October 28th, 2013
James J. Marconi, 85, formerly of Hemlock Avenue in Kane, died early Monday morning, Oct. 28, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where he was a resident.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and may attend aÂ Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.
A complete obituary will appear in Wednesday's edition.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Alex McNeil, a New Hampshire native, embraces the challenge of crossing the U.S. from sea to shining sea.
McNeil, 37, has ridden a moped across the U.S. He obtained his private pilotâ€™s license and flew a small airplane across the country. This trip included a stop for fuel at the Bradford Regional Airport.
RIDGWAY â€“Â The Kane Wolves are headed to next weekend's PIAA Cross Country State Championships following a runner-up finish by the team in the D9 Class A boys' race in Ridgway on Saturday.
Harriet L. Rose, 88, of 229 Holman St., Kane, died Saturday evening, Oct. 26, 2013 at UPMC Hamot in Erie after a brief illness.
Born Jan. 6, 1925 in Jamestown, N.Y., she was the daughter of Harry R. and Helga Nelson Larson.Â On Aug. 23, 1947 in Rasselas, she married John W. Rose, who died in 1999.
Harriet grew up in Wilcox and graduated from Wilcox High School.Â After working for a year at the Kane Shirt Factory, she entered and graduated from the Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, where she was a member of the Cadet Nurse Corps.
John R. Milford, 82, of Erie, died on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
He was born in Kane on May 7, 1931, the son of the late Mark E. and Theresa Gregory Milford.
John graduated from Kane High School and served in the Army from 1949-1952 during the Korean War. He worked a few years at General Electric until he became employed as an Equipment Mechanic Forman for the Long Beach Naval Shipyard in Long Beach, Calif.
Carole J. Hodgdon, 71, formerly of Field Street, Kane, died late Saturday afternoon, Oct. 26, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Feb. 2, 1942 in Kane, she was the daughter of Arthur R. and Margaret M. Wolbert Johnson. She had been married to David E. Hodgdon, whom she married June 15, 1962 in Kane, and who preceded her in death in 2007.
Carole enjoyed reading and writing.
RIDGWAY â€“ "It Takes A Village."
That's the message being spread by Bob Esch, a member of the Pa. Early Learning Investment Commission [ELIC], an entity geared toward the construction of a public-private partnership of business leaders across Pennsylvania who advocate for quality early childhood investment.
It wasnâ€™t pretty but Kaneâ€™s win over Coudersport on Friday will look beautiful in the record books as the 2013 Wolves became only the third team in Kane football history to finish the regular season undefeated.
The Friends' Memorial Library was the place to be on Thursday. Kane Area Development Center sponsored a BAH-October After Hours event at the library and nearly half of those in attendance came in costume. Uptown Kane will be bustling on Saturday during the group's Fall Fest. Many activities are planned throughout the town, including a parade at 1 p.m.
The Kane Wolves football team tries to put the finishing touches on an undefeated regular season tonight when they travel to CARP Stadium to take on the 4-4 Coudersport Falcons.
The Falcons narrowly lost to Curwensville in their season opener, then went on to win their next three contests. Since that time, Coudersport has gone 1-3, losing to Sheffield, Smethport and Otto-Eldred.