February 6th, 2014
Richard A. Arthurs, 54, of 2666 Campbelltown Rd., died Wednesday, Feb, 5, 2014 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh.
Born March 16, 1959, in Kane, he was a son ofÂ the late Stanley and Anna Lou Lilley Arthurs.
Mr. Arthurs resided in Hazel Hurst until his later years when he moved to the Mt. Jewett area.Â He had been employed at the McKean County Landfill until he became ill.
The criminal case against a Kane woman linked with a horrific six-fatality crash Aug. 31 is headed to McKean County Court.
Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman "bound over" the charges to county court Wednesday following an intense three-hour preliminary hearing in his courtroom.
WETMORE TWP. â€“ A jackknifed tractor-trailer disrupted traffic for more than two hours Wednesday afternoon on state Route 66 near the base of James City hill south of Kane.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team traveled to Brockway on Tuesday night and came away with a 58-44 win over the Rovers. Senior Kevin Cleer led a balanced scoring attack as three Wolves ended up in double figures.
Members of the Kane junior wrestling program have been tearing up the mat lately, capturing titles at several area tournaments. Pictured here are some of the wrestlers along with the first place team trophy from the recent Smethport tournament. Many of the wrestlers are getting ready to compete in the end of the season sectional, regional and state tournaments.
Wetmore Township for about two decades has provided an annual allocation of $18,000 for fire protection by the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
That contribution may increase next year.
It turned out that the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visit to Kane on Monday was time well spent.
It wasnâ€™t pretty, but the Kane Lady Wolves outlasted the Brockway Lady Rovers in a slugfest on Tuesday in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Lady Wolves improved to 10-9 on the season with the 49-38 win. The win ensures that the Kane girls will have a .500 record by the districtâ€™s deadline to enter the postseason, Friday at 3 p.m.
SMETHPORT â€“ Suspended Kane Borough Police Chief Brian Hillard will be performing a year of community service under a sentence he accepted Monday in McKean County Court.
Hillard, 43, was charged last August with two counts of falsifying state documents between February 2011 and July in his role as a certified firearms instructor.
He reportedly certified that three Kane officers had completed mandatory state firearms training when, in fact, they had not.
MT. JEWETT â€“ Is a private company interested in buying the Mt. Jewett borough-operated water system?
We'll soon find out.
Borough Council President Chuck Paar said Monday that the borough will be placing ads to seek prospective buyers.