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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Corbett Stops In Coudersport On 6 County Tour of Northern Tier

Tom Corbett Visits Coudersport In Northern Tier Tour
Republican Nominee For Governor Of Pennsylvania

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Tom Corbett with Potter County Republican Chairman Carl Long and family

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Corbett with Ruth Gerhart and her son Bob discussing
Marcellus Shale natural gas business implications

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Corbett with local Republican Irvin Duell (Mr. Corbett told
Irvin he concurs with the message on his ballcap)

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Corbett with Commissioners Doug Morley (left) and Paul Heimel

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Attorney General Corbett with the owners of Wagner Ace Hardware

Photos courtesy Potter County Republican Committee

Found Cat--Is It Yours?????

This beautiful 2-3 year old neutered male cat showed up at our house on Dwight Rd. in Coudersport on Friday night. We are near South Branch Rd. & Baker Creek. Call 274-8529 if he belongs to your family. He is very lovable and is definitely a house cat.

Austin Dispatched To ATV Accident On Wharton Road

ATV Accident
At 8:13 pm on Saturday, Austin Dept. 44 and Medic 6 have been dispatched to assist a victim of an ATV accident on Wharton Road. This call was cancelled. The juvenile victim was transported to Charles Cole by private vehicle.

Is This Your Beagle?

A very friendly beagle has wandered to our house on Rt 44N (around 1:30pm
on Sat 8/14). Please call 274-4228 to claim her.

Sadie Is Looking For A Home

Looking for a home

Name Sadie
Female not fixed
3yrs old
Bassett Hound
CCSPCA: 814-486-0101

Pennsylvania General Energy Gets Permits For 6 New Gas Wells In Roulette Area

6 New Gas Wells Approved
Permits were granted this week by PA DEP for 6 more horizontal oil and gas wells to be drilled by Pennsylvania General Energy on Fisk Hollow in the Roulette area.

Grace P. HURD of Ulysses, PA

Grace P. HURD of Ulysses, PA, died Thursday, August 12, 2010. Arrangements will be announced by the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Tom Corbett Will Visit 6 Counties Today In Whirlwind Bus Tour

Corbett Making Stops in Area Saturday

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett will kick off his first bus tour of the gubernatorial campaign in Northwest Pennsylvania.

The six county bus tour on Saturday will begin in Tioga County and end in Elk County. As the Republican candidate for governor, Tom Corbett is touring the state talking with Pennsylvanians about his positive message of job creation and fiscal discipline in Harrisburg.


The media is not permitted on the Tom Corbett for Governor bus, but are welcome to attend any of the events on the bus tour.

Tom Corbett for Governor Bus Tour
Saturday, August 14th


WELLSBORO
Wellsboro Airport
7:30am – 8:00am

COUDERSPORT
Main Street Tour 9:30am – 10:00am
Meet and Greet at Gazebo 10:00am- 10:30am
Gazebo behind the Potter County Courthouse

SMETHPORT
Smethport Business District Tour 11:15am – 11:45am
Meet and Greet at McKean County Courthouse 11:45am – 12:15pm

PITTSFIELD
Warren County Fairgrounds
Barton Run and Route 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Hwy)
Pittsfield, PA 1:35pm-2:35pm

EMPORIUM
Cabin Kitchen
24 West 4th Street
Emporium, PA 15834
4:30pm-5:30pm

KERSEY
Elk County Fair
Dietz Road and Greens Road
Kersey, PA 6:30pm-7:30pm

ST. MARY’S
St. Mary’s Airport
119 Airport Road
St. Mary’s, PA 15857 7:30pm – 8:30pm

More Water Wells Have Methane In Bradford County WENY-TV

Potter County Commissioner's Meeting 8-13-10

The agenda and approved minutes are posted in full. Click on the links below for the complete information.

Approved Minutes of July 29, 2010 Potter County Commissioners Meeting

Agenda For Potter County Commissioners Meeting On
August 13, 2010

Registered Nurses--Full & Part Time Positions

REGISTERED NURSES
Your job search ends now! Come join the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital family today. Charles Cole is a hospital in scenic Potter County and offers excellent career opportunities in a patient-centered environment. Our patient-to-provider ratios provide the opportunity for personalized care.

Full time and part time positions exist in our Home Health Department, Long Term Care, Emergency Room, ICU, OB, and Med/Surg areas. We also have openings for per diem RNs. Candidates must have a current Pennsylvania Registered Nursing license. NEW GRADUATE APPLICANTS ARE WELCOME.
We offer a pleasant work environment and excellent compensation and benefit program.

We would like to share the excitement and give interested candidates a tour and discuss the advantages of working at our facility. Working together as a team sets us apart from the rest!

Interested applicants must complete an application electronically by visiting our web site at www.charlescolehospital.com. Click on careers, click on Nursing, click on application and follow the instructions. For additional information, please call (814) 274-5431.

EOE M/F/D/V

Certified Nurses Aides Needed At Charles Cole Memorial Hospital

CHARLES COLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
CERTIFIED NURSES AIDES

Full time, part-time, and per diem positions exist in our Medical/Surgical Unit, Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit and Long Term Care Unit for Certified Nurses Aides. Candidates must have a current Pennsylvania Nurses Aide Certificate.

Interested applicants must apply in person in the Human Resources Office at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. For more information, please call (814) 274-5431.

EOE M/F/D/V

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Seeking Custodians / Housekeepers

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital
Custodians / Housekeepers


Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is currently seeking energetic and dependable individuals to do custodial/janitorial/housekeeping work. Flexible hours – evening/nights/weekends available. Would be scheduled on an as needed basis. Must be at least 18 years of age. Call-in/part time hours available only – part time bonus available in lieu of benefits.

Interested applicants must apply in person in the Human Resources Office at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. For more information, please call (814) 274-5431.

EOE M/F/D/V

STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINER OPPORTUNITY

STAFF ATHLETIC TRAINER
Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has a desirable opportunity for a Staff Athletic Trainer to work with student athletes in area school districts. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university school of Athletic Training; must have or be eligible for State Licensure or certification. Experience preferred.

Responsibilities include providing injury and illness prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for student athletes under the direction of a physician and in cooperation with other healthcare professionals, athletics administrators, coaches and parents; as well as, the completion and submission of all applicable reports; practicing athletic training consistent with the National Athletic Trainers Association Code of Ethics and Standards of practice.

