Archive - Sep 10, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ A grant will enable the McKean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to buy two new meters to detect gases.
Acting Tuesday at their meeting, County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane approved the grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).
In Part I of my story of the mysterious Army base near Seneca Lake, N.Y., I was trying to find out how I could gain access to this huge decommissioned former military base with its large herd of white deer. The base, which is still not open to the public, was used during World War II to house munitions. You know, like bullets and bombs. After the war it was rumored to house nuclear weapons, which the government never admitted. While building this base, a few whitetail deer were fenced in and hardly noticed.
It wasn't a win, but veteran Kane High volleyball coach Judy Kessler still had plenty of kudos for her young team Tuesday after a nip-and-tuck match with Elk County Catholic (ECC).
RIDGWAY â€“ Ridgway boys soccer won for the second time in a row as the Elkers defeated Kane 4-1 on a hot Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway coach Todd Voss said the Elkers held together well with the temperatures near 90 degrees and with the Elkers shorthanded due to injuries, at one point having no subs off the bench in the second half.