July 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Dam Show' on tap July 18-19

FESTIVAL FAVORITES DUE TO PERFORM

Heavy hitters from the 2008 festival scene will converge in Potter County over the July 18-19 weekend for the sixth annual Dam Show at the Austin Dam Memorial Park. More...

HUNDREDS OF RESIDENTS MISSING OUT

Hundreds of area residents have failed to qualify for the federal government's "economic stimulus payments," according to the Internal Revenue Service. More...

Viewpoints

Potter County threatened

(Arthur Kear is a restaurant owner in Ulysses and active member of "Save God's Country," a citizens group formed to battle an industrial wind installation in the Ulysses area. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Have you ever heard of "Rails to Trails?" It is a program that started more than 20 years ago to convert abandoned railroad lines into a system of public trails. 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

Bark Peeler Event Scores Again!

Despite $4-a-gallon gasoline and a host of competing events, the 34th annual Bark Peelers' Convention was a winner. Saturday's crowd was close to on par with prior years. Turnout Sunday was down some, but respectable. More...

Birth Announcements

Baby girl born A daughter was born to Jennifer Skillman and Robert Moore of Emporium on Monday, July 7, 2008. Myah M. Williams A daughter was born on June 22, 2008, to Douglas and Kimberly Thompson Williams of Port Allegany. More...

Photos

New Century Club volunteers (from left) Pam Karhan, Donna Lehman and Dolores Gartside dished out hundreds of shortcakes and sundaes during Saturday's annual Strawberry Festival at the courthouse square in Coudersport. More...

Sports

LL ALL-STARS VIE FOR DISTRICT TITLE

Potter-McKean Little League baseball all-stars have advanced to the Pa. District 15 championship game. Results of Thursday night's title clash were not available at press time. More...

Kightlinger Golf Scramble set for July 20 in Coudersport

Openings remain for the Kightlinger Motors Four-Man Scramble, set for Sunday, July 20, at the Coudersport Golf Club. Cash prizes of $500, $300 and $200 are in store for the top three finishers. A shotgun start begins at noon. More...

Volleyball showman brings message

Volleyball and evangelism may seem like an odd mix to some, but it works very well for Bob Holmes. The New Hampshire man, who has been featured in Sports Illustrated magazine and numerous TV shows, More...

SCHOOLS GET 3% MORE FROM STATE

Political battles in Harrisburg over the new state budget were settled just before Independence Day, resulting in three-percent higher subsidies for local school districts. More...

CAMERON COUNTY TOURISM: GO IT ALONE?

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LOOKING TO FORM PROMOTIONAL AGENCY

Cameron County may break away from a regional marketing organization and attempt to reach out to tourists on its own. More...

Photos

Two of the more popular attractions at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum's annual Bark Peelers' Convention were a greased pole contest and the birling competition. More...

News

STATE PRISON IDEA SPARKS DIALOGUE

Officials in Cameron County are interested in the idea of a state prison being located in the county, but nowhere near ready to take an official stand. More...

No detective for Cameron

There will be no county detective hired to boost Cameron County law enforcement in the near future. More...

REGIONAL NEWS BRIEFS

Drug arrests SMETHPORT -- More than a dozen alleged drug dealers were apprehended last week in McKean County. More...

Potter County News

Make A Wish Ride set July 19

Endless Mountains Chapter of the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education has scheduled a motorcycle run to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation of Cameron and Potter Counties for Saturday, July 19. More...

Potter County property sales

The following property transactions were recorded in the offi ce of the Potter County Recorded of Deeds: More...

Visitors group plans promotions

Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA) continues its work in promoting travel and tourism in the region. At the PCVA annual dinner last month, Merlin Benner of Nature Quest Inc. discussed development of travel packages. More...

Outdoors

Battle cry against 'invaders'

Invasive exotic plants change the landscape of our forests, meadows, and wetlands by growing rapidly and crowding out native plants. They reproduce and spread quickly, and are often difficult to eradicate. More...

LOCAL EAGLE POPULATION GROWING

Bald eagles are finding northcentral Pennsylvania to their liking, according to a recent Pa. Game Commission report. Eagles are known to be nesting in at least 47 of the state's 67 counties. More...

Lyman Lake beach party Saturday

After years of no lake at Lyman Run State Park, the beach is now open and the park is having a family party to celebrate this Saturday evening. Weather permitting, join us in the sand for an evening of fun and frolic at Lyman Beach. More...

Obituaries

Vicki Uber

Vicki L. Uber, 49, of Brookville, formerly of Emporium, died at her residence Thursday, (July 3, 2008) following a lengthy illness. Memorials may be made to DRMC Hospice, P.O. Box 447, DuBois PA 15801. More...

Robert Chmelar

Robert D. Chmelar, 36, of Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on Wednesday, (July 2, 2008). Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium. More...

Edward T. Smith

Edward T. Smith, 70, of Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on Wednesday (July 9, 2008). Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, Emporium on Saturday (July 12, 2008) at 10:30 am with Rev. More...