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VOL. 170 NO. 27 BRADFORD JOURNAL/MINER THURSDAY, JULY 15 , 2010 www.bradfordjournal.com Bradford Journal/McKean County Miner/Mount Jewett Echo Phone 814-465-3468

Friends Sit Together During Break At Barcroft

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by Debi Nichols

Bradford Journal Photo Everyone was out of the water at Barcroft Pool, July 11th. It was break time and these young like most of the others there, eat a snack while they’re waiting. From left to right are Samantha Morrison 12, Lily Lewis 9, Abby Larson 12, and Rae El Larson 10. These friends have been swimming all summer long.

Cooling Off In Sun On A Very Warm Day

The Rev. John R. Schubert will be leaving Grace Lutheran Church in Bradford effective July 15. He will be going to Living Hope Church in Kennesaw, GA, a suburb of Atlanta. Schubert’s wife, Joy, has been the librarian at George G. Blaisdell Elementary School as well as keyboardist for the Praise Band at Grace Lutheran. While the congregation of Grace Luthern searches for a new pastor, Dr. J. Arthur Cox, pastor emeritus, will be the interim minister......Seven Bradford, PA, area students have been awarded scholarships from Tops Friendly Markets. Each of the following students will receive between $1,000 and $1,500 annually over the course of four years: Aaron Cucuzza, Christopher D. Salerno, Corey M. Little, Jaime Stover, Meagan Little, Natalie A. Wenner and Tyler J. Winner.......A structure fire that occurred Tuesday morning July 6 at 78 White Hollow Rd. in Crosby, PA, resulted in the complete loss of the home. No one was home at the time of the blaze and no one was injured. James K. Angell, of Crosby is noted as the owner of the property which sustained damages totaling $150,000. The cause of the fire is still under investigation........The residence of Ray Rink and his wife located at 560 Minard Run Road, was extensively damaged by fire on Wednesday night, July 7. Early reports say the cause of the fire was possibly electrical in nature, however the cause has yet to be officially determined. Minard Run Road was closed while firefighters battled the blaze (Continued on page 2) INDEX

Bradford Journal Photo Dog paddling in the cool water of Barcroft pool at Callahan Park, July 11th are (l-r) Haley Giesser 14, Cameron Giesser 11, and Noah Whitteford 13. They tell us that it’s fun to swim and a great way to cool down when it’s really hot.

Local News/Weather 2 Comments & Opinions 3 Obituaries 4 Social News 6 Food section 9 Comics 13 Classifieds 15 Senior Information page 16 Bradford Journal 265 South Avenue, Bradford, PA 16701 www.bradfordjournal.com Phone: 814-465-3468


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LOCAL & AREA NEWS AREA NEWS NOTES by Debi Nichols

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that caused four individuals to succumb to heat exhaustion. At least one fireman was taken to the hospital......Pennsylvania Commonwealth Financing Authority has approved the Bradford City Water Authority as the recipient of a $5.2 million H2O PA Act Grant for the rehabilitation of the Gilbert Dam. Both the Gilbert Dam and the Marilla Dam (prior to its rehabilitation a few years ago) had been on the DEPs Unsafe Dam List “for the better part of the preceding decade, maybe more,” according to Kim Benjamin, Bradford City Water Authority Executive Director. The grant money, in conjunction with an additional $1.3 million to be acquired either through a bond or PENNVEST funding, will be used to rectify deficiencies in the dam and bring it up to code. This would enable the dam to continue to be used as a back-up water supply during drought conditions for the entire Bradford water system. Benjamin said the project will take a minimum of two years since its still uncertain when the project would begin and who would be contracted to carry it out. One thing that has been decided is that the construction entrance for the project will be located off West Washington Street, directly across from the Marilla Dam “because Gilbert Lane is a residential neighborhood and the intent is to minimize any disturbance to those living in the area.”.........The 13th Kids and Cancer Benefit Dice Run, benefiting children with cancer, will be held Saturday, July 17. Proceeds from the event will be given to various medical facilities and individuals families. Between the hours of 3 and 8 p.m., on July 17, Mechanic Street in Bradford will be closed off to traffic between Main and West Washington streets, and Barbour Street will be closed between Mechanic and Bushnell streets for festivities. Participants should park in the parking lot of the Zippo Manufacturing Co. on Zippo Drive by noon. There is a registration fee for the participants in the dice run.

Anyone that has a motorcycle is welcome to participate. Dice Run participants will leave Zippo around 12:15 p.m. and travel a predetermined route finally ending back at Mechanic and Barbour streets in Bradford. Food will be available from John Williams European Pastry Shoppe, Players, the Lighter Side and the Corner Bar, beginning at 3 p.m. The band “Critical Addiction,” will perform around 4 p.m. Run participants are asked to return by 5 p.m. An awards ceremony for the cyclists will be held around 6 p.m. and a motorcycle will be given away between 6 and 7 p.m. In addition, the Case Collector Reunion will be held on the grounds of the W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. plant located on Owens Way in Bradford on July 17.......Lawrence “Cino” and Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Ross Faes of Crosby, PA, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on June 24, 1950, at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Smethport, PA. They have five children, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Copy Deadlines Persons interested in submitting materials for news releases in the Bradford Journal should submit their copy to the Bradford Journal office, no later than 5 p.m. on Fridays.

Local Oil Prices: American Refining Group (ARG) Price Paid Per Barrel for Penn Grade Crude Oil: $65.75 $67.75 $68.00 $68.00

Wednesday July 7, 2010 Thursday, July 8, 2010 Friday, July 9, 2010 Saturday, July 10, 2010

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Been Friends For Years

Bradford Journal Photo Nick Shay 14 on the left and Jordan Bond 10 on the right squint up at us from Barcroft Pool at Callahan Park, July 11th. It’s fun getting a picture for the paper but it’s hard looking into the sun from the northwest corner of the pool. Their mothers are friends so they’ve been friends for years. And when they swim, they do it together.