Interested applicants must complete an application electronically by visiting our web site at www.charlescolehospital.com. Click on careers, click on Clinical, click on application and follow the instructions. For additional information, please call (814) 274-5431.

EOE M/F/D/V

Corbett To Stop In Smethport Saturday

Corbett to Make Stop in Smethport

Attorney General and Republican Candidate for Governor Tom Corbett is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Smethport from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

The campaign stop in Smethport is part of a bus tour across Route 6.

His bus will park in front of the courthouse, and he will give brief remarks on the front steps of the courthouse. Corbett will also be visiting a couple of local businesses.

The public is invited to attend.

Recalls

Strong America Ltd. Issues an Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Golden Smell Brand "Dried Potato"

Prolatis' Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of its product Prolatis' Marketed as Dietary Supplement prior to August 9, 2010

PITT-BRADFORD TO OFFER OSHA OIL AND GAS MINI SAFETY SERIES

PITT-BRADFORD TO OFFER OSHA OIL AND GAS MINI SAFETY SERIES

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will hold a series of classes designed to help those in the oil and gas industry meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements.

The series, which is sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development, begins Aug. 17.

Classes take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on the Pitt-Bradford campus. Participants may attend individual sessions for $15 each or attend the entire series for $45.

Topics are as follows: Aug. 17, hazardous response, Swarts Hall Room 162; Sept. 22, personal protection equipment, Swarts Hall Room 162; Oct. 14, excavation, Fisher Hall Room 107; Nov. 12, wire rope, Frame-Westerberg Commons Room 116.

For more information or to register, contact Continuing Education and Regional Development at (814)362-5078 or reach@pitt.edu.

Adelphia Was Coerced by Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Lawyer Says

Adelphia Was Coerced by Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Lawyer Says

By David Voreacos

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Adelphia Communications Corp. was illegally coerced through the use of commercial loans by Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG and other banks trying to get lucrative investment banking work, a lawyer seeking recovery for the defunct cable television company’s creditors said.

The banks pressured Adelphia to tie loans, totaling $2.8 billion from 1999 to 2001, to promises of more fees for underwriting billions of dollars in bond debt and stock offerings, a lawyer for the Adelphia Recovery Trust told a judge yesterday in federal court in New York. More...

Rev. Charles A. "Chuck" Renshaw, 80, of 59 Euclid Ave. Bradford, PA

Rev. Charles A. Renshaw

Rev. Charles A. "Chuck" Renshaw, 80, of 59 Euclid Ave. Bradford, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at The Bradford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.

Born March 22, 1930, in Erie, he was a son of the late Charles and Catharine (Rohl) Renshaw.

On March 9, 1951 he married Rosanne (Roney) Renshaw who survives.

Rev. Renshaw was a 1948 graduate of Lawrence Park High School, in Erie. He enlisted in the United States Navy on September 21, 1948, and served during the Korean War, and was honorably discharged on September 19, 1952. He had worked as a barber for eleven years in Lake City, PA. After receiving a call to a Christian Life, he graduated from the United Methodist course of study from Boston University. He served 30 years as a United Methodist Pastor with his last sixteen years of service to the Duke Center United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Catherine R. (Pete) Hardy of Bradford, two sons Kenneth C. Renshaw, and Daniel J. Renshaw both of Bradford, two sisters, Elizabeth Cadwallader of Latham, NY and Jeannette (the late Robert) Will of Erie, three grandchildren: Jeff (Nicole) Hardy, Reed J. Renshaw, and Vicki (Mark) Miller, five great grandchildren: Kenny Miller, Breanne Miller, Alyssa Hardy, Alexis Hardy, and Ty Hardy all of Bradford, a sister in law Norma Renshaw of Erie, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Reed Renshaw.

At the request of the family there will be no visitation. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangement are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the Duke Center United Methodist Church, or a charity of the donors choice.

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

Natural Gas Leak Reported In Bradford City

Natural Gas Leak
At 11:27 am on Friday, Bradford City Fire Dept. has been dispatched to a report of a natural gas leak. First report was from Jefferson Street. Additional reports have been received from multiple locations.

At 11:48 am, Bradford City Ambulance was dispatched for 5 members of a family on Pleasant Street in the city who are experiencing sickness from natural gas.

Newtown Hill Road bridge in Tioga County opened to traffic; Detour lifted

Newtown Hill Road bridge in Tioga County opened to traffic; Detour lifted

A new bridge on State Route 1002 (Newtown Hill Road) in Richmond Township, Tioga County, is open to traffic, as of this morning.

The detour has been lifted.

The previous bridge on Newtown Hill Road was removed by a PennDOT maintenance crew. The crew prepared the site for a precast concrete box, which was delivered and set by a private contractor. The PennDOT crew then rebuilt the roadway approaches and will perform all the other remaining work to complete the project. Some paving and guiderail work remains. That work will be done under traffic.

The bridge carries Newtown Hill Road over a tributary to Corey Creek, about a mile northeast of Mansfield.

Tractor Trailer Damaged Stop Sign In Ulysses Township

Troopers are seeking information on a tractor trailer with a black cab, hauling a large dump trailer, that knocked over a stop sign at the intersection of Fox hill Road and Route 449 in Ulysses Township on Thursday at 10:45 am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Culvey at PSP Coudersport, 814-274-8690.

Senior Expo At UPB Today From 9 to 2/Free Lunch


State Representative Marty Causer's Senior Expo Friday, August 13 th At UPB In Bradford

BRADFORD - Rep. Martin Causer's (R-Turtlepoint) district offices in Bradford and Coudersport will be closed on Friday, Aug. 13, for his annual senior expo.

The expo is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Sports and Fitness Building gymnasium. Causer said his staff will have a table set up at the expo to answer questions about the many state assistance programs available to older Pennsylvanians.

Dozens of other businesses and organizations will also offer valuable information at the expo, and a free lunch will be served.

Details Of Steve Rebert's Preliminary Hearing In Brockway Murders

State builds case against murder suspect

By Randy Bartley, Jeffersonian Democrat editor

BROOKVILLE - District Judge David Inzana ruled Wednesday that Steven Patrick Rebert, 45, Emporium, will stand trial for the April murders of Wayne and Vicky Shugar of Brockway.

