Archive - Aug 29, 2012
The Kane Country Club Ladies Open was held recently with 63 golfers from Pennsylvania, New York and Maryland attending. It was a beautiful day, full of good golf, fun, food and prizes. The winners were as followed:
Overall Low Gross â€“ 81 â€“ Kyla Hoag (Prizes Forfeited), Overall Low Net â€“ 61 â€“ Patty Wehler.
1st Flight: 1st Low Gross â€“ 83 â€“ Kim Borkowski, 2nd Low Gross â€“ 85 â€“ Kristy Lorenzo, 3rd Low Gross â€“ 91 â€“ Patty Pennington; 1st Low Net â€“ 65 â€“ Sandy Swanson, 2nd Low Net â€“ 69 (won tiebreaker) â€“ Maryann Peterson, 3rd Low Net â€“ 69 â€“ Judy Wendel.
An estimated 1,000 Kane residents were evacuated Wednesday after a tanker truck loaded with butane rolled on its side near Greeves and Fraley streets.
Bruce Manning, director of the McKean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), said the tanker from the Elkhorn Propane Company of Warren carried 8,400 gallons of "liquid butane under pressure."
He said the evacuation was necessary as a safety precaution before tedious work began to transfer the butane to a Crossett tanker.
RIDGWAY - The preliminary hearing for Francis Anthony Milliard, 54, of Ridgway, charged in connection with two area arsons as well as the attempted murder of a Ridgway man, resulted in those charges being upheld by District Judge George A. "Tony" King in Elk County Court on Wednesday.
One person was killed and another was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday on Route 6, just west of the former Lobo Inn.
Bernice A. Pierson, age 57, of 511 Barden Brook Rd., Eldred, died in the crash. The injured passenger, Meghan C. Pierson, age 24, of the same address, was flown to Hamot Medical Center in Erie with moderate injuries.
An overturned tanker truck hauling butane has overturned in a Kane, PA where residents within a half-mile radius of the accident are being evacuated Wednesday morning.