an era of bigger is better, Pennsylvania's smallest public school remains strongly rooted as the center of the community. Austin Area School serves a student population of 250, from prekindergarteners to seniors, in one building. More...

Potter County News

Morley, Heimel first to make bid for commission seat official

Two candidates are in, a third is set to announce, and several more are likely to join in as the race for three seats on the Potter County Board of Commissioners kicks off next week. More...

Heimel: focus on 'three fundamental principals

Heimel said he's basing his campaign on three fundamental principles: fiscal responsibility; effective advocacy for Potter County with regional, state and federal agencies; and improved communications. More...

Morley: leadership, clear vision needed

A lifelong Potter County resident, Morley said he is running "because the county has reached a crucial point in time that will require strong leadership and clear vision. More...

Sports

CHS girls' win streak snapped at 20

Coudersport's win streak in girls' basketball was snapped at 20 Wednesday night, as the Falcons traveled to Bradford for a playoff-caliber tune-up against a strong Owls team. More...

Area wrestlers looking ahead to D9

High school wrestlers at Cameron County and Coudersport are winding down the regular season, with many of them preparing for the PIAA District 9 Championships Feb. 23-24 at Clarion University's Waldo Tippin Gymnasium. More...

Coudy boys clinch NTL title

Coudersport clinched the Northern Tier Boys' Basketball League championship Thursday night with an impressive 78-35 win at Northern Potter. More...

Meeting sheds light on wind plant's enormity

A model turbine on display during a public meeting about the industrial wind complex proposed for northern Potter County demonstrated the enormity of the project. More...

Hope for TW employees

Monday's tearful farewell for more than 500 Time Warner Cable workers who were cut loose was soon replaced with some rays of hope, as potential employers look over that company's vacated facilities in Coudersport. More...

News

Financial Management Classes Set

Penn State Cooperative Extension is holding a series of family financial management workshops, entitled "Investing for Your Future," in St. Marys. The six-week workshop series includes a workbook. More...

Cameron County Emergency Medical Services sponsored an intense trauma class for 20 emergency responders from Emporium, Sinnemahoning, Bradford, St. Marys and Johnsonburg. Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 44. More...

Distribute our goods from Potter County?… Naturally!

L arry and Diana Hinrichsen were sunbathing in a remote section of the Delaware Water Gap, minding their own business, when someone rudely intruded on their solitude. That was all it took. More...

Community Life

CCHS releases honor roll

Cameron County Area High School has announced its honor roll for the second marking period of the 2006-07 school year. High Honors Grade 7- Blake Burfield, Marina Keiter, Shelby Umbenhauer, Tylar Younkin and Kayla Zoschg. More...

Fair Association to meet Feb. 19

Cameron County Fair Association will hold its next meeting at 7:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Memorial Hall. More...

Couchman graduates from Millersville

Jeanne Couchman, daughter of Kevin and Nancy Couchman, was awarded a bachelor of arts degree from Millersville University. She majored in art with a concentration in graphic design and a minor in graphic communication technology. More...

Outdoors

Local bear kill numbers decline after record '05

Final Pa. Game Commission figures released last week confirmed a smaller bear kill in Cameron and Potter counties than reported in 2005. Hunters took 70 bruins in Cameron County last year, way down from the 172 mark in 2005. More...

These two bulls were locking horns last weekend near Benezette when our photographer friend from Elk County, Peggy Coppollo, snapped this great shot. Want to get to know Peggy better? Visit her website at peopleneedthelord.com. More...

Guilty pleas in elk-killing case

Two Emporium men charged with illegally killing an elk last November entered guilty pleas before District Judge Al Brown. Douglas M. Petty, 19, and Eric Reed, 20, decided not to contest the Commonwealth's case against them. More...

Obituaries

Lucy Ann Yahnite

Lucy Ann Yahnite, 86, of Somers Point, N. J., formerly of Emporium, died Monday (Feb. 5, 2007) at Meadowview Nursing Home. She was born March 9, 1920 in Driftwood, a daughter of the late John and Mary Farrell Riley. On Jan. More...

Donna Adair

Donna M. Adair, 74, of Mt. Jewett, died Saturday (Feb. 3, 2007). Born Aug. 7, 1932, in Mt. Jewett, she was a daughter of Arthur and Evelyn Lantz Wallin. On April 17, 1954, at Nebo Chapel in Mt. Jewett, she married Donald Adair. Mrs. More...

Frederick Palmer

Frederick P. Palmer, 71, of Ford Road, died Tuesday (Jan. 30, 2007), at the Elk Regional Health Center. He was born Oct. 25, 1935, in Emporium, son of Richard E. and Martha Knight Palmer. More...