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Monday, January 31, 2011

Margaret W. Carouse

Margaret W. Carouse, 96, of Parma, OH, formerly of Emporium, died Wednesday, January 26, 2010, in Seasons of Life Hospice, in Parma.


Born October 4, 1914 in Emporium, she was the daughter of Fred and Mary Farrell Williams. In 1949 in St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium she married Mario Carouse who died in 1986.

She was a graduate of Emporium High School and after graduation was employed by Sylvania Electric in Emporium. After leaving Emporium, she was employed for many years by Standard Oil of Ohio (Sohio) in Cleveland, OH.

In 2004 she moved to Brecksville, OH but had been a resident of Parma most of her life.

Mrs. Carouse was a former member of St. Mark Church in Emporium. She was an outstanding athlete and excelled in basketball, having played on Sylvania’s travelling semi-pro team. She was also a high roller in bowling. Margaret loved her family, friends, and her beloved pets and enjoyed a wonderful long and healthy life, continuing on her own until the last few weeks of her life.

Survivors include: five nieces, Ginger (George) Horning, Mary Jane (Fred) Guido, Judy (Tony) Lewis, all of Emporium, Sue (Tom) Armstrong of Rolla, MO, and Linda (Jake) Robinson of Austin, PA; five nephews, Robert Williams of Emporium, John Nickler of Ballwin, MO, Tom (Kathy) Nickler of St. Augustine, FL, Tom Williams of Bala Cynwyd, and Robert (Marilyn) Carouse of Myersdale; three great-nieces, Ellen (Ray) Weiss, Dianne (Kirk) Hutchinson, and Jeanne (Paul) Travaglianti all of Brecksville; one great-nephew, Lou (Pam) Carouse, also of Brecksville; one brother-in-law, Tom Nickler of St. Augustine, FL; and many more nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Carouse was predeceased by: five brothers, Harold, Arthur, Richard (Red), Robert (Beaver), and Gene Williams; two sisters, Rose Williams and Marie Nickler; and two nephews, Donald and Joseph Williams.

There will be no visitations in Emporium. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mark Church, Emporium, with Fr. Paul Siebert, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in St. Mark Cemetery, Emporium.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the CCHS Sports Banquet, which was initiated by her father, Fred Williams, or any local athletic team or charity of the donor’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Criminal Mischief

Three Emporium men and a Hummelstown woman

have been cited for Criminal Mischief in District Court 55-4-03 as a result of an investigation into an incident back in November when the back window of a Mansfield woman's car was broken out as it traveled on Rt. 6 near Rt. 449 in Ulysses Township.

On November 20 at 11:00 pm, Melanie Stoudt, 24, of Mansfield, PA, was traveling east on Route 6 when unknown actors passed her vehicle. While passing, someone struck the vehicle with an unknown object, shattering the rear window.

The actors then turned around and fled the scene.
Troopers investigation revealed that the four persons accused, listed below, were operating and/or in the vehicle that passed and caused $200,00 damage to the back window of the Stoudt vehicle.

Dustin Erskine, 22, Emporium, PA
Christopher Grovanz, 31, Emporium, PA
Joshua Catalone, 28, Emporium, PA
Jessica Kline, 22, Hummelstown, PA
All four were cited with a summary violation of Criminal Mischief in District Court 55-4-03.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Sizer Run Mishap

Two Emporium residents were transported to Elk Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries after a one vehicle accident on Sizer Run in Shippen Township at 10:00 pm on January 18, 2011, according to a release from State Police sent today.


Jakeb D. Callahan, 31, of Emporium, PA, was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 west on Sizer Run Road at a high rate of speed and while negotiating a right hand curve, lost control of the truck.

The truck traveled off the edge of the roadway, back across the road and struck an embankment and then struck a large tree, coming to rest on Sizer Run facing south.

Callahan and his passenger, Staci D. Osti, 20, of Emporium, PA, were both transported to Elk Regional Health Center by Emporium ambulance with moderate injuries. They were not wearing seat belts.
Callahan was cited for (not) Driving At Safe Speed.

Crash On Route 120

Emporium State Police provided details of a one car crash on Route 120 in Shippen Township, that occurred last Friday at 10:06 pm.

James R. Costantino, 50, of Emporium, PA, sustained a minor injury. He was wearing a seat belt.
Troopers said the crash occurred as Constantino was driving a 1998 Dodge Caravan East on Route 120 when the van left the south side of the roadway and traveled over an embankment, where it then rolled onto it's roof.

The van sustained major body damage and Constantino sustained apparent minor injury.
Troopers cited Constantino with Driving on Highways Laned For Traffic.

District 2 Band Festival

Cameron County High School is hosting District 2 Band Festival February 9-12.  We will be in need of housing for these students 3 nights, transportation to and from school, and breakfast provided each morning.  All hosts will be given free admission to the Saturday concert on February 12.  If you would be willing to house students, please call Dan Sensenig at 486-4000 ext.1022.

Soup For The Soul

Soup For The Soul    

Soup & Sandwich Kitchen  ~ ~ Opens Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 5-7 p.m.

Will Be Open Every Tuesday From 5-7 p.m.

At Esther’s Place  Behind Emporium’s First United Methodist Church Parking Lot

Watch For Signs!

EVERYONE WELCOME!
http://www.emporiumumc.org/  

Free FAFSA Session

The Community Education Council will host an event designed to help first time college students fill out FAFSA forms on-line. Those attending will have free use of computers and receive professional help in filling out the application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The event will be held on Wednesday, February 2nd at the Community Education Council office in St. Marys. There are two time positions available. One from 2 to 4 p.m. and another form 5 to 7 p.m.

