November 24th, 2013
MT. JEWETT â€“Â Activity at the bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall in McKean County was slow on Saturday afternoon, with only a dozen bears being brought to the site through 3 p.m. to kick off the opening day of the statewide firearms bear season. In addition to Saturday, the four-day season continues today through Wednesday.
Sally Nelson Oâ€™Brien, 53, died at home on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 in Durham, N.C.
Sally was born in Wooster, Ohio on Aug. 2, 1960 to Maxine and Tom Nelson, of Ludlow, who survive.Â Also surviving is her husband, Larry Oâ€™Brien, and her two daughters, Jessica Blakely and Amy Blakely, also of Durham, N.C.; two sisters, Gwen Nelson (Mike) Bengfort of The Woodlands, Texas, and Patty Nelson (Chris) Merrifield of Atlanta, Ga.; and a niece, Maggie Merrifield.
George W. Hollabaugh, 70, of 612 North Fraley St., Kane, died Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013 at his residence.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home,Â Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court.
Information on the following case is from official court documents.
*Paul Douglas Eastman, 26, of 431 Greeves St., Kane, is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.
Kane Borough Police Officer Jason Woodin filed the charges after observing a black 2001 Jeep Patriot driven by the defendant in the 400 block of Greeves Street.
RIDGWAY â€“ Virginia Wolfe of Russell City is the new minority election inspector for the Highland polling place in Highland Township.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Ludlow man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of growing marijuana at his residence at 33 Mackann Ln.
Todd Michael Haight, 46, entered the plea Thursday before McKean County Court President Judge John Pavlock.
Haight remains free on $10,000 (unsecured) bail pending his sentencing set for Jan. 9 in county court.
LUDLOW â€“ Installation of the Hamilton Township Veterans Memorial is moving ahead.
Ten of the Wolves Football members were named to the AML All-Star South Team, the most by any team this year.
Kane's Evan DeLong is shown here making one of his 18 sacks of the season. The Wolves' senior led District IX in the category by a wide margin. Also in the top ten on the list is teammate Nathan Klaiber, who finished the season with eight.
Which should come first-- a house or a garage?
The Kane Zoning Hearing Board sided Wednesday with several residents who believe the construction of a dwelling on a vacant lot should precede a garage.