August 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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With Pennsylvania's elk herd spreading out over a broader range, there's a groundswell of support for scaling back or postponing elk-hunting. Bull elk sightings, particularly in groups, are becoming less frequent and Pa. More...

PARADE WILL KICK OFF CAMERON COUNTY FAIR

A covered wagon, lawn and farm tractors, four-wheelers, and a band will join Monday's parade through downtown Emporium to usher in this year's Cameron County Fair. More...

Viewpoints

Higher hunting license fees due

(Carl Roe is executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission) Senate Bill 1527, sponsored by Sen. Charles T. McIlhinney Jr. (R-Bucks), proposes to increase certain hunting license fees beginning with the 2009-10 license year. More...

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

The work force in Cameron and Potter counties is being picked off by the big corporations who have forgotten what it was that made them big. It looks to me like we are in big trouble. More...

Summer: The Living's Easy

Shortly after Travis Moshier arrived on the Endeavor News scene last year, he penned these words as a lede to a story: "It's summer and the living is easy." Sure I'd heard it before, but apparently its beauty had until then escaped me. More...

Community Life

'Music & Stars' Friday

Three artists will perform at Cherry Springs State Park in Potter County on Friday. "Music and Stars" program will feature an Americana/ country musician, Colleen McFarland, and folk singers James O'Malley and Van Wagner. It gets underway at 8 pm. More...

Students to take part in LEPC classes?

Plans are progressing to allow students to enroll in disaster preparedness classes this year at Cameron County High School. More...

Birth Announcements

Brody M. Deitrick Phillip and Amy Elston Deitrick are parents of a son born July 19, 2008, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Named Brody Michael, he weighed six pounds, 15 ounces. He joins a brother, Braxton, age three. More...

Sports

ANOTHER SUCCESS

A 12-3 win over Berwick Monday night gave the DuBois All-Stars the state title as Emporium once again hosted the Pa. Senior Little League State Tournament (ages 15- 16). More...

EMPORIUM ALIVE IN ALLE-CATT PLAYOFFS

Emporium hosts Cuba, N.Y. Saturday at 2 pm in the next round of playoffs for the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League. An exciting 8-5 win over visiting Austin last Sunday allowed the Cats to move on. More...

Hutton 5K Race Aug. 16

Signups are underway for the third annual David Hutton Memorial 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk, set for Saturday, Aug. 16, in Emporium. The event begins at 9 am at Cameron County High School. Pre-registration is $12 and signup on the day of event is $15. More...

BEATING HIGH GAS PRICES

More area residents are walking, bicycling, car-pooling, cancelling unnecessary trips and finding other ways to beat the high price of gasoline. They're also changing their buying habits when it comes to motor vehicles. More...

HELPING BUSINESSES IN THE 'WILDS'

A specialist has been hired to roam the 12 counties of the Pennsylvania Wilds, helping business owners to develop services that will encourage tourism and sharing information about state funding. More...

ARE FEDS PILING IT ON THE RIGASES?

Is the federal government "piling on" the Rigas family after sending two of its members to prison a year ago? That issue will be taken up by the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals later this year. More...

TRUCK LITE SNARES MILITARY CONTRACT

A military contract inked by Truck- Lite Co. Inc. of Falconer, N. Y., creates a ripple effect that reaches the firm's factory in the Coudersport Industrial Park. More...

News

WOODSMEN'S SHOW CONTINUES

More activities than ever are on tap as the 57th annual Woodsmen's Show continues through the weekend at Cherry Springs State Park in central Potter County. More...

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High school students Mallory Rodich (left) of Cameron County and Bonnie Darrin of Coudersport were among those attending the Seneca Highlands IU9 Summer Academy at Pitt-Bradford. More...

COUNTY ASKED TO CLEAN DOWNTOWN

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce called out to the county for help in cleaning up downtown Coudersport. "It just looks terrible," said Stan Swank, Coudersport Jubilee Foods owner and president of the Chamber, of the condition of the sidewalks. More...

Potter County News

Potter County land deeds

Following are recent records filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: • June 30, David C. Bedelyon to Thomas F. Krichten Jr., Bingham Twp., $28,000; Joseph R. Brelo to George M. Stekervetz Jr., West Branch Twp. More...

Outdoors

'DOE' APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED MONDAY

Antlerless deer license applications will be received by mail starting on Monday, Aug. 4. They must be sent to the Game Commission and the agency, in turn, will forward them to county treasurers for processing. More...

Mid-Summer 's Night Mystery

As I drove down the road at dusk, mayflies began to pelt my windshield, hitting like rain as I made my way down Rt. 120 through the valley of the Driftwood Branch. More...

'Discovery Weekend' planned

A family-based Discovery Weekend will be held Aug. 22-24 in Potter and Cameron counties. Families will learn about butterflies, birds, astronomy and other aspects of the outdoors. Reservations are required. More...

Obituaries

John Cygan

JUNE 13, 1917 - JULY 24, 2008

John Cygan, 91, former resident of Carlynn Drive, Renfrew, died at the Guy and Mary Felt Manor on Thursday (July 24, 2008). He was born June 13, 1917 in Lyndora. In 1964, he married Marie Micklich, who died in December of 2004. More...

Rosemarie Troncone

JUNE 11, 1933 - JULY 21, 2008

Rosemarie Troncone, 75, of Buckwheat Hollow Road, Lawrenceville, died Monday (July 21, 2008) at her home. She was born July 11, 1933 in Emporium, the daughter of Nicholas and Concetta Maranto Malizia. On Jan. More...

Death Notices

Margaret LaPolt Margaret LaPolt, 77, previously of Norwalk, Conn. and Austin, died Saturday (July 19, 2008) at Connecticut Hospice in Branford. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery. More...