February 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

High marks for Potter County

A Potter County native who now heads the Pa. Board of Probation and Parole is impressed with criminal justice reforms that have been put into place back home. More...

Winter Festival stays indoors

A Winter Festival this weekend that’s a joint effort of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and a local business has evolved to an all-indoors affair due to lack of snowfall. More...

Viewpoints

Jobs unfilled due to skills gap

(Bob Esch is an executive with American Refining Group in Bradford and active in regional education initiatives. More...

The Old Timer

Word from Pennsylvania is that it has been cold and snowy. I can’t say I miss that too much.  An old-timer told me yesterday that spring is just around the corner. More...

Correspondence

Slippery Slope   Dear editor:  Please give careful thought to the following adage – “What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace.”  I believe this explains a lot about our current social ills and d More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

As Endeavor News has reported, Galeton Borough is now reckoning with the consequences of installing a dam and creating a lake in the center of town. Galeton is not alone. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Go Green: eat more venison

A rapid increase in the production of beef world-wide during the last half-century has led to large-scale deforestation in many parts of the world. More...

Coyote hunts next weekend

Coyote hunters will fan out across the region over the Feb. 17-19 weekend with three separate competitions.  More...

Need workers, but…

Despite concerted recruitment efforts finding workers ‘a struggle’

Five months into a concerted effort to increase its workforce, the Coudersport branch of Empereon Marketing has had some success.  However, there are still unfilled jobs -- full-time positions with benefits – at the customer contact center More...

Tourism merger gets closer

It’s looking more likely that a new Potter-Tioga Visitors Bureau will debut on July 1, replacing single-county organizations that have operated independently for decades. More...

Local medical students helping in community

Service to others is instilled as a fundamental focus of a medical education.  So it’s only fitting that students enrolled in the Lock Haven University Physician Assistant Program at Cole Memorial Hospital have been seen around area commun More...

Panel recommends reforms

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Pennsylvania’s Justice Reinvestment (JRI) Initiative working group recently passed a new set of criminal justice policy recommendations that could drive down prison and jail populations and save $108 million over the next two years. More...

News

Barbershop harmony show Feb. 18

Barbershop harmony returns to the Coudersport High School auditorium on Saturday, Feb. More...

Connecting with local jobs

Qualified and properly trained workers are a valuable commodity in today’s job marketplace. More...

None hurt in Wykoff Run crash

No one was hurt when a car slid off the slippery road and landed in Wykoff Run in Gibson Township, Cameron County, early last Wednesday morning.  More...

Community Life

Retires from Army

Coudersport native Dana Brewer was recently honored during a retirement ceremony at Fort Rucker, Ala., marking 25 years of service with the U.S. Army. More...

Coudersport High School lists honor roll

Coudersport Area High School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  Students named to the Distinguished Honor Roll have maintained an average of 95 percent or above. More...

Slot machine tax money benefits fire departments

Area fire department and ambulance services have received state funding derived from a tax on slot machine revenue generated by state-licensed casinos.  Every emergency service organization that applies receives funding for construction or renov More...

Obituaries

Howard W. Lehman

JULY 2, 1949 - FEBRUARY 6, 2017

Howard W. “Humpy” Lehman, 67, of Ulysses, died Feb. 6, 2017, in his home.  Born July 2, 1949, in Coudersport, he was the son of Raymond H. and Beverly J. Carpenter Lehman.  More...

Death Notices

Jarett R. Smith   More...