May 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

EMPORIUM MAY GO 'RETRO' WITH LIGHTS

As Cameron County's sesquicentennial in 2010 draws closer, Emporium Borough is looking into a plan to restore some of the business district's Victorian era appearance. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

My image as a patriot took a hit last Saturday. On our traditional trip to downtown Emporium that morning, my wife Shirley and I were puzzled to see the flags flying. Then we were reminded that it was Armed Forces Day. More...

Graduation parties and alcohol

(Elizabeth Wood is a family counselor in Allegheny County and a mother of five.) It's Graduation Season and, in all too many cases, Parental Irresponsibility Season. More...

Judge appears unsympathetic to Rigases

Followers of the criminal case against former Adelphia Cable executives John Rigas and Tim Rigas see little chance that the judge who presided over their fraud trial four years ago is going to significantly reduce their prison sentences. More...

Potter County News

POTTER NEXT 'PRESERVE AMERICA COMMUNITY'

The Potter County Commissioners Thursday laid the groundwork for the county to apply for federal funds as a "Preserve America Community." David Brooks, executive director of the Potter County Visitors Association, explained that the resolution wa More...

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Mitch DeLong described the many aspects of the Potter County "Food Matrix" during a program at the Austin United Methodist Church this week. More...

Square dancing Saturday

Square dancing is returning with new momentum in Potter County this year, kicking off with the Waterwheel Barn Dance on Saturday in Colesburg, on the former Lent farm along Rt. 49. More...

Outdoors

A NEW GENERATION OF ELK

It's springtime once again on the Pennsylvania elk range. The cows are more than eight months pregnant and have split off from the larger herds of 40 to 100 into small groups of four to six. More...

State park programs this weekend

Cherry Springs and Lyman Run state parks welcome visitors over the Memorial Day weekend. At 7:00 p.m. Saturday, a program entitled "Discover the Sun" will allow Cherry Springs visitors to view the sun safely through a solar telescope. More...

Kayaking program Saturday

A program on kayaking has been set from 1 pm to 2:30 pm Saturday at Sinnemahoning State Park. It'll show basics, such as types, techniques and safety tips, at the boat launch area of the park. More...

Obituaries

Jeanne D. Regelman

MAY 22, 1906 - MAY 16, 2008

Jeanne D. Regelman, 101, of Emporium, died Friday (May 16, 2008) in Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium. Born May 22, 1906 in Du- Bois, she was the daughter of Harry and Maude Uber Dinger. On Sept. More...

Death Notices

Edla Mitchell Edla R. Mitchell, 65, of Emporium, died Saturday (May 17, 2008) at the Elk Regional Health Center. Private burial was in St. Leo's Cemetery in Ridgway. More...

Firefighters pay final tribute to fallen friend, colleague

Nearly 75 firfi.ghters from three counties gathered Tuesday morning to pay a final tribute to a fallen Coudersport firfi.ghter. Bruce L. More...

SYLVANIA LEGACY: TCE POLLUTION

Finishing touches are being put on a plan that would ban residents from using ground water in or near a former waste dump in Emporium. More...

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TEAM UNDAUNTED

A fall-off in membership has not deterred the faithful Potter County Habitat for Humanity volunteers from their mission. More...

News

BRIDGE DETOUR EXTENDED TWO MORE WEEKS

Replacement of the Specialist Mike Franklin Bridge in Coudersport has stalled for at least two weeks as the result of serious defects found in the walls of the borough's 53-year-old flood control channel. More...

Jail time for Emporium man

An Emporium man will serve time in a correctional facility and two years' probation for possession of a controlled substance. More...

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As each year passes, the Coudersport Arboretum takes on a more attractive appearance. More...

Community Life

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Staffing the Partial Hospitalization Program in Coudersport are, from left, Caseworker Erin Andrews, Unit Supervisor Heidi Eastman, Caseworker Kristen Thompson, Clerk-Typist Mary Hugill and Caseworker Rebecca Keagle. More...

Mental health patients benefit from program

Dickinson highlights 'success stories'

Dickinson Mental Health Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary with spotlights on some of the organization's success stories, including the Partial Hospitalization Program. More...

Alumni banquet today

All roads lead home this weekend for the popular Emporium High School/Cameron County High School Alumni Banquet. It will be held on Saturday at the high school gymnasium starting at 6 pm. More...

Sports

Raiders, Falcons on collision course?

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Local high school baseball rivals Cameron County and Coudersport may be headed for yet another high-stakes showdown next Thursday. More...

Lippert, Giannotti, Songer to 'states'

Three local runners are off to Shippensburg University for the PIAA State Track and Field Championships Friday and Saturday. More...

Alle-Catts play Sunday

Emporium improved to 2-0 in Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League competition with another lopsided win last week, while Austin (1-0) saw its historic home debut rained out. Both teams are in action over the holiday weekend. More...