Archive - Sep 23, 2013
The wooden skate/bike ramps at Glenwood Park in Kane are expected to re-open once an insurance contract is finalized.
The Kane Borough Council voted 5-0 Monday to accept a quote of $12,375 for annual insurance for the youth facility.Â
MT. JEWETT â€“ A crowd of 10,000 Sunday set a one-day attendance record at the 18th "Fall Festival" at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.
Following a private executive session Monday, the Kane Borough Council voted 4-1 to approve the appointment of Tom Kase and Del Cleer to fill two vacancies on council.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to continue the suspension of Police Chief Brian Hillard at least through Oct. 9.
The Kane Lady Wolves put together a solid 80 minutes of soccer on their way to posting a 3-1 victory over Smethport on Monday on the Lady Wolvesâ€™ home field. Kaneâ€™s defense held the Lady Hubs to only five shots on the day, while the offense clicked and had a number of quality scoring chances throughout the game.
Kane's Keaton Rounsville drops the Otto-Eldred ball carrier for a loss in the first half of Monday night's junior varsity football game.
William R. Bloss Jr. age 76, of Ashland, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at his residence.Â
He was born July 23, 1937 in Kane to the late William and Grace (Anderson) Bloss.Â He had worked and retired from the Warren County schools in Pennsylvania and had been the Emergency Management coordinator of Sheffield Township in Pennsylvania. Mr. Bloss served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years and the U.S. Army for 23 years. He was a member of the Perrysville Baptist Church, Kane Lodge F&AM #566 and the Coudersport Consistory.
James H. â€śSlipâ€ť Compton, 67, of 6753 Rte. 59, Lewis Run, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Jan. 17, 1946, in Kane, he was a son of the late Victor and Viola Porter Compton.
In 1962, he entered the U.S. Army Ranger Airborne and served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he was wounded in 1971 and was honorably discharged.
Once home, he was employed by several different oil companies as a drill hand, retiring in 2003Â due to illness. He also had been a member of the Lafayette Township V.F.D. where he served as a fire policeman.