December 20, 2014 RSS feed / News

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

‘I don’t.’ 50 — The institution of marriage continues to lose favor. An all-time low figure of 50 percent of American adults are married. More...

Shinglehouse Community Health Center Grand Opening

Officials from the Cole Memorial Hospital Medical Group and UPMC Hamot in Erie conducted a grand opening celebration at the new Shinglehouse Community Health Center. More...

Trouble on horizon as budget passes

Cameron County Commissioners formally approved an $8.07 million operating budget for 2015, an increase of just over $600,000 from last year’s spending plan. The 26.5-mill tax on real estate remains unchanged. More...

County gets bad rap for joblessness

Cameron County gets a bad rap in headlines proclaiming it as Pennsylvania’s poster child for unemployment. More...

Fragale a state trooper

Emporium native Seth A. Fragale begins his first assignment as a Pennsylvania State Trooper. Fragale has been assigned to Troop F in Montoursville, Lycoming County, effective Nov. 24. More...

Busy day in Cameron Court

Several cases were handled this week in Cameron County Court. Bail was revoked and a bench warrant issued for an Emporium man after he failed to appear for a scheduled plea hearing on charges of theft and receiving stolen property. More...

Abriatis elected board president

Cameron County School Board will have new leadership entering the new year. Members elected Paul Abriatis as board president, succeeding Robert Lininger. Abriatis was unopposed after Christine Umble declined a nomination for the position. More...

Area news briefs

Flights to Pittsburgh BRADFORD – Bradford Regional Airport’s new air service provider, Sun Air, could begin daily flights to and from Pittsburgh by early January. More...

New bank unlikely in Austin; request rejected by First Citizens

Austin Borough Council’s long-shot efforts to attract a new bank to occupy the Northwest Savings Bank building when that company exits the community took a hit this month when First Citizens Community Bank rejected the town’s request. More...

Buildings set to come down soon

Demolition of two nuisance properties in Emporium is drawing closer. More...

Drug cases dominate court docket

Drug cases once again dominated a full docket before Judge Richard Masson in Cameron County Court this week. Arraignment was held for an Emporium man facing drug and weapons violations. More...

Man jailed on rape charges

A Coudersport man has been jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail after being arraigned for rape. More...