July 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

More growers going organic

Organic farming has been gaining momentum across the country as more consumers look to avoid chemicals that have been linked to health problems. As of 2016, the U.S. Dept. More...

Why did Ness choose Coudersport?

How did a famous lawman whose roots were in Chicago ended up spending life in Coudersport? Eliot Ness was nearly destitute when a business opportunity that proved to be too good to be true lured him to the Potter County seat in 1956. More...

Viewpoints

Yes, our elections are rigged

(Terry Madonna is professor of public affairs at Franklin & Marshall College. Mike Young is a speaker, pollster, author, and former professor of politics and pub­lic affairs at Penn State University.)   Donald Trump is right. More...

Correspondence

Harm?   Dear editor:  Given your decision to publish the letter to the editor, “Serious Harm,” I thought perhaps “the other side of the story” would hopefully be permissible.  More...

The Old Timer

Today the heat climbed to 116 de­grees and, man, that is hot. It’s just like a 20-below day in the Land of the Endless Mountains. More...

Community Life

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Residents, staffers and guests at Sweden Valley Manor bid a fond farewell to Micki Elliott with a retirement party. She’s shown with Brandon Dresser, who has succeeded Micki as administrator at the care home and rehabilita­tion center. More...

Registration open for ‘CodeRED’

Potter County Emer­gency Management Agency is encouraging residents to sign up for a new community notification system to provide important alerts and time-sensi­tive messages using phone calls, email, social media sites and text messaging.  It& More...

Corey biography reflects local pride

Austin’s major league baseball player is the focus of a new book authored by a professional talent scout and former collegiate baseball manager.  More...

Obituaries

Louis R. Felicetti

December 13, 1934 - July 5, 2018

Louis R. Felicetti, 83, of Ulyss­es, died July 5, 2018 in Penn Pres­byterian Medical Center, Philadel­phia.  Born Dec. 13, 1934, in West Chester, he was the son of Louis E. and Margaret Hodgson Goch­nauer Felicetti. More...

Death Notices

G. Dawn McManus   More...

County takes loan for 911 system

Financing is now in place for a new 911 emergency communications system in Potter County. More...

Can farming survive here?

Few of us stop to consider what it takes to bring food from the farm to the fork. The one thing it will always take, even in this age of mechanization, is people. More...

Oswayo Hatchery to remain open

A compromise has been reached that hatcheries in Potter and two other counties open. It was announced this week at a meeting of the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission. More...

‘Ness Fest’ expected to be huge

A year of planning has gone into next weekend’s inaugural “Eliot Ness Fest: Touched by the Untouchable” in Coudersport, and all signs are pointing to a huge turnout. More...

News

When potato farming was king

In an era when local potato farming has been on the decline, Carl Long has stayed with the crop. He sells the bulk of his spuds for production of potato chips under the Utz Quality Foods brand.  More...

Big challenges for dairy farmers

County dairy farm­ers are facing stiff challenges to remain in business and there are no easy solutions. But conditions do change over time. That’s the cur­rent assessment from Nicole Carutis, agronomy educator with Penn State Extension. More...

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Students from across the area who are entering grades 3-6 in the upcoming school year converged at Austin Area School this week for a summer camp in Austin that focused on science, technology, engineering and mathemat­ics while emphasizing practical More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

There was a time when we basically accepted whatever weather we were dealt and went on with our lives. More...

Managing deer herd with science

I hope you read last week’s Endeavor News story about the result of a three-year fawn survival study conducted by the Game Commission on Susquehannock State For­est land in Potter County and in the Rothrock and Bald Eagle state forests in centr More...

Mountain lion program Saturday

Are there mountain lions roaming the Pennsylvania Wilds?  Most biologists say “no,” but reports of cougar sightings sur­face from time to time.  More...