At 10:50 PM on Saturday, Coudersport Ambulance has been dispatched to Locust Street for a medical emergency.
Saturday, August 6, 2016
At 10:46 PM on Saturday, Wellsboro Fire & Ambulance have been dispatched to the area of 806 Stony Fork Road for a one vehicle rollover crash.
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At 9:59 PM on Saturday, Belmont & Scio Fire Departments have been dispatched to a structure fire at 4367 Eymer Road in Amity.
Friendship requested for tanker & manpower for working structure fire.
10:45 PM--Fire investigators have been called to the scene.
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The missing 16 year old female, EMILY DARBY from the Jersey Shore area of Pennsylvania was located at approximately 11:30 AM on August 07, 2016.
Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department received assistance from law enforcement agencies in South Carolina and Georgia, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Old Lycoming Police Departments. Agencies from the Pennsylvania State Police Aviation Unit, Mid Regional Aces- K9 Search Rescue, Pine Creek Twp Police Department and multiple local fire companies including Antes Fort, Jersey Shore, Waterville, Woodward Township, Avis, and Nippenose Valley assisted during the initial local search for DARBY.
The Center for Missing and Exploited Children was instrumental in locating EMILY DARBY.
We would like to thank all that assisted with this.
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At 3:28 PM on Saturday, Fire Police only have been dispatched to the area of Tunnel Hill on Rt. 120 for traffic control at a motor vehicle accident requested by State Police.
Cancelled by PSP.
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At 2:19 PM on Saturday, Coudersport Fire Dept. has been dispatched to Cole Memorial Hospital for an automatic fire alarm.
Call from hospital reports false alarm.
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3 INJURED IN CRASH
State police out of Mansfield, Pa., reported that three individuals were injured in a crash on Monday evening along Route 6 in Richmond Township.
According to police a collision occurred when a Jeep Cherokee being driven by Matthew Podolinski of Sayre was traveling westbound and crossed over the center line on a curve. Podolinski then collided with an eastbound Buick driven by Dion Sullivan of Columbia Cross Roads.
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At 11:27 AM on Saturday, Wellsboro and Galeton Fire Depts. have been dispatched to the bottom of the Turkey Path for a child fallen with a head injury.
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The Woodsmen Show, celebrating the rich lumber history of Potter County, starts Friday at Cherry Springs State Park on Route 44. It is sponsored by the Galeton Rotary Club. Grounds open daily at 9 AM.
The three day weekend offers a bit of excitement for everyone. Every event has a connection to Potter County's rich lumbering history.
Come see the top lumberjacks in the country come to Cherry Springs State Park to compete in events like cross cut saw, springboard, axe throwing and tree felling - the same events featured in the popular outdoor games on TV.
Witness ordinary people test their own skills while rubbing elbows with the pros. Some of the events are listed below:
Lumberjack Show of Champions
Masterpiece Carving, Quick Carve Competition and Auction
Practice for woodhicks
Amatuer Competitions - Test your abilities - 2PM
Quick Carve Competition and Auction
Lumberjack Competition - 12 Noon
Quick Carve Competition and Auction
Horse Pulling Competition - 12 Noon
A complete detailed schedule is posted online at www.woodsmenshow.com
Discover exhibits, vendors and historical re-enactments all commemorating our great forest and the life of the woodhick. After soaking in all the activities, sit down with a hearty meal and enjoy traditional music.
Admission prices are: Adults- age 13 and up $9 on Friday and Sunday and $12 on Saturday, Children ages 6 to 12 are $7 each day, children 5 and under are free.
There are three new amateur events this year.
There is a greased pole contest with cash prizes on Fri at noon, Sat at 9 am and Sun at 1:30, contestants must be between 16 and 22 years of age. Under 18 must have permission of parents.
There is a Kids Treasure hunt with prizes awarded Friday at 2:30 pm, Sat. at 11:30 am, and Sunday at 2:30 pm.
On Sunday at 9:00 am there will be a Skillet Toss open only to female contestants.
Also this year there will be 3 guns and 3 chainsaws raffled off. The drawings for the guns will be held at noon on Sunday with three separate winners. Winners must be able to pass the Pennsylvania background check. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25. The chainsaw drawings will be held each day at 3:30 pm. Tickets are $1.00 each.
