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June 20th, 2014

Doris Mishic

June 20, 2014

Doris L. Mishic, 88, formerly of Lamont and the New Thomson House, Kane, died Friday afternoon, June 20, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Sept. 10, 1925 in Lamont, she was the daughter of Axel L. and Augusta Asp Carlson. On Nov. 15, 1945, she married Matthew Mishic, who died in 2001.
A homemaker, Doris belonged to the Emmanuel Mission Church in Kane, and often held bible studies in her apartment.
Surviving are a daughter, Christine Rhodes of Brookville; two sons, Tim Mishic of Kane and Michael Mishic of Midland, Mich.; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

June 19th

8th Art in the Wilds is set for Evergreen Park in Kane

June 19, 2014

What has become Kane’s biggest attraction of the year is slated next weekend at Evergreen Park.
The 8th annual Art in the Wilds will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29, with artwork on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine.
There is no admission charge. Parking also is free.
More than 5,200 are expected to attend Art in the Wilds, which always coincides with Kane High Alumni Weekend in June.

"Bucky" Thompson hanging it up after 44 years

June 19, 2014

Robert "Bucky" Thompson started working evenings and weekends at Thompson’s Floor Coverings while he was still in high school. Buck graduated with Kane High’s Class of 1969 and took a job at Keystone Carbon, where he stayed for a short time before coming back to help his brother, William “Willie” Thompson in the family business. Forty-plus years later, he is ready to call it a career.
Willie’s son, Bill, now runs the business and had plenty to say about his uncle Buck.

Trina Dubowick Shuart

June 19, 2014

Trina Dubowick Shuart, 71, of South Harwich, Mass., died Monday, June 16, 2014 surrounded by her husband and three sons.
Trina was the daughter of Ted and Sophie (Wilochka) Dubowick and was born in the Bronx, N.Y. She spent her childhood in Fair Lawn, N.J. and was a 1961 graduate of Fair Lawn High School. She and her family enjoyed spending summers at Lake Hopatcong (N.J.) with friends and cousins. For several years she worked for Bell Telephone of New Jersey.

Gertrude H. "Gertie" McGuire

June 19, 2014

Gertrude H. "Gertie" McGuire, 91, of 145 Elk Ave., Kane, died early Wednesday evening, June 18, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital after a brief illness.
Born Oct. 4, 1922 in Kane, she was the daughter of Giles and Marie Anderson Conklin. On Aug. 31, 1943 in Kane, she married James P. McGuire, who died in 1976.
Gertie was a waitress at the former Arcade Restaurant in the 1960s, and later worked at Stackpole for many years, both in Kane.

June 18th

Visitor Center to double tourism at Kinzua Bridge State Park

June 18, 2014

MT. JEWETT – Ground will be broken this summer for an elaborate Visitor Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.
Linda Devlin, executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau, can't wait.
"I'm really excited this project is moving forward," Devlin said Wednesday. "It's the next step for development at the park."

Highland Twp. ‘injection’ well foes plan forum

June 18, 2014

JAMES CITY – Residents and organizations opposed to a proposed “injection” well in Highland Township plan to gather Saturday for a forum at the township fire hall in James City.
The event will feature a picnic, workshops and remarks by representatives of the Community Environmental Defense Fund (CELDF) and other organizations.
The forum is open to the public.

June 17th

McKean County awaits first same-sex marriage applicants

June 17, 2014

SMETHPORT – McKean County is waiting for its first same-sex applicants for a marriage license.
Same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania became legal about a month ago.
Same-sex applicants have yet to apply for a marriage license in McKean County.
“If they come in, we’ll accommodate them,” Harrijane Hannon Moore said in reference to same-sex applicants for marriage licenses. She is the elected county register of wills and clerk of the orphan’s court. Her office in the county courthouse in Smethport issues marriage licenses.

Forest chief hears pleas for better ANF management

June 17, 2014

LUDLOW – If the regional head of the U.S. Forest Service wasn't aware of management concerns for the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), she certainly knows about them now.

June 16th

Taking a different route, 'Will' Hulings heads to West Point

June 16, 2014

Each year, more than 12,000 apply for admission to the United States Military Academy-- commonly called West Point.
Most applicants are high school seniors who are hoping to be among the 1,200 selected to enter the prestigious institution on the banks of the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City.

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