April 24th, 2014
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.
Isabelle Lucille Carlson, 88, of 9716 Rte. 6, died early Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
She was born Feb. 26, 1926 in Kane, to the late David and Florence Johnson Bloomquist.Â On March 15, 1943, she eloped and married the love of her life, Richard W. Carlson, who survives.
Issy was a beloved wife of 17 years and was a great homemaker who sold Dutchmaid Clothing for years. She was a member and a lay minister for many years at St. John's Episcopal Church in Kane.
SMETHPORT â€“ The Kane Area Industrial Development Corp. (KAIDC) soon will be the new owner of the Kane Magnetics property at 700 Elk Ave.
The Kane School Board is expected to act May 8 to accept the resignation of Harry Steele as a board member.
SMETHPORT â€“ Persons who suffer from mental illness or formerly were mentally ill now have a place to go daily to socialize with those with similar mental issues.
Under the Pennsylvania school code, public schools in the state are required to have a "minimum" of 180 days of classes.
For years, however, the Kane Area School District has operated on a 182-day schedule.