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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Derrick City Dispatched To Vehicle Into Structure

At 11:53 PM on Saturday, Derrick City Fire Rescue and Bradford Ambulance have been dispatched to 485 Bolivar Drive in Foster Township for a vehicle into a structure.

 Derrick City Volunteer Fire Department

3 hrs ·
#180-2015 - On Saturday night at 2354 hrs Station 11 was dispatched for a one car MVA with vehicle into a structure. Foster Twp, and Bradford CIty PD were the first arriving units on scene and reported one car into a yard, heavy damage to car, with one patient self extricated, a telephone pole sheared off with wires down. Engine 113 and Rescue 111 with full crews and all Chiefs responded along with MA1 (Bradford CIty Ambulance). The driver was transported to BRMC by MA1. Station 11 Fire Police closed Bolivar Drive down in both directions while Rain or Shine Towing removed car. Penelec arrived and command was transferred to them. Station 11 was on scene for approx 2 hrs. ROADWAY IS STILL CLOSED due to Penelec working on setting new pole and wires.
Also this morning Station 11 answered a Fire alarm at the Bradford CIty Sewer Plant at 6am. False activation. All Units were recalled by Chief 11 (Kelley).

Fire At Camp on West Chapel Fork Road Started From Chimney; Complete Loss


Smethport Dispatched For Traffic Control On Rt. 59

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At 6:38 PM on Saturday, Smethport Fire Police dispatched to the Ormsby Hill for traffic control for a one vehicle crash. State Police are on scene.
Smethport Ambulance has been dispatched to assess a patient from this crash. 
Smethport fire engine dispatched to scene. 
SFD Fire Police and Fire Department dispatched to a 1 car MVA on Route 59 just shortly after 6:30 pm this evening. Priority Care Ambulance was soon dispatched after initial dispatch for patient assessment.

Roulette Ambulance Dispatched To Brophy Avenue

At 5:52 PM on Saturday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 have been dispatched to Brophy Avenue for a person unresponsive.

Ham & Turkey Raffle Starts Now--Drawings Start At 7 PM--Food & Beverages Provided


Accident-Route 549 Bradford County

Two vehicle accident- one a Ford Taurus, other one an SUV/Crossover type-unknown make-pulling a small utility trailer on Route 549 just across the Tioga/Bradford County Line in Bradford County on the S Curve by TMT Gravel Pit. 

I came across it at just before 3pm. No known injuries. 

Both Daggett Fire Dept and Millerton Fire Dept on scene.

Boinski

Former St. Bonaventure president dies

Dr. Robert J. Wickenheiser
Photo Credit Olean Times Herald
A former President of St. Bonaventure University has passed away.

By Chris Jamele
WBFO News
Dr. Robert J. Wickenheiser died on Wednesday at age 72. The cause of death was not released. Wickenheiser was the 19th president of the school, holding office for nine years before leaving in the fray of an athletic scandal in 2003. He is credited with bringing much needed financial stability to the school as well as overseeing a number of significant campus developments.

Wickenheiser is recognized as being St. Bonaventure’s first lay president.

Shinglehouse Dispatched To Crash South Of Millport

At 3:14 PM on Saturday, Shinglehouse Fire Rescue & Ambulance have been dispatched to a one vehicle crash located 1 1/2 mile south of the Millport bridge on Route 44.

DICKENS DECEMBER 5 AND 6 A CHRISTMAS CAROL PERFORMANCES

Tom Walrath as Ebenezer Scrooge is shown with Simon Messineo who plays Tiny Tim and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.

WELLSBORO—Hamilton-Gibson Productions, the Fifth Season and Indigo Xtreme Internet are offering seven performances of one of the world’s most enduring stories at two different locations during this year’s Dickens of a Christmas.
On Saturday, December 5, Charles Dickens’ own classic ghost tale, “A Christmas Carol” is being performed at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Coolidge Theatre in the Deane Center at 104 Main Street by one cast and at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Warehouse Theatre on Central Avenue by the second cast. Each performance runs just over one hour. Tickets are $18.

At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 6 will be a Pay-What-You-Can performance in the Coolidge Theatre.

The script for both productions is the same. The Warehouse performances are presented in a traditional proscenium setting. The Coolidge production is set somewhat in the round, with the audience on two sides.

“A Christmas Carol” features six actors, one as Scrooge and the rest each portraying a number of different characters. Costume changes are made in view of the audience and the action of the haunting tale unfolds seamlessly. Much is left to the individual theatergoer’s imagination because the production celebrates the rich Dickens’ prose with the use of the “story theater” form. The actors not only play characters, but also serve as narrators using the original Dickens’ language.

The Warehouse cast includes Tom Walrath as Ebenezer Scrooge, a part he has played for over a decade. Most of the cast members have been in this production for many years. They are: Kristine Worthington as Scrooge's sister Fan, his jilted fiancĂ© Belle and Mrs. Fezziwig; Brian Kennedy as Jacob Marley’s ghost, Bob Cratchit and Mr. Fezziwig; Kimberly Robinson as Mrs. Cratchit and the Ghost of Christmas Past; Dallas Dziuba as Scrooge's nephew Fred and the Ghost of Christmas Present; and Simon Messineo as Tiny Tim and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Director of this cast is Gabe Hakvaag. Music Director is Cherilyn Ayres. Kate Phillips is in charge of set design.

The Coolidge Theatre cast includes Rob Kathcart as Ebenezer Scrooge; Pam Kathcart as Fan, Belle and Mrs. Fezziwig; Jeff Ryan as Jacob Marley's ghost, Bob Cratchit and Mr. Fezziwig; Coleen Evert as Mrs. Cratchit and the Ghost of Christmas Past; Gary Fizzano as Fred Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present; and Blake Solow as Tiny Tim and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. Thomas Putnam is the director of this cast, the music director and in charge of set design.

Tickets can be held up to 15 minutes before the performance. For reservations, call H-G Productions at 570-724-2079, email hamgib@gmail.com or visit http://www.hamiltongibson.org and click on “Buy Tickets.”

