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REPORT NOTHING FOUND BLOSSBURG TO MANSFIELD
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Vehicle Crash On Lynn Hall Hill On Route 6
At 9:29 PM on Saturday, Port Allegany Fire Rescue and Ambulance have been dispatched to Route 6 west, half way up Lynn Hall Hill for a vehicle into the ditch and a rock. Callers report no entrapment. Slippery road conditions.
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Vehicle Crash Reported On Mount Monroe Road In New Hudson
At 9:29 PM on Saturday, Rushford has been dispatched to a one vehicle crash on Mt. Monroe Road in the Town of New Hudson, between Swift Road and Taylor Hill Road. One person is still in the vehicle.
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Fire Police For Rollover Crash On Rt. 46
At 9:29 PM on Saturday, Fire Police have been dispatched to the area of 3909 Rt. 46 for a rollover crash with vehicle in roadway. There are no injuries according to the dispatch.
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Ronald D. MILLER, 59, of Harrison Valley, PA, died Friday, March 14, 2014 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.
Arrangements will be announced by the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
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Strengthening Accountability of the State’s Wildlife Commissions, Take 2: ‘Don’t Pass the Trash’ and Other Issues of Importance on House Agenda Next Week
The House returns to session on Monday, March 17 (yes, St. Patrick’s Day). As always, House session and most committee meetings will stream live on PAHouseGOP.com. Many events also may be viewed on Facebook.com/PAHouseGOP.
On the agenda this week is House Bill 798 (Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon County), which would reduce the term of service for members of the board of the state Fish and Boat Commission, while allowing for multiple terms of continued service. The legislation would reduce the terms to four years and allow for no more than three consecutive four-year terms with reappointment by the governor and approval of the Senate. The shorter terms and reappointment process are designed to ensure accountability on the part of the board of commissioners.
Last week, the House passed Senate Bill 895, which does the makes the same changes for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The bill is now in the Senate for its concurrence.
Reviewing the employment history of school employees… It’s needed!
Very sadly, and almost weekly, there are dreadful news stories of abuse by teachers, coaches and others at schools. Schools are a place where kids should automatically be safe. Parents should never fear dropping their kids off at the school or an athletic event.
The time to stop the practice known as “passing the trash” is now.
House Bill 434, which unanimously passed the House last June, and Senate Bill 31 (to be taken up in the House on Tuesday) make school officials and employees mandatory reporters of child abuse. The companion bill, House Bill 2063, will require public and private schools in Pennsylvania and their independent contractors to conduct a thorough employment history review prior to offering employment to any applicant for a position involving direct contact with children. The House Education Committee is scheduled to bring up House Bill 2063 on Wednesday.
House Bill 434 and House Bill 2063 are both authored by Rep. Dave Maloney (R-Berks County), a former school board member. As a member of the school board, Maloney has personally dealt with these issues and worked to address these problems from there. When confronted with a specific incident, he did contact the local district attorney immediately.
“Passing the trash” is a process by which school employees who are suspected of sexual misconduct with students move from job to job because officials, rather than report the accusations or fire the worker, agree to conceal the charges from prospective employers if the worker resigns.
Under House Bill 2063, each applicant must provide detailed background information in order to be considered, and previous employers must provide a school entity with all requested background information regarding a former employee. The bill provides for immunity from criminal and civil liability for employers, school entities, school administrators and independent contractors that disclose the requested background information, unless the information or records provided were known to be false. The bill prohibits a school entity or independent contractor from entering into an agreement to maintain the confidentiality of findings or allegations of abuse against a current or former staff member.
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Verna E. Rittenhouse, 92, of Gaines, PA, passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at The Samaritan House, Wellsboro, PA.
Born November 9, 1921 in Quakertown, PA, she was a daughter of the late Elvin and Clemmie (Christman) Dubbs.
Verna was a homemaker and a very active member of the Wellsboro congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Surviving are a son, Russell V. (Zena) Rittenhouse, Angelica, NY; a daughter, Sylvia R. (Wayne) Williams, Gaines, PA; a daughter-in-law, Virgie Rittenhouse, Brevard, NC; three grandchildren, Audrey (Drew) Graham, Osceola, PA, Tasha (Joe) Chapman, Boca Raton, FL, and Russell L. Rittenhouse, Angelica, NY; and a sister, Mae Althouse, Quakertown, PA.
