Saturday, April 20, 2013
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|Dr. Mark Shelley|
Dr. Mark Shelley, located at 1 Willow St., Port Allegany, is expanding office hours starting June 6th, 2013.
Evening hours for current and potential patients will be offered Thursdays.
To schedule an appointment or for more information call 642-9531.
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Neither driver was injured in a two vehicle crash on Route 6 at it's intersection with North Open Brook Road in Liberty Township on Friday morning at 6:50 AM.
Joann M. Crants, 53, of Port Allegany, PA, who was driving a 2010 Volkswagen Bug, attempted to enter Route 6 and travel west from North Open Brook Road. Trooper David A.Surra, who investigated, said Crants traveled into the path of a commercial vehicle, a 2000 Sterling DayCab, operated by James L. Cobado, 46, of Oswayo, PA, which was traveling east on Route 6. Cobado attempted to avoid striking the Bug, but the front passenger sides of the vehicles impacted in the intersection.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts and were not injured. Crants will be cited for a stop sign violation in District Court. Port Allegany Fire Dept. and Port Area Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.
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TRAFFIC ACCIDENT--ROLLOVER CRASH
Address: 9682 ROUTE 555
Cross Streets: WINSLOW HILL RD * HULETT ST
1 VEHICLE ROLLOVER--UNKNOWN INJURIES
Agency: ELK COMPANY 5 FD; ST MARYS AMB; CAMERON CO 16 FD; BENNETTS VALLEY AMBULANCE
4/20/2013 9:06:50 PM
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Earth Day Protest At DEP Offices April 22 To Demand DEP Return To It's Mission To Protect PA Citizens
The Earth Day Protest Against Fracking has the following five demands:
• Place a moratorium on permits for gas wells, compressor stations, pipelines, water withdrawals, coal mines, and other infrastructure related to fossil fuel extraction;
• Allow no more toxic secrets and full disclosure of water tests and other studies by DEP;
• Provide justice for those harmed by the oil and gas industry; and
• Reopen the DEP Office of Energy and Technology Deployment to develop solar, wind and other renewable energy technologies.
DEP Northeast Regional Office, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. This event will take place from noon until 2:00 pm in Public Square, directly across the street from the Northeast Regional DEP office with music by Don Shappelle. For more information, please contact Jay Sweeney, Green Party of Wyoming County, at 570-587-3603 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEP Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335. This event will take place from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm beginning at Diamond Park on Main Street and continuing to the DEP Office. For more information, please contact Diane Sipe, Marcellus Outreach Butler, at 724-272-4539 and email@example.com.
DEP Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401. This event will begin at 3:00 pm and end at 5:00 pm. There will be an open mike for endorsing organizations. For more information, please contact Chris Robinson, Green Party of Philadelphia, 215-843-4256 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEP Southcentral Regional Office, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110. This event will begin at noon and last until 2:00 pm. For more information, please contact Maria Payan at 717-456-5800 and email@example.com.
DEP Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. The land march will begin at 2:00 pm in the North Shore Trail Parking Lot closest to the Walking Bridge. There will also be a river march by boat across the Allegheny River. For more information, please contact Patrick Young at 412-298-6361 or Mel Packer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Bagdes-Canning, Vice President, Cherry Valley Borough Council, Butler County
Timothy Bagdes-Canning, Councilmember, Cherry Valley Borough Council, Butler County
Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Committee
Benedictine Sisters Erie PA, www.eriebenedictines.org/
Berks Gas Truth, http://www.gastruth.org/
Brandywine Peace Community, www.brandywinepeace.com
Bucks County Green Party, www.pa.greens.org/bucks/
Citizens for Clean Water Citizens Against Marcellus Pollution (CAMP)
Clean Water Action, www.cleanwater.org
Communities United for Rights & Environment, http://marcellus-cure.
Cross County Citizens Clean Air Coalition
Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, DamascusCitizens.org
Delaware County Green Party, www.delcogreens.org/
Delaware Riverkeeper Network, www.delawareriverkeeper.org
Energy Justice Network, www.energyjustice.net/
Environmental Justice Committee, Thomas Merton Center,http://
Food & Water Watch, www.foodandwaterwatch.org
Fracking Truth Alliance, http://
Frack Mountain, www.frackmountain.com
Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition, www.gdacoalition.
