September 16th, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ Only six properties sold at the annual McKean County â€śupset saleâ€ť held last week at the county courthouse.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ soccer team led for most of the game but the visiting Ridgway Elkers tied the game up late in regulation and found the back of the net with two minutes left in the second overtime period to escape Kane with the 3-2 win.
The St. Marys Area Lady Dutch soccer team got back into the win column on Monday afternoon by shutting out the Kane Lady Wolves 3-0 in a match played at the SMAHS soccer field.
William Blankenship, 79, of 11 1/2 Main St., Ludlow, died Monday afternoon, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Warren General Hospital.Â Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Christine Ann Slewinski Blackall, 44, formerly of Kane and Greensburg, died unexpectedly on Aug. 23, 2013 in Tavares, Fla.
Born July 9, 1969 in Camp Lejeune, N.C., she was the daughter of Kathy G. (Slewinski) Muisiner and John P. Slewinski. After graduating from Kane Area High School in 1987, she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991 from Seton Hill College in Greensburg, and in 2002, married Darryl L. Blackall, who survives.
Approximately 20 people showed up to help paint the fence surrounding the Chestnut Street tennis courts. The Friends of Evergreen Park sponsored the event and estimated that about one third of the project is completed. The group is planning another work bee to finish the painting so the courts can be resurfaced.
State Representative Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) honored members of the 2013 St. Marys Little League softball senior all star team on Sunday evening at the Sacred Heart Activity Center in recognition of the state title that the team won earlier this summer.
The Kane Lady Wolves fielded two separate squads in Saturdayâ€™s Kane junior varsity volleyball tournament. The 2013 roster has six sophomores and nine freshman on the team, with only four juniors and two seniors rounding out the squad. Coach Judy Kessler and coach Rae El Johnson each had teams competing on Saturday.
The Kane Wolves boys soccer team has had a rough start to the season. Coach Ernie Chamberlainâ€™s team opened up with four straight road games before opening their home slate on Saturday morning against the Coudersport Falcons.
Katharine "Kay" EllenÂ Bush, 80, of 89 School St., Kane, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at her residence.
BornÂ Feb. 19, 1933, in Wilcox, she was a daughter ofÂ the late George and Thora Amend Lehman. In 1953, in Kane, she married Chester "Chet" N. Bush who preceded her in death.