February 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

South Park new site for skate park?

More than a dozen people turned out at the Memorial Hall in Emporium last Saturday to pledge their support for a skate park. A fundraising campaign is now underway. More...

Cameron partners with Elk

Cameron County continues a partnership with neighboring Elk County that allows Cameron to save a considerable sum of money for prison and emergency dispatch services. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

I was talking with a friend recently who was packing his bags for a trip to Key West. He had no choice. His brother was getting married on the beach. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Winter has its long, cold fingers wrapped around our necks and she does not want to let go. The wind whistles down the valley and the only sign of the wildlife is an occasional track in the snow. More...

Wind Plant Foes Mislead Public

To the editor:

I attended the recent meeting held at the Potter County Courthouse concerning the wind farm proposed for our area. As I sat through the slide show, video, model demonstration, and comments, I couldn't help but be disgusted. More...

Community Life

New books added at library

Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library in Emporium announces recent additions to its shelves: The Seventy Great Journeys in History features adventurous stories of explorers Francis Drake, Lewis & Clark, Amelia Earhart and Neil Armstrong. More...

Hannah Uber and Kaelee Bresslin show off the groundhog puppet they made during playgroup at the Family Center. More...

Games at The Pub to benefit Nelsons

A series of events are lined up at an Emporium tavern on Saturday to help a local family. It begins with a "triathlon" of inside games at The Pub on East Allegheny Avenue and continues with a benefit dance. More...

Outdoors

Turkey-hunting study in second year

Year two of a four-year turkey-hunting study is underway in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. More...

If you love the outdoors and you don't feed birds, you really should. Not only will it provide you with constant entertainment, it'll also potentially save a lot of little lives. More...

Canoe races scheduled April 7

Cameron County's Canoe & Kayak Classic has been scheduled for Saturday, April 7. Past events have drawn racers from several states. More...

Obituaries

Margaret McKee

Margaret A. McKee, 77, of Eldred, died Sunday (Feb. 11, 2007) at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Born June 5, 1929, in Emporium, she was a daughter of Cecil and Lillian Gallup Marsh, who preceded her in death. More...

Robert Stuckey

Robert M. Stuckey, 72, of Bradford, formerly of Port Allegany, died Thursday (Feb. 8, 2007). Born Dec. 6, 1934, in Austin, he was a son of Howard C. and Lena Olhar Stuckey. Mr. More...

Adelphia Saga: it's over; now what?

While local leaders scrambled to attract new employers, the new week brought closure for 90-plus workers clinging to jobs with the Adelphia Communications Corp. estate. More...

CCSD board takes new angle on principal job

Members of the Cameron County Area School Board will not be hiring a new elementary school principal, despite the presence of at least four certified principal candidates, all women, on the current faculty. More...

A Coudersport man is facing drunken driving charges, as a result this crash near the village of Roulette early Tuesday morning. John G. Ensworth, 26, lost control of his Chevy Blazer while eastbound on Rt. More...

News

Fire department plea

Emporium Volunteer Fire Dept. has asked anyone who has borrowed home care equipment, such as beds, wheel chairs or walkers, to return the items to the department. More...

Endeavor's Nifty News Numbers

3/11 Remember Y2K? There's a similar situation on the horizon that makes March 11 an important date to computer users. More...

Parade of Stars set for tonight

Performers are lined up for Saturday night's annual "Parade of Stars," an entertainment event that showcases local talent while raising funds for the Cameron County Fair Assn. Scholarship Fund. More...

Potter County News

Papa Jo's Italian Gardens joins 'restaurant row'

Coudersport is developing a "restaurant row" along Second Street in the middle of the business district. The newest kid on the block is Papa Jo's Italian Gardens, a venture of local restauranteur Joe Bohn and his wife, Kay. More...

Comedian to perform tonight at Legion

A couple of rising stars from the New York comedy clubs will make a rare appearance in Coudersport on Saturday night. More...

Local bank boosts ACS 'Daffodil Days'

Northwest Savings Bank has given $4,000 to be divided equally among the Daffodil Days campaigns for the American Cancer Society in Potter, Cameron, McKean and Elk counties. More...

Sports

It's D9 basketball playoff time!

There's a crowded field in the District 9 high school basketball playoffs, but the field will winnow very quickly next Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Coudersport and Cameron County will enter both their boys' and girls' teams in the playoffs. More...

NTL Boys close out regular season

A make-up game on Friday, Coudersport at Otto-Eldred, wrote the final chapter of the Northern Tier Boys' Basketball League season. The other six teams closed things out on Thursday, including a thriller at Smethport. More...

NTL Girls' season ends today

Northern Tier League play came to a close Thursday night for several of the local girls' basketball teams. Cameron County will be playing its make-up game at Oswayo Valley Saturday at 1:00 p.m. More...