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November 22nd

Highland Twp. Supervisor waives hearing on environmental crimes charges

November 23, 2012

JOHNSONBURG – A Highland Township supervisor and sewage treatment plant operator for the James City Sewage Treatment Plant waived his preliminary hearing in District Court 59-3-02 Wednesday on charges that he violated environmental laws in allegedly falsifying environmental reports and discharging some 10 million gallons of raw sewage from the treatment plant into a nearby stream.

Reward is offered in Ludlow flag desecration

November 23, 2012

LUDLOW – No one’s forgetting the summer desecration of the American flag and two other flags at the Gibbs Hill Cemetery near Ludlow.

Billie Jo Worley

November 23, 2012

Billie Jo Worley, 29, of 130 Greeves St., passed away suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 21, 1983, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, she was a daughter of Clifford(Barbara) Gadley and Kathryn Thayer. She was married in New Jersey,  to Michael Worley who survives.
Billie Jo, a homemaker, was a member of the Eagles Lodge # 307 in Kane.

Marian C. Swanson

November 23, 2012

Marian C. Swanson, 90, formerly of Kasson, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at the Elk Regional Hospital in St. Marys.
Born Sept. 9, 1922, in Kushequa, she was a daughter of Wells and Margaret Martin Blair. On May 2, 1948, in Kushequa, she married Russell Swanson who preceded her in death. They were the first couple to be married at the Kushequa Union Church.
Mrs. Swanson was employed in the Treasury office at the courthouse and later worked in the VA office.
A member of the Smethport Methodist Church, she also was a participant in the Bell Choir at the church.

Michael Alan Snyder

November 23, 2012

Michael Alan Snyder, 57, of  Kane, died Nov. 11, 2012, of an accidental drowning when the canoe he was in tipped over at the Kinzua Reservoir while he was fishing with his wife who also drowned in the accident.
Born April 23, 1955, in Clearfield County, he was a son of Charles H. and Dores Holt Snyder Sr. On Nov. 12, 1999, in Olmsted County in Minnesota,  he married Terry Wegman who died  with him in the accident.
Mr. Snyder was the owner of Snyder Contracting.
\He  was a member of the VFW Lodge #1132 in Kane and was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He also was a NASCAR fan.

November 20th

Kane Eagles Club to deliver Thanksgiving meals

November 21, 2012

Just as many Kane area residents are sitting down to enjoy their Thanksgiving dinner, members of the Kane Eagles Club will be busy delivering hot meals to senior citizens and others who are alone on the holiday.

Drowning victim's body recovered after lengthy search

November 20, 2012

The body of Michael Snyder was recovered from the Kinzua Dam Tuesday, Nov. 20 at approximately 5 p.m. in the same area where the body of his wife was recovered on Nov. 11. The couple had drowned in a boating accident.

November 19th

Kane Cheer Club places fifth at state cheerleading championships

November 20, 2012

The Kane Area High School varsity cheerleading competition team was dealt a big blow just days before the 30th the Annual Pennsylvania State Cheerleading Championships, held this past weekend at the Kovalchick Complex on Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s campus.

Sena Kean Manor employees donating to local food pantries

November 20, 2012

SMETHPORT – The employees of the Sena Kean Manor in Smethport have been engaging in some good-hearted competition this holiday season.

November 18th

Mt. Jewett check station processes 45 bears on opening day of harvest

November 19, 2012

Editors Note: Dressed weights are listed for all bears unless otherwise indicated.
MT. JEWETT – A total of 45 bears harvested throughout five different counties were processed at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's bear check station in Mt. Jewett on Saturday, the opening day of this year's four-day bear season. Of those bears, the majority-- 31-- were female, and most had been harvested in McKean County.

When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on...
Mac and Eddie McQuillen took 1st place in the District Eagles Championships held in Clearfield....
The Kane Lady Wolves’ softball team hung with the Smethport Lady Hubbers for half the game, but the...

 

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