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VOL. 170 NO. 29

Bradford’s Weekly Newpaper Magazine



Bradford Journal/McKean County Miner/Mount Jewett Echo

Another Beginning During Tri-County Meet



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AREA NEWS NOTES by Debi Nichols

Bradford Journal Photo “Swimmers Take Your Mark!” It’s the beginning of another race during the Saturday, July 24th session of the Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships held in Port Allegany where swim teams from Port Allegany, Bradford, Smethport, and Emporium worked hard for the win.

Swimmers Begin To Concentrate On Meet

The Bradford Sanitary Authority has voted in favor of consulting a Pennsylvania-based electricity and natural gas advisory firm. The firm will look at pricing choices for different electricity providers in the area and advise the authority on what will be the best options economically. This is being done in preparation for the statewide electricity deregulation that will take begin on Jan. 1.......The United way of the Bradford Area is now accepting requests for proposals (REP) for the 2010 campaign solicitation. Any nonprofit 501(c) health and human service organization that would like to apply for funding must submit an application by 4 p.m. Sept. 1........The Bradford Main Street program has been designated an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center...... A new Salvation Army commanding officer has taken over the operations in the Bradford area. Lt. Paulette Rickman is replacing Captains Henry and Deb Weigner, who were the local officers for the Salvation Army for the past seven years. Rickman, who is originally from Vandergrift, PA, has a degree in accounting and microcomputers and previously worked as a registered nurse after graduating from Citizen’s School of Nursing. She is the mother of five children, two of whom will be attending Bradford schools.......Foster Township has been awarded a $917,000 state loan to build more than two miles of sewage collection lines to serve portions of the township where malfunctioning on-lot (Continued on page 2) INDEX

Bradford Journal Photo Just before the Saturday portion of the Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships held in Port Allegany, July 24th, these young swimmers on the Bradford Barcroft swim team announced that the meet should be “pretty intense.” From the left to right are Jess Buchheit, Erin Pecora, Donna Good, and Riley Crissman.

Local News 2 Comments & Opinions 3 Obituaries 4 Social News 6 Regional/Area News 8 Comics 13 Classifieds 15 Horoscope/Crossword page 16 Bradford Journal P.O. Box, Bradford, PA 16701 E-mail: Phone: 814-465-3468

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Elected Officers For American Legion Post #108

by Debi Nichols

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septic systems are.......The largest drug bust in the history of McKean County went down on Friday, July 23 according to the McKean County District Attorney. On Friday, 30 people were arrested in a countywide bust led by the McKean County Drug Task force, which is under the direction of District Attorney, Ray Learn. In some cases, alleged co-conspirators are named. Learn said those people may still be under investigation and may be facing charges already or may be charged in the near future.....August 6 is the deadline for entries at the McKean County Fair, which runs from August 15-21 this year. Livestock entries closed July 30.

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Mold Level: Low Monday July 26: Total Pollen Count: 2 Season: Grass

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Photo Submitted This year’s newly elected officers at Bradford’s American Legion Post #108 pose after their swearing in by District Commander Frank Cockran (Eldred Post 887), July 19th. From left to right are Don Poleto (historian), Ed Chandler, Sgt. At Arms), Clair Butler (Adjutant), Shelly Pugrant (Parliamentarian), Bob Peterson (2nd V.P), Norm Meridith (1st V.P.), Pete O’Donohoe (Commander), Ken Owens (Sgt. At Arms) Kim Brandt (finance officer), Don McCellan (Chaplin), and George Lindy (Sgt. At Arms).

Taste Of Bradford Scheduled For Next Week The Taste of Bradford will be held on TuesA local favorite event will again return to day, August 3 from 5 – 7 p.m. in Veterans’ downtown Bradford! Square and will involve a variety of Bradford area restaurants. Live entertainment will be Local Oil Prices: provided by ‘Toucan Jam’. The event is being held in conjunction with American Refining Group (ARG) the community wide third annual National Chart for Price Paid Per Barrel Night Out. Local restaurants will serve smallfor er sized portions of their various menu items. Penn Grade Crude Oil: People attending the event can ‘taste’ and en$71.75 Tuesday, July 20, 2010 $72.25 Wednesday, July 21, 2010 joy a wide variety of foods. “This event is a $73.25 Thursday, July 22, 2010 lot of fun because people can sample menu $72.25 Friday, July 23, 2010 items from several different restaurants,” $75.00 Saturday, July 24, 2010 said Main Street Manager, Anita Dolan. “It is a great way for restaurants to reach potential Ergon Oil Purchasing Chart for new customers.” Price Paid Per Barrel for Other events include a children’s carniPenn Grade Crude Oil: val, sponsored by the First United Method$71.75 Tuesday, July 20, 2010 ist Church, which will be held on Chamber’s $72.25 Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Street, and a police demonstration that will $73.25 Thursday, July 22, 2010 be held on Kennedy Street. $71.50 Friday, July 23, 2010 $75.00

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Thursday, July 29: Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms today. High of 77°. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy tonight with a low of 53°.

Friday, July 30: Mostly sunny and nice today with a high of 72°. Friday Night: Mostly clear and cool tonight with a low of 50°.

Saturday, July 31: Mostly sunny and warmer today with a high of 75°. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy tonight with a low of 54°.

