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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Leonard C. Mahon, 88, of, Roulette, PA

Leonard C. Mahon
Leonard C. Mahon, 88, of, Roulette, PA, died Thursday (April 16, 2015) in the UPMC Hamot, Erie.
He was born Feb 22, 1927 in Wharton Twp., a son of Alonzo and Gertrude Dow Mahon. On March 5, 1947, in, Niagara Falls NY, he married Edna Austin, who survives.
US Army Veteran

Mr. Mahon attended Wharton Schools and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Mahon was a rigger in the gas fields and later employed by Pierce Glass Co. until his retirement..

He was a member of the Moose Lodge # 460 and the VFW Post # 6392 both of Port Allegany

In addition to his wife, he is survived by

Three daughters: Cheryl Shall of Neptune Beach, FL, Kristine (Eric) Landes of Roulette, PA, Alice (Dana) Burgett of Austin, PA

Four sons: Donald (Rita) Mahon and Gerald Mahon both of Roulette, PA, Terry Lepold of Nottingham, PA, Leo Lepold of Lufkin, TX

38 Grandchildren, 71 Great grandchildren and 23 Great great grandchildren

Three sisters: Jean Nasto of Port Allegany, PA, Beverly (Nathan) Luce of Birmingham, AL, Gloria (Paul) Jones of OH.

Three brothers: Ernie (Ginger) Mahon of Cuba, NY, George (Janet) Mahon and Russell (Donna) Mahon both of Coudersport, PA

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sons; Leonard "Tuffy" Mahon, Richard Lepold, and Rocky Mahon, one daughter Rosanne Sherwood, one brother Fred Mahon and one sister Alma Fowler.

Following Leonard’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral services at this time.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Online condolence may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Port Allegany.

Round & Square Dance Saturday At Odin Grange

"The Wind" Making Live Music Saturday Night At Shooters Grill & Bar In Port Allegany

Earn Affordable & Transferrable Gannon University College Credits Locally This Summer

Darlene J. Sitler Auditoriuim Dedication April 26th At Northern Potter HIgh School

Free Candidate Announcements Available Until April 30th

PSA Has Openings For RN's, LPN's & CNA's In Bradford, Emporium, Galeton, Mansfield, St. Marys & Wellsboro

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2015 Ride & Drive Open House Friday & Saturday At Moon's Farm-Yard Center In Ulysses, PA

Grand Opening Saturday At Perry Enterprises New Location On Main Street In Austin, PA

All You Can Eat Pancake Supper Saturday At Sartwell Creek Union Church

Part-Time Maintenance Person Wanted At Lakeview Senior Care

Austin Teen Hurt In Rear End Crash On Sizerville Road


Man Finds Bullet Hole In Vehicle Parked At Corydon Township Pull Off


No Injury In Crash On Meadow Road In Prospect Park


Awards At Annual Coudersport Area Chamber Of Commerce Dinner At Lumber Museum

Tonight we attended the Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner held at the newly renovated PA. Lumber Museum. 

What a wonderful new building to have such a great event. 

Stan Swank, Board President welcomed all. 

Awards presentations were given to Jole' McGarvey, Volunteer of the year; 

Mayor, Brenda Whitman, Business Person of the Year; 

and Potter County Education Council, Business/Affiliate of the year. 

Guest speaker was Commissioner Susan Kefover who gave a PowerPoint presentation concerning the on-going work of the Coudersport Downtown Revitalization committees. 

Many good things happen in a community where everyone works together for the benefit of the community and not just for themselves. There is no one person who intends to take credit because we all are working together to make our town a better place to live and work.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Karen F. Reynolds, age 62, of Corning, N.Y.

Karen F. Reynolds, age 62, of Corning, N.Y. died Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the comfort of her home. 

Karen was born on July 5, 1952 in Pittsburgh, Pa. to the late Frederick and Kathryn (Rahuba) Schmitt. She married Thomas B. Reynolds on August 22, 1981 in Coudersport, Pa.

Karen was a graduate of Edinboro University and was a certified Reading Specialist. She retired from Coudersport Jr./Sr. High School as a Reading and Language Arts teacher in 2004, after teaching for twenty eight years.

Karen is survived by her husband, Thomas B. Reynolds; daughter, Rebecca Reynolds of Portsmouth, Va.; and son, Benjamin F. Reynolds of Erie, Pa.

She loved being with her family and enjoyed being in nature, bicycling, kayaking, traveling, and volunteer work.

A memorial service for family and close friends will be planned at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be directed to Corporate Angels Network, 1 Loop Road, White Plains, N.Y. 10604, or the Corning Public Library, 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza # 101, Corning, N.Y. 14830.

Arrangements are being handled by Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney Street, Corning, N.Y. 14830.

Approximately $20,000. Damage In Fire At Best Western In Bradford

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Recalls

Royal Frozen Food Recalls Beef and Chicken Products Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen
Royal Frozen Food, a Los Angeles, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,821 pounds of beef and chicken products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.

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Honoring Specialist Donald Stiles


Thank you to everyone who came out for the dedication of the Specialist Donald Stiles Memorial Bridge in Coudersport on Thursday. It was an honor to pay tribute to this young man who died serving our country in Vietnam. It was also wonderful to see so much support from his family members and the community!

  

Public Hearings Announced for Oil and Gas Regulations

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced this week it will hold three public hearings on the latest draft of proposed regulations for the conventional and unconventional oil and gas industries.

