WANTED FOR MURDER OF PSP TROOPER

PA Lumber Museum

PA Lumber Museum

Stoltz Of Coudersport

Coudersport Free Methodist Church

Howards Inc.

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Auction & Yard Sale Page

Barbershop

Saturday, August 11, 2012

10 Days Left To Register Your Sale For Coudersport Town-Wide Yard Sale

Nicki reports: 
We are at 43 sales and counting :o) lots of good stuff for sale along with several food/bake sales.

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PEMA Recognizes Glenn Dunn

Dunn Recognized For Professional/Advanced Certification

glenndunnPotter County Emergency Management Coordinator Glenn Dunn (left) was recently recognized by the Pa. Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for achieving both professional and advanced certification. 

The awards were presented by Tim Baughman, PEMA’s deputy director for operations. 

Dunn brought a breadth of experience to the Potter County Department of Emergency Services when he was hired by the Potter County Board of Commissioners. He was trained in basic and advanced firefighting with the Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department. To achieve professional and advanced certification, he had to successfully complete a detailed training program/curriculum administered by PEMA and demonstrate his knowledge and competence in a broad variety of emergency management responsibilities.

Coudersport Dispatched For Search

Coudersport Dispatched For Search
At 5:15 pm on Saturday, Coudersport Dept. 48 has been dispatched to Sweden Valley Manor for a search.
AT 5:32--AN AMBULANCE HAS BEEN DISPATCHED TO 384 E. 2ND STREET FOR AN UNKNOWN MEDICAL IN CONNECTION WITH THE SEARCH. 
STATE POLICE REPORT THEY BELIEVE THE PERSON HAS BEEN FOUND.

August 12 AGMC PA2E First Annual Dice Run


Real Estate Auction/Complete Estate Saturday, August 18th At Limestone, NY





Middlebury Center Teen Killed In Crash

Teen killed in Thursday wreck

By CHERYL R. CLARKE - cclarke@sungazette.com ,

MIDDLEBURY CENTER - Dale Swan Jr., 17, of Middlebury Center, was killed in a two-car crash Thursday afternoon on Route 249 in Middlebury Township that also severely injured his 14-year old brother, who was a front-seat passenger in the car, according to Tioga County coroner Dr. James Wilson.

State police are investigating the crash, which also injured the driver of a 1998 Ford F-150 pick-up truck, Patricia Chambers, 54, of Middlebury Center.  More...

Organization To Preserve Legacy Of CCC Corps Formed

CCC Foundation Formed; Annual Reunion Aug. 24

ccccrewAn organization that preserves the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps has been established in the region, known as the CCC Legacy Foundation/Lumber Heritage Region Chapter. Potter is one of 15 counties covered by the new chapter, recognizing the accomplishments of 86 CCC camps. More information is available by calling 814-486-0213 or sending an email to Mike Wennin at mwennin@lumberheritage.org

America was in the middle of the Great Depression when the Civilian Conservation Corps was born. President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized the recruitment of thousands of unemployed young men. Susquehannock State Forest had 10 camps, eight of which were in Potter County. The forest had a new workforce of young men who built roads and primitive bridges, planted trees, fought fires and inventoried the forest. As work progressed and projects were completed, some camps were closed or relocated. Often, Corps members would move from camp to camp.

Remnants are easy to find. The pavilion at Cherry Springs State Park was built by the CCC. In fact, much of the park was created by S-136 (Cherry Springs) and S-88 (Lyman Run), two of the camps in Potter County. By 1940, more than 160,000 young men had participated in CCC activities in Pennsylvania, 80 percent of them from urban areas. The United States’ entry into World War II spelled the end of the CCC. By that time, the Corps members had planted nearly 50 million trees in Pennsylvania and left a legacy for past, present and future generations to enjoy.

This year marks the 79th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps. A reunion of CCC workers is planned for Aug. 24 at the Warren County Visitor Center, with dedication of the new CCC statue planned for 10 am. Attendees will then gather for a picnic and memorial wreath dedication at Betts Park. The festivities are open to the public.

Your Help Needed Please!

On Saturday, October 5th during this year’s Falling Leaves Festival the Potter County Animal Response Team (Potter CART) will once again sponsor the Pet Parade.

To learn more about Pennsylvania’s CARTS and keep in touch with their activities, go to www.pasart.us and the Potter CART Facebook page at www.facebook/PotterCART

Last year was a great success despite the rain with pets ranging from dogs and cats to hermit crabs and a chicken.