Sunday, Aug. 1: Mostly sunny and warm today with a high of 77°. Sunday Night: Cloudy tonight with rain possible. Low of 59°.

Monday, Aug. 2: Overcast and dreary today with a morning shower. High of 77°. Monday Night: Overcast with some low clouds tonight. Overnight low of 58°.

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by Grant Nichols

Photos for this issue come primarily from the Tri-County Swim & Dive Championships held in Port Allegany July 20th and July 24th. Pictures not found on the pages of this issue can, as always, be found in the photo gallery associated with our on-line edition of the Bradford Journal. Also found in this issue is a submitted photo taken showing this year’s newly elected officers of Bradford’s American Legion Post 108……..We met a local fellow, Kevin Caldwell who gave us his permission to use his name and tell our readers what he thinks of County Politicians. He tells us the way they operate is based on lining their own pockets and doing whatever it takes to stay in office with hardly a care given to the people of the County. Many may feel the same way about politicians in general but they don’t have the courage to lend their own names to such proclamations. Perhaps we have another Thoreau or Clemens in our midst!........Charlie’s Cycle Center will be holding their 5th Annual Charlie’s Cycle Center Dice Run, Saturday, July 31st. It will begin, rain or shine at their 66 Minard Run Road, Bradford location at 1 PM (Registration 11:30 am to 12:45 PM). The ride will travel 100 miles through small towns and beautiful forests of McKean County and end at Byllye Lanes Bowling Center for the benefit party. Thos who do not ride can join the benefit at 5PM at Byllye Lanes with a donation of $10 to benefit the Care for Children organization………This last week, Mary Van Marter made a special effort to give us a private tour of the McKean County Historical Society’s Old Jail Museum in Smethport. Displays covered wars, the oil industry, the glass industry, trains, special exhibits, for example the George Schaming miniature carnival rides, and much more including displays for children that are even now in the making, and a room full of looms where weaving is taught. The tour also included the history of the jail in bits and pieces along with a tour of the dungeon…….. Post Office boxes in the Bradford USPS building that had normally been available twenty-four hours a day are now inaccessible after 7PM and all day Sunday. The local Post Master explained that the lobby hours were shortened because people had been sleeping there and also urinating on the floor. While we mentioned that the limitation in open hours was an inconvenience, explained that the newly limited hours for the lobby represented a reduction of services, and that a camera could be installed to dissuade persons from using the lobby in vile manners, the Post Master was unmoved. According to him, there will be no change in the limitation of lobby hours- so much for customer service at USPS Bradford!


Sister And Brother

-by Vince Vicere


It’s been over a decade since the Pennsylvania Legislature passed the deregulation of public utilities. The highly touted deregulation was meant to improve competition, giving consumers a choice of supplier and lower costs. Good PR, but the fact is, since deregulation, there hasn’t been one reduction in rates. In fact, rates have reached the cap placed to eliminate the possibility of price gouging during the deregulation start-up process, and the caps come off this year. Recent published reports have stated that the average consumer will see their monthly electric bill increase by roughly thirty percent. And the politicos in Harrisburg are afraid to intercede for the consumer saying that if the cap, which saved them $millions and $million over the past many years, isn’t removed, that power companies will move out of the state or sell their wholesale power to other markets over the grid. Pennsylvania, when compared to other states, never had a reputation for supplying low cost power, but the rates were considered reasonable. Not only will the removal of caps and the subsequent, almost certain cataclysmic rise in rates damage household budgets, it will also damage institutional and business budgets. And as sure as day follows night we can expect property tax increases and more Pennsylvania businesses heading offshore toward the perceived safety of China. The local daily paper recently brought their readership public relations double talk from a Penelec Electric spokesperson attempting to legitimize the increases. The company says that there has been no “rate” increase, that prices will simply be tied to the spot wholesale commodity price of the open market for electric power (which just happen to be enormously higher than that which people are presently paying). While it’s good to know that paying more isn’t a rate increase, a spade is still a spade and the increase will be just as damaging to us all. Local Tea Baggers should take notice to be careful what they wish for when they cry for less government regulation, because in this case, they’re going to get exactly what they want, in the form of deregulation. As they notice their reserves being transferred monthly from their bank accounts into the hands of the utilities companies, perhaps they’ll become more sensitive to how various government regulations protect the public (including the tea baggers) from scurrilous money-grubbing tactics of the utilities.

Photo Submitted Bradford Barcroft Pool swimmer Mallory Whitlow who swims in the 7 & under class, and her 19-mos.-old brother Jake are seen at the Port Allegany High School Pool just before the Tuesday, July 20th session of the Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships. Mallory enjoyed participating and Jake enjoyed both being with his sister, in the sun, and all the splishing and splashing going on during the event.

