WANTED FOR MURDER OF PSP TROOPER

Stoltz Of Coudersport

Coudersport Free Methodist Church

Howards Inc.

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Auction & Yard Sale Page

Saturday, October 1, 2011

10-3 Apple Pie Contest Roulette Library

RN, LPN, And CNA Opportunities Available

Events At Austin On Sunday

Events At Austin On Sunday
The weekend winds down Sunday, in collaboration with the Austin Communities That Care Fall Festival, with hayrides in Austin from 10 AM – 4 PM, a pet parade at 11 AM, additional performances by Rich Pawling’s History Alive! at 11 AM and 1 PM, bed races at noon and a vintage parade at 2 PM. Guests dressed in 1911 style attire are invited to walk in the parade.

Other events throughout the weekend include special promotions at Austin’s businesses, tours of the E.O. Austin Museum, geocaching at the Dam Park, a Straub Brewery closed container giveaway, guided historical tours of town, woodhick games, a visit from the PA Woodmobile, outdoor education activities hosted by DCNR and children’s activities.


Kevin Heatley on the science of the impact of gas drilling


Kevin Heatley [biohabitat restoration specialist], of Hughesville, PA [Lycoming County] presents in Hammondsport, NY on 9-15-11. He speaks from experience.

Falling Leaves Festival In Coudersport Continues Sunday


Prescription Medicine Stolen In Burglary

A Burglary in Ulysses Township is under investigation by State Police.

Unknown actor(s) entered the residenbce of Ryan Downey at 840 Northern Potter Road, In Ulysses, PA, between 9-21 and 9-22 and stole his prescribed medicine.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690. Trooper Meko is the investigator.

Another Canadian Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On Route 44

A Cambridge, Ontario motorcyclist was moderately injured Thursday at 2:55 pm when his motorcycle crashed on Route 44, 1.5 miles south of Route 2002 in Abbott Township, Potter County.

Wayne F. Peddle, 57, of Cambridge, Ontario, was transported by Goodyear Hose Company Ambulance to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital where he was then flown to Altoona Regional Hospital for treatment of several broken ribs and a left fibula fracture.

Troopers said the crash occurred as Peddle was traveling south, on a 2003 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide, negotiating a left hand curve, when he encountered gravel on the roadway. His bike struck the gravel and overturned onto it's left side, sliding off the roadway into a ditch on the western side.

He was wearing a helmet. No charges were placed due to the gravel on the roadway. Peddle is the third Ontario motorcyclist that has crashed in that area in September.

PSP was assisted on scene by Galeton EMS, Medic 6 and the PA Game Commission.

Port Allegany Marching Band From A Different View



The Port Allegany (PA) High School "Gators" Marching Band and color guard in Class A competition at the Bradford (PA) Autumn Classic at the BAHS Parkway field, September 24th, 2011. The band plays a selection of Lady Gaga hits (Bad Romance, Just Dance, Born This Way, Poker Face).

Special thanks to the band boosters for another memorable season.

The small band with the BIG sound!!

EXTREME MAKEOVER: PARENTING EDITION

It starts Sunday 9:15am and 11:00am.

EXTREME MAKEOVER: PARENTING EDITION

Join us and bring some friends along! :)

We'll have fun, encouragement, and an opportunity to grow!

For your convenience we have child-care available during the adult
service.

Looking forward to seeing you!

A soldier of Christ
2Timothy 2:3-4
Mike

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Open Arms Community Church
http://www.openarmsbradford.org
1289 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
openarms@openarmsbradford.org

Recalls

10/01/2011 08:14 PM EDT

Greencore USA, Inc., a Cincinnati, Ohio, establishment, is recalling approximately 57 pounds of salad products containing meat and poultry, because the grape tomatoes used in these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.

Commissioner Says he's innocent, charges politically motivated

Adam Coleman responds

Says he's innocent, charges politically motivated

October 1, 2011

Clinton County Commissioner Charged In Thefts

Man Hurt in Elm Street Crash

Man Hurt in Elm Street Crash

Updated by WESB NEWS
A Bradford man was seriously hurt in an accident Friday morning at the intersection of Elm and High streets.

Bradford City Police say a car driven by 55-year-old Karla Sumner of Grand Island, New York, was making a left turn from Elm onto High and turned into the path of a motorcycle operated by 32-year-old George Cabisca. Cabisca could not stop before hitting the car, and was thrown from the bike and hit the driver's side fender of the car and the windshield and went about another 20 feet.
He was taken by ambulance to BRMC. A witness said the motorcycle was traveling at a rate of speed that would not allow him to stop before hitting the car. Sumner will be charged with failing to yield. Cabisca will be cited for speeding.

Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze At Whispering Evergreens

10-3 Apple Pie Contest Roulette Library

Nature At It's Best Video By George Schweigert



George Schweigert, of Galeton, PA, shares his video production of "Nature At It's Best" he shot in the Northern Tier of Central Pennsylvania before he heads back to Washington, DC where he is attending photography school.

Coudersport Ambulance To North Main street

At 1:22 pm on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance and Medic 6 have been dispatched to North Main Street for a medical emergency.

Austin Flood Program Location Changed To Austin School

Gauld's Corner Store Has Closed

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

Today is a very sad day for me, it not only represents the end of a very special chapter in my own life but the end of a very significant era as well. I grew up in Coudersport, in fact just 2 blocks from the Corner Store and have memories of shopping here as far back as 5 yrs old. Coming in for penny candy after school ,it was always the best place to get sno-cones (actually the only place) way back then, but still the best, among lots of other things that the store represented about life back in the 60`s, 70`s and 80`s.

I closed the doors today on that store that I loved so much, with much regret and will greatly miss all of my regular morning coffee crowd guys, their families, all the kids, the ball teams and the elderly all of my loyal customers that patronized me every day and truly appreciated what the corner store represented and like me just wanted to hold on to that last little bit of their childhood that meant so much to them, unfortunately it is just a sign of the times as they say, ”out with the old and in with the new.”

My hope is that after almost 5 yrs of serving this community the best that I feel I could, that it wasn`t in vain, and I leave everyone of those people with good memories of that little store on the corner, and when they think about it from time to time, it will be nothing short of good thoughts. Thank you Coudersport for allowing me to serve you. It might have only been for a short time but was a time to remember.

Wendy Gauld
Gaulds Corner Store

Audrey Osgood. Dean, 81, of Galeton, PA

Audrey Osgood. Dean, 81, of Galeton, PA, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2011 at her home.

