March 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Homicide charge filed

Fatal fire was arson, police say

A Potter County woman faces multiple charges for allegedly setting the fire that killed her husband and destroyed the family’s home in Harrison Valley.  More...

Baby selling case back in court

Three years after charges were filed in what prosecutors termed a baby-selling scheme, the case returns to court next month. A hearing has been scheduled for April 1 before the Pennsylvania Superior Court.  More...

Shale gas: let’s slow down

(Brian Snyder is executive director of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA), one of the largest sustainable farming organizations in the country, with more than 6,000 mostly farmer members and 30,000 total participants.) &n More...

Tax Base Gutted

Dear editor:  Re: “Battle to restore local tax base” (Endeavor News, March 22)  Yes it’s true that the state has put local governments in the position of trying to squeeze blood out of a turnip.  More...

News

Guilty plea in bank robbery case

Erie County Court officials confirm that Jessica Grovanz, formerly of Emporium, has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an Erie bank robbery in January.  Grovanz, 29, was with Aaron E. More...

Eckenrode to stand trial

Sexual assault charges against an Emporium man are moving forward after a preliminary hearing.  District Judge Barry Brown found enough evidence to hold 22-year-old Anthony Eckenroad for trial on counts of statutory sexual assault, involuntary d More...

Career Day scheduled

Career Day will take place on Friday, April 11, from 8 to noon in the Cameron County High School gymnasium.  Pennsylvania CareerLink is working with the school districts to host area businesses and organizations to discuss their operations with More...

Community Life

Fair auction

An auction to benefit the Potter County Fair is being held from 10 to 3 on Saturday (today) at the Ulysses Community Building. Auction items will be accepted and donations may be made prior to the drawings at 3 pm.   More...

College aid workshop April 2

A free presentation on financial aid available for college expenses is planned for Wednesday, April 2, at the Potter County Education Council from 7-8 pm. To register or learn more, call 274-4877.   More...

Photo

Emporium Senior Center hosted a capacity crowd last Sunday afternoon for its open mic session. More...

Paddle event

So far, so good for next weekend’s canoe/kayak classic

“So far, so good,” is organizer Randy Bailey’s assessment as the 40th annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic nears.  The race is scheduled for Saturday, April 5, on the Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek.  &ldq More...

Chamber awards dinner

Former Army colonel keynote speaker

Former U. S. Army Colonel Robert A. Benson will share “lessons on leadership” as keynote speaker for the annual Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce awards dinner, scheduled for 6 pm Saturday, April 12, at the Laurelwood Inn.  More...

Smith seeks shorter sentence

An Emporium man is appealing his 14-year federal prison sentence for the attempted abduction of a bank executive.  More...

Local help for ACA sign-ups

Help is available for people who want to sign up for federally-subsidized health insurance coverage provided through the Affordable Care Act.  “The process can seem overwhelming because there are so many options,” said Lynne Grimm of More...

Viewpoint

When our  Founding  Fathers sat down and put their heads together, they came up with a constitution that has served this country for over 200 years. More...

Stop Land Grab

Dear editor:  Greedy land deals by the Pa. More...

Potter County News

Mock trail verdict goes to State College

As in most litigation, when it comes to the state’s mock trial program for high school students, there’s a winner and a loser.  Coudersport’s talented team found itself in the latter category last week in Williamsport after a s More...

Area ash trees under attack

Foresters have confirmed the discovery of a troubling species, the emerald ash borer, in Potter and Tioga counties. More...

Free training at your fingertips

Free training on computer technology, business management, graphic design and other skills will soon be available to area residents 24/7 through a government partnership. More...

Sports

Raiders top all-star selections

Cameron County’s successful boys’ basketball season was rewarded last week when the Northern Tier High School Basketball League postseason honors were announced.  More...

Lyon playing for Myrtle beach

David Lyon’s professional baseball career continues this year in the Texas Rangers’ organization.  Lyon, a 2008 Cameron County graduate, just finished spring training in Surprise, Ariz., and was assigned to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, More...

Galeton varsity wins tennis opener

Scholastic sports teams in the region are kicking off the spring season as weather conditions allow.  Baseball and softball openers scheduled for this week had to be postponed, but the Galeton High School varsity tennis team was able to get star More...