April 25th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane woman will stand trial on 35 charges as the alleged prescription drug-impaired driver in a Route 219 traffic accident last Aug. 31 that claimed the lives of six people.
The Kane Area Recreational and Cultural Commission sponsored â€śThe Josh and Gab Show â€“ An Anti-Bullying Musical Comedy Program for Kidsâ€ť on Friday for Kane Elementary School students.
Gab Bonesso and Josh Verbanets are young Pittsburgh artists who tailor their program for each individual grade and keep the audienceâ€™s attention with catchy lyrics, great stories and rocking music.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett-Hamlin Sports Boosters will hold the 1st Annual Thunder on the Mountain Hit-A-Thon on Saturday, May 3. The event will take place at the Mt. Jewett Community Parkâ€™s Little League Field, beginning at 1 p.m.
Eva M. Caribardi, 91, of 296 Fairview Ave., Johnsonburg, died Friday morning, April 25, 2014 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Johnsonburg at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 28 with Father Brian E. Vossler, pastor of St. Leo Magnus Parish in Ridgway, as Celebrant.
A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition. Arrangements are in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Emma J. Carlson, 84, of 420 1/2 Poplar St., died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Kane Community Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
SMETHPORT â€“ Julie Sue Graham-Olson, 54, has been sentenced to McKean County Jail for using Hamlin Township money as her own while serving as the townshipâ€™s secretary-treasurer for nearly four years.
The proposed Kane school budget for 2014-15 carries a slight tax increase.
(Editorâ€™s note: Kane Girlsâ€™ Track and Field Coach Jim Sirianni recently created a display honoring Kane track great Ed Moran. The plaque, along with a framed picture and this article, will be on display outside of the Kane High School gymnasium.)
Ed Moran is the greatest male track athlete in the history of Kane Area High School. He graduated with the Kane High School Class of 1955. At the high school state championship meet, Ed placed second in the mile in 1953, placed third in the mile in 1954 and took fifth in the 880-yard run in his senior year of 1955.
A fire early Wednesday damaged a vacant house on Jo Jo Road in Wetmore Township.
Fourth-grade students at the Kane Elementary School will present the class musical â€śGroovinâ€™ With The Grimmsâ€ť tonight at 7 p.m. at the Kane Middle School auditorium. Some of those taking part in the musical are, left to right: Harley Morris as â€śWillie Grimm,â€ť Shane Ackley as â€śJake Grimm,â€ť music teacher Tara Black, Brandon Kelley as â€śThe Fishermanâ€ť and Hailey M. Slater as â€śThe Fishermanâ€™s Wife.â€ť Joining Blake in directing the musical are Kaneâ€™s fourth-grade teachersâ€”Debbie Szymanski, Jackie Watts, Brigid Lundgren and Brittany Peterson.