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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Roulette Ambulance To Main Street

At 10:59 PM on Saturday, Roulette Ambulance & Medic 6 have been dispatched to the 100 block of Main Street for a medical emergency.

County Agency Restoring Valuable Waterways

County Agency Restoring Valuable Waterways

November 10th, 2012
nov10streamrehab2Slowly but surely, the Potter County Conservation District (PCCD) and partners have been bolstering streambanks that have been washed away due to the flooding and man-made causes, such as the removal of vegetation. Most recently, the team completed a stream stabilization and fish habitat improvement project on a portion of the East Branch of the Genesee River in Bingham Township. The project on the Troyer property helped to re-establish more than 300 feet of stream bank. 

According to PCCD watershed specialist Jason Childs, the work will prevent approximately 130 tons of sediment from washing away annually. Funding was provided by the Great Lakes Commission, Pa. Fish and Boat Commission, Chapman County Environmental Initiative fund, and Dominion Foundation. Logs were donated by Steve McCutcheon. Six members of the Genesee Headwaters Watershed Association volunteer their labor.

“The district completed 14 similar stream projects throughout the summer in all three of the county’s major watersheds,” Childs reported. “Efforts will continue in future years to further improve the quality of these vast stream networks and reduce the kind of siltation that has impaired Potter County’s river, stream, and tributary courses.”

New Veterans Employment Representative

New Veterans Employment Representative

November 10th, 2012
nov10newvetsempsuttonA new veterans’ employment representative has been hired to work out of the Pennsylvania CareerLink offices in Coudersport and Bradford. Byron Sutton, a U.S. Army veteran and former director of veterans affairs for Potter County, will split his time between the two CareerLink offices.

He’ll help veterans and their eligible spouses take advantage of employment and training opportunities. Sutton will also assist veterans in transitioning to the civilian workforce, setting career objectives and applying for certain services. He can be reached in Coudersport at the CareerLink office on Rt. 6 West (Port Allegany Road); phone 274-9330 or email bysutton@pa.gov.

Two Cited For Harassment In Emporium

An Emporium man & woman were both cited for Harassment after an altercation at 4239 Rich Valley Road in Shippen Township, Cameron County on Wednesday at 12:09 PM.

Trooper Dennis J. Miller said Ryan Snyder, 29, of Emporium, PA, and Debra Swank, 54, of Emporium, PA, shoved each other and then Snyder struck Swank in the face with his fist.

Burglar(s) Hit Western Auto Store In Emporium

Burglars removed cash from an Emporium business overnight on November 6/7, 2012.

Trooper Douglas C. Homan said unknown actor(s) gained entry to Reid's Western Auto at 31 East 4th Street in Emporium, PA, by compromising a door. The investigation is continuing. 

Police did not disclose how much cash was stolen.

Thomas Aldon Duke, 81, of Largo, FL

Thomas Aldon Duke, 81, of Largo, FL and formerly of Hammondsport, NY, passed away peacefully after a short illness on 11/4/2012.

Tom was born May 27, 1931 in Roulette PA. He was the youngest of 9 and is predeceased by his parents Linn Langdon and William John Duke, his older Duke siblings and his ex wife Carolyn Hale Duke.

Tom was a Korean war veteran and a graduate of SUNY Geneseo. He taught English and Reading to 7th and 8th graders in Hammondsport, NY from the 1960’s to the 1980’s. Every year he dramatically read the Odyssey and Beowulf, just to name a few, to his classes and insisted that they learn Latin prefixes and suffixes. He was also heavily involved in the NY State Reading Association and sang loudly in many church and barbershop choirs. Tom is best known for his numerous amateur and professional theatrical productions as actor and director.
As a friend recently said “the world has lost a little color”.

He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Duke Harpending, her husband Steve John Anstey of Corning, NY and her three children; Emerson Duke Harpending of Rochester, NY, Alexandra Carolyn Harpending of Brooklyn, NY and Julius Clay Harpending of Syracuse, NY numerous nieces and nephews all over the country.

Please join us for a memorial celebration of his life to be held November 18th, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm at the Village Tavern on The Square in Hammondsport, NY. A toast will be given at 2.

The family requests that donations be made, in Tom’s name, to Literacy Volunteers of Chemung and Steuben County.

Mark D. Still, 49, Warren, PA.

Mark D. Still, 49, Warren, PA. died peacefully in his sleep at his residence, Tuesday evening, November 6, 2012. 