Born July 30, 1930, in Galeton, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Cecelia (Burrous) Osgood.

She graduated from Galeton High School in 1948. On July 27, 1948, in Elkland, she married Ronald Dean, Sr., who survives.

Audrey was a homemaker who enjoyed bingo, bowling, reading, vacationing in Florida, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 63 years, Ronald Dean, Sr., are a son, Ronald Dean, Jr., Galeton; four grandchildren, Ronald E. Dean, III, Kimberly G. (Thomas) Preston, Leslie and Ashlie Dean; three great grandsons, Michael, Mitchell, and Matthew Preston; two sisters, Erma Evans and Sharon (Paul) Dean, both of Galeton; a step daughter, Diana Smith, Galeton; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Audrey was predeceased by a son, William Dean, a brother, Vern Osgood, Sr., a sister, Thelma Evans, and a daughter-in-law, Ellen Dean.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton.

Teen Challenge Spaghetti Dinner Today At Park Church

Spaghetti Dinner Today
Teen Challenge, the faith-based drug and alcohol residential treatment program, participants will be putting on a spaghetti dinner for $5 a plate at the Park United Methodist Church in Coudersport during the Fall Festival today.

The dinner will be Saturday from 5 to 6:30 in the Educational building of the church, across the street from the gazebo.

Participants will be there to answer questions and discuss how the program has impacted their lives.

Coudersport Chamber of Commerce needs old photos of the Coudersport Area

The Coudersport Chamber of Commerce needs old photos of the Coudersport Area for a chamber project.

Please email or contact Amy Thompson at amy@thompsondesigninc.com or call the chamber office.

Recalls

09/30/2011 10:16 PM EDT

Manning Beef, LLC, a Pico Rivera, Calif. establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 80,000 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

PA Lumber Museum Featured In 1:40 Am Show on PCN Today

It's History! Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Galeton, PA 1:40 am TODAY

Calendar: Programming For PCN TV Network

Start Time: 1:40 am October 1, 2011
End Time: 2:00 am

(Repeat 2010) It's History! Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Galeton, PA

Location: Pennsylvania Lumber Museum in Galeton, PA

URL: www.lumbermuseum.org/

Farmer's Market Today In Coudersport

RN, LPN, And CNA Opportunities Available

Sage Country Farm House Estate Auction, Saturday, October 8th--9:30 AM--Bradford, PA



Friday, September 30, 2011

Falling Leaves Festival In Coudersport Saturday & Sunday





Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze At Whispering Evergreens

Smethport 2 Coudersport 1 in 2OT

Smethport 2 Coudersport 1 in 2OT







Paul Burdick
Photographer

Paul Burdick Sports Images
http://pburdick.smugmug.com Phone (H) - 814-274-8772

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CCMH Appointment Reminder System and Patient Satisfaction Survey Implementation.

CCMH Appointment Reminder System and Patient Satisfaction Survey Implementation.

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has begun using an automated appointment reminder system for its office practices as a service to its patients.

The automated system calls to remind patients of scheduled appointments. After a brief introduction, the message will update patients with the location, date and time of scheduled appointments. The system will call to remind patients of office visits, as well as nursing visits such as lab draws or injections. Patients will have the option to conveniently confirm or cancel their appointments via their phone’s key pad. Patients are encouraged to listen to the entire message and respond with an appointment confirmation or cancellation.

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital is also preparing to implement an automated patient satisfaction survey as a way to gather patient perceptions of the care they receive from Charles Cole providers in the office environment. This survey is designed to solicit feedback from patients who receive care in our primary care offices and from our specialist providers. The survey is brief, consisting of five (5) questions and will take less than five (5) minutes to complete.

As a patient, if you are selected to participate in this survey, we encourage you to please take the time to complete it. Patient feedback is essential for us to meet, and hopefully exceed, patient expectations as we continually strive to improve the care that is provided to our patients.

Flu Clinics Scheduled at Physician Offices

Flu Clinics Scheduled at Physician Offices – Flu clinics have been scheduled for the patients of the following physician offices:

w Emporium Health Center Patients, October 4, 8a.m.-4:30p.m.

w Port Family Practice Patients, October 8, 8a.m.-12p.m.

w Northern Potter Health Center Patients, October 12, 8:30a.m.-4p.m.

w Integrated Internal Medicine Patients, October 18, 1-6p.m. & October 19, 8a.m.-1p.m.

w Bowman Health Center Patients, October 13/October 20/October 27, 1-3p.m. (Bowman Health Center patients are asked to contact the office at 887-5395 to schedule an appointment.)

Patients are reminded that insurance will be billed for the injection. Payment is expected at time of service for those without insurance coverage.

Pipe Work Will Impact Traffic on Route 153 near Penfield; Work starts Oct. 5

Clearfield County
Pipe Work Will Impact Traffic on Route 153 near Penfield; Work starts Oct. 5

Penfield – Drivers in the Penfield area can expect short travel delays on Route 153, starting Wednesday, as pipe replacement work begins. PennDOT will replace a large pipe along Route 153, about two miles north of Penfield. The pipe work will require lane closures along the roadway. Drivers should be alert for flaggers on the roadway enforcing an alternating traffic pattern.

The pipe replacement work is expected to run through the end of the month, with all work weather dependent. Drivers should plan for some extra travel time through the area. L.C. Whitford of Wellsville, New York is the contractor on this job.

Drivers are reminded to obey posted speed limits and always buckle up.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAStateCOLL.

The Boys and Girls Club of Potter County will be closed today, September 30th

The Boys and Girls Club of Potter County will be closed today, September 30th

I-80 Columbia County bridges work-zone lane restrictions for next week

Travel Advisory
I-80 Columbia County bridges work-zone lane restrictions for next week

Following are the planned work-zone lane closures for the Interstate 80 river bridges project in Columbia County for the week of Oct. 3.

A long-term lane closure with temporary concrete barrier will be set starting on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 a.m. in the westbound left lane (passing lane) from mile 242 (Mifflinville) to 243. The contractor will be paving for the new bridge alignment. There is a vehicle width restriction of 10' for this section. The lane closure is expected to be in place for 14 days.

A daylight pattern will be set Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 4 – 5, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day to close the eastbound right lane (travel lane) between miles 241 to 242 for truck access.

A stop condition remains in effect at the top of the ramps entering westbound I-80 from Route 339 south and eastbound I-80 from Route 11 north.

PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check interstate traffic conditions before heading out.

Connie R. Bock, 63, of Austin, PA

Connie R. Bock, 63, of Austin, PA died Thursday, September 29, 2001 at her residence following a lengthy illness.

Born on May 28, 1948 ion Hillsdale, Michigan she was the daughter of Gene and Mary Adams Ritter. On June 27, 1985 in Coudersport, PA she married David Bock, who died on January 30, 2002.

Mrs. Bock was a resident of the Austin area for the past 26 years. She was employed as a supports coordinator for Potter County Human Services and was a member of the Austin United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her four sons, Doug Little and his wife, Carrie, of Austin, PA, Brian Little of Little River, SC, David Bock, Jr. and his wife, Lacey, and Tim Bock and his wife, Amanda, both of Manchester, PA, six grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, three brothers, Steven Ritter and his wife, Althea, of Charlotte, Michigan, Timothy Ritter and his wife, Audrey, of Vermontville, Michigan, and Mark Kern of Coudersport, PA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one brother, Jeffrey Ritter.

Friends are invited to Mrs. Bock’s home after 12:00pm on Saturday, October 8, 2011 for a time of remembrance with her family.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Fickinger Funeral Home of Coudersport.

Jennifer Jo Kibbe Engaged to Shawn Michael P. Currier


Mr. and Mrs. Roger Kibbe, of Westfield, PA, and Mrs. Kathleen and the late Mr. Larry Currier of Genesee, PA, are pleased to announce the engagement of Jennifer Jo Kibbe to Shawn Michael P. Currier, both of Genesee, PA.

Jennifer graduated from Northern Potter Jr. /Sr. High School in 2003 and is a graduate from Mansfield University as of 2007, with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She is currently employed by Dickenson Center Inc., of Coudersport, PA, as a Family Based Mental Health Worker.

Shawn graduated from Northern Potter Jr. /Sr. High School in 2005, and is a graduate from Elmira Business Institute as of 2009, with an Associate degree in Accounting. He is also currently attending the University of Phoenix, in pursuit of a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with an anticipated graduate date in 2013. He is currently a caregiver to his mother.

The couple was engaged December 25, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA and a November 11th, 2011 wedding is planned to take place at the Valley View Assembly of God church in Knoxville, PA.

The officiating Pastor will be Pastor Jonathan Hardt, of Westfield, PA.

Private Drinking Water Testing Available

Private Drinking Water Testing Available

$150,000 has been secured through the Colcom Foundation’s grant program “Marcellus Environmental Fund” for the Headwaters Quality Drinking Water Project to provide low income families in Jefferson, Elk, Potter, Cameron, Clinton, Centre, and McKean Counties with funding to secure chain of custody water sample analyses of their private water supplies prior to Marcellus Shale Gas Well Drilling activities.

RC&D will partner with various organizations and agencies including the Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences Water Resources Department. This Department has developed many valuable tools for homeowners such as the Master Well Owners Network, Private Water System Management, and other educational resources.

For more information contact Heather McKean, McKean County Conservation District’s Watershed Conservationist at 814-887-4003 or hsmckean@mckeancountypa.org. Applications can be obtained at the McKean County Conservation District located at 17137 Route 6 in Smethport.

The Headwaters Resource, Conservation, & Development Council (RC&D) is tasked with providing “local leadership to improve the economic, environmental, and social well being of the people of Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter counties in north-central Pennsylvania”.

Schedule Change for Paving Work on Route 3011 near Ormsby

Schedule Change for Paving Work on Route 3011 near Ormsby
Travel delays possible during daylight work Monday through Friday

Smethport –Wet weather has changed PennDOT’s paving schedule for Route 3011(Bridge Street) near the village of Ormsby, McKean County. Work will now begin on Monday and run through Friday. PennDOT had previously expected work to run Saturday through Tuesday.

Crews will begin paving operations at 7 a.m. Monday, with roadwork scheduled through Friday. Area drivers should expect travel delays. The work zone on Route 3011 stretches from Ormsby, south for 2 ½ miles in Keating Township.

Drivers in the area should expect short travel delays as roadway flaggers enforce an alternating traffic pattern during daylight hours. Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College is the contractor on this roadway improvement project. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAStateCOLL.

BUFFALO BISONS GENERAL MANAGER TO SPEAK AS PART OF PITT-BRADFORD’S EXECUTIVE SPEAKER SERIES

BUFFALO BISONS GENERAL MANAGER TO SPEAK AS PART OF PITT-BRADFORD’S EXECUTIVE SPEAKER SERIES

BRADFORD, Pa. – Mike Buczkowski, vice president and general manager of Buffalo Bisons baseball, will speak Oct. 5 as part of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Executive Speaker Series.

He will speak at 11 a.m. in the Mukaiyama University Room of the Frame-Westerberg Commons. The event is free and open to the public.

He will discuss the challenges of managing a professional team, trends affecting the sporting industry, how sports management differs from corporate management and tips for students wishing to enter this field.

This year is Buczkowski’s 25th with the Bisons and his 18th year as the club’s general manager, the longest tenure of any general manager in the 126-year history of the franchise.

He began with the Bisons, the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, in 1987 as a public relations assistant during the team’s final season at War Memorial Stadium. Coinciding with the club’s move to Pilot Field in 1988, Buczkowski was promoted to public relations coordinator and then to public relations manager in 1989.

During the 1992 season, he was promoted to assistant general manager and was named general manager the next year. He became vice president in 1999.

During Buczkowski’s 17 years as general manager, the Bisons have led the league in attendance seven times, including setting the International League’s all-time attendance record in 1998.

In 2001, he accepted the Bob Freitas Award from Baseball America on behalf of the Bisons. The award is presented annually to a franchise for overall operational excellence. The Bisons are the only Triple-A team to win the award twice.

Buczkowski is responsible for the strategic planning of the organization and manages all day-to-day operations of the front office staff. He is also responsible for the coordination of player development contracts with the Bisons’ parent club.

The Executive Speaker Series, founded in 2009, is sponsored by the Pitt-Bradford entrepreneurship and business management programs. Past speakers include Greg Booth, president and chief executive officer of Zippo Manufacturing Co.; William J. Wagner, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Northwest Savings Bank; and Tom Oreck, president and chief executive officer of Oreck Corp.

For more information, contact Diana Maguire, associate director of the entrepreneurship program, at (814)362-5277 or dsm20@pitt.edu.

