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Archive - Jun 2013

June 30th

Work under way on major repairs at Kane High pool

June 30, 2013

Renovations are under way at the Kane High School swimming pool—the only public pool in the Kane area.

June 28th

Mt. Jewett Summer Youth Program wrapped up

June 28, 2013

Mt. Jewett’s annual summer youth program recently came to a close. The three-week program, under the direction of Nichole Krietemeyer, is divided into two daily sessions, one in the mornings for students from K-6 grade and evenings for teens.

Merle D. Peters

June 28, 2013

Merle D. Peters, 84, of 431 Smithfield, Kane, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at his residence.
Born Aug. 11, 1928, in Sergeant, he was a son of the late Ollie and Hattie McDonald Peters. On Sept. 12, 1947, in Johnsonburg, he married Norma Akers who preceded him in death.
Mr. Peters worked as a trackman for Conrail for many years. He served in the National Guard during World War II.

Robert A. Larson

June 28, 2013

Robert A. Larson, 92, of 119 Poplar St., Kane, died Friday morning, June 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he recently resided.
Born May 16, 1921 in Kane, he was the son of Harry C. and Anna C. Benson Larson. On July 12, 1952 in Kane, he married Helen E. Withington, who survives.
A 1939 graduate of Kane Area High School, Mr. Larson served in the U.S. Army during WWII from 1942 to 1946, serving in the Pacific Theatre and was stationed at Iwo Jima. He was an instructor of range finding units in Camp Stewart, Ga., and was discharged as a Tech Sergeant.

June 27th

School goes extra mile to help seniors graduate  

June 27, 2013

The Kane Area School District this year went the extra mile to help 13 seniors meet requirements to receive their diplomas at commencement.

N.Y. man charged with failing to register as sex offender in Pa.

June 27, 2013

MCKEAN CO. – A New York man and convicted sex offender who evaded authorities for over 12 years has been found living in McKean County.

Edna R. Spangler

June 27, 2013

Edna R. Spangler, 77, of 109 Clay St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her residence on Thursday, June 27, 2013.
Born Sept. 26, 1935 in Spring Creek, she was the daughter of Opal and Cora Cisco Spangler. On Aug. 3, 1955 in Fredrick, Md., she married Charles R. Spangler, who died in 1991.
Edna was an Avon Representative for many years. She was a life member of the VFW Post #1132 in Kane and it's Ladies Auxiliary. She was Catholic by faith.

June 26th

Swartwood Builders play season finale

June 26, 2013

Kane's 9- and 10-year-old Swartwood Builders' team played its season finale on Wednesday night against Fox Township.

Kane’s 11- and 12-year-old All-Stars drop game to Bradford

June 26, 2013

The Kane 11- and 12-year-old all-stars opened up their playoffs on Wednesday against the Bradford Americans.

Pay increases are approved for county employees

June 26, 2013

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Salary Board has approved an across-the-board 2 percent pay increase for about 165 county non-union and management employees.

PORT ALLEGANY – The Kane Wolves’ offense was clicking on all cylinders in last night’s game against...
The Kane Tornado Pony and Pee Wee teams traveled north last Saturday to take on the Bolivar-...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday night...

 

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