Saturday, August 2, 2008
Monday-Saturday--6:00 am to 6:30 pm
Sundays--8:00 am to 2:00 pm
*CIGARETTES *SNUFF*GARBAGE BAGS
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/02/2008 05:48:00 PM
I am hoping you will post an ad for my 84 year old dad.
Ulysses Man Needs Help Finding His
Missing Jack Russell Terrier
His Jack Russell terrier Daisy went out last night, Friday Aug. 1st at about 7pm and didn't return. She has never in her 3 years gone far from home or been out all night. He is heartsick, crying dejectedly.
We live on Lehman Road in Ulysses, PA. His name is Henry Somogyi, the phone number is 848-7952. She was not wearing her collar, so maybe someone picked her up thinking she was a stray? Or, more tragically, the coyotes may have gotten her...
There is a reward offered for anyone with information about her or upon her return.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/02/2008 11:32:00 AM
New Center To Employ 15-20
No Help From Local Real Estate Agents
By Kim Hoak Potter Leader-Enterprise
“We are looking for five to 10 acres of land to buy to begin building the new SPCA facility in Potter County,” Pennsylvania’s SPCA CEO Howard Nelson told the Leader-Enterprise Monday.
“So far, we have not had much luck, nor any cooperation from local realtors, in helping find some land to buy to begin building our facility. The local real estate realtors were not responsive to our needs. For whatever reason, we didn’t have much luck with your realtors. Not one single call was returned” Nelson said.
After the lack of interest shown by local real estate agents, Nelson said he and his Chief Operation Officer, Lisa Rogers, came to Potter County themselves and started looking for property.
“Lisa and I drove around parts of Potter County, but we didn’t have much success in identifying possible property sites ourselves.
“We’re a real buyer, with real cash to buy property. Thanks to the generosity of Helen F. Miller,” who left a “substantial sum of money” to build the facility. “We have all the money we need to buy the property, build the facility, and maintain and operated the facility,” said Nelson.
“Right now, we need to find the land in order to begin the project. We want to move forward as quickly as possible,” he said.
Nelson explained that the SPCA facility for Potter County is expected to be both the traditional shelter for lost or unwanted animals as well as a “long-term shelter, probably six months to a year for cruelty cases.”
“The shelter will be equipped to house and care for cats, dogs, small animals, foul, and large animals such as horses. It will be a state of the art facility and it will be designed to fit into the community,” Nelson explained.
“We can, and we will, be good neighbors,” Nelson said.
“We’re totally flexible about a lot of the details, but we have to build the facility in Potter County. That was Helen Miller’s specific instruction. We are looking at the central part of the county or the eastern part of the county – not the west side. We can build a new facility or we can renovate an existing structure. We’d like to be in the area of Route 6, or at least in close proximity to easy access to Route 6,” he said.
“We want to honor the estate of Helen Miller – we want to honor her wishes. We are looking to employ 15 to 20 people at this sanctuary, but first we have to find the property,” Nelson said.
The Leader-Enterprise contacted the Potter County Commissioners to inquire as to their understanding of the status of the SPCA facility being built in the county.
Chairman Doug Morley said, “I haven’t heard anything since being elected. I was still doing banking in Tioga County the last time I heard anything about the SPCA coming to Potter County.”
Morley said he would call Nelson and talk to him about any assistance the commissioners could give in getting the project started.
Commissioner Susan Kefover also said she had not heard anything “in six or seven months” about the SPCA. She was surprised to hear they were actively looking for property to buy and not receiving any local help.
Kefover called Nelson and told him she knew of several properties in the area that might “fill the need.”
“He was so glad to hear from someone here and to get the names of the people I knew who had property that might be for sale. He told me he had felt totally unwelcome up here,” Kefover said. “We are certainly going to do our best to change that.”
Though in the office, Commissioner Paul Heimel did not return several phone calls placed to him by the Leader-Enterprise.
The SPCA organization is chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Nelson explained. It is a non-profit private organization, dedicated to providing shelter, food, and medical attention when necessary, to displaced, lost or abused animals.
“There are different services and programs throughout the state. The proposed facility for Potter County is, again, a state of the art sanctuary,” said Nelson.