POLLEN COUNT

Supplied by Fred H. Lewis, M.D. Olean (NY) Medical Group Thursday July 8: Total Pollen Count: 14 Season: Grass

Predominant Pollen: Grass Pollen Level: Moderate

Mold Level: Moderate

Fri./Sat./Sun. July 9-10-11:

Total Pollen Count: 6 Three-Day Avrg. Count: 2 Season: Grass Predominant Pollen: Grass Pollen Level: Low Mold Level: Low Monday July12: Total Pollen Count: 5 Season: Grass Predominant Pollen: Plantain Pollen Level: Low Mold Level: Low

THE BRADFORD AREA 5-DAY WEATHER FORECAST

Thursday, July 15: Mostly sunny and hot today with a high of 86°. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy and humid with a chance of thunderstorms tonight. Low of 65°.

Friday, July 16: Partly sunny today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High of 83°. Friday Night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of some showers or a thunderstorm. Low of 60°.

Saturday, July 17: Mostly sunny and very warm today with a chance for an afternoon shower or thunderstorm. High of 83°. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a chance of evening showers or thunderstorms. Low of 60°.

Sunday, July 18: Mostly sunny and very warm today becoming partly cloudy in the late afternoon. High of 82°. Sunday Night: Partly cloudy tonight with a low of 60°.

Monday, July 19: Cloudy today with a 40% chance of rain. Monday Night: Rain continues this evening with a chance for some thunderstorms tonight. Low of 57°.


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COMMENTS AND OPINIONS 5 ¢ENTS WORTH

by Grant Nichols

Photos included on the pages of this week’s edition include one of a student, 10-year-old Hailey Raffele who was happily advanced to a Yellow Belt due to her attention and hard work in Chinese Karate. Many more photos were taken at the Barcroft pool and Callahan Park which have also found their way to our pages, and a couple more reflect a winner in the ongoing Man vs. Food contest at Monte’s Restaurant. The balance of the photos taken are found in the photo gallery associated with the online edition of this issue of the Bradford Journal…… This weekend’s Summer Daze in Bradford, July 16th & 17th will include the Case Collector event, the motorcycle dice run event, summer store sales, activities on Mechanic Street on Saturday afternoon, and around town Restaurant Cuisine…….The ongoing proposal to make Kennedy Street one-way between Main and Boylston Streets and add more parking meters was presented again to the Bradford City Councilmen, July 13th during their regular meeting. The council members, apparently considering the subject a hot issue, made no comment for or against the idea, and playing their cards close to the vest, knowing that by doing nothing or saying nothing they couldn’t make a mistake, decided to “pass the idea around between themselves for a little while longer.”.…….It was recently announced that Philadelphia and many other cities would use stimulus funds to fight obesity and cigarette smoking. While the goal is commendable, the use of stimulus funds to accomplish these ends is questionable. They tell us they want to pour hundreds of $millions into ghetto areas to replace “bad food” in the stores there with “good food” to make people healthier. But we think there assumption is questionable that by making healthy foods more available that people will choose to buy them over snack over snack foods and cigarettes. It reminds us of the maximum, “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink.” More importantly, we should consider the economics of their proposal. We believe that using “stimulus funds” in this way will detract from the existing ghetto economy, and here’s the reason: The plan substitutes high profit, low spoilage items, such as cigarettes and snack foods, with low profit, high spoilage items such as fruits and vegetables. How can such a trade-off stimulate their economy. While it’s true that spending the Department of Agriculture Stimulus funds on the reconstruction of stores in the ghettos, made necessary by this project, will stimulate the economy in the short term, the seemingly benevolent project of placing more healthy foods on the shelves may wreak havoc on the long term profitably of the stores.

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-by Vince Vicere Buy AmericanEmploy Our People! Unemployment insurance benefits for 1.3 million American workers have recently expired. An estimated fifty-three thousand of the remaining four million people drawing benefits will lose their benefits weekly and with the nations bleak job picture, there is no hope for individuals to find gainful employment in the short term. Many of them have spent their savings, drawn down their retirement funds, and are on the verge of defaulting on their house ands auto loans. What’s more, without any income, they’ll lose the health care insurance because they won’t be able to make the monthly COBRA payment. Congress is holding up the extension or expanding benefits for the unemployed whose benefits have recently expired. Their excuse for not helping Main Street is that the national debt is exploding and that they have to draw the line on spending. Perhaps they think the average American has forgotten the Wall Street bailouts, TARP, and tax cuts to the upper two percent. Well they haven’t! Congress should remember the injustice of it all with $billions of incentives going to big oil when they don’t pay a dime in royalties to the US treasury for drilling on government reserves, $billions to Wall Street that paid unreasonable bonuses on the taxpayers dime after the bailout, and sending our jobs to China so the previous Administration and Congress could borrow money to finance Cheney’s three trillion dollar war. And now that Main street is in dire straits, to add insult to injury, my party of no is turning their backs on the working man. Shame! If Congress wants to cut the debt, cut off the incentives to big oil that nets $billions in annual profits. Pull our military out of countries such as Okinawa, Germany, France, Italy and especially the Middle East countries to whom we send a billion dollars a day for protective cover to get oil. Countries that can currently protect themselves or can afford to do so should support such efforts through the use of their own treasuries. The average voter may have a short memory about most things but not about these longtime ongoing drains on our economy. The Republican Party can no longer depend upon our vote. They fooled us once but they will not fool us again. It’s simple, putting Americans back to work, not stopping up unemployment benefits, is the only solution for them.

Bradford Journal Photo From the left, Alex Smith 10, Andrew Wilson 18, and Mike Smith 14 look up at us from Barcroft swimming Pool, July 11th. Andrew keeps an eye on Mike while Mike’s sister Alex tags along.

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OBITUARIES John Clark John O. Clark, 72, of West Washington Street, Bradford, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday (July 4, 2010) at his residence. Born May 9, 1938, in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of the late John E. and Nellie Lockwood Clark. On Oct. 2, 1982, in St. Petersburg, Fla., he married Cynthia R. Faivre Clark, who survives. He was a master electrician and formerly owned and operated Clark Electric Co. in New York and Florida. He returned to Bradford in 1988 and was employed as plant operations manager at Bradford Hospital until his retirement in 1991. He later worked at AIC, and Worth W. Smith Hardware Store in Bradford.

