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Archive - 2013

July 28th

None injured in truck wreck in Highland Township

July 28, 2013

RUSSELL CITY – No one was injured early Saturday morning when a tractor-trailer truck left Route 948 near Russell City and rolled on its side.

July 26th

School channel on cable TV system is still a dream

July 26, 2013

A proposed Kane Area School District channel on the local Comcast cable television system won't become a reality in the near future.

Volunteering at Camp JJ - A family tradition for many

July 26, 2013

There is a feeling of family in the air when visitors stop by Camp JJ. There is good reason for that as a number of the volunteer counselors have been back year after year. In the case of Mona Novak, there are three generations of her family helping out at the yearly gathering at the Highland Christian Camp.

Daniel J. Bires

July 26, 2013

Daniel J. Bires, 76, of 9 N. Hillside Ave., Ludlow, died on Friday morning, July 26, 2013 in the emergency room at Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 15, 1937, in Ludlow, he was a son of the late John and Mary Steffan Bires. On June 28, 1956, he married Arlene "Cubby" Irwin who preceded him in death in 2010.

July 25th

No plans made to shutter Lantz Corners landmark

July 25, 2013

LANTZ CORNERS – It's happening every day.
A large company opens a new store and right away people project the worst for a similar small business nearby.
This is the scenario at Lantz Corners.

No cause reported following investigation

July 25, 2013

JOHNSONBURG – Law enforcement authorities completed an investigation Thursday but were unable to explain the cause of the July 12 fire at Domtar paper mill in Johnsonburg, saying only that there are "no suspicious circumstances."

Students participate in open gym

July 25, 2013

Girls hoping to play volleyball for the Kane Lady Wolves take part in an open gym on Thursday morning. Official practice for fall sports, including volleyball, begins on Monday, Aug. 12.

Rose Johnson

July 25, 2013

Rose Johnson, 74, of 17 North Oak St., Kane, died early Thursday morning, July 25, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 20, 1938 in Marienville, she was the daughter of Charles R. and Effie M. Barr Sharrow. On Aug. 29, 1958 in Crown, she married Virgil A. Johnson, who survives.
A homemaker, Rose did housekeeping for folks in the area. She was a lifetime member of the McKean County Fire Police and belonged to the Kane Fire Dept. Auxiliary. She enjoyed puzzles and embroidery.

July 24th

McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visit the Lutheran Home at Kane

July 24, 2013

From left to right, Miss Kane, Miss Otto Eldred, Miss Port Allegany, Miss Bradford & Miss Smethport. The 2013 McKean County Fair Queen Candidates visited the Lutheran Home at Kane on Monday and each candidate performed their routine for the residents. The residents enjoyed their visit.

Service could change rural internet

July 24, 2013

Aiming to promote broadband service in the 32-county region north of Interstate 80, a primarily rural area, the Northern Tier Middle Mile Broadband Project may vastly improve communication efforts across the state.

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...
The Kane girls’ soccer team hosted an experienced West Forest Fires team on Wednesday and ended up...

 

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