September 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

EMS training for students?

Students from several area high schools would have access to training in emergency response skills under a proposal that’s being introduced to local government leaders and others in the region.  Details were aired at last week’s meet More...

Recognition for DUI court

Pennsylvania   Supreme Court Justice Sallie  Updyke Mundy will be presenting special recognition to Potter County at 1:30 pm Thursday, Sept. 22, at the courthouse.  More...

Viewpoints

Grange supports shale gas

(Betsy E. Huber, a Pennsylvania resident, is president of the National Grange.) With the development of shale gas, Pennsylvania has an opportunity to play a major role to ensure increased access to affordable, clean-burning energy resources. More...

The Old Timer

Twilight is a beautiful time of the day.  Most of Mother Nature’s creatures are looking for a place to spend the night, but there are some exceptions.  It reminds me of our own species. More...

Correspondence

NA All About Choices   Dear editor:  An article in your recent edition, titled “Getting to the root of addiction,” struck a chord.  Yes, Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is one way that peer pressure and a social network can affect More...

Outdoors

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

September ’s fascinating transition

September is a time of transition. Summer is slowly losing its grip on the landscape as colder weather creeps in. Trees start to trade their summer attire for bright reds, yellows, and oranges. More...

Wolf Tracks

Sometimes a trip to “elk country” in northcentral Pennsylvania is just what the doctor ordered.  With about 1,000 animals spread across an expanding range, the largest concentrations in Elk and Cameron counties, there’s never a More...

ATV riders organizing, lobbying

Pressure is mounting on managers of state forest land and local government leaders to open up more areas for all-terrain vehicle riders.  More...

Artist’s brush with fame

It’s art, not music, that has a special draw for Cameron County’s Casey Saline, But if her efforts sometimes lead to a little hobnobbing with the rich and famous, she can be forgiven for getting a little excited about the experience. More...

Tackling drug epidemic head on

Community forum aims to help families

Fatal heroin overdoses, families ripped apart, decaying communities and a rising financial toll for taxpayers – these are among the devastating consequences of a drug epidemic that has swept across northern Pennsylvania and shown its ugly face More...

More delays in homicide case

An   Austin woman accused of killing one  Emporium man and seriously injuring another in an early-morning car accident in December 2014 won’t be heading to trial any time soon.  More...

911 memorials planned

Fifteen years have passed since a Muslim extremist organization launched four attacks on American using hijacked airliners, claiming the lives of nearly 3,000 U.S. citizens, including 414 emergency responders. More...

News

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Emporium’s newest retail establishment is Freerange Holistic Health, owned and operated by Cristy Solveson, located on South Cherry Street. Freerange sells packaged teas, essential oils, organic body products, defusers and some organic foods. More...

Sexual assault case postponed

A Cameron County man facing sexual assault charges had his trial postponed after the prosecutor filed a motion to suppress evidence.  Matthew Kriner, 26, of Emporium is accused of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a m More...

Jobs, but no one to take them?

Empereon Marketing is making another push to fill jobs at its customer contact center in Coudersport. More...

Community Life

Suicide prevention: it’s personal

Brittany Standeven lost both her father and her sister to suicide. Now, she’s standing tall for prevention of the factors that can lead a person to take his or her own life. More...

Tough topic: planning for the inevitable

No one likes to talk about it, but none of us is going to last forever.  And when a person dies, the last thing loved ones want to deal with is the inevitable paperwork and other earthly details.  The wisdom in planning for the inevitable w More...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Bohn

JUNE 24, 1954 - SEPTEMBER 2, 2016

Joseph M. “Joe” Bohn, 62, a long-time resident of Coudersport, passed away with his loving family by his side on Sept. 2, 2016, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a courageous battle with cancer. More...

Death Notices

Melvin C. Dillen   More...

A Celebration of Life for Betty Vogel

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2pm. It will be held at Frank Crosby’s pavilion on Rich Valley Road (1st house past church on right - watch More...