Following more than four hours of testimony, Inzana determined that the Commonwealth presented sufficient evidence to send the charges to the Court of Common Pleas. The Details.....

Gas Drillers Pitch In To Build In-Stream Fish Habitat

Anadarko joins team to preserve stream banks

Lock Haven Express
TROUT RUN - The Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Bureau of Forestry have been working with volunteers from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. this week to construct in-stream fish habitat structures along Trout Run, a tributary to Pine Creek.

Last fall, Anadarko contributed $10,000 to the conservancy to purchase materials for a stream restoration project in the Pine Creek watershed. Anadarko employees volunteered to help with the installation at the time of the donation. This week, they kept their word with 20 Anadarko staff from Williamsport and Houston pounding sledge hammers , moving rock, and securing silt fabric to create the in-stream structures. More...

Potter County Fire News--EMS System Is Broken

Is your community keeping you safe?
Tuesday, 10 August 2010 19:15
Potter County Fire News

The issue outlined in the following article is far from being isolated to a particular area of the Commonwealth.

In fact, quite the contrary.

There are many areas in the Potter/Tioga County area that have this issue as well. You don't have to listen to a scanner for very long before you'll hear an incident being dispatched that can take 20 minutes, 30 minutes or more to get an ambulance on the road.

In the Potter/Tioga County area if the initially dispatched department has not responded withing 10 minutes of the first dispatch the call is "rolled over" to the next due department. If that department can not get a crew it again rolls over to another area department. But because of the way the system is currently set up in this area in many cases mutual-aid companies will not respond with an ambulance in these cases.

The EMS system in the Potter/Tioga county area is BROKEN and has been for some time.

While a large part of the issue is the lack of volunteers that isn't the only reason for the system being broken. There are factors internal to the local EMS system that are also contributing to this issue. And in some cases the causes are within the individual EMS agencies as the result of personality issues within local emergency service organizations.

The system as it stands is broken....... but the big question is..... What is it going to take in order for the people and agencies involved to admit it and work to fix it?


Read more at Potter County Fire News.....

Sign Up Deadline Saturday For Softball Tournament

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Jane D. Sevinsky, 96, of Coudersport, PA

Jane D. Sevinsky, 96, of Coudersport, PA died Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.

Born on June 24, 1914 in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of John and Antionette Osika Mroczka. On May 14, 1940 in Pittsburgh, she married Steven “Jack” Sevinsky, who died on August 9, 1998.

Mrs. Sevinsky had lived in Coudersport for the past 40 years, coming to the area from Pittsburgh. While in Pittsburgh she was employed as a dietician and cook in the area schools and had also worked in a dress shop. She had fostered many children. She was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church and Court Doyle 932 Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Surviving are her sister, Emily Milanek of Florida, many nieces and nephews including Connie Keay and her husband, Gary, of Pittsburgh, PA, and Damien Milanek of W. Palm Beach, FL., and special friends Lou and Linda Karija of Coudersport. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Joe Mroczka and one sister, Helen Peszko.

Friends may call from 2-4pm and 6-8pm Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the Fickinger Funeral Home in Coudersport. Friends may also call on Monday at St. Eulalia Catholic Church from 12Noon until 1:00pm at which time a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with the Reverend James Campbell, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Eulalia Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Eulalia Catholic Church, 6 E. Maple Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Otto Eldred Music Boosters Fundraiser Saturday

On August 14, 2010, the Otto Eldred Music Boosters are holding a unique fundraiser called "Drive One 4 Ur School."

The program is sponsored by Mastel Ford dealership. They will bring several Ford cars and trucks that citizens will be able to test drive for FREE!

All that is required is a form to be filled out after the test drive.

And the best part is, for every test driven car, Ford will donate $20 up to $6000!!

It is easy and Ford will not try and contact anyone afterwards to try and sell anybody anything! It will be held at the Otto Township Firehall starting at 9 AM.

There will also be a car wash and Otto's community days going on, along with other activities! Please come help the Otto-Eldred Music Boosters raise money towards their Disney trip.

Kane Dispatched to Motor Vehicle Accident

MVA 5 Miles South Of Kane
At 6:10 pm on Thursday, Kane Dept. 5 and Kane Ambulance have been dispatched to a motor vehicle accident 5 miles south of Kane on Route 321. Station 5 units recalled at 6:20 pm.

UPDATE: Elk Company 6 was dispatched to this call at 6:21 pm

Candidate For Governor Tom Corbett To Visit Coudersport Saturday

Tom Corbett To Visit Coudersport Saturday

Carl B. Long, Republican Party Chairman for Potter County has announced that Tom Corbett, current Pennsylvania Attorney General and Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania in November's General Election will be walking along Main Street Coudersport at 9:30 am this upcoming Saturday morning August 14, 2010.

Long said, "After that Corbett will then be meeting and greeting area residents at the Courthouse Gazebo at 10:00 am."


Long urged "If you are available on Saturday morning, I encourage you to make time to meet the Attorney General Tom Corbett and express some of your opinions, values, and concerns. He needs to know what Potter County is all about from the people that live and work here."

Farmer's Market is coming back to Coudersport Saturday

Farmer's Market is coming back to Coudersport.
A group of local farmers will be gathering at the Courthouse Square in Coudersport this Saturday and following Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. or until everything is sold.

Join the movement to buy locally.

Anyone with an abundance of fresh produce is invited to participate.

Jakobs Hollow On Stage Friday At Noon At Kettle Creek Music Fest

Hey Mountaineers!

If you are heading up to Kettle Creek Music Fest this weekend, Jakob’s Hollow is on stage Friday at 12:00 noon …stop on by and say howdy!


http://www.kcmusicfest.com


Steve

Announcements For Coudersport Free Methodist Church

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Get Listed On Coudersport's Town Wide Yard Sale Map

60 Listings For
Town-Wide Yard Sale

Just want to give your readers an update on the townwide yard sales. I have 60 listings to date and they're coming in daily. This includes two churches and at the Sweden Valley grangehall which undoubtedly will have numerous families involved.

I talked with James Monks, Publisher at Tioga Publishing in Wellsboro which prints the Potter Leader-Enterprise. Once again, they're printing the maps and listings free of charge as a community service for Coudersport. Last year I distributed 1,500 copies throughout the area and this year, they're printing 2,000 for us.

