November 6th, 2012
The Kane Chamber of Commerce hosted their Annual Election Day Soup Luncheon fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kane Area Community Center.Â
As of 7 p.m., polls are closed in a total of six states. Mitt Romney has won Indiana, a red state President Obama won by one point in 2008, as well as Kentucky, giving him 19 electoral votes so far.
Obama can claim victory so far in one state where the polls have closed, Vermont, for three electoral votes.
Polls have closed in Georgia and South Carolina as well, but results have yet to come in.
Kane area residents, don't forget to cast your vote in today's general election. The polls are open until 8 p.m.
Frank Giordano, 73, of 130 Greeves St., passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
Born March 25, 1939, in Bradford, he was a son ofÂ the late Antonio and Josephine Franco Giordano.
Mr. Giordano worked as a repairman. He was a member of the Bradford Veteran's Club and the Italian Club in Bradford.
Surviving relatives include a brother, Joseph Giordano of Sheffield; and three sisters, Gloria Pingie of Lewis Run, Ursula Yoke of California and Theresa Ross of Olean, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Most high school senior athletes dream of having a huge senior season, a year when all of their hard work pays off, and they help to propel their team to a winning campaign.
The Presidential race between incumbent Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney highlights this Election Day in the Kane area.
Polls are open until 8 p.m. tonight.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Rotary Club presented prizes Saturday at its annual Halloween Costume Contest at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall.
The contest followed the traditional Halloween parade on Main Street (Route 6) from the Hamlin Bank parking lot to the exit driveway for the fire hall.
Donald E. Whitmore, 83, of Grandview Estates in Kane, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Feb. 3, 1929, in Randolph, Vt., he was a son of Oscar and Flava Gordon Whitmore.Â On Jan. 13, 1951, in Bethel, Vt., he married Barbara Upton who survives.
Mr. Whitmore served in the U.S. Army.
He had been employed as a mill supervisor at Otter Creek but due to a serious accident at work had to retire in 1981.
Anthony Thomas Vito, 91, of Levittown, passed away Sept. 28 2012 at St. Marys Hospital in Langhorne. Â
He attended Kane High School, graduating in 1941. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and after basic training was assigned to the Third Infantry Division. He participated in invasions in Africa, Sicily, Italy and Southern France. Anthony received the Bronze Star Medal and two Purple Hearts as well as Laurels from the French Government. During a brief visit to Rome he was granted an audience with the Pope.
Richard H. "Dick" Farnsworth, 71, of 811 Washington St., St. Marys, died at his home on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 following a battle with cancer.
He was born Aug. 20, 1941 in New Millport, a son of the late Russell and Bertha Chittister Farnsworth.
On Feb. 4, 1967 in St. Mary's Church, he married Joan Hoffman Farnsworth, who survives.
Dick was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having been discharged in January of 1968. He made his career working at St. Marys Carbon and Stackpole Carbon Company. He also spent time as a truck driver and working at the All American Car Wash.