June 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

SR GAMES DRAW LARGE CROWD

More than 180 people from their late-50s to their late 80s competed in the annual Four- County Senior Games last Friday at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. More...

GLADYS MILLER: 'LIFESAVER!'

DONATES LAST PINT OF BLOOD

Now that she has reached her 90th birthday, Gladys Miller of Emporium has announced that she has donated her final pint of blood to the American Red Cross. No one could blame her - after all, she has donated more than 26 gallons! More...

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Congrats, Potter County

(Jeffrey A. Beard, Ph. D., is Secretary of Corrections for the Pa. Dept. of Corrections. The Potter County Jail not only houses inmates from that county, but often holds prisoners from Cameron County, which no longer has a jail. 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

Father's Day came and went last Sunday. I felt more like a great-grandfather than a father. You know what they say -- if you wake up in the morning and you don't have any pain, you're dead. More...

Community Life

Golden Anniversary

One of Emporium's most well-known couples, John and Linda Reid, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary last weekend. Family and friends held a surprise 50th anniversary party at the Emporium Firehall Saturday. More...

58 pints donated

Blood donors from in and around Cameron County came through for the American Red Cross last week during a bloodmobile stop in Emporium. Some 58 pints of blood were collected, exceeding the blood drive's quota. More...

Fair announces poster winners

Cameron County Fair Association announces winners for its annual poster contest. Fifth- and sixth-grade students at Woodland Elementary School participated during the school year. Ruth Ann Phillips won first place. More...

Sports

SIMCOE 'SHARES' HALL OF FAME HONOR

Paul Simcoe was inducted into the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame last week at a ceremony held in Hershey. More...

Alle-Catt teams struggling

Emporium and Austin have each hit a rocky road in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League. There's still time for both teams to right the ship before postseason playoff time. More...

Cowburn wins twin state titles

Coudersport teenager Dirk Cowburn is heading back to two national wrestling tournaments. Last weekend, Cowburn battled his way to a pair state championships, in Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling. More...

Rattlesnakes hospitalize two during annual snake hunt

Visitors to last weekend's annual Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt were reminded of the danger people can face from poisonous reptiles. Two men, including prominent snake authority Bill Wheeler Jr. More...

NOXIOUS WEED ATTACK NEXT WEEKEND

Bushwhackers will fan out over a broad expanse of southern Potter County and northern Cameron County next Saturday to slice and dice a nasty villain. In their crosshairs: mile-a-minute weed. More...

WIND TURBINE RULES STALLED; 'DARK SKIES' SAFE IN POTTER

While the Potter County Commissioners delay action on an ordinance to regulate the location of industrial wind turbines in the county, state officials have released a study finding that a proposed turbine facility in northern Potter County will not More...

News

Emporium teen dies in ATV crash

An Emporium teenager was killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash last Saturday in Shippen Township. Police identified the victim as 19-year-old Clifford E. Akins. More...

JUDGE DEALS BLOW TO ADELPHIA VICTIMS

A number of businesses and individuals who lost millions of dollars in the 2002 collapse of Adelphia Communication Corp. suffered a major blow this week. More...

Three school projects in high gear

Work continues on more than $8 million of improvements to three Coudersport Area School District properties. Much of the work will be completed in time for the start of classes in the fall. More...

Potter County News

Man pleads guilty to sexual assault

A Potter County man who pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges will spend at least eight years in state prison. More...

Farmers' market open

Farm fresh products are available through the Potter County Farmers Market. More...

Photo

A 16-year-old Potter County boy was seriously injured and an Austin man is facing criminal charges following a one-vehicle crash occurring Sunday morning on Rt. 155, between Sizerville State Park and Cowley Hill Road intersection. More...

Outdoors

DEER MANAGEMENT ISSUE HEADED TO COURT

PGC science challenged

A sportsmen's group's challenge against the Pennsylvania Game Commission's (PGC) deer management program will be heard in Commonwealth Court, although the trial could be many months in the future. More...

Close Encounter of the Critter Kind

Those who spend time in the outdoors tend to have some rather odd animal encounters. I had such an experience last week. Along the First Fork of the Sinnemahoning, I noticed an adult mink hunting in the shallows about 15 yards away. More...

Activities at Sinnemahoning

Activities are on tap this weekend at Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties. More...

Obituaries

Clifford E. Akins

OCTOBER 7, 1988 - JUNE 14, 2008

Clifford E. Akins, 19, of Tannery Heights, Emporium, died Saturday (June 14, 2008), from injuries sustained in an allterrain vehicle accident in Cameron County. Born Oct. 7, 1988 in St. Marys, he was the son of David J. and Jane Farren Akins. More...

Michael R. Hemphill

Michael R. Hemphill, 49, of Roulette, formerly of Coudersport, died Friday (June 13, 2008) in Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y., after a long battle with cancer. More...

Death Notices

Charlotte House Charlotte House, 95, of Coudersport, died Friday (June 13, 2008) in the Long-Term Care Unit of Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Burial was in Homer Cemetery, Inez. More...