January 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Shale gas tax nets $800K for Cameron County

Cameron County continues to receive annual payments from the state for its cut of a tax imposed on shale gas drillers operating in Pennsylvania.  Last year’s allotment brought the county government’s share to more than $800,000, and More...

Emergency training school proposed

A new emergency services training school that would serve multiple counties from a site in Port Allegany is still far from a reality, but progress is being made, according to a report at last week’s meeting of the Cameron County Commissioners.& More...

Viewpoints

Can small towns be saved?

(Bill Pekarski, a lifelong resident of Coudersport, is a registered nurse and former communications coordinator for Adelphia.) A recent slow drive through downtown Coudersport was a bittersweet experience. More...

The Old Timer

My heroes have always been cowboys. One of the best actors of all time, Kirk Douglas, turned 100 years old a few weeks ago. He made a lot of westerns and he was a hard-fighting good guy. More...

Correspondence

Deer Herd Gutted Dear editor: Is it just coincidental that most of the folks who support the ongoing reduction of Pennsylvania’s deer herd are paid to do so? More...

Outdoors

Wolf Tracks

Outdoor Columnist

It’s time to take a quick look back and peek into the future as we prepare to test the waters of a brand new year. More...

INSIDE THE OUTDOORS

Don’t put your gear away yet

Many outdoor enthusiasts have put away their gear until springtime. However, opportunities abound for those who are willing to venture afield this time of year. There’s the small game season for squirrels, grouse, pheasants and rabbits. More...

Snowmobiling on state land

Hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails are maintained on state forest land in the region. More...

‘Baby-selling’ charges dropped

All charges have been dropped in the high-profile Potter County “baby-selling” case that dates back more than seven years. Jeff Johnson, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office, confirmed the news this week. More...

Galeton fighting for park, lake

Leaders in Galeton are so strongly opposed to removing the dam that has created “Berger Lake” on Pine Creek that they’re launching a study with the hefty price tag of $115,000 in an effort to save it. More...

Sweet showing for maple producers

Potter County’s reputation as one of the top maple syrup producers in the Northeast got another boost during last week’s State Farm Show. More...

News

Local election pot already brewing

An interesting election is already brewing this year as candidates begin to test the waters.  Most incumbents told Endeavor News this week that they intend to seek reelection.  Among them are District Attorney Andy Watson, Coroner Kevin Du More...

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A Galeton family was left homeless Sunday when fire ripped through their two-story house on Main Street. Friends are soliciting support for BJ Bliss, Lisa Quinn and six children who lost many of their possessions in the blaze. More...

Vintage Snow Fest canceled

Potter County Snowmobile Club’s fifth annual Vintage Snow Fest and Races, originally scheduled for this weekend, have been postponed until Feb. 24-26. More...

Community Life

Shinglehouse Legion fundraising breakfasts

Shinglehouse American Legion is holding two fundraising pancake breakfasts.  Proceeds from the Sunday, Jan. 22, meal will benefit Potter County Habitat for Humanity. On Jan. More...

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Friends and relatives of Betty Ahn gathered on Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Galeton to celebrate her 100th birthday. She is shown with her husband, Wil. For many years, the Ahns operated Susquehannock Lodge, a bed and breakfast along Rt. More...

Program would help businesses improve facades

Businesses in several communities along or near the U.S. Rt. More...