April 19, 2014 RSS feed / News

School budget: where to cut

Cameron County School Board members are reckoning with a revenue shortfall as the deadline for passing a 2014-15 budget draws closer. More...

Area jails beginning to overflow

Jail populations across the region continue to rise, due in large part to increased drug abuse and successful drug investigations and prosecutions. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

Ski patrol service 50 — Many things have changed at Denton Hill State Park’s ski area in Potter County, but Paul Ross is a constant. More...

Wildfire snuffed by emergency team

Last weekend’s warm, windy weather resulted in a band of wildfires across the region, including one about six miles west of Driftwood near Rt. 555 on Sunday afternoon. More...

Siren test Wed.

Cameron County Office of Emergency Services will be testing its siren system from 11 am to 5 pm on Wednesday as part of a new early-warning system being developed for the George B. Stevenson Dam renovations. More...

Local college classes start May 12

Area residents have an opportunity to earn college credits at reduced rates through a partnership worked out by the Potter County Education Council. More...

New laws affect child abuse reporting

Changes to state reporting laws in child welfare cases were detailed by Children and Youth Services director Shawn McAulay at the recent Cameron County Collaborative Board meeting. More...

Emporium clean-up

Members of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department will be washing sidewalks and a stretch of roadway from Chestnut to Maple Streets on Tuesday, April 22. Motorists are asked to avoid parking along the street that night. More...

Dispose of unwanted drugs April 26

State police at Emporium and Denton Hill are teaming up with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to provide the public with an opportunity to safely and legally dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs. More...

School joins tax equity lobby

Cameron County School Board has signed on to an effort led by local county commissioners to bring tax relief to those parts of Pennsylvania with large expanses of stateowned land. More...

Pair facing drug charges

Two Emporium residents who are no strangers to the local criminal justice system were back in court this month. More...