Guy & Mary Felt Manor

At this time the visiting restriction at Guy & Mary Felt Manor has been lifted.  Your friends at the Manor ask that you be courteous if you are visiting. In an effort to protect our residents, if you are ill or have a fever, please avoid coming to the Manor until you are well.  

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Adult Basic Coverage Ends

ALERT: adultBasic coverage WILL expire February 2011; other health care alternatives are available.


As of February 28, 2011 , the adultBasic insurance program will exhaust its funding. As a result, adultBasic enrollees and those on the waitlist who have been paying for coverage WILL NOT have adultBasic coverage beyond Feb. 28, 2011. Letters are now going out to enrollees notifying them of the end of their coverage and offering information about other health care coverage options.

We urge those with adultBasic coverage who have doctor appointments or medical procedures scheduled after Feb. 28, 2011 to immediately contact their doctor or medical provider to reschedule their appointments before coverage ends. Those limited number of adultBasic enrollees who may be receiving inpatient treatment on Feb. 28 will continue to have coverage until they are discharged or for 90 days after coverage has ended (whichever comes first).

Please continue to refer back to this website for any additional updates or new information that we may have.
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/health_insurance/9189/adultbasic/592645

Cameron County Food Artist Joins the Artisan Center


Cameron County native Joan Wolfel became the 81st artist to sell her wares at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center. “Wolfel is the third generation baker in her family and joins the center in time for Valentine’s Day,” explains Tina Johns Lorson, Executive Director.


Wolfel is using her own recipes plus those from her grandmother to make heart shaped cookies arranged in a vase for Valentine’s Day, baskets of cinnamon rolls and filled candy. Items are now available for sale, or you can pre-order your sweets for your sweetheart by calling the chamber at 814-486-4314. Wolfel says she has always enjoyed baking and will continue making candy in time for Easter.

The Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center sells one of a kind items created by artists from across the United States. “We have an artists from Texas and Maryland, but the item that binds them is Cameron County!” says Johns Lorson. All of the items found inside the chamber office are available for sale. The office is open Monday through Friday 9-3 and Saturday 9-1. Appointments can be made if those hours are not convenient

Elk Regional Celebrates Its First Baby of 2011

On Jan. 4, Elk Regional welcomed the first baby born in its Family Unit in 2011.


Ella Mae Weisner is the daughter of Jessica and Richard Weisner of St. Marys. Dr. Stephen Koch delivered Ella Mae at 1:44 p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. She weighed 6 lbs 5 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Ella Mae’s grandparents are Loretta Runser and John Runser and Ray and Vicky Young. Ella joins big sister Millie at home.
The family received a savings bond and stuffed bear from the ERHS Auxiliary, a gift certificate from the St. Marys Chamber of Commerce, two cases of diapers and a case of baby wipes from Elk Regional Health Center and a baby basket from the employees of the Family Unit.

Pictured in the rocking chair is Jessica Weisner holding her newborn, Ella, as big sister Millie stands by. Standing (left to right) are Rachel Mackey, LPN; Lisa Hanes, RN; Paula Weyant, St. Marys Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Koch; Richard Weisner and Pat Bressler, the secretary of Elk Regional's Auxiliary.

Hamot and Regional Partner With Grant For Patient Care

Erie, Pa. - In just a few short months, significant progress has been made in providing greater access to advanced medical care to three regional hospitals thanks to a federal grant awarded to Hamot Medical Center in September 2010.

Former U.S. Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper presented Hamot with the $99,000 Health and Human Services grant in mid-September, a grant for which Hamot applied with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys, Kane Community Hospital in Kane and Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford. The grant was requested specifically to help facilitate transportation of critically ill patients.

Equipment caches were ordered and delivered to each of the rural hospitals on Jan. 21, where they will be permanently located. The cache of equipment includes a portable ventilator, a wireless device to monitor vital signs and a state-of-the-art portable IV pump. Each of the hospitals received this cache of equipment so EMS units can borrow them from the regional hospital directly, which will help decrease the delay times when transferring patients. Currently, the transfer of critically ill patients from the rural hospitals can be significantly delayed as a result of several factors. The availability of this equipment will help eliminate that.

“The purchase of this equipment will help put an end to critically-ill patients having to wait for a hospital transfer,” Rep. Dahlkemper said. “This equipment will save lives because it will give Hamot doctors the chance to provide the best care possible, as fast as possible. This grant is a great benefit for our rural communities.”

Hamot Medical Center officials said that adding the equipment to rural hospitals will begin to reduce health care disparities in rural areas, improve hospital efficiencies and save lives.

“This grant, due to Rep. Dahlkemper’s leadership, supports our philosophy of local care and provides patients with better access to advanced medical care when it is needed. It is providing essential medical equipment that is needed onsite to stabilize the patient and if necessary, transfer them to a higher level of care,” said Val Jackson, the regional director of the Hamot Heart Institute.

"Thanks to Rep. Dahlkemper’s leadership and our partnership with Hamot, Elk Regional has been able to take a very big step toward eliminating the delay in hospital transfers for critically ill patients,” said Gregory P. Bauer, the president and CEO of Elk Regional Health Center. “This equipment is going to save lives by offering critically ill patients in our rural region greater access to advanced medical care.”

J. Gary Rhodes, a Vice President of Hamot Health Foundation and the CEO of Kane Community Hospital noted, “We're happy about this grant and once again, through our partnership with Hamot Medical Center, we're seeing the excellent benefits of that affiliation.”
David Kobis, the Chief Operating Officer at Bradford Regional Medical Center, said he is excited about what the grant will mean for patients who live in his community.
“This grant will allow Bradford to secure an autoventitalor and IV pump that will expedite the transfer and treatment of acutely ill patients. This additional equipment will enable the hospital to enhance our service levels and quality of care to patients throughout the Bradford region,” he said.
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Ridgway Laboratory Earns CAP Accreditation

The Laboratory at Elk Regional Health Center’s Ridgway campus has earned a national accreditation from the College of American Pathologists, placing it in an exclusive group of laboratories that meet the highest standards for care.

