August 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Scholastic award for local ‘Miss Teen’ contestant

Victoria Robinson recently returned from a Miss Teen Pennsylvania pageant with something she probably never expected.  While she was not chosen as one of the 10 fifinalists for the Miss Teen title, she came home with a special achievement award More...

Viewpoints

Lottery: not a good gamble

Forgive me for not being elated that Pennsylvania’s lottery program broke its sales record in its most recent fiscal year.  Statistics released earlier this week show that a cool $3.5 billion was spent on the growing array of lottery games More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Here today and gone today.  Your life can change in a fraction of a second. No matter how much you have prepared to start your day, you may not finish it. That’s why you should live each day like it’s your last.  More...

Emergency Brings Out The Best

To the editor:  Thursday started out like any other day. No one could have predicted that within hours, our community would be hit with a tornado. After all, that kind of storm hits in other areas; not ours.  More...

Community Life

Births

A son was born on July 12, 2012, at Medina (Ohio) Hospital to Aletha and Juston Davis of Ohio. Troy Ivan Davis weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces. He joins two sisters, Trinity, 9 and Tyra, 4. More...

Presbyterian ice cream social planned Aug. 11

Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 180th anniversary by holding an ice cream social on the church lawn on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 6-8. More...

Blood drive results

Fifteen pints were collected during the recent Community Blood Bank drive at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s Emporium Wellness Center. More...

Sports

Alle-Catt showdown tomorrow

It was inevitable.  The rematch between Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League teams from Emporium and Bradford is on tap for Sunday at 2 pm on the latter team’s home diamond.  More...

Big 30 Classic game today

Another good turnout is scheduled for the 39th annual Don Raabe Big 30 All-Star Charities Classic, which kicks off at 7 pm Saturday (today) in Bradford.  Representing Cameron County High School will be Zach Austin, Aaron Burnside and Nick Stucke More...

Field trip for volleyball team

Members of the Cameron County High School volleyball team recently visited Sinnemahoning State Park to connect with nature, accompanied by coach Julie Humble and assistant superintendent Lynn Hummel. More...

Dam Show triumphs, looks ahead

Before the dust from the 10th annual Austin Dam Show had settled, news of pending improvement to the site was surfacing.  A walking trail that runs behind the concrete dam ruins, along the stream north toward the campground is in line to get a c More...

Bad economy means good times for lottery

Millions spent, and won, locally every year

If success is determined by annual sales and profifits in a state-run “business,” then the 2011-12 fifiscal year was the Pennsylvania Lottery’s most successful year in its 41-year history.  More...

Cameron County Fair kicks off Sunday

Cameron County Fair will open on Sunday, with most of the traditional events returning. More...

News

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Emporium Borough Police recently acquired a new patrol car with features such as all-wheel drive, a swivel mount for a laptop computer, and a high-powered engine designed for fast acceleration. More...

Performance top ranking for C&N Bank

Citizens & Northern Corporation, parent company of Citizens & Northern Bank, has been ranked first in the nation in Bank Director Magazine’s bank performance scorecard.  The institution, which has branch offices in Cameron, Potter More...

Numbers in the News

1 Can you identify the leading employers in Cameron and Potter counties? Number 1 in Cameron is GKN Sintered Metals, followed in order by the Cameron County School District, American Sintered Technologies, Felt Manor and Emporium Hardwoods. More...

Potter County News

County leaders reckoning with state budget cuts

Pennsylvania counties are required by law to help the mentally ill, the elderly, children at risk, people with drug addictions, those with intellectual difficulties, and the destitute.  But while the state government forces those responsibilitie More...

Important medical assistance meeting Wed.

Hundreds of medical assistance recipients in Potter and Cameron counties will be affected by a new law that takes effect on Oct. 1. Changes will affect how they will be able to access health care services and providers.  More...

Lightning strike injures three at fair

Three people were treated for electric shock symptoms after lightning struck a tree at the Potter County Fair Tuesday afternoon at about 2:15.  Names of the victims were not released and all three were released from Charles Cole Memorial Hospita More...

Outdoors

Together, we can still save our forests

A story in last week’s Endeavor News by respected forestry professor Jim Finley about the fundamental changes in our forest ecosystem is “must reading” for anyone who cares about the outdoors.  More...

Bonus ‘doe’ licenses on sale Monday

Many area deer hunters have been closely monitoring the sale of antlerless deer hunting licenses in Pennsylvania, anxious to apply for a “bonus tag” to take a second deer. More...

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Two Pa. Forestry Bureau employees and eight members of the Troia Social Club from St. Marys recently volunteered their time for work projects on state forest land in Elk County. More...

Obituaries

Charles F. Lampman

NOVEMBER 15, 1944 - JULY 31, 2012

Charles F. Lampman, 67, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, (July 31, 2012) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.  Born Nov. 15, 1944, in Coudersport, he was the son of Hugh and Ruth E. Merrick Lampman. More...

Victor F. Lagonia

MAY 31, 1923 - JULY 28, 2012

Victor F. Lagonia Jr., 89, of Emporium died peacefully at Sweden Valley  Manor in Coudersport on Saturday,  July 28, 2012.  He was born May 31, 1923 in Austin, a son of Victor and Mary Cappelano Lagonia. More...

Neil Leroy Shepard

AUGUST 11, 1927 - JULY 30, 2012

Neil Leroy Shepard, 84, of Conneautville, a former longtime resident of Austin, passed away July 30, 2012, in his home with his loving family at his side.  Born Aug. 11, 1927, in Falconer, N.Y., he was a son of Charles T. More...