WANTED FOR MURDER OF PSP TROOPER

WANTED FOR MURDER OF PSP TROOPER

Howards Inc.

Vintage Bi-Plane Rides

Vintage Bi-Plane Rides

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Auction & Yard Sale Page

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Open House For Employment Opportunities At Krise Bus Service


Argument Escalated To Terroristic Threats

Troopers charged a Lafayette Township man with Terroristic Threats and Harassment after an incident at 73 Beaver Drive in Lafayette Township on Friday at 12:30 AM.

Michael Hulings, 55, of Lewis Run, PA, is accused of threatening his wife, Joanne Hulings life and pushing her after an argument escalated according to Trooper Andrew R. Brothers.

Bank Bag Stolen From Car In Genesee Parking Lot

Unknown actor(s) removed a First Citizens Bank bag with approximately $50.00 in change from a vehicle owned by Vicky Ann Lampman of Ulysses, PA while the vehicle was parked in the rear parking lot at the Genesee Post Office on Wednesday between 1:00 and 1:10 PM.

Anyone with any information is asked to please conatact Trooper Timothy W. Mix at Coudersport PSP. 814-274-8690.

Governor Corbett's Cuts to the Poor Create Hardship and Pain

June 29, 2012 - Hughes Decries General Assistance Cuts
Hughes Decries General Assistance Cuts
June 29, 2012 - Hughes Decries General Assistance Cuts

Governor Corbett's Cuts to the Poor Create Hardship and Pain

Governor Corbett's proposal to eliminate cash assistance to 70,000, mostly disabled, low-income Pennsylvanians will take effect August 1.
The cuts were to have taken place on July 1.
Although we were able to negotiate a 30 day extension before cuts took effect, 70,000 people will lose a monthly check, which averages $205. For many, this is the only means of cash support that they currently have.
The last check that these individuals will receive will be at the end of July.
I joined 17 of my Senate Democratic colleagues and voted NO on this draconian policy decision.
The Senate Democrats offered an alternate proposal that would have maintained a safety net of support for these deserving Pennsylvania citizens, but the Governor rejected the concept and chose to proceed with the elimination of this benefit.
The Secretary of the Department of Public Welfare has committed to work aggressively to provide assistance to these individuals in this period of transition. Recipients should stay close to the county assistance office that provides this service or make a free phone call to the HelpLine at 1-800-692-7462.
Here is a snapshot of the people who use General Assistance:
  • Women fleeing domestic violence utilize General Assistance for up to nine months. They are using this funding to get themselves out of a dangerous, potentially fatal situation.
     
  • Those in drug and alcohol treatment use GA funds for no more than nine months as they get treatment and find employment.
     
  • Disabled individuals who are awaiting their federally-funded Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income.
  • Individuals caring for disabled children or children who do not have parents.
You can find out more specifics about the 2012-13 State Budget and provide your feedback on my website at senatorhughes.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter (@SenatorHughes).

Rollover Crash On Hazelhurst Hill

Rollover Crash On Hazelhurst Hill
At 9:14 pm on Saturday, Fire Rescue & EMS crews are responding to a rollover vehicle crash on Hazelhurst Hill between Hazelhurst & Mt. Jewett.
Reporting possibly minor injuries.

Anne Davenport Leete Is The To Fill A Backpack Raffle Winner


Anne Davenport Leete of Coudersport is the $1,000.00 winner of the To Fill A Backpack Spring Raffle. The final ticket in the series of drawings was pulled at 3:00 PM on Saturday at the Free Chicken BBQ on Main Street in Roulette. Andy Kulp, founder of the charity that helps kids get school supplies each fall said the BBQ site was swamped when it opened with a long line waiting for food. He said they served over a hundred in the first hour of the event.

Possible Structure Fire In Bolivar

Possible Structure Fire In Bolivar
At 4:23 pm on Saturday, Bolivar & Riuchburg Fire Departments have been dispatched to the Rolling Hills Cafe at 336 Main Street in Bolivar for a possible structure fire with smoke showing.
RICHBURG RESPONSE CANCELLED

Dylan M. Langworthy, 19 of Coudersport, PA

Dylan M. Langworthy, 19 of Coudersport, passed away on June 29, 2012 at his residence.

He was born on October 10, 1992 in Coudersport, a son of Michael R. Langworthy and Sheri M. Linden.

He attended Coudersport area schools.

In addition to his parents, Michael Langworthy, Coudersport and Sheri Rodriguez, Coudersport, he is also survived by six brothers, Vincent Langworthy, Genesee, PA, Kadyn Langworthy, Coudersport, Camryn Langworthy, Coudersport, Ryan Langworthy, Ulysses, Ethan Langworthy, Ulysses, Brodyn Jordan, Galeton, three sisters, Ashli Langworthy, Roulette, Hali Langworthy, Coudersport, Ryli Jordan, Galeton, paternal grandparents, Jim (Nancy) Bridges, Coudersport, maternal grandparents, Ronald ( Jean) Linden, Coudersport, one niece and one nephew.

At the family’s request there will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations can be made to the Dylan Langworthy Memorial Fund c/o The First National Bank of Port Allegany, 118 East 2nd St., Coudersport, PA 16915.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc., Bradford.

Online Condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com.

Reese Hollow House Fire Cause Was Electrical

Damages were estimated at $15,000. to an unoccupied house owned by Michael Ray Spong at 132 Reese Hollow Road in Eulalia Township near Coudersport on Friday at 5:00 PM.

Coudersport and Roulette Fire personnel responded to the scene at the end of Reese Hollow Road. 

Upon investigation by Fire Marshal David A. Surra and the Coudersport Fire Department Assistant Chief, it was determined that the blaze was started by a faulty three-way plug plugged into an electrical outlet in a living room of the structure. No injuries were reported.


Galeton Weather Stats For June 2012

Galeton Weather June 2012

June was a typically very nice month. The month started out on the cool side and ended up HOT. There were mid month periods when we enjoyed beautiful weather

We received 3.64" of rain as compared with 2.36" last year. For the first six months we received 16.87" which is 4.21" below the average rainfall for Galeton.

We had seven thunderstorms and hail on the 7th We had 14 foggy mornings.

Happy Independence Day!

