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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Network & Applications Specialist Wanted At Potter County Hospital

Network & Applications Specialist

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has a desirable opportunity for a full time Network and Applications Specialist. Applicants for this position must have a BS in Information Science or related field, or equivalent work experience. At least 3 years experience with network and device management is required. A thorough understanding of personal computers, devices and networks (LAN/MAN/WAN); related peripheral devices and software such as, but not necessarily limited to, network operating systems (IOS/AOS), network monitoring systems, network security, Word processing, spreadsheets, and data base management. Familiar with Microsoft Operating Systems including Windows XP Pro, Windows 7, Windows 2003, and Windows 2008 server. Experience with virtual server and virtual pc administration and management preferred. Cisco Network certification preferred. VPN and ASA experience is essential. Experience with Track-It, SpiceWorks or equivalent trouble ticketing software preferred. Customer service experience preferred. Experience in Public and Private WiFi network administration preferred. Previous experience in a fast-paced, dynamic clinical IT environment is highly desirable. Valid PA Driver’s license is essential.

Interested applicants may apply or learn more information about this position or other employment opportunities at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital by visiting www.charlescolehospital.com and clicking on Careers. For more information, please call 814-274-5431.

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State Police list DUI arrests

State Police list DUI arrests

Michelle Lynn Nelson, 34, SR44 North, Coudersport, PA, was stopped by Trooper Justin M. Lemaire on January 19 at 2:05 am in the Sheetz parking lot, in Coudersport Boro, for erratic driving. Upon further investigation, it was found that Nelson was driving under the influence. Nelson was taken into custody and later released pending criminal charges.

Marcia Austin Kelligan, 59, of 404 Park Avenue, Coudersport, PA, was stopped by Trooper Justin M. Lemaire on Park Avenue in Coudersport Boro on January 24 at 11:42 pm for erratic driving. Kelligan was found to be driving under the influence, taken into custody and later released pending criminal charges.

Donald Edward Mitten, 65, of 801 North Hollow Road, Coudersport, PA, was stopped on North Hollow Road at Burton Hollow Road in Sweden Township, for a traffic violation by Trooper Justin M. Lemaire. Upon further investigation, Mitten was found to be Driving Under the Influence. Mitten was taken into custody and later released pending criminal charges.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To South Mill Street

At 10:40 pm on Saturday, Shinglehouse Ambulance & Olean Medic 10 have been dispatched to South Mill Street for a medical emergency.

Wish Our Friends At State College US Weather Service A Happy Weather Persons Day On Feb. 5th

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The National Weather Service in State College, PA serves all of Central Pennsylvania with weather and flood warnings, public forecasts and advisories for the protection of life and property.

Click on one of the links above and tell them thanks for keeping us informed on the weather.

Coon Dog Has Been Returned To His Owner

The Coon dog was returned to his owner today!!!

Coudersport Ambulance To Sky View Lane

At about 9:10 pm on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance was dispatched to Sky View Lane for a medical call.

Missing Black Dausand Is Home

Missing Black Dausand;

Oscar is home! Thank you Very much to the Anderson's

Coudersport Ambulance To Police Department

At 8:14 pm on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Coudersport Police Department for a male with a medical emergency.

Shinglehouse Dispatched To MVA Near Kings Run Road

42/4/20127:26 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT LYNCH HOLLOW RD CERES TWP
Reporting 5 persons & a baby walking toward Kings Run Road. Apparently found Lynch Hollow, a seasonable use road, too slippery to navigate & walked out toward Kings Run Road, leaving vehicle on Lynch Hollow Road. Units available at 8:06 pm.

8 Penn State Students Hurt In Crash

Eight college students injured in crash on I-99

By Bill Wadell

WJAC-TV

BENNER TOWNSHIP, Pa. —

State police said eight Penn State students were hurt in a crash on Interstate 99 in Benner Township on Friday night. More...

Mt. Jewett Dispatched To Structure Fire

Structure Fire Dispatched
At 4:45 pm on Saturday, Mt. Jewett Fire and Ambulance have been dispatched to Allegany Drive in Sergeant Township for a report of a structure fire.

Emporium Woman DUI When Stopped For Traffic Violations

Troopers stopped an Emporium woman at 4:00 pm on Friday for a traffic violation and discovered she was DUI.

Kimberly Jean Holster, 37, of Emporium, PA, was operating a 1995 Cheverolet S-10 pickup on Route 155 at the intersection with Route 120 in Shippen Township, when Trooper David A. Surra of the Emporium PSP barracks pulled her over for a traffic violation.

Holster was determined to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Charges of DUI-Alcohol and summary traffic offenses will be filed in District Court.

Man Not Injured When Vehicle Hits House

A Shinglehouse man was not injured when his 2006 Toyota Tundra struck a house off Wildcat Road in Sharon Township at 1:30 am on January 22, 2012.

Dana M. Gross, 52, of Shinglehouse, PA, was pulling his Toyota into the driveway of a residence, 722 feet north of Wildcat Road. The vehicle failed to stop in the driveway and struck the residence.

Trooper Mark A. VanVolkenburg, in a news release, said that upon further investigation, Gross was determined to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

Gross was cited for DUI and Careless Driving. Charges are being filed in District Court 55-4-01.

Trooper Investigating Harassment In Harrison Valley

State Police are searching for unknown actor(s) who are reported to have thrown a yellow type substance on an elderly Harrison Township woman's sidewalk on Thursday between the hours of 12:30 PM and 7:30 AM.

Jeanne Marie McAndrew, of 103 Second Street, Harrison Valley, PA, told Trooper Timothy W. Mix that the substance, that appeared to be eggnog, was thrown onto her sidewalk. Anyone with any information about this Harassment incident is asked to contact Trooper Mix at PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690.

