January 1st, 2015
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A preliminary hearing was held before Magisterial District Judge George A. "Tony" King of Johnsonburg Wednesday in the case of Robert William Duck, 36, of Kane.
"He said he was going to kill himself and that he wanted to cut my head off and put it on a stake," said the victim, Annette Peterson of James City during her testimony.
Duck was held for county court on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment and criminal mischief for a Dec. 23, 2014 incident, in which he allegedly followed Peterson around the house with a knife and prevented her from leaving.
December 30th, 2014
EMPORIUM â€“ Authorities are still investigating the origin of a fire that spread through four apartment units early Tuesday morning in a West 4th Street house in Emporium.
Initial reports indicated smoke and flames showing at 234 W. 4th St. as Cameron County 14 (Emporium Fire Department), Emporium Ambulance, and St. Marys Ambulance were called out shortly before 3 a.m.
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A tanker carrying a load of brine water tipped over on James City Hill Monday afternoon. Members of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department are pictured here after responding to the accident, which occurred at roughly 2:45 p.m. PSP Kane said a 2008 Peterbilt 829 was being operated by Alexander K. Myers, 21, of Mt. Jewett.
The Kane boysâ€™ varsity basketball team rebounded from a Friday night loss to the hosts to win Saturdayâ€™s consolation game of the North Clarion Holiday Tournament against AC Valley. The Wolvesâ€™ junior varsity team won the title with wins over North Clarion and AC Valley.
Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave. since 1946, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she resided since January of 2011.
Born May 13, 1923 in Heath Township, Jefferson County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Bessie Rhodes.
On Aug. 10, 1946 in Pleasant Hill, Jefferson County, she married Francis â€śBaloneyâ€ť Farnsworth, who died in July ofÂ 2001.
Kane native U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Mike Johnston presented King David Post 1132 VFW with a flag that was flown over his base in Afghanistan in recognition of their support for area service members.
Lt. Col. Johnston and his wife, Jennifer, also a Kane native, presented the flag along with a corresponding certificate to VFW officials and volunteers on Saturday morning.
Both the Kane varsity and Lady Wolvesâ€™ junior varsity teams won their consolation matchup against the Eisenhower Lady Knights in Saturdayâ€™s First Annual Kane Girls Basketball Holiday Tournament. The Lady Wolves varsity team squeaked out a 50-49 win over Ike while the junior varsity jumped out to a 19-6 halftime lead and cruised to a 38-16 win over the Warren County squad.
Betty R. Farnsworth, 91, formerly of 106 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Friday evening, Dec. 26, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Lavern Causer, 84, of 152 W. Main St., Mt. Jewett, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 28, 1930, in Crosby, he was a son of the late Claude and Jennie Cornelius Causer. On July 27, 1953, in Mt. Jewett, he married Katherine Thomas Causer who preceded him in death Nov. 14, 2010.Â