October 8th, 2012
SMETHPORT â Preparations for the 2013 budget are under way in McKean County.
Joe DeMott, chairman of the county Board of Commissioners, said Monday that the board has been âscheduling meetingsâ with department heads to look a budget requests for next year.
He said the budget meetings are with heads of the âlarger departments,â which will have a major impact on the next spending plan for the county.
In action at the 13-minute meeting at the county courthouse in Smethport, the commissioners:
Zach Hadfield and Dawn Saquin were selected 2012 Kane Homecoming King and Queen. Saquin was announced as Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Wolves' 17-14 victory over the Elk County Catholic Crusaders on Friday night, while Hadfield was crowned during Saturday night's Homecoming Dance. Nearly 300 students and guests attended the dance.
In a game that Kane football fans will remember for many years, the Kane Wolves rallied to defeat the previously unbeaten Elk County Catholic Crusaders in the Wolves 2012 homecoming game.
The Kane seventh and eighth grade girls basketball team hosted the Eisenhower Knights on Thursday, and sent both teams back to Warren County with a loss. The seventh-graders, under the direction of coach Mary Espin, improved to 3-7 with a 42-12 win in the opener. Coach Kathy Countsâ eighth grade squad boosted their record to 6-3 with a 41-10 victory.
The Kane Community Hospital's Breast Imaging Center has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.
Because October is national âBreast Cancer Awareness Month,â this is a busy time of the year for mammograms at Kane Community Hospital (KCH).
âWhen it comes to screening for breast cancer, mammograms are the âgold standard,ââ Julie Laughner said. âBreast cancer is a treatable disease if detected early by a mammogram.â
This fuzzy little caterpillar may look cute, but the hairs on its body can cause a burning, stinging sensation and rash when touched, so specimens of this kind should be avoided.
Anthony J. Pellegrino, 87, of Warren, died surrounded by his family at his residence, Friday morning, Oct. 5, 2012.
He was born June 19, 1925 in Sheffield, to the late Anthony and Angela Papalia Pellegrino. He has resided in Warren since 1960 and was formerly from Kane. He was a 1943 graduate of Sheffield High School.
For the third straight week, the Kane Wolves football team faces an undefeated team. The Wolves played with both the Brockway Rovers and Curwensville Golden Tide until late in the game, but came up short against each of them. Kane head coach Todd Silfiesâ team hopes it can seal the deal this Friday when they take on Elk County Catholic (5-0) at Paul R Miller Stadium in the Wolvesâ homecoming game.
The Falcons defeated the Wolves in Kane's first home game since September 11.