“This puts us in an exclusive group,” said Gregory Bauer, ERHS President and CEO. “The CAP’s standards for accreditation are both rigorous and demanding. To earn CAP accreditation takes a great deal of work and dedication and I thank everyone in our laboratory department for their continued commitment to excellence.”

Elk Regional’s Ridgway Laboratory earned the accreditation after an on-site inspection by personnel from the College of American Pathologists. As part of the inspection, Laboratory records and the quality control procedures used in the lab over the last two years were scrutinized.

Inspectors also examined the qualifications of the Laboratory’s staff, equipment, facilities, safety program and safety record, in addition to the overall management of the department.

“We are very excited to have received this accreditation,” said Dr. Joe Salinas, the laboratory’s medical director. “I’m pleased to say we have met or exceeded the standards set by the College of American Pathologists, which are more stringent than those imposed by the federal government.”

The College of American Pathologists is a medical society made up exclusively of Board-certified pathologists and is widely considered to be the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College began its accreditation program in the early 1960s.
For more information, please visit the College of American Pathologists on the Web.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

CCHS Walking Program

The CCHS walking program is weekdays from 6-8 pm at the high school. Anyone under 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult. As long as school is in session, the hallways will be available for walking. Those participating are to sign the log at the top of the steps by the administrative offices.

Local Mishaps

Minor injuries were reported for a Sinnemahoning driver following a one-vehicle mishap last Wednesday morning on Route 120 in Gibson Township, Cameron County. State police, overnight, reported 27 year old Dawn Long was traveling west when her Ford Focus went out of control after hitting a patch of ice on a left curve. The compact went off the road, struck an embankment, rolled over and came to rest on its wheels on the north side of the road. Long is being cited for failing to give immediate notice to authorities.


An Emporium woman suffered moderate injuries Saturday afternoon when her car was struck in the side by another while traveling east from Walmart into the Country Fair Parking lot in Fox Township, Elk County. Ridgway-based state police said the collision occurred when Anne Sorg of St. Marys ran a red light and allowed her Dodge Durango to run into the side of a Ford Taurus driven by Frances Vermillion who was taken to Elk Regional Medical Center. Sorg and a passenger in Vermillion’s car, Jerry McDivitt also of Emporium, escaped injury. Sorg is charged with failing to stop at a red light.

Troopers at Emporium have cited a driver from that town with improper backing following a fender bender Saturday morning at the Kwik Fill on E. Allegheny Avenue. Authorities say Judy Hallowell backed her Ford Taurus into the front of a Dodge Intrepid driven by Richard Flynn of Grampian, PA while they were both parked at the store’s gas pumps. Police claim Hallowell pulled forward and left the scene but was later located.

Hamot and Regional Partners Put Grant to Use to Improve Patient Care

Erie, PA- In just two months, significant progress has been made in providing greater access to advanced medical care to four regional hospitals thanks to a federal grant awarded to Hamot Medical Center in late summer.


Then Representative Kathy Dahlkemper presented Hamot with the $99,000 Health and Human Services grant in mid-September, a grant for which Hamot applied with Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys, Kane Community Hospital in Kane and Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford. The grant was requested specifically to help facilitate transportation of critically ill patients.

The cache of equipment was ordered and was delivered Friday, January 21st to each of the rural hospital, where it will be permanently located. The equipment includes an Alaris IV pump and tubing, CPAP and ventilators for EMS which feature bipap. Each of the hospitals received this cache of equipment so EMS units can borrow them from the regional hospital directly, which will help decrease the delay times when transferring patients. Currently, the transfer of critically ill patients from the rural hospitals can be significantly delayed as a result of several factors and the availability of this equipment will help eliminate that.

“The purchase of this equipment will help put an end to critically-ill patients having to wait for a hospital transfer,” Dahlkemper said. “This equipment will save lives because it will give Hamot doctors the chance to provide the best care possible, as fast as possible. This grant is a great benefit for our rural communities.”

Hamot Medical Center officials said that adding the equipment to rural hospitals will begin to reduce health care disparities in rural areas, improve hospital efficiencies and save lives.

“This grant, due to Rep. Dahlkemper’s leadership, supports our philosophy of local care and provides patients with better access to advanced medical care when it is needed. It is providing essential medical equipment that is needed onsite to stabilize the patient and if necessary, transfer them to a higher level of care,” said Val Jackson, the regional director of the Hamot Heart Institute.

This is what local hospital leaders had to say about this new equipment cache and the ability to offer increased access to high-level care:

J. Gary Rhodes, VP of Hamot Health Foundation and CEO of Kane Community Hospital noted, "We're happy about this grant and once again, through our partnership with Hamot Medical Center, we're seeing the excellent benefits of that affiliation."

“Thanks to Rep. Dahlkemper’s leadership and our partnership with Hamot, Elk Regional has been able to take a very big step toward eliminating the delay in hospital transfers for critically ill patients,” said Gregory P. Bauer, the president and CEO of Elk Regional Health Center. “This equipment is going to save lives by offering critically ill patients in our rural region greater access to advanced medical care.”

Emily Myers, director of emergency services, at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital says, “This equipment enhances our ability to transfer patients, when needed, to a larger tertiary facility while helping to minimize delays. It will give us the opportunity to improve the level of care for our patients throughout the region.”

David Kobis, Chief Operating Officer at BRMC, is excited about what the grant will mean for patients, who live in his community. "This grant will allow Bradford to secure an autoventitalor and IV pump that will expedite the transfer and treatment of acutely ill patients. This additional equipment will enable the hospital to enhance our service levels and quality of care to patients throughout the Bradford region."