New this year will be a Dog Wash offered by Potter CART volunteers as a fundraiser. 
 
For the Pet Parade, the Potter CART is seeking donations to offer as prizes, for example…
  • Dog and cat toys
  • Little bags of treats for dogs, cats, bunnies, etc.
  • Small animal related gift baskets
  • Gift cards or gift certificates
For the Dog Wash, the team can use:
  • Lots of towels
  • Squirt bottles or empty dish detergent bottles
  • Small rugs
  • Leashes, leads and muzzles
  • Carabiner clips, spring links, or 2-ended snap hooks
  • Several hair dryers
  • Re-sealable small bags of dog treats
  • Several tables that can get wet
  • Large wash basins
  • Small tubs, totes, etc.
Monetary donations are always appreciated.

The Potter CART wishes to thank local groomers’: Lori White, Theresa Denhoff, & Deb Weaver for generously donating dog shampoo and a gift certificates.

To donate, contact Jess Caskey, Potter CART Fundraising Lead at 814-203-7202. If you’re interested in becoming a Potter CART volunteer, contact Lucinda Greene at 814-274-8900, ext. 506 or pcdestrainer@zitomedia.net

McKean County Fair Opens Today

CLICK ABOVE TO SEE COMPLETE MCKEAN COUNTY FAIR INFORMATION

Recalls

Fresco Green Farms Inc. RECALLS Cilantro BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

Burch Equipment LLC Expands Recall to Include Additional Cantaloupe Shipping Dates and to include Honeydew Melons

Kinney Farm Sweet Corn Available In Coudersport & Port Allegany At Car Wash


Family FunFair TODAY AT MILLPORT FAIRGROUNDS--IT'S FREE


2012 Bradford Senior Citizens Expo a Success

 


Rep. Martin Causer serves lunch at the annual
Senior Citizens Expo at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.


  
2012 Bradford Senior Citizens Expo a Success!
Rep. Martin Causer serves lunch at the annual
Senior Citizens Expo at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
Many thanks to the senior citizens, vendors, exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers who helped to make this year’s Senior Citizens Expo a success. It’s always a pleasure to see the many familiar faces, as well as some new ones, taking advantage of the opportunity to get free health screenings and a wealth of information about available services and benefits.

If you missed the Bradford Expo, or you attended and enjoyed the event, please join me at the Roulette Senior Citizens Expo on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Roulette Fire Hall. The expo runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

2 Vehicle Crash In Lawrence Township


8/10/201211:50 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT LYMAN STONE RD ROUTE 328 LAWRENCE TWP

8/10/201211:04 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ROUTE 328 LAWRENCE TWP
State Police have requested an ambulance & Fire Department to the scene of a vehicle accident on Rt. 328 near the Lyman Stone Road.  Report 2 vehicles, roadway blocked.

Fire Crews Respond To Ridgway Record Building

ALARMS-UNKNOWN
Address: W MAIN ST and GRANT RD
City: RIDGWAY_T
Cross Streets: LAUREL MILL RD * GRAND SLAM RD
EMPLOYEE REPORTS ALARM GOING OFF, DOESN'T SEE OR SMELL SMOKE.
Agency: ELK COMPANY 4 FD CLEARED SCENE AT 12:25 AM
8/11/2012 11:50:17 PM

Friday, August 10, 2012

PennDOT Maintenance Work Schedule for Potter County, August 11, 2012 – August 17, 2012

PennDOT Maintenance Work Schedule for Potter/Cameron County, August 11, 2012 – August 17, 2012

Motorists should travel with extra caution in these and all work areas. Motorists should be aware that due to the nature of highway maintenance and emergency work, crews could be working on any highway at any time of the day or night.

Potter County:

Sign Crew: 04
• State Route 244 Daylight Signs & Intersections

Bridge Crew: 06
• State Route 1011 (Hickox) Bridge Repair

Pipe Crew: 41
● State Route 1010 (Genesee to Mills) Pipe Replacement

Tail Ditching: 34
● State Route 1016 (North Fork Area) Ditching

East Patching: 42
• State Route 44 (Cherry Springs) Patching

West Patching: 44
• State Route 4023 (Eleven Mile) Patching

General Maintenance: 31
● State Route 3001 (East Fork Road) Slide Repair and Pipe Replacement

Side Dozing: 33
● State Route 3002, Monday-Wednesday, Side Dozing
● State Route 607, Thursday-Friday, Side Dozing

Mowing Crew: 30
● State Route 6 (Coudersport to Galeton) Mowing

Cameron County 0240:
• State Route 3001, Pipe Replacement and Ditching
• State Route 555, Bridge Repair