He was born July 6, 1963 in Warren, PA. to Chuck and Carol Wilson Still of Warren, PA. He was a 1981 graduate of Warren Area High School and Paul Smith College of Paul Smith, N.Y. where he earned an associates degree in forestry. He was a Warren area resident for half of his life and formerly of New Hampshire and Massachusetts for over 20 years. 

He was employed with Chem Lawn, T and K Sealing of Rockland in Massachusetts and was co-owner and operator of Coaches Bar and Grille of Xenia, Ohio. He had also been employed with DHL in Dayton, Ohio in the Hazmat Dept. Mark was an avid hunter and fisherman, especially enjoyed catching trout, he was a big fan of Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He had a great love of his family.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by 2 Children – Brittany and Brendon Still both of Dayton, Ohio, his golden retriever – Renyington, 2 Brothers – Kevin Still, Jeffrey Still and his wife, Jeanette, 1 Nephew – Justin Still, 2 Nieces – Janette and Jenna Still all of Warren, PA.

He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents – Clifford E. and Ruth Maze Still, Maternal Grandparents – Allen and Prudence Baughman Wilson.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Monday, November 12, 2012 from 6 to 7 P.M. when a funeral service will be conducted by Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor of St. Joseph R.C. Church, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720 or Paws along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365 or Hunt of a Lifetime Foundation, Inc., 6297 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek, PA. 16421 

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

Eleanor F. Jones, 95, a resident of the Rouse Warren County Home, Youngsville, PA. and formerly of Warren, PA.

Eleanor F. Jones, 95, a resident of the Rouse Warren County Home, Youngsville, PA. and formerly of Warren, PA. died at her residence, Friday evening, November 9, 2012. 

She was born April 19, 1917 in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Frank and Florence Theismeyer Fritts. She was a resident of Warren, PA. since 1983 moving here from Cleveland, Ohio. 

She was employed as Director of the Noble Road Presbyterian Church Nursery School in Cleveland Heights, Ohio for 10 years retiring in 1982. She was a member of the Warren First Presbyterian Church.

Eleanor had served with the U.S Navy during World War II as a Lieutenant. She is survived by her 2 children – David F. Jones and his wife, Kathleen, Martha Jones all of Warren, PA., 1 Granddaughter – Katherine Amos and her husband, Kevin whom she helped raise in Willowick, Ohio, 3 Great Grandsons.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gomer J. Jones whom she married August 10, 1943 in New York City, N.Y., who died September 7, 2007, 1 Sister – Louise Clewell.

A private memorial service will be conducted at the convenience of the family by Rev. Ellie Johns - Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Warren County Memorial Park. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Rouse Warren County Home Patient Activities Fund, P.O. Box 207, Youngsville, PA. 16371 or Hospice of Warren County, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or a charity of one’s choice. 

E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com
The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Benefit For Victims Of Hurricane Sandy Today At Olga's Cafe/Bistro in Coucersport

Police Seeking Hit & Run Vehicle In North Hollow Crash

Sweden Township Police Department is
Investigating a hit and run that occurred on N Hollow Rd. In the area south of Sweden Hill Rd. 

A unknown white to silver colored truck was traveling N bound and struck a S bound vehicle driven by Harvey Sell of Fisher Dr. Sell was not injured and the unidentified truck continued N bound and didn't stop. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Twp Police @ 274-0654

Earthquake In Kentucky

UPDATE: Around 12:10 p.m. Saturday afternoon, residents throughout the entire Tennessee Valley felt the earth move.

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 4.3 magnitude earthquake approximately 8 miles west of Whitesburg, Kentucky, which is 46 miles north/northwest of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Read more at http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/20061520/kentucky-earthquake-shakes-se-united-states-local-region

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Fully Involved Commercial Structure Fire In Ridgway

Address: 224 RIVER RD,  at Allegheny Coatings
Cross Streets: BARK ST
11/10/2012 1:08:14 PM


Address: 224 RIVER RD
Cross Streets: BARK ST
11/10/2012 1:13:44 PM


ALLEGHENY COATINGS is in the Coating, Engraving, and Allied Services, N.E.C. industry in RIDGWAY, PA. This company currently has approximately 50 to 100 employees and annual sales of $10,000,000 to $24,999,999.

Ridgway Fire Dept. has posted PHOTOS

Disabled Vehicle In Roadway On Rt. 6 near Pump Station Road

Disabled Vehicle In Roadway 
At 11:26 am on Saturday, Fire Police from Port Allegany have been dispatched for traffic control to Route 6, just east of Pump Station Road for a disabled vehicle in the roadway.