GAME COMMISSION ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN ‘GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT’

GAME COMMISSION ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN ‘GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT’

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are encouraging bird and nature fans throughout the state to join tens of thousands of everyday North American bird watchers for the 2012 Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 17-20.

A joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, this free event is an opportunity for families, students, and people of all ages to discover the wonders of nature in backyards, schoolyards, and local parks, and, at the same time, make an important contribution to conservation. Participants count birds and report their sightings online at www.birdsource.org/gbbc.

“These types of activities provide the citizen-scientist with an opportunity to help wildlife,” said Doug Gross, Game Commission biologist. “Anyone who can identify even a few species can contribute to the information wildlife managers use to decide where to invest limited resources in land conservation, as well as habitat improvement or protection.

“Additionally, this is a great opportunity for beginning bird watchers to hone their skills, and for all participants to enjoy the winter landscape.”

Participants are asked to count birds for at least 15 minutes on at least one day of the event and reporting their sightings online at www.birdsource.org/gbbc. Additional online resources include tips to help identify birds, a photo gallery, and special materials for educators.

Gross encouraged those submitting reports to the GBBC website to also contribute bird sightings by registering at Pennsylvania eBird website managed by the Game Commission. To submit sightings, go to the Game Commission’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us) and click on “Wildlife” in the menu bar at the top of the page, then choose “Birding” and then click on “Pennsylvania eBird.”

“The Game Commission was the first state wildlife agency to host and manage a state eBird website, which is dedicated to helping birders throughout North America and the world record their bird observations and improve our understanding of the use of bird habitat and seasonal bird activities,” Gross said.

The data collected helps the Game Commission and other wildlife researchers understand the importance of particular locations to birds and bird population trends, information that is critical for effective conservation. These efforts enable everyone to see what would otherwise be impossible: a comprehensive picture of where birds are in late winter and how their numbers and distribution compare with previous years.

Each year, in addition to entering their tallies, participants submit thousands of digital images for the GBBC photo contest. Many are featured in the popular online gallery.

Visit www.birdsource.org/gbbc to learn more, including highlights from the 2011 GBBC.

Ulysses/Harrrison Valley/Galeton Firefighters Dispatched To Wildfire On Lehman Hollow Road


2/4/201212:48 PMFIRE / WILDFIRE LEHMAN HOLLOW RD HECTOR TWP

Firefighters dispatched for Wildfire.
Galeton & Harrison Valley recalled

The Eagle Nest Is Full Thanks For The Quick Responce

The Eagle Nest Is Full For All Dates

The Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center, located at 219 Edison Bates Drive in Port Allegany, is proud to announce the opening of the “Eagle’s Nest” Restaurant to the public on a limited basis. Under the tutelage of their instructor, Chef Paul Farmelo, students will prepare and serve international cuisine on the dates listed below. This buffet-style lunch will include regional fare with varietal salads, meats, and farinaceous dishes, including fresh baked pastries, breads, and beverages.

Because of limited seating, reservations will be required a week in advance by calling 642-2573 during the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and asking for the Eagles Nest. The cost is anticipated to be $7.00, cash only. Gratuities are not necessary, but compliments to the students and constructive criticism to the instructor are welcomed.

Our student enrollees represent nine sending school districts within Cameron, McKean, and Potter Counties. They are excited about this opportunity to serve the public, and to demonstrate what they are learning in the Culinary Arts Program. We hope that you will support us in this endeavor.

One seating will begin at 12:30 pm on the following dates:

February 2, 2012 Italian Buffet “FULL”

February 9, 2012 Spanish Buffet “FULL”

February 16, 2012 Asian Buffet “FULL”

February 23, 2012 French Buffet “FULL”

March 1, 2012 Student Choice “FULL”

Thank you everyone for responding so quickly. Students will be providing more luncheons next school year! Chef Paul.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Antiques & Auction Hunters Road Show Friday, Feb. 10 At Carter Auctions

Delores J. Ford, 76, of Ceres, NY

Delores J. Ford
“beloved mother and sister”


Delores J. Ford, 76, of Ceres, NY, went to be with the Lord and her husband, on Friday, February 3, 2012 in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA, with her loving children, Gordon and Kimberly, at her side.

Born on May 22, 1935, in Olean, NY, she was the daughter of Walter and Evelyn Warters Miller. On November 27, 1953 in Olean, she married Orville L. Ford, who passed away on July 22, 2010. They had 56 loving years of marriage together.

She was a graduate of Olean High School, Class of 1953. She was a devoted housewife and beloved mother to her children. She was employed by State Farm Insurance Company in Olean for several years. Mrs. Ford, along with her husband, owned Or-Dels Apiary.

Mrs. Ford attended Myrtle Gospel Tabernacle where she played the organ for several years and also attended the Ceres United Methodist Church for many years, where she previously served as the organist and choir director for the church. She recently attended Bell Run Union Church. Mrs. Ford was also a member and past matron of the former Rebekah’s Lodge in Portville and also was a member of the Keynote Chorus. Mrs. Ford was a member of the Christian Motorcyclists Association. She and her husband were longtime volunteers at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. She loved her pets. She enjoyed riding her motorcycle and loved spending time with her family. Her first and greatest love was serving the Lord.


Surviving are a son, Gordon D. Ford of Olean; a daughter, Kimberly S. Ford of Montclair, NJ; and three sisters, Aileen M. Frederick and Arlene M. Blauvelt, both of Portville, and Patricia A. Rhow of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Miller.

Friends may call on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA, and on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. at which time funeral services will follow with the Rev. Robert N. Hubbard, pastor of Myrtle Gospel Tabernacle and the Rev. Chad E. Shaffer, pastor of Bell Run Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville.

Flowers are respectfully declined and will be furnished by the family. Memorials in Delores’ name may be made to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital ICU, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Woman Assaulted In Brooklynside Home

A Gifford man was arrested Wednesday at 6:30 pm after he entered a Known Victim's home at 137 Brooklynside Road in Liberty Township and physically assaulted her.

