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March 8th, 2013

Alan J. Brooder

March 9, 2013

Alan J. Brooder of Tonawanda died March 7, 2013. Beloved husband of Claire (nee Dzialdowski) Brooder; devoted father of Douglas, Kevin (Angela) and Anthony (Angelique) Brooder; cherished grandfather of Matthew and Timothy; loving son of the late Clinton and Frances Brooder; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the Lombardo Funeral Home, (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Monday from 5-8 p.m.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Amelia’s Church, 2999 Eggert Rd., Tonawanda on Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.

March 7th

Blankenship and Delong advance to quarterfinals

March 8, 2013

The two Kane wrestlers that qualified for the PIAA Wrestling Championships began their quest for a state medal on Thursday morning at Hershey's Giant Center.

'Mobile Dentist' brings smiles to Kane schools

March 8, 2013

A "Mobile Dentist" visited Kane this week to check teeth for about 60 children in kindergarten through eighth grade.

March 6th

Kane Lady Wolves are ready for state playoffs

March 7, 2013

It's been an unprecedented great run for the seven seniors on the Kane High School girls basketball team.
In the past four seasons, the Lady Wolves have won 84 games. That's the most ever over a four-year period for the girls basketball program, according to Kane coach Dave Kiehl.

Pat Santilli: The Duke of Glenwood

March 7, 2013

“During the time when I was playing for him, Pat was working at Stackpole, plus he had a second job in addition to officiating high school basketball games, and he was a single parent,” John Knapp says. “His dedication to the kids and to the game still amazes me. He was very much a man of the World War II generation, the ‘greatest generation’ some call it. Men like my dad, Bill Knapp, and Norm Wile, Jim Perry, Jack Flower and Bill Wilson were positive influences to us as young kids. Between coaching at the Y and at Glenwood, Jack Flower was an enduring influence to generations of youngsters.”

Red Cross praises Mt. Jewett boy for Sandy relief

March 7, 2013

MT. JEWETT – The American Red Cross has praised a 17-year-old Mt. Jewett boy who embarked on a local campaign to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy.
"It's a great personal mission," Jason Bange said in praising the relief work of Andrew Carlson, a junior at Kane Area High School. "This is an outstanding effort on his part."

Peter R. Romanick

March 7, 2013

Peter R. Romanick, 88, of Natrona Heights, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 with his family there. 
He was born June 16, 1924, in Blairsville, the son of the late Peter and Mary Polka Romanick. Peter was a veteran of WW II serving in the U.S. Army. 
He was stationed in the southern Philippines, Louzon and New Guniea. Peter received the Purple Heart, southern Philippines theater ribbon with three bronze stars, American theater ribbon, Philippine Liberation ribbon with 1 bronze star, the Good Conduct ribbon, the Victory Medal, and the bronze star medal with 10 oak leaf clusters.

Harry Franklin Myers

March 7, 2013

Harry Franklin Myers, age 80, died March 5, 2013 after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife, Cindy Myers; two sons, Donald Myers and wife Denise of New Jersey, and Daniel Myers and wife Heidi of Minnesota; a stepdaughter, Lori Hill of Ohio; and eight granddaughters, Kelly, Samantha, Kayla, Christina, Stephanie, Nicole, Courtney and Hannah.

March 5th

Pat Santilli: The Duke of Glenwood - Part One

March 6, 2013

Being on the receiving end of Pat Santilli’s frequent rant “you’re a doggone dummy” was a badge of honor for generations of young baseball players.

Wetmore Twp. timber revenue dips to 10-year low

March 6, 2013

Wetmore Township this year is expected to receive only $76,372.70 as its share of timber sales on the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The amount is a decline of $17,925.74 from last year and is the lowest amount received by the township in a decade.
The township for years has counted on the "forestry" money to hold down property taxes. The township's share is based on its acreage within the ANF.

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