July 1st, 2014
After receiving a request from a resident of Burning Well Road, the Wetmore Township supervisors agreed on a motion to request a speed study, to be conducted by PennDOT to determine the speed limit on the road. According to township secretary/treasurer and supervisor Elaine Bodistow, there is currently no speed limit signs on the road, which means that drivers can assume that the state speed limit, 55 miles per hour, is in effect.
Howard L. Davidson, 81, of 13003 Route 948 in Highland Township, formerly of Ludlow, died Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Nov. 22, 1932 in Ludlow, he was the son of Roy N. and Geneva Montgomery Davidson.Â On Aug. 30, 1953, he married Peggy L. Bradybaugh, who survives.
After serving in the U.S. Army in the Korean War, Howard was a welder and mechanic for National Fuel Gas Co. for many years. He was a member of VFW Post #1132 in Kane, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Richard W. Carlson, 90, of 9716 Rt 6, Kane, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.Â Â Â Â
Born Oct. 20, 1923, he was a son ofÂ Herman andÂ Ester Hanson Carlson. On March 15, 1943,Â he eloped and married the love of his life, Isabelle Bloomquist, who died April 23 ofÂ this year.
Richard was a beloved husband for 71 years and, as much as his family tried to ease his pain, they feel he died from a broken heart. He will be sadly missed by all.
Michael J. Bundy Sr., 58, of 117 Ash St., died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Sena Kean Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
A Kane man has been charged with fleeing police (a felony) after a high-speed chase Sunday on Route 6 west of Kane.
Hunter Ray Smith, 21, of 407 Oak St., Kane, has been placed in the McKean County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail.
Stave Police Trooper Roger McCloskey placed the charges after the Smith vehicle finally stopped in the parking lot of Zook Motors.
A Wetmore Township man is charged with a felony for allegedly providing prescription pain medicine to a Kane woman.
Salvatore Geral Colella, 55, of 582 S. Settlement Road, Wetmore Township, has been placed in the McKean County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail, according to court documents.
Six felony charges have been filed in a case involving the alleged identity theft of an 86-year-old Kane woman.
Aimee Carol Anderson Wile Hodgdon, 41, of 213 Faries St., Wilcox, is accused of fraudulently obtaining a Capital One VISA card in the name of the victim and then using the card to make cash withdrawals and purchases.
Lawrence Dan Andersen, 80, of Chesterton, Ind., died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Franciscan St. Anthony Health.
He was born Aug. 20, 1933 in Kane, son of the late Thorkild and Ruth Fridley Andersen.
On May 21, 1966, he married Mary Johnson Andersen who survives in Chesterton.
Lawrence belonged to the American Society of Civil Engineers and was licensed in several states. He was also member of the Professional Engineers and an endowment member of the NRA. He was an Army veteran, serving his country proudly. He was an avid outdoorsman.
Gregg Kristophel is pictured working on a project while customers browse through his works at the Art in the Wilds on Sunday. The Harmony artist creates what he calls "Treenware", wooden utensils made with primitive hand tools. Kristophel was one of three dozen artists to display their works at the annual festival.
Mona Joye Swanson Smith, 84, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Born Feb. 26, 1930, in Mt. Jewett, she was a daughter of the late Iona Murray Swanson and George Julius Swanson.
She attended and graduated from Hamlin Township School where she met her future husband in third grade. Mona participated in the Glee Club, band and was on the year book staff.
On Sept. 8, 1951 at the home of her parents, Mona married William Carl Smith. They began their 22 years in the military traveling to Germany, Oklahoma, Texas, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Minnesota.