August 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Changing times for Woodsmen's Show

Change was in the air at last weekend's 56th annual Woodsmen's Show, held in the heart of the Susquehannock State Forest in Potter County. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Had a candid conversation with an advertiser and friend earlier this week that fortified my belief that the future (perhaps nearer future than most people in the industry would like to believe) of the newspaper business will be completely dominated More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

It seems like yesterday, but 50 years ago my family and I were at Toul Air Base, France. The Cold War was in full swing and hardly a day went by when there was not some kind of a harassment by the Communists. More...

Potter County News

Auction underway on plush Adelphia building

'Corporate opulence' advertised

What was once a plush $30 million headquarters for one of the world's biggest cable television companies is now being offered to the highest bidder. More...

Taxes overdue on Rigas lots

Release of the Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) annual upset sale list reveals the extent of real estate holdings that are in limbo as a result of the federal government's settlement with the Rigas family. More...

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Three of the members of the Glenn Lucas band performed at Keating Township's community supper, held Wednesday. From left, the band members are Tom Lucas, Norman Lucas and Glenn. More...

Outdoors

Pennsylvania Grand Canyon: worth the effort

Recently I had the opportunity to hike along the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon on the West Rim Trail. I had always heard that due to its scenery, this 30-mile-long trail in Tioga County was worth the effort. Prior to the trip, I did some research. More...

'Doe' licenses left in 2G, 3A

Area hunters still have time to apply

Hunters still have time to buy antlerless deer licenses for Potter and Cameron counties, according to the Pa. Game Commission. The initial rush of applications did not exhaust the license supply in Wildlife Management Areas 2G or 3A. More...

Fined for shooting protected osprey

Potter County man was protecting his fish

A Potter County man who shot an osprey to protect a feefishing business paid a big fine after being cited by the Pa. Game Commission. Glenn A. More...

Obituaries

Nellie Uhl

Nellie G. (LaBorde) Uhl, 94, formerly of Emporium, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in Christ the King Manor, DuBois. Born Dec. 7, 1912 in Sykesville, she was the daughter of Charles and Tursia Toy LaBorde. On Aug. More...

Betty Kinney

Long-time Cross Fork resident Beatrice E. (Betty) Kinney, 87, died Wednesday (Aug. 1, 2007) at Susque-View Home, where she had resided for many years. Mrs. More...

Alvin Van Horn

Alvin P. Van Horn, 32, of Diamond, Ohio, and formerly of Austin, died Friday (Aug. 3, 2007) in Silver Springs, N.Y. Born on April 20, 1975, in Austin, he was the son of Alvin L. and Patricia Anne Lininger Van Horn. More...

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Four-year-old Braden Woods of Turtlepoint relaxed with his pygmy goat while his father greated passersby at the goat and sheep barn of the Potter County Fair in Millport on Saturday. More...

Not dead yet

Consolidation still has life

So, now what? The Cameron County Commissioners are sorting through their options after seeing their plan for a sweeping change in local government shot down last week by municipal officials. More...

Fun right here at home!

Weekend festival will promote Emporium, offer clean, family fun close to home

Whether it's food, music or cars that interest you, during the weekend of August 17 you're sure to find something to do or see during Cameron County's first ever "Weekend in the Wilds. More...

News

News from the Pennsylvania State Police

Drug arrest State police from Denton Hill have charged Travis A. Marsh, 20, and Wendy J. Nicka, 30, both of Coudersport, each with three felony counts of drug possession with intent to sell and three misdemeanor drug possession counts. More...

Guiding land development

Potter County group studying zoning ordinance

A study committee has been named by the Potter County Planning Commission (PCPC) to investigate a zoning ordinance for the county. More...

Long-term drought concerns

Driftwood forced to tap reserve well

Rain that has fallen this week is masking a more long-term problem: drought conditions that could continue to cause crop damage and public inconvenience. More...

Community Life

Training for food handlers

Food handlers in many Pennsylvania businesses must be certified. A workshop that meets the certification requirements is scheduled for next month in Port Allegany. More...

Christian illusionist to perform

Abundant Life Tabernacle in Emporium is hosting Christian illusionist John Andrews on Saturday and Sunday. Andrews has been traveling and performing for over 20 years. He is a member of the International Fellowship of Christian Magicians. More...

Band Boosters meeting reset

Due to scheduling conflicts, the regular monthly meeting of the Cameron County High School Band Boosters has been changed to Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the band room. All band parents are encouraged to attend. More...

Sports

Gamble pays off

New York wins Big 30 game

It would almost be sacrilege to play for a tie in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charities Classic. That was the thinking of the New York coaches Saturday night in Bradford after their team marched 59 yards for a late touchdown that cut Pennsylvania More...

Alle-Catts eliminated

Kane 13, Emporium 8

Defending champion Emporium was knocked out of the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League title race Sunday afternoon on the home diamond. Kane scored a measure of revenge in beating Emporium in a wild game, 13-8. More...

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High school football practice doesn't open until Monday, but several area teams have been participating in the increasingly popular seven-on-seven passing tournaments. More...