Verna was predeceased by her husband, Russell G. Rittenhouse; a son, Walter Rittenhouse; and a brother, Charles Dubbs.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 2pm at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Kingdom Lane, Mansfield, PA 16933.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Galeton.
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Rollover Crash on County Road 23 Near Fillmore
At 11:39 AM on Saturday, Fillmore & Wiscoy-Rossburg have been dispatched to a one vehicle rollover crash near 10353 County Road 23. Responder on scene reports minor injuries with no entrapment.
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Injury Accident Reported On Rt. 1 in Allegany State Park
At 11:34 AM on Saturday, Seneca Nation and Salamanca EMS has been dispatched to Allegany State Park Route 1 for a motor vehicle accident. A 53 year old male is reported unconscious.
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One dead in Brandy Camp Road crash
By Joseph Bell, Editor
The Daily Press
FOX TWP. – One person died Friday afternoon in a fatal crash on Brandy Camp Road in the 600 block near Rebco, Inc.
Kathryn J. Moriarity, 31, of Ridgway, was killed when a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 59-year-old Olen L. Pritt, also of Ridgway, flipped as he attempted to negotiate a right curve in the roadway, according to reports released Friday night.
According to the Ridgway-based state police, the car started to spin in a clockwise direction and exited the right side of the roadway. The right front corner of the car struck an embankment, causing the car to overturn. Photo
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RECORD TURNOUT FOR STUDENT ARCHERY TOURNAMENT
About 1,100 competitors statewide take shots at top honors, trip to nationals.
The state National Archery in the Schools Program tournament held Friday in State College saw the biggest field of competitors in the tournament’s history – about 1,100 students from 41 schools throughout Pennsylvania.
The top teams and individuals who competed Friday at the Penn State Multi-Sport Facility have the chance to qualify for the NASP National Tournament to be held May 9 and 10 in Louisville, Ky. Qualification for the national tournament is based on total point values, and the names of those who will be moving on will be available at a later date.
New Castle Christian Academy, Team 1 came away with top team honors in the elementary school division (fourth and fifth grades) at Friday’s state tournament in State College. New Castle Christian Academy, Team 1 took first place in the middle-school category (sixth through eighth grades), while Halifax High School, Team 1 was the top-scoring high-school team.
Male competitors turning in the best individual performances were Cameron Harvey, of New Castle Christian Academy, in the elementary division, Justin Birtch, of Montrose Middle School, in the middle-school division and Ian Fillinger, of New Brighton High School, in the high-school division.
Female competitors taking first place honors were Olivia Goodlin, of New Castle Christian Academy, in the elementary division; Taylor Richardson, of New Castle Christian Academy, in the middle-school division and Fawne Hopfer, of Tunkhannock High School, in the high-school division.
Ian Fillinger and Fawne Hopfer finished, respectively, as the top male and female overall.
A complete list of team and individual results will be available Monday at www.nasptournaments.org. Scroll down and click on “2014 Pennsylvania NASP State Tournament.” Some expanded results also are available on the Pennsylvania NASP Facebook page.
Competition offers an exciting component for students participating in NASP, which serves to introduce archery to youth and promote archery as a sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
NASP, which started in Kentucky in 2002 and has since gained participants around the globe, came to Pennsylvania in 2005. The Game Commission in 2010 began coordinating Pennsylvania’s NASP, which helps school districts in Pennsylvania meet physical-education curriculum requirements set by the state Department of Education.
And for the last three years, a growing number of students and schools have participated in the statewide tournament. About 800 students competed in the tournament last year.
Today, about 155 Pennsylvania schools participate in NASP.
To get NASP started in a Pennsylvania school, contact Samantha Pedder, at the Game Commission headquarters, at 717-787-4250 (ext. 3327). Also, “PA NASP” can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennNASP
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EMS Dispatched For Gunshot Wound Victim In Belfast
At 8:55 PM on Friday, Belfast Ambulance & Medics along with State Police are responding to assist a victim of a gunshot wound on West Hughes Street in Belfast. Belfast Fire Dept. has been dispatched to set up a landing zone at Spencer Field for a helicopter.