The hearing closest to our area will be held on Thursday, April 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Warren County Courthouse, 204 Fourth Ave., Warren.

Those who wish to present testimony during the hearing are asked to register in advance by contacting the DEP Policy Office at 717-783-8727. Individuals will be called to testify in the order they registered. If time permits at the hearing, those who did not register in advance will be given the opportunity to testify.

Each speaker will have the opportunity to present up to five minutes of verbal testimony. To ensure that all speakers have a fair and equal opportunity to present their testimony, relinquishing of time to other speakers will be prohibited, and groups are asked to designate one speaker. All presenters should bring three copies of their comments and exhibits for submission to DEP.

Those who prefer to present their comments in writing or who are unable to attend one of the hearings may submit written testimony online or by e-mail to RegComments@pa.gov. You may also send comments to DEP Policy Office, 400 Market St., P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063. Comments must be received by May 19. A subject heading of the rulemaking, the commentator’s full name, and a return address must be included in each comment submission.

To read DEP’s full press release, including information about the other two hearings, click here
 

Bill Aims to Bring More ATV, Snowmobile Riding Opportunities

I recently reintroduced legislation designed to bring fairness and accountability to the collection and distribution of funds for ATV- and snowmobile-riding opportunities in the Commonwealth.

House Bill 970 would direct the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to maintain separate ATV management and snowmobile management accounts to ensure an equitable distribution of those funds. DCNR is currently unable to identify how much it spends on ATV trails versus snowmobile trails, but there are significantly more riding opportunities for snowmobiles than for ATVs on public lands.

Based on testimony offered at a public hearing on the bill last year, it is clear that DCNR needs to do a far better job of providing opportunities for both ATV and snowmobile riders. Holding the agency accountable for how funds are spent is an important step in the right direction.

The bill was referred to the House Tourism and Recreational Development Committee for consideration.
 

The Quest for Tax Fairness

Check out my opinion-editorial piece about land tax fairness, which was published in the Bradford Era earlier this week.
        

Got Your Fishing Poles Ready?

 
Saturday marks the start of trout season across the Commonwealth. Best of luck to all the anglers out there as you take to the waters!

If you’re a fan of technology, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has unveiled a smartphone app which provides information on trout stocking and access to fishing locations. The app uses a phone’s GPS coordinates to display locations within 5, 15, 25 and 50 miles away. It also includes a link that allows anglers to find licensing agents near them and a feature to share photos of their catch.

The app is available for free on both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store. 

Northern Potter Athletics for the week of April 20, 2015

Northern Potter School District

Tuesday, April, 21
4:00PM Boys Varsity Baseball Away Oswayo Valley High School\
Departs: 2:30PM

4:00PM Girls Varsity Softball Away Oswayo Valley High School
Departs: 2:30PM

6:00PM Boys Varsity Baseball Away Oswayo Valley High School 
6:00PM Girls Varsity Softball Away Oswayo Valley High School

4:00PM Boys/Girls Varsity Track Away with OV and Couderport 
Departs: 2:45PM

Thursday, April, 23 
4:30PM Boys Varsity Baseball Home Cameron County High School 
4:30PM Girls Varsity Softball Home Cameron County High School

Friday, April, 24 
Boys/Girls Varsity Track Away Bolivar-Richburg High SchoolTwin Tiers Invitational 
Departs: 1:30PM

4:30PM Boys Varsity Baseball Away Otto Eldred High School 
Departs: 2:30PM 

4:30PM Girls Varsity Softball Away Otto Eldred High School 
Departs: 2:30PM

Saturday, April, 25

9:00AM Boys/Girls Varsity Track Home Olean Invitational

Slide Project on Route 287 just South of Morris in Tioga County Starts Monday

On Monday, April 20, a contractor will begin work on a slide project on Route 287 just south of Morris at the intersection of Back Street in Tioga County.

Work will be performed off the roadway.

Next month, Route 287 will be reduced to a single lane. Traffic will be controlled by temporary traffic signals.

LLT Trucking, LLC, of North Bend is the contractor on this $408,000 project.

Intelligent Transportation System Project Update

This is an update on the $4.2 million Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) project in in four counties in central Pennsylvania.

Next week the contractor will be working on Interstate 80 eastbound at Mile Marker 227 in Montour County.

Work includes placing fill and making drainage improvements in preparation for the placement of the Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) that will be installed there.

All work will be performed behind barrier and there will be no traffic impacts. The contractor also will be placing erosion and sediment controls at other project locations. There will be no traffic impacts with that work.

The project consists of constructing Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Highway Advisory Radio (HAR), Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) and the required electrical equipment. Other work includes excavation, drainage, guide rail, pavement markings and boring.

Work will be performed in Columbia, Lycoming, Montour and Union counties.

The prime contractor is Bruce-Merrilees Electric Company.

The project is scheduled to be completed May 12, 2017.

Darlene J. Sitler Auditoriuim Dedication April 26th At Northern Potter HIgh School


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Baker Recognized for Drug Overdose Awareness, Prevention Efforts

Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was recently presented with a Partnership in Excellence Award from Jim Kockler, Potter County Human Services administrator, on behalf of the Pennsylvania Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators (PACDAA) for his work on legislation to create an enhanced prescription drug monitoring program, which is now law.
Receives Excellence in Partnership Award for work on state’s prescription drug monitoring program

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was recently recognized for his efforts in tackling the growing prescription drug abuse epidemic sweeping the nation with an award from the Pennsylvania Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators (PACDAA) for his work on legislation signed into law that creates an enhanced prescription drug monitoring program in Pennsylvania.