Henry W. Lush NWS Observer

Accident with Injuries - Route 6, Wysox, PA

Accident with Injuries - Route 6, Wysox, PA 

11:07 AM--Sat--Fire radio reports accident with entrapment, open head injury on Route 6, Wysox, Bradford County in front of Dandy Mart. Man entrapped in automobile with open head injury. Guthrie Helicopter requested

EArly Morning Crash Closes Rt. 15 South

6/30/20126:23 AMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ROUTE 15 BLOSS TWP
PennDOT reports both lanes of Rt. 15 Southbound are closed as a result of an early morning crash south of Blossburg.

JULY 9 BEGINS 2012-13 DOE LICENSE PROCESS

JULY 9 BEGINS 2012-13 DOE LICENSE PROCESS

HARRISBURG – With general hunting license sales underway, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminded hunters that county treasurers will begin accepting antlerless deer license applications from resident hunters starting Monday, July 9; and from nonresidents beginning Monday, July 30.

For the 2012-13 license year, antlerless deer license fees are the same as they have been since 1999, except for the 70-cent transaction fee attached to the purchase of each license and permit, which is paid directly to Active Outdoors, the Nashville-based company that runs Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS). This transaction fee means that residents will need to write checks made payable to “County Treasurer” for $6.70, and nonresidents for $26.70.

By state law, antlerless deer licenses will continue to be sold only by county treasurers, so hunters will need to prepare and mail separate applications for antlerless deer licenses. A list of the mailing addresses for the 65 county treasurers that issue antlerless deer licenses is included in the 2012-13 Digest, which is provided to each license buyer.

A listing of antlerless licenses allocated by WMU, as well as the remaining allocation, can be viewed on the Game Commission’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), by clicking on “Doe License Update” in the “Quick Clicks” box in the right-hand column of the homepage.

Roe noted that hunters must use the official pink envelopes, which are provided to each license buyer by the issuing agents. For those who order licenses via the Game Commission’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us), a new digest and two pink envelopes will be included in the package, along with the licenses, which will arrive in seven to 10 business days from the date of their transaction.

“As county treasurers are set up with PALS, hunters will be able to submit an application to any county treasurer,” Roe said. “Additionally, hunters have the option of listing up to three choices, in order of preference, for a specific Wildlife Management Unit antlerless deer license. If an applicant’s first choice of WMU has exhausted its allocation of antlerless deer licenses, the PALS system will move to the second preference – and third, if necessary.

“This process will nearly eliminate the chance that a hunter will not be able to receive at least one antlerless deer license during the processing of regular antlerless deer licenses. However, hunters are not required to list more than one choice of WMU.”

Also, Roe said that the early start to the antlerless deer license application process will help ensure that county treasurers will be able to mail antlerless deer licenses back to hunters prior to the opening of the archery season. The first such season opens with the antlerless archery season in WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D on Sept. 15. The opening date of the general statewide archery deer season is Sept. 29.

Under the 2012 timeline, residents will apply for regular antlerless deer licenses on July 9; nonresidents will apply for regular antlerless deer licenses on July 30. After this, residents and nonresidents will apply for the first round of unsold antlerless deer licenses on Aug. 6, and residents and nonresidents will apply for the second round of unsold antlerless deer licenses on Aug. 20.

County treasurers will have to mail regular and first round of unsold antlerless deer licenses no later than Sept. 10, and second round of unsold antlerless deer licenses no later than Sept. 24.

Beginning Aug. 6, for WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D only, there is no limit to the number of unsold antlerless deer license applications an individual can submit until the allocations are exhausted. This must be done by mail only, and there is a limit of three applications per pink envelope.

Beginning Aug. 27, county treasurers will begin accepting applications over-the-counter for WMUs 2B, 5C and 5D, and may immediately issue antlerless deer licenses. Hunters may apply over-the-counter to county treasurers for any other WMU with antlerless license allocations on Oct. 1.

Roe noted that hunters may file harvest reports online for antlered and antlerless deer, as well as fall turkey, spring gobbler, bobcat, fisher and Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) permits through the agency’s website (www.pgc.state.pa.us).

Additionally, hunters can call the agency’s toll-free telephone reporting system to file a harvest report. The Interactive Voice Response (IVR) harvest reporting system telephone number is 1-855-PAHUNT1 (1-855-724-8681).

“Online and telephone harvest reporting are examples of the Game Commission doing its part to make it easier for license buyers to report their required harvests and help the agency better manage wildlife,” Roe said. “We have found that harvest reporting rates have been declining for years, and we’re hoping hunters and trappers take advantage of the online and telephone reporting systems to become more active in wildlife management.”

Pre-paid postage report cards still are available in the digest, but the agency is encouraging hunters to report either online or through the telephone system to improve accuracy of data entry, and to save on the cost of postage and data entry.

Elk and bear hunters still will be required to present their harvest to check stations.

Patriotic Musical at 7pm On Sunday, July 1

Grace Bible Independent Baptist Church
located at 392 Coon Crossing Rd., in Shinglehouse,  is having a Patriotic Musical at 7pm on Sunday, July 1. Honoring all branches of the military. Any questions please call Pastor Roger Hain at 814-697-7330 or Pastor Tom Isaacson at 814-697-7676.

In memory of Dylan Langworthy

In memory of Dylan Langworthy

Late Thursday night, my sister, Sheri Linden's son Dylan Langworthy passed away, I just wanted to take a moment and say thank you to everyone for their support and prayers in our family's time of need. 

I have opened a bank account at First National Bank in Coudersport for funeral expenses and donations for the arrangements. If anyone would like to donate please feel free to stop into the bank in Coudersport or Port Allegany, the account is under his name. 

If you have any questions or would like to reach out to me or donate in another way, my email is alisontjohnson@gmail.com. Again thank you all for your prayers and support, it is greatly appreciated.

To Fill A Backpack FREE Chicken BBQ Starts At Noon In Roulette

  FREE CHICKEN BBQ STARTS AT NOON
 This is located on Main Street In Roulette across from the Friendly Inn.
The BBQ starts at 12 noon and goes until 5pm and is free of charge but donations will be graciously accepted.  Donations can be made by cash check or credit card.  Bring your lawn chairs and have a seat under the tent donated by Burleson's True Value of Port Allegany while the West End Trail Blazers cook chicken on their donated BBQ pits with the wood donated by Elliotts Lumber of Roulette.  We will be supply the chicken, baked beans and potato salad (beans and potato salad donated by Brandon and Michelle Bliss of Fox's Pizza in Port Allegany.  We will also be supplying the place settings and drinks (no alcohol please) along with some deserts.  
Tickets will still be available for the final drawing worth $1000 and the final ticket will be drawn around 3:00pm...you do not need to be present to win.  If you are interested in a ticket please let me know as soon as possible so that I can get you in the bucket.  Tickets not paid for by the time of the drawing will not be honored and a new ticket will be drawn.  
Come show your support for the To Fill A Backpack program...we are headed in to our 5th year and will need all the help we can get.  Take-outs will be available if you don't have time to stop and visit. 
 
