AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MR. McCANN
by Cathy Rasey Derx
Cathy: Thanks for coming back to Portville for this special interview, Mr. McCann.
McCann: My pleasure Mo, er, Cathy. Sorry.
Cathy: Yes, I'm Cathy.
McCann: One of the Rasey girls, right?
Cathy: Let's get on with it. What have you been up to since leaving Portville?
Or should I say driven out?
McCann: Oh, I'm living in Allegany now.
Cathy: ALLEGANY? What's up with that? Just like my brothers!
McCann: Well, you know. One can only take so much of Portville.
My wife and I were there for over fifty years...combined.
Cathy: I understand. But anyway, what do you remember about my PCS class
McCann: They graduated in 1979. I do recall that fact.
Cathy: Anything else?
McCann: I'm pretty sure that it was your class that instigated
the threatened teacher strike.
Cathy: We weren't around then...that was the early 80's.
McCann: Yea, but it was your class that pushed those teachers
to the brink...Warner, Swetland, Giberson, Boomer...that whole gang. The school was a mess after you left. Anarchy, I
To be continued...