To make the site more attractive to potential buyers, local taxing bodies are being asked to add defunct Kane Magnetics to a state tax-relief program.
The two candidates for the 2013 Swedish Festival Queen are pictured with last year's queen, Maya Huckabone. Haley Williams, pictured on the left, is the 15-year-old daughter of Bobbie Williams and a student at Kane Area High School. Brynn Howard, pictured to the right of Huckabone, is the daughter of Ted Howard and Karen Howard. The 13-year-old is a student of Smethport Area School District. The festival will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday with the crowning of the festival king and queen and conclude at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening.