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Archive - Sep 2012

September 12th

Marcel Charles Lang Jr.

September 12, 2012

Marcel Charles Lang Jr., 84, formerly of Whispering Oaks, Hermitage, Warren, and Mt. Jewett, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Orange Village Care Center, Masury, Ohio.

September 11th

Lady Crusader volleyball defeats Kane 3-0

September 12, 2012

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader volleyball team raised their dual match record to 3-0 on the season with a 3-0 victory over the Kane Lady Wolves Tuesday night at the ECCHS gym.
Elk Catholic won the first set by a 25-20 score. They took the second set 25-17 and won the third set by a 25-12 score.
“That was a very good win against a quality Kane team,” said ECCHS coach Diane Gies. “I think our best game was our third game tonight. Our blocking at the net was outstanding.”

Wolves soccer team drops 6-1 decision to Elkers

September 11, 2012

The Kane Wolves boys’ soccer team again played a solid half but couldn’t string together 80 minutes of soccer in Tuesday afternoon’s game against Ridgway.
Like last week’s home game against Smethport, the Wolves were right in the game at intermission, but a flurry of goals by their opposition early in the second half put the home team in a big hole.

Man is sentenced for killing mother and baby

September 11, 2012

SMETHPORT – A man has been sentenced to life in state prison for killing a mother and her baby in Bradford in 2010.
Waide Eugene Nolf, 40, of Bradford received the sentence Tuesday when he appeared in McKean County Court before Senior Judge William Morgan of Warren.
The case had been scheduled to go trial with jury selection set to begin Tuesday in county court. However, Nolf entered a plea Monday during a pre-trial conference at the county courthouse, a court spokesman said.

County program deals with child abuse victims

September 11, 2012

SMETHPORT – The county Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) is playing a vital role in the sensitive job of dealing with children who are victims of abuse.
In a presentation Tuesday before the McKean County Board of Commissioners, Mikele Bay said the CAC conducts “joint forensic interviews” with victims to reduce the trauma facing abused children.
Bay, who resides in Hamlin Township, is a forensic interviewer for the CAC along with Mindi Brown.
According to Bay, child abuse victims previously had to undergo as many as 15 different interviews to explain what happened to them.

Stanley "Beck" Debevec

September 11, 2012

Stanley "Beck" Debevec was born on Dec. 4, 1924 and on April 18, 2012 was led to heaven by his angel at the age of 87. 
Beck was born in James City. He and his wife, Rose, owned and operated Beck's Cafe (now James City Cafe) for many years.
Graveside services with military honor guard will be held at St. Callistus Cemetery on Sept. 15, 2012 at 11 a.m. with a Celebration of Life following at the Highland Township Fire Department in James City.

September 10th

Lady Elkers win home opener over Kane

September 10, 2012

RIDGWAY – Ridgway girls soccer earned its first win of the season in its home opener with a 6-2 victory over Kane Monday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
The Lady Elkers offense wasted little time in getting on the scoreboard as senior striker Rhianon Fowler would score on a shot from a poor angle, knocking it in the upper left corner for a 1-0 lead.

Kane plans to use community service workers

September 10, 2012

Offenders who have been sentenced to perform community service soon will be working on more projects for the borough of Kane.
“It’s a win-win situation,” Mike Barnard said Monday in explaining the county community service program. He said the offenders are given the opportunity to complete their community service hours, while the borough will receive “free workers.”
Barnard, the McKean County community service coordinator, discussed the program at a meeting of the Kane Borough Council.

September 9th

Gators take a bite out of the Wolves in 46-13 victory

September 10, 2012

PORT ALLEGANY – The defending District 9 Class A and Allegheny Mountain League champion Port Allegany (2-0) continued their winning ways with a 46-13 rout Saturday over visiting Kane (1-1).
The Gators, led by senior Matt Bodamer, one of the state's prolific passers, finished with 218 yards through the air with three passing touchdowns. Bodamer also ran for two more scores and tallied 123 yards on the ground.

Thelma J. Clark

September 10, 2012

Thelma J. Clark, 82, of 287 Spring St., Kane, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 25, 1929 in Highland, she was the daughter of Roy E. and Edna J. Wickert Neely. On Aug. 15, 1955 in Baltimore, Md., she married James L. Clark, who died in 2000.
Mrs. Clark worked at Stackpole Corp. in Kane for many years, and later at The Lutheran Home at Kane for several years.
She was a member of the First Church of God and a Life Member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, both in Kane.

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