July 26, 2014 RSS feed / News

Area news briefs

Two drug busts RIDGWAY – North Central Drug Task Force made two raids last Thursday in Elk County, coming away with 130 grams of the synthetic substances marketed on the street as bath salts and about $36,000 in cash. More...

Police busy with crazy incidents

A North Carolina resident who was facing a number of serious charges is now breathing a bit easier after the most serious of the counts were dropped. More...

New jury selection in Chapman case

A new jury will be selected next week to re-try Joe Chapman, who’s accused of sexually assaulting a young child. Chapman, 30, of Emporium, was tried in Cameron County Court in January 2014. More...

Eckenrode headed to state prison

An Emporium man arrested last summer for sexual assault, drug charges and other counts accepted a plea deal that will keep him behind bars for at least the next three years. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Bird trackers 28 — A scientific and volunteerbased birdwatching tradition, Project FeederWatch, will return for its 28th year in November. Participants are needed in Cameron and Potter counties to provide a broader base of local information. More...

Jury selection delayed in rape case

A man accused of raping a child numerous times won’t be going on trial any time soon Selection of a jury to try Arthur A. Helzel, 35, was postponed for a third time, at the request of his courtappointed attorney Jeanne Miglicio. More...

Bucking the trend: Penn Highlands adds to professional staff

Rural health care providers have continually felt challenges in recruiting qualified medical professionals. More...

Cameron County real estate transactions

Following are transactions recently filed with the Cameron County Recorder of Deeds: May 1, Randy P. Connah to Ralph J. Serafini, Grove Township, $55,000; Ruth C. Lauer to Scott C. Burnside, Emporium Borough, $20,000. May 5, James H. More...