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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Bradford Dispatched For 2 Vehicle Rear End Crash

At 10:37 PM on Saturday, Bradford Police, Fire & Ambulance dispatched to intersection of Constitution & Seward Avenue for a 2 vehicle accident. Occupants have told police they are not injured. One vehicle is reported still in the roadway.

Shingles Vaccine Clinic In Wellsboro, PA On Wednesday, May 10th

Parents Find Missing 5 Year Old At Bradford Police Station

A five year old in pajamas found earlier tonight by a Bradford resident is being reunited with her parents at the Bradford Police Station. 

Parent related little girl went after her dog, dog returned, she didn't. Happy ending.

More Photos From The Maple Festival In Coudersport

Cuba, Friendship Dispatched To Rollover Crash On I-86

At 8:48 PM on Saturday, Friendship & Cuba Fire & Ambulance have been dispatched to a rollover crash on I-86 Eastbound about a mile before the Friendship exit.

Smethport Dispatched For 2 Vehicle Crash On Main Street

At 8:28 PM on Saturday, Smethport Fire & Ambulance have been dispatched to Main Street in front of Fox's for a 2 vehicle crash. Police on scene report one person injured. One of the vehicles was on fire, but the fire is now out.

BLT Announced Scholarships to Kids Theatre Camp

Bradford Little Theatre is thrilled to announce a scholarship opportunity now available for its 2nd annual Kids Summer Theatre Camp. The scholarship, made available by a generous donation by Jeffery Carson and Damian Sipko, is being offered for 2 kids or teens with financial need to attend the 2 1/2 week camp free of charge.

Applications are due by June 1st and all applicants will be notified of the decision on June 7th. Application and registration forms are available for download at

“We were so excited that Jeff and Damian stepped up to offer this scholarship for our kids camp,” said Chelsea Place, Bradford Little Theatre secretary. “This will open the camp up to kids whose parents would otherwise not be able to afford it and that is wonderful.”

The camp is open to children and teens, going into first grade through age 17. The participants will perform in the final show of the theatre’s 20th season “We Are Monsters.”

There are also open spots available for the camp for kids and teens who wish to register and do not want to be considered for the scholarship.

“There are still 5 or 6 spots available,” Place said. “And that number is a little flexible based on the number of registrations we receive.”

All scholarship applications are due by June 1st, without exception. Forms can be sent to Bradford Little Theatre, ATTN: Monster Camp, P.O. Box 255, Bradford, PA 16701. The date for regular registration without consideration for scholarship is June 15th. Scholarship forms and registrations forms are available to download at

A separate scholarship application and/or registration form is required for each child. The $20 deposit is waived if submitting a scholarship application, unless the parent would like to register the child for the camp regardless of the outcome of the scholarship application.

By applying and/or registering you are committing your child to a 2 1/2 week theatre camp beginning on July 6th. Camp will be held Monday thru Friday from 10am to 3pm. All participants are expected to attend the camp every day as well as bring a bagged lunch.

The show will be held on July 21st and 22nd at 7:00pm, your child will need to be there by 5:00pm, and July 24th at 2:00pm, your child will need to be there at noon.

An “Orientation/Casting Day” will be held on June 25th from 4-6pm which both a parent and the child need to attend. A list of all the materials needed for camp will be given at the Orientation meeting. Arrangements can be made if you are unable to attend on this day.

Anyone with questions can contact Bradford Little Theatre at or call Chelsea at 814-598-9956.

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Marilyn Horne Museum & Exhibit Center Dedicated Saturday In Bradford, PA


Perdue Foods LLC. Recalls Poultry Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Perdue Foods LLC., a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,148 pounds of chicken sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

Port Allegany Dispatched To Utility Pole Fire On Lower Grimes

At 3:28 PM on Saturday, Port Allegany Fire Dept. has been dispatched to Lower Grimes Road for a utility pole on fire.

James N. Sewell, 68, of Hillside Ave., Port Allegany, PA

James N. Sewell

James N. Sewell, 68, of Hillside Ave., Port Allegany, PA, died at UPMC Hamot, Erie, on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Born in St. Mary’s, PA, he was a son of Nelson S. and Hazel Flanagan Sewell.

At a very early age, Jim’s father introduced him to hunting, fishing, survival skills, and the importance of hard work. Things that he continued to enjoy, respect and demonstrate throughout his life. His father also joined scouting with him and he and Hazel were honored to witness Jim become the first Eagle Scout of Troop 560.

Jim graduated from Port Allegany High School, class of 1967, and Penn State University in 1972, earning a degree in Engineering. He worked summers for North Penn Gas Co. and was hired to continue as an Engineer upon graduation. He continued working for North Penn Gas Co. successor; Penn Fuel Gas, PPL and UGI for the next 41 years. 

Very early in his career he worked on a well fire in Tioga county, where he worked with the famous Red Adair. As the Operations Manager of the company’s Northern Tier, he was at one time responsible for the gas operations of 7 counties in Pennsylvania. 

Over the years, Jim also acted as a community servant. He was the company’s representative to the Port Allegany Economic Development Corp. and later served as its president. He also served on Borough Council, drove ambulance, and sat on the Port Allegany Water Authority Board.

Outdoors was probably Jim’s favorite place to be. He loved hunting, fishing, boating, camping, and all outdoor sports. His hobbies and playing cards were always fun and memorable to anyone sharing the experiences with him. He designed and built his own home and went on to become quite the woodworker. His garage and his projects were a close second to the outdoors. But his main love was his family.

On May 21, 1992, Jim met his soul mate. Later in August 24, 2002, in a wedding ceremony in their back yard, he married Karen Durkin, who survives. Jim and Karen had an unparalleled love and respect for one another. They did everything together and to say they were happy is an understatement.

This blended family consisted of Jim’s children, Jason S. Sewell of Boston, NY, and Kelly (Harold) Graves of Port Allegany. Karen’s children are Joshua Przybyla of Pittsburgh, and Jayson and Carrie Przybyla of Roulette. He is also survived by Kerri Sewell, Laura Przybyla and grandchildren Emma Sewell, Olivia and Miles Przybyla, his sister, Marsha (Chuck) Waite, brother-in-law, Thomas Durkin, and his first wife, Jeanie Sewell.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Janice (Rich) Hill, two infant sisters, Bonnie Jean and Arlene Hazel Sewell, and infant brother, Mark Williams Sewell.

Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. Saturday in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, and 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday, when a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. with Rev. Garen Smith, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Allegany, officiating. Burial will be in Portage Township Cemetery, Gardeau.

Memorials can be made to the S.W. Smith Library or Port Area Ambulance Service.

Condolences can be made to: 

Karen D. Sewell
305 Hillside Ave.
Port Allegany, PA 16743

Residual Waste Processing Application In Sweden Valley

PA Permit Violation Issued

PA Permit Violation Issued to Abarta Oil &Amp; Gas Co Inc in Farmington Twp, Clarion County

Environmental Health & Safety violation issued on 2017-04-25 to Abarta Oil &Amp; Gas Co Inc in Farmington Twp, Clarion county. OGA 3220(A) - Failure to plug the well upon abandoning it.
Tags: PADEP, frack, violation, drilling

Coudersport Ambulance To Sweden Valley Manor

At 11:09 AM on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance & Medic dispatched to Sweden Valley Manor for a leg injury.

Gabler Offers Advise on Fulfillment in Work, Life to Penn State DuBois Grads

During his commencement address at Penn State DuBois Friday evening, State Representative Matt Gabler encouraged student to find fulfillment in work, as well as life, in order to reach their full potential as productive citizens.
DuBOIS – State Representative Matt Gabler offered the commencement address at ceremonies held Friday evening in the gymnasium at Penn State DuBois. Baccalaureate and associate degrees were conferred by Chancellor M. Scott McBride. Academic Awards for highest GPA's were presented to Mr. Brendan Keegan for associate degrees, and Ms. Shalane Read for baccalaureate degrees.

"Tonight’s commencement is the opportunity to think about the conclusion of formal academic study and the beginning of a career in the workforce. Your course of study – your mission statement – provides you guidance on setting professional goals and deciding what to try and achieve in your career. But it is also so much more than that. Now, you have the opportunity to think not only about your professional mission statement, but your life’s mission statement," Gabler told graduates. He stressed the importance of hard work, but also that fulfillment comes in other ways. He shared his personal story of finding great satisfaction in his work, but finding true fulfillment and further motivation for hard work outside of the office.

"I had set a goal in 2008 when I started my campaign for state representative. When I was elected, I set the goal to do a good job, serve the community, and advocate for the ideas I felt were best for this area," Gabler said. "In so many ways, that job is so fulfilling and so rewarding to me. But, in a vacuum, it’s still not enough. A fulfilling work day with nothing else, isn’t quite fulfilling. Life is more than a job. I’m so blessed and thankful that I was fortunate enough to meet the person who could show me that – my wife Lisa who, seven months ago brought our little girl Caroline into the world. She has shown me that I can be dedicated and focused on my job, but there is a bigger picture beyond the career. That it’s for a bigger purpose."

Gabler urged students to strive for fulfillment in work and life to assure their greatest success, and to reach their full potential.

"What sort of husband or wife; what sort of mother or father do you want to be? These questions are all just as important, or, I would argue – these questions are more important than questions about your career goals. As you start your careers with the tools you’ve acquired, think about how you can put those tools to work to better your community beyond the workplace," Gabler said. "We need to ask these questions: what will our fire department look like in 10 years? How about in 20 years? Who will step up and lead our township boards and our city and borough councils? Who will coach our Little League teams? Who will get involved in the Rotary Club or the Lions Club? Your job will provide you the resources to live your life, but your family and your volunteerism will give it meaning.

"Many of you are entering uncharted territory. Commencements often come with change. Change is difficult; changing jobs, starting a new career, maybe even moving to a new home. Please, take the opportunity as soon as possible to get involved. You will find that what you put into something will determine what you get out of it. You have the tools for success. But, nothing ever got fixed by leaving the tools in the box. Please, take them out and use them, and use them often."

First elected in 2008, Gabler is currently serving his fifth term as the representative in the 75th Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. For the 2017-18 session, he is a member of the following four committees: Environmental Resources and Energy, Finance, Rules, and State Government. He has also been appointed to serve as deputy chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee.

Gabler was born and raised in DuBois and is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. He graduated as valedictorian from DuBois Central Catholic High School, and served as student council president. He attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg on a four-year Army R.O.T.C. scholarship, and earned his bachelor of arts degree in political science in 2006 with a minor in physics.

Upon graduation, Gabler's commitment to serving others continued through his commissioning as a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army Reserve. He served as commander of the Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 424th Multifunctional Medical Battalion before becoming a medical logistics officer with the Headquarters, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He currently holds the rank of captain.

Gabler is a former research analyst in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. His decision to run for office came from a desire to effect real change as an elected leader. He, his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Caroline, reside in Clearfield County. He received the Penn State DuBois Alumni Society's Distinguished Ambassador Award in 2015 for his support of the campus and its mission.

The 75th District consists of all of Elk County, as well as, in Clearfield County, the City of DuBois; the townships of Bloom, Bradford, Brady, Covington, Girard, Goshen, Graham, Huston, Karthaus, Lawrence (the Plymptonville precinct), Pine, Sandy and Union; and the borough of Falls Creek.

Penn State DuBois Spring 2017 graduates are:

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Administration of Justice (AJSUC)
Eric London DuBois, PA

Business (BSBCC)
Lacey Anderson (Cum Laude) DuBois, PA
Melissa Chicola DuBois, PA
Ryan Dattoli Johnsonburg, PA
Alyssa Fenton Saint Marys, PA
Kristy Hanes (Magna Cum Laude) Kersey, PA
Alexander Hart* State College, PA
Nicole Kerr Brockway, PA
Saisree Reddy Madapally* Ridgway, PA
Hunter Maines Morrisdale, PA
Vraj Shah DuBois, PA
Zachary Walsh Sparks, MD

Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCC)
Makayla Brock* Grampian, PA
Emilee Brown Clearfield, PA
Erika Crotts DuBois, PA
Jordan Hrinya Brockway, PA
Gregory Myers DuBois, PA
Shalane Read (Magna Cum Laude) DuBois, PA
Sam Roselli* Ridgway, PA
Tiandra Snyder Brockway, PA
Haley Snyder DuBois, PA
Juliana Vokes DuBois, PA
Holly Wensel Brookville, PA

Information Science and Technology (ISSCC)
Noah Serafini Brockway, PA
Justin Smith Ridgway, PA
College of Engineering
Faculty Marshal
Stephen Feldbauer, B.S., M.E., Ph.D.

