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December 25th

KVFD battle Christmas morning house fire

December 25, 2014

A home at 5880 Route 66 suffered extensive damage in a fire early Christmas morning. Kane Volunteer firefighters were called out to the fire at 1:15 am Christmas and were on the scene for approximately two hours.
The homeowner, Lee Baum, was home at the time of the fire but was not injured, according to Kane Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tim Holt. Chief Holt and a state fire marshal were at the scene late Christmas morning and ruled the fire accidental.

December 23rd

Rams overpower Wolves for 69-36 win

December 23, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points) combined Tuesday night to outscore the Kane Wolves basketball team (1-3) in a 69-36 win in the Paper City.
"I don't know what our shooting percentage was but it must be one of the highest that we've had all year, and that has to do with taking the proper shots," Johnsonburg head varsity boys basketball coach Bill Shuey.
The Rams (5-3) dominated on the boards Tuesday night as they built a commanding lead and never looked back.

Charles "Huxie" W. Nearing

December 23, 2014

Charles "Huxie" W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Aug. 5, 1937, in Wilcox, he was a son of the late Linus and Margaret Paulina Nearing.
"Huxie" served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Veterans' Memorial Club in Mt. Jewett and the Wilcox Sportsman's Club.
Prior to retirement, he was employed as the dog catcher for Elk County.

Anna Jean Peterson

December 23, 2014

Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her home Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
Born May 4, 1943 in Kane, she was the daughter of Samuel and Dessa Sewell Mays. On April 25, 1969 in Johnsonburg, she married Edward D. "Eddie Pete" Peterson, who died June 12, 2013.
Anna grew up in Westline and was a waitress at the former Colonial Inn near Kane for many years, then worked in the dietary department of the Kane Community Hospital for over 30 years. 
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

December 22nd

KHS students “Happy” with Lip Dub Video

December 22, 2014

Hundreds of Kane Area High School students spent last Thursday afternoon running down the halls of the school, smiling, singing, dancing and throwing confetti. Last day of school before break? No, it was the filming of a lip dub video.
Teacher Brian Wymer saw an online contest for school-produced videos that showcased school spirit in a Pittsburgh newspaper. With the Kane football team still playing in the playoffs, he showed some of his students a few of the submitted videos and challenged them to come up with ideas for a KHS video that would show the Wolves’ spirit.

Lady Wolves win thriller over Cameron County

December 22, 2014

The Kane Lady Wolves’ basketball team knocked their second consecutive opponent from the unbeaten ranks with a come-from-behind 35-32 win Monday night over Cameron County in the Wolves’ Den. The Lady Wolves outscored the visitors 10-4 in the fourth quarter to get the win and improve to 4-3 on the season.

KAMS wrestlers win Clarion tourney

December 22, 2014

The Kane Middle School wrestlers came home with the championship trophy from last Saturday’s Clarion Tournament. The Wolves outwrestled grapplers from 16 other schools to bring home the title.
Four Kane wrestlers won individual titles, Lane Hillard at 88 pounds, Alec English at 128, Aiden Hulings at 140 and Gunnar Fryzlewicz at 162 pounds.

Anna Jean Peterson

December 22, 2014

Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Dec. 22, 2014 at her home. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced in tomorrow's edition.

December 21st

Emporium man struck, killed by vehicle

December 21, 2014

SHIPPEN TWP. – An Emporium man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning while walking along SR 4001 in Shippen Township, Cameron County.
According to the Emporium-based state police, Patrick Allen Hornung, 25, of Emporium and David Meade Croyle Jr., 62, of Emporium were walking along SR 4001, Old West Creek Road, in Shippen Township at 3:01 a.m. Sunday morning when both were struck by a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville operated by Kaitlyn Nicole Crosby, 21, of Emporium, which was traveling west on the roadway.

Charles “Huxie” W. Nearing

December 21, 2014

Charles “Huxie” W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg junior Kevin Benson (24 points) and senior Zane Hodgdon (15 points)...
The Kane Lady Wolves’ basketball team knocked their second consecutive opponent from the unbeaten...
The Kane Middle School wrestlers came home with the championship trophy from last Saturday’s...

 

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