June 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Military portion of mural project nearly complete

Work is progressing on the military mural portion of the Cameron County Canvas program in downtown Emporium. More...

Viewpoints

Some things aren’t the same at 40

Birthday number 40 came and went and I am no worse for the wear.   We spent the week on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, a place I first visited in 1998. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Most murder mysteries are written about serial killers. More...

Immigration Then & Now

To the editor:   Back in 1900 when there was a rush from all areas of Europe to come to the United States, people had to get off a ship and stand in a long line in New York and be documented. More...

Community Life

Return to the days of old at annual Barkpeelers’ Convention

Log birling, frog racing, tobacco spitting, fiddling and greased pole sitting – they’re all unique ways to spend a summer weekend, as much fun for spectators as participants. More...

Highschool Reunion

Members of the Emporium High School class of 1950 had an energetic 60-year reunion. As part of the weekend activities, they hiked from Bryan Hill Road to the Whittemore Hill Fire Tower. More...

Strawberry Festival next weekend

New Century Club will sponsor the annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, July 3, on the courthouse square in Coudersport.   Strawberry shortcake and sundaes will be on the menu. More...

Sports

Basketball Courts Improved

Several Emporium Rotary members gathered to remember one of their own. They were on hand for the formal presentation of a plaque in memory of active Rotarian Nick Guisto at the basketball court. More...

Emporium, Olean showdown

Top two teams in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League will collide at Olean’s Fourness Park on Sunday afternoon at 2, as hard-hitting Emporium (8-1) meets up with the undefeated Olean AOH squad (7-0). More...

Waiting for National Championship Invites

Now it’s a waiting game for two local participants in the National Pitch, Hit and Run Competition. More...

‘LIFE CHANGING’

‘Healing Waters’ anglers laude benefits of veterans’ program

“He’s got one!” someone yelled, and the small crowd around the pond grew silent, watching.   More...

CAMERON COUNTY PREPARES FOR ‘BOOM’

Natural gas task force formed; $2.35 million deal goes through

Cameron County has formed a Natural Gas Task Force at the same time a big deal has gone down – reinforcing the potential of a dawning gas boom in the region.   More...

GRAND REOPENING

Health Care Center renovations to be showcased July 7

Area residents can see for themselves how one local facility and its patients have benefitted from the federal economic stimulus package during a “grand reopening” on Wednesday, July 7, at the Cameron County Health Care Center and Camero More...

News

Seventh Street Bridge project drawing closer

Coudersport’s Fourth and Seventh streets’ bridge project should get underway in a few weeks, although the construction bid has yet to be awarded.   Borough Manager Marlin Moore reported to Borough Council that L.C. More...

Austin project generating excitement

Momentum is building as people consider the possibilities of an expanded Austin Dam Memorial Park, linked with Austin Borough in a cooperative tourist promotion and heritage preservation mission.   More...

Tax delinquents face deadline

Hundreds of Potter County real estate owners who still owe their 2008 taxes face Wednesday deadline to avoid higher fees and posters being placed on their delinquent properties.   More...

Potter County News

Foundation welcomes Potter County

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers celebrated its seventh annual meeting with a welcome to Potter County as the latest addition to what is now a five-county service area. More...

Recording God’s work

Curt Weinhold has been capturing the natural beauty of northcentral Pennsylvania in photographs for decades. More...

Aging agency helping with produce $

Potter County Area Agency on Aging is providing checks that senior citizens who fall within income guidelines can use to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at approved farmers’ markets.   More...

Outdoors

What are those purple boxes?

They’re back!   Those curious looking, three-sided purple boxes you may have observed along local roadways look out of place in our greenery, but they serve an important purpose. More...

Limited fisher trapping approved

Fishers, those weasellike creatures that have expanded their populations in Pennsylvania, are about to become the state’s latest game species.   More...

Family fly fishing program planned

A family fly fishing program is being held at Sinnemahoning State Park on Sunday, July 10, from noon to 4 pm, in cooperation with the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission.   More...

Obituaries

Andrew Winning Hughes

MAY 26, 1927 - JUNE 14, 2010

Andrew Winning Hughes, 83, of Lynchburg, Va., passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, in Virginia Baptist Hospital.   More...

Sherril E. Stubbs

Sherril E. Stubbs, 61, of Oswayo, died June 18, 2010 in her home, following a long illness. She was well-known to many as an employee of Wagner Ace Hardware of Coudersport. Arrangements were under the direction of the Virgil L. More...

H. Janet Witham

H. Janet Witham, 94, of Emporium, died at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, on June 19, 2010. Mrs. Witham was a nurse at the Sylvania plant in Emporium for more than 43 years. Burial was in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.   More...