May 22nd, 2014
Bette âJeannineâ Hefright, 81, of Water Street, Johnsonburg, died following a series of illnesses on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 while at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had resided for the past five months.
Born Oct. 12, 1932 in Johnsonburg, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Gertrude (Blumquist) Speaker. Jeannine was the oldest of the three children.Â
Torrential downpours overnight throughout Elk County closed or washed out several roadways, and damaged several vehicles and structures throughout Wednesday.
"This was a quick storm with a lot of water in a short period of time," said Mike McAllister, Elk County Emergency Services director. "We had a number of incidents countywide, from Highland Township to Jay Township, and in between, but Ridgway Borough really took the brunt of it."
Children of all ages.
Adults who take time off work.
Senior citizens with pride.
These are some of the categories of volunteers for the annual âKARE For Kane Dayâ to spruce up the community.
Ten members of the Kane boysâ track and field team will compete throughout the next two days in the PIAA Championships at Shippensburg University. Six Wolves will compete in individual events at the state meet, while the other four qualified as members of a relay team.
Two members of the Kane girls track and field team and 10 members of the boysâ team left this morning for the PIAA Championship meet, which will be held on Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University.
LUDLOW â The Ludlow Community Association held its 10th Annual Childrenâs 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.