Traynor Ora Halftown
), better known as "Chief Halftown", was an entertainer who hosted a children's show that aired on WPVI-TV
from 1950 to 1999.
Halftown was a full-blooded Native American from the Seneca nation in New York state.
His signature greeting was "ees da sa sussaway," which is Seneca for "Let's get started".
Halftown was also a professional bowler and spokesman for the Brunswick Bowling Manufacturing Corporation, which manufactures bowling equipment and other sporting goods.