Archive - 2013
JAMES CITY â€“A move is underway to try and strip the state pension from Charlie Vaughn, the Highland Township roadmaster and former supervisor.
Supervisor Paul Burton Sr. said Wednesday that an inquiry about the pension for Vaughn has been sent to David Pontzer.Â
Nurses and staff at Kane Community Hospital should be prepared to face patients who become violent or aggressive.
"You have to be on your 'A' game all the time," State Police Trooper Bruce Morris said Wednesday in presentations at the hospital cafeteria. "You need to recognize signs of violence."
The weather was nasty outside and the Bloodmobile held Monday in Kane failed to reach its goal of collecting 32 full units of blood.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visit collected 29 full units of blood.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team played their only December home game on Wednesday night and made the most of the home court advantage, defeating Sheffield by a 65-37 score. Coach Dave Kiehlâ€™s Lady Wolves scored the final 10 points of the first half to break open a tight game and went on to win to even their record at 1-1 on the season.
John P. Straneva, 86, of Water St. in Ludlow, died early Wednesday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority voted 5-0 Tuesday for a final 2014 budget that carries a hike in sewer rates.
SMETHPORT â€“ How low can you go?
The McKean County Board of Commissioners may be asking this question after receiving a historically-low bid in interest fees for its annual Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note (TRAN).
MT. JEWETT â€“ Despite a frigid, windy night, there was a warm glow in the air as the family of murder victim Alyssa Forsyth gathered at her grave to mark her 19th birthday.
The 45-minute vigil included the lighting of 19 large candles at the young woman's grave at Bridgeview Cemetery off Kushequa Avenue in Mt. Jewett.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team avenged last yearâ€™s loss to the Sheffield Wolverines on Tuesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves registered six pins on their way to posting a 59-18 victory.
Larry Grant Johnson, 65, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Born Oct. 24, 1948 in Kane, he was the son of the late Howard Leroy Johnson and Cora Genevieve Douglas Johnson.
Larry graduated from Smethport High School, and continued his studies for two years at Clackamus College. He excelled in his profession as truck driver for Walmart for over 20 years. When not on the road, he enjoyed the outdoors, and spending time with his family and pets in their log cabin in the woods.