March 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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American Legion Post 192 recently donated $1,000 to the new Coudersport Black Forest Falcons. Trap-shooting is the fastest-growing high school sport with more than 400 teams participating in Pennsylvania. More...

Maple tours next weekend

Syrup production is ramping up for the 13th annual Maple Weekend. Producers across Potter and Tioga counties are planning open houses from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19. More...

Viewpoints

Invasive plants: join the fight!

(Kimberly Bohn, Ph. D, is the new Penn State Extension educator based in Smethport. More...

What is ‘My Side?’

Endeavor News believes the free exchange of ideas benefits the community.  My Side is a column for you, the reader. People with information to share, strong opinions on public issues or tales to tell are encouraged to submit essays.  More...

Correspondence

Legalize It! Dear editor: In his opinion piece from your Feb. 25 edition, Dr. Mark Galanter argues that “marijuana is far from harmless.” When compared to alcohol and other substances, marijuana is much safer for the user. More...

Community Life

‘Doc Mitchell’ continues family tradition

This apple hasn’t fallen far from the tree.  For decades, Dr. William Mitchell was there for pet owners in and around Coudersport as the town’s veterinarian.  More...

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Students from Woodland Elementary School in Emporium were recently honored for their participation in the “Little Raider Leader” program. Each month, a positive character trait is selected and discussed. More...

Sinnemahoning Creek meeting

Cameron County Conservation District and partner agencies from Potter, Elk, McKean, Tioga and Warren counties will be hosting a workshop on the future of the Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed.  It will be held at the Elk State Forest office in Empor More...

Obituaries

Lewis Eccher

DECEMBER 13, 1925 - MARCH 4, 2017

Lewis Eccher, 91, of Coudersport, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 4, 2017, at Cole Memorial Hospital.  He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Olean, N. Y. More...

Death Notices

Lisa J. Gordon More...

New plan in fight to save downtowns

A new strategy to stimulate community development is being implemented in Potter County, where most towns have seen their business districts and economic vitality spiraling downward.  More...

Debut for local trap shooters

Competition in the shooting sports has come to Potter County as a new option for parents who want their kids to be involved in organized activities. More...

New library still on course

Three years have passed since trustees of the Coudersport Public Library unveiled plans to build a new library on property located adjacent to the current structure.  Much of the groundwork has been laid and the plan remains on course. More...

Energy savings deal offered

A familiar figure appeared before the Cameron County Board of Commissioners last week to pitch a plan that he said could save the county a considerable sum of money on energy costs. More...

News

Potter County tax sale slated

Thirteen more properties that have ended up in the Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) repository are headed to the auction block during a judicial sale scheduled for 10 am Monday, March 20, at the auditorium of the F.W. More...

CTC eliminating cosmetology program

While promoters are working to bring a new emergency services curriculum to the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany, administrators last week agreed to cut another longstanding program at the former vo-tech school. More...

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And so it begins . . . Deadline for candidates to file petitions for slots on the ballot in this year’s Municipal Primary Election passed on Tuesday. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Previous columns have detailed how our state’s two “independent agencies” (and I use the term loosely), the Game Commission and Fish & Boat Commission, have been practically begging for additional funding.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Early spring new way of life?

The transformation to spring has been skewered this year by yet another mild winter.  March typically shows alternating days of lion and lamb personalities. More...

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This is the work of veteran photographer Bill Potter from Port Allegany, who is presenting two wildlife photography workshops at Sinnemahoning State Park. First session is from 8 to noon on Saturday, March 18. More...