September 15th, 2014
The Kane Blight Committee is planning demolition projects-- starting with a fire-damaged building at 318 Chase St.
The committee is under the Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE), which is a division of the Kane Area Development Center headed by Erin Vassallo.
"KARE has held fundraisers and will continue to do so to benefit blight removal and other ongoing community projects," Vassallo said. She said the Kane Rotary Club has allocated $20,000 to the blight fight in Kane.
The Kane Lady Wolves hosted the St. Marys Lady Dutch on Monday afternoon in soccer action. The visitors controlled the action for most of the game and left town with a 3-0 win.
The Lady Wolves had a scoring chance early when Tori Schleicher made a nice run down field and passed across to Galicia Fryzlewicz, but the juniorâ€™s shot was wide of the net.
LUDLOW â€“ The new Veterans Memorial for Hamilton Township will be dedicated on Veteransâ€™ Dayâ€”Tuesday, Nov. 11.
State, county and local officials have been invited to participate in the dedication ceremony at 11 a.m.
The memorial is located near the rear gate at the Wetmore Road entrance to Wildcat Park in Ludlow.
The memorial features 652 memorial bricks, a large monument and flagpoles for the flying of the American, state and POW/MIA flags. Benches will be added.
ERIE â€“ Three defendants in a â€śwhistle-blowerâ€ť lawsuit filed seven years ago in U.S. District Court in Erie are seeking to have their legal fees paid by the unsuccessful plaintiffâ€”Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District.
The defendantsâ€™ legal fees total nearly $3 million, according a report in the Saturday edition of the Erie Times-News.
Marjorie E. Anderson, 93, of 501 Greendale Rd., Kane, died early Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born April 2, 1921 in Advance Mills, Va., she was the daughter of W.O. and Bertha Dickerson Estes.
On May 11, 1948 in Atlantic, Va., she married Ben W. Anderson, who died in 1998.
Marjorie graduated from the University of Virginia Nursing School and had worked as a registered nurse. SheÂ was a member ofÂ the First Church of God in Kane.
The young Lady Wolves volleyball team started their home tournament off with a sweep of Johnsonburg in their opening match 25-17, 25-11.Â
The Kane School Board agreed Thursday to donate four used school district computers to the Kane Day School, a pre-school program.
Linda Hearst of the Kane Day School made the request, which was endorsed by school board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Claire Ann Depto, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson.
Board members Keith Hastings and Krista Jamerson did not attend the meeting. There is one vacancy on the nine-member board. Anderson participated in the meeting via speaker phone.
The Kane Wolves football team led Sheffield 32-6 early in the third quarter but the Wolverines refused to go away and tacked on a couple of late touchdowns to make the final score of Friday nightâ€™s game 32-18 in favor of the Wolves.
The Kane Lady Wolves again faced adversity as they battled with the Sheffield Wolverines but came up short in a 3-0 sweep, dropping them to a 1-3 record.
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane woman charged in a horrific 6-fatality traffic accident last year has accepted a plea agreement that suggests a minimum sentence of 11 1/2 years in prison.
Kathy Douglas, 37, entered the plea Thursday before Senior Judge William F. Morgan at the McKean County Courthouse.
The judge set sentencing for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the courthouse. Morgan said he as the "sentencing judge" is not bound by the proposed terms in the agreement, which sets the maximum sentence of 22 1/2 years.Â