Archive - 2013
Being on the receiving end of Pat Santilliâ€™s frequent rant â€śyouâ€™re a doggone dummyâ€ť was a badge of honor for generations of young baseball players.
Wetmore Township this year is expected to receive only $76,372.70 as its share of timber sales on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The amount is a decline of $17,925.74 from last year and is the lowest amount received by the township in a decade.
The township for years has counted on the "forestry" money to hold down property taxes. The township's share is based on its acreage within the ANF.
Leonard T. Haight, 80, of 162 New Jersey Ave., James City, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2013 at the Bradford Manor, where he resided for two days.
Born Jan. 23, 1933 in James City, he was the son of Garland D. and Barbara M. Maze Haight. On July 24, 1955 in Kane, he married Barbara A. Beatty, who died in 1998.
Mr. Haight servedÂ in the U.S. Army, 112th Infantry during the Korean War.Â A tool and die maker by trade, he later owned and operated the James City Cafe for 20 years.
He was a member of VFW Post 1132 and the Fraternal Order ofÂ Eagles, both in Kane, and the Loyal Order of Moose.
I never knew what a bucket list was until the Jack Nicholson movie came out. I thought a bucket list would be a fun idea, so I decided to make my own. If anyone out there doesnâ€™t know what a â€śbucket listâ€ť is, itâ€™s simple; things you would like to do and see before you kick the bucket, so to speak. I donâ€™t plan on kicking that bucket for quite some time, so in my ever increasing youthful pilgrimage through life, I actually do have my own â€śbucket list,â€ťÂ as probably many people out there as young as I am also have.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Mt. Jewett Police Officer Steve Hale right now isn't the most popular guy in the borough.
That's because he went door-to-door last week to issue warnings to residents who failed to shovel snow from their sidewalks.
During a 90-minute period last Thursday, Hale hand-delivered the notices as he walked Main, Boyd and Anderson streets.
Joseph J. Dangelo, 82, of Warren, died Sunday morning, March 3, 2013 at Warren General Hospital after an illness since Nov. 9, 2012.
The Kane Cheer Club traveled to the Champion Cheer Central March Madness Regional at McDowell High School in Erie, this past Saturday and came home with a fifth-place finish in the Large Varsity Division as well as a first-place finish in the Varsity Non-tumble Division.Â
SHARON â€“ It was a big weekend for Kaneâ€™s Evan Delong. The Wolves junior won the 100th match of his career on Friday night, then won his second consecutive Northwest Regional Title on Saturday.
Delong advances to the PIAA Championship Tournament, which begins this Thursday in Hershey. Joining him will be teammate and fellow junior Cody Blankenship, who took second place in the 113-pound weight class.
SMETHPORT â€“ There have been "steady" increases in the number of riders for the ATA bus route between Bradford and Smethport.
Rosalia Salerno, 85, of Bradford, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the Pavilion at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
She was born Aug.17, 1927 in San Fratello, Italy, a daughter of the late Benedetto and Carmela Franchina Artino.
Mrs. Salerno immigrated to America in 1960 with her son. Her first sight of America was the Statue of Liberty, from the railing of a passenger ship, on a very cloudy and cold January day.