Andy Kulp
"To Fill A Backpack"
81 Burleson Avenue
Roulette, PA  16746

Potter McKean Little League All Stars

Potter McKean Little League All Stars defeated Northern Tier 11 to 0 to advance to the next game on Sunday At 4pm against Wellsboro. Game time is set for 4PM at CARP.





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Vehicle Into Pole In Bradford

Vehicle Into Pole In Bradford
At 11:56 pm on Friday, Bradford Fire & EMS have been called to the intersection of Jackson, Pleasant & Summit Streets in the city for a vehicle into a pole accident.

Friday, June 29, 2012

24 Abandoned & Leaking Oil Wells To Be Plugged In Foster Township For $168,485.

DEP Awards Contract to Plug Abandoned Oil Wells in McKean County

MEADVILLE -- The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded $168,485 to Phillips and Dart Oil Field Service Inc., of Gifford, McKean County, to clean out and plug 24 abandoned oil wells in Foster Township, McKean County.

“These abandoned wells, which were drilled in the 1930s, have been slowly leaking oil and other fluids,” DEP Deputy Secretary for Oil and Gas Management Scott Perry said. “The oil has been making its way into a tributary of nearby Kendall Creek, which is a problem made worse when there is rain.”

The wells will be cleaned out, with all existing casing and cementing removed. They are estimated to be between 1,400 and 1,700 feet deep and will be filled with a non-porous material. Cement plugs will close off critical portions of the vertical well, such as oil- and gas-producing zones or underground aquifers, to prevent fluids from seeping into groundwater or returning to the surface.

The work is expected to begin in July and be completed by January 2013.

The contract is being financed by the Abandoned and Orphan Well Plugging Fund, which is paid for by oil and gas industry fines, permits and penalties. Taxpayer dollars are not used to plug abandoned wells.

For more information, visit www.dep.state.pa.us or call 717-772-7199.

PA Budget Goes To Corbett For Signature

Pa. Senate approves $27.7 billion spending plan and sends it to Gov. Tom Corbett

 

With one day left in the fiscal year, the state Senate passed by a 32-17 vote the nearly $27.7 billion state spending plan that the House passed on Thursday.

It now goes to Gov. Tom Corbett for enactment.

Other parts of the budget package are still awaiting in the House and Senate. 

The plan requires no increase in taxes or new taxes. It maintains funding at current year levels for public universities and most school districts, but some fiscally struggling districts received a little extra money.

 It cuts funding for human services by $84 million and eliminates the Department of Public Welfare's cash assistance program, starting Aug. 1.

LTC Betty A. WHITMIRE, Retired, 75, of Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Westfield, PA,

LTC Betty A. WHITMIRE, Retired, 75, of Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Westfield, PA, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 in her home. 

Born January 22, 1937, in Westfield, PA, she was the daughter of Ernest and Rebecca Anders Whitmire.

Attending Westfield High School through the 11th grade, she graduated from Southside High School in Elmira in 1955. She earned a nursing degree from Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in Elmira and enlisted in the US Army in February 1959. She later earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, TX and a masters degree in healthcare administration from Texas Women’s University in Dallas, TX. After retirement from the US Army, she was employed as a nurse by various electronics manufacturing companies. 

She was a member of Corpus Christ Catholic Church in Chambersburg, where she had served as a Eucharistic minister. 

Surviving are: five sisters, Rubilee Feerrar of Woolrich, PA, Joan Hornsby of Mills, PA, Jeanette (Charles) Wynick of Westfield, Carolyn Nyhof of Little River, SC, and Florence (Alfred) Allen of Monterey, CA; and nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by a sister, Pauline Abbey; and a brother, Wallace Whitmire. 

Friends may call at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA on Thursday, July 5, 2012 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11:00 AM. The Rev. James R. O’Brien will be the Celebrant. A graveside committal service will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, July 6, 2012 in Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, PA, where military rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

Robert R. SCHOONOVER, 74, of Westfield, PA

Robert R. SCHOONOVER, 74, of Westfield, PA, died Friday, June 29, 2012 in the Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, PA. 

Born April 10, 1938, in Knoxville, PA, he was the son of Roe and Leona Jeffers Schoonover. On February 26, 1965, in Cowanesque, PA, he married the former Clara Green, who survives. 

He was employed by MacKnight’s Agway in Westfield. 

Surviving besides his wife, Clara, are: five children, Richard Berg of Millersburg, PA, Mary Erny of Corning, NY, Janice (Ronald) Tomb of Westfield, Margery (Duane) McCutcheon of Westfield, and Robert (Rhonda) Schoonover, Jr. of Coudersport; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Bernice (Robert) Steadman of Knoxville, Cathy (Gordon) Robinson of Woodhull, NY, Roberta Boom of Elkland, PA; nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Marion VanGorden. 

A Memorial Service will be held 4:00 PM, Monday, July 2, 2012 in the Westfield United Methodist Church. The Rev. Deborah L. Watkins will officiate. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sabinsville Volunteer Ambulance, Sabinsville, PA 16943.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.

$150. Ticket Drawn, Final $1,000. Drawing Saturday At Free Chicken BBQ In Roulette

Ok everyone...this is the final little draw for prizes in the Spring Raffle.  

Ticket #9 has been drawn and is worth $150.  The winning ticket belonged to Marjorie Taubert of Roulette.  Congratulations on your win and thank you for the support.

Remember everyone...Saturday is the big day and the final drawing.  

The BBQ starts at 12 noon and goes until 5pm and is free of charge but donations will be graciously accepted.  Donations can be made by cash check or credit card.  Bring your lawn chairs and have a seat under the tent donated by Burleson's True Value of Port Allegany while the West End Trail Blazers cook chicken on their donated BBQ pits with the wood donated by Elliotts Lumber of Roulette.  We will be supply the chicken, baked beans and potato salad (beans and potato salad donated by Brandon and Michelle Bliss of Fox's Pizza in Port Allegany.  We will also be supplying the place settings and drinks (no alcohol please) along with some deserts.  