9:36 PM--STAT HELICOPTER HAS VICTIM ENROUTE TO STRONG MEMORIAL
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DEP Advocates for Additional Public Input Opportunity on Application for Gas Well Spacing Units A.K.A. Forced Pooling
Harrisburg – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has submitted a proposal for an additional hearing to provide more opportunity for public input on an Application for Gas Well Spacing Units, or spacing order, received from Hilcorp Energy Company for gas well spacing units in Lawrence and Mercer counties.
“DEP is advocating for a public input process that is as open, accessible and transparent as possible,” DEP Deputy Secretary Scott Perry said. “This is the first-ever spacing order application for an unconventional shale gas well, and it is very important to DEP that Pennsylvanians have the opportunity to have their voices heard and comments considered.”
DEP’s proposal was submitted to the assigned hearing officer, who is responsible for determining the process for the hearing and procedure by which public comment will be received. The hearing officer will preside over the hearing and ultimately submit a recommended decision on the application to DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo for consideration.
If adopted as proposed, the public hearing would be in addition to the administrative hearing already scheduled and advertised for March 25 and 26 in New Castle. Operating much like a trial, DEP proposed that the scheduled administrative hearing accept testimony from DEP, Hilcorp and their respective witnesses, as well as royalty owners and other operators within the area subject to the prospective spacing order.
DEP has also requested that the administrative hearing be held in a larger space that can accommodate up to 500 people.
While the scheduled administrative hearing will be open for the general public to attend, due to the significant public interest in this spacing order, DEP proposed that an additional public hearing be scheduled to accept written and verbal testimony from all interested persons.
If adopted as proposed, testimony received during the additional public hearing will be considered by the hearing officer prior to making a recommended decision on Hilcorp’s application.
Hilcorp Energy Company is applying for a well spacing application that establishes four gas well drilling units on 3,267 acres to drill into the Utica Shale Formation in Pulaski Township, Lawrence County and Shenango Township, Mercer County.
Under the Oil and Gas Conservation Act of 1961, when a spacing order application is submitted, an administrative hearing must be held prior to entering an order establishing well spacing and drilling units. The hearing officer presiding over this matter was selected and assigned by the Office of General Counsel and appointed by Secretary Abruzzo.
DEP fulfilled its statutory requirement by issuing a public notice about the administrative hearing two weeks prior to the hearing in local newspapers. Although not required by statute, DEP also sent letters to more than 200 property owners in the area covered by Hilcorp’s application.
The scheduled administrative hearing will be held on March 25 and March 26 at the Lawrence County Government Center in New Castle, beginning at 10 a.m. and 8 a.m., respectively.
To view DEP’s proposal, visit www.dep.state.pa.us and click on “Oil and Gas,” “Office of Oil and Gas Management” and then “Conservation Law.” Pennsylvanians looking for more information should call 717-772-2199.
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DEP Fines Vogel Holding Inc. Subsidiaries More Than $1.2 Million
MEADVILLE -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it has levied more than $1.2 million in fines against Seneca Landfill Inc. and Vogel Disposal Services Inc., both subsidiaries of Vogel Holding Inc.
The fines against Seneca Landfill Inc. total $634,375 and were levied for a variety of operational violations stemming as far back as 2011. The violations include exceeding daily maximum capacity, failure to implement odor control plans, mismanagement of leachate and failure to maintain equipment.
Seneca Landfill Inc. also incurred violations for improper storage of unapproved waste. The company operates a permitted waste landfill in Lancaster and Jackson townships, Butler County.
Vogel Disposal Inc., a waste transportation company, was fined $645,644 for transporting more than 500 containers of unapproved oil and gas residual waste to Seneca’s landfill, as well as numerous waste transportation violations discovered during waste hauler inspections between 2011 and 2013.
These violations included hauling waste in vehicles that were without safety equipment, contingency plans or proper signage; not leak proof or maintained to ensure no leakage occurred; and were not properly covered. In addition, Vogel Disposal Inc. conducted an unpermitted waste transfer operation at its business in Adams Township, Butler County.
In September 2013, DEP denied a landfill permit to Tri County Landfill Inc., also a Vogel Holdings Inc. subsidiary, based in-part on the history of violation by Seneca Landfill Inc. and Vogel Disposal Inc.
