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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Margaret A. Horning, 80, of 105 S. Broad St., Emporium, PA

Margaret A. Horning

Margaret A. Horning, 80, of 105 S. Broad St., Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands Elk, St. Marys, PA on Tuesday morning. (November 13, 2018).

She was born September 16, 1938 in Reynoldsville, PA a daughter of the late Edward and Blanche Baun Huntington.

On December 22, 1962 she married the late George E. Horning who died Jan. 15, 1978.

Margaret was especially fond of animals and enjoyed volunteering at the local SPCA.

She is survived by two daughters, Vickie Doud and her late husband James, Emporium and Lisa (Clifton) Collins, Emporium; one grandson, David Matthew Horning; three brothers, Bill (Jane) Huntington, Big Run, PA; Henry (Carol) Schwab, Reynoldsville; Harry Schwab, Reynoldsville; two sisters, Joyce (Larry) Miller, Brookville and Mary Lou McAulay, Emporium.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her son-in-law James Doud; a sister, Elsie M. Heagy and three brothers, Ron and George Huntington and Charles in infancy.

At her request there will be No Service or Visitation.

Burial was in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

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Recalls 11-13-2018

Alebrije Dist Wholesale Recalls Quesillo Queseria “La Milagrosa” and “Alebrije Cheese” Because of Possible Health Risk

ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is collaborating with health officials due to a positive finding of Salmonella in a sample of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is voluntarily recalling the amount of 100 kilos of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. While “Alebrije Cheese” has not been found positive for Salmonella, ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE has decided to voluntarily recall the specific 498 “Alebrije Cheese” pieces that were imported during the same period out of an abundance of caution.

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. Read More

Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

We regret to inform you that Natural Life® Chicken & Potato dry dog food has been confirmed To contain elevated levels of Vitamin D. As a result, we are voluntarily recalling the following product:

17.5 # Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food Bag UPC: 0-12344-08175-1
Bags affected have a Best By Date code of December 4, 2019 through August 10, 2020.

The Best By Date code can be found on the back or bottom of each bag.

The products were distributed to retail stores in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and California.

Natural Life Pet Products became aware of the elevated levels of vitamin D after receiving complaints from three pet owners of vitamin D toxicity after consuming the product. An investigation revealed a formulation error led to the elevated vitamin D in the product. Read More.

Recall of Bittersweet & Feve Chocolate Bars Due to High Levels of Milk Allergens

Recchiuti Confections (San Francisco, CA) discovered two batches of their Bittersweet Chocolate Bar and two batches of their Feve Chocolate Bar contain high levels of milk protein after FDA sampling. No illnesses have been reported to date. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The chocolate bars can be enjoyed if you do not have milk allergies or sensitivities. Recchiuti Confections is issuing an immediate recall for bars with the following lot codes and best buy dates: Read More

Bittersweet Bar (UPC 8 19895 00017 6):

Lot code 21418000 (Best By 7/2/19)
Lot code 16518000 (Best By 5/14/19)
Feve Bar (UPC 8 19895 00019 0):

Lot Code 16518000 (Best By 5/14/19)
Lot Code 21418000 (Best By 7/2/19)

* Celebration of Life for Jan Snyder Saturday at Coudersport Golf Club*

* Celebration of Life for Jan Snyder

On November 8th, 2018 Jan lost his battle with cancer. His wishes were simple. No viewing, no funeral. He said gather my friends for a celebration where they can tell stories and share a laugh or two and that's exactly what we are going to do. 

This Saturday, November 17th, 2018 we will be having a informal gathering of friends and family at the Coudersport Golf Club from noon till 3pm. 

Refreshments will be available along with the bar. Comfy clothes and good stories are all that are required! Please join us in this celebration of Jan's life.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: Noon - 3pm
Place: Coudersport Golf Club

Whitesville Dispatched For Fire Alarm At Central School

At 5:07 PM on Tuesday, Whitesville Fire & Ambulance has been dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at Whitesville Central School.

