May 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Communities pause for Memorial Day

Communities around the region will hold their traditional Memorial Day observances on Monday with parades, keynote speakers and flag raising ceremonies.  Memorial Day originated after the Civil War to commemorate soldiers who were killed in the More...

Feeling the impact of gas drilling

Emporium is getting a taste of the impacts that stepped-up shale gas drilling can have on a community. Two related issues were raised at this month’s Borough Council meeting.  Council announced that EQT Production Corp. More...

Viewpoints

Hospitals feeling economic squeeze

(Rose Campbell is president and CEO of Penn Highlands Elk, the former Elk Regional Health Center.)   More...

Viewpoint

Just about every week  I see at least one story in Endeavor News about an identity theft reported to the state police. It’s pretty clear to me that we Americans are setting ourselves up for a big attack on our monetary system.  More...

Fracking Threat

Dear editor:  An unparalleled grassroots movement has formed in opposition to shale gas production through hydrofracturing. More...

Galeton News

‘Brake retarder’ ordinance shelved

Galeton Borough is working with PennDOT on a number of issues, according to reports presented at this month’s Borough Council meeting.  Council has given up on Mayor Joe Petrencsik’s mission to have signs posted on each Rt. More...

Galeton School District budget concerns

Rising costs and diminishing revenue are challenging the Galeton Area School Board as work continues on the district’s 2014-15 operating budget.  School Superintendent Dr. More...

Correction

Katie McConaghay’s name was misspelled in the May 10 story listing inductees to the Galeton Area High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.   More...

Outdoors

Like magic— you can have compost in just 14 days!

There has been a lot written in recent years about organic gardening and the steps that conscientious growers and consumers can take to avoid potentially unhealthy chemicals in our food supply.  More...

Drum & Henry fishing derby

Plans are taking shape for the 60th annual Drum and Henry Fishing Derby, to be held on Sunday, June 1, at the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club in Sizer Run. It’s open to anglers age 14 and under and will run from 1-4 pm. Prizes will be awarded.  More...

Trails Day event

National Trails Day will be celebrated in Cameron County on Saturday, June 7, with a 5K color run, a six-mile hike on Brooks Run and other events. For details, contact the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce at 486-4314.   More...

Coudersport Ice Mine returns to glory

Most people had resigned themselves to the sad fact that the Coudersport Ice Mine was destined to fade into history.  But not Gary and Diana Buchsen.  The Potter County natives parlayed a combination of nostalgia, commitment to the communi More...

Stepped up effort to protect streams

Dirt, gravel road improvements focus of meeting

A Transportation Bill signed into law last year in Harrisburg will steer tens of thousands of dollars toward the region for improved maintenance of dirt and gravel roads, with a goal of limiting damage to area rivers and streams.  More...

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A special motorcade rolled through Shinglehouse, Coudersport and Austin as Project Healing Waters returned to God’s Country for its seventh running. More...

News

Annual Children’s Fair planned June 5

Cameron County Family Center, in conjunction with the Cameron County Collaborative Board, will hold its annual Children’s Fair on Thursday, June 5, from noon to 3 at the Emporium Firehall.  More...

Hearing postponed in Moate cases

Preliminary hearings for a mother and son facing charges stemming from an incident in Emporium two weeks ago were called off Thursday while police continued their investigation. More...

Local politics: barely a pulse

Party politics slipped more deeply into a coma across the region on Tuesday, with barely a pulse.  Scarcely two out of every 10 registered voters cast ballots in the Municipal Primary Election to pick Republican and Democratic nominees for local More...

Potter County News

Changes coming in Sheriff ’s Department

Changes are coming in the Potter County Sheriff’s Department, which also has responsibility for the county jail.  More...

Holiday event returns in July

An addition is being made to the Independence Day holiday celebration in Potter County.  Patriot Weekend, a charity fundraiser and military recognition event that debuted in 2013 at the Millstream Inn, will move to the courthouse square and be h More...

CSD rolling with the punches

Coudersport Area School District is reckoning with a series of challenges, ranging from a 20-percent reduction in student enrollment over the past decade to more burdensome state mandates and economic stresses.  School Superintendent provided a More...

Community Life

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Newest member of the Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce is the E. O. Austin Historical Society, founded in 2001. The organization operates the popular E. O. More...

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Cameron County School District Superintendent Christine Holjencin welcomed junior Mallory Lyon (left) as her guest at a recent Emporium Rotary meeting. More...

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Third-graders from Woodland Elementary School visited the Emporium office of Citizens & Northern Bank for the annual Teach Children to Save Tour. More...

Sports

Awards for CCHS wrestlers

Cameron County Wrestling Club held an awards banquet, attended by almost three dozen athletes and coaches along with family members, at the Emporium VFW.  Club president Scott Penfield summarized the season’s accomplishments and thanked th More...