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Machinist Opening at Morgan AM& T In Coudersport

Opening For Industrial Maintenance Mechanic At AM&T In Coudersport

Coudersport Ambulance To Station/Call for details

At 12:37 AM on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to stand by at station/call center for details.

Roulette Ambulance To Main Street

At 12:27 AM on Saturday, Roulette Ambulance has been called to the 100 block of Main Street for a medical emergency. This is a second call.

Ambulance Called For Intoxicated Person

At 12:24 AM on Saturday, Port Allegany Ambulance was dispatched to 208 Mill Street to assist the Police Dept. with an intoxicated person found lying in a driveway.

Roulette Dispatched To Station/Call Center

At 12:20 AM on Saturday, Roulette Dept. 46 has been dispatched to station. Call center for details.

Woman Didn't Pay For Peanut Butter Cups

A Ulysses woman is facing court action after she was charged with retail theft by State Police.

Carmen Lee Lampman, 34, of 684 Academy Street, Ulysses, PA, was cited by Trooper Derek Weaver after she reportedly took possession of one bag of Palmer peanut butter cups from the Kountry Market in Ulysses, PA, on Thursday at 8:00 am, without paying for it. The merchandise was valued at $1.19.

A non-traffic citation was filed in District Court 55-4-03 for Retail Theft.

Friday, November 9, 2012

One Vehicle Crash On Johnsonburg Road

11/10/2012 11:03:38 AM

Tri-County Rural Electric Sends Linemen To Help Sandy Repairs

Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative

Tri-County has sent four of our linemen to help other utilities restore power after Superstorm Sandy. Their days are 16 hours on and 8 hours off in areas they've never worked before. Safe work and safe travel guys.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To Rt. 44 South in Millport

At 7:32 pm on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance To Rt. 44 South in Millport


Veterans Honored 



Tim Walck Photography & Olga's Team Up For Sandy Relief

Hurricane Sandy benefits Saturday At Olga's Cafe

A Coudersport musician and photographer is using his twin skills for a pair of benefits on Saturday (Nov. 10) to help victims of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.

Tim Walck is working with a church in Binghamton, NY, to distribute goods to charitable distribution centers in New Jersey and Long Island, NY.

In cooperation with Olga’s Gallery, Cafe & Bistro in downtown Coudersport, Walck will hold a benefit photo shoot from 11 am to 5 pm. For each item that’s donated, he’ll take a professional picture – such as a holiday portrait – that can be downloaded free from a website. Print orders will also be taken, with proceeds being donated to Hurricane Sandy relief.

Walck will then trade his camera for a saxophone and return to Olga’s on Saturday evening from 7 to 10 for a gig with the Cool Jazz Trio. Price of admission is a donated good for hurricane victims or $5.00, all of which will be donated to the relief effort.

Items that will be accepted (new goods only) include winter hats, gloves, diapers, underwear, sweat suits, socks, baby clothing, blankets, masks (N95 and P100 only) and baby formula.

More information is available from Walck at 814-260-0323.

U.S. Representative Glenn Thompson Statement on Veterans Day

U.S. Representative Glenn Thompson Statement on Veterans Day

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement today in advance of Veterans Day:

"On November 11th, America honors the generations of men and women who have put the welfare of the nation before their own in protecting our freedoms. On this day, we join in thanking those from Pennsylvania and across the nation who have answered the call to serve, including many who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

"While we continue to thank and remember all of our nation's veterans, we also pay tribute to the current generation of American heroes now serving in harm's way. My wife Penny and I keep our thoughts with all of these brave Americans, along with their families and loved ones, and pray for their safe return.

"The men and woman who’ve served our nation with honor and distinction deserve our support and the best possible care, and it is our duty as Americans to ensure the promises made to these individuals are promises kept. As U.S. Representative for the 5th Congressional District of Pennsylvania, I pledge to work every day to ensure this commitment is fulfilled."

Fire Damages Truck Tractor

Fire Damages Truck Tractor

An electrical fire did about $100,000 worth of damage to a truck tractor this morning on Route 66 in Highland Township, Elk County. 

 State Police fire marshal Greg Agosti says the truck was stopped in a construction zone at 8:45 a.m. when the fire started in the engine compartment of the truck and quickly spread throughout the cab.

No one was hurt. 

The truck was connected to a tank trailer that was loaded with wax, but the trailer only had minimal heat damage and the load was not damaged. 