We have an early deadline this year because of the holiday so the absolute deadline to be placed on the map is Tuesday, August 24. I have to have the map completed and sent to Wellsboro on the 26th. So call me and get on the map. Let's make this another successful day for the Coudersport area.

Shirlee Leete

Commino Memorial Service Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010

Memorial Service For James E. Commino
Port Allegany – Memorial services for James E. Commino, of Port Allegany, are to be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at 2:00 pm in the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, 105 N Main St, Port Allegany, with the Rev Randall Headley, officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Port Allegany Honor Guard.

Mr. Commino died Aug 7, 2010, and a full obit was published HERE.

Shinglehouse Dispatched For Pickup Truck Fire

No Exposures
At 2:07 pm on Thursday, Shinglehouse Dept 39 has been dispatched to the area of 464 Harrington Road in Sharon Township for a pickup truck fire with no exposures.

Judge Orders Anonymous Commenters To Be Identified

Judge orders identities of commenters be revealed
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Anonymous bloggers beware. You may not be as anonymous as you think.

Forward Township Supervisor Thomas DeRosa has won a court victory in the action that he filed in November to uncover the identities of people who posted comments on an online bulletin board that he said defamed him.

On Wednesday, the ACLU, which had intervened in the case, turned over the Internet Protocol addresses of six individuals who made specific posts that Mr. DeRosa mentioned in his court filings.

That action follows an announcement Tuesday night by West Mifflin Area school director Albert Graham, who vowed to take legal action to obtain the names of individuals who he said had posted threats against his life on the West Mifflin page of the discussion board Topix.com.

Web service providers have protection from comments made by third-party posters under a federal 1996 telecommunications law. But some courts require them to release the names of posters' identities if a strong enough case is made for defamation. More...

Potter County Ham Radio Club Recruiting Members

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Fully Involved Structure Fire In Ridgway Boro

Structure Fully Involved
At 12:50 am on Thursday, Elk Company 4 has responded to a fully involved structure fire
at 204 Depot Street in Ridgway Boro. Elk Company 2 dispatched for 2 engines to the scene.

Firefighters fought the fire bringing it under control. Firefighters were still on scene at 2:25 am.

UPDATE-

Arson Fire in Ridgway

A 16-year-old boy had to be treated for breathing difficulties after an arson fire that did $100,000 worth of damage to his home this morning in Ridgway.

State police say the fire at the home of Jacqueline Lockard of 204 Depot Street started at just before 1 a.m. outside the two-story house while people were inside.

Everyone escaped without injury but the 16-year-old was taken to Elk Regional when he started having difficulty breathing several hours after the fire.


Suspected Arson in Ridgway Blaze
Potter County Fire News--Photo posted

Gustin's Offers PA Inspection Services For Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles

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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Traffic Stop Reveals Coudersport Woman Was DUI

Coudersport Woman Jailed For Philly Bench Warrant
A Coudersport woman was arrested and jailed after a traffic stop revealed she was DUI and a license check came up with an open bench warrant from Philadelphia.


Agnes Mary McGlinchey, 42 of 1 Niles Hill Road, Coudersport, PA, was pulled over by troopers at the intersection of Route 6 and Water Street in Coudersport Boro Last Saturday at 2:15 am..

She was committed to the Tioga County Jail to await proceedings with the bench warrant.

McGlinchey will be charged in District Court 55-3-01 for DUI and related summary offenses.

Austin Man OK When Truck Went Over Bank On Gas Well Road

Truck Went Off Road
An Austin man was unhurt when his truck went off the Gas Well Road, 1/2 mile north of Rt. 607 in Keating Township Monday at 8:30 pm.


James F. Dynda Jr, 44, Austin, PA was driving a 1996 Ford F-250 North on Gas Well Road when he went off into the ditch on the right side of the roadway. He attempted to correct by turning to the left, but overcompensated and went off the left side of the road, over an embankment and struck a downed tree.

Dynda's vehicle was towed.

Woman Sent MoneyFor Motorcycle Advertised/Got Nothing

Crooks Advertised In The Local Dollar Saver
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a Theft By Deception that occurred last month when a Shinglehouse resident responded to a posted advertisement in the Dollar Saver for a motorcycle, sent money but got no motorcycle.


Ashley Ford of Sharon Township agreed to buy a 2008 Harley Davidson Softtail Fatboy motorcycle and sent money Western Union to pay for it. She never received the motorcycle.

Anyone with information that can help in this investigation is asked to contact PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690. Trooper Travis Pena is the investigating officer.

Sheriff In NY State Seeking Missing Woman

Posted Aug 11, 2010 @ 05:17 PM

Livingston County Sheriff John York stated that his agency is seeking help in finding a missing Springwater woman.

Joyce A. Vanmort, 50, whose address was not given, was last seen on Monday operating her 1998 red Ford Mustang bearing a license plate ELD-9642. More..Photo...

Steak Bake at the Coudersport Jubilee on Friday

Coudersport Falcon football team is having their annual Steak Bake at the Coudersport Jubilee on Friday August 13th from 11:00 - 6:00. This includes steak, baked potato, and corn on the cob for $9.

Coudersport Rotary Exchange Students Gather

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Get Your Ducks In A Row For This Saturday's Duck Race InThe Allegheny River In Roulette


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Cabot Oil & Gas Rebuilding Roads BEFORE Drilling

Sister In Law Needs Help With Senior Project

Senior Project Help
My sister-in-law Samantha Rennells of Ellisburg, PA, goes to Northern Potter and for her Senior Project she is sending care packages overseas to the soldiers.

She needs help Collecting Items and addresses for some of our heroes. I was hoping that you could post something about it on your blog.

I will Give you an address for people to mail or drop off items if they decide to help out.


1975 Ellisburg Road,
Genesee, PA 16923

Thank you so much
Ashley Prince

Activities In The Allegheny National Forest Region

Fairs and Festivals Round Out Summer Fun in the Allegheny National Forest Region

by Sandra Rhodes

Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau

BRADFORD, Pa. - With the end of summer in sight, there’s one staple yet to come – fairs – and McKean County, located just 90 miles south of Buffalo, N.Y., has its fair share of events this month.

The McKean County Fair, held annually in East Smethport nearby to scenic Pennsylvania Route 6, has festivities, rides, animals and food for the entire family, with the week-long events beginning on Sunday, Aug. 15, and ending Saturday, Aug. 21.