“As chairman of the House Health Committee, I understand the growing problem of prescription drug abuse in Pennsylvania and across the country,” said Baker. “I was happy to work with my colleagues in both the House and Senate to get legislation signed into law that will help us address this issue head on and save lives.”

The new law expands the state’s prescription drug monitoring program to include schedules II through V controlled substances that are prescribed and dispensed in Pennsylvania. The database helps improve patient care and prescribing practices, uncover drug diversion, and identify “doctor shopping.”

According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, prescription drugs are the second-most abused category of drugs in the United States, following marijuana. New studies also reveal that Pennsylvania ranks seventh in the nation in the number of drug overdose deaths, most of which involved prescription drugs. In fact, drug overdoses now surpass the number of deaths each year from automobile accidents in Pennsylvania.

Baker said nearly all 50 states at this point have in place some type of prescription drug monitoring system that will eventually lead to the sharing of information across state borders. That would enhance tracking of those who live along the borders who may use doctors and pharmacies in two states to feed their prescription drug habit.

Honor Society Inducts New Members


New members who participated in the induction ceremony are pictured with the Delta Mu Sigma chairman and advisor, left to right.

In front: Juliann Boddorf, Julie Shimmel, Tawnya Cordwell, Samantha Carobine, Anastasia Boleen, and Mathew Burke.

In back: Lindsey Mizic, Lauren Anderson, Delta Mu Sigma President Amanda Horner, Delta Mu Sigma board member P.J. Monella, Alyshia Talmage, Howard Hartzfeld Jr., Cassidy Sicheri, Tamera Anthony, and Carley Boice.

Inductees not pictured are: Rachel Bloom, Hope Buskirk, Tanner Gooden, Rebecca Hy, Chantel Tubbs, Alicia Vargas, and Johnny Zheng.

DuBOIS - The Delta Mu Sigma Honor Society at Penn State DuBois has inducted 16 new members for the Spring 2015 semester during the annual Scholarship Luncheon, held at Lifetime Celebrations in DuBois on Friday.

In order to qualify for membership students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, and be involved in campus or community service.

Delta Mu Sigma reaches out to DuBois and the surrounding area by offering community service such as a "Dine Out" event at Luigi's Restaurant, with part of the proceeds benefiting scholarship funds. Members have volunteered with organizations like Habitat for Humanity, and organize a haunted house on campus each Halloween and donate proceeds to local charities.

Fire Dept. Called To Jones Memorial Hospital For Smoke In OR

At 7:32 PM on Friday, Wellsville Fire Dept. & Wells ville Ambulance dispatched to Jones Memorial Hospital for a report of smoke in the Operating Room.
REPORT A DEFECTIVE PIECE OF EQUIPMENT SMOKING.

Phyllis (Raz) Rasimovicz, 89, of Tidioute, PA

Phyllis (Raz) Rasimovicz
Phyllis (Raz) Rasimovicz, 89, of Tidioute, PA. died Friday morning, April 17, 2015 at Rouse Warren County Home after an extended illness. 

She was born October 17, 1925 in West Hickory, PA. Phyllis was the daughter of the late Emilio and Marie Donato Colosimo. She has resided in Tidioute most of her entire life.

She enjoyed cooking, jewelry and her pets. She was of the Catholic faith.

Phyllis is survived by 2 Daughters – Carol McGraw of Warren, PA., Sharon Rasimovicz of Jamestown, N.Y., 3 Grandchildren – Martin O’Hara, Lindsey Brown and Phylicia Chappel, 3 Great Grandchildren – Isaiah Brown, Mary and Gabriel O’Hara, several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Stanley “Razz” Rasimovicz who died March 11, 2010, whom she married February 15, 1947, 1 Daughter - Julie Rasimovicz.

A private memorial service will be conducted at the convenience of the family with Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain, officiating. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Paws Along The River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.


Motor Vehicle Accident On Bolivar Drive

At 7:17 PM on Friday, Derrick City Fire Rescue & Bradford Ambulance dispatched to the area of 611 Bolivar Drive in Foster Township for a motor vehicle accident with confinement.

Scholars Give Thanks at Scholarship Luncheon

Scholarship recipient Tawnya Cordwell offered the student's perspective on the impact scholarships have had on her education during Friday's Scholarship Luncheon.

DuBOIS – Scholarship recipients had the chance to thank many of the people who help to make their education more accessible and affordable at the annual Penn State DuBois Scholarship Luncheon, held at Lifetime Celebrations in DuBois on Friday. Each year, donors and scholars alike are invited to the event to get to know one another over lunch. Donors get to see, first hand, the kind of impact they've had in the lives of students, and the students have the chance to explain how critical the scholarships have been in their educational pursuits.

"At Penn State DuBois, we are proud to award more than $350,000 in scholarships each year. That is an incredible amount of support for a campus of our size," said Chancellor Melanie Hatch during her welcoming comments. She went on to thank the donors, saying, "We are exceedingly grateful for your support. You've demonstrated, through your kindness, that Penn State DuBois is an educational institution that you believe in; we strive each day to live up to that ideal for our students, and those who support us in providing opportunity for them."

