St Eulalia Friday Fish Fry Is Back
Austin Fire Dept. was dispatched for a search
On March 22 at 10:08 pm. Austin Fire Dept. was dispatched to the station for a search
Austin Volunteer Fire Department
Last evening at 22:03 Station 44 was dispatched to assemble for a search in Summit Township. Crews were requested to assist PSP in searching for a missing stranded motorist.
Patrol 44-4 with Chief 44 (J.Rooney), Ambulance 44-6 with Chief 44-70 (S.Orlowski), Rescue 44-8 with Chief 44-10 (J.Burgett) and Patrol 44-24 with Capt.44 (A.Bothell) responded.
Units staged on Rock Ridge Road. Units devised a plan and utilized patrol units to cover multiple nearby roadways.
Individual was located unharmed at 00:30.
All units were in quarters at 04:28.
Missing Endangered Person Advisory UPDATE: Sandra Penrose was located and is safe. The MEPA is canceled. Thank you for the RTs.
Shinglehouse Ambulance to Rt. 44 South
FREE VIRTUAL PROGRAM “VOLUNTEERING AT CHERRY SPRINGS STATE PARK” IS BEING OFFERED TWICE, THIS THURSDAY, MARCH 23 AND NEXT THURSDAY, MARCH 30
Attend the free virtual program “Volunteering at Cherry Springs State Park” this Thursday, March 23 from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. and next Thursday, March 30 from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and become part of what makes this park so special.
During this free virtual program, learn about the many ways to volunteer at the park and how to sign up to help. “We could use helpful people as night sky volunteers, cavity nest box monitors, trail maintenance support and more,” said Environmental Education Specialist Susan Schenck. “Opportunities presented include those for individuals, families, and large groups.”
After registering online at https://events.dcnr.pa.gov/cherry_springs_state_park, the registrant will receive an email with the link to join the program. This presentation is best viewed on a desktop or larger tablet.
Please Note: This program does NOT take place at the park, which is located at 4639 Cherry Springs Road, Coudersport, Pa. 16915, 12 miles from Route 6 in Galeton via West Branch Road and 15 miles from Coudersport via Route 44.
Shinglehouse Ambulance to Blauvelt Hollow Road
Edmund L. Chandler, 83, of Coudersport, PA.
Edmund L. Chandler, 83, of Coudersport, passed away, Thursday, March 16, 2023 at UPMC – Cole, Coudersport. Edmund was born January 25, 1940, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Gilbert and Catherine (Lyons) Chandler.
Edmund worked for Otis and American Elevator constructing elevators. He was a member of the I.U.E.C. Local 5, and the N.R.A. Edmund enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Edmund is survived by a son, Douglas S. (John Lantz) Chandler of Philadelphia; a daughter, Kimberly A. Lathrop of Emporium; a sister, Joan Auge of Havertown; three grandchildren, Brianna (Erica) Chandler, David Schaeffer, and Michael Schaeffer, 4 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and his best friend Cody, his german shepherd. In addition to his parents, Edmund was preceded in death by a son, Edmund G. Chandler, and sisters, Florence Chandler and Elizabeth Hehn.
There will be no visitation and a private burial will be in Summit Cemetery.
The family has entrusted Edmund’s arrangements to the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home 210 N. East Street Coudersport, PA 16915. To share a memory or condolence visit www.thomasfickinger.com.
Thomas M. Sabolcik, 65, of Port Allegany,
Thomas M. Sabolcik, 65, of Port Allegany, passed away Wednesday (March 22, 2023) at at his residence in Port Allegany.
He was born August 20, 1957 in Pittsburgh, PA, a son of Methada Sabolcik and Violet Chraska . On August 29, 1988, in Moon Township, PA, he married Mary A. Gallagher, who survives.
Tom was a graduate of Belleview High School and attended Slippery Rock University, earning a degree in Environmental Science.
He was served in the U.S. Navy and was a wildlife tech in Camp Hill, PA and a PA Game Warden in Port Allegany. He worked for 36 years before his retirement in 2018.
He was a member of the American Legion; Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
Two sons: Christopher (Emily) Sabolcik of Winston Salem, NC and Ryan (Megan) Sabolcik of Pittsburgh, PA
Three brothers: Robert Sabolcik of Belleview, PA, Russell (Diane) Sabolcik and Keith Sabolcik, both of Pittsburgh, PA
Two sisters: Frieda Regan of Beaver, PA and Annamarie Mauldin of Pittsburgh, PA
Along with several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, David Sabolcik.
A celebration of Tom’s life will be held on Saturday, March 25 at 5 PM at the Veteran’s Memorial Home of Route 155, Port Allegany. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 28 at 11 AM in St. Gabriel’s Church, Port Allegany. Military Honors will be accorded by the Port Allegany Honor Guard.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to Centre Wildlife Care (centrewildlifecare.org). Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.
Michael C. Durkee, 68, of Smethport, PA.
Michael C. Durkee, 68, of Smethport, passed away Tuesday (March 21, 2023) at his residence.
Mike graciously donated his body to science to help medical education.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.
Austin Ambulance to Scoville Street
Betty K. Wheaton, 91, of Bradford, PA.