Granny Peace Brigade Philadelphia
Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA), www.gpofpa.org
Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP), www.gpop.org
Growing Community Project, facebook.com/
Celia Janosik, Beaver County Volunteer Water Quality Monitor
Kill Mammon, www.killmammon.wordpress.com/
Lehigh Valley Gas Truth, www.gastruth.org/
Lehigh Valley Greens
Lenape Nation, Chief Shelley DePaul, www.lenapenation.org/main.html
Luzerne County Green Party
Marcellus Outreach Butler, www.marcellusoutreachbutler.
Marcellus Protest, www.marcellusprotest.org/
Montgomery County Green Party, www.greens.org/pa/montgomery/
Mountain Watershed Association, www.mtwatershed.com
Northwest Greens, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/
Peach Bottom Concerned Citizens Group, www.pbccg.com/
PA Alliance for Clean Water and Air, www.pacwa.org/
PA Sierra Club, Allegheny Group PA Sierra Club, Northeast Group
Physicians for Social Responsibility Philadelphia, www.psrphila.orgJoshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman, www.TripleDivideFilm.org
Protecting Our Waters, www.protectingourwaters.com
Jasmine Rivera, Action United
Mark Schmerling Photography, www.schmerlingdocumentary.com
Shadbush Environmental Justice Collective, www.shadbushcollective.org/
Shale Justice Coalition
South Hills Area Against Dangerous Drilling (SHAADD), www.shaadd.org
350 Berks & Lehigh Valley Climate Action
Steve Todd, Candidate for Derry Township Supervisor
Tour de Frack, www.tourdefrack.com
Dr. Walter Tsou, Philadelphia Commissioner of Health 2000-2002
Upper Burrell Citizens Against Marcellus Pollution
Westmoreland Marcellus Citizens’ Group, www.westmorelandmarcellus.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Philadelphia/Delco Branch
York County Green Party, www.yorkgreenparty.org
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/20/2013 09:06:00 PM
Here is a picture of the lab that was dropped off up on Four Mile Rd. in Emporium, Pa.
Please notice the correction on the description of the truck. Anyone with any information please Private Mess. me or call George at 486-2522.
THERE IS A REWARD for finding this person who did this!!!!!!!
Dropped off on Four Mile Road by person driving a S-10 or Ford Ranger, silver or tan in color with green trim early to mid 90s in year
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A Smethport man has been charged with the theft of 35 batteries from Duffy Inc in East Smethport.
Nathan Kenneth Hoy, 23, of Smethport, PA, was determined by State Police to be responsible for the thefts that occurred between April 13 and April 16, 2013. He was arrested on a felony arrest warrant by Trooper Jeffrey J. Walker and arraigned on April 18th before District Judge William Todd on the following charges:
Editor's note: The comment below suggests this news media is slandering and inaccurately reporting this incident. We have added the PSP information Release that is sent to all media in the two state area and if you click on the accused's name in the story, it will take you to the District Court official Docket Sheet with the public information on the arrest. It should be assumed that the person charged is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As the news media conveying the story of the charges being placed to the public, we report the information that is available from the police and courts. We weren't there, so we don't know if the information is inaccurate, but it is the information provided to us by the police and court system. If you are in fact innocent, have charges dropped, or are found innocent in a court hearing, email us with your name, address and contact information, and we will do our best to make that information available to the public. The police very seldom advise us when charges are dropped or a person is found to be innocent.
Comments have been disabled for obvious reasons!! The courts will sort this out.
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The email address in the ad is incorrect, the correct one is email@example.com
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|Gayle Elizabeth Hafer|
Born July 16, 1943 in Pottsville, PA she was the daughter of John A and Grace R. Reese. On June 13, 1964 in Mt. Penn, PA, Gayle married Terry A. Hafer, who survives.
A devoted Christian, Gayle and her husband had recently begun worshiping with the First Presbyterian Church of Coudersport. She was an awesome and loving mother and wife, and a devoted homemaker. Gayle was an avid gardener and a remarkable cook, she enjoyed her membership in the Coudersport Golf Club, and Coudersport American Legion, and her hobbies of sewing, stitching, quilting, cooking and decorating.