Patrick L. Fetterman, of 3673 Rt. 646, Gifford, PA, was charged with Harassment by Trooper Gausman, of the Kane barracks, who investigated. He will answer the charge in District Court 43-3-02.

Vehicle Into A Tree In Lewis Run

MVA In Lewis Run
At 9:54 pm on Friday, Lewis Run Fire Dept. and Bradford City Ambulance have been dispatched to a one vehicle accident in the area of 61 Main Street in Lewis Run. One vehicle reported off the roadway into a tree with 2 patients self-extricated. Unknown if injured.

Thank you..............

Thank you............

Words can never express how very much we appreciate all of the cards, food, phone calls, visits, flowers, and memorials that we
have received during our time of loss. We will never know how many lives our Malissa touched, but we have learned of many that we didn’t know about. She was indeed our “Special Angel”. Now we must let her go to a far better place. Again, thank you, everyone, and may God bless you all.

Gary & Rita Erway

Nicole & Dennis Proctor, & Bailey

Angela Erway

Roulette Ambulance To Third Street

At 8:18 pm on Friday, Roulette Ambulance has been dispatched to Third Street in Roulette for a medical call.

Harold D. Danforth, 84, of Shinglehouse, PA

Harold D. Danforth
“loving husband, father & grandfather”


SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Harold D. Danforth, 84, of Shinglehouse, died surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 3, 2012 in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a short illness.

Born January 18, 1928 in Myrtle on the family homestead, he was a son of John C. and Lila A. Palmer Danforth. On June 24, 1950 at the family home on Horse Run Road, he married Patricia A. “Pat” Terrette, who survives.

Mr. Danforth was a graduate of Shinglehouse High School, class of 1946. He was employed by Dresser Rand (Clark Brothers) in Olean for 45 years as a fitter and erector, retiring in February 1992.

Mr. Danforth was a lifelong member of the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, having served his church in many capacities, including helping at the church’s funeral dinners. He was a charter member of the former Oswayo Valley Lion’s Club in Shinglehouse. Along with his wife, he was an avid bowler for many years and he enjoyed roller skating. He loved to dance and was a huge fan of NASCAR, the Buffalo Bills, the Buffalo Sabres and the NY Yankees.

Surviving besides his wife are six children: Robert B. (Patricia) Danforth of O-Fallon, Illinois, Bruce A. (Kay) Danforth of Shinglehouse, Wendy S. (Tim) Hann of Coudersport, Harold D. Danforth, Jr. of Sherrills Ford, NC, Deanna L. (Don Peters) Wetherby of Knapps Creek, NY, and Shari R. (Dana) Hemphill of Coudersport; fifteen grandchildren: Todd Danforth, Erin Carr, Melissa Shreckengost, Shannon Danforth, Michelle Black, Chris Taylor, Mandy Kandare, Christopher Hann, Christie Butler, Billy Danforth, Katie Prosser, Kelly Wetherby, Levi Whitman, Ciarra Boyd and Kaden Hemphill; fourteen great-grandchildren: Shane Carr, Austin Dickerson, Morgan Schreckengost, Hannah Shreckengost, Stevie Danforth, Payton Danforth, Brailee Linden, Shaelyn Black, Ryelle Black, Brody Taylor, Bowen Taylor, Braylon Kandare, Kylie Butler, and Gavin Butler; a sister, Gloria Kellogg of Shinglehouse; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Danforth was predeceased by three sisters, Alene Perry, Grace Kellogg, and Betty Lyon; and a brother, A. Byron Danforth.

Friends may call at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Monday, February 6, 2012 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church at which time funeral services will be held. The Rev. Becky L. Edwards, pastor, and the Rev. Randall W. Headley, pastor of Port Allegany United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, PO Box 296, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To Horse Run Road

At 7:12 pm on Friday, Shinglehouse and Olean 10 medic have been dispatched to Horse Run Road for a diabetic emergency.

Coudersport Ambulance to Maple View Lane

At 6:39 pm on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Maple View Lane for a fall victim.

Pennsylvania State Police Looking for Farm Show Shooting Suspect

UPDATE: THE SUSPECT HAS BEEN CAPTURED IN MISSOURI
Pennsylvania State Police Looking for Farm Show Shooting Suspect

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 62-year-old Beau Gaylord Robinson, a suspect in a shooting this morning in the parking lot of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. Click Here for More Information

Robinson is described by police as a white male, approximately 6-feet tall, weighing 210 pounds with brown eyes. He is possibly driving a maroon 2002 PT Cruiser bearing Missouri registration UF4T1E or a white 2005 Cadillac bearing Missouri registration CA8T3V.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911. Do not attempt to approach or stop the individual.

Police Search For Missouri Man Who Shot Wife At Farm Show Complex After SERT Team Comes Up Empty

Shooter at Farm Show Complex wasn't in the trailer, so police begin a search

Hostage standoff at Farm Show Complex

By DAN MILLER, The Patriot-News

February 03, 2012, 4:09PM
Beau Robinson, 62, of Missouri, apparently was not in the trailer as teams of police and snipers surrounded the trailer and put the Farm Show Complex in lockdown. Full story »Photo & description of wanted man...

Action Alert Concerning HB 1950

Action Alert Concerning HB 1950

Below is an urgent alert from PennEnvironment, concerning a pending vote on HB 1950, a bill which would strip local communities of their right to regulate Marcellus drilling through the zoning process. Please read this urgent message and contact your legislators through the easy process provided. Needless to say, time is of the essence.

For the last two months we've fought to stop House Bill 1950, a dangerous dramatic rollback to our environmental laws that would benefit Marcellus Shale gas drillers, not Pennsylvanians. But, now it seems like it may be on the move again with a vote happening this Monday evening.

We've got a plan to stop this bill, but it requires us to win over new allies and keep old friends on our side. Click here to email your legislators and tell them to do everything in their power to stop this attack on our environment and health.

