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November 25th, 2013

Driver falls asleep, crashes in Russell City

November 26, 2013

RUSSELL CITY – Ridgway-based State Police said a driver fell asleep at mid-day and crashed his vehicle Saturday on combined Routes 66/948 in Russell City, Highland Township.

George W. Hollabaugh

November 26, 2013

George W. Hollabaugh, 70, of 612 North Fraley St., Kane, died Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013 at his residence.
Born Jan. 24, 1943 in Guys Mills, he was the son of Glenn M. and Ethel E. Baker Hollabaugh. On Sept. 7, 1967 in Frewsburg, N.Y., he married Diana Lynn Walters, who survives.
George had been a logger and later worked in maintenance at Cera Mag and Stackpole Corp. in Kane.
He was a member of the First Church of God and the VFW Post #1132, both in Kane, and was both a craftsman and an avid gardener.

Dorothy M. Smith

November 26, 2013

Dorothy M. Smith, 98, of 857 8th. St., West Pittsburgh, and formerly of 608 Park Ave., Kane, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at her residence.
Born April 26, 1915, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Nellie Niver Burdick. On May 19, 1931, in Mayville, N.Y., she married George Smith who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Smith had lived in the New Castle area for several years. Prior to that, she lived in Kane and had been employed by Stackpole for many years.
She is survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

November 24th

Presidential Tea slated in Kane

November 25, 2013

The Kane Historic Preservation Society invites the public to attend a "Presidential Tea" on Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kane Depot.

Kane scrimmage vs. St. Marys

November 25, 2013

Kane's Sydney Dyne goes up for a shot during Saturday's scrimmage against St. Marys. Practice for winter sports seasons began last Monday for KHS basketball and wrestling teams. Dyne and the Lady Wolves will open their season on Monday, Dec. 9 on the road against Elk County Catholic.

Bear season starts off slow at Mt. Jewett check station

November 25, 2013

MT. JEWETT – Activity at the bear check station at the Mt. Jewett Fire Hall in McKean County was slow on Saturday afternoon, with only a dozen bears being brought to the site through 3 p.m. to kick off the opening day of the statewide firearms bear season. In addition to Saturday, the four-day season continues today through Wednesday.

Sally Nelson O’Brien

November 25, 2013

Sally Nelson O’Brien, 53, died at home on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 in Durham, N.C.
Sally was born in Wooster, Ohio on Aug. 2, 1960 to Maxine and Tom Nelson, of Ludlow, who survive. Also surviving is her husband, Larry O’Brien, and her two daughters, Jessica Blakely and Amy Blakely, also of Durham, N.C.; two sisters, Gwen Nelson (Mike) Bengfort of The Woodlands, Texas, and Patty Nelson (Chris) Merrifield of Atlanta, Ga.; and a niece, Maggie Merrifield.

George W. Hollabaugh

November 25, 2013

George W. Hollabaugh, 70, of 612 North Fraley St., Kane, died Saturday evening, Nov. 23, 2013 at his residence.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home,  Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

November 22nd

Several criminal cases filed in Kane District Court

November 23, 2013

Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court.
Information on the following case is from official court documents.
*Paul Douglas Eastman, 26, of 431 Greeves St., Kane, is charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol.
Kane Borough Police Officer Jason Woodin filed the charges after observing a black 2001 Jeep Patriot driven by the defendant in the 400 block of Greeves Street.

Winner is named in Highland election

November 23, 2013

RIDGWAY – Virginia Wolfe of Russell City is the new minority election inspector for the Highland polling place in Highland Township.

The Kane Cross Country team lost to Elk County Catholic but defeated Brockway on the Wolves course...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...
It was a tale of two halves for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their match against the Kane...

 

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