During a short program, students P.J. Monella and Tawnya Cordwell spoke, offering the student perspective. Scholarship donors Bill Allenbaugh and Dan Kohlhepp also offered remarks on the donor's perspective.

"Thank you, from the bottom of my heart," Monella said to the donors in the room, explaining that his scholarships help make it possible for him to attend college. "There's no way I could have done it without money from all of you wonderful folks. I hope someday I can return to Penn State DuBois as a donor and donate to scholarships."

Cordwell added, "Without donors such as yourselves and these scholarships, I don't know how my life would have been different, nor do I want to think about it. I have accomplished so much here, and still have so far to go. I can't thank you all enough for the generous gift you have allowed myself and other students to receive. You have given us one of the best gifts a student can receive, and that has allowed us to shine by taking some of the financial burden off of us."

Personal experiences like the ones the students shared are sometimes what inspire people to give back, years later, when they are able. Bill Allenbaugh and his wife, Nancy, are no exception. The couple established a scholarship fund at Penn State DuBois last year. Allenbaugh, a Penn State alumnus, successful phycologist, and part-time instructor at Penn State DuBois said, "A Penn State degree opened doors for me that I never even knew existed. Knowing how students sometimes struggle, I knew the most important thing Nancy and I could do is give back."

"Penn State DuBois is good for you, Kohlhepp said, as he went so far as to unveil a sign he had printed with the campus logo and that very slogan. He later gifted the sign to Chancellor Melanie Hatch.

Kohlhepp, who led a successful career in real estate investment and development, continued, "Penn State DuBois is good for you, the students, because it opens doors; doors to new ideas, doors to new skills, doors to new friends, doors to new travel, and doors to new opportunities.

"Penn State DuBois is good for me, and the other contributors as well, because it allows me to share vicariously in your incredible discovery of the great, big, wonderful world outside as you open all those doors. Finally, The Penn State DuBois is good for our community as it enriches the lives of our friends, our families, our co-workers, employers, and caregivers."

CHAMPLIN TO REVIEW BOOK FOR FRIENDS OF HANLEY LIBRARY

BRADFORD, Pa. Isabelle Champlin, a retired professor of archaeology at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, next week will review “Wanderlust: A History of Walking” by Rebecca Solnit.

The program will take place 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Mukaiyama University Room in the Frame-Westerberg Commons. The program is sponsored by the Friends of Hanley Library and is free and open to the public.

Solnit’s book has been called “a delightful and mind-expanding look at one of the activities that makes us human.” Solnit creates a fascinating portrait of the range of possibilities presented by walking, and explores how people walk for pleasure as well as for political, spiritual, aesthetic and social meaning.

Champlin’s presentation will also include an account of her recent pilgrimage in Spain along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, also known as the Way of St. James.

For disability needs related to the event, contact the Office of Disability Resources at (814)362-7609 or clh71@pitt.edu.

I-80 Resurfacing Project in Union County Continues Next Week

This is an update on a resurfacing project on 3.5 miles of Interstate 80 in Union County.

The contractor, HRI, Inc., will mill and resurface the westbound passing lanes from the I-180 Interchange to White Deer Creek Bridge.

Work will be performed around the clock starting this Sunday at 8 p.m. and ending at noon on Friday.

The passing lane will be shut down while work is begin performed. Motorists are advised to anticipate traffic delays, especially between 3 and 6 p.m.

Motorists should slow down and drive with caution through the work zone.

All of the lanes will be opened to unrestricted traffic from noon on Friday to 8 p.m. Sunday during the project.

The $4.1 million project is scheduled to be completed by July 29.

Report Of Motor Vehicle Crash On Rt. 219 Near Bradford Was Unfounded

At 6:20 PM on Friday, Bradford Township Fire Rescue & Bradford Ambulance were dispatched to Rt. 219 Southbound near Owens Way for a motor vehicle accident. Responders were unable to find any accidents in that area and were recalled.

Elk County Ambulance and Medic 212 Were Dispatched to a MVA

At 5:24 PM on Friday Elk County Ambulance and Medic 212 were dispatched to Sizzlerville Rd. for a 2 Car MVA unknown if there are any injuries.

Round & Square Dance Saturday At Odin Grange


Shinglehouse Ambulance To Dr. Barke's Office

At 3:37 PM on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance & Medic 6 dispatched to Dr. Barke's office for a cardiac emergency.

Pine Creek Bridge Job to start Monday in Potter County

Pine Creek Bridge Job to start Monday in Potter County

Ulysses, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces that work will get underway Monday, April 20, to replace a bridge on Route 449 in Potter County. The bridge spans Pine Creek a half-mile north of the village of Brookland. It will be replaced by a box culvert.

The current bridge was built in 1930 and carries an average of 632 vehicles daily. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Potter County’s structurally deficient list.

Initial work will include clearing and grubbing, along with erosion and sedimentation controls.

A two-lane temporary run-around will be constructed upstream of the current bridge. The temporary road will carry traffic during construction of the new box culvert. PennDOT expects the temporary roadway to be in service later this spring. Traffic will continue to use the existing bridge until the temporary road is opened.

Overall work will include removal of the existing bridge, placement of the new box culvert, paving, and guide rail updates. All work is weather and schedule dependent. The new box culvert is expected to open to traffic in early August.

