Kim J. Johnson, 58, of West Main Street in Ludlow, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 in the Kane Community Hospital.
Born July 10, 1954 in Warren, he was the son of Emil L. and Mildred E. Larson Johnson.
Mr. Johnson worked at Kane Hardwood starting Nov. 11, 2002; prior to that, he worked at Kane Handle from 1974-2002.Â He attended the Kane Revival Center and was an avid NASCAR fan.
Surviving are his father of Kane; a brother, Ronald E. Johnson of Bradford; and many nieces and nephews.Â He was preceded in death by his mother.
Environmental issues are clouding the fate of the former Kane Magnetics complex at 700 Elk Ave.
Louise P. Nelson, 83, of 621 Tionesta Ave., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane after a lengthy illness.
Born June 18, 1929, in Kane, she was a daughter ofÂ the late Lawrence and Margaret Austin Porter.Â On Dec. 31, 1947, in Kane, she married Leonard K. Nelson Sr., who survives.
Mrs. Nelson, a graduate of Kane High School class of 1947,Â retired in 1987 after 35 years at Stackpole Carbon Co. in Kane and St. Marys.Â Prior to that, she had been employed at Gillotti's Grocery and the Kane Shirt Factory.
The Highland Township Water and Sewer Authority decided at their regular monthly meeting to seek the help of an outside organization to stop a proposed injection well. Regular authority business was taken care of in a matter of minutes but the meeting lasted nearly 90 minutes with the majority being a teleconference call with Ben Price of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund [CELDF].
These three women look over Christmas decorations Tuesday at the SMP Gift Shoppe Ladies Night Out at the store at Fraley and Haines streets in Kane.
In part 11 of my Alaskan adventure series, I was in southwestern Alaska in Katmai National Park, just yards from seeing my first brown bears. The bear watching came to a quick halt as a fishing bald eagle put on show only feet from where I stood. Getting that close to a hunting bald eagle, and capturing a great image, made me forget for a moment why I came to this magnificent park, to see and photograph North Americaâ€™s top predator, the Alaskan brown bear.
In the past five years, The Ridgway Record and The Kane Republican Editor Joseph Bell has acclimated himself to the community by covering everything from news to sports, and throughout those experiences has formed relationships with a wide variety of individuals and organizations. These bonds led Bell to pen numerous commentaries, three of which were recently recognized as Keystone Press Award winners from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association (PNA).
SMETHPORT â€“ A total of 29 properties with unpaid taxes sold by auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Tax Sale at the courthouse in Smethport.
The Hamilton Township supervisors finalized the 2013 budget at Mondayâ€™s meeting held at the township building in Ludlow.
Michela E. Carlson, 85, of 6 East Sycamore Place, Lewisburg, formerly of Kane, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Riverwoods Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
Born April 13, 1927, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Rose Montour Bonadio. On Sept. 14, 1948, in Kane, she married Carl "Bob" Carlson who survives.
Mrs. Carlson, a 1944 graduate of Kane High School, was employed as a dental assistant until retirement in 1974.