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At 9:35 PM on Saturday, Lawrenceville Fire Dept. has been dispatched to a working structure fire at 931 River Road in the Town of Lindley. A second alarm has been issued for that fire. The fire is now reported to be fully involved. Tioga has also been dispatched.
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GAS LEAK REPORTED AT SHELL PAD
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Douglas W. Evingham
“friend to all”
SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Douglas W. “Doug” Evingham, 72, of Shinglehouse, PA, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, after a long illness.
Born on April 6, 1943 in Shinglehouse, he was a son of Clifford L. and Genevieve C. Cook Evingham. On April 3, 1982, in Shinglehouse, he married Deloris E. James, who passed away on June 2, 2012.
Doug was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Gas Field Specialists in Millport, retiring after many years of service.
Doug was a member of the Oswayo United Methodist Church, a 50 year life member of the Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the NRA, and a former member of the Oswayo Valley Rod and Gun Club in Millport.
He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and gun collector. He enjoyed woodworking. He loved and took pride in his Chevrolet trucks. Doug was a happy man who loved life. His greatest love was his family.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Jane M. Perkins of Shinglehouse; a grandson, R. Kayle (Connie) Perkins of Shinglehouse; a brother, Kevin E. (Iris) Evingham of Oswayo; three nephews, Heath A. Evingham of Oswayo, and Travis W. Evingham and Shawn S. (Jessica) Evingham, both of Shinglehouse; a niece, Starr A. Evingham of Olean; three grandnieces; a grandnephew; and many cousins.
Doug was predeceased by his parents and his wife.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 with the Rev. Howard R. Burnham, pastor emeritus of Hebron Union Church, and the Rev. Becky L. Edwards, pastor of the Oswayo United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 475, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Doug, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com
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At 2:07 PM on Saturday, Smethport Fire Dept. has been dispatched to Rt. 46 North near Weaver's Garage for a car fire.
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At 9:54 AM on Saturday, Port Allegany Fire Department has been dispatched to 114 Plunkett Hollow Road for an activated residential fire alarm.
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Around 20:30 Allentown was dispatched for a large oil spill in the roadway. It was determined approx 100 gallons was spilled and another 300 were in a tank found in the roadway. County hazmat along with IRM out of Cuba responded. Scio station 2 was called to close their end of Bill Allen hill rd. Units are still on scene as of 23:30
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BY DONALD GILLILAND firstname.lastname@example.org
“It must have felt like the end of the world…”
So begins the first campaign commercial for John Fetterman, mayor of Braddock near Pittsburgh and the third Pennsylvania Democrat to enter the race for U.S. Senate.
It’s one of the best campaign videos you’re likely to see this season.
The first few phrases of the voice-over are exactly what you’d expect from a campaign spot aimed at introducing the candidate’s back story – then it’s revealed the voice-over is no professional narrator, but Fetterman himself … and the unspoken message is driven home: this dude is totally authentic, the real deal.
And it sure doesn’t hurt that Fetterman’s story – and Braddock’s – is the stuff of film: Harvard graduate moves to a gritty impoverished old steel town and helps it make a comeback – a destination for artists, small businessmen and dreamers and a place where people want to live again.
The story is so good, the campaign video does not have to be heavy-handed… the uplifting musical score is barely audible (but it’s there).
The video achieves a rare thing: it feels real, unscripted.
- See more at: http://blog.triblive.com/orp/2015/09/18/john-fetterman-campaign-video/#sthash.GMPXA6Re.dpuf
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I'm looking forward to taking part in a veterans memorial dedication at the baseball field in Crosby tomorrow (Saturday) at 11 a.m. I encourage veterans and others to join us in paying tribute to the men and women from Norwich Township who so honorably served our country.
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IMPORTANT MESSAGE!!!!!!: In preparation for this Saturdays Wheel around the Hub bicycle race all officers are asking that you please refrain from parking on Main St on Saturday, Sept. 19. This will help everything run smoothly without any problems. Chief Warnick along with all Officers thank you for your cooperation and we wish good luck to all cyclers competing.
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City of Bradford Police
We want to take a second and share something positive. Today a woman and her daughter were in a local restaurant when one of our officers came in to get lunch. While the officer was ordering, the daughter walked up and paid for the officer's meal. They insisted when the officer politely declined because they wanted to show support for Police Officers. What they didn't know was, the officer had been having a busy day and was still upset about a prior call involving a child. The officer was quickly reminded of the appreciation people have and why he does the job. We want to thank these two residents for their kindness.
We also want to thank everyone out there that supports us and other officers through out the world.
Help us spread the word of our thanks by sharing and liking this. We want to spread the positive vibes.
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Andover fire and ambulance responding to Route 21 for a motorcycle vs deer accident with injuries.