Surviving are: her mother Grace; her husband Terry; 3 sons: Todd A. Hafer of Laureldale, PA, Troy A Hafer (Shari) of Wernersville, PA, and Chad A Hafer (Tracey) of Coudersport; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 brother; John A. Reese (Jill) of Fleetwood, PA; and 3 nephews.
Friends may call at the Coudersport Presbyterian Church from 3-4pm Saturday April 27, 2013 to attend Gayle’s Life Celebration with a memorial Service to follow in church at 4pm with Rev. Evon Lloyd officiating.
Contributions in Gayle’s name may be made to Potter County Hospice.1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915
Arrangements by the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home 210 North East Street Coudersport, PA 16915, “A Life Celebration Home”. To Share your fondest memories of Gayle visit www.lifecelebration.com.
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|4/20/2013||12:40 PM||SEARCH||OLD KEYS RD||TIOGA TWP|
Tioga, Middlebury, Chatham, Nelson, and Wellsboro have been called out for this incident.
1:45 PM--Individual located--Units Returning
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|4/20/2013||3:39 AM||MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT||CANOE CAMP CREEK RD||RICHMOND TWP|
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Shooting In Tioga County, Pa.Erica Brecher WETM 18
Two people are dead after a homicide in Westfield, Pa. Friday night.
Read details at WETM
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Dale E. Smith, 70, of 431 Derrick Road, Derrick City, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 surrounded by his loving family, at The Pavilion at BRMC.
Born March 11, 1943 in Bradford, he was a son of Donald M. Smith and the late Betty (Wolcott) Smith.
On June 1, 1963 at Sawyer EUB Church, he married Barbara A. (Berlin) Smith who survives him.
He was a 1961 graduate of Bradford Area High School.
He was self employed as a Heating & Electrical Contractor for 30 years in the Bradford area.
He was a member and past president of the Derrick City Volunteer Fire Department, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the American Legion and numerous other organizations. He enjoyed boating, hunting, bowling and golfing.
Surviving in addition to his wife Barb of 49 years and his father, are two daughters, Susan (Jeff) Swain, of Bellefonte, Kathy (Dan) McGill, of Quinlan, TX, one son, JR (Jennie) Smith, Jr., of Cranberry Twp, one sister, Beverly (Bill) Newton, of Trinity AL, three brothers, Richard (Cathy) Smith, of Erie, Larry (Vera) Smith, of Smethport, and William (Diane) Smith, of Derrick City, four grandchildren, Deanna and Shawn McGill, Alec and Ellie Smith and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Saturday, April 27, 2013 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 372 E. Main St, where funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM with Rev. Max Miller, pastor of The Bradford Area Parish, officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Derrick City Volunteer Fire Dept. or Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
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Helicopter Called For Crash On Route 549
|4/20/2013||11:06 AM||MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT||ROUTE 549||RUTLAND TWP|
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The Public Safety & Second Amendment Rights Protection Act
This amendment would have helped enhance public safety while still protecting the Second Amendment. I understand the passions on both sides of this issue. I did what I thought was the right thing for our country. I sought out a compromise position that I thought could move the ball forward on an important matter of public safety.
My only regret is that our amendment did not pass. It's not the outcome I hoped for, but the Senate has spoken on the subject, and it's time to move on. We have a lot of other very important issues to deal with such as getting the economy back on track, dealing with the debt ceiling and creating more jobs for Pennsylvanians.
Read The Philadelphia Inquirer's latest story here.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/20/2013 10:27:00 AM
Editor Caught Altering Content
In January 2013, the publisher of The Bradford Era begged Mark Ivancic out of retirement to be managing editor and to turn the paper around. At least that’s Ivancic’s version. He has brought a penchant for underhandedness, dishonesty, intimidation, contempt for opinion that doesn’t conform to his, and a blatant disregard for the community and its readership. Read more...
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WNY & NPA Regional Equipment Consignment Auction Saturday, April 20, 2013 At Carter Auction Center, Allegany, NY
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Friday, April 19, 2013
to scanner reports a shooting occured on Main Street in Westfield, a
man allegedly shot his wife and was shot by police. Status of shooter
and victim unknown.
Westfield Mayor Dick Vargeson confirmed on his Facebook page that two
are dead after a shooting that took place this evening. We are
withholding the names and the address until we are sure the family has
been notified. Read more...