Jean H. Johnson, 83, formerly of 610 W. Washington Street, Bradford, PA

Jean H. Johnson
Jean H. Johnson

Jean H. Johnson, 83, formerly of 610 W. Washington Street, Bradford, PA, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 at Forest View, in Erie, PA.

She was born December 7, 1931, to the late John C. and Ruby (Snyder) Himes in Napoli, NY. She was a 1949 graduate of Bradford Area High School. Following graduation, she worked as a secretary for the Superintendent of the Bradford Area School District.

On July 22, 1950, she married Alvin W. Johnson in the East End United Presbyterian Church of Bradford, PA. She was an active member of this church for many years, serving as a member of the session and as an elder. Her husband, Alvin, preceded her in death on December 10, 2001.

She is survived by two sons, Carl A. (Teresa) Johnson, MD, of Baltimore, MD, and Dale W. (Susan) Johnson, of Edinboro, PA, and two daughters, Sue A. (Dr. David F.) Martin, of Winston-Salem, NC, and Martha J. (Dr. Gregory.T.) Gdowski, PhD, of Rochester, NY; seven grandchildren – Tara Johnson, MD, Shelley (Gregg) Webb, Blair Johnson, PhD, Lukas (Stefanie) Johnson, Dean (Tracy) Johnson, Elizabeth Martin, and Sarah Martin; five great grandchildren – Lydia, Owen, Audra, Kora, and Kade; one sister, Joyce (Francis) Carloni, of Bradford; and many nieces and nephews. 

 She was preceded in death by two brothers, James C. Himes, of Etowah, NC, and William R. Himes, of Tidioute, PA.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, December 3, 2015, from 4-7pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. 372 East Main St., where funeral services will be held at 10:00am on Friday, December 4, 2015. Committal services and burial will follow in McKean Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials, if desired, can be made to the Springhill Employee Fund, 2323 Edinboro Road, Erie, PA 16509.

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

Hamilton's Maple Products and Pancake House Has Breakfast, Christmas Trees & Wreaths Saturday & Sunday


PA Gas Drilling Permit Issued; Drilling Started

SWN PRODUCTION CO LLC Reports Drilling Started (SPUD) in Liberty Twp Township
SWN PRODUCTION CO LLC reports drilling started on 2015-11-22 00:00:00 at site LEPLEY 3H in Liberty Twp township, Tioga county
Tags: PADEP, frack, spud, drilling, gas, unconventional

PA Gas Drilling Permit Issued in Washington Twp Township

Gas permit issued on 2015-11-23 00:00:00 to EQT PRODUCTION CO for site FRANO 592647 in Washington Twp township, Jefferson county
Tags: PADEP, frack, permit, drilling, Gas

Police, EMS Called To Shooters Bar In Port Allegany For A Fight

At 1:45 AM on Saturday, several police agencies and 2 ambulances from Port Allegany Ambulance Service have been dispatched to Shooters Bar on Main Street in Port Allegany for injuries from a bar fight and a possible alcohol overdose. Police report 3 persons in custody.
At 2:15 AM--Roulette Ambulance has been dispatched in place of Port Allegany. 

Port Allegany Police officer arrested Dallas Ray Craft, 21, of Eldred, PA. Craft was arraigned before District Judge William Todd and committed tot he McKean County Prison in lieu of $50,000. cash bail.


Sandy's Country Cottage Open At 4 AM For Deer Hunters On Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday


Lots Of Action In Coudersport This Weekend

Pictures With Santa On December 1/2/9 &15 In Coudersport


Ulysses Library Dinner Concert Saturday, December 5th At Fire Hall Featuring The Band Anastazja

Huge 3 Estate Auction November 28th At Pine Creek Inn

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Christmas Auction At Austin Volunteer Fire Department November 29th

Potter County's Most Unique Gifts Are At This Shop Across From Cole Memorial Hospital

Austin-Costello Sportsmen Hosting A Block Shoot Sunday, Nov. 29th

Fire Rescue, EMS Dispatched To Alma Hill Road Crash With Entrapment

At 12:08 AM on Saturday, Wellsville, Allentown and Alma have been dispatched to a one vehicle crash in front of 1710 Alma Hill Road with entrapment. One patient is reported unconscious.
 Allentown Volunteer Fire Department

23 hrs ·
Shortly after midnight Allentown was dispatched to a 1 car MVA with entrapment on alma hill rd. Allentown 4 with manpower responded and utilized the Hurst tools to extricate the patient. Wellsville ems and rescue were also on scene working along side to free the patient and transport to Jones memorial er in Wellsville. Units remained on scene with state police until the vehicle was towed. Units were back in service shortly after 3am

Fire Rescue, EMS Dispatched To Crash On Rt. 49

At 12:02 AM on Saturday, Westfield, Harrison Township and Ulysses have been dispatched to a motor vehicle crash in front of 2596 Rt. 49 East.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Drivers Unhurt In Crash On Rt. 872 In Grove Township


New York Amish Girls' Kidnappers Facing Long Federal Sentences

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Rew Dispatched For Fire On South Kendall Ave.

At 9:40 PM on Friday, Rew Fire Dept. has been dispatched to an area across from 619 South Kendall Avenue for an unknown type fire.
Recalled--Controlled burn.

James F. Holleran, 91, of 794 King St., Northumberland, formerly of 11 Dennis Lane, Bradford, PA

James F. Holleran

James F. Holleran, 91, of 794 King St., Northumberland, formerly of 11 Dennis Lane, Bradford, PA,  passed away, Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

US Army Veteran
Born February 26, 1924, in Bradford he was the son of the late Francis L. and Ruth M. (Songer) Holleran.

Jim was a 1941 graduate of St. Bernard School where he excelled in sports. He attended college in Waynesburg on a basketball scholarship. In March of 1946 he was drafted out of college and into the United States Army. He served in France and was honorably discharged in August of 1946

On January 12, 1946 in St. Bernard Church with Father Reilly officiating, he married Beatrice L. “Bea” (McGinnis) Holleran who died July 18, 2013.

Mr. Holleran’s career started at Bradford Milk Company, then City Creamery, Bradford Meats & Provisions and he retired from Whitehawk Beef.