For the Degree of Bachelors in Science

General Engineering (GE)
Andrew Bigley Clarion, PA
Ashley Brown Eldred, PA
Matthew Huff Weedville, PA
Logan Shirey Fairmount City, PA
Christopher Stewart* Reynoldsville, PA

*Summer 2017 Graduate

Candidates for Degrees
For the Degree of Associate in Science
For the Degree of Associate in Engineering Technology

University College
Faculty Marshal
Frederick G. Terwilliger, A.S., B.A., M.S.

For the Degree of Associate in Science

Business Administration (2BACC)
Bradley Sowers Emporium, PA

Human Development and Family Studies (2FSCC)
Julie Hart (Magna Cum Laude) Ridgway, PA
Kelsey White Clearfield, PA

Information Science and Technology (2ISCC)
Ethan Clark Grampian, PA
Benjamin Dennison* Erie, PA
Lars Nelson (Magna Cum Laude) Strattanville, PA
Devin Scholl Knox, PA

Physical Therapy Assistant (2PTA)
Matthew Craig Rockton, PA
Noah Fairman Punxsutawney, PA
Kaelyn Gruver New Bethlehem, PA
Maryann Haines Ruther Glen, VA
Brendan Keegan (Summa Cum Laude) West Decatur, PA
Cheryl Sushereba Brookville, PA
Nikkia Thrush Greencastle, PA
Jenna Zitzler Saint Marys, PA

College of Agricultural Sciences
Faculty Marshal
Emily H. Thomas, A.S., B.S., M.S.

For the Degree of Associate in Science

Wildlife Technology (2WLT)
Alec Baker (Cum Laude) Summerville, PA
Luke Benzinger Trafford, PA
Corinne Blossfeld Grand Rapids, PA
Amos Good Petrolia, PA
Zackary Good Reynoldsville, PA
Justin Heasley (Cum Laude) New Bethlehem, PA
Taylor Holt Kane, PA
Robert Krauss (Magna Cum Laude) Sligo, PA
Jeffrey Mashula Galeton, PA
Nicholas Micsky Greenville, PA
Shania Painter Punxsutawney, PA
Chandler Schloder Homer City, PA
Dakota Shadle Galeton, PA
Samantha Stahr Saint Marys, PA
Chelby Sherwood (Magna Cum Laude) DuBois, PA
Abbie Smith Nicktown, PA
Nicholas Voris Punxsutawney, PA
Brandon Witmer Lemont, PA
Dustin Zetwick Smethport, PA

College of Engineering
Faculty Marshal
Diane Spradling, B.S., M.S.

For the Degree of Associate in Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology (2MET)
Brad Anderson Penfield, PA
Donald Brooks Fryburg, PA
Matthew Burkett Punxsutawney, PA
Connor Rees Punxsutawney, PA
Dakota Rutter Philipsburg, PA
Brycen Skarbek Reynoldsville, PA


BRADFORD, Pa. -- Like any grandmother, Marilyn Horne wants to show her grandchildren the place where she grew up.

That home on Avenue B perched above the Tunungwant Creek has disappeared since her World War II childhood in Bradford.

Little Marilyn would traipse behind her mother, Berneice Horne, who was the assessor in the Fifth Ward, as she walked from house to house performing assessments. The neighborhood was largely Italian and “everywhere my mother went, they wanted to feed her,” Marilyn Horne recalled.

“Little did I know that I would spend so much time in Italy,” she said. “I’d love to go back (in time) because I can speak Italian now.”

She spent that time in Italy, of course, on some of the most famous stages in the world – at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, La Scala in Milan and Teatro di San Carlo in Naples – as one of the most renowned opera singers of the 1960s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.

On Saturday, Horne will bring all of her worlds together when her family, friends, and people from her hometown meet in Bradford at the dedication and opening of the Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center in Marilyn Horne Hall.

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford developed the museum to share items from Horne’s archives, which she bequeathed to the university.

The dedication will take place at 2 p.m. in Veterans Square, where Horne gave some of her first performances, singing with her sister, Gloria, at rallies to support FDR and the sale of war bonds.

She will be able to show her daughter, grandchildren, younger brother (who was born after her family moved to California), niece and nephew Avenue B, from which she watched the Tuna Creek spill its banks and flood downtown during 1945, and Veterans Square. She can also show them the Church of the Ascension, where she and Gloria sang in the children’s choir, and the graves of her parents and grandparents.

Horne’s father, Bentz Horne, was a small-town politician. “He really loved living in California, but in Bradford, he knew everybody in town,” she said.

In her 1983 autobiography, “My Life,” it is clear that Horne’s father, who died when she was 22, remains ever-present in her life. He loved his small town, and she nurtures her memories of seeing him in his element – singing with community choirs, selling war bonds and just generally enjoying the company of the many people who knew him.

Marilyn Horne was born in 1934 in Bradford at the height of the Depression. In addition to her older sister, Gloria, she had an older brother, Dick. During the depression years, her family ran a small grocery store out of its living room on Elm Street. “My mother bought and sold day-old bread,” she recalled. “Later she went on to be a very successful business woman. Dad made five dollars a Sunday as a soloist in church.”

Most of her memories of Bradford concern the war years.

“I grew up right smack dab with World War II. That has a lot of memories that are indelible in my mind,” she said. “The years of the war were very exciting. Some things were going on all of the time.” She remembered helping with scrap drives and saving up to buy war bonds by pasting 10-cent stamps into books. A full book bought a bond.

She took early voice lessons with several Bradford teachers, including Edna Luce, who she said taught her the basis of breath support that she used her entire career.

In her early days performing patriotic tunes with the Citizens Band, Horne learned to love an audience. Her first recital was held at Kane High School, shortly before her family moved to Long Beach, Calif., when she was 11. Bentz Horne, a semi-professional singer, had already realized that his daughter’s voice would require proper training, nurturing and exposure not available in his hometown.

But here is a story for all children who become discouraged with their lack of success in their chosen passion. Marilyn “Jackie” Horne -- future toast of two continents – did not make her grade-school glee club. The teacher said she sang too loudly. However, she did appear in skits and plays and had the chance to belt out “Up in Santa Land” while playing the part of Jolly Molly in her fifth-grade Christmas show.

“I have very good memories of my childhood,” she said.

She is sure to have good memories of this weekend as well.

Of the museum’s creation, she said, “It’s a very warm feeling, and I have to thank one man who is behind all of this, and that’s Livingston (Alexander, Pitt-Bradford’s president). He’s worked very hard for this whole situation.”

