Archive - 2014 - News Article
RIDGWAY â€“ Several area businesses have reopened their doors after the devastating flood that hit Ridgway on May 21, some as early as the next day.
NAPA Auto Parts, one of the businesses to see some of the worst flooding, reopened their doors the following morning at 7 a.m. despite seeing heavy damage to the storefront windows.
SMETHPORT â€“ A trial for a Mt. Jewett man charged with rape began Monday in McKean County Court, featuring the testimony of the alleged victim.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The restoration of a part-time police officer in Mt. Jewett has been proposed by Mayor Melissa McGuire.
SMETHPORT â€“ A gray-haired mother struggled to push her two-wheeled walker through the grass.
Although it was a strain for her, she was determined to approach the Vietnam Memorial Monument bearing her sonâ€™s name.
With family members close at her side, she starred at his name etched in the polished granite stone. Then she moved closer.
She finally found the heart-wrenching courage to reach out and trace his name with her fingers.
When she turned away, tears were rolling down her cheeks as a bagpiper played â€śAmazing Grace.â€ť
The pride of Kane residents came through loud and clear Friday as more than 500 turned out to spruce up their community.
A man wielding two butcher knives came after a Kane borough police officer on foot Thursday evening in a neighborhood drama viewed by hundreds.
A "pay to play" proposal is one option being considered for reducing a hefty deficit in the tentative 2014-15 Kane school budget.
April School of Dance brings to the stage yet another jam-packed, "Glam Slapped" show Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, at the St. Marys Area High School auditorium.
SMETHPORT â€“ A dedication ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday for a Vietnam Memorial Monument for McKean County.
The â€śbig happy familyâ€ť at the Lutheran Home at Kane soon will be without its longtime matriarchâ€”Administrator Linda Carlson.
She is retiring from the position she has held since 1985.