November 8th, 2013
LUDLOW â Despite frigid temperatures and snow in the air, ground was broken Friday for the Hamilton Township Veterans Memorial.
It was a fitting time for the ceremony because Veterans' Day will be observed Monday.
Election Day this week was a big event for John Ball of Kane, who won election to a seat on the Kane School Board.
But Ball could not celebrate his victory in Kane because he was in New Jersey for the funeral of his father.
Audrey Fay Payne Moore, 78, of 1075 West Warren Rd., died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her loving husband, daughter and pets.
Born April 18, 1935, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Ima (Confer) Payne.
On April 21, 1967, in Warren, she married James B. Moore who survives.
Mrs. Moore was a 1954 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed as an expediter at McCourt Label for several years.
Audrey was a very special person to all who knew and loved her. She will be missed tremendously.
A look at unofficial results of Tuesdayâs election shows that the âBand of 4â won most of the 10 precincts in the race for four seats on the Kane School Board.
The unofficial winners for four seats on the school board include Susan Grolemund, Claire Ann Depto and Linda A. Andersonâall write-in candidatesâand their endorsed ballot nomineeâJohn Ball.
The 10-0 Kane Wolves host the 6-4 Brookville Raiders on Friday night in a District 9 AA semifinal game. The records mean little, however, as the two teams have no common opponents in 2013. The winner of the game advances to next weekâs district finals, while the loserâs season comes to a close.
QUEHANNA âÂ Standing in the parking lot at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's elk check station in Quehanna on Monday afternoon, the words on Muncy resident Jeff Trought's Duck Dynasty-themed T-shirt perfectly described how he was feeling: "Happy, happy, happy."
Hunting in Elk Hunt Zone 4, the majority of which is located in Cameron County, and guided by Cody Ball of Hicks Run Outfitters, Trought had harvested an impressive looking 8x8 bull elk earlier that morning.
SMETHPORT â There were tense moments Wednesday morning after a call to the 911 center reported a bomb had been planted in the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.
In a fitting tribute honoring fallen firefighter Blaine E. "Skeeter" Wildnauer, Jr., of Kersey, a solemn procession was held Wednesday morning which included dozens of fire departments from four counties.
Wildnauer, 58, died Saturday morning in the line of duty while responding to a traffic crash on the Old Kersey Road. A lifelong resident of the area, Wildnauer dedicated 40 years of service to the Fox Township Volunteer Fire Department.
Kaneâs First United Methodist Church will host their annual Tribute to Veterans on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m.
Sundayâs program is entitled, âOur Heroes and the Pride of Americaâ and will have an added focus on veterans from the Korean Conflict. According to long-time event coordinator Colleen Lundeen, the tribute will honor all veterans, families of current servicemen and women and the families of those who have lost their lives while in the service of our country.
QUEHANNA âÂ The 86 individuals drawn for elk licenses in this year's drawing represented only a small fraction of the 22,331 hunters who applied. Additionally, many of those individuals had been applying for years and had accrued a number of preference points, resulting in 116,734 entries being in this year's drawing.
Given those numbers the odds of a first-time applicant being selected, much less for one of the 26 available bull tags, seemed to be slim, but that is exactly what happened for Catawissa resident William Gifford.