July 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Arboretum celebration July 16

While Coudersport Borough Council is poised to auction off the southern end of the Coudersport Arboretum, supporters of the park have formed an organization to promote it.  Calling themselves “Friends of the Coudersport Arboretum,” t More...

New times: ‘Visit Potter/Tioga’ launched

“Visit Potter/Tioga” is the motto for a new tourist promotion agency that took flight last week from a launching ceremony at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.  It’s known formally as the Potter-Tioga Visitors Association, formed More...

Viewpoints

Tourism is wise investment

(Carrie Fischer Lepore is deputy secretary of the Office of Marketing, Tourism and Film at the Pa. Dept. of Community and Economic Development.)   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

It’s Your Duty   Dear editor:  When Pennsylvania’s state legislators diverted $478 million from the Pa. Dept. More...

Community Life

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First Citizens Community Bank recently donated $10,000 to the Potter County Education Council to help pay for the popular Northern Potter School District Technology Camp. More...

Austin School District honor students

Austin Area School has announced its honor roll for the final marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

Honor students at Cameron County School

Cameron County High School announced its honor roll for the final marking period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

Obituaries

Glenn J. Earle Jr.

Glenn J. Earle, Jr., 90 of Knoxville, passed away July 2, 2017, with family by his side at Broad Acres Nursing Home in Wellsboro.  Born June 19, 1927 in Austin, he was the son of Glenn J. and Clara (Coy) Earle Sr. Glenn served in the U.S. More...

Death Notices

Neil R. Austin   More...

Water ‘detectives’ on duty 24/7

Monitoring equipment will be operating on nearly every source of public drinking water in Potter County no later than mid-July. More...

Wind vs. shale gas; judge's ruling expected soon

Senior Judge John Leete will issue a ruling soon in the lawsuit pitting the interests of a wind energy firm vs. a shale gas drilling company. Their playing field is Hebron Township in Potter County’s northeastern corner. More...

Wastewater treatment plant meeting July 12

Facility would treat shale gas wastewater and dump it in Coudersport’s sewage plant

A proposal to build a shale gas wastewater processing plant in west Coudersport is in limbo after Coudersport Area Municipal Authority (CAMA) tabled a decision on whether to move forward with the project. More...

Franchise hotel plan still viable

A marketing study forecasts success and a developer is available, but plans to bring a “mid-scale” franchise hotel to Cameron County remain stalled by a lack of investors. More...

News

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Campbell Scientific’s Steve Gunderson (right) and Triple Divide Watershed Coalition chair Charlie Tuttle inspected the 16 monitors distributed last week for installation at all but one public water system in Potter County.   More...

Cameron County to divide $200K

While the federal budget proposal floated in Congress by President Donald Trump could turn off the spigot, Cameron County has already been approved for another federal Community Development Block Grant. More...

Potter County audit released

Potter County Auditors Michele Gledhill, Pauline Kleintop and Jeanette E. Stuckey have completed their review of county financial records and posted their 2016 audit report on the county website, pottercountypa.net (click on Departments/Auditors). More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It’s said of the smallmouth bass, “Ounce for ounce, and pound for pound, it’s the gamest fish that swims.” Yes, the bronzeback is just that, and much more.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Musings on a fawn sighting

This past week I was driving during the middle of a day with low humidity, not too warm, not too cool. As I was enjoying the early summer scenery, I spotted a doe and her fawn near the stream that flows through the pasture. More...

Wild times at playground

A large and enthusiastic group of children were given a dose of local history and introduced to the habits of mammals and amphibians during a nature program held at South Park Playground in Emporium last week.  More...