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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Kane Dispatched To A Working Structure Fire

Kane Dispatched To A Working Structure Fire

At 11:43 PM on Saturday, Kane Fire & Ambulance dispatched to 327 South Settlement Road for a working structure fire. Mt. Jewett Ambulance responding for fire rehab.
11:56 PM--TANKERS REQUESTED FROM LUDLOW & MT. JEWETT
FIRE MARSHALL NOTIFIED 
12:57 AM--FIRE OUT 

Austin Dispatched For Wildfire On Bush Hill Road


5/31/2014
8:15 PMFIRE / WILDFIRE586 BUSH HILL RDKEATING TWP
9:08 PM--FIRE OUT--COMMAND TERMINATED

Thelma Marie Foussat, age 85, of 277 South Main Street, Wellsville, NY

Thelma Marie Foussat, age 85, of  277 South Main Street, Wellsville, NY, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. She was born on March 7, 1929 in Andover to George E. and Myrtle M. Stearns Marvin. On November 26, 1982 she married Burnell Foussat who predeceased her on July 2, 1999.

Thelma had resided and worked in the Olean Area for many years. In 1982 she was living in San Diego, California working for the San Diego School system from where she retired in 1999 as a kitchen manager. After her retirement she moved to Wellsville to be closer to her family.

Thelma is survived by 2 sons, Gary (Beth) Giddings of Zephyrhills, Florida and Rodney (Denise) Roulo of Wellsville; 2 daughters, Cynthia (Howard) Roselle of South Dayton and Patricia Dennis of Wellsville;12 grandchildren, Julie Willson, Threasa Roselle, Howard Roselle III, Paul Nedell, Darrin Keech, Bradley Keech, Marc Roulo, James Roulo, John Roulo, Jared Roulo, Rebecca Perry and Reisha Carter; 23 great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Thelma was predeceased by 2 sons, Gerald A. Giddings and Randy Roulo; a grandson, Joshua Giddings and 8 brothers and sisters.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 2 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. 
 
In lieu of flowers memorials in her name may be made to the Allegany County Office for the Aging. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/INJURIES Address: 134 HOMESTEAD DR City: BENEZETTE

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/INJURIES
Address: 134 HOMESTEAD DR
City: BENEZETTE
Cross Streets: WINSLOW HILL RD
REPORTED TO BE ONE MOTORCYCLE, TWO PATIENTS.
Agency: CAMERON CO 16 FD; BENNETT'S VALLEY AMBULANCE; ST MARYS MEDIC
5/31/2014 7:33:20 PM


A LANDING ZONE IS REQUESTED FOR A MEDICAL HELICOPTER AT BENEZETTE SCHOOL FOR AN UNCONSCIOUS FEMALE VICTIM. 

9:05 PM--STAT AIRBORNE TO HOSPITAL. 

Two Bradford Residents Suffer Major Injuries In Motorcycle Accident On Bennetts Valley Highway

 
State Police said a motorcycle operated by Daniel Hushon, 40, of Bradford was traveling south on homestead Drive and attempted to pass another vehicle. Hushon lost control, the motorcycle left the highway. Both Hushon and a passenger, Ashley Beckwith, 30, of Bradford, were thrown from the motorcycle. Both suffered major injuries.

Today Is 29th Anniversary of Tornadoes That Ravaged Ohio and Pennsylvania Killing 88 People



On May 31, 1985 a devastating group of tornadoes tore through Ohio and Pennsylvania causing death, injuries and destruction as they went. Kane, in McKean County, sustained 4 deaths as the tornado tore through the south end of Kane and hit East Kane directly obliterating that small community. 

The Tornado continued on crossing Route 219  and continuing across an area south of the McKean County Landfill across wooded areas crossing Route 155 south of the Village of Wrights. Trees were wiped out as if a giant vacuum cleaner had gone through. For years you could see along Route 155 where the tornado came over the hill from the Betula area and appeared to have stopped just past Route 155 South of Port Allegany. 

Other reports said there were thousands of dollars in tree damage in the Card Creek area near Roulette.

Tornado warnings were issued, but not really payed attention to because we don't get tornadoes in this part of the country. 

First realization of what had happened was hearing a dispatch on the scanner for police to investigate a house in the middle of the road near Avenelli's Garage. 

That caught our attention real quickly.

Subsequent radio communications gave indications of the seriousness of the damages. 

Papers blown out of houses in Cooperstown, Tidioute, Kane, and other western Pennsylvania towns were found dropped in lawns around Roulette & Coudersport. 

The weather bureau now classes the Kane tornado as an F-4. It was determined to be an F-5 in 1985.

 Devastation went up one side of hills and down the other side and was evidenced in the area just south of Penfield where a tornado crossed Route 153 from the top of one hill deep into the bottom of the valley and up the next hill, proving that the terrain of the hill country was not going to stop them or slow them down.

1985 gave us old timers a new respect for weather warnings, because tornadoes do happen in the Pennsylvania mountains.




...The worst Tornado Outbreak in PA history: May 31, 1985...
On the evening of May 31st, 1985, a devastating and deadly tornado outbreak struck the Northeastern United States and Canada. 41 tornadoes and numerous damaging thunderstorms tore across Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ontario Canada, killing 88 people in total, injuring more than 1000 others, and totaling more than $450 million in property damage.

In all, a total of 23 confirmed tornadoes touched down on the evening of May 31st, 1985 between the hours of 5:05 and 11:00pm across Eastern Ohio, Southwestern NY, and Central and Western PA. This outbreak remains the worst in recorded history for this area. Of these 23 tornadoes, 8 were of violent intensity (F4 or F5), with estimated wind speeds over 200 mph, and 9 of these tornadoes produced fatalities.

21 of these 23 tornadoes touched down in Pennsylvania, producing 65 fatalities and over $300 million in damages. To put this in historical prospective, the number of fatalities on the 31st nearly equaled the tornado fatality total during the previous 50 years (69). Furthermore, the F5 tornado that struck Wheatland, PA is still believed to be the strongest tornado to ever touch down in Pennsylvania.

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/cle/office/localinterest/1985Tornado/1985Tornado.php
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/ctp/features/TornadoOutbreak_May1985/TornadoOutbreak_May1985_Summary.pdf

Brenda J. Nicolo, 67, of 533 N. Walnut St., Emporium, PA

Brenda J. Nicolo
Brenda J. Nicolo, 67, of 533 N. Walnut St., Emporium, PA, died in her home surrounded by her loving family late Thursday evening May 29, 2014, following a lengthy and brave battle with cancer.

