June 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

CYCLING CROSS COUNTRY

More than 30 college students who are bicycling across the country this summer to support the cause of affordable housing are due to cruise into Coudersport sometime on Monday, traveling west on Rt. 6. The 32 riders are with Bike & Build. More...

TRANSPORTATION VOTE TUESDAY

Decisions will be reached soon on how to spend millions of dollars on highway and bridge projects across Cameron, Potter, McKean and Elk counties. More...

Viewpoints

It's all about 'hometown'

(Cathy Ostrum of Alexandria, Va., is a Cameron County native who first unveiled Hometown Mentors Organization in 2006. More...

What is 'My Side?'

Endeavor News believes that the free exchange of ideas benefits the community and upholds our finest traditions of democracy and accountability. My Side is a column for you, the reader. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The weather is the main topic of just about every conversation these days. About a week after everyone was complaining how cold it was, along came an early June heat wave that had everyone scrambling for air conditioning or just complaining. More...

Community Life

ACS 'RELAY FOR LIFE' NEXT WEEKEND

Organizers encourage cancer survivors to come out for Cameron County's 10th annual Relay for Life, set for Friday and Saturday, June 20-21. The 24-hour American Cancer Society event gets underway at noon at the high school athletic facility. More...

Bradley wins Merten Scholarship

Coudersport High School senior Benjamin Bradley is winner of the third annual Robert Merten Circle of Fifths Scholarship. More...

Birth Announcements

Cloe Paige Farren A daughter was born June 8, 2008 in Elk Regional Hospital to Andy and Beth Farren. Named Cloe Paige, the little girl weighed eight pounds and four ounces. She joins a brother, Landon, age 21 months. More...

Sports

Austin wins softball game

Austin continued its winning ways in Potter-McKean Little League softball Wednesday, knocking off PV Paving of Bradford in a slugfest, 17-10. Hannah Glover overcame control problems to pitch a complete game for Austin, striking out six. More...

Emporium Alle-Catt team wins

Emporium and Port Allegany were due to square off in a pivotal Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League makeup game Thursday night. The teams came into the game tied at 4-1 atop the East Division standings. No results were available by press time. More...

Coudersport sports physicals

Athletes who plan to participate in fall 2008 sports at Coudersport Area High School are reminded of the upcoming physical examination scheduled. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Abner Smith Abner W. Smith, 93, of Emporium, died Friday (June 6, 2008). Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses on Sizerville Road, Emporium, on Saturday at 1 pm. More...

CELEBRATING REPTILES

CLUB'S POPULAR SNAKE HUNT THIS WEEKEND

One of the region's most popular summertime attractions, the Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt, is slated for Saturday and Sunday in that small village tucked in the southern Cameron County hills. More...

POTTER COUNTY MAN WINS GOD'S COUNTRY MARATHON

There were as many stories as there were runners in last Saturday's 34th annual God's Country Marathon, as 180 men, women and teens braved the searing heat and choking humidity. More...

FLIPPING OUT FOR FUN

Cameron County Community Pool provided welcome relief for a regional heat wave when it opened this week. Operating hours are 11:30 am to 7 pm. Here, Dylan Reed, 11, does a back flip into the pool while his friends look on in awe. More...

News

HOBBIT, FAIRY FESTIVAL TODAY

"There's an artist in each and every one of us." So says Bonnie Wood, the brainchild behind a unique new event, the Woodland Hobbit and Fairy Festival, to be held Saturday at Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center. More...

Carnival set to open Monday in Emporium

A carnival moves into downtown Emporium this weekend for the annual Old Home Week observance, sponsored as a fund-raiser and community service by Cameron County Little League. More...

International recognition for Cherry Springs

A hot spot for star gazers and astronomers, Cherry Springs State Park has received world recognition for preserving the night sky. More...

Potter County News

Music in Potter this weekend, 'Red Molly'

Recording artist "Red Molly" is coming to Potter County for two performances and a workshop this weekend. The folk musicians offer sweet harmonies with tasteful instrumental accompaniment. More...

'SNOWMOBILES ACROSS POND' RETURNS TO POTTER

One of the most bizarre spectator sports Potter County has ever seen returns on Saturday, June 28, at a new site. "Fastest Snowmobile Across the Pond" competition will be held atop Denton Hill, at the Mountain Valley Motorsports pond, across Rt. More...

Judge Leete recovering

Potter County Judge John B. Leete is on medical leave for several weeks, as he recovers at home from Achilles tendon surgery. Court activities will continue in Judge Leete's absence, with a visiting judge presiding as assigned. More...

Outdoors

Plant a tree; shade a trout

Recent 90-degree weather has, for the most part wiped out trout fishing in many of our stocked streams. Some years, high water temperatures do not affect larger stocked trout streams such as the Driftwood Branch and First Fork until mid-July. More...

GYPSY MOTH SPRAYING CONCLUDED

Cameron, Potter not part of spraying

Much of northcentral Pennsylvania was left out of the state's spraying program to combat defoliation by gypsy moth caterpillars. Treatment of 42,730 acres of state game lands (SGL) concluded in late May. More...

DMAP deadline July 1

Eligible landowners interested in enrolling in the Game Commission's Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) have until July 1. Applications may be obtained from the Game Commission's website, pgc. state.pa.us. More...