April 9th, 2014
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.
William Eugene Gillotti, 92, of Mobile, Ala., died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
He was born April 4, 1921 in Kane, son of the late William and Zella Knapp Gillotti.
He was a 1939 graduate of Kane High School. He served in the Air Force in WW II and was at Pearl Harbor when it was bombed.
He is survived by his wife, Marge; daughters Lenore Arena and Gail (Bob) Breidenbach; a son, Eric Gillotti; and brothers Donald, Virgil and Wilbur Gillotti.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Frances Santilli.
Services were held in Mobile, Ala.