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June 1st, 2014

Tears flow at unveiling of county Vietnam Memorial

June 1, 2014

SMETHPORT – A gray-haired mother struggled to push her two-wheeled walker through the grass.
Although it was a strain for her, she was determined to approach the Vietnam Memorial Monument bearing her son’s name.
With family members close at her side, she starred at his name etched in the polished granite stone. Then she moved closer.
She finally found the heart-wrenching courage to reach out and trace his name with her fingers.
When she turned away, tears were rolling down her cheeks as a bagpiper played “Amazing Grace.”

Douglas Jon Ewing

June 1, 2014

Douglas Jon Ewing, 52, of Palmyra, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 30, 2014.
He was born Friday, Feb. 2, 1962 in Kane to the late Ronald Paul and Jean Marie (Magnuson) Ewing. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Jan (Parana) Ewing.

May 30th

500 volunteers turn out for 4th KARE For Kane Day

May 30, 2014

The pride of Kane residents came through loud and clear Friday as more than 500 turned out to spruce up their community.

Slater to run cross country in Australia this summer

May 30, 2014

Kiersten Slater, a sophomore at Smethport Senior High School has been invited by Down Under Sports to run in an international cross country competition this summer in Australia. Slater, the daughter of Misty Sanders of Lantz Corners and Bruce Slater of Mt. Jewett, will be one of about 300 runners from across the United States to participate in the program this July.

James M. Milliron

May 30, 2014

James M. Milliron, 86, of Stonehedge Circle, Brookville, formerly of Marienville, died Monday, May 20, 2014, at the Good Samaritan Society, Lake Forest Village, Denton, Texas.
He was born April 2, 1928, in Hazelhurst, the son of Harry Vern Milliron and Ruby Nogar. On Jan. 21, 1949, in Kane, he married the former Valjean Maze, who preceded him in death on June 20, 2010.
Mr. Milliron was a veteran having served with the U.S. Navy during World War II.

May 29th

Man wielding knives comes after policeman

May 30, 2014

A man wielding two butcher knives came after a Kane borough police officer on foot Thursday evening in a neighborhood drama viewed by hundreds.

School panel considers 'pay to play' proposal

May 30, 2014

A "pay to play" proposal is one option being considered for reducing a hefty deficit in the tentative 2014-15 Kane school budget.

April School of Dance presents 'Glam Slapped'

May 29, 2014

April School of Dance brings to the stage yet another jam-packed, "Glam Slapped" show Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, at the St. Marys Area High School auditorium.

Dedication set Saturday for county Vietnam memorial

May 29, 2014

SMETHPORT – A dedication ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday for a Vietnam Memorial Monument for McKean County.

May 28th

Linda Carlson retires as Lutheran Home administrator

May 29, 2014

The “big happy family” at the Lutheran Home at Kane soon will be without its longtime matriarch—Administrator Linda Carlson.
She is retiring from the position she has held since 1985.

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