Dolomite Products Company, Inc./A.L. Blades of Hornell, New York is the contractor on this $1.1 million project. Drivers are reminded to obey posted speed limits, use caution in and around work zones, and always buckle up.

Joseph M. Lundgren, 56, of 49 Lincoln Dr. Lewis Run, PA

Joseph M. Lundgren,
Joseph M. Lundgren, 56, of 49 Lincoln Dr. Lewis Run, PA passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at UPMC-Hamot Medical Center in Erie.

Born January 9, 1959 in Kane, he was the son of the late Robert Lundgren and Karen (Markey) Cook, of Bradford, who survives.

On March 20, 1993 in Lewis Run, he married Tricia A. (Blaisdell) Lundgren, who also survives.

He was a 1976 graduate of Kane High School.

He was employed by several companies, including, Modern Dairy, R.C. Cola and Coca-Cola and was an independent distributor for Troyer Farms, Wise Chips and most recently McKee Foods, which sold Little Debbie Snack Cakes.

He was a coach for Soccer, T Ball, Little League, and Girls Youth Basketball League (GYBL). He was vice president of the Bradford Lady Owls Booster Club and president of Bradford Lady Owls Softball Boosters.

He was a handy man and 'do it yourself' guy" and loved to fix things. He was an avid outdoors man and loved to hunt, fish and do yard work as well as spending time with his family and grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters, Regina Lundgren and Rylee Lundgren, both of Lewis Run; two sons Robert (Jennifer) Lundgren, of Bradford and Ryan (Brigid) Lundgren, of Kane; eight grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Morrison, of Kane, two brothers, Keith Lundgren, of Bradford and Daniel Cook, of Ohio a special uncle James (Penny) Lundgren of Eldred and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call from 6-8 PM Tuesday April 21, 2015 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. South Ave., where funeral services will be held at 8:00 PM, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor of St. Bernard Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers bring a Reese's Cup, or a memorial may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or The Lady Owls Basketball Boosters.

On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA

...RAPID WILDFIRE SPREAD IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

POTTER-CAMERON-NORTHERN CLINTON-NORTHERN CENTRE-SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-
CUMBERLAND-

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE CENTRAL RIDGE AND VALLEY REGION OF
PENNSYLVANIA...AND MUCH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...THE CENTRAL AND NORTH-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...ALONG
WITH THE MIDDLE AND LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER VALLEY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...NORTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH SATURDAY MORNING WILL
INCREASE IN THE AFTERNOON...HELPING TO QUICKLY DRY OUT FINE
FUELS...SUCH AS LEAF LITTER AND TWIGS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 24 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...65 TO 70 DEGREES ACROSS NORTHERN
PENNSYLVANIA...AND BETWEEN 70 AND 75 DEGREES IN CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA.

* IMPACTS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAPID DEVELOPMENT AND
SPREAD OF WILD FIRES...OR FOR PRESCRIBED BURNS TO GET OUT OF
CONTROL. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/CTP (ALL LOWER CASE)

Francis E. "Nut" Gleason Sr., 85, of 36 Rockland Ave., Bradford, PA

Francis E. "Nut" Gleason Sr., a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, 85, of 36 Rockland Ave., Bradford, PA passed away, Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Olean General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in St. Bernard Church with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Military Honors will be accorded after Mass at the Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Wellsville Police responded to a two car motor vehicle accident

 
Wellsville Police Blotter\
Thursday April 16, 2015
Wellsville Police responded to a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of N Main Street & E Pearl Street. Police report that a vehicle being driven by George A. Green, age 92 of Bolivar, was traveling North on N Main Street and went through the intersection striking a vehicle being operated by Martha M. Cinque, age 68 of Wellsville, the vehicle then went over the curb and struck the side of the building at 194 N Main Street, causing damage to the building. 

Green was ticketed for passing a red light. Green is due to appear in Wellsville Village Court on April 28th at 4:30 pm. 

 Police were assisted on scene by the Wellsville Fire Department, Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corp, the Wellsville Code Enforcement Office and the Town of Wellsville. 

Wellsville Ambulance transported two individuals to Jones Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

Donna M. Kenlon, 82, of Gainesville FL, formerly of Bradford, PA

Donna M. Kenlon
Donna M. Kenlon, 82, of Gainesville FL, formerly of Bradford, PA passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Born March 23, 1933 in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late James and Marguerite “Kit” (Taylor) Bauer.

She graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1951 and attended Keuka College.
On January 22, 1955 in St. Francis Church, she married William A. Kenlon who passed away January 11, 1994.

She enjoyed bird watching, gardening, quilting, and her many pets over the years, including her cats Einstein and Koko. She was an avid reader and artist. She enjoyed her many trips home to Bradford, her friends there, and her Tuesday quilting group.

Mrs. Kenlon was a member of Holy Faith Roman Catholic Church and HoFA Crafts and former member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Bradford.

She is survived by her sister, Gayle Bauer of Bradford, two sons, Frank (Michele) Kenlon, and James Kenlon, three daughters, Kimberly (James) Durrance, Amber (Richard) Belon, and Kathryn (Clifford) Richmond, eight grandchildren, Ian, Evan and Austin Richmond, James, Ben and Meghan Durrance, Philip Kenlon and Katie Sobol.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one son, Thomas Alan Kenlon.