He was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Knights of Columbus where he was a 4th Degree Knight, the American Legion, and the Disabled American Veterans.

Jim coached basketball at St. Bernard School for over 20 years with Nunzio Marino and Donald Raabe. He along with Joe Bizzaro umpired the first Little League Baseball game played in the City of Bradford at the Mill Street playground.

Surviving are two daughters, Cheryl L. (the late John) Copeland of Lancaster, OH, and Carol M. (Tom) Thomas of Northumberland, and one son, James Michael (Donna) Holleran, of Castalian Springs, TN, 7 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, one sister Helen (the late William) Aylward of Bradford and Richard (Jean) Holleran of Dewey AZ, and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one infant daughter Mary Ellen, and one grandson Andrew J. Thomas, one sister Nancy Sutherland and one brother Thomas Holleran.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 4 to 7pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, 372 East Main Street, Bradford, where a prayer service will be held at 11:30am on Wednesday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Noon in St. Bernard Church with Rev. Raymond Gramata as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorials if desired may be made to the American Cancer Society, 95 Main Street, Bradford, PA 16701, of the Bradford Area Public Library, 67 West Washington Street, Bradford, PA 16701

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

Port Allegany Dispatched To Crash On Two Mile Road

At 8:00 PM on Friday, Port Allegany Fire Dept. & Ambulance have been dispatched to the area of 840 Two Mile Road for a one car accident with 2 injuries.

Teenage Boy Killed In Cameron County ATV Crash Early Friday

A fifteen year old New York boy was killed when the ATV he was operating went out of control on Hawk Road, 6/10 of a mile south of Bear Road in Lumber Township at about 9:45 AM Friday morning.

Trooper Douglas Homan reported the male was traveling north on Hawk Road when he lost control and traveled into a wooded area. The boy was ejected from the machine and sustained numerous injuries from the crash.

Emporium and St. Marys EMS personnel rushed to the scene where friends were performing CPR but it was of no avail. Cameron County Coroner Ted Walters pronounced the boy dead at the scene.

Josh Hatcher Writes About Port Allegany Native Bob Stromberg

http://www.bradfordera.com/news/port-allegany-native-wins-awards-for-one-man-show-in/article_5d2ee6b8-94ae-11e5-8d92-178c85a2a66f.html

William H. “Bill” Cabisca, 61, of Warren, formerly of Bradford, Port Allegany, Smethport, and Kentucky

William H. “Bill” Cabisca
William H. “Bill” Cabisca
“beloved husband, son, father, grandfather, & brother”

WARREN, PA----William H. “Bill” Cabisca, 61, of Warren, formerly of Bradford, Port Allegany, Smethport, and Kentucky, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.

US Air Force
Born on September 3, 1954 in Norfolk County, Virginia, he was a son of George H. and Patricia J. Sutton Cabisca. On October 10, 2015 in Warren, he married Brenda A. Babb, who survives.

Bill was a graduate of Port Allegany High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. For many years, Bill was employed by the former Dresser-Clark Industries in Olean, NY. He was self-employed, owning the former Louisville Tree Service in Louisville, KY and most recently was a water tank truck driver until retiring due to ill health.

He enjoyed painting old sawblades, making clocks from sawblades, and woodworking. He was an avid hunter.

Surviving besides his wife are his mother, Patricia VanZiles of Warren; six children, William H. Cabisca of Bradford, Steven C. Cabisca of Warren, Jeffrey A. Cabisca of Bradford, Shirley Mae Shelton of Georgia, William A. (Mary) Sirline, Jr. of Bradford, and Patricia A. (Steven) Crum of Port Allegany; sixteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, George L. Cabisca of Bradford, David E. Cabisca of Corning, NY, and Dan L. (Jen) Cabisca of Warren; two sisters, Dorothy L. Burdick and Jessie A. (Lyle) Cradduck, both of Warren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, Bill was predeceased by a brother, Michael John Cabisca; and a sister, Delores Kay Cabisca.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the First Assembly of God, 13393 Route 6, Clarendon, PA with Pastor Frank Lanza and Michael Miles of Smethport, officiating. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Sheffield and Clarendon VFW Honor Guard at the church. A gathering will follow the service at the Eagles Club, Pennsylvania Avenue, Warren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of Warren, PO Box 68, Warren, PA 16365; to the American Cancer Society; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Bill’s family has entrusted his care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Bill, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com

Jean H. Johnson, 83, formerly of 610 W. Washington St, Bradford, PA

Jean H. Johnson

Jean H. Johnson, 83, formerly of 610 W. Washington St, Bradford, PA, passed away Friday, November 27,  2015, surrounded by her loving family, at Forestview, in Erie.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., with a full obituary.
  
Online condolences can be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

Ludlow, Kane, Lafayette Dispatched To House Fire

At  3:17 PM on Friday, Ludlow, Kane, Lafayette and Sheffield Ambulance have been dispatched to a house fire at 2284 West Chappel Fork Road in Hamilton Township.
Additional manpower needed at scene. This is a camp.

Knoxville Dispatched For Pickup Truck Fire

At 2:49 PM on Friday, Knoxville Fire Department and Clymer Ambulance have been dispatched to the area of 10670 Rt. 249 for a pickup truck fire.

Birdsall Chief issued RECALL. Fire is out.

Birdsall Dispatched To ATV Accident South of Birdsall

At 2:40 PM on Friday, Birdsall Fire & Ambulance have been dispatched to an ATV accident near 8971 County Road 16 south of Birdsall where a person is reported injured. Amedical helicopter has been summoned to land at the fire hall.

Andrew S. Bartas, age 80 of Harrison Valley, PA

Andrew S. Bartas

Marine Vet
Andrew S. Bartas, age 80 of Harrison Valley, PA passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at his home. Born May 11, 1935 in Buffalo, NY, he was the son of the late Andrew C. and Jerry (Mondak) Bartas.

Andrew served in the US Marine Corp. He married Linda Johnson and was a welder for Pennzoil in Bradford, PA. He was a member of the Smethport VFW, attended the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church in Harrison Valley and was an avid gardener and outdoors man.

