January 15th, 2013
Vowing he can bring about efficiencies in the police department, former Kane police chief William "Yogi" Osmer confirmed Tuesday that he will run for election as mayor this year.
Janet Louise Duffy, 77, of Oak Street, Warren, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Warren General Hospital.
Mrs. Duffy was born Jan. 8, 1936, in Kane, the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy Sandberg Koza. Janet was a 1953 graduate of Kane Area High School.Â She then went on to work at Bell Telephone Company as a Switchboard Operator.Â Throughout the years, she was also employed as a teller at PNC Bank and a secretary for American General.Â For many years, she and her husband, "Bud", were the co-owners of Ideal Bakery.Â
CLARION COUNTY â€” Clarion-based Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a 19-year-old woman reported missing over the weekend was found deceased inside her vehicle â€”Â which she was last seen driving Friday evening â€” Tuesday morning at 7 a.m.
PSP report that the victim, Devan C. Knapp of Brookville, was discovered in the vehicle along Summerville Drive in Millcreek Township, Clarion County, by a passerby. Members of PSP-Clarion and PSP-Punxsy reported to the scene.Â
The incident remains under open investigation, with an autopsy to be conducted at a date and time yet to be determined.
The body of missing Brookville teen Devan C. Knapp, 19, was reportedly located earlier this morning in Millcreek Township, Clarion County. A cause of death has not been announced and an autopsy will be performed. The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Clarion at 814-226-1710 or PSP Punxsutawney at 814-938-0510.
BRADFORD â€“ The Bradford Lady Owls defeated the Kane Lady Wolves on Monday night in a battle of 10-1 squads.
The Lady Wolves led the contest at the half by a score of 22-21 but the Lady Owls put together a solid second half on their home court.
A group known as the "Concerned Citizens of Kane" formed about a year ago after the borough council proposed a hefty property tax hike.
The tax increase was reduced, but dedicated members of the "citizens" group each month show up at council meetings to question spending and borough operations.
Beverly Mae Kirby Reigel, 70, of Elgin, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Born in Erie, she was the daughter of Myles Kirby and Mildred Ishman.
She was formerly employed with Rice Creek Elementary School and was of Baptist faith.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Daniel Alvin Reigel Sr.; her children, Daniel A. Reigel Jr. (Sally), Sherry Branham, David Reigel (Iva), Susan Sims (Vince), Shelly Bagwell (Tony), Sandi Brassell (Marty), Sunny Boucher (John) and Donald Reigel (Melissa); 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.
The Kane Area High School gym was transformed into a circus on Saturday. Capacity crowds attended two shows to benefit the Kane High School Student Council. Â
Coming into Friday night's game, the focus was on Kane senior Kaila Jamerson surpassing the 1,000 point mark for her career.
Both the JO and novice wrestlers hosted the tournament this past weekend which resulted in the JO wrestlers grabbing the first place team trophy. There were teams from Cameron County, Clarion, Salamanca, Olean, as well as Canisteo to name a few. A total of 300 wrestlers competed on Saturday. This coming Sunday the JO Wrestlers will be hosting a Dual Team Tournament at the Kane High Gym. The novice team will be traveling to Salamanca.