Westfield Mayor Dick Vargeson confirmed on his Facebook page that two are dead after a shooting that took place this evening. We are withholding the names and the address until we are sure the family has been notified. Read more...
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 11:36:00 PM
Police: Home invasion suspect high on bath salts
by Colin Deppen
ST. MARYS – Police were called to a St. Marys home late Thursday night
when a burglary turned into a violent encounter between the homeowner
and an intruder reportedly high on the stimulant drug known as bath
by Colin Deppen
ST. MARYS – Police were called to a St. Marys home late Thursday night when a burglary turned into a violent encounter between the homeowner and an intruder reportedly high on the stimulant drug known as bath salts.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 11:33:00 PM
Honors Convocation Recognizes Students, Faculty, Staff
DuBois – The 74th Annual Delta Mu Sigma Honors Convocation at Penn State DuBois recognized outstanding students, faculty, and staff members on Friday night in the campus' Hiller Auditorium. Awards at the Honors Convocation recognize students for a wide range of accomplishments, from academic excellence, to overcoming hardships to succeed. Members of the staff and faculty were celebrated for their commitment to supporting students and for their service to the campus and community.
"These awards are going to students who consistently go above and beyond the call of duty; the students who always push themselves beyond where they have been comfortable in the past; students who challenge themselves daily to do a better job, to put in that extra bit of effort," said Penn State DuBois Chancellor Melanie Hatch while offering a welcome to the audience. She then told the awardees, "We are proud of you and honored to be in your presence."
Student and Delta Mu Sigma chairman Adam Snyder commended his peers , saying,
"These many students who receive awards, scholarships, and certificates should be utterly proud of themselves, along with their families, friends, and fellow classmates, because these students have made a difference and made this campus a better place this school year."
Delta Mu Sigma reaches out to DuBois and the surrounding area by offering community service such as a "Dine Out" event at Luigi's Restaurant, with part of the proceeds benefiting scholarship funds. Members have volunteered with organizations like Habitat for Humanity, and organize a haunted house on campus each Halloween and donate proceeds to local charities.
Around 200 Penn State DuBois students are members of Delta Mu Sigma. In order to qualify for membership, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, and be involved in campus or community service.
Photo: Delta Mu Sigma Chairman Adam Snyder welcomed guests to the 74th Annual Delta Mu Sigma Honors Convocation.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 11:14:00 PM
Coudersport Rotary Spring road side clean up
Coudersport Rotary and local community service workers assisted with roadside clean up beginning at the Laurelwood Inn and extending to the Montessori Children’s House. We were able to collect six bags of garbage and it only took us an hour and half. The road side is now free of debris preparing us for the beautiful spring and summer months to come. Welcome spring!
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 09:54:00 PM
Thelma J. BERDANIER, 80, of Westfield, PA, died Friday, April 19, 2013 in Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro, PA.
Born September 14, 1932, in Hector Township, PA, she was the daughter of Emerson Rexford and Hazel Esther Griffin Trowbridge. She was a graduate of the Arnot Ogden School of Nursing in Elmira, NY.
On June 24, 1953, in Sabinsville, PA, she married Albert S. Berdanier, who predeceased her in 2000. She was a partner in Christian ministry with her husband, who served Baptist churches in southern Pennsylvania and Maryland. Mrs. Berdanier was employed with church daycares and nursery schools in Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, and West Chester, PA.
Surviving are: three daughers, Marcia Wright of Carlisle, PA, Audrey Berdanier of Westfield, and Dawn (Wayne) Adams of Westfield; three sons, Bruce (Anna) Berdanier of Layton, UT, Kevin (Sherry) Berdanier of Petersburg, VA, and Craig Berdanier of Westfield; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Harry (Kay) Trowbridge of Lingle, WY; nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Wayne E. Trowbridge.
Friends may call Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday in the Potter Brook People’s Church, Westfield, PA. Rev. Daryl M. Butler will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Knoxville, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Potter Brook Peoples Church Building Fund, c/o Dianne Olney, Treas., Potter Brook Road, Westfield, PA 16950. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 08:51:00 PM
Update for Northern Route 255 Project in Saint Marys, Week of April 21
Night work expected to begin Sunday night
St Marys – Work to improve a northern section of Route 255 in the city of Saint Marys began late last month. The project stretches from the Tractor Supply intersection to Route 120/State Street in Saint Marys. Work this year will concentrate on the section between Wendy’s Burgers and Satterlee Fueling.
