August 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Wireless towers going up

Verizon   Wireless continues construction of two dozen 200-foot-high towers that will spread high-speed internet service across much of Potter County by year’s end.  More...

Bald eagle success story continues

Another mid-year report by the  Pa. Game Commission on eagle populations continues the trend that many people – including visitors to Sinnemahoning and Lyman Run state parks – find so encouraging.  More...

Viewpoints

Forests Changing-not for the Better

(Leslie Horner is a forest stewardship program associate at the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences. Her comments are in response to a series of columns and articles on forest management appearing in past editions of Endeavor News.)   More...

The Old Timer

July has been torn off the calendar and I still have things left over from June that I have not gotten done.  More...

Cole Seeks Input

Dear editor:  We are conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment Survey from now through Aug. 17.  Surveys are being sent to a variety of groups, but we are asking for your help. More...

Potter County News

Recent Potter County real estate transactions

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

Potter County receives national award

Potter County has received a national excellence award for its services to military veterans, under the motto, “No Veteran Left Behind.”  The honor was presented during the National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference in More...

Agency eyes Bruzzi building

Another Coudersport property may soon be added to the holdings of a little-known organization known as the Housing Opportunities Corporation.  It’s an entity of the Potter County Redevelopment Authority (PCRA), which has been acquiring pro More...

Obituaries

Norma L. Roseman

MARCH 24, 1925 - JULY 31, 2015

Norma L. Roseman, 90, a lifelong resident of Austin, passed away July 31, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a period of declining health. Born March 24, 1925 in Austin, she was a daughter of Fraley J. and Edith G. Allison VanWhy. More...

Bonnie L. Bothell

APRIL 3, 1946 - AUGUST 2, 2015

Bonnie L. Bothell, 69, of Wharton, passed away peacefully on Aug. 2, 2015, in her home with her loving husband at her side.  Born April 3, 1946 in Indiana, Pa., she was a daughter of George and Alda Grindle Haggerty. On Nov. More...

Dr. Edwin D. Schott

Dr. Edwin D. Schott, 91, of Coudersport, died July 31, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital. He was born in Durant City, a son of Edwin D. and Victoria Cannon Schott. In 1945, he married Marjorie L. Richar. Dr. More...

State budget impasse hitting home

As a growing budget stalemate at Harrisburg drags into its sixth week with no signs of progress, county officials across the state are uneasy. More...

Potter County Fair

Another successful Potter County Fair came to a close Saturday night with a rousing fireworks show. Leading up to the grand finale, Heather Greene was crowned as this year’s fair queen. More...

Local heroin epidemic getting worse

A national heroin epidemic that has been surreptitiously slipping into Potter County has recently been outed by another overdose fatality and a high-profile arrest. Police recently confirmed that 28-year-old Jonathan M. More...

Battle on for famed crimefighter Eliot Ness’ estate

When famed crimefighter Eliot Ness dropped dead of a heart attack in his Coudersport home, his widow and young son were left with nothing. More...

News

Women’s Assn. calls it quits

It’s the end of an era and a sign of the times. Coudersport’s First United Presbyterian Church Women’s Association was formed many decades ago, in an era when women were barred from church leadership. More...

Big night planned at Little Museum

Cameron County Historical Society will be hosting a “Night at the Little Museum” on Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 6-8 pm in Sterling Run.  More...

Area news briefs

Saving hemlocks WARREN – Chemical treatment is being applied in the Allegheny National Forest to suppress the hemlock woolly adelgid under a partnership involving the U.S. More...

Community Life

Free concerts continue

Music on the Square continues with a performance by the RSVP Band at the Coudersport Arboretum on Wednesday evening, Aug. More...

Rabies clinics planned

Reduced-price rabies clinics are being held across Potter County. All dogs and cats at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated.  More...

Photo

A farewell party was held last Friday evening for Coudersport Police Chief Lee A. Gross, whose retirement took effect on Aug. 1. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

One fox; plenty of questions   It was late morning on a steamy hot day. More...

Special section of Pa. Wilds resurrected

It’s encouraging to see a local group of beekeepers doing their part to support honey bees. More...

Elk management changes coming

After 20 years of unchecked growth, the Pennsylvania elk herd is being evaluated for possible management changes.  Wildlife biologist Jeremy Banfield will present the results of his study, including management recommendations, to the Pa. More...