The fair, in its 105th year, has many of the staples of an old-time fair as well as some new and exciting shows.

The action begins at the fairgrounds, located on Route 46, with an antique tractor pull Sunday at 11 a.m. Starting at 1 p.m., there will be a tractor/farm equipment show and parade. Throughout the week, there will be livestock judging.

Among the highlights of the event are amusement rides that begin at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16. Terry Lee Goffee will take the stage at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, for a Tribute to Johnny Cash.

Veterans and active duty personnel will have free admission to the fair all day Wednesday, Aug. 18. At 7 p.m., Dan & Galla’s Salute to Our Veterans will be a tribute to all who have served this country. Then, at 8 p.m., Tonny Petersen’s Hell Drivers will perform stunts on the track.

Thursday, Aug. 19, will be Senior Citizens Day – they will be admitted free all day. The main event of the day will be the stock car racing which begins at 7:30 p.m. A Freestyle Motocross Show will wow the crowd starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20.
Then, on Saturday, Aug. 21, there will be a demolition derby at 5 p.m.

And don’t forget to try out the food at the fair. But if that fare doesn’t tickle your fancy, make sure to check out the elk jerky that will be available at the Crook Farm Fair Aug. 28 and 29 at 476 Seaward Ave. in Bradford. The Crook Farm Fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

The elk jerky booth will be one of about 60 vendors on site – about half of that are vendors new to the fair, which is set at the site of what is believed to be the oldest dwelling in the Bradford area. It is on the Pennsylvania Register and the National Register of Historic Places. It has been restored and furnished in the period of the 1870s.

The grounds also now feature a one-room school house, bank building, carpenter shop, blacksmith shop and weaving looms. All of the buildings are open for visitors the days of the fair.

Other vendors include hand-crafted jewelry, regional foods, plants, beauty products and home decorating. Along with the vendors, there will be several demonstrations, including weaving, blacksmithing, quilting and woodcarving.

The Old Time Country Music Festival will run along the same time as the fair and will include many performances throughout the two days.

For the kids, there will be a petting zoo, pony rides and a kiddie carnival. There is also a herb garden and walking trail behind the farm for families to enjoy.

For more information on the McKean County Fair, log onto its website at www.mckeancountyfair.net. Additional information on the Crook Farm Fair may be found at Bradford Landmark Society’s website at www.bradfordlandmark.org.

To discover the lodging and dining opportunities in the area, please contact the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau at 800-473-930 or go to its website at www.visitANF.com.


Photo information-- A volunteer at Crook Farm shows how to weave during a past Crook Farm Fair event. This year’s event will be held Aug. 28 and 29 in Bradford, Pa.

Elvin S. “Corky” Burdick, 74, of Roulette, PA

Elvin S. “Corky” Burdick, 74, of Roulette, PA died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport.

Born on September 24, 1935 in Coudersport, he was the son of Arden Randolph and Leta M. Hancock Burdick. On June 5, 1954 on Crandall Hill he married Dorothy Springer who survives.

Mr. Burdick was a 1952 graduate of Coudersport High School. He had lived in Coudersport for many years where he owned and operated Corky’s Collision. He was an avid bowler and was a former member of the Seventh Day Baptist Church of Hebron. He had lived in Roulette since 1998.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Rick (Denise) Burdick of Bristol, VA, Randall Burdick of Piney Flats, TN, and Daniel (Betty) Burdick of Bristol, TN, one daughter, Tammy (Ronald) Gaines of Roulette, PA, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, James Burdick, who died in January of 2005, one brother, Arden J. Burdick, and a sister, Shirley Miller.

Friends may call at the Fickinger Funeral Home of Coudersport on Saturday, August 14, 2010 from 10:00am until 12Noon at which time funeral and committal services will be held. The Reverend H. D. Youngblood, Jr. will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roulette Ambulance Association, Post Office Box 172, Roulette, PA 16746, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Donna L. Bright, 74, of 12852 S. Marquette Street, Chicago, IL., formerly of Gifford, PA

Donna L. Bright, 74, of 12852 S. Marquette Street, Chicago, IL., formerly of Gifford passed away January 31, 2010, at her residence.

Born May 26, 1935, in Olean, NY, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Blanche (Kincaid) Bright.

Ms. Bright was a 1953 graduate of Bradford High School and a graduate of the National School of Aeronautics in Kansas City, MO. She moved from the Bradford area in 1957.

She worked as a payroll supervisor at Nuveen Investments and previously had worked in the payroll department for several insurance companies. She retired in October of 2002.

She is survived by a sister, Phyllis J. Willoughby of Dallas, GA, two nephews: Darrin M. Willoughby of Memphis, Tenn, and Todd J. Willoughby of Powder Springs, GA, a special friend, Donna Edenfield of Chicago and her dog Duke. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister and her infant twin brother.

Friends are invited to attend graveside services on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at I:00 pm in McKean Memorial Park with Rev. David Stains, pastor of the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

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

Route 14 In Northern Lycoming County Closed Following Serious Crash

Route 14 closed following fatal crash between Trout Run and Bodines in Lycoming County 3:50 p.m. Wed.

Motorists in northern Lycoming County are advised that a section of Route 14, between Trout Run and Bodines, is currently closed following a serious crash. One person was killed.


State police said two vehicles collided on Route 14 near Slacks Run Road.

Motorists are advised to avoid that area for the time being.


Through traffic would be detoured via Routes 15 and 414.


UPDATE--2 people die in 2 area wrecks

August 13, 2010 -SunGazette--
Two people died this week in separate vehicle crashes, state police said. Jerry Wayne Breshears, 65, of Bastrop, Texas, died at the scene of a 3:20 p.m. Wednesday head-on wreck with Joshua Kegan Martin, 27, of Covington, according to police. Police said Breshears was driving a 2006 Dodge Ram pickup truck south on Route 14 in Lewis Township, when he veered into the northbound lane of Martin’s 2004 Peterbilt truck. Martin was not injured. More...

PITT VARSITY MARCHING BAND RETURNS TO PITT-BRADFORD

PITT VARSITY MARCHING BAND RETURNS TO PITT-BRADFORD

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will host the University of Pittsburgh Varsity Marching Band for its annual pre-season camp Aug. 20 to Aug. 24.

