February 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Empereon workforce grows to 130

Empereon Marketing continues to add employees at its customer contact center in Coudersport.  More...

Partnership deal ‘ended well for everyone’

Kightlinger Motors of Coudersport has paid back the $1.5 million it owed to the Potter County Redevelopment Authority, according to that agency’s executive director John Wright.  More...

Viewpoints

GUN VIOLENCE IN PERSPECTIVE

(Paul J. Malizia is District Attorney of Cameron County. His comments are excerpted from a longer recommendation he sent to the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Is it just me, or does the clock seem to move at a faster pace on weekends?  Some of the younger people can take advantage of sleeping in on Saturday morning, but most of the older folks wake up at the same time every day. More...

Injection Wells Limited

Dear editor:  Re: “Area Ripe for Injection Wells” (Endeavor, Jan. 26), the volume of drilling wastewater from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale is growing and much of it is disposed of in deep injection wells in Ohio.   More...

Galeton News

Connecting Galeton, Cherry Springs

Galeton has long been recognized as the eastern gateway to Potter County, but the community is also a gateway for many to one of the county’s most popular locations – Cherry Springs State Park/Dark Sky Preserve.  Recognizing the comm More...

Galeton Moose plans benefit steak bake

Galeton Moose Lodge 826 is holding a Valentines Day “Steak Bake” on Saturday, Feb 16 at 5 p.m. to benefit the Galeton Area Little League. Tickets are $12 per person and can be purchased at the Galeton Moose.   More...

Galeton LL registration today

Registration for Galeton Little League will take place today (Saturday, Feb. 2) from 1-3 p.m. More...

Outdoors

Milestones: 100 years later, Elk herd nears 1,000

There was a time when native elk inhabited much of the country. With the encroachment of civilization and lack of wildlife management, the entire subspecies of Eastern elk became extinct by the late 1800s. More...

Official numbers: big drop in bear kill

Final totals from the 2012 bear-hunting seasons confifirm a big drop-off in success from the near-record fifigures of 2011.  Hunting took 3,632 bears, according to the Game Commission. The previous year’s bear kill was 4,350. More...

55 species identified in bird count

Dozens of species were spotted during the annual bird count conducted by volunteers in Emporium as part of a national effort to document bird populations across the U.S.  More...

New tools for challenging job market

Another report came out this week verifying what most people already know – unemployment is a problem across the region.  Cameron County’s jobless rate crept back up to 12 percent in December after posting at 11.1 the previous month. More...

50 races, 50 states: rolling forward for a cause

Potter County’s most famous marathoner is back in the news. Paul Erway and two friends have embarked on a true “marathon” – 50 races in 50 states! More...

Sports show cancellation big financial blow to LEEK

Offificials of the popular LEEK Hunting and Mountain Preserve in Oswayo will meet with attorneys next week to discuss whether or not organizers of the Eastern Outdoors and Sports Show are liable for projected fifinancial losses the organization incur More...

News

Broadcasting down to the world

Emporium now has a visible presence on the worldwide web, thanks to a “webcam” project that has been spearheaded by Borough Councilman Randy Frey.  Cameras will shoot footage and cover community festivals, parades and other events, f More...

‘Ultra Marathon’ coming to Cameron County

Plans are underway for an “ultra marathon” through Cameron County on Saturday, Oct. 19. The 50-kilometer event will be the first of its kind in the region.  More...

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Four members of the 134th cadet class from the State Police Academy in Hershey have been assigned to the Denton Hill barracks in Potter County. More...

Potter County News

Sentenced in Potter County Court

Three defendants were recently sentenced by Potter County Judge Stephen Minor.  More...

Programs offers help with heating bills

Personnel at county assistance offi ces in Emporium and Coudersport are prepared to help low-income residents qualify for help with their winter heating bills.  Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now open, More...

Citizens Corps ‘neighbors helping neighbors’

Potter County Citizen Corps welcomes new members to participate in a partnership between local volunteers throughout the county and emergency service providers.  Long-time community volunteers Cliff and Fay Wood of Ulysses have spearheaded the e More...

Community Life

Coudersport Elementary School play tonight

Final showing of “The Secret Garden,” a theatrical production by the sixth grade class at Coudersport Elementary School, is set for 2 pm Saturday (today) at the high school auditorium. More...

Austin ‘Fat Tuesday’

Austin Methodist Church will hold its seventh annual Fat Tuesday Feast on Feb. 12 from 3:00 to 6:30.  A full smorgasbord will be available at $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 6-12, and no charge for young children. More...

Plan October Wedding

Joe and Lisa Karpinski of Coudersport announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari Karpinski, to Mike Kurtz, son of Michael and Kay Kurtz of DuBois.  More...

Sports

Raider wrestlers come through

Cameron County battled back to edge visiting Coudersport, 36-30, in a varsity wrestling thriller Wednesday night.  After falling behind 30-0, the Red Raiders came roaring back. More...

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Full Story

NTL girls heading down the stretch

Not much changed in the Northern Tier Girls Basketball League standings over the past week, as Port Allegany continued to pull away while Cameron County and Coudersport tried to stay in the hunt.  More...