June 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County buildings to be razed

Days numbered for barber shop, NT Abstract

Two small county-owned buildings in downtown Coudersport that have deteriorated beyond repair will soon be coming down.  Potter County Commissioners Doug Morley, Paul Heimel and Susan Kefover closed the door on years of deliberation on the fate More...

Event proceeds benefit three local charities

Patriot Weekend will be held at the Millstream Inn in Coudersport Friday and Saturday, June 7-8.  All money raised at the event will be divided between the Wounded Warriors organization for injured military veterans, the Project Yellow Ribbon Su More...

Viewpoints

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Memories are about all we old folks have to hold onto, so Memorial Day tends to be a special thing to us, even if most of the younger generation couldn’t care less. More...

DEER PLAN DEFENDED

(Gary Moore is director of programs and legislative affairs for the Pa. More...

Lower DUI Standards?

Dear editor:  As you reported in the May 18 Endeavor News, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants .05 percent to be the legal blood alcohol limit for legal driving.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton Dr. office staffed

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has announced an interim arrangement to continue providing medical services at its Galeton Medical Center once long-time family physician Michael Callahan’s retirement takes effect on June 14.  More...

Rt. 6 agency back on Galeton’s main street

A tourist promotion agency focusing on the U.S. Rt. More...

Rotary beautifies downtown Galeton

Galeton Rotary club has adopted a project to improve the downtown area of Potter County’s second-largest town.  More...

Outdoors

Spring time tales of fawns and fireflies

Spring weather conditions were unseasonably chilly as I made my way along the bottom of Bailey Run. Suddenly, I realized I was not alone.  A small fawn walked across the dirt road ahead of me and ran up the bank. More...

Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt next weekend

One of the region’s most unique attractions, the Sinnemahoning Snake Hunt, returns next weekend at the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Club grounds off Rt. More...

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Chip Sinnamond of Wharton is among the hunters who have harvested a turkey and entered it into South Park Supply’s spring gobbler contest. More...

Obituaries

T. James Bennett

JULY 7, 1933 - MAY 21, 2013

T. James Bennett, 79 of Austin, died May 21, 2013, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.  Born on July 7, 1933, in Austin, he was the son of Thomas W. and Frances L. (Smith) Bennett. Jim was a graduate of Austin High School. More...

Carl H. Roberts

MAY 7, 1925 - MAY 23, 2013

Carl Harold Roberts, 88, of Coudersport, passed away May 23, 2013, in his home after a short illness.  Born May 7, 1925 in Ulysses, he was a son of Carlton and Mildred Lore Roberts. He was formerly married to the former Lucille Sebolt. More...

Death Notices

Raymond E. Hoopes Jr.   More...

‘DockDogs’ sport show here June 7-8

A popular canine sport show, Dock- Dogs, is coming to Coudersport next Friday and Saturday, June 7-8. The organization will set up its display and competition course at the Kightlinger Motors tent sale promotion, along Rt. More...

Potential Ambulance merger concerns linger

Concerns continue to be heard over the potential merger of the Cameron County Ambulance Service (CCAS) with its counterpart in St. More...

Popularity of marathon continues to grow

Saturday’s 39th annual God’s Country Marathon will draw upwards of 200 runners for either the 26.2-mile odyssey up and down one of the steepest hills in all of marathoning, or the second annual 13.1-mile half marathon.  More...

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New president at Embassy Powdered Metals

Steve Aharrah of Smethport has been promoted to the position of president for Embassy Powdered Metals Inc. More...

Numbers in the News

3.7 Consumer demand for organically produced goods has shown double-digit growth for well over a decade, providing market incentives for U.S. farmers across a broad range of products. More...

Potter County News

Potter LNG duo thinking big

A northern Potter County business is “thinking big” when it comes to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business.  If the plans of Hoopes Turf Farm Inc. More...

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Lily Thompson (left), daughter of Rob and Lorie Thompson of Coudersport, was crowned 2013 Potter County Dairy Princess. More...

LEPC to meet

Next meeting of the Potter County Local Emergency Planning Committee will be held at 11 am Thursday, June 6, at the county’s emergency operations center at Maple View. Those interested in local emergency services and preparedness are welcome. More...

Community Life

New teams still welcomed to Relay for Life

New teams are welcome to the Potter County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS). More...

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Representing Austin High School, Rachel Jeffers joined 250 other students representing high schools from throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania, at the Central Pennsylvania Hugh O’Brian More...

Births

Kohen Dewitt Stafford   Sarah Jeffers and Dustin  Stafford are parents of a son born May 28, 2013 at Cole Memorial Hopsital.  Named Kohen Dewitt  Stafford, the little boy weighed seven pounds, six ounces.  More...

Sports

Placewinners at state track & field meet

Three Elk County athletes were shining stars as PIAA District 9 sent a strong contingent to the state track and field championships at Shippensburg last weekend.  Topping Potter County’s qualifiers was Oswayo Valley distance runner Barrett More...

Youth golf training

Coudersport Golf Club will once again offer a training program for youths who are interested in learning the sport.  Club managers have announced that those ages 6 to 13 may participate in the youth golf program, to be held from 10 to noon over More...

Camp Cadet tournament

Northern Tier Camp Cadet Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 7 at the Coudersport Golf Club. Cost is $220 per team or $55 per person, which includes golf, cart, lunch and door prizes. More...