Archive - Apr 2014
The Elk County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday afternoon announced the county's inclusion in the Project ChildSafe initiative.
The directive is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm safety kits.
JONES TWP. â€“ The completion date to the extensive East Branch Dam repair project has been pushed back to 2019, two years later than originally anticipated. The $280 million project entails constructing a full-length, full-depth concrete cutoff wall through the dam to reduce risk and restore the dam to normal operation.
When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on Wednesday afternoon, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Kane Wolves took advantage of the open field at Berwind Park and moved their matchup there due to reportedly poor field conditions in Kane. The Wolves remained the home team in the contest, but that did not matter to the Crusaders, who scored in every inning but the fifth to claim a 10-0 shutout in six innings.
Howard Sidney Graham, 86, of Route 6, Kane, and formerly of Milford, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at his residence.
Born Jan. 28, 1928 at the family farmhouse in Cairo, N.Y., he was a son ofÂ the late Claude and Edith Howard Graham. On July 22, 1957, in Yonkers, N.Y., he married Ann Gezirjian who survives.
Mr. Graham was a member of the Kane Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and served as an elder for many years in Port Jervis, N.Y., Monroe, N.Y. and Milford, as well as in Kane. He was in charge of building two Kingdom Halls, one in Monroe, N.Y. and the other in Milford.
Ann J. Rolick, 85, of Absolut Care, 451 Broad St. , Salamanca, N.Y., died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at her residence.
Born Feb. 10, 1929 in James City, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Fuksa Recny. On Sept. 17, 1949, in James City, she married Frank Rolick who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Rolick, a graduate of Kane High School, had been employed at various times by the Silk Mill in James City, McCrory McClellen in Kane, Stackpole and the Lutheran Home at Kane.
SMETHPORT â€“ A change has been made in the next court date for a Kane woman charged in connection with a horrific six-fatality crash Aug. 31.
Kathleen S. "Kathy" Douglas, 37, had been scheduled to appear Thursday in McKean County Court in Smethport to enter a plea in the case
Snow was in the air Tuesday evening as the Kane Sesquicentennial Committee continued to make plans for the community's 150th birthday party this summer.
JAY TWP. â€“ Multiple fire departments responded Tuesday evening for a report of a structure fire at Rose's Hilltop Diner located at 24716 Bennetts Valley Highway.
Mac and Eddie McQuillen took 1st place in the District Eagles Championships held in Clearfield.
Over 75 teams competed from 10 different clubs. Mac and Eddie started off with five straight victories. This set up a winners bracketed final with the Clearfield team that beat them in the finals of the previous championship. The two teams battled out a very strategical game with the McQuillens coming out on top.
Howard S. Graham, 86, of Route 6 west of Kane, died at his home Tuesday evening, April 15, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.