Surviving in addition to his wife Cynthia, are four sons: Jaime Padgett in Florida, Andrian Hanson and Jason Hanson, both in Virginia, and Carl Clark in Minnesota; two sisters: Nancy McGranaghan and Jeanne Haggerty, both in New York; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

John Peckham John W. Peckham, 74, of 1138 W. Washington St., Bradford, passed away Monday (July 5, 2010) at The Pavilion at BRMC. Born June 2, 1936, in Little Valley, N.Y., he was a son of the late Katherine Kryniski. On June 17, 1961 in St. Bernard Church he married Margaret Terpak, who died Oct. 19, 1991; then on Jan. 7, 1993, he married Donna M. Parrott Applegate,

who died July 15, 1999. Mr. Peckham worked for Chester Engineers for 22 years in water treatment centers around the East Coast. In 1986 he began working for the Bradford City Sanitary Authority. He also worked for Bansktrom Engineers in the Bradford area. Surviving are a stepson-in-law, John McGriff; two stepdaughters, Dawn McGriff and Dominica Applegate; and two sisters-in-law, Helen Ewell and Elizabeth Lindemuth, all of Bradford. Burial was in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Robert Ernest Robert M. Ernest, 84, formerly 40 Leonard Ave., Bradford, away Monday (July 5, 2010) at Bradford Manor.

Born Jan. 3, 1926, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Charles and Shirley Meilly Ernest. Mr. Ernest worked for many years at Owens Illinois. Surviving are two daughters: Christine Brown, and Deborah (Robert) Kelly, all of Bradford; one grandson Robert R. Kelly, and one great-grandson, Robert S. Kelly; two brothers: Marshall (Betty) Ernest of Bradford, and Clarence Brown of Buffalo, N.Y. Burial was in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette. DEATH NOTICES: MARILYN MILLERMarilyn Miller, 68, of 1291 Olean-Portville Road, Olean, N.Y., formerly of Parkside Drive, Limestone, N.Y., passed away

Sunday (July 4,2010) at her residence. Burial was in Willow Dale Cemetery. JOHN ROSEJohn C. “Jack” Rose, 92, of East Smethport, passed away, Sunday (July 4, 2010) at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Burial was in St. Elizabeth’s Cemetery, Smethport. PAULINE HOUBENPauline L. “Pete” Houben, 95, of the Jenny L. Manor, died Monday (July 5, 2010) at the Bradford Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery, Farmers Valley. DORIS KERVINDoris V. Kervin, 95, formerly of Duke Center, died in Littleton, Colo., on June 5,2010. SUSAN FREDERICKSusan M. Frederick, 62, of Beers Hollow, died Sunday (July 4, 2010) at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital following a short illness. ROBERT PRACHTRobert H. Pracht, 90, formerly of Aspinwall and Natrona Heights,

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joined his Lord and Savior, Wednesday (July 7, 2010) at Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center in Smethport. LEO SLONELeo William Slone, born July 23, 1930, in Bradford, Pa., died on Sunday (July 4, 2010) at his home in Sugar Land, TX. PATRICIA WORTHINGTONPatricia M. Worthington, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, of 2428 Rt. 446 in Eldred, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in the Meadville Medical Center. Burial was in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Portville, NY. PATRICIA THOMASPatricia Jo Thomas, 58, of Port Allegany, died Wednesday (July 7, 2010) in the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport. BERNARD SCHWARTZBernard E. Schwartz, 76, of Champlin Hill Road, passed away Friday (July 9, 2010) in Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center, Smethport.

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BUSINESS & PERSONAL FINANCE Online Banking: What You Should Know (NAPSI)-Only 15 years ago, the world of personal money management changed forever with the introduction of online banking. Today, with high-speed Internet access common and mobile phones even more so, people not only appreciate but demand the ability to bank “anytime, anywhere.” While it’s possible to simply check your balance online or transfer money--among the first two services offered--today, most banks offer a wider variety of services. Here are a few that may save you time and money and help the environment: Budget: If you have trouble making ends meet each month--or if you want to get a better handle on what’s coming in and where it’s going--try online budgeting. Many banks also offer the option to track your spending automatically with a tool such as Wells Fargo’s My Spending Report. Save: It’s now possible to set up an automatic savings plan online to help meet a specific goal like a down payment, or a long-term objective like retirement.

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signs (www.tossdesigns.com ) and once spent hours each month at the bank sending wire transfers and reconciling accounts. “I thought the technology that allowed me to bank over the phone was amazing, but now we do everything online with Wells Fargo, which is even more amazing--I save at least 10 hours a week,” she said. The ability to manage invoicing and receivables online can speed up payment and maximize cash flow. Whether you’re an individual or own a small business, if you haven’t tried online banking in a while, it may be time to take another look. Today’s online banking is faster, cheaper, greener and more secure than ever before.

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AREA SOCIAL NEWS Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events:

