November 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

PASSENGER TRAIN ROLLS THROUGH

Those relatively few local residents who were able to see a rare passenger train pass through Cameron and McKean counties last Monday agreed that it was a sight to behold. More...

Viewpoints

Publisher's Point Of View

To say that the summer recently passed provided my family with odd and troubling challenges is pretty lean on drama. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Sometimes I amaze myself by the way I have learned to use a computer. Not enough oldtimers bother with these gizmos and they don't know what they're missing. On a scale of one to 10, I might eventually get far enough up the ladder to get to two. More...

We've got mail!

Deer & Forests: The Other Side To the editor: I cannot let the letter to the edtor about deer and forests from Tom Leete of Coudersport go unanswered. More...

Potter County News

Potter County backs off wind turbines

Planning Commission okays relaxed regulations

Potter County Planning Commission (PCPC) continued working on proposed amendments to the county's Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance during a sometimes-heated meeting Tuesday night. More...

'Leadership Potter County'

Applications are being accepted for the upcoming Leadership Potter County Program. It's a comprehensive leadership development program open to anyone living or working in the county. More...

Outdoors

Bear population thriving

Season starts Monday; hunters should do well

A thriving black bear population awaits hunters in the region this year. The regular three-day firearms season is Nov. 19-21, the three days before Thanksgiving. "Our bear hunting should be excellent," said Mark Fair, one of the Pa. More...

A one-of-a-kind elk hunt

Woman uses flintlock rifle to harvest cow elk

The 54-caliber flintlock muzzleloader used by Suzy Stefani of Sigel during the 2007 Pennsylvania elk hunt is just as tall as she is at 4'10". More...

Bear hunter success rate: 3%

Bear season in these parts is no small event. In some counties the number of bear hunters may even surpass that of the deer season opener. Bruin populations have been at very high levels the last several years. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

James Shepard James F. Shepard, 87, of Millport, died on Friday (November 9, 2007). Funeral services were held the Rev. Fred E. Kemp officiating. Commital services and burial was held in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse. More...

NORFOLK TO COUGH UP $7.5M

Railroad company, state reach settlement-

Waterways and wetlands in McKean and Cameron counties that were damaged in a June 2006 lye spill will benefit from a landmark settlement between the state and Norfolk Southern Railway. More...

CLIP-CLOPPING CROSS COUNTRY

Woman's going to need plenty of 'horse power'

Deb Yavorski quietly made her way thorough Potter and McKean counties last week on a crosscountry trip she has been planning for about two decades. More...

News

JCPenny announces it will close Coudersport store

Downtown Coudersport took a tough blow this week with confirmation that the JCPenney store, an anchor tenant in the business district, will be closing in late February. Twelve jobs will be eliminated. More...

Old-fashioned meets New Age…

Best of both worlds at new Emporium business

The soft, sweet smell of freshly-baked breads, rolls and warm, friendly service will be the only accents customers will find to be old-fashioned in a new business set to open soon in Emporium. More...

Potential for tax increase

But Cameron County finances 'looking better'

Cameron County property owners may be hit with a modest tax increase next year, but no final decisions have been reached. Finances were the main topic of discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Cameron County Board of Commissioners. More...

Community Life

New pastor for Presbyterians, Lutherans

A shared ministry arrangement is now in place between two Protestant congregations in Coudersport. The Rev. Evon Lloyd McJunkin has accepted the joint ministry for the First United Presbyterian Church and the St. Paul's Lutheran Church. More...

Photo

Cameron County High School graduate Seth Bickford plays the lead role in "Uncle Vanya" this weekend on the Pitt-Bradford campus. It's a comedy about frustrated characters chasing impossible love and living in the same household. More...

Pet Chatter

(Pet Chatter is a new Endeavor News column by Lori Hansen, a lifelong pet companion and animal lover and activist. More...

Sports

Second half saves Falcons

Late rally keeps defending champs alive!

Following up one ugly half at Kane with another one Saturday night at CARP Field, Coudersport regrouped in the nick of time to salvage its 2007 high school football season. More...

Photo

League champion Coudersport was well-represented as postseason honors were bestowed for the Northern Tier High School Basketball League. Jessica Wilson left) was repeat winner as Player of the Year. Greg Stone (right) was named Coach of the Year. More...

AML football all-stars named

Champion Cameron County landed nine players on the Allegheny Mountain High School Football League's North Division allstar team, while runner-up Coudersport had six selections. Players were chosen by a vote of league coaches. More...