December 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Trial likely in jewelry theft

Defendant claims he was ‘scared’ into plea

A suspect who originally agreed to a plea arrangement in the theft of jewelry from a downtown Galeton business has changed his mind and will soon be scheduled for trial.  First, however, he wants a new lawyer.  More...

Time running out for trail project?

Is   Potter County missing out on a major ecotourism project planned for the Genesee River corridor?  It’s called the Triple Divide Trail System, and its promoters say the lack of a local champion in Potter County is crippling the pro More...

‘Christmas In The Wilds’ underway

Christmas in the Wilds will be in full swing on Saturday, highlighted by a parade and a visit from Santa Claus.  Breakfast with Santa returns from 9 to 11:30 at the Emporium Firehall. More...

Viewpoints

Pennsylvania flunks tobacco test

(Deborah Brown is president and CEO of the American Lung Association of the Mid- Atlantic.) A recent story in your “Numbers in the News” section on the increasing use of smokeless tobacco and cigars, especially by teens, was right on tar More...

Viewpoint

Everyone has a different reaction to the Christmas season. For some older people, depression can creep in, even though they are not apt to talk about it. More...

Get Unplugged

Dear editor: Constant communication about nothing significant -- texting, Facebooking, etc. -- is transforming the very nature of our relationships. Its impact is considerable, since it is changing our idea of family, commitment and education. More...

Galeton News

Hunter grazed by bullet, assaulted

State police at Denton Hill continue to investigate an assault taking place last Thursday near Galeton.  Troopers report that 28- year-old Jarrett Rapp of Marietta suffered a minor injury when an unknown man fired a rifle in his direction, with More...

Pick-up truck strikes building

Police have cited Seth Burrous of Galeton following a one-vehicle mishap last Tuesday afternoon on the South Main Street Extension in Coudersport.   Burrous was headed south when his pickup truck struck a building while he was turning around. More...

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A retired automobile executive is the latest member of the Galeton Rotary Club. Paul Miller (right) was welcomed by club president Pete Folk. More...

Outdoors

Late season deer hunting: expect the unexpected

Volumes have been written about the late deer-hunting seasons.  Once the rush of hunters from the regular season has ended, deer start to go back to their more usual habits, whether it be feeding locations or migration patterns.  The hunt i More...

Studies reveal deer, hunter movement trends

An ongoing Penn State study finds that deer -- especially mature bucks – are on the move under the cover of darkness from October through December.  It’s probably the hormonal drive of the breeding season, commonly called the “ More...

Endeavor holiday schedule

Next week (Dec. 20), Endeavor News will print its annual holiday edition. More...

Expanded cellphone service moves ahead

Verizon   Wireless continues to work on expanding its cellphone coverage in Potter County. Eventually upwards of 90 percent of the county will be covered for mobile phone service.  More...

Gas company cited for Shippen Twp. incident

DEP finds water line violations

Seneca Resources Corp. has been cited for violations related to the construction of a well site near the Clermont-to-Rich Valley pipeline in Shippen Township, Cameron County, and Norwich Township in McKean County.  More...

Still battling back

Zito passes 100-employee milestone

Progress has been deliberate, but Zito Media is steadily growing and has passed a significant milestone – 100 employees at its Coudersport facilities.  Many of them operate out of the opulent business complex on South Main Street, which ha More...

Drilling nuisance aired

A typical conflict between highintensity shale gas drilling and daily life in a rural community was aired at last week’s Emporium Borough Council meeting, at the same time the state granted permits for more gas wells not far from town.  More...

News

Local history book published

Cameron County Historical Society has published the fifth and final book in a series titled “Hostelries of Cameron County,” by researcher Glenda Neenan Card, compiled and created by Susan Gore Hoy.  More...

Price hike for Austin STEM lab

Federal handicappedaccessibility regulations are boosting the cost of a special learning laboratory planned for Austin Area School, but the district is moving forward on the project.  Acting Superintendent Jerry Sasala told school board members More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

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Potter County News

Dirt, gravel road meeting Dec. 19

Several dirt and gravel roads in Potter County are scheduled for upgrading, primarily for pollution control, in the coming months, thanks to a new stream of funding made available through the State Transportation   Bill signed into law last year More...

Land deal fetches $3.9 million

Among the real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds is a $3.9 million sale in West Branch Township, south of Galeton.  A 689-acre tract was sold by Heartwood Forestland Fund II Limited Partnership to BWWM T More...

Coudersport Rotary rings in holidays

Coudersport Rotary Club members mixed some Thanksgiving with their early Christmas observance Monday at the Christ Episcopal Church.  They thanked local school district employees who have consistently been supportive, including long-time element More...

Community Life

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Employees and customers at the Coudersport office of Citizens & Northern Bank have donated $525 to Christmas House to assist the charity, which is in need of boys’ hats and gloves, boys&rsq More...

Pets can wreak havoc with Christmas

It’s that time of year again.  Christmas trees are adorned with lights, tinsel and ornaments. More...

Collecting for Food Bank

God’s Country Food Pantry, located in north Coudersport’s Alliance Barn, is running low on supplies entering the holiday season. More...