January 31, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Opening our hearts for Isaac

What better time than Valentine's Day for the people of Cameron County to gather and show their love for a little boy who has captured their hearts? A dance set for Feb. More...

TRAIL ASSN. OFFERS LAND TO HELP RESURRECT EMPORIUM SKATE PARK

A stretch of land along an abandoned railroad grade near Memorial Hall (Cameron County Recreation Center) in Emporium may be converted into a skate park. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Football's Super Bowl has the attention of all the sportsminded people. I like both teams, so I really don't care who wins. I have an NFL parka and it is one super coat, but I am always on guard when I wear it because is a Dallas Cowboys item. More...

BRINGING MUSIC TO THE MASSES

(Steve Quelet is a professional performer and songwriter from Potter County. His band, Jakob's Hollow, will soon be releasing its first CD. Endeavor News has heard a demo of the CD and gives its an excellent rating!. More...

Thanks to the school board

To the editor: Cameron County Memorial Detail thanks all the members of the community who made donations this past year. More...

Community Life

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Cameron County High School students Katie Caldwell and Melissa Moore showed their homemade obstacle course based on the bilby, a bandicoot (marsupial) common in Australia, during a multi-school Geography Festival in Ridgway. More...

'PARADE OF STARS' PLANS COMPLETED

Singers, dancers and other performers will take to the stage for the annual Parade of Stars on Feb. 21. Cameron County Fair Association will host the show at 7 pm in the high school auditorium in Emporium. More...

ROTARY DINNER AUCTION SET

Coudersport Rotary Club has announced plans for its major fund-raiser, the annual Rotary Dinner Auction, on April 11 at the Coudersport Firehall, starting at 6:30 pm. Donation is $15 per person or $25 a couple. More...

Sports

FALCON GIRLS' WIN STREAK AT 51

Closer to NTL title

Coudersport won the showdown with Austin Monday night, 41-37, to continue its march toward another Northern Tier Girls' Basketball League championship. The teams, who are both 14-2, may meet again in the PIAA District 9 playoffs. More...

Raider boys bounce back; still lead

The beat goes on for the Cameron County boys' basketball team, even after suffering its first Northern Tier League defeat. More...

Bob Foster smashes 718 set at Mountain View Center

Bob Foster is showing mid-season form at Emporium's Mountain View Bowling Center. In recent Monday Men's Merchant League action, he spilled a 718 series, his third set of 700-plus in the past two weeks. More...

IT'S ALL DOWN HILL AT SKI DENTON

Although the harsh winter has been inconvenient for many, it has been welcomed by operators of Ski Denton in Potter County. More...

TIME TO TAX OIL, GAS INTERESTS?

An organization representing county governments from across the state is asking the Pa. General Assembly to make oil and gas interests subject to real estate taxes. Revenue would go to school districts, municipalities and counties. More...

PGC INCREASES ELK LICENSES TO 59

A busy agenda was tackled by the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) meeting this week in Harrisburg. One of the biggest decisions was an increase in the number of elk-hunting licenses from 45 last year to 59 for the 2009 season, More...

News

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP SLATED

Professional photographer Curt Weinhold will share his knowledge and advice during a photography workshop to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 6-8 pm at the Potter County Education Council office in Coudersport. More...

FUNDS FOR 'GREEN' PROJECTS

A list of stream stabilization measures, agricultural improvements and other environmental projects were reviewed this week by the Potter County Commissioners and Chad Moshier, manager of the Potter County Conservation District. More...

VFW DINNER

Annual Dues-Payer Dinner for Miller-Raffaele Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6221 in Emporium will be held on Friday. It's open for the nominal fee of $1.00 to everyone who has paid his 2009 dues. More...

Potter County News

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Shown are some of the more than two dozen local leaders and other officials gathered at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Potter County last week for an update on the planned expansion and renovation project. More...

COUNTY, UNION STRIKE DEAL

A three-year agreement between the Potter County Commissioners and the labor union representing employees at Potter County Human Services was signed last week. More...

TWO COUNTY BUILDINGS GET 'ENERGY AUDITS'

Potter County Redevelopment Authority contracted with a consultant to conduct energy audits at the F. W. Gunzburger County Offi ce Building in Coudersport and the Harrison Township Municipal Building in Harrison Township. More...

Outdoors

SHED HUNTING STARTS NOW!

Darkness descended as I trudged down a small hollow from the laurelchoked mountaintop. About a quarter the way down the hillside, directly in my path, I saw the unmistakable form of antler tines sticking up through the leaves. More...

NEW POACHING REGULATIONS

There's good news for elk and other wildlife advocates. Members of the Pa. Game Commission this week moved closer to allowing judges to impose more specifi c "replacement costs" for violations of game laws. More...

LOCAL DEER RESEARCH OFFERS $100 REWARDS

A new deer research project involving Cameron, Potter and McKean counties was discussed at a meeting of the Pa. Game Commission (PGC) this week. One new feature of the plan is a $100 reward for hunters who shoot specially marked deer. More...

Obituaries

Mary Towner

Mary E. "Mitzi" Towner, 87, of Midland Road, died Sunday (Jan. 25, 2009) in elk Regional Medical Center, St. Marys. Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc. More...

James L. Manners

James L. Manners, 88, of Brockway, died Jan. 21, 2009 in Parkside Elder Care in Brockway. Burial was in Temple Cemetery, Hazen. Memorials may be made to Parkside Elder Care, 1200 Wood Street, Brockway, PA 15824, or to DRMC Hospice. More...

Thomas Peters

Thomas B. Peters, 79, of Driftwood, formerly of Clifton Forge, VA, died Saturday (Jan. 24, 2009) at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys. Burial will be in Huntley Cemetery. More...