Hamot Medical Center is a 375-bed, tertiary care facility, located in Erie, PA. Hamot has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report- America’s Best Hospitals, Top 50 for Pulmonary Medicine, Most Wired, and Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for overall performance, as well as Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals for outstanding outcomes in heart care, neurological services, urology, orthopaedics, gerontology and critical care medicine. Hamot was founded in 1881 and nearly 130 years later continues to be the Best Place to Be. More information Hamot can be found at www.hamot.org.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Cameron County Schools Closed Jan 24th

Parents of students at Cameron County Schools have been notified that Schools are CLOSED for Jan 24 the due to extreme cold and wind chill conditions.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Hemlock Invader hits Close to Home

The weekend before deer season, as my father and I crossed the farm where my great-grandfather had settled after immigrating from Europe, we came across a hemlock bough that had been broken out of a nearby tree.
My stomach churned — it was covered in small, white, cottony masses, the telltale sign of the hemlock wooly adelgid.
The Zoschg homestead lies in the First Fork Valley in Cameron County, about five miles north of Sinnemahoning. In 2008 I had found evidence of the adelgid on state forest land on the opposite side of the valley. Since then, I had suspected its presence on our property.

Hemlock wooly adelgid has been killing hemlock trees in eastern forests since its introduction in the 1950s. In 2007, Forestry Bureau personnel ....MOREhttp://coudynews.com/news/hemlock-invader-hits-close-to-home/

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Janice E. Coppock

Janice E. Coppock, 60, of Emporium Arms, Emporium died at Montefiore-UPMC, Pittsburgh on Wednesday (January 19, 2011) afternoon. She was born May 12, 1950 in Halifax, PA a daughter of Rosalee Emerson Coppock, Emporium and the late Rev. John M. Coppock.

Janice graduated from Liberty High School. She enjoyed music and playing the piano. She played at several local churches for many years.

Surviving:
In addition to her mother Rosalee Emerson Coppock
Sister: Nancy and her husband Rev. Raymond Dean Forsythe, Covington, PA
Brother: Timothy Coppock and his wife Terry, St. Marys
Brother: John Coppock and his wife Laural, Emporium
Sister: Joan Coppock Goodreau, Sugar Grove
Preceded in Death By:
Father: Rev. John M. Coppock
Sister: Ruth Coppock Caton

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (January 22, 2011) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Raymond Dean Forsythe, officiating.

Burial will be in the Gardner Hill Cemetery, Weedville, PA

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Gibbs AromaCafe New Hours

New Hours for the Cafe, starting this Thursday 1/13/11
Monday - Saturday  6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday  8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  (breakfast and limited lunch menu Sunday)

Guy & Mary Felt Manor

Attention  Nurses. The Guy &  Mary Felt Manor is looking for a few good Nurses.
Opportunities now available for full and part time LPN or RN on our 11-7 shift. 
Come join our team!
Contact Director of Nursing, Hope Dunkle, RN via email hdunkle@windstream.net

http://guyandmaryfeltmanor.com/

The Elk Regional Capital Campaign Enjoying Strong Community Support

The Elk Regional Capital Campaign steering committee has announced that the Health System family has pledged $1.44 million – more than half of the campaign’s $2.5 million goal. And just five months into the campaign, Elk Regional already has more than $429,000 in donations in-hand from community foundations, local corporations and several individuals in Elk and Cameron counties.

Don W. Fleming, the campaign’s chairman, said he is pleased with the campaign’s results to date.

“I am proud to say that the Health System family and the community have made such a strong show of support for both the campaign and the building project,” Fleming said. “I believe this project is the single most important thing we can do to ensure a bright future for our hospital.”

The Health System family includes volunteers, employees, medical staff, the Board of Directors, the Health System’s Auxiliary and the Health System’s Foundation. The total $1.44 million pledge amount includes a $250,000 pledge from the Health System’s Auxiliary and a dollar-for-dollar match to employee giving, up to $500,000, from the Health System’s Foundation.

Gregory P. Bauer, the president and CEO of the Health System and the chairman of the Health System family giving campaign, said the support is “a wonderful thing to see.”

“Our Health System family has a big heart, and its members never hesitate to give of themselves,” Bauer said. “They show it time and time again, from their efforts to give back to our community to their support of this capital campaign. I have always been impressed and humbled by their generosity.”
Efforts are now underway to broaden the campaign throughout the community. The campaign’s first community solicitation included local foundations, large businesses and several individuals throughout the region.

The second phase of the campaign is now under way. In coming weeks, community members and small- and medium-sized businesses throughout the area will have an opportunity to make a gift to the campaign.

Later this spring, individuals throughout the region will be able to make a gift, in any amount, to the campaign as part of the Health System’s annual appeal. Online donations via PayPal, credit or debit card will be made available by February.

Launched in mid-August, The Elk Regional Capital Campaign is a $2.5 million fundraising effort designed to support the hospital’s $10.3 million building project.

Elk Regional will construct a new floor that will house 42 private medical/surgical patient rooms, each with a private bathroom, along with a new 10-bed geriatric behavioral health unit. In addition, Elk Regional will construct a new maternity unit that will contain eight rooms, each with a private bathroom. Four of those rooms will be for OB/GYN patients and four will be for labor, delivery and recovery patients.

Construction on the new floor will begin this spring and will be complete by the end of 2012.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Harrassing Phone Call

State Police At Emporium are investigating a harassing phone call to a juvenile in Shippen Township from an unknown male caller on 1-12-2011.