Tickets will still be available for the final drawing worth $1000 and the final ticket will be drawn around 3:00pm...you do not need to be present to win.  If you are interested in a ticket please let me know as soon as possible so that I can get you in the bucket.  Tickets not paid for by the time of the drawing will not be honored and a new ticket will be drawn.  

Come show your support for the To Fill A Backpack program...we are headed in to our 5th year and will need all the help we can get.  Take-outs will be available if you don't have time to stop and visit. 
 

Andy Kulp
"To Fill A Backpack"
81 Burleson Avenue
Roulette, PA  16746
Blogspot: http://tofillabackpack.blogspot.com/

Shinglehouse Ambulance To Horse Run Road

At 5:55 PM on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance & Medic 10 dispatched to Horse Run Road for a medical emergency.

Coudersport Ambulance To Elk Street

At 5:50 pm on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance & Medic 6 dispatched to Elk Street for medical emergency.

Verdict Announced In Tioga County Murder Trial

 Verdict is guilty but mentally ill, first-degree murder
Wellsboro Gazette
Tioga County President Judge Robert Dalton Jr. rendered his verdict at 2 p.m. June 29. Matthew David Priset, 28, took the life of Clinton A. "Clint" Perry, 28, on Jan. 25, 2011. Today, Dalton found Priset guilty but mentally ill of first-degree murder, which means life in prison or a mental hospital, according to District Attorney George Wheeler.  More...

CHARLES COLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Trauma Coordinator

CHARLES COLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Trauma Coordinator

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has an opening for a Trauma Coordinator. This position will be responsible for the daily functional operation of the unit and coordination of a Level IV trauma program/certification. This will include monitoring, promoting and evaluating all trauma-related activities associated with the trauma program in cooperation and conjunction with the Trauma Program Medical Director.

The Trauma Coordinator will carry out leadership responsibilities for the Emergency Department Staff including the RN’s, LPN’s, ED techs, Patient Care Escorts and other nursing personnel while working closely with the ED physicians, registration staff and EMS services. This position is also responsible for assisting with staffing to cover peaks in census or vacation coverage.

The qualified candidate must have a current PA RN nursing license. Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. ALS and PALS required. TNCC certification will be required within the first year. Previous ED/trauma experience preferred.

To apply please visit www.charlescolehospital.com and click on Careers or forward resumes to human.resources@charlescolehospital.com or by mail to Human Resources Department, Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915. For more information, please call 814-274-5431.



Beagle Missing In Cyclone

PLEASE BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR OUR Baby Girl Beagle, Suzie. She is 3 1/2 years. old, and disappeared from our home on Bingham Road in Cyclone last evening. She is tri-colored, and has the "mascara" eyes that some beagles have. She is wearing a pink collar with current license on it. Please call 814-465-3223 if you see her. ( I will post pics later when my son gets home with his cell that has her pics on it.)
BEAGLE CAME HOME TONITE

Positions At Charles Cole Memorial Hospital RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has a desirable opportunity for a full time Respiratory Therapist. Per diem positions are also available. Candidates must be recognized by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and/or as a Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT) and licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Will be responsible for providing respiratory services to outpatients and inpatients in the acute hospital as well as providing services in the Skilled Nursing and Rehab unit.

To apply for a position or for information about a position or other employment opportunities, please visit www.charlescolehospital.com and click on Careers. For more information, please call 814-274-5431.

CHARLES COLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Communications Coordinator

CHARLES COLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Communications Coordinator

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital has a desirable opportunity for a goal-oriented and independent professional to support the day-to-day operations of the Communications Department and assist with patient relations and executing specific internal and external communication programs designed to enhance a strong, consistent brand and increase awareness about Charles Cole Memorial Hospital and its services.

A Bachelor’s Degree in mass communications, journalism, integrated marketing, graphics design or related field with at least two years experience is preferred. Strong writing skills are a must. This position requires design experience, social media optimization and use of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Sharepoint or Kompozer. Health care experience and use of Meditech program would be beneficial.

Interested applicants must provide a resume, 2-3 writing samples (preferably including a press release and ad copy/radio script), and a past design piece.


To apply please visit www.charlescolehospital.com and click on Careers or forward resumes to human.resources@charlescolehospital.com or by mail to Human Resources Department, Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915. For more information, please call 814-274-5431.

Structure Fire On Reese Hollow Road


6/29/20125:01 PMFIRE / STRUCTURE 132 REESE HOLLOW DR EUALIA TWP
Coudersport Fire Dept. has been dispatched to a house fire on Reese Hollow Road. Reported to be a vacant house at the very end of the dead end road.

5:12 PM--A tanker & Engine has been requested from Roulette

Senator Costa Comments On Corbett's Privatization Plans


Sen. Costa: Lottery Protections Needed
Says Senior Citizen Programs Shouldn’t be Pawns of Privatization