Andrew is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Steven and Joan Bartas of Smethport, PA, Donna and Stephen Bunce of Spencer, NY, Joyce and Kelly McGarry of Wind Gap, PA, Carol Brown of Bradford, PA and Aaron and Tina Bartas of Genesee, PA; 10 grandchildren, Sara and Steve Durphy, Steve and Sally Bartas, Jr., Megan and Joseph Kaziska, Dylan and Ashley Major, Alyssa McGarry, Carol and Joshua Shelley, Nathan Shelley and Tiffany Kinder, Mathew and Misty Burrell, Branden Burrell and Lynn “Micao” Bartas; step children, Jeffrey Speed of Pittsburgh, PA, Mike and Sue Speed of Port Allegany, PA, Blaine and Brenda Kaple of Port Allegany, PA and Brett and Casey Kaple of Roulette, PA and six step grandchildren.

Family will receive friends at the Kenyon Funeral Home, 222 W. Main St., Westfield on Monday, 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on Tuesday at 10:00 AM with Rev. Timothy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Bath VA National Cemetery in Bath, NY. 

 Memorial contributions may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, c/o Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the Donald P. Vrabec House of Care, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822. 

o send an online condolence visit, www.kenyonfuneralhome.com

Goodies For Our Troops packaging event for Valentine’s care packages.

Goodies For Our Troops packaging event for Valentine’s care packages is on Friday and Saturday ONLY, December 11 and 12, from 1-5 p.m. at 87 Main Street in Downtown Wellsboro.

During this season of giving, Goodies asks folks of all ages from little kids to senior citizens to open their hearts and wallets to donate goodies, funds, and/or loan “helping hands” to help wrap goodies. No donation is too small whether a half hour of time, a pack of M&Ms, or 25 cents from a youngster’s piggy bank. All donations are tax deductible and sincerely appreciated by our troops.

Photo is of Kimberly Smith, holding 2-month-old Daniel, while watching 4-year-old Lily and 2-year-old Elizabeth paste name labels on drawings kids made for our heroes.

At a time when many similar organizations around the country have disbanded, Goodies For Our Troops continues to ship year-round care packages, thanks to the support and prayers of so many hundreds of generous folks over the past 10 years plus 5 months.

J. Loveland emailed to Rep. Matt Baker: “Good morning Representative Baker. I am from North Central PA and am currently deployed overseas. I am in charge of taking care of the various technology needs here. Today I installed a few computers in one of our doctor’s offices and I looked up and saw a notepad with your name on it. I smiled, and thought, wow, here I am overseas and I see a little something from back home. I just wanted to say thank you for your thoughtfulness and prayers. I don’t know how long ago this was sent or who it was sent to, but I know God had a hand in me seeing it today. Again, thank you for putting a smile on my face!” Goodies For Our Troops obtained Mr. Loveland’s address and added him to our list for year-round care packages.

To add troops to Goodies care package list or for more information, email Goodies@PTD.net or call 570-662-5601.

Goodies For Our Troops is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax deductible donations can be mailed to PO Box 383, Wellsboro PA 16901.

Our packaging event flyer and mail from our troops are attached.

FMI Goodies@ptd.net 570-662-5601

We wish you all and your families a joyous holiday season and are so thankful to you for your continuing support of our heroes and Goodies For Our Troops!

Please keep our heroes, our veterans, their families, and the families of our Fallen Heroes in your prayers!

Wellsboro Dispatched For Commercial Rescue

At 2:19 PM on Friday, Wellsboro Fire Dept. & EMS have been dispatched to a Commercial Rescue at 230 Old Tioga Street. A person there is reported to have a finger impaled with a sewing machine needle.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To North Lincoln Street

At 2:06 PM on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance has been dispatched to North Lincoln Street for a man ill.

Emporium Fire Dept. Set Landing Zone For Male Who Fell From A Roof

At 1:58 PM, Emporium Ambulance has called for a landing zone at the high school for a medical helicopter for a male who fell from a roof in Shippen Township.

2:08 PM--Helicopter cancelled. Patient refused flight.Patient being transported to Penn Highlands, Elk.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To Chapman Brook Road

At 1:50 PM on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance & Olean 10 have been dispatched to Chapman Brook Road for a medical emergency. EMS on scene has asked for lifting assistance from Fire Dept.

Bertha Irene Boughton, 93, of Warren, PA

Bertha Irene Boughton
Bertha Boughton

Bertha Irene Boughton, 93, of Warren, PA, a resident of the Warren Manor Nursing Home died there Thursday afternoon, November 26, 2015 after an extended illness. 

 She was born October 1, 1922 in Falconer, N.Y. Bertha was the daughter of Charles Virgil and Gaynell Irene Drace Birchard. 

She was a longtime resident of Weldbank and was employed with the former New Process Company for many years. 

Bertha was a member of the Warren Congregation of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. 

Bertha is survived by 6 children – Bettie Bailey and husband, James W., of Warren, PA., Joan Blum and husband, William of Starbrick, PA., Marian Edmiston, Linda Belcher and husband, Richard E., all of Sheffield, PA., Virgil L. Boughton and wife, Sally, James L. Boughton and wife, Mary Kay all of Warren, PA, 1 Sister - Helen Nelson of Tidioute, PA., 2 Half-Brothers – Lyman H. Morrison of Lansing, MI., Robert L. Morrison and wife, Sandy of Tidioute, PA., 2 Half-Sisters – Mary Croker of Pittsfield, PA., Mabel E. Brown of Youngsville, PA., 14 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harry L. Boughton whom she married November 1, 1937 in Russell, PA., infant son, Harry L. Boughton, Jr., in 1945, 1 Granddaughter – Sharon Bailey, 2 Sisters– Lillian Turner, Shirley McKay, 1 Brother – William F. Birchard.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 3:00 P.M. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 201 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA, with her son, James L. Boughton, Elder, presiding. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. 

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 201 Pleasant Drive, Warren, PA., 16365.

