June 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Downtown road work: 'temporary inconvenience'

Traffic disruptions on Emporium's main throroughfare brought to mind the old PennDOT slogan: "Temporary Inconvenience; Permanent Improvement." State and local contracts with Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. More...

Art Fest June 29-30

Cameron County Arts presents its fifth annual Art Fest in downtown Emporium over the June 29-30 weekend. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Innocent people are dead in a mall today and I'm learning that from a motel room, miles from the office. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Sunday is Father's Day, when daughters and sons around the world show appreciation to their dads. Like many of you, I have fond memories of my father. I've tried to be as good to my sons as he was to me. More...

Drivers Needed For Cancer Patients

To the editor: More than 70,000 Pennsylvania residents will learn that they have cancer this year. For many, getting the treatment they need may be a problem. More...

Sports

A timeless tale of Aschimenahoe

Long ago, in a land named Aschinemahone, a youth on the eve of adulthood set out alone to obtain some meat for his family. His father had taught him much about the ways of nature. More...

Raiders fall in 'final four'

The dust had barely settled from Cameron County's historic high school baseball season Monday night when many fans began looking ahead to next year. More...

Alle-Catts passing every test

Emporium's Alle-Catt baseball team finally found itself in a challenging game Sunday when the Warren Generals came to town. A solid pitching performance by Ryan Bresslin was the key in Emporium's 6-3 win. More...

Obituaries

Sierra Berry

Sierra Jade Berry, infant daughter of Dale and Alicia Pearsall Berry Jr., Emporium, died at birth Tuesday (June 12, 2007) at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. More...

Charles McVay

Charles "Marley" McVay, 84, of Bradford, died Saturday (June 9, 2007) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. Born in Bradford Nov. 19, 1922, he was a son of the late Charles B. and Mae Marley McVay. On April 27, 1957, in St. More...

Margaret Summers

Margaret (Peg) Summers, 57, died Monday (June 4, 2007) in Houston, Tex. She was born in St. Marys on Feb. 17, 1950, a daughter of the late Francis Bernard and Frances Elvira Mix. On Feb. 23, 1974 , she married James Summers. More...

Photos

Weather prognosticators are predicting that the summer of 2007 in the United States will be hotter than that of 2006, the hottest summer since the famous "Dust Bowl" of the 1930s. More...

Wagon Train starts rolling through this weekend

Dozens of horse-drawn covered wagons will pull into Cameron County on Saturday to begin a weeklong visit to the region. More...

Carnival Coming!

An Emporium tradition, the Old Home Week carnival, returns for a weeklong run on Monday. Bartlebaugh Amusements will be set up on Broad Street through next Saturday. Advance-sale tickets for the rides are available for reduced prices -- $5. More...

News

Summer Reading Club set to begin

Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library in Emporium register students for its Summer Reading Club June 25-30. The club is open to students from kindergarten through grade six. More...

Photo

Pastor Jim Eastman, right, and George Lewis were putting the finishing touches on the eve work at the First Presbyterian Church in Emporium earlier this week, capping them with soffit and fascia. More...

Church plans community supper

Keating Summit United Methodist Church will host its next community supper on Wednesday (June 20), from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. The church is located on Rt. 607, near the Rt. 155 intersection. More...

Outdoors

Posse forming: target is moving a mile a minute

A posse is being assembled to ride out and shoot down Public Enemy Number One in Potter and Cameron counties. The target: "mile-a-minute" weed. More...

Elk calf adventure makes for unforgettable field day

Students from the Helping Hands for Habitat organization had an incredible field day. About 30 of them visited the Elk Homestead property in Benezette. More...

Youth programs at Sizerville

Environmental Education Specialist Kate Radock at Sizerville State Park reports that there are many opportunities for young people to learn about nature, conservation and enjoyment of the outdoors this summer. More...