James L. Bowen, 83, of Wellsboro, PA

James L. Bowen

James L. Bowen, 83, of Wellsboro, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 10, 2018. He was the husband of Janice (Strong) Bowen of Wellsboro and they shared 67 years of marriage together. He was born September 18, 1935 in Wellsboro, the son of the late Howard and Alberta (VanOrder) Bowen.

Jim owned and operated his own farm and masonry business for over 25 years, prior to his retirement. He was a member of the You Climb Hunting Club and enjoyed being outdoors. He took great pride in family values and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jim will be remembered by family and friends as a hardworking man with a great sense of humor.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Janice, of Wellsboro; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry & Susan Bowen and Jeffrey & Deborah Bowen, both of Wellsboro; daughter-in-law, Jeannette Knapp of Wellsboro; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren; several nieces & nephews; and many dear friends.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his son, Jamie H. Bowen, and three siblings, Ransom, Gary and Nancy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a local charity of the donor’s choosing.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 1-2 p.m. at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, Ltd., 139 Main Street, Wellsboro. Jim’s funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m., with Pastor Sandi Hemker officiating. Burial will take place in Tioga County Memorial Gardens. 

To share your fondest memories of Jim, please visit www.tusseymosher.com.

Raymond L. Butler, Jr., 66, of Roulette, PA

Raymond L. Butler

Raymond L. Butler, Jr., 66, of Roulette, PA, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at his home after an extended illness.

Raymond was born on December 14, 1951 in Renovo, the son of the late Raymond L. and Arlene Carrie (Freeman) Butler. He married the former Rhonda M. Huss on May 1, 1993, in Coudersport, and they have celebrated 25 years of marriage.

He was a graduate of Port Allegany High School, Class of 1971. He retired from Morgan A.M. & T, Coudersport, in 2015. 

Raymond was a member of Detect America, a metal detecting club. He enjoyed metal detecting and fishing, he enjoyed watching “Gold Rush” and “Wicked Tuna” TV shows. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and Pittsburgh Pirates fan. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Surviving in addition to his wife are, two sons, Robert and (Jessica) Butler of Canandaigua, NY: and Kevin Butler of Roulette; a daughter, Kacie Butler and (Allen Wachwitz) of Shinglehouse; and nine grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his step mother, Genevieve Butler.

In keeping with Raymond’s wishes, a private burial in Card Creek Cemetery, Roulette will take place at a later date.

The family suggests contributions in Raymond’s name to be made to the Roulette Fire Department and Ambulance Company, 12 River Street, Roulette, PA 16743.

Arrangements in the care of the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, Coudersport.
To share your fondest memories of Raymond or to sign his guestbook, please visit www.thomasfickinger.com

David L. Mensch, 75, of, Port Allegany, PA

David L. Mensch

David L. Mensch, 75, of, Port Allegany, PA, died Monday (November 12, 2018) at his home in Port Allegany.

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

Elli A. Jordan, 79, of Tidioute, PA

Elli A. Jordan

Elli A. Jordan, 79, of Tidioute, PA., died Monday, November 12, 2018 at Cambridge Warren after an illness of the past 2 years. 

She was born in Berlin, Germany on August 12, 1939 to the late Adalbert Ernst and Edith Kathe Margarete Chmielewske. 

She was a Tidioute and Warren area resident since 1966 and also had lived in Green Coast Springs, FL. She was employed with G.T.E. Sylvania for 32 years retiring from there in 1999. Elli was always a hard worker with a strong work ethic she instilled in her children. 

Her children, grandchildren and family were the heart of her being. In her lifetime, she made numerous sacrifices for her family. She especially enjoyed spending time, with family for outings or family functions, shrimping and collecting shells at Sanibel Island, Florida.

She is survived by her 4 children – James Mechling and wife, Lisa of Tidioute, PA., Daniel Mechling and wife, Cheryl of Warren, PA., Jonathan Mechling of Frewsburg, N.Y., Desiree Mechling and husband, Jon Vincent of Russell, PA., 5 Stepchildren – Dan Jordan and Jacqueline Jordan both of Kane, PA., Patrick Jordan and wife, Lisa of Warren, PA., Ronald Jordan of Kane, PA., Donald Jordan of Townville, PA., several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald L. Jordan who died September 15, 2014, 1 Brother – Joachim Bihtsch, 2 Sisters – Eric and Helga Chmielewske. 

