Archive - Dec 31, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ A Mt. Jewett couple have entered "no contest" pleas to charges linked with the alleged withholding of food from three adoptive children as a form of punishment.
HAZEL HURST â€“ Hamlin Township has a new secretary-treasurer.
Acting at a special meeting Monday, the township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to hire Nicole L. "Nickie" Wheatley Causer of Hazel Hurst for the position.
Leonard Kay Nelson Sr., 87, of 621 Tionesta Ave., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at his home.
He was born May 20, 1926 in Kane to Joseph & Ellen (Hanson) Nelson.
Leonard grew up and attended school in DeYoung, and was an avid baseball player as a young man. In 1947, in Kane, Leonard married Louise Porter.Â They were happily married for 64 years. She preceded him in death in 2012.
Donald E. Cooley, 76, of 215 Park Ave., Kane, died Sunday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2013 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport where he resided since last Friday.
A lifelong resident of Kane, he was born Jan. 24, 1937 in Kane, son of John J. and Frances M. Smith Cooley.Â
He served in the U.S. Army for four years during the Vietnam War, then transferred to the Army Reserves.Â Mr. Cooley then worked for the Hanley Brick Company in Lewis Run for many years.Â He was an avid hunter with his beagle, Patty, alongside.