March 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Women’s Center passes milestone

Potter County’s innovative Women’s Residential Rehabilitation Center has received national recognition at the same time it observes its first anniversary. More...

County info at fingertips

A new feature on the Potter County website allows the public to access a wide variety of information, ranging from gas well locations to designated flood plains and real estate parcel ownership.  More...

Viewpoints

The Old Timer

How many of you parents who are reading this column have taught your kids how to fly a kite?  March is usually a windy month and that is great for kite-flying. More...

Drilling’s toll on state forests

(Many opinions have appeared in Endeavor News on issues related to forest management and shale gas development. More...

Sustainable Farming

Dear editor:  In response to your recent reporting on organic farming, you used the term “sustainable.” It’s overused, misused and it has been shamelessly co-opted by corporations for the purpose of greenwashing.  More...

Potter County News

Literally, a new Sheriff in town

Turnover continues at the Potter County Jail, now that there’s a new sheriff in town.  Sheriff Glenn Drake (right) last week hired two part-time corrections officers, Nicholas Bowman and Kenneth Gamet, in his capacity as jail warden.  More...

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Potter County Beverage is celebrating five years of serving thirsty customers with a number of specials, samples and giveaways. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Leaders of the Pa. Game Commission are reeling from the legislature’s ongoing refusal to allow hunting license fees to be increased.  More...

Special time for Pa elk herd

In nature, there’s a domino effect to the changing seasons.  Typically, March is the month when most mature bull elk shed their antlers to begin growing new ones. More...

Meeting on wildlife mgt.

Hunters, anglers and others with an interest in the management of Pennsylvania’s wildlife and outdoor recreation will have an opportunity to share their concerns with three key policymakers and ask questions on Sunday, March 20, in Sinnemahonin More...

A tale of two energy companies

Natural gas heavyweights scaling back operations

Two area heavyweights in the shale gas industry – Seneca Resources and Chesapeake Energy -- are scaling down their operations, which will have a significant economic impact on the region.  Seneca has idled two-thirds of its operations, acc More...

National award for Cole emergency dept.

Another award is now proudly displayed at the Emergency Department at Cole Memorial Hospital.  More...

Zito Media gets zippy with new ‘fiber ring’

Coudersport- based Zito Media has deployed a high-capacity “fiber ring” around the state of Pennsylvania to carry video, internet, and phone services.  The new optical network equipment accommodates new and advanced services that are More...

News

Austin school hires principal

Austin Area School District has hired a new principal and guidance counselor.  He is Dan Eskesen, who has resigned as a counselor with the Port Allegany Area School District. Eskeson succeeds Kim Rees. More...

Keeping a vigil on our water

Work continues on an ambitious plan to install a real-time groundwater quality monitoring network on all public water systems in Potter County.  A U.S. More...

Plenty of buzz around beekeeping hobby

Beekeeping is booming across the region.  Some 50 people who already have extensive experience attended an advanced training workshop last weekend at the Gunzburger Building in Coudersport. It was a project of the Northcentral Pa. More...

Community Life

‘Mom’s Night Out’ March 19

Cameron County Vets Club will host a “Mom’s Night Out” on Saturday, March 19, from 5 to 8 pm. Cost is $10, which includes a grilled chicken salad dinner, chocolate dessert bar, vendor fair, 50/50 drawings and an auction.  More...

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Seventy years of service by Miller-Raffaele VFW Post 6221 in Emporium were celebrated last weekend. More...

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Entries in this year’s Emporium Four-Way Test Speech Contest tackled some timely issues. More...

Obituaries

Wanda I. Hemphill

Wanda I. Hemphill, 90, of Coudersport, died March 3, 2016, at Cole Memorial Hospital. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she was the daughter of Marshall P. and Bessie E. Denson Matzinger. In 1943 she married W. Robert Hemphill, who died in 2011.  More...

Frank D. Lush

Frank D. Lush, 87, a long-time Galeton resident, died March 5, 2016, at his home in Coudersport. Born in Galeton, he was a son of R. Otto and Edna Lush. In 1950 he married Inez Asher. More...

James Nesman

James Nesman, 57, of Westfield, died March 6, 2016, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre. Born in Williamsport, he was a son of Herbert Nesman Sr. and Doris Nesman. A graduate of Bucktail High School, he was married to the former Fawn M. More...