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Pennsylvania State Police Release Video from I-81 Murder Investigation
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania State Police released a video from the Interstate 81 homicide that occurred on January 4, 2014, in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. State police believe this video may be helpful in identifying potential witnesses.
“The video is being released, not so much to focus on the suspect’s vehicle, but more so to identify possible witnesses,” said Lt. Adam Kosheba, Commander, Criminal Investigation Section, Troop H, Harrisburg.
We are confident that the suspect vehicle and its driver were observed by several motorists on Interstate 81 between Martinsburg, West Virginia Exit 16 and Interstate 70 in Maryland near Exit 10, added Kosheba.
“We believe that several motorists traveling in Pennsylvania along Interstate 81 south in the vicinity of Exit 3 observed the victim’s vehicle in the median and possibly the suspect vehicle in the area at the time the homicide occurred, said Kosheba. “And as you can see in the video, there are numerous vehicles that were driving in that area during the time span of this incident.”
State police are asking anyone who may have been in the area during that time and witnessed anything, whether they believe it to be significant or not, to please contact the PA Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-4PA-TIPS. All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $10,000.
In addition to the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers reward, the family of Timothy Davison is offering an additional $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person(s) responsible for this crime. To learn more about Timothy Davidson and how you can help, please visit the family’s website at www.justiceforasti.com.
“Again, we are asking that anyone who may be related to, or knows the person who owns or may be driving the suspected vehicle, and had or has displayed unusual behavior around the time of the incident to also contact our tip line,” said Kosheba.
If you see an incident of road rage, have a passenger call 9-1-1 or pull over to a safe location to call 9-1-1 and report the vehicle description, license plate number and your location. Do not engage the other driver, and take steps to create distance between you and the aggressive driver.
Editor’s note: The video file attached is a short video of the suspect’s car and other vehicles in the area. The first vehicle you see in the video (traveling left to right; southbound direction on the Interstate) is the suspect’s vehicle. This video is from the Mason Dixon Auto Auction, taken at approximately 2:09 a.m. showing mile marker 3.0 on Interstate 81. This video capture is after the suspect ran Davison off the road and is retuning southbound to Davison’s vehicle, which is stuck in the median, just moments before the fatal shots were fired.
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One Vehicle Crash On County Road 40 in Clarksville
At 4:25 PM on Friday, Clarksville Fire Dept. has been dispatched to the area of 8004 County Road 40 for a one vehicle crash. One person is reported self-extricated.
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Missing Dog in the Coudersport/Sweden Valley Area Ozzy Has Been Found
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Harold "Hal" D. Paris Sr., age 79, of Noble Street, Belmont, NY, passed away at home on Thursday March 13, 2014 after a short illness.
He was born on October 17, 1934 in Coatesville, Indiana to Wilber and Lena (Ellett) Paris. On September 16, 1952 he married Iva Doehring who predeceased him on August 12, 2006. On June 12, 2010 Harold married Annette Benjamin Harding who survives.
Harold attended school in Windsor Illinois and at the University of Illinois and has been a resident of Belmont since 1970. He moved to this area with his family after being recruited by Walter Max to work for the then Turbodyne's navy contract in Wellsville. Harold enjoyed traveling and his job took him around the world. He retired from Dresser Rand in the mid 1990's as Quality Control Manager and from 2006 to 2009 he worked as a consultant for them.
Harold was a member the Belmont First United Methodist Church and later with the First United Methodist Church of Wellsville. He was an active member at both churches serving on many committees, teaching Sunday school and Bible studies.
Harold was a long time member of the Belmont Rotary and a former chairman of the Allegany County Democrat Committee. He was a volunteer at the Food Pantry in Belmont and for Allegany County's Office of the Aging Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed leisure travel, woodworking, gardening, sports and reading books on history.
Surviving besides his wife of Belmont are his children Harold D.(Sandee) Paris Jr. of Dunwoody, Georgia and Kathy (Michael) Moland of Wellsville; 3 grandchildren, Melinda (Jason) Varga, Kelly Paris and Jon Paris; 2 great grandchildren, Julia and Mason; a sister, Wilda Anderson; several nieces and nephews; step children, Maureen, Melinda, Shannon and Scott.
Harold was predeceased by 2 brothers, Cassel and Bryce Paris and a sister Wanda Eby.
