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Stephen Gunzenhauser (shown) is the founder and producer of the Endless Mountain Music Festival. He is conducting the eight Festival Orchestra concerts. Six are being held at 7 p.m. on Fridays, July 22, July 29 and Aug. 5 at Mansfield University and Saturdays, July 23, July 30 and Aug. 6 at Corning Museum of Glass. Two are at 2:30 p.m. on Sundays, July 24 at Wellsboro and Aug. 7 in Corning. Both are free.

Endless Mountain Music Festival begins Friday. See story below.

 .Elderly driver hurt in car/deer encounter….drug charges filed against two area residents….Mt. Jewett woman arrested for creating disturbance….Brockport man charged with violating PFA…Annual Endless Mountain Music Festival begins Friday…..


Cameron County

Serious injuries were reported for an elderly Sinnemahoning woman after a car/deer encounter Monday afternoon. According to state police at Emporium 75 year old Sally Garman lost control of her 2014 Ford F-150XLT when she swerved to avoid a deer which came into her lane on Route 872. The truck became disabled after going into a ditch. Garman was taken by ambulance to UPMC Williamsport.

McKean County

A 33  year old Bradford man has been charged with drug possession. State police at Lewis Run stopped the suspect on High Street  early last Thursday when they saw him commit a traffic violation. Troopers allege the unnamed suspect was driving  his 2004 Ford Expedition under the influence of drugs.

Drug possession charges are also pending against a 25 year old Allegany, NY man stopped by  Lewis Run troopers early Sunday morning on Route 155 in Eldred Township. State police claim the unnamed suspect was found in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

State police at Lewis Run have charged 35 year old Musette Silvis of Mt. Jewett with disorderly conduct for an incident taking place last Thursday night on East Main Street in that town. Troopers claim Silvis created a disturbance inside  the Mount Jewett Market Place for no legitimate purpose.

A 66 year old Brockport man has been arrested for  violating a protection from abuse order on July 2. State police at Lewis Run claim their investigation revealed the suspect had violated the order put in place for a 57 year old Brockport woman.


The 16th Annual Endless Mountain Music Festival will be a 17-day celebration of the magic of music from the opening performance this  Friday, July 22 to the closing concert on Sunday, Aug. 7.Available are tickets for individual concerts, a flexible pass to attend any six or a season pass to attend them all. Four of the 18 concerts are free for all ages. Youth, ages 20 and under are admitted free to all festival concerts. There will be 16 evening concerts and two Sunday afternoon concerts at venues in Knoxville, Mansfield, Tioga and Wellsboro in Tioga County, at Cherry Springs State Park outdoors under the stars in Potter County, and in Corning, N.Y. Performing will be world-class musicians, including 12 guest artists and the 58-member Festival Orchestra conducted by Maestro Stephen Gunzenhauser. The Endless Mountain Music Festival’s 2022 season opens at 7 p.m. Friday, July 22 with Movie Night. Adults accompanied by children will be admitted for half price. Youngsters will receive a free gift

Saturday, July 23 at 7 p.m. at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, N.Y., the Festival Orchestra will play Weinberg’s Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes”, Liszt’s “First Piano Concerto” and “Symphony #4”, the last of Dvorak’s ”early” symphonies.

“Bravo for America,” the first of the festival’s four free concerts, is Sunday, July 24 at 2:30 p.m. at the Grand Canyon Regional Airport at 112 Runway Road, near Wellsboro. Rain or shine.

The three other free concerts are: “The Elegant Flute & The Beautiful Harp” concert on Monday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at the Knoxville Yoked Church in Knoxville, Pa; the EMMF Brass Quintet performing outdoors at Cherry Springs State Park followed by a free tour of the park’s night skies at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 31; and the Festival Orchestra concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7 in the open-air Nasser Ice Rink at the Corning Civic Center Plaza in Corning, N.Y. The six Festival Orchestra concerts at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, July 22 & 23, July 29 & 30 and Aug. 5 & 6  are $39 per person. The Sunday, July 24 and Aug. 7 orchestra concerts are free.Eight of the 10 concerts featuring solo or ensemble instrumentalists and/or vocalists from July 26 to 28 and Aug. 1 to 4 are $30 per person. The July 25 and July 31 concerts are free.A flex pass to attend any six festival concerts is $150. A season pass to attend 17 concerts is $225.For tickets, flex or season passes or more information, visit or call the Endless Mountain Music Festival Box Office at 570-787-7800.