March 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

JENNIFER COOL HAYLETT

Almost five years later, Army Specialist Jennifer (Cool) Haylett of Emporium is still "turning wrenches" working on Apache attack helicopters. She enjoys keeping "her birds" in the air. More...

UNEXPECTED TWISTS ADDED TO DISASTER DRILL

Potter County officials were satisfied with the outcome of last week's weather exercise, which brought together 23 members of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at the new Dept. More...

Viewpoints

Through An 'Old Timer's' Eyes

Travel has really changed over the years. Today you can buy a car with a built-in GPS or you can buy a hand-held unit. If you are looking for a particular address, the GPS will take you right to the front door. More...

Word by Word

Twenty-three years ago this month, began working as a full-time news reporter at what was then the Potter Enterprise. My involvement with that popular and respected weekly newspaper dated back to my high school days. More...

RESUSCITATING THE NEWSROOM

All days are good, but this one is better. We're elated to announce that longtime editor/reporter Teri McDowell has joined the Endeavor News team. More...

Community Life

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Members of Emporium Rotary paused to remember the late Nick Guisto during their recent meeting. More...

CCSD HONOR STUDENTS

Cameron County High school has announced its honor students for the second nine-week marking period of the 2008-09 school year. High Honors Grade 7: Brooke Burfield, Rowan Crisp, Jennie Fragale, Cameron Horning and Delaney Lewis. More...

Birth Announcements

Anna Brewer

Angela and Scott Brewer of Coudersport are proud parents of a daughter born on Feb. 28, 2009 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. More...

Sports

COMEBACK FALLS SHORT FOR FALCONS

A frustrating loss on familiar floorboards of the St. Marys High School gym denied Coudersport a return trip to the Sweet 16 in the girls' basketball playoffs. More...

COWBURN IS SCHOOL'S FIRST EVER TWO-TIME STATE CHAMPION

Dirk Cowburn saved his best for last. The tough and talented junior became the first Coudersport Falcon to win two state high school wrestling titles with a dominant performance during last weekend's PIAA Championships in Hershey. More...

AUSTIN GIRLS WINNINGEST SEASON ENDS

Pressure defense, foul trouble and a cold shooting hand spelled defeat for the underdog Austin Panthers in their return trip to the state girls' basketball playoffs Saturday. More...

JOBLESSNESS HITS HOME

This week's announcement that the nation's unemployment rate ratcheted up to 8.1 percent -- highest figure in more than a quarter-century -- created alarming headlines and cries for action. Welcome to our world, America! More...

NO MORE 3RD SHIFT AT GKN PLANT 1

Employees at GKN's plant one were informed Thursday that third shift will be shut down indefinitely next week. As many as 20 full-time employees will lose their jobs as a result. Our information comes from a longtime plant one employee. More...

STIMULUS TRICKLE DOWN

SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITES EXPECTED

While details are still sketchy, officials are optimistic that the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act will mean jobs for area youths this summer. More...

LOCAL PARK NAMED STATE'S BEST FOR 2009

Sinnemahoning State Park in Cameron and Potter counties will be spotlighted during an awards dinner in Harrisburg in May. The Pa. More...

MINOR WILL RUN FOR POTTER COUNTY JUDGE

Attorney Steve Minor has announced his candidacy for President Judge of the Potter County Court of Common Pleas. He's running in the May 19 Republican and Democratic primaries to succeed Judge John B. More...

News

CANCER EXHIBIT AT CCMH

Two area women are featured in "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania." The traveling exhibit runs through March 23 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital's Irwin Medical Arts Building. More...

COUNTY PREPARES FOR SUDDEN INFLUX

Almost half of the 2,500 camp owners and other seasonal residents in Cameron County who were recently contacted by emergency management officials were willing to participate in a survey. More...

E.O. AUSTIN DINNER/ AUCTION BIG DRAW

E.O. Austin Home/Historical Society held its seventh annual dinner auction on Wednesday at the American Legion hall in Coudersport. More...

Outdoors

MARCH: A MONTH OF CHANGE

March is a month of change - "in like a lion and out like a lamb." It often starts with a fierce roar and ends with spring's gentle warmth with alternating days of lion and lamb personalities. More...

RENOWNED FISHERMAN TO GIVE SEMINAR IN ST. MARYS MARCH 31

Potter County native George Daniel, one of the most famous fly-fishermen in the world, returns to the area on March 31 for a seminar at St. Marys Area Middle School. Trout Unlimited is sponsoring the free program at 7 pm. More...

CANOE, KAYAK CLASSIC MARKS 35TH ANNIVERSARY

Plans are in place for one of the largest and oldest kayaking and canoeing competitions in the state - - the 35th annual Cameron County Canaoe and Kayak Classic. It will be held along the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek on April 4. More...

Obituaries

Samuel W. Long

JULY 16, 1936 - MARCH 6, 2009

Retired Coudersport Borough Public Works Director Samuel W. Long, 72, of Coudersport, died Friday (March 6, 2009) at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. Born on July 16, 1936 in Galeton, he was the son of John and Mary Carney Long. On Nov. More...

Death Notices

Dorothy Prosper Dorothy Prosper, 94, of Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys, on March 5, 2009. She was born Jan 16, 1915 in Austin, a daughter of Frank and Cecelia Carera Raffaele. On Nov. More...