Outdoor notebook: Burglary spree targets northcentral hunting camps

Sunday, January 16, 2011


By John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State police in Ridgeway, Elk County, are investigating scores of burglaries at hunting camps in Northcentral Pennsylvania.
Thirty-nine break-ins have been reported at seasonal camps located about 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
The Associated Press reported that police believe the same person or persons might be behind all of the burglaries.
Sixteen hunting camps were initially broken into in isolated areas of Elk and Cameron counties in a spree that began Dec. 22.
Nearly 20 burglaries occurred Jan. 6-7. In camp break-ins in Jones, Fox and Highland townships, stolen property has included sporting arms, other hunting equipment and miscellaneous items.
No injuries related to the break-ins have been reported.
No one had been charged with the burglaries as of Friday

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11016/1118076-358.stm#ixzz1BPMnarAy

Monday, January 17, 2011

Michael J. Callahan

Michael J. Callahan, 56, of 2945 Cameron Rd., Emporium died at his residence, Sunday (January 16, 2011) afternoon.  He was born March 13, 1954 in St. Marys a son of the late Joseph "Jim" Callahan and Esther Rosette Callahan Powell

Mr. Callahan graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1972. He was a member of the Cameron County Amateur Radio Club. He was a avid HAM radio operator and volunteered with radio communications for the Cameron County Emergency Management Agency for several years. He was a member of the Pipleliners Union #798.

Surviving:
Brother: David Callahan and his wife Pam, Emporium
Brother: Tom Callahan and his wife Shawnarae, Emporium
Sister: Barb, Mrs. Jim Geci, St. Marys
Sister: Carol, Mrs. Tom Caldwell, Emporium
Brother: Paul Powell, Jr., Emporium
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in Death By:
Parents: Joseph "Jim" Callahan and Esther Rosette Callahan Powell

There will be No Visitation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Wednesday (January 19, 2011) at 7:00 PM with Rev. Rock Pifer, Pastor, Free Metholist Church, officiating.

Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net

BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Drug Paraphernalia Found

Suspected Drug Paraphernalia Found


State Police at Emporium report that a Known Male will be charged with Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia.
On Friday at 9:00 pm, after troopers responded to a disturbance at a private residence on Sunny Lane in Shippen Township, Cameron County, suspected drug paraphernalia was found on a known male suspect. Charges are pending in District Court.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Armed Robbery At Fuel On Store

An armed robbery in Emporium Saturday morning is under investigation by State Police.
At 5:03 am, an unknown male entered the Fuel On Store, at 401 West 4th Street in Emporium, brandished a handgun, and demanded money from the on duty cashier.

The man left the store with an undetermined amount of cash. The investigation is continuing.

Patricia Ann Jones

FREWSBURG - Patricia Ann Jones, 69, of 919 Ivory Road, died Thursday (Jan.13, 2011), at Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing.

She was born Sept. 2, 1941, in Olean, the daughter of Arthur and Mildred Manginell Hay.
She grew up in Emporium, Pa., and was a graduate of Cameron County High School in 1960. She had been employed as a secretary/bookkeeper for True Value in Randolph, and Beaver Dairy.
Pat was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Frewsburg, Secret Sisters, Alter and Rosary Society, choir member, and social club. She was an avid gardner and loved and enjoyed her flowers.

Besides her husband, William G. Jones, whom she married (Oct. 19, 1963) in Emporium, Pa., Pat is survived by two children: Kim (Scott) Pollock of Lewiston, Maine, and Scott Jones of Frewsburg; two grandchildren: Joshua and Heather Pollock of Lewiston, Maine; a brother, Tom Hay of Brooksville, Fla.; and a sister, Mary (Sarge) Dynda of Bradford, Pa.; three nieces: Deb, Robin and Tammy; and three nephew: Ed, Gary and Ronny.
She was predeceased by her parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Frewsburg by the Rev. Darrell Duffy and Deacon Michael Lennon of Saint James and Our Lady of Victory churches. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Jamestown.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the PETERSON FUNERAL HOME, Frewsburg, where the Altar and Rosery Society will conduct a service at 1:30 p.m. followed by a Christian wake service at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Loreto, St Vincent DePaul, Everett St., Falconer, NY 14733.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

No Injuries

An Emporium driver was unhurt last Saturday at 10:15 am when his vehicle went off the roadway and struck a culvert on Dutch Hill Road in Elualia Township.


Christopher J. Stuart, 20, of Emporium, PA, was driving a 1991 Plymouth Acclaim LE northbound on Dutch Hill Road. While negotiating a right curve in the roadway, Stuart lost control of the vehicle and traveled through the opposing lane of travel, off the roadway and struck a culvert on the western roadway edge.
Stuart was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. He was cited for (Not) Driving Vehicle At Safe Speed. His vehicle was disabled.
Coudersport fire Dept. provided traffic control at the scene.

Jonathan J. "Jon" Orner

Jonathan J. "Jon" Orner, 27, of 256 Arch Dr., Emporium died at his residence Wednesday evening.

He was born October 1, 1983 in St. Marys a son of Russell and Dionne Curtis Orner, Sr. of Emporium
Jon graduated from Cameron County High School. He was a member of the St. Mark Catholic Church. He loved baseball and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews.

Surviving  In addition to his parents: Russell and Dionne Curtis Orner, Sr.
Brother: Russell Orner, Jr. and Lori, Bradford
Sister: Karrie Orner, DuBois
Sister: Misty Orner and Troy, Emporium
Brother: Jamie Orner and Missy, Emporium
Brother: Jason Orner, Hagerstown, MD
Sister: Tammy Orner and Danny, Emporium
Brother: Jer Orner, Emporium
Sister: Jodi, Mrs. Mike Dibble, Port Allegany
Brother: Nathan Orner, Emporium
Sister: Dionna Orner & Randy Schatz, Emporium
Sister: Brianna Orner, Emporium
Nieces and Nephews: Ryan, Kiara & Karley Orner, Andrew & Blaine Lathrop, Sydnee, Marcedes & Brian Shupe, Logan Orner, Mary & Braedyn Dibble.