She was born November 4, 1946 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Rexford Waddington, Jr. and Mary Ann Seyler Waddington.
On October 8, 1966 in St. Marks Catholic Church she married Francis "Frank" Nicolo, who survives.

Brenda graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1964. She worked at Sylvania for several years and then at the Emporium Health Center for over 13 years. Most recently she worked at Rite Aid.

Things To Remember
Brenda was a member of the Deeper Waters Ministries in Emporium. She loved the Lord, her family, and her friends with all her heart. She lived daily to read and speak the Word of God to anyone she could. She had a gift of teaching, and she especially had a passion to minister to women. She loved to worship the Lord in spirit and in truth, and loved to spend time in His presence. She was the most considerate and compassionate person in the world- even reaching out and praying for others in her very last days. She was ALWAYS concerned for the well being and feelings of everyone around her. She enjoyed having tea and laughs with her friends. She loved anything Victorian and decorated in the like. She looked forward to going on beautiful walks and sitting on her porch. She was an amazing and selfless wife, mother and grandmother. Her youngest grandson was the joy of her life. She lived to love him and tell him about Jesus. He was her “Sunshine” and her best medicine throughout her life altering cancer journey. His smiling face helped give her strength daily.

Surviving
In addition to her husband Francis "Frank" Nicolo
Son: Daniel "Danny" Belk and his wife Christine, New Lebanon, NY
Daughter: Lori "Sori" Hetrick and her husband Doug, Union City, PA
Daughter: Lisa Jo "CiCi" Nicolo, Emporium, PA
6 Grandchildren: Caitlin, Austin, Luke, Kyle, AnLore and Frankie
Step-Mother: Maxine Waddington, Emporium
Brother: Rexford Waddington, III, Emporium
Step sister: Deborah Tilburg, Erie

Preceded In Death By
Parents: Rexford Waddington, Jr. and Mary Ann Seyler Waddington
Step brother: Robert Tilburg
There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Joyful Worship Service to be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Deeper Waters Ministries, 37 W. 5th St., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

2 Vehicle Accident With 4 Injured

5/31/20145:25 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT299 TIOGA STWELLSBORO BORO
WELLSBORO FIRE & AMBULANCES, MORRIS AMBULANCE, MIDDLEBURY AMBULANCES, MEDIC 2, MEDIC 3 DISPATCHED TO 2 VEHICLE CRASH ON RT. 6. REPORT POSSIBLY 4 BLS INJURIES. MIDDLEBURY & MANSFIELD RECALLED.

Otto Dispatched For A Vehicle Fire On Red Rock Hill

Otto Dispatched For A Vehicle Fire On Red Rock Hill

At 4:14 PM on Saturday, Otto Township Fire Dept. has been dispatched to the Otto Township side of Red Rock Hill, Rt. 446, for a vehicle fire.
REPORT VEHICLE FULLY INVOLVED. AVOID THE AREA OR FACE DELAYS.

OUTSIDE FIRE Address: 5538 BOONE MOUNTAIN RD City: FOX

OUTSIDE FIRE-OVERRIDE
Address: 5538 BOONE MOUNTAIN RD
City: FOX
Cross Streets: SAWMILL RUN RD * S KERSEY RD

Agency: ELK COMPANY 3 FD
5/31/2014 2:56:54 PM

Motor Vehicle Crash In Smethport Boro

Motor Vehicle Crash In Smethport Boro

At 2:08 PM on Saturday, Smethport has been dispatched to a 2 or 3 vehicle crash at Marvin & Willow Streets.

Addiction & Restoring The Family June 8th At God's New Beginning Church in Harrison Valley


Galeton Bridge Over South Branch

Hello...

I was wondering if you have any information about the bridge that is being worked on (or torn out) located on Sherman Street here in Galeton. It is right next to the former Community Building and spans South Branch creek.

I haven't seen anything in the local papers as far as a time frame of the work and it's completion date. Do you have any information on this??

Maybe you've printed an article on this and I missed it. All I have heard is hear-say, nothing in writing. Would be nice to know how long we have to put up with this inconvenience.

I also cannot remember anything being printed in the local papers that told of this project and its eventual happening??

Thanks for any information....

----John

Capitol Update By Rep. Martin Causer



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Outreach Office Hours Set for June 5


To help ensure access to state government information and services, I will hold outreach office hours at the following locations on Thursday, June 5:
 
 • Emporium Borough Office – 9-10 a.m. 
 • Port Allegany Borough Office – 11 a.m. to noon.  
                           

Congratulations to Ed Pitchford, president and chief executive officer of Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, for receiving the Grassroots Champions Award from the American Hospital Association and the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania. In honor of his achievement, Suzan Paisley of my Coudersport office presented him with a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. The Grassroots Champions Award was created to recognize those hospital leaders who most effectively educate elected officials on how major issues affect hospitals’ vital role in the community, who do an exemplary job in broadening the base of community support for their hospitals, and are tireless advocates for their hospitals and patients. He is truly a champion for rural health care.
 
   

Budget Tops House Agenda in June


 
One of the most important – and most challenging – tasks facing the Legislature will take center stage in June. A state budget must be adopted in time for the start of the new fiscal year on July 1, and while talks have been ongoing since the governor’s budget address and a series of budget hearings in February and March, there is much work to be done.

According to the Independent Fiscal Office, year-over-year revenue is actually up, with Personal Income Tax up roughly 5 percent over last year, indicative of continuing employment gains in the Commonwealth. However, revenue growth has fallen far short of expectations, leaving a more than $1 billion hole to fill.

To track budget news, visit our websites at PAHouseGOP.com and PAbudget.com. I welcome your feedback as the budget develops.
   

Game and Fish Committee to Examine Merger Report

A Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) report on the possibility of merging the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be formally presented to the House Game and Fisheries Committee during a meeting on Wednesday, June 4, at the state Capitol.

LBFC staff will make a presentation and then take questions from committee members about their findings. As chairman of the committee and sponsor of the House resolution that prompted the study, I am looking forward to a productive discussion to help us move the issue forward.

The study found that a merger of the commissions is feasible and would save the Commonwealth about $5 million annually, primarily through elimination of redundant upper level positions and duplication of services. Currently, Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation where management and oversight of fishing, boating and wildlife activities are managed by two separate, independent agencies.

The meeting will be streamed live at RepCauser.com. A copy of the LBFC report is available here.