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

DECEMBER 4 DICKENS OF A CONCERT

WELLSBORO—The Hamilton-Gibson Children and Youth Choirs will present their annual Dickens of a Concert on Friday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Central Avenue in Wellsboro.

The four choirs will open the concert with “Hodie,” a rousing fanfare featuring trumpet and conclude it with “God Bless the Master,” a traditional folk carol. R. Vaughan Williams composed “Hodie” and arranged “God Bless the Master.”

In between, each choir will sing songs individually and with other choirs.

Under the direction of Laureen Davis, Choir, TOO, Hamilton-Gibson’s training choir composed of second through fourth graders, will sing “Snow” and other selections. They will join with the Children’s Concert Choir fifth through eighth graders to sing “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.” Poet Robert Frost wrote the text.

The Young Men’s Choir will sing the moving “Scots Nativity,” a traditional Scottish carol; the traditional Spanish carol “Riu, Riu, Chiu;” and “You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.” The Young Women’s Choir will perform “White Christmas” and a spoof of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” among others. Both choirs are composed of ninth through twelfth graders.

Other combined choir numbers are “Past Three O'Clock,” arranged by Cary Ratcliff, and the African “Baba Yetu.”

Hamilton-Gibson is committed to making sure that every family that wants to be involved with the H-G Choir program can be, regardless of financial situation. To enable eager young singers to participate, find out about contributing to the George H. Putnam and the Katherine Brennan Scholarship Funds by calling Hamilton-Gibson at 570-724-2079 or emailing hamgib@gmail.com.

Admission to the concert at the door is $8 for adults and $4 for students and children. For more information call Hamilton-Gibson at 570-724-2079.

Ridgway Dispatched To Outside Fire

At 1:17 PM on Friday, Ridgway Fire Department has been dispatched to the area for 109 Ridgway Drive for an outside fire behind the residence.

Wellsville Dispatched To 2 Vehicle Crash

At 1:14 PM on Friday, Wellsville EMS & Rescue dispatched to a 2 vehicle accident near Tops on the Bolivar Road. One injury is reported.

DECEMBER 4-23 VESTA FINE ART AND CRAFT SHOW & SALE

Anne Sutley Miller soaks pinecones in dye to tint them as part of the process in making tie-dyed pine cone wreaths.
Barbara Most of Rose Valley, Trout Run is among the artisans who will be displaying their works at the Vesta Art and Craft Show & Sale at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center in Wellsboro. She is holding her handmade grapevine wreaths and baskets.

The Vesta Fine Art and Craft Show & Sale is open all three days of Dickens weekend, December 4-6 and then daily through Wednesday, December 23 at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center. The Gmeiner has a different exhibit each month and the Vesta Show & Sale is one of the 12. This one ties into Dickens. The opening reception is Friday night with refreshments and entertainment. The only differences happen on Saturday, Dec. 5 when Vesta is open five hours (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) and offers refreshments and live entertainment before returning to the normal schedule of 2-5 p.m. daily through December 23.

WELLSBORO—In 1984, the first Vesta Fine Art and Craft Show & Sale opened the same weekend as the first Dickens of a Christmas festival. Both have become holiday traditions.

The 32nd Annual Vesta show will open Friday, December 4 with a gala reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center, 134 Main Street, Wellsboro. Along with one-of-a-kind, original artwork and handmade crafts created by 12 Vesta artisans, visitors will be treated to an array of sweets, hors d’oeuvres and beverages ranging from wine and punch to coffee and tea. Throughout the reception, Daria Guelig will play the hammered dulcimer.

Saturday, December 5, the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature live entertainment and refreshments.

Both Friday and Saturday, Vesta members will be available to welcome visitors to the gallery and explain the process and techniques used in their work.

The show will remain open from 2-5 p.m. daily Sunday, December 6 through Wednesday, December 23.

The reception and show are free and open to the public. Admission to the gallery is always free.

Named for the Roman goddess of the hearth and home, Vesta is a group of professional artists and craftswomen who encourage each other in their creative journeys and share ideas and discoveries. Their goal is to create beautiful pieces for people to enjoy in their homes.


On display will be fine art baskets by Patty Dillman of Sabinsville; loom woven and tie-dyed scarves, handwoven rayon and chenille shawls and woven cotton Christmas ornaments by Ruth Anne Miller of Morris; tie-dyed pinecone wreaths as well as postcards, imprinted gift tins containing Highland Chocolates and framed prints, all featuring photographs taken of the Pine Creek Valley and rural Pennsylvania scenes by Anne Sutley Miller of Morris. 

Dishwasher, microwave and oven safe wheel-thrown functional pottery by Amy Logsdon of Bath, N.Y.; functional pieces made from repurposed barn wood by Anna Wales and Raquel Rogers of Wellsboro; Christmas ornaments and other lace items by Judie Mainus of Elkland; jewelry and mixed media creations made with found and vintage objects by Ali Taylor of Montoursville; oil paintings by Bibi Brion of Liberty, Kathryn Cummings of Tioga and Alyson Leach of Galeton; and birch bark and grapevine containers, grapevine wreaths and paper, fabric and found object creations by mixed media artist Barbara Most of Rose Valley, Trout Run.

“I work at whatever strikes my fancy,” said Most. “Usually something cries out to be transformed. For example, I took the legs from a Victorian stove and turned them into a footstool. Using new and recycled fabric, ties, books, cloth, leather, paper, staples, and paint, I fashioned wall pictures of my grand pups. I grow and dry flowers to decorate my grapevine and birch bark baskets. I like taking an item and making it into a new thing. As a multimedia artist I'm interested in the Gestalt of a piece.”

For more information, call the Gmeiner at 570-724-1917.




PRELIMINARY THREE-DAY BEAR HARVEST RESULTS

2015 totals continue to outpace previous year’s.

Hunters during the third day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season harvested 223 bears, raising the three-day total to 2,487 – an increase compared to the 2,289 bears taken during the first three days of the 2014 season.

Archery and other early bear season harvest data still is being entered into the Game Commission’s database, and is not available at this time.

Bears have been harvested in 54 counties during the statewide season so far.

The top 10 bears processed at check stations by Wednesday were either estimated or confirmed to have live weights of 616 pounds or more.

