September 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Expert: gas drilling on horizon; prepare now

A decade has passed since energy experts began forecasting shale gas as a “game changer” in Pennsylvania. More...

Outdoor Day in Galeton Saturday

Galeton will celebrate the Labor Day holiday with its annual Outdoor Day on Saturday, headquartered at Collins Park in the center of town. Admission, parking and participation are free.   More...

Viewpoints

Chesapeake Bay revisited

(Dominic Bassani serves on the policy committee of the Coalition for Affordable Bay Solutions.) Potter County is to be commended for its continuing work to protect your local water quality and, ultimately, the Chesapeake Bay (Endeavor News, Aug. More...

The Old Timer

Time marches on and I am still trying to figure out where it goes.  Some people try to get it back by visiting their mind’s memory bank. That works for a while but it’s not healthy to live in the past.   More...

Correspondence

PGC Missteps Dear editor: A recent letter to the editor penned by Albert Golfiere raised a few valid points about the Pa. Game Commission, further supporting the fact that the PGC is on an out-of-control, downward spiral. More...

Community Life

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Construction continues on the new Coudersport Free Methodist Church building going up along Rt. 6, just west of Sweden Valley. Not long ago, the church relocated from its long-time sanctuary on Coudersport’s South Main Street to the Rt. More...

Potter County Habitat group presses on

Leaders of the Potter County Habitat for Humanity organization have pressed on over the years despite fluctuating volunteer support and financial limitations.  Representatives Carol Jackson and Mitch DeLong attended a recent Coudersport Rotary C More...

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About two dozen women, men and children answered the starter’s gun for the eighth annual Coudersport Public Library 5K & Fun Run. More...

Rt. 6 work shifting to Second St.

Quick progress is expected to be made when crews return after a Labor Day break to continue the reconstruction of U.S. Rt. 6 through downtown Coudersport. PennDOT said last week it’s still hoping to wrap up work before December.  More...

Arboretum issue may head to court

More than two months have passed since Borough Council abruptly reversed course and decided to offer a section of the Coudersport Arboretum for sale to the highest bidder. More...

Yard sale mania at county seat

A Labor Day weekend tradition that attracts hundreds of people kicks off Saturday morning in and around Coudersport.  Official starting time of the Townwide Yard Sale is 9 am, but many sellers welcome “early bird” bargain-hunters who More...

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Cameron County Ambulance Service (CCAS) accepted a $150,000 gift from the George A. and Margaret Mee Charitable Foundation. Majority of the donation will be used to purchase a new ambulance. More...

News

Gas companies fuel road upgrades

PennDOT’s former slogan, “Temporary Inconvenience; Permanent Improvement,” certainly applies to a couple of well-traveled roads in Potter County. More...

Tax sale property list continues to shrink

Potter County Tax Claim Bureau (TCB) will be holding its annual “upset sale” at 10 am on Monday, Sept. 11, in the Gunzburger Building. More...

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Another varsity football season kicked off for Coudersport High School with a big boost by the local Shop ‘n Save grocery market. More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

Cool, crisp nights and the turning of another calendar page signal the end of summer – never mind that the official arrival of autumn is not until Sept. 22.  More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

We welcome these wasps

Nature has a beautiful balance – until man upsets it. I was reminded of this a couple of weeks ago when I was walking along a stream bank and observed several catalpa trees, far north of their range. More...

Sizerville State Park programs

Sizerville State Park has scheduled a number of programs from now through Labor Day.  A program on monarch butterflies is scheduled for 2 pm Saturday. A film on butterflies will be shown at 8 pm.  More...