CATALYST ENERGY INC Reports Drilling

CATALYST ENERGY INC Reports Drilling Started (SPUD) in Lafayette Twp Township

CATALYST ENERGY INC reports drilling started on 2014-05-30 00:00:00 at site CURTIS LOT 1 3702 in Lafayette Twp township, McKean county
Tags: PADEP, frack, spud, drilling, gas

6-3 Emergency Responders Appreciation Night


Potter County Patriot Festival

Potter County Patriot Festival

A 4TH of July Celebration

Are you a veteran, boy/girl scout, music group, marching band, antique car, truck or motorcycle enthusiasts?

We invite you to be part of our Patriot Festival Parade to honor our service members, veterans and their families.

If you are interested in participating, please call Tony Winters at (814) 544-7140.

Your participation is welcome and encouraged.

Dr. John Robson, 83, formerly of Eldred, Pa., and West Seneca, NY

Korean Vet
Dr. John Robson, 83, formerly of Eldred, Pa., and West
Seneca, NY passed away Wednesday (May 28, 2014) at the Heritage Village
Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility at Gerry following a short illness.

He was born on May 9, 1931, in Olean, a son of Robert and Hazel Frisbee
Robson. On Sept. 24, 1955, in the Free Methodist Church in Syracuse, he
married Esther Hutt, who survives.

Jack was a 1949 graduate of Otto High School in Duke Center, Pa. He
later received his B.A. in English and history at Roberts Wesleyan
College in Rochester. He then earned a master’s degree in education
from the University of Buffalo in 1958. Jack later received a doctor of
education degree, also from the University of Buffalo in 1971.
He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Navy being
trained as a lighter than air pilot. Jack then served in the Navy
Reserve until 1991, retiring as a captain.

He began his career in education teaching English at Amherst Junior
High School. Afterwards, he served as administrative intern at Kenmore
West High School. He then held the position of principal at the West
Seneca East Junior High School from 1968 until 1983. He served as
director of secondary curriculum for West Seneca Central Schools. And
from 1983 until his retirement in 1991, he held the position of
assistant superintendent at West Seneca. 

He then helped create the P.A.C.E. Program at Houghton College while he recruited cadets for the Annapolis Naval Academy, finally retiring for good in 1996.

Jack was a founding member of the West Seneca Wesleyan Church, was a
member of the Lighthouse Community Free Methodist Church in Prentisvale,
and was a longtime trustee of Roberts Wesleyan College. He was also a
member of the Retired Military Officers Association of America, Bucktail
Chapter. He enjoyed being a member on committees and had served on many
boards over the years. After his retirement, he and his wife resided
summers at the family farm on the West Eldred Road, and spent winters in
Lakeland, Fla., before moving to Heritage Village in 2009.

He is survived by his loving wife, Esther (Hutt); five children, David
(Charlene), Mark (Ruth), Bethany (Kathleen Ebersole), Marcia (Tom)
Cromer and Robert (Beth Ellen);12 grandchildren; two
great-grandchildren; a brother, Earl (Freda) Robson; and a sister, Jean
(Dr. Richard) Darling.

A memorial service will be held on June 21, 2014, at the First Church
of God in Eldred at a time to be announced, with the Rev. Dave McCarthy
and the Rev. Beth Rossler officiating. Burial will follow in Lamphier
Cemetery, Eldred. Full Military Honors will be presented after the
service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bohall-Hutt Scholarship
at Roberts Wesleyan College. Online condolences may be made at
www.framefuneralhome.com.

Lovell Estate Auction Saturday, May 31st Near Port Allegany, PA

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PSA Healthcare Has Opportunities In Johnsonburg, Emporium, St. Marys and Emporium

www.psahealthcare.com

American Legion Aux. Scholarship Benefit / Chicken BBQ Saturday At Ulysses Community Center

Breakfast Every Sunday At The Genesee Environmental Center


Country Antiques Auction Saturday, May 31st At Carter Auctions In Allegany, NY

www.carterauctions.com
Unique washing machines; Variety of butter churns; Drying racks; Pull wagons; Trunks; Stoneware; Green store jars; Rolling pins; Fiesta dishes; Small yellow ware bowls; Iris and Herringbone; Pink juicer; Green glass beater jar; Jadeite beater jar; Marigold Carnival; Hall Casseroles and bowls; Orange poppy; Green glass flour canister; Hall moss rose; Early rug beaters; Early wolverine child’s trash can; Child’s lunch bucket and sand pails: Ohio Art and Swartz peanut butter; 2-quart Albany slip jug; Nippon candy dish, Chintz bun bowl (made in Germany); Sugar shakers; String holders; Double candlestick holders, candlewick; Wall pockets; 

Alarm clocks: Lux bobbing chicken, Muppets chicken; Condiment figural jars; Rose bowls; Vernon ware; Heisey pieces; Howdy Doody items; Davy Crockett mug; Stangl cookie jar; Blue opalescent hobnail candle holders and coinspot tumblers; Early military hats; Carnival: blue cup, marigold stemmed Holly and Peacock; Blue moderntone; Glass ladles; Figural scissors and pins holders; Borden’s malted milk bottle; Davy Crockett cup and bowl; Shawnee cat creamer and pig sugar and creamer; Hadley pottery; Green fire king plates and bowl; Juicers; Vernon Kiln dishes; 

Royal Ruby thumbprint goblets and sherbets; Nippon double Phoenix plates and salad plates; Phoenix plates, etc; Old chicken cookie jar; Bauer pottery plates, bowls, cups, etc.; Hall’s autumn leaf; Marigold Iris and Herringbone; Condiment jars; Manhattan soups, relish, candlesticks, etc.; Blue Willow plates, bowls, etc.; Pitchers: pressed glass, etc; Children’s Akro Agate dishes; Akro Agate planters;; 1 quart jug, 1 pt. bean pot, etc.; Toby mugs; White Meakin Berry Set, Redwing plates; Miss America sherbets; Cookie jars; Russel Wright China: Iroquois, Steubenville; 

Petalware depression glass; Clear depression boudoir lamp; Covered figural powder jars; Fostoria Americana pieces; Green horseshoe depression glass; Pitchers; Amethyst glass; Ramon’s store jar; Pressed glass; Early American pressed glass goblets: Capitol pattern; Stangl China, thistle pattern; Pyrex bowls; Translucent Tiffin case; Fire king unusual covered baking dishes; Amber banana split dishes; Old bitters bottle, black glass in shape of bear; Early English cup and saucer; 