In an effort to prevent the potential negative impacts of Gov. Corbett’s plan to privatize the management of the state lottery, legislation was unveiled earlier this month by Sen. Jay Costa that would protect the Lottery Fund and its funding streams.
“The legislation creates safeguards and protections for the Lottery Fund and will ensure that programs now paid for by the lottery won’t become victim to for-profit motives of private management companies,” Costa said.
Sen. Costa unveiled legislation that would institute protections for programs serving seniors if Gov. Corbett decides to proceed with privatizing the management of the state lottery.
Sen. Costa unveiled legislation that would institute protections for programs serving seniors if
Gov. Corbett decides to proceed with privatizing the management of the state lottery.
Sen. Costa unveiled legislation that would institute protections for programs serving seniors if Gov. Corbett decides to proceed with privatizing the management of the state lottery. Costa said that his legislation, if enacted, does not interfere with the private management option. The plan seeks to create guarantees so that the operations and programs of the lottery do not ever become victimized by private for-profit motives, Costa noted.
The measure provides openness, accountability and scrutiny to the process and establishes a set of parameters for any private management contract with the lottery. Costa said that the following provisions must be written into any contract with a private firm:
  • A contract cannot be longer than five years;
  • Final control is exercised by the Lottery over all significant business decisions;
  • Decisions by the private manager may be countermanded;
  • Right to demand information concerning any aspect of the lottery may be exercised;
  • Advanced notice is provided of any operating decision impacting public interest;
  • Fee and bonus structure for private management personnel is detailed;
  • The principal office of the manager must be located in Pennsylvania;
Seantor Jay CostaIn addition, the contract must be let by open and public bidding. The selection is through a competitive request for qualifications process based on stringent bidding protections.
Costa’s plan relies heavily on accountability and there are public hearings built into the bid award process. In addition, the governor must issue a statement detailing why a specific bidder was selected.
Costa said that he believes heightened protection is warranted for the Lottery Fund because it has proven to be an invaluable aid for seniors and the disabled. The fund pays for reduced prescriptions, property tax and rent rebates, shared-ride services and other programs used by seniors.
Costa, the Senate Democratic Leader, said that while he does not support privatization because the Pennsylvania Lottery is “doing exceptionally well and should not be run by a private manager.
“If the governor wants to go in the direction of privatizing the management of the lottery, there must be parameters and protections afforded seniors that the lottery will go awry and that life-saving programs will be guaranteed.”
The governor announced the plan to explore privatizing lottery management earlier this year. In his public presentation his office produced charts and graphs detailing the advantages of privatization.
A Lottery PMA could have created -$275 of incremental funding for older Pennsylvanians fro FY08-FY11 The proposed PMA will be structured to ensure the Commonwealth will be equal or better off in each year
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Costa said that while it is admirable that the governor is trying to augment current lottery funds and exploring way to maximize revenues he believes that the current approach can be adjusted to get better results, without privatization.
In prepared remarks, Costa said that we can “expand the current lottery operations and utilize a new marketing plan to reach new revenue targets without jeopardizing programs.”
Costa said his legislation is based on an Illinois statute. Illinois recently moved to privatize the management of their state lottery.

Two Injured In Ceres Crash Thursday Afternoon


Property Damage Crash In Town of Wellsville


Shinglehouse Man Charged In Town Of Wirt Incident


Pauline M. Black, 80, of Smethport, PA

Pauline M. Black, 80, of Smethport, PA, died Friday (June 29, 2012) in the Sena Kean Manor, Smethport.

She was born Nov 28, 1931 in Crosby, a daughter of Ellsworth B. and Anna Weidert Lathrop, Sr. On June 16, 1950, in Smethport, PA, she married Robert C. Black, who died on Dec. 17, 2005.

Mrs. Black attended Crosby schools and held various jobs over her lifetime. She ultimately was a homemaker tending to the needs of her family.

She was a member of the Sena Kean Purple Hats Club, was a peer leader at Sena Kean Manor, was a former Senior Queen at Sena Kean and the McKean County Fair, and loved to play Bingo.

She is survived by
two daughters: Susan M. (Ted) Phalon and Carol J. (Shane) Prosser, both of Smethport, PA
three sons: Robert C. (Vanessa) Black, Jr. of East Smethport, PA, Paul E. (Lesley) Black of Smethport, PA, and Timmy L. (Lisa) Black of Rixford, PA
13 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren
Six brothers: Ellsworth B. “Bones” Lathrop, Jr., and Paul Lathrop, both of Crosby; James and Andrew Lathrop both of Smethport; Michael Lathrop of Turtlepoint; and Richard Lathrop of Port Allegany
Two sisters: Orvella “Orvie” Luce of Crosby and Anna Mae Uber of Emporium
Special niece and nephew: Donnie and Jana Cook, and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary Jo Cook and Betty Corbett, and two brothers: George and Donald Lathrop.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 2 Bank St., Smethport, PA, where funeral and committal services will be held on Tuesday, July 3, at 11 A.M., with the Rev. Beth Rosler and Rev. Glenn Hamilton, pastors of the Lighthouse Community Free Methodist Church of Prentisvale, officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

Roulettte Ambulance To Atkins Road

At 3:02 pm on Friday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 have been dispatched to Atkins Road for a medical emergency.

In memory of Dylan Langworthy

In memory of Dylan Langworthy

Late last night, my sister, Sheri Linden's son Dylan Langworthy passed away, I just wanted to take a moment and say thank you to everyone for their support and prayers in our family's time of need. 

I have opened a bank account at First National Bank in Coudersport for funeral expenses and donations for the arrangements. If anyone would like to donate please feel free to stop into the bank in Coudersport or Port Allegany, the account is under his name. 

If you have any questions or would like to reach out to me or donate in another way, my email is alisontjohnson@gmail.com. Again thank you all for your prayers and support, it is greatly appreciated.

2 Juveniles Accused Of Setting Fire In Brockway

 2 juveniles accused of setting Brockway car wash, Laundromat fire

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. —

A fire that destroyed a car wash and Laundromat in Brockway in May as been ruled arson.

Police said two juveniles have been charged with setting the fire on May 27 at the Brockway Wash.

Threatening Phone Call Nets Man A Harassment Charge

A North Bingham man who police say called a man on the phone and made threatening statements will be charged with summary Harassment In District Court 55-4-03.

Bradley F. Beiser, 32, of North Bingham, PA, is accused of contacting a known 62 year old male on June 23 at 7:21 PM and making the threatening statements, according to Trooper Brian Uhl of the PSP Coudersport barracks.

Money Stolen From Long Term Care Patient

Unknown actor(s) stole $90.00 from a Coudersport woman between June 11 and 23rd at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Long Term Care unit in Eulalia Township.

Trooper Gerg of the Coudersport barracks said the victim was Shirley Louise Yost, 76, a patient at the facility. Charges are pending further investigation.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact PSP Coudersport at 814-274-8690.

Woman Used Another Woman's Bank Card Numbers To Pay Bills

A Genesee woman will be charged by State Police with Theft By Deception and Access Device Fraud in District Court 55-4-01 after an investigation revealed that she had removed a bank card from another woman's wallet, copied the numbers and used it to pay bills.

Michelle Ann Billings, 28, of 2891 Gold Road, Genesee, PA,  is accused by police of using the bank card information from an account owned  by Natalie Eileen Drum, of Mechanic Street, Smethport, PA, at Charles Cole Hospital on East 2nd Street in Eulalia Township. Trooper Timothy W. Mix said the incident occurred on June 18th between noon and 4:30 pm.


Dump Truck Crash Reported On Rt. 15 South At Sebring Exit

6/29/20121:45 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ROUTE 15 LIBERTY TWP
A tri-axle dump truck has crashed into the guardrails on Rt. 15 Southbound, just south of the Sebring exit. Liberty, Blossburg, Morris and Medic 1 have been dispatched. Callers are reporting one possible injury.

