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Archive - 2013

September 23rd

Kane council picks Kase, Cleer to fill vacancies

September 24, 2013

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.

Kane council continues suspension of police chief

September 24, 2013

The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to continue the suspension of Police Chief Brian Hillard at least through Oct. 9.

Kane girls soccer team downs Smethport 3-1

September 24, 2013

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 Wolves’ home field. Kane’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 Wolves vs. Otto-Eldred

September 24, 2013

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.

September 23, 2013

William R. Bloss Jr. age 76, of Ashland, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at his residence. 
He was born July 23, 1937 in Kane to the late William and Grace (Anderson) Bloss. 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. “Slip” Compton

September 23, 2013

James H. “Slip” 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 2003 due to illness. He also had been a member of the Lafayette Township V.F.D. where he served as a fire policeman.

September 22nd

Making apple cider at Fall Festival

September 22, 2013

Maggie Cunningham, the 6-year-old daughter of Stephanie Cunningham of Weedville, turns the press Sunday to make apple cider at the Kinzua Bridge State Park "Fall Festival." The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) staffed the cider-making booth at the festival.

Heindls donate to DRMC

September 22, 2013

DuBois Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Penn Highlands Healthcare, recently received its largest donation as Denny and Rose Heindl of Ridgway pledged a gift of $300,000 over three years for The Lung Center at DRMC West.

Lady Wolves volleyball team competes in West Branch tourney

September 22, 2013

The Kane Lady Wolves took part in the West Branch Tournament on Saturday and finished the day with a 4-6 record. The Lady Wolves defeated Bellefonte 25-23 and 25-11, lost to Mansfield 25-13 and 25-13, defeated Moshannon Valley 25-16 and 25-17 and lost to West Branch 25-16 and 25-17 to finish the round robin with a 4-4 record. In the quarterfinals, coach Judy Kessler’s squad lost to Central Mountain 25-11 and 25-19 to end their day.

Gary R. Bush

September 22, 2013

Gary R. Bush, 59, of Smethport, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 in St. Vincent Hospital, Erie.
He was born Nov. 5, 1953 in Kane, a son of Ralph and June Thayer Bush.
On Aug. 9, 1975, in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Catholic Church of Lewis Run, he married Marian M. Farrell, who survives.
Gary was a 1971 graduate of Kane High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. He owned and operated Bush Trucking Co. in Smethport and was co-owner of the Smethport Drive-In with his wife, Marian. 

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