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Archive - 2014

December 30th

Emporium apartments go up in flames

December 31, 2014

EMPORIUM – Authorities are still investigating the origin of a fire that spread through four apartment units early Tuesday morning in a West 4th Street house in Emporium.
Initial reports indicated smoke and flames showing at 234 W. 4th St. as Cameron County 14 (Emporium Fire Department), Emporium Ambulance, and St. Marys Ambulance were called out shortly before 3 a.m.

VIDEO: Report - Ben Tate visiting with Steelers

December 30, 2014

VIDEO: Report - Ben Tate visiting with Steelers
Free agent running back Ben Tate will reportedly meet with the Pittsburgh Steelers as the team looks for an insurance back for the playoffs.

December 29th

Tanker truck wrecks on James City Hill

December 30, 2014

A tanker carrying a load of brine water tipped over on James City Hill Monday afternoon. Members of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department are pictured here after responding to the accident, which occurred at roughly 2:45 p.m. PSP Kane said a 2008 Peterbilt 829 was being operated by Alexander K. Myers, 21, of Mt. Jewett.

Kane boys defeat AC Valley in North Clarion Tournament

December 30, 2014

The Kane boys’ varsity basketball team rebounded from a Friday night loss to the hosts to win Saturday’s consolation game of the North Clarion Holiday Tournament against AC Valley. The Wolves’ junior varsity team won the title with wins over North Clarion and AC Valley.

Betty R. Farnsworth

December 30, 2014

Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave. since 1946, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she resided since January of 2011.
Born May 13, 1923 in Heath Township, Jefferson County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Bessie Rhodes.
On Aug. 10, 1946 in Pleasant Hill, Jefferson County, she married Francis “Baloney” Farnsworth, who died in July of 2001.

December 28th

Lt. Col. Johnston presents VFW Post with flag

December 29, 2014

Kane native U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Mike Johnston presented King David Post 1132 VFW with a flag that was flown over his base in Afghanistan in recognition of their support for area service members.
Lt. Col. Johnston and his wife, Jennifer, also a Kane native, presented the flag along with a corresponding certificate to VFW officials and volunteers on Saturday morning.

Lady Wolves defeat Eisenhower in consolation game

December 29, 2014

Both the Kane varsity and Lady Wolves’ junior varsity teams won their consolation matchup against the Eisenhower Lady Knights in Saturday’s First Annual Kane Girls Basketball Holiday Tournament. The Lady Wolves varsity team squeaked out a 50-49 win over Ike while the junior varsity jumped out to a 19-6 halftime lead and cruised to a 38-16 win over the Warren County squad.

Betty R. Farnsworth

December 29, 2014

Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at

Lavern Causer

December 29, 2014

Lavern Causer, 84, of 152 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 28, 1930, in Crosby, he was a son of the late Claude and Jennie Cornelius Causer. On July 27, 1953, in Mt. Jewett, he married Katherine Thomas Causer who preceded him in death Nov. 14, 2010. 

Dorothy C. “Dottie” Bryington

December 29, 2014

Dorothy C. “Dottie” Bryington, 48, of Walnut Street, St. Marys, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in Clearfield.
She was born March 9, 1966 in Kane, daughter of Donald Bedford of Kane and Martha “Sis” (Morgan) Bedford of Wilcox.
She was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. She worked as a cook for local restaurants.
She was a member of the Wilcox Presbyterian Church, Wilcox Sportsman’s and the American Legion of Wilcox and Johnsonburg.
She lived in Wilcox most of her life until the past few years in Johnsonburg and St. Marys.

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