The family wants to publicly acknowledge their appreciation for the love, care and compassion given to their mother, Elli, while a resident at Cambridge Warren.

Friends may call on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. followed by a funeral and committal service at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Ralph Culp, Pastor of Covenant United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Limestone Cemetery, Tidioute, PA. 

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department, 224 Main Street, Tidioute, PA. 16351 or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA., 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com

DEP Penalizes EQT for Release of Abandoned Mine Drainage into Monongahela River

Pittsburgh, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that EQT Production Company (EQT) has paid a $294,000 civil penalty prescribed in a consent order and agreement for Clean Streams Law violations in Allegheny County.

On January 29, 2017, EQT was using horizontal directional drilling (HDD) to bore a hole under State Route 136 for the construction of its Monongahela to Rostosky Waterline located in Forward Township, Allegheny County. During boring activities, EQT inadvertently bored into the abandoned Gallatin mine causing a discharge of abandoned mine drainage (AMD) into the Monongahela River. EQT planned to use the waterline to transport freshwater from the Monongahela River to the Rostosky well site for use in unconventional well development.

Up to the time that EQT stopped the discharge on January 31, 2018, approximately four million gallons of AMD were illegally discharged through the waterline borehole to unnamed tributaries to the Monongahela River, the Monongahela River, and associated wetlands.

When EQT applied for an Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit authorization for earth disturbance associated with this waterline project in July 2016, EQT stated that several abandoned coal mines were within the limit of disturbance of the site. EQT had relied on regional mapping that generally described mine pools as “not flooded or unknown” but did not undertake any further investigation. There were seeps of orange water near the area of the waterline borehole.

EQT has stated that since the incident, it has implemented an internal multi-department process to prevent future mine water releases. EQT also constructed a subsurface collection and conveyance system to reestablish the collection and drainage system in place at the time of the release. This and all violations in the COA were corrected by August 17, 2017. EQT also agreed to establish a $100,000 fund with the Clean Streams Foundation to provide for the maintenance, operation, and replacement of the system.

A copy of the signed COA can be found here.

Wolf Administration Offers Grants to Support Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Projects

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is announcing the availability of approximately $1 million in grants to support the installation of publicly accessible alternative fuel infrastructure projects in designated major transportation corridors.
“Improving the availability of alternative fueling stations not only meets the demand of this growing sector, it also helps reduce the greenhouse gases that are driving climate change,” said DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. “It is in Pennsylvania’s interest to improve access to these cleaner options to power our vehicles.”
Examples of eligible projects include electric vehicle charging stations, compressed natural gas refueling stations, and propane refueling stations. All projects must be fully accessible to the public and be located within the designated alternative fuel corridors of I-76, I-276, I-376, I-476, I-70, I-79, I-90, I-95, and I-80.
The funding is made possible through the commonwealth’s FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act. This special solicitation under the AFIG (Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants) Program is designed to provide long-term certainty for surface transportation infrastructure planning and investments.
Individual project awards will provide up to a fifty percent reimbursement and be capped at $500,000. Proposed projects must be standalone and cannot rely on receiving funding from multiple applications. For additional application requirements and restrictions visit http://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/GrantsLoansRebates/Alternative-Fuels-Incentive-Grant/Pages/default.aspx.
Applications must be submitted online through the Electronic Single Application system at http://www.esa.dced.state.pa.us/. Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 8, 2019. The grant solicitation may be extended or re-opened at the discretion of DEP.

LPN Course offered in Coudersport

Penn College, in partnership with the Education Council, will be offering a Practical Nursing Program in Coudersport. This full-time clock hour program is scheduled over one calendar year with classes and clinicals held four days per week, plus every other Friday.

This program provides the knowledge base and experience necessary to become a safe practitioner, operating as a member of the healthcare team, caring for patients within the scope of the licensed practical nurse (LPN). Graduates of the program earn a certificate in practical nursing and will be eligible to take the Practical Nursing National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) and will be prepared to seek employment in nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living facilities, physician offices, and home care agencies.