Route 66 was closed for about an hour before being opened to controlled one-lane traffic.
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Recalls Beef Tongue Products

11/09/2012 04:38 PM EST
Black Earth Meat Market Inc., a Black Earth, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 99 pounds of beef tongue products because they may not have had the tonsils completely removed, which is not compliant with regulations that require the removal of tonsils from cattle of all ages, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

$1.9 Million Grant Will Create 5 Jobs/Help Remove 40,000 Trucks From State & Local Highways

Causer Announces $1.9 Million Rail Freight Assistance Grant For Bradford's ARG
Will Create 5 Jobs/Help Remove 40,000 Trucks From State & Local Highways

HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today announced a $1.9 million investment in freight-rail infrastructure in McKean County.

Specifically, the funding was awarded to American Refining Group Inc. to rehabilitate 3,700 feet of track and to add new loading racks for the refinery. The total project cost is more than $6 million.

“ARG is the country’s oldest continuously operated oil refinery, but more importantly it is a vital part of our local economy,” Causer said. “The demand for its Pennsylvania grade crude oil is on the rise, and this expansion of ARG’s infrastructure will allow the company to better meet that demand.”

According to ARG officials, the project will allow the company to safely handle an estimated 10,000 rail cars, create five jobs and retain more than 300 jobs. It also will help remove 40,000 trucks from state and local highways.

The grant is part of a state investment of more than $18 million in freight-rail infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth.

Governor Corbett Announces Two Programs Aimed at Saving Lives

Governor Corbett Announces Two Programs Aimed at Saving Lives
Yellow Dot, Emergency Contact Information Programs are Free, Voluntary

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today announced that PennDOT is launching two voluntary programs aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations – the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs.

“Both of these programs speak for people when they can’t speak for themselves, so medical concerns can be addressed and contacts can be reached as quickly as possible,” Corbett said. "When someone is in a crash or they find themselves in an emergency situation, it’s critical that emergency responders quickly find out as much as they can about the victim.”

Participants in the Yellow Dot program fill out the program form with their emergency contact, medical contact and medical information, insert it in the program’s folder and then place it in their vehicle’s glove compartment. Participants then place a yellow dot sticker on their vehicle’s rear window. This sticker alerts emergency responders to check a vehicle’s glove compartment for the folder, helping emergency responders provide specific care to participants after a crash.

The Emergency Contact Information program offers Pennsylvania driver’s license and PennDOT-issued ID holders the opportunity to log into a secure database and list two emergency contacts. Customers can update the information as needed, but only law enforcement officials can view their information in the system. In the event of an emergency, law enforcement can use the participant’s ID to find their emergency contact information.

While the Yellow Dot program is utilized only in vehicle crashes, the Emergency Contact Information program is usable in other emergencies as well as crashes.

“I sincerely hope that people never have to use these programs once they’re signed up, but I’m pleased that Pennsylvania now has these tools available to help people when they’re in dire need,” Corbett said.

To learn more about the Yellow Dot program, to sign up for a program folder or to find locations where program materials can be picked up, visit www.YellowDot.pa.gov.

To sign up for the Emergency Contact Information program, visit www.dmv.state.pa.us and click on the program icon.

St. Marys Brush Fire Is Controlled Burn

Address: STATE ST and EBERL ST
11/9/2012 5:33:02 PM

Penn State Extension Farm Survey Conducted

Penn State Extension Farm Survey Conducted:

Penn State Extension is in the process of surveying farmers in Potter, McKean, Cameron, Elk, and Jefferson Counties to determine the type of agricultural programs that would be valuable in 2013 and beyond. We would also like to update our farming database with current contact information and commodities produced. We encourage any farmers that did not receive a recent survey in the mail to call the Extension office at 814-274-8540. We will be happy to forward you a survey and also add you to our quarterly Ag newsletter. If you’ve already returned your postage-paid survey postcard, thank you for helping us to better understand your needs as member of the local agricultural community.

Penn State Extension is an outreach service of the Penn State University. The Extension office distributes soil and water test kits, offers plant analysis services, and can also provide insect identification. Customers can feel free to stop by at 24 Maple View Lane - off of Route 872 south – or call 274-8540 to obtain materials on gardening, bee keeping, water quality, 4-H/youth programs, and a whole host of other educational topics.

High School Literacy Night

"Salute To Veterans" was the theme of the first Literacy Night at the Northern Potter High School for the 2012-2013 school year. The attendees were treated to musical selections and a PowerPoint presentation by Mr. Kevin Roessner, several selected readings and some red, white, and blue themed refreshments. A great time was had by all.

