February 8th, 2013
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 nightâ€™s 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 â€śfullâ€ť 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.
MT. JEWETT â€“ A Mt. Jewett woman claims it's dangerous to walk down the East Main Street sidewalk due to aggressive dogs.
Speaking Monday at a meeting of the Mt. Jewett Borough Council, Jennifer Rush of 53 E. Main St. said three or four dogs interfere with pedestrian traffic on the north side sidewalk of East Main Street at a residence near My Sister's Place restaurant.
Anthony D. Gallo, age 86, of the Bradford Ecumenical Home, Bradford, formerly of Kent Boulevard, Salamanca, N.Y., died early Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2013 following a long illness.
Born Feb. 13, 1926 in Kane, he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Perri Gallo.
Mr. Gallo was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II on both the USS Savannah and the USS Altair. He was awarded the Pacific Theater Ribbon, the American Theater Ribbon, and the Victory Medal.