Classes begin February 4, 2019, and graduation will be held January 30, 2020. This course is eligible for Pell Grants and Federal Loans. The application deadline is December 15, 2018. For more information about the program, call Janine Morley at (814) 274-4877 or Marie Van Ess of Penn College at Wellsboro at (570)724-7703.

I-80 EB Rest Area in Columbia County is Open

Montoursville, PA – Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised the Interstate 80 eastbound rest area in Mifflin Township, Columbia County, is now open.

The rest area was closed the morning of Monday, November 5, so the facility’s roof could be replaced. The rest area opened Saturday, November 10.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

Harrisburg, PA –The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services, including all forms, publications and driver training manuals, online through PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website, www.dmv.pa.gov.

Driver and vehicle online services are available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week and include driver’s license, photo ID and vehicle registration renewals; driver-history services; changes of address; driver license and vehicle registration restoration letters; ability to pay driver license or vehicle insurance restoration fee; driver license and photo ID duplicates; and driver exam scheduling. There are no additional fees for using online services.

A complete listing of PennDOT driver and photo license center closings in 2018 is available on the website by clicking on PennDOT Service Center Holiday Closings under the “Pressroom” link at the bottom of the page.

Route 219 Mayhem Begins As Winter Type Weather Sets In

Lafayette Twp. Vol. Fire/Rescue Department

And so it begins, car verses tractor trailer. Ended up closing 219 at Lewis Run and Rt.59, 219 intersection. A South bound vehicle stuck North bound tanker disabling both units in the roadway. Another tanker slid off the highway to avoid the vehicle and tanker. 1/4 mile North of this incident a tractor trailer was partially over the embankment with the trailer across the roadway. Thanks to Sta. 6 Lewis Run and Sta. 10 Mt Jewett for assist in closing Rt.219. Big Dog from Lantz Corners and Portville Truck removed the tractor trailers, Tuna Valley towed the disabled vehicle from the scene.

Lumber Camp Kitchen Is Ready For the Cooking Demonstration Saturday at PA Lumber Museum

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

After a lot of elbow grease the stove in the lumber camp kitchen is clean and ready to cook-on this Saturday, November 17th at 1 Pm. Thanks to everyone who helped in the cleaning!

43rd Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally Moves to Fall for 2019; Expanded Spectator Opportunities are Planned

Photo by Kennie Leets
The Saturday morning start from The Green 
in downtown Wellsboro will remain the same 
for 2019. Perennial STPR® champions David 
Higgins and Craig Drew (their car is shown) 
will be back for 2019 in a new Subaru 
Impreza WRX STI.
WELLSBORO, Pennsylvania – The oldest, continuously running motorsports event in the state of Pennsylvania, the Waste Management Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally® (STPR®), is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 13 and 14, 2019, moving from its traditional June weekend for the first time since its inception in 1977.

James Monks, STPR® rally chairman and Wellsboro resident, said the move was necessary to maintain the rally’s National Championship status with the American Rally Association, and gives the organizing committee and its sponsors the opportunity to expand public access to the event even further.

“We are planning to enhance the STPR® experience by providing forest stages with spectating areas for the community and rally fans both days rather than just on Saturday as has been done in the past. We are also working with our event sponsor, Waste Management, to increase spectating opportunities for the stages to be run on their property in Duncan Township," Monks added. In other words, the rally will run on both Waste Management and forest roads on Friday and forest roads only on Saturday. “By adding forest stages on Friday, fans will be able to get to double the number of spectator areas where they will be able to watch rally cars in action in 2019,” said Monks. “The committee is still exploring additional opportunities for spectators and working on the redesign of the event for 2019,” he said.
Photo by Kennie Leets
Fans take photographs during a Waste 
Management stage. In 2019, STPR® 
sponsor Waste Management plans to 
expand its spectator venues for the stages 
run on its property in Duncan Township.

