September 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

TRAIN CRASH: WHAT REALLY HAPPENED?

Charges against engineer bound over to trial

What really happened in the engine compartment of the speeding Norfolk Southern train that derailed near Gardeau last summer, spilling thousands of gallons of lye? More...

Viewpoints

My Side

We're at the crossroads

Pastor Rock Pifer is a respected clergyman and religious leader who is affiliated with the Cameron County Christian Center and the Gardeau Community Church. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

I'm hearing complaints that the local hunters just about all got shut out on the doe license sales this season. The good old Game Commission goofed up somewhere along the way. More...

Tolls on I-80?

To the editor: A trek across Pennsylvania on a tolled I-80 would cost motorists approximately $25, according to the state's preliminary figures. Pennsylvania's mass-transit money pit will get a share. More...

Outdoors

Hail the mighty oak!

Wise hunters pay close attention to the acorn crop each fall, because it will dictate where to hunt for deer, bear, and to a lesser extent turkeys. Cameron and Potter counties have five main naturally occurring species of oaks. More...

Game feeding advisory

With hunting seasons fast approaching, the Pa. Game Commission advises hunters and landowners who are feeding wildlife to clean up feeding areas. More...

Elk Expo underway in Kersey

The seventh annual Pennsylvania Elk Expo is underway on the fairgrounds in Kersey, Highlights include a drawing for elk-hunting licenses and a wide variety of seminars and educational exhibits. More...

Obituaries

H. Lena Dezack

Helen Lena Dezack, 95, of Dexter St., Emporium, most recently of DuBois Village, DuBois, died at the DuBois Nursing Home, Monday (Sept. 10, 2007). She was born April 1, 1912 in Emporium, a daughter of John and Maria Angela Troncone Ruberto. More...

Ned J. Renn

Ned J. Renn, 68, of Roulette died Saturday (Sept. 8, 2007). Born on Jan. 7, 1939 in Shamokin, he was the son of Victor and Florence Stalkowski Renn. He was married to Louise Renn, who survives. More...

Karen Huminski

Karen Ann (Berry) Huminski, 48, of Virginia Beach, Va., died on Thursday (Sept. 6, 2007). She was born May 5, 1959 to Raymond L. Berry and Dorothy (Jean) Caldwell Berry. More...

LOSING A PIECE OF LOCAL HISTORY

Tom Mix homestead sold; converted into campground

A colorful piece of Cameron County's history has ridden into the sunset. Ownership of the Tom Mix Birthplace Park and Museum has changed hands. More...

Empereon opening draws closer

Coudersport employer targets October 1 start-up

Start-up of the new Empereon Marketing customer contact center in Coudersport is drawing closer. More...

Emporium holds 9/11 ceremony

Six years after terrorists from the Middle East conspired to attack America, the nation paused on Tuesday to remember victims of the Sept. 11 tragedies and to strengthen their resolve to protect the homeland. More...

News

News from the Pennsylvania State Police

A long-time community volunteer in Potter County is recovering from serious injuries suffered in a twovehicle crash just west of Coudersport during a rainstorm on Sunday afternoon. More...

Rigas family continues fight

John, Tim 'doing quite well given circumstances'

More than a half-decade after lives were rocked and their business destroyed, members of the Rigas family are continuing their legal battle on several fronts. More...

Local pizza 'best in U.S.'!

Onward to world championships!

Emporium's Dave Smith breezed into town briefly this week before heading back on the road in search of an encore. That will be tall order for Smith, owner of the Pizza Palace Plus on Fourth Street. More...

Community Life

Cleanup time in Emporium

Emporium Borough is taking steps to clean up unsightly neighborhoods by enforcing ordinances prohibiting debris on private property. Borough Council members discussed the crackdown at this week's meeting. More...

Pro-life group meets Monday

Cameron County Pro-Life Group will meet in the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church on Monday. The non-denominational organization is open to all. Anyone seeking more information should contact Holly Melott at 486-5523. More...

One-Day Bible School at Park United Methodist Church

Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport held a one-day Bible School on Saturday at the church grounds and the courthouse square. There was a good turnout of children and volunteers to enjoy games, songs and Bible lessons. More...

Sports

Red Raiders romp; showdown in Coudersport next

Domination. That's the only word to describe the first two games of Cameron County's high school football season. More...

Raiders golfers top Falcons

Cameron County remained undefeated in Penn-York Girls' Golf League competition Tuesday as the league's returning co-MVPs squared off in Emporium. More...

Mountain View Bowling Scores

Another season is underway at Mountain View Bowling Center. Paul Gabor was in midseason form as he carved out a 737 last Wednesday. More...