Where Are They Now?

(An occasional feature of Endeavor News tracking the lives or careers of those who emerged from Cameron or Potter counties and still remember their roots. Do you have a suggested subject for “Where are they now?” If so, send an email to news@zitomedia.net or call 486-1400.) More than 40 years ago, he was editor of the Coudersport High School student […]


Members of the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force, meeting for the first time last week, decided to separate their many areas of study into three categories: Water Quality and Environment; Public Policy, Economics and Taxation; and Public Education/Media Relations. Committee heads will be designated in the near future. Later this year, Task Force members will tour a Marcellus shale […]


Alumni Banquet Saturday

All roads lead home to Emporium this weekend for tonight’s (Saturday) 120th annual Emporium/Cameron County High School Alumni Dinner. Guest speaker is Steve Murray (Class of 1981), commissioner of the Pa. Interscholastic Athletic Assn. Alumni are invited to attend a breakfast Saturday morning from 8:30 to 10 at the Emporium Senior Center on South Maple Street. Among those who will […]

Allegheny River program Thursday

Next meeting on the Allegheny River Headwaters Conservation Plan will be held on Thursday, May 28, from 6-8 pm at the Port Allegany Veterans Memorial Home on Rt. 155. It’s sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and a steering committee for the Allegheny River Headwaters Conservation Plan. Goal of the plan is to protect the Allegheny River’s unique land, water, […]

Praise Fest May 31

A Pentecost Charismatic Praise Fest music ministry event is planned for 4 pm Sunday, May 31, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Emporium. Music will be presented by Fr. Paul Siebert, Bart Foradora of DuBois, Fr. Mark Mastrian and friends. A social hour will follow.

God’s Country Marathon on tap June 6

The 35th running of the God’s Country Marathon will take place on Saturday, June 6. Starter’s gun will sound at the Galeton Area School parking lot at 7 am, an hour earlier than in past races. The course uses Rt. 6 over Denton Hill and concludes at the courthouse square in downtown Coudersport. Just past the midway point, runners are […]

Seat belt laws focus of drive

Emporium Police Department is part of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign, checking for compliance with seat belt laws from now through June 7. Any motorist cited for traffic violations will receive a second ticket and second fine for not buckling up. Drivers are responsible for securing children from birth to age four in an approved child safety seat. A […]

Lackluster election, low voter turnout in Cameron County

Voter turnout was low in Cameron County for Tuesday’s Municipal Primary, with just 17.5 percent of registered Democrats and 22 percent of Republicans casting ballots. Unofficial results showed that no write-in candidates received enough votes to appear on the Nov. 3 Municipal Election ballot. There was only one race at the county level, which saw Christina McFall defeat Marsha Patros […]

County commissioners sound the alarm over state budget

County commissioners across Pennsylvania area urging state lawmakers to avoid making budget cuts that would result in higher real estate taxes at the county level and reduced services for the needy. The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania warns, “Our residents could face significant property tax increases or service cuts if our leaders do not pass a responsible state budget that […]