Archive - Jul 2013
Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-5) was in Elk County for a brief luncheon at the Red Fern on Monday afternoon with community representatives and elected officials. During that time he spoke briefly on some of the pressing matters he is involved with in Washington, D.C., among them H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which would reform the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), which is also commonly known as No Child Left Behind.
Integrity Martial Arts Academy, a new local family-owned business in Kane, will be providing children with a free Stranger Danger presentation this Friday, Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the annual Dog Days of Summer venue.
RUSSELL CITY â€“ No one was injured early Saturday morning when a tractor-trailer truck left Route 948 near Russell City and rolled on its side.
A proposed Kane Area School District channel on the local Comcast cable television system won't become a reality in the near future.
There is a feeling of family in the air when visitors stop by Camp JJ. There is good reason for that as a number of the volunteer counselors have been back year after year. In the case of Mona Novak, there are three generations of her family helping out at the yearly gathering at the Highland Christian Camp.
Daniel J. Bires, 76, of 9 N. Hillside Ave., Ludlow, died on Friday morning, July 26, 2013 in the emergency room at Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 15, 1937, in Ludlow, he was a son of the late John and Mary Steffan Bires.Â On June 28, 1956, he married Arlene "Cubby" Irwin who preceded him in death in 2010.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ It's happening every day.
A large company opens a new store and right away people project the worst for a similar small business nearby.
This is the scenario at Lantz Corners.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Law enforcement authorities completed an investigation Thursday but were unable to explain the cause of the July 12 fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg, saying only that there are "no suspicious circumstances."
Girls hoping to play volleyball for the Kane Lady Wolves take part in an open gym on Thursday morning. Official practice for fall sports, including volleyball, begins on Monday, Aug. 12.
Rose Johnson, 74, of 17 North Oak St., Kane, died early Thursday morning, July 25, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 20, 1938 in Marienville, she was the daughter of Charles R. and Effie M. Barr Sharrow. On Aug. 29, 1958 in Crown, she married Virgil A. Johnson, who survives.
A homemaker, Rose did housekeeping for folks in the area.Â She was a lifetime member of the McKean County Fire Police and belonged to the Kane Fire Dept. Auxiliary.Â SheÂ enjoyed puzzles and embroidery.