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Archive - May 23, 2014

Memorial Day parades, programs are slated Monday

May 23, 2014

Memorial Day parades and programs are slated Monday in the Kane area.
Parades will be held in Kane and Mt. Jewett along with Memorial Day programs. A Memorial Day service will be held in Ludlow.

Corbett makes campaign stop in Bradford

May 23, 2014

BRADFORD - With Pennsylvania’s primary election in the rear view mirror, Governor Tom Corbett made a campaign stop at the Bradford Senior Center on Friday morning. Corbett/Cawley campaign signs flanked Campus Drive as approximately 100 people gathered in the senior center to listen to Corbett discuss state matters and take a few questions.

Damage assessment continues Friday

May 23, 2014

RIDGWAY – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency [PEMA] officials continued to work hand-in-hand with area residents and emergency officials Friday to assess the damage from Wednesday's flooding that ravaged Elk County, particularly Ridgway where floodwaters reached six feet in some areas.

Wolves track and field stars compete at PIAA championships

May 23, 2014

Ten members of Kane’s track and field teams took part in Friday’s PIAA Championship meet at Shippensburg University. While none of the Wolves competing Friday came away with a medal, four Kane athletes are still in the medal hunt on Saturday.

Marjorie B. Newton

May 23, 2014

Marjorie B. Newton, 92, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Bradford Manor.
Born June 19, 1921, in Summerville, she was a daughter of  the late Edward and Olive White Sherman.
On May 17, 1941, in Knapp Creek, N.Y., she married  Henry Newton who preceded her in death in 2002.
Mrs. Newton had been employed as a seamstress.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mt. Jewett, the Oilers P39 Camping Club and the Seneca Highlands Trailer Club.

PEMA team assesses flood damage

May 23, 2014

RIDGWAY – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency [PEMA] officials were in the area Thursday to assess the damage from Wednesday's flooding that ravaged Elk County, particularly Ridgway where standing water in some areas reached well over four feet.
Detailed numbers regarding home and business damage, and monetary damages were not readily available Thursday evening as PEMA teams were still analyzing data at the county's 911 Center.
Mike McAllister, director of Elk County's Office of Emergency Services, said teams were still working Thursday evening to assess the damage.

Bette “Jeannine” Hefright

May 23, 2014

Bette “Jeannine” Hefright, 81, of Water Street, Johnsonburg, died following a series of illnesses on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 while at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had resided for the past five months.
Born Oct. 12, 1932 in Johnsonburg, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Gertrude (Blumquist) Speaker. Jeannine was the oldest of the three children. 

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