February 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

SOBERING REALITY

Presentation from Potter County Drug & Alcohol Director alarming

Alcohol is still abused at a higher rate than any other drug in Potter County, but the pendulum is starting to swing toward what experts believe to be an even more dangerous substance.  More...

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Community block grants awarded for several Cameron County projects

The second, and final, pubic hearing for the Community Development Block Grant funding program was held during the Cameron County Commissioners meeting earlier this week.  Cliff Clark, administrator of the local program, said that Cameron County More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Our overworked government employees got another paid three-day pass. They’ve turned Presidents’ Day into a national holiday that always creates a threeday weekend. More...

Stop Raid On State Forests

To the editor:  Please forgive me if someone is already presenting the following idea to help prevent Pennsylvania’s state forests from being destroyed forever by gas drilling.  More...

Donate car; get tax break

To the editor:  If you have an extra car and are looking for a way to reduce your income taxes, here is one recommendation. More...

Community Life

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Austin High School senior Brandi Kio, who has been enrolled in teacher Drusilla Pekarski’s family consumer science class, put her quilting lessons to practical use. More...

Austin School District lists its honor students

Austin Area School has released its honor roll for the second marking period of the 2010-11 school year.  High Honors  Grade 12- Paola Diaz, Chelase Plant, Emily Purdy, Chelsey Ray and Angela VanSickle.  Grade 11- Bryan Brooks, Emily J More...

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Lanty Phillips recently retired from GE Transportation/ Motor Coils after 24 years service at the plant. Lanty told co-workers he is looking forward to spending more time with his family. More...

Sports

Falcon boys stay alive in playoffs

Northern Tier League champion Coudersport had all that it could handle in Wednesday night’s PIAA District 9 boys’ basketball playoff game against visiting Northern Potter.  More...

District 9 wrestlers in action at Clarion University

High school wrestlers from across the region are crowding into the Tippin Gymnasium at Clarion University this weekend, hoping to take a step toward the state tournament with success at the PIAA District 9 Championships.  More...

Raider basketball teams eliminated

Cameron County made a quick exit from the PIAA District 9 basketball playoffs playing.  The Red Raider girls fell in their opening-round game to visiting Port Allegany, 47-37, Tuesday night to close out the season with a 13-10 record.  More...

GAMER

Emporium man named to state gaming board

It’s a rags to riches story of sort.  It was only four years ago that Emporium’s Anthony “Tony” Moscato was having coffee regularly at the Cabin Kitchen in the morning and managing a $3 million county budget as a commissi More...

NEWCOMERS

Primary getting interesting as more candidates seek seats

With many local and countywide offices up for election this year, politicians are coming out of the woodwork.  Several newcomers have made things a little more uncomfortable for incumbents seeking re-election to many of the countywide positions. More...

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Contrasts in the northcentral Pennsylvania weather have never been more apparent than during the past couple of weeks. More...

News

Attention political candidates

At Endeavor News, we see holding public office as a service to our communities— even the positions for which the officers are paid.  This year there are several key county-wide and muncipal offices up for election in literally every munici More...

Tri-Town volunteers celebrate pride, professionalism

Pride and professionalism were the twin themes as more than 135 people crowded into the Ulysses Firehall last weekend for the Tri-Town Volunteer Fire and Ambulance annual recognition dinner.  More...

‘Fat Tuesday’ feast March 8

Austin United Methodist Church will present its fifth annual “Fat Tuesday” feast on March 8 from 3:30 pm to 6 pm at the Austin Firehall.  More...

Potter County News

Kindergarten registration set

Coudersport Elementary School is holding kindergarten registration on Wednesday and Thursday, March 9-10.  All potential kindergarten students must be present. More...

Hazmat training

Hazardous materials operations training will be held March 26-27 and April 2 at the Coudersport Firehall. Students must register by March 14. For more information contact Lucinda Weakland at 274-8900.   More...

Potter County Conservation District: ‘Make or Break Time’

Economic issues dominated the dialogue as the Potter County Conservation District held its legislative luncheon last week at the Susquehannock Lodge.  State Representative Martin Causer and District Aide Chuck Dillon, representing Senator Joe Sc More...

Outdoors

Long winter; looking forward to spring

With all of the snow and cold temperatures we have experienced this winter, it’s time to look ahead to the most wonderful of our changing seasons -- the transformation from winter to spring.  Virtually every human being living in a tempera More...

Tree stands on state game lands

Portable hunting tree stands and blinds will be permitted on state game lands from two weeks before the opening of the first big game season to two weeks after the close of the last big game season, excluding the spring gobbler season.  The Pa. More...

Youth brave cold for ice fishing event

A successful youth ice fishing outing was hosted Saturday by the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club, along with Cameron County Youth Outdoor Activities after some concern about questionable ice conditions was allayed by a late-week cold snap.  More...