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PSA Seeking RN's, LPN's & CNA's To Work In Bradford, Eldred, Emporium, Port Allegany, St. Marys, Warren & Wellsboro
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Friday, August 5, 2016
At 11:43 PM on Friday, Coudersport Fire & Ambulance with Medic 6 dispatched to the area of the intersection of Gross Hollow Road & North Hollow Road for a vehicle over the embankment. Unknown injuries.
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SERVICE POSITION AVAILABLE IN GALETON
GalePride, Inc, is searching for person to serve for one year as Americorps member in Galeton starting August 26 full or part time. Compensation includes a living allowance, education award to pay education indebtedness, health care, child care and emergency response training. Computer proficiency required. Bachelor's degree desired, but not required.
For more information call Tom Shatto, 570 367-0041 or email email@example.com. For details about the position, go to www.smilesamericorps.org.
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Lowell Thomas Graves
Lowell Thomas Graves, 68, of Genesee, PA, passed away on August 4, 2016 in the Buffalo, NY Veterans Association Medical Center. Lowell was born the second of seven children of Myron T. and Lillian Hulse Graves on August 28, 1947 in Genesee, PA. He was also half brother to four siblings born to Lillian from a previous marriage. Lowell spent the majority of his life in Genesee living with his beloved wife Bonnie J. O’Connor Graves in their picturesque homestead on the hill.
Of the things that mattered most to Lowell, his family and his home were paramount. He took immense pride in his home and land and dedicated countless hours to developing his property into a welcoming gathering place for his entire extended family to enjoy swimming, fishing, relaxing and bonding into a close knit and loving family unit. Most recently, Lowell spent his final fourth of July at the pavilion by the pond visiting with family and friends and proudly watching his grandchildren laughing, playing, and carrying on with family traditions such as feeding the fish and gathering around the campfire.
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Following the war, Lowell went on to work for over thirty years at Dresser-Rand in Wellsville as an expert pipe welder. In his off time, Lowell loved to “play in the dirt” as he operated bulldozers, backhoes, dump trucks, and virtually any other type of equipment necessary to build his vision of paradise in rural Pennsylvania.
When Lowell was diagnosed with cancer he never complained or sought any kind of pity for his circumstance. His only worry was for the well being of the friends and family that he held so dear. As the consummate warrior, Lowell pushed himself to remain positive and to fight the disease. Ultimately Lowell succumbed to the cancer with his wife and children all by his side. He was able to maintain a smile and laugh all the way through those final hours. If Lowell were here to speak to us he would remind each of us to work hard, be honest, and to cherish the goodness of life and family
Surviving besides his wife, Bonnie, are: two sons, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Cory (Leslie) Graves of Springfield, VA and Brent (Renee) Graves of Genesee, PA; two loving step-daughters, Nicole (Adam) Schulenburg of West Henrietta, NY and Lorrie (William) Wales of Millerton, PA; six grandchildren, Alex Schulenburg, Ryan Schulenburg, Nolan Graves, Callie Wales, Jenna Wales, and Lucas Vandergrift; six siblings, Maude (Jim) Goodenough, Charles (Charlotte) Sutton, Barney (Marie) Sutton, Lynn (Judy) Graves, Linda (Roy) Thomison, and Lucy Copp; brother-in-law, Richard Nelson; and sisters-in-law, Sheri Graves and Debbie Graves; nieces and nephews.
Lowell was predeceased by his parents; a granddaughter, Charlotte Graves; two brothers, Leo Graves and Leon Graves; and two sisters Dorothy Nelson and Louise Payne.
A wake in Lowell’s honor will be held at his residence in Genesee on Sunday, August 7th from 1:00 – 5:00 PM. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard at 1:30 PM. All family and friends are invited to celebrate Lowell’s life and his journey home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to one of the organizations that Lowell was proudly a member of, including the Disabled American Veterans, The American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.
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At 10:42 PM on Friday, Mt. Jewett Fire & Ambulance With Kane Medic dispatched to the area of 1672 Rt. 219 in Sergeant Township for a one vehicle rollover crash with 2 injured. Both occupants are self extricated.
Mt. Jewett Chief reporting a tractor-trailer rollover in the roadway with 2 patients.
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Wellsville Daily Reporter
BOLIVAR — Amity-based State Police charged at Bolivar man after he allegedly raped someone under the age of 17 over the weekend.
David L. Phearsdorf, 32, was charged with felony third-degree rape and resisting arrest, acting in a manner injurious to a child and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Bail was set at $20,000.
