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Archive - 2011

October 24th

William C. “Bill” McMichael

October 24, 2011

William C. “Bill” McMichael, 55, died at the scene of a car-pedestrian accident on Oct. 13 in Chambersburg.
Bill was born on April 3, 1956 in Kane and was a 1975 graduate of Kane High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Grace McMichael, formerly of Kane. He is survived by his children Jesse and Emily McMichael of Shippensburg, and Aaron McMichael of Chambersburg.
He is also survived by a brother, James McMichael of Fairfax, Va.; and three sisters, Karen DeShong and Susan Frirsz of Chambersburg, and Kathleen McMichael of Polk.

October 23rd

George J. Grisham

October 23, 2011

George J. Grisham, 91, formerly of Bradford, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at the Blair House Senior Living Community, Macon, Ga.
He was born on Oct. 8, 1920, in Machias, N.Y., the son of the late Francis and Ruth Bellman Grisham.
On Jan. 25, 1944 he married Betty M. Bolles, who preceded him in death on March 2, 2007.
He was a 1940 graduate of the Bradford Area High School.
He was employed by the former A & P grocery store, Bradford as a Produce Manager for 42 years.

October 21st

Ridgway downs Kane in final home game

October 21, 2011

Under a steady rain the Ridgway Elkers came to town with two things in mind: spoil the senior recognition night for the Kane Wolves and improve their positioning for a potential playoff berth. 
Prior to the start of the game, these four seniors, Gunnar Emberg, Will Hulings, Josh Kibbie and Mike Swartwood, were honored in an emotional senior recognition ceremony.
With emotions high the Wolves and the good crowd were ready to get things under way. With the field in very bad condition both teams would find the footing really tough. 

Michael J. Kennedy

October 21, 2011

Michael J. Kennedy, formerly of Kane, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, surrounded by loved ones in his Florida home.
He was born on March 31, 1951, in Sewickley, and was a 1969 graduate of Moon Township High School. Mike attended Clarion University and Ohio Northern University and practiced law before being elected the Mageisterial District Judge in Kane. In 2010, Mike and his wife, Gina, retired to Placida, Fla. He was a wonderful husband, adoring father, and loyal friend and family member. Mike will be dearly missed by all who loved and knew him.

Kane hospital is busy with mammograms

October 21, 2011

Since October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” Kane Community Hospital is busier than ever in administering mammograms—a potential life-saving medical test for women.
“The mammogram is recognized as the best screening tool for breast cancer,” Julie Laughner said. She is the chief technician for imaging at Kane Community Hospital and is the “lead” mammographer.

October 20th

Kane losses to Ridgway again in five

October 20, 2011

The Kane Lady Wolves started out strongly against the Ridgway Elkers and battled through five games but fell short of the win. The Wolves are now 7-7 with two games remaining while Ridgway took its record to 14-1.
“We played some serious ball tonight and did a whole lot of aggressive playing," Kane head girls varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "Unfortunately, we had a few lapses and Ridgway has a strong middle who controlled the net a lot when she was in the front.

Wolves handle Tide on Senior Night

October 20, 2011

The Kane Wolves soccer team played their season finale at home on Thursday afternoon against the visiting Curwensville Golden Tide. Ten Kane seniors were recognized prior to the start of the game. These players include: Justin Anderson, Tyler Laurie, Ryan Peterson, Christiane LaBrie, Jesse Brinkley, Peter Sirianni, Sam Anderson, William Carley, Jack Wolfe, and Corey McGuire.

See full article by purchasing the Oct. 21 edition of The Kane Republican.

Scientists discuss oak regeneration at Kane forum

October 20, 2011

Three scientists studying oak regeneration in Pennsylvania spoke Thursday at the Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum at the Kane Country Club.
The speakers included Dr. Patrick Brose, a research forester at the U.S. Forest Service lab in Irvine near Warren, and Dr. Gary Miller and Dr. Kurt Gottschalk, both based at the U.S. Forest Service research facility in Morgantown, W.Va.
More than 100 area professionals foresters attended the forum, which is held twice a year in Kane. Forestry students from Penn State University also attended the program

Donachy found guilty of murder

October 20, 2011

Lawrence Earl Donachy, 36, of St. Marys has been found guilty of second degree murder in the April 5-6, 1999 homicide of Irene Challingsworth, a 56-year-old St. Marys beautician.
A 12-member Butler County jury concluded their deliberations Thursday morning at approximately 10:20 a.m. when Elk County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Richard Masson announced the a verdict had been reached inside the Elk County Courthouse.

October 19th

Kane beats Sheffield

October 19, 2011

The Kane Lady Wolves look towards qualifying for the district playoffs as they beat Sheffield in four games, taking their record to 7-6.

Both the Kane varsity and Lady Wolves’ junior varsity teams won their consolation matchup against...
The Kane Lady Wolves’ shooters went ice cold in the second half of Friday night’s game with North...
JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...

 

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