The following work is scheduled to be completed by contractor, weather permitting:

• Dolomite: State Route 44 (Shinglehouse) Bridge Repair (approx end 7/26)

• Dolomite: State Route 1016 (North Fork) Bridge Repair-Detour Will Begin On June 1st (approx end 10/08)

• L.C.Whitford: State Route 49 (Harrison TWP) Bridge Deck Replacement, One
Lane Restriction, Temporary Signals in Place

• L.C.Whitford: State Route 49 (Mills Village) Bridge Replacement (June-Nov)

• Dolomite: State Route 6 (Denton Hill Area) Drainage Improvements

• Swank: State Route 144 (Galeton) Bridge Repair
State Route 1005 (Phoenix Run) Bridge Repair

• I A Construction: State Route 2002 (West Branch) Install Guide Rail, Short
Delays Possible

• Hawbaker: State Route 44, Repair/Paving

For more information on PennDOT’s roadway construction and maintenance operations, visit the PennDOT website at www.dot.state.pa.us.

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

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES 75 YEARS

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATES 75 YEARS

Pennsylvania has been a prime beneficiary of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act

By Joe Kosack

It’s hard to imagine how wild Pennsylvania – in fact, America – would be today without the annual funds provided by 1937’s Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act.

“This landmark legislation, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, redirected the use of a federal excise tax on sporting arms and ammunition to help restore America’s wildlife,” explained Carl G. Roe, Pennsylvania Game Commission executive director. “Now known as the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, it is recognized as one of the most important and lasting commitments America has made to wildlife and its conservation.” 

Read entire article at: Wildlife Conservation Partnership Celebrates 75 Years

I-80 bridge preservation project schedule update

Travel Advisory

I-80 bridge preservation project schedule update

Here are the scheduled lane closures for the week of Aug. 13 - 17 for a bridge preservation project under way at various locations along Interstate 80 in Union, Northumberland, Montour and Columbia counties.

Union County, I-80 westbound over White Deer Creek, approximately one mile west of the Route 15 Interchange (Exit 210), Monday morning to Friday at noon.

Columbia County, I-80 westbound over Fishing Creek, approximately one-half mile east of the Buckhorn Interchange (Exit 232), Monday morning to Friday at noon.

Columbia County, I-80 eastbound over Fishing Creek, approximately one-half mile east of the Buckhorn Interchange (Exit 232), Monday morning to Friday at noon.

Route 14 bridge rehabilitation starts next week

Travel Advisory
Route 14 bridge rehabilitation starts next week

A bridge on Route 14 in Columbia Township, Bradford County will get a much-needed modernization starting Aug. 14.

HRI, Inc., a PennDOT contractor, will rehabilitate the abutments and replace the deck and parapets on the bridge over Wolfe Creek, just south of the intersection with Route 4031 (Coryland Road).

Temporary traffic signals will be used to control traffic as work is completed on the bridge in two phases, one half at a time.

In addition to the new deck, there will be new guiderail and pavement approaches.

All work under this $733,000 contract is expected to be complete by Thanksgiving.

Potter County 4-H Girls Qualify For States!

The 2012 Central Region 4-H Production Horse Show was held Wednesday, August 1st in Williamsport, PA.
Sabrina Williams


Qualifying for the 2012 Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show held October 26th - 28th in Harrisburg, PA in Miniature Horse Yearling Gelding Class was Sabrina Williams, daughter of Tom and Patsy Williams of Genesee with her production project "Stone Ridge Dust Me With Fire".


Noell Nichols, daughter of Greg and Lori Andruchowsky, and the late Ronnie Nichols of Ulysses with her production project "Stone Ridge Dust Me With Diamonds".

Noell Nichols
In the Halfinger Yearling Filly Class, Heather Supplee, daughter of Eugene and Sue Supplee of Coudersport, qualified with her production project, "Fiddle HCPH".
Heather Supplee

Multi-Family Garage Sale Saturday 8 AM to 1 PM

Northern Potter School District Hosts Technology Camp


Northern Potter School District 
 Hosts Technology Camp
 By Tim Walck
On August 9th, and 10th, the Northern Potter School District hosted a very successful technology event, open to public educators, administration, and tech coordinators representing 5 districts. 

The event, deemed the North Central Technology Camp, was created to help local educators, in the public schools, network with each other and become aware of new uses of technology in the classroom. Teachers and administrators from multiple districts were in attendance and were able to participate in hands-on activities led by professors, technology experts, and teachers, as well as vendors such as Cleveland Corporate, IntegraOne, and Verizon. 

