July 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Park officials expect go ahead to restore Lyman Lake soon

Members of the Potter County Visitors Assn. (PCVA) held their annual meeting at Lyman Run State Park, a facility that's critical to their mission of boosting the tourist industry in the coming years. More...

Emporium lawyers vie for DA spot

Two long-time Emporium lawyers are squaring off for a four-year term as Cameron County District Attorney. More...

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A helper for Bwana Jim's Moulton's Wildlife Show from Sharon Center felt totally at ease with this boa constrictor around her neck during the annual Shinglehouse Community Festival. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Over the Independence Day holiday, we put up a patriotic display at the entrance of our home. I have decided to let it stand as not only a tribute to our nation, but also a salute to the troops who are serving us. More...

Potter County News

Tranquility is marketable

Whenever I make my way up north, I always purchase an Endeavor News. This time, the the article titled, "Potter County Businesses Cry Help!" (June 30) caught my attention. More...

Day care comes to Emporium

To the editor: In the past, the lack of child care options in Cameron County may have forced some parents to make any kind of arrangement they can, regardless of convenience, quality, cost, and other factors. More...

Paying for quality child care

To the editor: Families often struggle to find any type of child care, much less high-quality care where children experience many early learning opportunities. More...

Outdoors

The skinny on shedding

While out walking last month I spied what at first appeared to be a rattlesnake lying in a grassy area alongside a field. Upon closer inspection, I found that it was not actually the snake, but its shed skin. More...

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There's no guarantee of seeing live animals at Pennsylvania's most popular elkviewing area, on Winslow Hill near the village of Benezette in Elk County, but this specimen isn't going anywhere. More...

Bucktail Path shows nature's wonders

Northcentral Pennsylvania is blessed with hundreds of thousands of acres of public lands. A small portion of this remote forest land has been blazed with designated hiking trails. More...

Obituaries

Jennie Grovanz

Jennie M. Grovanz, 85, Rich Valley Road., Emporium died Friday, (July 6, 2007) at Hamot Medical Center, Erie. She was born April 18, 1922 in Weedville, a daughter of Vito and Marietta Castiglione Bonanno. On Aug. 21, 1948 in St. More...

Stella Zito

Stella M. Zito, 79, of Emporium died Tuesday (July 3, 2007) at her residence. She was born May 30, 1928 in Emporium, a daughter of the late Anthony and Amilia Nicolo Zito. Miss Zito was a 1946 graduate of Emporium High School. More...

Ann Kornish

Ann B. Kornish, 89, of Emporium died Saturday (June 30, 2007) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. She was born Sept. 11, 1917 in Renovo, a daughter of Ralph and Florence Long Peters. She was married to Elmer Kornish. Mrs. More...

RELATED-

New developments: Rigases seek new trial

A central witness in the 2004 criminal trial of John Rigas and his son, Timothy, is now the focal point of their last-ditch effort to avoid lengthy prison terms that could begin as soon as next month. More...

New Emporium DMP operating next month

The former Stoltz Motors building on the Sizerville Road near Emporium will soon be teeming with activity once again, creating 16 jobs initially with more likely to follow. More...

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Teenager Nikki Rohrbaugh of York County sends former Coudersport resident Keith Weinhold into the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum pond during birling competition at the 33rd annual Bark Peelers Convention. More...

News

Church service July 22 at Dam

Special music in a special setting will be part of the "Praising God at the Dam" service, being held at 11:00 Sunday morning, July 22, at the Austin Dam Memorial Park. It's sponsored by the Austin United Methodist Church. More...

10 bands signed on for battle

Anticipation is building for this year's "Battle of the Bands," which is set for Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Cameron County Fairgrounds. At least 10 bands have already registered. Proceeds will benefit the Cameron County Skate Park Fund. More...

Numbers in the news

Sheetz Inc. opened a long anticipated location in St. Marys last Thursday. The 4,700-square-foot business at 117 S. Michael Street is store number 337 for the chain. More...

Community Life

Dr. McKimm's office moves

Dr. Scott McKimm has relocated his growing medical practice in Cameron County to the Emporium Health Center, operated by Charles Cole Memorial Hospital on Sizerville Road. Dr. More...

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Management of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital held an ice cream social for employees to celebrate the hospital's high patient satisfaction scores. More...

THANK YOU

Antique Seekers of Cameron County thanks everyone who supported our Antique Show during Cameron County Art Fest. We hope you enjoyed the visit back in time as much as we enjoyed collecting and displaying our antiques and collectibles. More...

Sports

Swim team in 13th season

Competitive swimming has returned for a 13th summer at the Coudersport Community Pool. More...

P-M falls to Roosevelt Trail

Hopes of a Pa. District 15 Little League Baseball championship were dashed for the Potter-McKean 12-year-olds Wednesday in a tough 7-4 loss to Roosevelt Trail. P-M finished as the fourth-place team from District 15. More...

Softball all-stars continue success

Potter-McKean is rolling in the Little League Softball playoffs for 9- and 10-year-olds, hoping to earn a berth in the state finals later this month. More...