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OBITUARIES Lillias Ervin Lillias J. Ervin, 86, formerly of 11 Moorehouse Place, Bradford, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home. Born Aug. 19, 1923, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Frank Cramer and Mildred Louk Barton. On Nov. 19, 1945, in the Asbury Methodist Church in Buffalo, she married Charles E. “Bud” Ervin, who died April 21, 1984. During World War II, she worked at the Munitions Plant in Eldred and at Curtis-Wright in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two sons, Steven Ervin of Hinsdale, N.Y., and Kim Ervin of Bradford; one daughter, Susan (Bruce) Flewelling of Rochester Vt.; one brother, Ronald

Cramer of Geneva N.Y.; 13 grandchildren; 22 greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mary D’Amico Mary E. D’Amico, 104, of Bradford, formerly of the Emery Towers, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010, at the Bradford E c u m e n i c a l Home. She was born on April 18, 1906, in Geneva, N.Y., a daughter of the late Fred and Mary Grosso Monaco. On June 23, 1926, in Geneva, she married Pasquale “Pat” D’Amico, who preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 1983. She was employed by W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. for a number of years until her retirement in 1969. She is survived

by two daughters, Mary F. Migaleddi of Edgewater Park, N.J., and Loretta E. Iaderosa of Bradford; two sisters, Esther Monaco of Geneva and Mildred LaMalfa of Schenectady, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Entombment was in St. Bernard Cemetery Mausoleum.

James Sargent James W. Sargent, 91, formally of 9 Edgewood Road, Bradford, passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at The Pavilion at BRMC. Born Oct. 19, 1918, in Winslow, Ind., he was a son of the late Mae and James H. Sargent. On Feb. 22, 1941, in Bradford, he married Josephine A. Zurat Sargent,

who died on April 26, 2001. Surviving is one son, Robert J. Sargent of Foristell, Mo.; one sister, Lois Carmen of Bradford; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Burial was in Willow Dale Cemetery. DEATH NOTICES: WAYNE ALLENWayne J. Allen, 66, of Smethport, died Sunday, July 18, 2010, in Sena-Kean Manor, Smethport. Burial was in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Smethport. WARD HARDESWard Charles Hardes, 86, of Port Allegany, died Sunday, July 18, 2010, at his residence in Port Allegany. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Port Allegany.

CONSTANCE HERZOGConstance M. “Connie” Herzog, 93, of Smethport, died Tuesday, June 8, 2010, in the Lakeview Senior Care & Living Center, Smethport, after a brief illness. GLENN SPEEDYGlenn T. Speedy, 70, of Zanesville, OH, formerly of Carrollton, NY and Bradford, PA, passed away peacefully at the home of his son in Carrollton on Friday (May 27, 2010) following a courageous battle with lung cancer. ELIZABETH SHICKElizabeth A. “Betty” Kolasinski Shick, of 1969 Moody Hollow Road, Eldred, Pa., passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at the Pavilion at BRMC after a short illness. Burial was in St. Bonaventure Cemetery, Al-

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AREA SOCIAL NEWS Bradford Area Chamber of Commerce Calendar of Events: JULY 2010 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 – or e-mail pawomensclub@ 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


Aug. 1: CARE “fore” Children Golf Tournament 8:30am Shotgun start Pine Acres Country Club, Bradford, PA. Four person scramble. Call Kirk Stauffer, PGA Pro, at 814-3623003 to register your team. For sponsorship information contact Tina Martin, CARE for Children, at 814-362-4621 Aug. 3: National Night Out/Taste of Bradford 5-9pm Bradford, PA. Enjoy block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, exhibits, contests and youth programs. For more information call or email Anita Dolan, Main Street Manager, at 814-598-3865

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AUGUST 2010 Tuesday, August 3 & Thursday, August 5 at 10 am Waterfest With Penn State Cooperative Extension staff Limited to the first 25 people who sign up each day. Wednesday, August 4 at 3 pm Animal Petting Zoo Saturday, August 7 from 10 – 2 Last day to turn in Bookmark design contest entries and Reading cards Saturday, August 14 at 11 am Summer Reading Program Finale with Gene Allen All programs are free and open to the public.

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-article submitted Leader Vickie Johnson conducted the Thursday, July 22, afternoon meeting of TOPS Pa. 16 at the First church of the Nazarene. There were 26 weigh-ins with a loss of 19 1/2 pounds. Loser of the week was Marilyn Gross. Loser in waiting is Trudie Luke. Officer of the week is Beverly Hannon. Jean McAdams fashion tip-Pick shorts based on statrue. When shopping for shorts remember Tall (5’6” and up) look slimmer in shorts with cuffs. Shorter people look better in no cuff shorts. Joanie McAndrews gave a helpful hint. Boil Potatoes before they go bad . Cut them in pieces and freeze them for later use. Anna Wells also had a helpful hint: To keep flies out of your house, fill a baggie with water, add 3 copper pennies and tape over your door. Bev. Hannons helpful hint: It’s never too late to start over, It’s never too late to be happy. We heard reports on many members who are sick or in distress. Members are reminded that the ARD ralley will be held in Bradford on September 18 at Togies Blue Room. Sept. 4 is the deadline to make your Reservations. The program was given by Sue Maggie DeStevens. She spoke on different ways to Keep Kids thin such as no eating at the t.v.,get rid of sugary sweet drinks, and several others.She also spoke on ways to get past a weight loss plateu. Ways included food journels,rotate food, add extra exercise and several more. The meeting was closed with a prayer.

