October 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood control funds granted to Emporium

Emporium has been awarded a $400,000 state grant to repair its faltering 54-yearold Oak Street flood control system. A 15- percent match is required from the borough to repair the 1,000 foot concrete channel, starting next spring.  More...

Fatal overdose case headed to trial

One year after Coudersport’s Mike Langworthy died of an overdose in Galeton, the case against the woman who is accused of providing the deadly drug remains unresolved. More...

Viewpoints

Divisive election disturbing

(Ronnie Schenkein, DVM, is a retired veterinarian who has lived in Potter County for many years.)  I love this country. I am profoundly disturbed by the tone of this election.  More...

Correspondence

Teens And Phones   Dear editor:  Just to follow up on some of the subjects I covered in last week’s edition, it’s obvious that teens are technologically savvy. More...

Caring For Veterans

Dear editor:  Dr. Robert F. Early’s letter (Endeavor News, Oct. 22) opposing a proposal by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) demands a response.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Few states have more turkey hunters than Pennsylvania. Only deer hunting is more popular in the Keystone State. More...

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Larry’s Sport Center of Galeton is again sponsoring a big-game contest. Pennsylvania and New York hunters can enter bears and bucks at no charge. They receive chances for a prize drawing. Entries are being accepted through Dec. More...

Can our hemlocks survive?

For 10,000 years or more, the eastern hemlock has played an important part of the region’s forest ecosystem.  Today that treasured species is under attack from a Japanese invader, the hemlock wooly adelgid. More...

JKLM Energy fined for water contamination

Potter County’s only active shale gas driller is moving forward with almost a dozen new wells at the same time it pays over a half-million dollars for violating state environmental laws more than a year ago. More...

Sign of the times

More than 30 years have passed since the “Coudersport Historic District” was established. More...

Tourism merger vote Nov. 16

What could be a historic vote is on the calendar for Nov. 16. That’s when directors of the Potter County Visitors Assn. More...

News

Halloween parade, trick-or-treat schedules

Halloween plans have been announced in area communities. More...

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Six $500 donations were distributed to Potter County charities during the recent Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers annual dinner at the Tri-Town Firehall in Ulysses. More...

Absentee ballots due Friday

There has been a surge in the number of voters across the region who are using absentee ballots, since they’ll be unable to visit the polls for the Nov. 8 general election. More...

Community Life

To Wed In Baltimore

Jeff and Ali Valenti of Austin announce the engagement of their daughter, Rayna Jo Valenti, to Adam Joseph Farrell, son of Nick and Carla Farrell of Baltimore, Md.  More...

Shear’s birthday a very special event this year

Come hell or high water, Coudersport’s Maxine Shear is determined to celebrate this year’s birthday in style.  She’s eagerly counting the days to cast a ballot on Nov. More...

Poppy sales Friday

Members of VFW Post 6221 will be out in force on Friday, Nov. 4, for Poppy Day.  They will be on street corners in downtown Emporium from 9 to 5 selling poppies for a donation.  Proceeds will be used to help veterans and their families. More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Manning

JANUARY 9, 1947 - OCTOBER 21, 2016

Richard E. Manning, 69, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Austin, died Oct. 21, 2016, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, after a short illness.  Born on Jan. 9, 1947, in Cuba, N.Y., he was a son Earl J. and Kathryn A. More...

Death Notices

James Beck More...