Archive - 2013
Father Philip Pinczewski is pictured putting a dollar in the fundraiser for the McKean County SPCA. Father Phil's cat Felix is one of the 50 pets vying for one of the 12 coveted spots on the 2014 SPCA calendar. The only voting outlet in Kane is located at Northwest Savings Bank's Fraley Street office.
During a hot weekend in Virginia Beach, the Studio K Elite Competition Team set the stage on fire with their talent. Bringing home 11 trophies, including eight first-place wins, the Studio K Elites represented McKean and Elk County with pride. Team members range in age from 10 through 18 and come from Kane, St. Marys and Wilcox.
Chester Slaugenhaupt, 70, died Sunday morning at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Members of the Don Raabe Big 30 Classic Pennsylvania squad are pictured loosening up before Friday night's practice in Kane.
Christine M. Dunlap, 53 of Paisley, Fla. died Monday, July 1, 2013 after a lengthy illness at the Florida Hospital of DeLand.
Born Oct. 24, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Earl L. Kepler Sr. and Beverly Frost Kepler. On Aug. 12, 1995, she married Joseph Dunlap, who survives.
Christine was an avid animal lover and spent many years grooming dogs and cats at Christieâ€™s Pampered Pooch in Kane.
Frances L. Olewinski, 83 of 724 Marvin St., Wilcox, formerly of Johnsonburg died Thursday, July 18, 2013 afternoon at her residence following a brief illness.
She was born on March 30, 1930 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late Bronislaw and Josephine Kolinoski Piurkoksi.
She married Henry A. Olewsinski on August 15, 1950 in Holy Rosary Church, Johnsonburg. He died October 17, 2008.
She resided in Wilcox most of her life.
Mrs. Olewinski was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School in 1948.
Like most young engaged couples, Ben Marconi and Katie Swajkoski wanted to have a special wedding day. While they originally planned a big wedding with lots of out-of-town relatives, it didnâ€™t work out that way for the couple from Boise, Idaho.
Jim Martin, President of Nittany Minitmart, prepares to cut the ribbon at the company's newest store in Lantz Corners. Looking on are executives of the company, manager of the store and officials from Hamlin Township, Kane Borough and representatives of the Kane Chamber of Commerce. The store opened on Thursday morning and will be open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
Members of the Kane Tornado football team gather around Kane Wolves Head Football Coach Todd Silfies and some of the Wolves' players and coaches on Wednesday night. The two teams have been working together on a football camp in preparation for their seasons. The Wolves and Tornadoes will begin official practices in August.
Local elected officials recently toured a drill site owned by Shell. From left to right, Bill Ryding - Wetmore Township; Will Atrium - Mt Jewett Borough; and Elaine Bodistow and Steve Dyne - Wetmore Township.