February 8th, 2013
JAMES CITY â A Kane man was killed Friday morning when an empty coal truck struck his passenger car at the intersection of Route 66 and the entrance to James City.
Ridgway-based State Police identified the victim as Drew S. Wile, 25, of Kane. He was the lone occupant in the car.
Drew S. Wile, 25, of 111 Dawson St., Kane, died Friday morning atop James City Hill as the result of an automobile accident.
Arrangements, under the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Florence A. Gezik, 89, of 251 Ohio Ave., James City, passed away Friday morning, Feb. 8, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Jan. 29, 1924, in East Kane, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Johanna Schmader Grolemund.Â On Nov. 22, 1947, in Kane, she married Emery J. Gezik who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Gezik had worked at Houston Electronics, was later employed in housekeeping at the Kane Community Hospital andÂ finally had worked as a nurse's aide at the hospital.Â She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church.
The Kane Lady Wolves lost a hard-fought game to Warren on Thursday night in the Wolvesâ Den, 42-31.
Seven Lady Wolves played their final regular season game on the court but the Lady Dragons pulled away in the final four minutes to hand Kane its fourth loss on the season.
JOHNSONBURG â Kane wrestling won 45-21 in a dual meet at Johnsonburg Area High School Thursday night.
Seth Woolcock won the opening bout by forfeit at 113 pounds for the Wolves for a 6-0 lead. Cody Blankenship then had little trouble in the 120-pound match as he pinned Devin Mann of Johnsonburg in a time of 1:45 which upped the Kane lead to 12-0.
Jon Gelsick scored Kane's third bout in a row as he pinned Johnny Ferragine in a time of 1:05 in the 126-pound weight class.
MT. JEWETT â Mt. Jewett Mayor Robin LeViere has confirmed that he won't seek re-election for another four-year term.
He was elected in 2009 to a term that expires Dec. 31.
Candidates for election this year will be circulating party nominating petitions Feb. 19. The petitions will be filed next month with the county Board of Elections. The primary election is in May.
A significant snowfall is expected through today in the Kane area.
The snow depth, however, won't match what's predicted for the Northeast from Winter Storm Nemo.
The Kane Wolves boysâ varsity basketball team started out hot in Wednesday nightâs game against the Brockway Rovers. The Wolves led by as many as eight in the first quarter and 12 in the second before a big third quarter by the Rovers gave the visitors a slim lead going into the fourth quarter in the Wolvesâ Den.
Brockway took advantage of a few late Kane turnovers and hit their free throws down the stretch to leave with the hard-fought 72-64 victory.
The American Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Kane on Monday and exceeded its goal.
The blood collection program was held in Bartlett Hall at the First United Methodist Church on Greeves Street. Nurses and phlebotomists from the Red Cross Blood Center in Buffalo conducted the blood drive.
The quota for the day was to collect 31 âfullâ units of blood in a six-hour period for the Bloodmobile stop.
BROCKWAY â The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team used some suffocating defense to propel themselves to a big 54-17 win over the Brockway Lady Rovers on Tuesday night on the road.