July 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

GOOD TURNOUT FOR DAM SHOW '07

Cinnaman and her bird Emma added to the Dam Show flavor. More...

Still no contract for Coudersport teachers

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

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Potter-McKean's 9-and-10-year-old girls' Little League softball team defeated Northeast Bradford County to win the district title Wednesday. For more, see the sports section. More...

Viewpoints

'It's our right'

To the editor: Whether you are for or against the consolidation of Cameron County, it is unacceptable for an elected official to vote against allowing the referendum to appear on the November ballot. More...

Residents have right to vote

To the editor: One of the questions concerning the consolidation effort has been, "How will this help the residents in the entire county by having a single government working out of the courthouse?" First, it unites our thinking and concern for More...

Better to wait

To the editor: The elected township and borough officials of Cameron County have been asked by the county commissions to pass an ordinance authorizing a referendum on the consolidation of all of Cameron County's municipalities and the adoption of More...

Community Life

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Jill Perry and Margaret Harris were among 18 Emporium Garden Club members who created their own terrariums at Sizerville State Park. More...

Cameron County Fair nearing

Cameron County Fair Association has announced the schedule for this year's fair. Vesper services will be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, at 7:00 p.m. Love Gospel Singing, along with Randy Simpson and the trio About Him, will sing and share their faith. More...

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Gabby DeLo practices the fine art of face-painting on Tanisha Soloman during a recent Summer Art Camp at Olga's Living with Art in Coudersport. More...

Sports

Girls' basketball camp planned

A two-day camp for girls' basketball players entering grades five through eight will be held next week in DuBois, under the direction of Cameron County's Pat Lewis. Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday and Thursday at the YMCA. More...

Dirk Cowburn wins national championship

Coudersport wrestler Dirk Cowburn polished off a brutal 18-match endurance test to win a national championship in one division and finish as a national runner-up in another. More...

Potter-McKean girls are Dist. 15 champs!

A group of 9- and 10-yearold softball players from several Potter and McKean County communities are continuing an odyssey that began almost a month ago when the Little League playoffs opened across the state. Potter-McKean nailed down the Pa. More...

Some question Grylls' claims

What really happened miles above the earth? Skeptics have jumped all over Bear Grylls' claims that he became the first person to soar over Mount Everest with a paraglider. At 29,035 feet high, Mt. More...

Dead on arrival?

Barring any change of heart among a handful of elected officials, the plan to revolutionize local government in Cameron County is heading for defeat without the voters having their say. More...

Snowmobiles on water

One of the most bizarre outdoor adventure sports ever held in Potter County brought out a big crowd Saturday at the former Othmer Pond in Coudersport. More...

Championships underway!

Teenaged baseball players from across the state are in Emporium for the annual Pa. State Senior Little League Championship Tournament. The top eight teams that have emerged from district playoffs are fighting it out for the state title. More...

News

Dam Show 'arrives'

Turnout for the weekend's fifth annual Dam Show, a music festival at the Austin Dam Memorial Park in Potter County, had its organizers beaming. More...

Teacher positions filled

Students in the Cameron County Area School District will be greeted by a new music teacher and a new English teacher when they return to classes in late August. C. More...

Tryin' to keep 'em Down On The Farm

Potter County agriculture was in the spotlight last week as a farmers' group held its 21st annual "Progress through Communications" tour. More...

Outdoors

Even more 'doe' liences being sold this year

Deer hunters shouldn't have any trouble getting one, or perhaps as many as three, "doe" licenses this year for hunting in Cameron and Potter counties. More...

'Hunting over bait' debate

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials have spoken out against House Bill 251, which would loosen the restrictions on using bait as a hunting tactic in the state. HB 251 would prohibit hunting within 150 yards of any feeder. More...

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When the slightest movement is detected near their nest, these two American robin chicks beg for dinner. They are the only survivors of the five that were there just last week. Their mother took up residence on a porch in Austin. More...

Obituaries

Gerald Cooney

Gerald L. Cooney, 73, formerly of Sinnemahoning, died Tuesday (July 24, 2007) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor. He was born Oct. 30, 1933 in Austin, a son of Bernard and Blanche Peters Cooney. On June 24, 1961 in St. More...

Audrey Bailey

Audrey J. Bailey, 75, of Emporium, died Monday (July 23, 2007) at Guy and Mary Felt Manor. She was born Feb. 14, 1932 in Emporium, a daughter of the late Kenneth D. and Delilah Smith Housler. More...

A. Edwin Welch

A. Edwin Welch, 94, of Emporium, died Wednesday (July 25, 2007) in the Guy & Mary Felt Manor. Born May 18, 1913 in Lock Haven, he was the son of Paul H. and Ada Swisher Welch. More...