August 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Charities to benefit from drawing

Five charitable organizations in Cameron and Potter counties will each receive a $1,000 gift from the Stoltz car/truck dealership, part of the owners’ commitment to donating $26,000 to community causes this year. More...

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One of the highlights of this week’s Cameron County Fair was the coronation ceremony. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

There was a headline in Newsweek magazine that caught my attention. It read, “Middle Class, R.I.P.” The middle class in this country is the latest casualty of the Bush Depression. How quickly we forget who started this mess. More...

RENEWABLE ENERGY IN PERSPECTIVE

Another letter-writer (Endeavor News, July 14) boldly declares, “It is not the role of government to pick winners and losers,” when it comes to America’s and Pennsylvania’s energy demands.  Oh, if life were so simple.&nbs More...

Farming & Water Quality

To the editor:  Re: “Penn State Ag Sciences Research Tour (Endeavor News, July 21) one of the many tasks of a County Conservation District is to assist crop and livestock farmers in understanding how to best manage the nutrients on their f More...

Community Life

Medicare maze unraveled

Changes in the Medicare program and related topics were the focus of this week’s Coudersport Rotary meeting. More...

Austin School again reaches ‘AYP’ standard

School bells will soon be ringing in the Austin Area School District, where the administration and faculty are eager to continue raising academic standards.  Despite declining enrollment and a series of challenges that are inherent in operating More...

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They were once the darlings of Potter County – the Welsh triplets. Last month, the trio observed their 70th birthdays. More...

Sports

NY wins, adds to Big 30 win record

Defense dominated Saturday night’s annual Don Raabe Big 30 All-Star Football Charities Classic in Bradford. In the end, it was the New York squad that strengthened its hold on the all-time series advantage.  More...

Alle-Catt playoff game at home today

Emporium has its back to the wall in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League, coming off a 5-4 playoff defeat Monday to nemesis   Bradford on the St. More...

High school football starting

Varsity football practice camps open on Monday across the region, as area teams prepare for the season openers on Aug. 31.  More...

Rape suspect waives hearing

An Austin man remains in Potter County jail following an Aug. 2 arrest for rape and related charges.  More...

Convicted felon on the run

A Potter County man who was free on bail, pending sentencing on attempted rape charges, went on the run Monday or Tuesday, leaving behind a cryptic note that suggested he was going to flflee and potentially cause harm to himself or others.  More...

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Potter County Fair Queen Alyssa Plants (left) crowned her successor in ceremonies last week at the fairgrounds in Millport. More...

Bowhunter Festival begins Thursday

Potter County Bowhunter Festival opens its four-day run at Denton Hill State Park on Thursday, Aug. 16.  Now in its 29th year, it’s the second longestrunning archery festival in the nation.  More...

News

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Two downstate men escaped injury when the pickup truck in which they were riding crashed into a utility pole along Rt. 155, east of Emporium, Thursday afternoon at about 2:20. More...

Boro road work grows more complex

Road repair in Emporium Borough just became significantly more complicated thanks to new PennDOT regulations.  More...

Time for these birds to fly the coop

Pigeons foul up clock tower with a TON of poop!

To say that the Cameron County Courthouse clock tower had gone to the birds would be an understatement.  Over the years, the historic structure has become home to flocks of pigeons and other fowl that have taken up residence in the readymade co More...

Potter County News

Open house planned at ‘Habitat’ home

An open house and dedication ceremony are planned for Saturday, Aug. 18, at the new Potter County Habitat for Humanity house on Poplar Avenue in Galeton.  After a short ceremony at 1 pm, the house will be open for tours until 3 pm. More...

Gas job training deadline nears

Another industry official is stressing the value of a free three-week training class that’s getting underway soon for people interested in landing jobs in the natural gas industry. More...

Grants for fire companies

Two volunteer firefighting organizations in Potter County have been awarded grants from the Pa. More...

Outdoors

Forester’s passion pays off in wildlife habitat

Picture in your mind ideal habitat for wildlife. A mixture of large mast-producing oaks, early-succession growth of tree seedlings and mast-producing shrubs that produce heavy cover and food. More...

Elk calves big enough to keep up, learn life lessons

Mothers and their young across Pennsylvania’s elk range are living and traveling together. Calves have now grown big and strong enough to keep up with a group.  More...

Bonus ‘doe’ licenses available in 3A

County treasurers across Pennsylvania continue to fifill requests for “bonus tags,” allowing hunters to take a second deer in certain Wildlife Management Units.  More...