March 8, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Work is progressing at the site of the new bridge being built on Route 555 in the town of Driftwood. More...

NO LONGER STOCKED

Rail line shuts down access to stream

Two popular fishing areas in Cameron County will not be stocked with trout this spring, since the public has no legal access to the waterways. The Pa. More...

Viewpoints

The news: our job, your right

I hold down a number of jobs here at Endeavor News- everything from network administrator and publisher to sanitary engineer (janitor) and circulation director (delivery boy). And then the proverbial "everything in between. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The crowd under the Big Top cheered and laughed as this miniature automobile came into the tent and parked in the center ring. It backfired, belched a blue cloud of smoke, and then nine clowns climbed out of it. More...

We've got mail!

What's wrong with this 'dam' picture? Dear Editor: What is wrong with this dam picture? What do you see? Like everyone I show the Lyman Lake Dam picture to, they don't see a dam thing. And there lies the dam problem. More...

Community Life

Mission shares the gospel in Peru

(Editor's Note: Former Emporium resident Jeff Borden, who now lives in Western New York, recently reported on a mission trip he took to Peru to work with small churches and communities.) Arriving in Lima around midnight, we were pleas More...

With Sincere Thanks

The Cameron County Cardiac Committee would like to thank the local businesses, Olivett's ShurSave Food Mart, Citizen's & Northern Trust Company, Northwest Savings Bank, Mountain Laurel Credit Union, Uni- Mart Inc., Dollar General and the public for More...

Austin Fire Department looks ahead

Austin Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) paid tribute to its past and embraced its future during the organization's annual corporation dinner, held at the firehall. Looking forward, AVFD welcomed the delivery of a new Bobcat UTV. More...

Sports

Undefeated Falcon boys in 'Elite 8'

A year ago, Kennedy Catholic bounced Coudersport out of the state boys' basketball playoffs with a lopsided game in the Sweet 16. More...

Falcon girls fall in OT, 53-51

It had to end sometime, and that time was overtime for the girls' basketball team at Coudersport. More...

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Coudersport senior guard and co-captain Derek Burdick stays a step ahead of Linnell Robinson from Union of New Castle during Tuesday's "Sweet 16" playoff game at Clarion University's Waldo Tippin Fieldhouse. More...

MEETING TO DISCUSS HOW TO SPEND $3.5M

Group to identify projects to improve Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission will hold a public meeting concerning the Norfolk Southern settlement at 11 am Wednesday at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' office in Emporium. More...

WITNESS: COFFMAN PRESSURED VICTIM INTO DOING DRUGS

The woman accused of second degree murder for providing drugs to a woman who later died from them, not only provided the drugs, she also persuaded the victim to take them, according to legal documents filed in the case. More...

ROUTE 6 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN

Detour through residential area to last six months

PennDOT has announced a tentative start date of Monday, March 17, for replacement of the Specialist Mike Franklin Memorial Bridge, which carries U.S. Rt. 6 over the Allegheny River on Coudersport's East Second Street. More...

HIGH COURT REFUSES RIGAS APPEAL

Supreme Court deals father, son another blow

Adelphia founder John Rigas and his son, Timothy, suffered another legal blow Monday when the nation's highest court refused to hear their appeal. The Supreme Court rejected the appeal without comment. More...

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Daylight Savings Time arrives at 2 am Sunday. Congress extended the Daylight Savings Time period, both in the spring and in the fall, as a means of saving energy by allowing an additional hour of daylight in the evening. More...

News

LIGHT IS THE SUBJECT

Emporium Borough needs to replace street lights

On Monday, members of the Emporium Borough Council tabled action on a complete overhaul of its street lighting fixtures. Federal law mandates that by 2010 all mercury vapor lighting fixtures be replaced to reduce mercury vapor pollution. More...

CARVIN' FUN INTO WINTER

Chainsaw Rendezvous draws thousands to Ridgway

Carvers came from 14 countries and upwards of 40 states for last week's ninth annual Ridgway Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous. It has become one of the region's fastest-growing and most unique tourist attractions. More...

NEW, HONORARY NAME FOR 4TH STREET

In response to a request by the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, the Cameron County Historical Society and the Sylvan Heritage Council, the Emporium Borough has agreed to pursue the honorary renaming of Fourth Street. More...

Potter County News

WIND PLAN CLEARS HURDLE

Townships moving on ordinances

Members of the Potter County Planning Commission will try once again Tuesday night to reach a consensus on regulating the wind energy industry. Meanwhile, several townships around the county are moving forward on their own. More...

Workshop for firefighting grants slated

A workshop entitled "Assistance to Firefighters Grants" will be held Monday at the Potter County Emergency Operations Center in Coudersport from 7 pm to 9 pm. More...

ASSAULT CASE HEADED TO COURT

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of Kenneth R. Mack, the Ulysses man charged with raping two mentally disabled women last year at his home. Mack, 60, waived formal arraignment in the Potter County Court of Common Pleas. More...

Outdoors

Stocking starts today!

Thousands of brook, brown and rainbow trout, including some trophy-sized specimens from area hatcheries, are being deposited in area waterways in preparation for the 2008 trout fishing season. As always, the Pa. More...

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A cool breeze refreshed me as I climbed the steep slope. Enormous trees surrounded me, many of them virgin timber with massive trunk diameters. High overhead, the canopy blocked out much of the sunlight. More...

WCOs graduate; Hunt among them

Today (Saturday), the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) will hold graduation ceremonies for the 27th Class of Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) Cadets from its Ross Leffler School of Conservation. More...

Obituaries

Grant L. Summers

Grant L. Summers, 78, of 105 Elmwood Dr., Emporium, died Friday, (Feb. 29, 2008). He was born Dec. 1, 1929 in Johnsonburg a son of the late Robert and Catherine Harpst Summers. More...

Ethel L. Stuart

Ethel L. Stuart, 84, of 38 Mooley Hollow Rd., Emporium, died Friday (Feb. 29, 2008). She was born Dec. 4, 1923 in Youngsville a daughter of the late Franz and Beulah Langworthy Carlson. More...

Catherine R. Pollick

Catherine R. Pollick, 82, of 206 S. Maple St., Emporium, died Sunday (March 2, 2008) following a brief illness. She was born March 30, 1925 in St. Marys a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Brzyka Pollick. More...