As a photographer and educator, I was very lucky to be able to attend the conference. Every speaker was top-notch and demonstrated an in-depth knowledge of the technological tools they were presenting. The event was an overall great success and from the glowing responses from those in attendance, it is apparent that another great Technology Camp is already in the makings for next year.

More photos are available here:
http://www.timwalckphotography.com/Events/North-Central-Technology-Camp/24657661_jsDbGH

Story Time To Start September 5th At Oswayo Valley Library


PUBLIC NOTICE

RAILROAD AVENUE CULVERT WORK
Revisions to the plans for the Railroad Ave. Culvert replacement have been approved and finalized. Crews from Duffy Construction will begin placing detour signs to mark the detour route the week of 08/13 and will begin construction on 08/20. When construction begins, the bridge will be closed until the project is completed. Estimated completion of the project is the beginning to middle of October depending on weather and arrival of materials.

Any questions about the project or the detour may be addressed to the Roulette Township Office located at 80 Railroad Ave. or by calling 814-544-7549 during normal business hours.

Jonathan Huff, CFM
Secretary / Treasurer
Municipal EMC
Water / Wastewater Operator

Roulette Township Supervisors
80 Railroad Ave.
PO Box 253
Roulette, PA  16746-0253
Office: 814-544-7549
Fax:      814-544-4044

Wanted Person--Roger W. Cole Has Been Apprehended In Ulysses Boro

ROGER W. COLE HAS BEEN APPREHENDED ON ACADEMY STREET IN ULYSSES BORO--HE HAS BEEN REMANDED TO THE POTTER COUNTY JAIL
State Police report that Cole was located on Academy Street in Ulysses Borough. He was taken into custody and charged with one count of FLIGHT TO AVOID APPREHENSION, TRIAL OR PUNISHMENT (F3) AND DEFAULT IN REQUIRED APPEARANCE(F3). 

Cole was transported to PSP Coudersport, processed and arraigned before District Judge Delores Bristol in Galeton.  Bail was set at $100,000. straight.  Cole was remanded to the Potter County Jail.

Galeton Rotary Club News

Galeton Rotary Club News

By Henry Lush
The Galeton Rotary Club met Thursday, August 9th at the Ox Yoke Inn with President Beth Hoff presiding. The club recapped the 61st annual Woodsmen's Show held last weekend at Cherry Springs State Park. It was a very successful year in many ways. The club did well although the final figures are not all tabulated and of course the surrounding area benefited economically with over 7,000 people coming to enjoy the show. The club expressed appreciation for all of the work and cooperation Park Superintendent, Chip Harrison provided to make sure everything was set up and ready for the show.

President Hoff thanked the club for all the work and cooperation that the 20 member club put forth for many days of work to make the show such a success. Of course many volunteers worked very hard as well. Non Rotarians Byron Mitchell and Frank Russell were particularly mentioned for special recognition.

Many suggestions for next year were outlined including the possibility of encouraging women contestants. President Hoff will be visiting other show to get some new ideas.

Over the past years the Woodsman Show has allowed the Galeton Rotary Club to contribute over $300,000. to many community projects in Galeton.

President Hoff also suggested that the club set up a Rotary Interact Club in the Galeton School which will help students learn about Rotary and participate in various projects throughout the year.

Approved Minutes Potter County Commissioners Meeting July 26.2012




Today Is Last Day To Get Pre Sale Tickets For Thunder On The Mountain At Colesburg


Agenda For Potter County Commissioners Meeting August 9,2012




The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

PRESS RELEASE

Potter County Human Services Area Agency on Aging is still distributing Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks for Potter County senior citizens. These checks are through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Each senior citizen receives one set of (4) $5 checks per year.

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides eligible senior citizens with checks to use at approved farmers markets to purchase qualifying fresh fruits and vegetables through November 30, 2012. The checks will be issued through September 30, 2012, at Potter County Senior Centers and the Potter County Human Services AAA. " Click for details"

Roxine E. "Chickie" Galbraith, 69, of 433 West Washington St., Bradford, PA

Roxine E. "Chickie" Galbraith, 69, of 433 West Washington St., passed away, Thursday, August 9th, at UPMC Hamot, with her loving and devoted husband at her side.

Born October 12, 1942 in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Russell and Florence (Cicerello) Lombardo.

On August 6, 1966 in Bradford she married Robert A. Galbraith who survives.