BRMC Alzheimer’s Support Group

-article submitted The Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet Friday, July 30 at 6:30 PM in the 1st floor activity room of The Pavilion, North Bennett Street, Bradford. Elizabeth Anne Slater of Forest Senior Care of Forest Pharmaceuticals of St. Louis, MO will speak on the drug Namenda, which is used for dementia. All are invited to attend.


SON, July 18, 2010, to Suzette Musolino, Bradford, PA. DAUGHTER, July 20, 2010, to Melissa Snyder and Wayne Anderson, Bradford, PA. SON, July 19, 2010, to Dusty and Brandy Richmond Perry, Smethport, PA. SON, July 21, 2010, to Chelsea Church, Eldred, PA. DAUGHTER, July 21, 2010, to Rebecca and Jamie Papinchak, Bradford, PA. SON, July 22, 2010, to Gregory and Karen Mostyn, Duke Center, PA.

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Upcoming Events For The Mckean County Historical Society The Old Jail Museum in Smethport will proudly sponsor two sessions on this Thursday, July 29 by Pat Costa Viglucci. Pat is a former resident of Smethport and her family owns and operates the Costa Supermarket in that community. Pat is an author and has written several books. Some of her books include “Growing up Italian in God’s Country,” “Sun Dance at Turtle Rock” and “Beware the Ghost Riders.” She will share information regarding “How to Get Your Book Published” at 2 p.m. in the Old Jail lecture hall and, later that evening at 7 p.m., she will share more about writing in her program on the “Dreams of an Author.” Both programs are free and open to the public. On August 5 Bernard Hammond will present a program based on his passion for and knowledge of older guns. His focus will be on the time period involving the Revolutionary War and is entitled “Guns of the Revolution.” His program will be held at 7 p.m. in the Old Jail lecture hall and is free and open to the public. A Children’s Tea will be held at the Old Jail lecture hall on August 7 from 2 – 4 and will feature items from the Holgate Toy collection. There is a small fee of $3.00 to help cover the cost of the food items to be shared at the tea party. Please contact the museum for further information and to register to attend. Don’t miss the display to be shared with the public attending the McKean County Fair from August 16 – 21. This year’s display will feature information and artifacts regarding the area’s oil heritage and will be available for viewing from Monday through Saturday from 1 – 9 p.m. During this time period the Old Jail Museum will be closed in order to man the display at the fairgrounds.

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AREA & REGIONAL NEWS Receives 2010 National Trust Main St. Accreditation The Bradford Main Street program has been designated an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Trust Main Street Center. Each year, the National Trust and its coordinating program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street programs that have built strong revitalization organizations that have demonstrated their ability to follow the Main Street methodology. “We congratulate this year’s nationally accredited Main Street programs for meeting our established performance standards,” says Doug Loescher, director of the National Trust Main Street Center, “Accredited Main Street programs are meeting the challenges of the recession head on and are successfully using a focused, comprehensive, revitalization strategy to keep their communities vibrant and sustainable.” The organization’s performance is annually evaluated by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center in Harrisburg, which works in partnership with the National Trust Main Street Center to identify the local programs that meet 10 performance standards. These standards set the benchmark for measuring an individual Main Street Four-Point Approach to commercial district revitalization. Evaluation criteria determines the communities that are building comprehensive and sustainable revitali-

zation efforts and include standards such as developing a mission, fostering strong public-private partnerships, securing an operating budget, tracking economic progress and preserving historic buildings. For more information on the national program accreditation program, visit www. The Bradford Main Street program began in 1988, and works with businesses in the downtown historic business district. The program provides help to businesses by assisting with funding of façade renovations and improvements. Some of the façade projects that have recently been completed include The Option House, John R. Kohler Properties (25 Main Street), Kelly’s Main Street Restaurant, The Grocery Stretcher and the Tin Ceiling Gift Shoppe. Façade improvement projects for this summer include The Fran Charles Shop, The Bridal Boutique and Tortugas Restaurant. The Main Street program also coordinates downtown events and promotions, and develops economic retention and restructuring plans for the Main Street area. Two Main Street businesses that it directly works with include The Main Street Mercantile and the Main Street Movie House. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a nonprofit membership organization bringing people together to protect, enhance and enjoy the places that matter to them. By saving the plac-

es where great moments from history – and the important moments of everyday life – took place, the National Trust for Historic Preservation helps revitalize neighborhoods and communities, spark economic development and promote environmental sustainability. With headquarters in Washington, DC, nine regional and field offices, 29 historic sites and partner organizations in all 50 states, the National Trust for Historic Preservation provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to a national network of people, organizations and local communities committed to saving places, connecting us to our history and collectively shaping the future of America’s stories. For more information visit www.nationaltrust. org Established in

1980, the National Trust Main Street Center helps communities of all sizes revitalize their older and historic commercial districts. Working in more than 2,200 downtowns and urban neighborhoods over the last 30 years, the Main Street program has leveraged more than $48.9 billion in new public and private investment. Participating communities have created 417,919 net new jobs and 94,176 net new businesses, and rehabilitated more than 214,263 buildings, leveraging an average of $27 in new investment for every dollar spent on their Main Street district revitalization efforts.

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Bradford Journal From left to right, Calia Sherk, Ellery Signor, Sophia Oliver, and Morgan Whitlow Bradford Barcroft Pool team members get settled before the event, July 24th during the two-day Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships held in Port Allegany.


