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September 24th, 2014

Man charged with intimidating witness in Kane case

September 24, 2014

A defendant in a Kane assault case is accused of intimidating the female victim while he is incarcerated at the McKean County Jail near Smethport.
William Jason Pearce, 38, of Glen Campbell, Pa. in Indiana County called the alleged victim on her cell phone “over 50 times” from jail Sunday through Wednesday, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday with Smethport District Court Judge Bill Todd. 
According to the court documents, the calls placed the alleged victim in “reasonable fear of bodily injury” or “emotional distress.” 

Drive 4 UR School set for Saturday at Kane High School

September 24, 2014

Kane area residents can take advantage of Ford’s $20 donation for every new vehicle taken for a test drive on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A number of new vehicles from Zook Motors will be available to be taken for a test drive in front of the Kane Senior High School. Proceeds from the event will benefit four separate KHS clubs, SADD, Prom Committee, Kane All-Sports Booster Club and the German Club.

Lady Elkers improve to 7-4 with 7-1 win over Kane

September 24, 2014

Kane girls’ soccer coach Robert Mosier thought his team would show the Ridgway Lady Elkers how much they have improved since the two teams first meeting, Kane’s first game of the season. Unfortunately for the Lady Wolves, the result was pretty much the same. Ridgway defeated the Kane girls 8-1 back on Sept. 8 on the Lady Elkers' home field. On Wednesday afternoon, the Lady Wolves hosted coach Greg Maddalena’s team and jumped out to a 7-0 lead before Terika Schleicher booted a goal to prevent the shutout.

Wolves cross country loses to Punxsy, DuBois

September 24, 2014

The Kane cross country team made the long trip to Punxsutawney on Tuesday to take on the Chucks and the DuBois Beavers. The Wolves’ runners came up short against both teams, losing to the hosts by a 19-44 score and dropping a 26-33 decision to DuBois.
Hunter Yasurek was Kane’s top runner in the meet. The Wolves’ sophomore completed the course in 18:39 for his second fastest finish of the season.

Darlene Royer Zietz

September 24, 2014

Darlene Royer Zietz, 68, of Odessa, Fla., died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.
She was born in Kane and moved to Florida in 1978.
She is preceded in death by her late, husband Harry Zietz; her parents, Homer Wayne and Jerry Royer; grandparents Harry and Hazel Bouch; and several beloved aunts and uncles.

Robert J. Williamson

September 24, 2014

Robert J. Williamson, 49, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of Kane, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2014 at Plantation General Hospital, Plantation, Fla.
Born Dec. 17, 1964 in Kane, he was the son of Robert J. and Joann J. Jackson Williamson.
An avid Pirates and Steelers fan, Rob played quarterback for Lock Haven University for a year, and was chosen to play quarterback in the Big 30 Charity Football Classic.

September 23rd

Asbestos encapsulation project set at county courthouse

September 23, 2014

SMETHPORT – McKean County officials say they never knew pipes hidden above the first-floor drop ceiling at the county courthouse contained hazardous asbestos.
Now they know and they will correct the problem.
They plan to spend an estimated $29,000 for an asbestos encapsulation project.
The asbestos was discovered during preliminary work for a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) project at the courthouse.

Lady Wolves lose to Bradford in 4 sets

September 23, 2014

The Kane volleyball team outplayed the Bradford Lady Owls in the first game of Tuesday night’s match in the Wolves’ Den, but the visitors regrouped to defeat the Lady Wolves in four sets, 23-25, 25-10, 25-7 and 25-17.
Kane got out to a quick 2-0 lead on a tip by Ashley Jordan and an ace by Alyssa Zampogna. Bradford battled back to go ahead but a kill by Camryn Cummings on a quick set by Jordan got the hosts back to within one, 5-6.

Udovich leads Wolves to 2-1 win over Hubbers

September 23, 2014

Kane’s Chris Udovich scored one goal in each half of Monday afternoon's game in Smethport to lead his team to a 2-1 win over the Hubbers. The Hubbers tied the game at 1-1 in the second half but Udovich quickly put his team back in the lead and the visitors left town with the narrow win.
Wolves' coach Ernie Chamberlain felt his team controlled every aspect of the game.
"We outshot them," he said. "We kept the ball on their half for a great majority of the game. We just had trouble finding the back of the net."

Lady Wolves battle Lady Hubs 100 minutes to 0-0 draw

September 23, 2014

The Kane Lady Wolves hosted the Smethport Lady Hubbers back on Sept. 10 and came away with an exciting 1-0 win in double overtime. The same two teams took to the field on Monday evening in the county seat and again played a nail-biter with ended in a scoreless tie.
Kane coach Robert Mosier said scoring opportunities were limited in the game as both defenses and goalkeepers played exceptionally well, leading to a scoreless game at halftime.

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