June 28th, 2013
Mt. Jewettâ€™s annual summer youth program recently came to a close. The three-week program, under the direction of Nichole Krietemeyer, is divided into two daily sessions, one in the mornings for students from K-6 grade and evenings for teens.
Merle D. Peters, 84, of 431 Smithfield, Kane, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at his residence.
Born Aug. 11, 1928, in Sergeant, he was a son of the late Ollie and Hattie McDonald Peters.Â On Sept. 12, 1947, in Johnsonburg, he married Norma Akers who preceded him in death.
Mr. Peters worked as a trackman for Conrail for many years.Â He served in the National Guard during World War II.
Robert A. Larson, 92, of 119 Poplar St., Kane, died Friday morning, June 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he recently resided.
Born May 16, 1921 in Kane, he was the son of Harry C. and Anna C. Benson Larson. On July 12, 1952 in Kane, he married Helen E. Withington, who survives.
A 1939 graduate of Kane Area High School, Mr. Larson served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1942 to 1946, serving in the Pacific Theatre and was stationed at Iwo Jima.Â He was an instructor of range finding units in Camp Stewart, Ga., and was discharged as a Tech Sergeant.
The Kane Area School District this year went the extra mile to help 13 seniors meet requirements to receive their diplomas at commencement.
MCKEAN CO. â€“ A New York man and convicted sex offender who evaded authorities for over 12 years has been found living in McKean County.
Edna R. Spangler, 77, of 109 Clay St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her residence on Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Born Sept. 26, 1935 in Spring Creek, she was the daughter of Opal and Cora Cisco Spangler.Â On Aug. 3, 1955 in Fredrick, Md., she married Charles R. Spangler, who died in 1991.
Edna was an Avon Representative for many years.Â She was a life member of the VFW Post #1132 in Kane and it's Ladies Auxiliary.Â She was Catholic by faith.
Kane's 9- and 10-year-old Swartwood Builders' team played its season finale on Wednesday night against Fox Township.
The Kane 11- and 12-year-old all-stars opened up their playoffs on Wednesday against the Bradford Americans.
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Salary Board has approved an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase for about 165 county non-union and management employees.
RIDGWAY â€“ With North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission voting at last month's meeting to take out a nearly quarter of a million dollar line of credit needed to cover expenses like payroll, bills, and rents, the organization has kept a watchful eye on the governor's 2014 budget proposal to see what the future holds.
When: Wednesday, July 24
Where: North Central office, 651 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway
Time: 9:30 a.m.