June 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

UNI-MART CLOSES IN EMPORIUM, SHINGLEHOUSE

Uni-Mart convenience stores in Emporium and Shinglehouse were among those abruptly shut down across the state last Friday. More...

DRIFTWOOD BRIDGE WORK RESUMES

Work has resumed on the new bridge on Route 555 in Driftwood. Clearwater Construction will begin water line relocation at the north end of the site. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

June is a pretty special month. It is known for marriages, which is good news for the bridal shops and tuxedo rental people. The traditional church wedding isn't as popular these days. The younger generation seems to like the outdoors better. More...

Farm Bill: A Wasted Chance

(Ben Burkett is the president of the National Family Farm Coalition, founded in 1986 as a national link for grassroots organizations working on family farm and rural community issues.) The recently passed Farm Bill is an abysmal disap More...

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Nursing homes shortchanged To the editor: Pennsylvania's funding of Medical Assistance for nursing home residents would not be increased under Gov. Ed Rendell's budget proposal. More...

Potter County News

Ulysses Days' continues today

Annual Ulysses Days celebration continues on Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm in that northern Potter County community. Yard sales are being held throughout the town. More...

'SPECIAL' COMMUNITY CHURCH TURNS 175

It is been the site of life's greatest joys and deepest sorrows. More...

Moshier speaks to Rotary

John Moshier, chief probation officer of Potter County, was guest speaker at this week's Coudersport Rotary Club meeting. More...

Sports

Austin girls 8-2 in softball

Austin rebounded from a rare defeat in Potter- McKean Little League softball action by pounding Custer City, 19-8. Hannah Glover had five hits, including a pair of triples, and Cheyenne Kio cracked four hits and drove in six runs for the winners. More...

Emporium edges Austin Alle-Catts

Round one of the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League rivalry between Emporium and Austin went to the veteran squad from Cameron County. The two teams squared off in a thriller Sunday afternoon, with the hosts pulling off a 9-8 win. More...

RAIDERS' STATE TITLE HOPES DASHED

Cameron County's high school baseball season came to an abrupt conclusion Monday evening in an edge-ofyour seat thriller at St. Marys' Berwind Park. More...

OLD LANDFILL HAUNTING EMPORIUM BOROUGH

A few community members aired concern over the former waste dump located in Emporium at Monday's Borough Council meeting. More...

170 EXPECTED TO COMPETE IN TODAY'S MARATHON

About 170 runners are expected to be at the starting line when today's (Saturday) 34th annual God's Country Marathon steps off at the Galeton Area School parking lot. The marathon is sponsored by the Potter County Visitors Association. More...

EXPERT: PAPER COMPANY DAM WAS 'DOOMED TO FAIL'

Shortcuts in the construction process doomed the Bayless Pulp & Paper Company dam north of Austin to failure, according to a construction supervisor who recently studied the remnants of the structure. More...

HOBBIT, FAIRY FESTIVAL SLATED

Tickets remain on sale for the Woodland Hobbit and Fairy Festival, a unique event to be held Saturday, June 14, at Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center on Mitcheltree Hollow Lane in Keating Summit. More...

News

LYMAN LAKE OPENS

A fter eight years and a lot of hard work by area residents and concerned citizens throughout the mid-Atlantic, Lyman Lake officially opened Thursday morning. More...

Photo

Austin High School Class of 1993 memorialized two of its deceased classmates by donating plaques to the school district. The plaques memorialize Kevin Greeley and Alvin VanHorn, who were both killed in tragic accidents recently. More...

CCSD BOARD CUTS TEACHER POSITION

6-2 vote eliminates third grade faculty position

Weeks of debate came to an end at this month's Cameron County School Board meeting, when direc- tors decided on a 6-2 vote to eliminate a third-grade faculty position. More...

Community Life

Medicare options program Tuesday

A program on enrollment options for Medicare will be presented on Tuesday at the Millstream Inn, Coudersport, starting at 7 pm. Additional information is available from Marty Weiss at 274-8554. More...

Christian retreat this weekend

Cameron County Christian Center is hosting its annual retreat this weekend at the former Fourth Street School in Emporium. Former Youth Pastor Dave Hockey and Pastor Scott Cooley will lead the services under the theme, "Deliverance. More...

CCC video to air today

Cameron County Genealogy Club will hold a meeting at 10 am Saturday (today) at the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library in Emporium. A Pa. More...

Outdoors

Early June 'snowstorm'

It was a rainy, foggy night. Light evening showers fell as I began my trip home just after nine o'clock. Steam rose eerily off the pavement. The stage was set for the extraordinary. More...

Photo

A trip to Cameron County over the Memorial Day weekend proved to be an adventure for a downstate teenager. More...

Busy weekend at Sinnemahoning Park

A wide range of events are on tap this weekend at Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties. There will be a hike to search for and identity salamanders on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 2. More...

Obituaries

Harry A. Mulhollan Jr.

May 8, 1943 - June 2, 2008

Harry A. Mulhollan Jr. 65, of Bay Village, Ohio, died Monday (June 2, 2008) at home. Mr. Mulhollan was born May 8, 1943 in Reynoldsville, the son of Harry and Martha Snyder Mullhollan. On June 6, 1987, he married Anne M. More...

Death Notices

Freda Kitchen Freda L. Kitchen, 83, formerly of Sinnemahoning, died at Masonic Village Health Center Elizabethtown on Saturday (May 31, 2008). More...