Friday June 28, 2019

Black Forest Express

Early Arrivals                                                                                                               –Gerri Miller

Thursday’s high, 87; Overnight low, 55

FRI-CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, HIGH 84

FRI NIGHT-LOW 62

SAT-CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS, HIGH 81

Ethel Newcomer Miller, Wellsville (Ulysses)

Potter County Sheriff and Allegany County (NY) Sheriff ink gun agreement….Community Foundation awards scholarships to several area students……Lewis Run state police investigate internet scam and theft of small sum of cash…..Smethport man arrested for drug possession after house inspection….

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Potter County (PA) Sheriff Glenn C. Drake II and Allegany County (NY) Sheriff Ricky L. Whitney announce a reciprocal agreement to assist pistol permit holders in their respective counties to apply for non-resident permits. Under this agreement Potter County residents who own property in Allegany County, work or conduct business in Allegany County, or are current or retired law enforcement officers will be eligible to apply for a New York State non-resident pistol permit at the Allegany County (NY) Sheriff’s Office. Allegany County residents who meet the requirements set forth by the Potter County Sheriff’s Office will also be able to apply for a Pennsylvania non-resident pistol permit at the Potter County (PA) Sheriff’s Office. This agreement will ensure that qualified candidates from both states will be able to apply for non-resident permits to comply with the respective state laws. Potter County residents who wish to apply for a non-resident New York State pistol permit can pick up an application at the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office, 4884 State Rte. 19S, Belmont, NY during regular business hours (Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM). Any questions please contact our office at (585) 268-9204. Allegany County residents who wish to apply for a Pennsylvania license to carry concealed, may pick up an application at the Potter County Sheriff’s Office at 1 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA between the hours of 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Any questions regarding the application process, you can call our office at (814) 274-9350 although most questions can be answered on our website. On the internet go to pottercountypa.net tab to the Sheriff’s Department and view pistol permit instructions. Paperwork forms for the application are also on this site.

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers is pleased to announce the 2019 scholarship recipients. The Community Foundation currently administers funds that specifically provide scholarships to students in Bradford, Potter, Sullivan and Tioga Counties Pennsylvania and Tioga County, New York.

Community Foundation Scholarships can be established by individual donors, corporations, and are often in honor or in memory of a loved one.

BRADFORD COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS Total:                              $35,400
Donald & Larene Ayres Scholarship
Name Tamara J. Hess
High School Canton Area High School
College Lycoming college
Amount $4,700
 
Neff Family Scholarship
Name Caitlyn L. Pepper
High School Canton Area High School
College King’s College
Amount $1,000
 
John H. Hyde & Dr. Marcella M. Hyde Scholarship
Name Jacob M. Fleury
High School Canton Area High School
College Messiah College
Amount $3,700
Dr. John Kirkowski Scholarship
Name Tamara J. Hess
High School Canton Area High School
College Lycoming College
Amount $1,000
 
Dorothy Kemp Leonard Scholarship
Name Hailey E. Wesneski
High School Canton Area High School
College McCann Business and Technology
Amount $4,000
Fallen Warrior Scholarship
Name Katlyn B. Krise
High School Canton Area High School
College Lycoming College
Amount $500
Weldon “Jake “ Shaffer Memorial Scholarship
Name: Hailey E. Wesneski
High School: Canton Area High School
College: McCann Business and Technology
Amount: $500
 
James E. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship
Name Caitlyn L. Pepper
High School Canton Area High School
College King’s College
Amount $500
Kloey Miller Scholarship
Name: Caitlyn L. Pepper
High School: Canton Area High School
College: King’s College
Amount: $500
 
Ritter Technology Scholarship
Name Samantha J. Proseus
High School Canton Area High School
College Elmira College
Amount $500
Towanda Musical Society Scholarship
Name Jacob M. Fleury
High School Canton Area High School
College Messiah College
Amount $500
Lockheed Martin Engineering Scholarship
Name: Maxon D. Cooper
High School: Northeast Bradford High School
College: Penn State University
Amount: $5,000
Lockheed Martin Engineering Scholarship
Name: Satchel G. Manchester
High School: Athens Area High School
College: Drexel University
Amount: $5,000
Lockheed Martin Engineering Scholarship
Name: John T. Spencer
High School: Sayre Area High School
College: Penn State University
Amount: $5,000
Rockman’s Tuxedo Shop Babe & George Tymoski Scholarship
Name Jenna Harnish
High School Athens Area High School
College Penn State University
Amount $500
Troy Lions Club “Huck” Scholarship
Name Gabrielle J. Bohner
High School Troy Area High School
College Manhattan College
Amount $1,500
 
Florence Bennett Memorial Scholarship
Name Ashlee V. Newton
High School Wyalusing High School
College Shippensburg University
Amount $1,000
   
POTTER COUNTY SCHOLARSHIPS Total:                                             $6,800
Tomb Family Scholarship  
Name Devin L. Burdick
High School Northern Potter High School
College Alfred State College
Amount $1,000
Ruth Agar Memorial Scholarship
Name Abigail G. Anderson
High School Northern Potter High School
College Cedarville University
Amount $1,000
Northern Potter Scholarship
Name Abigail G. Anderson
High School Northern Potter High School
College Cedarville University
Amount $1,000
 
Northern Potter Scholarship
Name Holden R. Cowburn
High School Northern Potter High School
College York College
Amount $800
 
Gerald F. Duffee, Sr. Scholarship
Name Miles M. Moate
High School Austin Area High School
College Penn State Altoona
Amount $1,000
Darlene J. Sitler Memorial Scholarship
Name Holden R. Cowburn
High School Northern Potter High School
College York College
Amount $1,000
 
