January 17th, 2014
The appeal for additional funding for the fire department is a hot topic in Kane.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department requires more municipal aid to continue to offer first-class service to the borough of Kane and Wetmore Township.
The Community Collaborative to Improve Health Care welcomed St. Marys Police Officers Gregg McManus and Anthony Pistner to their January meeting for a presentation on the rising abuse of bath salts in our area.
The Kane Wolves lost a nail-biter to Brookville on Wednesday as senior Jeff Kocjancic closed in on the 1,000 career point plateau. On Friday night, in front of a large crowd in the Wolvesâ€™ Den, the Wolves rallied to defeat the Brockway Rovers and Kocjancic scored 18 points to become only the seventh player in Kane boysâ€™ basketball history to top 1,000 points for a career.
SMETHPORT â€“ A preliminary hearing for the alleged drug-influenced driver in a six-fatality traffic accident is tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27 before Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The former secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges linked with the alleged theft of township money.
SMETHPORT â€“ Suspended Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard will have another chance to enter a plea to charges of falsifying firearms training records for three Kane police officers.
Hillard was scheduled to enter a plea Thursday in McKean County Court. The court appearance has been continued to a later date not yet specified.
The Kane Wolves wrestling team were firing on all cylinders on Thursday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den.
Kane coach Mike Swartwoodâ€™s Wolves avenged last yearâ€™s loss to Port Allegany with a dominating 61-10 win over the Gators.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Board of Supervisors has yet to officially challenge the payment of a pension to Charlie Vaughn.
The Parents-Teachers Organization (PTO) at the Kane Elementary School is holding its annual Book Fair in the elementary/middle school library. Selecting books to buy are these fourth-graders, left to right: Adian Markert, Cooper Nystrom, Brooke Ginkel and Kathryn Sluga. Students can shop at the Book Fair through Friday.
ST. MARYS â€“ Following the recent announcement of the closing of St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys current and former area residents have voiced their reaction to the news, a majority of which are of sadness and disappointment paired with fond memories of The Benedictine Sisters of Elk County and their contributions to the community.