January 5, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

It was the news: stories of 2007 TOP

Population loss top story in Potter

Job losses and an aging population are two of the major factors resulting in a steady population decrease for Potter County through the first half of the decade. A report from the Pa. More...

Viewpoints

There's more to the Brinks gang story

I read with interest your Dec. 22 story about the Coudersport connection with the "crime of the century," the Brinks robbery of Jan. 17, 1950. There was one factual error in your otherwise excellent article. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

How many New Year's resolutions did you make? In 2007, I made two and was only to keep one. You know what it was? It was a resolution to not make any new resolutions. The other one I made was to clean up my language. More...

Publisher's Point Of View

Hello and happy new year. Thank you kindly for making Endeavor News part of your lives. I'm sure I can speak for everyone here when I say this: we don't take our responsibility to you lightly. More...

Outdoors

Flintlock adventures

The snow makes your steps silent as you stalk along. As you near the edge, you find a tree and peer over. There they are. Several deer are feeding below on the bench. You cock the gun. Quietly, you carefully raise the rifle to your shoulder. More...

Still no WCO in Cameron County

Another year has dawned without a full-time wildlife conservation officer (WCO) or deputy serving Cameron County. Doty McDowell, one of two Pa. More...

Photo

This black and white photograph hardly does these bright yellow flowers any justice. These three rogue plants were popping up through a flower garden in Emporium last week. More...

Obituaries

Philip F. Palmatier

AUGUST 15, 1928 - DECEMBER 24, 2007

Philip F. Palmatier, 79, of Coudersport, died Monday, (Dec. 24, 2007) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Born on August 15, 1928 in Coudersport, he was the son of Harry C. Palmatier, Sr. and Sophia (Mosch) Palmatier. More...

Harold D. Swank

Harold D. Swank, 88, of Austin, died Tuesday (Jan. 1, 2008) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Born on Feb. 25, 1919 in First Fork, he was the son of Percy and Ella (Caldwell) Swank. On Sept. More...

Maxine Hazel Cuba

AUGUST 16, 1925 - JANUARY 2, 2008

Maxine Hazel (Miller) Cuba, age 82, of Hermitage, formerly of Emporium, passed peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday (Jan. More...

TRAGEDY:

Boy drowns in Coudersport

A 10-year-old Coudersport boy drowned in a private pond on New Year's Eve. Officials identified the victim as Blake Dunn, the son of Roy Dunn and Marie Diebel, East Second Street. More...

APPEAL

Cop killer seeks new trial

The Coudersport man convicted of murdering a Kane Borough police officer nearly nine years ago is appealing his conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. More...

BLOWING

New plans for wind plants

Other companies are making plans to build massive industrial wind turbines in Potter County, at sites both north and south of the county seat. More...

News

Where in the world!?! Geography in the spotlight

Geography can be educational, fascinating and even entertaining. Teachers in the Cameron County School District have made it that way by injecting some spirited competition into the learning process, working with the National Geographic Society. More...

Cameron County budget passed

Cameron County's 2008 operating budget was approved by the outgoing board of county commissioners on Monday. Total revenue and expenditures have been established at $7.42 million. More...

Numbers in the news

4.1 According to Boston College's Center on Wealth and Philanthropy, Pennsylvanians donated more than $5.6 million, or 4.1 percent of their income, to charitable organizations in 2006. More...

Potter County News

Jobless rate remains high locally

Potter County had the region's highest jobless rate in November, while Cameron County was second-highest. Some 5.6 percent of Potter County's adults were looking for work during the month, down from a rate of 5.8 in October. More...

Potter County men cited

Burglary, theft among charges

Criminal charges have been filed against five Potter County men for a series of camp burglaries and car part thefts between May and October. Arrests were announced by the Pa. State Police substation at Denton Hill. Adam P. More...

Shaping up to be a big year at Ski Denton

It's all downhill at Ski Denton, the central Potter County resort where favorable weather conditions and an expanded schedule of activities have combined for an outstanding winter season so far. Starting on Dec. More...

Sports

Falcons sweep holiday tourney

Coudy teams serve notice

Coudersport swept both ends of the school's annual holiday basketball tournament, with Northern Potter as the victim in each of the title games. More...

Photos

Paul Burdick photos All-Tournament Team selections for the boys at Coudersport included (from left): Derek Burdick, John Hau, Blair Heimel, Derek Erway and Kal McCaslin, along with David Clark of Cowanesque Valley and Cody Crosby of Eisenhower. More...

Cameron County wrestlers take fourth

Baker, Schatz reach finals

Cameron County took fourth in a field of 13 schools at the sixth annual Big 30 Classic Tournament in Olean, N.Y., last weekend. More...