November 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Major drug, weapons bust

Emporium woman jailed Wednesday night

It didn’t take new Emporium Chief of Police Matt Siple long to make good on his promise to crack down on the drug culture in the borough.  Siple, who has been chief for less than a month, announced a major drug and weapons bust late Wednes More...

Coudersport’s downtown project far-reaching

PennDOT’s plan to resurface Rt. 6 through a large section of downtown Coudersport has been the catalyst for a flurry of communications among community leaders and volunteers.  More...

Split vote on transportation bill

Two voices for Potter and Cameron counties were speaking different languages last week as a long-debated transportation funding bill finally made it to Governor Tom Corbett’s desk, where it was welcomed with open arms.  More...

Viewpoints

A year later, healing continues

During the past 12 months life has changed significantly for those of us who were present in worship at First Presbyterian Church in Coudersport and also for those church family members who happened not to be present on Dec. More...

Viewpoint

Last week the country was focused on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago in Dallas, Texas. I thought back to our visit to the eternal flame at Arlington National Cemetery. More...

Potter County News

Coudersport holiday festival set to begin

Coudersport’s annual Festival of Lights will usher-in the holiday season, highlighted by a celebration at the courthouse square on the evening of Friday, Dec. 6.  More...

Parole revoked for woman convicted of perjury

A woman convicted of perjury involving the 1999 murder of a police office near Kane has had her parole revoked for a third time due to drug offenses.  More...

Colleen Bray Scarola released from hospital

The Coudersport native who was brutally beaten by her husband Sept. More...

Community Life

Holiday toy drive

Cameron County Toy Drive is in full swing for the holiday season. Lowincome residents in need of toys for their children are encouraged to fill out a request form at the Cameron County Assistance Office on Chestnut Street. More...

Impulse pets: bad idea

Buying a pet on impulse is never a good idea, but around a holiday it is an even worse idea.  You want your life to be settled when you bring a new pet into your home, not filled with holiday hubbub, stress and guests.  More...

Spotlighting Pa. ‘Wilds’ artisans continues

Efforts are continuing to spotlight artisans in the Pennsylvania Wilds.  More...

Sports

Stretch run for Giannotti

Emily Giannotti’s glorious crosscountry running career came to an end last weekend in the NCAA Championships at Terre Haute, Indiana.  The senior captain led all Penn State University women across the finish line in the Nittany Lions&rsquo More...

Photos

Full Story

Logue steps down to be at wife’s side

Kurt Logue has been named girls’ varsity basketball coach at Austin Area School, succeeding his father, long-time coach Dick Logue. The elder Logue will stay involved with the school’s basketball program as a volunteer assistant coach. More...

Marshals nab gun thieves

DUO arrested in Port Matilda

United States marshals arrested a former Coudersport man and his girlfriend early Sunday morning after a three-day search.  Twenty-four-year-old Evan Heller and 29-year-old Shawna Shay were captured in Port Matilda, Center County, and arrested f More...

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Cameron County Chamber of Commerce administrative assistant Audra Stuart shows some of the shopping bags that will be available to customers taking part in “Shop Small Saturday” today in More...

Better days here for deer hunters

Even the hunters who have bashed the Game Commission for cutting the deer herd over the past decade will admit that times have changed. More...

News

Siple in as new Emporium police chief

Emporium Borough will be seeking a new full-time police officer early next year after formally installing Matt Siple as police chief this week.  He succeeds John Lovett, who resigned in August. More...

Eckenroad hearing postponed

An Emporium man remains behind bars following a third postponement of his preliminary hearing on multiple sexual assault counts.  Defense lawyer Michael Marshall is seeking to have the charges against 21-year-old Anthony Eckenroad dismissed, bas More...

Winter storm strikes, causes crashes

A fast-developing winter storm Saturday afternoon brought slippery driving conditions that were a factor in a series of traffic accidents, according to state police at Denton Hill.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton tweaks graduation requirements

Galeton Area School Board is revising graduation requirements for the class of 2014 and accepting public comment prior to adopting the new standards.  Dr. More...

Galeton boosts support to Goodyear Hose Co.

Galeton Borough Council agreed to a higher payment to support local fire protection during this month’s meeting.  In addition to the $19,440 that was requested by the Goodyear Hose Company for 2014, the borough was asked to pay another $5, More...

Remembering troops during the holidays

There’s a special Christmas tree in the window of Hearts Desire on Galeton’s Main Street. More...

Outdoors

Bear hunters come to expect the unexpected

Bear hunting with the Zoschg Homestead crew the past few years has not always gone as expected.  The past couple of years, we did not have good prospects due to the absence of bear signs in the areas we hunt. More...

Pennsylvania elk survival comes down to ‘keeping it real’

A recent Endeavor News story pointed out the problems that arise when humans, many of them wellintentioned, put out corn, salt or mineral blocks and other artificial food sources for wildlife.  It is a particularly serious issue with Pennsylvani More...

Popular coyote hunt scheduled

Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association has announced plans for its ninth annual coyote hunt, scheduled for Feb. 14-16. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Donald D. Higley   Donald D. Higley, 80, of Coudersport, a long-time mathematics teacher at Coudersport Area High School, died Nov. 26, 2013, in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Among survivors are his wife, a daughter and a son. More...