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Archive - Oct 2013

Kane Area United Fund looking to scare up more donations

October 31, 2013

According to Jennifer Macey of the Kane Area United Fund Board of Directors, the organization has achieved 52.23 percent of their $38,000 goal for 2013.

Halloween parade

October 31, 2013

Mt. Jewett held their annual Halloween parade on Thursday afternoon. Children walked up Main Street to the fire hall where the costumes were judged and prizes were awarded by the Mt. Jewett Rotary Club. After the festivities at the firehall, children were free to trick or treat throughout town until 7:30 p.m.

Wolves host Wolverines in AML title tilt

October 31, 2013

The Kane Wolves defeated the Sheffield Wolverines 34-6 back on Aug. 31 in both teams’ season openers. Both Kane coach Todd Silfies and Sheffield coach Dave Fitch know that the Sheffield team that lost to the Wolves in week one is not the same Wolverine team that will take the field tonight in the AML championship.

October 30th

Corbett: Pa. needs comprehensive transportation plan

October 31, 2013

PITTSBURGH – Surrounded by transportation advocates and regional officials, Governor Tom Corbett on Wednesday highlighted the Pittsburgh region’s need for a comprehensive transportation plan.
Corbett, standing in the shadow of the Birmingham Bridge, also urged the public to call their lawmakers and demand action on a bill. Negotiations on a compromise transportation plan will continue when the General Assembly returns to session on Nov. 12.

Kinzua Bridge State Park

October 31, 2013

Kinzua Bridge State Park announces the opening of its new picture viewing platform. This is a new addition to the park that will allow visitors to go underneath the bridge near the southern abutment. It is an area that many visitors have asked for access to take pictures of themselves or loved ones with the bridge towers in the background.

Kane driver in 6-fatality wreck is arraigned

October 30, 2013

A Kane woman charged with manslaughter as a drug-influenced driver in a horrific six-fatality traffic accident Aug. 31 was arraigned Tuesday.

October 29th

Lady Wolves’ season ends in loss to North Clarion

October 29, 2013

The young Kane volleyball team saw their season come to a halt on Tuesday night after a loss to North Clarion in the first round of the District 9 A playoffs. Kane coach Judy Kessler’s Lady Wolves entered the season with only two seniors, setter Katelyn Moran and middle hitter Morgan Nicholson. The two led their teammates, including six freshmen that saw significant varsity playing time, to a 9-7 regular season record and a playoff berth.

Youth pheasant hunt

October 29, 2013

The Mt. Jewett Sportsmen's Club held its second annual youth pheasant hunt on Saturday, Oct. 19.

James J. Marconi

October 29, 2013

James J. Marconi, 85, formerly of Hemlock Avenue in Kane, died early Monday morning, Oct. 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he was a resident.
Born Feb. 7, 1928 in James City, he was the son of Enrico “Henry” and Anita Loveless Marconi. On May 27, 1950 in Kane, he married Rosella F. “Rosie” Fiscus, who died May 12, 2012.

Rachel Rose McKenna

October 29, 2013

Rachel Rose McKenna, 81, of Las Vegas, Nev., formerly from Kane, died Sept. 20, 2013 in Summerlin Hospital, Las Vegas.
She was born on Nov. 13, 1931 the daughter of the late George and Mary Frasina Raymond.
On Aug. 25, 1964, she married Edward McKenna who preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2003.
She was a graduate of Kane Area High School. She worked for Stackpole, Nationwide Insurance and Deitches Clothing. She was a member of St. Callistus Roman Catholic Church.

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