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Update for Route 219/Bradford Bypass Project (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 26. All work is weather and schedule dependent. Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. of State College is the contractor on this $28 million job. • Work on the Route 219 southbound ONramp at Elm Street continues. Traffic is using the existing shoulder. Contractor crew will be working close to the roadway placing bituminous pavement and backfilling for a new barrier wall. 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 shoulder back up 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 due to bridgework. Trail access is still available at Crook Farms and Seward Avenue side of Tuna Crossroads. • Northbound access at Kendall Avenue remains open. • Access at Hillside Drive is restricted from Route 219 south to Hillside Drive and from Hillside Drive to Route 219 south. Traffic is to follow the posted detours. • Work will continue on Bolivar Drive/ State Route 346, with flaggers present from 6pm Thursday, July 29 to 5am Friday, July 30. Drivers should expect alternating traffic pattern and travel-time delays. • The contractor continues to fine grade, place sub-base, pave, and perform bridge repairs. • Drivers should use extra caution while entering the construction area from the onramp 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 or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions before heading out.

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(NAPSI)-There’s good news for barbecue lovers: It can be easy to make healthful choices at your next outdoor soiree. These simple substitutions are so delicious, your guests are likely to leave your next backyard party more than satisfied. Here are a few tips for remaking your next barbecue:

• Before heading to the grocery store, plan a menu with better-for-you alternatives to traditional grilling fare. For example, substitute fresh, seasonal grilled vegetables such as corn, peppers or carrots for potato chips. • Once you’ve fired up the grill, serve veggie burgers as a better-for-you alternative to meat. Get your meatless barbecue started with this Alpine Burger recipe featuring MorningStar Farms Grillers Original Veggie Burgers. These burgers contain 57 percent less fat than regular ground beef (which has 14g total fat per 64g serving; Grillers Original burgers contain 6g fun food ideas, visit: fat per 64g serving). It’s not a burger--it’s of fruit. better. Learn More :For more grilling recipes and Alpine Burger Prep Time: 25 minutes Time to Table: 25 minutes Servings: 1 ¾ cup sweet onions, sliced ½ cup fresh mushrooms, sliced ¼ teaspoon bottled minced garlic 1 MorningStar Farms Grillers Original Burger 1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard or Dijon mustard 1 slice multigrain or whole wheat bread, toasted 1/3 cup baby arugula 1 tablespoon Gruyère cheese or Swiss cheese, shredded In large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onions, covered, over medium-low heat for 16 to 20 minutes or until onions are very tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in mushrooms and garlic. Cook over medium heat, covered, for 4 to 6 minutes or until onions begin to brown and mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Meanwhile, cook veggie burger according to package directions. Spread mustard on one side of bread slice. Top with arugula (if desired). Place burger on arugula. Spoon onion mixture over burger. Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve immediately. • Finish your barbecue on a sweet note that uses the grill. Grilling pineapple and serving it over sherbet for dessert can be an easy way to increase your daily intake

Simply Satisfying Salads (NAPSI)-When you haven’t got the time or inclination to cook a meal, salads can be a natural. Often, the cooking process is little more than boiling water for pasta or grain or for blanching a vegetable. Bulking up salads with fresh vegetables, fruits, flavorful cheeses or a handful of nuts can make for delicious versatility and satisfy the appetite without overindulging. Confetti Pasta Salad: Cook 8 ounces tricolor pasta until al dente, drain and toss while it’s warm with ½ cup pine nuts, 1½ cups shredded Jarlsberg cheese and 2 cups each celery root (cut matchstick style) and chopped green (or yellow) pepper. Vinaigrette: Combine 6.5-ounce jar of marinated artichoke hearts with ¼ cup red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon country mustard and 1/3 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes. Toss with pasta. Serves 4-6. Creamy BLT Salad: Cook 8 ounces fusilli pasta until al dente, drain and toss while it’s warm with ¼ pound chopped cooked bacon, 2 cups cherry tomato halves, 1 packed cup fresh chopped basil or spinach, ½ cup chopped walnuts and 1 4-ounce log fresh goat cheese, crumbled (such as Woolwich Dairy Chevrai). Cool Green Bean Salad: Blanch and immediately cool ½ pound skinny string beans. Chop and combine with cooked couscous (enough to serve 4), 1 large can albacore tuna (drained), ½ cup slivered almonds, ¼ cup chopped marinated sundried tomatoes and 2 cups (small cubed) Jarlsberg. Vinaigrette: Whisk together ½ cup fresh lemon juice with ½ cup olive oil, ½ teaspoon mustard and, to taste, sea salt and fresh-ground black pepper.Tip:You can also use cooked, cool potatoes instead of couscous. Blueberry Penne Pasta: Cook 8 ounces penne pasta until al dente, drain and

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Coach Gives A Little Pep Talk And Pointers

Backstroke Competition

Bradford Journal Photo Ellery Signor, Bradford Barcroft Pool swimmer is seen at the Tri-County Swim Photo Submitted and Dive Championships, July 24th, durYoung Bradford Barcroft Pool divers and swimmers meet with their coach, Marissa ing backstroke competition. Her good Buchheit, during the first session of the Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships, form throughout the event paid off in her contribution of many points to Bradford’s Tuesday, July 20th. The event was about to begin. Barcroft team.

