This week's Endeavor News features a wide variety of local news that may be of interest to you:
--As the fourth anniversary of her son's tragic death in Iraq passed, Coudersport native Tina Franklin recommitted herself to helping other families affected by the tragedies of war.
--Controversy has arisen over the issue of taxing natural gas production and leasing state forest land for drilling. See Endeavor News for a complete analysis as well as a report on the Potter County Commissioners plans to appoint a local Natural Gas Task Force.
--The governor's budget pulls the plug on funding for the Potter County Education Council, but supporters of that organization are fighting for survival and seeking your help.
--Potter County has a new director of veterans affairs and is looking for ways to capitalize on the federal economic stimulus.
--To call the tire recycling program started at E&G Auto Plus a "success" would be a major understatement. Terry Gerhart has been piling up old tires by the hundreds to keep them from fouling the environment.
--Speaking of Terry, his son Kellen Gerhart is this week's Endeavor News Spotlighted Soldier, on patrol in Iraq.
--Six Coudersport High School students shared their ideas on how to improve their community in an appearance that many Coudersport Rotarians found inspirational.
--The 90th anniversary of the American Legion's founding was the backdrop for Coudersport Legion Post 192 to honor faithful members and recognize community leaders.
--Whatever happened to Mr. Fleckenstein? Well, the popular and respected biology teacher is still sharing his knowledge and making a difference as he heads a stream restoration program for the Potter County Conservation District.
--Local high school baseball and softball teams swung into action while Port Allegany's Brian Stavisky awaited his fate as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
See those stories and more in this week's Endeavor News, available at businesses all around the Coudersport and Austin areas.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 3/28/2009 01:07:00 PM