“The people we have talked to in Potter County are all thrilled about this investment and are thrilled that we’re coming... it really is an exciting opportunity for Potter County,” he said.
Anyone who has five to 10 acres of land for sale, that meets the basic criteria outlined by Nelson, can contact him by email at email@example.com.
“We are ready to get this project going – hopefully, it’s full speed ahead,” he added.
Republished courtesy of Kim Hoak and The Potter Leader Enterprise
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/02/2008 11:18:00 AM
Attorney General Corbett announces environmental crimes charges against sewage treatment plant operators in Elk & Clearfield counties
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced that agents from the Attorney General's Environmental Crimes Section have filed criminal charges against the operators of two sewage treatment plants who are accused of falsifying information about the operation of those facilities, including fabricating data on monthly reports used to monitor the impact of the sewage treatment plant on local waterways.
John R. Forster
Donald A. Rucinski
Corbett identified the defendants as John R. Forster, 49, 155 Church St., Penfield, and Donald A. Rucinski, 55, 4987 Gardner Hill Road, Weedville.
Corbett said that Forster served as operator of the Huston Township Sewer Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in Clearfield County, and also served as a back up operator for the Jay Township Municipal Authority Wastewater Treatment plant, located in Elk County. Rucinski served as the operator of the Jay Township plant, and both men allegedly prepared monthly operating reports for the plant that were submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
According to the criminal complaint, Forster and Rucinski submitted 1,497 falsified test results on monthly reports submitted to DEP between January 2006 and October 2007. The case was referred to the Attorney General's Environmental Crimes Section by DEP after suspicions were raised about the accuracy of the test results and reports being submitted by Forster and Rucinski.
Corbett said that Rucinski and Forster allegedly used a laboratory, located at the Jay Township Wastewater Treatment Plant to analyze testing data collected at both the Jay Township and Huston Township facilities and prepare the monthly DEP reports which are required for all sewage treatment plants. The reports are used by DEP inspectors to monitor the effectiveness of the plants and the quality of the discharge being released into the waters of the Commonwealth.
According to the criminal complaint, DEP inspectors determined that the laboratory at the Jay Township plant had only purchased 50% of the supplies necessary to perform certain tests, and had only purchased 25% of the supplies necessary for other testing. Additionally, Corbett said that DEP inspectors determined that nearly every result for fecal coliform conducted at the laboratory was false. Those tests are used to determine if the discharge from the plants has been potentially contaminated by human waste.
Forster is charged with four counts of unsworn falsifications to authorities, four counts of tampering with public records and two counts of unlawful conduct under Pennsylvania's Clean Streams Law. Rucinski is charged with two counts of unsworn falsifications to authorities, two counts of tampering with public records and one count of unlawful conduct under Pennsylvania's Clean Streams Law.
Both defendants were preliminarily arraigned on Thursday, July 31st, before St. Mary's Magisterial District Judge Donald A. Wilhelm and released on $5,000 bail. Preliminary hearings are scheduled for August 26th, at 2 p.m., before Magisterial District Judge Wilhelm.
Corbett thanked the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for their cooperation and assistance with this investigation.
(A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.)
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Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/02/2008 09:09:00 AM
Friday, August 1, 2008
Shirley F. Bright
“beloved wife, mother & grandmother”
Hebron Center, PA---Shirley Frances Bright, 72, of Hebron Center, PA, died Friday, August 1, 2008 in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA, after a short illness.
Born June 10, 1936 in Wellsburg, West Virginia, she was a daughter of Paul C. and Delores Lafollette Gress. On October 19, 1962 in Ohio, she married Forrest J. Bright, who survives.
She was a graduate of Wheeling High School, Wheeling, WV, class of 1955.
Mrs. Bright was a member of Hebron Union Church. She volunteered as a monitor at the Hebron Center Christian School. She enjoyed reading. She most especially loved being with her husband, children, and grandchildren.
Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Jay A. (Jenny) Bright of Coudersport, PA and Brian D. Bright, of Hebron Center, PA; one granddaughter, Jordan L. Bright; and three grandsons, James A. Bright, Dane F. Bright, and Bryce R. Bright.
Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Hebron Union Church, Route 44, Coudersport, PA. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. in the church. The Rev. Howard R. Burnham, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Rathbone Cemetery, Coneville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hebron Union Church, 1149 SR 44N, Coudersport, PA 16915.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 10:13:00 PM
OSWAYO--John H. Bonhoff Sr. of Oswayo, Pa. - died Wednesday (July 30, 2008) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., after a lengthy illness.
PORT ALLEGANY — James R. “Jim” McLaughlin, 73, of Cortland, N.Y., formerly of Port Allegany, died Thursday (July 31, 2008) in Rockville (Conn.) General Hospital. Switzer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 09:15:00 PM
Marcellus Shale Gas Well Hits Bigtime!!
Click here to see more pictures of this well.
Anonymous said... To Mr. Anonymous Driller,
Thank you for commenting on the above article.
Yes you are right. I took the pictures from the roadway.
Yes I interviewed one of the drillers on this well when it was first being drilled. That man told me that this well was being drilled around 6,000 feet deep. According to all reports I have read, that is where the Marcellus Shale is located in this area.
Yes, I made up the story from the roadside as warning signs depicting explosive gas and hard hat, ear protection, etc scared me off from approaching the scene.
Yes, there is a gas boom! Lease agents have been paying up to $3,000. an acre and 16% royalties in many areas of the state to drill this Marcellus shale.
No, I have never seen a BIG Gas Well come in, but that 100 foot flame sure wasn't salt water burning. Enough gas was burnt to heat my house and half the town for the next 50 years.(I made that up too, it's my unofficial estimate.)
And as the bottom two pictures show; when you saw me taking pictures, you apparently turned down the gas flow. The following night though, several people called me to alert me to the blinding gas flame from the well as they drove along Route 6, although I'm not skilled enough to get good pictures in the dark, I got the one in the article.
Yes, several people from town told me that your people are saying that this well is making more gas than all the other wells in this area combined.
Yes, if I were in the natural gas business, I wouldn't want anyone to think there was a gas boom either, until I was able to lease up all the land first.
As far as you being in the drilling business for 100 years in the area, you probably drilled the wells in Bolivar when I was a kid that polluted the creeks and drinking water, so we couldn't catch fish or swim without getting covered with BS.
And yes, I bet you won't be around to clean up the mess if your drilling contaminates our water and land in this area.
And yes, I certainly hope DCNR has both eyes open so you don't pollute our beautiful, fish filled, Allegheny River.
And yes again, if you'd like to make up a story about the gas well and put your name on it, I would be happy to publish the real truth of the matter. I apologize for lying.
For one thing, there is always room for improvement, John pointed out a problem that many are having with the size of the cover pictures, that makes loading the page difficult if you don't have broadband. While the detail in the pictures is great, cropping them and compressing them makes it much faster to download. I have implemented John's suggestion and am always open to suggestions to improve the website. If anyone wants to copy pictures in greater detail, contact me and I will send you the original by email. However, when you make a post, you open yourself up to other people's opinions of your post, just as I do when I write something on here, and I will post that comment too of it isn't too bad. We must remember that opinions are like @sz..les, and everybody has one.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 04:54:00 PM
A Coudersport woman has been ordered to spend a year on probation by a McKean County Judge for theft, bad checks and disorderly conduct.
Lisa Fongwoo, 44, was arrested earlier this year after she tried to use fake travelers’ checks at the Bradford Wal-mart and became belligerent when confronted by store employees. Fongwoo was also ordered to perform 40 hours of community service.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 04:30:00 PM
No one was hurt in a rear-end work zone collision Tuesday morning on Route 44 near the Tennessee Road in Hebron Township.
Troopers said the collision occurred when Alice Cady of Westfield and 87 year old Albert Carll of Oswayo were both headed north and came upon a properly posted PennDot Work Zone. Cady stopped for the flagger controlled stop sign, but police claim Carll was traveling too closely and could not s top his Ford Ranger from running into the back of Cady’s Grand Am.
Authorities said both drivers and a front seat passenger, Jamie Ruth Brimmer of East Westfield were all wearing seatbelts and two toddlers, ages 3 and 4 were in the back seat seated in proper child safety seats.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 04:27:00 PM
Kane-based state police are investigating several recent thefts in their area.
