September 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

911 ceremony planned in Emporium

Six years have passed since terrorists hijacked four airliners to attack America. As a show of support for the resultant "war on terror," and in memory of the victims of Sept. More...

Long overdue honor paid to Cameron's Bud Hause

Cameron County paid a long overdue tribute to one of its native sons last week. With members of his family looking on, Harry "Bud" Hause was presented with an honorary diploma from the Cameron County Area School Board in an emotional ceremony. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Thursday is production day here and while from the outside it may not appear as though creating a weekly newspaper takes a whole bunch of work, believe me, it does. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

High school reunions may not be some people's cup of tea, but I am a sucker for nostalgia. Counting the spouses, we had 40 people in attendance for our 59th reunion at Elizabeth High. More...

Made in China

To the editor: With the recent attacks on our dog and cat food supplies, toothpaste, and lead-laden toys for kids, can China really be viewed as the "great big box" store of our planet? More...

Community Life

Community picnic Sept. 13

Activities Committee of the Austin United Methodist Church invites the community to a picnic on Thursday evening, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 at the Austin Dam Memorial park pavilion. Those attending should bring a dish to pass and table service. More...

Video Bible study series

Cameron County Christian Center is embarking on a new video Bible series set to begin on Wednesda night 6:30 p.m. More...

Homecoming dinner in Austin

Austin's 46th annual Homecoming Dinner on Sunday, from 9 a.m. to noon at the firehall. Cost is $10 per person. Tickets will be available at the door. More...

Sports

Raiders bowl over Brockway

Clicking on all cylinders, Raiders roll, 37-0

A promising football season opened on a positive note for the Cameron County Red Raiders. They rolled over visiting Brockway, 37-0, in their debut and were heavy favorites entering Friday night's game with Smethport. More...

Impressive debut for fiery Falcons

Coudersport whips Curwensville 48-0

Coudersport came out of the starting gate with a versatile offense and a stingy defense, trouncing Curwensville 48-0 in the high school football opener at CARP Field. More...

Raider girls off to a 2-0 start

Cameron County carried a 2- 0 record into Thursday's Coudersport Invitational Girls' Golf Tournament. More...

DRUG CULTURE

Emporium residents cite profit motive

Two years ago, Cameron County District Attorney Edwin "Tommy" Tompkins declared a local "war on drugs. More...

SEVERAL DRUG ARRESTS MADE

Emporium Chief: 'Many more to come'

Several more local residents are facing drug charges as the result of a task force crackdown that continues in Cameron and Elk counties. Arrested last Thursday for possession of prescription drugs with intent to sell were David R. More...

RESIDENTS SET TO MOVE IN

Manor wing welcome addition to community

It could be just a matter of days before residents begin moving into the new "assisted living" wing of the Guy and Mary Felt Manor in downtown Emporium. More...

News

Lions recycling program twice as nice

Club's program a friend to the environment, community

On any given Saturday morning, a steady stream of cars and trucks can be seen turning off Rt. 6 in west Coudersport onto Damascus Road. Their destination is the Coudersport Area Lions Club recycling center. More...

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There's no denying the Web's potential as a marketing tool, says Dave Smith, who recently entered the digital age of advertising by creating a website for his Pizza Palace Plus eateries in Emporium and Port Allegany. More...

Church to host Focus Quartet

Southern Gospel group coming to Emporium

A true southern gospel quartet will bring its rich vocal harmony to Emporium on Saturday, Sept. 15, for a free performance at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. More...

Outdoors

Inside the Outdoors

Labor day brook trout

Labor Day marked the close of trout fishing on unstocked wild trout streams. Over the years when water conditions have cooperated, I have had some of my best wild trout action from late August into early September. More...

Cited for shooting female elk

A Clinton County man who has long battled the Pa. Game Commission over the impact of elk on his apple trees finds himself facing charges for shooting a female elk last month. Arthur Gavlock allegedly shot the cow on Aug. More...

Seventh Elk Expo planned next weekend

The seventh annual Pennsylvania Elk Expo, to be held on the fairgrounds in Kersey, is just a week away (Sept. 14-15). A portable Elk Education Center will be open for public tours on both days. More...

Obituaries

Irene Lyon

Irene B. Lyon, 94, of Bryan Hill Road, Emporium, died at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. She was born April 14, 1913 in Emporium, a daughter of Edward and Ella Mae Beldin Uber. On Dec. More...

Rita Wheeler

Rita L. Wheeler, 85, of Red Hill, formerly of West Creek Road, died Thursday (Aug. 30, 2007). She was the daughter of George and Alice Strawbridge Dill. Burial was in Newton Cemetery. More...

Eugene Ostrom

Eugene L. 'Huey' Ostrom, of Roulette died Monday (Sept. 2, 2007) in Bradford Manor. He was a son of Leo J. and Pearl McCamman Ostrom. Burial was in Lyman Cemetery, Roulette. More...