March 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County's new era of agriculture evolves

What is CSA, you ask? Community Sustained Agriculture is growing across America. It's a relationship of mutual support and commitment between local farmers and community members. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Our population seems to get smaller this time of year. Quite a few folks head to Florida for the warmer weather. Still, we really are losing some of our population in Cameron and Potter counties. That's not a good thing for the tax base. More...

A Younger Voice

Thousands are raving over the recent Oprah Winfrey show about the "Secret." So here we go again. People are looking for easy answers and they grasp at the latest new-age solution to timeless challenges in life. More...

Wind energy: time to face facts

To the editor:

I have hunted, fished, hiked, stargazed and kicked back for fun in Potter County for more than 20 years. I have supported area businesses to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. More...

Community Life

Andrew Chisholm, a 2006 graduate of Coudersport Area High School, is the first recipient of the Ernie Kuratomi Scholarship.The award honors the former high school principal who left the area last summer to return to the classroom as a teacher More...

Local 'Living Well Week' observance

The Penn State Cooperative Extension office serving Cameron and Potter counties, is observing Living Well Week (March 11-17) with a public relations campaign. More...

Parade of Stars packs 'em in

One of Emporium's oldest entertainment traditions, the Parade of Stars, continued in 2007 with another successful run. More...

Sports

Proudly supporting the Cameron County Red Raiders -

Thanks for another exciting year! Red Raider boys finish 18-8

Fans of the Cameron County boys' basketball team had to be thinking "wait 'til next year" as their Red Raiders fell to Coudersport after a gutsy effort in the District 9 quarterfinals. More...

Red Raiders Salute

Rebuilding season for CCHS girls

The 2006-07 basketball season was a rebuilding experience for the Cameron County High School girls. Jessica Ellenberger was the only senior on the team and played an important role in the Red Raiders' success. More...

Congrats to CCHS Red Raider wrestlers!

Endeavor News and other Emporium area businesses salute the Cameron County wrestling team on another fine season. Best of luck to Chad Schatz (shown at left) in this weekend's PIAA Northwest Regional Championships at Sharon. More...

An unattended kerosene heater is blamed for a fire which destroyed a home Monday night on the Gardeau Road in Keating Township, Potter County. More...

Protecting a way of life in Potter

Potter County was once the king of Pennsylvania potato farming and one of the state's top milk producers. Gradually, many farms were sold for real estate development and younger generations opted out. More...

Arson case drags on

A suspicious fire that destroyed Carey's Country Store in Sinnemahoning more than five years ago remains the subject of litigation. More...

News

Fire department elects officers

Butch Housler was returned as chief of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department during a recent election of officers. Abby Aikens was elected deputy chief and Adam Johnson will serve as assistant chief. More...

Local officials train for terrorism

Representatives of the Cameron County Office of Emergency Services, Cameron County Ambulance and Emporium Borough Police were among 25 emergency, industrial and local government leaders meeting in St. More...

Numbers in the news

Numbers 7 Pennsylvania's sales tax could rise to 7% if the legislature approves Gov. Ed Rendell's proposal. If it's passed, about $420 million would be used to cut real estate taxes for homeowners. More...

Potter County News

Certification classes set for food handlers

ServSafe, a 15-hour certification program developed by the National Restaurant Assn., is being offered at the Potter County Education Council's Port Allegany center. More...

'Soup and History' event Sunday

Austin Dam Memorial Assn. kicks off a new tradition on Sunday, March 4, with "Soup and History" at the Austin Firehall. More...

Students to perform 'Living Stations of the Cross'

"Living Stations of the Cross" will be presented March 25 and April 1 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport. Presented by the St. More...

Outdoors

Pa. game agency watchful for deadly CWD in deer, elk

There's a disease lurking out there that has the potential to decimate the state's deer and elk populations. So far, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is not a problem in the state, but because its consequences could be so devastating, the Pa. More...

Trout Unlimited banquet set March 17

Results of studies on conditions of the Driftwood Branch and a report on the impact of acid precipitation on local waterways will highlight the annual Trout Unlimited banquet, to be held on March 17 at the Red Fern Convention Center in St. Marys. More...

Sportsmen review coyote hunt results

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Assn. members reviewed the results of the recent Coyote Hunt and began making plans for an even bigger event in February 2008. More...

Obituaries

Beda Langevin

Beda A. Langevin, 94, of Driftwood, formerly of Charlemont, Mass. died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 2007) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. She was born Oct. 14, 1912 in Ashfield, a daughter of the late Bernard W. and Emma Johnson Anderson. More...

Evelyn Larson

Evelyn Mae Larson, 91, of Smethport, died Friday (Feb. 23, 2007) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, in Belfast, N.Y., a daughter of Russell and Lula Henyan Almony. On Aug. More...

John A. Duvall

Retired attorney John Alexander Duvall, a long-time resident of Potter County, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 2007) at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Fla. He had been in ill health for several months. More...