For disability-related needs, contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7533 or clh71@pitt.edu.

Bruce Trowbridge Is Running Again



Bruce Trowbridge is running to raise money for Hurricane Irene victims: http://irenereliefrunnj.com/

(Interview by Dick Thodal)

Tickets Available At Falling Leaves Festival This Weekend

Donald “Mac” Frederick MacBeath, 87, of Gaines, PA

Donald “Mac” Frederick MacBeath, 87, of Gaines, PA, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Hurler’s Personal Care Home, Potter Brook, PA.

Born October 17, 1923 in San Francisco, CA, he was the son of the late Alexander and Elinor (Rawlins) MacBeath.

Mac served in the United States Navy during W.W.II and the Korean Conflict and then worked as a machinist in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

He was married to the former Edith Martin, who preceded him in death on August 17, 2001.

Mac was a life member of the Galeton V.F.W., a member of the Galeton Rotary and the Coudersport American Legion.

Surviving are two sons, Alan, Galeton, Pa, and Leslie, Reading, PA; a daughter, Doris Ulrich, Akron, PA; three grandsons; two nieces; and special friends, Craig, Adrienne, Aaron, and Alyssa Hampson, Wellsboro, PA.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Mac was predeceased by two sisters, Barbara Marcelino and Marjorie MacBeath.

Friends may call at the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton, on Monday, October 3, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 11:00am with the Rev. Thomas Shatto officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Second Chance Animal Rescue in Wellsboro.

Car/Motorcycle Crash In Bradford Ciry

Car/Motorcycle Crash Reported
At 9:36 am on Friday, Bradford City Ambulance has been dispatched to a car vs motorcycle accident near 91 High Street, at the intersection of High and Elm St.

The patient is reported lying in the roadway.

Man Hurt in Elm Street Crash

Updated by WESB NEWS
A Bradford man was seriously hurt in an accident Friday morning at the intersection of Elm and High streets. Bradford City Police say a car driven by 55-year-old Karla Sumner of Grand Island, New York, was making a left turn from Elm onto High and turned into the path of a motorcycle operated by 32-year-old George Cabisca. Cabisca could not stop before hitting the car, and was thrown from the bike and hit the driver's side fender of the car and the windshield and went about another 20 feet. He was taken by ambulance to BRMC. A witness said the motorcycle was traveling at a rate of speed that would not allow him to stop before hitting the car. Sumner will be charged with failing to yield. Cabisca will be cited for speeding.

Susan Kay Martiny, 68, of 119 Elizabeth Street, Lakewood, NY, formerly of San Diego, Ca, Kingsville, TX, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, Summer Haven in Mayville

Susan Kay Martiny, 68, of 119 Elizabeth Street, Lakewood, NY, formerly of San Diego, Ca, Kingsville, TX, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, Summer Haven in Mayville, NY, and 90 East Terrace Avenue, Lakewood, NY passed away Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at her residence.

Born May 27, 1943, in Bradford she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Pearl (Rapchick) McAlpine.

On August 18, 1968 she married Edward F. Martiny in San Diego, CA. who survives.

Mrs. Martiny was a 1961 graduate of Bradford High School. She attended Alfred State Technical College, graduated from San Diego State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, and attended the University of Michigan Summer Graduate Teaching Extension Programs on Mallorca in the Balearic Islands.

She was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church as well as Hurlbut United Methodist Church, the American Association of University Women, Parables Gospel Singing Group and the Eta Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.

She worked as a secretary at Speer Resistor and Dresser Manufacturing in Bradford, PA. She taught 4th grade at Parent's Cooperative School in Saudi Arabia for 5 years, Sunday School at Hurlbut Church in Chautauqua, New York for 7 years, and as Education Director for the Lakewood United Methodist Church in Lakewood, New York from 2006 until 2009. Susan was selected as Laity person of the year for her service with the Lakewood Church in 2002.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons: Christopher Edward Martiny of Brooklyn, NY, and Robert “Robbie” Douglas Martiny of Lakewood, NY, and three nieces Kim, Cheryl, and Shelley McAlpine. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother John F. McAlpine who died in January of 1975 and nephew Mark Allen McAlpine who died in 2010. Susan was a loving wife and mother who was devoted to her family.

Due to Susan’s election to participate in The University of Buffalo’s Anatomical Gift Program, there will be no visitation or funeral. Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Susan’s Life memorial service which will be held Saturday October 8th at 11:00 AM at the Lakewood United Methodist Church located at 165 Shadyside Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park Cemetery in Bradford, PA.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Lakewood United Methodist Church at 164 Shadyside Ave. Lakewood, NY 14750 and The American Cancer Society Buffalo Hope Lodge at 197 Summer Street, Buffalo, NY 14222.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

Recalls

09/29/2011 05:14 PM EDT

Andrew Williamson Fresh Produce is expanding the geographic scope of its voluntary recall of organic grape tomatoes. Although the volume of cases from the original production lot has not changed, the company recognizes the possibility that some customers may have distributed the organic grape tomatoes beyond the original 18 states.

Flooded state road advisory in North Central PA

Flooded state road advisory in North Central PA - Friday at 12:30 AM

Thousands Headed To Austin "The Town Too ToughTo Die" For Centennial Of Austin Flood

Austin, PA Makes News Around The World 100 Years After Dam Break Wreaks Tragedy

Newspapers around the world have had stories about Austin, PA in their pages this month. Stories by individual papers and a story by the Associated Press, circulated around the globe, have put Austin in the news again. This time it is a remembrance of the tragedy that happened 100 years ago "so that we never forget." Thousands of visitors are expected to show up in the tiny town for the events starting today and continuing through the weekend.

Austin, PA - One hundred years after a tragedy that would have destroyed a less resilient town, Austin, Pennsylvania is honoring the victims and survivors of the 1911 Austin Flood and celebrating “the town too tough to die.” The lessons of the delicate balance between mankind and nature, as well as corporate
responsibility, are as relevant today as they were 100 years ago.

100 Years Ago

At the turn of the 20th century, Austin, Pennsylvania was a booming town, home to nearly 3000 people. People of varying ethnicities came to "God's Country" to capitalize on the plentiful lumber and work in the area's many mills. One of the largest and most state of the art mills was the Bayless Pulp and Paper Mill in Austin. The mill put Austin on the map and made it the hub of Potter County.

