March 27th, 2014
RIDGWAY â€“ House Bill 1701 may be the answer to a lot of problems throughout the area.
The legislation aims to create a rural community college pilot program serving an 11-county region of northwest and north central Pennsylvania.
The DDCC of April School of Dance in St. Marys recently attended the Starquest dance competition in Pittsburgh.
SMETHPORT â€“ McKean County is finding that crime does pay.
The county last year received nearly $71,000 for housing female inmates from Potter and Cameron counties. The county this year already has collected more than $21,000 from the two counties for providing jail space for their female inmates.
Stray cats are causing health problems for residents on Park Avenue in Kane.
CLEARFIELD â€” Bart Snyder of Olean, N.Y., who bowls out of Byllye Lanes in Bradford, took home top honors in the District 4 Gold Pin Club tournament held Sunday at Clearfield Lanes. 38 club members and guests, 27 boys and 11 girls, started the afternoon off with a three-game qualifying series with Ryan Mitskavich of DuBois being the tournament leader with a high game of 279 and a 673 series.
In a pro-business move, the Kane Planning Board voted 2-0 Monday to endorse a plan for a small engine repair shop in a residential zone.
Trustees for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department include, left to right, seated: Matt Rich, Dave Silvis (co-chairman) and Zach Holt (chairman); standing: Jim Davis, Bill Horton, Brian Nelson, Jim Greville and Milford Kearney. Trustee Tim Lehman was absent when the photo was taken.
HARRISBURG â€“ Aiden Hulings, an eighth-grader at Kane Middle School, won the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championship for 11-and-12-year-olds in the 125-pound weight class this past weekend at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
Robert R. â€śHeitzieâ€ť Steudler, 83, of Water Street, Johnsonburg, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Lutheran Home of Kane.
He was born March 12, 1931 in Johnsonburg, son of the late William and Mabel (Anderson) Steudler.
On June 6, 1959, he married Joyce A. Kolinoski, and she survives.
He worked at the Johnsonburg Paper Mill for 36 years, retiring in 1992 and also worked for many local farms in his youth.
SMETHPORT â€“ Sentencing is scheduled for April 24 for the former secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township.