This will be the 22nd year that the band will hold practice sessions and the 15th that the band will be lead by Jack Anderson, band director.

Practices during the band’s stay will be open to the public. They are held from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. Evening practices are held on the soccer field along Campus Drive. Daytime practices are held on the field in front of Hanley Library or in Swarts Hall or Blaisdell Hall.

The band will be unable to give a public performance this year due to its participation in arrival events at the Pittsburgh campus.

This will be the 99th season of performing for the Pitt band, which has about 250 members.

The attached photo is by Harry Bloomberg and shows members of the Pitt Varsity Marching Band marching in the Oil150 parade in downtown Bradford last year.

PITT-BRADFORD RESUMES REGULAR HOURS ON MONDAY AUGUST 23

PITT-BRADFORD RESUMES REGULAR HOURS

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will resume regular hours on Monday, Aug. 23.

Hours of operation for Pitt-Bradford offices will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Classes begin Monday, Aug. 30.

Detour Planned For Route 287 Bridge Replacement In Tioga County

Route 287 Bridge Replacement starts August 23; six-week detour anticipated

A PennDOT maintenance crew in Tioga County will begin a bridge replacement project on Mon., Aug. 23 on Route 287 in Lawrence Township.

The existing, structurally-deficient bridge over Harts Creek, south of Buckwheat Hollow Road, will be replaced with a new concrete box culvert.

A detour will be implemented on Aug. 23. The signed detour for motor vehicles will follow Routes 15 and 49. A signed bicycle route detour will follow Woodford Road, Cross Road and Buckwheat Hollow Road.

The PennDOT crew will remove the existing bridge and prepare the site for a concrete box culvert, which will be delivered and installed by a private contractor. Then, the PennDOT crew will rebuild the roadway approaches and complete the remaining work for the project.

It is anticipated the new bridge will be opened to traffic within six weeks following the start of the project.

The PA WILDS IS Working!

The PA WILDS IS Working!
by Michael Wennin
Executive Director of the Lumber Heritage Region


After several years of planning, laying foundations, and creating partnerships, the twelve county Pennsylvania WILDS initiative is beginning to see results.

The immense coalition of state advisors, county employees and local volunteers working to develop the Pennsylvania WILDS has begun to see the fruits of their labor. Hotel rooms (this does not take into account campsites, cabins and lodges) sold in the PA WILDS was up in 2008 6.5% (954,000 total rooms) with a 12% increase in revenue ($71.3 M) from these rooms. This is significant in that some of the state’s traditional vacation destinations saw a decline. All of the festivals and events in the region experienced increased or sustained visitation last year during a time of high gas prices.

In spite of the economy, this year has seen some incredible increases so far in attendance and participation in area events. Groundhog Day 2009 saw 13,500 visitors. The Chapman State Park Winterfest had 12,800 participants- up 2000 from 2008. The Chain Saw Carving Rendezvous saw 20,150 visitors and raised $45,900 at their closing day auction. The Kinzua Outdoor Show saw over 6000 attendees, an increase of some 1200 people. The Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Classic had close to 200 boats in the water up from 124 last year. In Clinton County applications were closed early for the Hyner Run Challenge as more than 770 people had signed up for the event- up 150 from last year. Maple Syrup Weekend in Potter and Tioga Counties saw double the number of visitors at some of the open Sugar Shacks with several hundred people from as far away as Maryland participating in the event. Various cabin rental locations in the region are already booked for the season and Interstate 80 hotels are holding their own which is significant in that other destination hotels are experiencing a decrease in overnight stays.

One of the most satisfying outcomes of the Pennsylvania Wilds has been seen locally through out the region as community after community has stepped up to take on the challenges of taking advantage of this opportunity. Early on, nine groups of community leaders from around the region participated in the Balancing Nature and Tourism workshop where they learned first hand how to utilize the possibility and opportunities the initiative has to offer. They recently reported on their projects and listeners were amazed at the results these 9 groups had produced in such a short time…many working outside of their comfort zones making a difference in their communities…all beaming with pride in what they had accomplished and what they will accomplish in the future.

One of the regions many success stories include the opening of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center that has seen sales of upwards of $20,000 since it opened last July. The Center was created by the Chamber to participate in the PA WILDS Artisan Trail and represents over 50 local artisans.

People involved with the Pennsylvania Wilds are convinced that these early numbers are just the beginning of what will be seen this season. The current economy will give Pennsylvanians and their close neighbors an opportunity to discover the treasures in their own back yards, giving the local economies a much needed boost.

For more information visit the website at www.pawilds.com

Michael Wennin is the Executive Director of the Lumber Heritage Region (LHR) The LHR is one of the Commonwealth’s 12 Heritage Areas dedicated to preserving, relating, and enhancing the history and heritage of the people and their relationship with Pennsylvania’s forests. The LHR office is located in the Cameron County Courthouse in Emporium. For more information visit their website at www.lumberheritage.org

Potter CountyHabitat For Humanity Recipe Book Now Available

Rep.Causer's Offices Closed For Senior Expo In Bradford Friday

Causer's Offices to Close for Senior Expo

BRADFORD - Rep. Martin Causer's (R-Turtlepoint) district offices in Bradford and Coudersport will be closed on Friday, Aug. 13, for his annual senior expo.

The expo is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Sports and Fitness Building gymnasium. Causer said his staff will have a table set up at the expo to answer questions about the many state assistance programs available to older Pennsylvanians. Dozens of other businesses and organizations will also offer valuable information at the expo, and a free lunch will be served.

Causer's district offices will be closed all day on Aug. 13, but people in need of immediate assistance may call the Harrisburg office at 717-787-5075. The district offices will reopen for regular hours on Monday, Aug. 16. The offices are located at 78 Main Street, 1st floor, in Bradford, and 107 South Main Street in Coudersport.

Police Arrest Kinzua Rapist In Canada

Rape Suspect Caught in Canada

The man police say kidnapped a woman from the Allegheny National Forest and raped her is in custody.

35-year-old Mike Beaulieu of Anson, Maine, was arrested at a campground in New Brunswick, Canada, by Canadian Mounted Police. The arrest came after Warren state police got a tip from a Maine state trooper saying Beaulieu left his truck in the Fort Kent, Maine, area and crossed a river into Canada.

The charges include aggravated assault; rape, aggravated indecent assault, unlawful restraint; terroristic threats and illegal possession of a handgun.