Dept 48 Dispatched to Dutch Hill

At 3:13 PM on Friday Dept 48 was dispatched to Dutch Hill for a Wild Fire.

Coudersport Vol FireDept
Was dispatched at 1514 to 362 Dutch Hill Rd(EulaliaTwp)48-03. Upon arrival found in total approx.4-5 fires burning in total 1/4 of an acre. The fires were started by a malfunctioning Penn Dot truck(supervisors trk)exhaust and as he drove S bound on Dutch Hill rd it blew fire and sparks into the ditch and onto the embankment. CVFD was assisted by crews from Penn Dot, CVAA all units were IQ at 1645.


Ziaukas, Tim

BRADFORD, Pa. – The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has promoted two members of the faculty to the rank of full professor.

Dr. Kevin A. Ewert has been promoted to professor of theater, and Tim Ziaukas has been promoted to professor of public relations.

“Achieving the rank of full professor is a major goal for many faculty members,” said Dr. Steven Hardin, vice president and dean of academic affairs. “We’re very happy that Tim and Kevin have achieved this important goal. The university is proud to recognize their significant accomplishments through the awarding of this promotion.”

Ewert, Kevin
Ewert teaches theater and is the director of the theater program. In addition to teaching and directing the student production each semester, he is an accomplished Shakespeare scholar, most recently co-editing “The Routledge Companion to Actors’ Shakespeare” last year with John Russell Brown, former associate director of the Royal National Theatre in London and the editor of the “Oxford Illustrated History of Theater.” He is also co-editor of three new volumes in a series published by Palgrave Macmillan, “The Shakespeare Handbooks: Shakespeare’s Contemporaries.” The new volumes are on “The Changeling,” “The White Devil” and “’Tis Pity She’s a Whore.” Ewert holds a doctorate and a Master of Arts degree in Shakespeare Studies from The Shakespeare Institute. In addition, he continues to work professionally as a director, most recently traveling to direct productions in North Carolina.

Ziaukas is director of the public relations program and teaches courses in public relations, communications and popular culture. Before coming to Pitt-Bradford in 1994, he was director of communications for Pitt’s Oakland campus. He has published in “American Journalism,” “The Journal of Public Relations Research” and “Public Relations Quarterly,” among other journals and magazines. Ziaukas holds a Master of Arts in literature and a Master of Fine Arts in creative non-fiction from the University of Pittsburgh. Currently on the editorial board of “American Journalism,” he also serves as marketing consultant for the Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center. He is now completing a program in Egyptology from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Northern Potter Athletes Named to All Star teams and Big 30 Team

Northern Potter Athletes Named to All Star teams and Big 30 Team

Many soccer players were named to the NTL West all star teams. Senior Charles Plank, forward; junior Matt Morgan, forward; senior Hunter Hess, midfielder; senior Aaron Schweigart, fullback were placed on the first team. Named to the second team were sophomore Tyler Cowburn, midfielder; senior Luke Reisinger, midfielder; senior Derek Craft, fullback; junior Aaron Olney, fullback; senior Dylan Walaski, goalie. Junior Dakota Hall, a fullback, received honorable mention. In addition to the above honor, Matt Morgan was also named to the Olean Times Herald Big 30 All Star team. Congratulations, boys and Coaches Morgan and Erway, on your accomplishments and honors.

Senior Taryn Bennett was named to the NTL second team all stars. Junior Megan Siska received honorable mention in the league.


Coudersport Borough Chief of Police Lee Gross is warning residents of a phone scam where the person is told they are Mega Million winner. The phone number of the caller is 801-738-1793.

Judith M. Taylor, 51, of Bradford, PA

Judith M. Taylor
Judith M. Taylor, 51, of Bradford, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Bradford Manor.

She was born on September 8, 1961 in Bradford, the daughter of Audrey Fiori Stidd and the late Daniel Stidd.

On September 8, 1990 she married Brian K. Taylor; who survives, in the St. Bernard Catholic Church.

She was a 1979 graduate of the former Bradford Central Christian High School and in 1981 she graduated from Villa Maria College, Erie, with a degree in dental assisting.

She was employed by Dr. Peter Perez in Salamanca, NY for over twenty five years as a dental assistant.

She attended St. Bernard Catholic Church.

She dearly loved her three dogs: Maggie, Cookie and Howie.