Friends will be invited to attend a Memorial Mass in St. Francis Church this summer. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial donations to the Bradford Area Library, 67 West Washington Street, Bradford, PA 16701

Sweet, Loving Female Orange Tabby, Free to Good Home


This Sweet, VERY affectionate little lady was sadly tossed away and needs a forever home to call her own. She was confirmed healthy and free of ear mites, ticks and fleas by the vet, is comfortable around other animals, 1-2 years old, has been spayed, wormed, given her rabies shot and is ready to be your BFF! 

I found her and would keep her if there was any possible way, but my living situation doesn't allow for it - she's one of the sweetest cats I've ever met. She's currently living in a caring foster home now and I would really like to find her a nice, loving home where she'll have contact with people. Contact me to arrange a meet and greet!! You can call or email me at alischelin@yahoo.com or 774 757 7695

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Address: 2247 HICKS RUN RD City: BENEZETTE

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
Address: 2247 HICKS RUN RD
City: BENEZETTE
Cross Streets: W BRANCH RD * W HICKS RUN RD
ONE VEHICLE CRASH, ONE MALE PATIENT, SELF EXTRICATED, POSSIBLY ANOTHER MALE IN VEHICLE.
Agency: BENNETTS VALLEY AMBULANCE, ST. MARYS AMBULANCE, ELK COMPANY 5 FD, CAMERON COMPANY 16 FD
4/17/2015 2:25:36 PM

REPORT POLE SHEARED OFF, POWER LINES DOWN, USE CAUTION. 
3:05 PM--REPORT 2 PATIENTS, BOTH REFUSING MEDICAL TRANSPORT.

Fire Alarm At Best Western In Bradford, Black Smoke Showing From 3rd Floor

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At 2:20 PM on Friday, Bradford City & Township Firefighters have been dispatched to a commercial fire alarm at the Best Western in Bradford.  First report from scene indicates black smoke showing from the 3rd floor on the east side.

Welcoming Jeffrey Nolen Wankel Born At Cole Memorial Hospital


**Salamanca Police warn of killer heroin - one death, three overdoses in 24 hours**

BREAKING:
**Salamanca Police warn of killer heroin - one death, three overdoses in 24 hours**

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — An extremely potent derivative of heroin circulating in the Salamanca area has resulted in three overdoses and one death in the last 24 hours, authorities reported today.

“We have learned through investigation that the suspected ‘killer heroin’ is packaged in small white/clear wax baggies with no markings,” said Troy Westfall, Salamanca City police chief. “The heroin appears to be a clearer/white granular mix which is different than what we have previously seen. This could be a purer, more powerful drug and/or mixed with fentanyl, which is extremely dangerous.”


Police are asking anyone who may have purchased heroin recently to not use the drug and destroy it.


First responders were able to save the three people who overdosed by using Narcan, a medicine which immediately counters the effects of heroin if administered in enough time.
 

Officers with the Salamanca Police Department, Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force are working to track down the source of the drug.
Anyone with information on the matter is asked to contact authorities at 373-2773 or 1-800-328-3784. All calls are kept confidential.

PA To Sell 400 Vehicles At Public Auction

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4/17/2015 1:20 PM MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT 1605 N BROOKLAND RD ULYSSES TWP

4/17/20151:20 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT1605 N BROOKLAND RDULYSSES TWP
ULYSSES FIRE RESCUE & AMBULANCE, HARRISON TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPT. DISPATCHED TO 2 VEHICLE CRASH. REPORT ONE INJURY.

2:04 PMFire47-7ENROUTE TO HOSPITAL
2:04 PMFireM6ENROUTE TO HOSPITAL



3:12 PM EMS EHM AIRBOURNE

Open House Fishing Season Event Saturday At Austin Dam Memorial Park

Please see the attached flyer for our Austin Dam Memorial Park - Open House Fishing Season Event. 

We are having an Open House on the Opening Day of Fishing Season on April 18th.

Readers can learn more about the ADMA at our website: http://austindam.net/

PHOTO CONTEST ON DISPLAY AT LUMBER MUSEUM

Photo taken by Lauren Fair – 1st Place Young Photographer – taken at Lyman Run State Park

The winning photos from the 2014 Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation Photography Contest will be on display at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum starting Saturday, April 18th through May 3rd. 

 These photos were all taken in either a State Park or State Forest and represent the natural beauty of our Commonwealth lands. The Pennsylvania Parks and Forest Foundation (PPFF) began in 1999 as a statewide nonprofit organization to provide a voice for the Commonwealth’s 120 state parks and 2.2 million acres of forest land. 

With PPFF, citizens can donate or bequeath money to state parks and forests, become active and involved volunteers in the park and forest system, and find some fun and educational opportunities. PPFF’s status as a registered charity allows chapter friends groups to operate on our public lands for the benefit of everyone.

The photo contest is being hosted by the Friends of Lyman Run and the Cherry Springs Dark Sky Fund/Association, both of which are chapters under PPFF. The Cherry Springs group was the first to be established with PPFF in 1999. The 2014 contest also features a local winner…the 1st Place Young Photographer category was won by Lauren Fair who took her photo of a snake eating a fish at Lyman Run State Park. Local PA Wilds photographer and Friends of Lyman Run member Curt Weinhold will also have many of his photos on display. 

Representatives for both Friends groups will be at the Lumber museum the afternoon of the 18th and 19th to answer any questions about the Friends groups and PPFF and will have membership applications available for anyone who would like to join. Friends of Lyman Run recently sponsored the First Night/First Light illumination of Lyman dam as well as Ice-o-rama last January. The next event they will be sponsoring at the park will be the Kids Fishing Derby on May 16th. 