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At 7:25 PM on Friday, Austin Fire & Ambulance with Medic 6 dispatched to Rt. 872 near the Wharton General Store for a 2 vehicle crash with ejection.
7:30 PM--Coudersport with ambulances due to respond to this crash. Reported to be 2 persons ejected and others injured.
Roulette has been dispatched mutual aid to stand by at Coudersport.
It appears that 2 helicopters have been called for this crash.
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Margaret M. Nuzzo, 83, formerly of 19 Harding Ave., Bradford,PA passed away Friday, September 18, 2015 at Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born January 6, 1932, in Bradford she was a daughter of the late John and Jennie (Vigliotta) Nuzzo. She attended Bradford schools.
Margaret was employed at Gray Drug Store, Airco Speer, Case Cutlry and McCourt Label.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church and a former member of Women of the Moose.
Surviving are 8 nephews, James Zimbardi, Thomas Zimbardi, John "Pick" Zimbardi, David Nuzzo, Joseph Nuzzo, Angelo Nuzzo, Alex Nuzzo and Blake Nuzzo, two nieces, Anne Stephens, Jenny Nuzzo.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 sisters, Mary Nuzzo, Genevieve Nuzzo and Josephine Zimbardi and 2 brothers James Nuzzo and Angelo Nuzzo, and two nephews Jay Nuzzo and John Nuzzo.
At the family's request there will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00pm on Wednesday September 23, 2015 in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
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|The last of eight monarch butterflies to be released for the Penn State DuBois 80th Birthday Party is seen floating above faculty, staff and friends of the campus. Left to right are, Ross Kester, Mark Hatch, Carolyn Jacobson, Keely Roen, Charles Snapp, State Representative Matt Gabler, George Heigel, Mark Feemer, and Chancellor Melanie Hatch.|
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BRADFORD, Pa. -- High school students who are considering studying at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford can meet faculty, tour campus and learn about student life, admissions and financial aid at one of four open houses scheduled through the end of January.
Open houses begin at 12:30 p.m. with an opportunity to speak with faculty in areas of interest in the Frame-Westerberg Commons on Campus.
Open houses are scheduled for Sept. 26, Oct. 24, Nov. 7 and Jan. 23, 2016. During the Open Houses on Sept. 26 and Oct. 24, Dr. John Crawford, assistant professor of business management, will speak about college academics. On Nov. 7 and Jan. 23, Don Lewicki, director of the Computer Information System and Technology program will speak.
Also, during each open house, prospective students and parents can hear from and ask questions of a panel of current students.
To reserve a spot, call the admissions office at 800-872-1787 or visit www.upb.pitt.edu/visit/.
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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.
The Weekly Schedule
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The Warren County Fiber Artists are holding an event to bring a fun and educational day of fiber related activities to Warren County. The third Kinzua Knit-Away (KKA) will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market Street, Warren, PA on Friday and Saturday, October 9th and 10th, 2015. A weekend of yarn related classes, a shoppers market full of yarn and a meet and greet with knitting author Jane Bigelow are all planned for this two-day event.
Class instructors are well-known local and regional individuals with a desire to share their knowledge about the craft they love. Knit-Away classes range from various techniques such as mitered squares, lace knitting, stranded knitting, hula hoop weaving, learning to knit continental style, thrumming, and an Oops class for learning how to fix errors. Class size is limited in number of participants to allow for one on one instruction, and detailed instruction for the entire group. Two classes will be all day, morning classes range from 3 to 4 hours with 2 hour classes in the afternoon to allow plenty of time for shopping!
In addition to Jane Bigelow, we also feature Linda Voss Plummer, a well-known knitting teacher who has taught at Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet, run knitting retreats in Coudersport and as artsyknits she publishes beautiful original designs on ravelry.com. She also has patterns featured on the cascade yarns website and in the Noro magazine. Also featured is Joan DeBolt, a knitting teacher for over 25 years. Joan is a self-taught knitter whose passion is reflected in her love of Elizabeth Zimmerman.
She has knit alongside Elizabeth and Meg Swanson and has contributed patterns to Cottage Creations. All our teachers share a deep passion with knitting and other fiber arts; these wonderful teachers include Shirani Straker of Cultured Purl in Erie, as well as Brian How and Ellen Cooper, also of Erie. Taryn Barnett, owner of the Yarn Vault in Meadville who loves teaching knitting, Radka Chamberlin and Barb Tracey round out our stellar teachers. For more information on what they are teaching at our Knit-Away follow the links below.
Shopping is the second most important (maybe the 1st?) part of any fiber related event. Knit-Away organizers have lined up a variety of vendors for the ‘market’ which will be open from 10am to 5pm on Saturday. The marketplace provides shoppers an opportunity to examine new yarn and products, visit a variety of local and regional fiber related vendors in a single location and enjoy a relaxed shopping experience. If you cannot attend the classes, you can come just for the marketplace for a $3.00 admission fee payable at the door.