Glidden divided fish platter; Blue depression bowl, green stretch glass bowl; Apple pattern blue ridge china; Larkin azalea noritake plates, etc.; Green anchor hocking berry bowl set; Green depression glass; Opalescent blue; Candlestick holders; Larkin bottles; Games; Tin litho motor race game w/ car; Egg cups, pressed glass; Dog, cat, and bird figurines; Creamers, misc. small glass pieces; Forest green sandwich glass; Figural S&P; Green and amber depression; Marigold Iris and Herringbone; Indian Tree; Blue enamel wash board; Hand milk bottle capper; Unusual tip top bottle cappers; Unusual rug beaters and pillow fluffers; Graniteware; Green Giant cookie jar; Masters glass oil bottle; Little mother toy sewing machine; Cast iron sea horse lamp; 

Cherry pitter; Apple parer; Watchman’s clock w/ original key; Coffee grinders; 1950s Webcor tape recorder w/ microphone; Cast iron waffle iron, stove-lid style; 1920s folk art oxen and wagon; Early perfume bottles; Early lawn sprinkler; Constantine skate clothes washer; Lemon squeezers; Child’s china tea set; Collapsible clothes dryer; Small child’s ironing board; Figural depression lamps; Child’s toy washing machine; Colored Victorian salt shakers; Robinson ice cream cone holder and cone dispenser; Mt. Joy rollman cherry pitter; Enterprise #36 raisin seeder; Perfection nut cracker; “Dobbie-McInnes” depthometer in original box; Darth Vader night light; German figural lamps and pr. Figurines; Hand-carved balsa canoe; Marbles; International harvester tractors; Hubley toys; Wagon; Country store jars; Rainbow spinner top; Cast iron horses pull toy; 

Easter bucket w/ lid; Early blocks; Early medical hemometers; Early breadboard; Early cast steel child’s stove; Cast steel ADT dump truck; Toy tractors; Structo car hauler; Daisy and Crossman air pistols; Early creamers; Steel trucks; Toy Buddy L Bus; 1933 toy car Cadillac; Toy steam shovels; Farm toys; Hubley kiddy toy flatbed truck; Arco rubber locomotive and car and train cars; Rubber army toys; Metal army toys; Hubley airplane; 1923 Griffin self-shine foot rest; Rare egg scales; Stangl bird; Match holder; Bone-handled hunting knives; Original buffalo skinner hunting knife; K-Bar bone-handled hunting knife w/ match holder in handle; Kilgore sm. cannon; Toy metal cannon and plastic revolutionary war soldiers; Early baby bottles; Hand cuffs, chain wrist restraint, wooden billy club; Condoms; Perfumes; Machinist box; Action baseball game; 

Occupied Japan figurines; Occupied Japan animals; String holders; Family paper dolls in frame; Science lab glass; Cast iron mini irons; Scarce prayer lady items; Green enamel floral design vase; Wind-up baby feeding self; Early printing blocks; Myrtle sprinkle bottle; Pie birds and rare pie funnel; Figural egg timers; Stoneware meat tenderizer; Toothpowder tins; Washboards; Nutmeg graters; Pot scrapers; Tea strainers; Rumford egg separators; Graniteware tea strainers; Adv. Republic ware miniature graniteware bowl; Mickey Mouse telephone; Early jack knives; Cream top spoon and milk bottle; Rare 1800 sugar and tea box; National tea co. cup and 2 qt. measure; Everett raisin seeder; Adv. Jewel range napkin holders; Swansdown and Royal measuring spoons; Knife blade belt buckle; Adv. Dad’s root beer helio jet; Kellog’s premium MicroCam; Candy containers; King’s Castle flour bag; Sample boxes and Adv. Tins; Old veterinary medicine tins; Aunt Jemima towel holder; China bisque dolls; Coca Cola bottle carriers; 

Pottery bowls; Decorative drinking horn; Corkscrew bar set; Sewing bird needle holder; Stove company hat paperweight; Griswold frying pan; Toy gun outdoor set; DOE-WA-JACK Indian adv.; Early glass lab equipment; China doll pin holder; Half dolls; Hunting bows; Parking sign; Old eye glasses; Cardboard beer coasters; Xmas tree candle holders; License plates; Corkscrews; Early clothespins; Child’s skis; Adv. Sample tins; 35 PEP pins; Bleeders and bleeding cup; Chocolate molds; Pewter ice cream molds; Blue glass eye cups; Pink and green depression salt shakers; Graniteware milk pain; Black Americana electric clock adv. Trixy Molasses; Hatchets; Marshmallow beater; Ice cream cone holder; Ice cream packers; Triner brass-wash scale; 

Pharmacy pill cutter; Old pitch pipes; Mouse traps; Warsaw signal lantern; RCA 8 transistor radio; Metal Pepsi Cola carrier; Soda fountain server; Soda fountain glasses; Dovetailed copper ale warmer; Bass beer tap; Boy scout merit badge books; Majolica peach pattern plates; Cherry pitters; Cast iron nail holder; Charcoal iron, gas iron, goffering iron; Irwin wood augers; Brunswick pool table iron; Early pocket watches; Columbian World’s Fair pocket watch opener; Cast iron bullet mold; Jeweler’s anvil; Sm. vise; Chein tin wagon; Wiggle toys; Bisque Colonial couple match holder; Tintypes; Figural pencil sharpeners; Walker toys; Eggs, tin; Children’s rattles; Metal toys; Black Americana noise makers; Halloween noise makers; Cast iron black mammy bank; Adv. Stoneware 1-gal jug; Oil cans; 1939 World’s Fair compacts, key; 1933 World’s Fair key, bank; Adv. Bill holders; Pr. Art nouveau card holders; Hanging scales; Door stops; 

Sheet music; Violets—yard long print; German art deco cigar cutter; Plumb; Shingle hatchet; McKillen gun casing tool; Tools; Ice tongs; Sprinkler; Wood pulley wheel; Howdy Doody items; Peanut tins; Planter’s peanut collectibles; Glass spoon and fork sets; Coins redeemable for merchandise; Powder jars; Figural Xmas bulbs; Bridle rosettes; Wooden lion-face pepper mill; Paperweights; Veterinary medicine tins and boxes; Figural toothbrush holders; Tobacco advertising; Fish food tins and bottles; Adv. Talcum powders and tooth powder tins; Egg beaters; 

