Archive - Apr 2014
MT. JEWETT â€“ Although at least two private companies are expected to soon submit offers to buy the Mt. Jewett Borough Water System, a subsequent sale is "not a slam dunk."
Iâ€™ve photographed many birds in my life, including songbirds and birds of prey, but when asked where the ducks are, I just get a blank look on my face. For some strange reason, Iâ€™ve never had a real interest in ducks or shore birds. As a birdwatcher all my life, I donâ€™t know why I never developed a liking for these fascinating birds. This lack of interest may have taken a sharp turn in the summer of 2013. Let me explain!
BYRNEDALE â€“ Emergency responders battled a house fire late Friday night and into the early morning hours of Saturday at a house just off Log Cabin Lane in the area of 19850 Bennetts Valley Highway in Byrnedale.
William Eugene Gillotti, 92, of Mobile, Ala., died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
He was born April 4, 1921 in Kane, son of the late William and Zella Knapp Gillotti.
He was a 1939 graduate of Kane High School. He served in the Air Force in WW II and was at Pearl Harbor when it was bombed.
He is survived by his wife, Marge; daughters Lenore Arena and Gail (Bob) Breidenbach; a son, Eric Gillotti; and brothers Donald, Virgil and Wilbur Gillotti.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Frances Santilli.
Services were held in Mobile, Ala.
BRADFORD â€“ Charges against a Bradford doctor for the alleged inappropriate touching of two young married women in his medical office have been "bound over" to McKean County Court.
The St. Marys North squad defeated the Kane squad in trap action on Thursday at the Kane Fish and Game Club. Eric Uhl shot a perfect round of 25 for the visitors, leading them to a 139-137 win over Kane.
B. Pauline McMillen, 87, of 764 JoJo Rd., Kane, died Friday afternoon, April 4, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Nov. 30, 1926 in Brookville, she was the daughter of Russell C. and Gladys G. Weirich Gilmore.Â On May 4, 1946 in Johnsonburg, she married Donald E. McMillen, who died in 1998.
Pauline worked at Stackpole in Kane for many years until it closed.Â She then worked in the deli at Quality Markets in Kane for several years.
Why hasn't the state reimbursed the Kane Area School District for a about a third of the cash it allocated for a 2008 school construction project?
Several stress-relieving ideas were shared Thursday at the 16th annual Women In Timber Luncheon at the Kane Country Club.
Sponsored by the Kane-based Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG), the luncheon is for women associated with the area timber industry. More than 35 attended the two-hour event.
RIDGWAY â€“ Elk County President Judge Richard Masson listened to several omnibus pretrial motions on Thursday during a hearing for Michael J. Stephanic Jr., 45, of St. Marys, who is currently incarcerated in the Elk County Prison on charges he allegedly shot and killed June Talmadge, 48, during a Sept. 3 incident in the parking lot of Eastern Sintered Metals.