Preceded in Death By  Maternal Grandmother: Yvonne Harmon Curtis
Paternal Grandparents: William Russell & Betty Cressley Orner

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Monday (January 17, 2011) at 10:30 AM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant.
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 PM Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Felt Manor Announces New Director Of Nursing

Felt Manor is proud to annouce the appointment of a new Director of Nursing.


HOPE DUNKLE will be starting on Monday January 17th. Welcome aboard Hope!

Guy and Mary Felt Manor

To protect residents, visitors, and staff, the Guy and  Felt Manor is implementing restrictions on visitors during the flu season. This restriction does not apply to Assisted Living.


Beginning 1/5/11, all visitors to Felt Manor must be 16 years of age or older. Felt Manor asks that anyone who is ill, please refrain from visiting.

The visitor limitations will be eliminated when no longer considered necessary.

L. Maxwell "Max" Narby

L. Maxwell "Max" Narby, 76, of 301 S. Maple St., Emporium, died at Elk Regional Health Center, St. Marys on Tuesday (January 11, 2011) morning.


He was born July 31, 1934 in St. Marys a son of the late Herbert J. "Max" and Lucille Brown Narby. On June 14, 1958 in St. Mark Church He married Sharon Rose Narby, who Survives.

Mr. Narby was a Korean War Veteran. He graduated from Clarion University in 1960. He was a Social Studies Teacher at Cameron County High School from 1960 - 1990. He helped Revitalized the Cameron County School District Student Council in the mid 1970's. He was twice a finalist for the Pa Teacher of the year and served as a Junior High Football coach several years. He was Presented the 1884 George Washington Honor Medal for Excellence in Education. He was a Lifetime member of the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department with 58 years of service, a Lifetime member of St. Marks Roman Catholic Church and served as a Past Erie Diocesan President of the Blue Army. He was a Member of the American Legion, received the Americanism Award from the American Legion, and the Distinguished Service Award from the PA Department of Military Affairs. He Coordinated the Cameron County Earth Day Activities. He was a Cameron County Commissioner for a term from 1984-1988, Jaycee Educator of the year in 1984, served on Emporium Borough Council from January 2006 to present and Chairman of the powerful Fire and Safety Committee. He was a Freedom Foundation Recipient at Valley Forge, and the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor recipient on 5/1/1988. He was a Past Director of Veterans Affairs in Cameron County, Founder of the Cameron County 9-11 Tribute, and Founder of Freedom week where he would bring Nationally known Hero's to Cameron County. He Battled against Drug and Alcohol abuse from the local to Federal Level. Max Narby's favorite quote " I do not care where you have been, I only care where you going from this day forward"

Surviving

In addition to his wife Sharon Rose Narby

Daughter: LuAnn, Mrs. Jeff Reed, Emporium

Son: James Narby and his wife Laura, Emporium

Two Grandchildren: Danielle, Mrs. Philip Reed and Alexis Narby

Two Great Grandchildren: Kendall & Lathan

Sister: Suzanne, Mrs. Leigh Peterson, Cedar Grove, NJ

Brother: Robert Narby and his wife Jenny, Olympia, WA

Sister: Donna, Mrs. Jeff Goldstein, West Hills, CA

Preceded in Death By

Parents: Herbert J. "Max" and Lucille Brown Narby

Step mother whom raised "Max" Mildred Lawhead Narby

Grandmother who also raised "Max" Anna Conway Narby

Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 4 - 8 PM. The Emporium Fire department will meet at 6 PM and the Rosary will be recited at 7:45 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Emporium on Saturday (January 15, 2011) at 12:30 PM with Rev. Paul S. Siebert, Pastor, as Celebrant. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in the St. Mark Catholic Cemetery, Emporium.
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 4 - 8 PM. The Emporium Fire Department will meet at 6 PM followed by the American Legion Service at 6:15 PM and the Rosary will be recited at 7:45 PM.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department, 421 N. Broad St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 E. 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to Dream-makers" of Make-A-Wish through Danielle Reed at 201 South Broad Street Emporium Pa 15834

Online Condolences may be placed at http://www.barnettfuneralhome.net/
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Homestead Sign Stolen

State Police at Emporium report that unknown actor(s) removed the "HOMESTEAD" road sign from Homestead Road at the intersection of Moore Hill Road in Shippen Township between 1-2-11 and 1-9-11.

Edward J. Shok

                                                                             
Edward J. Shok, 93, formerly of DuBois, died Friday, January 7, 2011, at his son’s residence in La Quinta, CA.

Born August 12, 1917 in Emporium, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Ogershok. On September 26, 1942, in DuBois, he married Evelyn L. Yusnukis who died September 25, 2007.

He was a veteran of World War II having served with the United States Army.

A graduate of Sandy High School and DuBois Business College, Mr. Shok was a Nationwide insurance agent in DuBois for 40 years. In addition to residing in DuBois for 75 years he also kept residences in Sinnamahoning and Flagler Beach, FL.

A Catholic by faith, he was a member of St. Catherine’s of Siena, DuBois and St. James, Driftwood. An avid fisherman, Mr. Shok enjoyed keeping track of the stock market, watching baseball and spending time with loved ones.

Survivors include: one daughter, Bonnie Shok of Long Beach, CA; three sons, Paul Shok of Conneaut Lake, Ken Shok and wife Terri of La Quinta, CA, and Edward Shok II and wife Angela of Luthersburg; five grandchildren; one brother, Frank Ogershok of DuBois; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Shok was predeceased by seven brothers, seven sisters, and a grandson, Brian Shok.