During the early morning hours this past Sunday, thieves took 10 catalytic converters from Ken’s Used Auto Sales on Main Street in Eldred. Thieves reached into Sable Hackett’s unlocked ’98 Chevy Cavalier last Saturday and removed her pink wallet, Pennsylvania ID, checkbook, debit card, social security card, credit card and $30 in cash while it was parked at the Wanderers Motorcycle Club in Lafayette Township between 1:00 and 9:30 p.m. Someone siphoned six gallons of gasoline from a 2007 Ford Escape belonging to Brandy Robson of Eldred overnight last Friday while the car was parked on Canfield Hollow Road.
Troopers at Emporium are investigating recent camp burglaries on the Norcorss Run Road in Grove Township. Thieves took several items from Camp Double L owned by Darryl Horner of Spring Grove sometime since Memorial Day and also entered one owned by Jeffrey Rummel of East Berlin, PA sometime since July 4th weekend.
Criminal mischief incidents are under investigation by state police here and at Kane. Sometime between 10:00 p.m. Sunday and 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the home of Linda Smith on the North Fork Road in Westfield. Vandals tampered with the lids on both a septic tank and well.
Culprits struck the roof and cab front with a golf ball to damage a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado belonging to Jeffrey Neatrour of Crosby Saturday evening while it was parked near the Steve Jerman Memorial on Rote 66 in Wetmore Township.
Vandals used a blunt object to damage the mirror and post on a ’97 Chevrolet Cavalier owned by Kelly Swift of Smethport last Thursday or Friday while it was parked on East Main Street in Smethport.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 04:20:00 PM
WESBNews: 08/01/08 - PSP: Dramatic Increase in Burglaries
McKean County police agencies are warning people about a dramatic increase in home burglaries over the past two months.
They say the current trend is to target homes that are for sale, as well as vacant homes. The actors then steal as much copper pipe as they can. Police say they believe most of the burglaries are happening late at night, but some people have been bold enough to park in a vacant garage while breaking into a house and removing the copper pipe.
Police say with the price of copper reaching record levels, it is imperative that the public knows about this trend. State police are encouraging people to be aware of suspicious activity around vacant houses, or houses that are for sale, and to report any suspicious activity to police.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 04:13:00 PM
Sister Lorraine Minor has alerted us to a Special Evening Service this Sunday at the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle on the Port Allegany Road in Coudersport, PA.
Pastor Tim Minor from Virginia will be preaching the message. Pastor Tim is a spirit filled prophetic evangelist whose enthusiastic messages are always well received at the Tabernacle.
The public is always invited to the services at the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle.
Sunday morning services at 11:00 am. Sunday evening 6:30 pm.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 03:58:00 PM
- This week's edition of Endeavor News, available starting on Friday in Emporium, Coudersport and Austin, examines steps area residents are taking to beat high gasoline prices.
- There's news on new Pennsylvania Wilds tourist promotion and business development activities.
- It's time to apply for antlerless deer licenses in Pennsylvania, while an outdoor writer calls for a temporary suspension of elk-hunting in the state.
- A parade through Emporium on Monday will usher in this year's Cameron County Fair. Plans are being finalized for the second annual 'Weekend in the Wilds,' set for Aug. 15-17, Friday through Sunday in Emporium.
- Habitat for Humanity will hold an open house at its latest completed project on Hill Street in Coudersport.
- This week's Endeavor News also previews the Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic football game, takes a look at the Alle-Catt baseball playoffs and reports on local basketball players who have signed to continue their careers at the collegiate level.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 10:58:00 AM
It happened at a home on Dividing Ridge Road in Homer Township.
State Police based in Coudersport ask that anyone with information contact their barracks.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 10:45:00 AM
Morgan gets maximum sentence
A Patton woman found guilty of homicide by vehicle for the death of a woman and her granddaughter was sentenced to state prison Thursday in Clearfield County Court.
Bobbi Jo Morgan, 23, 878 Magee Road, Patton, was found guilty of two counts each of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances, aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and DUI after a trial in June.
Judge Paul Cherry sentenced Morgan to a total of 10 years and eight months to 34 years in prison. She was ordered to surrender her license, undergo a drug and alcohol assessment, and submit to DNA testing at a cost of $250. Morgan was also ordered to have no contact with the victims' immediate family. For three traffic summaries she was fined $755 plus costs.