Once the project completes in late summer 2014, travel along this section of Route 255 will be smoother and more efficient. PennDOT will issue regular updates on this project as work schedules and traffic impacts require.
Activity the week of April 21 will include:
• The contractor will begin working 24 hours per day starting on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. and work will continue until 6:00 p.m. Thursday. The contractor anticipates working this schedule unless they are affected by the weather.
• During off peak hours, 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., Route 255 will be restricted to one lane northbound and one lane southbound from the intersection at Tractor Supply to the intersection of Iron Run Road. Drivers will not be able to use the left turn lanes. From 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., traffic will continue to be restricted to one lane northbound and one land southbound, however, the left turn lane for northbound traffic and the left turn for southbound traffic will be open to allow drivers to turn into businesses and residences. The left turn lanes are for making turning movements only.
• During the night, the contractor will continue to saw-cut the existing concrete pavement in the work area that will be located in the center of the roadway. This work will be performed on Route 255 between the intersection at Tractor Supply and the intersection at Iron Run Road.
• At night, the contractor will begin breaking up the existing concrete pavement in the center portion of the roadway. They will then excavate and remove the broken pavement. The contractor will then grade this area and place and compact sub-base material. The contractor will then fill in the center area to the top of the existing pavement at select locations to allow drivers to cross the roadway to turn into residences and businesses. Drivers are strongly advised to cross only at these locations.
• During the daytime, the contractor will be grinding tree stumps along Route 255 from approximately Iron Run Road to State Street. No lane closures will be required.
All work is weather and schedule dependent and will take place during daylight hours. Motorists are advised to watch for slow moving and stopped vehicles through the entire work zone. Motorists are advised to be cautious when traveling through the work zone and should obey the posted speed limit.
Overall work includes pavement repair, drainage improvements, addition of a right-turn lane for Route 255 northbound traffic at Vine Street, re-alignment of the Arch Street intersection, a right turn lane on Route 120 east for traffic heading south on Route 255, and other construction items. Dave Gutelius Excavating, Inc. of Mifflinburg is the contractor on this $12.8 million project.
About a one-mile section of roadway separates this project from PennDOT’s other Route 255 project that stretches from north of Greenbriar Drive to just south of the Kersey/Route 948 intersection.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 08:10:00 PM
Penn State Extension Hosts Cover Crop Walk
Cover crops are a great way to keep soil in place during spring weather events. Cover crops can help improve soil quality, save manure nitrogen or fix nitrogen for the following crop, supply rescue forage and can lead to improved ground and surface water quality.
Considering the interest in cover crops by farmers, the general public, and others, the Field and Forage Crop Team at Penn State Extension has established cover crop demonstrations on dairy farms across Pennsylvania for the past 3 years. This fall one of the demonstration plots was planted in Potter County.
During this project, Penn State Extension focused on cover crop mixtures because of the way species complement each other to meet producer goals and reduce risks of failure of any particular species. The cover crop demonstrations are funded by a NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant.
To learn more about what mixture work well in our climate, join Charlie White, Penn State Extension Associate in Sustainable Agriculture and other agriculturalist in our Spring Cover Crop Field Walk on Tuesday, April 30, 10 a.m. at Phil Lehman’s Farm at the intersection of State Rd. and English Rd. in Harrison Valley, PA.
For more information or to RSVP call the Potter County Extension Office at 814-274-8540. Penn State Extension is an educational network that gives people in Pennsylvania's 67 counties access to the University's resources and expertise. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 07:30:00 PM
Dale E. Smith, 70, of 431 Derrick Road, Derrick City, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013 surrounded by his loving family, at The Pavilion at BRMC.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. Online condolences may be made
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 07:24:00 PM
Galeton Development Corporation
The monthly meeting of the Galeton Development Corp. Was held Thursday April 18 at the Brick House. At these meetings Galeton Development Corp. Receive monthly reports from all organizations that play an important part in the life of the community. The makeup of the corporation meetings are individuals and businesses who are interested in the well being of Galeton.