Oak tool chest w/ drawers; Toy electric boat motor; Old photos; Early pens; Griswold brownie bake pan; Griswold C.I. mail box; Razorblade banks; Adv. Glass milk creamers; Bicycle license plates; Noise makers; Miner’s lamps; Figural bottle openers; Mickey Mouse Spin About game; Plastic Adv. Drink stirrers; Wooden ice skates; Wooden butter bowl and paddle; Adv. Fans; Tin dart baseball board; Windy Express and blue delivery truck; Banks; Black Americana match holder; Doll house accessories; Stoneware; Glass lampshades; Milk glass smoke bells; 1930s+ hunting and fishing pins; Vernley fishing reel, Ohio 1951 license; Metal sinker box; Pennsylvania hunting licenses; Metal tops; Balloon game; Pennsylvania fishing buttons; Angelica Rod and Gun pins; Fillmore centennial pins; Pocket watch keys; Pocket watches; Berks Co. metal turtle pen holder; 1950s Taylor fish finder thermometer; Flamingo figurines; Ring holder; Black Americana electric clock; Midget glass washboard; Primitive food choppers; Ice shave; Meat tenderizer; 

Wooden molding planes; 1980 Ertl model tractors; Wooden coat hangers; Books; Nursing bottles; Bottles and nursing nipples; German child’s tea set; Rochester Germicide bottle, pat. 1888; Seltzer bottle; Tony Sarg 1943 Play-A-Tune box; Snake Eyes game; Old games; Erie Lackawanna time table and tickets; Schoenhut elephant; Baseball coins; Indian can opener; Cigarette lighters; 

C.I. handled pots; C.I. pails; 1934 ’37 ’39 diaries; Adv. Soap powders, starches; Coffee tins; Tobacco tins; 1954 Mother Goose shoes; Disneyland candy tin; Display box w/ American canning jar rubbers; School books; Old cigarette packs; Trapping booklets; Old fishing tackle box w/ lures; Winking Winny paper dolls; Early red paint neck yoke; Radios; Egg carrier; Sock stretchers; Milk carrier; Maple sugar molds; Brass hanging scale; Lunch boxes; Carrie nation ax; Mickey Mouse Club subtractor game; Wicker fishing creel; High chair; Trunk; School desk; Commode chair; Plant stands 

Please see www.carterauctions.com for photos and updates.

Friday, May 30, 2014

James E. Harrison, 91, of 72 Britton Hill Rd, Emporium, PA

James E. Harrison
WWII Navy Vet
James E. Harrison, 91, of 72 Britton Hill Rd, Emporium, PA died at his residence, Emporium, PA on Friday (May 30, 2014) morning.

He was born May 1, 1923 in Dents Run, PA a son of the late William and Frances Stemkoski Harrison.
 He married the late Mary Harrison

Mr. Harrison served, in combat, with the US Navy during WW II. Jim was an avid outdoorsman and especially loved trapping. He was a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.

Surviving
Brother: Ralph Harrison and his wife Patricia, Driftwood
Sister: Shirley, Mrs. James Burke, Weevil
Several Nieces & Nephews: Harry "Chip" (Maxine) Harrison, Jay & Erin Burke, Susan Manners, Rita Harrison, Charlie, Mariah & Katie Manners,

Preceded in Death By
Parents: William and Frances Stemkoski Harrison
Wife: Mary Harrison
Sister: Eva Overturf
Brother: Harry Harrison during WWII
Nephew: Tim Burke

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Monday (June 2, 2014) at 1:00 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Latest Habitat For Humanity Home Dedicated In Roulette

Latest Habitat For Humanity Home Dedicated In Roulette

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An open house and dedication program in Roulette Thursday afternoon celebrated the latest Potter County Habitat for Humanity house, located at 116 Main Street in Roulette. 

Many of the 90-plus people who were involved in the long process of making the home become a reality were present as chapter president Dick Myers presented the key to the homeowners, Ira and Robyn Hogue-Watt and family. 

The modular home was assembled and completed by students from the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center in Port Allegany. One of the construction foremen, Duane Fry, pointed out that more than 2,900 volunteer hours were logged in making the home a reality. 

Habitat officials expressed appreciation to Fay Bennett Hauber and her husband, David Hauber, for donation of the lot and to many others who supported the project.

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry which seeks to reduce poverty and homelessness. Habitat builds affordable housing in partnership with low-income families. Family members, friends and community volunteers pitch in to build the homes, which are sold to the families at no profit and financed through affordable loans. 

Families are chosen based on need, willingness to become partners and ability to repay the loan.

 Habitat always welcomes help from skilled and unskilled individuals, groups from churches, and others. Help is needed for specialty skills, such as excavation, carpentry, masonry and plumbing, as well as more general responsibilities. 

For information about how to volunteer, donate or apply for help from Habitat, call 814-203-8605 or write to Potter County Habitat, P.O. Box 208, Coudersport PA 16915. Website is pottercountyhabitat.org.

Chicken BBQ, Chinese Auction, Benefit for Firefighter Dana Stevens Saturday At Coudy Fire Hall


EMS/Medic 6/Life Net 7-7 Dispatched For Victim Of Black Powder Explosion

Black Powder Explosion / Burn Victim In Ulysses Boro

At 7:40 PM on Friday, Ulysses Fire & EMS was dispatched to assist a burn victim from a black powder explosion in Ulysses Boro. Medic 6 has been dispatched. A crew has been dispatched to Northern Potter High School to set up a landing zone for Life Net 7-7.

Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park

Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park

Sinnemahoning – Experience the sport of kayaking during the Free Kayak Demo Day at Sinnemahoning State Park.

On Saturday, June 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Country Squirrel Outfitters, of Ridgway, PA, will have a variety of kayak styles available for use and will provide expert assistance and basic instruction throughout the day.

This free program will be held at the Lake Day Use Area of the George B. Stevenson Day at Sinnemahoning State Park. All participants will have an opportunity to try out the kayaks and stand-up paddle boards on the water. Watershoes and shorts are recommended.

For more information, please call the Sinnemahoning State Park Office and Wildlife Center at 814-647-8401.

Additional details can be found at www.visitPAparks.com; click on “Events Calendar” on the left and Select Facility “Sinnemahoning State Park”.

Alma Grace Fowler, 81, of Austin, PA

Alma Grace Fowler, 81, of Austin, PA died Friday, May 30, 2014, surrounded by family, in her home.

Born July 2, 1932 in Wharton, Township, PA, she was the daughter of Alonzo S. and Gertrude R. Dow Mahon. On April 24, 1949, she married John Fowler who survives.

Alma spent her lifetime in the Austin/ Costello Area. She attended local schools . Alma was an active member of the Costello United Methodist Church, she served in many capacities, and was a dedicated Sunday School teacher. She had worked at Sylvania of Emporium, PA and Emporium Specialties in Austin, PA, but her true calling was as a homemaker.

