May 20th, 2014
LUDLOW â€“ The Ludlow Community Association held its 10th Annual Childrenâ€™s Fishing Derby on May 18 at Wildcat Park. The day was enjoyed by many family and friends, with roughly 200 individuals in attendance.
Kane area Democrats on Tuesday gave solid support to Tom Wolf, who will be opposing incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the Nov. 4 race for governor.
A Kane man waived his preliminary hearing Monday in Kane District Court on a retail theft charge.
A total of 147 Kane sewer customers face water shut-offs Thursday due to their longtime delinquent bills.
Pennsylvania Municipal Service (PAMS), which now collects Kane sewer bills, has issued the 147 water shut-off notices.
HAZEL HURST â€“ David Okerlund of Marvindale is the new Hamlin Township supervisor.
He fills the vacancy on the three-member Board of Supervisors created by the resignation of Guy Raught of Hazel Hurst.
ERIE â€“ Judge Maurice Cohill sentenced Richard A. Danz, 49, of Matthews, N.C. and formerly of St. Marys, to 46 months in federal prison for embezzling over $400,000 from Elk County Humane Society during his tenure as volunteer treasurer.
Judith "Judy" A. Barner, 69, of Van Ettan Avenue, Sheffield, died peacefully while surrounded by her children and following a brief illness on Monday, May 19, 2014 at Warren General Hospital.
Born Oct. 22, 1944, in Kane, she was a daughter of William E. and Dorothy A. Anderson Sleeman. On Oct. 9, 1965, in Sheffield, she married Jack V. Barner, her husband and best friend, whom she had greatly missed since his death in 2009.
MT. JEWETT â€“ It appears likely that the Mt. Jewett Borough Council will be selling the borough water system to a private companyâ€”Aqua Pennsylvania of Bryn Mawr.
Based on discussion at a two-hour council workshop Sunday, council members favor the sale to Aqua.
The primary election Tuesday features a four-way contest for the Democratic nomination for governor, but no local races.
Polls open at 7 a.m. Tuesday and close at 8 p.m.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Don Warren Sr. of Mt. Jewett still has vivid memories of Japanese Kamikaze attacks on U.S. Navy ships in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
He was serving aboard the USS Bingham troop transport ship that was taking soldiers to Okinawa for the invasion in 1945.