July 26th, 2013
There is a feeling of family in the air when visitors stop by Camp JJ. There is good reason for that as a number of the volunteer counselors have been back year after year. In the case of Mona Novak, there are three generations of her family helping out at the yearly gathering at the Highland Christian Camp.
Daniel J. Bires, 76, of 9 N. Hillside Ave., Ludlow, died on Friday morning, July 26, 2013 in the emergency room at Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 15, 1937, in Ludlow, he was a son of the late John and Mary Steffan Bires.Â On June 28, 1956, he married Arlene "Cubby" Irwin who preceded him in death in 2010.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ It's happening every day.
A large company opens a new store and right away people project the worst for a similar small business nearby.
This is the scenario at Lantz Corners.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Law enforcement authorities completed an investigation Thursday but were unable to explain the cause of the July 12 fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg, saying only that there are "no suspicious circumstances."
Girls hoping to play volleyball for the Kane Lady Wolves take part in an open gym on Thursday morning. Official practice for fall sports, including volleyball, begins on Monday, Aug. 12.
Rose Johnson, 74, of 17 North Oak St., Kane, died early Thursday morning, July 25, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 20, 1938 in Marienville, she was the daughter of Charles R. and Effie M. Barr Sharrow. On Aug. 29, 1958 in Crown, she married Virgil A. Johnson, who survives.
A homemaker, Rose did housekeeping for folks in the area.Â She was a lifetime member of the McKean County Fire Police and belonged to the Kane Fire Dept. Auxiliary.Â SheÂ enjoyed puzzles and embroidery.
From left to right, Miss Kane, Miss Otto Eldred, Miss Port Allegany, Miss Bradford & Miss Smethport. The 2013 McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visited the Lutheran Home at Kane on Monday and each candidate performed their routine for the residents. The residents enjoyed their visit.
Aiming to promote broadband service in the 32-county region north of Interstate 80, a primarily rural area, the Northern Tier Middle Mile Broadband Project may vastly improve communication efforts across the state.
SMETHPORT â€“ Every adult resident of McKean County is expected to pay $5 annually as a county per capita tax.
RIDGWAY â€“ Event organizers are looking forward to the region's 8th annual Tasting in the Wilds event scheduled for this Saturday, July 27 from 12-7 p.m. at the Ridgway Firemen's Carnival grounds.