August 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Noah Nace from Dover chows down on a watermelon slice during a fun-filled contest at Coudersport's "Saturday on the Square." Noah's big brother encouraged him to enter the competition, which he proceeded to win. More...

'Stormready

NWS awards Cameron County

When a weather disaster threatens, Cameron County is "StormReady." Bruce Budd from the National Weather Service (NWS) attended the Cameron County Commissioners meeting Monday to announce that the county had met qualifications. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Baseball season is on its last legs and football season is upon us. NASCAR is about over and school is about to start. More...

Potter County News

Genesee River has a friend in Potter County

One of northeastern United States' most important waterways has a friend in Potter County - a whole group of friends. Watching over the Genesee River from the "roof of the East" are members of the Genesee Headwaters Watershed Association (GHWA). More...

Rx discounts in Potter, McKean

Potter and McKean counties have signed on to a national program that will allow all county residents to obtain a 20- percent discount on the cost of most commonly prescribed drugs. More...

Cruise Night at Fezz's planned

Fans of classic cars and '50s culture may want to circle Thursday, Sept. 6, on their calendars. More...

Outdoors

RMEF contributes to elk projects

tats are created through the An injection of more than tracking of 70 radio-collared $150,000 from the Rocky elk. More...

'Doe' licenses still remain in area 3A

Antlerless deer hunting licenses remain for northern Potter and McKean counties, in the Pa. More...

Bucktail Open results

A two-man best ball format was used for Sunday's Bucktail Open Golf Tournament at the Emporium Country Club. First low gross honors went to Tim Parsons and John Rogers. More...

Obituaries

Ephraim Baker

Ephraim I. "Eph" Baker, 92, of Montoursville, died on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007 at his residence. When they talk about the "greatest generation' they are referring to men like Ephraim "Eph" Baker. More...

Ruth Mansfield

Former Potter County Republican Chair and Pure Carbon Company executive Ruth S. Mansfield died Thursday (Aug. 16, 2007) at the Springs Nursing Facility in Pasadena, Fla., at the age of 90. More...

Charles Fickinger

Long-time Coudersport Area High School science teacher and Masonic officer Charles F. Fickinger Jr. died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at his home. He was 78. Born on Oct. 28, 1928 in Ford City, he was the son of Charles F. More...

SOME BAD BRIDGES

PennDOT: 108 local bridges 'structurally deficient'

Although PennDOT inspections have found 81 bridges in Potter County and another 27 in Cameron County to be structurally deficient, officials insist that the bridges are safe -- for now. More...

SCHOOL BELLS SET TO RING

Monday marks the first day for area students

One century ago, Will Cobb and Gus Edwards penned the lyrics, "School days, school days. More...

Clearing confusion

Governor's office chimes in on government consolidation issue

A member of Gov. Ed Rendell's staff came to Cameron County Monday in an effort to help clear up confusion and controversy over the proposal to dismantle the local government system and replace it with a new one. More...

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One of the biggest attractions at Cameron County's "Weekend in the Wilds" was a classic car show. In addition to drawing hundreds of people to town, the show raised about $750 for the American Cancer Society. More...

News

News from the Pennsylvania State Police

Teens apprehended Four Potter County male juveniles are being charged with burglary for an incident occurring Monday night at Kosa's Kountry Market in Ulysses. More...

Financial independence class Monday

Certified Public Accountant Keith Delacour will present a seminar on financial independence on Monday, Aug. 27, in Port Allegany. More...

New development in Rigas saga

Auditor drops claims against the family

Although John Rigas and his son Tim are now in prison, litigation stemming from the fall of Adelphia more than five years ago continues. More...

Community Life

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Members of the Cameron County High School Class of 1977 held their 30-year reunion last weekend. Many of them are shown here from first grade at Woodland Elementary (1965). More...

Bennett reunion held

Descendants of Layton Brooks Bennett and Esther Idella Snyder Bennett gathered for their 14th annual reunion on Aug. 4, at the Cindy and Alan Ramsey estate in Rich Valley. Attendance was 45 people, including 10 guests. More...

Thank You!

The family of Ruby E. Andrews would like to say thank you for the many acts of kindness and sympathy shown to us during the death of our mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Special thanks to Rev. More...

Sports

Storm football underway

Cameron County's youth football program is underway for 2007. The Storm JV team improved to 2-0 on Wednesday with a 39-0 shellacking of the St. Marys Red. More...

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Tailback Kyle Gee is wrapped by a Ridgway player during Saturday's scrimmage at Metzger Field. The Falcons enjoyed some success against Ridgway and Wellsboro, but found some areas that need work. Season opener is Aug. More...

Kinney breaks elbow

Josh Kinney of Port Allegany, a major league baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals, last week suffered a broken bone in his right elbow while playing catch. He underwent surgery on Friday to repair the fracture. More...