Archive - Dec 2013
Despite daily snow and frigid winter temperatures, work is underway to upgrade two pavilions at Evergreen Park in Kane.
The contractor is Carl E. Swanson and Sons of Bradford.Â
The company submitted a low bid of $58,094 for the project, which is funded by federal community development block grant (CDBG) money allocated to Kane.
The 2nd Ever Cheer Games at the Den was held this past Saturday with 21 teams in attendance from across the region.Â
The morning session saw an Elk County domination as the winning team in the Jr. High/Middle School Division was St. Marys Area Middle School and the Varsity Scholastic Division winner was Elk County Catholic.Â
Beverly A. Kepler, 80, formerly of Route 321, Kane, died Saturday morning, Dec. 14, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Nov. 16, 1933 in Kane,Â she was the daughter of Robert and Madeline Henry Frost.Â On Aug. 1, 1954 in Kane,Â she married Earl L. Kepler, who died inÂ 1996.
Beverly had worked in a children's orphanage in Pittsburgh, thenÂ at Marienville Glass Container, and later at Stackpole in Kane.
She was a member of Mountain Grange #1307, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and, for 21 years,Â the American Legion Post #945, all in Kane.
Childhood memories inspired an extensive hobby for Chuck Fox and Tom Schloder. â€śTomâ€™s Trains,â€ť an extensive model train display spans a large room at Schloderâ€™s home on East Eschbach Road.
Debra Lee â€śDebâ€ť Micale Wollenberg died suddenly on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.Â
She lived in Coram, Mont. with her loving husband Keith Wollenberg.Â
She was born Oct. 2, 1956 in Kane, and is survived by her loving daughter Alicia Marie (Matt) Habbyshaw and her three grandchildren, Brock, Brooke and Keith HabbyshawÂ (Franklin), her mother, Doris Lee Micale; her sister, Judy Micale (Tallahassee, Fla.).Â
She was preceded in death by her father, Sam Micale; her grandparents, Jane Moyer, Pasquale and Vincenzia Micale.Â
A service was held in Coram, Mont. on Dec. 11, 2013.
Beverly A. Kepler, 80, formerly of Route 321, Kane, died Saturday morning, Dec. 14, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.Â Arrangements are in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. and will be announced in tomorrow's edition.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
No injuries were reported in a Friday afternoon chimney fire at the Tim Bradybaugh residence at 122 Beech St.
Tim Holt, chief of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, said 23 firefighters responded to the call at 3 p.m. Friday in frigid conditions.
The Kane 150th Committee has a limited number of decks of cards available for purchase. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help pay for entertainment during next summerâ€™s 150th celebration.
Alan Simchick of Johnsonburg is the winner of a Henry Rifle, a prize given in a fundraiser for the Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. VanGiesen Patriot Award in Kane.
The award goes each commencement to Kane High School graduates who are entering the military service. The award honors VanGiesen, a Kane native who was killed in Afghanistan while serving with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
The Elk County Catholic Crusaders had four players in double figures in Friday nightâ€™s 67-32 win over Kane in the Wolvesâ€™ Den. Wolvesâ€™ first-year head coach Matt Gasbarre wanted to slow down the ECC offense, and it worked for a time, but the Crusaders got a number of transition baskets late in the first quarter to get the offense on track.