In addition to her husband of twenty two years, Brian Taylor, Bradford and her mother Audrey Stidd, Bradford; she is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father she was also preceded in death by one brother, Joseph Stidd and one daughter, Jocelyn Taylor.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc., where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 AM on Monday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in the St. Bernard Catholic Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata as celebrant. A Christian wake service will be held at 6:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home.

Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to the McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Mascho Funeral Home, Inc.

Online Condolences can be expressed at www.maschofuneral.com.

Coudersport Ambulance To Sweden Valley Manor

At 2:01 pm on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Sweden Valley Manor for a medical emergency.

A Message From Santa!!

A Message From Santa!!

Galeton Library To Have Bake Sale Nov. 17th

The Galeton Library will be having a bake sale at Galeton's 32nd Annual Christmas Craft Bazaar on November 17th from 10-4. 

If you would like to help at the Bake Sale, please let us know. If you would like to help us get ready for the Bake Sale, you can stop in at the Libary on Friday the 16th anytime between 1-8pm.

If you would like to donate baked goods for the bake sale, you can drop them off at the Library on Friday (between 1-8pm). Please note, any baked goods that must be refrigerated are NOT allowed. 

Also, if you would like to donate baked goods but do not live in Galeton, let us know and we will arrange to pick up baked goods. Thank you and we hope to see you there! 

You can call the Library at 435-2321 if you need any more information.

Shinglehouse Ambulance To Rt. 44 South

At 1:14 PM on Friday, Shinglehouse Ambulance has been requested to Rt. 44 South To transport to Olean General

11-9 OV Historical Society Meeting

11-9 OV Historical Society Meeting


Dan Saporito
Galeton, PA, LARRY’S SPORT CENTER, is proud to announce that they will expand their popular Big Buck Contest to include Bear entries. They are changing the contest to “LARRY’S BIG GAME CONTEST” in honor of the 20th year Anniversary of the contest, which started in 1993. The contest is open to all archery and rifle hunters in PA and NY. Anyone under 18 years must enter their Buck or Bear in a parents name to be eligible to win. Pre registration is recommended but not required. Deer or bear must be brought in to Larry’s Sport Center for point verification. Bucks will be given 1 entry for each point on the rack, bear will be given 1 entry for every 25 pounds in weight (these must be verified by the ticket from a bear weigh station). The winner will be drawn at 3:00PM on Saturday, December 15th, winner does not need to be present to win. Entries will be allowed up until 2:00PM on the day of the drawing.

Grand prize is a 2012 Yamaha 350 4X4 Grizzly, Second prize will be a free head mount donated by ENDLESS MOUNTAINS TAXIDERMY of Galeton, PA. This Big Game Contest offers one of largest prizes in the east. It’s free to enter and any size bear or buck can win…with a little luck.

Dan Saporito
For more information contact, LARRY’S SPORT CENTER, 1913 US Rte, 6 W., Galeton, 814-435-6548 or www.larryssportcenter.com

The 2011 contest winner was 13 year old Dan Saporito, with his dad, Chris Saporito from Mohnton, PA. Dan shot a 3 point buck and brought it in, one of his tickets was pulled as the winner of the Yamaha Grizzly. The 2012’s Big Game Contest’s first entry was a 6 point, shot by Dan Saporito during archery season. Dan shot this buck 100 yards away from where he shot his first buck.

After talking with Dan’s dad Chris, we were informed that another family member, Kevin Quinter won the 4 wheeler in the 1997 Big Buck Contest and his buck was also shot 100 yards away from Dan’s spot! Chris has decided that the first day of rifle season he will try his luck in that “sweet spot” and hopefully have another entry for the Big Game Contest.

One lucky family with one lucky hunting spot!!



PennDOT to Open Osterhout Street Monday Afternoon
Detour will be lifted after the road opens

Ridgway – PennDOT expects to open the Osterhout Street (State Route 1014)
bypass in Ridgway late in the afternoon on Monday, Nov. 12. Crews have been
working since March to reconstruct and realign Osterhout Street in order to
lessen truck traffic congestion in Ridgway Borough and easily access
northbound Route 219. Trucks and passenger vehicles will be able to use Osterhout

Once Osterhout Street is open, PennDOT will lift the detour on Routes 120
and 219. Overall work has included utility relocation, asbestos removal, major
excavation, roadway construction, paving, roadway markings, and
miscellaneous items.

The 2013 construction season will address intersection improvements at
Route 219 (Broad Street) and Route 948 (Main Street). Those improvements will
include curbing, ADA ramps, and signal upgrades, with signal poles similar in style
to the current street lights.