One bear taken on Tuesday joined the state’s top 10.

John Gilpin, of Newfoundland, Pa., harvested a male estimated at 629 pounds Tuesday in Greene Township, Pike County.

Two 713-pound bears remain tied for the heaviest among those harvested during the statewide season. A 713-pound male, was taken in Granville Township, Mifflin County, on Monday by Gregory A. Wilson, of Lewistown, Pa.; and another male estimated at 713 pounds was taken Nov. 21 in Blair Township, Blair County, by Richard A. Watt, of Gallitizen, Pa.

Other large bears taken in the season’s opening day include: a 685-pound male taken in Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, by Dustin J. Foust, of Orrstown, Pa.; a 649-pound male taken in Limestone Township, Warren County, by Matthew B. Stanga, of Tarentum, Pa.; a 648-pound male taken in Brush Creek Township, Fulton County, by Andrew D. Fischer, of Crystal Spring, Pa.; a 640-pound male taken in Weatherly Township, Carbon County, by Kenneth J. Mehlig, of Weatherly, Pa.; a 618-pound male taken in Blooming Grove Township, Pike County, by Brad D. Losito, Hamburg, Pa.; a 617-pound male taken in Henry Clay Township, Fayette County, by Glenn P. Pyeritz, of Markleysburg, Pa.; and a 616-pound male taken in Shrewsbury Township, Sullivan County, by Wesley W. Sznaider, of Sugar Run, Pa.

Hunters harvested a total of 3,366 bears during the 2014 season – the seventh-largest harvest in state history. The state’s largest bear harvest – 4,350 bears – happened in 2011, when preliminary three-day totals numbered 3,023.

The preliminary three-day bear harvest by Wildlife Management Unit was as follows: WMU 1A, 15 (9 in 2014); WMU 1B, 58 (73); WMU 2A, 1 (0); WMU 2B, 2 (0); WMU 2C, 171 (211); WMU 2D, 147 (122); WMU 2E, 40 (43); WMU 2F, 307 (232); WMU 2G, 606 (546); WMU 2H, 58 (60); WMU 3A, 91 (138); WMU 3B, 198 (186); WMU 3C, 71 (64); WMU 3D, 226 (163); WMU 4A, 112 (89); WMU 4B, 82 (87); WMU 4C, 79 (59); WMU 4D, 198 (175); WMU 4E, 25 (28); WMU 5A, 0 (3); and WMU 5C, 0 (1).

The top bear hunting county in the state after three days of season was Lycoming County, with 222. It held off Clinton County, where hunters took 202 bears the first three days of the season.

Three-day harvests by county and region are:

Northwest (402): Warren, 116 (87); Forest, 70 (37); Venango, 69 (55); Clarion, 58 (48); Jefferson, 52 (48); Butler, 16 (19); Crawford, 11 (21); Mercer, 6 (4); and Erie, 4 (13).

Southwest (204): Somerset, 61 (77); Fayette, 44 (78); Armstrong, 36 (30); Cambria, 24 (11); Indiana, 19 (17); Westmoreland, 19 (20); and Allegheny, 1 (0).

Northcentral (1,070): Lycoming, 222 (201); Clinton, 202 (142); Tioga, 118 (176); Centre, 104 (84); Clearfield, 103 (64); McKean, 84 (76); Cameron, 73 (70); Elk, 70 (72); Potter, 69 (102); and Union, 25 (29).

Southcentral (291): Huntingdon, 82 (62); Bedford, 57 (54); Fulton, 34 (21); Blair, 27 (32); Juniata, 20 (14); Franklin, 18 (11); Mifflin, 18 (29); Perry, 17 (35); Snyder, 14 (9); and Cumberland, 4 (3).

Northeast (472): Pike, 107 (77); Luzerne, 60 (43); Monroe, 57 (37); Bradford, 47 (53); Wayne, 44 (31); Sullivan, 37 (47); Carbon, 27 (25); Wyoming, 26 (25); Susquehanna, 23 (31); Lackawanna, 21 (12); Columbia, 19 (8); Northumberland, 3 (2); and Montour, 1 (0).

Southeast (48): Dauphin, 22 (16); Schuylkill, 20 (25); Lebanon, 3 (1); Lehigh, 2 (1); Berks 1 (3); and Northampton, 0 (1).

Public Comment Period Open for Draft Trout Management Plan

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Nov. 27) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has opened a public comment period for individuals to submit comments on the agency’s draft 2016-17 Trout Management Plan.

The plan can be viewed online at http://fishandboat.com/troutplan.htm. Comments may be submitted online at http://fishandboat.com/promo/form/trout-plan2016.htm. Written comments may be submitted to Mackenzie Ridgway, PFBC, 450 Robinson Lane, Bellefonte, PA 16823.

Comments will be accepted through Dec. 31.

“The goal of the strategic plan is to ensure that adequate protection is afforded to wild trout resources and that fisheries provided through the management of wild trout and the stocking of adult and fingerling trout will continue to provide excellent angling opportunities in Pennsylvania,” said Jason Detar, Chief of the Division of Fisheries Management.

“The plan includes input provided by a work group that consisted of commission staff, anglers affiliated with a variety of sportsmen’s organizations, and independent anglers not affiliated with a sportsmen’s organization,” he added.

As part of the plan, 22 priority issues have been identified encompassing four primary resource categories, which include:

management of wild trout streams,
management of stocked trout streams,
management of stocked trout lakes, and
trout management in Lake Erie.

VIEW FROM MY FRONT PORCH 11/27/2015

by Miz Monica Thomas
VIEW FROM MY FRONT PORCH 11/27/2015
As we enter a time of Thanksgiving and hunting season for all the relatives, visitors and travelers may you drive safely and have enjoyable time here in the area.

At the Elementary School: The kids will be participating in the Early Morning Fitness Program grade 3-5 from 7:30 a.m.-8: a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. They will be continuing “Walking Wednesday” the students will clock their miles throughout the school year, want to join them? Wednesday, Nov. 25, is early dismal for the Thanksgiving Break. 12:30, no school on Monday, November 30.

