March 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local man heads team with critical mission in war effort

Previous Endeavor News stories have highlighteded the roles being played by local residents in the decade-long “War on Terror.”  More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

The government has decreed March as National Women’s Month. Maybe it should also be declared National Wind Month. When I was a kid, March was kite-flying time. More...

Time To Raise Hunting License Fees

To the editor:  It has been now 13 years since an increase in Pennsylvania hunting license fees.  More...

e-Cigarette Falacies

To the editor:  From convenience stores to mall kiosks, one of the fast-growing products on the market is the electronic cigarette. More...

Potter County News

Gas Task Force dissolves

In 2009, the Potter County Commissioners formed a Natural Gas Task Force after obtaining input from a broad-based local steering committee.  Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover are now retiring the organization and folding i More...

‘Rescuing downtown’ meeting to address local retail decline

More than 300 invitations have gone out across Potter County for a call to action to address the slow demise of smalltown retail business across the region.  There is no magic solution, but communities facing similar challenges have been able to More...

Tours highlight ‘Maple Weekend’

More than a dozen area maple syrup producers are opening their doors to the public next weekend for the eighth annual “Maple Weekend.” Hours are 10 am to 4 pm each day.  More...

Outdoors

Protecting yearling bucks critical to healthy herd

Deer antler development in Pennsylvania is a fascinating topic in this era of antler restrictions.  Imagine what it would be like if teenagers made up the largest segment of the adult male human population and ran our society. More...

March is a time of change in the state’s elk herd

In nature, there’s a domino effect to the changing seasons.  Typically, March is the month when most mature bull elk shed their antlers to begin growing new ones. More...

Potter County state’s bear capital

Just under 400 bears were killed by hunters in Potter County during the 2011 seasons, making God’s Country the bear-hunting capital of the state.  More...

Obituaries

Dorla D. Tucker

MAY 9, 1933 - MARCH 13, 2012

Dorla D. Tucker, 78, of Colesburg, died March 13, 2012 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.  Born on May 9, 1933, in Oswayo, she was the daughter of Clarence and Evelyn Stewart Kelligan. Dorla married Edgar E. More...

Death Notices

Frank H. Grimone   More...

Juvenile pleads ‘guilty’ to murder of 3rd degree

Will serve at least 10 years in prison

Another chapter has been written in the senseless murder of Sam Miller.  Last week, Coudersport teenager Kaylynn Benson stood before the court and acknowledged her role as an accomplice in the plot to lure Miller, 18, to a wooded area of souther More...

Chamber promotion aims to connect local stores, customers

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has launched a new shop-athome campaign aimed at promoting local businesses and educating shoppers about the goods and services that can be found close to home.  “Cash Mob” kicks off on Thursday, More...

‘Our Town’ TV series coming to Emporium

Emporium has been selected as the next community to be featured in the “Our Town” series on WPSU Channel 3.  The Our Town series was started in 1996 as a way to showcase the small communities of our region by promoting the unique peo More...

News

Numbers in the News

4.00 The four-dollar gallon of gasoline has not yet returned, but experts continue to warn that it’s imminent. There are many factors driving up costs, including growing international demand. Interestingly, U.S. More...

Site connects businesses with gas industry

State College-based Centre Creative Media has launched TheMarcellusShaleDirectory.com, a free-to-listin directory intended to connect the businesses of Pennsylvania with the Marcellus Shale economic boom.  Directory features shale-workerfriendly More...

Arrested for theft

Emporium Borough Police Department arrested 19-year-old Michelle Moate of Emporium for theft and receiving stolen property following an incident that happened late in the evening on March 8.  Police said Moate stole a wallet and $200 cash from a More...

Community Life

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Another $1,000 has been added to the fund drive for resurfacing the tennis and basketball courts at Coudersport Area Recreation Park. More...

Benefit for local family today

There will be a community benefifit for the Tim Hemphill family today (Saturday, March 17) from 10 am to 2 pm at Gold General Store.  The Hemphill family lost their home and most of their belongings in a fifire at their home north of Coudersport More...

Engagement Announced

Jeanne and Dennis Miglicio of Emporium, and Alton (Buddy) Freer of Austin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Lorraine Freer to Klaus Peter Puck, son of the late Maria and Josef Puck of St. Veit, Austria.  More...

Sports

Bova looks ahead to two more years

Sophomore Kyle Bova notched a win in the PIAA State Wrestling Championship Tournament last weekend in Hershey, but fell short in his quest to be a state medalist.  The Coudersport 152-pounder finished his second varsity season with a 33-5 record More...

Emporium wrestlers advance

Three young wrestlers from Cameron County have qualified for a berth in this weekend’s Junior Olympic Area Tournament in Clarion as a result of their success in the sectional tournament last weekend in Coudersport.  Brandon Saline and Nick More...

Gymnasts celebrate anniversary with winning performance

Members of Cutting Edge Gymnastics celebrated the Coudersportbased organization’s one-year anniversary with a successful showing during competition at Oil City.  Cutting Edge had 10 gymnasts who placed in the top three in allaround scoring More...