Three Charged With Suspected Bath Salt Possession

Police Say 3 Possessed  Suspected Bath Salts

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Three area residents were charged Wednesday on River Street in Roulette for Possession of suspected Bath Salts and related drug paraphernalia by State Police from the Coudersport barracks after being called to the residence by agents of the Pennsylvania Board of Parole. 

The three, upon police investigation, were found to be in possession of suspected bath salts and suspected drug paraphernalia which were in the residence and on their persons.

Robert Lane Hamilton II, 22, of 5 Kromas Avenue, Port Allegany, PA, was taken into custody and committed to the Potter County Jail on a detainer from State Parole. He was arraigned in District Court on Thursday on charges of Possession With Intent To Deliver Controlled Substance (F); Possession of a Controlled Substance (M); and Possession of Paraphernalia (M). The charges are all violations of Act 64 (Drug Law). Bail was set at $20,000. straight bail which he was unable to post. He was remanded back to the Potter County Jail.

Gabriel Murray Weinberg, 19, of 150 Main Street, Roulette, PA, was taken from the scene to the McKean County Jail by McKean Probation for a probation violation. He was charged in District Court on Friday with Possession of a Controlled Substance (M) and Possession Of Paraphernalia (M), both violations of Act 64 (Drug Law).

Kimberly Anne Bisher, 21, of 48 River Street, Roulette, PA, was taken from the scene to Charles Cole Memorial Hospital by Roulette Ambulance for treatment. She was charged Friday with Possession of Paraphernalia (M) in violation of Act 64 (Drug Law).

Trooper David A. Surra led the investigation that occurred at 3:00 pm on Wednesday and involved several troopers from the Coudersport barracks. Roulette Fire Police assisted with traffic control at the scene.

Recalls

Bedford Laboratories Issues Voluntary Hospital/User-Level Recall Of Vecuronium Bromide For Injection Preservative Free, Lot 2067134, Because Of Health Risk



HEALTHY COOKING EASIER, MORE FUN THAN IT SEEMS

HEALTHY COOKING EASIER, MORE FUN THAN IT SEEMS

BRADFORD, Pa.—Students in the “Healthy Cooking” course sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford a prepared delicious yet nutritious meal.

The course was taught by Bradford Area High School’s family and consumer science teacher, Kimberly Preston. Class was in session from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 27 in the BAHS Home Economics Lab. These courses are part of a series of summer classes designed to promote healthy living.

Students Renae Lucks and Connie Upton prepared a healthier alternative to chicken alfredo. Their version of the recipe used chicken broth, flour and fat-free cream cheese instead of the traditional butter and milk. They also added less parmesan cheese and used whole wheat pasta. These simple changes slashed 310 calories and 30 grams of fat from each serving of the dish.

For a side, they made a salad of vitamin C-filled steamed broccoli and cherry tomatoes with a light vinaigrette perfect for hot summer days. To make the salad even healthier, they omitted the quarter teaspoon of salt called for in the recipe. They finished the meal with fat-free blueberry cheesecake trifle, made with sugar- and fat-free pudding, skim milk and fat-free Cool Whip.

The pair agreed that learning how to make recipes healthier was their favorite part of the course. Preston had them go to the Mayo Clinic’s website and look up the article “Recipe makeovers: 5 ways to create healthy recipes,” which can be found at http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00584). Both women were excited to apply what they learned at home.

Lucks said that she enjoyed the “relaxing atmosphere” in the classroom, high praise from someone who confided that she doesn’t cook much because she can’t fit it into her busy schedule. Upton, Lucks’ friend and co-worker in the Warren school district, added that they both “try to be healthy” and were eager to take the course and learn some new cooking techniques.

They took the leftovers of the light meal home for supper and agreed that they’d take another cooking class in a heartbeat.

A second “Healthy Cooking” course will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7. The cost for the class, which includes all food items and materials, is $59. Class size is limited to eight students.

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

Photo Caption: Kimberly Preston, the family and consumer science teacher at Bradford Area High School, serves broccoli and tomato salad made by the students in her Healthy Cooking class. Students also prepared a healthy alternative to chicken alfredo and fat-free blueberry cheesecake trifle for dessert. The course, sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development, will be held again from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 and 7 in the BAHS Home Economics Lab.

7-7/8 Bark Peeler's Convention

Bark Peeler's Convention

The 38th Annual Bark Peelers’ Convention will be held at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum on Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 2012, a two-day festival of old fashion fun and entertainment for the whole family. Each day will feature a full program of activities: music, demonstrations, displays, competitions, exhibitions, and food and craft sales. The Birch Still, a new exhibit, will be up and running during the two –day event.

The museum grounds open at 9:00 a.m. on both days. The program starts at 10:00 a.m. when Bill Simcox performs woodhick skills in the outdoor arena; Rich Pawling as “Jack Hains,” the logger with Bucky Green showing a video of the Shay in the visitor center ; Bill Bower with his refuge keeper skit; Merle Effert blacksmithing; saw display by Louise Foulkrod; chain saw carving by Kevin Treat; music by Nelson Waffle on Saturday and the “Banjo Man” on Sunday. Wood crafts, basket making, specialty knives, logging books for sale and Lumber Heritage information.

The Shay Locomotive and Brookville Engine will be on display. The sustainable Forestry Trail is ready and waiting for visitors to explore. On Saturday at 1:00 pm there is a guided tour of the trail.

The favorite contests are: Apple pie contest, pies need to be in the visitor center by noon; Chili Con Carne, contestants can set-up in the chili tent by 9:30 a.m.; greased pole Saturday at 2:30p.m. – a pillow fight between two contestants sitting astride a lard-coated pole, suspended six feet above a sawdust pile; log rolling contest at 3:30 and Bark Peelers’ Bingo both days. Sunday’s contests are: horse shoe pitching at 10:00 a.m.; frog jumping at 11:00 a.m. featuring dozens of children urging their frogs down the track and across the finish line. Crosscut saw competition will be at 1:00 p.m. and the ever popular birling contest will begin at 2:00 p.m.

The antique engine buffs will enjoy the large variety of operating engines and belt-powered equipment presented by the AMEIA, a group of engine collectors, who annually include the Bark Peelers’ Convention in their performing circuit.

