January 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Feds drop tax case against Rigases

John Rigas and his son Tim, serving long sentences at a federal prison near Williamsport, received some good news this week.  More...

Reviving main street

Coudersport’s business district is struggling and community leaders are looking for help in bringing it back to life.  John Bry may be just the ticket.  As Commissioner Susan Kefover tells it, Bry’s chance encounter with the cou More...

Viewpoints

MY SIDE

ALTERNATIVE TO DRUG COURTS

(Nastassia Walsh is a research associate with the Justice Policy Institute in Washington, D.C.) More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old Man Winter sneaked in the back door and beat us over the head with a snowstorm that had high winds and icy highways.  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.  More...

Potter County News

Local gov. session Tues

Potter County Planning Department is sponsoring a daylong workshop at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport Tuesday from 9 am to 2 pm to assist township and borough offificials with issues related to stormwater management, tax assessment, building c More...

County nails down 4 union contracts

Potter County’s Commissioners made history this month, as they ratified four separate labor union contracts covering the next four years.  Generally, employees will receive annual pay increases of three percent and continue to be covered b More...

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Two new members took office as Coudersport Borough Council held its first meeting of the new year last week. More...

Outdoors

Local youth experience ‘real’ outdoors

An Emporium-based organization continues its attack on “outdoor deficit disorder.”  Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities members were off to Sinnemahoning State Park recently for an afternoon of fun and outdoor education.  Fi More...

Do it yourself: European mount inexpensive, classy

Many successful deer hunters are not inclined to dish out $400-$500 to a taxidermist. One alternative is the European, or halfskull, mount.  More...

Winter tips for backyard bird feeders

Doug Gross, a biologist with the Game Commission, has some tips for people who are feeding birds this winter.  “Place your feeders in good locations, keep them clean and fill them with seeds capable of attracting the birds you want to see, More...

Stevenson Dam project gets green light

An $18 million rehabilitation project has been given the green light for the George B. More...

Solicitor out in move to cut expenses

In what appears to be an effort to trim expenses, the Potter County Board of Commissioners Thursday hired a new solicitor, ending the long tenure of D. Bruce Cahilly. More...

News

Family Center: new life, new look

Not so long ago the Cameron County Family Center was in danger of having to close its doors. Today, those doors are not only open, but they’re also freshly painted.  Early last week the Center underwent a renovation of sorts. More...

Shade Tree group issues update

Emporium Shade Tree Commission issued its report for 2011 activities.  Five trees were planted to celebrate Arbor Day. Nine older trees and stumps were removed due to disease or age. More...

Numbers in the News

3.37M  Unless you are among the gullible few who believe that money does not influence politics, you have to be concerned about the state’s regulation of the natural gas industry. Here’s more fuel for your fire:  More...

Community Life

Plan April Wedding

Jon and Kim Howell of Zion announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Mary Howell, to Kevin Michael Colahan, son of Jim and Cathy Colahan of Haddonfield, NJ The bride-to-be is a graduate of Be More...

Benefits planned for cancer patient

Two benefits are planned for Suzy Jones Pire, daughter of former Potter County Commissioner and Sweden Valley Manor employee Mary Jones and her husband John. More...

Photography workshop

A workshop on effectively using a digital camera will be held on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Sports

Three-way NTL boys’ battle

Things have grown more interesting in the Northern Tier Boys’ Basketball League, thanks to Smethport’s 60-54 overtime win at Coudersport Thursday night.  That creates a scramble at the top between those two teams and Port Allegany as More...

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Six wrestlers from the Coudersport Youth Wrestling Club were placewinners at a tournament in St. Marys last weekend. More...

Three 6-1 teams in girls’ race

Northern Tier Girls’ High School Basketball League teams reached the midpoint of the season with a threeway deadlock atop the standings.  Top contenders Cameron County, Coudersport and Smethport all notched wins on Tuesday to set the stage More...

Obituaries

John R. Hughes Sr.

JUNE 14, 1925 - JANUARY 20, 2012

John R. Hughes Sr., 86, of Coudersport, died Jan. 20, 2012, at Sweden Valley Manor in Coudersport.  Born on June 14, 1925 in Wheeling, W. Va., he was the son of Robert D. and Flora M. Haning Hughes. More...

Death Notices

Ann Z. Malizia   More...