September 18th, 2012
Mrs. Alverta A. "Pete" Castor, 86, passed into the next life at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 in Kane Community Hospital following an extended
She was born Oct. 12, 1925 in Accident, Md. to the late Harry and Ida Holliday Wilhelm.
An area resident for the past 50 years, "Pete" retired from Sylvania after 30 years service. She was a workaholic and kept an immaculate home and
enjoyed going to Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and playing bingo.
She is survived by three daughters, Noreen Griffith and husband Dan, Sheffield, Anita Frederoski, Sheffield, and Loretta Davidson and husband
The Kane Lady Wolves started Mondayâ€™s game against St. Marys with only 10 healthy players and lost 4-2.
By the time the contest was over, Kane head coach Allie Saquin and assistant coach Jeff Gibbs had only eight exhausted players left on the field. Those who remained gave a tremendous effort for 80 hard-fought minutes.
The Kane Middle School Lady Wolves improved to 2-0 by beating St Marys 28-18 in the first round of the Elk County Catholic Tournament on Friday.
Kane played a great game against a solid team. St Marys attacked with full court pressure the entire game, at times causing problems for the Wolves.
Although Kane led the entire game, the Dutch came to within two points in the fourth quarter. St Marys slowly kept whittling away at our first quarter 12-4 lead.
"Their girls played a solid game," said Kane head coach Cathy Counts.
MORRISDALE â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team traveled to Morrisdale to take part in Saturdayâ€™s West Branch Tournament. The Lady Wolves finished with a 4-4 record in the round robin portion of the tournament, sending them to the silver bracket pool for the playoffs. Kane then won both rounds of that playoff pool.
Thelma L. Johnson, 80, of 290 Burdick Lane, Kane, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Fayetteville, N.C.
Thelma was born in Commodore, PA, on Nov. 14, 1931, the daughter of the late Mead and Lola Ludwig.Â Thelma graduated from Johnstown Central High School in the class of 1949.Â She was a member of Tabor Lutheran Church where she served in many capacities including Sunday School Teacher, Funeral Committee, Lucia Committee and Lydia Circle.
Julia E. â€śJudyâ€ť Bressler, 93, formerly of Johnsonburg, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had been a resident since 1996.
Born March 3, 1919, in Renova, she was a daughter of the late LeRoy F. and Emma Stewart Bressler.
Miss Bressler lived most of her life in Johnsonburg and was a member of the Methodist Church there and had worked for the Stackpole Corporation until her retirement in 1970.Â She was also a member of the D.A.R.
DUKE CENTER â€“Â The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team exploded for twenty points in the second quarter against Otto-Eldred on Friday night in Duke Center. The Wolves would go on to post a 48-8 victory, improving their record to 2-1 on the season.
The Kane Wolvesâ€™ football team will try to rebound Friday from last weekâ€™s 46-13 loss at the hands of the Port Allegany Gators.
The Wolves will play Otto-Eldred on the road Friday night in Duke Center.
The Terrors are coached by Virgil Graham, now in his third year at the helm. Local football fans may remember the name. He is the same Virgil Graham that set the record for touchdowns scored in the Don Raabe Big 30 Classic back in 2005, with five. Grahamâ€™s teams were 2-8 each of the past two years, but the young coach is optimistic about this yearâ€™s squad.
The Kane Lady Wolves volleyball team trailed host Sheffield two games to one before rallying to take the final two games of the best of five match on Thursday night.
According to Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler, both teams played their best matches of the season.
The Kane area population is dropping, but school enrollment is on the rise.
According to a report to the Kane School Board, third-day enrollment in the district totaled 1,230 students. This is an increase of 20 over the same reporting period in 2011.
Kane School Board
When: Thursday, Oct. 11
Time:Â 7 p.m.
Where: Middle School auditorium