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Inspections turn up many more bridge woes in Potter County

Inspections of dozens of bridges throughout Potter County have confirmed deterioration and structural defi ciencies. In some cases, the Pa. Dept. of Transportation is taking action to protect public safety and preserve the structures. More...

Memorial Day parades, services

Many area communities will honor those who have served in the military and given their lives for their country, and those who continue to serve, during Memorial Day observances. More...

Viewpoints

Letters to the Editor

DEP Action Wrong Dear Senator Scarnati, God's Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited is both dismayed and concerned by directives issued by DEP on March 18, relating to the review of permits associated with Marcellus shale gas activities. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

It seems like hungry black bears are everywhere these days. We were invited up to a camp that my nephews rented last weekend and the bears were doing their thing. Two big ones paid a couple of visits. They both had tags in their ears. More...

TOO MANY STRAY CATS!

(Linda Kelson serves on the Board of Directors for the Feral Cat Coalition.) A pair of breeding cats and their offspring can exponentially produce over 400,000 cats in seven years. More...

Community Life

Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John F. Fowler were treated to dinner by their family April 24 at Sprague's Maple Farms Restaurant in Portville N.Y. in honor of their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. Fowler and the former Alma Mahon were united in marriage by the Rev. More...

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Korin Trumpie has graduated from Lock Haven University from the Master of Health Science - Physician Assistant program. More...

'Fairy Festival' returns

Second annual Woodland Hobbit and Fairy Festival will be held on June 13 from 10 am to 5 pm at Hemlock Springs Historic Crafts and Cultural Arts Center, 72 Mitcheltree Hollow Lane, Keating Summit. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Robert Ramsey Robert C. "Peanut" Ramsey, 56, of Ulysses, formerly of Coudersport, died May 18, 2009, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Mr. Ramsey was a 1971 graduate of Coudersport High School, where he excelled in basketball. More...

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The Cameron County Courthouse was closed off and county employees sent home Thursday afternoon when a suspicious chemical was discovered in the courthouse. More...

Surprise bridge closing stuns Keating Township residents

Concerns about the Bush Hill Road bridge in Keating Summit have resulted in the structure being closed to all traffic. More...

Event honors soldiers, launches preserve

Seven servicemen were guests of honor last week at the first open house of the L.E.E.K. Hunting and Mountain Preserve in Oswayo. The event featured a dinner for approximately 75 guests, along with a ceremony honoring the soldiers. More...

News

Where Are They Now?

(An occasional feature of Endeavor News tracking the lives or careers of those who emerged from Cameron or Potter counties and still remember their roots. Do you have a suggested subject for "Where are they now? More...

GAS TASK FORCE HAS WORK CUT OUT FOR THEM

Members of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force, meeting for the first time last week, decided to separate their many areas of study into three categories: Water Quality and Environment; Public Policy, Economics and Taxation; and Public Educati More...

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Michael Jones and Kelsey Caton.were crowned king and queen of the Cameron County High School prom. More...

Outdoors

Close encounters of the coyote kind

Every once in a while we all experience an encounter with wildlife that is unusual. Sometimes it's memorable because of abnormal behavior. More...

Park programs planned

Sinnemahoning State Park will be a busy place this weekend. On Saturday at 9 am, a fish identification program will be held at the boat launch area's eagle watch pavilion. Also on Saturday, a kayaking lesson will be presented at 2 pm. More...

Kayak program planned

Lyman Run State Park has scheduled a kayaking program at the lake on Memorial Day, starting at 3 pm. After a review of basic kayaking strokes and safety skills, park staffers will lead a tour of the west end of the lake and observe wildlife. More...

Sports

Austin's Corey honored by Edinboro

Austin's Mark Corey was recently presented with the Athletic Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award at Edinboro University. More...

Coudersport girls (20-0) movin' on!

The beat goes on for the undefeated Coudersport High School varsity softball team. More...

Local athletes off to states

Coudersport's Emily Giannotti and Tim Thomas are joined by Cameron County's Randy Schatz in the PIAA Track and Field Championships this weekend at Shippensburg University. Giannotti, a junior, enters as the second-ranked 3200-meter qualifier. More...