Archive - May 2013
William "Yogi" Osmer easily won the Democratic nomination for mayor of Kane in Tuesday's primary election.
The Kane Lady Wolves softball teamâ€™s season came to a heartbreaking end on Monday when the Lady Wolves lost to Port Allegany in 12 innings on a close play at the plate.
RIDGWAY â€“ The timing wasn't right.
Therefore, President Elk County Judge Richard Masson declined Monday to fill a vacancy on the Highland Township Board of Supervisors.
Myrtle Cochran, 103, formerly of Kane, died Monday afternoon, May 20, 2013 at the Katy Memorial Hermann Hospital, Katy, Texas.
Born June 2, 1909 in Bradford, she was the daughter of Rupert C. and Irene O. Andrews Fuller.Â On Oct. 20, 1934, she married Raymond Peterson and moved to Kane, where she became active at the First Baptist Church, serving as Sunday school teacher, superintendent, deaconess, moderator, church secretary and various other positions with the womenâ€™s classes.
The Kane High School boys track and field team came away with the District IX Class AA Championship for the second consecutive year, with some outstanding performances by the Kane boys. Because of their efforts, Kane will be advancing six boys on to the state championship meet to be held this Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University.Â
The Kane girlsâ€™ track and field team finished second in Fridayâ€™s District IX AA Championship meet with 73 points, behind Brookville who took the team title with 98 points.
It may not have the national attention of a Presidential Election, but the primary Tuesday features many races with a local flavor.
Harold M. Anderson, 78, of 6792 Route 321 in East Kane, died Friday morning, May 17, 2013 at his residence following a recent illness.
Born Feb. 15, 1935 in Sergeant, he was the son of Arthur and Mabel Lee Anderson.Â On Dec. 29, 1966 in Kane, he married Kathylene "Kathy" Mosier, who survives.
Mr. AndersonÂ served in the National Guard and then in the U.S. Navy from 1958 until 1963, when he was transferred to the Navy Reserves.Â Later, he worked at the Cera-Mag division of Stackpole in Kane for over 38 years, retiring in 1997.
Marguerite Trubic, 87, of 114 SurfÂ Dr., Butler, andÂ formerly of Kane, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2013 at Sunny View Nursing Home in Butler.
Born April 5, 1926, in Kane, she was a daughter ofÂ the late Leo and Marguerite McKenna.
Mrs. Trubic resided in Kane for most of her life, living on Biddle Street. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed at Westinghouse.
She was a memberÂ ofÂ St. Callistus Catholic Church and belonged to the CD of A Court Callistus #66.
Another â€śset of eyesâ€ť has inspected the Wetmore Township financial records.