October 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY

You could smell it from hundreds of yards away. Beautiful weather and lots of people blessed this year's Austin's annual Apple Butter Festival, sponsored by the United Methodist Church and held on the church grounds. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Something is really bugging me these days. Have you ever heard of an aphid? It is an insect that feeds on leaves or on your garden plants. They can be controlled biologically by the ladybug. There is a company called Beneficial Insect Co. More...

My Side

(Jeanmare Holjencin is a working mother of two, born and raised in Emporium. She has been active in the community for several years and is a big advocate of preserving the heritage and natural resources of the area. More...

We've got mail!

Public Shut Out At Wind Meeting To the editor: I attended the Oct. 9 Potter County Planning Commission meeting and was disappointed. More...

Outdoors

Invaders destroying wildlife

Much of our outdoor community overlooks the importance of native shrubs to our forests. There was a time when wildlife relied heavily on them for both food and cover. Overbrowsing by deer resulted in their scarcity in our forests. More...

Photo

Emporium's Randy Cooney may have taken what could be the largest buck on record that was killed with a bow in Potter County. This monster 11-point has been scored by an official from Buckmasters at 141 7/8. More...

Furbearer seasons opening

Conditions are generally good for Pennsylvania's furbearer seasons, according to the Game Commission. It's an assessment that is confirmed by local trappers and hunters. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jones

Betty J. Jones, 80, of Emporium, died Friday (Oct. 19, 2007) at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial was in St. Mark Catholic Cemetery. More...

Alice Covell

Alice L. Covell, 85, of Coudersport, died Thursday Oct. 18, 2007) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Gilmore Cemetery, Cameron County. More...

Rev. Chester Phelps

The Rev. Chester L. Phelps Sr., 92, of Portville, N.Y., died Saturday (Oct. 20, 2007) at the Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Olean, N.Y. A graveside service was held in Bowler Memorial Cemetery, Little Genesee, N.Y. More...

NOT SO LADY-LIKE

Pesky beetles were not 'dropped' by 'state'

They're not "lady bugs." And they weren't "dropped" out of helicopters or airplanes by "the state." But no matter what you believe, read on and learn how to deal with this season's rural pest. More...

'CACHING' IN ON AREA'S BEAUTY

'Allegheny GeoTrail' latest addition to geocaching hobby

Geocaching has arrived as a major hobby in the region, as confirmed by the formation of the "Allegheny GeoTrail." Cameron, Potter, McKean, Elk and six other northwestern Pennsylvania counties are part of this effort to cash in on the tourism poten More...

EXTRAVAGANT ACCOMMODATIONS

Elaborate Elk Visitors Center being constructed

A multi-million-dollar tourist center will be built in the heart of Pennsylvania's elk country. The Pa. Dept. More...

News

WHAT THEY'RE THINKING

Questions for the candidates series continues

POTTER: WIND TURBINES, APPOINTEES Endeavor News this week continues its interview series with the four nominees for three seats on the Potter County Board of Commissioners. More...

New emergency service

Paramedic services come to Emporium

Paramedics are now available at a moment's notice to respond to medical emergencies in and around Emporium. Advanced Life Support (ALS) was introduced this month by Cameron County Ambulance Service. More...

No snow, no problem!

'Dryland' sled dog races coming in November

Sled dog racing returns to Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties over the Nov. 3-4 weekend. More...

Community Life

Plan tour of Cameron coke ovens

Genealogy club to tour local site Nov. 3

Cameron County Genealogy Club members will take a step back in time on Saturday, Nov. 3, with another field trip to a significant site in the region's past. More...

Photo

These students were able to draw from the Good Bin at Woodland Elementary School in Emporium. Each month, Woodland students are honored for their good behavior. More...

New Arrivals

Emilee M. Dailey John and Kimberly Sturdevant Dailey of Coudersport are parents of a daughter born Oct. 1, 2007, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Named Emilee Marie, the little girl weighed eight pounds, four ounces. More...

Sports

Coudersport wins volleyball league

Coudersport captured the Northern Tier Volleyball League championship Thursday night with a win in four games at Otto-Eldred. Playoffs are next for several Northern Tier teams, with the schedule to be announced. More...

Soccer seasons comes to a close

Coudersport closed out what proved to be a rebuilding high school soccer season with a 2- 1 loss to visiting Smethport last Thursday. Alex Renn scored the only goal for the Falcons, who finished 2-15-1. More...

Red Raiders will meet the Wolves in AML title game

Cameron County faces its biggest football games in eight years over the coming weeks. Next Friday night, the Red Raiders head to Kane to meet the Wolves in the Allegheny Mountain League championship game (7:00). More...