October 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

EMPORIUM ARSONIST SENTENCED

Defendant's mother faces trial Oct. 28

An Emporium man is headed to state prison for his admitted role in an August 2006 fire than destroyed four homes in Bradford. Terry Bornheimer, 20, will spend between 16 and 48 months in prison. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

By Howard 'Mac' McDonald

Webster has several definitions for "volunteer." It can be a person who joins the military to serve our country, or a community servant. More...

My Side

(Congressman John E. Peterson, a Republican, represents the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania in the U.S. More...

We've got mail!

Thank You From EVFD To the editor: Emporium Volunteer Fire Department thanks everyone who attended our recent Fire Prevention Open House. More...

Community Life

'Wild' Christmas plans

Cameron County Christmas in the Wilds will debut this year, with activities kicking off on Saturday, Dec. 8. Organizers from the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce hope to increase community involvement with the holiday activities. More...

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Emporium Senior Center members were laughing this week after Nancy Brown (right) lost a friendly one-dollar wager to Tom Woodward Jr. More...

Death Notices

Philip Doud Philip A. Doud, 68, of Emporium died Monday (Oct. 15, 2007) in Pittsburgh. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cameron County Ambulance Service or Emporium Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Sports

Raiders pitch another shutout

Cameron County moved closer to its upcoming Allegheny Mountain Football League championship showdown with Kane, putting on yet another dominating defensive performance against visiting Elk County Catholic. More...

Volleyball race extended

Coudersport had to postpone its celebration of the Northern Tier Volleyball League championship, as Port Allegany came to town and handed the Falcons their first loss of the season in a thriller Thursday night. More...

Coudersport Falcons fly high at J-Burg

Coudersport heads to Kane next Friday night for a regular season football finale that should be a doozy. The Falcons should have little trouble with Smethport this Friday, but the Wolves present a stiff challenge on Oct. 26 (7 p.m.). More...

COMMISSIONER: A FULL-TIME JOB?

We asked. The Cameron County Commissioner candidates answered

How much time should a Cameron County Commissioner spend on the job? More...

JUSTICE FOR UNIQUE BULL ELK

Defendant ordered to pay $10,000 restitution

of unlawfully killing what was perhaps the area's most famous bull elk. The same man, and an accomplice, were also found guilty of killing a calf elk at the hearing, which was held Oct. 11 in front of District Judge George King of Johnsonburg. More...

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A fourth generation is now enjoying the adventures of "Judy Bolton," a fictional girl detective created by Potter County author Margaret Sutton (1903-2001). More...

News

Domestic violence and faith in God

30 attend candlelight vigil

About 30 people gathered at the courthouse square gazebo in Coudersport Monday night for a candlelight vigil to raise awareness of domestic violence. More...

Bullying in school at forefront

Austin school hosts prevention program

Austin Area School held a bullying prevention program for students in grades two through eight. It was provided through Potter County Human Services, in cooperation with local school districts, the Pa. More...

CDA Woman of the Year Honored

Volunteer Anita Chandler awarded

Anita Chandler was honored as "woman of the year" at the anniversary dinner of Court Doyle No. 932, Catholic Daughters of the Americas. Chandler is a ready volunteer for CDA, St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport and the community. More...

Potter County News

NASA discovers 'moon tree' alive and well in Potter County

Potter County's "moon tree" has been discovered by NASA. Grown from a seed that flew to the moon more than 35 years ago, the tree was among dozens reported as missing by NASA until last week. More...

'Parent & Teen' classes being offered

Potter County Human Services is holding family engagement classes with an emphasis on adolescence beginning Oct. 22, at Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport. Hours are 6:30 to 8:30 each Monday night. More...

Outdoors

Not-so-flaming foliage

Colors start to creep into our green landscape as summer slowly loosens its grip. At first, only a few isolated maples turn. As the process gains momentum in October, more and more trees trade their greens for brighter attire. More...

Clubhorn's amazing life

Once upon a glorious autumn in 1999, a two-year-old bull elk in Pennsylvania suffered a serious and unusual injury. His left antler was partially torn from the skull plate during a fight with another bull. More...

Hunters: share the harvest

A statewide organization that helps successful deer hunters donate venison to the needy is looking for volunteers in Cameron and Potter counties. More...