September 5th, 2013
Two young victims of a horrific traffic accident were laid to rest Thursday following a teary-eyed funeral service at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.
Jarrett Costanzo, 6, of Kane and his 12-year-old cousin, Olivia Douglas of Eldred and formerly of Kane were two of six killed Saturday in a two-vehicle accident on Route 219 just north of Lantz Corners.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Clad in protective suits and wearing masks attached to air tanks, law enforcement agents looked for evidence Thursday night at a suspected "meth lab" in a Mt. Jewett residence.
It was an eerie scene as the State Police Clandestine Laboratory Response Team (CLRT) donned their equipment to enter the residence at 41 Anderson St. at Oberg Avenue in Mt. Jewett.
The Kane Wolves football team soundly defeated the Sheffield Wolverines last Saturday afternoon, showcasing a well-rounded offense and a tenacious defense on their way to posting a 34-6 win. Their opponent this week will be the Port Allegany Gators, last yearâ€™s District 9 A Champions and a PIAA state semifinalist.
The Kane girlsâ€™ soccer team fell to a deep West Forest team by a score of 4-2 on Thursday afternoon in Kane. The Lady Wolves fell to 1-1 on the young season after a 3-1 victory over Smethport on Tuesday.
Connie L. Bigley, 66, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, and formerly of Duncansville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at UPMC Altoona.
Born April 25, 1947, in Duncansville, she was a daughter of Cyril and CeceliaÂ Decker Harker.Â On Aug. 30, 1985, in Duncansville, she married Thomas L.Bigley, who died in 2006.
An organized community action group known as the Concerned Citizens of Kane is calling for Police Chief Brian Hillard to resign in the wake of criminal charges filed against him.
â€śHeâ€™s a disgrace to our community because of his actions,â€ť Mick Petruney said Wednesday in explaining why the citizensâ€™ group is asking Hillard to step down as police chief. â€śHe should resign.â€ť
ST. MARYS â€“ In their opening match of the season, the Kane Lady Wolves took the St. Marys Dutch to five sets but fell just short of an exciting win.
The Dutch took the first set 25-20 but the Wolves bounced back for a 25-17 win.Â The momentum carried into set three where the Wolves won 25-19.Â In a back and forth contest to the very end, the Dutch took set four 25-23 and then won the final set 15-11.
Connie L. Bigley, 66, of 130 Greeves St., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 at UPMC Altoona.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Kane Mayor Doug Caldwell announced Tuesday that he has suspended Police Chief Brian Hillard, who is facing criminal charges for allegedly falsifying state firearms training documents.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Repairs are planned for the unpaved road leading to the Mt. Jewett water treatment plant off Route 6 east of the borough.
The borough council discussed the issue Tuesday at its meeting at the borough building on Center Street.