Rose Marie Tubbs Memorial Scholarship
Name Abigail G. Anderson
High School Northern Potter High School
College Cedarville University
Amount $1,000
   
   
   
   
 Sullivan County Scholarships Total:                                       $1,500
Stefana “Stevie” Shoemaker Scholarship
Name Anna Myers
High School Sullivan County High School
College Temple University
Amount $1,000
 

David A DeWire Scholarship

Name Dane Carpenter
High School Sullivan County High School
College Bloomsburg University
Amount $500
   
Tioga County, Pennsylvania Scholarships Total:                                       $4,800
Kyle B. Lenhardt Scholarship
Name Zachary T. Busch
High School Wellsboro High School
College Messiah College
Amount $500
 
Dr. Harry S. Williams Memorial Scholarship
Name Mikala C. Coots
High School Williamson High School
College Corning Community College
Amount $1,150
   
Dr. Harry S. Williams Memorial Scholarship  
Name: Mikarra S. Allen
High School: Cowanesque Valley High School
College: University of Pittsburgh – Bradford
Amount: $1,150
   
Alan B. Carr Memorial Scholarship  
Name Rebecca L. Slonaker
High School Cowanesque Valley High School
College Delaware Valley University
Amount $1,000
   
John F. Bush Scholarship  
Name: Kurtis R. Easton
High School: Cowanesque Valley High School
College: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Amount: $1,000
   
 
Tioga County, New York Scholarships Given Total:                                    $31,300
Katherine Kerrigan Scholarship
Name Christine C. Henry
High School Waverly High School
College Western Carolina University
Amount $4,900
 
Katherine Kerrigan Scholarship
Name Hannah M. Hannula-Mills
High School Waverly High School
College SUNY Oneonta
Amount $4,900
 
Alice Walker Cooper Family Scholarship
Name Ethan W. Lloyd
High School Waverly High School
College SUNY Cobleskill
Amount $10,500
   
Carl & Charlotte Lovejoy Scholarship
Name Ethan W. Lloyd
High School Waverly High School
College SUNY Cobleskill
Amount $4,500
 
Elizabeth Alamo Nursing Scholarship
Name Zayta T. Hall
High School Waverly High School
College St. John Fisher College
Amount $500
 
Finkle Rosenberg Scholarship
Name AnneMarie C. Mantei
High School Owego Free Academy
College Villanova University
Amount $2,000
 
Bill Davis Scholarship
Name Annanae E. Joyce
High School Owego Free Academy
College SUNY Binghamton
Amount: $2,500
   
Donald and Linda Jayne Wrestling Scholarship
Name: Colby D. Sindoni
High School: Waverly High School
College: Finger Lakes Community College
Amount: $500
Tioga Tae Kwon Do Scholarship
Name: Siara B. Tompkins
High School: Waverly High School
College: SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Amount: $1,000
 

 

Founded in 2003, the Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers serves 5 counties, Bradford, Potter, Sullivan and Tioga counties, PA and Tioga County, New York. The Foundation is committed to building philanthropic resources that will sustain healthy and vital communities now and into the future. The Foundation currently manages over 100 funds valued at over $6.4 million dollars and has awarded over $1 million in grants and scholarships since inception, positively impacting hundreds of lives in the region. For more information on its work in the community contact Suzanne Lee at 570.888.4759. Please visit our website at www. twintierscf.org.

An internet scam is being investigated by state police at Lewis Run. A 19 year old Port Allegany woman told police she had sent $3055.00 via UPS for a job opportunity between June 11 and 26 and then later realized it was a scam and called authorities.

The theft of a small amount of money from a home in Keating Township McKean County is also being investigated by state police at Lewis Run. A 74 year old Smethport woman told police someone had stolen $18 in US currency from her on the afternoon of June 18.

Ridgway based state police have arrested 51 year old Brian Lucot of Ridgway for possessing drugs. Troopers claim when they assisted Parole officers during a home visit Lucot’s home, Wednesday morning, they found him in possession of drugs and paraphernalia. Following arraignment,  he was committed to the Elk County Jail in lieu of $2500 straight bail.

                                                                           Obituary

Ethel Newcomer MILLER, 95, of Wellsville, NY, formerly of Ulysses, PA, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Wellsville, NY.  Born July 9, 1923, in Mt. Joy, PA, she was the daughter of Walter S. and Esther Ruth Hersh Newcomer.  On May 20, 1944, in Mt. Joy, PA, she married Alvin B. Miller, who predeceased her on September 20, 2012.  She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in Ulysses for many years.  Ethel was a woman of gracious hospitality and deep, quiet, life-shaping faith in her Lord.  She was a member of the Yorks Corners Mennonite Church and served as a volunteer at Penn York Camp & Retreat Center in Ulysses. Surviving are:  three sons, Donald N. (Jeanette) Miller of Ulysses, Eugene N. (Sharon) Miller of Wellsville, NY, and Harold N. (Karen) Miller of Broadway, VA;  11 grandchildren;  15 great-grandchildren;  a sister, Ruth Gehman of Ulysses;  and nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Karen Joy Miller;  and two brothers, Benjamin Newcomer and Jay Newcomer.  A graveside committal service will be held 9:30 AM, Saturday, June 29, 2019 in Yorks Corners Cemetery, Yorks Corners, NY.  Friends may call at Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, Yorks Corners, NY on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, with services following at 12:00 Noon.  Her three sons, who are pastors, will officiate.  Burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Penn-York Camp, 266 Northern PotterRoad, Ulysses, PA 16948 or Yorks Corners Mennonite Church, 3350 County Road 29, Wellsville, NY 14895.  Arrangements are under the direction of Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.