March 15th, 2013
JAMES CITY â€“ Brenda Emer was first diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 1997. Her son John was three years old, her daughter Allison, only two. While still getting a handle on her own illness, Brenda found out that John had Type I Diabetes.
Mr. Harry D. Hamilton, 83, passed into the next life at 4:30 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013 in the Kane Lutheran Home following an extended illness.
He was born Feb. 6, 1930 in Jay Township, Elk County to the late Robert W. and Mary E. Moore Hamilton. A lifelong area resident, Harry served in the Army Air Force as an electronics specialist. This led to his lifelong hobby of radios, MCs, and CBs.
There's a lot of talent among the student body at Kane Area High School.
This was evident Thursday night at the premiere of the school musical "Guys and Dolls."
JAMES CITY â€“ Two environmental groups are supporting the Highland Township Board of Supervisors in its attemptÂ to block a proposed "injection well."
JAMES CITY â€“ A contest for a six-year term as supervisor appears set in Highland Township.
According to the Elk County Board of Elections, Jim Wolfe of Russell City has filed petitions to seek the Democratic nomination for supervisor in the May 21 primary.
BRADFORD â€“ On March 1, 2013, the McKean County Special Olympic athletes from Kane School District participated in the Swim Invitational at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. There were a total of 21 swimmers representing the Kane School District. These athletes have been practicing since Jan. 9. They were coached by Angela Sorg. Each swimmer was in a heat according to age and abilities. Swimmers representing all around McKean County, Elk/Cameron County and Potter County were in attendance.
The deteriorating condition of the Kane High School swimming pool left the school board with a major dilemma.
The school district could either undertake major renovations or eliminate the pool.
SMETHPORT â€“ One down and one to go.
The McKean County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to approve a new three-year contract with the 15 union workers at the county 911 emergency center.
Margaret J. Reynolds, 66, of 120 Fraley St., passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys.
Born July 14, 1946, in Warren, she was a daughter of the lateÂ Russell and Melva Roades Seth Sr.
Mrs. Reynolds had worked as an aide at the Lutheran Home at Kane.Â Prior to that, she had been employed by Sylvania and the former Kane Diner.
She was a member of the Kane VFW Lodge #1132, the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie # 307, and had belonged to the former Moose Club in Kane.
HAZEL HURST â€“ A delay in obtaining right-of-way easements could delay work for the proposed Lantz Corners Sewer District.