Mrs. Galbraith was a graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed at Speers, the Glenndorn Estate, Corning Glass and for 15 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

She was a member of St. Bernard Church and a member of the VFW Frances Sherman Auxiliary. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, her greatest love was spending time with her two grandsons.

Surviving in addition to her husband Robert of 46 years, is a son, Shawn (Julie) Galbraith, of Bradford, a brother, Russell (Pam) Lombardo, of Santa Barbara, CA, two grandsons, Mitchel Joseph Galbraith and Matthew Michael Galbraith and four nieces and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister Jill Knibloe.

Family will be receiving friends on Monday, August 13, 2012 from 3-5pm & 7-9pm in Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main St. where a prayer service will be held on Tuesday, August 14th at 9:30am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Jamie A. Pascarella Giordano Bradford Recovery Systems Fund % Bradford Hospital Foundation, 116 Interstate Parkway, Bradford, PA 16701.

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

MVA On School Street With Entrapment

MVA With Entrapment
At 3:41 pm on Friday, Otto Township Fire & Ambulance and Eldred Township Fire Rescue have been dispatched to the area of 20 School Street in Rixford for an MVA with a patient entrapped in the vehicle. Dispatch reports 2 vehicles involved.
ELDRED BORO AMBULANCE DISPATCHED

Rollover Crash At Rt. 66 & 948 Intersection

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/HIGH MECHANISM
Address: ROUTES 66 & 948 SOUTHERN INTERSECTION
City: HIGHLAND
Cross Streets: COON RUN RD * ROUTE 948 

ONE VEHICLE, ROLLED OVER, MOM & INFANT INJURED, NO ENTRAPMENT
Agency: ELK COMPANY 8 FD; RIDGWAY AMBULANCE;
KANE AMBULANCE; MT. JEWETT AMBULANCE, STAT HELO ON STANDBY IF NEEDED
8/10/2012   2:42:53 PM

HELO STAND DOWN, ONE PATIENT REPORTED BLS INJURY, AMBULANCE TRANSPORT

Ice Cream Social Sunday At Galeton Church


Byrl M. Stout, 93, former resident of Zephyrhills, Fla.

Byrl M. Stout, 93, former resident of Zephyrhills, Fla., died at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Michael Laslavic of Collierville, Tenn., on Aug. 6, 2012.

Byrl was born on Feb. 24, 1919, to Lyle G. and Edith Francisco Stout in Hallsport, Town of Willing.

He married Elizabeth Sawyer of Port Allegany, Pa., with whom he celebrated 64 years of marriage in July. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, James (Kathy) Stout of Shoreline, Wash., and Mark (Margaret) Stout of Woodbridge, Va.; his daughter, Martha (Michael) Laslavic of Collierville, Tenn.; three grandsons, Alex (Kenna) Laslavic of San Francisco, Calif., Nicholas Laslavic of Collierville, Tenn., and David Stout of Woodbridge, Va. Through Kathy, a very special little girl named Hailey Kate became a great-granddaughter who delighted Byrl.

Byrl is also survived by brothers Neil, Gary (May) and Galen (Betsey); a sister, Lorna (John) Mowatt; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy Stout. He was predeceased by two brothers, Bruce and Ellis; and a sister, Evelyn Stout Fuess. He had a close and loving relationship with his many nieces and nephews.

Byrl was a graduate of Alfred University, School of Ceramics, and spent his 38-year career with Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, retiring to Zephyrhills, Fla., in 1979, where they lived until 2012. Byrl was an avid outdoorsman and an enthusiastic golfer. He enjoyed family gatherings, which were frequent, and valued his many long friendships. Over the years, he was active in Rotary, Port Allegany Masonic Lodge, his church and varying civic organizations. He was vice president of manufacturing of Pittsburgh Corning and his work took the family from Port Allegany to the Pittsburgh area and Sedalia, Mo., prior to retirement.

He served in the United States Army in the South Pacific during World War II.

Byrl is a member of the United Methodist Church in Port Allegany, Pa., and an Affiliate Member of First United Methodist Church in Zephyrhills, Fla.

The family extends its appreciation of the loving care provided by Baptist Home Care and Hospice and the spiritual support of the Rev. Lynda Ernst of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Collierville.

A memorial service is planned for Aug. 17 at the First United Methodist Church in Zephyrhills, Fla., with Dr. Kenneth Minton officiating.