Monks announced that, while most of the traditional rally stages will remain the same, the committee is considering changes that can be made to the route and stage order. The changes will be announced in the coming months. He assured all parties that traditions such as the Saturday morning start of the rally around The Green in Wellsboro will remain part of this iconic event.

The date change to September 2019 became official after Monks and the committee obtained approval for the move from the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and event sponsor Waste Management.

STPR®, round eight of the events that form the 2019 American Rally Association Championship, is put on by a unique rally organizing committee that is based in both Wellsboro and Rochester, N.Y.
Photo by Kennie Leets
Shown on a Waste Management stage is the #179
Subaru Impreza of Dennis Romero, an Ecuadorian
rally driver now living in North Carolina who has
been competing at STPR® since 2013.

A new influx of visitors to the Wellsboro area at a different time of year should be a boost to the local economy, according to Monks. “With thousands of people coming to Wellsboro and the Tioga County area to participate in STPR®, and thousands more coming to spectate, this event brings millions of dollars into the area’s economy and supports other events and attractions that are important to North Central Pennsylvania,” said Monks, whose rally organization is also involved with the Waste Management Winter RallySprint coming to Wellsboro in February, 2019.

Keep track of event announcements via social media at the following links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/STPRRally
Twitter: https://twitter.com/stpr_rally (@stpr_rally)
Instagram: http://instagram.com/stpr_rally (stpr_rally)
Website (entry list, spectator information, volunteer info, press notes, schedule, results): www.stpr.org
American Rally Association: https://www.americanrallyassociation.org

What is STPR® and Performance Rally?
The Susquehannock Trail Performance Rally® was first conducted by the Finger Lakes Region of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) in 1977, with the assistance of members of other sports car clubs in the Rochester, N.Y area. Members of these clubs (Triumph Touring Club, Corvair Owners Club, MG Car Club and others) had experience with previous performance events such as the Snowblower and Lunar Lunge which ran out of Rochester, New York as early as 1965 and were part of the M.O.N.Y. series (Michigan, Ohio and New York), the forerunner of the SCCA ProRally series.

In the United States, performance rally teams have a driver and co-driver (or navigator) for each car, and the competitors race in segments (or stages) on closed public roads, trying to get from the beginning to the end of the stage as fast as they can. Unlike other forms of motorsports, there is no practice allowed, and teams are only allowed one pass to review the course at the public speed limit before the event. In competition, the navigator then barks out the route instructions while the drive proceeds – sometimes at speeds exceeding 100 miles-per-hour – through forest, desert, and logging roads at events around the country. The cars, all street legal to allow driving on public roads between racing stages, are compact and subcompact sports cars with varying amounts of performance modifications depending on the class they are running in. The sight of these cars, running at speed through the woods to beat the clock, makes exciting spectating for the fans who come out to watch performance rally.

Coudersport Ambulance To Park Avenue

At 8:55 AM on Tuesday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Park Avenue for syncope.


Photo by John Eaton
Linda Brucklacher is shown with some of her hand-painted decorative art pieces that she will have at Christmas at the Point. Included are: a basket, hanging wall pockets (one on the left topped with greens and berries and one laying on the table), a snowman and a wooden sleigh. Also available will be two inlaid wood cutting boards foreground) made by her husband, Kenneth.

The 10th Annual Christmas at the Point will be on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the barn on the Sienkowski farm in East Point, not far from downtown Liberty.

Among the many handcrafted one-of-a-kind gift items and homemade goodies that will be available in the barn will be jewelry, candles, Christmas ornaments, homemade soaps, candies (chocolates, peppermint patties, peanut butter cups), cards, specialty fabric items (Camden bowls, table runners, tree skirts, quilts), all kinds of trees made from wood, fabric, feathers and pine cones, wooden trivets to whirligigs, scissor magnets, Christmas greens and door swags, cookies, pumpkin rolls and maple syrup. There will also be door prizes. Parking and admission are free.

The barn will be decorated for the holidays. Sit down to eat while listening to Christmas tunes. There will be homemade foods for lunch, a snack or take-out, including soup and chili, coffee, hot tea, and hot chocolate as well as cookies and slices of fresh homemade pie.

