John P. Straneva, 86, of 25 Water St., Ludlow, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at his residence.
Born Jan. 8, 1927, in Ludlow, he was a son of the late Stephen and Katherine Patilla Straneva.Â On Dec. 3, 1960, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Sheffield, he married Patrika M. Erikson who survives.
During World War II, Mr. StranevaÂ served in the Merchant Marines. After 50 years of service, he retired as a foremanÂ from National Forge.
Helen K. Micheau, 89, ofÂ 108 Wetmore Ave., Kane, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Warren Manor in Warren.
Born April 6, 1924, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Verna Tussey Wade.Â On Jan. 5, 1946, in Kane, she married Clarence W. Micheau who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Micheau, a graduate of the Kane High School,Â class of 1942,Â was an active member of the First United Methodist Church where she belonged to the United Methodist Women, the Joanna Circle, and served as a trustee.Â She also was a member of the choir for 40 years.
JAMES CITY â€“A move is underway to try and strip the state pension from Charlie Vaughn, the Highland Township roadmaster and former supervisor.
Supervisor Paul Burton Sr. said Wednesday that an inquiry about the pension for Vaughn has been sent to David Pontzer.Â
Nurses and staff at Kane Community Hospital should be prepared to face patients who become violent or aggressive.
"You have to be on your 'A' game all the time," State Police Trooper Bruce Morris said Wednesday in presentations at the hospital cafeteria. "You need to recognize signs of violence."
The weather was nasty outside and the Bloodmobile held Monday in Kane failed to reach its goal of collecting 32 full units of blood.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visit collected 29 full units of blood.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team played their only December home game on Wednesday night and made the most of the home court advantage, defeating Sheffield by a 65-37 score. Coach Dave Kiehlâ€™s Lady Wolves scored the final 10 points of the first half to break open a tight game and went on to win to even their record at 1-1 on the season.
John P. Straneva, 86, of Water St. in Ludlow, died early Wednesday morning at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority voted 5-0 Tuesday for a final 2014 budget that carries a hike in sewer rates.
SMETHPORT â€“ How low can you go?
The McKean County Board of Commissioners may be asking this question after receiving a historically-low bid in interest fees for its annual Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note (TRAN).
MT. JEWETT â€“ Despite a frigid, windy night, there was a warm glow in the air as the family of murder victim Alyssa Forsyth gathered at her grave to mark her 19th birthday.
The 45-minute vigil included the lighting of 19 large candles at the young woman's grave at Bridgeview Cemetery off Kushequa Avenue in Mt. Jewett.