February 28, 2015 RSS feed / News

Eyesore set to come down soon

Days are numbered for the dilapidated Furniture for Less building on Sizerville Road in Emporium. More...

AVFD meeting

Austin Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service will meet at 6 pm Sunday, March 1, at the firehall. A corporation meeting will follow. More...

Counties set priorities for 2015

County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania’s (CCAP) list of legislative priorities was unveiled last week during a news conference at the State Capitol. More...

Giving youths a helping hand

Some youths struggling in their transition to adulthood need a hand. One of the organizations committed to that mission, Pentz Run Youth Services, was on the agenda at this month’s Cameron County Collaborative Board meeting. More...

Area news briefs

Murder charge dropped BRADFORD – Criminal charges filed against a Bradford businessman for the shooting death of his sonin law earlier this year were dropped when a magisterial district judge ruled that he acted in self-defense. More...

District to demolish house

Years of indecision about a deteriorating home owned by the Cameron County School District have come to an end. More...

Rent, tax rebate program open

Hundreds of people in Potter and Cameron counties do not apply for rebates they’re eligible to receive if they pay real estate taxes or rent. More...

Help with heating bills

Individuals and families having trouble paying their heating bills can apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). More information is available through a toll-free phone service at 1-866-857-7095, or from assistance offices. More...

Felt Manor visits limited

Guy and Mary Felt Manor in Emporium has asked the public to limit visits to the home as a result of recent incidences of flu and other contagious illness. More...

Canoe/Kayak Classic scheduled April 4

Plans are coming together for the 41st annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic, with registrations being accepted in more than two dozen divisions. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Immigration $52,500 — Of the immigrants who have taken the first steps to become U.S. citizens under the “limited amnesty” policy, 68 percent were from Mexico. More...

Former local residents charged

Two former Coudersport residents were among four people arrested by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office for trafficking bulk quantities of marijuana with an estimated black market value of $250,000. More...

State Land Tax Fairness group gives update

Leaders of the Pennsylvania State Land Tax Fairness Coalition report several recent developments. More...

Multiple drug charges filed

New charges have been filed against an Emporium man who was allegedly in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia when picked up on arrest warrants last year. More...

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Jenny Clarke of Shinglehouse and her 7-year-old daughter Brianna make several trips to the Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital for treatments of the young girl’s kidney disease. More...