April 18th, 2014
The Kane Country Club golf course now is open for the season. Ready to play Friday are cousins Joe Scutella (left) of St. Marys and Pete Palumbo (right) of Bradford. Both are Kane natives and members of the Kane Country Club. The 18-hole course is open to the public. There is a weekday rate including greens fees and golf cart, and is in effect today and Sunday. Their is a Wednesday special which includes golf, cart and a steak dinner. John Rook, a 2005 graduate of Kane High School, is in his fourth year as the pro at Kane Country Club. For tee times, call 837-9491.
Mary Ellen "Gabby" Morris, 76, of 100 Kentucky Ave., James City, died Friday evening, April 18, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Kane borough officials are planning to meet to discuss ways to better address problems with garbage.
Mayor William "Yogi" Osmer said he and Police Officer-in-charge Heath Boyer plan to meet with Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman on the issue.
A rabies clinic was held last Saturday at the Kane Fire Hall by the McKean County SPCA. A total of 149 dogs and cats were vaccinated. For those who missed the event, the Bradford chapter of the SPCA will sponsor another Rabies Clinic on Saturday, April 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the animal shelter at 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford. Pictured is Bilbo, a resident at the SPCA. He is great with dogs, cats and children. Bilbo, along with many others at the SPCA, would make a fine addition to home.
A fire of undetermined origin damaged a barn Wednesday afternoon at the Sandy and Larry Johnson horse farm at 739 S. Settlement Rd., Wetmore Township.
A forum is planned May 7 to celebrate the selection of the Kane Middle School for the prestigious national "Schools To Watch" honor.
The Elk County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday afternoon announced the county's inclusion in the Project ChildSafe initiative.
The directive is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm safety kits.
JONES TWP. â€“ The completion date to the extensive East Branch Dam repair project has been pushed back to 2019, two years later than originally anticipated. The $280 million project entails constructing a full-length, full-depth concrete cutoff wall through the dam to reduce risk and restore the dam to normal operation.
When the game between the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen and Bradford Owls was postponed on Wednesday afternoon, the Elk County Catholic Crusaders and Kane Wolves took advantage of the open field at Berwind Park and moved their matchup there due to reportedly poor field conditions in Kane. The Wolves remained the home team in the contest, but that did not matter to the Crusaders, who scored in every inning but the fifth to claim a 10-0 shutout in six innings.
Howard Sidney Graham, 86, of Route 6, Kane, and formerly of Milford, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at his residence.
Born Jan. 28, 1928 at the family farmhouse in Cairo, N.Y., he was a son ofÂ the late Claude and Edith Howard Graham. On July 22, 1957, in Yonkers, N.Y., he married Ann Gezirjian who survives.
Mr. Graham was a member of the Kane Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and served as an elder for many years in Port Jervis, N.Y., Monroe, N.Y. and Milford, as well as in Kane. He was in charge of building two Kingdom Halls, one in Monroe, N.Y. and the other in Milford.