March 11th, 2013
Nedra Marie Rooney, of Erie, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at Forestview Health Care Center at Springhill.
She was born OCt. 23, 1917 in Kane to the late Edward J. and Alice Retzer Powell. Nedra graduated from Wilcox High School in 1935 where she was salutatorian and received a BS in Education from Villa Maria College in 1960. Previously she had attended Lock Haven Teacherâs College (University) and the University of Alabama.
CLARION â Kane wrestler Evan Delong came up short in his quest for a PIAA state championship on Saturday. The Wolvesâ junior had an impressive run to the finals where he took on last yearâs state runner-up, Cody Law, in the 160 pound finals.
For the past 55 years, Milford âMillieâ Kearney has been an active member of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
HERSHEY â Kane's Evan Delong advanced to this afternoon's PIAA finals with a 7-6 win over Tri Valley's Ty Schoffstall in the state semifinals. Delong won his quarterfinal match in the 160-pound weight class against Benton's Jeric Kasunic on Friday morning in Hershey to assure himself of bringing home a state medal.
WEXFORD â âWe were just outclassed.â
Thatâs how Kane coach Dave Kiehl described Fridayâs 67-16 loss to Seton-LaSalle in a Class AA state girls basketball playoff game here at North Allegheny High School.
Seton-LaSalle, the defending Class AA state champion, dominated with a smothering full-court zone press for three quarters. Kane had major trouble bringing the ball upcourt against the press. The Rebels converted a flurry of steals into easy layups.
Kane kindergarten students Addy Johnson, 5, and Rhys Hushon, 6, remind area residents to turn their clocks FORWARD ONE HOUR when they go to bed tonight. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday and continues until Nov. 3 when clocks are turned back one hour.
This article was originally published in the March 7, 2013 edition of Keystone Edge.
The Pennsylvania Wilds may be best known for its wild places and wildlife, but as more people trek to the region to explore its woods, mountains and waterways, it is driving growth of another kind of tourism asset: a robust trail of wineries.
Alan J. Brooder of Tonawanda died March 7, 2013. Beloved husband of Claire (nee Dzialdowski) Brooder; devoted father of Douglas, Kevin (Angela) and Anthony (Angelique) Brooder; cherished grandfather of Matthew and Timothy; loving son of the late Clinton and Frances Brooder; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the Lombardo Funeral Home, (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert/Sheridan Dr. on Monday from 5-8 p.m.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ameliaâs Church, 2999 Eggert Rd., Tonawanda on Tuesday morning at 9 a.m.
The two Kane wrestlers that qualified for the PIAA Wrestling Championships began their quest for a state medal on Thursday morning at Hershey's Giant Center.
A "Mobile Dentist" visited Kane this week to check teeth for about 60 children in kindergarten through eighth grade.