In 1909, after experiencing several water shortages that hampered production, the Bayless Pulp and Paper Company built a 50 ft. tall 534 ft. wide concrete dam to harness water from Freeman Run to power its mill, the town’s largest industry. To cut costs, Bayless ignored recommendations from the engineer to ensure the dam’s safety. While the many citizens of Austin who worked at the mill were grateful for their jobs, others questioned the stability of the dam and worried what would happen if it ever broke.

On September 30, 1911, Austin found out. Poor construction, coupled with torrential rain, resulted in the dam's collapse. Nearly 400 million gallons of water were released, destroying everything for eight miles. At least 78 people perished in the tragedy. News of the flood quickly spread worldwide.

It was the
second worst flood disaster in Pennsylvania’s history and sixth worst dam failure in U.S. history.

The tragedy came 22 years after the famous Johnstown Flood and sparked new legislation to improve dam safety. The Austin Dam was placed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

The town of Austin survived not only the famous flood of 1911, but several other fires, floods and natural disasters over the years. Despite the many challenges it has faced, Austin lives on and is now known as “the town too tough to die.”

Remembering the Flood

From September 30 - October 2, 2011, Austin will remember the 1911 Austin Flood tragedy. Events will occur in the town square, Austin Area High School and the Austin Dam Memorial Park. Austin will be decorated turn of the century style and visitors will be able to step back in time to get a glimpse of what
life was like in 1911.

A commemorative ceremony to honor the flood’s victims will kick off the weekend on Friday, September 30 at 1 PM. At the exact time the dam broke 100 years ago, a siren will sound and the names of the victims will be announced. Descendants and relatives of the flood’s victims and survivors, as well as descendants and relatives of those who aided in the recovery effort are encouraged to participate. Those in attendance will be given flowers to place in honor of their loved ones. Please contact Denise Owens at deniseh@zitomedia.net or 814-647-8358 if you would like to participate.

Following the ceremony, Austin will turn back the clock with food, fun and festivities 1911 style. Throughout the weekend, characters in costume will roam the town, music will reflect ethnic groups that comprised the booming lumber town and the 1911 time period, artisans will demonstrate 1911 crafts and trades and recreational opportunities will guide visitors through the grounds of the dam and path of the flood.

Friday’s highlight events include a 3 PM performance by Rich Pawling’s History Alive!, bringing the culture of turn of the century North Central Pennsylvania “woodhicks” to life. This program has been supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, the Federal-State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Pennsylvania Humanities Council inspires individuals to enjoy and share a life of learning enriched by human experience across time and around the world. Since 1973, the PHC has empowered local groups to offer high-quality public programs that have a positive impact on the everyday life of their communities.

At 4 PM, local historical researcher, Margaret Crosby, will share the life story of Cora Brooks, the madam that ran a “house of ill repute” on the hill overlooking the dam at the time of the flood. Cora saved many lives that day, as she alerted the phone operators in town of the dam's failure before the waters hit town. The operators then notified residents. When Cora faced charges for her illegal activity, the citizens of Austin testified on her behalf, and her punishment was lessened due to her good deed. Margaret, who is seeking an official pardon for Cora from the Commonwealth, will be in character and costume as Cora for her performances. There will be several presentations throughout the weekend.

Friday, at 5 p.m. at the Austin square there is going to be a program that includes dramatic readings of the flood witnesses memories and then a performance of songs about the flood from Jacob's Hollow


At 7:30 PM, Dr. Gale Largey will provide live commentary during a special screening of his documentary, “The Austin Disaster, 1911 – A Chronicle of Human Character.” Dr. Largey will share inside information on making the movie, meeting the survivors of the flood, and working with several well-known people, including Willie Nelson, Gerald Ford and Tom Ridge, who provide voice-overs in the documentary. The film will be projected on the remains of the Austin Dam.

Saturday is packed with activities, kicking off with the Gerald F. Duffee Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run at 10 AM. A registration form is available on the event website at www.austin2011.com.

That afternoon, a vintage baseball game will begin at 1 PM. Using 1860’s rules, locals will team up against players from the vintage baseball association. See how the game was played in its early days, when players did not use gloves and hurlers had to pitch the ball to the batter’s liking. Rich Pawling will give the play-by-play and perform during the 7th inning stretch.

At 4:30 PM, tethered hot air balloon rides at the dam will allow visitors a view of the path of the flood from 200 feet in the air.

At 8:30 PM at the Austin Dam, author Paul Heimel, whose recently published book “The Austin Flood – 1911” is being touted as the complete, authoritative story on the 1911 dam disaster, will present a dramatization of eyewitness accounts of the survivors and those who witnessed the flood.

Following the
performance, musicians Bob White and Friends and Jakob’s Hollow will perform their Austin Flood inspired songs, accompanied by a multimedia lightshow on the dam remains.

The weekend winds down Sunday, in collaboration with the Austin Communities That Care Fall Festival, with hayrides in Austin from 10 AM – 4 PM, a pet parade at 11 AM, additional performances by Rich Pawling’s History Alive! at 11 AM and 1 PM, bed races at noon and a vintage parade at 2 PM. Guests dressed in 1911 style attire are invited to walk in the parade.

Other events throughout the weekend include special promotions at Austin’s businesses, tours of the E.O. Austin Museum, geocaching at the Dam Park, a Straub Brewery closed container giveaway, guided historical tours of town, woodhick games, a visit from the PA Woodmobile, outdoor education activities hosted by DCNR and children’s activities.

Sponsors and vendors are still being accepted for the event. Information is available at www.austin2011.com.

Join us in Austin, "The Best Town by a Dam Site", as we remember one of the most important events in Pennsylvania's history. Don't miss Potter County's biggest event of the century - a once in a lifetime opportunity! Visit www.austin2011.com for more information and the full schedule.

RN, LPN, And CNA Opportunities Available

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Coudersport Ambulance To North Main Street

At 11:40 pm on Thursday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to N. Main Street for a man fallen.

At 11:50--Fire Dept. For Lifting Assistance.

Roulette Ambulance To Railroad Avenue

At 11:27 pm on Thursday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 have been dispatched to Railroad Avenue for a woman who has fallen.

Roulette Ambulance To Horseshoe Court Drive

At 11:04 pm on Thursday, Roulette Ambulance has been dispatched to Horseshoe Court Drive for a medical emergency.

State Police Use Hi Tech To Follow Suspect Electronically

Area man headed to trial following crime spree

The Progress--Clearfield
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer

A Strattanville man accused of burglarizing the Bradford Township Municipal Building and several area businesses had all charges bound over for court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Richard Ireland at yesterday's session of Centralized Court held at the Clearfield County Jail.