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ON THE HEALTHY SIDE Martha Simpson D.O. Assistant Professor of Family Medicine Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

ralysis or weakness in one side of your face -- symptoms of Bell’s palsy include difficulty closing one eye, drooling, reduced ability to taste food, pain in or behind your ear and increased sensitivity to sound. These symptoms are very similar to

Bell’s Palsy Usually Clears Up With Time Question: I have had Bell’s palsy for the past 38 days, and there hasn’t been any improvement. I have taken steroid injections, B12 vitamin capsules and antibiotics. I have also tried alternative therapies like Reiki healing. So far, nothing works. I’m considering acupuncture now. Do you have any suggestions? Will I make a full recovery, and how long could it take? Answer: Bells’ palsy is a sudden onset of paralysis on one side of the face -and luckily, it is temporary. The condition occurs when the nerve that controls the muscles on one side of the face becomes inflamed or infected. While the exact cause of Bell’s palsy is not known, some evidence suggests that the facial nerve becomes infected with the herpes simplex I virus, which also causes cold sores. Other viruses, like herpes zoster, which causes shingle and chicken pox, may also be to blame. Bell’s palsy can affect anyone of any age, but it most commonly strikes people between the ages of 15 and 45, and it rarely occurs after the age of 60. It is a fairly common problem, occurring in about 30 out of 100,000 people annually. Bell’s palsy seems to afflict men and women -- and all ethnic groups -- at the same rate. There are just a few known factors that seem to increase the risk of Bell’s palsy. You are more likely to get it while pregnant, especially in the third trimester, and within a week of giving birth. Diabetes and upper respiratory illnesses also seem to increase the risk. Most people do make a full recovery within one or two months, but it can take up to six months. Also, there can be some permanent residual weakness and minor loss of function in the affected nerve. As you’ve noticed, various treatments have met with mixed results. If Bell’s palsy is diagnosed within 72 hours of onset, an antiviral medication is often prescribed. If the diagnosis comes later than that, antiviral medications may not do much good. High doses of steroids can also help to reduce the inflammation in the nerve, speed up recovery and lessen any pain. Similarly, other treatments may ease symptoms to some extent –- however, time is the most effective cure. One thing you must do in the meantime is to protect your eye from drying out, since the eyelid may not close properly. You will want to carry around eye drops, and you may even need to wear an eye patch to protect your eye from the elements. Aside from the obvious –- sudden pa-

those of a stroke. If you experience sudden paralysis in one side of your face again –- especially if you also have sudden vision problems, memory loss or trouble speaking -- go to the emergency department immediately.

AICR HealthTalk Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN

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Q: As long as the activities I do all day add up to at least 30 minutes, does that mean I’m getting enough physical activity? A: The recommendation to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity daily (and to aim for 60 minutes or more daily) to reduce cancer risk and promote overall health can include shorter bits of activity scattered throughout your day, beyond your normal daily activities. The activity that research has linked to better health counts in blocks of ten minutes or more and involves a “moderate” pace that raises your heart rate or breathing slightly. Getting off public transportation one stop early and walking briskly or ten minutes of vacuuming at an invigorating pace are good examples. Smaller bits of activity are still definitely worth including as much as you can throughout the day and do add up to make a difference in the total calories you burn. Some evidence suggests that the total of these activities, such as walking up one flight of stairs at work or at home, moving around while you cook, and walking from a far space of the parking lot into work or shops may be part of what makes the difference between people who gradually gain weight each year and those who maintain their weight. Most people find that these small bits of physical activity don’t necessarily provide the energizing, stress-reduction benefits of moving for at least ten minutes at a time. So I urge you to work at creating time for some longer activity, too. Q: Is cottage cheese a good source of calcium? A: Cottage cheese is usually not as concentrated in calcium as milk, yogurt and

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other cheeses that are produced differently. Cottage cheese averages about 60 to 100 milligrams (mg) of calcium in a halfcup serving, which you’ll see listed on food labels as 6 to 10 percent of Daily Value. That’s substantially less than the 300 mg in a cup of skim milk, which provides about the same number of calories as one halfcup of cottage cheese. However, some companies add extra milk protein (whey) or supplemental calcium to their cottage cheese, which generally doubles the calcium content. All cottage cheese is a good source of protein and other nutrients, but if you’re counting on it for calcium, look for the highest-calcium, low-fat or fat-free versions and take at least a three-fourths cup portion.

Mitchell During Meet

Bradford Journal Mitchell Signor 7 (in the 7 and Under Class of the Barcroft Team) enjoyed watching his sister and other older swimmers on the Bradford Barcroft Pool Team during the Saturday, July 24th portion of this year’s Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships held in Port Allegany. 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. Advertising copy should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Mondays. The office is closed Saturdays,Sundays and Holidays.

