March 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Cole Memorial Hospital attacking nation's top killer diseases

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has expanded its delivery of services for patients suffering from the nation's two most serious health problems: cancer and heart disease. More...

Viewpoints

A Younger Voice

Why is it that the young people of today don't seem to care how they write or speak? I cringe when I hear some of the improper English that's commonly spoken by most people my age- and many people older than me! More...

Enrichment team busy

To the editor: Cameron County enrichment students have been busy attending one competition after another. Last week, the school was represented at the Model United Nations competition at St. More...

CCHS grads 'run for hope'

To the editor: Two Cameron County High School graduates, Megan Zoschg and Lisa Gillette, have combined forces to form a team to run in the May 6 "Race for Hope" in Washington, D.C.. More...

Community Life

Father Paul Siebert (right) brought his friends to town for a coffeehouse-style performance, held as a fund-raiser for Cameron County Arts and the Emergency Fund of the Cameron County Ministerial Association. More...

Continuing education opportunities

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will offer accredited college classes at the Potter County Education Council (PCEC). More...

Benefit dinner planned

There will be a benefit dinner for C.J. Lehman, the Cameron County two-year-old who is a cancer patient, at the Emporium Moose Lodge on Saturday, March 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. More...

Sports

Trip to Pirates game set for June 3

Austin Communities That Cares will sponsor a bus trip to Pittsburgh's PNC Park on Sunday, June 3, to see a major league baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Game time is 1:35 p.m. More...

Clingan no-hitter kicks off season

So what can they do for an encore? Fans of the Cameron County High School baseball team found out quickly that the defending PIAA District 9 champions are eager to pick up where they left off. More...

Foster, McLeod crack 700 mark

set for Just Throw It. Bob Foster and Jim McLeod had a steady hand as he splled Vermillion also topped the each cracked the 700 barrier a 664. More...

Train operator facing charges

Almost nine months after the Norfolk Southern train crash near the juncture of Cameron, McKean and Potter counties, officials this week brought criminal charges against a man who was operating the engine. More...

Canoe & Kayak Classic next week

Upwards of 100 competitors are expected for the Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic. The 11-mile race takes place Saturday, April 7, on the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek, starting at noon. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

It's not safe to say that we won't see any more snow this season, but I hope we don't. It was late in coming, so it may also be late in leaving. More...

News

News numbers

410 Remember -- the price of a first class postage stamp increases to 41 cents, effective May 14. New stamps will go on sale April 12. More...

Area news briefs

Rt. 219 options mulled RIDGWAY -- Transportation leaders are still trying to decide how best to permanently divert truck traffic around downtown Ridgway. PENNDOT officials addressed a variety of alternatives for the U.S. 219 bypass last week. More...

Emporium Rotary members toured the addition to Guy and Mary Felt Manor this week. Plans for the new assisted living wing date back to 2003, when the Coppersmith property and, later, the Hall property were acquired. More...

Outdoors

Invasive weeds on First Fork

Potter and Cameron counties are being attacked by an invader with a most descriptive name: "mile-a-minute weed." A response plan is being formulated and volunteers may soon be needed. More...

Hikes planned as club marks 40th year

Susquehannock Trail Club continues the celebration of its 40th birthday with a series of weekend hikes on the 85- mile Susquehannock Trail System. More...

The growing "Dark Sky Program" at Cherry Springs State Park was recently recognized for excellence by the Pa. Recreation and Parks Society. More...

Obituaries

Ernest Thomas

Ernest B. Thomas, 81, formerly of Coudersport and Palmyra, died Sunday (March 25, 2007) in the Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport. Born Sept. 30, 1925, in Burnham, he was the son of Henry and Nellie Warner Thomas. More...

Robert Jordan

Robert Orren Jordan, 86, of Smethport, died Friday (March 23, 2007) in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport. He was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Mason Hill, a son of Ruben E. and Ellen E. Hicks Jordan.. He married Katherine Mary Cole on Nov. 5, 1949. Mr. More...

Joseph Williams

Joseph M. Williams, 67, of Big Flats, N.Y., died Friday (March 16, 2007) at Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Born in Emporium in 1939, he was the son of Richard (Red) Williams and Violet Sweeney Williams, who preceded him in death. More...