May 23, 2015 RSS feed / News

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Drug treatment RENOVO -- Advocates for a Drug-Free Tomorrow brought their message about addiction and recovery to the Western Clinton County Recreation Authority Center. More...

Convicted of assault, Chapman contesting ‘predator’ label

It will be many years before Joe Chapman returns to society. Whether he’ll then have to be branded a sexually violent predator was the subject of a hearing last week before Cameron County Judge Richard Masson. More...

Movement in gun theft case

A preliminary hearing for two Emporium men accused of burglarizing a residence in Shippen Township resulted in very different outcomes for the defendants. Bryar Delp, 19, waived his right to a hearing and opted to proceed to trial. More...

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Details of Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, which operates a center in St. Marys and is soon opening one in Coudersport, were shared with Emporium Rotary members. Sherron McGown, Phoenix facility director at St. More...

Town pool opens June 8

Cameron County Community Pool will open on Monday, June 8. Advance tickets may be purchased in the high school office through June 5. Seasonal rates are $35 for families, $40 for family and babysitter, $25 for adults and $20 for students. More...

Principal to serve both schools

Cameron County School District has effectively eliminated an administrative position from the books by removing the “interim” label from Principal Amy Schwab’s job title. More...

School board holds line on taxes

Faced with a deficit of close to $200,000, Cameron County School Board members moved to the brink of approving a 2.5-percent real estate tax increase, but then backed down. More...

Galeton property owner defifiant

Galeton Borough Council heard from a defiant property owner at last week’s meeting and referred his complaints to another agency. More...

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Two teens were killed in a car crash early Saturday morning, just hours after leaving the Central Mountain High School Ball on the Lock Haven University campus. More...

Austin Dam Park set to open

Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of the welcome center and gift shop at Austin Dam Memorial Park. It’s located just below the dam ruins, next to the Nuschke Family Pavilion. More...

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Another successful roadside debris pickup was recently conducted by Upper Allegheny Watershed Association volunteers. They filled 32 bags with refuse, collected from a two-mile section of Rt. 6 near the Potter/McKean County border. More...

Scrap metal stolen along Rt. 49

Another theft of scrap metal is being investigated by state police from the Denton Hill barracks. Thieves have been taking various items and selling them for salvage, troopers report. More...

Summer camps slated

Baking, animal science, creative cooking, photography and painting are just a few of the many activities planned for this year’s Penn State Extension 4-H Summer Clubs. More...

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Coudersport Ice Mine, a popular tourist attraction in Sweden Valley, has opened for its 2015 season. More...