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July 2010

July 16-17: Case Collector Reunion 9am-4pm (16), 10am-3pm (17) W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company Factory, Owens Way, Bradford PA. Free parking and admission. Collector knife swap, exhibits, contests, woodcarving clinic, Case knife sharpening/polishing, petting zoo, food vendors.For the most up-to-date event information, visit wrcase.com or call the Reunion Information Line at 888-445-6433. July 17: Kids & Cancer Benefit Motorcycle Run 8:30-11:45am Registration, 12noon Motorcycle Run begins at Zippo Drive July 19 - 23: Sail Around the World Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:45pm First Baptist Church, 71 Congress Street, Bradford, PA. FREE Vacation Bible School for children who have completed Kindergarten through grade 12. Crafts, games, snacks, music, and Bible lesson. For more information, call 814-368-6335 July 21: BACC Summer Soiree 5-7:30 pm Heritage Suites, 139 Minard Run Road OPEN to public, $10 Cover Charge. Refreshments, food, live music and more! BACC event sponsored by Heritage Suites, Bradford City Beers, Northwest Savings Bank, Tortugas Restaurant, and Bisett Building Center/Just Ask Rental. Call Chamber office at 814-368-7115 for more information July 22: Concerts on the Town Square 6pm Gazebo at Main Street & Route 6, Port Allegany, PA. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy free entertainment by Guitar Choir. No rain date. Food and beverage available. FREE admission and parking. Hosted by the Port Allegany Women’s Club – www. TownSquareConcerts.com or e-mail pawomensclub@pennswoods.net July 24: It’s Not Too Late 8am Softball tournament, events throughout the day, 10pm candlelight service, Pitt Field, Campus Drive, Bradford, PA. To promote awareness of suicide in the hopes of reaching those that feel there is no hope and/or have no one to turn to. For more information, contact Gretchen Brahaney at gbrahaney@koaspeer.com . July 25: Art in the Park, Taste of Olean 11am-5pm JCC-Olean, 260 North Union Street, Olean, NY. Enjoy tastes from area restaurants, view and buy art from regional artists, listen to area musicians, enjoy facepainting, games, and more. Sponsored by the Greater Olean Chamber of Commerce. For more information contact 716-372-4433 or meme@oleanny.com July 26-30: Close Encounters of the Biblical Kind Vacation Bible School 9-11:30am Hill Memorial Church, 44 Kennedy Street, Bradford, PA. FREE weeklong Vacation Bible School for children age 4 through 5th grade. Crafts, games, snacks, music, and Bible lesson. For more information, call 814-362-4375 July 29: Concerts on the Town Square 6pm Gazebo at Main Street & Route 6, Port Allegany, PA. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy entertainment by The RSVP Band with Joel Anderson. Food and beverage available. FREE admission and parking. No rain date. Hosted by the Port Allegany Women’s Club – www.TownSquareConcerts.com or e-mail pawomensclub@pennswoods.net July 31: Let’s Ride for Special Kids 11:30am-12:45pm Registration, 1pm Ride begins. Charlie’s Cycle Center, New Minard Run Location, Bradford, PA. Charlie’s Cycle Center’s Dice Run to support CARE for Children services and programs. Sponsored by Charlie’s Cycle Center, Byllye Lanes Bowling Center, and Coors Light. For more information, contact CARE for Children at 814-362-4621

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Clubs & Organizations News:

SON, July 2, 2010, to Louis Sokoly Jr. and Elizabeth Maley, Lewis Run, PA. DAUGHTER, July 7, 2010, to Rebekah and Patrick Cramer, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, July 8, 2010, to Amanda Harris and Justin Middlebrough, Bradford, PA. SON, July 8, 2010, to Ashley Logue and Franklin Howard, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, July 7, 2010, to John and Rachel Isaman Kiehimeier, Port Allegany, PA.

Leader Vickie Johnson conducted the Thursday, July 8, afternoon meeting of TOPS Pa. 16 at the First church of the Nazarene. There were 25 weigh-ins with a loss of 18 1/2 pounds. Loser of the week was Marilyn Gross. Loser in waiting and officer of the week is Vickie Johnson. Members recieveing charm awards were: Pat Wester for 10 lb. loss, Pat Foote for 8 week no gain, and Cindy Sayers for 20 lb. loss. We heard reports on many members who are sick or in distress. Many members are on vacation or ill. Jean McAdams’ fashion tip was: Capriis come in many different lengths, so try them on to get the length you like. Betty Austin had a helpful hint: Use a sturdy old dinner fork for weeding the flower bed. The tines get under weeds better than most tools. Bev. Hannon’s thought for the day: “Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it,and then move on.” Trudie Luke did a program on the health benifits of some spices. Alzhimers responds to Tumeric; Garlic fights brain cancer; and several more. She also reported that spices only last 6 to 12 months to be effective,and should be stored in glass jars. The meeting was closed with a prayer.

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AREA & REGIONAL NEWS Bradford Bypass Project Update (Clearfield) – PennDOT issues the following travel update for the Route 219 Bradford Bypass project in McKean County. This update is for the week of July 12. All work is weather and schedule dependent. • Work on the Route 219 southbound ON-ramp at Elm Street continues. Traffic is using the existing shoulder. Contractor crew will be working close to the roadway. Expect delays during work hours. • Northbound traffic is sharing a lane with southbound traffic, separated by

temporary concrete barrier from Mill Street to north of Hillside Drive. • Contractor will continue to truck materials for subbase and paving operations and will be pulling into the closed “dead lane” from the northbound “live lane”. Traffic may be slow moving on Route 219 as this work takes place. •Northbound ramps at Foster Brook Interchange are closed. Traffic is to follow the posted detours. • The Tuna Valley Trail access at Bolivar Drive is closed

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travel-time delays. • The contractor continues to fine grade, place subbase, pave, and perform bridge repairs. • Drivers should use extra caution while entering the construction area from the on-ramp areas. Watch for slow moving and stopped vehicles through the entire work zone and obey posted speed limits. PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions before heading out.

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Bradford Journal Photo Friends Taylor Brautigam 12, at the left, and John Kriner 13 pose for us at Barcroft Pool, July 11th. Taylor tells us that they always swim together when and if John shows up. Whereupon John places the blame for his absence and tardiness directly where it belonged, on his parents. “I can only show up after I’ve done my chores- no wine before its time.” What a kid!

