March 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local election picture starting to get clearer

Candidates throwing hats in the ring

Speculation on who’s in and who’s out when it comes to the May 19 Primary Election will soon be resolved.  Candidates who want to have their names on the ballots for Republican or Democratic nominations need to file their petitions w More...

Reminder

Daylight Savings Time returns to most of the United States at 2 am Sunday. The switch will provide an extra hour of daylight in the evening. More...

‘Polar Picnic’ today

Cameron County residents looking to beat the winter blues are invited to attend a community “Polar Picnic” at the Emporium Firehall on Saturday, March 7, from 5 to 8 pm.  Hamburgers, frankfurters, macaroni and pasta salad, baked bean More...

Viewpoints

Meeting with the governor

(Martin Causer of McKean County is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives whose district includes most of the Endeavor News readership area.)   Last week, I met with Gov. More...

The Old Timer

Who said that the older we get, the smarter we get?  That statement is false. I may remember things from 50 years ago, but I can’t remember where I left my glasses. More...

Trashin’ Cancer

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Galeton News

Galeton community group looks to future

A community organization that recently came together in Galeton is gaining traction.  Rev. More...

Community Life

Palm Sunday program

St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport will host a free talk and meditation on the Passion of Jesus Christ directed by teacher, preacher and author Father Larry Richards on Sunday, March 29, at 6 pm.   More...

Think twice about Easter pets

With Easter nearing, you may be considering buying a cute baby chick, bunny or duckling for your child.  While certainly adorable when they are tiny, these creatures do not make good gifts. More...

Coudersport students make honors list

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor roll for the second marking period of the 2014- 15 school year.  Students named to the distinguished honor roll have maintained an average of 95 or above. More...

Sports

Baseball, softball sign-ups

Youth baseball and softball registration is underway in Coudersport.  Cost is as follows: tee ball, ages 4-7 or pre-K to second grade, $30 for one child or $40 for multiple children from same family; baseball and softball, $40 for one child or $ More...

Austin baseball, softball sign-ups

Austin Baseball Association will be holding registration for baseball and softball players today (March 7) from 10 to noon, and on Tuesday, March 10, from 6-8 pm, in the school cafeteria.  More...

Galeton Rotary Club blood analysis

Galeton Rotary Club is gearing up for a busy period.  The club will sponsor the community blood analysis program from 7-10 am on Saturday, March 28, at the First Presbyterian Church. More...

Remembering Mike Franklin

10 years have passed since soldier was killed

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the day a Coudersport soldier was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his screening area in Ramadi, Iraq.  The wounds in their hearts will never heal, but the family of Mike Franklin cop More...

Deep freeze wreaking havoc on public systems

Water mains in jeopardy of freezing

A month-long deep freeze gripping the area is causing major problems with public water systems in Galeton and Emporium. Difficulties are also arising in Coudersport and other communities. More...

Maple producers antsy

Weather making early work tough

Area maple syrup producers are getting antsy.  Usually by the time March arrives, they’ve tapped 90 percent or more of their trees and the sap is flowing.  This winter, only about 10 percent of maples being counted on for sap product More...

RELATED STORY

American Legion Post 192 of Coudersport has announced a fitting tribute to Army Specialist Mike Franklin.  Legionnaires are hosting a chicken and biscuit dinner at the post home from noon to 5 pm on Saturday, March 14. More...

News

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Each Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts Office in Pennsylvania received a commendation certificate for its role in prompt and professional civil court records reporting. More...

Kefover seeking re-election

Potter County Commissioner Susan Kefover of Galeton is seeking reelection as a candidate for one of two Democratic nominations open in the May 19 Primary Election.  More...

Preparing inmates for re-entry

A committee from Potter County’s Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB) met last week to continue efforts to develop more comprehensive services for inmates who are nearing the end of their sentences and preparing to return to society.  More...

Potter County News

Treasurer seeking re-election

Potter County Treasurer Krista M. More...

Prothonotary seeks second term

Kathy Schroeder is a candidate for election to a second term as Potter County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts, seeking the Republican nomination in the May 19 Primary Election.  More...

Outdoors

March signals new beginnings all around us

In last week’s old-timer column, Howard “Mac” McDonald observed that March usually comes in like a lion and out like a lamb.  He got the coming-in part right. This has been quite a winter. More...

Mother Nature calling shots for state’s elk herd

Elk are known for their regal appearance, but in March it all goes haywire.  Disheveled winter coats, bulls shedding antlers and growing new ones, and shortened ears that suffered frostbite over the winter can cause an animal to look pretty scru More...

Colorful CCC programs planned for May

An entertaining and educational program in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) is coming to the region for as many as 10 performances at sites and times to be announced. More...