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November 19th

Corbett, First Lady commemorate 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address

November 20, 2013

GETTYSBURG – Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett were in Gettysburg Tuesday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, originally presented by Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 19, 1863.
The Corbetts were joined by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia where they laid a wreath at Soldiers’ National Ceremony and the governor spoke as part of the official Dedication Day observance. Dedication Day has honored the Gettysburg Address each year since 1938, with attendance this year for the 150th anniversary estimated at close to 10,000 people.

November 18th

Sewer rate increase is likely for Kane customers

November 19, 2013

The Kane Borough Sewer Authority is considering an increase in the monthly sewer rate for its 2,078 customers in the borough and sections of Wetmore Township.
The amount of the rate increase still is undecided.
Dave "Chip" Peterson, chairman of the five-member authority, proposed a 10 percent increase Monday at the board's meeting at the borough building.

Margaret F. Dean

November 19, 2013

Margaret F. Dean, 85, formerly of James City, died Sunday morning, Nov. 17, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born May 2, 1928, in Highland, she was a daughter of  Samuel and Fena Bell Oyler. On April 26, 1947, in Clarion, she married John G. Dean Sr. who preceded her in death.

November 17th

Joanne M. Farr

November 18, 2013

Joanne M. Farr, 100, formerly of 72 Fraley St., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 20, 1912, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Leo and Antoinette Emer Tornatela. On July 26, 1947, in Kane,  she married James Edward Farr who died in 2000.
For many years, Mrs. Farr and Peggy Shinafelt owned the Garden and Gift Shop on Fraley Street. She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Surviving are a sister, Ellen Bifano of Kane, and several nieces and nephews.

Joanne M. Farr

November 18, 2013

Joanne M. Farr, 100, formerly of 72 Fraley St., died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 20, 1912, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Leo and Antoinette Emer Tornatela. On July 26, 1947, in Kane,  she married James Edward Farr who died in 2000.
For many years, Mrs. Farr and Peggy Shinafelt owned the Garden and Gift Shop on Fraley Street. She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Surviving are a sister, Ellen Bifano of Kane, and several nieces and nephews.

Margaret F. Dean

November 18, 2013

Margaret F. Dean, 85, formerly of James City, died Sunday morning, Nov. 17, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born May 2, 1928, in Highland, she was a daughter of  Samuel and Fena Bell Oyler. On April 26, 1947, in Clarion, she married John G. Dean Sr. who preceded her in death.

November 15th

Wolves season comes to an end against Gremlins

November 16, 2013

CLARION – The 2013 Kane Wolves’ season came to an abrupt halt on Friday night at Clarion University. For the second straight season, the Karns City Gremlins defeated the Wolves in the District 9 AA Championship game, this time by a 49-21 score.
The Wolves had not lost a game since last Nov. 16 when the Gremlins scored in the final seconds of last year’s title contest to take the crown. Kane had reeled off 11 straight wins to begin the season, becoming only the third undefeated team in Wolves’ history.

Lantz Corners sewer project is 30 percent complete

November 16, 2013

HAZEL HURST – Installation of sewer lines is well underway for the long-awaited Lantz Corners sewer district in the western end of Hamlin Township.
In a report to the township Board of Supervisors earlier this week, project engineer Dan Slagle said work on the sewage collection system is about 30 percent complete.

Stephanic proceeds to trial in shooting death of girlfriend

November 16, 2013

Following a Friday morning preliminary hearing Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 44, of St. Marys, will be held over for trial on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Alloys.

Lane named as new PACD board member

November 16, 2013

SMETHPORT – Commissioner Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint, McKean County, recently added the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) to his resume. Lane joined the group as the Northwest Region Director of the statewide association earlier this month.

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