The First United Methodist Church, Pittsburgh Project Committee will prepare and serve a wonderful soup and sandwich lunch for the event, with a percentage of the lunch proceeds benefiting their outreach programs.
Event registration is $65.00 which includes the meet and greet event Friday evening, October 9, 2015 with knitting author Jane Bigelow. Jane’s newest book; A Knitter’s Gallery of Mitered Squares will be available for purchase and signing. On Saturday, registration includes a morning and an afternoon class or an all-day class, lunch, admission to the marketplace, and all day access to the social gathering area.
If you can’t attend a full day session various other options are available; this information is available on our website. Once again the Warren County Visitors Bureau will be handling registration. Registration forms and checks will be sent to them at 22045 US – 6, Warren, PA 16365 c/o Kinzua Knit-Away with checks made payable to the Warren County Visitor’s Bureau with Kinzua Knit-Away on the memo line.
Visit our website for additional registration and class information; www.kinzuaknitaway.com , join our Ravelry group http://www.ravelry.com/groups/kinzua-knit-away for event discussion and other cool information and be sure to check out and ’Like’ our Kinzua Knit-Away Facebook page. If you have any questions please contact Priscilla Breese at 814-688-0293 or via email at email@example.com.
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All Fired Up & Kickin Ash BBQ Competition in Emporium Saturday September 26 will focus on the PA Wilds. Competitors from across the state will serve up wings, ribs, brisket, turkey, pork, side dishes and even deserts to visitors. A panel of judges will declare winners in each category while visitors will vote for their favorite!
Water and soda will be available for purchase along with beer and mixed drinks. Alcoholic beverages available will include Straub Amber and local spirits from CJ Spirits Distillery in Kane. Straub is one of Pennsylvania oldest brewers located in St Marys, for more than 100 years.
Sam Cummings, Jr. and Tom Jones opened their Kane distillery in April 2014. They use locally grown grains and pure Allegheny Mountain spring water to handcraft their Rocksov Vodka, Wilds Gin and Six Rum.
Competitors will set up their fires Friday September 25 and begin selling their food between noon and 1pm in the vacant lot in downtown Emporium. Seating will be available and live music will entertain visitors.
Winners will take home a handcrafted 3D plaque designed and produced by PA Wilds Juried Artist Steve Burlingame. Other PA Wilds Juried Artist will set up booths outside of the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center.
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The Austin Area PBL Group is hosting there 2nd annual haunted hayride! Happening this year at the Austin Dam on October 23 & 24 from 7:00-10:30pm! Only $4 for students and $6 Adults
It will include Food, Drinks, and Kids games! It's the scariest dam hayride ever!
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Non-profit, volunteer-run groups that prepare food to be served or sold to the public must be sure that the food is safe and of high quality.
Participants in this workshop will learn up-to-date methods for safely handling and preparing food for large groups. The workshop is appropriate for non-profit food providers such as churches, fire companies, schools, and civic groups.
This class is being held on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Education Council’s Coudersport office. The cost is $40.00 per organization (1 – 5 people) and $5.00 for each additional person.
For more information or to register, call 814-274-4877 or visit our website at www.pottercountyedcouncil.org.
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Betty C. Frazier
Betty C. Frazier, 92, of Wellsboro, PA, passed away Friday September 18, 2015 at Soldiers and Sailors Hospital in Wellsboro. She was born April 17, 1923, the daughter of the late George W. and Helen (Carr) Coolidge. She married John A. Frazier who preceded her in death in July of 2008 after they celebrated 60 years of marriage.
Betty graduated from the Wellsboro Area High School in 1941. She managed the Wellsboro AAA Office for many years and served as a columnist for the Wellsboro Gazette contributing for the “Reflections” piece. Collections of those works have published in book form by Tioga Publishing Company.
St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Wellsboro embraced her lifetime of membership and service, and she was also a member of the Kate Smith Commemorative Society. Betty’s efforts, with those of Joan Hart, were important in the establishment of Wellsboro’s WW II memorial.
Betty is survived by a son: M. Timothy (Diana) Frazier of Wellsboro; a daughter: Michele Frazier of Fulton, NY; four grandsons: Tim (Renee) Frazier of Wellsboro, John (Missy) Frazier of Conshohocken, PA, Christopher Normandeau of New York City, and Matthew Normandeau of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; three Great-Grandchildren: Kaylee and Hunter Frazier of Wellsboro, and McLean Frazier of Conshohocken, PA; two sisters: Marian Coolidge and Jane Johnson both of Wellsboro; and two sisters-in-law: Margaret Brion of Carlisle, PA, and Jean Henriksen of DuBois, PA.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Friends and Family are invited to Betty’s Life Celebration with Rosary September 21 Monday evening from 6-8pm, with the Rosary preceding at 5:30pm at the Tussey Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd. “A Life Celebration Home”, 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA, with a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday September 22, at 9:30am in the St. Peter’s Catholic Church and Burial to follow in the St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Rev. David Bechtel officiating.
