August 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Boys & Girls Club still kicking

Potter County Boys & Girls Club is going to try, try again when the new school year dawns. The organization has received another government subsidy to remain afloat, despite spotty attendance and other challenges. More...

Cameron County Fair!

Cameron County Fair moves into full swing on Monday. As always, admission, parking and entertainment are free.  A wide variety of entertainment is planned. The popular amateur talent show, featuring vocal performances, comedy, dancing and  More...

Viewpoints

Harrisburg: Here we Go Again

(Gene Barr is president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.)

Pennsylvania has reverted back to the old days of budget impasses and standoffs.  More...

The Old Timer

Pills seem to rule our medical world. More...

Wolf Gets It Right

Dear editor:  It should come as no surprise that a recent Franklin & Marshall College poll showed 59 percent of voters support Gov. Wolf’s budget.  More...

Galeton News

Galeton community group growing

A community organization that recently came together in Galeton continues to gain traction.  Rev. Tom Shatto, from the shared ministry of the Presbyterian and Lutheran churches, was among local leaders who formed the Galeton Study Group.  More...

Upgrades at Galeton Health Center

Many improvements have been made at Cole Memorial Hospital’s Galeton Health Center in recent weeks.  According to Cole spokesman B. J. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Anyone who has read Endeavor News for any length of time knows that this publication provides frequent coverage of the Pennsylvania elk herd, often from columnist Carol Mulvihill.  Some people are so fascinated by this species that they’ll More...

Special section of Pa. Wilds resurrected

For a period about two decades in the early 20th century, profitdriven lumber companies and other related industries descended upon Cameron, Potter and other northcentral Pennsylvania counties to chop down and sell the bounty of virgin pine, hemlock More...

Close encounters of the elk kind

Have you ever stopped to think about what you would do if an elk threatened or charged you?  It could happen in Pennsylvania, especially if a curious tourist forgets that our elk are wild animals.  Consider an incident that occurred last sp More...

Close-Ups

Full Story

Body cameras for local police

Body cameras are coming to a police force near you.  They are capable of capturing the most intense, dramatic and contentious moments in law enforcement operations, shedding more light on law enforcement operations and reducing incidents that ha More...

Chapman labeled ‘sexual predator’

If Joe Chapman is ever a free man again, he’ll carry the label of “sexually violent predator” and be subject to restrictions on his freedom and his privacy.  The Cameron County man who was convicted last September of sexually a More...

News

Cole Memorial held up as model

Patient satisfaction should be one of the guiding principles of any respected health care institution, and efforts that have been made to that end at Cole Memorial Hospital have shown measurable success.  More...

Alleged assault case headed to trial

More than a year has passed since a bizarre incident in downtown Emporium that ended with criminal charges being filed against a mother and her son.  Last week the mother, 52-year-old Veronica Moate, opted for a jury trial on charges of aggravat More...

Multiple DUI cases resolved

A St. Marys man who pleaded guilty to two counts of driving under the influence waived his pre-sentencing investigation last week in Cameron County Court and proceeded directly to sentencing.  More...

Potter County News

Potter County real estate transactions

Following are real estate transactions recently filed with the Potter County Recorder of Deeds:  More...

Community Life

So who gets the pet?

Family structures are subject to change, which can create issues when it comes to pets.  A teenager or young adult may want that puppy today, but who’s going to care for her if the owner can no longer do so?  Anyone who is thinking of More...

Benefit Monday for Austin fire victims

Friends, family members and other well-wishers will come together on Monday, Aug. More...

Music & stars Wednesday

A brass ensemble will be performing a free concert at Cherry Springs State Park at 8 pm Wednesday, Aug. 5, as part of a new program to capitalize on the park’s reputation as an astronomy paradise.  More...

Obituaries

John F. ‘Mickey’ McManigle

John F. “Mickey” McManigle, 89, a lifelong resident of Emporium, died July 19, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois. He was born in Emporium, a son of John F. and Mariam Cooper Mc- Manigle. In 1950 he married Doris Pollard. More...

Ralph L. Harrison

Ralph L. Harrison, 87, a lifelong resident of Dents Run, died July 22, 2015, at home after a short illness. He was born in Dents Run, the son of William and Frances (Stencoski) Harrison. He married Patricia Gearhart. More...

Don Betz Sr.

Don Betz Sr., who owned and operated Potato City Motor Inn in Potter County for many years, died July 19, 2015, in Maryland. Peaceful Alternatives Funeral Center in Timonium, Md., is in charge of arrangements.   More...