January 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt for school head still on

Members of the Cameron County Area Board of Education are taking their time in hiring what most people see as the most critical position at any school district- superintendent. More...

Viewpoints

I would like to clarify a couple of remarks attributed to me by David Voreacas in his Bloomberg News Service article, part of which was carried in Endeavor News on Jan. 6. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

I can't imagine what it would be like to raise a child today. More...

'Stories missed critical point' Dear Editor: Although the article by Bloomsberg News' David Voreacas ("Rigas Breaks Silence," Jan. More...

Community Life

New Arrival

A daughter, Isabella Elaine Rees, was born Jan. 8, 2007, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital to Travis Rees and Ramona Lamer of Austin. She weighed seven pounds, 6.3 ounces and joins a brother, 12-month-old Dominic. More...

Holjencin winner in geography bee

Eighth-grader Joe Holjencin was winner of the National Geographic Bee recently held by the Cameron County Area School District enrichment program. More...

Area residents have a chance to learn more about the Pilates system of health and fitness, with classes being led by Cristy Solveson at Emporium's Memorial Hall. She offers "On the Ball" and "Mat Work" classes. More...

Sports

Height is might for NTL Boys

In a season when height is at a premium, there were some interesting developments this week involving the Northern Tier Boys' Basketball League's two tallest players. More...

Falcon wrestlers off to tournament

Coudersport's wrestlers will be tested during the highly competitive North East Tournament Friday night and Saturday in Erie. They have another tough challenge next Thursday night at Kane. More...

ECC, CHS top rankings

D9Sports.com, a website run by volunteers, has released its weekly rankings for basketball teams in PIAA District 9. The poll is released each Saturday, so the rankings below are based only on games as of last Friday. Boys' Class A 1. More...

Glimmers of hope

Companies inquire about Coudersport call center

At least three companies have expressed an interest in locating a call center in Coudersport once Time Warner Cable (TWC) pulls out of town. More...

John Eastlake, a self-described naturalist and historian, came across this impressive sight along Rt. 6 near Sweden Valley in Potter County. Thanks to Michael S. More...

Small town challenge: change or die

Small towns have the opportunity to not only survive but thrive in the electronic and mobile economy of today. As long as they quit thinking… well, small. More...

News

Library announces donors

Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library has announced recent donors to its Building Fund, as follows: In honor of Anna Mae Starn, by Anthony C. Moscato. In memory of Mary Patricia Benedict, by Mr. & Mrs. James Coppersmith. More...

AASD budget approved

A tentative operating budget for the 2007-08 school year was approved by the Austin Area Board of Education last week. More...

Hospital, Highmark plan healthy living classes

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport is partnering with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer help to area residents who want to eat healthier, reduce stress and feel better. More...

Potter County News

Burglary, assault among cases heard in Potter County Court

Two Potter County residents will be sentenced on Feb. 21 after pleading guilty in separate appearances last week in the Court of Common Pleas. More...

Noted blues artist to perform

Potter County Fine Arts Council has landed a performance by critically acclaimed blues troubadour Eric Bibb. More...

Outdoors

Hibernating bears make excellent research subjects

Black bears in Cameron, Potter and McKean counties are hibernating, despite the mild weather of the early winter. That gives Pa. Game Commission researchers a chance to sneak into their dens and conduct scientific research. More...

When John Shirk harvested this bull on the first day of 2006 season, it was the talk of the local outdoor community. Elk experts immediately recognized that the bull would certainly crack the record books. More...

Songbirds need our help now that winter's here

Northern Pennsylvania's mild weather during December and the early part of this month confused bird populations, making it important for those who have been feeding our feathered friends to continue now that colder conditions have arrived. More...

Obituaries

Harry Marshall

Harry E. Marshall, 76, of Rich Valley Road, Emporium, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, in his home. Born Jan. 13, 1931, in Morris, he was the son of Clair and Shirley Marshall. In 1955 in Renovo, he married Phyllis J. Hibbler, who survives. More...

Mary Pond

Mary J. Pond, 52, of Mansfield, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, at her home. She was born on March 22, 1954 in Renovo, a daughter of Leonard "Josh" and Mina (Confer) Burkhouse. She attended St. James Episcopal Church in Mansfield. More...

May Dempsey

May K. Dempsey, 95, formerly of Sinnemahoning, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007 at the Centre Crest Nursing Home in Bellefonte. Born on Oct. 10, 1911, in Sinnemahoning, she was the daughter of Alonzo Pitts and Jeanette Michaels Pitts. On Nov. More...