December 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Trail, syrup get boost

A recreation trail in Cameron County and a maple industry marketing program in Potter County have each received an economic shot in the arm.  More...

No paper next week

There will be no Dec. 31, 2011 edition of Endeavor News.  Our offifice will be closed all day Monday (Dec. 26), but will reopen Tuesday for the remainder of the week.  We will resume normal business hours Jan. More...

Viewpoints

Alive in the heart of childhood…

(Editor’s Note: I can remember the first time I read this. And all the times since. It is a story that never gets old. If you are reading this for the first time, it alone will be worth the price you’ve paid for this paper. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all across the land, the little kids were watching for Santa. Little did they know that the ACLU was waiting with ground-to-air missiles to shoot him down.  More...

Turbines And Health Issues

To the editor:  Re: “Wind Energy Has Its Place” (Endeavor News, Dec. 17).  The placement of commercial wind turbines in Falmouth, Mass., has caused severe health issues to the local neighbors. More...

Community Life

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Hometown Mentors presented the grand prize from its Christmas in the Wilds promotion to young Abby Becker. More...

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Coudersport Free Methodist Church presented a dramatic and colorful Christmas program for the congregation last weekend. More...

Dorothy Card turns 100

Dorothy May Berry Card recently observed her 100th birthday.  She was born Dec. 1, 1911 in Sterling Run, the daughter of James and Nora Jones Berry. More...

Sports

Raider wrestlers win two; solid in tournament

Aaron Burnside claimed the 195- pound title to lead Cameron County to a sixth-place finish in the highly competitive St. More...

Austin girls (3-2) notch convincing win

A home game with a struggling Sheffield team was just what the doctor ordered for the girls’ basketball team from Austin.  More...

Gymnasts grab 60 awards

Cutting Edge Gymnastics traveled to Kittanning for the team’s second competition of the season.  Fifteen gymnasts brought home 60 awards. More...

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There’s never a bad time to say ‘thank you,’ but the holidays are a time when even the busiest among us pauses to be grateful. More...

‘Redistricting’ affects

Potter County will be split into two legislative districts under a reapportionment plan that is nearing fifinal approval.  Meanwhile, all of Cameron County is moving to a new district.  More...

Pipeline bill flflawed?

Pipelines are being laid throughout broad expanses of northcentral Pennsylvania.  The fact that most of them would be exempted from a new pipeline safety law that just breezed through the state legislature has caused some critics to urge lawmak More...

News

Driftwood developer airs frustration

One of the companies that has zeroed in on Driftwood to service the growing natural gas industry is stalled by environmental regulations and looking for help.  Stan Mann of Mountain Country Energy Services pleaded his case to the Cameron County More...

Senior center to be built

Construction of a new senior center in Driftwood is still on the drawing board for 2012. Federal funds channeled through the office of the Cameron County Commissioners are covering most of the cost. More...

Child services volunteers needed

Parents and grandparents who would like to be part of planning services for their children and grandchildren are invited to join the Potter County Integrated Children’s Services Planning Committee. More...

Potter County News

Three sentenced in Potter County court

Three defendants recently appeared for sentencing in the Potter County Court of Common Pleas.  Judge Stephen Minor ordered Matthew S. More...

Gas safety training offered

Potter County Department of Emergency Services announces another in a series of free technical training sessions for area emergency responders.  More...

Gas safety training offered

Potter County Education Council is offering a blueprint reading class at its Port Allegany location.  In addition to blue print reading, the course will introduce students to basic geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.  Course is being he More...

Outdoors

Retired water specialist heads Potter planning team

A retired Pa. Dept. of Environmental Protection water specialist is the new chairman of the Potter County Planning Commission.  John McLaughlin was elected by unanimous vote at last week’s meeting. More...

Deck the halls with boughs of holly…

“Decking the halls with boughs of holly” apparently started as a tradition in the pagan celebrations of the winter solstice in Europe. More...

Energy conservation important to elk in winter, too

Those magnificent elk that were dominant during the rut this past autumn, bugling and guarding their harems, have instinctively moved on.  If you visit the elk range in the winter, you will not see those bulls accompanying the large groups of co More...

Obituaries

Joel R. Matteson

DECEMBER 5, 1975 - DECEMBER 19, 2011

Joel R. Matteson, 36, of Emporium, formerly of Galeton, PA, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 after a lengthy stay at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.  Born Dec. More...

Robert C. Jack

Robert C. Jack, 86, of Emporium died Dec. 14, 2011. After returning to the area following his service in the Navy as an electrician’s mate during World War I, he earned an engineering degree from Penn State.  More...

Duane A. Buerk

Duane A. Buerk, 50, of Pflugerville, Texas, formerly of Emporium, died at his residence on Dec, 14, 2011. He was a 1979 graduate of Cameron County High School and attended the University of Texas, majoring in electronics. More...