Outside jury requested in teen’s murder trial

Lawyers: media coverage will bias local jury

As a new year dawns, the wheels of justice will continue to turn in the prosecution of the three people accused of conspiring to kill a McKean County teenager in a forested area of southern Potter County last June. Circumstances could change, as the possibility of one or more plea arrangements could make sense for both the prosecution and the […]


‘Redistricting’ affects

Potter County will be split into two legislative districts under a reapportionment plan that is nearing fifinal approval. Meanwhile, all of Cameron County is moving to a new district. Three municipalities in eastern Potter County will become part of the 68th District, which currently includes Tioga County and the western section of Bradford County and is represented by Republican Matt […]

Trail, syrup get boost

A recreation trail in Cameron County and a maple industry marketing program in Potter County have each received an economic shot in the arm. They’ve qualifified for Community Conservation Partnership grants, including $280,000 for development of approximately 5.5 miles the West Creek Recreational Trail, from the eastern boundary of Emporium Borough to the village of Howard Siding in Shippen Township. […]

Pipeline bill flflawed?

Pipelines are being laid throughout broad expanses of northcentral Pennsylvania. The fact that most of them would be exempted from a new pipeline safety law that just breezed through the state legislature has caused some critics to urge lawmakers to remove that loophole. Both the House and Senate unanimously approved a natural gas pipeline safety bill that regulates larger lines, […]

No paper next week

There will be no Dec. 31, 2011 edition of Endeavor News. Our offifice will be closed all day Monday (Dec. 26), but will reopen Tuesday for the remainder of the week. We will resume normal business hours Jan. 2, 2012 and publish the following editon of Endeavor News as scheduled on Jan. 7. For services, inquires or any information regarding […]

Alive in the heart of childhood…

(Editor’s Note: I can remember the first time I read this. And all the times since. It is a story that never gets old. If you are reading this for the first time, it alone will be worth the price you’ve paid for this paper. If you have read it before, you, like me, will happily read it again. It […]

Through An Old Timer’s Eyes

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all across the land, the little kids were watching for Santa. Little did they know that the ACLU was waiting with ground-to-air missiles to shoot him down. They’ve already removed God from our schools and they have barred prayer from our military establishments worldwide. The only thing that they pay tribute to is the […]

Turbines And Health Issues

To the editor: Re: “Wind Energy Has Its Place” (Endeavor News, Dec. 17). The placement of commercial wind turbines in Falmouth, Mass., has caused severe health issues to the local neighbors. The infrasound and shadow flicker have caused many to get sick. This is not a “not in my back yard” situation; they are just too close. Pending legislation in […]

Bridging The Divide

To the editor: U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has been in office for less than a year, but he has already emerged as something rare in present-day Washington: a principled officeholder who is willing to work with the other side of the aisle to arrive at solutions to the serious problems which confront our nation. This is not easy, which is […]