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February 17th, 2013

Claude A. “Cork” Olson

February 17, 2013

Claude A. “Cork” Olson, 83, of 626 Greendale Rd., Kane, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013 at Florida Hospital - Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
Born Nov. 25, 1929 in Kane, he was the son of Claude E. and Gladys M. Christjohn Olson. On Dec. 25, 1950 in Kane, he married Eleanor L. Aljoe, who died Feb. 1, 2003.
Mr. Olson was an oil and gas inspector for the Pennsylvania DEP for 25 years. Later he owned and operated Olson Drilling in Kane. He was also a member of the NRA.

February 15th

Lady Wolves advance to AML championship game tonight

February 16, 2013

The Kane Lady Wolves defeated DuBois Central Catholic 49-39 on DCC’s home court Friday night in an Allegheny Mountain League [AML] semifinal game. The Lady Wolves played good team defense and had a big night from Audrey Perry helping them advance to tonight’s AML championship game.

Seventh and eighth grade teams finish season

February 16, 2013

The Kane seventh and eighth grade boys’ basketball team recently finished their season. The teams worked hard throughout the season and were involved in many close games.

General Kane chapel sustains water damage

February 16, 2013

There is major water damage inside the historic General Thomas Kane Memorial Chapel at 30 Chestnut St. in the borough.
Vandals are blamed for turning off gas heat to the building. The lack of heat caused heating system water lines to freeze and rupture.

Lois E. Eckstrom

February 16, 2013

Lois E. Eckstrom, 69, of 319 Haines St., passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 17, 1943, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of  the late James and Mary Peno Dunbar.
Mrs. Eckstrom was an elementary school teacher in the Kane Area School District. Most of her teaching years were in Kane but she also taught in Mt. Jewett for a few years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kane.
Much of Mrs. Eckstrom's time was spent doing volunteer work, especially at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she also served on the board.

February 14th

Kane wrestling earns road victory over Ridgway

February 15, 2013

RIDGWAY – Kane wrestling won 41-27 over Ridgway in a dual meet held Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Wolves made their seven match wins count, earning maximum points in six of them with four forfeits and two pinfalls. The Wolves also earned a technical fall.

Wolves drop season finale to Gators

February 15, 2013

The Port Allegany Gators came to town on Thursday night to close out the Wolves’ season in a game postponed from early December. The Wolves led early but the Gators outscored the home team down the stretch to take the win, 54-48, ending Kane’s season at 7-15.

School board OKs guidelines for ID badges

February 15, 2013

Kane school staff members and students in grades 6 through 12 now are carrying identification badges.
Staff members are expected to wear their school-issued badges in "plain view." 
In addition to staff members, badges have been issued to coaches, club advisers and volunteers to wear.
Students in the Kane Middle School and Kane High School are expected to carry their ID badges and show them when asked.

Claude A. "Cork" Olson,

February 15, 2013

Claude A. "Cork" Olson, 83, of 626 Greendale Rd., Kane, died Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, 2013, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Fla.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane, are incomplete and will be announced in Monday's edition.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

February 13th

"Little Wolves" basketball

February 14, 2013

Members of this year's Kane "Little Wolves" basketball program are pictured along with their instructors, members of the Kane Middle School boys' basketball team. The group attended a recent KAHS game and performed some of their drills at halftime of the junior varsity game. The camp was under the direction of Kane boys' middle school coach Matt Gasbarre.

 

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