November 15, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

STATE SUPPORT FOR LOCAL TOURIST AGENCIES SLASHED

Tourist promotion in Potter and Cameron counties will take a big hit next year, due to a reduction in state funds. In an era of persistent unemployment and other economic stresses, local officials say the timing of the cuts could not be worse. More...

RECYCLING PROGRAM EXPANDED

Recyclables are now being collected throughout the week at the Cameron County Recycling Center in Emporium. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Only in America. We have been privileged to witness a piece of history with the Presidential election. More...

WHAT'S NEXT FOR GOP?

(Lowman S. Henry is President and CEO of the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research). The Republican Party nationally, and in Pennsylvania, lies in tatters today. More...

Letters to the Editor

Fresh Air Families Needed To the editor: Many families in central Pennsylvania are thankful for something special: the gift of their friendship with a New York City child. More...

Outdoors

THE WILY WHITETAIL

The whitetail deer is an incredibly versatile animal. From cities to farmland, forests to desert, it is able to survive and flourish in almost every niche of North America. The whitetail deer is extremely adaptable. More...

POACHERS BEWARE: THINGS ARE NOT ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM

Keith Frederick was heading to work when, off to his left, he spotted a massive deer, partly obscured by a patch of hawthorns. The daybreak sun added a brilliance to the ample sixpoint rack as the whitetail chewed on the lush vegetation. More...

UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR HURTS ALL

Have you ever wondered why so many trespassing signs have popped up on private land on the elk range in recent years? This year, some things happened during the elk hunt to explain it. More...

Obituaries

Clara M. Dow

APRIL 26, 1909 - NOVEMBER 8, 2008

Clara M. Dow, 99, formerly of Austin and Port Allegany, died Saturday (Nov. 8, 2008) at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport. Born on April 26, 1909 in Wharton Township, Potter County, she was the daughter of Alexander and Jane "Jennie" Carter Mahon. More...

Death Notices

Leona McCullon Leona M. (Clinton) McCullon died Nov. 6, 2008, in Hamburg, N.Y. Memorials may be made to Costello United Methodist Church, c/o Eileen Foster, 23 Stiner St., Austin PA 16720. Sara Mack Sara Jane Mack, 86, died Tuesday (Nov. More...

DRILLER ADVISES PATIENCE

Discovery of the massive natural gas reserves held deep underground in the Marcellus shale formations is nothing new, and its production will take years, an industry official said last week. More...

MILITARY HONOR ROLL A 'CONTRIBUTION TO FREEDOM'

"This is our contribution to freedom," said Ralph Caldwell, pointing to hundreds of names of military veterans, spanning Civil War soldiers through active duty personnel. More...

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United States Air Force veteran Mary Greif spoke at Tuesday's Veterans Day ceremony at Cameron County High School. A native of San Jose, Calif., she joined the Air Force in 1977 and served for 11 years. More...

News

COMMUNITY CHEST DRIVE UNDERWAY

Cameron County Community Chest collected $30,068 during the 12-month period that ended on Sept. 30, barely surpassing the $30,000 goal. Organizers have set a more modest goal of $25,000 for the current fund-raising period. More...

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Democracy was alive and well at Austin Area School district during the country's recent general election. More...

DEP ISSUES AREA DROUGH WATCH

Ground water levels and stream flows have been persistently low throughout the region, prompting the Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) to issue another drought watch last week. More...

Community Life

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Sinnemahoning Methodist Church held its annual harvest dinner at the church on Nov. 1. Ham, beans, scalloped potatoes and homemade desserts were on the menu. More...

COUDERSPORT HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor roll for the first nine-week marking period of the 2008-09 school year. Students named to the distinguished honor roll have maintained an average of 95 percent or above. More...

Article

Bill Harvey, chief fi- nancial officer of Northwest Savings Bank in Warren, discussed national economic issues as guest speaker at the Emporium Rotary Club meeting. More...

Sports

RAIDER OFFENSIVE EXPLODES AGAINST KEYSTONE PANTHERS

Keystone was little obstacle to a Cameron County High School football team anxious to atone for its lone defeat of the 2009 season and stay on course for a district championship and more. More...

Falcons ride defense to 31-8 win

Survival was on the line as Coudersport traveled to Emporium Friday night to meet Cameron County in the PIAA District 9 high school football semifinals. More...

Buckler bound for Bona

St. Bonaventure University baseball scouts liked what they saw when they started checking out Coudersport High School's Zachery Buckler. More...