April 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Election: a lesson in the power of incumbency

Only about one in four registered voters in the region turned out to cast a ballot during a relatively uneventful primary election on Tuesday.  While there was little drama, the election was a testament to the power of incumbency when it comes t More...

Staying power evidence of Maple Fest’s popularity

When it comes to staying power for a community celebration, it’s hard to beat the Potter-Tioga Maple Festival.  Changing consumer trends, travel habits and the passage of time have not eroded the popularity of the sweet celebration. More...

Correction

A headline on the front page of last week’s editon of Endeavor News was wrong.  While the story was correct, the headline implied that Patty Grippo of Emporium plead guilty to attempted homicide. More...

Viewpoints

PUNISHING THE VICTIM

(Tom Balya is a former Westmoreland County Commissioner from Greensburg. Patty Kirkpatrick was chairwoman of the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners from 2004-11.   More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Old-timers are supposed to talk about times gone by, but the way things are goofed up in this country, it is hard to put your recollection mechanism in gear.  Somewhere I read where this young man asked his dad what kind of fast food he ate when More...

Voter ID Miscue

To the editor:  In March, Pennsylvania enacted one of the toughest voter identifi- cation laws in the country. Act 18 will be in effect for the November election.  More...

Community Life

Weekend recycling reminder

Coudersport Area Lions Club reminds area residents that a Recycling Center is open off Damascus Road in Coudersport each Saturday from 9 to noon.  Scouts, students or others who are looking for community service opportunities are encouraged to c More...

Anti-bullying T-shirt campaign

Cameron County School District is taking part in an anti-bullying rally. The “Million T-Shirt March Against Bullying” will culminate with participants across the nation wearing anti-bullying T-shirts on Saturday, May 17. More...

‘Youth For Truth’ group car wash today

The Youth Group of the Cameron County Christian Center will be having a car wash today (Saturday) from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Christian Center parking lot.   More...

Sports

Athletes look ahead to District track meet

A handful of local scholastic athletes have a chance to advance to the PIAA Track & Field Championships when they compete in the District 9 Tournament next month.  Cameron County’s Antonio Johnson has posted distances of 39-9 in the tr More...

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This has been a wacky scholastic track and field season, at least as far as the weather is concerned. More...

ABA Pitch, Hit, Run May 12

Austin Baseball Association will hold its annual Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for baseball players ages 7-14 on Saturday, May 12, at Gary Williams Memorial Baseball Fields.  More...

Obituaries

Brian Fink

JUNE 18, 1959 - APRIL 15, 2012

Brian Fink, 52, originally of Coudersport, passed this life unexpectedly on April 15, 2012, at his home in Joseph, Oregon.  More...

Francis T. Ayers

AUGUST 22, 1930 - APRIL 5, 2012

Francis Truman Ayers of Prouty Road, Potter County, passed away at his home peacefully with his loving wife at his side on April 5, 2012.  Born on August 22, 1930 at home in Prouty, he was the son of William Ayers and Myrtle Harvey and also Arth More...

Death Notices

Frederick K. Beck   More...

Driller fined for illegal storage of fracking fluid

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has fifined Ultra Resources of Wellsboro $40,000 for operating an illegal transfer station at a well pad in West Branch Township, Potter County. More...

Animal saved from sure death lives to go down in history

A bull elk that game offificials rescued from the brink of death in 2006 was declared a new Pennsylvania state record by Boone and Crockett Club offifi cials this week.  More...

Brooks named Pa. Wilds ‘Outstanding Leader’

He’s the kind of guy whose leading even when the people around him might not fully recognize it.  That’s just his style.  More...

Most unphased by voter ID election law

The new Pennsylvania voter identifification law passed in March got a test run in Tuesday’s primary election.  The law, which will require that voters show photo identififi cation at the polls starting in November, had been at the center o More...

News

New lumber heritage book published

Cameron County Historical Society has released its latest book in the Lumber Township Heritage Collection – Cameron Lumbering.  It traces the lumbermen and the early history of lumber in the town of Cameron and covers spars to booms, splas More...

Numbers in the News

20 An organization that provides services for victims of domestic abuse and other violent acts in Cameron County is grappling with state and federal budget cuts forecasted at 20 percent, at the same time more victims require services.  More...

Area news briefs

Rt. 219 focus DuBOIS – Decades have passed since economic development officials across the region began lobbying for the upgrade of U.S. 219 to a four-lane highway. They have had only limited success. More...

Potter County News

State owes county for DA salary

Potter County last week received a payment from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania of about $43,000, covering the fifinal portion of the state’s longoverdue reimbursement of District Attorney’s 2010 salary.  More...

County linking with college’s community research organization

Potter County has formed an alliance with a respected academic research organization to help guide decision-makers in their strategic planning in the areas of economic development, community growth and housing.  More...

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Winner of the Coudersport Volunteer Ambulance Association Founders Award is Margo Crosby. More...

Outdoors

For outdoor lovers, spring is also a time to give back

Spring is a magical time of the year. It is a time of rebirth and renewal, of excitement and hope. After lying dormant for nearly seven months, the natural world begins to come alive once again.  More...

CCSD students begin caring for pheasant eggs

There was excitement in the air on Monday when hundreds of pheasant eggs were delivered to the Cameron County School District.  This year, there are 11 classrooms at the Woodland Elementary School and two in the high school that are participatin More...

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