January 19th, 2015
MT. JEWETT â€“ An advisory to Mt. Jewett residents to boil their water will continue at least through today and possibly into Wednesday.
This is the Monday report from Mt. Jewett Borough Council President Chuck Paar.
According to Paar, the borough is required by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to "pass two tests" before lifting the advisory.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team gave the Elk County Catholic Crusaders all they could handle for 32 minutes on Monday in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Coach Matt Gasbarreâ€™s Wolves scrapped and clawed for four quarters and came up just short, 54-51, on an off-balance three-pointer by ECCâ€™s Mitchell Struble with five seconds on the clock. The Wolves got off a three-point try just before the buzzer, but it was no good and the visitors left town with the narrow win.
The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders earned a 20-point victory, 53-33, over the Kane Lady Wolves on Monday evening at the ECCHS gymnasium to remain undefeated.
ECC held a 14-5 advantage at the end of the first quarter, was up 24-13 at the half, and lead 41-25 after three quarters en route to the victory.
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KANE â€“Â The Lutheran Home at Kane (LHK) has appointed Erin Hammerbeck, RN, BSN, as the Director of Nursing (DON) for the facility. Hammerbeck began her tenure with the Lutheran Home as a registered nurse and supervisor in 2006. Prior to her promotion to DON, she held the position of Comprehensive Care coordinator.
Robert L. Jones, 83, of 100 High Point Dr. and formerly of 326 Chase St., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 27, 1931, in Johnsonburg, he was a son ofÂ the late Lawrence and Gertrude Zilkofski Jones. He was married to Jean Hurley Jones who preceded him in death in 1999.
Bob served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Before his retirement, he was employed by Stackpole.
Kimberly Ann Spicer, 45, of Marienville, died unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at UPMC Hamot.
She was born July 8, 1969, in Erie. On June 24, 1989, in Kane, Andy Spicer and Kimberly wed. She was the daughter ofÂ Robert and Lavina Curtis Carlson of Kane.
Kimberly was a medical assistant for the Warren Medical Group. She was a member of the Word of Grace Full Gospel Fellowship Church in Tionesta.
Mike Beane has plowed snow for the borough of Kane for 38 years.
During his long career, he has heard annual criticism from residents and borough officials alike about the plowing of snow.
Beane, who has headed the borough Streets Department for the past five years, refuses to have a "melt-down" over the complaints.
"I take it all with a grain of salt," Beane said Friday in commenting on the snowplowing criticism aired Monday at a public meeting of the Kane Borough Council. "Every year, we hear complaints. If I let it bother me, I would have had a heart attack a long time ago."
BRADFORD â€“ A Bradford businessman is charged with murder in the shooting death of his son-in-law.
Stephen Daniel Stidd, 62, of 725 E. Main St., Bradford, is accused of criminal homicide in the death of Melvin Daniel Bizzarro, 43.
According to the criminal complaint filed with Bradford District Court Judge Dom Cercone, Stidd shot Bizzarro about 9:30 a.m. Friday behind Togiâ€™s Restaurant at 412 E. Main St., Bradford.
A fire-damaged house at 432 Tionesta Ave. in Kane was demolished Friday.
Brian Owens Excavating of Clearfield demolished the two-story house, which was extensively damagedÂ by a fire Nov. 7. Debris was hauled to the Casella landfill in Hutchins.
Holly Lubert Gausman is the owner of the house and property. She and her four children were not home when the fire erupted at the house at Tionesta Avenue at Maple Street in the borough.