Beaulieu is accused of approaching a couple at Kinzua Point Information Center in Mead Township on Tuesday, Aug. 3, and showing them a .45 caliber pistol. He tied up the man, ordered the woman into his pickup truck, and then drove her to a secluded area of the national forest in McKean County, where he sexually assaulted her at gunpoint.

Police say after the assault Beaulieu told the victim he would be back in two minutes and drove away. The victim walked to Route 321 where she flagged down a passing state police trooper.

Police say he told the victim he was going to commit suicide, but wanted to "rape someone before I die."

Police say Beaulieu was identified from a photo lineup by the victims and by witnesses he stopped to talk with in Smethport and Eldred on Aug. 2.

Beaulieu was convicted of gross sexual assault engage in a sexual act as a result of compulsion on Feb. 14, 2005, and sentenced to 10 years in jail and four years probation. He served four years and the rest of his sentence was suspended by the Department of Corrections, according to the Maine Sex Offender Registry.

In a news release, police say authorities from PSP, US Forestry, Maine State Police, US Marshals, Fort Kent, Maine, Police Department and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police joined forces to track and capture Beaulieu near Baker Lac, New Brunswick, at a campground. Beaulieua was found inside a tent at the campground. He was in possession of a handgun at the time of the arrest and could face criminal weapons charges in Canada.

Police say both victims remained calm during the entire incident and provided them and US FOrestry investigators with vital information that led to the identification and eventual arrest of Beaulieu, according to the news release.

Wings OnThings Traveling 4H Workshop Coming To Potter County

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Scholarships Awarded from Community Foundation Funds

Scholarships Awarded from Community Foundation Funds

So far in 2010 the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers (CFTT) has had the privilege of awarded the following scholarships from funds under CFTT management. They range from $500 to $4,000. Individuals receiving these scholarships include:

Finkle Rosenberg Scholarship Fund ($2,000) awarded to Emily A. Kisloski to attend Niagra University in Niagra, NY major in Elementary Education. Emily is a graduate of Owego Free Academy.

Elizabeth Alamo Nursing Scholarship Fund ($500) awarded to Erika Kisel to attend SUNY Binghamton in Binghamton, NY to major in Nursing. Erika is a graduate of Waverly High School.

Don & Linda Jayne Scholarship Fund ($500) awarded to Devin Soper to attend Corning Community College in Corning, NY in their LAS Program in Math & Science. Devin is a graduate of Waverly High School.

Dot Kemp Scholarship ($4,000) awarded to Kip Buchanan to attend Modern Welding School in Schenectady, NY to study Welding. Kip is a graduate of Canton High School.

Troy Lions Club Huck Scholarship ($500) awarded to Courtney Mattocks to attend Penn State Altoona in Altoona, PA to major in Nursing. Courtney is a graduate of Troy High School.

Babe & George Tymoski/Rockman’s Apparel Scholarship ($500) awarded to Meagan Nowacoski to attend Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC to major in Marketing. Meagan is a graduate of Athens High School.

Katherine Kerrigan Scholarship Fund ($2,000) awarded to Anna Tubbs to attend Corning Community College in Corning, NY to major in Liberal Arts. Anna is a graduate of Waverly High School.

Katherine Kerrigan Scholarship Fund ($2,000) awarded to Lydia Morris to attend St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY to major in Chemistry. Lydia is a graduate of Waverly High School.

Katherine Kerrigan Scholarship Fund ($2,000) awarded to Ariel Atchison to attend Robert Wesleyan College in Rochester, NY to major in Liberal Arts. Ariel is a graduate of Waverly High School.

Marilyn Bok, CEO stated, “These funds were established by multiple donors who all believed in the value of education in improving the ability of individuals to provide for their families and ultimately benefitting society.” The CFTT is happy to assist them in this effort.

The mission of the CFTT is to continuously improve the present and future quality of life in the counties served by the Foundation (Bradford, Potter, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties in PA and Tioga County, NY). It establishes endowment funds from contributions of many individual citizens, corporations, other foundations, other charitable organizations and government agencies and uses the interest earned from these funds to make grants to the community.

CFTT is a pure public charity, incorporated as a non-profit organization, which has been granted 501(c)(3) status by the IRS. Anyone interested in learning more about the CFTT, in contributing to a present fund or in establishing a new fund can call 570-888-4759; fax - 570-888-2179; email cftt@stny.rr.com or website - www.twintierscf.org .

Recalls

Fresh Express Announces Precautionary Recall of a Limited Number of Cases of Veggie Lovers Salad with an Expiration Date of August 10 Due to a Possible Health Risk

Novacare LLC Conducts Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Products Found to Contain Undeclared Drug Ingredient

Ikaria® Recalls INOMAX® DS Drug-Delivery System

Keys Found Between Gold & Ulysses

Found, set of keys for a motorhome or truck and 5th wheel trailer between Gold and Ulysses, Call 814-848-3942.

CANDLELIGHT PRAYER VIGIL – 8/11

CANDLELIGHT PRAYER VIGIL – 8/11

A candlelight prayer vigil will be held at Dusk (approx 8:15 PM) in the
Town Square, Main Street, Austin, PA on Wednesday, 8/11.


This prayer vigil is being held for Sophia Cizek, who is starting her bone
marrow transplant on this day. She is the daughter of Jess & Scott Cizek.


In addition, prayers will be offered for Avery Grace and Colton James Nicka
premature twins born to Josh & Megan Nicka.


Friends, relatives and all those who are caring folks are invited to attend.

Candles will be provided or you may bring your own. Light refreshments
will be served in the Firehall following the prayer vigil.

Praying for these beautiful babies and their families. Jim here are some links for those that may not have them.

http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/sunshineforsophia
http://www.sunshineforsophia.org/
http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=324358382586

http://averycolton.bbnow.org/index.php

Monday Was A Good Day To Harvest Marijuana

New York State Police had a busy day Monday. They harvested hundreds of marijuana plants from the woods & fields in Allegany County.

A State Police helicopter spent most of the day guiding ground crews to marijuana patches in the Richburg (Town of Wirt) and Almond areas.
Scanner listeners were able to listen to the operation live from the helicopter's 2 way radio.

According to WIVB TV news, two men were arrested as a result.

