April 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

No federal funds for flood damage

Townships or boroughs in Potter and Cameron counties will not be receiving federal aide to repair flood damage occurring due to snow melt and heavy rain in late January. More...

BREAKING NEWS

Reports of plane crash near Sinnemahoning erroneous

Reports of a plane crash Thursday night in the Sinnemahoning area were erroneous.   Officials confirm that a plane made an emergency landing in a field off Rt. 120 near the southern Cameron County village. The pilot was not injured. More...

Challenges continue to mount as census moves forward

Many area residents have received their 2010 U.S. Census questionnaires, but some have not. If yours has not yet arrived, it probably will soon.   More...

Viewpoints

'My Side'

CVFD EXPLAINS SENIOR CENTER DECISION

(Susan Reese is secretary for the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department Board of Directors and a long-time emergency services volunteer.)   We would like to formally explain our decision to decline the request that the Coudersport S More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Easter time is here. The other morning a rabbit crossed the road in front of me, but I couldn’t tell if he was hiding Easter eggs, as he was moving pretty fast. More...

Too Much Logging

To the editor:   From my science teacher in the 1950’s when I attended school in Emporium: “Those who benefit from greed do not benefit their children.”   More...

Community Life

Area pastors: keep the faith during trying times

Hope, renewal and the importance of coming together to get through difficult times are messages stressed by area religious leaders this Easter season. More...

Churches set Easter weekend ser vices

Most area churches will hold special Easter services this weekend. Following are schedules for those which responded to the Endeavor’s request for information. More...

National Honors Society

Six new National Honor Society members were inducted during a ceremony at Austin Area School (from left): front -- Dallas Niles, Chelsey Rae, Katelyn Valenti, Bryan Brooks and Emily Johns; back -- Chelsey Rae. More...

Sports

Falcons open baseball season with lopsided win

Tuesday’s season opener, a 10-0 win over Cameron County, suggests that the cupboard was hardly left bare after graduation took a heavy toll on Coudersport’s varsity baseball team. More...

Seven compete at state JO finals

Seven area wrestlers competed against the top young prospects in the state last weekend during the Pennsylvania Junior Olympics Championship Tournament at Wilkes- Barre.   More...

Little Leage teams selected

Players have been picked for the two “traveling” baseball teams Coudersport will once again field in the Potter- McKean Little League.   More...

Cole nurse furloughs take effect this week

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has no plans to reinstate nurses whose jobs were eliminated as part of a plan aimed at trimming a $1.3 million budget deficit. Officials maintain that the furloughs should not affect the quality of patient care.   More...

Hundreds registered for today’s canoe race

A couple hundred racers will be casting adrift in the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek today (Saturday) during the 36th annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic.   More...

Millions spent locally through ‘Growing Greener’

While the legislature considers whether to renew the “Growing Greener” program, a state agency has released a summary of the spending to date. More...

Fire

Emporium firefighters responded to this house fire at 480 Old Portage Road Thursday morning at 11. The home, which suffered major damage, is owned by Priscilla Zimmer. More...

News

Help sessions for Medicare recipients

Medicare recipients who meet certain criteria are encouraged to attend “Extra Help Events” being held in Ulysses, Shinglehouse, Galeton and Coudersport. More...

Help for ‘Wilds’ artisans available

Efforts are being made to spotlight artisans in the Pennsylvania Wilds.   Jewelry makers, woodworkers, painters, sculptures, quilters, photographers and other skilled artisans can join a network of more than 100 others from around the region. More...

CSD superintendent search whittled down to three

Local administrators Hutcheson, Huck among finalists

Coudersport Area School Board is moving closer to selecting a new superintendent of schools. During a work session last week, Board President Joe Lagrua identified the three finalists who will be interviewed next week. More...

Potter County News

Potter County property transactions recorded

Following are property transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:   • March 15, First Citizens National Bank to Joshua D. Risser, Hebron Township, $90,000; Laverna Cooney to John W. More...

NATURAL GAS BOOM:

NEXT BIG THING?

An early bulletin of the Potter County Historical Society states, “Timber always was, and is yet, our greatest natural resource.”   More...

It’s coming, even staying a while, but then what?

No one has a crystal ball with a clear picture of how the energy companies will alter northcentral Pennsylvania, but experts are unanimous in certain forecasts.   More...

Outdoors

Photo

Last weekend’s maple tours were very wellattended, with some participating sugar shacks having difficulty finding parking for all their visitors. More...

Historical hike planned today

A three-mile hike spotlighting local history will be held on Saturday, April 10, sponsored by the Cameron County Historical Society and the Cameron County Genealogy Club. More...

Backyard conservation

Cameron County Conservation District is teaming with two local organizations to present a backyard conservation workshop on April 10. It’s geared toward those interested in gardening and composting. More...

Obituaries

Naomi Joy Pekarski

AUGUST 10, 1941 - MARCH 26, 2010

Naomi Joy Pekarski, 68, of Coudersport, died peacefully on Friday (March 26, 2010) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, surrounded by members of her family. More...

Hazel N. Swatsler

Hazel N. Swatsler, 98, of 604 Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, died at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys on Tuesday (March 30, 2010).   She was born Aug 28, 1911 in Grant, PA a daughter of the late Stanley and Sarah Dougherty English.   More...

Florence M. Mattison

Florence M. Mattison, 91, of Petersburg, TN, formerly of Westfield, died March 17, 2010 in the Marshall Medical Center, Lewisburg, TN. More...