Archive - 2012
Michela E. Carlson, 85, of 6 East Sycamore Place, Lewisburg, formerly of Kane, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Riverwoods Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
Born April 13, 1927, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Rose Montour Bonadio. On Sept. 14, 1948, in Kane, she married Carl "Bob" Carlson who survives.
Mrs. Carlson, a 1944 graduate of Kane High School, was employed as a dental assistant until retirement in 1974.
Persons are violating Kane borough ordinances by illegally dumping furniture, carpeting and other junk at the site of the trash recycling bins at Glenwood Park on Hacker Street.
Rodger, a basset hound owned by Cindy and Joe Parker, stopped by to visit the McKean County SPCA tree at Friendsâ€™ Memorial Public Library to drop off his donation.Â The public is invited to select an ornament from the tree.Â Each ornament has a picture of dogs and cats available for adoption, and suggestions for donation items for the SPCA.
The Rev. Philip Pinczewski (left), chairman of the board for the Kane Food Pantry, accepts a check for $500 from Barb Gadley-Cheeks (right), secretary of the Kane Eagles Club. The Eagles Club also has donated non-perishable items to the Food Pantry. Rev. Pinczewski is pastor of the St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane. The Food Pantry is located in the basement of the church rectory at Chase and Haines streets.
Itâ€™s been nearly two weeks since the Kane Wolves 2012 football season came to a screeching halt with their 33-27 loss to Karns City in the District 9 Class AA final. The knowledge that they were 12 seconds away from the title is sure to be something that sticks with the Kane coaches, players and fans, but it doesnâ€™t diminish a great season.
SMETHPORT â€“ The defunct Kane Magnetics plant on Elk Avenue is among 123 properties up for auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Sale.
Kathy Roche, director of the county Tax Claim Bureau, said the minimum bids for the properties sold at the Judicial Sale cover only the â€ścostsâ€ť associated with preparing for the event.
Sales of the limited edition "Kane-opoly" game are booming, according to Sue Holt, chairman of the Kane Sesquicentennial Committee.
Harlem Wizards' player Swoop makes friends with the crowd during Wednesday's game with the Kane Lobos. Swoop and his teammates entertained the capacity crowd with their amazing basketball skills and their crazy antics. The event was a fundraiser for the Kane Elementary PTO.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A Mt. Jewett teenager is organizing a local campaign to assist victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Andrew Carlson, 17, said he is collecting cash, toys, non-perishable food, bottled water and other items to help the victims of the storm.
Edgar C. â€śEdâ€ť Sluga, 86, of Mt. Jewett, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.
Born Feb. 6, 1926, in Mt. Jewett, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary Sluga.Â He was married to Lois E. Paulson Sluga, his partner of 66 years, who preceded him in death.
Ed was an extremely hard-working man who could fix, engineer and build just about anything; a true â€śjack-of-all tradesâ€ť and master of all.