March 18th, 2014
State Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) probably didn't realize he was opening a can of worms by proposing a single superintendent for all five school districts in McKean County.
The Kane Area High School Cheerleading team traveled to Cheer LTD Nationals in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this past weekend and came home exceeding their goals they set out at the beginning of the season.Â
Kane senior Morgan Nicholson competed in the New Balance Indoor Nationals at the Armory in New York City last weekend. Nicholson was one of 41 girls from across the U.S. and Canada that qualified for the event.
Vincent N. "Vinny" Scarano, 50, of 623 Suismon Ave., Pittsburgh, and formerly of Johnsonburg, died early Sunday morning, March 16, 2014 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh following a brief illness.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1963 in Ridgway, son of Julia Robinson Scarano and the late Nicholas Scarano.
He resided in Pittsburgh for the last 20 years.
He graduated from Johnsonburg Area High School in 1981. He was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Johnsonburg. He had worked at Treasure Lake in DuBois as a Time Share salesman. He had also worked for ZEP Cleaning Products.
Daniel Louis Pierotti, 84, a social justice activist, retired pastor and arts management consultant, died peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014 surrounded by family.
Dan was born Oct. 27, 1929 in the nurturing embrace of his parents, the late Marion Becker Pierotti and the late Louis M. Pierotti, and their extended family community in rural Kane.
With the nearby Allegheny Mountains as his playground, Dan grew up enjoying outdoor activities, especially figure skating, and all manner of mischief with his older brothers Jack and Tom.
Brian Hillard has resigned from the Kane Borough Police Department.
A scholarship has been established in memory of Jarrett Costanzo, a 6-year-old Kane boy killed in a tragic traffic accident last year.
Richard L. Dahl, 82, of 7061 Route 6, died Monday, March 17, 2014 at his residence.
Born Jan. 17, 1932, in Kane, he was a son ofÂ the late Elof and Ranghild Johnson Dahl. On June 14, 1963, in Kane, he married Adeline "Addy" Damico who survives.
Mr. Dahl attended college in Williamsport where he studied mechanics. He then worked as a service representative for Dresser Industries in Olean, N.Y., traveling to six continents as he installed and serviced gas turbines and large industrial equipment around the world. After 31 years of service he retired in 1986.
Doris Marie Bonini, 80, of 10 Dayton St., Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family and faithful companion, A.J.
Born Feb. 13, 1934, in Brookville, she was a daughter of the late Amer and Marie Moore Silvis. On May 15, 1954, in Mt. Jewett, she married William Bonini who survives. Mr. and Mrs. Bonini would have celebrated their 60th anniversary this May 15.Â
Libby Herbstritt, the registered dietician at Kane Community Hospital (KCH), hands a tray of food to Steve Stanko (left) of Kane in the newly-renovated hospital cafeteria. The cafeteria features many new menu selections for healthy lifestyles.