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August 27th, 2013

Kane fails again in bid for share of federal money

August 27, 2013

SMETHPORT – The borough of Kane has not fared well in competing the past two years for a share of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money allocated to McKean County.
The borough struck out again Tuesday as the McKean County Board of Commissioners approved the "best use" for $225,825 in CDBG funds awarded to the county.

August 26th

Local dairy farmer provides milk to team

August 26, 2013

Local dairy farmer Jim Detrick has been providing the Kane High football team with milk for two-a-day sessions for the last several years. This year he was the recipient of a grant provided by the Grassroots Dairy Promotion Board.

Did 1 particular email spell doom for Kane teacher?

August 26, 2013

As Kane teacher Jeff Gibbs serves a 10-day suspension, there is speculation that his link to one particular email may have raised the wrath of certain school leaders.

Gibbs signs statement as part of discipline

August 26, 2013

As part of his discipline, suspended Kane teacher Jeff Gibbs has signed a statement of "regret" for using a school computer on school time for union business.

Robert L. Evans

August 26, 2013

Robert L. Evans, age 66, of James City, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
He was born on Dec. 19, 1946, a son of the late Edward and Velma (McCracken) Evans.
He was a former New Sewickley Twp. Police officer, owned and operated a large equipment business, and most recently worked for Allegheny Color.

August 25th

Conrad F. Anderson

August 25, 2013

Conrad F. Anderson, 94, formerly of 620 Welsh St., Kane, died Saturday morning, Aug. 24, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he had resided.
Born Oct. 26, 1918 in Warren, he was the son of Gust and Signe Anderson. On May 10, 1951 in Kane, he married Alice Palmquist, who died in 2007.
Mr. Anderson was a self-employed accountant for many years. He belonged to Tabor Ev. Lutheran Church in Kane, Kane Lodge #566 F&AM and the Rod and Gun Club in Jamestown, N.Y.

John Kenneth Bernhard

August 25, 2013

John Kenneth Bernhard, 39, of 22 Oberg Ave., Mt. Jewett, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 at his residence.
Born Jan. 7, 1974, in Kane, he was a son of Ken and Sally Verolini Bernhard.
John, a graduate of Kane Area High School, had been employed by PennDOT for many years. He also had helped with the SSG. Ken VanGiesen Memorial Fallen Soldier Foundation which honors Ken VanGiesen and all fallen American soldiers.

Classes in Kane School District resume Tuesday

August 25, 2013

“We’re ready to go.”
That’s how Kane School District Superintendent Dr. Maryann Anderson signaled the start of classes Tuesday for more than 1,200 Kane students.
Beginning Tuesday, the school day for students in kindergarten through 12th grade will run from 8:05 a.m. to 3:05 a.m.

St. Marys to get Civil Air Patrol squadron

August 25, 2013

Attendees at the American Spirit Aviation Festival at the St. Marys Municipal Airport on Saturday likely saw Civil Air Patrol members from both the Clarion and Warren squadrons assisting with the operation of the event and also manning an information booth to spread the word about the organization as St. Marys will soon be getting its own Civil Air Patrol squadron.

August 23rd

Area residents push limits to become 'Tough Mudders'

August 23, 2013

Some people make a goal of competing in a 5K road race or a marathon or even a triathlon. For most people, that would be challenging enough, but for a group of area residents, those pursuits aren’t extreme enough. Several area residents have decided to enter the Tough Mudder challenge.

The board of directors of the Kane Wrestling Club is asking for donations to help build a wrestling...
The Kane Wolves’ football team, which began the season 4-0, is looking to make a statement in...
The Kane Middle School girls’ basketball teams played away games at Eisenhower and Ridgway recently...

 

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