Jerry L. Richey, 36, is charged with four counts of burglary, three counts of criminal mischief, four counts of criminal trespass and two counts of theft by unlawful taking.

He is accused of burglarizing Apex Hydraulic & Machine Company in Decatur Township, D.C. Enterprises in Decatur Township, T.L. Bainey Trucking in West Decatur, as well as the Bradford Township Municipal Building. More...

Dramatic Reading About Austin Flood Friday and Saturday

Company Wants To Drill Well Near Dubois To Dispose Of Fracking Fluids

Firm eyeing frac water disposal site

Courier Express

LUTHERSBURG - A local company is preparing a permit application to build an injection well in Brady Township to dispose of liquids used in the hydrofracturing process that extracts gas from the Marcellus Shale formation.

"We are in the process of petitioning the state Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Agency for permit applications to drill an injection well to dispose of any produced gas well fluids," Mike Hoover of Windfall Oil and Gas of Falls Creek said.

Hoover said the company hasn't officially applied for the permits yet. He said the EPA is the lead regulatory agency for any type of underground injection permits.
From an operational standpoint, Hoover said the company will be "injecting fluids into depleted geological formations 7,300 feet below the surface. That's the general process. More...

Spaghetti Dinner Saturday At Park United Methodist Church

Photo Field Trip with Curt Weinhold

Photo Field Trip with Curt Weinhold
The PCEC and Curt Weinhold will be hosting a Fall photo field trip in Port Allegany. During the trip you will learn to really capture the beauty of Fall color in a hands-on demonstration during autumn’s peak!

Students will meet at the parking lot of the Port Allegany Alliance Church, 414 E. Mill Street, and will travel to a destination to be announced. Once there, students will receive 3 hours of instruction and hands-on experience with the essence of composition and dealing with lighting conditions.

Please bring: camera, any extra lenses and memory card (Optional: tripod & polarizing filter); lunch, water, suitable shoes and clothing for the day’s weather. Note: Students should be familiar with their camera to get the most out of this experience.

The class is being held on Saturday, October 8 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost is $34 per person. For more information or to register, call 814-545-1333 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

Coudersport Ambulance To Sweden Valley Manor

At 5:24 pm on Thursday, Coudersport Ambulance and Medic 6 have been dispatched to Sweden Valley Manor for a medical emergency.

Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze At Whispering Evergreens

Mary Elizabeth Seagren, 89, formerly of 2 South Avenue, Bradford, PA

Mary Elizabeth Seagren, 89, formerly of 2 South Avenue, #410, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born November 15, 1921, in Erie, she was the daughter of the late Ivan C. and Marcella E. (McDonald) Luckman. After her graduation in 1940 from Millcreek High School in Erie, the family moved to Bradford, where her father did wartime engineering work for several local companies.

On May 10, 1947 she married Anard S. Seagren, in Farmers Valley; they moved to a hunting cabin in the Allegheny National Forest. After a couple of years they built a house at 845 Bolivar Drive, where she lovingly raised and cared for their four children. She remained there until after Anard died on March 1, 1978. She attended the former Bolivar Drive Church of the Nazarene.

In 1985 Mrs. Seagren graduated from Hobe Sound Bible College in Florida. She invested her care in the lives of other children by working as a nanny for the Michael Rector family and several other area families.

Surviving are four children: three daughters, Ronnie Seagren of Toronto, ON, Jan Van Dellen of Elgin, IL and Susan Bolte of Canton-Salem, NJ, and a son, Gene Seagren of Bradford. She has six grandchildren, Anna, Sam and John Van Dellen, Jake Griffith, and Wendy and Amanda Varner, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was the last of her generation in her family, being preceded in death by her brother, Richard Luckman of Erie, and her husband, his sister, and his four brothers and their spouses.

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of Mary's life this Saturday at 4:00 at the residence of her nephew, Thomas Seagren, at 141 Congress Street. Burial will be in Willow Dale Cemetery.

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

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Bradford Ecumenical Home or the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

Alexxis Rennee GREEN, infant daughter of Shane M. and Tonya Lampman Green

Alexxis Rennee GREEN, infant daughter of Shane M. and Tonya Lampman Green, was stillborn Saturday, September 24, 2011 in the Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, NY.

Surviving besides her parents are: two brothers, Dominick Schrader and Dylan Green; maternal grandparents, Penny Shaffer of Genesee, PA and Daniel Lampman of Harrison Valley, PA; paternal grandparents, Doug Green of Wellsville and Stacy Green of Friendship, NY; paternal great-grandmother, Jean Lates of Fillmore, NY; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A private memorial service will be held at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. The Rev. Paul M. Karges will officiate.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

Local Church to Address Parenting During October

Local Church to Address Parenting During October

BRADFORD - Open Arms Community Church in Bradford will be launching a 4 Week Series on Parenting, starting this Sunday.

“Today's parents are in a struggle no other generation has had to face in raising children,” says Open Arms Pastor Mike McAvoy, who says that parents looking for advice these days have it tough, “There are so many contradicting professional opinions out there. Everyone has a theory, and everyone’s theory is different!”

The series, Extreme Makeover: Parenting Edition will offer parenting advice from a biblical perspective. McAvoy says, “A lot of people have a misunderstanding about biblical parenting, because they've seen the bad example of religious people using the Bible as an excuse to be abusive. This is wrong and not what the Bible teaches.”

In the seven years since it started, Open Arms has addressed topics of relationships, healthy living, social responsibility and personal devotion to God – but Extreme Makeover is the time the church has tackled parenting.

“We’ve wanted to do this for a long time,” says Open Arms Media Coordinator Josh Hatcher, “We’ve structured the information in such a way that it’s accessible for anyone – whether they have children or not.” Hatcher says that even people without kids, or whose kids are grown can help make a difference in the live of other families. “Just because you are not a parent, doesn’t mean that you can’t help support other parents. It’s up to all of us to help reinforce the role of parents in our community.”

The “We need to stop enabling our children for failure, misbehavior, and irresponsibility,” says McAvoy, “While we certainly do see some problems and shortcomings in parents, children, and society, we're not out to bash any of them. We love people. They are important and we want to help them in any way we can. “

On October 2, the first installment is titled “The Model” and focuses on what standards should be used for parenting. On October 9th , Open Arms will discuss Healthy Parent/Child Relationships. October 16th will address the topic of Discipline, and on October 23, the church will discuss The Child’s Responsibility to the Parent.