After local officials, thousands of Pennsylvanians, and numerous public health, outdoors and environmental groups came out opposing this bill, you would think the legislature would fix it. Instead, it sounds like they may leave in the worst provisions of this bill, including ones that:

  • Prevent local townships and counties from setting commonsense protections above and beyond those set by the state;
  • Weaken environmental protections and leave gaping loopholes to allow gas drillers to pollute our environment and threaten our health. This includes legislation that could allow corporations to review environmental permits for gas drilling companies—instead of state environmental officials;
  • Enact corporate welfare that shields the drilling industry from paying their fair share through a watered down drilling severance tax—a fee that the industry pays in every other major drilling state in the U.S. Gov. Perry's Texas charges more than twice what's being proposed by the Pennsylvania legislature.

We can't let the gas drilling industry and their allies in Harrisburg get away with this. Tell your state Representative and Senator to do everything in their power to stop this bill before its too late.

Mary A. Crane, 70, of Lake Wales, FL

Mary A. Crane, 70, of Lake Wales, FL, passed away Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at Lake Wales Medical Center.

Born November 11, 1941, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Milton J. and Mary (Onuffer) Dawley.

Mrs Crane graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, with a B.S. degree and Syracuse University, with a Master of Science Degree. She was a longtime resident of Cold Spring, NY, where she taught business education for 32 years at Peekskill City School. She also taught at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, NY, Concordia College in Bronxville, NY, and Mt. St. Mary College in Newburgh, NY.

Mrs Crane was always taking classes to learn new things, including many computer programs. She had many hobbies, including volunteering, sewing, needlepoint, cooking and genealogy. She had traveled to 46 of the 50 states, almost every country in Europe and South America. While a teacher she sponsored many clubs and activities. She was a member of the Lake Wales Methodist Church, and the Lake Wales Chapter NSDAR.

She moved to Nalcrest, FL, in 2004 along with her husband.

Surviving is her husband of 45 years, William (Bill) Crane, a foster daughter Rosa Veles of San Antonio, TX, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, February 7th, from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. East Main St. where a prayer service will be held at 1:30pm followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00pm in St. Bernard Church with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Lake Wales Care Center, 140 E. Park Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853

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

DEP Announces Regional ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems Workshop in Ridgway, Elk County

DEP Announces Regional ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems Workshop in Ridgway, Elk County

WILLIAMSPORT,- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection invites industries, businesses, utilities and local government to an introductory workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 15, about the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001, a program designed to promote energy efficiency and reduce operating costs for a variety of organizations.

The workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North-central Regional Planning & Development Commission at 651 Montmorenci Road in Ridgway, Elk County.

ISO 50001 is the new energy management system standard designed to help organizations improve energy efficiency, evaluate the use of energy-efficient technology, and to reduce operating costs and improve profitability. Attendees will learn more about the concept of energy management systems and the benefits of developing and implementing one for their organization.

This workshop also includes an opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Department of Energy's "Save Energy Now" pilot program, which is aimed at implementing and achieving certification under the American National Standards Institute-accredited "Superior Energy Performance" program. One of the program's central elements is ISO 50001 implementation.

Edwin Pinero, Chief Sustainability Officer at Veolia Water North America, will be the guest speaker. He is independent chairman of the ISO Project Committee on Energy Management and is considered one of the country's leading experts on ISO 50001. He has worked with numerous industries on implementing management systems.

The free ISO 50001 workshop is being offered as part of DEP's state energy plan initiatives through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy. All workshop details can be found online at http://iso50001.eventbrite.com. Those who plan to attend should register by visiting the website or by calling 814-332-6681.

For more information, visit www.dep.state.pa.us or call 814-332-6681.

BATH VA MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD VETERANS EVENTS IN COUDERSPORT AND WESTFIELD, PA

BATH VA MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD VETERANS EVENTS IN COUDERSPORT AND WESTFIELD, PA

The Bath VA Medical Center (VAMC) is holding “Veterans Economic Hardship and Homelessness Assistance Stand Downs” on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The morning event will be from 9:30 am to Noon at the Coudersport American Legion Post, located at 2 Buffalo Street in Coudersport. The afternoon event will be from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Westfield Community Center, located at 429 East Main Street in Westfield.

Veterans who are facing severe economic hardship, housing issues or need help accessing health care are encouraged to attend. In addition, personal hygiene supplies, military surplus (blankets, boots, coats, sleeping bags) and other give away items will be distributed to Veterans facing severe economic hardship, while supplies last.

For more information, please contact the Bath VA Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Office at 607-664-4319. Please note that Veterans not currently enrolled should bring their DD214 and 2011 income information to the event in order to determine eligibility for care.

Badly Charred Human Remains Found In House Fire Near Wellsboro

Man dies in Tioga County, Pa., fire

George Osgood, Correspondent
Star Gazette

WELLSBORO -- Police and fire officials continued to try to determine Friday afternoon the identity of a person who perished in an early-morning fire in Charleston Township, about six miles east of Wellsboro.

Firefighters responding to the 2:45 a.m. alarm found badly charred human remains near the front door of the double-wide modular home at 3815 Arnot Road. Wellsboro Fire Chief Lonnie Campbell said the remains appeared to be those of an adult male. More...

Network & Applications Specialist At Potter County Hospital

Network & Applications Specialist

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has a desirable opportunity for a full time Network and Applications Specialist. Applicants for this position must have a BS in Information Science or related field, or equivalent work experience. At least 3 years experience with network and device management is required. A thorough understanding of personal computers, devices and networks (LAN/MAN/WAN); related peripheral devices and software such as, but not necessarily limited to, network operating systems (IOS/AOS), network monitoring systems, network security, Word processing, spreadsheets, and data base management. Familiar with Microsoft Operating Systems including Windows XP Pro, Windows 7, Windows 2003, and Windows 2008 server. Experience with virtual server and virtual pc administration and management preferred. Cisco Network certification preferred. VPN and ASA experience is essential. Experience with Track-It, SpiceWorks or equivalent trouble ticketing software preferred. Customer service experience preferred. Experience in Public and Private WiFi network administration preferred. Previous experience in a fast-paced, dynamic clinical IT environment is highly desirable. Valid PA Driver’s license is essential.