The charges stemmed from an alleged incident reported at 11:13 p.m. Sunday in Bolivar. An investigation is pending.
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At 9:28 PM on Friday, Coudersport Fire Department and EMS has been dispatched to a vehicle crash on Chestnut Street in front of the Car Wash. Coudersport Police are on scene. Report one vehicle, one injury. Traffic Control is needed.
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On behalf of the Officers and members of the Roulette Chemical Engine Co #1, I am proud to announce the arrival of our brand new ambulance. Ambulance 46-6 as it will be designated is a 2016 Ford F-450 4x4 chassis with a PL Custom/ Spitler box. The new unit replaces a 1997 Chevrolet ambulance.
I would like to take this time to thank the past and current board of directors, John Sly our grant writer, Justin Fillhart who has been directly involved in several grant projects for our department, the ambulance committee spearheaded by Rich Curfman, and most of all the members and officers both chief and executive for your hard work raising funds to make this project as well as past and future projects possible.
During a time of decreased members and a large amount of training just to volunteer time I couldn't be more proud of what has been achieved this year, finally completing the third major purchase for the year.
The new unit will be placed in service in two to four weeks.
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The video was produced by Mike Danger (Mansfield University Alumnus) of Arkport, NY, and it features local talent Payzleigh Mack and Sierra Gehringer, both of Westfield, PA.
The video is promoting our new music single—Slow & Steady—which releases August 9th on Amazon, iTunes, iHeartRadio, and wherever music can be downloaded and streamed. Amazon has pre-orders available. The song was inspired by my recent motherhood!
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At 8:20 PM on Friday, Eldred Fire Dept., Ambulance & McKean County Dive Team have been dispatched to the Dandy-Mart in Eldred for a possible suicide attempt from the Kendall Bridge.
8:26 PM-Per Chief 4-30, All units respond to Dandy Mini-Mart non-emergency.
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At 7:35 PM on Friday, Norwich Township Fire Dept. & Smethport Ambulance have been dispatched to a motorcycle vs bear with injury on the hill toward Emporium on Rt. 46.
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Elk Company 5
Area of Devils Elbow in Benezette
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Deputy 5 on scene with a tree down and live wires in the roadway.
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Gaines Township, in front of Baxters Bakery, Motor Vehicle Accident, Reported Passenger Vehicle vs. Motorcycle, 2 Injuries. Department 10(Galeton) and Coudersport ALS Due.
Lifeflight 4 on standby
Medic 4 Responding.
Galeton Command requesting to stand down aeromedical. Reports 2 minor injuries on scene
Medic 4 recalled.
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David R. Lawrence
David R. Lawrence, 75, of Coudersport, PA gained his wings and went to be with our Lord on August 2nd, 2016.
Per his request there will be no viewing. There will be a memorial service at the American Legion Post 192 in Coudersport on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 @1pm. Friends and family are invited to attend for a celebration of life. A full obituary will follow at a later time.
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Bridge to be replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership
Clearfield, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project continues in Potter County in August with the reconstruction of a bridge in Hebron Township. Replacement of this bridge will provide area motorists with a new, modern structure that will remain in service for many years to come.
The bridge (JV-81) spans the South Branch of Oswayo Creek on Route 44 (Sullivan Road), about a mile southeast of the village of Hebron Center. Construction is expected to start during the week of August 15 and be complete in early November.
During this time, traffic will be restricted to one-lane, alternating in each direction, controlled by temporary traffic signals.
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.
This bridge replacement is part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public-Private Partnership (P3) between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP) under which PWKP will finance, design, replace and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach will allow PennDOT to replace the bridges more quickly while achieving significant savings and minimizing impact on motorists.
To see the bridges included in the statewide initiative and to learn more about the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project and P3 in Pennsylvania, visit www.P3forPA.pa.gov. Additional information on the project, the team and how to bid on the project can be found at www.PARapidBridges.com.
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At 2:58 PM on Friday, Port Allegany Ambulance has been dispatched to the Go-Kart Track on Rt. 155 South for a female victim of a rollover crash with a arm injury.
3:09 PM--Port Allegany Fird Dept. establish a landing zone at Fogel Crossing for helicopter.