Horne initially renewed her ties to her hometown through the efforts of her foundation to bring two recitals a year of young singers to Bradford at the expense of the Foundation. A new friend, Jim Guelfi, and the Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center were very supportive. Separately, she performed with BCPAC in 2000 at Bradford Area High School.

Shortly thereafter, she served as an honorary chairwoman to help Pitt-Bradford raise money for the construction of Blaisdell Hall, which is home to the arts at Pitt-Bradford. When Pitt-Bradford honored her for her work on that campaign, she decided to give her archives to the university, despite being wooed by the Library of Congress.

“I was at a lunch at the Alexanders with Bradford leaders. I was looking around and decided that my archives should come to Bradford,” she said. “It just felt right. This has all worked out way beyond what I would have thought of.”

For more information about the dedication and museum, visit

House Action for the Week of May 8, 2017

Live web streams of House session and the majority of committee meetings are available at Important information and events may also be viewed by visiting

The Weekly Schedule

Fox Township Responding To Horse Accident

At 9:48 AM on Saturday, Fox Township Fire & EMS have been dispatched to a horse accident on a power line off of Brown Road. A person fell from a horse and has a possible broken leg.

Genesee Township needs 2 new Supervisors

Scot Miller and Scott Luce have never been elected. They were appointed after receiving phone calls from the previous board of supervisors asking them to be the new supervisors. The public had no say. No other candidate was considered?

Why was no other candidate considered? All we know is that after serious questions were raised about the propriety of the amounts charged for Solid Waste and the amounts taken from Solid Waste to use in the general fund, that the previous supervisors appointed Miller and Luce. Miller and Luce are aware of the overcharge for the services to the tune of $27,000.00 per year and of the removal of money from this special fund to the general fund. Miller and Luce have refused to do anything about it and have instead voted to continue the practices of the prior supervisors. As a matter of fact, according to a survey conducted by Township employees for the months of February and March 2016, less than 25% of the $50.00 assessed property owners use the service.

At the same time, at the candidate forum on March 29 Miller stated that his main objective was to bulldoze down the existing Township Building, replacing it with a nice shiny new one, and to acquire more equipment. Luce raised no objection. These supervisors want to spend more of your money on unnecessary things.

It is time to say no to foolish spending and supervisors who were not elected and are not accountable to anyone. It is time to say no to Miller and to Luce.

Candidates David Furman and Jim Smoker stand as a stark contrast to the past. They want to reduce wasteful spending on manpower and equipment and buildings.
They want real progress, with better road maintenance, surface material and dust control, for our paved and gravel roads. They want to end overcharges for Solid Waste so you can keep more of your money.

Candidates David Furman and Jim Smoker seek election not appointment. They are not beholden to anyone and will be accountable to the voters.

(This ad paid for by Dennis Matteson)

See Cub Cadet All-Around Strength At Moon's Farm Yard Center In Ulysses & Wellsboro

The spot is in Genesee Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania and is marked with the sign pictured above. The location itself is unremarkable. It’s not a big mountain, just a hill on the Allegheny Plateau near the New York state line. It’s not even the highest point in Pennsylvania, but it feeds water to three major North American rivers: the Mississippi, the St. Lawrence and the Susquehanna.

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Treat Mom To The Mothers' Day Buffet At The Hotel Crittenden In Coudersport, PA

Coudersport Pool Fund Grows; Fundraiser Set For May 13th At Coudersport American Legion Post

Currently the pool fund has $121,313.70 from over 200 individuals, groups, businesses and our schools donating generously to save the pool. Funds and pledges to renovate the pool continue to come in daily from those locally and from 11 other states.

The pool fundraiser on May 13th, 5:30 at the Coudersport American Legion is gaining steam.

Our small businesses community has once again stepped up to supply great auction donations.

Additionally, individuals and groups have generously donated a wide range of auction items.

So far, there are over a hundred items up for Chinese auction, silent auction and verbal auction. There will be something for everyone. Items include: the first official cannon ball into the new pool, one-of-a-kind Mother's Day jewelry, 22/250 rifle, locally tied flies and fishing gear, local hand made wood craftsmanship, local art work, local photography, gift certificates to various businesses, Penn State football tickets and life saving bystander CPR classes, but there are many more.

Mort's Meat Mafia will be cooking BBQ pulled pork sliders, the Ladies Auxiliary will be doing side dishes, cash bar will be open and dessert served.

Come on out and support your community, socialize and have a great time.

Thanks again for the tremendous support!

Advanced Tickets can be purchased at Cream N Sugar, The Hotel Crittenden, Hauber's Jewelry, The Country Shoppe and Laundry and Olgas for $20 tickets at the door are $25.

Fundraiser items can still be donated and dropped off at the Country Shoppe and Laundry.

Pool donations via check are still being collected and can be sent to:

Coudersport Borough
Coudersport Pool Fund
201 South West St
Coudersport Pa 16915

Zito Media Seeking NOC Manager At Coudersport Facility

Maple Festival Cooking Contest Saturday In Coudersport

Potter-Tioga Maple Festival Schedule Of Events For May 5 & 6, 2017 In Coudersport

Howard's Inc. In Coudersport, PA Has Over 100 Mowers To Choose From In One Convenient Location

Howard's Husqvarna

3 LuLaRoe Consultants Showing At Hamlin Memorial Library In Smethport May 7th From 12 to 3

Coudersport Main Street Committee Is Offering 4 For 4 Store Start Up Program

Includes 4 Large Ads On Solomon's Words For The Wise

Friday, May 5, 2017

Wayne L. Minteer, 80, of Roulette, PA

Wayne L. Minteer

Wayne L. Minteer, 80, of Roulette, PA, died Friday (May 5, 2017) in the Snyder Memorial Health Care Center, Marienville.

He was born Nov. 12, 1936 in New Castle, a son of Frank Andrew and Ida Mae Bleakney Minteer. On Sept. 24 1955, in Ellwood City, PA, he married Roberta "Bertie" Miller who died on Jan. 15, 2004. On July 15, 2005, he married Grace M. Hall Caldwell in Ellwood City, PA, who survives.

Mr. Minteer attended Shenango Twp. schools and was an equipment operator, employed by the PA Dept. of Transportation for 35 years, retiring in 1999. He was member of AFSCME #2117 of Coudersport, PA and was Chief Stewart for the Union for 10 years. He was also a member of the Keen-Agers Club of Lake Wales, Florida.

