March 23, 2013 RSS feed / News

Chapman charges consolidated for trial

Joseph W. Chapman was back in familiar surroundings as he returned to Cameron County Court to hear Judge Richard Masson’s decision on a motion to dismiss a raft of charges against him due to lack of evidence.  More...

Nine vying for five CCSD board seats

Cameron County voters now have an idea of what they’ll face in the May 21 primary election.  Last week, the deadline passed for candidates to file their nominating petitions. More...

Finances tight at Austin School as district looks ahead

Money is tight in the Austin Area School District as administrators grapple with budgetary challenges this year, as well as a spending plan for 2013-14.  At this month’s meeting, school board members were advised that the Budget and Financ More...

Area news briefs

Road work in St. Marys  ST. MARYS -- Work is underway to improve a northern section of Rt. 255 in St. Marys. The project stretches from to Rt. 120/ State Street. No traffic disruptions are expected during the preliminary work.  More...

Property law proposed in Austin

Members of Austin Borough Council are expected to vote on an ordinance aimed at more clearly defining nuisance properties during their April 1 meeting.  The property maintenance ordinance adds a critical piece to the ‘junk property’ More...

Snowmobile hill climb March 30

Ski Denton will host snowmobile hill climbing races next Saturday March 30.  Snowmobile Hill Climb Racing Association will sponsor the racing, beginning at 1 pm. More...

Labor union hopes to land ambulance service

A labor union is seeking to sign up the paramedics and emergency medical technicians employed by Cameron County Ambulance Service (CCAS).  They’ll vote Tuesday on joining the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics. More...

Numbers in the News

1 One year has passed since a Pennsylvania law prohibiting drivers from sending cellphone text messages while driving went into effect. More...

Jury acquites man accused of burglary

An Austin man accused of burglary and theft was found not guilty after a jury trial in Potter County Court.  Charges against 29-year-old Gregory J. More...

Man killed when truck hits go-kart

A Port Allegany man was killed with he drove his go-kart into the path of a pickup truck on Rt. 6 Friday night. State police at Kane identified the victim as 24-year-old Keith Robinette. The investigation continues. More...

Driftwood Senior Center work to start soon

Bids have been opened for a new Driftwood Senior Center and it won’t be long before work begins.  Cameron County Commissioners this week opened the general construction bids for a 2,000-square-foot, ranch-style building along Rt. 555. More...