March 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

WITHOUT DONORS, RAILROAD CAR NOT ON TRACK

Coudersport's Arboretum will soon display another reminder of the region's railroad heritage, when a vintage passenger car is placed there this spring to complement the caboose which serves as a welcome center. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Have you ever watched the program on the History Channel, "Modern Marvels?" They cover a multitude of subjects, but I have yet to see any footage on one of the greatest marvels that has ever been invented. More...

DON'T TAX NATURAL GAS

(As reported in last week's Endeavor News, some state and local government leaders are calling for some type of tax to be levied on oil and gas producers in advance of the anticipated rush on Marcellus shale More...

A Young Man's Art

I am focusing a lot lately on putting service to others above serving myself. Well, in some really crazy ways! It all started by helping with Bradford Era's Less Fortunate campaign. More...

Outdoors

PA ELK LICENSE FEE INCREASE SPARKS DEBATE

Wildlife biologists with the Pa. Game Commission recommended that the organization issue 45 licenses for the November 2009 elk hunt, the same number sold last year. More...

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Anglers who are willing to brave the elements can go fishing year-'round. This quartet recently had the experience of each landing a massive steelhead trout at the same time. More...

AREA'S ASH TREES BEING THREATENED BY EMERALD ASH BORER BEETLES

An invasive species that destroys ash trees continues to work its way through Pennsylvania. More...

Obituaries

Veronica Waddington

JANUARY 7, 1919 - FEBRUARY 28, 2009

Veronica L. Waddington, 90, of Emporium, died Feb. 28, 2009 at Guy & Mary Felt Manor in Emporium. She was born Jan 7, 1919, in Ramseytown, the daughter of Jake and Rose Schepp Kostecki. On Feb. 27, 1948, she married Warren "Red" Waddington. More...

Death Notices

Delores Wilson Delores V. Wilson, 87, of Coudersport, died Sunday (March 1, 2009) in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit following a long illness. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery. More...

CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER

POLICE: SCHNEIDER PROVIDED DRUGS IN OVERDOSE DEATH

Manslaughter and related charges have been filed against an Austin man who allegedly provided the drugs that caused the death of Brock L. Hooftallen, 24, also of Austin. Charges against Steven C. More...

TEAMING UP FOR RECREATION

PROJECT WOULD IMPROVE TENNIS COURTS IN EMPORIUM

Members of the Cameron County School Board will be considering a cooperative arrangement with Emporium Borough Thursday night that could lead to an expanded and upgraded recreation area on school property. More...

FINK SEEKING RE-ELECTION AS POTTER COUNTY DA

Dawn Fink is running for a second fouryear term as Potter County District Attorney in the May 19 municipal primary. More...

News

AUSTIN HONORED AS DISTINGUISED TITLE I SCHOOL

Austin Area School District was honored recently by the Pa. Dept. of Education (PDE) for its improvements in student scores on standardi zed state testing. More...

COMMISSIONERS OKAY TELECOMMUNICATIONS STUDY, CDBG PROJECT

Two separate actions which will lead to improvements in technology and infrastructure were approved by the Potter County Commissioners during their Feb. 26 business meeting. More...

DST ARRIVE SATURDAY!

Daylight Saving Time arrives in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday. At 2 am, the time magically becomes 3 am, which gives us an extra hour of daylight in the early evening. More...

Potter County News

4-H OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY AT GOSPEL TABERNACLE

Potter County's 4-H program will be on display during an open house and recruitment event on Saturday, March 7, at the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle from 10 am to noon. More...

POTTER COUNTY DEED TRANSACTONS

Following are property transactions recently reported by the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: • Feb. 10 Valley View Enterprises to Edward Murren, Ulysses Township, $58,115. • Feb. 12, Gregory A. Aucker to Gary S. More...

EMERGENCY FOOD, SHELTER GRANT AWARDED

Potter County's Emergency Food and Shelter Program has been awarded a $13,700 federal grant to supplement programs that are in place across the county. More...

Sports

COWBURN WINS OPENER AT STATE TOURNAMENT

Dirk Cowburn tries to write his name in the Coudersport High School record books as the most successful wrestler in the three-decade plus history of the sport. More...

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Bre Grimone (right) of Emporium was a force in the frontcourt, helping a red-hot Elk County Catholic defeat defending champion Coudersport in the PIAA District 9 championship game. Coudersport opens the state playoffs at 3 pm Saturday in St. More...

AUSTIN GIRLS FACE PITTS. NORTH CATHOLIC TODAY

Austin faces a tough challenge in the opening round of the girls' basketball state tournament. Coach Dick Logue's Panthers (22-4) travel to Gateway High School in Monroeville on Saturday to meet Pittsburgh North Catholic (21-5). More...