February 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Time running out for lower taxes

Majority of homeowners qualify for exemption

Pennsylvania homeowners who qualify for the “homestead exemption” receive a credit on their school taxes, reflecting a discount for owner-occupied homes. More...

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Potter County’s ‘Toys For Tots’ program was the beneficiary of a partnership between Mosch’s Tavern, the American Eagles Motorcycle Club and some entrepreneurial spirited frie More...

Group wants to save Old Hickory

As first reported in the Jan. 4 edition of Endeavor News, a historic preservation organization is taking an interest in saving the historic Old Hickory building in downtown Coudersport from the wrecker’s ball.  More...

Viewpoints

State Forests, Parks Being Gutted

(Greg Vitale of Delaware County is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. More...

Viewpoint

With the really cold weather I am sure the chain saws are getting a workout back in Pennsylvania. There is no heat that can warm your soul better than a fire that is fueled by wood. More...

Winter In Galeton

Dear editor:  It seems like we had an old-fashioned winter month in January with a couple of exceptions. We did not see ice skating on frozen Pine Creek or the lake and no one sledding down the hills surrounding Galeton.  More...

Galeton News

Scholarships for Galeton students

Galeton Area High School seniors who have been accepted to an accredited college, university or trade school may apply for scholarships offered through the William & L.R. Gale Community Foundation, also known as the Galeton Foundation.  More...

Community Life

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GKN employees Josh Parslow (left) and Matt Reed present a $1,500 check from the GKN Foundation to Jill Carlson, drive chair for the Cameron County Community Chest. More...

Wine, cheese social

Emporium Rotary’s 11th annual Wine & Cheese Gala Tasting Affair will take place at St. Mark Church on Saturday, Feb. 22, starting at 7 pm in O’Connell Hall. Cost is $30. More...

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Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has taken another step into the world of “telemedicine.” Here, Cole’s Jackie Voss- Plummer connects a patient with a rheumatologist at Geisinger Medic More...

Sports

Gator girls grab North Tier League glory

It’s clear sailing for the undefeated Port Allegany High School girls’ basketball team, which has clinched the Northern Tier League championship and is looking ahead to District 9 playoffs.  The Gators (17-0) held off their main NTL More...

NTL boys battle to finish line

Galeton’s 57-46 victory over Cameron County Tuesday night has thrown a stumbling block in the Red Raiders’ smooth path toward the Northern Tier Boys’ Basketball League title and left Coudersport with at least a mathematical shot. More...

Falcon wrestlers preparing

Coudersport’s wrestlers are working on the basics as they prepare for the PIAA District 9 Tournament at Clarion University.  Undefeated senior Kyle Bova will lead coach John Bishel’s Falcons into the tournament, coming off a second- More...

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Hunter and Ty Furman, sons of Calvin and Jillian Woodard Furman of Coudersport, were on the job Wednesday after learning that Coudersport Area School District declared a snow day. More...

Facing charges

Local woman, boyfriend caught after alleged bank robbery

A Cameron County woman faces charges in connection with a bank robbery and drug possession last Thursday in Erie.  Jessica L. More...

Real estate auction

Tax delinquent properties to go to highest bidder

Documents on the 52 properties slated for sale to the highest bidder due to repeated non-payment of taxes have been filed with the Cameron County Prothonotary and the auction is tentatively scheduled for May.  More...

Water, sewer challenges in Galeton Borough

Galeton Borough Authority continues to deal with water and sewage treatment system challenges.  At January’s meeting, authority member Joe Cimino reported on water flow and quantity problems at the Wetmore Run reservoir. More...

News

Cole Hospital to add dental services

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is now offering preventative dental services at the Coudersport Pediatric office, with plans to expand services into other health centers in the region. More...

‘Partners’ coming aboard for jobs

A prominent employer in downtown Emporium has signed on to the new Discover Partnership of Cameron and Elk Counties.  As reported in last week’s Endeavor News, the ambitious project connects students and job-seekers with local employment o More...

Council considers new cop

Members of Emporium Borough Council went behind closed doors for a private discussion of the proposal to establish a new position in the Police Department and assign the employee to serve as “resource officer” at Cameron County High Schoo More...

Potter County News

County looks to boost veterans’ services

Potter County Board of Commissioners participated in a recent national program designed to develop public/private partnerships for military veterans, service members and their families in rural communities.  More...

Free tax help being offered

Free tax counseling and preparation for those with low and moderate income, with a priority given to individuals 60 and older, is available from AARP volunteers at senior centers in Emporium and Coudersport.  Help is available for federal, state More...

Banner year for county retirement fund

Potter County’s Employee Retirement Fund benefitted from a banner year in 2013 and is closing in on the coveted “self-funding” status.  Representative Jeff Davidek from the management firm C. S. More...

Outdoors

February’s here: it’s time for some ‘shedding’

Darkness descended as I trudged down a small hollow from the laurel-choked mountaintop. About a quarter the way down the hillside, directly in my path, I saw the unmistakable form of antler tines sticking up through the leaves.  More...

Two parcels added to State Game Lands

Two land parcels in Elk County have been added to the State Game Lands system. More...

Big game measuring session planned Feb. 15

A big-game measuring session is scheduled in Huntingdon on Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Obituaries

Louise C. Payne

MARCH 7, 1952 - FEBRUARY 1, 2014

Louise C. Payne, 61, of Emporium, formerly of Genesee, died Feb. 1, 2014, in her home.  Born March 7, 1952, in Coudersport, she was the daughter of Myron T. More...

Death Notices

Dorothy J. Jordan   More...