July 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Galeton’s Joe Pagano recalled

During his life, Joe Pagano avoided the spotlight. Following his death, those who were touched by his extraordinary commitment to the Galeton community and Potter County sought a fitting way to memorialize him. More...

Woodsmen’s Show next weekend

One of the longest-running and most successful tourist draws in the region returns next weekend. More...

Viewpoints

New twist on shale gas tax

(Mike McCarthy, now retired, served as president of the Pennsylvania Business Roundtable and as counsel to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.)   More...

Correspondence

From the heart   Dear editor:  I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all who helped, volunteered and came out to show support and solidarity during the recent veterans parade that traveled through many Potter County communities as More...

The Old Timer

After another major battle with a malfunctioning computer I think I am back in the saddle again. The remedy cost me an arm and a leg. I was on the brink of trashing the Office Max store where my machine was held in the sick bay for three days.  More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

A recent edition of Endeavor News previewed the upcoming Pennsylvania Elk Expo and its public drawing for the coveted 2017 elk hunting licenses. Not all that long ago, Pennsylvania’s elk herd was on the brink of extinction. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Saving our chestnut trees

This past weekend I was hiking a trail that followed a ridge, where I encountered many American chestnut trees in the understory of the forest. More...

Pa. elk license deadline Monday

Thousands of people will enter this year’s lottery for 118 permits to participate in the 2017 Pennsylvania controlled elk hunt. Deadline to apply is Monday, July 31. More...

Killer pursuing insanity defense

A man accused of brutally murdering an Emporium woman at her South Wood Street home last fall is pursuing an insanity defense. More...

Arboretum sale tabled— for now

Supreme Court case could halt sale

Coudersport Borough Council last week decided to table the solicitation of bids for the southern end of the Arboretum. Borough Solicitor Dan Glassmire informed council members that he had received information about a Pa. More...

Resentencing in murder case

A quarter-century since the shocking murder of a well-known Coudersport woman on a sunny Saturday morning at her Ross Street home, her killer is pressing his case to be released from state prison. More...

A long time coming: historic rail/trail dedication Aug. 7

More than a dozen years of planning, development and fundraising were finally rewarded last month, with the completion of the West Creek Recreation Trail. It’s the first “rail/trail” established in the region. More...

News

Recycling success story in Cameron County eases landfill burden

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. More...

Problems with Galeton water system

A transmission line in Galeton’s public water system is in need of repair at a cost of as much as $20,000. A leak already caused a boil-water advisory to be issued and the situation appears to be worsening.  More...

Plan to revive ‘Relay for Life’

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Emporium Arms Assn. are joining forces to resurrect an American Cancer Society (ACS) fundraiser. More...

Community Life

Married at childhood home

Kiley Maureen Lewis and Matthew Lee Melott were united in marriage on June 24, 2017, in the back yard of Kiley’s childhood home in Emporium.  Kiley is the daughter of Patrick and Andrea Lewis of Emporium. More...

Cameron County Fair kicks off Aug. 7

All of the traditional events and some new ones are planned for the Cameron County Fair, which opens for its weeklong run on Monday, Aug. 7. As always, there will be no admission charge and parking will be free. More...

Photo

Physician assistant students from Lock Haven University’s Coudersport campus have been putting their green thumbs to work at Sweden Valley Manor. More...













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