February 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Abandoned gas, oil wells found in region

State officials continue to seek out abandoned gas and oil wells in Potter and Cameron counties as part of a long-term program to plug them and avert environmental damage.   According to the Pa. Dept. More...

Criminal defendant referred to faith-based program

A Potter County man facing numerous criminal charges has been granted an opportunity to escape a portion of the legal consequences if he successfully completes a faith-based residential treatment program.   More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Love is a many-splendored thing, as we were reminded on Saint Valentine’s Day. That is the day to bare all things that pertain to the heart. More...

MILITARY PERSONNEL RETURN AS LEADERS

(Major Darryl W. Lyon, a 1985 graduate of Cameron County High School, is an assistant professor of military science at the University of Maine’s ROTC department. More...

What is ‘My Side?’

Endeavor News believes that the free exchange of ideas benefits the community and upholds our finest traditions of democracy and accountability.   My Side is a column for you, the reader. More...

Community Life

Community Garden catching on with other area schools

Snow still covers the ground, but the children involved in Coudersport 4-H’s Science of Gardening are thinking about this summer’s Community Garden.   More...

Matt Nolder attains Eagle Scout rank

Boy Scouting’s highest honor will be bestowed upon an Emporium teen, Matt Nolder, during a ceremony at 3 pm Saturday (today) at the Emporium United Methodist Church. More...

Lajcsak receives scholarship

Lucy Lajcsak, patient safety and compliance officer at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, received an educational grant from the American Society for Health Care Risk Management.   More...

Sports

Falcon girls win Northern Tier League, prepare for playoffs

Now that another Northern Tier Girls’ Basketball League championship is on its way to the Coudersport High School trophy case, the Falcons’ attention turns to the District 9 playoffs. More...

Raider wrestlers warm up for D9 tourney

Cameron County’s varsity wrestlers warmed up for next weekend’s PIAA District 9 Tournament in Smethport with a strong showing at Saturday’s Renovo Tournament. More...

Raiders, Falcons ready for playoffs

Northern Tier League champion Cameron County tuned up for the upcoming PIAA District 9 boys’ basketball playoffs by edging a determined Smethport squad in the league finale Wednesday night at Emporium, 49-46.   More...

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March 1 is the deadline to purchase seeds from the members of Coudersport 4-H’s Science of Gardening program. The Community Garden program has taken root. More...

Counties teaming on inmate program

Potter, Cameron, Elk counties seek to help inmates re-enter society

Officials in Cameron, Potter and Elk counties are collaborating on a comprehensive program to help jail inmates re-enter society. More...

Washington comes to region

Senator Casey, Congressman Thompson pay brief visits

Two Washington insiders paid brief calls in the region this week to meet with constituents and local leaders.   Sen. Bob Casey Jr. More...

Emporium street, Coudersport bridge renamed

State legislative action has resulted in the naming of an Emporium street and a Coudersport bridge in recognition of military veterans.   Just in time for the Cameron County sesquicentennial celebration, a 1.4-mile section of Rt. More...

News

‘Parade of Stars’ in Emporium today

Musicians and other performers in the Emporium area will be in the spotlight Saturday (today) during the annual “Parade of Stars,” sponsored by the Cameron County Fair Association. More...

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State troopers Wednesday evening responded to this one-vehicle accident on Route 120, outside of Emporium. More...

Sentenced in PennDOT theft

An Elk County man who pleaded guilty to stealing property from PennDOT was sentenced by Potter County Judge Stephen Minor to three months in jail, followed by three months of house arrest.   More...

Potter County News

Enigmatic Inez Bull dies at 89

One of Potter County’s most enigmatic and wellknown figures, Inez Bull, died on Feb. 8 in Montclair, N. J.   More...

Veterans outreach slated

Potter County Veterans Affairs Director Lenny Kalkbrenner continues his outreach to each of the veterans’ organizations in the county, in an attempt to make more vets aware of available services and to help them qualify for benefits.   More...

Millstream, outside business to spruce up downtown

Coudersport is likely to get a sprucing up this spring, thanks to the efforts of a local businessman and an out-of-area company.   More...

Outdoors

Share your opinion at deer management forum

Citizens will have an opportunity learn more about the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s (PGC) deermanagement strategies and share their own views during a daylong session at the Coudersport Firehall on Saturday (today). More...

Canoe/Kayak Classic planned April 3

Plans are in place for one of the Cameron County’s longest-running and most successful traditions – the 36th annual Canoe and Kayak Classic, set for Saturday, April 3. More...

Coyotes are here to stay

This weekend the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association is holding its annual coyote hunt. At a time of the year when things are a little slow for sportsmen, this event always draws a good number of hunters into the woods.   More...

Obituaries

Esther Graves

Esther Graves, 93, formerly of Clara, died Feb. 15, 2010 in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport, after a long illness.   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.   More...

Stephen J. Krajewski

Stephen J. Krajewski, 48, of Clara, formerly of Pittsburgh, died Feb. 14, 2010, of an apparent heart attack at home. He moved to Potter County in the early 1990s to work for Adelphia Communications Corp. and was a volunteer baseball coach. More...

Gordon H. Spiegel

Gordon H. Spiegel, 89, of Emporium, formerly of Galeton, died Feb. 7, 2010, at Sena-Kean Manor in Smethport. Hess Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery, Galeton.   More...