June 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Meteoric rise in ‘dark sky’ events

Eye- opening numbers on the fastestgrowing attraction for visitors to the region were presented at the annual Potter County Visitors Assn. (PCVA) membership meeting last week. More...

Viewpoints

Addiction: disease not defect

Even a small weekly newspaper like yours in a remote, rural part of Pennsylvania has reported on multiple fatal heroin overdoses. The lesson from these fatalities and others is clear. More...

The Old Timer

Americans eat a lot of potatoes, but few know much about their favorite spuds. Did you know that the potato came from South America? Some of the bigger supermarkets have about 20 different varieties. More...

Bike Lanes

Dear editor:  Re: “Boosting biking on Route 6” (Endeavor News, May 21). Although Philadelphia and Pittsburgh have a combined nearly 300 miles of bike lanes, the rest of the state has remarkably few.  More...

Galeton News

Can Galeton lake/dam be saved?

Galeton Borough Council voted down a motion to help pay for a study that would determine the fate of the town’s dam and water impoundment known as “Berger Lake.”  More...

Crackdown on past due bills

Galeton Borough Authority continues its crackdown on people who are not paying their water and sewer bills.  More...

Red Suspender Weekend on tap

Galeton will once again be one of the region’s preferred destinations over the upcoming holiday weekend as Red Suspender Weekend returns for its 32nd year. It’s based at John J. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Like some of you, I enjoyed a flood of memories about my dad last weekend as another Father’s Day came and went. His loss has left a big void in my life.  I remember my father as a pal -- my overgrown playmate. More...

Hot water: many trout shift to survival mode

It happens every summer (or most of them). Temperatures cross the 90-degree mark and there is a corresponding rise in trout water temperatures, especially when there are no clouds in the sky or vegetation to impede the direct rays of the sin. More...

Photo

Elk State Forest recently announced plans to complete another phase of an ongoing wildlife habitat improvement project designed to revitalize old farm fields. More...

Festival takes step back in time

One of the region’s most popular events returns next weekend for its 42nd running at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in central Potter County. More...

Junk car cleanup: ‘We mean business’

There are some visible signs that Emporium means business when it comes to ridding the community of eyesores and threats to public health and safety. More...

Voter mailing causing confusion

A mass mailing to voters is generating confusion across the state. More...

Blighted buildings coming down

A once thriving retail property in downtown Emporium has been reduced to a vacant lot after work crews completed cleanup, grading and debris removal from the former Jasper Harris & Son building.  A temporary fence will be constructed near th More...

News

Tri-County to build fiber network

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative is taking the plunge.  Directors have approved a historic multi-million dollar investment to install fiber-optic cable throughout REC’s electrical service infrastructure.  Customers will have acce More...

‘Impact fee’ money announced

Cameron County Commissioners were notified this week of how much money they are expected to receive as a result of the “impact fee” on shale gas drilling in the area.  Local government allotments are: Cameron County, $263,866; Empori More...

‘Dock Dogs’ back

A popular canine sport show, DockDogs, has returned to Coudersport. The organization has set up its display and competition course at the Kightlinger Motors tent sale promotion, along Rt. More...

Potter County News

History museum open at Fair

Oswayo Valley Historical Society is encouraging those attending the Potter County Fair to visit the museum, located on the fairgrounds in Millport. Dates of this year’s fair are July 31 through Aug. 6. More...

Community Life

Grove, Gibson to celebrate

Grove and Gibson Townships will hold an Independence Day party on Sunday, July 1, at Sinnemahoning Park starting at 1 pm.  Food, drink and live music from the Down County Boys will highlight the event. More...

Coudersport honor students announced

Some 108 students at Coudersport Area High School qualified for the distinguished honor roll during the final marking period of the 2015-16 school. More...

Chamber Connection

Welcome to the chamber connection! This monthly column is written by the executive director of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce, Tina Johns Solak. It appears because of the generosity of Adam Johnson, State Farm Agent. More...