August 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

CVFD: Renewed focus on professionalism

Members striving for excellence through training, certifications

A year ago when members of Coudersport Volunteer Fire Dept. were collaborating on a video that would showcase their 2013 appreciation dinner, a bond that had been building for many months previous, seemed to seal.  More...

Viewpoints

My Side

What Were You Thinking

Please consider this as a letter to future generations. I write in answer to this question that you may ask 50 or 100 years from now: “What were you thinking to allow such injustice?” More...

Viewpoint

Highway signs play a big part in our lives today. When I travel the interstates, I pay attention to the mileposts that tell you either how far you have gone or how many more miles to go to the state line. More...

Response To Letter

Dear editor:  A recent letter to the editor appearing in Endeavor News, titled “Defending Equality,” from the Unitarian Universa List organization and its treasurer Rev. Ken Matthies and Director Dr. More...

Galeton News

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A memorial honoring the eight Galeton servicemen who lost their lives in World War I is now in a more prominent location where local residents and passersby are more likely to see it. More...

Community Life

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More than 150 residents, friends and family members attended the annual family picnic at Sweden Valley Manor. More...

School days near in Coudersport

Coudersport Area School District will begin its classes for the 2013-14 school year on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Townwide Yard Sale deadline nearing

Coudersport’s Townwide Yard Sale will be held from 8 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Aug. 31, in conjunction with Labor Day weekend. Format will be similar to prior years. Times of some sales may vary.  More...

Sports

Emporium Alle-Catts: yet another year of excellence

A promising season for Emporium’s Alle-Catt Amateur Baseball League team ended without a championship trophy, but a tradition of excellence on the diamond remains alive and well.  More...

Softball tournament in Roulette Aug. 23-25

A popular lifelong Coudersport resident will be remembered later this month during the second annual Mike Hemphill Memorial Coed Softball Tournament. It’s now scheduled for the Aug. More...

Library 5K, fun run next Saturday

Coudersport Public Library will hold its third annual 5K Race, Walk and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. More...

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There’s yet another attraction at the popular Lyman Run State Park in eastern Potter County. More...

Emporium trail project hits a snag

Development of the recreation trail on the former railroad grade between the caboose on Emporium’s east end to Howard Siding has hit a roadblock.  Bids for the initial phase of the project were deemed to be too high by federal and state ad More...

Charges against Osti bound over to court

Donald Osti will face one felony charge and five misdemeanor counts stemming from his arrest at his Emporium apartment in April.  District Judge Barry Brown found during a preliminary hearing Thursday that District Attorney Paul Malizia had esta More...

Dam Park taking shape as music fest approaches

For many years, visitors to the Freeman Run Valley and passersby motoring on Pa. Rt. More...

News

Gas industry returning; local groups busy

Shale gas drilling in Potter and Cameron counties is not off the table, even though the industry has been close to dormant for more than two years.  An up-tick in permit applications for each of the counties has been confirmed by the Pa. Dept. More...

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Cameron County Commissioners recently approved a $20,000 allotment to the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department to support the purchase of a brush truck to replace the department’s 27-year-old veh More...

Area news briefs

Both drivers killed KANE -- Two Johnsonburg residents were killed when their vehicles collided head-on a little after midnight on Sunday morning on Rt. 321 near the South Settlement Road, about three miles south of Kane. Michael J. More...

Potter County News

Mental health toll-free service established

Potter County Human Services has established a toll-free telephone service available 24/7 for anyone in need of mental health services.  More...

New Ross in Potter DA office

Personnel changes in the office of Potter County District Attorney Andy Watson continued last week with the appointment of a new assistant DA.  More...

Gubernatorial candidate Hanger to visit area

One of the early frontrunners in the 2014 race for governor of Pennsylvania will stop in Coudersport on Monday afternoon, Aug. 19.  More...

Outdoors

Sights, sounds of slipping summer

As the deep greens of early summer are leaving, we’re faced with the imminent arrival of autumn’s radical color transformation. Already, some of our red maples are beginning to show a little bit of red foliage. More...

Looking for elk: follow the water

If you’re trying to catch a glimpse of an elk in its Pennsylvania range during August, consider looking to the streambeds.  Pennsylvania elk spend plenty of time in water at this time of year -- more to cool down and to escape biting insec More...

Off the couch & in the outdoors!

Several Emporium area children enjoyed a two-day outdoor camp sponsored by four local organizations.  It was an opportunity to introduce many of the youths to outdoor recreation as an alterative to some of the more sedentary activities that have More...

Obituaries

Michael J. Pesock

OCTOBER 3, 1940 - AUGUST 9, 2013

Michael “Micky” J. Pesock, 72, of Coudersport, passed away Aug. 9, 2013, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. He was the husband of Carolyn F. (Denhoff) Pesock, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage. More...

Death Notices

Shelia M. Causer   More...