All work is weather and schedule dependent. New Enterprise Stone and Lime
Co. Inc. is the contractor on this $2.75 million project.

New Deep Injection Wells Planned for Elk and Clearfield Counties

New Deep Injection Wells Planned for Elk and Clearfield Counties

By Susan Phillips
State Impact
The Environmental Protection Agency has issued draft permits for fracking wastewater disposal wells in both Elk and Clearfield counties. The state has only five permitted and operating underground injection disposal wells that take wastewater from oil and gas production. The EPA has issued final permits for two injection wells in Warren County, but they’re under appeal by residents. With the Marcellus Shale drilling boom, the gas industry needs more options to dispose of their waste water. But plans for the wells in Warren, and Clearfield counties have met substantial opposition from residents.

Seneca Resources has also applied to construct a well in Highland Township, Elk County.

PA Permit Violation Issued to Exco Resources

PA Permit Violation Issued to Exco Resources Pa Llc in Polk Twp, Jefferson County

Administrative violation issued on 2012-11-07 to Exco Resources Pa Llc in Polk Twp, Jefferson county. 210UNPLUG - Failure to plug a well upon abandonment

Austin Lee Albney, born November 8th at Cole Memorial

It’s a Boy!!

Heather (Roach) and Jeffrey Albney of Port Allegany, Pa are pleased to announce the arrival of Austin Lee Albney who was born on November 8th at Cole Memorial. He joins his sister Hannah (4 years old).  

Maternal Grandparents: Edward and Sharon Roach of Port Allegany, Pa.

Maternal Great-Grandparents: Harold and Ruth Porter of Smethport, Pa; Alfred and Rose Roach of Bradford, Pa.

Paternal Grandparents: Jack Perkins and Sharon Albney of Coudersport, Pa.

Paternal Great-Grandparent: Frank Albney of Eldred, Pa. 



On Friday - November 02,2012, NYS State Police Amity responded for a 1 car roll-over MVA in the Town of Angelica in which the operator fled the scene.  
DOUGLAS OSBORN was located at his place of employment and arrested on 2 cts of Forgery and numerous traffic violations.  During the investigation it was determined that OSBORN'S motor vehicle involved in the accident had a forged NY State inspection sticker.  In addition during the investigation it was revealed that OSBORN possessed another forged inspection sticker on his second motor vehicle which was located at his residence in the Town of Birdsall.  
OSBORN was arrested on 1 ct of Forgery in Angelica Township  and issued AT returnable on 11/29/12 at 7pm.  OSBORN also arrested for 1ct of forgery in the Town of Birdsall and issued AT returnable on 12/06/12 at 7:30PM.



On Tuesday- October 30, 2012 , NYS State Police Amity responded for a domestic dispute that took place in the Town of Wirt. 
Arrested DAVID M. CASS (35YOA) for Manacing 3rd.  Arraingned CASS in front of T/Wirt Justice who ROR'D CASS.  CASS is to reappear in the Town of Wirt court on 11/28/12 at 7pm..

Roulette Ambulance Standby For Coudersport

At 10:47 am on Friday, Roulette Ambulance standby at station for Coudersport.

Coudersport Ambulance To Rt. 49 East

At 10:41 am on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance and Medic 6 have been dispatched to Rt. 49 East for an unresponsive person.

Logger Struck By Tree Near Smethport

Logger Struck By Tree Near Smethport
At 10:17 am on Friday, Emergency crews are responding to a logging accident off of Rt. 59, 1/2 way up the hill, on a logging road with a blue gate. Man reported struck and pinned by a tree, in the woods at that location.

11:17 AM-Ambulance leaving woods enroute to waiting helicopter at Landing Zone.

Garage Fire On Harer Road In Liberty Township,Tioga County

Liberty Dept. 9, Blossburg Dept. 4 & Morris Dept. 15 due to respond.

Free Seminar On Small Business Scheduled

Free Seminar On Small Business Scheduled

November 9th, 2012
smallbusinessA free seminar, “How to Start and Finance Your Business,” will be presented by Clarion University’s Small Business Development Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 8:30 am to noon at the Coudersport office of the Potter County Education Council.

To register, call toll-free 1-877-292-1843. The workshop provides an overview of the steps necessary to start a business. Topics include financing options, factors to consider, license and tax information, business plans, regulations and resources.

Nestlé USA Announces Voluntary Recall of NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder

11/08/2012 06:20 PM EST
Nestlé USA announced the voluntary recall of limited quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters. The voluntary recall is limited to only NESQUIK Chocolate Powder, which was distributed nationally. No other varieties of NESQUIK powder or any sizes or flavors of NESQUIK ready-to-drink are affected by this recall.

