The conceptual design of the God's Country Village and Farmer's Market can be seen here, as designed by YSM landscape architects. It is a semi-permanent “village” of eight short-term rental spaces, planned for the corner of Second and North East Streets, Coudersport, where people can rent out an open-backed buildings and sell their goods and crafts from.
Students from the Rock L. Butler Middle School in Wellsboro hold a chain that they created. Each link represents one of the 1,879 act of kindness performed by the students during the Great Kindness Challenge Week, Jan. 25-29. Holding the chain are (left to right, front to back) Jude Cuneo, Melaina Love, Evelyn Wetherbee, Karah Blackwell, Ellie Largey, Kaelyn Peterson, Black Eckart and Megan Newruck.
Mansfield Borough Council met virtually on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Top row, from left, are Borough Manager Chris McGann, Secretary Cassie Cowles, Councilmember William Schlosser. Second row, from left, are Council President Robert Strohecker, and Councilmembers Karri Verno and Kelvin Morgan. Bottom row, from left, are solicitor Jeffrey Loomis, and Councilmembers Steve McCloskey and Adrianne McEvoy.
At the mic is Brett Maynard of Wellsboro reading the start of the opening poem. All eight cast members have a part in reading it. Waiting for their turns are Taylor Nickerson (left) of Blossburg and Claudia Waber (right) of Mansfield.
Freezing rain brought icy road conditions to local roadways early Saturday evening. Austin Fire Department 44 was dispatched at 6:47 p.m. for a motor vehicle accident on Route 607 in Keating Township. Upon arrival, Chief 44-60 reported one vehicle on its roof with one patient self-extricated, who was not transported to the hospital.
Congratulations to Carol Crew of Sabinsville on winning a Valentine’s Day bouquet from Special Occasions Florist in the first ever Valentine’s Day Contest. She plans to pass on the win by gifting the bouquet to a friend.
Cheryl Zuchowski of Wellsboro was selected as the Grand Prize Winner for Tioga Publishing’s first-ever Valentine’s Day Contest. She and her husband Bill received an overnight stay at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport, a $25 gift card from Moon and Raven Public House and a box of Langs chocolate truffles. Thanks to the Genetti, Moon and Raven Public House and Langs for your support! Keep reading for future contests.
Congratulations to Cindy Lou Brungard of Wellsboro on being selected as a winner in Tioga Publishing’s first ever Valentine’s Day contest. Cindy Lou is the winner of a $25 gift card from Papa V’s in Mansfield. Thanks Papa V’s for your support and keep reading for future contests!
Congratulations to Kathrine Landrus of Elkland, who won the third place prize in Tioga Publishing’s first ever Valentine’s Day Contest. She received an overnight stay at the Quality Inn in Mansfield and a large one-topping pizza from the Mansfield Pizza Hut! Thanks Quality Inn and Papa V’s. Keep reading for future contests!
Author Kevin Coolidge holds a copy of his newest nonfiction picture book for children 5 to 8 years old titled “Rebecca, White House Raccoon” and a raccoon puppet, now available at his bookstore, From My Shelf Books & Gifts in Wellsboro. The book is about the raccoon that became the pet of U.S. President Calvin Coolidge and his wife Grace when they lived at the White House. Copies of his just-published book arrived last week and can be found wherever books are sold, including kevincoolidge.org. For more information, call 570-724-5793.
The Friends of The Green Free Library are sponsoring a mini book sale on the library porch. The annual book sale was canceled last June due to COVID Books for both adults and children are included on a cart on the porch. Envelopes are available for patrons to donate. The Friends of The Green Free Library is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the library, including financial support and programs available for library patrons.
After finding the corn Kathy Dowling put out for on a frigid day, these two deer started doing what appears to be a ‘Happy Dance,” although it was, in actuality, fighting over the food. The photo was taken Feb. 9 by Dave Dowling from the window of the couple’s house on Maple Hill Road, Wellsboro.
Miss Brandy (right column, top and bottom photo), Troy 1 teacher aide, planned and recorded a video showing the students in the classroom how to roll clay into balls and make them into a snowman. Isabel (large photo and right, center), a Troy 1 student, was excited to watch the video from home and make her own snowman. She continued her play by also making “a melted snowman.”
Mansfield Lions Club member Jerry Rumsey was honored with the Lions of Pennsylvania Fellowship Award is given through the Lions of PA Foundation. His love and dedication of serving his community is overwhelming and he has been giving back his time as a Lion for 54 years. Pictured here with him are his wife Deanna Rumsey (left) and the Mansfield Lions Club President Sarah Colegrove (right).