May 9th, 2013
The Kane School Board voted 8-0 Thursday to approve a tentative 2013-14 budget that carries a .35-mill increase in the property tax rate.
Awards were presented Wednesday evening at the annual Academic Banquet at Kane High School.
Viola M. Swedenhjelm, 73, of 33 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2013 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 8, 1940 in Kane, she was the daughter of Harry B. and Helen A. Herron Umpleby.Â On Aug. 8, 1959 in Kane, she married Lawrence A. Swedenhjelm, who survives.
A member of the First United Methodist Church, Viola worked at Stackpole for many years until its closure, thenÂ was a dietary aide at the Residential Care Center, and lastly, at The Lutheran Home at Kane, retiring in 2007.
The Kane Lady Wolves trailed DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals 2-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday at Szymanski Field. The Lady Wolves rallied to tie it up in the bottom of the seventh and wound up winning in the bottom of the eighth to improve their record to 10-4 on the season.
Mike Beane has had it.
The foreman of the Kane Borough Streets Department no longer can tolerate ignorant residents who disobey the rules for the operation of the brush dump at Glenwood Park.
The 9th Annual Trout Derby and Geocaching "Fish" Run will be held Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12.
Viola M. Swedenhjelm, 73, of 33 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2013,Â in theÂ Kane Community Hospital. Arrangements, under the care of Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Recycling bins are returning to Wetmore Township.
Supervisors Steve Dyne, Bill Ryding and Elaine Bodistow agreed Tuesday to permit Casella Waste Management to place four "zero-sort" recycling bins at the rear of the township building on Spring Street in East Kane.
The Kane boysâ€™ track and field team hosted Johnsonburg and Elk County Catholic on Tuesday afternoon on a cloudy, warm day. The Wolves finished on top, finishing the day with 101 points. Johnsonburg ended up with 46 points, while ECC finished with 42.
The Kane Lady Wolves ended a two-game slide on Monday in a big way, defeating the Sheffield Lady Wolverines by a score of 19-3 in three innings. The Lady Wolves had a bad taste in their mouths after two lopsided losses to Elk County Catholic and Curwensville last week.