Archive - Nov 14, 2013
No one was injured Wednesday evening in a smoky fire at the Peking Wok Chinese restaurant at 79 Fraley St. in uptown Kane.
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt said the fire erupted in a ballast for a florescent light. This light is used for backlighting for a large Chinese landscape picture on the wall of the restaurant.
JAMES CITY â€“The proposed Highland Township budget for 2014 shows no increase in property taxes.
Highland supervisors Paul Burton Sr. and Jim Wolfe agreed Wednesday to adopt the tentative budget that will be on public display at the township office. The supervisors are expected to adopt a final budget at their meeting Dec. 11 at the township building in James City.
JAMES CITY â€“ Joe Milstead, a write-in candidate, has been confirmed as the winner in the Nov. 5 election for a two-year seat on the Highland Township Board of Supervisors.
According to figures provided Wednesday by Kim Frey, director of the Elk County Board of Elections, Milstead edged Glen Hulings for the seat by a vote of 94-90.
Patricia Fanning Welser, 58, of Wattsburg and formerly of Kane,Â died Monday morning, Nov. 11, 2013, at her residence following a courageous six-year battle with cancer.
She was born inÂ Norristown, N.J. on Nov. 10, 1955 a daughter of the late Patsy and Elizabeth Schwarz Fanning Vito.
Hazel Bell Samples went to be with her Lord on the 8th of November at the age of 91.
She was the daughter of the late William and Myrtle Bell.Â
She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Edgar L. Samples. She was the devoted mother of four children, Sharon (Tim) Bond, Chris, Wayne, and Norman (Kathy) Samples. She was the loving grandmother of seven grandchildren, including, Eric (Jessie) Bond and Alex Bond, and six great-grandchildren.Â