June 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

41st marathon steps off today

A good turnout is expected for Saturday’s 41st annual God’s Country Marathon, Half-Marathon and Team Relay.  Spectators are encouraged to cheer on the runners along the course and join their reception at the courthouse square.  More...

Shape up or ship out

Owners of blighted properties in Cameron County are going to have to shape up or ship out. More...

Viewpoints

Government Closest to the People

(David M. Sanko, executive director of the Pa. State Assn. of Township Supervisors, is an advocate for the more than 1,450 townships that are home to 5.5 million Pennsylvanians and cover 95 percent of the state’s land mass.)   More...

The Old Timer

Several weeks ago, Endeavor News carried a story about a team of volunteers walking the length of the upper Allegheny River and its tributaries to conduct a study.  More...

Denied My Right

Dear editor:  Another election came and went and I was not permitted to vote.  I got out of the Marine Corps in 1962, registered Democrat, and voted in every election until about six years ago when the party had changed so much that I could More...

Potter County News

Walking across America for kids

Potter County residents opened their arms and hearts to an Iraqi War veteran who was passing through the region on foot last week as a marathon fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  More...

Potter County aging agency honored

Potter County Area Agency on Aging recently received an exemplary performance award and an additional $2,500 in funding during the State Department of Aging’s annual APPRISE Conference. More...

County retirment fund healthy

An investment counselor commended Potter County officials, past and present, for the fiscal discipline that has kept their employees’ retirement fund solvent.  Jeff Davidek, a vice president of the Pittsburgh-based C.S. More...

Obituaries

Mary K. Moore

JANUARY 7, 1931 - MAY 19, 2015

Mary K. Moore, 84 of Coudersport, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital.  Born Jan. 7, 1931, in Huntington, N.Y., she was the daughter of John and Bridgette Gormley Sexton. In August 1953, she married Ellsworth G. More...

Carolyn Diane Breznik

MARCH 15, 1990 - MAY 17, 2015

Carolyn Diane Breznik 25, formerly of Bradford, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015.  She was born March 15, 1990, at Bradford Regional Medical Center to Dr. John Breznik of Bradford, and Ms. Diane (Buckler) Breznik, of Dallas.  More...

Death Notices

L. William Smith   More...

Former Stoltz property sold

20 properties sold in tax sale

Twenty properties in  Cameron County, ranging from vacant lots to the former Stoltz Motors complex east of Emporium, were sold at Thursday’s judicial sale.  More...

Budget cuts will affect ‘A Way Out’

Administrators at A Way Out, Potter County’s agency for domestic violence and sexual assault services, have been fielding roughly 150 calls for help and advice or requests for services each month, and a growing number of those victims are men. More...

Local relief for quake victims

When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, Tim and Megan Walck knew they had to do something to help. More...

Investments fueling trail expansion

Big investments are coming to the West Creek Recreation Trail, which is already having a positive impact on Cameron County.  Members of the Cameron County Board of Commissioners recently gave Community and Economic Development Director Cliff Cla More...

News

Campbell Audiology now Integrated Family Hearing

Countless area residents have acquired hearing aids and received other care over the years from long-time Coudersport audiologist Dr. Robert Campbell.  More...

Bogart wins photo finish

It’s official – the field is complete for what should be an interesting four-person scramble for seats on the Cameron County Board of Commissioners. More...

Struggles with cyberschools continue

Galeton Area School District’s ongoing struggles with cyber schools were front-and-center at last month’s meeting of the Galeton Development Corporation.  More...

Community Life

Dance program coming up

Essence of Motion Dance Studio will celebrate a decade of dance and love with its 10th anniversary concert, “For the Love of Dance,” with two performances at the Coudersport High School auditorium.  Shows are planned for 7 pm on Frid More...

Chamber Connection

The first summer holiday of 2015 proved that many believe Cameron County is worth the drive! The alumni banquet and class reunions brought many back home. The events planned for this summer will also bring many to our communities. More...

Real world learning

Austin Area School recently celebrated its successful involvement in a national initiative that encourages hands-on, real world education.  “Project-based learning” (PBL) involved everyone from teachers and administrators to local c More...

Outdoors

Curious critters light up the night sky

Perhaps by now you’ve seen your first firefly of the spring.  These bioluminescent insects, often called lightning bugs, are a source of endless fascination. More...

When should you visit the Pennsylvania elk range?

Many people have asked what is the best time of year to plan a visit to Pennsylvania’s elk range.  To some of us, the quick answer is “any time.” But for those who only occasionally visit elk country, the best advice might be t More...

Veterans enjoy ‘fishing therapy’

“Captain Fred” Forsythe of Coudersport is at it again.  Throughout the summer, his Cast Away Charters business is offering combat-injured veterans free meals, overnight lodging and a day of fishing aboard a Lake Erie charter boat, sa More...