Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly at her home Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
Born May 4, 1943 in Kane, she was the daughter of Samuel and Dessa Sewell Mays. On April 25, 1969 in Johnsonburg, she married Edward D. "Eddie Pete" Peterson, who died June 12, 2013.
Anna grew up in Westline and was a waitress at the former Colonial Inn near Kane for many years, then worked in the dietary department of the Kane Community Hospital for over 30 years.Â
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Hundreds of Kane Area High School students spent last Thursday afternoon running down the halls of the school, smiling, singing, dancing and throwing confetti. Last day of school before break? No, it was the filming of a lip dub video.
Teacher Brian Wymer saw an online contest for school-produced videos that showcased school spirit in a Pittsburgh newspaper. With the Kane football team still playing in the playoffs, he showed some of his students a few of the submitted videos and challenged them to come up with ideas for a KHS video that would show the Wolvesâ spirit.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ basketball team knocked their second consecutive opponent from the unbeaten ranks with a come-from-behind 35-32 win Monday night over Cameron County in the Wolvesâ Den. The Lady Wolves outscored the visitors 10-4 in the fourth quarter to get the win and improve to 4-3 on the season.
The Kane Middle School wrestlers came home with the championship trophy from last Saturdayâs Clarion Tournament. The Wolves outwrestled grapplers from 16 other schools to bring home the title.
Four Kane wrestlers won individual titles, Lane Hillard at 88 pounds, Alec English at 128, Aiden Hulings at 140 and Gunnar Fryzlewicz at 162 pounds.
Anna Jean Peterson, 71, of 908 Welsh St., Kane, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Dec. 22, 2014 at her home. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced in tomorrow's edition.
SHIPPEN TWP. âÂ An Emporium man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning while walking along SR 4001 in Shippen Township, Cameron County.
According to the Emporium-based state police, Patrick Allen Hornung, 25, of Emporium and David Meade Croyle Jr., 62, of Emporium were walking along SR 4001, Old West Creek Road, in Shippen Township at 3:01 a.m. Sunday morning when both were struck by a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville operated by Kaitlyn Nicole Crosby, 21, of Emporium, which was traveling west on the roadway.
Charles âHuxieâ W. Nearing, 77, of Burning Well Road, Wilcox, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
The Kane Sesquicentennial celebration-- marking the 150th "birthday" of the community-- came to an end Friday with a ceremony to mark the closing of a time capsule.
A large crowd gathered on a typical cold December evening in Kane to watch chairman Scott Morgan load items into the capsule.
The ceremony took place outside the Kane Depot on South Fraley Street at the railroad crossing. The time capsule has been placed in a concrete vault constructed in an earthen bank on the north side of the Depot.
The Kane Lady Wolves basketball team hosted an undefeated Curwensville Golden Tide team Friday night and werenât very hospitable, handing the Tide a 51-46 loss. In a hard fought game from start to finish, the Lady Wolves led by one at the half and hit some key free throws down the stretch to hold on for the win.
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