June 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Murder gang related?

Admitted murderer Jonothan “Jeep” Prather has said that the motive for killing a young man who was apparently at least an acquaintance of his in cold blood was that the victim, Samuel E. More...

Dam show lands Grammy Award winning artist

The Dam Show is returning to the dam.  And it has attracted yet another nationally acclaimed artist as part the diverse and eclectic lineup that has become synonymous with the music festival at Austin Dam Memorial Park.  More...

Viewpoints

Publishing the name: why we did it

Deciding to publish the name of the juvenile who is being charged as an adult for her part in the murder of Samuel Miller was a decision I did not take, or make, lightly.  Make no mistake about it, if she had not been charged as an adult, even t More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

From the sweet grass to the packing house – that is the life story of a beef cow.  It is not too much different than a human life. More...

Deal With The Devil

To the editor:  An impact tax on gas drilling is a good idea, but Senator Joe Scarnati’s impact fee legislation is not. In fact, it’s a very bad idea.  More...

Community Life

Carnival starts June 20

A summertime tradition in Emporium, the carnival on Broad Street, returns during the week of Monday through Saturday, June 20-25.  Pre-sale tickets at $5.00 per strip will be available at Northwest Savings (Sandy Bresslin), the Little League Fie More...

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A familiar face to anyone in or around Cameron County, Gladys Miller, was recognized on June 1 at the Emporium Senior Center, in observance of her 93rd birthday. More...

Celebrate 65 Years

A popular Emporium couple, Lyle and Ellen Lyon, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 15.  The Rev. J. Frederic Moore performed the ceremony on June 15, 1946, when they were married at the Methodist Church in Emporium. More...

Sports

Major golf event coming to local club

A major men’s golf event – perhaps the most prestigious tournament in Coudersport Golf Club history – is on tap for Saturday, July 17. More...

Emporium Alle-Catts edge Bradford

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Mosch returning to direct basketball camp

Professional basketball player Sheana Mosch returns to the area later this month to direct a girls’ basketball camp at DuBois Central Catholic High School.  Sessions will be held Monday through Thursday, June 27-30, for girls entering grad More...

Teen charged as adult

Prosecutors have determined that the role played by the juvenile involved in the killing of a teen-aged boy June 5 was heinous enough to charge and try her as an adult.  More...

LEGAL SETBACK

Another legal blow for Rigases

Sarcasm fifinally got the better of John Rigas’s defense lawyer in response to his client’s latest legal blow this week.  “Obviously, the government is worried about Mr. More...

Uncertainty surrounds murder cases

Uncertainties reign and rumors are rampant as people come to terms with what is nearly unthinkable in these quiet mountains – a cold, calculated murder that snuffed out a young life and horrifified the residents of these narrow valleys.  More...

News

Adelphia dissolution continues; another $82M paid to creditors

More than nine years after Coudersport-based Adelphia Communications Corporation spiraled into bankruptcy, lawyers and accountants are still tying up loose ends surrounding what are the company’s remaining assets.  About a half-dozen Adel More...

Little Museum opens for the season

Cameron County Historical Society has opened its Little Museum for the season on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesday from 1-4 pm, or by appointment.  There are more than 15,000 items on display including an extensive photo collection. More...

NEAT NUMERALS

These numbers are in the news.

27  Hidden behind the 2010 Census figures is an alarming trend that should prompt us to sit up and take notice: we’re losing our young people.  Cameron County experienced a decrease in the number of children (under the age of 18) of 2 More...

Potter County News

Emergency response training

Community Emergency Response Training will be held at the Coudersport Fire Station Training Center, beginning Thursday, June 23. More...

Grants will support activities to protect water, educate public

Potter County’s steps to protect its water resources in the face of gas drilling and other industrial activity are being recognized and viewed as a model for others.  This week the Potter County Commissioners announced receipt of two grant More...

Yellow Ribbon success

Another successful Yellow Ribbon Ride was held last weekend by the Allegheny River Riders chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE).  About 90 registered motorcyclists covered a course of 85 miles during the eighth annual More...

Outdoors

Big trout— we just can’t resist!

Like most anglers, I have an obsession with catching large trout. At times it has pushed me to an activity many consider insane -- night fishing.  More...

‘Doe’ license rules announced

County treasurers will begin accepting antlerless deer license applications on Monday, July 11.  Costs are the same as they have been since 1999, except for the 70-cent transaction fee for the automated license system.  More...

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