Alma is survived by her husband, John; children: John A. (Sandy) Fowler, Austin, PA, Victor L. (Donna) Fowler, Port Allegany, PA, Pamela R.(Thomas) Glover, Austin, PA, Kathy J. Dow, Austin, PA and Jeffery B. (Betsy) Fowler, Austin, PA; brothers: Leonard Mahon, Ernie Mahon, Russell Mahon, and George Mahon; sisters: Jean Nasto, Beverly Luce and Gloria Jones; 12 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Fred Mahon.

Friends and family are invited to Alma’s Life Celebration 1:30pm Monday, June 2, 2014, with pastors Steven Small and Nathan Luce officiating, at the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd, “ A Life Celebration Home” 210 North East St., Coudersport, PA 16915. A luncheon at the Austin United Methodist church will follow.

Donations in her name may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center in Coudersport, or the Costello United Methodist Church.

To share your fondest memories of Alma, visit www.lifecelebration.com

Attempted Suicide By Cop in Kane

Read ;more at:  http://1490newsblog.blogspot.com/

Roulette Ambulance To Little League Field

At 6:00 PM on Friday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 dispatched to Little League Field for a medical emergency.

Lafayette & Corydon Dispatched For Search At Morrison Trail Head

Lafayette & Corydon Dispatched For Search At Morrison Trail Head

At 5:55 PM on Friday, Lafayette & Corydon Fire Dept. dispatched to the Morrison Trail Head at 561 Rt. 59 for a search detail. 
CHIEF 21 REQUESTS RESPONDERS TO MEET AT STATION 21 BEFORE RESPONDING.

Clean Water Picnic Set At Highland Township Fire Hall June 21


Search & Rescue Teams Dispoatched To Karthaus For Swift Water Rescue

WATER RESCUE-SWIFT WATER
Address: Deer Creek Rd
City: Karthus
Agency: ELKLAND SEARCH AND RESCUE
5/30/2014 5:14:12 PM

WATER RESCUE-SWIFT WATER
Address: Deer Creek Rd
City: Karthus
Agency: MOUNTAINEER SEARCH AND RESCUE
5/30/2014 5:14:43 PM

6:08 PM--DEER CREEK COMMAND REPORTS PERSON HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE.

Detour Scheduled to Begin June 9 for Bridge Replacement on Route 1021 in Potter County

Detour Scheduled to Begin June 9 for Bridge Replacement on Route 1021 in Potter County

Potter County - Work to replace a bridge in Harrison and Hector townships in Potter County will start Monday, with a detour in place June 9. When work is complete, area drivers will enjoy safer travel on a modern structure. PennDOT will be able to remove the bridge from Potter County’s structurally deficient list.

The bridge spans the Cowanesque River on Route 1021 (Teed Hollow Road), near the village of Potter Brook and carries an average of 87 vehicles daily. Originally built in 1938, the current bridge will be replaced with a single span, concrete bridge. Beginning Monday, crews will be performing preliminary work, including site set-up.

The actual replacement work requires closing the bridge. The closure is expected to be in effect June 9, at which time a 10-mile detour will be in place.

Overall work includes bridge replacement, paving, guide rail updates, drainage, and miscellaneous items. The contractor for this job is A. L. Blades of Hornell, N.Y. The project is expected to be complete by September. All work is weather and schedule dependent.

Drivers are reminded to follow official detour signs, obey posted speed limits and always buckle up.

Holding The VA Accountable

Holding The VA Accountable
America's Veterans Deserve Better
Introducing my plan to hold the VA accountable at Montgomery County's VFW this week.

Secret wait lists. Falsified health reports. Destroyed records.

Recent revelations surrounding the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are troubling - and infuriating. The men and women who served in uniform should be first in line for the best quality medical care in the world. But many are not.

At Montgomery County VFW 3612, I announced my plan to allow veterans to sue Veterans Affairs employees who engage in these activities. My legislation would hold VA employees accountable if they falsify or destroy information relating to a veteran's health care. It would also authorize the firing of these employees.

America's veterans risked their lives to defend us. We have an obligation to make sure they receive the health care they deserve.


More Details On My Plan To Protect Vets
To protect America's veterans from dishonesty and malfeasance and hold VA employees accountable to those they serve, I will be introducing the VA Accountability Act. I plan to introduce this legislation this coming week.

Thompson Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Eric Shinseki from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Thompson Statement on the Resignation of Secretary
Eric Shinseki from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-PA, today issued the following statement after President Barack Obama accepted the resignation of Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):  

"Secretary Shinseki is a dedicated public servant who has served this country with distinction, and we owe him a debt of gratitude for his service. Unfortunately, it has become very clear that his continued service as the top official at the Department of Veterans Affairs will distract from the urgent task of investigating these deplorable abuses and holding the VA accountable,” stated Rep. Thompson. 

“Clearly, the bureaucratic challenges that have plagued much of our veteran health care system will not be solved by a new face at the top,” Rep. Thompson added. “However, it is my hope this decision will heighten the level of urgency and thoroughness with which this investigation is carried out and corrective action is taken.”

Earlier today from the House floor, Rep. Thompson discussed H.R. 4031, the VA Management & Accountability Act, which passed the House last week with bipartisan support.  

"So much more must be done to correct these specific abuses and begin the process of restoring the trust of our veteran population,” Rep. Thompson said. “Passage of H.R. 4031 is one small but important step in this process.”

Rep. Thompson is a co-sponsor of H.R. 4031, legislation that makes it easier to hold senior VA leaders accountable.  The bill allows the VA Secretary to remove any individual from the Senior Executive Service if the Secretary determines that the individual's performance warrants such removal.

Gasland Part II—a film about natural gas drilling

Gasland Part II—a film about natural gas drilling

Thursday, June 5, 7:00PM Cameron County Chamber of Commerce
34 E 4th St, Emporium, PA 15834
FREE

A few concerned citizens of Cameron County present:

Gasland Part II

Please arrive early for snacks and refreshments. Show will start at 7PM.
Cameron County, PA - Gasland Part II shows how the stakes have been raised on all sides in one of the most important issues facing our nation today. The film argues that the gas industry’s portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a myth, and that fracked wells can and do leak, contaminating water and air, hurting families, and endangering the climate with methane. In addition the film looks at how the powerful oil and gas industries are in filmmaker Josh Fox's words "contaminating our democracy".

5/30/2014 4:38 PM MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ROUTE 6 CHARLESTON TWP

5/30/20144:38 PMMOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTROUTE 6CHARLESTON TWP
Wellsboro & Medic 1 dispatched to pickup truck into a hydrant crash.