He was a member of Chestnut Street Baptist Church, Port Allegany, PA, the Royal Neighbors of America, and was a social member of the Coudersport American Legion.

Wayne was an avid collector of classic cars and had a love for tinkering in his garage.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:

two daughters: Brenda (Charles "Chuck") Lewis of Halifax, PA and Beverly (Kevin) Furman Gonder of Wiconisco, PA

two step children: Brian (Susette) Caldwell of Wellsboro, PA and Pamela J.(Ronald) Rapp of Coudersport, PA

six grandchildren , seven great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild

one brother: Robert Minteer of New Castle, PA, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, one brother, Evert Lemoyne Minteer and a baby sister, Celia Minteer.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 8, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM in Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., 105 N. Main St., Port Allegany, PA. Visitation will also be held on Tuesday, May 9, from 10-11AM in the funeral home, where services will begin at 11:00 am with the Rev. Joann Piatko, pastor of St. Joseph Episcopal Church, officiating, and the Rev. Karl Moore, pastor of Keys to the Kingdom Church of New Castle, PA, co-officiating. Burial will be in the Sweden Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Roulette Ambulance Association or Forest County Hospice. Online condolences may be made at

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

Missing Woman With Dementia Located Safe In East Rochester

The Greece Police Department said a missing woman has been located in East Rochester.

Roberta J. Prosser, 76, suffers from dementia. Greece Police Chief Patrick Phelan said Prosser was found in East Rochester and is unharmed.

She had last seen at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Chase Bank, 690 Long Pond Road.

Event: Special Weather Statement


At 850 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near
Brockway, moving north at 35 mph.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible.
Locations impacted include...
Ridgway, Johnsonburg, Brandy Camp and Portland Mills.

Target Area:

Wayne L. Minteer of Roulette, PA

Wayne L. Minteer

Wayne L. Minteer of Roulette, PA, died Friday (May 5, 2017) in Snyder Memorial Health Care Center, Marienville.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc. 105 N. Main St., Port Allegany, PA are incomplete and will be announced with a full obituary.

Raymond J. Tingley, 87, of 6340 Limestone Run, Limestone, NY

Raymond J. Tingley

Raymond J. Tingley, 87, of 6340 Limestone Run, Limestone, NY, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Bradford Manor.

Born June 3, 1929 in Crown, he was a son of the late Charles and Mary (Fesenmyer) Tingley. He attended school on Leeper.

On November 6, 1948, he married Doris "Jeanne" (Raught) Tingley who died February 4, 2008. Together they raised many foster children over a 25 year period.

Ray was employed at Dresser-Clark in Olean for 37 years.

Surviving are five daughters, Edwardene Schoonover, of Limestone, Christina (Stephen) Rodgers, of Partlow, VA, Janice (Doug) Stiles, of Bradford, Tammy (Rich) Grove, of Bradford, and Debbie (Donnie) Forester, of Franklinville, NY, one daughter-in-law Candace Tingley of Limestone, four sons, Jerome (Tammy) Tingley, of Limestone, Jeffrey (Cathy) Tingley, of Olean, Kenneth (Marcy) Tully, of Mt Jewett, and John (Lorrie) Tingley, of Richmond, VA, 26 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son Gregory Tingley, one son-in-law John "Jack" Schoonover, three great grandchild, five brothers and five sisters.

At the family's request there will be no visitation. Services are private at the convenience of family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to American Heart Association, 823 Filmore Ave., Erie, PA 16505 or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at

Bruce E. Klussmann, 78, formerly of Bradford, PA

Bruce E. Klussmann

Bruce E. Klussmann, 78, formerly of Bradford, PA, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his residence in Naples, FL.

Born March 21, 1939 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Walter and Helen Klussmann.

He was a self- taught man and worked for Kendall/Witco Corporation as a Sales Engineer for many years. He retired from Sun Oil Co. in 1999 and moved to Naples, FL.

He is survived by one son, David C. Klussmann of Bradford; a daughter, Jamie Pack of Indianapolis, IN; three grandchildren, Joshua, Caleb and Hannah Pack; one brother, Robert K. Klussmann of Virginia and several nieces and nephews, including, David J. Klussmann, Jessica Soto and Sue Klussmann, all of Bradford and Bill Klussmann of California.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Klussmann.

At Mr. Klussmann’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.

Online condolences can be expressed at

William A. Chadwick, 91, of 6367 Limestone Run, Limestone, NY

William A. Chadwick

William A. Chadwick, 91, of 6367 Limestone Run, Limestone, NY, won and went to be with his Lord, Friday, May 5, 2017, at Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born May 5, 1926 in Emporium, he was a son of the late Harold Chadwick and Mildred (Ensign) Chadwick Sawyer.

On April 7, 1990 in Allegany Full Gospel Church, he married Barbara (Combs) Chadwick, who survives.
WWII Veteran

Bill attended Emporium schools. On April 19, 1944 he enlisted in the US Navy, earning the American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Victory Medal. He was honorably discharged May 25, 1946. He returned and graduated from Olean High School.

He was an active member of The Gospel Tabernacle Church in Limestone and served on the Board of Directors.

Mr. Chadwick worked for Terry's Furs in Olean, Singer Service Center in Olean, The Haskell Mobil Gas Station and then for MetLife, retiring after 30 years of service.

Bill enjoyed music and played the Harmonica, Piano and Mandolin.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children, Jill (Paul) Ivanich, of Bradford, Todd Chadwick, and Collin (Tina) Chadwick, all of Olean, NY, Keith Hatch, of Bradford, Noreen (Randy) Watson, of Dallas, TX and Lori (Joe) DeAngelis, of Bradford; 19 grandchildren, Amber (Dan) Hosmer, Chad Ivanich, Keenan Chadwick, Kaija Dougherty, Kira (Jordan) Spencer, Lyndsey Churakos, Sierra Churakos, Gracie Chadwick, Donald Hatch, Jesse (Rose) Crum, Cody Hatch, Aaron (Holly) Watson, Bethany (Fred) Montoya, Leah (Phillip) Daurio, Jared Watson, Nicholas (Caitlin) Tingley, Adam Tingley, Nathaniel Tingley and Stephen Tingley; 14 great grandchildren; one brother, John (Jan) Chadwick of Prescott, AZ and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Chadwick, Jr. and Richard Chadwick and one sister, Alice Chadwick Sherwood.

