Chief Halftown

Traynor Ora Halftown (February 24, 1917-July 5, 2003), better known as "Chief Halftown", was an entertainer who hosted a children's show that aired on WFIL-TV (which became WPVI-TV in 1972) in Philadelphia 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.