October 17th, 2013
Josephine L. Simsick, 96, of 100 High Point Dr., formerly of 2 Greeves St., died Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2013 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born at a wood camp in Dunkle's Corners, on March 17, 1917,Â she was a daughter ofÂ the late Anton and Josephine Lican Kacin. On May 3, 1939, in Kane, she married Max Simsick who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Simsick was a homemaker and a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
Surviving are a niece, Rose Marie Campbell of Smethport, and a nephew, John E. Bizzak of James City.
Gloria A. Barber, 83, of 3 Chestnut St., Mt. Jewett, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. in Mt. Jewett.
Flickerwood Wine Cellars hosted the Kane Community Hospitalâ€™s Annual Report to the Community on Wednesday evening. KCH Board Member and Secretary Eric Ross called to order the meeting and turned the microphone over to hospital CEO Gary Rhodes.
In the final regular season contest of the year, the middle school boys lost 21-38 to the visiting St. Maryâ€™s Flying Dutch while the boys varsity cruised to an 18-36 victory, capping a 10-1 campaign.
Supporters of the Kane Cheer Boosters have been busy decorating the basement of the Kane Eagles Club in preparation for their Haunted House fundraiser. The Kane High Cheerleaders will be traveling to Myrtle Beach, S.C. in March to participate in a national competition and has begun fundraising to pay for the trip.
The Kane boysâ€™ soccer team lost to the Curwensville Golden Tide by a 5-1 score on Tuesday in Kane. The Wolves honored four seniors, Riley Austin, Kaleb Pierotti, Tyler West and Yerken Kashkov at halftime.
An affidavit of probable cause filed in Magisterial District Court 48-3-04 shows Kathleen S. Douglas, age 37, of North Tionesta Avenue, Kane, had "levels of the Schedule IV controlled substance Clonazepam (that) were several times greater than they should have been given the dosage prescribed" when she was involved in a fatal crash that killed six people.
Due to the recent injuries to employees of the Kane Borough Streets Department, members of the Kane Borough Council made it easier for the department chairs to hire temporary or part-time employees in the event of an emergency. With the leaf pick-up season upon us, the chairman of the boroughâ€™s public works committee may hire part-time employees in conjunction with the borough office manager, Lori Feldbauer. Full-time employees would still have to be hired by the borough council.
BRADFORD â€“ Ed Bernik, photographer for the newly published coffee table picture book â€śThe Great Kinzua Bridgeâ€ť will speak at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford Oct. 15.
Kenneth A. "Wally" McCauley, 64, of 130 Greeves St., diedFriday, Oct. 11, 2013 at his residence.
Born April 12, 1949, in Kane, he was a son of Kenneth A. and Joy L. Haese McCauley Sr.
Mr. McCauley was self-employed as an insurance underwriter.
He was a member of Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church andÂ had served on the executive board at the Lutheran Home at Kane for many years and was very involved in fundraising for the Home.Â
He enjoyed watching sports, talking politics and spending time with his granddaughter.