Interested applicants may apply or learn more information about this position or other employment opportunities at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital by visiting www.charlescolehospital.com and clicking on Careers. For more information, please call 814-274-5431.

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Check Out The GIS Mapping Of St. Mary's Cemetery In Genesee

DEP Awards 73 Grants to Protect, Improve Watersheds in 36 Counties

DEP Awards 73 Grants to Protect, Improve Watersheds in 36 Counties

HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it will invest in 73 watershed protection projects intended to improve watersheds, stormwater runoff, acid mine drainage and educational programs, among other environmental efforts.

This year, the Growing Greener program, which is funded by the Environmental Stewardship Fund, will award $9.72 million for 57 projects around the state. An additional project, funded by the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Grant, will cost $72,912. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Section 319 Nonpoint Source Management Program, which was created through the federal Clean Water Act to help reduce water pollution from nonpoint sources, is funding 15 additional projects, which would total $3.12 million.

“We are delighted to provide support to local communities and watershed groups to fund projects that enhance and protect Pennsylvania’s water quality,” DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. “That includes projects that address abandoned mine drainage, stream bank restoration, stormwater reductions and agricultural runoff.”

These projects will reduce nonpoint source pollution in watersheds where streams are impaired by implementing agricultural and stormwater best-management practices; developing, repairing or installing passive systems to treat abandoned mine drainage; and supporting the establishment of riparian buffers, among other goals.

One of the Growing Greener program’s goals is to invest in projects that protect watersheds from impairment due to nonpoint source pollution or those that will restore damaged waterways. Some examples of priority areas are restoration activities to reduce pollutant load in impaired watersheds for which total maximum daily loads have been developed; projects in priority watersheds that would reduce the source of impairment; and priority activities that lead to water quality restoration and protection.

In this latest grant round, 130 applicants request about $24.5 million. Applications came from counties, authorities and other municipalities; county conservation districts; councils of governments; watershed organizations that promote local watershed conservation efforts; and other authorized organizations involved in restoring and protecting the environment.

For more information on Growing Greener or to see the complete list of grant recipients, email GrowingGreener@pa.gov, call 717-705-4500 or visit DEP’s website at www.dep.state.pa.us, keyword: Growing Greener.

Some of the area grants are:
Centre
Penn State University, Halfmoon Creek, $35,491; Centre County Conservation District, Little Fishing Creek, $312,432

Clearfield
Clearfield County Conservation District, Deer Creek, $30,752; Lawrence Township, Passive Treatment System, $69,836; Pike Township, Bilger’s Run, $41,000

Clinton
Lobb Narco Passive Treatment System, $72,912

Elk
Elk County Freshwater Association, Big Mill Creek, $26,200

Erie
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Walnut Creek, $82,250; Environment Erie, Walnut Creek, $38,500; Girard Township, Culbertson Drive Stormwater, $195,840; Penn State Behrend, Behrend Stormwater, $36,495

Montour
Montour County Conservation District, Chillisquaque Creek Watershed, $287,750

Northumberland
Northumberland County Conservation District, Little Shamokin Creek, $195,153; Borough of Northumberland, Lake Augusta, $257,579

Tioga
Babb Creek Watershed Association, Hunters Drift, $210,008; Tioga County Commissioners, Marsh Creek, $386,550

Union
Union County Conservation District, Limestone Run, $26,270; Union County Conservation District, Buffalo Creek, $106,159

Multi-County Projects
The remaining projects, listed alphabetically, are multi-county efforts:

Nature Abounds, Pennsylvania Senior Environmental Corps., $169,977; North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program, DEP’s North-central region, $150,000; North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission, North Central Greenways Implementation Grant Program, DEP’s Northwest Region, $150,000; Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy, Ag Impaired Stream Restoration, $366,180; PALMS, Lake Best Management Practices Projects, $283,000; Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, TreeVitalize, Phase VIII, $200,000; Trout Unlimited Inc., Utilizing Mine Drainage Residuals to Control Phosphorus in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, $184,178; Trout Unlimited, Inc., AMD Technical Assistance Program, $159,500; Trust for Tomorrow, Northwest Ohio River Watershed Initiative, $100,000; and Western Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Quick Response VI, $130,000.

Gordon D. "Swede" Bigley, 84, of 91 Crosby Crossroad, Smethport, formerly of Rutherford Run, Bradford, PA

Gordon D. "Swede" Bigley, 84, of 91 Crosby Crossroad, Smethport, formerly of Rutherford Run, Bradford, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 at Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center surrounded by his loving family.

Born September 16, 1927, in Bradford, he was the son of the late James and Gertrude (Amsler) Bigley.

On June 3, 1950 in DeGolia he married Winzola "Winnie" (Albaugh) Bigley who survives.

Mr. Bigley attended Bradford Schools and had worked for Lawton Oil Company as a pumper. On October 17, 1944 he enlisted in the United States Navy, served during WWII and was honorably discharged on June 6, 1946.

Mr. Bigley returned to Bradford and worked in the oil fields then later he worked for Kendall Refining Company in the production department and retired from Kendall-Witco as a heavy equipment operator after 36 years of service.

He was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Kendall-Witco Corp., Life member of the VFW of Bradford, 60+ Group at the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church and the Crosby American Legion. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, he was a Cub Master at Custer City, and assistant Scout Master in Custer City.

