August 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Elaine Silverstrim was one of several people who pitched in to give Mitchell Park in Coudersport some needed TLC last weekend. More on the Coudersport Rotary Club effort is on page 6. More...

New reporter joins Endeavor News team

Longtime Emporium resident David Gray has joined the Endeavor News team as a full-time reporter.  More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

During the depression, the country was deluged with crime. In Chicago, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre horrifi ed the nation. Even though the people in that garage were all bad guys, it still shocked the world.  More...

PATRIAR CH OF PA PARKS SYSTEM

(Marci Mowery is president of Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation).   More...

Our Sham Republic

To the editor:  In 2009, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s comment that he’s “doing God’s work” seemed to be a veiled jab at Jesus entering the temple mount and chasing out the money-changers.  More...

Community Life

When your dog coughs, take heed

I’ve recently found out through personal experience that a dog’s cough is not a simple matter. More...

Plan To Wed

Blaine and Leona Miller of Austin announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Anne Miller, to Brian David Frey, son of David Frey of Portland, Ore., and Kathleen Doyle of Bellingham, Wash.  More...

Actress recalled at local historical museum

A prominent actress from yesteryear who has local roots is the focus of a new exhibit at the Cameron County Historical Society Little Museum in Sterling Run.  Lillian Lewis was born Katherine (Kate) Lillian Manley in approximately 1850 at Couder More...

Sports

Bradford tops Emporium for Alle-Catt title

Another season of Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League competition is in the books, with the championship mantle being passed from Emporium to the undisputed new titlist, Bradford.  More...

Paddlers excel at USCA event

A trio of Cameron County canoe and kayak enthusiasts came home with honors from last weekend’s USCA National Canoe and Kayak Championships in Warren. Lisa Bainey, Randy Bailey and Ken Gerg competed in a number of events.  More...

Lyon gets first taste of pro ball

Cameron County’s David Lyon is getting his first taste of professional baseball this summer as a member of the Arizona League Rangers, a team competing in the Rookie Arizona League.  Through his first 16 games, Lyon has been playing stella More...

Convict apprehended

Authorities apprehended a Potter County man who was missing for several days last week. Roger Cole, 53, of Ulysses, is now being held in the Potter County Jail on two felony counts.  More...

Rise in bizarre street drugs to be highlighted

Public health offificials have increasingly been using the frightening term “epidemic” to describe the exploding popularity of a particularly dangerous class of drugs being circulated across northcentral Pennsylvania counties.  More...

State honors for Cole Hospital

Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport has been awarded the 2012 Achievement Award for Operational Excellence by the Hospital and Healthsystem Assn. More...

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Cole Memorial Hospital’s efforts to improve services at the hospital were awarded during a ceremony at the hospital Thursday. More...

News

Civilian Cons. Corps reunion

A reunion of Civilian Conservation Corps workers is planned for Friday, Aug. 24, at the Warren County Visitor Center, with a ceremony at the CCC statue planned for 10 am. More...

Numbers in the News

101M With less than three months remaining before the Presidential election, the Republican Romney/Ryan team has been defeating the Democratic Obama/Biden ticket in fundraising. More...

Man injured in DUI crash

An Emporium woman faces charges following a one-vehicle accident on Route 120, about one-half mile west of Sterling Run Road in Lumber Township, early Monday morning. More...

Potter County News

Hazard planning continues

A planning team continues to update Potter County’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Members have been immersed in a comprehensive effort to reduce risks, ranging from man-made hazards to floods, hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes, earthquakes or da More...

Window closing for Medical Assistance recipients

Time is ticking away for the hundreds of area residents who receive health care through the Access Plus Medical Assistance program.  At last week’s Potter County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Susan Kefover reported on a rece More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • July 2, Neil and Ashley Ford to Randall and Linda Kofstad, lot in Sharon Township, $68,500; James Goin Estate to Timothy Issel et al, 3 acres More...

Outdoors

Mercury: we’re in the center of the storm

Every so often, a newspaper article or TV newscast will remind us of the serious problem we face with the preponderance of mercury in our environment.  More...

Fall webworm sure sign of autumn

Sumac leaves turning red and yellow, hawthorn leaves are yellowing and gently falling, and the fall webworm can be seen on the ends of tree branches.  These have become the sure signs of autumn in northcentral Pennsylvania.  More...

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Obituaries

Mildred F. Mackey

MAY 20, 1916 - AUGUST 15, 2012

Mildred F. Mackey, 96, of Coudersport died Wednesday, August 15,  2012 at her home in Coudersport.  Born on May 20, 1916 in East Orange, NJ, she was the daughter of Charles M. and Mildred Bayless Kernahan. More...

Leo J. Graves

AUGUST 5, 1946 - AUGUST 13, 2012

Leo J. Graves, 66, of Ulysses, died Monday, August 13, 2012 in his home.  Born August 5, 1946, in Genesee, he was the son of Myron T. and Lillian Hulse Graves. On Dec. 2, 1972, in Ulysses, he married the former Sherrill D. More...

Death Notices

Leslie L. Blauvelt   More...