The 8ft. log cake will be cut and served on Sunday, 12 noon, in the visitor center. The steam-powered circular sawmill, under the direction of head sawyer Dan Davis and his crew, will be operating on both Saturday and Sunday. The sawmill exhibit at the museum, is typical of hundreds of sawmills which existed throughout Pennsylvania in 1900. The mill is capable of producing up to 5,000 board feet per 10 hour shift.

A variety of crafts will be displayed and sold by talented artisans who are invited to exhibit their wares at the convention. Showing in the theater room, will be the lumber history video “Choices and Challenges” supported by the Lumber Heritage Region and Penn York Lumbermen’s Club. The Woodmobile will be here and Bureau of Forestry trailer with a guided trail walk at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Lots of food will be available on the grounds, such as hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, corn dogs, pulled pork BBQ, ice cream, pizza, kettle korn, Hawaii sno cones and maple products and more.

Admission is $10.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth 3 to 11. A two-day pass costs $18.00 and is available by calling the museum at (814) 435-2652. With a membership to the Lumber Museum admission is free. A family membership is only $15. Memberships available at the gate.

Transportation (tractor and wagon) will be free from the Denton Hill parking lot to the museum. For more information please contact the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum, P O Box 239, Galeton, PA 16922 (814) 435-2625 Wednesday thru Sunday 9-5.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 PM, June 30th at the Free Methodist Church in Port Allegany, PA.

David Clayton Baumgarner
David Clayton Baumgarner, 89, was called to his Heavenly Fathers presence, June 14, 2012, in the Heritage Lowman Home, White Rock, SC.

David was born September 25, 1922, to David T. and Esther Pennington Baumgarner, the youngest of 11 children, in Coudersport, PA. He married the love of his life, Ava D. Lucas who preceded him in 2003 after 61 years of marriage.

David was an active member of the Free Methodist Church of Port Allegany, PA, where he served as teacher, board member, and maintenance man, in addition to contributing significant time and effort to the building of the current sanctuary. He quit school after the eighth grade to help support the family, working full time in the woods with his father at the age of thirteen. He was a tireless worker and in spite of his limited formal education, was known for his natural ability as a carpenter, electrician, plumber, mechanic, and all round fix everything guy. He also served in the US Army during World War II.

David was a sterling example of a Christian father to his children: Connie (Bob) Curtis, Cheryl (Tom) Kilburn, Duane (Becky) Baumgarner, and his daughter-in-law, Becky Baumgarner. There could be no better father, grandfather or friend and he will be sadly missed by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, many nephews, nieces, and friends.

A memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 PM, June 30th at the Free Methodist Church in Port Allegany, PA. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM prior to the service.

Memorials are suggested to the Port Allegany Library Building Fund.

Michelle Rae Joins C&N Lending Team

Michelle Rae has joined the Citizens & Northern Bank lending team as a Business Development Sales Officer in Bradford County. She will work from the bank’s Towanda office at 428 Main Street.

In her new position, Rae will focus on purchase money mortgages, refinancing, new construction, debt consolidation, home improvement and a variety of other mortgage options. Her goal is to develop lasting relationships with her clients and assist them in all aspects of their financial services needs.

Rae holds a Bachelor of Business degree with a minor in Human Resources and Communications from Keystone College. Prior to joining the C&N commercial lending division, she was development director of the Homeownership and Foreclosure Program at Trehab.

She chairs the Main Event, a fundraiser group for her daughter’s dance competition team, at Pat Haggerty Dance Studio.

Rae and her husband, Mark, have two children and live in Sayre.

Current and prospective customers can reach Rae by calling her direct line, 570-268-3034; by fax at 570- 265-9196 or via e-mail at micheller@cnbankpa.com.





Coudersport Ambulance To Cherry Springs Road

At 10:30 am on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance & Medic 6 have been called to Cherry Springs Road for a medical emergency.

Route 6 resurfacing project starts July 9

Travel Advisory
Route 6 resurfacing project starts July 9

A resurfacing project along 3.3 miles of Route 6 in Burlington Township, Bradford County is scheduled to start July 9.

Prime contractor Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. will be working along Route 6 from the Berwick Turnpike Road intersection in Burlington to the intersection with Cemetery Road.

Work will include base repairs, roadway and shoulder resurfacing, new pavement markings and centerline rumble strips.

When the work is completed, the new and smoother road surface should not require any major maintenance for another 8 to 10 years.

Traffic will be restricted to a single lane through the work zone, with flaggers and daylight signing controlling traffic flow. Motorists are asked to stay alert and drive with added caution.

All work under this $1,512,000 contract is scheduled for completion by mid-October.

HUNTERS CAN PURCHASE DMAP PERMITS

HUNTERS CAN PURCHASE DMAP PERMITS

As hunters prepare for the upcoming antlerless deer license application period, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today reminded hunters that Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) antlerless deer permits are available through the Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS).

DMAP is the Game Commission’s program designed to help landowners manage deer numbers on their properties. Eligible landowners include those owning: public lands; private lands where no fee is charged for hunting; and hunting clubs established prior to Jan. 1, 2000, that are owned in fee title and have provided a club charter and list of current members to the agency.

Hunters may obtain up to two DMAP antlerless deer permits per property, and DMAP permits do not impact a hunter’s eligibility to apply for and receive antlerless deer licenses issued for Wildlife Management Units (WMUs).

DMAP permit fees are $10.70 for resident hunters; and $35.70 for nonresident hunters. The permit can be used to harvest one antlerless deer on the specific DMAP area. Maps for the properties are to be provided to hunters by the landowners. Landowners may not charge or accept any contribution from a hunter for a DMAP permits or coupons.

Hunters may not use DMAP permits to harvest an antlered deer. Hunters may use DMAP permits to harvest an antlerless deer anytime antlerless deer are legal, including during the entire statewide two-week firearms deer season (Nov. 26-Dec. 8). However, WMU-specific antlerless deer licenses may only be used only during the last seven days of the season, Dec. 1-8 in Wildlife Management Units 2A, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 2G, 3B, 3C, 4B, 4D and 4E.

All DMAP permits will be available through PALS. For DMAP unit numbers, the Game Commission has posted a listing of all public landowners and those private landowners who did not request DMAP coupons.

Those private landowners who requested DMAP coupons to present to hunters to redeem for DMAP permits will not appear on the website. However, these landowners generally have a limited number of coupons available and already have identified a sufficient number of hunters to receive their allotted coupons.

