September 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Fugitive’s residence broken into

Police will not say whether or not they believe a break in at the home of Sunni Priest is related to the Tom Smith case.  Smith, 56, is the man who allegedly kidnapped a bank executive at gunpoint Aug. More...

$300K boost for recreation trail

Plans for a recreation trail on the old railroad grade between Emporium and St. More...

Viewpoints

FOOTBALL AND BRAIN INJURIES

(Dr. Brian E. Moore is a neuropathologist with Pathology Associates of Central Illinois and assistant professor of pathology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.)   Should high school football be illegal?  More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Football season is here and, to many people, that means that nothing else matters. Our troops that are giving up so much don’t even get a mention. We should be ashamed of our behavior. More...

Sense Of Duty

To the editor:  Thank you for your article and photograph detailing the tens of thousands of hours that retired school employees donated to the communities of Potter and Tioga counties (Endeavor News, Aug. 25).  More...

Community Life

Photo

Aspiring pianists under the tutelege of Ginny Kampher presented their annual recital for friends and family at Kampher’s home last Sunday. More...

Backpacks galore as school gets underway

In the “old days,” they called them book straps. The straps were pulled around the stack of books students took back and forth to school each day.  Later on came book bags.  More...

Johnathan James Chelton

A son was born July 29, 2012, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport to Karina H. Valenti of Austin and Kevin J. Chelton of Corry. Johnathan James Chelton weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces. More...

Sports

High school football underway

High school football was set to kick off across the region Friday night, with both Coudersport and Cameron County hoping to be competitive in a strong Allegheny Mountain League Northern Division.  Coach Chris Fink’s Falcons hosted Curwensv More...

Duffee Memorial on the horizon

Plans have been announced for a combination five-kilometer foot race and a casual one-mile walk to benefit a good cause in Austin.  Third annual Gerald F. Duffee Sr. Memorial 5K Run and Walk/Kids Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8. More...

Camp Cadet golf tournament Wed.

Linksters can still register for the eighth annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament, to be held at the Emporium Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 5.  Registration opens at 9 and golfing starts at 10. More...

Housing Authority working on major real estate deals

Potter County Housing Authority is working with a bank to try to buy the Dorris Apartments building in downtown Coudersport.  If the deal with First Citizens Community Bank goes through, the agency would renovate the structure at Main and Fourth More...

Man hits lottery big

Most of us have played the lottery at one time or another and have dreamed about what we would do if we ever hit it big.  For one local man, the days of wondering what he would do with the money are over.  Emporium’s Glen Lucas, a wel More...

Local DUI crackdown

Impaired drivers in Potter and Cameron counties have never faced a greater chance of being arrested than they do this weekend.  More...

Townwide yard sale time

One of Coudersport’s busiest days of the year dawns at 8 am Saturday (today), but many of the participants will be on the prowl even earlier.  It’s the annual Townwide Yard Sale in and around the county seat.  More...

News

Cameron County jobless rate rises

Improvement in Potter County

Unemployment can only be described as chronic in Cameron County, according to figures released last week by the State Department of Labor and Industry.  During July, the county’s jobless rate rose to 11.1 percent, highest figure in the sta More...

Numbers in the News

2.2 Labor Day was created more than 100 years ago to celebrate the might, ingenuity, and achievements of American workers. More...

Area news briefs

Two more arsons JOHNSONBURG – Two more cases of arson are being investigated in Elk County, bringing to nine the number of fires apparently set in the region over the past couple of months. More...

Potter County News

Solid waste plan approved

Solid waste management in Potter County, once considered front-page news and a source of controversy and debate, is far from most people’s minds these days. They pay their bills and give the matter little more thought.  More...

Domestic violence group explained

Victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Potter County have somewhere to turn for help.  Services of A Way Out were detailed for Coudersport Chamber of Commerce members at this month’s meeting by the organization’s executiv More...

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  • Aug. 1, Beulah G. Meyer to Richard and Amanda Andreano, lot in Roulette Township, $21,000; Jeffrey D. Buck et al to Jennifer M. More...

Outdoors

September a magical time to be in the outdoors

September is a magical time of the year. More...

Autumn’s arrival signals the beginning of bull elk rut

Autumn is just around the corner. You can feel it in the air as the breezes become brisk and temperatures cool. More...

Junior pheasant hunt Oct. 6

An organization in Elk County is among the sportsmen’s clubs that have signed up to host junior pheasant hunts on Saturday, Oct. 6. Pheasants Forever will hold the hunt on State Game Lanes 44 (Sawmut Tract) in Brockport for 60 juniors. More...

Obituaries

Pauline S. Grant

FEBRUARY 6, 1927 - AUGUST 25, 2012

Pauline S. “Polly” Grant, 85, of Coudersport, entered into rest on Aug. 25, 2012, at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, where she had resided since June 2010.  Born Feb. More...

Roger A. Williams

APRIL 6, 1940 - APRIL 30, 2012

Roger Allen Williams passed quietly into eternal rest on April 30, 2012, in York.  Born in Wharton Township on April 6, 1940, Roger was the son of Donald Devere and Hattie Amelia (Peno) Williams. More...

Death Notices

Clyde O. Lewis   More...