March 26th, 2013
JOHNSONBURG â€“ A Johnsonburg man has been charged with first degree murder and related offenses in the death of a young woman whose body was found by police Tuesday morning at an undisclosed site in Ridgway Township.
A federal judge has thrown out a "whistle-blower" lawsuit filed in 2007 by Dr. Maryann Anderson, the superintendent of the Kane Area School District.
SMETHPORT â€“ Community service work in lieu of jail time for criminals saved McKean County $145,080 last year.
This is the figure included in a 41-page report presented Tuesday at a meeting of the county Board of Commissioners.
Nick Martin, 22, was charged Tuesday night with criminal homicide and related charges in the death of 18-year-old Alyssa Forsyth, according to authorities at a 6:30 p.m. press conference. He is incarcerated in Elk County Prison and not eligible for bail.
Unpublished reports on Tuesday indicated that a body was found at Sandy Beach Recreational Park in Ridgway Township. Later, multiple State Police vehicles were witnessed at the corner of First and Spruce Streets in Johnsonburg. A press conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Johnsonburg at the municipal offices.
HARRISBURG â€“ Ten wrestlers from the Kane youth wrestling program earned the right to participate in the 51st Annual Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Championship Tournament last Friday and Saturday in Harrisburg. Aiden Hulings was the top finisher for the Kane contingent, competing in the 11 and 12 age division, 100-pound weight class.
No one was injured late Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Route 6 at Burning Well Road, about four miles east of Kane in Wetmore Township.
Victor Daniel DiMaria passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013.
He was a resident of State College at the time of his passing.
He was the beloved son of Vincent III and Beth DiMaria; loving brother of Carolyn DiMaria Le and her husband Jonathan; and cherished grandson of Maxine and the late Vincent DiMaria and Madalyn and the late James Wallingford.
Teddy L. Nystrom, 77, of 382 Spring St., East Kane, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Born Feb. 25, 1936, in Wetmore, he was a son ofÂ the late William and Blanche Swanson Nystrom.Â On June 25, 1960, in Johnsonburg, he married Patricia Baum who survives.
Ted was employed for over thirty yearsÂ by theÂ Kane Gas Company.Â He was a member of the VFW Post 6347 in Mt. Jewett and was an avid Tony Stewart fan. From 1955 to 1957 he served with the U.S. Army in Germany.
Kane resident Candi Lundgren checks out the other tables during Saturday's Kane Elementary PTO Easter Vendor Fair on Saturday.