The charges stem from an accident in Mahaffey July 25, 2007, when the vehicle Morgan was driving left the road and struck Bertha Kitchen, 63, who was walking with her granddaughter, Samantha Kitchen, 3, in a stroller. Both died as a result of their injuries. The defense claimed that Morgan was driven off the road by a truck.
Prior to sentencing, two family members detailed how the loss of their relatives affected them.
"Life will never be the same," Tammy Jo Kitchen, Samantha's mother said, adding that she suffers sleepless night because she hears her daughter crying for her mommy and daddy.
Marcy Kitchen said she finds it hard to get through the day without them. "You took my mother and best friend too, and our precious angel, Samantha," she said as she wiped away tears. "I never thought to say good-bye or 'I love you' and never will get that chance again."
District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. asked Cherry to consider the nature of the offense and the loss to the family. He asked the court to send a "message that there are severe consequences for this type of behavior."
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 10:17:00 AM
Woman charged with theft of pills
WELLSBORO - Tasha M. Cole, 26, of 32 Crest Lane, Gaines, was charged by state police with two counts each of theft, receiving stolen property, and possession of a controlled substance after she allegedly took pills from a cart at the Country Terrace assisted living facility, 1919 Shumway Hill Road, Charleston Township, Tioga County.
According to documents filed at District Judge Phillip Sweet's office, Cole took the propoxylene pills from the medication cart as it was parked in the hallway at the facility. She was issued a summons to appear.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 10:01:00 AM
A Philadelphia motorist wanted in that city on drug charges led Old Lycoming Township police on a high-speed chase early Thursday morning that ended when the car he was driving crashed into the front porch of home in the 2600 block of West Fourth Street.
The driver, identified as Gilbert Bernard Palmer, 28, bolted from the crash scene about 3:10 a.m., but he was nabbed by a South Williamsport police officer who was assisting with the pursuit near Newberry Park.
Police allege Palmer was under the influence of intoxicants, and the driver admitted that he was "drunk" after consuming two beers.
Palmer has no driver's license and has repeatedly been arrested for driving without one, police said.
The pursuit, which at times exceeded speeds of 70 mph, began in Old Lycoming Township near Frederick and Marydale avenues and ended when Palmer's vehicle plowed into the porch at 2601 W. Fourth St., Sgt. Joseph Hope said in an affidavit.
It was at least the third high-speed pursuit in the region that ended in a crash within that last six weeks.
Palmer, who has "an extensive criminal record," is wanted in Philadelphia for failure to appear for a hearing to face charges of delivering illegal drugs, Hope said.
Automatically jailed on a bench warrant, Palmer was arraigned late Thursday afternoon before District Judge James H. Sortman on charges of fleeing and eluding police, hit-run, driving under the influence of intoxicants, speeding and other summary traffic violations. He was recommitted to the Lycoming County Prison in default of $50,000 bail.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 09:51:00 AM
Attorney General Corbett announces arrest of Internet predator in Montgomery County; 154th arrest by Child Predator Unit HARRISBURG - Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced that agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Unit have arrested a Montgomery County man accused of using the Internet to sexually proposition what he believed was a 13-year old girl, as well as sending nude and sexually explicit webcam videos to the girl. The "girl" was actually an undercover agent from the Attorney General's Child Predator Unit who was using the online profile of a child. Corbett identified the defendant as Henry Flud Campbell, 64, 767 Hazelwood Drive, North Wales, a retired chemist and liquor store clerk. Corbett said that Campbell, using the screen name "fludcamp" and posing as a 26-year old man, allegedly used an Internet chat room to approach an undercover agent from the Child Predator Unit who was using the online profile of a 13-year old girl. Within minutes on the initial contact, Campbell is accused of using a webcam to send the "girl" nude images of him masturbating in front of his computer. More.....
Attorney General Corbett announces arrest of Internet predator in Montgomery County; 154th arrest by Child Predator Unit
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Tom Corbett today announced that agents from the Attorney General's Child Predator Unit have arrested a Montgomery County man accused of using the Internet to sexually proposition what he believed was a 13-year old girl, as well as sending nude and sexually explicit webcam videos to the girl. The "girl" was actually an undercover agent from the Attorney General's Child Predator Unit who was using the online profile of a child.
