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Wellsboro Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 2015, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania140th year no. 35 wednesday june 3, 2015 $1.50 inside new feature a Day in the life of a premieres with Rattlesnake Hunter Page 1, living 8 04879 11816 9 inside Coal fest photos. 2-a final election results. 3-a opinion. 4-a Rusty Mitchum. 5-a obituaries. 6-a social news. 7-a worship schedule. 8-a Church. 9-a jumps. 10-a v thank you to Joanne Bradley of Middlebury Center for subscribing to the Wellsboro Gazette. Have a great Day see Park on Page 10-a an award winning weekly serving Tioga county see gis on Page 10-a see crash on Page 10-a on the Agenda upcoming local government meetings see Coal on Page 10-a turn to Page 11 in the living Section for Star information 14 new brands and Quality pre owned vehicles Woodland will remain picnic Park by Natalie Kennedy when developing the master plan for Well Sboros Woodland Park landscape architects tried to highlight what residents love about the Park and How they use it. Ann Yost with Yum landscape architects presented the finalized plan to Wellsboro Borough Council during an informational meeting on june 1. The master plan said Yost highlights the picnic Park atmosphere while improving safety and accessibility and enhancing quiet areas. She predicts that Many of the users of the revamped Park will be men age 20-40. Many of the Parks features hiking trails basketball courts and accessibility to Bike trails Appeal to that population she said. I think the plan does reflect most All of the pub Lic comments said director of Parks and recreation Pete Herres. It will bring Back the Luster that was there years and years ago. Accessibility drove much of the planning Yost Wellsboro by Jason Przybycien Blossburg Borough police say a one vehicle crash injured four members of the Parthemer family Fri Day May 29. Between 9 and 9 30 ., Kenneth Parthemer or. Of Morris run was reportedly driving a Hyundai Elantra North on Morris run Road. Police say an oncoming car forced Parthemer to swerve to the right. The Hyundai travelled onto the gravel berm and then struck a tree causing disabling front end damage and deploying the air bags. Dispatchers called Bloss Burg fire and ambulance department and soldiers sailors memorial Hospital paramedics to the scene at 9 32 ., and then called for an additional ambulance from Liberty. Responders freed the family from the vehicle by 10 05 Police say the crash induced contractions for Parth Emerys wife Hellen who is pregnant. Two Chil Dren in the Back seat a boy and a girl sustained head injuries. Blossburg fire crash injures family photo by Jason Przybycien a crash May 29 damaged this Hyundai and injured four members of the Parthemer family. Monday june 8 Wellsboro Borough Council, 6 ., Borough office Southern Tioga school District work session 6 30 ., North Penn Mansfield High school Library tuesday june 9 Tioga county commissioners, 10 a.m., courthouse Wellsboro area school District, 7 ., Wellsboro High school wednesday june 10 Blossburg Borough Council, 6 30 ., Borough building Mansfield Borough Council, 7 ., Borough building by Jason Przybycien t he Blossburg state Coal festival committee honoured two founding members Keith Lindie and Harriett Holle Man by naming them King and Queen of this years Coal festival. The committee honoured its found ing chair Sally Ward by dedicating this years festival to her. First citizens Community Bank celebrated Ward with its float and wards daughter Leesa Lazouras followed in a car. Mayor Shane Nickerson presented an award to Lazouras on behalf of her Mother. Its a wonderful Day and she would enjoy it Lazouras said. Thank you to everyone. Fcb Blossburg Branch employees who helped with the float included Samantha Roupp Paula Johnson Margie Wesneski Katie Haas Amy Gundersen Meghan Graham and Beth Weiskopff. Ward was born May 7, 1932, and died sept. 1, 2014. She travelled abroad in the . Air Force and lived in Rhode Island before return ing Home to Blossburg. Small town roots did not Ham per her from doing big things said Wesneski. Coal fest celebrates Sally Ward photo by Jason Przybycien in a float dedicated to Sally Ward Margie Wesneski shows that seamstress was one of the Many roles Ward held in her life. No matter where you went in town or what activity was happening Sally was there. Paula Johnson fcb Sally Ward float team part 1 by Jason Przybycien officials and realtors Are preparing for july 16, when flood Plains throughout the county Are redefined. Part of the transition is moving from paper maps to geographic information system based maps. Now that flood Plains Are digitized the county gis department has combined that data with real estate records and Aerial photos to create on online interactive map for the Public. A link to the map is on the gis department web site at . Us departments gis . Users can search by Street address. As far As i know our web App is unique in the state said Scott Zubek gis department director. I know there Are a few other arc is county maps out there which Are similar but do not give the level of de Tail that we provide. Zubek taught the staff from real estate firm Cen Tury 21 Wilkinson Dunn about pending flood insurance changes on May 27. He shared anecdotes from other counties which have already adopted new maps. Existing structures were not in a High risk flood zone known As a Spe Cial flood Hazard area or Sofha. New maps can place structures into an Sofha re Quiring mandatory flood in gis helps with flood of changes to learn if your property is in a flood Plain visit .us/ departments/gis/ Blossburg

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