Betty K. Wheaton, 91, of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born December 16, 1931, in Scranton, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth (Lewis) Kahler. She was a 1949 graduate of West Scranton High School.
On June 4, 1955, in Scranton, she married Walter H. Wheaton, who preceded her in death on April 7, 2019.
In 1986, She and her husband moved to Murrells Inlet SC. In 2017, she returned to Bradford to reside near her family.
She worked for stockbrokers as a secretary in Olean, NY and Pawleys Island, SC.
Betty enjoyed golfing, quilting, and sewing. She was the president of the PTA, and loved watching the New York Yankees, Buffalo Sabres, and Penn State. Her fondest moments were her children’s sporting events and being with and enjoying her family especially her granddaughter.
Surviving are two sons, Richard L. and his wife Kay (Unverdorben) Wheaton of Bradford and David M. and his wife Carrie (Van Winkle) Wheaton of Garden City Beach, SC, one granddaughter Lynzy (Wheaton) and her husband Kevin Caldwell, of Chantily, VA, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Walter, of 63 years, and two sisters, Ethel Searing and Claire Hudak.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am in the Grace Lutheran Church. Where at 11:00 am a memorial service will be held with Rev. William D. Waterman, Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church officiating.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Memorials if desired may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Joseph P. Barcellos, 83, of Emporium, PA
Joseph P. Barcellos, 83, of Emporium, PA passed away at Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA on Wednesday morning (March 22, 2023). He was born February 1, 1940 in Santa Clara, California a son of the late Jose and Elsie Marie Menezes Barcellos. On February 26, 1974 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Emporium, PA he married Jane Saxton, who survives.
Joe retired from Cameron County School District where he worked, as a custodian, for over 28 years. He and his wife Jane were foster parents for many years. He enjoyed camping and his cat Susie. He loved spending time with his grandchildren.
is survived by
In addition to his wife Jane, he is survived by five children: Jody, Sam, Anna Mae, Jon and Kyle; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; two brothers, Delbert and Steven.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Eileen.
Services will be held privately with the family. There will be No Visitation.
Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.
Phyllis W. Richards, 66, of Kennedy Street, Bradford, PA.
Phyllis W. Richards, 66, of Kennedy Street, Bradford, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at UPMC Hamot.
Born November 16, 1956, in Potsdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Philip Richards and Wilma Jean (Mangel) Richards Owens.
Phyllis was a 1974 graduate of Brushton High School. She attended Jefferson Community College in Watertown NY, and later graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in English.
After graduating she worked as a substitute English Teacher for the Bradford Area School District at Bradford High School and Fretz Junior High School. She later worked at Ramsbottom and Beacon Light. She was an Agent for the McKean County Children and Youth Services, as well as a Foster Parent. She retired from the Public Assistance Office.
She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and she loved to read.
Surviving are two sons, John P. Richards, of Somerset, and Donald Lathrop, of Bradford, one grandson William, her sister friend, Rene (Thomas) Williams, of Bradford, three sisters, Wini (Frank) Patrick, of Amherst NY, Betsy (Frank) Bellavia, of Orchard Park, NY, Linda Mathys, of Bradford,
three brothers, Philip Richards, of Eastford, CT, Bernard (Paula) Richards, of South Bridge, MA, and Christopher (Holly) RIchards, of Florence, MA, and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 6th, 2023, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the American Legion, 11:30 AM with Pastor Terri Niver, of the First Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
Memorial contribution if desired may be made to Hollenbeck Funeral Homes.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
District III Legislators scheduled district meeting
District III Legislators have scheduled their district meeting for Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at the Wirt Town Hall, 210 Main Street, Richburg, NY 14774.
Sheriff Scott Cicirello, First Assistant District Attorney Ian Jones, and Public Works Superintendent Tom Windus plan to attend.
This meeting is being held for general discussion of mutual problems and interests. If there are any specific topics you would like to have addressed, please let one of your District III Legislators know, and they will try to provide a speaker for a future meeting.
Please give notice of this meeting to your town and village board members, as well as to members of the public, and encourage everyone to attend. Everyone is welcome to attend even if they do not live in District III.
Town Wide Yard Sale Returns
Cameron County Chamber of Commerce announcing a town wide yard sale. According to Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Solak, residents have asked for an event of this magnitude. Following a meeting with the staff at Ridgway-Elk Chamber of Commerce it was agreed for each community to hold the event on Saturday May 20 and share the locations with those seeking treasures.
The fee is $10.00 and you can register at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office. The deadline to be included is Monday May 15.
Deadline for Sinnemahone Canoe & Kayak Race
The Sinnemahone Paddle formerly called the Cameron County Canoe and Kayak Race set for Saturday April 8. Paddlers will travel the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning starting near the Emporium County Club and finishing in Driftwood.
There will be no same day registration and because of the Easter weekend the cut off for registration will be Thursday April 6 at noon. That is also the deadline for competitors wanting to compete in the triple crown. Registering for the paddle, biking and running events at one time will save up to $30.00. Registration is available online at www.runsignup.com or paper forms can be downloaded at www.sinnemahone.org.