He was a member of East Smethport United Christian Church and former member of the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church

In addition to his wife of 61 years he is survived by one son, Darrell (Debra) Bigley of Custer City; three daughters, Gayle (Kurt) Weaver of Smethport; Karen Haven of Bradford; and Lori (Richard) Faulkner of Smethport; a sister, Virginia Calhoun of West Chester, a sister in law, Betty Bigley of Derrick City, 13 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother John "Jack" Bigley, one sister, Helen McKee, his step mother Helen Bigley, one step sister Marie Porto

Family will be receiving friends on Sunday, February 5, 2012 from 2pm to 5pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main St., and again on Monday from 10am to 11:00am at which time funeral and committal services will be held with Rev. Allen Young officiating. Military honors will be accorded after the service by members of the Amerial Legion Post 108. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the East Smethport United Christian Church, the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor's choice.

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

Rail America To Aquire 70% Interest In Wellsboro & Corning RR for $18 Million

RailAmerica Signs Agreement to Acquire Majority Interest in the Wellsboro and Corning Railroad and Industrial Waste Group

JACKSONVILLE, FL- RailAmerica (NYSE: RA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a seventy-percent interest in the Wellsboro and Corning Railroad ("WCOR") and Industrial Waste Group ("IWG") from Myles Group for $18 million. Members of the Myles family will retain the remaining thirty-percent interest in the companies and continue in senior leadership roles. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed early in the second quarter of 2012.

The WCOR operates 38 miles of track running from Wellsboro, PA to Corning, NY handling a variety of industrial products primarily used in the natural resources industry. RailAmerica anticipates the WCOR to experience rapid traffic growth and expand its freight and non-freight services in support of the development of the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry.

IWG performs transload, storage, and other value-added services for customers in the energy and waste management industries. It operates four transloading facilities located in Wellsboro, PA; Corning, NY; Toledo, OH; and Amelia, VA. RailAmerica expects IWG to continue to grow by developing transload operations in new markets and extending its services throughout RailAmerica's network.

RailAmerica President and CEO John Giles said, "This is an exciting opportunity for both RailAmerica and Myles Group. The rail and transloading infrastructure at Wellsboro is uniquely located in the heart of the northern Marcellus Shale and represents a key asset in the transportation of both inbound and outbound products for major exploration and production companies. Both WCOR and IWG have established relationships and contracts with leading companies in the energy and related industries. The acquisition allows RailAmerica to gain direct exposure to the enormous potential in the area and also leverage the expertise of Myles Group in opening similar transload facilities throughout the country."

Giles continued, "This transaction, along with our acquisition of the Marquette Railroad also announced today, is the result of our ongoing focus on growth through corporate development and strategic investments. We continue to pursue an active pipeline of opportunities and are optimistic about the outlook for additional accretive investments."

Over the next 12 months of operations, WCOR and IWG combined are expected to generate approximately $17 million in revenue, $3.5 million in operating income (excluding closing costs) and $1.3 million in depreciation and amortization. RailAmerica intends to finance the purchase using cash on hand and its revolving credit facility. The financial results of the WCOR and IWG will be consolidated into RailAmerica's financials, and RailAmerica's net income will be reduced by the thirty-percent minority interest.

RailAmerica, Inc. owns and operates short-line and regional freight railroads in North America, operating a portfolio of 43 individual railroads with approximately 7,400 miles of track in 27 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces.

Winter Nature Photography Workshop at Sinnemahoning

Winter Nature Photography Workshop at Sinnemahoning

Winter photography is challenging but rewarding when we understand the correct methods. In this 5-hour workshop at the new Sinnemahoning State Park Visitor Center, we learn to expose and compose for wall hanging photographs. We spend an hour indoors for some understandable “tech talk,” followed by a nearby fieldtrip to interesting locations. After returning inside, discussion and critique follows for the remainder of the class.

What to bring – Essential: Proper clothing for winter, including gloves and boots. Plan ahead for variable weather; Lunch and water bottle for a half-hour lunch break; Camera with memory card. Please be familiar with your camera and settings. Optional: Tripod, polarizing filter.

This course is being held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sinnemahoning State Park Visitor Center. The cost is $70 per person. To register, call 814-545-1333 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY!

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY!
Adversity reveals character! Every challenge we face in life can lift us or sink us. What are you gonna do when life hits the fan? Myself personally would find the nearest drug or bottle of booze and medicate myself into oblivion the only problem was when I came back to my senses life was worse.

So what are you gonna do today when life hits the fan! When it happens to me I like to go some place quiet and pray for peace and wisdom. Taking a time out and changing your surroundings is a great way to put a challenge in a new perspective. We cannot continue to let adversity rule and determine how we live, but we can take rule over adversity and use it to develop a strong moral character! REMEMBER JESUS LOVES YOU!

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REV. LEO GALLINA TO RECEIVE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF DISTINCTION FROM PITT-BRADFORD


REV. LEO GALLINA TO RECEIVE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF DISTINCTION FROM PITT-BRADFORD

BRADFORD, Pa. – The Rev. Leo Gallina, a Bradford native and former pastor of St. Bernard Catholic Church, will receive the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s highest honor at this year’s commencement ceremony.

Dr. Livingston Alexander, president of Pitt-Bradford, will present the Presidential Medal of Distinction to Gallina at the 2012 Commencement Ceremony scheduled on April 29 at 2 p.m. in the KOA Arena of the Sport and Fitness Center.

In commenting on campus sentiment about Gallina, Alexander said, “The university community is thrilled to be able to honor Father Gallina. Many of us, faculty, staff and students alike, have found inspiration in his generosity, commitment and enthusiasm. Through his direct and indirect gifts, he has left a lasting legacy at Pitt-Bradford.”

Gallina responded with his trademark humility.

“I am most humbled by this award and truly enjoy helping out in a small way so that others may have an education for the future,” he said. “I thank the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford for this great distinction.”