At the Middle School and High School: Thanksgiving dismissal Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 12:35 p.m. In sports this week the Boys 4,5,6 grade Basketball, Wed. 18th at 5:30 and Sat, Nov. 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the OV Elem Gym. The Boys & Girls Basketball grades 4,5,6 will be practicing on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 12:35 p.m. OV Elem Gym. Girls Volleyball for Grades 4,5,6 Saturday, Nov. 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the OV MS/HS Gym. JO Wrestling, Girls and Boys JV and Varsity Basketball, Boys V/JH Wrestling are all practicing check the Athletic Schedule at OswayoValley.Com for the most updated list and cancellations. The Girls had their first scrimmage Tuesday night at Cuba- Rushford, and they fared very well, looks like its going to be a great season! Boys Basketball is having a scrimmage Friday, Nov. 27 @ 2:00 p.m. at Bolivar-Richburg.

Congrats go out to Jonnie Gieger and the girls of G2, they attended their first USA Gymnastics sanctioned competition of the season, the Pumpkin Patch Blast hosted by TNT Gymnastics of Johnstown, Pa. Over 400 gymnasts represented 20 teams. Twenty-six girls were from G2, they brought home a first place team award for Level 2’s. The gymnasts also earned over 100 individual awards including 13 event and all round champions. Seven of the girls qualified to the USA Gymnastic State Championship to be held in the spring. They are Level 3- Samantha Proctor, Level 4- Kara Longo, Level 5- Laci Miller, Emma Saulter, and Bryar Childs, Level 6- Selin Sumer and Madison Miller. Congratulations to all the girls and what a great program to have here in Shinglehouse for the kids! G2 Gymnastics has Open Gym on Friday nights.

Small Town Christmas Events begin this weekend. On Saturday, November 28, Shinglehouse will be hosting Small Business Saturday. 

Stop by and have lunch with the Potter County Trail Busters they are having a Chicken Barb B Cue in the Senior Center parking lot beginning at noon. Dinners are $8.00/ half $5.00. The proceeds from this fund raiser will help pay the Trail insurance for the 2015-16 Snowmobile Season.

On Sunday, Nov. 29 at 5:00 is our kick-off Christmas Parade the route is from the high school parking lot to the Senior Center along Oswayo Street. This year we will also have a Pet Parade. Following the Parade will be a Mini Festival at the Senior Center Parking Lot with Santa in his Santa House greeting the children. 

The website is http://penmouse570.wix.com/christmas-in-shingy. Forms and information are available on the site and also at the Library.

Shop Small Town Business Saturday participants: Norton’s Supply 7-2, Garrity’s Trailer Sales, Alex’s Beauty Shop 9-1, Old Red School House 11-4, B&C Country Boutique 11-5, Tea Rose Cottage noon-3, Shelly Keyser Reese online store has discounts, My Serenity Craft Shack, Canfields, Howard's Furniture, IGA, Sprouts will be offering a 10% discount on gift items on Friday and a special gift tag set while they last. These are some of our own shops, stop in and see their displays and the “I Spy Mice”, Shop local!

At the Senior Center Wednesday, Nov. 25 they will be cancelling their Chili Cook-off to be rescheduled after the New Year. The Golden Girls Quilters are tying off 4 quilts by Thanksgiving if you can come in and help we would greatly appreciate it as we are trying to free up our sewing room for the Small Town Christmas Village the Girls Scouts will be working on for the Festival on Nov. 29th and the Ugly Sweater Contest. Santa’s House in the parking lot, YES, Margaret they will be making Christmas Cookie Trays again this year. Your order needs to be to us by December 9th. We will be making a tray of assorted 2 ½ dozen Christmas Cookies for $10.00. Place your orders at 814-697-7178.

At the Library this week the Stitch Together Group meets Wednesday at 6:00. The Library is closed on Thursday and Friday this week for the holiday.

Community Choir meets Monday, Nov. 30, Tuesday, Dec 1 and Wednesday Dec 2, from 6:00-8:30 at the OV Senior Center, they are preparing for their Concert on December 11 & 12. Advance tickets are available from members $5.00 they will be $7.00 at the door.

Holiday Craft Show at Coudersport Elementary School, Saturday, November 28

So drop in and set a spell on the porch with me and Daisy Mae or we can be reached at 814-697-7625, mizmonica@frontier.com or my face book page to report information about what your organization is planning or news of the Oswayo Basin.

Lester James Jordan, Sr., 89, of Smethport, PA

Lester James Jordan, Sr.

Smethport - Lester James Jordan, Sr., 89, of Smethport, PA, died Thursday (November 26, 2015), at his residence in Smethport.

WWII Veteran
He was born April 17, 1926 in Sterling Run, a son of Reuben and Ellen Hicks Jordan. On July 2, 1948, in Obi, NY, he married Rose Marie Dragoone, who died September 19, 1985.

Mr. Jordan was a graduate of Weedville, PA Schools and served during WWII in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mr. Jordan worked for Corning Glass of Bradford for many years as a tool & die maker/machinist. After his retirement, he stayed busy at his own shop, Lester Jordan Machine Shop, in Smethport, continuing with machining skills.

He was an Executive board member of the PA Lumber Museum and was co-founder of AMEIA (Allegheny Mountain Engine & Implement Association).

Lester was a very talented and knowledgeable individual. He invented a machine for the textile industry that made the needles to produce corduroy pants. He enjoyed building and machining scale gas engines in his spare time and was always machining parts that were obsolete or unavailable for machinery for locals in the area.

He is survived by:

Three sons: Thomas (Jill) Jordan and Lester Jordan, Jr., both of Smethport

Brad (Lisa) Jordan of Emporium

Twelve Grandchildren and several Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Camp, four brothers and two sisters.

In keeping with Lester’s wishes, there will be no services. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport.

Memorials may be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231, or the PA Lumber Museum, PO Box 239, Galeton, PA 16922. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

Marcia E. Majot, 70, of Shinglehouse, PA

Marcia E. Majot
“beloved mother, grandmother and sister”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA----Marcia E. Majot, 70, of Shinglehouse, passed away with her loving family by her side at the home of her son and daughter-in-law on Thursday, November 26, 2015, after a long illness.

