November 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MURDER CASE

Proceedings against Emporium man begin Jan. 5 in Jefferson County

An Emporium man accused of murdering a Jefferson County couple will be back in court in January for a pre-trial proceeding. Meanwhile, police continue to investigate his role in two earlier homicides in New York State.   More...

TAX HIKE IN COUDERSPORT BOROUGH

Council unanimously approves one-mill increase

Coudersport Borough council members agreed to advertise the municipality’s 2011 operating budget which includes a one-mill increase in real estate taxes.   One mill generates roughly $26,000 of additional revenue. More...

Viewpoints

NO LONGER ‘WE THE PEOPLE’

(Dr. Ronnie Schenkein is a veternarian. She owns Coudersport Animal Health Center.)   I am looking out the window at a network of twigs, branches and trunks of bare trees against the pale blue early morning sky.   More...

Saving Rural America

To the editor:   Grocery stores play a crucial role in our rural communities, providing vital sources of nutrition, jobs and tax revenue that support the community. More...

Package Team Appeal

To the editor:   I am a senior at Cameron County High School. I have chosen the Package Team, working with my mother, Karin Schatz, as my senior project.   More...

Community Life

Community college here

Community college classes are coming to the area starting in January. More...

To Celebrate 50th

Former Emporium residents Donald and Delores (Stover) Corp of St. Marys will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25.   Don and Dee lived in Cameron County for more than 30 years. Don retired from PPM (GKN) in 1998.   More...

Church tour added to Christmas festival

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for this year’s Christmas in the Wilds, set for the Dec. 10-11 weekend. More...

Sports

Red Raiders meet Golden Tide in D9 semifinals

Every game is a fight for survival as Cameron County continues its voyage into the high school football playoffs. More...

Alex Burd wins sectionals; off to nationwide PP&K competition

A Coudersport boy is heading to Pittsburgh this weekend for the next level of the nationwide Punt, Pass and Kick football skills competition.   More...

NTL Volleyball All-Stars

Coaches in the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League selected their all-stars this week. More...

Photograph

Flanked by other members of the Grindstone Camp in Grant is hunter Jack Murray (second from left) who harvested this seven-and-a-half-year-old 7 x 7 bull elk that earned a net green score of 339. More...

SALARIES SET

Two percent increase for Potter row offices   Just one taxpayer came out Thursday to the public hearing held to set salaries for Potter County’s “row offices” and auditors for the new four-year terms that will begin in 2012. More...

DEER SEASON HOPE

Local hunters are encouraged by decreased ‘doe’ tags in 2G

Deer hunters in Cameron and Potter counties face better prospects this than they have in several years, but they are going to have to work at it to be successful.   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Now that we’re back on eastern standard time, the roosters are all confused. They crow when the first rays of light appear in the eastern sky, but they don’t understand why the farmer is not up yet. More...

News

Persian Gulf veterans’ bonus

Veterans who served on active military duty in the Persian Gulf during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm could qualify for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.   More...

Bank pays stock dividend

Citizens & Northern Corporation has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share payable on Nov. 12. Previous dividend was 10 cents per share, paid in July. More...

Pancake brunch

A pancake brunch will be held on Sunday at the Emporium Firehall from 11 to 2 to benefit the Cameron County High School Music Boosters. Cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children five and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door.   More...

Potter County News

No-cost nicotene replacement therapy

Potter County Human Services reminds area residents that free help is available for those trying to quit smoking. The program is provided by Clinical Outcomes Group Inc. (COGI).   More...

Seeking mentors

Potter County Human Services welcomes new volunteers for an active Mentor Program, based on the premise that children with higher self-esteem stand a better chance of living a fulfilling life.   More...

Potter County Commissioners hold final ‘town meeting’

Another round of evening “town meetings” by the Potter County Commissioners finished this week with stops in Coudersport and Shinglehouse. More...

Outdoors

New Era Of Bear Hunting

Change will greet bear hunters this year. For years, Pennsylvania hunters have grown accustomed to bear season opening on Monday. This year, the Game Commission has opted for a Saturday opener, but has kept the three-day length of the season. More...

PGC video will help hunters age deer

Weight chart estimator also available

Two questions many hunters want to know about a deer they harvest is how old is it and much it weighs. More...

Photograph

The bull elk nicknamed Crazy Legs Junior was harvested in Spring Run in a hunt by Richard Lundgren (left)of Kittanning. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn M. ‘Katie’ Zoschg

NOVEMBER 25, 1915 - NOVEMBER 12, 2010

Kathryn M. “Katie” Zoschg, 94, of Emporium died at Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium on Nov. 12, 2010.   She was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Rathbun, a daughter of George F. and Rose Balaban Mahovlich. More...

Helen M. Prindible

OCTOBER 20, 1918 - NOVEMBER 8, 2010

Helen M. Prindible, 92, of Allison Park, formerly of Altoona, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at Vincentian Regency.   Born Oct. 20, 1918 in Emporium, she was the daughter of Claude and Laura (Hatt) Campbell. She married James V. More...

Marie C. LaBrozzi

Marie C. LaBrozzi, 83, of Canton, Ohio, formerly of Emporium, died Nov. 14, 2010. She was a daughter of Lawrence V. and Catherine M. Hornung Caldwell. On May 15, 1944 in Emporium, she married Francis “Tim” LaBrozzi, who predeceased her. More...