Archive - 2011
Nellie J. Himes, 87, of 207 Irishtown Road, Kersey, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at her residence.
She was born April 4, 1924, in Kane, daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary Merle Brown Hepler.
On May 27, 1942, in Kane, she married Harry A. Himes Sr., who survives.
She had lived in the area for the past 69 years and attended Kane schools. She attended the Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed camping, canning and baking, reading her Bible and spending time with her family.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The visiting Kane Wolves (4-3) rode the momentum of four touchdowns Friday night from junior running back Jonah Smith to drop winless Johnsonburg (0-7), 42-7.
After a tight 7-7 game in the first quarter which saw Smith score his first touchdown of the night, Kane mounted a furious offensive attack to score four times in just under six minutes in the second quarter.
Shirlee M. Salberg, 84, of 1939 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly at her residence on Friday.
She was born Dec. 13, 1926 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Henry and Emma (Mader) Markert. She married Ray H. Salberg on June 18, 1949, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2002.
The Kane boys soccer team fell to a more aggressive Brookville team 5-1. Both teams started out just trying to get a feel for the field as the footing was poor. Once the Brookville squad got their feet under them they started controlling the game and were able to put three goals on the board before the half. It seemed like every time Kane was on offense the Raiders were there and with a few more people on defense than the Wolves had on offense.Â
The final home meet of the year would prove to be a good one for the Kane cross country teams as they defeated ECC, DCC and Brockway at home on Tuesday.
The Mountain Laurel Federal Credit Union has completed its move to its new office at 211 S. Fraley St. at West Hemlock Avenue in Kane.
The new site formerly housed Kane Monuments, which closed its local operations in 2008.
The Credit Union has operated in Kane since 2005 in space it rented at 22 Greeves St. near Summit Drive.
Patty Shaffer, the manager of the Kane office of the Mountain Laurel Credit Union, said earlier this year that the local office needed more space.
Santilli Field in Kane soon will resemble a Major League Baseball park.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to allow the schoolâ€™s All-Sports Booster Club to sell advertising banners for display on the outfield fence at Santilli Field on Hacker Street.
Larry Smith of Kane, the vice president of the Booster Club, and Steve Peterson of Mt. Jewett, a board member, told council the advertising banners would raise money for improvements at the baseball field.
â€śThis will really help a lot,â€ť Peterson said in his presentation to council.
HAZEL HURST â€“ The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors has again tabled a request for a waiver in its stormwater management ordinance for a Marcellus Shale gas well project.
PennÂ Environmental and Remediation (Penn E&R) of Pittsburgh is seeking the waiver for a project linked with a Shell well site off Detrick Road in Wetmore Township.
According to Penn E&R, the project calls for the construction of a 100x100-foot pad for a â€śmetering stationâ€ť and a four-inch pipeline.
Norman S. Boschert, 86, of 104 Whiterock Ave., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 21, 1925, in Dagus Mines, he was the son of Florence Weidow Mandilas.Â On Oct. 31, 1953, in Johnsonburg, he married June E. Bryington who preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 2011.
Mr. Boschert was a veteran of World War II serving in the 6th Army in the Philippines with the Bushmasters and the Alamo Scouts.Â He was a recipient of the Bronze Star.
He had worked at Hanley Brick Company for many years and later for Affiliated Industries from which he retired.
The Kane Lady Wolves are back on track as they won their last two matches against St. Marys and Punxsutawney.Â
"The girls have been playing much better these last few weeks and theyâ€™re really focused on trying to get to districts," said Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "Last week we beat St. Marys in three and tonight Punxsy in four.Â We just keep looking to our next match and focusing on it and not looking too far down the road. Ultimately, we want to be in the district final match, but thatâ€™s in our future. Right now, we have teams to beat."