Budget Season Begins; Issues of Importance on House Schedule

Budget Season Begins; Issues of Importance on House Schedule

The House returns to session on Monday, June 2. Live web streams of House session and the majority of committee meetings are available at PAHouseGOP.com. Important information and events may also be viewed by visiting Facebook.com/PAHouseGOP.
Budget: Setting Priorities, Spending with Sustainable Revenues

June is budget season in the State Capitol.

State revenue collections have been less than anticipated this year. Knowing we have to govern responsibly, House and Senate leaders have been meeting with the administration to work on the 2014-2015 state budget.

Reviewing each line in the budget, House budgeteers are looking at expenditures which can be reduced and changes to tax credits which may no longer be affordable, as well as considering responsible revenue sources, such as fully privatizing the adult beverage industry.

House Bill 790 (Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny County), which passed the House on March 21, 2013, and is awaiting Senate action, could, as passed in the House, bring in to state coffers approximately $1 billion through wholesale and retail licensing, and curbing border bleed. Through additional license fees and renewals, the legislation would ensure hundreds of millions of dollars annually for the General Fund while strengthening the regulatory and law enforcement components of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

For the latest budget updates, visit PAHouseGOP.com.

The Weekly Schedule

Two-Day Pipe Replacement Set for June 9 and 10 on Route 4011 (Peet Brook Road) in Potter County

Two-Day Pipe Replacement Set for June 9 and 10 on Route 4011 (Peet Brook Road) in Potter County
Daytime detour will be in place 
from 8 AM to 3 PM

Andrews Settlement – Work to replace a metal pipe in Potter County will require a closure on Route 4011 (Peet Brook Road) June 9 and 10. A section of the road will be closed each day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The closure in Allegany Township will feature an official PennDOT detour.
Along with Route 4011 (Peet Brook Road), drivers will use Route 49 (Gold Road) and township Route 359 to get around the work zone.

The work will be performed by PennDOT Potter County Maintenance, with the detour lifted overnight. The road will be fully opened on June 10, after the pipe work is finished. All work is weather dependent.

Drivers are reminded to obey posted speed limits, follow detour signs, and as always, buckle up.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 680 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available by calling 5-1-1, and regional Twitter alerts are available on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAStateCOLL.

Thompson Announces Kenneth Schultz III, of DuBois Area High School, as Winner of the 5th District’s 2014 High School Art Competition

Thompson Announces Kenneth Schultz III, of DuBois Area High School, as Winner of the 5th District’s 2014 High School Art Competition

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, announced that Kenneth Schultz III, a junior at DuBois Area High School, Clearfield County, PA, is the winner of the 5th District’s 2014 High School Art Competition. As the First Place recipient, Kenneth’s artwork, a charcoal piece titled “Objects in the Mirror,” will hang in the U.S. Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C., as part of a year-long exhibit.

Picture 1: Kenneth Schultz of DuBois Area High School.   

“I want to thank all of the 2014 participants for their hard work, along with the families and teachers for supporting these young artists in this competition,” stated Thompson.

“This year, Kenneth Schultz of DuBois Area High School really shined,” Thompson said. “I want to thank him for embracing this opportunity to showcase his artistic talents and congratulate him for this accomplishment.”

Picture 2: Austin Gahr of DuBois Area High School, 3rd Place Winner.

Kenneth will also have the opportunity to attend a ceremony in Washington, D.C., honoring congressional art competition winners from across the country.  

The contestants and winning entries were recognized at the Winkler Gallery in DuBois, PA, on May 17, 2014.  The entries were judged by an independent panel of local artists. 

Additional 2014 Award Recipients:

·         2nd Place Winner: Alex Dzuricky, of Collegiate Academy, Erie County, PA. Colored pencil artwork titled “Royal”.

·         3rd Place Winner: Austin Gahr, of DuBois Area High School, Clearfield County, PA. Colored pencil artwork titled “Contemporary Sunglasses”.

·         Honorable Mention: Tracy Robinson, of Coudersport Jr./Sr. Area High School, Potter County, PA. Photography artwork titled “Self-portrait”.

·         Honorable Mention: Abby Quinn, attending Villa Maria Academy, Malvern, PA, from McKean County, PA. Mixed medium artwork titled “Statutes of Liberty”.


Picture 3: Tracy Robinson of Coudersport Area High School, Honorable Mention.

Potter County Habitat for Humanity receives donation from Southern Potter Snowmobile Club.

Potter County Habitat for Humanity receives donation from Southern Potter Snowmobile Club.


Seated is John Fox - President,  to your right is Dahl Eppinger - Director and to your left is Ed Lawver Sec/ Treasurer. Pastor Steven Small in the center

Welcoming Amelia Louise Howell who was born on May 28th at Cole Memorial

It’s a Girl!

Candace (Brower) and Robert Howell from Genesee, PA are pleased to announce the arrival of Amelia Louise Howell who was born on May 28th at Cole Memorial. Amelia weighed 7.34 pounds.  She joins her brothers Harley and Robert along with her sisters Gabrielle and Katarina.

Maternal Grandparents: William and Wendy Brower of Genesee, PA.

Paternal Grandparent: Roberta Kelly of Moscow, PA.

Roulette Ambulance To Township Building

At 3:15 PM on Friday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6dispatched to the Township building for a medical emergency.

Coudersport Soccer Sign Ups For Fall Season


STRUCTURE FIRE-EXTINGUISHED Address: 196 SARA RD City: ST_MARYS

STRUCTURE FIRE-EXTINGUISHED
Address: 196 SARA RD
City: ST_MARYS
Cross Streets: MARGARET RD * FORD RD
CALLER REPORTS STOVE FIRE THAT HAS BEEN EXTINGUISHED
Agency: ELK COMPANY 1 FD
5/30/2014 1:20:07 PM

Era: Austin school district says school buses, students are safe

Austin school district says school buses, students are safe

By COLIN DEPPEN Era Reporter c.deppen@bradfordera.com
Bradford Era

Officials with the Austin Area School District in Potter County are responding to allegations that its school buses and vehicles are overcrowded, unsafe and illegally operated, assuring parents that the safety of hundreds of daily bus riding students is not at risk despite a growing record of bus company infractions and mounting public concern. Read more......

Irene D. Huff, 94, of Smethport, PA

Irene D. Huff, 94, of Smethport, PA, died Friday (May 30, 2014) in Lakeview Senior Care & Living Ctr., Smethport.

