May 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Decades have passed since the popular “Mister Softee” ice cream truck cruised the streets of local towns, teasing young and old alike with frozen treats. More...

Communities’ Memorial Day observances slated

Plans for this year’s Memorial Day observance have been announced by veterans’ service organizations in several area communities.  Coudersport  More...

Recreational trail plan getting another look

Walking, bicycling trail in Coudersport?  A long-discussed plan to develop a recreation trail on the former railroad grade that extends about two miles from behind the Coudersport Swimming Pool to the Mapleview property off Rt. More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

“School’s out, school’s out. Teacher, let the bulls out!”  That was the song we sang as we ran out the door of the Beckets Run grade school. More...

Defending PSSA Testing

(Tim Eller is press secretary for the Pa. Dept. of Education.)   Kathy M. Newman’s thinking (“PSSA Tests? More...

Safe Lawns

Dear editor:  Re: “Lawn Chemicals Hazardous” (Endeavor News, April 27), customers are rejecting synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides on an industry-wide basis.  More...

Galeton News

Bible school in Galeton

“Art with a Heart” Bible school will be held at Collins Memorial Park in Galeton July 15-20 from 9:30 to 11:30 daily. Curriculum will include music, art, games, snacks, and a daily dramatic presentation. More...

Rotary planning Woodsmen’s Show

Galeton Rotary Club is preparing to sponsor the 62nd annual Woodsmen’s Show on Aug. 2-4 at Cherry Springs State Park. More...

DA appeals case dismissal

District Attorney Andy Watson has appealed the dismissal of charges that had been filed against a contractor for allegedly taking more than $300,000 from an elderly woman in Galeton.  Jim Mills Jr., 39, was accused in December 2011 of stealing f More...

Outdoors

War on caterpillars begins; woodcocks start their show

Last week’s Endeavor News reported on the latest aerial attack on forestwrecking caterpillars.  Our forests remain under siege by several species whose populations swell and collapse according to natural cycles.  More...

New Pennsylvania ‘elk project leader’

A new “elk project leader” has been recruited by the Pa. Game Commission to oversee management of an elk herd that numbers about 900 across Cameron, Elk and other northcentral Pennsylvania counties.  More...

County border hike June 1

In observance of National Trails Day on June 1, Nelson Haas will lead a group to a survey marker at the border of Elk and Cameron counties. The unique marker is found on Gravel Lick, about two miles from Mix Run Road in the Quehanna Area.  More...

Obituaries

Lawrence G. ‘Doc’ Page

MARCH 17, 1926 - MAY 17, 2013

Lawrence G. More...

Death Notices

Krista L. Losey   More...

Galeton officials standing firm against unfunded mandates

Galeton Borough leaders are standing their ground as pressure mounts from federal and state agencies to make upgrades to borough infastrtucture that could cost millions of dollars and cause insurmountable financial hardship.  More...

New legal avenue raising hopes for John Rigas release

John Rigas’s lawyer says his client has a new avenue that could allow him to return to Coudersport.  Attorney Lawrence G. McMichael sees a window of opportunity in a recent U.S. More...

Judge rejects Benson appeal in murder case

Confessed murder accomplice Kaylynn Benson had another day in court this month, but her fate remained unchanged.  More...

‘At least three’ face charges after drug raid

A drug raid was conducted at two apartments in an Emporium duplex on Wednesday afternoon.  Police said charges are pending against “at least” three people as a result of the raid, which targeted apartment 102 and 201 at 511 Popular S More...

News

Pair sentenced for burglary spree

One of the men involved in a burglary spree in southern Cameron County last July was sentenced to state prison this week after pleading guilty to four burglary counts. Michael J. More...

Less than 1-in-5 voted in Cameron County

Voter turnout was at an all time low in Cameron County for Tuesday’s Municipal Primary, with just over 18 percent of registered voters casting a ballot. More...

Bail request denied for accused drug dealer

An Emporium man remains behind bars after his request for bail reduction in a high-profile drug case was denied this week by Judge Richard Masson.  Donald A. More...

Potter County News

‘Patriot Weekend’ slated June 7-8

Two major veterans’ events have come and gone in Potter County, clearing a way for a third -- Patriot Weekend -- at the Millstream Inn in Coudersport Friday and Saturday, June 7-8.  The event will feature live music, refreshments, children More...

Still time to register for marathon

Registrations are still coming in for the 39th annual God’s Country Marathon, scheduled for Saturday, June 1, on the usual Galeton to Coudersport course. More...

Warning issued on neglected lawns

Coudersport Borough has been receiving complaints regarding several lawns that have not been mowed or trimmed this spring.  More...

Community Life

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Seventh-grade students from Cameron County High School took part in Junior Achievement’s “Economics for Success” program. More...

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Austin School District’s junior-senior prom was held Saturday evening at the school gymnasium. Cheyenne Kio, daughter of Dennis and Trish Kio, was chosen as queen by the student body. More...

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Cameron County Artisan Center is now featuring the work of Nelson Haas, a well-known local artist who sketches with pen and ink and colored pencils. He specializes in capturing nature scenes. More...

Sports

Falcons ousted from playoffs

Coudersport’s hopes of a PIAA District 9 baseball championship came crashing down Thursday night in Johnsonburg in a well-played quarterfinal showdown.  The Falcons put up a valiant struggle against an excellent squad, but could not dent t More...

Emporium Alle- Catts open 2-0

Emporium expects to be a force to reckon with in the Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League this season, but the status of some of the league’s other squads is shaky at best.  Allegany had to forfeit the season opener last Saturday against Empo More...

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Six-year-old Arianna Heimel, daughter of Chris and Kelly Schoonover Heimel of Coudersport, takes a hack for the Jeff Wilcox State Farm Insurance team during a recent tee-ball session at the CARP Litt More...