August 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

‘DIVORCE’ NOT FILED

Cameron County opts to stay the course with re-entry grant

As forecasted in last week’s Endeavor News, Cameron County Commissioner Glen Fiebig attempted to push the agenda of the roughly 800 residents who signed a petition seeking the county’s full withdrawal from a program to rehabilitate p More...

CUTTING BY NOT ADDING

Commissioners may not fill Human Services position

A veteran employee has resigned from the staff of Potter County Human Services and the commissioners are not sure if they will fill the vacancy.   More...

Outdoor furnaces getting a look in Emporium

A debate that dates back more than four years is back on the agenda for Emporium Borough Council: outdoor furnaces.   More...

Viewpoints

WHY STAMP PRICES MUST INCREASE

(Alan C. Kressler is a member of the U.S. Postal Service’s board of governors. The board includes nine governors who are appointed by the President. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eye s

Greed is running wild among the people who own property with the mineral rights.   The way big business conducts itself, these land owners may get a lesson. More...

Addiction Toll Hits Home

To the editor:   On Jan. 23, I received a call from North Carolina that my wife’s son had just been found dead. He was 41 years old. Such a talented young man with such potential being lost so early in life is tragic.   More...

Community Life

Valenti transferring to UNC

It was another excellent semester and then an exciting change for Rayna Valenti of Austin. More...

Townwide sale returns

One of the most popular events in Coudersport, the Townwide Yard Sale, returns on Sept. 4 from 8 am to 4 pm, sponsored by the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce.   Shirlee Leete is organizing the Townwide Yard Sale for the Chamber. More...

Special night for 7th graders

Cameron County High School seventhgrade orientation will be held on Thursday, at 6 pm in the high school auditorium. Seventh graders and their parents are encouraged to attend. The session is also open to any new students in the school district. More...

Outdoors

Geocache program in Emporium

Cameron County’s reputation as a geocaching center will be boosted as the Emporium County Club hosts the “Cashing in on Geocaching” conference on Friday, Nov. 5.   More...

Elk Tags: Take A Shot!

Deadline is approaching for the drawing to determine who will have a chance to participate in Pennsylvania’s 2010 elk season, set for Nov. 1-6. To get a shot at a license, hunters must apply no later than Aug. More...

Bull elk ‘sharpening’ antlers for battle

In mid-August, bull elk that have spent the summer growing huge antlers and looking majestic with the velvet skin covering on their antlers are suddenly and dramatically changed into dreadful-looking creatures. More...

‘THE OTHER SIDE’

‘Bible-believing, Christian’ response to documentary planned in Coudersport

It’s been nearly a month since a documentary pitching tolerance for alternative lifestyles was shown at the Coudersport Public Library.   More...

Elk Shedding Velvet

Bloody velvet skin hangs from the antlers of this bull elk like twisted dreadlocks. Rubbing velvet from the antlers is how elk prepare their antlers for the battles of the elk rut, or mating season, which begins in September. More...

DRILLING ANXIETY

Speaker: monitoring natural gas drilling about ‘protecting the earth’ not making money

About two dozen people turned out Wednesday night to hear a cautionary message from a respected professor and air their own concerns about the impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling on Potter County’s environment and way of life. More...

News

Woman faces Medicaid fraud charges

A Coudersport woman faces charges of defrauding Medicaid out of more than $4,600.   More...

Thompson aide available Tuesday

An aide to U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson will be available to meet with area residents at 2 pm Tuesday, at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office in Emporium.   More...

Blood drive Tuesday

Community Blood Bank of Northwest Pa. will hold a blood drive on Tuesday at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital from 10 am to 4 pm. No appointment is needed. More...

Potter County News

Rotary District Governor Visit

  Rotary District Governor Bill Wylie visited the Coudersport Rotary Club for this week’s meeting. He was making his rounds to collect feedback on community needs and to promote the mission of Rotary International. More...

Democrat Michael Pipe to visit Potter Monday

Michael Pipe, Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District, will hold a town hall meeting at the courthouse square gazebo in Coudersport Monday from 6:30-8:30pm. More...

Animal Shelter Benefit

  A Coudersport area animal shelter was the beneficiary of a dice run held recently by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education and Mosch’s Tavern. Some of the participants are shown here. More...

Sports

Quarterbacks back for New Season

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Storm gets off to a fast start with weekend sweep

Cameron County Storm opened the season in impressive fashion Saturday in DuBois, sweeping both games against a new league entry, Forest/North Clarion.   More...

Alle-Catts fall short of title

Emporium’s long-shot bid for the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League championship came up short Saturday on the road. A 2-0 defeat at the hands of Olean AOH ended the Cats’ season and gave the Hibernians the league title. More...

Obituaries

Elvin ‘Corky’ Burdick

Elvin S. “Corky” Burdick, 74, of Roulette, formerly of Coudersport, died Aug. 11, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. Born on Sept. 24, 1935 in Coudersport, he was the son of Arden Randolph and Leta M. More...

Jane D. Sevinsky

Jane D. Sevinsky, 96, of Coudersport, died Aug. 12, 2010, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport. On May 14, 1940. in Pittsburgh, she married Steven “Jack” Sevinsky, who died in 1998. Burial was in St. More...

Mary J. Spoon

Mary J. Spoon, 100, of Coudersport, formerly of Indiana, died Aug. 16, 2010, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport. Memorials may be made to Hebron Union Church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse. More...