November 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Morris named manager

Longtime Coudersport Boro employee hired

Coudersport Borough Council didn’t have to look far to find its new borough manager.  Beverly Morris, who has worked in an administrative capacity in the borough office for several years, was chosen to succeed long-time Borough Manager Mar More...

Around-the-clock water monitoring

Thousands of area residents depend on public water supplies, some of which are vulnerable to contamination that could create health risks.  A countywide organization, the Triple Divide Watershed Coalition (TDWC), is working on a plan to install More...

Viewpoints

Helping veterans find jobs

Commentary

Pennsylvania has 937,000 veterans. More...

Viewpoint

My sister used to say that when she heard the Star- Spangled Banner it brought a tear to her eye. The way the celebrities beller it out at sporting events these days is enough to make anyone cry. More...

Charter School Reform

Dear editor:  It’s time for Pennsylvania to move forward with crucial changes to its charter school law.  Senate Bill 1085 is not perfect, but it is a thoughtful and comprehensive step in the right direction to address many of the dif More...

Galeton News

Galeton group defends Berger Lake

A call for removal of the dam on Pine Creek in downtown Galeton drew a quick response this week from the Galeton Development Corporation.  Members attending Thursday’s meeting at the Brick House Deli vowed to fight any efforts to have the More...

Holiday festival planned in Galeton

Registration is open to businesses, groups and families for the popular Christmas in a Small Town parade in Galeton on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 4:30 pm. Anyone interested in participating should contact Jaimee at 814-203-7258.  More...

Outdoors

Popular trout fishing waters brought back to life

Two area streams that were previously uninhabitable for fifish species due to acid mine drainage from past coal-mining will be stocked with trout by the Pa. More...

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Oren Stuckey, a seasoned sportsman from Austin, bagged this monster 10-point buck near Ridge Road, Potter County, with a bow and arrow on an oak bench ‘loaded with acorns.’ The buck was taken Nov. More...

Hunters can help with deer study

A research project that was launched in Potter County more than a quarter-century ago continues to yield useful data on the behavior of deer populations.  Over the years, private landowners such as Hammermill Paper Company and the Game Commissio More...

Obituaries

Regina M. Wisel Pope

Regina M. “Jean” Wisel Pope, 91, of Shinglehouse, died Nov. 12, 2013, in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, N.Y. A native of Ridgway, in 1943 she married Grant G. Wisel, who died in 1998. She later married Ross R. Pope, who died Dec. More...

Joseph W. McCaslin

Joseph W. McCaslin, 74, of Potter Brook, died Nov. 16, 2013, in the Green Home, Wellsboro. Born in Potter Brook, he was the son of Cleo J. and Gladys O. (Houghtaling) McCaslin. In 1957, he married the former Florence Cornish. More...

Anne Hallock-Wetzel

Anne Hallock-Wetzel, 70, of Shinglehouse, died Nov. 14, 2013, in Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, N.Y. Born in Wellsville, N.Y., she was a daughter of Raymond and Alberta (Dickerson) Lunn. She was married to Kenneth W. Hallock, who died 1991. More...

Best of times for area’s bear hunters

Bear populations in Northcentral Pennsylvania are at a modern-day high as the statewide firearms hunting season opens on Saturday (today) and then runs from Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 25-27.  More...

The road less taken

There are many options for seeing the country, but few people have opted for the back of a horse.  More...

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One of Potter County’s biggest business success stories of the past quartercentury was spotlighted last weekend as Kightlinger Motors of Coudersport welcomed customers, friends and community leaders to a grand opening of its new General Motors More...

News

Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce congratulated Abundant Blessings on the completion of their shoppes. More...

Second jury seated in Chapman trial

A new jury has been seated to try an Emporium man accused of sexually assaulting a young child.  More...

DAV needs drivers

Disabled American Veterans program of Cameron and Elk Counties needs volunteer drivers to take veterans between Emporium and St. Marys for medical care. More...

Potter County News

Teaching parenting skills to inmates

Another social program is being launched at the Potter County Jail. More...

Potter County budget nearly ready

Work continues on Potter County’s 2014 operating budget, according to Doug Morley, the former banker who chairs the Board of Commissioners.  At last week’s meeting, Morley said the draft budget is expected to be posted for public rev More...

Official Potter County election results

Official results were announced from the Nov. 5 Municipal Election in Potter County, confirming all of the winners first announced in the Nov. 9 Endeavor News.  More...

Community Life

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Maple Tree Restaurant and Crittenden Hotel owners Kevin Euken and Walt Baker recently solicited 30 Christmas lists from residents of Sweden Valley Manor and set about acquiring gifts they’ll later deliver to the manor. More...

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Fifth-grade art students at the Austin Area School participated in the 17th annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest. Local winners were (from left) Kendra Valenti, Aydan Nicka and Abigail Everitt. More...

‘Light-Up Night’ highlights holiday festival

Coudersport’s annual Festival of Lights will usher-in the holiday season, highlighted by a celebration at the courthouse square on the evening of Dec. 6.  Orders are being taken for the tree decorating contest at a cost of $18 each. More...

Sports

Back to baseball for Russell

Coudersport native John Russell is a bit like that bunny. More...

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Emporium gymnast Cassie Frey competed in the God Bless America Invitational at Brookville. Competitors were encouraged to invite friends and family members with military affiliations in honor of Veterans Day. More...

Rigas named most valuable player

Coudersport High School senior Andrew Rigas was named most valuable player in the Upper Allegheny Valley Soccer League’s Northern Division.  More...