January 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Troopers’ memorial stone removed from state land

A memorial placed along Rt. 120 in Cameron County near the site of a crash last summer that took the life of State Police Sgt. John C. LaRose has been removed due to state regulations. More...

Downtown marketing efforts continue

A marketing group carved out of the Coudersport Downtown Revitalization Committee met last week at the Gunzburger Building.  Goal is to increase the community’s appeal to visitors and individuals interested in starting new businesses.  More...

Water quality group steps up monitoring

Monitoring of local streams and rivers has been stepped up in the region, according to information reported at this month’s Potter County Water Quality Work Group meeting.  More...

Viewpoints

Telling us what to think

(Sam Bundy, a resident of Reynoldsville, is a teacher at DuBois Area High School and a pastor at an area church.)   One of the things I stress in my classroom is critical thinking. More...

Viewpoint

Here we go again with higher prices for a gallon of gas. When they post the price at $3.499 why don’t they just round it off to $3.50? More...

Paid Not To Work

Dear editor:  Re: “Extend Jobless Benefits?” (Endeavor News, Jan. 11), Some people are advocating for reinstatement of the additional 26 weeks of unemployment benefits that expired for 1.3 million people at the end of December.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton Rotary introduced to ‘healing waters’

Galeton Rotary members heard about the successful Project Healing Waters, sponsored each year by the God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited, during last week’s meeting at the Ox Yoke.  More...

Community Life

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A new pastor has been welcomed by the Hebron Union Church in Potter County. The Rev. Hank St. Amour is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College and has more than 14 years of experience in ministry. More...

Births

Gunner Aaron Burrows   A son, Gunner Aaron Burrows, was born to Mari Rees and Alvin Burrows of Austin on Nov. 11, 2013. The little boy weighed eight pounds, seven ounces and joined siblings Blake (9), Skyler (5) and Addisyn (3).  More...

Open auditions for ‘100 Years of Broadway’

Potter-McKean Players will hold open auditions for an upcoming revue, “100 Years of Broadway,” at 7 pm Wednesday, Feb. 5 at Gethsemane Lutheran Hall, Port Allegany, and at 7 pm Thursday, Feb. More...

Sports

Falcons, Raiders girls chasing Gators in NTL

In their first 14 games, Coudersport’s girls sank nine three-point shots. More...

Raider boys keep winning close ones

Good sports teams win the close ones.  By that definition – as well as several other measures – Cameron County is a good boys’ basketball team. More...

Two wins for Cameron County wrestlers

Cameron County made quick work of visiting Bradford in a varsity wrestling match last Thursday. The Owls arrived with just five members and left on the short end of a 69-8 thumping.  More...

Police arrest woman again on drug charges

Authorities were at her home investigating alleged welfare fraud

An Emporium woman already facing multiple drug charges stemming from a police search of her home the day before Thanksgiving, finds herself in more hot water after authorities raided her residence for a second time late last week.  More...

Man sentenced for weapon incident in bar

Recent drug arrest cases heard

An Emporium man arrested last fall after he confronted the owner of a local bar appeared at the Cameron County Courthouse to answer to charges this week.  More...

Galeton superintendent settles in

Dr. Freeman has seen the value of education first-hand

Dr. Brenda Freeman is digging into her new job as superintendent of the Galeton Area School District.  More...

You can help with ‘pothole patrol’

Life is full of potholes, but motorists are not accustomed to seeing them until March or later.  However, 2014 is different. More...

Coudersport attorney D. Bruce Cahilly passes

Long-time Coudersport attorney D. Bruce Cahilly died Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after a brief illness. He was 74.  More...

News

Local landmark set to be razed

A century-old southern Cameron County landmark is scheduled to be razed next week, barring a last-minute appeal to save the building.  More...

Comfort of the canine kind

Have you ever been in a stressful situation and had a dog come and sit with you, evidently to commiserate?  Have you been upset and had a puppy lick your face?  Dogs provide us with comfort in times of stress, sickness, sadness and frustrat More...

Jailed for alleged assault

A Shinglehouse man is charged with aggravated assault and other counts as a result of an incident at a home on Union Street in the borough last Thursday. Police identified the suspect as 32-year-old Brian App.  More...

Potter County News

Volunteers needed to help teach

Volunteers are still needed for a new program that is being launched at the Potter County Jail as part of a continuing effort to prepare inmates to more smoothly transition back into society.  More...

Artisan Center meeting Wednesday

A Potter County Artisan Center is being established in Coudersport.  More...

Local residents helped slaves

Next meeting of the Potter County Historical Society (PCHS) will include a program on local connections to the Underground Railroad.  More...

Outdoors

Science unveils key factor in antler growth

Few people are thinking about antler development of our deer herd this time of year, but what occurs during the winter will have a big impact on whitetail populations.  It all comes down to the food supply. More...

Keeping track of our feathered friends

Pennsylvania is home to about 430 species of birds. Crows, starlings and Canada geese have the fastest-growing populations in the state.  More...

New Game Commission head

Pa. Game Commission has a new executive director. R. Matthew Hough, former deputy executive director, succeeds Carl G. More...

Obituaries

William A. ‘Bill’ Cory

JANUARY 28, 1935 - JANUARY 22, 2014

William A. “Bill” Cory, 78, of Ulysses, formerly of Bethlehem, died Wednesday (Jan. 22, 2014) in his home.  Born January 28, 1935, in Easton, he was the son of Earl and Estelle Zengulis Cory. More...

Death Notices

Emma Louise Ginther   More...