Archive - Dec 9, 2012
The Kane boysâ€™ basketball teams opened their seasons on Friday night at the Keystone Tip-off Tournament. The Wolvesâ€™ junior varsity team began their season on a high note, defeating the host team by a score of 49-44. Jack Kocjancic led the young Wolves with 10 points, followed by Tyler Weidenhoff and Chris Udovich with eight points each and Andey Bundy with seven.
The Kane boys' junior varsity team placed second at the Keystone Tip-off Tournament held this past weekend. The Wolves defeated the Keystone Panthers 49-44 to earn a spot in the championship game where they lost to DuBois. Andy Bundy and Jack Kocjancic were selected to the All-tournament team.
With the Elk County sheriff's department reportedly facing a projected budget deficit of approximately $9,000 and the board of commissioners unwilling to cover the monetary figure, sheriff Jeffrey C. Krieg said Sunday night that he, along with chief deputy Theresa Merritt, will be working "until all this is settled."
A crew is taking advantage of unusually mild early December weather to begin work to trim trees along Route 66 in the Allegheny National Forest south of Kane. The falling branches from the trimming are put through a â€śchippingâ€ť machine on the berm of the road. The wood chips are deposited on the forest floor. One-lane traffic is maintained with the use of automated electronic signals instead of human â€śflaggers.â€ť
Kevin A. Lindquist, 48, of Wetmore Road, Kane, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Kane Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 19, 1964, in Kane, he was a son ofÂ Ann Benson Lindquist and the late George Lindquist.
Kevin was a mechanic and was employed byÂ Jones Chevrolet for many years.Â He also had worked for Kuhn's Saw Shop and most recently, he worked for Tom Rich.
He belonged to the B.P.O. Elks # 329 for many years andÂ previously served asÂ ExaltedÂ Ruler.