June 10th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Board of Commissioners two weeks ago pledged $300,000 for a second multi-tenant industrial complex at the Bradford Regional Airport.
Weâ€™re Dancinâ€™ is what Nikkyâ€™s Dance Studio dancers will be doing at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, June 13 and June 14 at the Smethport Senior High School.
A snafu has apparently killed a project to repair three tennis courts and the basketball court at Evergreen Park in Kane.
According to a report reviewed Monday at a Kane Borough Council meeting, the apparent low-bidder for the work failed to meet specifications.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The long-awaited Lantz Corners sewage collection project is nearing completion.
"The project is approximately 87 percent complete," Dan Slagle said Monday night in a report to the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors.
Since 1986, Joyce Cochran has operated the Cochran Styling Salon on the ground floor of the New Thomson House at Fraley and Greeves streets in Kane.
The site now is the location of the new Silhouettes Studio hair styling business operated by Sherry Marconi.
Theyâ€™re will be plenty of drama when Mt. Jewett native Lacy Conant appears on a half-hour national television show Wednesday as she and her fiancĂ©e shop for a â€śrow-homeâ€ť in Baltimore.
The previously-filmed â€śHouse Huntersâ€ť episode will air on the HGTV channel during "prime time" at 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Jean D. Saff, 90, of Bethlehem, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y. and Kane, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
The wife of Kenneth H. Saff Sr., they were married 63 years on Oct. 7.
Jean was born in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Fred and Clara (Schultz) Springer.
Jean graduated from Liberty High School in 1941 and played in the LHS Band. She graduated from St. Lukeâ€™s School of Nursing in 1949.
Joseph S. Wolfe of Greendale Road in Wetmore Township has a daily ritual.
Every morning-- weather permitting-- the 86-year-old man rides his bicycle several miles to Kane and back.
For his own safety while pedaling, Wolfe wears a backpack that bears a patch of a fluorescent yellow shirt and a helmet.
Sometimes life just isn't fair.
About a year ago, Ashley Deane Asel, 29, of Wetmore Township was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis-- an incurable disease that affects the central nervous system.
Just over a week ago, she lost all her belongings and those of her two young daughters in a fire that gutted her house on South Settlement Road.
"Everything's gone," Asel said Sunday.
Diplomas were awarded Friday evening at the 124th commencement ceremony at Kane Area High School.
A total of 90 seniors received their diplomas at the two-hour ceremony at the school auditorium. Two other members of the Class of 2014 did not participate in commencement.
A diploma also was presented to Robert Farnsworth Sr., who left Kane High before graduation to join the U.S. Navy and fight in the Korean War.