March 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Conditions cloud Canoe Classic countdown

Countdown continues for the 41st annual Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic, with registrations being accepted in more than two dozen divisions. More...

New twist for local man’s competition pizza

Dave   Smith is back in the pizza-making spotlight.  Not long ago, the affable owner/operator of Emporium’s Pizza Palace Plus was plastered on magazine covers and traveling far and wide to support the industry and collect honors.  More...

Viewpoints

The Old Timer

There are a lot of smiling faces of politicians showing up in the Endeavor News these days.  More...

Home Groundbreaking

Dear editor:  Potter County Habitat for Humanity extends to all members of the community an invitation to join us for a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 am on Thursday, March 26, at the site of our ninth home, to be built at 419 Academy Street i More...

Clever Distortion

Dear editor:  From Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address: “My plan will cut property taxes by an average 50 percent… Homeowners will see a $1,000 reduction in their property taxes. More...

Potter County News

Keeping watch over the Allegheny

One of Pennsylvania’s most active and respected watershed organizations shared details of its activities and mission during this month’s Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Whitman running for Sheriffff

A Coudersport man is trying to follow the footsteps of his grandfather, the late Dale “Bill” Russell, into the position of Potter County Sheriff.  Jesse Whitman is seeking the Republican nomination in the May 19 Primary Election.&nbs More...

Campbell joins county attorney’s office

Former Coudersport resident Kristi Campbell has joined the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office in Rock Springs, Wyo., as a deputy county and prosecuting attorney.  More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Virginia Grover   More...

James G. Kocher

SEPTEMBER 28, 1934 - MARCH 11, 2015

James G. Kocher, 80, of Ulysses, died Wednesday (March 11,  2015) in his home.  Born September 28, 1934, in Ulysses, he was the son of J. Glenn and Marcella Gamble Kocher. More...

Austin dominates STEM competition

Three Panther teams place in IU9 scholastic design challenge

Austin   Area School District once again proved itself to be one of the region’s leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education during the Seneca Highlands IU9 STEM Design Challenge in Smethport.  Twenty- More...

Charges filed in vehicle pedestrian fatalilty

Driver facing felony homicide by vehicle

Three months after an early-morning accident in Shippen Township killed an Emporium man and left another critically injured, the driver is facing a felony charge of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence. More...

Dam,water system issues linger in Galeton

Two lingering issues – the dam on Pine Creek and the public water system – dominated the agenda at this month’s Galeton Borough Council meeting. More...

News

Drug cases crowd court docket

Several more drug cases came before Judge Richard Masson in Cameron County Court this week.  Morgan B. Stuart, 26, of Emporium pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance.  More...

NUMBERS IN THE NEWS

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Seeking Emporium Borough seat

Robert Hostler is running for a seat on Emporium Borough Council, seeking a Republican nomination in the May 19 Primary Election.  A 1984 graduate of Cameron County High School, Hostler spent 27 years in the U.S. Army. More...

Community Life

Dinner planned for needy

A spaghetti dinner to benefit needy individuals and families in Potter County is being sponsored by the Coudersport Area Ministerial Association on Saturday, April 11, from 4 to 6:30 at the St. Eulalia Parish Center. Cost is $10 for adults. More...

Photo

Retired plumber Edmund Lacher of Roulette, known as “Eppie” to friends, recently accompanied his daughter Sandra Fry and her husband Duane to Falcon, Colo., to welcome a new family member More...

Free tax/rent rebate clinic

Emporium Senior Center will be hosting a Property Tax/ Rent Rebate clinic to assist senior citizens and other eligible individuals to apply for the program. More...

Outdoors

Another way to ‘plug in’ for fulfillment

Several years ago, Jon Krakauer’s “Into The Wild” became a best-seller. The book has a tragic ending, but is nevertheless an excellent story to which outdoor lovers can relate.  More...

Students learn about American kestrel

Students in Paula Tamburlin’s fourth-grade class at Woodland Elementary School in Emporium recently learned about the breeding, hunting and migration habits of the American kestrel, one of the smallest falcons in North America.  More...

Archery program success story

One of the first Pennsylvania participants in the National Archery in the Schools Program made an impressive showing in statewide competition.  Cameron County School District sent 22 students to compete with almost 800 others in a tournament ho More...