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What’s Your Communication Style? Ask a teen and she’s likely to tell you that one of her biggest complaints is not being listened to by her parents. Ask this teen’s parents and they’re likely to share the same complaint – not being listened to. Teens and parents often don’t hear what the other one is saying. To communicate effectively with your teen, take a look at your communication style. Are you willing to see your teen as someone with her own beliefs and her own point of view? Do you really want to hear what she has to say? Do you take the time to listen when your teen talks? Does your teen feel that she can express her feelings, even if they differ from yours? Can you appreciate that your teen can think for herself and not always agree with your opinion? Do you encourage your teen to work towards a solution to her problem? All of these questions demonstrate your willingness to understand your teen and her perception of what’s occurring in her life. Communication is far more than taking turns while talking. Unfortunately, very little listening is done when you are preparing in your mind what to say next. Just how good of a listener are you? Answer the following questions. Pat yourself

on the back for all the actions you are doing well and make a conscious effort to improve your weaknesses. • Do you listen to your teen without disagreeing with that she has to say, or without making her feel she’s wrong? • Do you know your teen’s best friends by name, and can you ask intelligent questions about them? • Do you show empathy when your teen talks to you about rejection; and don’t simply discard this hurt with a statement like, “She’s not good for you anyways, you have other friends.” • When your teen asks you questions, do you give an answer; instead of asking your teen to wait until a more convenient time to talk? • Do you say, “I don’t know,” and look for the missing information? • When your teen is upset, do you provide sympathy and postpone constructive criticism until she has calmed down and is willing to hear what you have to say? • Do you apologize to your teen when you are wrong and do you thank your teen when she helps you? • Do you try your best not to interrupt your teen when she is talking even when you get frustrated with her struggle to find the right words?

• Some people talk in circles or loops. Are you patient while your teen makes her point? Keep in mind that everyone is entitled to her own opinion. Your teen’s

opinion is as real to her as yours is to you. When I talk with people, I like to clearly state when a comment is my opinion, as opposed to a fact. This can provide an opportunity for

municate with your teen, don’t patronize or talk down to her. Few things irritate teens more than the lack of respect from adults. This is Yes, you are the a great way to shut parent; but if you the door to commureally want to com- nicating with your teen. the listener to then state her opinion or agree with mine. This also clearly separates facts from opinions.

Limbering Up For Meet With Nintendo DS

Bradford Journal Photo These swimmers, members of the Bradford Barcroft Pool team, waiting for the Saturday, July 24th session of this year’s Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships to begin, look up from their Nintendo DS practice. From left to right are Matthew Giudice, Curtis Rodgers, Parker Dalton, and Max Shanks. They all did very well in the meet.

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CHRONOLOGICAL LISTINGS Engagements, Marriages, Births & Deaths ENGAGEMENTS:

(None) MARRIAGES: (None) BIRTHS: JULY 16, 2010: SON, to Ceanna Maybee, Salamanca, NY. DAUGHTER, to Jeffrey Clancy and Halona Bojorques, Allegany, NY. SON, to Adam Zaprowski and Sarah Miller, Olean, NY. JULY 17, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Charlena Hibbler and Robert Burke, Emporium, PA. JULY 18, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Ashley Card and Michael Causer, Kane, PA. SON, to Suzette Musolino, Bradford, PA. JULY 19, 2010: SON, to Dusty and Brandy Richmond Perry, Smethport, PA. DAUGHTER, to David and Kristan Kinnaird Malolo, Olean, NY. JULY 20, 2010: DAUGHTER, to Melissa Snyder and Wayne Anderson, Bradford, PA. SON, to John Webb and Shaylene Vest, Salamanca, NY. SON, to Andrew and Sarah Vosburg, Olean, NY. DAUGHTER, to Randall Shaffer and Denise Wackwitz, Salamanca, NY. JULY 21, 2010: SON, to Chelsea Church, Eldred, PA. DAUGHTER, to Rebecca and Jamie Papinchak, Bradford, PA. SON, to Joshua and Jera Steffy Dynda, Olean, NY.

SON, to Brian and Rebecca Dall Strang, Salamanca, NY. SON, to Matthew and Lynn Suchora Kahm, Allegany, NY. JULY 22, 2010: SON, to Jason and Erin Gerringer Shoup, Olean, NY. SON, to Gregory and Karen Mostyn, Duke Center, PA. DAUGHTER, to Michael and Anmarie Vena Abdo, Shinglehouse, PA. SON, to Keith and Theresa Musilil Harris, Portville, NY. SON, to Annie and Scott Reedy, St. Marys, PA.

Last Minute Pointers From Head Coach

DEATHS: MAY 27, 2010: SPEEDY, Glenn T. – 70, of Zanesville, OH, formerly of Carrollton, NY and Bradford, PA. JUNE 8, 2010: HERZOG, Constance M. Magee – 93, of Smethport, PA. JULY 17, 2010: ERVIN, Lillias J. – 86, of Bradford, PA. CAGGESO, James A. – 87, of Ridgway, PA. JULY 18, 2010: PLANT, Jim L. – 66, of Austin, PA. ALLEN, Wayne J. – 66, of Smethport, PA. HARDES, Ward Charles – 86, of Port Allegany, PA. JULY 19, 2010: WILLIAMS, James H. – 87, of St. Marys, PA. D’AMICO, Mary E. Monaco – 104, of Bradford, PA. LEONARD, Denise S. Stalhman – 43, of Port Allegany, PA. MOSCH, Thomas E. – 58, of Coudersport, PA. POWELL, William S. – 63, of Bradford,

Photo Submitted Bradford Barcroft Pool Coach Bethany Russell gives some last minute instructions to swimmers and divers just before the Tri-County Swim and Dive Championships begin, July 20th. PA. JULY 20, 2010: CLOSE, Herman E. Jr. – 84, of Roulette, PA. SHICK, Elizabeth A. Kolasinski – 90, of Eldred, PA. SARGENT, James W. – 91, of Bradford, PA. JOVENITTI, Rose V. Dechano – 88, of Johnsonburg, PA. ICKES, Patricia Clawges – 64, of Brooksville, FL, formerly of Bradford, PA. JULY 22, 2010: S C H O O N OV E R , Lester G. – 87, of Port Allegany, PA.

