Stoltz of Coudersport

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Blake Dentistry, Coudersport, PA

Smethport Area Piecemakers

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Giant Sportsman's Raffle at Coudersport Consistory.......100 Firearms and $10,000. Cash......100 guns will be given away in 100 days......Plus Day 101 will be the drawing for $10,000 Cash......Tickets AVAILABLE NOW FOR $100!!..........ONLY 1,000 TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE!!.......Winners to be determined by the Pennsylvania Pick 3 evening drawing............Drawing runs April 1, 2018 thru July 10, 2018...........$10,000 Cash Prize drawing on July 10, 2018.........Tickets may be purchased from the Coudersport Consistory Office from 8 AM to 3 PM Monday through Friday or by mail. You can pay by credit card.........Call us at 1-800-980-8490.

Howard's Inc.


St. Bibiana Fish Fry

Coudersport Rabies Clinic – April 7, 2018. A Rabies Clinic will be held Saturday, April 7th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Coudersport Fire Hall. All dogs, cats, and ferrets that are at least 12 weeks old can be vaccinated against the rabies virus. The first time a dog or cat receives a vaccine, it is good for one year. Each time after that, the vaccination is good for three years. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually. All animals attending the clinic must be on a leash or in a container. Cost is $5.00 per animal. The clinic is sponsored by Dr. Lindsay Schwartzmeyer of the Potter County Veterinary Clinic, LLC.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Baker Welcomes More Than $1 Million in Funding to Help Meet Regional Housing Needs

Funding obtained through the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee

HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced a total of $1,088,000 in funding is being made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Program (PHARE) to help meet the growing demand for available, affordable housing in the 68th Legislative District.

PHARE is funded through the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee, which was established in 2012 as a fee assessed on the natural gas drilling industry in addition to standard business taxes. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been collected through the fee each year, which is then distributed to counties to be used to help address various impacts from the industry. A portion of that money is used for housing needs through PHARE.

“The population in the Northern Tier has been growing rapidly over the past several years, and this has resulted in a housing shortage that PHARE is helping to address,” said Baker. “This funding will help especially with those individuals and families who have limited financial means. I am grateful so many projects in our area have been chosen to receive funding, and look forward to seeing the money put to good use.”

Projects in the 68th District which are slated to receive funding include:

Bradford County Homeowners Rehabilitation Program - $175,000 to assist households with financing for health and safety, weatherization and energy conservation repairs and upgrades to their homes.

Bradford County Home Purchase Grant Program - $535,000 to assist with down payment and closing costs, as well as necessary repairs to the property in order to obtain loan approval or for the general liability and safety of the home.

Potter County Homeless Prevention Program - $40,000 to provide homeless prevention services in the form of short- and medium-term rental assistance, and security and utility deposits to low-income households that are at risk of becoming homeless.

Tioga County Department of Human Services - $72,000 to assist with homeless prevention activities including rental, utility, relocation and hardship assistance to eligible individuals and families.

David’s by the Lake - $83,000 to supplement the HUD Continuum of Care grant by providing rental assistance, on-site supportive services and building operations costs. David’s by the Lake offers apartments for homeless families with children or older couples without children.

Kenner Court/Garnet House - $91,000 to supplement the HUD Continuum of Care grant by providing for rental subsidies, building operations and the on-site supportive services offered at the two facilities, which offer housing for homeless individuals.

Tioga County-St. James Relocation Expenses - $92,000 to assist with expenses associated with the temporary relocation of 22 individuals currently being served by the Bridge Housing, Mental Health Residential Supportive Housing, and Transitional Youth Independent Living programs.

“As more people come into the area and purchase properties, we must also continue to look for ways to help those individuals who may have lost a job, fallen ill or face other circumstances in which they could be left in an unhealthy home or face homelessness,” said Baker. “The funding our area is receiving will help provide some of these people with the assistance they need.”

Baker noted projects in the 68th Legislative District slated to receive funding are among 40 housing projects totaling $6.2 million approved to meet housing needs in 29 counties across the Commonwealth.


Anonymous said...

Why nothing for Galeton it is in the 68th district.

Anonymous said...

This program is abused to allow certain people to avoid getting jobs and is a big cash cow for certain connected landlords in Potter County. Maybe it's not as abused in Tioga but here it is a joke. Just ask people in the know and check out where the money is paid.