The Friends of Lyman Run meets the 4th Monday of every month. Anyone wishing to start up a Friends group at their local state park or forest can also consult with PPFF Board member Maxine Harrison, who will be on hand at the museum over the weekend.

PA Lumber Museum hours of operation are Wednesday – Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Admission price is $8.00 Adults, $7.00 Seniors, $5.00 Youth 3 – 11yrs., Active military and their immediate family are free.

Saturday, April 18 Marks Statewide Opening Day of Trout Season

April 18 Marks Statewide Opening Day of Trout Season
 
HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 14) – Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, which marks the traditional statewide opening day of trout season.
 
Since mid-February, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has been busy stocking waterways with a fresh supply of brook, brown and rainbow trout. And with approximately 3.2 million adult trout stocked in lakes and creeks, along with more than 10,000 miles of wild trout waters, anglers will have plenty of opportunities to catch a stocked or wild trout.    
 
Based on participation in the PFBC’s two Mentored Youth Trout Days, PFBC Executive Director John Arway expects large crowds of anglers on the waterways enjoying time with friends and family.
 
“We’ve sold more than 8,500 voluntary youth licenses and have issued more than 17,500 mentored youth permits,” he said. “That’s a tremendous number of kids and their adult mentors who have already been out practicing their fishing skills this season. With warmer weather finally arriving, I think they’ll be fishing again this weekend, along with the other anglers who enjoy the opening day tradition.”
 
Anglers can keep a daily combined species creel of five trout, at least seven inches in length. A license is required for anyone 16 and older and a trout permit is required for trout fishing in all wild and stocked trout waters.
 
Arway adds that anglers who use smartphones can use the PFBC’s new “FishBoatPA” app to better navigate the Keystone State’s streams and lakes.
 
“The app helps anglers see which waters have been stocked with trout, how to get to those locations easily, and what other access areas are near their current fishing spot,” he said. “The use of smartphones has skyrocketed, so we have found a way to improve the fishing and boating experience for our anglers and boaters. Now they can spend less time looking for information and more time fishing and boating.”
 
In addition to providing access to stocking pages, the new mobile app allows anglers to post photos of their catches under “My Trophies.” Anglers are also invited to post their opening day photos on the PFBC’s Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/790313307731647
 
The “FishBoatPA” app is available for free on both Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
 
Also this year, adult anglers are enjoying a first-ever $1 decrease in the price of their fishing license.
 
“This is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to our loyal customers,” added Arway. “And at the same time, we think the price reduction will attract lapsed anglers back to the sport.”
 
The PFBC announced last fall that it was reducing the price of resident, non-resident and senior resident annual licenses by $1 for the entire 2015 season. The discount is part of a marketing campaign to highlight the sport’s affordability to families and younger audiences and to persuade lapsed anglers to return. It’s being promoted under the slogan “Catch the Value!” (Twitter - #CatchTheValue)
 
With the discount, the price of a resident annual license is $20; non-resident annual $50; 3-year resident $60; 3-year non-resident $150; 5-year resident $100; and 5-year non-resident $250. Trout/salmon permits, Lake Erie permits and combo permits are not included in the price reduction.
 
Visit the trout page for more information about trout season. Also, a media resources page contains web banners for graphic artists and reporters to use.
 
For more information, or to purchase licenses and permits, visit www.GoneFishingPA.com or any of the more than 900 licensing agents across the state.

Habitat in need of donations and donated items

Potter County Habitat for Humanity has broken ground and is underway building it's 9th home. This house is being built in Shinglehouse for a family of 6.

We are in need of monetary donations and donations to sell at our store or yard sale. We have opened a second store location in the Ulysses Mercantile store on Main St in Ulysses, PA.. Our inventory changes often and we also have too many items to keep in our stores. Please call us if you are looking for something specific. We have a wide range of items from dishes to construction materials that are new and used.

We are planning to have a yard sale at the Park UMC in Coudersport on Memorial day weekend. We are willing to pick up donated items for the yard sale. Please call our office to have arrangements made for drop off or pick-ups. Leave a message and someone will get back to you. 814-320-0466 or email us at info@pottercountyhabitat.org

Leonard C. Mahon of Roulette, PA

Leonard C. Mahon

Roulette – Leonard C. Mahon of Roulette, PA, died Thursday (Apr. 16, 2015) in UPMC Hamot, Erie.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany, are incomplete and will be announced with a full obituary

DEP Honored for Clarion County Abandoned Mine Reclamation Project

MEADVILLE, PA -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation has received the 2015 Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI) Award for an abandoned mine project in Elk Township, Clarion County.

“This area has languished for nearly 50 years with dangerous highwalls, pits, and erosion issues,” DEP Deputy Secretary for Active and Abandoned Mine Operations John Stefanko said. “The work done at this site has not only enhanced the environment, but created a new, safe area of recreation for area residents and sportsmen alike.”

The award acknowledged the project’s successful use of the Forestry Reclamation Approach (FRA) which allows for natural tree growth through soil blending and grading, planting ground cover, and diversifying tree varieties. This technique also reduced stormwater runoff into the nearby Deer Creek Watershed.