In Liberty, take Route 414 east. Just beyond East Point Church turn left onto Bogar Run Road. At the “Y” bear right onto Taylor Run Road. The Sienkowski Farm is last on the left. The number on the mailbox is 299. From the turn onto Bogar Run Road to the Sienkowski farm is nine-tenths of a mile. For information call 570-324-5951.


Photo by John Eaton
Dan Shipe (shown) plays guitar and banjo and sings lead and harmony vocals as a member of Drowsy Maggie. The band will perform a mix of Americana, old-time, folk, bluegrass and Celtic music, both instrumental and vocal arrangements, in the Coolidge Theatre at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Other musicians in the band include Molly Cary who is a lead and harmony vocalist and plays guitar; Daria Lin-Guelig on hammered dulcimer and concertina; Carl Conn on the fiddle, flute and whistles; and Bruce Smith on bass. 

For this BYOB concert, audience members are invited to bring their own favorite snacks and beverages and sit at tables with family and friends to relax and enjoy the music. Admission is $15. To purchase tickets, reserve a table at no extra charge or for more information, call the Deane Center at 570-724-6220 or visit deanecenter.com.


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FNN Article Update © 2018.

LIBERTY, PA - During the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Liberty, Blossburg and Morris fire crews were dispatched to a reported fire at the Liberty VFW Post 6755 around 2:40AM.

The report came in from Pennsylvania State Police who were on scene investigating a possible break-in at that same location, when they saw heavy smoke coming from the building located at 1616 Beuterstown Road in Liberty Township.

Responding emergency crews had to use extreme caution getting to the fire as roadways were reported extremely dangerous due to the snow coming down.

Fire personnel on scene confirmed there were three separate small fires in the main bar area.

Firefighters were able to knock down the flames by 3:02AM. The fire was reported out within 40 minutes and several units were heading back to their station around 3:40AM. Other units remained on scene for clean up.

At this time it is believed this fire may have been set, due to the fact that there were three separate smaller fires in the building. However, FNN has not been able to confirm that information with state police, as they are still investigating the possible break-in and the fire at the Liberty VFW building.

Winter Weather Advisory issued November 13 at 3:45AM EST until November 13 at 6:00PM EST by NWS Buffalo

* WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with
the greatest snow amounts over the higher terrain.
* WHERE...Wyoming, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties.
* WHEN...Until 6 PM EST this evening.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The
hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.

INSTRUCTIONS: Periods of snow will result in snow covered roads and limited
visibilities. Slow down and use caution while driving.
Submit snow reports through our website or social media.

Issued By: NWS Buffalo (Western New York)

Teachers: Farmers Insurance Offers A Preferred Discount For Going The Extra Mile


Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Has Updated Appearance & Lowered Prices

Click here for dignified & affordable packages.

J-Squared In Roulette Offers Transmission, Drive Line Rebuilds & Other Automotive Repair

Open Arms Church Invites You To Friendsgiving Dinner on Saturday, November 17th

McKean County Historical Society Presents World War 1 on Nov. 13th At Courthouse

Monday, November 12, 2018

Vehicle mirror damaged in a hit and run

No injuries in two car accident on Rt 15

Virginia driver sustains minor injuries in accident on Rt 15

Ice causes havoc on Rt 15

Driver hits ice and loses control, escaped injury

All three occupants escape injury when a deer runs into the road in front of the vehicle

Roulette driver facing DUI Drug charges

No injuries when one car makes a turn directly into the path of another vehicle

No injuries in two car crash

Unique Christmas Gifts

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center offering unique gifts hand created by more than 60 artists from the region. Prices range from $5 to $200. “We are fortunate that so many talented people live in the area,” says chamber director Tina Solak. Jewelry, quilts, photography, reclaimed wood trays and candles are just a few of the items for sale.

In addition, the chamber offers Chamber Bucks that can be used like cash to purchase groceries, fuel, meals, hotel stays, furniture, automobile repairs and more. Chamber Bucks do not have an expiration date and are great gifts for employers to give to employees.

