February 25th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ Kenneth D. Baldwin of Bradford is the new McKean County planner.
Baldwin, 37, replaces Deborah Lunden, who has served as the county planner for over 26 years.
SMETHPORT â€“ Upgrades are planned in heating and air conditioning in sections of the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport.
A public meeting scheduled Thursday on the status of the Kane-based ambulance service has been canceled.
The meeting had been planned at the Kane Area Community Center.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Keating Township man has lost his bid for a property tax refund from McKean County.
The county Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to deny the refund request filed by Matthew J. Foster of 2232 Moody Hollow in Keating Township.
Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane all voted against the request.
Derek M. Wilson, 29, of Fort Collins, Colo., formerly of Kane, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014 at his home.
Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Doris M. Srock, 90, formerly of Yarnall Street, then Central Towers, Kane, died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she resided the past few months.
Born April 22, 1923 in Houtzdale, she was the daughter of Gordon and Mary Mays Haines.Â On Sept. 21, 1943 in Houtzdale, she married Richard C. Srock, who died in 1997.
Mrs. Srock had worked in retail, mostly for the former Broadbent-Stiteler in Kane, for many years.
Judith Ann Raymondo, 75, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in Alamogordo, N.M.
She was born June 13, 1938 in Bradford.
Services will be held at a later date.
The Raymondo family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation has taken place at PCS.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.alamogordofuneralhome.org.
These seven Kane wrestlers qualified for the northwest regional tournament, which will take place at Sharon High School this Friday and Saturday. From left to right are, front row, Austin Hulings, Keaton Rounsville, Evan DeLong; back row, Cody Blankenship, Jon Gelsick, Darren Brown and Austin Woolcock. The top three finishers at each weight class in Sharon advance to the PIAA Championships in Hershey.
Kane Community HospitalÂ now offers a higher level of diagnostic care within its cardiopulmonary department following the recent installation of four new pieces of equipment.Â Â Â Â Â
The new equipment will fortify the hospital's commitment to offering advanced technology and delivering high levels of care to its patients. Â
RIDGWAY â€“ On Monday morning, Liz and Rick Boni, founders of Ridgway's annual Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, gave a presentation on the history of the Rendezvous, from its humble beginnings in 1999 to the internationally-known event it has become in its 15th year.