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DEP Asks County Conservation Districts in Chesapeake Bay Watershed for Decision on Conducting Agricultural Inspections
Harrisburg, PA – As the next step in Pennsylvania’s plan to reduce annual loading of nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment entering the Chesapeake Bay, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has asked the 41 County Conservation Districts in the bay Watershed to finalize their role in conducting agricultural inspections.
“We recognize that for the Chesapeake Bay strategy to succeed, we have to focus on local water quality as our primary concern,” said Acting DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. “Our goal is that partnerships at the local and state level will directly translate into improving water quality at home, and in the bay, while meeting the federal Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements.”
Working with the conservation districts will help the Commonwealth identify opportunities and challenges to improving local water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, while crediting those farmers and landowners who are doing their part to minimize agriculture-related runoff into local streams and rivers.
“The information we collect will help direct where resources are needed most to achieve our goals,” McDonnell said.
As part of its oversight of DEP’s activities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has established an expectation that DEP will conduct inspections of 10 percent of the farms in the watershed annually.
The letter asks each conservation district in the bay watershed to decide if it will participate and conduct agricultural inspections in coordination with DEP. DEP provides funding for participating districts to support the trained technicians who would conduct the inspections.
Currently, conservation districts who coordinate with DEP perform educational visits on selected farms. This modification enhances the role of conservation district staff to conduct farm inspections to assure that farmers have completed Nutrient Management /Manure Management Plans and Agricultural Erosion and Sediment Control Plans, as required by current regulations.
For more information, please visit DEP’s Chesapeake Bay website.
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Allegheny Mountain Knockerball is hosting a 3-on-3 bubble soccer
tournament on Saturday, Aug. 13 at CARP in Coudersport.
Knockerballs are huge inflatable balls that fit over a person’s body,
almost like inflatable armor so players can “knock” into each other.
The tournament will benefit the Coudersport Falcon Football team, the
Spartans AAU Basketball team and the Coudersport Service Club. Play starts
at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The tournament is for ages 7 and up, with divisions of grades 4-6, 7-9,
10-12 and Open, for adults.
The cost is $100 per team with four people per team. All teams must be
registered and paid by Aug. 11. For any teams registering after Aug. 11,
the cost is $125.
Also at the tournament, Mort’s Meat Mafia will be having a barbecue of
chicken halves, baked beans, macaroni salad, dessert and a bottle of water
for $10. Proceeds benefit the Coudersport Football Team. Pre-orders are
accepted; find order forms at local businesses or Coudersport Football’s
Facebook page. Order forms should be dropped off at Buchannan Brothers
For more information on the tournament or Allegheny Mountain Knockerball,
a new business which rents out the balls, see their Facebook page.
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By Katie Weidenboerner firstname.lastname@example.org
DuBois Courier Express
JOHNSONBURG – A man has been charged with stealing money from the cash register of his father’s Ridgway butcher shop in the early morning hours.
Curt Gosnell Jr., 23, Ridgway, is charged by state police with burglary and theft by unlawful taking. Read more...
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At 1:30 PM on Friday, dispatchers are still attempting to find an ambulance to respond to a motor vehicle accident on Main Street in Westfield with one person injured. Other incidents covered the dispatch several minutes ago.
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Alice W. Klos
“beloved mother and grandmother”
MILLPORT, PA---Alice W. “Wilma” Klos, 93, of Millport, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Sena Kean Manor, Smethport, Pa.
Born on July 28, 1923 in Rochester, NY, a daughter of Joseph and Lena Wesche Paventa. On January 18, 1946 in Millport, she married the love of her life, as she fondly called him, Charles “Chuck” Klos, who predeceased her.
Wilma was a former member of the Chrystal United Methodist Church. She was an accomplished painter, loved to bake, sew, quilt, and crochet.
Surviving are five children, Richard D. (Terri) Barcus of Lockport, NY, Cheryl D.
“Cherry” Thompson of Cheektowaga, NY, Carol M. (Robert) Harris of Hilton, NY, Donna M. (Gary) Persons of Cheektowaga, NY, and Jerrie Lynn Drake of Wilmington, NC; eleven grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Wilma was predeceased by three sisters, Minnie, Bonnie, and Helen.
Friends may call at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA, on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Joann Piatko, vicar of St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church, Port Allegany, officiating.
Wilma’s family would like to thank Sena Kean Manor for the excellent care and love she received as a resident there for the last 3½ years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sena Kean Manor Patient Activity Fund, 17083 Route 6, Smethport, PA 16749.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Wilma, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com
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