June 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Teacher impasse at Coudersport; CCHS settles

Teachers in the Coudersport Area School District will complete an entire school year of working without a contract, as the impasse between their union and the school's board of directors continues. More...

Final Four!

CCHS on doorstep of state championship

Cameron County's high school baseball team faces a familiar foe at a familiar site on Monday -- and the stakes have never been higher. A win against Johnsonburg at St. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

This week I was recipient of some free tickets to a Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game. PNC Park is a great place to watch a game. We sat behind home plate and the view was outstanding. More...

Strategic Planning: What Next?

(David Acker this week left his position as chief executive officer at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. He starts work next week in a similar capacity at a hospital in Potsdam, N.Y. More...

We've got mail!

Local taxation in Pennsylvania still needs to be addressed. Pennsylvania has 55 freshman legislators. This is a great opportunity to advance new ideas to meet the longstanding challenge of property tax reform. More...

Community Life

Twins

Twins were born Tuesday (May 29, 2007) to Luke Hostetlar and Courtney Danner of Emporium. The little boy, who was named Kaden Allen Hostetlar, weighed six pounds, four ounces. More...

Cameron, Potter 'Relays' nearing

Cameron and Potter counties will each hold its annual "Relay for Life" fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS) next Friday and Saturday. More...

Blood drive Thursday: need critical

American Red Cross volunteers are putting out a special call for donors during the next blood drive, which will be held in Emporium on Thursday, June 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the VFW Club, 427 E. Third St. More...

Sports

6-1 Alle-Catts home for two this weekend

Area baseball fans have two chances to see the hard-hitting Emporium team in action on its home field this weekend for a pair of Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League games. More...

Solveson impressive at Somerset

Emporium's contribution to professional baseball is having another impressive season for the Somerset Patriots, increasing the chances that a major league organization could come calling any day now. More...

Sasala receives Northern Tier Scholarship

Austin Area School senior Katie Sasala was recipient of the annual Northern Tier Athletic League Scholarship. This cash award goes to a college-bound student with strong academic credentials and athletic participation. More...

Open state land to wind turbines?

Wind-energy companies continue to zero-in on Potter and Cameron counties as possible sites for their massive turbines. More...

Marathon

Coudersport Postmaster Steve Sevinsky (upper right) pulled away from his younger brother Greg during Saturday's God's Country Marathon. Champion Thomas Banchy (left) fought off exhaustion down the stretch. More...

Local girls vie for Laurel Queen

One of the largest parades in Pennsylvania will highlight the State Laurel Festival, which runs from June 9 to June 17 in Wellsboro. More...

Consolidation meeting Thursday

As expected, the Cameron County consolidation issue is heating up in the wake of the May 15 primary election. More...

News

Charity motorcycle ride July 21

Friends of Make-A-Wish in Cameron and Potter counties will team with a local motorcycle group for a July 21 event to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More...

Music Boosters plan meeting

Next meeting of the Cameron County High School Music Boosters will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday in the high school band room. Members and anyone else interested in the high school music program are welcome. More...

Area news briefs

Fatal motorcycle crash KANE - A McKean County man was killed in a motorcycle accident early Saturday afternoon on Rt. 321, just north of Kane. More...

Potter County News

'Creation' music festival eyeing Potter County

There's a move afoot to establish Potter County as a potential site for "Creation," the nation's largest Christian music festival. More...

Outdoors

The dark side: night fishing

Ever since I was a youth, I've been fascinated with night fishing. Large trout have a tendency to feed at night. This is especially the case when water temperatures climb up into the mid-70 degree range. More...

Weekend park programs

The following environmental education programs will be held this weekend at Sizerville State Park. Friday, June 8 8:00 PM Pennsylvania Bats- Join us for a night with our native Pennsylvanian bats. More...

PGC: hunters must report gobbler harvest

Pennsylvania Game Commission Bureau of Wildlife Management Director Calvin W. DuBrock reminds successful spring gobbler hunters that they must submit their harvest report card, as required by law. More...

Obituaries

Thora Dill

Thora E. Dill, 85, of Sterling Run, died Friday (June 1, 2007) in Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys. Born July 10, 1921 in Costello, she was the daughter of Henry and Della Gratton Wheeler. On July 10, 1947 in Sterling Run, she married Robert L. More...

Robert Cooley

Robert M. Cooley, 87, of Bradford, formerly of Emporium, died Saturday (June 2, 2007) at Bradford Ecumenical Home. Born Sept. 21, 1919, he was the son of the late Paul F. and Bessie (Marsh) Cooley. On Feb. More...

Catherine Cunningham

Catherine E. Cunningham, 85, died Friday (June 1, 2007) at Pinecrest Manor after a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Emporium, a daughter of Anton and Mary Swasnick Schager. On July 14, 1945, in St. More...