Monday, July 25, 2016

The "Wolf Man" of US Route 6

State historical marker dedicated to ‘Wolf Man of Kane’ McCleery

KANE — “Welcome to another almost perfect day on Gen. Kane's Summit, Pennsylvania.”
With those words, Dennis Driscoll of the Kane Historic Preservation Society summed up a glorious Saturday where people gathered from around the area in front of the old arch entrance to Dr. Edward McCleery's Wolf Farm along U.S. Route 6 in Hamlin Township to honor the man who saved the lobo wolf from extinction.
The state historical marker honoring McCleery, which was recently erected in front of the site located at 7840 U.S. Route 6, was dedicated on Saturday.
Read the complete article from the Bradford Era Newspaper (PA) HERE. 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Boat Left on Shoulder of Route 6 in Wareham MA (From Boston Globe)

Officials looking for driver who allegedly left boat on side of the road

The search is on for the owner of this boat.
The search is on for the owner of this boat.
Land, ho! ... Or should that be, Whoa, land?
Officials in Wareham and Mattapoisett are on the hunt for the “disrespectful litterbugs” who allegedly abandoned a large motorboat on the side of the road this week.
The Wareham Harbormaster Department said in a Facebook post that at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday they observed a vehicle towing a boat along Route 6, heading into Marion from Wareham.
“A little out of the ordinary for this [time of] year but, hey, it happens,” the department wrote.
The harbormaster was not immediately available for additional comment.
Later Wednesday evening, the harbormaster department said, the Mattapoisett police received a tip that a boat had been left sitting on its side in a snowy embankment along the same stretch of road, miles away.
The department said the boat spotted in Mattapoisett “just so happens to match the one that we observed being towed.”
The two towns are roughly 16 miles apart, but accessible from Route 6.
Now, both departments are asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle that left the boat washed up on shore. Details about the car in question were shared online.
“The track is still fresh and hunt is still on,” the harbormaster department wrote in a follow-up post on Facebook Thursday morning. “Now, let’s find the vehicle that was towing the boat!”
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