July 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov't consolidation prospects fading

An informal survey of borough and township leaders from throughout Cameron County finds little support for the sweeping changes in local government that will face a day of reckoning in just over a week. More...

Horseback sharpshooter coming to festival

An internationally known horseback archery professional gallops into Ski Denton in Potter County next weekend for the Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

Today, I saw beauty in the grey of the rainy, foggy morning. I heard the beauty in the sound of car tires hissing through the rain on the streets in front of our office. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Birthdays come only once a year, but one time I got to celebrate two in one year. I was stationed at Dover (Del.) Air Force Base and was scheduled for a trip to Southeast Asia. We left on July 17, 1968, with stops in Alaska, Japan and Vietnam. More...

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(Catherine Bowers is a member of the Potter County Board of Commissioners. More...

Outdoors

'Tasting in the Wilds' set this weekend

The Ridgway Heritage Council and the Ridgway-Elk County Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Tasting in the Wilds today (Saturday, July 21) from noon until 8 p.m. at the Ridgway Firemen's Grounds. More...

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This common garter snake has taken up residence near the pond and patio of the publisher's home. Garter snakes are extremely common in this part of the state and are the single most widely distributed species of reptile in North America. More...

Apple trees dying back

A large number of domestic apple trees and flowering crab apple trees in the region are experiencing die-back. The ends of some of the branches containing this year's new growth have turned brown with leaves dying. More...

Obituaries

Tammy Austin

Tammy S. Austin, 37, of Emporium died Monday (July 16, 2007) at Elk Regional Health Center. She was born March 11, 1970 in Clarion, a daughter of James (Dorothy) Fair, of Parker and Lura Wright Haynes, of Austin. Mrs. More...

Andrea Agliardo

Andrea C. Agliardo, 48, of 22386 CCC Memorial Highway, Emporium and Lancer Drive, Columbia, died Monday (July 2, 2007) at her home. Born in Columbia; she was the daughter of the late Robert P., Jr. and Catherine Campbell Bish. More...

Play Ball!

Teenaged baseball players from across the state will converge on Emporium in the coming week for the annual Pa. State Senior Little League Championship Tournament. More...

Farmer's Market headline here

Potter County agriculture was in the spotlight Thursday as a farmers' group held its 21st annual "Progress through Communications" tour across several operations. See next week's Endeavor News for details. More...

Austin Dam Show underway now!

Last year, volunteers built the stage from the ground up just prior to performances at the Austin Dam Show. And while that task won't be necessary this year, volunteers are still needed for other lastminute chores. More...

News

Franklin bridge replacement postponed until next spring

Replacement of the Specialist Mike Franklin Memorial Bridge, which carries U.S. Rt. 6 over the Allegheny River on Coudersport's East Second Street, has been postponed until next spring. Under the Pa. Dept. More...

'Underground Railroad' at music camp

More than a dozen music students have been retracing the path of the Underground Railroad through northcentral Pennsylvania and gaining an appreciation of runaway slaves' plight in the process. More...

Jury selection Tuesday in Cameron County drug case

The case against a Pittsburgh drug dealer apprehended in Emporium last year will move closer to trial Tuesday when a jury is selected to hear the case. More...

Community Life

Baby girl Leila marks five generations

Leila Rayanne Putzstuck, who was born June 19, 2007 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, marked five generations. More...

Make-A-Wish charity motorcycle run today

Friends of Make-A-Wish in Potter and Cameron counties will team with a local motorcycle group for a Saturday, July 21, event to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. More...

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An autographed football from Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomilin and an autographed picture from wide receiver Hines Ward are recent additions to auction items for Saturday's annual Make-A-Wish motorcycle dice run, sponsored by Endless Mounta More...

Sports

Cooperstown for Hetrick!

Coudersport's Zach Hetrick is spending his summer at the epicenter of baseball -- Cooperstown, N.Y. As part of his studies at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Hetrick is serving an internship at the Cooperstown Dreams Park. More...

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These are the 13-year-old Potter-McKean Babe Ruth Baseball All-Stars. The squad traveled to Williamsport to compete in the district tournament. Players came from Smethport, East Smethport, Austin, Shinglehouse, Bradford and Coudersport. More...

Golf tourney August 17

Emporium Country Club hosts the third annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament on Friday, Aug. 17. A four-person, best-ball format gets underway with an 11:00 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fees are $60 for nonmembers and $40 for mem- bers. More...