September 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

'TINO'S' AGAIN FOR SALE

Ownership rights resolved on former library

A downtown Emporium landmark is back on the open market. More...

Viewpoints

My Side

Views from an 'out-of-towner'

(Katherine A. Kappel has some interesting observations for those who may think the grass is greener on the other side of the fence.) My seven-year-old son and I recently moved to Emporium from Latrobe (Westmoreland County). More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Mac writes about Macks

Truck drivers are a different breed. Over time, they have taken over where the railroads left off. Truckers come from all walks of life, with so many personalities. More...

Tom Mix Memory Lives On

Dear Editor: Your recent article, "Losing a Piece of Local History, indicated that the memory of Tom Mix was lost with the sale of the Mix homestead. More...

Community Life

MS walk Sunday

A good turnout is expected for Sunday's MS Walk at the Cameron County High School Registration is at 1 p.m. More...

Pennsylvania Wilds workshop

Application deadline is Sept. 30 for those interested in attending a three-day Pennsylvania Wilds workshop in St. More...

Fall Festival Sept. 30

Austin Communities That Cares will be holding its eighth annual Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 30. Proceeds will be used toward various community projects. More...

Sports

Red Raiders take giant step

Cameron County last AML North unbeaten

Cameron County faced an aerial assault unseen since Pearl Harbor, but responded with some firepower of its own to win last week's Allegheny Mountain Football League showdown with defending champion Coudersport, 28-16. More...

Raider girls' streak alive!

This year's girls' golf team at Cameron County High School is making sure their coach, Pat Lewis, goes out a winner. Lewis recently announced that this is his final season at the helm. His Raiders have not lost a Penn-York League match since 2004. More...

Coudersport takes volleyball lead

Coudersport has emerged atop the Northern Tier Volleyball League standings, coming off a thrilling win over a strong Oswayo Valley Thursday night. More...

MORGAN AM&T GRANT CLEARS FIRST HURDLE

Company will use money to develop military body armor

A U.S. Senate committee has approved $2 million for Morgan AM&T in Coudersport and St. Marys to develop improved body armor for the military. More...

PGC DEER MANAGEMENT FORUM THURS

PCN will provide live TV coverage

Officials from the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) will answer questions from local people about the future of hunting in Pennsylvania's northern counties during a town meeting in Coudersport on Thursday. The 7 p.m. More...

EVFD'S 'GUN BASH' A BIG SUCCESS

In a community heavily populated and often visited by hunters, what could be more appropriate than a "Gun Bash?" At the suggestion of volunteer firefighter Brian Kite, Emporium Volunteer Fire Dept. More...

News

News from the Pennsylvania State Police

Police across Pennsylvania have witnessed an increase in the theft of copper and brass since scrap prices have risen. The trend hit Cameron County recently when Emporium-based state police probed the theft of copper wire in Lumber Township. More...

Lyman Run dam refilling delayed

Park awaiting Dept. of Environmental Protection approval

Filling of the popular lake at Lyman Run State Park has been delayed, pending the go-ahead from the Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection. More...

Homecoming, Leaves Festival Oct. 5-6

Event will host special guest 'Thomas Jefferson'

Coudersport's Falling Leaves Festival is shaping up as a doozy this year, combining activities with the high school's homecoming observance and hosting a special guest: Thomas Jefferson. More...

Outdoors

Inside The Outdorrs

September's magic

After the oppressive heat of July and August, September's cool, crisp weather comes as a relief to many. Weather is only one small aspect of this month's appeal. September is a time of transition. More...

Elk hunt licenses awarded

No luck of the draw for local hunters

Local hunters didn't fare too well in the luck of the draw Saturday at the ninth annual Pennsylvania Elk Expo in Kersey. More...

Cyclists loving Ski Denton

Ski resort offering mountain bike events

A Potter County resort is becoming a popular destination for mountain bikers as well as tourists who want to get a mountain-top look at the scenery. More...

Obituaries

Robert A. Baldwin

Robert Arthur Baldwin, 80, of East Allegany Avenue, Emporium, died Thursday (Sept. 13, 2007). The family will receive friends in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Saturday, Sept. 29, from 6 p.m. More...

C. Craig Deter

C. Craig Deter, 67, died Friday (Sept. 14, 2007). He was born Sept. 26, 1939 in Sykesville, the son of Joseph and Leoda Deter. Among the survivors is his mother, Leoda Deter of Emporium. More...

Kenneth Setzer

Kenneth R. Setzer, 73, of Coudersport, died Wednesday (Sept. 19, 2007) in Charles Cole Hospital. He was born on Aug. 11, 1934, the son of Harry and Alice Wilburn Setzer. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. More...