June 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Unfinished business at CSD

A new school year starts next week at Coudersport with many unanswered questions, including who will be the next superintendent of schools. More...

POLICE SEEK VANDALS

Police are on the lookout for vandals responsible for damaging lawn ornaments, ransacking vehicles and dumping oil on a street this week in Emporium. Trooper Brian Goodrow from the Pa. More...

'RELAY' RAISES $25,000

Low turnout for Cameron County's 10th annual Relay for Life didn't deter volunteers from their worthy mission: celebrating cancer survivors, remembering its victims and fighting against the disease. More...

Viewpoints

Spending plan favors city schools

(Rep. Martin Causer, RTurtlepoint, represents the 67th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives). I am deeply concerned about the governor's education funding proposal. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Since the Presidential race has narrowed to two candidates, I promised myself that I would not write any more about politics. 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...

Community Life

GIVING BACK TO THE REV. SIMPSON

CAMERON COUNTY PASTOR TO BE HONORED

One of Cameron County's revered pastors will be honored during a community celebration on Sunday, July 27. The Rev. Dwight Simpson retired earlier this year from his service at the Faith Baptist Church on Rich Valley Road in Emporium. More...

Birth Announcements

Baby boy born A son was born to Kortney Geci and Cody Airing of Austin on Friday, June 20, 2008. Gavin J. Aikens Tim and Lisa Fair Aikens of Emporium are parents of a son born June 10, 2008, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. More...

Graduate from Penn State

Four Cameron County residents were recently awarded diplomas from Penn State University. More...

Obituaries

Paul Kamats

Paul J. Kamats, 73, of Plank Road Hollow, Emporium died Thursday (June 19, 2008). Memorial contributions may be made to the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department, 421 N. Broad St., Emporium PA 15834. More...

Elaine Marshall

Elaine C. Marshall, 88, formerly of Rich Valley Road, died Thursday (June 19, 2008) in Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys. Memorials may be made to the Cameron County Ambulance Service. More...

FUGITIVE NABBED

US Marshals nab convicted sex offender in Emporium

United States Marshals swept through Cameron County recently and nabbed a sex offender who was a fugitive from justice. Lawrence Stadden IV, 23, from Baltimore, Md., was taken into custody on Thursday, June 12, in Emporium. More...

DISTRICTS GEARING UP FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

No tax increase in CCSD Property owners in the Cameron County Area School District will not see a tax increase for the 2008-09 school year when tax bills are sent out later this summer. More...

Photo

Park naturalist Tom Murphy leads Melissa Johnson of Grove City and Barb Harrier of Turtlepoint on a mountain bike ride during "Women in the Outdoors" last weekend at Sinnemahoning State Park. More...

CROSS FORK 'HUNT' SAT, SUN

One of the region's most popular events, the Cross Fork Snake Hunt, is set for Saturday and Sunday in that small southern Potter County village. More...

News

Art Center will open Tuesday

At least 10 artists will showcase their works when the Cameron County Artisan Center opens on Tuesday. Cameron County Chamber of Chamber office and an art co-op are sharing space in the former Lundberg Pharmacy on Fourth Street in Emporium. More...

Austin fireworks scheduled July 5

Austin's Independence Day fireworks display will be presented Saturday, July 5 at dusk. The fireworks will be set off near the softball field on the grounds of the Austin Area School District. More...

Relay for Life: New Location, Same Cause

At least a dozen teams and numerous individuals will take up the fight against cancer Friday and Saturday during the 15th annual Potter County Relay for Life. More...

Potter County News

Tourist promotion entering new era

County is growing more sophisticated and more connected to regional strategies. More...

Outdoors

Threats to our forests

Many area residents and visitors have observed threesided purple boxes hanging from trees along many of our roadways. They certainly look out of place among our vibrant green-forested summer landscape. However, they serve an important purpose. More...

BOBCAT POPULATIONS GROW, SPREAD OUT

Pennsylvania's largest native feline, the bobcat, is growing in numbers and expanding its range. Highest populations can be found in the northcentral counties, according to the Pa. Game Commission. More...

Programs at Cherry Springs

Cherry Springs State Park has another busy weekend of activities planned, with the public encouraged to participate. On Saturday at 8 pm, there will be a solar viewing demonstration, followed by the popular Stars and Parks program at 10. More...