Friends are invited to call on Monday, March 17, from 1 to 2 pm at the First United Methodist Church on the corner of Madison and Maple Avenue in Wellsville. His funeral service will be held at 2 pm in the church with Reverend Burt Smith presiding, Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery and memorials in Harold's name may be given to the Amity Rescue Squad or to the First United Methodist Church of Wellsville or to the charity of the donor's choice.
To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.
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TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/ROLLOVER CRASH
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Port Allegany School District Music Department to present our annual SHOWCASE which features the Port Allegany High School Show Choir, the Junior High Show Choir, and the Port Allegany Elementary Ensemble.
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Hills Creek State Park will be holding a spring clean-up
From trail maintenance to campsite pick up, there are plenty of projects to help with. Hills Creek State Park will be holding a spring clean-up from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12th
. A hotdog lunch will be provided at noon. This event is open to all ages and organizational groups are welcome. Pre-registration is required by April 4th, and must be done by calling (570) 724-4246. More details will be provided at the time of registration. Come out and help get us ready for the 2014 recreational season!
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The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business
This seminar is presented by Clarion University’s Small Business Development Center and provides an overview of the steps necessary to start a business. Topics include: guidelines on how to finance your business; what to consider before starting a business; license and tax information; how and why to prepare a business plan; regulations governing a business; and other resources designed to help you plan and succeed in your new business.
This seminar is being held Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council. The cost is $20 and registration is required. Register online at www.clarion.edu/sbdc/training or call toll free (877) 292-1843.
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I-80 WB Crack-Sealing Scheduled in Columbia County Next Week.
Weather permitting, a PennDOT maintenance crew will perform crack-sealing operations along Interstate 80 in the eastern end of Columbia County next week.
The crew will be working on the westbound lanes from the Columbia/Luzerne county line to approximately one mile east of the Mifflinville Interchange (Exit 242).
Motorists are advised that the crew will be changing lane closures from the passing lane to the travel lane throughout each day.
The work is dependent on favorable weather; sealing will not take place if it rains or the road is wet.
The work is expected to take four days to complete.
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Michael James “Jim” Falatic, Jr., also known as “Jim the Sign Painter”, 69, of Smethport, PA, died Thursday (March 13, 2014) at his residence, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born January 5, 1945 in Altoona, a son of Michael James and Katherine M. Gresko Falatic, Sr. On June 5, 1970, in Virginia, he married Carol J. Grimm, who survives.
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Doreen G. Conant, 88, formerly of 558 Minard Run Road, Bradford, PA, passed away Thursday March 16, 2014 in the Pavilion @ BRMC.
Friends are invited to call from 10-11 AM, Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Robert Klouw, co-pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
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Vehicle Into A Tree In Norwich Township
At 12:35 AM on Friday, Norwich Township Fire Dept. and Priority Care Ambulance have been dispatched to a one vehicle accident at Route 146 & West Valley Road in Norwich Township. A vehicle is reported into a tree at that location.
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How much stuff, (clutter), have you got in your life right now? You know the kind that I’m talking about. The clutter of unfinished projects, past relationships, regrets, remorse, and just plain stuff fills the life of many to the point that it cripples them. Clutter can be described as litter, disorder, confusion and chaos. Individuals can bring clutter into their lives in many ways.
Clutter is that stuff that trips us up. It gets in our way of moving from one place to another. It also takes up a lot of our time just trying to sort through it and manage it. If you think of clutter as those knickknacks on the mantle, you’ll also realize that clutter takes a long time to clean. It keeps us from accomplishing our goals. And it hinders our ability to move forward in life. According to an old Chinese proverb, "A cluttered space equals a cluttered mind,"
The writer of Hebrews gives us some great advice; “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.” (Hebrews 12:1). We might not look at clutter as being a big deal but it is. It does slow us down and it can get in the way of life. Some are driven to have stuff and that’s what clutter is.
One of the ways that I have found useful for me to reduce the amount of clutter in my life is to ask myself the question, “What would my daughter do with this if I died?” Knowing that she would probably chuck something helps me to do it before she does. In reality, clutter takes up space in our physical world, but it also takes up space in our spiritual and emotional worlds as well. That is why it is so important to clean up our surroundings. In doing so physically, we actually can have greater peace of mind. Without all of the distractions we have a better chance of accomplishing our goals for the day. Think about it.