January 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Former local man saves woman’s life

‘One of the most humbling experiences of my life’

Former Emporium resident John Cherry was hailed as a hero for coming to the aid of an unconscious woman at a shopping center outside of Pittsburgh on Monday afternoon. More...

County launches veterans newsletter

Potter County’s Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new publication, Potter County Veterans News. Published quarterly, the newsletter provides helpful information for veterans and their families, and other interested readers. More...

Viewpoints

DEER HERD IS TOO SMALL

(Randy Santucci is president of the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania, an organization comprised largely of hunters that has been at odds with the Pa. Game Commission over deer management issues for decades.) More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

While having coffee the other morning, we discussed the days when we were young and all of the joyful times we had growing up in a small town where everyone knew everyone. More...

Deer & Habitat

Dear editor: Re: “Through an Old-Timer’s Eyes” (Endeavor News, Dec. 15), debate over the state forest and its role in deer management often includes a lot of mistruths, accusations and misleading information. More...

Galeton News

Consultant outlines potential upgrades at Galeton School

Members of the Galeton Area Board of Education heard a consultant’s recommendations for building improvements during Monday’s meeting. More...

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  Galeton’s Raymond Richar VFW Post 661 and the VFW Auxiliary recently sponsored a “voice of democracy” essay contest at Galeton Area School in conjunction with the National VFW. More...

Youth group plans drug program

Updates on the community building and other topics of interest will be on the agenda when Galeton Teen and Youth Group meets at 6:30 on Friday, Jan. 25, at the Lighthouse Community Church on Sherman Street. More...

Outdoors

Maximizing ‘down time’ during winter months

As we continue through January, sportsmen have a bit of down time. Typically, deep snow and cold temperatures keep most of them indoors. Winter is the perfect time of year to repair gear and read up on some good hunting and fifishing material.  More...

Elk groups causing traffic, property concerns

Many are asking why groups of elk are remaining in certain areas, causing traffific safety concerns and property damage.  More...

Bus trip to outdoor show

Black Forest Conservation Association is hosting a bus trip to the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show on Wednesday, Feb. 6. The bus leaves at 7 am and returns at approximately 10 pm.  Cost of $50 per person includes show admission. More...

Signs of life in gas industry

Deal struck for local pipeline construction

A half-decade has passed since signs fifirst began appearing on the horizon that a “natural gas rush” could be dawning across the region.  Industry leaders have repeatedly emphasized that market conditions and many other factors coul More...

Election ‘season’ drawing near

Watson, Neyman will seek re-election

Candidates have emerged early for this year’s elections, which will fifill many inflfluential seats in Potter and Cameron counties.  Potter County District Attorney Andy Watson and Coroner Kevin Dusenbury have each confifirmed they’l More...

Health Dept. offering $5, local flu shots

Two weeks before the expected peak of the “flflu season,” Pennsylvania has already experienced its worst epidemic in 20 years. More...

Supporting military education center

Potter County offificials have signed on to a nationwide campaign to assure that all of the county’s Vietnam War casualties are properly memorialized at the “Education Center at the Wall.”  More...

Competing for state fair queen

Potter County Fair Queen Miranda Pesock is off to the Pennsylvania State Fair Queen competition Jan. 24-26 at the Hershey Convention Center.  Statewide winner and alternate will be awarded college scholarships. More...

News

Cameron County real estate sales

Cameron County Recorder of Deeds office recently recorded the following real estate transactions:  • Dec. 3, Scott A. Horning to Jeffery P. Young, Emporium Borough, $1.00.  • Dec. 4, Rebecca A. Detwiler to Steven L. More...

Emporium woman injured in Thursday crash

A two vehicle accident on Route 120 in Shippen Twp. Thursday morning resulted in two area women being taken to Elk Regional Medical Center.  More...

Numbers in the News

100 Media have descended on the elk range of Pennsylvania to dig out new angles in publicizing the 100th anniversary of the return of elk after the native herd was wiped out. More...

Potter County News

Man represents self, lost DUI case

A Potter County man who represented himself in a bench trial was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol.  Leslie O. Howarth, 56, was stopped by police after he pulled into his driveway off Rt. 872, south of Coudersport. More...

New Alliance pastor seeks to expand church’s reach

Parishioners at the Coudersport Alliance Church recently welcomed Pastor Joe Lazurek and his family to the community. More...

Chamber launches membership drive

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has launched its 2013 membership drive during a time when the county seat’s economic struggles are especially challenging. More...

Community Life

Free music program for kids

Coudersport Public Library will sponsor a free program for children in grades 1-4 on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 6:30-7:15. More...

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Don’t count out the Potter County Boys & Girls Club just yet! Last week, Coudersport Area Lions Club stepped up to help the organization rebound from its financial challenges. More...

‘Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy’ Feb. 9

Plans are in place for the 16th annual Chocolate Lovers’ Fantasy, a fundraiser for the Potter County domestic violence and sexual abuse awareness and advocacy organization, A Way Out.  It will be held from 6-10 pm on Feb. More...

Sports

Raiders, Falcons chasing Hubbers

Cameron County and Coudersport have emerged as the main challengers to frontrunning Smethport as the Northern Tier Boys Basketball League approaches its midpoint. Coudersport gets its first shot at the league leaders on Thursday.  More...

Big girls’ basketball game Tuesday

Countdown continues to the girls’ high school basketball showdown on Tuesday, as defending Northern Tier League champion Coudersport hosts Port Allegany on Tuesday, Jan. 22. More...

Three Raiders win by pin

Powerful Smethport was not a very hospitable host for Cameron County in a varsity wrestling match, surrendering just three weight classes in a 51-18 win.  Raiders Devin Mason (195), Josh Reynolds (220) and Jacy Langley (182) pinned their opponen More...