Born on October 26, 1945 in Coudersport, PA, she was a daughter of Donald F. and LeOtta Prince Phillips.

Marcia was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. She attended beauty school in Buffalo, NY and also completed a course of study certifying her to be a dietary manager at the former St. Francis Hospital in Olean and the Olean General Hospital. 

 In 2001, along with her son and daughter-in-law, she purchased Carlow’s Tavern which became the Roadside Restaurant and Bar in Shinglehouse.

She loved to cook and cater events. She loved animals, but her greatest love was her family.

Surviving are a son, Michael M. “Mickey” (Sandy) Majot of Shinglehouse; two granddaughters, Torrey L. Majot and Kiersten R. Majot, both of Shinglehouse; a brother, Donald A. Phillips, Sr. of Shinglehouse; and two nephews.

Marcia was predeceased by her parents.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Becky L. Edwards, pastor of the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in East Sharon Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Potter County Hospice, 269 Route 6 West, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the Lakeview Senior Care and Living Center Patient Activity Fund, 15 West Willow Street, Smethport, PA 16749.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Marcia, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com

Recalls

11/26/2015 03:41 PM EST
Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. of Tracy, CA, is recalling the products listed below because they may include celery which could potentially contain E. coli 0157:H7. The products listed below are being recalled out of an abundance of caution due to a Celery and Onion Diced Blend testing positive for E. coli 0157:H7 in a sample taken by the Montana Department of Health.

Thompson: Support Small Business Saturday

Washington, DC –U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) today released the following statement, encouraging consumers to support small, and local, businesses this holiday season as part of “Small Business Saturday”:

“Small businesses are the majority of employing firms in this country, supporting people with good-paying, family-sustaining jobs and enabling individuals to play essential roles in their communities.

“Small Business Saturday” lets us recognize the role entrepreneurs play in our economy. Small businesses are the result of innovation, risk taking, and countless hours of hard work. Our nation's small business owners have my continued commitment to facilitate an environment where they have access to capital and a regulatory structure that will promote growth and job creation."

Festival Of Lights On The Courthouse Square Is Friday Evening




Lots Of Action In Coudersport This Weekend


Marcia E. Majot, 70, of Shinglehouse, PA

Marcia E. Majot

Marcia E. Majot, 70, of Shinglehouse, PA passed away with her loving family by her side at the home of her son and daughter-in-law on Thursday, November 26, 2015, after a long illness.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced with a full obituary.

Pictures With Santa On December 1/2/9 &15 In Coudersport


Ulysses Library Dinner Concert Saturday, December 5th At Fire Hall Featuring The Band Anastazja

Huge 3 Estate Auction November 28th At Pine Creek Inn

http://www.auctionzip.com/cgi-bin/photopanel.cgi?listingid=2583548&category=0&zip=&kwd=

Think About It

Peace and Serenity
by Pastor B.J. Knefley

Is there anyone that does not want a little peace and serenity? I suspect not. Yet it is often missing in the lives of many people. Why is that? Is there any thing that we can do to change to bring more peace and serenity into our life? There is an answer to that question, but it does not come easily. Much of what affects our peace and serenity has a direct correlation to our own actions and the actions of others. To the first we have power over, but to the second our power is limited.

Often our choices are much like squeezing the toothpaste tube; once it's done you can't undo it. We don't think through our choices to their full conclusions. We are blinded by immediate gratification and don't see that there is a price to pay on the other end. One of the reasons that people get into financial difficulty is because of easy credit. Although buying is easy, payment still must be made. Psalm 1 speaks of the joys that belong to the one who does everything the Lord desires. Yet if you were to read the Book of Job you would soon learn that even doing everything right isn't a guarantee that life will be free of problems. Sometimes bad things happen to good people. So if all of this is true then how do we walk in peace and serenity?

James says that when trouble comes our way, to let it be an opportunity for joy, (James 1:2). When Paul wrote the Epistles he wrote them from prison, yet they are letters of encouragement. He doesn't write out of despair or doom and gloom, but rather of hope. The way we respond or react to life is the result of our beliefs. In other words, how I view life will affect how it affects me. Do I see things as happening to me or for me? Do I see these events as things that will help me grow and will ultimately work for my benefit or do I see them as a hindrance and an obstacle to getting the things I want? Did you know that we can have peace and serenity even in the midst of the storm. The key is that we have to choose it and that’s not always easy. Perhaps then our lack of peace and serenity is a matter of our own choice. Think about it.

Christmas Auction At Austin Volunteer Fire Department November 29th

Potter County's Most Unique Gifts Are At This Shop Across From Cole Memorial Hospital

Austin-Costello Sportsmen Hosting A Block Shoot Sunday, Nov. 29th

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Pictures With Santa On December 1/2/9 &15 In Coudersport



Kane Dispatched To Wildfire

At 7:01 PM on Thursday, Kane police have called for Kane fire Department to quell a possible wildfire going into the woods at Janeway & Yarnell Streets.

Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Material near Coudersport


Roulette Ambulance To Card Creek Road

At 6:04 PM on Thursday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 have been dispatched to Card Creek for a medical emergency.

Ulysses Dispatched For Smoke Investigation

At 5:23 PM on Thursday, Ulysses Fire Dept. has been dispatched for a smoke investigation.

5:28 PM--RECALL--Controlled burn.

James F. Holleran, 91, of 794 King St., Northumberland, formerly of 11 Dennis Lane, Bradford, PA

James F. Holleran

James F. Holleran, 91, of 794 King St., Northumberland, formerly of 11 Dennis Lane, Bradford, PA, passed away, Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

Coudersport Ambulance To Rt. 6 West

At 11:58 AM on Thursday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Rt. 6 West for a medical emergency.

Lafayette, Mt. Jewett Dispatched To Crash On Westline Road

At 10:05 Am on Thursday, Lafayette Fire Rescue and Mt. Jewett Ambulance have been dispatched to  Westline Road for a car versus deer accident with one minor injury.