The Elk Township site was last mined by A.B. Weaver and Sons in 1967. Since that time, is has been scarred by a large pit, a 6-feet deep water impoundment, and tons of waste coal. The site had very little vegetation, making erosion and sedimentation control a concern for resident safety and the quality of local waterways.

The site was reclaimed by grading the land to its original contour, backfilling the water impoundment, and planting trees and other vegetation. The project covered 17.4 acres, eliminated 1,300 linear feet of dangerously steep waste coal piles, ranging from 25 to 45 feet high, and included a planting of 9,200 trees.

Native tree species, selected to promote natural forest succession, included: northern red oak, white oak, red pine, eastern white pine (Virginia white pine), gray (sweet) birch, quaking aspen, red maple, tulip poplar, black cherry and sugar maple. Earthen berms were also installed and windrow wildlife habitats were created. Portions of the site were re-vegetated with grasses and legumes.

The project was designed and inspected by DEP’s Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation staff in Cambria County. The work was conducted by Morgan’s Excavating of Shippenville, Clarion County.

This project was financed by the federal Abandoned Mine Land Grant. This grant program is funded by the coal industry via fees paid on each ton of coal mined.

The Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI) Excellence in Reforestation Awards are presented each year to honor both active and abandoned coal mine reclamation operations from each state in the Appalachian Region that best exemplify the use of FRA in conducting reclamation operations.

ARRI is a coalition of groups, including citizens, the coal industry, and government agencies dedicated to restoring forests on coal mined lands in the Eastern United States. ARRI advocates using FRA to plant trees on reclaimed coal mined lands. Highly productive forestland can be created on reclaimed mine lands under existing laws and regulations by using FRA.

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Thompson Announces Federal Aviation Administration Grant for Bradford Regional Airport

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a $150,000 federal grant to the Bradford Regional Airport in McKean County, Pennsylvania.

“Access to the national air transportation system is an essential element in supporting our local economy,” said Thompson. “This federal investment will allow the airport to continue to provide safe and reliable transportation options to our community and the surrounding area.”

“The Bradford Regional Airport Authority is grateful for the continued support from Congressman Thompson. This grant funding will allow for the rehabilitation of an important element of our airfield infrastructure thereby providing a safe and well maintained facility for the flying public,” said Alicia Dankesreiter, Airport Manager, Bradford Regional Airport.

This project will fund milling and overlay to rehabilitate approximately 600 feet of existing Taxiway D pavement that has reached the end of its useful life.

Rep. Matt Baker Meets With Mansfield University Students At Capitol

Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) had the pleasure of meeting with Mansfield University students to gain their insights about their educational experience during State System Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 15.

Recalls

04/16/2015 06:52 PM EDT
Smiths Food and Drug Stores said today it is recalling select Smiths Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake sold in 7 states because the product contains walnuts that may not be listed on the label.

4/17/2015 10:18 AM FIRE / SMOKE INVESTIGATION N MAIN ST COUDERSPORT BORO

4/17/201510:18 AMFIRE / SMOKE INVESTIGATIONN MAIN STCOUDERSPORT BORO
COUDERSPORT DISPATCHED FOR ODOR INVESTIGATION AT 200 NORTH MAIN STREET.
10:33 AM--COUDERSPORT AMBULANCE DISPATCHED TO ASSIST MEDIC 6 WITH PATIENTS FROM ODOR INVESTIGATION.

Earn Affordable & Transferrable Gannon University College Credits Locally This Summer

Spring Antique & Collectible Show & Sale At PA Lumber Museum Visitor Center April 25 & 26


All You Can Eat Pancake Supper Saturday At Sartwell Creek Union Church


Bid Notice For Keating Township of Potter County

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Celebration of Life for Derold E. Gurnsey Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Galeton Moose Lodge

Derold E. Gurnsey

A Celebration of Life for Derold E. Gurnsey, who passed away on January 28, 2015, will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Galeton Moose Lodge #826 from 1:00-3:00pm.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Galeton.

Think About It

Who Wrote The Bible?
by Pastor B.J. Knefley

Before we go any further, for the record I believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God. I also understand that many don’t believe as I do and see the Bible as a book written by men, and therefore can’t be trusted. So let me give you a thought that came out of a conversation that I recently had with my granddaughter’s husband.

My granddaughter and her family came for a visit recently and attended a church that I was preaching at on that weekend. On the way home I got into a discussion with my granddaughter’s husband about his thoughts about what I had shared that morning. I was interested in what he heard that morning and how he interpreted what I was conveying. He shared that although he believed in God, he didn’t believe in religion and found religion to be a turn off. Personally, I totally agree and told him so while conveying that what I was talking about was relationship rather than rules to follow. He then went on to share that he didn’t believe in the Bible. When asked why he responded that it was because it was written by man. This was not the first time that I’d heard this type of thought so I wasn’t surprised. As we continued to talk I asked him if he, as a building contractor were showing homes that he had built to perspective clients, would he describe the homes as ones he had built or his subcontractors built? He responded that he would describe them as ones that he had built. It didn’t take him long to see where I was taking the conversation and he smiled and said, “I never thought about it that way”.

Now I know that this doesn’t prove that God wrote the Bible but it does illustrate an important point. Sadly we all can categorically dismiss something as being irrelevant because we don’t understand it. We don’t take the time to look at the impossible to see the possible. We need to keep our minds open and to be willing to learn and discover new things. To dismiss everything without investigation is foolish and we may miss a great truth. Think about it.

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