Emporium Manhunt Updated

Cameron County Chamber website reports progress in manhunt:

 Friday noon update from the chief: There was a report of a possible sighting of Tom Smith wanted for kidnapping, but it turned out to be unfounded. The police department continues to be proactive in the search.
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Radio communications indicate search dogs are being brought in to a location and a search & rescue team is en route.
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2:00 pm update--Mountaineer Search & Rescue is on scene at the staging area

Presentation about bath salts and other drugs

The presentation is open to the public.

Legal Drugs of Abuse Presentation

Presented By: Dustye L Sheffer, BA, Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.

When: August 22, 2012

Time: 6pm

Where: Gunzburger Building Auditorium, Coudersport, PA

  • Drugs that are currently legal to buy, sold in Convenience Stores, Gas Stations, and online;
  • Pennsylvania Legislation on current Drugs being sold;
  • Detailed descriptions of the current drugs being abused;
  • Future drug trends coming from the United Kingdom;
 The presentation is one-one and a half hours, which makes it easier for staff to attend, as it does not require a day out of the office;

Please contact Colleen Wilber (1-800-800-2560) with questions

Sharon Shares Suggestions For Teenagers


Leslie L. “Les” Blauvelt

BOLIVAR, NY----Leslie L. “Les” Blauvelt, 61, of Bolivar, passed away with his loving family at his side on Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Jones Memorial Hospital, Wellsville, after a long illness.

Born August 10, 1950 in Elmira, NY, he was a son of Maybelle Cummings Blauvelt. On July 1, 1981 in Little Genesee, he married Susan M. Frank, who died on October 24, 2002.

Mr. Blauvelt was a graduate of Bolivar High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He was employed as a materials and equipment operator at Pittsburgh Corning Corporation in Port Allegany, PA for 29 years until retiring on September 1, 2007.

He was a former member and past commander of American Legion Post #772 in Bolivar and a member of the Wellsville American Legion Post #702. In his earlier years, he was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved his beagle, Penny.

Surviving are a son, Michael L. (Ashley) Blauvelt of Erie, PA; three daughters, Melissa S. (Vernon) Washburn of West Almond, Stacy L. Blauvelt-Stropas of Pennsylvania, and Kelly Jo Saulter of California; nine grandchildren; three brothers, William W. (Mildred) Blauvelt of Shinglehouse, Robert N. (Michelle) Blauvelt of Little Genesee, NY, and his twin, Clifton R. (Judy) Blauvelt of Nevada; two sisters, Marion R. (Richard) Ferrari of Amherst and Sue E. Stives of Bolivar; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother and his wife, Mr. Blauvelt was predeceased by a brother, Wayne E. Blauvelt. 

At Mr. Blauvelt’s request, there will be no public visitation. Friends are invited to attend graveside committal and burial services at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2012 in the East Sharon Cemetery, Shinglehouse, PA, with Jamie Blauvelt, Mr. Blauvelt’s nephew, of Bolivar, officiating.

Members of the Wellsville American Legion Post #702 and members of the Potter County Honor Guard will accord full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.
A fond memory of Leslie may be expressed at www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.

First Baptist Church Schedules VBS In Roulette


Galeton Library Schedules Outdoor Life Event

Galeton Library Outdoor Life Event (Friday, August 31st 4-8pm)

The Galeton Library will be hosting an Outdoor Life Event with a variety of fun-filled activities for all ages! DCNR will be there and will have a ‘Learn to Kayak’ event. Kayaks and life jackets will be supplied, just bring yourself and have some fun on the lake! 

There will be a number of displays to look over including a tent & camping gear display (an example of the First Time Camping Promotion offered by Hills Creek), natural history displays, Ole Bull Park and Susquehanna Trails informative displays and displays about upcoming local programs. There will be a fly-tying demonstration so you can learn to tie your own flies for fly fishing! 

The Library will be selling hotdogs, bottled water, and home-made cookies and brownies so you can eat dinner while you’re having fun! We will also have a story hour for the younger children inside the Library. The silent auction for the outdoor life related items at the Library will also be completed at the end of this event so if you bid on any of the items (or would like to), please check out the auction table!

Kittens At The Well

Well, someone's done it again. Dropped kittens off at our well on Laninger Ck. Rd. So, they're looking for a good home. Both are a bit skittish but the Calico isn't as bad as the yellow tabby. I've been working with them when possible to acclimate them to humans. They were definitely from someone's home but may have not been attended to much or way too much. Both will hide for a bit until they feel comfortable. I have been able to pet both of them at certain times. Still working on that. So, if anyone's interested in adopting one or both of them, call (814) 203-5152.

Thanks,
Kevin Bisher