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Ruth C. Quist

February 15, 2015

Ruth C. Quist, 94, a longtime resident of Mt. Jewett, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at St. Martha’s Manor in Downingtown, near her daughter and her family.
Born March 6, 1920 in Marvindale, she was the daughter of Elof and Eva Herron Carlson. On Feb. 16, 1942, she married Harold E. Quist, who died in 1985.
Mrs. Quist, along with her husband, owned and operated Quisty’s in Mt. Jewett for 30 years, with her retirement in 2000. Both had many friends in the community.
Ruth was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Mt. Jewett.

February 13th

Kane girls lose at DCC in league playoffs, 42-26

February 13, 2015

DuBOIS – Not this time.
The Kane girls basketball team rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit Tuesday to defeat Brookville in its final regular-season home game.
They dug themselves into another hole Friday in an Allegheny Mountain League (AML) semifinal playoff game at DuBois Central Catholic (DCC).
They couldn't climb out.
The Cardinals-- the No. 1 team in the AML South-- outscored the Lady Wolves in every quarter en route to a 42-26 victory over Kane-- the No. 2 team in the AML North.

Charges vs. ex-sheriff bound over to county court

February 13, 2015

Charges against former McKean County sheriff Bradley A. Mason have been bound over to county court.
Mason is charged with two counts of corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to a minor.
According to court documents, Mason, 52, the charges are linked with his alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl.
The alleged tryst took place while she was a tenant in a house he owns adjacent to his residence at 1230 South Ave., Bradford Township.

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson

February 13, 2015

Vera E. "Midge" Johnson, 81, of Worrall Street, Wilcox, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on Route 219 in Wilcox.
She was born Oct. 19, 1933 in Kane, daughter of the late George B. and Vera Patterson Laughlin.
On Oct. 19, 1974, she married Richard Johnson in St. Callistus Church, Kane. He died Jan. 24, 2012.
She resided in Wilcox and had lived in Mt. Jewett for 10 years and in Pittsburgh for 20 years.
She graduated from Wilcox High School in 1950.

Rose M. Swanson

February 13, 2015

Rose M. Swanson, 92, of 649 Marvin St., Wilcox, died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident on Route 219 in Wilcox.
She was born May 21, 1922 in Wilcox, daughter of the late George B. and Vera Patterson Laughlin.
On June 24, 1947, she married Carl A. "Swen" Swanson in Rasselas. He died Oct. 29, 1998.
She resided in Wilcox all her life.

Larry A. "Space" Buzard

February 13, 2015

Larry A. "Space" Buzard, 57, of 130 Greeves St., Kane, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Ruth C. Quist

February 13, 2015

Ruth C. Quist, 94, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at St. Martha's Manor in Downingtown.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Monday, Feb. 16 from 10:30 until 11 a.m., at which time a service will be held there with the rev. V. Theodore Benson, officiating.  Interment will follow in Nebo Cemetery, Mt. Jewett.
A complete obituary will appear in Monday's edition. Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Cute & Quirky DIY Valentine's Day Cards

February 13, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 7 Cute & Quirky DIY Valentine's Day Cards

February 12th

School board nixes trip to clinic for 5 football coaches

February 13, 2015

Even the coaches of the District 9 champion high school football team are feeling the wrath of a penny-pinching Kane School Board.
By a 4-3 vote Thursday, the school board showed its frugality by rejecting a request to send Kane High Football Coach Todd Silfies and four assistants to an upcoming coaching clinic near Cleveland later this month.
Board President Claire Ann Buckley and board members John Ball, Keith Hastings and Scott Paul voted to deny the request.

Kane Players 'dinner theatre' format sees sellouts

February 13, 2015

The Kane Players' "dinner theatre" format is a rousing success.
The Players' production of "The Loathsome Lady" opened Thursday to a sellout crowd at the Thomas L. Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street.
Tonight's performance at 7 p.m. at the Chapel also is a sellout. Lynda Karger, a co-director of the six-scene play, said only two tickets remain for the final performance at 7 p.m. Saturday night.

 

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