January 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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One timeless tradition lives on in this changing world – the magic and pageantry of a circus. More...

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What’s it worth?!? That’s what people wanted to know when they brought their antiques to Coudersport Rotary Club’s antique appraisal event last weekend. More...

One of a kind

Colt .45 rifle made specially for Cameron County

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has commissioned a one of a kind rifle to celebrate the 150th birthday of Cameron County.   More...

Viewpoints

RADON: DON’T IGNORE IT

(Bonnie Smith is a biologist with the Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.) Although testing for radon is easy and inexpensive, 80 percent of the homes in the U.S. have not been tested. More...

Letters to the Editor

Memorial Detail grateful To the editor:   Cameron County Memorial Detail thanks all the members of the community who made donations over the past year. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

I had a strange dream last night. I was riding on the Ridge Road on my snowmobile going to the Lakeside Hotel down on the First Fork and I saw Julie Andrews prancing through the woods. More...

Outdoors

Tree planting key to supporting wildlife

One of the best investments that landowners can make for improving wildlife habitat on their property is to plant trees.   Help can be obtained from conservation groups, from web searches, and from the Pa. Bureau of Forestry. More...

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Snowmobilers in the region have enjoyed smoother sailing as a result of trail-grooming conducted by local clubs as well as the Pa. Bureau of Forestry. More...

Rotary Club sponsoring gun raffle

Coudersport Rotary Club is sponsoring a gun raffle, with the winner to be drawn during the 2010 Maple Festival.   First prize is a Henry Repeating Arms Lever Action Rifle with walnut stock and blue barrel, 22S/L/ LR. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Carol J. Pearson   Carol J. Pearson, 70, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Emporium, died Jan. 14, 2010, at her residence. Burial was in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium. Barnett Funeral Home of Emporium was in charge of arrangements. More...

Obituary Policy

Obituary Policy   Full obituaries are billed at a flat rate of $15.   Death notices are published free.   More...

Home From Haiti

Lindsey Strauch is home after being an eyewitness to one of the worst natural disasters in modern history. More...

Sledding Fatality

A downstate boy who was in Potter County on a Boy Scout trip died last weekend in a sledding accident at Ski Denton, Ulysses Township. More...

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‘Sky’s the limit’ for dam disaster 100-year anniversary celebration

The sky’s the limit.   That’s how a small group of organizers describe the potential of a celebration to be held next year in honor of the 100th anniversary of the breaking of the Austin Dam.   More...

Rigas settlement described as ‘paper work’

Media accounts of a court order in a class action suit against former leaders of Adelphia overstate the impact, according to a lawyer for the Rigas family.   More...

Bridge Count

Inventory being taken of all locally-owned structures

A regional organization is working on a challenging project with multi-million dollar implications: creating an inventory of all locally owned bridges in Potter, Cameron, McKean, Elk, Clearfield and Jefferson counties.   More...

News

Flood prevention $ granted

State flood prevention grants have been approved for Emporium and Galeton, as well as the North Fork Dam in northeastern Potter County.   More...

Using sign language with infants

Sign language is a growing form of communication between parents and infants.   It stimulates learning and teaches that crying is not the only way of communicating. It also lays an early foundation of communication for the hearing-impaired. More...

Bands sought for Christian Music Festival

Christian bands are being sought to perform at the first Stairway to Heaven Christian Music Festival, slated for Aug. 19-21 at Allegheny River Campground, between Coudersport and Roulette.   More...

Community Life

Tax deductions for pet care?

Every pet parent knows that one of the most financially trying aspects of keeping your pets happy and healthy is veterinarian services. More...

Sports

Cameron County on top of NTL

Red-hot Cameron County has inched in front of the pack in the Northern Tier Boys’ Basketball League.   Entering Friday night’s showdown with Oswayo Valley, the Red Raiders were the NTL’s lone undefeated squad. More...

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Cameron County was host school for a junior high wrestling tournament that drew grapplers from 12 teams. More...

Raider wrestlers close out home slate

Cameron County’s varsity wrestlers enter the regular season’s home stretch with their attention starting to turn to the postseason.   More...