April 9th, 2014
The Kane softball team hosted Sheffield on Wednesday afternoon in the Lady Wolves first home game of the 2014 season. Coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s young squad battled for three hours but came up a little short in the 19-17 loss.
The Lady Wolves jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after one inning. After a walk by leadoff batter Daria Huckabone and a shot by Emily Truden that the Sheffield centerfielder misplayed, senior Cheyenne Wheatley delivered with a line drive double in the gap to get the home team on the scoreboard.
Sandra C. Simons, 78, of 3 East Main St., Mt. Jewett, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at UPMC Hamot.Â Â Â
Born Oct. 20, 1935, in DuBois, she was a daughter of the late Clark R. and Adelle Pettigrew Lockwood. On June 20, 1968, she married Donald Simons who preceded her in death in 1997. Mrs. Simons was previously employed by the former Big Level Motel and the former Summit Hospital. She also was a home caregiver which enabled her to help many people.
Mrs. Elizabeth Parker, Â 84, of Salamanca, New York died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Pines Health and Rehab, Olean, N.Y
Born Sept. 14, 1929 in Olean, N.Y., daughter of the late Paul and Catherine McGurn Halloran. She was married on Nov. 30, 1957 in St. Patricks Church, Salamanca, N.Y., to Mr. Charles A. Parker Jr. who predeceased her on June 2, 2004.
Mrs. Parker was employed as a receptionist at the former Fancher Furniture Company and the former Bradner Department Store.
JOHNSONBURG â€“Tom Carlson of Kane is following in the footsteps of his father, Art.
Both have been in the logging business their whole lives. And both have been honored as the logger-of-the-year by the Kane-based Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG).
SMETHPORT â€“ A Mt. Jewett couple accused in a nationally-publicized child-starving case have been sentenced to serve time in the McKean County Jail.
The Kane girlsâ€™ track and field team gave the Bradford Lady Owls a run for their money on Tuesday afternoon, but with a couple of key runners out of action, the Lady Wolves came up on the short end of a 96-53 score on a sunny but cool afternoon in Kane.
The Kane boysâ€™ track and field team did something on Tuesday that few teams over the past decade have done â€“ defeat the Bradford Owls. The Wolves defeated Bradford, who had a 90-plus dual meet win streak snapped in 2012, 91-58 behind some clutch performances on a cool but sunny afternoon in Kane.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Although at least two private companies are expected to soon submit offers to buy the Mt. Jewett Borough Water System, a subsequent sale is "not a slam dunk."
Iâ€™ve photographed many birds in my life, including songbirds and birds of prey, but when asked where the ducks are, I just get a blank look on my face. For some strange reason, Iâ€™ve never had a real interest in ducks or shore birds. As a birdwatcher all my life, I donâ€™t know why I never developed a liking for these fascinating birds. This lack of interest may have taken a sharp turn in the summer of 2013. Let me explain!
BYRNEDALE â€“ Emergency responders battled a house fire late Friday night and into the early morning hours of Saturday at a house just off Log Cabin Lane in the area of 19850 Bennetts Valley Highway in Byrnedale.