A private viewing will be held in the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.
A Mass of Christian Burial with committal services will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 16 in St. Mark Church, Emporium with Rev. Paul Siebert as celebrant.
Military honors will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in Gilmore Cemetery, Austin, PA.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Salvation Army

CCMH Weight Loss Group

The Victorious Losers support group will meet at 7 p.m., January 12 (second Wednesday of the month) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital’s main conference room. The group is designed for those who need to make life altering decisions, such as weight loss surgery, those who have already undergone surgery, and their friends and family. Meetings are led by Paula Warner, a certified support group leader from Obesityhelp.com and Bariatric Support Centers International. She was also a weight loss surgery patient and hopes to offer speakers, cooking classes, special events, and outdoor activities. Feedback from attendees will help develop the meetings to offer the best support, she said.

CCMH Alzheimer’s Support Group

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will host an Alzheimer’s support group at 10 a.m. January 12 at the hospital’s main conference room. New and existing patients and their families and caregivers are welcome to attend. For more information, call 814/274-9301, ext. 1436.

CCMH Childbirth Classes

Charles Cole Memorial Hospital will hold prepared childbirth classes from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, February 2 through March 9, at CCMH’s Wellness Center in Coudersport. The classes will outline labor, birth, postpartum, positioning and comfort measures, relaxation, labor support, communication skills, problems that may occur, anesthesia, and breastfeeding. For more information, or to register, call 814/274-5470.

Mary Lee Urmann

Mary Lee Urmann, 77, of 551 Charles St., St. Marys, and formerly of 344 South St., Ridgway, died Thursday evening, Jan. 6, 2011, at Elk Haven Nursing Home following a brief illness.

She was born in St. Marys on Oct. 5, 1933, the daughter of Leander B. and Marian Ryan Weis.
On April 7, 1956 in Sacred Heart Church, she married John M. Urmann Sr., who survives.

She attended Sacred Heart Elementary School and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. She had been employed by Stackpole Carbon Company and in 1952 was elected St. Marys Carbon Queen. She was later involved in family ownerships of Valley Coal & Supply, Inc. and Alpine Pressed Metals.

Along with her husband of nearly 55 years, she is survived by three daughters, Christine (Michael) Aiello of St. Marys, with whom she made her home, LuAnn (David) Stanley of Cranberry Township, and Stacey (Frank) Rubino of Porte Vedra Beach, Fla.; two sons, John Jr. (Maribeth) of Ridgway, and Greg (Christine) of Jacksonville, Fla.; 12 grandchildren, Michael, Christopher and JoAnne Aiello, Matthew, Daniel, Eric and Alexandra Stanley, John (Jack) III and Douglas Urmann, Mitchell Urmann, and Victoria and Nicholas Rubino; a sister, Joanne (Ken) Gerg of Emporium; two brothers, William (Ann) Weis of St. Marys and James (Helene) Weis of Rockford, Ill; many special nieces and nephews; and a very special family friend, Bernadine Myers.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Leo B. "Bunk" Weis, in 2003.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Lee Urmann will be celebrated at the Sacred Heart Church in St. Marys on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., with the Rev. Eric Vogt, OSB, as celebrant.

Friends will be received at the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home in Ridgway on Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Elk County Catholic High School, 700 Maurus St., St. Marys, PA 15857; or to Community Nurses, Inc., 763 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Mary G. McLean

Mary G. McLean, 84, of 21 Pioneer Rd., Emporium died at Hamot Medical Center, Erie on Wednesday (January 5, 2011) afternoon.

She was born February 3, 1926 in Emporium a daughter of the late Joseph and Carmela Guccione Grimone.
On March 18, 1946 she married Mark L. McLean, who Survives.

Mrs. McLean graduated from Emporium High School in the class of 1944 and was the treasurer of her 1944 Alumni Class. She had worked as a reporter for the former Cameron County Press and the Bradford Era for many years. She also had worked for the former Widmanns, in Emporium, as a manager for several years and at the former Grants store and Pure Carbon in St. Marys. She met her husband when she worked at Sylvania for a short time while still in High School. She was a member of the Junior Womens Club, Garden Club, Antique Seekers, Legion Auxiliary and the 8 & 40. She was also active in the Cameron County Cardiac Association, the Parade of Stars, and the Cameron County Fair Association.
Surviving inn addition to her husband Mark L. McLean are daughters Linda L. Ostrum and her husband William, and Susan M. Gribble of Emporium. Sons John M. McLean and his wife Nicky of Ft. Collins, CO., Robert F. "Bunny" McLean and Rick McLean and his wife Mary Kay of Emporium and a brother Frank Grimone and his wife Pat also of Emporium, 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

She was Preceded in Death By her parents: Joseph and Carmela Guccione Grimone, Son-in-law: Thomas Gribble, Sr. who died Sept. 19, 2010, 3 Brothers: Leo, Tony and Sam Grimone and 2 Sisters: Rose Praino & Lucy Chambers.

Funeral Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 205 East Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (January 8, 2011) at 2:00 PM with Rev. Philip W. Sanders, Pastor, officiating.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium,

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice

Allan B. Crosby

Allan B. Crosby, 66, of 998 Rich Valley Rd., Emporium, died at his residence on Wednesday (January 5, 2011) morning.  He was born February 22, 1944 in St. Marys a son of Lillian Nordberg Crosby, Emporium and the late Ivan Crosby.