Corbett identified the defendant as Henry Flud Campbell, 64, 767 Hazelwood Drive, North Wales, a retired chemist and liquor store clerk.
Corbett said that Campbell, using the screen name "fludcamp" and posing as a 26-year old man, allegedly used an Internet chat room to approach an undercover agent from the Child Predator Unit who was using the online profile of a 13-year old girl. Within minutes on the initial contact, Campbell is accused of using a webcam to send the "girl" nude images of him masturbating in front of his computer. More.....
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 08:45:00 AM
By BRIAN QUINN and JOHN ANDERSON
HOUGHTON - An adjunct professor and executive-in-residence at Houghton College faces charges following several allegations involving female students.
Amity-based state police Wednesday charged Craig W. Fellenstein, 55, of State Route 19, Houghton, with first-degree sexual abuse, forcible touching, unlawfully dealing with a child and fifth-degree criminal sale of marijuana. He was arraigned by Belfast Town Justice Dawn Young and remanded to the Allegany County jail in lieu of $1,000 bail. He has since posted bail and was released, deputies say. More...
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 08:11:00 AM
WESB News: 08/01/08 - Former Jail Supervisor gets Probation
A former McKean County jail supervisor has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to with having sexual contact with a female inmate.
44 year-old Jay Beeman of Bradford received 18 months probation and must perform 40 hours of community service. He was also ordered to submit a DNA sample to the Pennsylvania databank.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 08:06:00 AM
PELJAE, Frank J.
Age 79, of 1679 California Road, Westfield, PA, passed away Monday, July 29, 2008, at the Green Home, Wellsboro, PA.
He was born March 9, 1929 in Sabinsville, PA. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Elkland Moose Lodge #746 and Knoxville V.F.W. #6753. Frank was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Korea.
He is survived by two sons, Robert Peljae, Birdsboro, PA and James Peljae, Chester, PA; and a grandson, Michael Peljae, Morgantown, PA.
Family and friends are invited to call at the Kenyon Funeral Home Inc., 222 West Main Street, Westfield, PA, Monday from 6 - 8:00 p.m. where Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Rev. John Kita Officiating. Burial in Champlin Cemetery, Westfield, PA with full Military Honors.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 8/01/2008 07:40:00 AM
Thursday, July 31, 2008
100th fire convention begins in Olean
By Rick Miller
Olean Times Herald
WESTON’S MILLS - The first of an estimated 1,500 volunteer firefighters, families and friends descended on Weston’s Mills Wednesday for the first day of the 100th anniversary convention of the Southwestern Association of Volunteer Firemen.More....
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 08:36:00 PM
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 1, 2, 3,;
The Woodsmen’s show at Cherry Springs, will also feature on the music stage the high energy Bluegrass group Sweetwater at 10:00am on Friday, followed by Tioga county favorites Cornpone Sally at 1:00pm.
Then on Saturday, local folkies Jakob’s Hollow will host an all day jam featuring the Fifteen Bean Band, the Belles Trio from New York, and The Now Or Never Club from Philadelphia.
Sunday’s show will feature Old Timey Potter county favorites Enchanted Mountain Green at 10:00am, followed by Elk County Celtic favorites Fieldstone at 1:00pm.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 06:58:00 PM
Simple assault charges have been filed in District Court against 24 year old Derek Jardine of Grover Hollow Road, Genesee.
State police claim Jardine struck a four year old child in the face Friday night at his residence, causing red marks and bruises.
Jardine was released on $5,000 unsecured bail after being arraigned before on-call District Judge Annette Easton
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 05:03:00 PM
A Port Allegany driver is facing numerous charges in connection to a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Roulette Township.
State police said 18 year old Jeffrey Jones was headed east on the Kim Hill Road when his Dodge Stratus failed to negotiate a left curve and traveled off the road for about 200 feet before hitting two trees.
Authorities say Jones fled the scene but later turned himself in. He was not wearing a seatbelt and suffered minor injuries.