Galeton Health Center manager, "B.J." gave a complete report on the Heath Center. Dr. Callahan will be retiring June 14 after 38 years of devoted service to the community. Cole Memorial is interviewing physicians to replace Dr. Callahan. This is a difficult undertaking, but work on this activity is progressing. There will be a smooth transition at the health center and the center will continue to be open five days a week serving the community with good quality health care.
Andrew Lychalk reported on the chamber of commerce activities. The annual 4th of July parade will feature two bands. One will be a popular bagpipe band and will be paid for by a raffle.
John Ziegler reported that the Rotary club made a park donation of $2,500. This was presented to the Development corporation.
Mike Plummer attended the Borough Authority and Council meetings and reported that a Penn Vest loan of $1.4 million is being considered for the water and sewer projects.
County Commissioner, Susan Kefover gave a report on the many activities being carried on by the county commissioners. Ju\ly 20th there will be a recognition ceremony in Coudersport honoring Korean War veterans.
Superintendent Dave Wishard gave an update of activities at GHS. Last night's open house was very well attended and was a complete success. GHS is ranked #2 out of 3,000 schools dealing with low socio/economic students and GHS received a bronze medal rating by US News and World report on test scores. Excellent ratings for our school. The school is pursuing a plan to upgrade the heating system which will be an energy saver and save substantial cash as well. There was considerable discussion about the proposed tennis courts and new sign . There will be a public review of these projects on May 1 and May 3.
It was announced that the community building has been sold to the Baptist Church in Sunderlinville. They propose using it for many community and church activities.
It was announced that the Gale Foundation is awarding full four college scholarships to all eligible members of the graduating GHS senior class'
There will be a ground breaking ceremony at the Pa. Lumberman's museum at 10AM on Monday April 29. All are invited and encouraged to attend . This is a $5.2 million improvement project for this valuable asset to our area.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 07:23:00 PM
Paul J. "Gice" DiFonzo, 83, of 1448 South Ave., Lewis Run, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born July 9, 1929 in Lewis Run, he was a son of the late Alexandria (Fair) DiFonzo-Torcasio and Joseph A. DiFonzo.
On June 3, 1953 in Dubuque, IA he married Mary Beth 'Betsy' (Lindholm) DiFonzo, who survives.
He was a 1948 graduate of Bradford High School and worked for Hanley Brick Company for three years.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army on February 13, 1951 and was honorably discharged September 25, 1953.
After his military service, he returned to Bradford and worked at Graham Packaging, retiring after 25 years of service.
He was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, The Smethport Country Club, a troop leader for Boy Scouts of America Troop 495 in Lewis Run and a member of The Mutual Aid Society, also in Lewis Run.
In addition to his wife of nearly 60 years, he is survived by a daughter, Laurie Boser, of Bradford; and four sons, Ed (Janet) DiFonzo, of Smethport, Marty DiFonzo of Gifford, Jim DiFonzo of Kennedy, NY; and Paul (Terri) DiFonzo, of Gifford three sisters, Miranda Masisak of Virginia Beach, VA, Margaret (Carmen) Pascarella of North Rose, NY and Sandra DiFonzo of Las Vegas, NV; a brother, John DiFonzo, of Mechanicsburg; seven grandchildren, Susan DiFonzo, Tony DiFonzo, Mathew Boser, Nicholas Boser, Delanie DiFonzo, Zachary DiFonzo and Benjamin DiFonzo and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother Joseph A. "Butch" DiFonzo who died November 6, 2010.
Family will be receiving friends from 2-4pm & 6-8pm Sunday, April 21, 2013 in Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue where a prayer service will be held at 10:15am Monday, April 22, 2013 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Lewis Run, with Rev. Steven Collins, pastor as Celebrant. Committal services, Military Honors and mausoleum entombment will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the American Heart Association, Upbeat at Bradford Regional Medical Center, Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 07:19:00 PM
Haz mat cleanup to cause delays Monday on Route 61 in Northumberland County
Motorists should expect delays Monday on Route 61 between Route 487 and Stonington in Shamokin Township, Northumberland County. The road will be restricted to one lane while a hazardous materials crew cleans up fuel spills on both sides of the road at the scene of a vehicle crash. Flaggers will be on site to direct traffic but delays of up to a half hour are expected. Work is set to begin at 8 a.m. and should be finished at about 5 p.m.
