Archive - Aug 5, 2013
To make the site more attractive to potential buyers, local taxing bodies are being asked to add defunct Kane Magnetics to a state tax-relief program.
The two candidates for the 2013 Swedish Festival Queen are pictured with last year's queen, Maya Huckabone. Haley Williams, pictured on the left, is the 15-year-old daughter of Bobbie Williams and a student at Kane Area High School. Brynn Howard, pictured to the right of Huckabone, is the daughter of Ted Howard and Karen Howard. The 13-year-old is a student of Smethport Area School District. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday with the crowning of the festival king and queen and conclude at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening.
Gary L. Dean, 61, of Virginia Avenue, James City, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at UPMC Hamot.
Born March 13, 1952, in Kane, he was a son of John and Margaret Oyler Dean.
Mr. Dean had previously worked for Bethlehem Steel, JH Williams Tool Company and various lumber mills.
Surviving, in addition to his mother of James City, are a son Timothy Dean of Smethport; three brothers, John (Mary) Dean of James City, Mike (Celeste) Dean of Buffalo, N.Y., and Bruce (Linda) Dean of Kane.Â Several nieces and nephews also survive.