September 24, 2016 RSS feed / News

Barbecue cook-off Saturday

Downtown Emporium is bustling with activity this weekend. Saturday’s barbecue cook-off, sponsored by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, has attracted several entrants. More...

PCVA merger discussion continues

Second in a series of meetings between tourist promotion officials in Potter and Tioga counties is planned for Oct. 6 to continue exploring a possible merger. More...

Target date set for community college

A target date of Labor Day 2017 has been established for the long-discussed Rural Regional Community College of Northern Pennsylvania, according to information disseminated at a meeting of the Cameron County Commissioners. More...

Sexual assault offenders sentenced

A former Emporium Borough police officer arrested for making sexual advances towards a 15-year-old girl pleaded guilty to criminal solicitation to commit sexual abuse this week in Cameron County Court. More...

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Potter County Commissioner Paul Heimel (right) was introduced by long-time Rotarian Don Olivett, who’s holding a copy of Heimel’s book, ‘Oleana: The Ole Bull Colony in Pennsylvania.’ Heimel’s main talk centered around th More...

Falling Leaves Fest Oct. 1

Two full days of activities are on the agenda for the annual Falling Leaves Outdoor Show, slated for Sept 30 and Oct. 1 at the courthouse square in Coudersport. More...

Chamber Connection

Welcome to the chamber connection! This monthly column is written by the executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Johns Solak. It appears because of the generosity of Adam Johnson, State Farm Agent. More...

News. Briefs.

Genesee neighborhood watch A coordinated effort by community members and elected officials is underway in the township to launch a Neighborhood Watch programs. More...

Alleged heroin seller charged

A Galeton man who allegedly sold heroin to a confidential informant faces multiple criminal charges. Members of the Pa. Attorney General’s East Drug Task Force set up the purchase from Martin A. Howell back in January. More...

Duzick named deputy director

A long-time accountant with the Potter County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities has been promoted to the new position of deputy director. More...

Coming through for Carolyn

For upwards of five years, Coudersport’s Carolyn Berfield has been battling cancer through chemotherapy and other treatment options. More...

Cameron County hosts Coudersport on Homecoming

A parade stepping off at 5 pm from Fourth Street in downtown Emporium ushers in another Homecoming celebration for Cameron County High School on Friday, Sept. 30, leading up to the traditional football game at 7 and queen-crowning at halftime. More...

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St. Bibiana’s Church in Galeton hosted a visit by the Most Rev. Lawrence T. Perisco, bishop of Erie, to celebrate mass. A dinner for more than 100 parishioners was held in the parish center. More...

Rachel’s Challenge next week

Years of work by the Potter County Suicide Prevention Task Force will culminate with thought-provoking activities in several area schools in the coming week, as well as a town hall meeting in the Coudersport High School auditorium at 6 pm Thursday, S More...

Meeting Monday on Galeton lake

A group of Galeton residents continues raising money to help pay for a study that will lay out options for dealing with the deteriorating downtown dam in the center of town. More...

Cash infusion coming for Cameron County

Another $333,000 will be arriving in Cameron County from Harrisburg starting next summer and continuing each year far into the future. More...

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Endless Mountains Chapter of ABATE sponsored a Christmas for Kids toy drive in Emporium. Toys were collected and more than $1,100 was raised from donations and a chicken barbecue. Donations will be distributed by Cameron County Ministerial Assn. More...

Bridge open

A bridge built over the past several weeks over Pa. Rt. 49 near Mills in northeastern Potter County is now open. The bridge spans Marsh Creek in Harrison Twp. Motorists may encounter flagging operations as crews complete the last stages of work. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

220,000 Pheasant stamp? — With the Pa. Game Commission stocking about 220,000 ringneck pheasants each year, there are calls for the agency to create a pheasant-hunting stamp. More...

2016 CCHS Homecoming Court

Cameron County High School’s Homecoming parade will be held Friday, Sept. 30. Participants will line up at the Cameron County Christian Center, formerly the old Fourth Street School, where the parade will kickoff at 5 pm. More...

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services prevention specialist Sheri Harrier (white dress) attended last week’s Emporium Foundation meeting to discuss details of an after-school karate program. More...

Former superintendent resigns

Cameron County School Board directors accepted the resignation of former superintendent Christine Holjencin from her positions as assistant principal and curriculum coordinator, effective immediately. More...

Fight against blight hitting snags

An Emporium landlord whose dilapidated rental properties have drawn the ire of neighbors and borough officials is now facing the possibility of criminal charges. More...