July 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Archery Rendezvous begins Thursday

Potter County has become known for its “niche” tourist attractions that draw devotees from across the U.S. More...

‘Dream Makers’ raise over $20K for charity

More than $20,000 was raised to help dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses during Saturday’s dice run on scenic country roads through northcentral Pennsylvania.  Two local organizations hooked up to sponsor an event More...

Viewpoints

Obesity Epidemic

To the editor:  As you reported, there is an alarming rise in obesity in our population (Endeavor News, Numerals, July 14). More...

Tax Break Foolish

To the editor:  Our state government doesn’t have enough money for schools, colleges and teachers. Yet, Gov. More...

Budget Hits The Poor

To the editor:  More...

Potter County News

Car crash claims Coudersport teen’s life

A Coudersport teenager was killed and another man seriously injured in an early- morning car crash Monday on Rt. 49, almost a mile west of Miles Road in Allegany Township.  Kaleb B. More...

New options for those behind on taxes

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau is preparing for the annual “upset sale,” which is an auction to sell those properties on which taxes for 2010 or earlier have not been paid. More...

‘Sunflower Society’ forming planting group

A plant society is forming in the Coudersport area.  Members of the Sunflower Society held their first meeting this week at Sweden Valley.  Goals are to sponsor educational programs and access to horticultural libraries. More...

Outdoors

Nature’s bounty is ripe for the pickin’!

It won’t be long before we’ll be able to enjoy a wonderful latesummer bounty in our region’s forests.  More...

Fifth annual Longbeards banquet Aug. 4

Food, fun, fellowship and fundraising are the goals of the fififth annual Hunting Heritage Banquet, hosted by the Cameron County Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. It’s scheduled for Aug. 4 at the Emporium VFW.   More...

Weekend events at planned at Cherry Springs State Park

The following programs are offered free to the public at Cherry Springs State Park.  Stars-N-Parks: Mars, Saturn and the Milky Way, Saturday, 9:30 pm.-1.  Program conducted by Education Director Thom Bemus of the National Public Observatory More...

Rigas filing alleges government withheld evidence

Family awaits fed court ruling on motion for retrial

Attorneys for John Rigas and Timothy Rigas are alleging in a new legal motion that the federal government used its inflfluence to “muzzle” witnesses, withhold evidence and limit the money they had to mount an effective defense in the frau More...

‘Dam Show’ site, stage ready to go

Organizers and fans are gearing up for the 10th annual Dam Show at the Austin Dam Memorial Park. It’s a oneday affair this year, with music performed in a festival-like atmosphere from noon to midnight on Saturday, July 28.  More...

Serial camp burglar convicted

One of the most extended and dramatic criminal cases to work its way through Cameron County Court neared its conclusion Wednesday morning with a guilty verdict against a man charged with going on a sixcounty burglary spree nearly four years ago.  More...

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Members of the Endless Mountains Chapter of ABATE as well as other area bikers lined up by the hundreds outside of the Emporium Vets for the Dream Makers dice run charity ride Saturday. More...

Man jailed on rape, related charges

A Roulette man was accused last week of several counts stemming from an incident in Roulette Township back on Oct. 16, 2011. A laboratory analysis of trace evidence at the scene resulted in charges being fifiled against 37-year-old Blaise Alackness. More...

Guilty plea in park playground arson

One of the individuals nabbed several weeks ago for setting a fire at the Prospect Park Playground maintenance building in late March is headed to state prison after admitting his role.  More...

Community Life

Moving can be stresssful for pets, too

Moving to a new home is upsetting for pets. More...

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Emporium American Legion Post 194 elected new officers during their June meeting. Offi cers will hold their positions from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. The new officers are shown here. More...

Biology honor for Losey

Debra Losey of Emporium was recently promoted within Susquehanna University’s chapter of the National Biological Honor Society (NBHS) in honor of her significant achievements in the biology field.  NBHS is an organization dedicated to impr More...

Sports

Gymnasts place in National Championships

Emporium’s Cassie Frey and Kamme Guisto recently competed at the YMCA National Gymnas- tics Championships in Milwaukee, Wisc.  Frey placed fourth in her division, medaling in vaulting competition. More...

Sr. LL Tournament on tap

Emporium will be a busy place in the coming week as host community for the Pennsylvania Senior Little League State Championship Tournament.  The event has a big impact on the area, as many families come to town to support the eight teams from ac More...

Tie atop Alle-Catt standings

Emporium will play one more regularseason game before heading into the Alle- Catt Amateur Baseball League playoffs. More...