Donations may be made in Betty’s name to: St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, 47 Central Avenue Wellsboro, PA 16901.
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A husband and wife team from Elk County have adopted the West Creek Rails to Trails and so far have placed 23 geocaches along a 3 mile section of the trail. The gps coordinates for the hiding places can be found at www.geocaching.com under the name WCRT.
Michael Groll credits his wife, Kimberly with coming up with the idea. Between the two of them, they have 7 years traveling the United States and five countries uncovering 2300 caches. Many times in the last year they traveled through Emporium. “Every time we drove past the new Rails to Trails on our way to get caches, she would look over at it and ask why there aren't any caches there. Then late last year, she made the decision that we are going to do this trail,” said Groll. Right now the caches are confined to a three mile section from Moore Hill Road heading east toward Emporium. Plans are in the work for another Geocache team to expand the caches west to Truman. The group hopes to have others place caches throughout the planned 18 mile trail connecting St Marys and Emporium.
Groll says many local geocache hunters have found the caches, but recently the trail is attracting geocache enthusiasts from outside of the region. Geocaching is an activity enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. Groll credits the hobby with finding his bride. “ I met my wife through Geocaching and our wedding was even published as a geocaching event. For some, this hobby comes and goes. But for myself, I'm still enjoying every adventure and at this point, I couldn't imagine geocaching not being part of my life.”
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“This is a matter of the law, even for those who do not share my view that life begins at conception”
Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today voted in favor of legislation that would prevent federal funding from going to Planned Parenthood, in addition to supporting legislation that would protect babies born alive following an attempted abortion.
“Like so many other people across our region and the nation, I was shocked to watch the videos showing Planned Parenthood officials talk about selling the body parts of aborted babies, which is illegal. This is a matter of the law, even for those who do not share my view that life begins at conception.” Thompson said. “There are many alternatives available in support of women’s health and taxpayer dollars should not subsidize organizations that act in such a callous manner,” Thompson added.
Thompson is a co-sponsor of H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015. The second piece of legislation is H.R. 3504, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which would place severe criminal penalties and a civil right of action in place to enforce the law when babies are born alive following an abortion attempt.
Both bills now move to the Senate for further consideration.
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The North Central PA Beekeepers Assoc. is a not for profit organization with our primary focus on teaching people about honey bees and beekeeping. This beekeeping class is the very basic class and if you want to learn more about honey bees this is a great opportunity. The first family member in the class is $35.00 and any additional family members, as long as they do not want their own materials, is an additional $11 each. This covers one beekeeping book, handouts, club membership, three classes and a field trip.
We have only 9 seats left. Please register by October 2nd. (please bring your own lunch)
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The Mountaintop Marksmen shooting sports club is merging with the McKean 4-H Outdoor Adventurers to form a brand new 4-H club centered around fun and learning through all kinds of exciting outdoor experiences. Youth from age 8-18 who are interested in Outdoor Adventures such as geocaching, photography, hiking, kayaking and exploring the great outdoors are invited to attend the free Open House at the 4-H Center on the McKean County fairgrounds from noon until 2 p.m.
There will be pizza and prizes as the club demonstrates some of the exciting adventures planned for the upcoming program year, which runs October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016. Please RSVP by September 21st to indicate how many are coming (814) 887-5613.
McKean 4-H Clubs are part of Penn State Extension’s youth development programming. Traditional clubs are open to youth aged 8-18. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the McKean County Extension Office in advance of your participation.
Screened adult volunteers contribute their experience, talent, and time through club participation and leadership. Penn State Extension encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups.
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Harrisburg Republicans have made it clear that they put right-wing special interests above our children, our schools, and Pennsylvania's future.
That is absolutely unacceptable.
It's time for Republicans to work on a budget that asks big oil and gas to pay their fair share so we can fund schools for a change.
Tom Wolf for Governor
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At 11:48 AM on Friday, Eldred Ambulance & Smethport ALS dispatched to Main Street & Elm Street for a motor vehicle accident.
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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Stuffed Chicken Products Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is alerting consumers that frozen, raw, stuffed and breaded chicken products produced by Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Poultry Company, a Chicago, Ill. establishment have been confirmed as having the same Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak strain which was part of a July 15, 2015 recall.
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At 11:11 AM on Friday, Jay Township Fire Department is on scene of a natural gas leak at 416 River Road in Jay Township. A gas line was struck.
At 12:26 PM--More help needed to evacuate area due to ruptured natural gas line.
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2-26 Public Auction, Burkhouse, Bradford, PA