Two-Day Pipe Replacement Set for June 3 and 4 on Route 44 (Coudersport Pike) in Potter County Daytime detour will be in place

Two-Day Pipe Replacement Set for June 3 and 4 on Route 44 (Coudersport Pike) in Potter County Daytime detour will be in place

Cherry Springs – Work to replace two pipes in Potter County will require a closure on Route 44 (Coudersport Pike) June 3 and 4. A section of the road, about one mile south of Route 6, will be closed each day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work will begin after school bus traffic has moved through the area. Roads may reopen before 3 p.m. if work progress allows.

This two-day closure in Sweden Township will feature an official PennDOT detour.
Along with Route 44 (Coudersport Pike), drivers will use Route 6 (Grand Army of the Republic Highway) and Route 2002 (Branch Road) to get around the work zone.

The work will be performed by PennDOT Potter County Maintenance, with the detour lifted overnight. The road will be fully opened on June 4, when the pipe work is finished. All work is weather dependent.

Drivers are reminded to obey posted speed limits, follow detour signs, and as always, buckle up.

ServSafe Food Safety Course

ServSafe Food Safety Course

ServSafe is a 15-hour certification program developed by the Restaurant Association Education Foundation. The course meets certification requirements for individuals who are responsible for the safe handling of food in restaurants, schools, elder care facilities, lodges, bed & breakfasts, community centers, and other food concessions (organizations or businesses that sell or prepare food on a regular basis.)

This 2-day class is being held on Thursdays, June 19 and 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the PCEC’s Coudersport office. The cost is $175 and includes book, study guide and exam. For more information or to register, call 877-489-7398 or go to www.extension.psu.edu.

BOOK BY PITT-BRADFORD ECONOMICS PROFESSOR TO HELP TEACH STATISTICAL METHODS IN FOOD POLICY

Dr. Shailendra Gajanan
BOOK BY PITT-BRADFORD ECONOMICS PROFESSOR TO HELP TEACH STATISTICAL METHODS IN FOOD POLICY

BRADFORD, Pa. – A new book by Dr. Shailendra Gajanan, professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, will help students and practitioners perform statistical analyses in evaluating poverty and nutrition.

The book, “Food Security, Poverty and Nutrition Policy Analysis: Statistical Methods and Applications,” is a second edition. The original volume focused on Africa and was written by Prabuddha Sanyal and Suresh C. Babu, who is on the senior research staff of the International Food Policy Research Institute.

The new version, Gajanan said, has two-thirds more text and two new chapters. Although the original was published only five years ago in 2009, Gajanan said that rapid changes in the field required including large amounts of new research and incorporating hands-on examples and case studies using the statistical software Stata, which is used by most large policy-makers, such as the World Bank and United Nations.

Gajanan said he added large amounts of information about Latin America, Asia and food insecurity, and obesity in the United States. He also added new research and case studies about the effect of educating women, using corn and other foods to produce biofuels, and the effects of the 2008 global economic crisis.

Gajanan said that although the statistical analyses are designed for graduate students and those working in the field, the background and case studies used are appropriate for undergraduates.

Gajanan’s successful completion of the second edition earned him a second book contract with the same publisher for a book on economics and nutrition, which he will begin this summer with an eye on publishing it next summer.

In addition, this summer, Gajanan will travel to his native Chennai (Madras) region of India to work with graduate students from the University of Madras to design a study to measure indoor air pollution caused by cooking fires in Indian households. He said the work will examine topics such as health issues, deforestation, the amount of work days lost and how to give people incentive to use healthier cooking methods.

In the past, he has worked with similar teams of graduate students from the University of Madras to study the disease chikungunya. This fall, he will teach a special topics class at Pitt-Bradford in Global Hunger.

4-H Cloverbud Day Camp for ages 7 to 9 – June 19th

4-H Cloverbud Day Camp for ages 7 to 9 – June 19th

Is your child interested in finding out what 4-H camp is all about, but hesitant about going away from home for a few days? If so, we are offering a one-day camp opportunity for youth from Cameron, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter Counties on Thursday, June 19th from 8:30AM-6PM at Flying Dove Ranch in Ridgway during our regular 4-H camp. 

This day camp is open to all youth ages 7 -9. Day campers will participate in four workshops, group games, swimming, canoeing, and other traditional camp activities and they will join the older campers for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This is a great opportunity for your child to get a taste of camp without committing to the overnight stay. Registration is $20.00 which covers all supplies and meals. Call the Penn State Extension office at 274-8540 to register. Cloverbud Day Camp is limited to 20 campers. Deadline is Wed. June 11th.

Women and Football

Women and Football

Legendary Cameron County High School Football Coach Jerry Zawacki will conduct a free clinic Friday June 20 1:30-4:00pm at Cameron County Chamber office. Zawacki started his football coaching career at Cameron County High School in the 1970’s where he spent six seasons finishing with a 36-17 record. Three of those players continued their football careers at Division 1 colleges and one played professional ball.

The clinic will discuss football terminology, address the questions regarding safety in football, age appropriateness, should your child play beyond high school, college recruitment and conditioning programming.

Zawacki left Cameron County High School in 1975 and continued coaching high school football at DuBois, And  Bradford High Schools.

Enjoy Free Lunch & Learn About Big Brothers Big Sisters Program In Kane


Joann E. Cummings, 69, of Elm St., Eldred, PA

Joann E. Cummings, 69, of Elm St., Eldred, PA, passed away Thursday (May 29, 2014) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Born January 17, 1945, in Olean, NY, she was a daughter of Milford R. and Colleen VanScoter Simar. On Aug. 21, 1971, in Eldred, she married Robert L. Cummings, who survives.

Joann was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1964.

Mrs. Cummings had been a nurse’s aide with Sena Kean Manor, Smethport.

She was a life member of the Eldred Fire Department and loved to craft and knit.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Robert, are a daughter, Kimberly K. (Tim) Stead of Eldred; two sons, Kevin H. (Angela) Cummings and Robert L. Cummings, Jr. both of Eldred; and 10 grandchildren: Joshua, Shawn, and Nathan Barnish, Tim Stead, Jr., Abigail, Nicholas, McKenna, Devin, and Ava Jo Cummings, and Brett Taggert; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Kenneth and Dale Simar.

Private funeral and graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials can be made to the Eldred Fire Department.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.

Condolences can be made to: 
Robert L. Cummings
39 Elm St.
Eldred, PA 16731

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Address: 338 WATER ST City: JOHNSONBURG

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT/NOT ALERT
Address: 338 WATER ST
City: JOHNSBURG
Cross Streets: CHURCH ST * ASH ST

Agency: ELK COMPANY 2 FD; ST. MARYS AMBULANCE
5/30/2014 11:07:46 AM