September 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rotary Exchange student enrolled at CCHS

A friendly and studious teenager from the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in the former Soviet Union is spending the school year in Emporium as part of the Rotary Exchange Program. More...

Viewpoints

TARIFF IS ANOTHER WORD FOR 'TAX'

(Roy Littlefield's comments were submitted in response to the Endeavor News article about Congressman Glenn Thompson's economic summit in Emporium, during which he called for stiff tariffs to reduce foreign imports. More...

Through An Old Timer's Eyes

Fall is in the air and the hunters are all out scouting and honing their skills. Bears are everywhere, even in town sometimes, starting to get fattened up for their big sleep. More...

Letters to the Editor

Scarnati, Causer respond to letter To the editor: As both lawmakers and fathers, we want our children - and all children - to have every opportunity imaginable to succeed in school and in life. More...

Outdoors

It's show time for region's elk herd

Bull elk in Pennsylvania are strutting their stuff and entertaining large crowds as the annual rut, or mating season, gets underway. More...

Elk tourism packs 'em in at this time of the year

Cars and trucks have been rolling into Pennsylvania's "elk country" ever since late August to witness an odd natural spectacle. More...

Pheasant stocking begins for fall seasons

Ring-necked pheasants, sometimes targeted by critics as a classic example of "put and take" hunting, remain a popular game bird despite the dearth of native populations in Pennsylvania. More...

Obituaries

Chester 'Chet' Petrosewitz

A former Coudersport businessman, Chester J. "Chet" Petrosewitz, died Sept. 3, 2009, at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport. For many years he operated Chet's Motor Sales in downtown Coudersport. More...

June P. Lewis

June P. Lewis, 87, of Emporium, formerly of Smethport, died at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, on Sept. 6, 2009. She was born Sep 25, 1921 in Smethport, a daughter of the late Mark and Ethelyn Reynolds Peasely. More...

Task Force: natural gas jobs coming

Steps being taken to help residents benefit from arrival of gas industry companies

Many steps are underway by the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force to help local residents benefit from the arrival of several companies to produce natural gas from Marcellus shale formations located deep underground throughout much of the county. More...

10 years for rural ministry

A spiritual and community service organization that meets a variety of local needs will mark its 10th anniversary in Potter and McKean counties with multiple events on Sunday, Sept. 20. More...

Leaking fuel tanks to be removed

Three underground storage tanks that pose environmental risks in Potter County have been approved for cleanup with federal funds. More...

News

'Unstoppable' filming exciting, but frustrating

Cast and crew for the movie "Unstoppable" moved into the area over the holiday weekend, giving residents a glimpse of how a major motion picture is filmed. For some people, interest was quickly overshadowed by inconvenience. More...

Jalopy Jam today at Fezz's Diner

Classic cars by the dozens will converge at Fezz's Diner between Coudersport and Sweden Valley for the Jalopy Jam on Saturday (today). The annual car show and swap meet is a "go," rain or shine, from noon to 6 pm. More...

Area news briefs

Tech center to open RIDGWAY -- A new technical training and education center is close to opening in Ridgway. Precision Manufacturing Institute, developed in partnership with Northcentral Pa. More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions recorded

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds: --Aug. 24, Michael Judd to Richard Impriano Jr., Harrison Township, $62,700; Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Corp. to Edward A. More...

Community Life

Photo

A slide presentation featuring the natural splendor of the Quehanna Trail highlighted a recent Emporium Rotary meeting. Rotarian Rick Olivett showed the photos and detailed the changing seasons along the trail. More...

Boys, Girls Club meeting set

A steering committee working on a plan to start a Boys and Girls Club of Potter County will reconvene on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 am in Coudersport at the Potter County Education Council office. More...

Summer Reading Program success

A successful summer reading program at the Barbara Moscato Brown Memorial Library in Emporium was celebrated with a pizza party. More...

Sports

New offense sparkles as Falcons win season opener

A new offense has been installed by one of region's most successful football programs. So far, the reviews are good. More...

Raider defense dominates, 16-0

Lippert runs wild: 161 yards on 18 carries

After a first half marred by typical early-season miscues, the Cameron County Red Raiders put away Kane, 16-0, last Friday night to kick off a promising high school football season. More...

Falcon varsity soccer team opens strong

A promising varsity soccer season continues for the Coudersport Falcons, who continued their hot streak with a 7-2 win at Smethport on Tuesday. Simon Lange exploded for a rare four-goal performance to anchor the offense for coach Brian Empson. More...