Charges of driving an unregistered vehicle, driving with suspended or revoked license, failing to give immediate notice to police, speeding and failing to stay within roadways laned for traffic have been filed before District Judge Barbara Easton.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 04:59:00 PM
Fred Powlus, Jr. 51 of Parker Hill Road Ulysses is being charged with two counts of defiant trespass for an incident allegedly taking place last Saturday afternoon in Sabinsville.
State police claim, despite being previously warned, Powlus went onto posted property on the Ridge Road owned by Nicole Mainus.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 04:58:00 PM
Minor injuries were reported for the passenger involved in a motorcycle accident on Route 44 in Stewardson Township Monday morning.
Troopers said Douglas Jackson of Kailua, Hawaii lost control of his BMW on a sharp turn. The bike went off the road into some dirt and gravel, then slid on its side for about 30 feet along the shoulder.
Jackson escaped injury, but his wife, Brenda suffered minor injuries.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 04:55:00 PM
Troopers are investigating a burglary at a Galeton residence and one at a Summit Township camp.
Sometime between 10:00 a.m. Monday and 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, thieves forced their way into a shed owned by Thomas Shatto on Aspen Drive in West Branch Township and removed an olive green back pack valued at $75.
And thieves cut off a padlock on a door to gain entry to a camp on the East Fork Road sometime last week. Once inside, the intruders rummaged through cabinets in the camp owned by Daniel Pfeilstucker of Portage, PA.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 04:51:00 PM
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Ask for Bill. Located in Roulette, PA Pictures of parts.
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For Sale: Commercial Property. 7 Rental Units at Ladona Plaza on Rt 6-Coudersport, Pa. 3 apartments over 4 businesses. New Metal Roof. Reason for selling--Trying to Retire. Over 40K income per year. Call 814-274-1113 for details.#
For Sale: Parker Challenger Compound Bow with Sight, Trigger & Case
A perfect replica of Parker's larger-frame bows, the Challenger was specifically designed for ladies and youth, providing the highest levels of performance, beauty and quality.
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For Sale: 1996 Ford Astrovan, White, red pinstripe, blue cloth interior.
New tires, new battery, new inspection. Very good condition. $895.00.
Call daytime 274-8254 or evenings 544-7394.#
Moving Sale: 28 North Street, Roulette. Stove,
refrigerator, 25" TV, Fish Tank, antiques,toys,
baby, children & adult clothes. Friday-Saturday-Sunday.
LARGE CAMP IN MCKEAN COUNTY ON 1.9 ACRES. Located on Bingham Road in Cyclone. HAS 24X40 CEMENT FLOOR GARAGE,
SHED, AND BARN FOR LOTS OF STORAGE. CAMP IS 1,900 PLUS SQUARE FEET. HEATED
WITH WOODSTOVE IN LIVINGROOM, AND ONE IN BASEMENT. HAS GAS HOOKUP IF
WANTED. MILES OF TRAILS FOR RIDING, AND WOODS FOR HUNTING RIGHT OUT BACK! ASKING $42,000.
PLEASE CALL 814-642-7858 TO SET UP AN APPT. TO SEE, OR SEND AN EMAIL to
YARD SALE: Route 44 North, top of Greenman Hill, Wending Creek Farm sale site. Large selection of infant clothing, children's clothing/shoes, toys, baby equipment including strollers, travel cribs, high chairs. Also, women's clothing, office equipment, video games.
Friday, August 1st, 3:00 PM-8:00 PM;
Saturday, August 2nd, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
For further information, please call (814) 274-7280.
Looking For Work? Must have drivers license. Roulette area. Call 274-0386
WANTED - OLDER PEDAL TRACTOR IN GOOD CONDITION - MUST BE FARMALL OR INT. HARVESTER(RED NOT GREEN!) CALL 814-435-6686 OR EMAIL email@example.com
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 04:04:00 PM
The man accused of raping a 4-year-old in Clearfield County on Monday was spotted last night on the Ohio Turnpike, about 180 miles west of Pennsylvania.
Police say 43-year-old Sherman Graham didn't have money to pay a toll so he rammed a toll gate Wednesday night.
Earlier on Wednesday, he was in Buffalo, where his ex-girlfriend lives. She called 9-1-1 after she told him to leave her house. Trooper David Patrick of the Clearfield State Police says they're working closely with Ohio authorities. Police say they aren't sure why Graham is in Ohio.
