January 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

State to crack down on unlicensed dogs

Dog owners who have yet to obtain licenses for their four-legged friends need to keep their eyes on the calendar. Technically, the 2016 licenses expired on Dec. 31, but the state has informally given dog owners a reprieve. More...

Emporium: this town was made for walking

Walking through downtown Emporium has become more popular among locals, and now there’s a move to spread its appeal to others.  Cameron County Chamber of Commerce has signed onto “WalkWorks,” an initiative to encourage active w More...

Viewpoints

Cherish our natural resources

(Tim Herd is executive director of the Pa. Recreation & Park Society, a member of the Pa. Growing Greener Coalition.)   Your Dec. More...

The Old Timer

Now that the New Year is well underway, it looks like the middle class will continue to be pushed further down the primrose path. More...

Correspondence

Small Towns Can Be Saved   Dear editor:  In response to Bill Pekarski’s editorial in Endeavor News, “Can Small Towns Be Saved?,” the answer is yes.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Establishment of Cherry Springs State Park in Potter County as an international attraction didn’t just happen. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Wild health foods

We’ve been told that antioxidants help protect our body’s cells, boost our immune systems, and even can help prevent cancer. The health food industry has jumped on board. More...

Winterfest today in Roulette

Despite less than ideal weather conditions, West End Trailblazers Snowmobile Club is holding its annual Winterfest and Vintage Snowmobile Show from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Roulette.  There is no admission fee. More...

$500K to fix Coudy Pool

Summer may still be months away, but a decision on what to do about much-needed repairs at the Coudersport Community Swimming Pool remains at the top of Borough Council’s agenda. More...

Potter County adopts criminal justice plan

A new strategic plan was adopted during this month’s meeting of the Potter County Criminal Justice Advisory Board (CJAB). More...

Work at parks set to resume

Flood protection work in two sections of Coudersport Borough will get underway as soon as weather conditions allow. The borough is under the gun to reinforce its levees on the Allegheny River and Mill Creek so they can be federally certified.  More...

What to do with bad bridges?

PennDOT isn’t the only government agency reckoning with deteriorating bridges, some of which could pose a serious risk to public safety. More...

Vets aid to visit

Dan Falls of the American Legion will be available to meet with area military veterans from 10 am to 2 pm Thursday, Feb. 2, at the office of Rep. Martin Causer at 107 S. Main St. in Coudersport. More...

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Citizens & Northern Bank presented a $950 check to Emporium Volunteer Fire Department to help with the organization’s operating expenses. More...

Tending to the town’s trees

Emporium Shade Tree Commission has identified more than 40 trees in the borough that might soon have to be removed.  It’s all part of long-range management strategy that takes into account public safety and the organization’s mission More...

Sex offender faces new charges

A Potter County man is behind bars downstate for an alleged indecent assault of a five-year-old girl back in September 2015. More...

Community Life

Civil War recalled

Emporium Rotarians welcomed history buff Bill Bogart as guest speaker during last week’s luncheon. More...

Recycling improvements

Tons of trash that would otherwise be buried in landfills for future generations to deal with is instead being recycled, thanks to a government partnership in Cameron County.  Commissioners Lori Reed, Phil Jones and Jim Thomas were updated on th More...

Obituaries

Edgar ‘Sonny’ Tucker

SEPTEMBER 9, 1929 - JANUARY 23, 2017

Edgar E. “Sonny” Tucker passed from this life on Jan. 23, 2017. His was a life well-lived, centered on a loving family, enriched by lifelong friendships, good neighbors, and a very strong connection to the place he called home. More...

Death Notices

Nancy L. Gavlock   More...