During the Month of October, Open Arms will have Child Care for kids from birth to Fifth Grade, and will feature special programming for kids from Pre-School to Fifth Grade. Open Arms Kids will be hosting Slime Time, with fun, games, exciting bible lessons, and lots of slime.

At the end of the month, the church will also be doing a drawing for a “Family Night Out” which includes a gift certificate from Byllye Lanes, and a “Family Night In” which will include snacks and a movie rental.

Extreme Makeover: Parenting Edition will kick off at Open Arms on East Main Street during the church’s two regular Sunday services – at 9:15AM and 11:00AM. “Both Services are the same, we offer two service times so that people can come at a time that is convenient,” says McAvoy.

More information can be found at the Open Arms website - www.openarmsbradford.org

Route 864 lane restriction at slide east of Route 87 in Lycoming County

Travel Advisory
Route 864 lane restriction at slide east of Route 87 in Lycoming County

Motorists who travel Route 864 in Lycoming County are advised to be alert for a lane closure at the scene of a slide about two miles east of Route 87 in Upper Fairfield Township.

PennDOT is on the scene to set up temporary traffic control, which will consist of self-regulating stop signs.

The eastbound lane has dropped toward the creek near the intersection with Simpler Hollow Road. Repairs will be scheduled.

Windows Smashed Out of Hector Township Camp

A Criminal Mischief is under investigation by State Police.

Unknown actor(s) smashed two glass window panes at a private camp located along Carr Hill Road in Hector Township between 9-20 & 9-25, 2011. The property is owned by Ethel Doble of 230 Point Airy Road, Pile Grove, NJ.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690. Trooper Kocher is the investigator.

Plastic Water Tank Stolen From Big Moore's Run Road Property

Unknown actor(s) stole a 320 gallon round plastic water tank from a private property along Big Moore's Run Road in Homer Township between 9-13 and 9-27, 2011.

The tank, that was white in color, is owned by Harry Deutshlander of 440 Big Moore's Run Road, Coudersport, PA.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to contact PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690. Trooper Kocher is the investigator.

BLT Production To Be Performed At Otto-Eldred School Auditorium October 21/22/23

'Charlotte's Web' Cast Announced

The Bradford Little Theatre production of Charlotte’s Web will feature Ethan S. Flexman of Duke Center as Wilbur, Madison McClelland of Allegany, N.Y., as Charlotte and Cailie C. Shanks of Bradford as Fern.

The children’s classic by E.B. White adapted by Joseph Robinette will be performed at the Otto-Eldred Junior-Senior High School in Duke Center on Friday and Saturday October 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23.

Director Nanci K. Garris said, “We are excited to perform for the first time at O-E school, which boasts a beautiful 300-seat art deco auditorium and new atrium lobby. We believe the new location will enable more people to attend the show, since it is only 12 miles from Bradford and 13 miles from Olean, N.Y.”

The family-friendly show tells how little Fern Arable dotes on Wilbur, the runt of the spring pig litter. But once Fern persuades her father to spare Wilbur from the axe, Charlotte the spider turns her web-spinning skills to saving her piglet friend forever.

The narrator trio, all BLT veterans, will be Ann K. Dunkerton of Smethport and Bradford residents Michael L. McLanahan and Connie L. Shanks. McLanahan will also portray the Gander.

Cast as barnyard friends are Evie Russell of Smethport as Templeton the rat; Michelle Wymer of Eldred as Goose; and Mandi J. Droney of Bradford and Josie Simora of Duke Center as Sheep and Lamb, respectively.

Fern’s parents will be played by Owen M. Russell of Smethport and Olivia M. Keltz of Bradford; Fern’s sister Avery will be Rachel E. Close of Bradford. Aunt and Uncle Homer and Edith Zuckerman will be portrayed by Zack Murphy of Duke Center and Kelsey L. Hoover of Bradford. Hired hand Lurvy will be Chelsea Hurrle of Eldred.

Rounding out the group will be Jeri Simora of Duke Center as Uncle and Announcer, with Alice M. Smith of Derrick City as reporter and judge. Baby spiders will include Heaven Moyer of Eldred.

The crew includes producer Diane Kerner Arnett of Bradford, and stage manager Cindy Matteson and assistant stage manager Carrie Russell, both of Smethport.

Advance tickets may be purchased in advance at $9 each. At the door, tickets for adults will cost one dollar more. A discount is available for groups of ten or more through the ticketmaster on the website at www.bradfordlittletheatre.org.

Outlets will include sites in Bradford, Duke Center, Port Allegany, Smethport and Eldred.

For more information, people may check the BLT website or Facebook page.

Dog Found In Roulette Is Back Home

Found Dog In Roulette

A tan short haired lab type dog .

The dog has been reunited with it's owner.

Spaghetti Dinner Saturday To Benefit Autism

Recalls

09/28/2011 08:19 PM EDT

Andrew Williamson Fresh Produce is voluntarily recalling one lot of organic grape tomatoes sold under the Limited Edition® and Fresh & Easy labels due to a possible health risk from Salmonella. The recall notice is being issued out of an abundance of caution because one clamshell of Limited Edition organic grape tomatoes tested positive for Salmonella in a random sample collected and tested by the United States Department of Agriculture in Michigan.

Flooded state road advisory in North Central PA

Flooded state road advisory in North Central PA - Thurs. at 2 PM

I-80 WB lane closure for environmental cleanup

Travel Advisory
I-80 WB lane closure for environmental cleanup

Motorists traveling Interstate 80 westbound in Columbia County are advised that the driving lane is currently closed between mile marker 229 and mile marker 228.5 (west of Buckhorn Exit 232) for an environmental cleanup operation.

The lane closure is expected to be in effect until mid-afternoon.

Man & Woman Identified In Attempted Murder Of Troopers

Addison man jailed, woman jailed after attempted murder of troopers

By John Anderson Daily Reporter

(Story by Andrew Poole and John Anderson)

An Addison man is facing attempted murder charges after being arrested Tuesday afternoon by state police in connection with shots fired at troopers earlier the same day.

Bath-based state police charged Richard E. Vangorden, 38, of 573 Brennen Road, with two counts of first-degree attempted murder and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

On Wednesday afternoon, troopers told the Daily Reporter and the Evening Tribune that Christine L. Stevens, 19, no address given, was in the truck with Vangorden. She was released from Jones Memorial Hospital and taken to the trooper barracks in Bath. She has not been charged in connection to the shooting, but she is being held on a bench warrant from the City of Corning court for a previous petit larceny charge.