Friends are invited to call from 6-8 PM, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue and again on Wednesday from 10-11 AM, in the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Limestone, NY, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Russ Combs officiating. Burial will be in Mt. View Cemetery in Olean.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Gospel Tabernacle Church or The Limestone Fire Department.

Online condolences may be made at

Joseph C. Connolly, 73, of West Eldred Rd., Eldred, PA

Joseph Connolly

Joseph C. Connolly, 73, of West Eldred Rd., Eldred, PA, passed away Tuesday May 2nd, 2017 at the Olean General Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born March 17th, 1944 in Olean, he was a son of Joseph W. and Doris a Dunn Connolly. On September 12th, 1987 at the VFW Post 2092 in Eldred he married Rosanna “Rose” Miles, who passed away on December 15th, 2015.
Vietnam War Veteran

Mr. Connolly had attended Eldred Township Schools. He was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served as a Seabee with the US Navy.

Joe was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Pvt. Myron Burns Post 2092 of Eldred and the American Legion Post 887 of Eldred, as well as the Humane Society.
Joe greatly enjoyed Bluegrass Music and an avid banjo player; along with his wife Rose, he was a member of several bands, most recently the band Crossfork. He also participated in the adopt a soldier program and was an advocate for veterans. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping for as long as he was able; Joe also cherished all of his pets.

Surviving are two step-sons, Mark (Rosemary) Hathaway of Great Valley and Luther (Crystal) Hathaway of Tennessee; six step-daughters, Monalisa (Randy) Miles of Port Allegany, Marcella (Harris) Steele of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas, Marlene Yeaples of Angelica, Meldia Justice of Lancaster, Pa, Marcia (Rich) Green of Eldred and Angel (Kevin) Knight of Tennessee; sixteen step-grandchildren and twenty step-great grandchildren; a brother, Tom (Carol) Connolly of Newell Creek; and a sister, Marguarite Lasher of Eldred, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call today (May 6th, 2017) at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Jim Kazimer, pastor of the First Church of God, Eldred, officiating. Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.

Military honors will be presented by the American Legion Post 887 of Eldred following the funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 887 of Eldred, the VFW post 2092 of Eldred, or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences may be made at

Lauren E. Green, 70, of Coudersport, PA

Lauren E. Green
“beloved companion and sister”

Lauren E. Green, 70, of Coudersport, PA, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 after a brief stay in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport following an extended illness.

Lauren, known as “Butch” in her younger days, was born October 9, 1946 in Trinidad, British West Indies. She was a daughter of Lawrence E. and Virginia E. Green.

Lauren was a 1964 graduate of Yorktown Heights High School in Westchester, NY and of Woods Secretarial School. She worked for many years as a pension consultant in New York City and Los Angeles and created her own business, Pension Paperworks (one of her LA customers was Robin Williams). She continued her pension business from Shinglehouse after she moved east to care for her aging parents.

Lauren was the Potter County volunteer coordinator for Road to Recovery which provides transportation for cancer patients. She was also a volunteer tax return preparer for the AARP tax preparation program and assisted many residents of Potter county with their returns each April. 

In addition, she worked with Potter County Hospice and was treasurer of the Oswayo Valley Rod & Gun club for over a decade. She ran Bingo games for the club at the Potter County Fair. She was a founding member of the Area Women’s Investment Group where she served as treasurer. An accomplished quilter, she belonged to the Quilting Club in Shinglehouse. She enjoyed gardening, reading, travel, bird watching, and helping people and animals.

Surviving are her friend and companion, Ed McCrea of Coudersport; three siblings, Teri Smith (Vincent) of Patchogue, Long Island, NY, Tony Green of Shinglehouse and Florida, and Kernel Green of Ashville, NC; and two nieces, Debbie and Tami.

Lauren was predeceased by her parents, Gini and Larry. 

In keeping with Lauren’s wishes, there will be no public visitation. A celebration of her life will be held on a date and at a place to be announced. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Coudersport Public Library, 502 Park Avenue, Coudersport, PA 16915 or the Patterson Cancer Center – Infusion Room, US Route 6 East, Coudersport, PA 16915. 

Lauren’s family has entrusted her care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Lauren, please visit

Genesee Dispatched To Tree Down with Wires & Fire

At 6:28 PM on Friday, Genesee Fire Dept. has been dispatched to the area of 477 Cemetery Road for a tree down with wires & fire.

Annual Community Day At PA Lumber Museum Saturday, May 6th; Free Admission & Activities

State Police Investigating Thefts Of Oil & Gas Well Equipment Near Bradford & Westline

Jones Township Dispatched For Crash On Old State Road

At 2:46 PM on Friday, Jones Township has been dispatched  to the area of 1709 Old State Road for a vehicle on its roof smoking. Occupants are out of the vehicle denying injuries.

Coudersport Ambulance To Rt. 6 West

At 2:37 PM on Friday, Coudersport Ambulance & ALS have been dispatched to Rt. 6 west for a woman ill.

Former Port Allegany Teacher Nominated For PA Teacher Of The Year Award

Elizabeth Behrman and Molly Born
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Linda Voegler Granite
Four Allegheny County teachers are among the 12 nominated for 2018’s Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year award.

The winner will be announced in December in Hershey at the state Department of Education’s annual professional development conference for educators.

“Teachers spend their lives educating, empowering, listening, mentoring, guiding, inspiring, serving, and supporting each of their students,” Gov. Tom Wolf said in a news release announcing the nominees last week. “I applaud each of these educators for their hard work and for earning this important recognition.”

Linda Granite has taught beginning band to fourth- and fifth-graders at Marshall Elementary School in the North Allegheny School District since 2007.

“Her passion for music and children and the profession is the gem among the mere stones,” said Tammy A. Andreyko, the district’s assistant superintendent of curriculum, assessment and professional development. “There is never a moment when I don’t see her thinking about ways to make teaching and learning better for all children.”

Prior to North Allegheny, Ms. Granite, 45, taught at elementary schools in Butler County and Port Allegany, McKean County. At Marshall, her students are often picking up an instrument for the first time.

“It’s a huge responsibility, and a great honor, to give them their first experience. I get to be the one that sees those lightbulb moments.”

She’s committed to giving back, too, she said, by inviting student teachers into her classroom.

“I want to give a young teacher a good experience, time to make their mistakes. ... I think we need to take notice of the young people out there who enjoy working with kids, and we need to encourage them.Read the whole article....