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JUST PASSING TIME THEME: “The Human Body” ACROSS: 1. Middle Eastern inhabitants 6. Pod dweller? 9. *slang for inked body markings 13. Matisse’s given name 14. Ash container 15. *It puffs with pride? 16. Bristle-like structures 17. Once around 18. Orderly arrangement 19. *Ring ______ 21. Type of pools at the Y 23. *Often used to mean gender 24. Happy 25. Sculpture or painting, e.g. 28. One with pants on fire? 30. Short for bicarbonate 35. All-American desserts 37. A Russian, e.g. 39. “_____ beaver” 40. *Used to dispose of the dead in ancient Greece 41.To narrow toward a point 43. Stress-reducing

herb 44. A tree with deciduous needlelike leaves 46. Transformers star LeBeouf 47. Small ornamental case 48. Fills with optimism 50. India-related prefix 52. Poetic spelling of “even” 53. Swank 55. Family, class, or kind 57. *Result of iodine deficiency 60. *Bean-shaped organ 63. Duplicate, informal 64. Bristlelike plant appendage 66. Ulysses Grant’s first name 68. Entomb 69. Definite article 70. Alight 71. Porgy’s love interest 72. *Give up this for an eye 73. Dogma DOWN: 1. *”Open up and say ___,” pl. 2. Coral structure 3. *____-bodies fight infection 4. Whole grains get to keep these 5. Gangster Bugsy

6. Contented cat sound 7. Poetic “before” 8. *One of middle ear bones 9. Informal or literary for “through” 10. Air-relating prefix 11. Ivan the Terrible, e.g. 12. *Eye infection 15. PGA player’s righthand person 20. Live or be 22. Take into custody 24. Type of art used in advertising 25. *Adam’s _____ 26. Saudi Arabian money 27. Sailor’s cry: “_____ firma!” 29. By bad luck 31. “Have your ____ and eat it too” 32. Popular gemstone 33.Variety show 34. *Contents of skull 36. Dissenting clique 38. *Becomes enlarged when varicose 42. Distances from center to perimeter of circle 45. Shel Silverstein’s “_ _____ the Collector” 49. *Female pronoun 51. Old-fashioned and overused 54.Very angry

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63. *Woman’s biblical 60. *ACL location 61. A poetic name for origin 65. “___, you ask?” Ireland 67. Got together 62. Quick to move

YOUR WEEKLY HOROSCOPE July 29 - August 4, 2010

ARIES - (Mar. 21 - Apr. 19) You may find yourself wanting to breakaway from a claustrophobic tie. But everything good, requires give and take. Don’t be hasty. TAURUS - (Apr. 20 - May 20) It’s said home is where the heart is, and this could turn out to be true of your place of work, for if your options seem limited, you may look to start a small enterprise in your own abode. GEMINI - (May 21 - June 20) It’s said that you have the quickest of minds and this week gives you a great chance to test this and yourself out. CANCER - (June 21 - July 22) If work on your home is required, plans can be prepared and quotes gained from local trade’s people. LEO - (July 23, - Aug. 22) After a lengthy period when it’s probably been hard to focus, now you’ll be back with a roar. Any worries will melt away, and with Saturn’s support, the new energy you pour into situations can see your hopes take a large stride forwards. VIRGO - (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) You can take delight in Saturn moving out of Virgo. This can see the atmosphere lift, but in all honesty your challenges can now just come up in different ways. LIBRA - (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22) Relationships have proved more unpredictable in recent weeks, and someone may feel that you have wanted to dominate proceedings. SCORPIO - (Oct. 23, - Nov. 21) You have hidden talents and now the Sun moves into your zone of ambitions, in the next month someone influential could tease these out of you. SAGITTARIUS - (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21) You may have been bogged down in the last few weeks, be it relationship politics and decisions or some deep soul searching. Now is the time to start to look upwards and outwards. CAPRICORN - (Dec. 21 - Jan. 19) If you really want to climb the ladder of success, you’ll have to work harder than ever. This should hold little fear for you, after all application is your middle name. AQUARIUS - (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) The Sun powers into Leo, your opposite sign, and this can be an opportunity to test yourself out against your rivals. If you have something you passionately believe in, this is the time to go for it. PISCES - (Feb. 19 - Mar. 20) A relationship has proved tricky but addictive. Now you’re asked to cast aside any illusions and see this for what it is. Financially, this is a time to become more hard-headed.


Bradford Journal Issue July 29, 2010  

Fifth Issue July 2010

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