September 6th, 2012
Despite high unemployment and a dismal economy, adults still want to play with their âtoys.â
For this reason, Mountain Motorsports of Kane is expanding its operation at 300 N. Fraley St.
âOur business has been growing and we need additional space,â Jon Sklar, company owner, said in explaining the basis for the expansion.
A 30x44-foot building now is under construction at the rear of the showroom and service area at Mountain Motor Sports.
Sklar said the addition would provide more âshop spaceâ for the service and repair of motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles.
Mary N. Housler-Slocum, 88, of 9605 Rte. 6, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born March 27, 1924, in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Ceasare and Delfina Colacchio Pucci.Â On April 28, 1946, she married Robert L. Housler Sr. who preceded her in death.Â She later married Leonard W. Slocum who also preceded her in death.
MT. JEWETT â Mt. Jewett Councilman Brett Morgan has been asked to resign due to alleged inappropriate remarks made on stage at the Mt. Jewett Swedish Festival last month.
Jim Troutman and Francis Auriemmo Jr. of Mt. Jewett both have called for the removal of Morgan from the borough government. They called for Morgan's resignation Tuesday at a meeting of the borough council.
According to Troutman, Morgan took the Center Street stage at the Swedish Festival on Friday, Aug. 10 and mocked his business-- Troutman Sanitation.
JOHNSONBURG - Francis Anthony Milliard, 54, of Ridgway, currently incarcerated on arson and arson-related charges for his alleged role in setting two Elk County house fires, as well as charges of attempted murder and assault stemming from the beating of a Ridgway man, was in District Court in Johnsonburg Wednesday where he waived his preliminary hearing on new charges of felony firearm possession and violations of the Controlled Substance, Drug, Device, and Cosmetics Act (CSDDCA).
Patricia A. Harp, 71, of 15 Kushequa Ave. in Mt. Jewett, formerly of Marienville, died Wednesday morning, Sept. 5, 2012 at the Kane Community Hospital after a recent illness.
Born March 17, 1941 in Allison Park, she was the daughter of George L. and Anna L. Lane Schreiber.Â On Feb. 13, 1960 in Lucinda, she married Forest W. Harp, who died in 2007.
Catholic by faith, she served in the U.S. Navy in Hawaii, then had worked as a packer for Owens Illinois in Brockport.
The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team looked like they were going to make it a quick night in their season opener against St Marys, winning the first two sets, 25-22 and 25-10. The Lady Dutch, however, were not anxious to leave Kane and won the next two sets by a scores of 25-23, setting up the fifth and final set. The home team trailed 14-11 at one point, but rallied to win the set 16-14 to win the match and start the season 1-0.
On a muggy, soggy afternoon, the Wolvesâ cross country teams dropped all contested races to the Bradford Owls in a 50-15 loss despite having quality showings from several veteran and new athletes.
In the middle school races, Kane would not be able to field full teams for the outing, resulting in 50-15 losses.
It was a tale of two halves in Tuesdayâs season opener for the Kane Wolves boys soccer team.
Coach Ernie Chamberlainâs young team came out inspired, and jumped out to an early 1-0 lead. The visiting Smethport Hubbers answered with one of their own in the first half, but dominated the second half on their way to an 8-1 win.
Will there be a designated leader for the Wetmore Township road crew?
This question may be answered Sept. 18 when the township Board of Supervisors meets with the townshipâs two-man road crew to discuss the issue.
The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 18 at the township building on Spring Street in East Kane. Steve Dyne, chairman of the three-member Board of Supervisors, said the meeting would be open to the public.
Lucille M. Swanson, 91, of Mt. Jewett, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Mt. Jewett, she was a daughter of Oscar F. and Ellen M. Anderson. On March 25, 1946, at Nebo Lutheran Church in Mt. Jewett, she married Ray D. Swanson who preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 2007.