Lafayette Dispatched To Explosion In Area Of Rt. 59

At 1:43 PM on Friday, Lafayette Firefighters have been dispatched to some type of an explosion at MSL Oil & Gas near 6753 Route 59. No smoke or fire showing.
RECALLED by Chief 21

Panthers, Penn State Altoona Set for AMCC Showdown

By Scott Elliott
BRADFORD, Pa. - The fifth-seeded Pitt-Bradford baseball team will square off with fourth-seeded Penn State Altoona in the first round of the AMCC tournament Sunday.

The two teams will play a best-of-three series with the winner advancing to the AMCC Championship round to face top-seeded La Roche next Thursday in Pittsburgh. Sunday’s games were originally scheduled for Saturday but have moved back due to anticipated inclement weather.

It marks the second straight weekend the Panthers will travel to Altoona. The Lions dealt Pitt-Bradford a pair of one-run losses last Saturday to wrap up home-field advantage.

Pitt-Bradford is making its sixth straight appearance in the conference postseason tournament and its 17th overall. This is the third meeting between the two schools in the opening round and first since 2012.

The Panthers carry a little momentum into Sunday’s matchup, after sweeping Medaille Wednesday to secure the final spot in the tournament. Sophomore right-hander Ryan Boyer was the star, tossing eight scoreless innings while striking out a career-high nine in a 5-0 win in game two.

Pitt-Bradford head coach Zach Foster will hand the ball to senior right-handers Ryan Northcott and Justin Beimel. Both pitchers struggled in their first turn against the Lions but hope a second crack will yield better results. Northcott gave up eight runs in 5.1 innings, while Beimel was touched up for five runs. Should the Panthers need a starter for a winner-take-all game three, Boyer will take the hill.

Freshman infielder Tyler Hoops continued his second-half offensive surge Wednesday, collecting two more walks to push his AMCC-leading total to 33. He played a role in three of the Panthers’ five runs in game two and is among the league leaders in runs scored. His .538 on-base percentage ranks in the top 25 nationally in NCAA Division III.

Junior third baseman Dalton Renn and sophomore catcher Austin Parent anchor the middle of the Panther lineup. Renn has driven in 20 runs over the last 11 games, and Parent, who had his 17-game hitting streak snapped Wednesday, hit a team-best .446 with 18 RBIs in conference play.

Penn State Altoona returns to the postseason for the first time since 2014 after enjoying a resurgent 2017 campaign. The Lions’ 18 wins are the most since 2011, and they finished with a winning record in AMCC play for the first time in five years.

Freshmen Hunter Beron and George Stiuso led the Lion offensive attack. Stiuso is hitting .328 with a team-best four home runs and 23 RBIs, and Beron has connected for three homers, stolen nine bases and driven in 24 runs.

Senior pitchers Jared Dailey and Mike Marley got the start against the Panthers last weekend and figure to take the mound once again. Dailey is 6-2 on the season with a 5.79 ERA, and Marley has an ERA of nearly seven in 45-plus innings this year. Freshman Aaron Sharp leads the team in innings pitched (52.2), strikeouts (47) and ERA (4.27).

The Panthers are also looking to end a recent stretch of futility. Pitt-Bradford has been swept the last four years in the first-round of the tournament.

Pitt-Greensburg and Mt. Aloysius meet in the other opening round series. The winner of that matchup will play No. 2 seed Penn State Behrend.

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Friday, May 05, 2017
The latest news from the State Capitol 
REAL ID – On Monday, May 8, the House State Government Committee, of which I am a member, will consider legislation which would offer a solution to Pennsylvania’s REAL ID problem. You can watch the meeting on my website,, beginning at noon.

In 2005, Congress passed the REAL ID Act of 2005 in an attempt to standardize the issuance of driver’s licenses across the United States. Pennsylvania is one of seven states currently not complying with the act and has until June 6, 2017 to do so. REAL ID has been a controversial law because of concerns that have been expressed regarding individuals’ information and the costs related to compliance.

Senate Bill 133, along with amendments that are to be voted Monday, would create a two-tiered system for issuing driver’s licenses and state photo ID cards in the Commonwealth, an approach patterned after Arizona’s system which has been deemed to be in compliance by the Department of Homeland Security.

Under this approach, Pennsylvania residents would be able to choose to obtain a standard ID/driver’s license or a REAL ID compliant ID. The REAL ID compliant version would be able to be used at federal buildings, military installations and airports, and would require the submission of additional documentation and a fee to cover the related costs, according to what is mandated under the federal REAL ID act.

This bill would be an improvement over current law because it gives Pennsylvania residents the ability to seek a compliant ID for air travel or admission to military installations. Those however who do not wish to use their driver’s license or state ID for these purposes would not be required to deal with the costs or the paperwork involved.
Honoring Those Who Serve Our Country – On Friday, May 12, the Route 879 bridge over Trout Run in Shawville, Clearfield County, will officially be dedicated in honor and memory of Private David Kyle McCracken. A 1942 Clearfield High School graduate, McCracken was killed in action during World War II and received the Purple Heart.

A sign unveiling and dedication ceremony will begin at 1 p.m.
Holding Lottery Winners Accountable for Debts - Individuals who are delinquent on state taxes or behind on child support payments could find their winnings intercepted under legislation passed by the House.

House Bill 674 would require the Department of Revenue to determine whether taxpayers who win a single prize of more than $2,500 from the Pennsylvania Lottery have any unpaid state taxes. If the taxpayer does have an outstanding state tax liability and all appeal rights have been exhausted, the amount of state tax that is owed will be deducted from the winnings and paid to the Commonwealth. Other obligations, such as court costs, fines and restitution could be deducted as well.

Finally, the bill would require the Department of Revenue to send the winner’s information to the Department of Human Services to determine if he or she is a recipient of public assistance benefits. If the prizewinner does receive benefits, a determination would be made regarding if he or she remains eligible for those benefits.

The bill awaits consideration in the state Senate.
News from the Forest – Replacement of the following two bridges in the Allegheny National Forest is getting underway:
  • Bluejay Creek Bridge – Located along the Marienville Bike Trail, which is currently closed, this bridge will be under construction until Friday, May 19.
  • Straight Run Bridge – Located along the Spring Creek Horse Trail No. 6, this bridge will be under construction from Monday, May 15, to Friday, June 2. It will remain open during that time, but will have a short section rerouted to Forest Service Road 131.
The projects are a cooperative effort between the United States Forest Service, the Forest County Snowmobile Club and the Marienville Trail Riders Snowmobile Club. The new bridges will be treated wood stringer bridges with timber planks for decking. Horse users are encouraged to use caution during the construction period.

