March 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Natural gas events begin today

Community leaders, people looking to start or build businesses and local government offificials are the target audiences for the “Natural Gas Connections” events scheduled March 24, April 3 and April 14 in Emporium. More...

Gas resource center up and running

Particulars of the new Natural Gas Resource Center, based in Coudersport, were spelled out to members of Coudersport Rotary Club this week.  After three years of operating a Natural Gas Task Force focused on issues such as water quality, job tra More...

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At a time when small, locally-owned businesses are facing unprecedented challenges, Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has launched “Cash Mob,” a shop local effort that focuses on reaqu More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

This weekend, just a sliver of the moon appears in the eastern sky. That giant orb has been the topic of several love songs. More...

HONOR YOUR PARENTS, DRIVE SAFELY

(Austin Laundenslager is a senior at Halifax, Pa. Area High School and the 2012 Students Against Destructive Decisions --formerly Students Against Drunk Driving-- Student of the Year). More...

What is ‘My Side?’

Endeavor News believes the free exchange of ideas benefits the community.  My Side is a column for you, the reader. People with information to share, strong opinions on public issues or tales to tell are encouraged to submit essays.   More...

Community Life

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Bob Veilleux (left) from the Potter County Education Council was introduced by program chair Stephen Minor during this week’s Rotary meeting. He discussed the new Natural Gas Resource Center. More...

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Skylar Werstler (high school) and Rylee Hooftallen (elementary) were Austin Area School District’s winners of the fourth annual Intermediate Unit 9 art contest. More...

Northwest planning for ‘Community Banking Week’

The Coudersport Office of Northwest Savings Bank will observe Community Banking Week from April 2 through April 6 with a full week of activities in its lobby.  “We observe Community Banking Week every year” said Steve Erway, manager More...

Sports

Postseason NTL basketball honors

Coudersport’s sweep of the Northern Tier High School basketball leagues was recognized last week when postseason honors were announced.  Former standout athlete and boys’ coach Chris Fink, who returned to coaching after a three-year More...

Wrestling all-stars named

Coaches in the Allegheny Mountain High School Wrestling League have named their 2011-12 season all-stars.  Mike Swartwood of Kane was coach of the year. More...

Kinney, Beimel eye return to majors

Two baseball players with local roots have a lot at stake over the next couple of weeks during Major League Baseball’s spring training season.  More...

Expert to stress cooperation in downtown forum

Times have changed when it comes to small-town commerce.  To survive in the era of Walmarts and Tops markets, merchants and community leaders in rural areas need to change their ways of doing business and explore the strength that can come from More...

Report: fewer people are unemployed

Unemployment in the region remains higher than the statewide average, but the numbers are moving in the right direction.  The Pa. Dept. More...

Times are changing, so is tourist promotion agency

Changing trends in travel habits and marketing strategies have prompted Potter County’s offificial tourist promotion agency to embark on many new initiatives.  More...

Two-day forest fifire chars 50 acres

Mid-March is hardly considered “forest fifire season,” but the unusually warm and dry winter weather created a tinder box that fueled a wildfifire near Sinnemahoning State Park last weekend.  More...

School’s decal expense questioned

Cameron County School District’s recent investment in add-ons for the district’s new van was the subject of some controversy at last Thursday’s meeting of the district’s board.  While the purchase of the van wasn’t More...

News

Copper pipe stolen from camp

Someone stole copper piping from a camp on East Fork Road in Wharton Township between Feb. 26 and March 10. State police from Denton Hill are investigating. The victim was Rodger Murphy.   More...

Sentenced for sexual assault

Jonathan A. More...

Cited for harassment

State police based in Emporium cited Francisco M. Soto, 28, of Emporium for harassment after a recent incident on North Pine Street in the borough. More...

Potter County News

New sentence in cocaine case

A convicted cocaine dealer who was among the ringleaders of a regional network funneling drugs into Potter County from New Jersey had his sentence slightly reduced by Potter County Judge Stephen Minor.  More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • March 1, Shawn R. Esch et al to David C. More...

Two sentenced in county court

Two Coudersport men were sentenced in recent Potter County Court action.  Fred Henning, 57, had been cited for simple assault and harassment stemming from an incident at his home on North Main Street.  More...

Outdoors

Glimmer of hope for American Chestnut’s return

This past fall I spent a lot of time during hunting season as a driver during both bear and deer seasons. This resulted in a lot of sore muscles and joints; the laurel patches and steep hillsides we hunt are very difficult terrain. More...

Fewer buck, more ‘does’ harvested

Deer hunters in the region killed fewer bucks and more does during the 2011 seasons than they did the previous year.  Game Commission deer kill estimates were released last week. More...

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The Bureau of Forestry, Elk State Forest, presented two employees with awards for their years of service. More...

Obituaries

Ruth E. Major

AUGUST 26, 1923 - MARCH 20, 2012

Ruth E. Major, 88, a longtime resident of Austin, died March 20, 2012, in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, after a long illness.  Born Aug. 26, 1923, in Cuba, N.Y., she was a daughter of Henry John and Mary E. Clark Manning. More...

Death Notices

John V. Phillips   More...