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June 4th, 2013

3 Kane teachers, 2 librarians are retiring

June 4, 2013

Five longtime educators in the Kane Area School District are retiring with the end of classes this week.

Florence V. Forquer

June 4, 2013

Florence V. Forquer, 88,  a resident of Sena-Kean Manor, and formerly of Kushequa, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 15, 1924, in Kushequa, she was a daughter of William and Anna James Transue. On June 20, 1941, at Kushequa Union Church, she married Lester Forquer who preceded her in death.

June 3rd

Mt. Jewett police chief to attend special training

June 3, 2013

MT. JEWETT – Not many municipal police officers undergo training to recognize motorists driving under the influence of drugs.

Sandusky trial may guide ‘electronic’ courtroom rules

June 3, 2013

HARRISBURG – Judges at future high-profile criminal cases in Pennsylvania may look at the Jerry Sandusky trial in setting rules for news media use of “electronic devices” in the courtroom.

Frehiwot "Marra" Olsson

June 3, 2013

Frehiwot "Marra" Olsson, 2, died Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was the daughter of Sten and Amy Olsson of Frederick.
She was born Nov. 22, 2010 in Assela, Ethiopia.
Frehiwot joined her family in January 2012 when they adopted her from Ethiopia. The story of her journey to the Olsson family has touched the lives of countless people. She was a light to all who knew her. Marra Freh loved her brothers and sisters and enjoyed playing, singing, laughing and being silly. Dora was her favorite character.

Greta A. Jacobus

June 3, 2013

Greta A. Jacobus, 83, of 115 Biddle St., passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at theYork Hospital.
Born May 6, 1930, in Lock Haven, she was a daughter of  the late Hilary and Margaret Collins Weaver. On Aug. 13, 1955, in Lock Haven, she married Paul Jacobus who preceded her in death in 2000.
Mrs. Jacobus taught in the Kane Area School District for many years, retiring in 1985. She was the valedictorian of her high school class and a graduate of Penn State University in 1952.
She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church where she had previously been an organist.

John Victor Compton

June 3, 2013

John Victor Compton, 73, of 194 Dewey Ave., Hazel Hurst, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at his residence.
Born Jan. 6, 1940, in Kane, he was a son of the late Victor and Viola Porter Compton. On May 1, 1960, in Eldred, he married Carol L. Slaugenhaupt who survives.
Mr. Compton had worked at various positions including the charcoal factory in Marvindale, working in the woods, in the oil fields, as a construction worker where he helped build the Kinzua Dam, and finally at Kane Hardwood from which he retired in 2006.

June 2nd

Familiar Kane school crossing guard is retiring

June 2, 2013

Roy Compton has one of the most familiar faces in Kane.
He touches the lives of hundreds of Kane children and adults every day as the school crossing guard at the busy intersection of South Fraley Street and Hemlock Avenue.

May 31st

Job with Penguins is 'icing' on cake for Kane native

May 31, 2013

Working for the Pittsburgh Penguins is like "icing" on the cake for Kane native Julia Drost.

Highland supervisor is sworn into office

May 31, 2013

RIDGWAY – Jim Wolfe of Russell City has been sworn in as a temporary supervisor for Highland Township.

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