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August 17th, 2012

Robert F. (Bob) Corrigan

August 17, 2012

Robert F. (Bob) Corrigan, age 75, of Monticello, Ind., formerly of Kane, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 at 7:05 a.m. at the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Ind.
He was born Saturday, Feb. 13, 1937 in Vestaburg, son of John and Anna (Kubicar) Corrigan.
He married Ruth Ann Sites in Lafayette, Ind. She died March 24, 1964. Then on Oct. 31, 1964, in Kane, he married Louise Novosel. She survives.

Hamlin supervisors OK bid for road project

August 17, 2012

HAZEL HURST – The Hamlin Board of Supervisors is planning to convert the surface of two badly deteriorated blacktop roads back to dirt.
Acting a meeting earlier this week, Supervisors Don Compton, Guy Raught and Joni Britton accepted a bid for $42,845.50 for the project for Marvindale and Kasson roads.
The lone bid came from Glenn O. Hawbaker construction of Turtlepoint.

Home search yields more in Milliard case

August 17, 2012

On Aug. 9, law enforcement officers executing a search warrant descended on the 76 Long Level home belonging to Francis Anthony Milliard, 54, of Ridgway, combing the property for physical evidence that would bolster ongoing investigations and possibly lead to new cases against Milliard, who is currently incarcerated and charged with two area arsons as well as attempted homicide.
Milliard is charged along with his son, Anthony Karl Milliard, 28, of Ridgway, in arsons committed at 115 First Ave. in Johnsonburg on Dec. 4, 2008 and one at 521 West Main St. in Ridgway on May 30, 2012.

August 16th

Kane council OKs 5 projects at Evergreen Park

August 16, 2012

Five projects are planned at Evergreen Park in Kane.
The borough council plans to use federal community-development block grant (CDBG) funds to pay for the projects with a total cost of about $44,474.
The proposed projects include:
*Repairs for the main pavilion at an estimated cost of $21,004.84.
*Repairs to the Park Avenue pavilion and the installation of ramps for handicapped persons in wheelchairs. The estimated cost is $7,688.84.
*A drainage project to stop road erosion and flooding of the basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. The cost is pegged at $6,073.

Police continue search for Emporium man

August 16, 2012

The Emporium Borough Police Department reported that as a part of their investigation into the attempted abduction of an Emporium woman on Wednesday, Aug. 8, near the intersection of South Broad Street and Third Street, they, along with the Emporium and Kane based State Police, Cameron and Elk County Emergency Management agencies set up two separate search area (Wittimore and Norwich) operations in an attempt to locate Thomas Edward Smith, age 58. Smith is wanted in connection with the attempted abduction and should be considered armed and dangerous.

August 15th

Robert F. (Bob) Corrigan

August 15, 2012

Robert F. (Bob) Corrigan, age 75, of Monticello, Ind., formerly of Kane, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 at 7:05 a.m. at the White Oak Health Campus of Monticello, Ind.
He was born Saturday, Feb. 13, 1937 in Vestaburg, son of John and Anna (Kubicar) Corrigan.
He married Ruth Ann Sites in Lafayette, Ind. She died March 24, 1964. Then on Oct. 31, 1964, in Kane, he married Louise Novosel. She survives.

Edward C. Chandler

August 15, 2012

Edward C. Chandler, 78, of 876 W. Washington St., Bradford, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born April 28, 1934 in Bradford, he was a son of the late Edward S. and Rachel (Simpier) Chandler. He was a 1952 graduate of Bradford High School.
On July 8,1961 in Bradford, he married Sandra V. (Peterson) Chandler who survives him.
Mr. Chandler enlisted with the U.S. Army on Oct. 2, 1956 and served in Germany; he was honorably discharged Oct. 2, 1958.

Is 24/7 police coverage in Kane coming to an end?

August 15, 2012

The future of around-the-clock coverage by the Kane Borough Police Department may be in jeopardy.
For the past eight months, vocal “concerned citizens” have called on the Kane Borough Council to tighten its belt and cut spending to reduce property taxes.
“Our main objection is to get the borough to save money,” Mick Petruney of 321 Kearney St. has said. He is a leader of the informal group of “concerned citizens.”

Student electronic devices now allowed in school

August 15, 2012

When classes begin in Kane later this month, students will be able to bring certain electronic devices to school.
The policy change allows students to come to school with their personal laptop computer, "netbook" or E-reader.
However, none of the devices may have accessibility to the internet. The devices will not be allowed to connect to the school district's wireless network.

August 14th

Funding approved for Lantz Corners sewer district

August 14, 2012

HAZEL HURST – Long-awaited funding finally has been approved for the proposed Lantz Corners Sewer District.
According to information outlined Monday at a meeting of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors, the funding could lead to construction next spring.
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure and Investment Authority (PennVest) has awarded a grant of $2,383,827 for the project. PennVest also has agreed to a handle a 30-year-old loan of $2,424,173 with a low interest rate of just 1 percent.

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