I’ve been working with a group of citizens to improve access to the Bennett Branch of Sinnemahoning Creek in Clearfield and Elk counties. On Wednesday, I joined the group for a kayak tour of the area.

Pictured with me (from left) are Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) Wildlife Conservation Officer Doty McDowell; Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) Watershed Manager Eli Long; PGC Northcentral Region Director Barry Zaffuto; Moshannon State Forest Manager John Hecker; Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Assistant Regional Manager Dana Crisp; Moshannon State Forest Technician Zachary Miller ; Elk County Commissioner Matt Quesenberry, and Jonathan Calderon from the WPC.

6-24 5K Run/2mi Walk Benefits Down Syndrome Awareness

G2 Gymnastics claims 4 State Titles

Recently, G2 Gymnastics of Shinglehouse, traveled to Canonsburg, PA for the USA Gymnastics Level 3 PA State Championships hosted by Gym Dandys. Approximately 250 Level 3 athletes represented almost 40 USAG Clubs from PA. All 11 members of the G2 Level 3 team qualified to the event. Members in attendance included: Irelyn Rounsville, Madison Errick, Jaden Dunbar, Brielle Fidurko, Kaylee Oswald, Genecis Easton, Lily Stedman, Maddison Gietler, Natalie McDowell, and Danica Yates.

Judging was tough, though G2 stood strong as they claimed four event titles and totaling 27 State medals from the 10 competitors. Claiming the Vault State Titles in their respective age groups were Irelyn Rounsville (9.675), Brielle Fidurko (9.55), and Genecis Easton (9.35). Claiming the Uneven Bar State Title was Kaylee Oswald (9.10). Madison Errick claimed the silver medal in the All Around (36.375) along with vault (9.20), beam (9.05), and floor (9.10). Irelyn Rounsville also claimed the bronze medal in the All Around (36.775) along with a silver on the bars (9.25). Additional silver medalists include: Maddison Gietler (vault-9.225) and Danica Yates (vault-9.225). Additional bronze medalists include: Jaden Dunbar (bars-8.80), Genecis Easton (floor-9.0), and Lily Stedman (beam-9.0, floor-9.0).

All gymnasts had a phenomenal performance and we are very proud of their accomplishments this season. G2 continues to prepare for their final State Championships. Good luck to Kara Longo as she travels to Erie, PA for her XCEL Gold State meet this weekend.

G2 offers classes starting at 3 years old including preschool, progressive, and competitive programs. No experience necessary! We also offer sibling and bring a friend discounts. We offer an open registration – Register at any time during our session at or email for more information.

9.0 CLUB:
Vault: Irelyn Rounsville-9.675, Madison Errick-9.20, Jaden Dunbar-9.30, Brielle Fidurko-9.55, Kaylee Oswald-9.075, Genecis Easton-9.35, Lily Stedman-9.175, Maddison Gietler-9.225, Danica Yates-9.225
Bars: Irelyn Rounsville-9.25, Madison Errick-9.025, Kaylee Oswald-9.10, Danica Yates-9.025
Beam: Madison Errick-9.05, Lily Stedman-9.0
Floor: Irelyn Rounsville-9.15, Madison Errick-9.10, Jaden Dunbar-9.175, Brielle Fidurko-9.075, Kaylee Oswald-9.225, Genecis Easton-9.0, Lily Stedman-9.0

34.00: Brielle Fidurko-34.825, Maddison Gietler-34.95
35.00: Jaden Dunbar-35.575, Kaylee Oswald-35.70, Genecis Easton-35.70, Lily Stedman-35.025, Danica Yates-35.575
36.00: Irelyn Rounsville-36.775, Madison Errick-36.375

Full Meet Results:
Irelyn Rounsville: vault-9.675-1st, bars-9.25-2nd, beam-8.70, floor-9.15-5th, AA-36.775-3rd
Madison Errick: vault-9.20-2nd, bars-9.025-5th, beam-9.05-2nd, floor-9.10-2nd, AA-36.375-2nd
Jaden Dunbar: vault-9.30-4th, bars-8.80-3rd, beam-8.30, floor-9.175, AA-35.575
Brielle Fidurko: vault-9.55-1st, bars-8.20, beam-8.00, floor-9.075, AA-34.825
Kaylee Oswald: vault-9.075, bars-9.10-1st, beam-8.30, floor-9.225-5th, AA-35.70-6th
Genecis Easton: vault-9.35-1st, bars-8.40, beam-8.95-4th, floor-9.0-3rd, AA-35.70-4th
Lily Stedman: vault-9.175-6th, bars-7.85, beam-9.0-3rd, floor-9.0-3rd, AA-35.025
Maddison Gietler: vault-9.225-2nd, bars-8.40, beam-8.925-5th, floor-8.40, AA-34.95
Natalie McDowell: vault-8.85, bars-7.15, beam-8.45, floor-8.525, AA-32.975
Danica Yates: vault-9.225-2nd, bars-9.025-4th, beam-8.60, floor-8.725, AA-35.575-5th

Pictured L-R
Row 1: Irelyn Rounsville, Madison Errick
Row 2: Maddison Gietler, Jaden Dunbar, Genecis Easton
Row 3: Kaylee Oswald, Lily Stedman, Danica Yates, Brielle Fidurko
Missing from photo: Natalie McDowell

Penn State Extension Plant Sale May, 13.


At 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, Maia Stam of Wellsboro will teach youngsters how to create new dance moves to interpret and communicate their ideas and emotions. She will then show them how to use those movements to create a mini-dance to tell a favorite story through dance and music. Previous dance experience is not necessary for children to participate.
This free Deane Little Beans program will be in the lobby at the Deane Center at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro. It is open to youth, 12 years old and younger.

A graduate of Goucher College, Stam majored in dance with concentrations in choreography and dance administration. While in school, she worked with modern dance companies including LehrerDance, ClancyWorks Dance Company, and Deep Vision Dance Company. Currently, Stam is teaching African and Modern Dance at Rhythms Academy of Dance in Wellsboro.

For more information about this and other Deane Little Beans programs, call 570-724-6220.

Maia Stam

Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Geneseee Water Authority