July 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘MINI-RELAY’

Relay For Life with different twist planned in Emporium

Relay for Life will return to Cameron County this month in a somewhat different format that includes a festive atmosphere and four-legged friends.   More...

Barkpeelers Convention going on this weekend

A one-of-a-kind festival at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum this weekend is expected to draw the usual big crowd. More...

Local jobless rates fall slightly in May

While Cameron County continues to post the highest unemployment rate in the state, the county experienced a slight decrease in May, while surrounding counties saw increases in the number of jobless.   More...

Cameron Hotel Demolition

Briggs Earthwork Inc. made quick work of the Cameron Hotel after the contractor was given the green light to bring down the dilapidated building that was once a gathering place along Rt. More...

Viewpoints

Traditional Archery Event

To the editor:   Longbows and recurves: archery equipment of the past? Not so. More...

No Child Left Behind

To the editor:   In two short months, the children in our area will be returning to school. Many of them cannot afford school supplies. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The great newscaster, Walter Winchell, used to come on the air with the catchy, “Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Community Life

Coudersport High alumni celebration July 17

Plans are in place for the annual Coudersport High School Alumni Reunion, to be held on Saturday, July 17, at the Coudersport Golf Club, starting with a social time at 4 pm.   Dinner will be served at 5:30.   More...

AVFD yard sale this weekend

Austin Volunteer Fire Department is capitalizing on the popularity of yard sales and the influx of visitors over the Independence Day holiday weekend to hold a major fund-raiser. More...

‘Fill A Backpack’ collection begins July 12

“Fill a Backpack” will begin this year’s collection of school supplies and monetary donations on July 12, with the campaign running through Sept. 30. More...

Sports

Swimming lessons at Lyman

Friends of Lyman Run State Park will be sponsoring swimming lessons this summer at the lake in cooperation with the American Red Cross. Classes will be held on Saturday and Sunday mornings. More...

Championship Flight Winners

Justin Scott (left) and Preston Mullens were championship flight winners in the annual Member/ Guest Tournament at the Emporium Country Club, which was dedicated to the memory of Pat Fannin, a popular More...

Emporium atop Catt league

There’s a new leader in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League.   Visiting Emporium rolled to a 9-4 win Sunday afternoon over previously unbeaten Olean AOH, giving the Cats a league-leading 9-1 record. More...

Obituaries

Beverly May Moore

MAY 23, 1934 - JUNE 22, 2010

Beverly Mae Moore, 76, of Austin, died Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.   Born May 23, 1934 in Lock Haven, she was the daughter of Maurice C. and Minnie L. Bowersox Orndorf. On Dec. More...

Agnes A. Burt

NOVEMBER 13, 1934 - JUNE 22, 2010

Agnes A. Burt, 97, a lifelong resident of Roulette, died June 22, 2010, in the Long Term Care Unit of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.   Born Nov. More...

Neva F. Motter

MARCH 12, 1929 - JUNE 28, 2010

Neva F. Motter, 81, formerly of Marienville, died June 28, 2010 at the Evergreen Nursing Home in Harmony.   She was born March 12, 1929 in Niagara Falls, New York, the daughter of Roy V. and Hilda Cassatt Fiscus. More...

SHRINKING

Area’s population plummets; could cost counties millions

News from the U. S. Census Bureau does not bode well for Potter and Cameron counties. More...

FAMILY TRADITION

Another season begins for Potter County Century Farm

Jones Produce, one of the oldest traditional farmstands in the region, has opened for another season on Rt. 49 north of Coudersport – the same location where it’s been for decades.   More...

Camp Cadet honors Freeman

Northern Tier Camp Cadet graduated a class of 65 youths from Potter, Cameron and Tioga counties last week at Mansfield University. More...

Circus coming to town!

Lewis and Clark Circus is making a swing through northern Pennsylvania next week, with two performances each in Emporium and Coudersport. More...

News

Coudersport Board hires principal, adopts budget

Coudersport High School has a new principal. He is Stephen Mongillo of Bradford, who was hired by the School Board on Monday. More...

Man hits woman with car; another driver hits house

A Coudersport man has been charged with aggravated assault and other counts following an altercation last Wednesday night near Prouty State Park in Potter County. William J. More...

Fireworks are no fun for pets

Most of us love the spectacle of fireworks in the night sky. It’s one of the things we most look forward to on Independence Day. More...

Potter County News

District Attorney: trooper not at fault in fatal shooting

Potter County District Attorney Andy Watson issued a news release defending the action of an unnamed Pa. State Police trooper who fatally shot a Harrison Valley man during a lengthy standoff at the victim’s home on March 7.   More...

New VA clinic opens July 15

An opening date has been announced for the new Veterans Medical Center in Potter County. More...

Potter County Fair August 1-7

Pennsylvania’s 2009-10 budget slashed the modest operating grant for the Potter County Fair, and organizers are anxious to learn the status of county fair support in the 2010-11 budget agreement lawmakers reached this week. More...

Outdoors

The importance of oaks

Oaks also have a special place in the hearts of Americans. They grace our yards and streets with their stately form and stand watch over our lives and daily activities. They are a symbol of strength and steadfastness. More...

Fewer mature bulls in Pennsylvania elk herd

There are as many, if not more, elk in Pennsylvania as there were 10 years ago. However, there are not as many mature branch-antlered bulls now as there once was. More...

2G ‘doe’ licenses will be hot commodities this year

A doe license for hunting in Cameron County and the southern halves of Potter and McKean counties is going to be one of the hottest tickets in town this year.   More...