The website provides an alphabetical listing of DMAP properties for each county in which DMAP properties are located. Each listing will provide the following information: DMAP property number; contact information, including name, address, telephone number and e-mail address (when available); total number of acres for the property; and total number of coupons issued for the property.

Live Stream WIVB On Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)


Classic Design Tanning Salon Now Open Extended Hours For YOur Convenience


Nanipops Will Open Early Saturday For Shinglehouse Fun Fest


Shinglehouse Fire Dept. FunFest & Turtle Race Saturday At The Park


Strawberry Festival Today InCoudersport


Check Out The Selection At Hazel's Auto Sales On Rt. 44 North

Garden Specials At BG's Engine Clinic In Roulette

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Selections Announced For Friday's Farmers' Market In Coudersport


The Potter County Farmers’ Market is open weekly on Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on the courthouse square in Coudersport.

Available this week are fruiting trees, bushes and vines. Fruits available include strawberries, red and white currants, alpine strawberries and a few raspberries

Vegetable selections include baby beet greens, baby spinach, scallions, lettuce, garlic scapes, peas in the pod, string beans, zucchini, hot peppers, Swiss Chard. Several vendors will also be offering fresh herbs such as mint, chives, basil, cilantro, parsley.

Baked good will include crusty artisan bread, Michigan dried cherry and almond biscotti and triple cinnamon scones. Jams, jellies and preserves are available as well as hand painted maple buckets and lids.

Wooley Lot Farm will be offering their own potting soil – a blend of 1/3 Potter County loamy top soil, 1/3 aged manure compost and 1/3 peat moss with aragonite (sea shell flour) and Fertrell Special Starter added to the mix.

In conjunction with the Farmers’ Market this week the popular Strawberry Festival will be taking place near the gazebo on the courthouse square, a project of the New Century Club. They will be offering strawberry shortcake and sundaes for sale.

John Snyder, proprietor of Olga Gallery, Cafe & Bistro, stopped by the Potter County Farmers’ Market last week to deliver the banner pictured above to the current Farmers’ Market vendors. The banner which had been stored at Snyder’s establishment when the Food Matrix program was discontinued, promotes the bounty of local farms. 

Pictured with the colorful banner are Alvie Fourness of Wooleylot Farm and Dennis Baker of the Card Creek Trading Post. The Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local® program celebrates the abundance and diversity of foods available locally. More information about Buy Fresh, Buy Local is on their website: http://www.buylocalpa.org/about/northerntier.

Man Fell From Ladder In Lewis Run

Man Fell From Ladder In Lewis Run
At 8:30 pm on Thursday, Lewis Run Fire Dept. and Bradford City Ambulance have been called to  Ash Court in Lewis Run For a man who has fallen about 15 feet from a ladder.

Senator Vincent Hughes Legislative Alert

Senator Hughes An informational update for you!
 
This publication is your opportunity to receive regular updates on the work and the issues that I have been involved with, both in Harrisburg and throughout our community.
Please visit my website, where you will find a comprehensive overview of our work, various phone numbers and contact information to assist you in solving problems, opportunities to volunteer and assist us in our programs and opportunities to give your feedback.

Obama: Health Care Ruling a 'Victory' for All
June 28, 2012 - Obama: Health Care Ruling a 'Victory' for AllJune 28, 2012 - Obama: Health Care Ruling a 'Victory' for All
June 28, 2012 - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure.

Legislative Alert! U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act
By 2014, 32 million uninsured Americans will have access to health care

This is a great day for health care reform. The U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision today to uphold the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This is a win for the health care of millions of Pennsylvanians.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010, by President Obama, completing a task worked on by seven presidents before him.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActPatient Protection and Affordable Care ActWith the passage of this important federal health care reform law, the president put families and small businesses in control of their health care, instead of insurance companies, and made quality health care a right for all Americans.
The benefits of the Affordable Care Act cannot be ignored, including expansion of insurance coverage, elimination of benefit caps and denials of insurance due to pre-existing conditions. We need affordable, accessible health care in Pennsylvania and this Act gives us just that.
While most of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act do not take effect until January 1, 2014, there are many beneficial attributes of the law that are already hard at work. These benefits could have been snatched away from those individuals already taking advantage of them if the Court would have ruled the law unconstitutional.
What was at stake:
  • More than 54 million individuals with private health insurance, including more than 20 million women have received preventative health care at no cost because of this act.
     
  • Approximately 105 million Americans now enjoy improved coverage without lifetime limits on their benefits. Approximately 28 million of these persons are children.
     
  • More than 4.5 million Pennsylvanians have benefitted from the removal of lifetime limits on benefits. Nearly 1.1 million of those who have benefited in Pennsylvania are children.
     
  • Children with preexisting conditions can no longer be denied coverage.
     
  • Domestic Violence is no longer considered a pre-existing condition.
     
  • Under the provisions of the law, seniors are currently receiving help with the cost of their medications
     
  • Nationally, more than 5 million seniors on Medicare have saved an average of $635 each on prescription drugs as a result of the affordability act.
     
  • Tax credits to help small businesses with the cost of health insurance for their employees are now in place. This allows small business to cope with the cost of health insurance and eliminates the competitive disadvantage with businesses that do not offer health insurance coverage.
     
  • Young Adults can stay on their parents health insurance until age 26, even though Pennsylvania has already implemented this prior to the act. As a result an additional 2.5 million young adults have gained coverage since September 2010.

President Obama signes health reform into law.President Obama signes health reform into law. Watch Video
March 23, 2010: President Obama signs the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
By the time all the provisions of the Affordable Care Act go into effect in 2014, all Americans will have access to affordable health insurance options. Health Insurance Exchanges will allow individuals and small businesses to compare health plans and chose the one that is best for their family and employees. Tax credits will be available for middle and low-income families to help cover the costs of healthcare. Medicaid will be expanded to cover more low-income Americans.
All in all, when fully implemented the Affordable Care Act will reduce the number of uninsured by 32 million.
We have fought long and hard and it has culminated in the work in Washington D.C. to finally achieve something that has never been achieved in this nation and clearly in this Commonwealth.
This is an absolute win for health care reform. For those of us who have labored so long for health care reform in America, we must continue the fight for the Affordable Care Act and work diligently to block those who want to see this landmark legislation fail.
We must now begin the task to ensure that all the provisions of the Affordable Care Act are implemented and that true health care reform is upheld.
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You can find out more specifics about the Affordable Care Act and provide your feedback on my website at senatorhughes.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter (@SenatorHughes).