July 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Festival time in Galeton

Galeton is a hot spot on Saturday (today) during Red Suspender Weekend. It’s headquartered at John J. More...

‘Weekend in the Wilds’ in full swing

ArtFest/Weekend in the Wilds continues in Emporium on Saturday (today).  Booths are set up from 10 to 6 on Fourth Street. More...

Viewpoints

WAGE LAW IS HOGWASH

(Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, is majority leader in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.)   Pennsylvania’s prevailing wage laws are hogwash. More...

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

Now that it is July, things are really hopping.  The kids like this time of year because it is filled with entertainment that keeps them busy. When I was a teenager, we had a lot of things to do. More...

More Mountain Lion Research Needed

Dear editor:  This is in response to a recent article I saw in Endeavor News by your outdoor columnist Jim Zoschg, titled “Do Mountain Lions Exist in the Wild in Pennsylvania?”  More...

Community Life

Featured at Artisan Center

Lock Haven area artists Steve Getz and Carol Cillo have brought their talents to the Cameron County Artisan Center.  They create acrylic paintings that feature landscapes, old barns and horses. More...

Married in Virginia

Zion Springs Bed and Breakfast near Hamilton, Va., served as the lush background for the June 1, 2013 wedding of Brittany Sue McFadden and David Alfio Nicotra. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Pastor Teves, a family friend. More...

Community Fest July 19-20

Community Festival returns to the St. Eulalia Catholic Church grounds in Coudersport July 19-20, with live music, regional and ethnic foods, games of chance, children’s games and more – all open to the public.  More...

Sports

Late rally keeps Cats rollin’

A trip to Fillmore, N.Y., nearly upset the apple cart for the undefeated Emporium Alle-Catt baseball team.  Only an eight-run explosion in the top of the ninth inning saved manager Ralph McKimm’s Cats from suffering their first loss and gi More...

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Potter-McKean’s softball all-stars claimed the circuit’s first Pa. District 15 championship (Major Division, ages 11-12) with a 14-4 win over Athens last week. More...

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Potter-McKean Little League (ages 9-12) baseball champion is the Coudersport Purple squad, which came through the season with a 14-1 record. More...

Bark Peelers Convention underway this weekend

One of the region’s most popular events has returned this weekend for its 39th running at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County.  The Bark Peelers Convention resurrects the rollicking “lumber era” with exhibit More...

‘Specialty courts’ move

Coordinator being hired to aid in bold, new approach to criminal punishment

Potter County’s criminal justice system is embarking on a transformation that will take years to accomplish and is subject to being shut down at any time.   More...

Girls battling hunger one meal at a time

Two Emporium women have set out to battle hunger in the area by providing meals, snacks and beverages to less-fortunate children.  CamCo Snack Pack is the brainchild of Chandra Hineman, who was inspired by a magazine article about a 12 year-old More...

Korean Veterans dinner a national model

A full house is expected for the July 20 Korean War Veterans Recognition Dinner and Memorial Service at American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport.  Potter County Department of Veterans Affairs is sponsoring the event, in response to a call to cou More...

News

60 years later, a return to Korea

Emporium resident Ken Ostrum was among a group of veterans selected to visit South Korea this summer to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War’s conclusion.  The group toured memorial sites, met with veterans of the Republic of More...

Coudersport man killed in ATV crash

An all-terrain vehicle crash near Gold in northern Potter County Saturday night claimed the life of a young Coudersport man.  More...

Concerted cat crackdown coming

Emporium Borough Council is moving forward with new regulations aimed toward reducing the number of stray cats roaming the community.  At this month’s meeting, Council approved a draft ordinance recommended by Humane Officer George Sowers More...

Potter County News

Celebrating clean water Friday

Representatives from the watershed associations serving Potter County and anyone else interested in environmental stewardship in the county’s headwater streams are invited to the second annual Clear Water Picnic Convention, planned from 4-8 pm More...

Death Notices

Jonathan L. Goerner   More...

‘Smitty’ recognized for service

Coudersport Rotary Club started a new membership year by honoring one of its longestserving volunteers.  More...

Outdoors

Nature’s fascination: nuts & fruits, snakes & snails

Yes, the calendar says summer, but the thoughts of some hunters are already focused on the months ahead. More...

Pennsylvania elk herd a source of endless fascination

Pennsylvania’s elk managers continue to apply the results of elk calf and yearling research that began in 2004 and was continued under the direction of the late Game Commission wildlife biologist, Jon DeBerti.  More...

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This year’s Cross Fork Snake Hunt, held last weekend, culminated a five-stage competition to crown a Pennsylvania State Champion Snake Hunter. More...