September 14th, 2014
ERIE â€“ Three defendants in a â€śwhistle-blowerâ€ť lawsuit filed seven years ago in U.S. District Court in Erie are seeking to have their legal fees paid by the unsuccessful plaintiffâ€”Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District.
The defendantsâ€™ legal fees total nearly $3 million, according a report in the Saturday edition of the Erie Times-News.
Marjorie E. Anderson, 93, of 501 Greendale Rd., Kane, died early Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 2, 1921 in Advance Mills, Va., she was the daughter of W.O. and Bertha Dickerson Estes.
On May 11, 1948 in Atlantic, Va., she married Ben W. Anderson, who died in 1998.
Marjorie graduated from the University of Virginia Nursing School and had worked as a registered nurse. SheÂ was a member ofÂ the First Church of God in Kane.
The young Lady Wolves volleyball team started their home tournament off with a sweep of Johnsonburg in their opening match 25-17, 25-11.Â
The Kane School Board agreed Thursday to donate four used school district computers to the Kane Day School, a pre-school program.
Linda Hearst of the Kane Day School made the request, which was endorsed by school board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Claire Ann Depto, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson.
Board members Keith Hastings and Krista Jamerson did not attend the meeting. There is one vacancy on the nine-member board. Anderson participated in the meeting via speaker phone.
The Kane Wolves football team led Sheffield 32-6 early in the third quarter but the Wolverines refused to go away and tacked on a couple of late touchdowns to make the final score of Friday nightâ€™s game 32-18 in favor of the Wolves.
The Kane Lady Wolves again faced adversity as they battled with the Sheffield Wolverines but came up short in a 3-0 sweep, dropping them to a 1-3 record.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane woman charged in a horrific 6-fatality traffic accident last year has accepted a plea agreement that suggests a minimum sentence of 11 1/2 years in prison.
Kathy Douglas, 37, entered the plea Thursday before Senior Judge William F. Morgan at the McKean County Courthouse.
The judge set sentencing for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the courthouse. Morgan said he as the "sentencing judge" is not bound by the proposed terms in the agreement, which sets the maximum sentence of 22 1/2 years.Â
More candidates are sought to fill a vacancy on the Kane School Board.
The board voted 6-0 Thursday to formally accept the resignation of school board member Gary Ziegler.
Board President Claire Ann Depto joined with board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson in accepting the resignation.
The state may be finally ready to reimburse the Kane Area School District for local funds used to help finance a 2008 school construction project.
The school district dipped into its reserves to come up with $7,759,741 as a local share for the $22.3-million project. The project included the construction a new elementary school and the renovation of the Kane Middle School.
Coach Dave Fitchâ€™s Sheffield Wolverines will make the short trip down Route 6 to Kane to take on the 2-0 Wolves tonight at Paul R Miller stadium. The Wolverines come into the game 0-2, having lost 48-0 to a tough Ridgway team in week one of the season and losing 68-0 to the state ranked Clarion Bobcats last Friday night.