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What Is The Value Of My Home? Some of you may be asking yourself, “Does my insurance coverage fit my needs?” “Do I have enough coverage to replace my home in the event of a serious loss?” “What affects my premium?” These questions create a need for you to regularly review your homeowners insurance and to consider other questions such as: “Have you recently remodeled or improved your home?” “Has the rate of inflation risen since your last appraisal?” “What influences the building construction costs in your area?” As you consider these issues, it is important to understand that real estate values measure the market value or selling price for a home. For insurance purposes, it is important to estimate the current replacement cost which is the amount needed to hire a contractor to repair the damage or to rebuild the home to its pre-loss condition. Dwelling replacement costs used by insurance companies do not include the value of the land. Market conditions in your area may impact the amount it will cost to rebuild your home if you experience a loss. Building contractors or professional replacement cost appraisers are a good source for obtaining an estimated replacement cost for your home. Estimates from these sources should reflect your home’s specific features and details. If you are unable to obtain a detailed estimate from these sources, I can help provide an estimate. Once you know the estimated cost to replace your home, you can decide how much insurance coverage fits your needs. You should also consider other policy endorsements such as back up of sewer and drain coverage, or additional coverage for personal articles with high values such as jewelry, fine arts, and collectibles.You may want to consider higher personal liability coverage or the need for flood insurance which is provided by a separate policy. In addition to the amount of coverage you decide to purchase, your premium is impacted by optional endorsements you select, your claim history, the amount of your deductible, company longevity and multiple policy discounts such as home/ auto. Finally, remember to periodically review your insurance coverage with your agent. That will ensure you have the coverage you need.


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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Power Up Your Pasta Dishes (NAPSI)-Pasta, a well-loved comfort food, is quick, easy to cook and tastes good. The trick to creating pasta dishes with great flavor that are still healthy is to keep portions small and incorporate other nutrient-packed ingredients. While we all have our go-to pasta recipes, there are a number of simple tips and swap-outs that can help make these dishes better for you. The next time you’re creating a pasta dish, try these ideas: • Use whole-wheat pasta--whole grains are an important component of a healthy diet • Incorporate lean protein--add grilled chicken, fish or turkey to increase the dish’s protein content • Pile on the fruits and veggies--they add a great texture to pasta and give the dish a nutritional boost • Pair pasta with broth or vegetable-based sauces--these sauces tend to be lower in saturated fat than those that are cream-based This recipe for Chicken Fajita Pasta with Hass Avocado works to incorporate all of these tips. The inclusion of avocados in this dish offers an unexpected twist and increases the meal’s nutritional benefits. In fact, one ounce of avocado has 50 calories and contributes “good fats” and nearly 20 beneficial vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients to one’s diet. It’s the avocado’s creamy texture and delicious flavor, however, that really helps marry the Latin flavors of this dish with the traditionally Italian pasta-highlighting this fruit’s versatility. Chicken Fajita Pasta with Hass Avocado Serves: 4

Ingredients 1 (16-oz.) package whole-wheat fettuccini 4 tsp. canola oil, divided 2 tsp. ground cumin, divided

1 green bell pepper, membrane and seeds removed, and thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, divided

3 (6-oz.) boneless and skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced

1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced

2 limes, juiced

1 red bell pepper, membrane and seeds removed, 1 Tbsp. chopped oregano and thinly sliced 1/3 cup chopped cilantro

Fresh Fruit Kebabs Full Of Flavor, Not Fat (NAPSI)-Delicious desserts are the grand finale of any meal. For a light, flavorful dessert that is also guilt-free, try Honey-Citrus-Olive Oil Fruit Kebabs. Seasonal fruits such as cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple and strawberries make this one sweet treat you can feel good about eating. To assemble the kebabs, place fresh fruit on bamboo skewers, then drizzle with a glaze of honey, lemon juice, orange liqueur and extra virgin olive oil. Though more commonly used on vegetables and pastas, olive oil is versatile, full of flavor and can be used with a variety of foods, including fruit. Sprinkle kebabs with chopped mint leaves and powdered sugar. Serve alone or pair with lemon sorbet and cold-press coffee or iced tea for a more sophisticated take on this tasty dessert. With fresh, light flavors, fruit kebabs are a great way to satisfy sweet cravings. For more recipes in 1-inch pieces and other cooking tips using heart-healthy olive oil, visit www.aboutoliveoil.org. 8 pineapple slices, cut in 1-inch squares Honey-Citrus-Olive Oil Fruit Kebabs

8 large strawberries

Glaze:

1 pint lemon fruit sorbet, optional

½ cup honey

1 yellow bell pepper, membrane and seeds removed, and thinly sliced

1. In a bowl, add the honey, lemon juice and Cointreau; use whisk to blend. Little by little, 2 tablespoons lemon juice gradually whisk in the olive oil.Add mint and continue mixing. Reserve. 2 tablespoons Cointreau or any similar orange 2. On each bamboo stick, place one piece of liqueur melon, then pineapple and end with the strawberry. Arrange two kebabs on 4 serving plates; 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil drizzle with the glaze. To serve, sprinkle kebabs with powdered sugar and decorate with a mint 2 to 3 mint leaves, chopped leaf. Serve with lemon sorbet, if desired.

Salt and pepper, to taste 1 ripe, fresh Hass avocado, seeded, peeled and diced Instructions 1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add fettuccini and cook according to package directions. Drain and cover to keep warm. 2. Place half the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Stir in half the cumin and crushed red pepper. Add onions and cook until soft and just beginning to brown, about 4 minutes. 3. Add peppers and garlic and cook for an additional 4 minutes. Place mixture in a bowl and cover to keep warm. 4. Add remaining oil, cumin and crushed red pepper to skillet and place on medium heat. 5. Add chicken and cook until lightly golden, about 5 minutes. Return onion mixture to skillet along with lime juice, oregano and cilantro. Stir to combine. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper. 6. Add avocado and gently stir into chicken mixture. Serve over whole-wheat fettuccini. Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 790; Total Fat 18 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 8.5 g); Cholesterol 110 mg; Total Carbohydrates 96 g; Dietary Fiber 8 g; Protein 56 g

Note: Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 Kebab: Makes 4 to 8 servings. ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados, 8 bamboo sticks (6 to 8 inches) Tip: For this recipe, find melons that are in sea- adjust the quantity accordingly. For other delicious recipes that fit a healthy son. Cantaloupe or honeydew work well with lifestyle, visit the Hass Avocado Board Web site 8 (1-inch) cantaloupe or honeydew wedges, cut the flavors. at avocadocentral.com


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Children Enjoy A Beautiful Summer’s Day

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Bradford Journal Photo Hailey Raffele 10, having proved required proficiency, was advanced to Yellow Belt in Chinese Karate, July 11th at Miller’s Kenpo School, Bradford. Said Hailey, “It’s fun and all, but you have to pay attenBradford Journal Photo tion in order to learn more, and you need These children were having a great time at Barcroft Pool, July 11th. Sitting on the a good instructor to see that you do everybench, from left to right, are Paige Jennings 9, Katherine Cabisca 6, Kaylei Cabisca 9, thing right”. Here she is seen displaying a and Kassie Esch 7. Katherine, Kaylei, and Kassie are sisters and Paige is their cousin. rear leg, front kick.


