February 23rd, 2015
Starting with the Class of 2017, Kane students will need to pass tests in three key courses to qualify for a high school diploma.
This controversial Department of Education statewide requirement requires students to show proficiency in Algebra 1, Biology and English Language Arts (reading and writing) to graduate from high school.
The graduation requirement will first affect current Kane High School sophomores-- the Class of 2017.
Bob Gaetano, the new superintendent of the Kane Area School District, tackled this state mandate Monday as the guest speaker at a meeting of the Kane Rotary Club.
DUNKIRK, N.Y. â€“ The Kane Cheerleading teams had a successful weekend at the Winter Break Nationals in Dunkirk, N.Y. put on by CheerStarz Events.
This event was also a qualifier for the U.S. Finals. The high school team started off the day with a win in the Small Varsity Division. Not to be outdone, the younger middle school Wolves followed with their first win of the season as well.
, 71, of 296 South Settlement Rd., Kane, died unexpectedlyÂ early Sunday afternoon, Feb. 22, 2015 in the emergency room of the Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 17, 1943 in Kane, he was the son of John W. and Lillian S. Larson Deane. On Feb. 23, 1985 in Maryland, he married the former Sandra L. Kapen, who survives.
Mr. Deane served in Cuba in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Later, he was a welder and crane operator for National Forge for 33 years.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Ridgway.
College Basketball Weekend Roundup
Saturday February 21st, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Maryâ€™s (20-7) 60
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Joey Logano reflects on Daytona 500 win
Hear from Joey Logano after his win at the 2015 Daytona 500.
CLARION â€“ The Kane Wolves will be sending two wrestlers to the Northwest Regional Championships after the conclusion of the District 9 Individual Wrestling Championships held Saturday at Clarion University.
Justin Westerburg at 145 pounds and Austin Hulings at 195 pounds are the two regional qualifiers for Kane.
Westerburg made it to regionals the hard way after losing his first-round match. Westerburg won two matches Friday just to make it to the consolation quarterfinals.
James J. Morgan, 79, of 9152 Route 6, Lantz Corners, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie.
He was born Aug. 16, 1935 in Halsey, son of the late Joseph and Catherine (Rendosh) Morgan. On July 22, 1961 in Mt. Jewett, he married June (Wallin) Morgan who survives.
He was a graduate of Kane Area High School and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mt. Jewett, the Mt. Jewett Sportsman Club and the Mt. Jewett Veteran's Memorial Club.
Jay A. Depto, 52, of 148 Bliss Hill Rd., Ludlow, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Feb. 19, 1963 in Kane, son of the late Edward and Dona (Martin) Depto. On Oct. 12, 1985 in Kane, he married Sabrina Vanerstrom, who survives.
Thomas L. Deane, 71, of 296 South Settlement Rd., Kane, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 in the emergency room at the Kane Community Hospital. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.