October 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Potter County preparing for ‘specialty courts’

Potter County’s criminal justice system is undergoing some fundamental changes with the advent of “specialty courts.”  More...

Oviatt, Stimaker remembered

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital administrators reviewed another year of progress during the hospital leadership’s 47th annual meeting recently at the Coudersport Consistory. More...

Viewpoints

Serious Threats To Forests

(Ellen Ferretti is acting secretary of the Pa. Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources. Her comments are in response to the Inside the Outdoors column, “Natural Splendor Threatened,” by Jim Zoschg in the Oct. 4 Endeavor News.)   More...

Viewpoint

It brings me great pleasure when I see a letter to the editor about my column. It means that some poor soul either agrees or disagrees with my choice of subjects or how I present them.  More...

Lumber Museum Update

Dear Editor:  Two of the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum’s most interesting components were in operation last weekend. The sawmill and birch still provide a rare opportunity to step back in time.  More...

Potter County News

Approved for Human Services block grant

Potter County was notified this week that its request for inclusion in the state’s “human services block grant” pilot program has been approved.  Benefits will include greater flexibility in how state funds are used and more se More...

Coudersport man jailed on drug charges

A Coudersport man was sentenced to a minimum of nine months in the Potter County Jail, with credit for seven months served, during recent McKean County Court action. Richard A. More...

Chamber, PCVA sharing new digs

A joint office for the Potter County Visitors Association and the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce has opened at the corner of North Main and First streets in Coudersport.  The new home is in the Penn-York Building, in offices recently vacat More...

Outdoors

Knew from the start, I was ‘born to hunt’

Now that the hunting seasons are arriving in their orderly fashion, I have been reflflecting on what inflfluenced me to become a hunter in the fifirst place.  More...

Experts caution against naming individual wild animals

Wildlife managers caution against anthropomorphism and discourage the use of names to refer to individual animals.  But it’s a hard habit to break in Pennsylvania’s elk range, especially when some of the bigger, more mature bulls hav More...

Hunters can help with deer study

Hunters in certain parts of Potter and McKean counties are being asked to assist four agencies that are trying to better understand the relationship between whitetailed deer and forest growth.  More...

Sports

Falcons hold on against hard luck Raiders

Based solely on their records, last week’s high school football game at Coudersport’s CARP Field looked like a mismatch. More...

Lewis’ golfers end in championship fashion

Penn State DuBois capped off its inaugural men’s golf season in championship fashion this week at the PSU Athletic Conference Championships in State College.  More...

Falcons notch volleyball wins

Some of the Northern Tier High School Volleyball League contenders are starting to look ahead to the District 9 playoffs, now that league play is winding down.  Coach Patty Wilson’s Coudersport Falcons have remained in the thick of the rac More...

New era beginning at Pa. Lumber Museum

A half-century has passed since the Penn-York Lumbermen’s Club began the mission to persuade the state to create a museum to document Pennsylvania’s forest history.  More...

Wastewater plant stalled

Construction of a $3.7 million wastewater treatment facility in Ulysses Township has been stalled for several months as reports continue to circulate that the project’s investors may have backed out.  More...

‘Jukebox Hangout’ on stage Friday

“Jukebox Hangout,” a local musical revue about the teen gatherings during the ‘50s through the ‘70s, takes the stage at 7 pm Friday, Oct. More...

News

Looking for answers to drug problem

Syringes in the streets. Students snorting crushed pills in bathroom stalls. More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

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Area news briefs

YWCA opening  SMETHPORT – YWCA of Bradford has announced plans to open a branch on West Main Street in Smethport, occupying the former McKean County Adult Probation office. More...

Galeton News

Galeton Borough rejects contractor’s invoice

Galeton Borough Authority members approved a $165,000 payment to the contractor who has performed work on the municipal’s water supply at Wetmore Run, but turned down the request for additional payment.  Consultant Mike Peleschak from the More...

Galeton parade partners sought

Galeton Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking participants for its annual Christmas in a Small Town parade, to be held Saturday, Nov. 30. Formation begins at 4 pm and parade steps off at 4:30. More...

Community Life

Descendants join memorial ceremony

Behind each of the 78 known casualties of the terrible Austin flood lies a story. Many of them were recited aloud recently at the foot of the massive concrete dam that gave way on a sunny Saturday afternoon in 1911.  More...

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Emporium’s second annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease was a success, with close to 60 participants raising approximately $4,400 to support education, research and patient advocacy. More...

Good night; sleep tight

Sleeping disorders are not all that uncommon and, in many cases, can be corrected with medical attention.  At last week’s Coudersport Rotary Club meeting, two Cole Memorial Hospital specialists shared details on the science behind insomnia More...