February 9, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

CANOE, KAYAK CLASSIC PLANNED APRIL 5

Event founders to participate in 34th annual 'Classic'

Eight of the 16 original participants in the first Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic held in 1975 are expected to participate in this year's event, scheduled April 15 on the waters of the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning River. More...

EX-ADELPHIA HEADQUARTERS BACK UP FOR BID

Buyer defaults; new bid standing at $3.1 million

Adelphia's former corporate offices in downtown Coudersport are back on the auction block, after the winner of an earlier round of bidding conducted through the internet defaulted. More...

Viewpoints

Time to expand sheriffs' roles

(Craig Dally is a Republican member of the Pa. More...

We've got mail!

Emergency Services Need Support To the editor: (Editor's Note: The following letter was addressed to State Senator Joe Scarnati) Dear Sen. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The Super Bowl has come and gone and the New York Giants came away with the big win. The Patriot's win streak came to end and now they can start all over again. Now the T.V. More...

Outdoors

Stop The 'Pebble Mine'

There are some things in the world that are more valuable than money, things for which there are no price tags. When I was in college I had the unique opportunity of working as a fishing guide for three summers in Alaska. More...

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Waterways Conservation Officer Bill Crisp was guest speaker at this week's Emporium Rotary Club meeting. Crisp talked about poisonous snakes in Pennsylvania, particularly copperheads and rattlesnakes. More...

'DCNR is not anti-hunting'

That's the message carried in a recent story appearing in Pennsylvania Outdoor News (paoutdoornews.com), an Internet-based information service for sportsmen. Terry Brady, deputy press secretary for the Pa. Dept. More...

Obituaries

Linda M. Caldwell

APRIL 17, 1939 - FEBRUARY 6, 2008

Linda M. Caldwell, 68, of 4728 Sizerville Rd., Emporium, died at her residence Wednesday (Feb. 6, 2008). She was born April 17, 1939 in Ridgway, a daughter of the late Bernard and Catherine Songer Bauer. On October 17, 1959 in St. More...

Cleo M. Harris

Cleo M. Harris, 82, of Coudersport, formerly of Shinglehouse, died Saturday (Feb. 2, 2008) following a long illness. Born Oct. 5, 1925 in Carnesville, Ga. he was the son of Melzar C. and Sarah Lou Woody Harris. More...

Joy E. Buckingham

Joy E. Buckingham, 49, of Austin, died Friday (Feb. 1, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Born on Feb. 9, 1958 in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Earl L. and Mary E. Goodwin Glover. More...

BIG GAS FIELD IS ALLURING

It could be the biggest bundle of them all. About 6,000 feet beneath the ground in a broad area of four states - area that includes Potter and Cameron counties - is a mostly untapped reservoir of natural gas that could swell U.S. reserves. More...

OIL, GAS BOOM: PROPERTY OWNERS BEWARE

Typical leases rarely protect landowner

Penn State Cooperative Extension Educator Tim Pierson cautions property owners being approached about their subsurface rights to be careful. "The standard lease rarely protects a landowner," Pierson said. More...

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Mrs. Wilson's third-graders at Woodland Elementary School have been learning about the advantages of adopting homeless dogs. More...

News

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One of Coudersport's most revered citizens was caught by surprise Friday night at the boys' basketball game. Lewis Schaub was recognized for 65 years of community service and faithful support of high school athletics. More...

'Look good, feel better' Monday

Women who are undergoing cancer treatment or have received treatment such as surgery, radiation or chemotherapy are encouraged to attend the American Cancer Society "Look Good, Feel Better" program on Monday at Elk Regional Health Center in St. More...

Mandatory band meeting set

A mandatory meeting for all band and band front students and their parents at Cameron County High School will be held at 7 pm Monday in the band room. Plans for the upcoming trip to Walt Disney World will be discussed. More...

Community Life

POLICE BLOTTER

Multiple charges A Genesee man faces charges of burglary and criminal trespass for breaking into a Port Allegany home Saturday night. More...

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Austin United Methodist Church kicked off the Lenten season with the second annual Fat Tuesday Dinner, hosted by Shirley and Ernie Roberts of Nelson Run Road (pictured). More...

NEAT NUMERALS

8,000 Pennsylvania SPCA leaders report that there were 8,000 animal abuse complaints across the state last year, up from just over 6,000 in 2006. More...

Sports

Austin girls enter playoffs

Austin has drawn a familiar opponent in the opening round of the PIAA District 9 girls' basketball playoffs. Coach Dick Logue's team (14-10) travels to Northern Potter (17-7) Wednesday night for a battle of Panthers. Tip-off is at 6. More...

Sestina breaks records; Raider girls close 7-17

Cameron County closed out its girls' varsity basketball season with a 36-30 loss to playoff-bound Smethport (17- 7) Wednesday night in Emporium. First-year head coach David Sullivan's Red Raiders finished with a 7-17 record after a 6-6 start. More...

Middle weights anchor Raider wrestlers

Cameron County is showing some muscle in the middle weights as the Red Raiders prepare for Feb. 22-23 PIAA District 9 wrestling tournament at Clarion University. CCHS has several potential regional qualifiers. More...