Mr. Crosby served with the US Navy during Vietnam Era. He retired from GKN, in 2007, after over 28 years of employment. He was a member of the Loyal Order Of Moose Lodge #368, Emporium, the Miller-Raffaele Post 6221 VFW, ABATE, Sinnamehoning Sportsman and Bucktail Rod & Gun Club.
Surviving
Sister: Delores, Mrs. William Burlingame, Truman
Brother: Lynn Crosby, Emporium
Sister: Diane Kuchenbecker, Mentor, OH
Brother: Gary Crosby and his wife Linda, Emporium
Several: Nieces and Nephews,
Preceded in Death By
Father: Ivan Crosby
Brother: Paul Crosby
Step brother: Harlow Crosby

There will be no visitation.

Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium on Saturday (January 8, 2011) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Rock Pifer, Pastor, Free Metholist Church, officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium.
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Cameron Unit, P.O. Box 62, 135 W. Fourth St., Emporium, PA 15834 or to Community Nurses Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857

Wayne Taylor Ozenbaugh


Wayne Taylor Ozenbaugh, 78, ( Pappy 'O ) of Sinnemahoning, PA formerly of Washington County, passed away on January 4, 2011, in the Dubois Continuous Care Facility following a breif illness. Surviving are two daughter's and a son-in-law, Janice L, and Donald D Miller, II of Burgettstown P.A. and, Karen L Wilson of Hickory, PA. Three granddaughter's: Megan A Cuthbertson, Whitney A Wilson and Valerie J Miller. also a grandson, Andrew J Miller, and many neice's and nephew's. He is preceded in death by two sister's, Mary Wallo, and Martha Polochak. Two brother's, Jack Ozenbaugh, and Ordell Ozenbaugh, and a nephew, Vincent Ozenbaugh.


He was a 32nd degree free mason, and belonged to Richard Vaux Lodge, # 454 F & A M of Burgettstown, PA. He was a life long professional truckdriver, and was employed by several different trucking company's within the tri state area, untill retirement. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, and for the past sixteen year's he made his home, and lived a peaceful life, in the mountain's he loved so dearly.

A memorial service will be held, for the immediate family, at a later date, during spring turkey season in the mountain's of North Central Pennsylvania.

Barnett Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements

Millard Dude" Williams Jr., 85 Obit

Millard Dude" Williams Jr., 85, of Sizerville Road, Emporium, passed away on Wednesday ( Jan.5,2011) at Elk Regional Health Center, St.Marys, after a lengthy illness.


Mr. Williams was born Oct. 12th 1925, to Millard and Sylvia Williams. He married Grace Frederick on July 15, 1950, in Ridgway. After serving in the U.S. Army he worked at Sylvania as a truck driver until his retirement in 1985.

He is survived by his wife, five children, Diane Williams of Emporium, Carol (Gene) Lentz of Austin, David "Dude" Williams of Emporium, Sylvia "Jeanie"Barber of Galeton and Brenda Williams of Emporium; three grandchildren, Tammy (Lentz) Clancyand Michael Lentz of Austin and Bill Foley; six great-grandchildren; and a brother, Richard Williams.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Doris Cook.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday ( Jan. 8,2011) at the Gardeau Community Church, followed by a luncheon at 2 p.m. at the Emporium VFW

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

DSLReports.com

One of my favorite sites ~   http://www.dslreports.com   

Charges To Be Filed

An Emporium man will be charged with Harassment after an incident at a private residence on East Allegany Street in Emporium on Monday night at 9:05 pm.

Richard James Moate, 52, of Emporium, PA, was in a verbal confrontation with a 18 year old and a 19 year old female which escalated. Moate subjected both women to unwanted physical contact.
State Police will file charges in District Court against Moate

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Cross Country Ski Basics @ Sinnemahoning State Park

Cross Country Ski Basics

Date 1/08/2011
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Location Sinnemahoning State Park
8288 First Fork Road
City Austin
State PA
Zip Code 16720-9302
Location Phone 814-647-8401

County Cameron
Region Pennsylvania Wilds

 Get out and enjoy the snow!
Join Sinnemahoning State Park staff members and local ski enthusiasts for a fun lesson on the popular outdoor activity of cross-country skiing! Instructors will be on hand, and a limited number of skis and boots will be available for participants.

This activity is dependent upon weather (sufficient snow is needed), and pre-registration by January 5th, 2011 is required. Meet at the Maintenance Building on Swank Road, just south of the dam overlook area. Please call the park at 814-647-8401 for more information, directions, or to register for this event. Please state your shoe size when registering for this event.

Activities Skiing - Cross Country
Please contact the park at 814-647-8401 to register for this event.

Cameron County School Seeks Applicants

The Cameron County School District is currently seeking substitutes for teacher aides and custodial personnel. Please send an application, clearances, and three letters of recommendation to the office of the superintendent. The deadline is 3:00 PM January 12, 2011. EOE


Head and Assistant Volleyball Coach
Assistant Drama Advisor

The Cameron County School District is currently seeking candidates for the Head and Assistant Volleyball Coach and an Assistant Drama Advisor.An application is available in the Superintendent̢۪s office. Please send an application, clearances, and three letters of recommendation to the office of the superintendent, 601 Woodland Ave., Emporium, PA 15834. The deadline is at 3:00 PM January 12, 2011. EOE

Shippen Township Residents

As of Jan 1, 2011, Shippen Township will have new office hours. The office will be open Mondays thru Thursday from 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM and closed on Fridays.


Also beginning Jan 1, 2011, the Shippen township refuse collections scheduled for Fridays will be permanently changed to Thursdays. There will no longer be collections on Fridays.

Questions can be answered by calling the Township office at 814-486-0727.

The Barbara Moscato Brown Library

The Barbara Moscato Brown Library winter hours will be in effect until June 2011.  Monday & Tuesday from  11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM , Thursday & Friday from  11:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.   The Library closes early on days of seriously inclement weather during the winter. You may call the Library at 486-8011 for a recorded message which will indicate whether or not we are open.