January 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Lincoln program planned February 3

A special history lesson is coming to Coudersport on Wednesday, Feb. 3, when a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s coffin comes to the Fickinger Funeral Home.  More...

Battle for ‘PILT’ reform rages on as budget stalemate drags on

One of the issues lingering behind the scenes in Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate is the campaign for higher payments-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILT) for state forest, park and game lands. More...

Viewpoints

Save the brook trout

(Biologist Shawn Rummel is a field and research manager for Pennsylvania Trout Unlimited.)   Here in Pennsylvania and throughout the eastern United States, our organization’s primary focus is the eastern brook trout. More...

The Old Timer

Reading the pages of the Endeavor News sends the message that Grim Reaper has been working overtime. I have noticed that the months of November through January always seem to usher him into our lives.  More...

Discussing Guns

Dear editor:  A recent letter to the editor, titled “Gun Rights,” in Endeavor News by Joe Gibbs was thought-provoking. More...

Community Life

Galeton baseball signups Jan. 3

Registration for Galeton Little League Baseball will take place Sunday, Jan. 3, from 1-3 pm in the school gym lobby. More...

Artisan Center making changes, going strong

Not all of the business news from downtown Coudersport is discouraging.  A pet supply store has opened on North Main Street and two or three more businesses are in the formative stages.  At their recent meeting, Coudersport Area Chamber of More...

School district bails out cafeteria

Cameron County School District continues to show a deficit in its cafeteria operations. School Board members last week voted to draw $278,000 from reserves to offset losses that have piled up over several years.  More...

Federal pen for cattle scammer

A modern-day cattle rustler who concocted stories of a dying man’s last wishes and a bizarre barge trip to Turkey will spend a minimum of three years and two months in federal prison.  More...

Winter Carnival next weekend

Fun will be in the air during the Winter Carnival, which has been rescheduled for 11 am to 4 pm Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Emporium Country Club.  Plans to hold the event this weekend were dashed due to lack of snow.  More...

Area’s most popular doctor retires

Dr. Backes delivered more than 7,000 babies

One of Cole Memorial Hospital’s longest serving medical professional has retired. Dr. Celso Backes, obstetrician and gynecologist, served for more than 40 years, caring for thousands of women and delivering more than 7,000 babies. More...

News

Gas/oil job market gutttted

An extended downturn in the gas and oil industry has sapped expectations of job prospects in the region, according to a report shared last week with the Potter County Natural Gas Resource Center Steering Committee.  More...

Photo

An Emporium woman escaped serious injury after she flipped her car on Sizerville Road in Shippen Township, east of Emporium, last week. More...

Former tax collector charged

Former Driftwood Borough Tax Collector Melinda M. More...

Potter County News

New dental service provider fills area need

Potter County is one of the most underserved areas of Pennsylvania when it comes to dentistry.  A new provider, Cole Memorial Dentistry, has been established to help fill the gaps.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

It’s getting harder for hunters to gain access to private lands, due to the popularity of leasing exclusive rights and other factors that have led to No Trespassing signs springing up.  More than 1.5 million acres of state game lands and n More...

Sportsmen: giving more than we take

A new ethic is growing among hunters, or at least becoming more visible. It’s the concept of giving back -- to sow for the future and care for the land out of sincere gratitude for everything the land has provided us over the years.  More...

Organized coyote hunts slated

Organized coyote hunts have been growing across the region in recent years, as populations of the elusive predator continue to rise.  Typically, participants register for a fee and those who kill a coyote bring their quarry to a central location More...