They don't believe he's armed but Patrick says, given Graham's criminal history, he could steal a weapon. Graham is accused of raping the girl Monday morning then running into a nearby wooded area.
After that, they believe he stole the pickup truck he was seen driving in Buffalo.
Posted by Anne at 1490 NewsBlog
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 02:19:00 PM
BROOKVILLE - The twice delayed bid opening for the renovation of the Jefferson County Courthouse left the commissioners sitting in silence Wednesday.
The county had estimated the bid would be about $5 million. But, as the bids added up, it became obvious the project is going to cost more than the estimate. More....
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 02:07:00 PM
CLEARFIELD - Clearfield-based state police continue their search for Sherman Daniel Graham, 43, 366 McCool Road, Frenchville, who is wanted in connection with the Monday morning rape of a juvenile girl.
The warrant for his arrest includes charges of rape, statutory sexual assault and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.
Graham is accused of sexually assaulting the girl sometime between 9:15 and 11:30 a.m. Monday at a McCool Road home.
When the crime was discovered, Graham fled into the woods on foot near his residence. An extensive search is under way, but Graham has not been located.
Graham was last seen in South Buffalo, N.Y., at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in a dark blue, regular cab pickup truck. He is described as being 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with long brown hair, a mustache and a small goatee. He was last seen wearing a brown T-shirt and possibly shorts.
Anyone with information regarding Graham or the truck is asked to contact state police at 857-3800.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 02:03:00 PM
WESB News: 07/31/08 - Man Sentenced for Stealing ANF Trees A 40-year-old Ridgway man who stole 11 valuable black cherry trees from the Allegheny National Forest has been sentenced in federal court to three years of probation that will start with six months of house arrest.
Joseph Harvey must also pay $9,020 in restitution. Harvey pleaded guilty in May. Harvey and a co-defendant, Michael S. Merritt, were accused of cutting down a stand of the trees in Elk County in the national forest, in September 2004.
The two were also accused of arranging for the sale of the trees, which are used for furniture and other wood products.
The case against Merritt is pending.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:54:00 PM
The world of computers is moving in a new direction at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. After years of a nationwide decline in enrollment in computer science programs, Pitt-Bradford is phasing out its program and introducing a bachelor of science program in computer information systems and technology.
Students can begin enrolling in the new major this fall. The last computer science majors will likely graduate from Pitt-Bradford in 2012.
“After listening to the industry in the region, we developed this program to respond to the times,” said Dr. Steven Hardin, vice president and dean of academic affairs.
The new major will be housed in the school’s Division of Management and Education.
“This program uses technology to address the needs of businesses,” Hardin said. “These graduates will have technical skills, but they will also understand the needs of the companies they work for.” More from 1490 NewsBlog.....
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:47:00 PM
Roger Boyer of Brookville will seek the seat as a non-affiliated, independent candidate.
Republican Glenn Thompson of Howard in Centre County and Democrat Mark McCracken of Clearfield are currently on the ballot.
Boyer recently returned to Brookville after taking an early retirement from a 23-year career in a Department of Energy science lab.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:44:00 PM
National Fuel will be raising its price by more than 33 percent starting tomorrow.
The increase will raise the annual bill for a typical residential customer from $1,558 to $2,078.
Nancy Taylor, Senior Manager of Corporate Communications, says, “This large adjustment is necessary to more accurately reflect the price of the natural gas the Company purchases for its customers. The amount is directly related to the dramatic increase in the market price of natural gas during the past three months.”
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:35:00 PM
Coudersport firemen were recalled shortly before 1:30 pm this afternoon while responding to a automatic fire alarm at Morgan AMT on East Second Street. There was no fire.
A water leak at the plant was blamed for the triggering of the alarm.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:24:00 PM
State Police report that an adjunct professor at Houghton College is facing some serious accusations. According to troopers, 55 year old Craig Fellenstein is accused of one count of forcible touching, one count of unlawfully dealing with a child, and count of sale of marijuana.
Fellenstein was arraigned and committed to Allegany County Jail, $1,000 bail.
Officials say that Fellerstein has already posted bail.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 7/31/2008 01:22:00 PM