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Ridgway looking for a red Subaru Legacy with black rims, stolen from
the Walmart parking lot in Fox Township, between 12 pm & 12:30 pm
today. Last seen headed north on SR 255. If any info, or if vehicle is
seen, DO NOT follow, but call PSP at (814) 776-6136.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 05:36:00 PM
TORNADO WATCH 133 IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR THE
. PENNSYLVANIA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
ADAMS BERKS BRADFORD
CARBON CENTRE CHESTER
CLINTON COLUMBIA CUMBERLAND
DAUPHIN FRANKLIN FULTON
HUNTINGDON JUNIATA LACKAWANNA
LANCASTER LEBANON LEHIGH
LUZERNE LYCOMING MIFFLIN
MONROE MONTOUR NORTHAMPTON
NORTHUMBERLAND PERRY PIKE
SCHUYLKILL SNYDER SULLIVAN
SUSQUEHANNA TIOGA UNION
WAYNE WYOMING YORK
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 04:38:00 PM
Have you seen the television shows about survival and wilderness skills? Their popularity points to the increased interest in these topics. This 3-session course is for hikers, hunters, scout leaders, and anyone who enjoys spending time in the wilderness. You will learn things that most television shows leave out!
Session one - Primitive Fire Making: Learn how to make fire from what you can find in the woods. This class will cover the Bow drill, Hand drill, and Pump drill methods of fire starting. Equipment, technique, form, kindling and wood/material selection will be covered.
Session two - Modern Fire Making: Flint and Steel, Metal match, Fire piston, Bottles and Cans, Lenses, Lighter, and yes, even Matches will be covered. (Surprisingly, people struggle with matches.) These methods can make starting fires "quicker" than starting from scratch, but you have to bring the items with you on your hike!
Session three - Cordage Making: Cordage ties the world together. It's a truly essential skill! If you spend time in the woods, you will need to tie something together. Shelter, tools, fire, fishing line, etc., can be made from natural cordage. Reverse wrapping, double, and triple-stranded cord will be taught. Learn material selection, peeling, processing and twisting fibers, as well as the application to Fire Making. In this series, instructor Adam Nestor will unlock many options in the wilderness!
This series is being held Tuesdays, April 30, May 7 and 14, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council. The cost is $89 per person for the 3-session course or $35 per session. To register, call (814) 274-4877 or register online at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 11:27:00 AM
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 11:08:00 AM
UPDATE re: Old Route 15 reconstruction, drainage improvement work under way
April 18 update: The project on Old Route 15 is completed. The lane restriction is lifted.
April 12 update: Due to weather delays, the southbound lane of Old Route 15 (Bloss Mountain Road) may not be reopened to traffic until next Thursday, April 18. The temporary traffic patterns remain in effect.
Motorists in Tioga County are advised to be alert for a lane restriction along Old Route 15 (Bloss Mountain Road) beneath the Route 15 overpass at Sebring, about two miles north of Liberty.
A PennDOT maintenance crew is reconstructing the southbound lane and installing drainage pipe to improve drainage at that location.
The project is between the intersections with Beutertown Road and Alexander Road, with temporary stop signs controlling traffic flow during the reconstruction of the southbound lane.
The work is expected to be completed by April 12, at which time the reconstructed southbound lane will be reopened to traffic.
Similar reconstruction of the northbound lane was completed there last year.
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 10:33:00 AM
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 10:25:00 AM
John E. Rickard, 49, of 139 Elm St., Sinnemahoning, PA, formerly of Altoona died at his residence on Thursday (April 18, 2013) morning following a extended illness.
He was born October 9, 1963 in Portage, PA a son of William Rickard, Sinnamahoning and the late Helen Grum Rickard.
John graduated from Alltoona High School. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. John enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father William Rickard
Brother: William Rickard, Jr. and his wife Bonnie, Altoona
Sister: Cheryl, Mr. Timothy Swires, Falling Timber, PA
Sister: Ellen, Mrs. Thomas Myers, Altoona
Sister: Brenda, Mrs. Tony Farrell, Altoona
Sister: Barbara Rickard, Altoona
Brother: Michael Rickard, Orlando, FL
Preceded in Death By
Mother: Helen Grum Rickard
There will be No Visitation and No Service. Burial took place in the Blair Memorial Park, Altoona.
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 10:16:00 AM
Posted by Solomon's words for the wise at 4/19/2013 09:51:00 AM