Gallina has been a steadfast supporter of Pitt-Bradford, creating the Leo J. and Jessie S. Gallina and Father Leo J. Gallina Scholarship and the Phillip John Gallina Scholarship in memory of his parents and brother. Since 1998, those scholarships have assisted 42 students.

Gallina also has supported several community organizations, including the Bradford Area Public Library, Bradford Hospital Foundation and scholarships at Gannon and St. Bonaventure universities. He has also given his time to serving on the boards of numerous local organizations, including Beacon Light Behavioral Health Systems, Futures Inc., The Bradford Family YMCA and the Bradford Hospital Foundation.

Gallina is a Bradford native, the son of Leo J. Gallina, a professional independent certified public accountant, and Jessie S. Gallina, an elementary schoolteacher in Bradford. Gallina’s parents were enthusiastic volunteers themselves, working with the Bradford Children’s Home, Bradford Hospital Auxiliary, the American Association of University Women and the Catholic Girls’ Club.

Ordained in 1965, Gallina attended seminaries at Gannon University in Erie, Christ the King in Allegany, N.Y., and Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

His career in the priesthood took him to Cathedral Prep in Erie, where he taught; St. George’s Church in Erie and St. Tobias Church in Brockway, where he was an assistant pastor. He served as pastor of St. Theresa Church in Shinglehouse, Sacred Heart Parish in Genesee, St. Boniface Church in Erie and St. Bernard Church in Bradford. Gallina retired last summer after 46 years of service to the church. He currently lives in Erie, but returns to Bradford often.

Gallina is the 25th individual awarded the Presidential Medal of Distinction, which is presented to a person who has either volunteered his or her time for several years; supported the university either financially or with expertise or advice; served the university’s service region through community; government or business affiliation; or has made distinctive achievements in his or her field that have affected Pitt-Bradford.

Previous medal winners were George Duke; Thomas Bromeley; former University of Pittsburgh Provost James V. Maher; Dr. Williams C. Conrad and the Stackpole-Hall Foundation; Harry R. Halloran Jr. and Harvey L. Golubock of American Refining Group; Madeline Miles; Judge John M. Cleland; Dr. Richard E. McDowell; Dennis Lowery; Edwin Clemens; Marilyn Horne; Howard Fesenmyer; Henry P. Pruch; Robert D. Galey; Lester Rice; William F. Higie; Samuel Gregg Jr.; Dr. Robert C. Laing; Harriett B. Wick and Sarah B. Dorn; former U.S. Rep. John E. Peterson; Virginia L. Miles; and Dr. Robert B. Bromeley.

Welcoming Mykhail William James Woodard, born 2-1-12, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital

Welcoming Mykhail William James Woodard, born 2-1-12, weighing 10lbs. and 4oz., to Adrienne (Palmer) and Jacob Woodard of Coudersport, Pa.

He joins his sister Kelsey Palmer (15).


Maternal Grandparents: Katie Dewe of Coudersport, Pa; Phillip Palmer of Granville, NY.

Paternal Grandparents: James and Cynthia Woodard of Coudersport, Pa.

Welcoming Vanessa Elizabeth Cunningham, born 1-31-12, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital

Welcoming Vanessa Elizabeth Cunningham, born 1-31-12, weighing, 10lbs. and 5.9oz., to Shanna Siebert of Eldred, Pa and Duane Cunningham Jr. of Port Allegany, Pa.

She joins 3 brothers Trevor (16), Dallas (13), and Adam (11); and 3 sisters Ariel (9), Savannah (6) and Olivia (3).


Maternal Grandparent: Donna Siebert of Shinglehouse, Pa.

Paternal Grandparents: Harry and Linda Fuller of Port Allegany, Pa; Duane Sr. and Joyce Cunningham of Westfield, Pa.

Paternal Great-Grandparent: Kenneth Garnet Sr. of Smethport, Pa.

Township councilman warns of pending Pa. legislation on gas drilling

DEP Investigating Three Spills at PGE Gas Well

Ceglia/Facebook Case Continues As Facebook Moves To Go Public

Wellsville's Paul Ceglia's attorney doesn't want to pay Facebook the entire $84,000 in legal fees

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Bradford Man Jailed For Stalking

Bfd Man Charged With Stalking Woman

A Bradford man was arrested earlier this week and charged with stalking his ex-girlfriend. Court records indicate that 39 year-old James Hochstine allegedly tried to break into a woman's apartment in Kiwanis Court by damaging a door. He also is accused of banging on windows at the apartment on different occasions and sending threatening text messages.

Hochstine is facing numerous charges, including stalking, trespassing and harassment. He is jailed on $10,000 bail.

Port Allegany man pleaded guilty Thursday

Port Man Pleads to Two Crimes

A Port Allegany man pleaded guilty Thursday in McKean County Court to different crimes. 18 year-old Jacob Tarr had been charged with burglary in one case and theft in another on October 13 of last year. Tarr was accused of stealing a laptop and then entering a residence in Port Allegany to commit another crime.

He will be sentenced on March 15.

I-80 WB rolling roadblock for sign removal today

Travel Advisory
I-80 WB rolling roadblock for sign removal today

The contractor working on the I-80 reconstruction project at Mifflinville in Columbia County will remove a large sign today that was damaged recently during a truck crash.

The removal will require a short, rolling roadblock in the westbound lanes at exit 242 and will happen sometime between the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Minimal delays are expected.

Edna A. Meacham, formerly of 121 S. 10th St., Olean, NY

OLEAN, NY - Edna A. Meacham, formerly of 121 S. 10th St., Olean, passed away on Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2012) at Pines Health and Rehab following a lengthy illness.

Edna was born Sept. 5, 1932, in Bullis Mills, Pa., and was a daughter of Fred and Ruby Benten Unverdorben. She was formerly married to George F. Ferry Sr. and Donald Meacham.