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ON THE HEALTHY SIDE Martha Simpson D.O.

Tell Us Swimming Is Awesome & Best Sport

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Swimmer’s Ear Need Not Spoil Reader’s Summer Question: Every summer at least one of my children gets swimmer’s ear. This invariably comes on in the middle of the night or on a holiday, and so we end up with a long, pricey emergency room visit, where we just get ear drops that take care of things in a few days. Can you tell me more about swimmer’s ear? Is there anything I can do to prevent this? Answer: As you well know, swimmer’s ear is a very common summer ailment, especially for children, but it can occur all year round -- anytime your children go swimming or get water in their ears from bathing. Typically it occurs in just one ear, but it can afflict both at the same time. Swimmer’s ear is most commonly caused by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which causes an infection in the external ear canal, but it also can be caused by fungi or viruses. This kind of ear canal infection is not the same as the middle ear infection that often occurs in children. The moist warm ear canal is a great place for bacteria from “dirty” water to grow.The ear canal also can become contaminated by dirty cotton swabs (not fresh out of the package), fingernails, bobby pins or any other foreign object stuck into ear canals to clear out ear wax or scratch an itch. Usually the symptoms include severe, acute pain in the affected ear, sometimes accompanied by itching and drainage. By the time these symptoms come on, however, the infection typically has been smoldering for several days. Generally, once the infection sets in, you will need prescription medication to make the problem go away. If it is not too late at night or a holiday, your family doctor can easily take care of this problem. There are things you can do to prevent swimmer’s ear. Make sure your children avoid sticking objects into their ear canals, even cotton swabs. They should never scratch the insides of their ears with their fingers or any other foreign objects. If your children have chronically itchy ear canals, go to the doctor and get a diagnosis and treatment to avoid frequent ear canal scratching. When swimming or bathing, you can use disinfected ear plugs or a bathing cap to keep water out of your children’s ears. Make sure they get all of the water out after a swim –- a feat normally achieved by simply tilting the head and hopping once or twice -- but never on a wet, slippery surface! Also, after swimming or bathing, you can safely dry out your children’s ear canals with a hair dryer set on the lowest setting. Just a few seconds of the warm, dry air can significantly reduce the likelihood of getting an infection. There are over-the-counter ear drops that can be used after swimming or bathing to help remove trapped water and prevent infections, too. These are usually vinegar- or alcohol-based drops. Although they can pre-

Bradford Journal Photo These friends come swimming together at Barcroft Pool all the time. They tell us that it’s awesome and the best sport around. At the pool in Callahan Park, July 11th are (l-r) Scott Lockwood 11, Jarrod Bleem 11, and Justis Jones 10.

AICR HealthTalk

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research

Q: What are some good snack choices before I do a workout or sports event? A: First priority, make sure you’re getting fluid. If your physical activity is coming several hours after a meal (for example, end of the afternoon), a good snack will provide energy that allows you to put more into your workout or sport and get more out of it. The right snack can help prevent low blood sugar, settle the stomach and avoid hunger. If you find that you do best with a substantial snack because of the length or vigorous nature of your activity, it’s best to snack one or two hours ahead of time to avoid stomach discomfort during exercise; if all you need is a light snack, then half an hour to an hour is fine. Aim for choices relatively low in fat, since fat leaves the stomach rather slowly, potentially causing stomach discomfort during intense activity. The snack should be mostly carbohydrate, though modest amounts of lean protein may enhance endurance. Some sports nutrition research suggests that by choosing carbohydrates that raise blood sugar more slowly – such as whole grains and fruits – body fat may be more easily mobilized to fuel activity, which helps to avoid that feeling of being totally out of energy when blood sugar dips too low. Some specific ideas that meet all these criteria: oatmeal (preferably not the pre-sweetened type, so add your own sugar if you want a little) topped with raisins, berries or banana slices and milk; yogurt (soymilk or regular) with fruit; whole-wheat toast or English muffin

with a little turkey or peanut butter; string cheese and a piece of fruit; whole-wheat mini-pita bread with hummus; some fatfree refried beans and salsa rolled up in a whole-wheat tortilla; or a yogurt-fruit smoothie. Q: Over the winter I started including bean-based dishes in meals more often, but what can I do with beans in warm weather beyond endless bowls of three-bean salad? A: Dried beans – kidney, black, navy, garbanzo and many more – offer great nutrition at a low price and are flexible enough to include in a wide variety of dishes. Perhaps during cold weather you enjoyed them in casseroles and hearty soups and chili, but beans are great additions to warm weather meals, too. First, expand your vision of bean-containing salads. Combine beans with tomatoes, peppers and other ingredients as you create salads flavored in Greek (with olives and lemon-based dressing), Mexican or Cajun style, for example. Light summer soups that highlight seasonal produce can become a main dish with the addition of beans. Black beans and garbanzo beans can be blenderized with flavors of your choice (I like to go heavy on garlic) to make hummus-like dips for vegetables and sandwich spreads. Enjoy beans in Indian-style curries, in Mexicanflavored burritos and all-American pasta

vent an infection, they are not to be used to treat an existing infection. Keep your family doctor’s number on hand, but these preventive methods may be your best bet for a more enjoyable summer. (Family Medicine® is a weekly column. Gen-

eral medical questions can be sent to Martha A. Simpson, D.O., M.B.A., Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Communication Office, Athens, Ohio 45701, or familymedicine@oucom. ohiou.edu. Please do not send letters asking Dr. Simpson to diagnose a condition .)

salads. In short, there are just as many great ways to enjoy beans in warm weather as in cooler months. You can find healthful recipes at the AICR Test Kitchen.


