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August 9th, 2013

Gertrude F. Anderson

August 9, 2013

Gertrude F. Anderson, age 93, formerly of Harrison Township, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at 8:05 p.m. at The Lutheran Home in Kane.
She was born on her mother's birthday on Maple Street in Natrona Heights on July 14, 1920, daughter of Henry and Pearl Buzzard Sherrieb. She resided in the Harrison Township area for 90 years and had lived at The Lutheran Home of Kane since 2011.
She was a graduate of Har-Brack High School in 1939 and worked as an operator for Bell Telephone, and as a homemaker.

August 8th

Kane native is forest specialist in Wayne County

August 8, 2013

Kane native Sarah Hall didn’t have far to look to find motivation for her niche in life.
“Growing up with the beautiful Allegheny National Forest as my backyard is what inspired me to follow my passion for nature,” Hall said. “I knew I wanted to help conserve forests and now that’s what I get to do everyday for a living.”

Kane Senior Center welcomes Major Katie Yancosek

August 8, 2013

Members of the Kane Senior Center have spent much of the last year writing letters, sending packages and praying for Kane native Major Katie Yancosek, who was stationed in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army until recently.

Katherine Wenk “Kay” Christoffers

August 8, 2013

Katherine Wenk “Kay” Christoffers, 91, of State College and Atlantis, Fla., died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Hospice of Palm Beach County, Atlantis, Fla.
Born Jan. 29, 1922, in Philadelphia, Kay was the only child of Lora Ethel Heim Wenk and Karl Edward Wenk of Kane.
She attended Kane High School and Arlington Hall Junior College, and graduated from Connecticut College for Women in 1945 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Janet Rose Shelander

August 8, 2013

Janet Rose Shelander, age 74, of Duffy Apartments, Johnsonburg, died at home Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born June 17, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Edward and Stella (Kinny) Shelander.
She attended Johnsonburg schools and worked at Stackpole Carbon of Johnsonburg and St. Marys, Elcam, and the Deli of Johnsonburg Market Basket/Jubilee.

August 7th

3-day Swedish Festival opens Friday in Mt. Jewett

August 7, 2013

MT. JEWETT – “Sweder and Sweder…Every Year!”
This is the theme for the annual Swedish Festival in Mt. Jewett.
The three-day event opens Friday evening and continues through Sunday evening.
Like many festivals, the event includes amusement rides, food vendors, arts and crafts exhibits  and musical entertainment.

Parents make plans to protest school issues

August 7, 2013

"Concerned Parents" of the Kane Area School District met Wednesday to make plans to protest two school issues.

Bloodmobile exceeds goal during Kane visit

August 7, 2013

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visit Monday in Kane exceeded the goal.

Marlys Carmen Adams Perry

August 7, 2013

Marlys Perry, 68, of Kane, passed away on June 28, 2013, of cancer. 
She was born Jan. 14, 1945, and grew up in California, where she graduated from La Sierra Acadamy in 1963. 
Her greatest joy in life was raising her children. She also enjoyed her career as a traveling nurse. Marlys loved Jesus Christ, was eager to be the person she felt Jesus wanted her to be, and enjoyed sharing her Seventh Day Adventist beliefs with others. She loved travel, the beach, fishing trips, friends, family, and watching her grandchildren participate in sports. 

August 6th

Students hold demonstration to support teacher

August 6, 2013

Hoisting huge hand-made signs and banging drums, Kane school students held a public demonstration Tuesday to protest possible disciplinary action against teacher Jeff Gibbs.

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