November 4th, 2014
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Tom Corbett, NBC projected, Pennsylvania Democratic businessman Tom Wolf has unseated the stateâ€™s Republican governor. 65-year-old Wolf, poured his personal fortune into the race and hammered the governor over declining education spending. Corbett, also 65 and a blunt former prosecutor, trailed Wolf badly in most pre-election polls.
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Kane area residents have a source for portable home ramps to serve disabled family members on a temporary basis.
The Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) agency loans its portable ramps to temporarily serve persons who are confined to wheelchairs or have mobility issues due to recent surgery or accidents.
LIFT, based in St. Marys, currently is conducting a â€śRamp Driveâ€ť to raise donations to purchase additional ramps to serve residents in a six-county area. The cost of the ramps is between $300 and $700, according to a LIFT spokesman.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at 3 p.m. Monday for a brush fire along Route 6 in Wetmore Township east of Kane.
A passing motorist reported the fire, according to Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt.
A Kane resident remains in the McKean County Jail after his arrest for an alleged Meganâ€™s Law violation.
Travis James Kelly, 29, of 312 Greeves St., Apt. 2, Kane, is accused of failing to meet his lifetime obligation to register with the State Police every three months.
State Police Trooper Andy Dalton placed the felony charge against Kelly.
Iâ€™ve often photographed birds that have bands on their legs. My conception of this process was the fact that someone was trying to keep track of these birds, somewhere or somehow. Iâ€™m still no expert at the whole idea of the process, but Iâ€™m willing to learn. I also have an ulterior motive up my sleeve, and thatâ€™s to take a picture of some rare bird that I havenâ€™t seen before! So far, that last part hasnâ€™t worked out so well, but Iâ€™m working on it.
Irene A. Townsend, 95, of 443 Bayard St., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born June 12, 1919, in Renovo, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Mills McCloskey.Â On Jan. 31, 1942, in Port Allegany, she married Robert Townsend who preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 2001.
Mrs. Townsend, a homemaker, had worked at Sylvania during World War II. She had also previously served as a den mother with the Cub Scouts for many years.
Bruce E. Horam, 81, a resident of The Lutheran Home at Kane, formerly of 524 1/2 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 1, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Feb. 10, 1933 in Mt. Jewett, he was the son of Harry and Elizabeth Horam Horam. On July 16, 1955 in Greenwood, he married Eva Moore, who died in 2010.
Mr. Horam served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War,Â from which heÂ received the Purple Heart.
He had worked at the Tannery in Wilcox, then at Kane Handle, and later at Erie Industrial Clark - Erie as a forklift mechanic.
ST. MARYS â€“ A tractor-trailer truck caught fire Monday afternoon at Mersen USA in St. Marys. The vehicle was destroyed in the blaze and the buildingâ€™s loading dock was damaged.
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