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October 9th, 2012

'Tickle Monster' to pay price for abusing children

October 9, 2012

BELLEFONTE – The "Tickle Monster" will be going to prison, most likely for the remainder of his life.
Jerry Sandusky, 68, convicted in June of molesting 10 young boys over a 15-year period, was sentenced Tuesday to spend a minimum of 30 years in prison. 
Senior Trial Judge John Cleland of Kane handed down the sentence at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte.
One of the victims who spoke in court Tuesday said Sandusky called himself the "Tickle Monster" in an alleged 1998 incident in a shower when the victim was only 11. 

Rosemary L. Bloomquist

October 9, 2012

Rosemary L. Bloomquist, 89, of 324 Warren Rd., died, Monday, Oct. 8,2012, at WCA Hospital.
She was born May 14,1923 in Sargeant, the daughter of Philip and Christina Amitone Scutella.
She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Church in Frewsburg.

October 8th

Wolves’ soccer drops game to West Forest 4-1

October 8, 2012

The Kane Wolves boys’ soccer team came out of the gate quickly during Monday’s game against West Forest in Kane before dropping a 4-1 game.
Kane head coach Ernie Chamberlain’s young squad has yet to get a win this season and the Wolves’ offense tried to put the pressure on the Fires early.

Wolves JV football team crushes Hubbers

October 8, 2012

The Kane junior varsity football team jumped out to a 20-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 48-6 win over the visiting Smethport Hubbers on Monday night at Paul R Miller Stadium.
The Wolves, under the direction of Coach Mike Szymanski, had five different players score touchdowns in the win. Tyler Rolick put the home team on the scoreboard early with a 27-yard touchdown run, followed by an extra point kick by Dillon Mattis, who just finished a soccer game 10 minutes before kickoff.

Handicapped parking again cut on residential streets

October 8, 2012

Reserved handicapped parking on residential streets in Kane has been eliminated-- again.
The Kane Borough Council voted 5-2 Monday to repeal an ordinance covering residential handicap parking spaces.
Council President Howard Kane joined with Councilwoman Janet Bard and Councilmen Harold Hallberg, Bill Tunall and Dennis Drost to repeal the ordinance adopted in June. Councilwoman Holly Harris and Councilman John Gentilman cast the lone negative votes.

Kane animal control officer is eliminated

October 8, 2012

The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to terminate its part-time animal control officer-- Karen Klaiber-- and its holding kennel.
Beginning today, Kane residents are urged to contact the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Bradford to report to stray cats and dogs.
Councilman Harold Hallberg, chairman of council's Public Safety Committee, said an analysis shows that the borough is spending more than $7,000 a year on animal control.

Appointment of county personnel director announced

October 8, 2012

SMETHPORT—The McKean County Board of Commissioners didn’t need to look far to find a new personnel director.
Kathy Roche, who has served as the director of the county Tax Claim Bureau for six years, now will also take on duties of the county personnel chief.
Roche has a desk in both offices, which are a few steps away from each other on the first floor of the county courthouse in Smethport.
Joe DeMott, chairman of the Board of Commissioners, announced the selection of Roche for personnel director during a board meeting Monday at the courthouse.

County budget preparations are under way

October 8, 2012

SMETHPORT – Preparations for the 2013 budget are under way in McKean County.
Joe DeMott, chairman of the county Board of Commissioners, said Monday that the board has been “scheduling meetings” with department heads to look a budget requests for next year.
He said the budget meetings are with heads of the “larger departments,” which will have a major impact on the next spending plan for the county.
In action at the 13-minute meeting at the county courthouse in Smethport, the commissioners:

October 7th

Homecoming royalty

October 7, 2012

Zach Hadfield and Dawn Saquin were selected 2012 Kane Homecoming King and Queen. Saquin was announced as Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Wolves' 17-14 victory over the Elk County Catholic Crusaders on Friday night, while Hadfield was crowned during Saturday night's Homecoming Dance. Nearly 300 students and guests attended the dance.

October 5th

Wolves rally to defeat Crusaders in homecoming game

October 6, 2012

In a game that Kane football fans will remember for many years, the Kane Wolves rallied to defeat the previously unbeaten Elk County Catholic Crusaders in the Wolves 2012 homecoming game.

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