The Eat Drink Explore the Elk Loop passport program continues. The booklet or passport is purchased for $35. It gives the bearer access to 11 food/beverage locations in Cameron and Elk Counties. If the purchaser completes all the visits within one year of purchase, they receive a one of a kind sweat shirt.

The chamber is open 7 days a week. Gifts can be purchased over the phone by calling 814-486-4314.

Christmas in the Wilds Parade Seeking Participants

2017 Christmas in the Wilds
Christmas in the Wilds parade will stop off Saturday December 8 at noon.  The participants will be led by a police escort, followed by the Cameron County High School Marching Red Raiders.  This year businesses are encouraged to construct a float or walk the one mile route handing out candy or even coupons to those watching. 

Emporium Shur Fine, Student Transportation America (STA) and St Mark Catholic Church committed to participating.  Other families, churches, or organizations can contact the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Time Running Out

The deadline to register your home for the Cameron County Decked Out House Decorating Contest is Saturday November 24.

The annual Cameron County Chamber of Commerce event is growing with Student Transportation America (STA) providing a bus on Thursday December 13 to tour the homes. The bus will depart from the chamber office on East Fourth Street at 6pm and return at 8pm.

The prize amounts have been boosted by a generous donation from The Hygrade Inn. First place will be $200, second place $150 and third $100. In addition, a group of judges will award the David Karkoska Prize of $250. In addition to the decorating awards, three voters selected randomly will be given $100.

A $5.00 entry fee will qualify a home for the competition and place a home on the map. Decorations must be operational Friday December 7 through Sunday December 16 6-9pm.

Cameron County Businesses Making Shop Small Fun

Save some of your holiday shopping for the Saturday following Thanksgiving and shop local. The Cameron County Chamber of Commerce organizing Shop Small Cameron County for November 24. One dozen businesses will participate this year offering sales and chances for you to take home prizes.
Each time a shopper spends $10 on Shop Small Saturday at a participating business they will be entered to win prizes. Shoppers can register for the event on Facebook and receive an extra ticket in the drawing. The contest will run from 8am till 3pm. The drawings will take place at 4:00pm at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Artisan Center.

Participating businesses include Aroma Café, Buttonwood Motel and Restaurant, CDH Designs, Cabin Kitchen, Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center, Emporium ShurFine, Floor Masters, Flowers N Things, Fox’s Pizza Den in Emporium, L&M Lumber, The Hive, and Pizza Palace Plus.

Other businesses wishing to participate can register by calling the chamber office at 814-486-4314.

Edna J. Hallock, 81, of Bradford, PA

Edna J. Hallock

Edna J. Hallock, 81, of Bradford, PA, passed away, Friday, November 9, 2018, while in the company of family members, at the Bradford Manor.

Born March 11, 1937, in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Helene (Cannon) Franklin.

On July 23, 2000 in Bradford, she married Joseph Hallock who survives.

Mrs. Hallock was a graduate of Iroquois High School in Elma, NY. She had worked as a delivery person at R.W. Publications in Western NY, and was a dog warden in Marilla, NY. In the early 1990's she returned to Bradford, purchased multiple rental units, and became a landlord.

She was a member of the First Wesleyan Church in Bradford. She enjoyed collecting knick knack's and glass angels.

Surviving in addition to her husband Joseph, are two daughters, Crystal (Greg) Easter of Marilla, NY and Donna Polcyn, of South Wales, NY, one son Robert Hagner, a step daughter, Jan (Greg) Losey, of Batavia, NY, a step son, Robert J Hallock, of Genesse, 11 grandchildren, Jody, Jake, Jolynn, Danielle, Renee, George, Russell, Dustin, Ashley, Janell, and Jason and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Chester Franklin and Art Franklin, two daughters, Connie Wilking-Bunte and Camille Wilking-Anauo, and one son Richard Hagner.

Friends will be received from 10:00am to 11:00am Saturday, November 17, 2018, in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., 33 South Ave., at 11:00am a memorial service will be held with the with Rev. Dave Lawton, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Salvation Army, 111 Jackson Ave., Bradford, PA 16701.

Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com