Archive - 2012
Frank B. Harris, 71, of 130 Greeves St. in Kane, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport, where he recently resided.
Born May 15, 1941 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Henry and Bonnie Herron Harris. A peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army, he was also an avid model car collector.
Surviving are two daughters, Amy Mills and Holly Harris, both of Kane; a granddaughter Emily Hipolito in Kane; a brother, Tom Harris of Kent, Ohio; nephews Jason and Justin Harris; and his former wife, Linda Harris.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A local effort to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy is winding down.
A snowstorm is coming to the Kane area today-- the first official day of the winter season.
This past Saturday, 19 of Kaneâ€™s JO Wrestlers traveled to compete at Salamanca, N.Y. The team went up against wrestlers from Erie, Gowanda, Coudersport, Olean, and Hornell, to name a few. Kane took the second-place team trophy as well as earned individually, six first-place trophies, one second-place trophy, three third-place trophies, and two fourth-place trophies. The JO wrestlerâ€™s will be in Shinglehouse Dec. 29.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ basketball team defeated a scrappy Port Allegany squad on Wednesday night in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. The Wolves used solid play from their post players to pull away in the second half and move to 4-1 on the season with the 60-36 win.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 4-0 Wednesday to seek a grant to upgrade the East End Pump Station.
The Smethport Hubbers defeated the Kane Wolvesâ€™ wrestling team 39-28 in dual meet action in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Tuesday night. The Hubbers won seven matches on the mat and received a forfeit at heavyweight to earn the win against the Wolves.
Kane Borough Police Chief Brian Hillard is seeking a review of school security measures.
Staff members in the Kane Area School District are urged to "reach out to all of our students" and make sure they know "there is more good in this world than evil."
Donna Mae Guiffrida, 79, of 28 Long Alley, Ridgway, and formerly of Wilcox, died Tuesday morning, Dec. 18, 2012 at Kane Community Hospital in Kane following a short illness.
She was born July 1, 1933 in Kane, daughter of the late Paul A. and Kathryn Weidert Dickinson.
She resided in Wilcox most of her life. She had lived a short time in Jamestown, N.Y.
She graduated from Wilcox High School in 1951 and from Jamestown Business College.
She was a member of St. Anne Church in Wilcox. Her favorite thing was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.