June 2, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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From U.S. Navy veteran David Hauber (upper left) to former POW Mike Lajcsak (bottom right, middle), many military veterans turned out for the Memorial Day parade, under sunny skies in Coudersport. More...

Emporium man dies in car crash

An Emporium man died of injuries suffered in a one-car crash early Friday morning on Rich Valley Road in Shippen Township. Police identified the victim as 39-year-old Russell A. (Rusty) Barnhart of Bobbys Run Road. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

When the garbage truck came by the other day, it was accompanied by a dump truck. This second truck was added to pick up the extra trash generated by the Memorial Day weekend. More...

Cameron County's history recalled

(Mike Wennin is a board member for the Cameron County Historical Society. He's also executive director of the Pa. Lumber Heritage Region). More...

We've got mail!

Too Many Deer To the editor: Here we go again - politicians sticking their uninformed noses into the scientific management of the deer herd. Your "My Side" by Rep. More...

Outdoors

Hatches: trout bounty

Insect hatches on the Driftwood Branch have been nothing short of phenomenal. More...

Denton Bike festival: a keeper!

The first Denton Family Bike Fest was a success by all accounts, virtually assuring that it will become a Memorial Day weekend tradition in central Potter County. More...

'Bullseye Blasters' perfect shooting skills

Another successful marksmanship season came to a close last week with an awards banquet for the Bullseye Blasters 4-H Club. More...

Obituaries

Donald W. Wigfield

Funeral services for Donald W. "Wig" Wigfield, 62, who died Wednesday (May 30, 2007) at Elk Regional Health Center, following a long illness, will be held today (Saturday) at 11 a.m. in the Down County Baptist Church in Drifwood. More...

Thomas Kossman II

Thomas F. Kossman II, 33, of Rich Valley Road, Emporium, died Thursday (May 24, 2007). He was born June 14, 1973, in Renovo, a son of Thomas F. and Sandra Guisto Kossman I. Mr. Kossman was a 1992 graduate of Cameron County Area High School. More...

Russell Barnhart

Russell "Rusty" Barnhart, 38, of Bobbys Run Road, Emporium, died Sunday (May 27, 2007) at Altoona Hospital. He was born July 6, 1968 in St. Marys, a son of Charles "Red" and Shirley Geelen Barnhart. On Aug. More...

God's Country marathon reborn

There was a time when organizers of the God's Country Marathon feared for its future. Not any more! More...

Tent caterpillars annoying area residents

No. Those furry little caterpillars you see crawling all over the place are not going to grow up to be gypsy moths, the pest caterpillar that most people are familiar with. More...

Wagon train rolling in June 16

Cameron County will host a visit from an old-fashioned wagon train for several days beginning on June 16. More...

News

ATV, motorcycle crashes investigated

Two New Jersey motorcyclists were injured when their bike crashed on a curve in southern Potter County Sunday afternoon. State police from Denton Hill said Victor S. Cappellini, 64, of Northvale was driving his 2001 Harley on Rt. More...

ABATE names winners

Endless Mountains Chapter 34 of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education congratulates the winners of its recent raffle: Deb Gabor $100, Lois Clinger $50 and Randy Guise $25. More...

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Northern Tier Community Action Corporation's Family Center in Emporium gave local families the chance to enjoy an evening out while promoting literacy. More...

Community Life

Class of 1962 addresses needed for reunion

Emporium High School Class of 1962 is holding its 45th reunion this year. Anyone who knows the address of any of the following class members is asked to call Inez Jordan at 486-0600 after 6:00 p.m. or email her at charlesandinez@zitomedia. More...

AMEIA event Saturday

The Allegheny Mountain Engine & Implement Association will have a gas up and meeting Sunday, June 3, starting about 10 a.m. at the grounds, 4783 Route 155, Port Allegany. More...

Baby boy born to Streichs

Matthew and Mary Streich of Emporium are parents of a son born May 20, 2007, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Named Nicholas Matthew Streich, he weighed seven pounds, 7.5 ounces and joins a sister, Alexandria Streich, who is 13. More...

Sports

Raiders in Pennsylvania's 'Sweet 16'

Cameron County was denied another PIAA District 9 high school baseball championship, but the Red Raiders (15-4) are very much alive in the state playoffs. More...

Home game for Alle-Catts

Emporium's Alle-Catt baseball team had already shown the Olean Royals plenty of thunder and lightning by the time Saturday's game was called, as Mother Nature added her own dose. More...

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Coudersport freshman Emily Giannotti smashed her own school record in the 3200-meter run at a most opportune time. More...