January 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Despite decline, agriculture still big industry

For all of the concern being expressed about the future of farming in northcentral Pennsylvania, the industry still boasts impressive numbers: Potter County: There are 345 active farms, using 94,396 acres. Average farm is 275 acres. More...

Unemployment rates still high, more workers moving away

Unemployment rates in Cameron and Potter counties hover above the state and national averages, at the same time U.S. Census figures confirm population losses and an older populace in both counties. More...

Local writer joins Endeavor News editorial team

Emporium native James Moate has joined the Endeavor News editorial team full time. A 2004 graduate of Cameron County High School, Moate began as a parttime writer and photographer for "The Endeavor" last July. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

According to the Associated Press, a Swedish university has received $590,000 in research funds to measure the greenhouse gases released when cows belch. More...

Special places in state forests

(Tom Power is conservation committee chairman for the Pa. Chapter of the Sierra Club). Our state forest "wild areas" are special places. More...

We've got mail!

Band Festival was a great experience Dear Editor: In September, letters were mailed to businesses, organizations and churches in the community of Cameron County. More...

Community Life

Meller certified

Rafael Meller, M.D. has achieved certification in the subspecialty of geriatric medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also board certified in internal medicine. More...

Twin brothers born

Twin boys were born to Nicole and Brian Bricker of Emporium at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport on Dec. 22. The twins were named Isaiah Brian Bricker and Isaac Brian Bricker. More...

Cole wellness centers plan open houses

The Wellness Centers of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will hold open houses on Tuesday, Jan. 29 and Thursday, Jan. 31. People who attend the open houses will learn what services the centers offer and also get the opportunity to try the equipment. More...

Sports

Coudersport seeking perfection

Rare unbeaten season within reach for Falcon boys

As each game passes, this year's Coudersport High School boys' basketball team moves closer to achieving what only three of the school's previous squads have done: emerge undefeated in the regular season. More...

Raider wrestling: what next?

One of the most bizarre wrestling seasons in Cameron County High School history is expected to resume next week. More...

Austin's Rayna Valenti joins 1,000 point club

There's a new member of the exclusive 1,000-point club. Austin High School senior Rayna Valenti passed the career scoring milestone Wednesday night before the home crowd in the Panthers' 54-44 loss to Port Allegany (11-8). More...

CSD NUFFER SET TO RETIRE AT YEAR'S END

Directors searching for successor

Coudersport Area School Superintendent George Nuffer III confirmed this week that he is retiring, effective at the end of the current school year. A search is on for a successor by the Coudersport Area Board of Education. More...

Bench warrant 'round-ups' now underway

Emporium Borough Police Chief Rufus Jones said Thursday that local police are collaborating to issue multiple bench warrants simultaneously in what Jones called "county round-ups." The chief said police will perform these 'round-ups' one or two ti More...

PGC TO LOOK AT SHORTER DOE SEASON

One week season being considered

Hunters, foresters and others with an interest in wildlife management will have a chance to share their views with the Pa. Game Commission over the next few days, as the agency convenes at its Harrisburg headquarters. More...

Photo

Intermittent snow showers and flurries fell through the bitter temperatures that gripped the area last week. More...

News

Area state, local police log

Hit-and-run accident No injuries were reported from an accident that occurred on Jan. 17 along Paul Hollow Road in West Branch Township, Potter County. Police said Ross A. More...

Local Red Cross seeks 'Heroes'

For more than 10 years, the Elk-Cameron Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross has helped thousands of people through disaster assistance, service to military families and training in first aid and CPR. More...

Photo

Emporium Rotary Club members recently awarded long-time member Ken Gerg with the Paul Harris Fellow pin. More...

Potter County News

PLAN COMING TOGETHER

Group addressing storm water management regulations

Almost two dozen Potter County townships and boroughs were represented during an organizational meeting held last week to begin drafting aggressive storm water management regulations across the county. More...

Mardis Gras night Feb. 8

Potter County Fine Arts Council is bringing a bit of New Orleans to the area on Friday, Feb. 8, with a Mardi Gras party to benefit Habitat For Humanity at the Coudersport Golf Club. More...

Consultant to speak

Wind turbine workshop Tuesday

A consultant on land use planning and community education will share his expertise with members of the Potter County Planning Commission (PCPC) on Tuesday as planners continue to sort their options in regulating wind turbine development. More...

Outdoors

New bear hunting capital

There was a time when local villages would swell in population as hunters filled camps for the opening of deer season. As deer populations have declined in northcentral Pennsylvania, most of these hunters stay closer to home. More...

First year's a charm for bobcat local trapper

It is every trapper's dream to be drawn for a bobcat tag and have a chance to catch Pennsylvania's most elusive furbearer. For one local, firsttime trapper, that dream became a reality this season. More...

Sowers is new dog law officer

On Jan. 8, George "Ted" Sowers was appointed dog law enforcement officer in Emporium Borough. More...