State Police arrested 22-year-old David Burch of Almond after they found 164 marijuana plants on his land and inside his home. They also busted 35-year-old Kevin Kopinak of Wirt after they discovered 128 pot plants at his home. More...

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

2010 Northern Tier Camp Cadet 2nd Annual Poker Run nets $1,400.00.

2010 Northern Tier Camp Cadet 2nd Poker Run nets $1,400.00.

The Northern Tier Camp Cadet Poker Run was held Saturday, Aug. 7th at Larry's Sports Center.

We had a total of 48 bikes for the ride which followed the route of Route 6 to Sweden Valley, Rt 44 south to Cherry Springs, Carter Camp and to Debs Cross Fork Inn, then back through Germania, into Galeton and then back to Larry's, where best & worse poker hands, door prizes, 50/50, and Chinese Auction winners were announced.

Both winners of the 50/50 donated the money back to the Camp Cadet Program.

Attached are pictures taken at Larry's and from the air along the course of the ride by Robin Freeman.

Tpr Brian Harmon & Robin Freeman chairman of this event wish to extend thanks to everyone who made this run such a huge success, especially Larry's, Sports Center, Tri-Town Fire Dept, Galeton Fire & Police Depts., Grovers Septic, Kountry Market, Coudersport Jubilee, Carm Barker, PSP Aviation, Paul Letterman, Walt Sipe, Charlie & Phil Clark & everyone who participated, donated and volunteered in anyway to help us make this event possible.












Upcoming Programs at Cherry Springs State Park

Upcoming Programs at Cherry Springs State Park

Meteor Madness
Thursday August 12, 2010 8:00-8:45pm AND

Friday August 13, 2010 8:00-8:45pm

What's up with meteor showers and why do they occur the same time each year? What's the difference between a meteor and a meteorite? Find out these answers and more. This program is a perfect start to an evening of meteor watching for the whole family.

Meteor Shower Watch
Thursday August 12, 2010 9:00-10:00pm AND

Friday August 13, 2010 9:00-10:00pm

Meteor showers continue to amaze all ages. The Perseids Meteor Shower is well-suited to families and is our most popular shower, with warmer summer temperatures and an averages of 60 meteors per hour! While there are benches, lounge chairs or blankets are usually the most comfortable for longer observing sessions. Bring binoculars to gaze upon night sky objects. This program highlights the early evening meteor watching, but for best results, you are welcome to stay later. Please dress for cooler weather to stay warm and comfortable.

Solar Viewing
Saturday August 14, 2010 7:00-7:45pm

Through our specially designed solar telescope, take a closer look at our nearest star the sun. Discover the features of our sun and how it impacts the earth.

Stars-N-Parks
Saturday August 14, 2010 9:00-10:30pm

Observe stars, planets, galaxies and more through several telescopes operated by volunteers and park staff. During this program we will focus on Jupiter rising and the spectacular summer Milky Way. Stars-N-Parks programs are led by Education Director, Thom Bemus, of the National Public Observatory, and Educational Outreach Partner with the Cherry Springs Dark Sky Association. It is recommended that visitors arrive about 30-minutes early to park their cars and allow their eyes to become dark-adapted.

*These programs occur on the Night Sky Viewing Area, located opposite the gated Astronomy Observing Field (north of Route 44).

*Weather can be cool and damp, please dress accordingly. For further information, please call the Lyman Run State Park office at (814) 435-5010.

*If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks: 888-PA-PARKS (voice), 888-537-7294 (TTY), 717-558-2711 (local or international TTY), 800-654-5984 (PA AT&T Relay Service).

Police Looking For Man In Ridgway Boro Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Suspect Sought
Ridgway, PA Borough Police have broadcast an alert to all area police agencies to be on the lookout for a TALL WHITE MALE WITH DARK CURLY HAIR, WEARING NO SHIRT, AND LONG DENIM SHORTS.

The man is wanted for a SEXUAL ASSAULT on Broad Street in Ridgway Borough prior to 7:38 PM on Tuesday.


Anyone with information should call 911 & refer to Ridgway, PA Boro Police Dept.

Delong Motorsports Season Update

Delong Motorsports
Season Update

by Brandon Grabbitt

The last season update was back on July 2nd when Nate picked up his very first win of the season at BlackRock Speedway.


Since then, Delong Motorsports is still hunting for another victory. Nate has battle through the dirt in hopes of trying to pick up win #2, but car troubles the past two weeks at Woodhull while battling for the lead, left him watching the end of the race in the pits.

Nate has dropped back to 6th in points and is still seeking his first win at Woodhull in 2010. Because of the long haul to BlackRock on Friday nights and Woodhull racing on Saturdays, Nate has decided to focus more primarily on running at Woodhull and hopes to return to BlackRock soon.

Older Brother Eric has blindsided competiton in the Sportsman class at Woodhull with numerous top 5 finishes in just the past 2 months, putting himself 12th in points and just a few points behind the 10th and 11th places.

Both brother's are continuing to make sure that they are elite contenders in the Sportsman class and continue to seek a victory at the Woodhull Raceway in 2010. Eric and Nate both have had good and bad nights in the past couple weeks, but by the way they have been diving lately, you can see why a well deserved victory is upon Delong Motorsports.

You can check both brothers out every Saturday night at the Woodhull Raceway in Woodhull, NY, racing starting at 6:30.

Landing Zone Set Up In Eldred

Landing Zone Established
At 6:37 pm on Tuesday, Eldred Dept. 4 has been toned out to set up a landing zone for Medivac 9 helicopter at Ron Houben Field in Eldred.


Eldred Ambulance and Medic 16 are transporting a victim of an accidental gunshot wound to the incoming helicopter.

MVA Smethport North Water

At 3:57 PM Tuesday Aug 10 MVA at N Margaret St and N Water St. Two Vehicles no injuries both cars off the roadway.

Penny-Cures Nail Salon

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EPA Hydro- Fracking Forum Postponed At Last Minute

EPA fracking forum postponed; Sept. date now likely

Star Gazette
A scheduled Thursday hydro-fracking forum that was abruptly moved to Syracuse from Binghamton on Monday has been postponed.

The Environmental Protection Agency will delay the forum from its original Aug. 12 date, said Sandy Baker, vice president of sales and marketing at the Oncenter.

Oncenter representatives said the Thursday date was too close to accommodate the expected crowd for the fracking forum. More...