Tractor-Trailer Tanker Fire On Rt. 66 Near Nansen

Address: 2837 ROUTE 66  NEAR THE NANSEN
Cross Streets: ROUTE 948 * HICKEY RD
11/9/2012 9:47:05 AM




8 Ball Tournament At Mosch's Tavern In Coudersport This Saturday

Opening For Industrial Maintenance Mechanic At AM&T In Coudersport

Machinist Opening at Morgan AM& T In Coudersport

Perfect Christmas Gift At Drastically Reduced Price/Limited Time Offer

Sagewood Seeks Candidates For Therapeutic Staff Support

Nice Selection Of Used Vehicles At Hazel's On Rt. 44 North Of Coudersport

Register Now For Next Session Of Cutting Edge Gymnastics


Cutting Edge Gymnastics was created to offer an opportunity for children in the Potter and McKean County areas to develop group interaction, friendship, dedication, and determination through the sport of gymnastics.

Gymnastics improves motor skills and spatial awareness and instills self confidence, discipline, and provides a quality athletic experience with the importance of having fun!

Our program offers preschool and progressive gymnastics to boys and girls ages 3-18 along with a USAG women’s competitive program for levels 3 through 9. Our program and competitive team is run by a very experienced coaching staff that is USAG Safety Certified to provide a Cutting Edge experience for your gymnast and family.

We are a family oriented program and would love for your gymnast to become part of our gym family. Each session runs on a 5 week session.(Saturdays). 

The next session will begin Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Classes will fill up quickly so please contact us as soon as possible to register your child, or you may register online. We look forward to working with your gymnast! Please see our web-site at www.cuttingedgegymnastics.com . Or you may call Pam at 814-558-3560. Please leave message

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Applications To Be Accepted For New Habitat House In Roulette

Galeton Man Arrested In Oklahoma On Fugitive Warrant

Joshua Lee Foster of Galeton, PA, was jailed in Osage County, Oklahoma on October 26, 2012 on charges of being a fugitive from justice and Unlawful Possession of Paraphernalia.

Shinglehouse Police Officer Bradley Buchholz filed Felony Drug charges on July 9, 2012 in District Court against Foster for an incident in Galeton on October 27, 2010 .

Police Investigate Criminal Mischiefs

Criminal Mischiefs were investigated by Emporium State Police recently.

On 10-27-2012, Trooper Barnes investigated an incident at 753 Rich Valley Road in Shippen Township, where unknown actor(s) used an object to damage the rear window of a  2003 Hyundai  owned by Paul Wyatt of Reynoldsville.

On 10-27/28--Nikki Smoker of Emporium, told Trooper Barnes that someone had used an object to damage the right rear quarterpanel of her 2009 Saturn somewhere in Cameron County.

On 10-28--Ann Brennan of Emporium told Trooper Heim that an unknown actor had damaged the rear window of her residence at 626 Rich Valley Road, in Shippen Township. Damage was estimated at $200.00

Church Damaged By Criminal Mischief In Abbott Township

State Police are investigating an incident of Criminal Mischief at St. Matthews Community Church in Abbott Township, Potter County, on 11-2/3.

Trooper Chad Savannah said an unknown actor entered the basement of the church and caused damage by repeatedly striking a masonry wall with a hammer.

Men Jailed After Foirging Stolen Checks At Area Markets

Two Westfield, PA, men are in Potter County Jail, charged by State Police with a raft of charges, after stealing a checkbook and forging checks to obtain over $500. worth of cash & merchandise.

Blane Michael Hurler, 25, of 113 Potter Brook Road, Westfield, PA, and

Stephon Garrett Ahearn, 21, of 111 Race Street, Westfield, PA,  are charged with:

They were arraigned before District Judge Delores Weiss, who set bail at $25,000. straight. They were unable to post bail and were committed to the Potter County Jail to await a Preliminary Hearing.

Trooper Chad Savannah of the Coudersport barracks, who made the arrests, said the checks were stolen from within an motor vehicle that was parked at the residence of Rusty R. Houghtaling on Phoenix Run Road, Westfield, PA, between October 7th & 8th, 2012.

The men forged and cashed several checks at Kosa's Kountry Market, Ulysses, PA; Shop & Save in Galeton, PA; and Shop & Save in Coudersport, PA. The individuals obtained cash & goods totaling $507.66 from the checks