Rod Johnson and Jay Prosser, K9 handlers with the Detectives’ Bureau of the McKean County District Attorney’s office and members of the McKean County Special Operations Dive Team are with K9 “Izzy” during a search and rescue training held Sept. 20 at Mystic Waters.
The October shopping is complete for the Coudersport Rotary Jr/Sr High School Food Bank and ready for delivery. These groceries will be delivered to the school at the beginning of each month during the school year. Coudersport High School Principal Steve Mongillo will make sure students, who may otherwise go hungry, get the groceries they need to take home on weekends. Contact Coudersport Rotary Club, or Sharon Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org, to make a donation. For donations to the Coudersport Elementary School’s Backpack Blessings, contact Vera Kio at email@example.com.
Wellsboro Lady Hornets Kerrah Clymer lines up a shot against Northeast Bradford for one of her nine goals on the season on her way to becoming the third player in Lady Hornet’s history to hit 50 goals.
Jackson Glover and Kylie Welsh, members of the Entrepreneurship Class, presented Vietnam Veteran Kenneth McKervey with plaques that the class designed and engraved for the 2nd Annual Veterans Memorial Car Show in Port Allegany. The students made 35 plaques for participants who came to the Car Show Fundraiser for the VFW in Port Allegany this past weekend. They also made a plaque for special guest Congressman Glenn Thomspon.Kenneth McKervey stated he was excited to meet the students who worked on the project. The students enjoyed working with Mr. McKervey and helping with a project to support the community.
(Pictured from left to right) First place Bobbi Angers with 10.17 lbs., Second place Clayton McLean with 9.69 lbs. and the lunker with 4.35 lbs., third place Brett Flynn with 9.22 lbs. and not pictured fourth place Dave Heck with 7.33 lbs.
(Pictured, from left to right) David Saulter, president of God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited; Tri-County President & CEO Craig Eccher; Jesse Hyde, God’s Country Chapter TU member; Cork Sauve, God’s Country Chapter TU member; Bill Gerski, senior vice president of business development for Tri-Co Connections; Pete Ryan, treasurer of God’s Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited pose for a photo after Tri-Co presented Healing waters with a $10,000 check.
Quentin Fisher (left) on mandolin and Michael Johnson on acoustic guitar entertained about 150 people at the final Friday evening concert on the lawn of the Deane Center for Performing Arts in Wellsboro. The free concert series will continue on Saturday afternoons, weather permitting, through Oct. 18.
Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. recognizes its staff for years of service based on five-year increments. During the virtual in-service day on Aug. 12, staff were honored for their commitment and dedication to Head Start with a certificate and a monetary gift card. Those staff who were recognized program-wide include: 5 years: Brandy Massey, Blossburg 1 and 2, family advocate; Patricia Gleason, Elkland 1, classroom aide/bus monitor; Andrea Wood, Elkland 1, teacher; 10 years: Jena Miller, Wellsboro, teacher; Kristen Post, Mansfield, teacher; Tessa Kirk, Athens 2, teacher; Jennifer Dinan, Canton/Blossburg, Early Head Start family partner; 15 years: Joyce DeHaven, education supervisor; Loree Finogle, Canton 1 and 2, family advocate; Lori Fessler, health coordinator; Kim Sexauer, state/education coordinator; 20 years: Tanya Chapel, Early Head Start/social services coordinator; 35 years: Sue Howe, substitute. Bradford-Tioga Head Start, Inc. offers programs for pregnant mothers, families and their children, newborn up to the age of 5. For more information call 570-638-1400, visit www.bradfordtiogahs.org or find us on Facebook.
Frank Yungwirth (left) and Roger Bunn speak about the importance of remembering veterans and those who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action at a Patriot’s Day Service Friday evening, Sept. 18.
(Pictured from left to right) LEEK representatives Brett Rogers and Jeff West, Tri-County President & CEO Craig Eccher, LEEK representative Jordan Leete, and Bill Gerski, senior vice president of business development for Tri-Co Connections pose for a photo after presenting LEEK with a $10,000 check.
Back row from left to right stands Brayden Gail, Ezra Lawton and guest speaker of the evening Noyes Lawton. Sitting down in the front from left to right is Torissa Merwine, Roman Merwine and Tesha Merwine. This group came together Monday evening for Teens Unchained.
Keeney Farm pumpkins and vegetables, such winter squash, sweet peppers, tomatoes, beets, cabbage, onions, broccoli florets, kohlrabi and white and cheddar cheese cauliflower will be at the Wellsboro Growers Market this Thursday, Sept. 24 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church at 130 Main Street in Wellsboro, weather permitting. Scrubbing the pumpkins for market are Cheryl and Gary Keeney’s daughter-in-law Heather Keeney of Whitneyville and their grandson Jacob Baldwin, son of Eric and Reva Baldwin of Catlin Hollow. Those who want decorate with cornstalks can call Gary Keeney to arrange for pickup at 570-376-2120. Customers are asked to wear face coverings and maintain six feet of distance from others.
Coudersport Volunteer Fire Department crews responded to a utility job site trailer that had exploded Wednesday morning, Sept. 16. The explosion was felt for some distance across town with a debris field of over 100 yards, according to the chief's report.
photo provided/ COUDERSPORT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Representatives from Mansfield University stand in the Route 15 Welcome Center for the presentation of a model of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon to the county. In the foreground is William Dolan, the Mansfield University student who took on the project to create a 3-D print of the canyon.
Attending the presentation of the 3-D model of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon are (from left) Dr. Logan Wiest, Dr. Lee Stocks, William Dolan, Commissioner Roger Bunn, county GPS Director Scott Zubek and Welcome Center representative Matt West.
Drowsy Maggie includes (from left) Molly Cary, Daria Guelig, Bruce Smith and Dan Shipe. Performing with them on Oct. 3 will be Ethan Hawkins (not shown). The four band members stood at least six feet apart and were asked to take their masks off for this outdoor photograph.
Suzan Richar holds a copy of “When My Family Stayed Home: A Dog’s Quarantine Story,” co-authored by Logan Gorg and Katie Peachey. On the cover of the book is one of the 27 illustrations Richar did for the book.
VFW Post 6757 Commander Dan Rieppel (left) presents certificates of recognition to Director of Police Services and Chief of Police Scott Henry ‘84 (left), along with Dr. Josh Battin, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.