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JUST PASSING TIME 61. Palo ____, CA set computer 10. *Continent that 62. Oaf gave us bok choy ACROSS: 11. Proofreader’s “disregard” word 1. Dance named after 12. ___ capita horse’s gallop 15. *It inspired a clas6. *National gardening sic toy organization, acr. 20. Mozart’s “Turkish 9. Wood file March,” a.k.a. “Turkish 13. Description for ____” twins 22. They ___ or 14. Loud noise they’re 15. Ski run 24. Parachute delivery 16. Technical term for 25. “_____ from the human body, pl. past” 17. Female reproduc26. Less common than tive cell, pl. rare 18. Twig of a willow 27. Farewell in Paris tree 29. *The French use 19. *Bell _______, pl. veggies in this pastry 21. Wealthy person, or pie-like dish slang 31. A state of irritation 23. International trade 32. Eskimo hut organization 33. House work 24. Halo 34. “____ clear” 25. Woman’s undergarDOWN : 36. *Not quite sweet ment 1. Breath after a punch potatoes 28. Opposed to in the stomach, e.g. 38. Incisive or nifty 30. Principles of right 2. Medicinal house 42. Summary and wrong plant 45. Flu variety 35. The Tramp’s com3. *Quality of over49. Nod up and down panion cooked asparagus 37.*Like the skin of 4. Similar to giraffe but 51.*Like a white mussmaller room, unlike a toadaneggplant 5. Former unit of monstool 39. Should ey in Spain 54. Near the wind 40. Pavarotti’s song 6. “Without further 56. Express contempt 41. Catalog purchase ____”, pl. 57. Unaccompanied 43. Arctic floater 7. T-cell killer 58. Witty remark 44. Gives a certain im8. State of complete 59. Strong desire pression confusion 60. It results in back 46. *Fruit grows on it, 9. Reduced instruction wound not veggies THEME: “Eat Your Veggies”

47. Golfer’s warning 48. Worthy of belief 50. A third of thrice 52. Old-fashioned over 53. Done to benefits? 55. They’re hotly anticipated during Super Bowl 57. *It doubles as a name for a sport 60. *Source of Popeye’s strength 64. Islamic beauty of Paradise 65. Choose instead 67. Handsome like Marcello Mastroianni 68. Done to wheels in an auto shop 69. “Back To The Future” actress 70. Disclose or reveal 71. Ignorant person 72. A light touch 73. Wear away

63. Whetstone 64. Experienced

YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE JULY 15 - JULY 21, 2010

ARIES - (Mar. 21 - Apr. 19) You can find yourself on a practicality drive and especially on the home front. This may see you purging the place of anything which no longer plays a role. TAURUS - (Apr. 20 - May 20) Your life can benefit from a completely fresh approach. Look to the stale, repetitive routines or attitudes that are ripe for a change. GEMINI - (May 21 - June 20) A car boot sale can reap some nice spare loot and there can also be good news on the cost of a home premium renewal. CANCER - (June 21 - July 22) A very significant Solar Eclipse in your sign, and a super link to Mars, can do your prospects wonders in the second half of the year. LEO - (July 23, - Aug. 22) If you need to check out mortgage products or write a business plan, things ebb in your direction. However, it’s essential that you don’t skimp on your research. VIRGO - (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) With Venus joining your sign and angling with Pluto, a deeper, more caring love can emerge. Savor it. LIBRA - (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22) You may have been asserting yourself more recently, perhaps in chasing worldly opportunities. Now there can be invitations linked to this too. SCORPIO - (Oct. 23, - Nov. 21) This can a brilliant time to be more daring and make significant changes in your life. At work, build your network; an associate may help ease your path. SAGITTARIUS - (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21) Venus begins to soften some of the harshness that Mars has inflicted on your ambitions. Although you shouldn’t stop flagging up what you can do, you still need to be able to get along with others. CAPRICORN - (Dec. 21 - Jan. 19) A marvelous Solar Eclipse injects a fantastic shot of energy into your relationship sector, and this can give an ailing tie, new life or propel someone sparkling into your world in the next six months. AQUARIUS - (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) If you work for yourself, the second half of the year can see all your hard work start to pay off. Keep doing the creative things you do. PISCES - (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20) You’re getting the chance to engage with people, more than you’ve done for some time. This week? Well…yes, but for the rest of the year too.

WORD SEEK

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CHRONOLOGICAL LISTINGS Engagements, Marriages, Births & Deaths ENGAGEMENTS:

(None) MARRIAGES: YEOMANS/POWERS Laura Marie Yeomans and Thomas R. Powers were wed on June 2nd. She is the daughter of Anthony and Linda Yeomans of Carlisle. He is the son of Thomas and Sandy Powers of Bradford, PA. The couple resides in Carlisle. BIRTHS: JULY 1, 2010: SON, to Harry Unverdorben and Ann Langdon, Olean, NY.

SON, to Matthew Caskey and Nichole Buck, Portville, NY. JULY 2, 2010: SON, to Corey Phillips and Veronica Jones, Shinglehouse, PA. SON, to Louis Sokoly Jr. and Elizabeth Maley, Lewis Run, PA. JULY 3, 2010: SON, to Abigail John, Salamanca, NY. JULY 4, 2010: SON, to John and Melanie McElroy Zalewski, Olean, NY. JULY 6, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Michael and Annmarie Hood, Olean, NY. DAUGHTER, to John and Mary Aiden Sheehan, Olean,

NY. SON, to Shawn and Justine Buerk, St. Marys, PA. JULY 7, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Angela Johnston Honeck and Jason Honeck, Allegany, NY. DAUGHTER, to Rebekah Cramer, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, to Miranda Armagost and Jordan Earley, Kill Buck, NY. DAUGHTER, to Rebekah and Patrick Cramer, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, to John and Rachel Isaman Kiehimeier, Port Allegany, PA. JULY 8, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Amanda Harris and