Edna was a graduate of Eldred High School. She worked at the Olean General Hospital in the maternity ward for a number of years before going to work at the Country Nursing Home. While at the nursing home, Edna worked as an aid and then worked in the housekeeping department, from which she retired in 1994 after being there for more than 15 years.

Edna enjoyed going to the beach, auctions and playing cards. She truly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially her grandchildren.

Edna is survived by two sons, George F. (Rebecca) Ferry Jr., of Olean, Steve A. (Caroline) Ferry, of Bolivar; two daughters, Tina A. (James) Farmer of Olean and Deborah J. (Al) Skinner, of Olean and Florida; eight grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara O'Toole and Rosalie Stanton; one brother, Rodney Unverdorben; and many nieces and nephews.
Edna was preceded in death by six brothers, Jack, Richard, Gordon, Fred, Clifford and Alton Unverdorben; and two sisters, Ida DeFiore and Gladys Smith.

Friends will be received from noon until 2 p.m. Friday in the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, 646 E. State St., Olean, at which time a memorial service will be held.

The Rev. Gregory J. Dobson, pastor of St. Mary of the Angels Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Allegany.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Michael A. Farmer Memorial Fund, Inc. C/O James Farmer, 121 S. 10th St., Olean, NY 14760, to support research in the prevention and cure for epilepsy.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc. 646 E. State St., Olean.

Online condolences may be made to www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com.

Catherine R. "Cookie" Stives, 99, formerly of 351 Main St., Bolivar, NY

BOLIVAR, NY - Catherine R. "Cookie" Stives, 99, formerly of 351 Main St., passed away Tuesday (Jan. 31, 2012) in the Wellsville Manor Care Center following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 28, 1912, in Rixford, Pa., she was the daughter of Thomas and Hazel Clark. She married Harold R. "Stubby" Stives on Oct. 11, 1930, in Rixford, Pa. He preceded her in death in 1995.

Catherine was a cook at Pinewood Diner in Portville. She was employed in the Cafeteria Department of Bolivar Central School and was a housekeeper for various families in the Bolivar area.

She was a lifetime member of the Bolivar Fireman's Auxiliary.

Surviving are seven children, Donald (Doris) Stives of Bolivar, Beverly (Fred) Murray of Bolivar, William Stives of Wellsville, Susan Stives of Bolivar, Roger (Debbie) Stives of Bolivar, Darlene (Russ) Militello of California, Valerie (Fred) Galbreath of Bolivar; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and three daughters-in-law, Sue Stives of Bolivar, Barb Stives of Bolivar, and Jeannie Stives of Bolivar.

She was preceded in death by five children, Harold L. Stives, Gerald Stives, Cecelia "Twink" Stives, Larry Stives and Stuart Stives.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar, at which time funeral and committal services will be held. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar.

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JEN-ESIS FITNESS OFFERS PERSONAL TRAINING & CORRECTIVE EXERCISE PROGRAMS IN PORT ALLEGANY

Jeanette Burleson has opened a new fitness business in
Benton Place Plaza on North Main Street in Port Allegany.
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New Horizon Creamery Now Serving Pizza

Check Out Hazels Affordable Vehicles In Hebron Center

HAZELS IS LOCATED ACROSS FROM DRY RUN ROAD ON ROUTE 44 IN HEBRON CENTER BETWEEN COUDERSPORT AND SHINGLEHOUSE--CLICK AD ABOVE TO SEE PHOTOS OF THE CARS & TRUCKS ON OUR LOT

Don't Be Taken By This Scam


The call came from a number (530)419-2193. This is a scam! Do not send money!!
A Coudersport resident received this call today*****
I received a call at work today from a Mark Robinson(a very heavy Indian accent). He stated he was affiliated with the Brook's Associates Law Firm. He told me that I had a lawsuit filed against me and he needed my lawyer's contact information to speed the process along. I told him I didn't have a lawyer. He then asked me if I was aware of the lawsuit. I said no. He stated he would transfer me to a Senior Adviser, who could tell me what the lawsuit was about. I told him I was at work and they would have to call me back....He interrupted and told me if I didn't talk to this adviser that I would be arrested and then I couldn't get any help. When he tried to transfer me the line went directly to a dial tone. He then called back on my work line and very rudely declared that I hung up the phone in his face! I told him I did not and he said alright I will transfer you again, and again the dial tone. The third time he tried to call my boss answered the phone and told him that I was not allowed personal calls at work, I was on the clock and not to call back again. I then got a voicemail on my cell phone. The same man, and the same story. On my break I called the number back to find out what this was all about.....at that point David Jones answered(also with a very heavy accent-probably the same man) with a, "Hello". Most companies that I know of announce themselves promptly....1st red flag. I was told that there was a lawsuit against me, that I would be arrested first thing on Monday morning, and that I would be charged with 3 felonies. He then read me an affidavit. I asked what company was filing this against me? I was told a federal bank that runs hundreds of different loan companies with different names. He asked me if I was intending to defraud this company by not paying them. I said no and I didn't know what he was even talking about. He told me I owed $962.and some change in interest and court fees. I then asked for the number to the company that I supposedly owed this money to and Mr. Jones stated," They don't want your money now." 2nd red flag. I then said wait a minute, these people want me arrested and are taking me to court over money I owe them but now they don't want it....He then told me he could stop the whole process by submitting an application to the company but that I needed to send $300 today for an application fee. 3rd red flag! I told him I didn't have $300 and if I did I would've paid whoever it was claiming I owed money in the first place and that I guess they would have to arrest me then.....I got an abrupt end to the call(hang up). The call came from a number (530)419-2193. This is a scam! Do not send money!! I googled the number and was presented with a list of articles about this same men, same story, and same scam. There is also a youtube audio of the same men, same story. I have no idea how they got my work info or my cell phone number! I wanted to get this info out to people in the area that this is happening and hopefully prevent someone who is maybe a little more timid than I am from being taken advantage of.