August 2013

Chicora/East Brady Rotary Announces Scholarship Winners

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The Chicora/East Brady Rotary Club takes great pride in announcing its "2013" scholarship recipients. Grants were awarded this year to Alexandra Boyle, Joshua Gibson, Maggie McKain, Brian McGarvey, Lacee Scheerbaum, and Michael Serafine.

Double Drivel 8/27/13

 

Many are picking the Steelers to finish last in their division this year. When’s the last time that has happened?
—School started back this week, so with that comes the return of Friday night football at the local high schools. See you at a football field near you.

Into The Outdoors 8/27/13 Issue

 

A Doozy of a Woman

 

By: Jerry Costello for The Christophers

If she had done nothing more than run the Dope Open, that would have been plenty. Her name is Mary Mulholland, and the Dope Open, which she started in 1968, went on for 42 years and was easily the most successful charity golf tournament in the history of the State of New Jersey. It raised more than $15 million, not only for drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers but also for battered women, domestic violence programs, and information sessions about AIDS.

Pennsylvania Might Delist Bald Eagle

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With its numbers in Pennsylvania continuing to soar ever higher, the bald eagle soon could be removed from the state’s list of threatened species.
The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Management is recommending the bald eagle be upgraded from "threatened" to "protected" status statewide.

Sugar Creek Rest Honored to Join Prestigious Eden Alternative® Registry

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Brady's Bend Historical Society Quilt Show Results

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On August 17, the Brady’s Bend Historical Society held its 32nd annual quilt show and announces the following prizewinning quilts and their owners. [ 108 Total entries]
In Piecework: First - Civil War Block of the Month, Nancy Watt, Wattersonville; 2nd - Butterfly Dreams, Nancy Watt; 3d - Double Delight , Shirley Crawford, Wattersonville

New Weight Restrictions Coming to 21 State Bridges in Region

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Oil City -- Twenty one state-owned bridges in PennDOT District 1’s six-county region will be posted with new or lowered weight restrictions to slow the rate of deterioration of those bridges and ensure safety.
Those structures are among about 1,000 structurally deficient bridges statewide that PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch authorized for new or added weight restrictions on Thursday.

Harold F. "Hoot" Hewitt Jr.

Harold F. "Hoot" Hewitt Jr., 53, of Chandlersville OH, formerly of Emlenton, passed away on August 14, 2013 at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.

Harold was born on October 2, 1959 in Bradford, Pa. He was the son of Harold F. and Olive J. McCormick Hewitt. Mr. Hewitt was a 1977 Graduate of AC Valley High School. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, camping, watching the Steelers and Pirates and spending time with family and friends.

Raymond L. "Buzz" Page

Raymond L. "Buzz" Page

 

Raymond L. "Buzz" Page, 64, of Emlenton, a well-known are veteran, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on Sunday, August 18, 2013.

Born at home in Foxburg on August 13, 1949, Raymond was the son of James and Annabell Grazier Page.

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