Justin Middlebrough, Bradford, PA. SON, to Ashley Logue and Franklin Howard, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, to Rachael Crocker Eric Haven, Bradford, PA. SON, to Travis Caswell and Jessica Wahl, Salamanca, NY. JULY 9, 2010: SON, to Laci and Gavin Wyant, Bradford, PA. SON, to Precious Hendryx and Justin Peterson, Bradford, PA. DEATHS: JUNE 27, 2010: MATRONE, Donald R. – 78, of Battle Creek, Mich., formerly of Olean, NY. JUNE 30, 2010: WORTHINGTON, Patricia M. – 71, of Eldred, PA. JULY 1, 2010: ENTRES, Kathleen – 88, of Ridgway, PA. NUNAMAKER, Donald E. – 80, of Modesto, CA, formerly of Olean, NY. JULY 2, 2010: KAMAN,Thomas R. Sr. – 71, of Sandusky, OH, formerly of St. Marys, PA. DICKERSON, Isaac James Zooker – 37, of Denton, NC, formerly of Olean, NY. JULY 3, 2010: AKERS, Belle Anne – 10, of Fairmont, WV. JULY 4, 2010: MILLER, Marilyn Lushbaugh – 68, of Olean, NY. ROSE, John C. – 92, of East Smethport, PA. MILLER, Jane M. Haviland – 63, of Emporium, PA. CLARK, John O. –

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PA. HOUBEN, Pauline L. Hunt – 95, of Eldred, PA. JULY 7, 2010: PRACHT, Robert H. – 90, of Smethport, PA. THOMAS, Patricia Jo Ringle – 58, of Port Allegany, PA. JULY 9, 2010: SCHWARTZ, Bernard E. – 76, of Smethport, PA

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Pokey Destroys Monster

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On May 8th, in Monte’s Restaurant, John Pockey destroyed the Monsterburger during the Man vs. Food Contest there. In the top photo, John Pockey displays the 5-1/2 pound Monsterburger he would soon methodically devour. In the bottom photo, looking no worse for the wear, John proudly displays his good work. Said John, “I met the monster and ate him.”


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SENIOR INFORMATION PAGE Study Finds Combination Therapy Slows Advancement of Alzheimer’s Disease Combination Therapy Likely To Delay Nursing Home Admittance (NAPSI)-A recent study finds that com- longs to the other category of medicines Important Risk Information About NAbination therapy with the medications called NMDA receptor antagonists. Previ- MENDA Namenda and a cholinesterase inhibitor ous studies have demonstrated that treating Who should NOT take NAMENDA? seems to slow the advancement of Alzhe- patients with moderate to severe Alzheim- NAMENDA should not be taken by anyimer’s disease. Published in the Journal er’s disease with combination therapy of one who is allergic to NAMENDA or has of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychia- Namenda and Aricept may yield impor- had a bad reaction to NAMENDA or any try, and funded by the National Institute tant benefits, including improvements in a of its components. on Aging and the National Institutes of patient’s behavior and ability to perform What should be discussed with the health Health, the study shows that the benefits daily activities, as well as a slower decline care provider before taking NAMENDA? of the two medications are most evident of memory and thinking. Before starting NAMENDA, talk to the “Our study showed that combination health care provider about: over the long term. Patients in this first-of-its-kind study who therapy with Namenda plus a cholineste- • All of the patient’s medical conditions, took the two medications were able to live rase inhibitor helped Alzheimer’s disease including kidney or liver problems. In paindependently for a longer period, mean- patients to stay at home longer compared tients with severe kidney problems, the ing the benefits of these two medications to individuals who never used medica- dose of NAMENDA may need to be reare most evident over the long term. “In tion, and to those who were taking only duced fact, patients were seven times less likely cholinesterase inhibitors,” says Dr. Lopez, • All prescription or over-the-counter to be placed in a nursing home compared “These benefits may be why patients tak- medications the patient is taking or planto patients who received a cholinesterase ing combination therapy were able to de- ning to take inhibitor alone,” says Dr. Oscar Lopez, lay entering a nursing home.” • The recommended dosing and adminisM.D., professor of neurology at the Uni- The new information from this study tration of NAMENDA versity of Pittsburgh and lead study au- builds on previous data pointing to com- What are the possible side effects of NAbination therapy as the “new standard of MENDA? thor. This is encouraging news for patients, care” for moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s The most common side effects associand also for caregivers, who provide an disease patients. ated with NAMENDA treatment are dizaverage of 21.9 hours of unpaid care per Remember, if you suspect your loved ziness, confusion, headache and constiweek. Almost 11 million Americans, pri- one may have Alzheimer’s disease, it’s pation. This is not a complete list of side marily family members, take on the role important to see a doctor for a proper eval- effects. of unpaid caregiver for a loved one with uation and diagnosis. Timely diagnosis allows care and treatment to begin as soon Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and as possible. Although there is no cure for fatal neurodegenerative disorder charac- Alzheimer’s disease, there are effective terized by problems with memory, think- treatments approved by the U.S. Food & ing and behavior that eventually become Drug Administration (FDA), which can be severe enough to affect work, lifelong used alone or in combination, to slow the hobbies and social life. Every 70 seconds, progression of disease symptoms. someone in the U.S. develops the disease, For more information about Alzheimer’s and by 2050, someone will develop Alzhe- disease care, visit www.alz.org NAMENDA® (memantine hydrochloimer’s disease every 33 seconds. There are two categories of Alzheimer’s ride) is indicated for the treatment of disease medications approved by the FDA. moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease. A category called cholinesterase inhibitors NAMENDA is available by prescription includes three drugs (Aricept, Exelon and only. Razadyne). Only one drug, Namenda, be-

In Shade Near Brook

Bradford Journal Photo After spending the afternoon swimming in Barcroft Pool, these young people enjoy some time in Bennett Brook. Left to right are Josh Morris 13, Anthony Sprague 11, and Justin Reams 13. Josh and Anthony are cousins while Josh and Justin are longtime friends.


Bradford Journal Issue July 15, 2010