Stevens was sent to the Steuben County jail in lieu of $10,000 bail.

Vangorden was arraigned in Bath Town Court before Judge Chauncey Watches at close to 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and sent to the Steuben County jail without bail. He is scheduled to reappear with an attorney in Bath town court at 3 p.m. Wednesday. More...

Recklessly Thrown Ashtray Hits Toddler/Man Arrested

A Harrison Valley man is facing charges of Simple Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person after he threw an ashtray that struck a 3 year old boy in the forehead requiring stitches.

Joshua Allen Wheaton, 30, of 239 East Tannery Street, Harrison Valley, PA, attempted to recklessly throw an ashtray across the room at a couch during an argument on Tuesday. The ash tray did not hit the intended target, and instead, struck a 3 year old boy in the forehead. The boy received stitches.

Wheaton was arrested by Trooper Andrew R. Mencer and arraigned before District Judge Delores G. Bristol in District Court 55-4-03 on Tuesday evening. He was released on $2500. unsecured bail to face a preliminary hearing on September 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm.

4-County Leasing Group Meeting Thursday, September 29 at Shinglehouse Firehall

Sage Country Farm House Estate Auction, Saturday, October 8th--9:30 AM--Bradford, PA


RN, LPN, And CNA Opportunities Available

Big Or Small, Gustin's In Roulette Does It All

Eldred Firefighters Tackle Mile Long Hydraulic Oil Spill

Mile Long Oil Spill In Eldred
Photo by J. Gilfert

Eldred STATION 4 was dispatched today for an oil spill at Dandy Mini Mart. A construction vehicle leaked hydraulic fluid starting along Rt 446 about 1 mile north of Eldred and into the Fox's Pizza parking lot and Dandy's mini mart. Absorbent litter and pads were placed around the storm drains to prevent the fluids from reaching the Allegheny River which was nearby. Some hydraulic fluid did get as far as the railroad tracks before being stopped.
More Photos at Eldred Boro Fire Dept. Facebook Page

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Fire Alarm Activation At 20 MainStreet In Bradford

Fire Alarm Activated
At 11:22 pm on Wednesday, Bradford City and Bradford Township Firefighters have been dispatched to the Seneca Eye Care Building at 20 Main Street in Bradford for a fire alarm activation.

Galeton Man Arrested For Burglary/Second Man Sought By Police

State Police have made an arrest in a burglary at the Galeton VFW Post 6611 that occurred over two years ago. Trooper James P. Yoder filed charges in the May 8, 2009 burglary.

Raymond Albert Legerlotz, 49, of 4 Railroad Avenue, Galeton, PA, was arrested and arraigned before District Judge Delores Bristol in District Court 55-4-03 in Galeton, where he was released on $5,000. unsecured bail. He faces charges of: (F2) Burglary; (F2) Crim Tres-Break Into Structure; (F2) Conspiracy - Burglary; and (M1) Theft By Unlaw Taking-Movable Property.

Police said the burglary occurred on Saturday, May 8, 2009, at the VFW Post, located about 100 yards west of the Boro of Galeton in West Branch Township, Potter County. The actors broke into the VFW building by force, stole a cash register and drawers, and damaged a computer and a door inside the building. The report did not state how much money was stolen.

During the investigation, Pennsylvania State Police was able to identify the persons believed responsible for this crime. Arrest warrants were obtained Wednesday and Legerlotz was taken into custody without incident. He faces a preliminary hearing on October 5, 2011 at 9 am in Judge Bristol's courtroom.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for another person involved in this crime who does not live locally and has not been located at this time. The name of the co-conspirator was not released by police until the suspect is caught and arraigned. He faces charges of: (F2) Burglary; (F2) Crim Tres-Break Into Structure; (F2) Conspiracy - Burglary; (F3) Criminal Mischief - Damage Property; (M1) Theft By Unlaw Taking-Movable Prop; (M1) Receiving Stolen Property; and (S) Criminal Mischief - Damage Property.

Anne At WESB Shares Video Of Port Band Performance At Autumn Classic

Going Gaga Over Port Allegany

Anne Holliday, News Director at WESB/WBRR in Bradford, was kind enough to share her video of the Port Allegany Band as they performed at the 2011 Autumn Classic in Bradford. You can see other videos and news on her 1490 NewsBlog. When I asked permission to use it here, Anne wrote:Please do! I know more people from Port go to your site than mine, and I'd love for them to know how impressed I was with them.

The Falling Leaves Festival committee has added more Music Talent

2011 Falling Leaves Festival

The Falling Leaves Festival committee has added more Music Talent, a Flag Team demonstration and the Teen Challenge to the schedule of events.

The Coudersport Area Chamber of Commerce Fallings Leaves Festival will be held in Coudersport, PA on October 1 / 2 / 3, 2011 on the Courthouse Square

This year’s Music Talents will feature: The Bob Hartle Band, Desah Lambert, Sabrina Hershey, and The Gospel Two.

The Youth Area will feature Kiddie Rides, Santa’s Workshop, Boys & Girls Club Obstacle Course, ever popular Bwana Jim and the “To Fill A Backpack” food stand.

The Festival will feature new and returning favorite vendors located around the Courthouse Square. A scarecrow decorating contest judging will be held during the festival.

The Falling Leaves Parade will take place on Saturday at 3:00 pm and will feature the local high school band, Ismalia Carts, Bike Decorating Contest and Coudersport Homecoming Candidates.

The Potter County Animal Response Team (Potter CART) is judging and sponsoring this year’s Pet Parade Saturday at 6:00pm and has adopted a theme of Baseball Buddies in honor of the PA Little League World Series Team. Registrations for the pet parade will be taken at Potter CART table that will be to the left of the Gazebo.

Pet Parade Prizes will be awarded to small and larger pets.

· “Out of the Park” Award - Cutest Small Pet & Cutest Large Pet

· “Major League” Award – Biggest & Smallest Pets

· “Minor League” Award – Most Unusual Small & Large Pet

· “Home Run” Award – Best of Parade Dog

· “Home Run” Award – Best of Parade Cat/Rabbit

· “Home Run” Award – Best of Parade Livestock

Visit www.pottercountyfestivals.com or the Coudersport Chamber Website at www.coudersport.org for complete schedule and to sign-up to be a sponsor, parade participant and a vendor.