September 5th, 2014
Patricia Halloran, 83, of Salamanca, N.Y., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at the Blossom Hill Care Center, Huntsburg, Ohio.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Oâ€™Rourke & Oâ€™Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca, N.Y.
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SMETHPORT â€“ The McKean County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is seeking a special grant that could help Kane address problems with stormwater in sewage.
Gay DeGolier, the authorityâ€™s coordinator for the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, said the authority is seeking a special $500,000 â€ścompetitiveâ€ť CDBG grant.
The Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) at the Kane Elementary School will host a â€śback-to-schoolâ€ť activity on Saturday at Evergreen Park in Kane.
*9:30 a.m.â€”2-mile walk.
*9:45 a.m.â€”5-kilometer run.
*11 a.m.â€”Kids Costume Run.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday near the tennis courts on the Chestnut Street side of the park. The cost is $10.
Participants are encouraged to bring their families and a picnic lunch. The lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday in the park.
One man in Collegeville is trying to impact this year's governor election through a campaign driven solely through social media and the press.
Dave Naples, a 49-year-old resident of Collegeville, has started a write-in campaign for governor of Pennsylvania, which will run without any donated campaign funding.
Naples stated that his campaign started in response to the large amounts of money that are being spent by this year's candidates, incumbent Tom Corbett, and Tom Wolf, towards their campaigns.
The Kane Volleyball team welcomed the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals to the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Thursday afternoon to open the 2014 season. Coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s Lady Wolves defeated DCC in four sets, 25-19, 18-25, 25-17 and 25-19.
Ridgway boys soccer moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 3-1 victory over the Kane Wolves on a hot Thursday afternoon.
Ridgway opened the game quickly and had a 1-0 lead in the third minute as freshman Alec McManus dribbled home a shot about 10 yards out and was able to bury it in the right corner for the game's first goal.
Lynda M. Pontzer, 67, of 500 Spruce St., St. Marys, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at Penn Highlands Elk.
She was born Jan. 26, 1947, a daughter of the late Edward and Orma Nicklas Pontzer.
Lynda graduated from ECCHS and received her bachelor's degree from Mercyhurst University. She then received two master's degrees from the University of Arizona, one in art history and another in English. In her early years, she taught in Denmark, Scotland and Iran. She often substituted in our local schools, and greatly enjoyed teaching children to paint.
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