June 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

State snatches up another 430 acres

More tax revenue stripped from school funding

Pennsylvania State Land Tax Fairness Coalition leaders were especially vocal this week in response to news that another 3,500 acres have been added to the state forest system, stripping it from the tax base of the affected school districts, counties More...

Baby-selling case making its way to Superior court

Wheels of justice continue to turn slowly in a high-profile “baby-selling” case. More...

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Participants in this year’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life battled the elements during another successful event. More...

Viewpoints

Time to Tax Shale Gas Production

(Mike Hanna is a Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he serves as House Minority Whip. His district includes Clinton County and a portion of Centre County.) More...

The Old Timer

Father’s Day came and went last Sunday. I felt more like a great-grandfather than a father. You know what they say – when you reach a certain age, if you wake up in the morning and you don’t have any pain, you’re dead. More...

Great Outdoors

Dear editor: You published a blurb about “nature deficit disorder.” I was a headstrong 10- year-old boy. One day I decided I was going to walk to a park a mile from my house. More...

Community Life

Hailey Skye Boldt

Emalee Nelson and Joseph Boldt of Coudersport are parents of a daughter born May 30, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital. Hailey Skye Boldt weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. She joins a sister, Ashlynn. Maternal grandparents are Joyce and Richard Nelson Jr. More...

Rosanna Fae Morrison

A daughter was born June 12, 2015, at Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport to John and Rachel Morrison of Shinglehouse. Rosanna Fae Morrison weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Rosanna joins brothers Ryan (4) and Riley (2). More...

Garden Club scholarship

Cassandra Lyon, a 2013 Cameron County High School graduate, received a scholarship from Emporium Garden Club, which was made possible through a donation in memory of long-time club member and former president Helen Cummings. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Thompson

Ruth Thompson, 98, of Emporium, died June 17, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Grand Prairie, Minn., a daughter of Rev. H. E. and Adelia Schreiber Tessmann. She married Orville I. Thompson, who died in 1998. Mrs. More...

David L. Brabham

David L. Brabham, 56, of Oswayo, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Born in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of George L. and Anna S. Shepherd Brabham. In 1984, he married Beverly A. Sturdevant. Dave attended Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. More...

Edward A. Mulzet

Edward A. Mulzet, 49, of Coudersport, formerly of Allentown, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. A memorial service will be held in the Whitehall area at a later date. More...

DUI homicide case sent to court

More than six months after an early-morning car accident on Old West Creek Road in Shippen Township killed one Emporium man and seriously injured another, the driver will face charges that include homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence More...

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Conditions were ideal as several hang gliders and paragliders recently took to the skies at Hyner View State Park. More...

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Students in the Essence of Motion Dance Studio recently held its 10th anniversary Dance Recital and Celebration before large audiences at the Coudersport Area High School auditorium. More...

Donates to water monitors

Shale gas company gives $25,000

A shale gas drilling company that has ambitious plans for several areas of Potter County has agreed to donate $25,000 to the Potter County Conservation District. More...

New 911 bill would help rural areas

Cameron County will reap benefits from the re-writing of Pennsylvania’s 911 funding legislation. More...

News

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Coudersport Shop ‘n Save is the latest donor to the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department envelope drive, which is the largest annual fundraiser for the department. More...

Fire damages residence

Emporium Volunteer Fire Department personnel were called to a home on Moore Hill Road in Shippen Township last week to douse a fire in an upstairs bedroom. More...

OV superintendent

SHINGLEHOUSE -- Dr. Michele Spurgeon Hartzell has been hired as superintendent of schools for the Oswayo Valley School District. Board members approved the action at their monthly meeting. More...

Potter County News

County targeting illegal dump sites

Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) directors heard an update on a multi-agency effort to clean-up a number of illegal dumpsites. More...

Sports

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Coudersport Area Soccer Association provides recreation and instruction to dozens of young people in and around the county seat. More...

‘Rent a Falcon;’ more than just football

Youth sports are supposed to instill teamwork, camaraderie and perseverance as a winning combination that can be carried forward to other aspects of life. More...

Common enemies prompt call to arms

Endeavor News has been reporting on the problems caused by invasive plants in the Pennsylvania Wilds. We certainly have our hands full. More...













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