May 9th, 2014
Virgil C. Nelson, 81, of 15 Church St. in Ludlow, died Thursday afternoon, May 8, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 22, 1932 in Kane, he was the son of Frank E. and Hannah C. Freeburg Nelson. On June 25, 1955 in Kane, he married Carol â€śJeanâ€ť Scott, who survives.
Mr. Nelson served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, discharged as corporal.
He was a banker for 38 years for the former Warren National Bank in Sheffield, then Kane, and finally Warren, retiring as comptroller.
Over 250 Special Olympics athletes from throughout McKean County met at Kane Area High School on Wednesday to compete in the 39th annual Special Olympics/Zippo Track & Field Meet.
SMETHPORT â€“ Two teams representing Kane High School fared well Tuesday in the Envirothon at the Keating Township Sportsmen's Club near Smethport.
Most of the "average" residential property-owners in the Kane School District would see a net tax increase of $8 under the proposed 2014-15 school budget.
The Kane softball team dropped a 13-10 decision to the Sheffield Lady Wolverines on Wednesday afternoon in Sheffield.
Virgil C. Nelson, 81, of 15 Church St., Ludlow, died Thursday afternoon, May 8, 2014 in the Kane Community Hospital. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. are incomplete and will be announced.
The Kane Middle School ranks among the elite schools in the nation.
This point came across loud and clear Wednesday at a celebration to honor the middle school for its selection as one of the â€śSchools To Watch in Pennsylvania.â€ť
Itâ€™s one of the more unusual pieces of sports memorabilia in the world. Itâ€™s also one of the rarest of all: a baseball signed by a saint.
The Kane Boysâ€™ Track and Field team put the finishing touches on an undefeated dual meet season with victories over Elk County Catholic (105-51) and Johnsonburg (105-25) on Tuesday afternoon in St Marys.
The family of George Kelley will be receiving friends from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. in Mt. Jewett. A memorial service will follow at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. W. Craig Smith, pastor of the Mt. Jewett United Methodist Church, officiating.
Burial, with military honors accorded, will follow at McKean Memorial Park.
Mr. Kelley died Nov. 25, 2013.