April 14th, 2014
Alexandria LaJean Dunkle, 11 months old, died Saturday, April, 12, 2014 after a lengthy genetic illness.
Alexandria was a happy and content child no matter what obstacles she faced in life.
Born April 22, 2013, in Pittsburgh, she is the beloved daughter of Adam Wheeler and Jessica Dunkle, cherished granddaughter of Connie Snyder and Frank and Nora Wheeler, and the dear niece of Megan Dunkle, Francis Wheeler, and Ryan McClellan.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Dunkle, and a great-grandmother, Barbara Miller.
Steve Timpano recently presented a check to Bill Bloom, a longtime volunteer and current member of Friendsâ€™ Memorial Public Library Board of Directors, for the Libraryâ€™s annual fund drive.
Steve is the president of the Kane Lions Club, which has always been extremely generous, not only to the library, but to many other organizations and needy individuals in Kane and the surrounding area.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department has many fundraisers during the year to generate needed revenue for its operation.
The next benefit planned April 26 requires only a little time from Kane area residentsâ€”not money.
June E. Nichols, 92, formerly of DeYoung, died early Friday morning, April 11, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she resided for the past four years.
Born June 3, 1921 in Kane, she was the daughter of Raymond and Alma Anderson Sloan. On May 30, 1938 in Warren, she married William R. Nichols, who died in 1998.
Along with her husband, she owned and operated the Wagon Wheel Drive-in in DeYoung for many years.
The Kane School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Thursday night in the Kane Middle School auditorium.
Timber management-- including harvests-- isn't a priority for most of the 738,000 private forest owners in Pennsylvania.
Instead, they say they treasure their woods for solitude, enjoyment, hunting and wildlife.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ€™ softball team hung with the Smethport Lady Hubbers for half the game, but the perennial D9 powerhouse put five runs up in the top of the fourth and added three more in the sixth to leave town with the 10-0 win.
JAMES CITY â€“ Highland Township has received more support in its fight against a proposed injection well for the disposal of drilling waste fluids.
Kane area residents responded to the call for blood Monday by participating in the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visit at the First United Methodist Church in Kane.
The Kane softball team hosted Sheffield on Wednesday afternoon in the Lady Wolves first home game of the 2014 season. Coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s young squad battled for three hours but came up a little short in the 19-17 loss.
The Lady Wolves jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after one inning. After a walk by leadoff batter Daria Huckabone and a shot by Emily Truden that the Sheffield centerfielder misplayed, senior Cheyenne Wheatley delivered with a line drive double in the gap to get the home team on the scoreboard.