August 3rd, 2014
BRADFORD â€“ The Pennsylvania All-Stars dug themselves a big hole on Saturday night when they allowed the New York All-Stars to jump out to an early 16-0 lead in the Don Raabe Big 30 Classic at Bradfordâ€™s Parkway Field.
The game was postponed with less than five minutes to play in the first quarter when game officials spotted lightning. After waiting for nearly two hours in the hopes of continuing play, the Big 30 Committee decided to resume the game Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. The Pa. squad came back and made a game of it, but still ended up on the short end of the score, 37-24.
The closing ceremony Sunday for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration featured the dedication of a vault for the Time Capsule at the Kane Depot.
Scott Morgan, the chairman of the Time Capsule project, said families and organizations have until December to take part in the project or add to their existing envelopes.
The 8x12-inch envelopes-- each up to one inch thick with pieces of memorabilia-- will be sealed inside a concrete vault added along the courtyard at the Depot.Â
Phyllis A. Sloan, 74, of 127 Vine St., Marienville, and Osteen, Fla., died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys.
Born Jan. 2, 1940, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Alta Parsons Ross. On May 25, 2002, in Tionesta, she married Gilbert "Gib" Sloan who survives.
Phyllis was a nurse and assistant director of nursing at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are a son, Steve (Lynn) Ingraham of Buffalo; a daughter, Cathy Fragale of Amherst, N.Y.; and two granddaughters, Casey Ingraham and Christina Ingraham.
Katherine M. "Kay" Hanson, 88, formerly of Wetmore Road, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born June 4, 1926, in Wetmore Township, she was a daughter of Martin and Eva Kralick Merlock. On Jan. 24, 1953, in Mt. Jewett, she married Paul R. Hanson who preceded her in death in 1998.
Kay was a homemaker and also owned and operated the Colonial Inn after the death of her sister, Anne Pearson. She also helped in the rectory at St. Callistus Church and previously at St. Patrick's rectory in Wellington, Ohio.
Surviving are a daughter and several nieces and nephews.
Josephine Brothers, 81, of 125 Yarnell St., Kane, and Sarasota, Fla., died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at UPMC Hamot.
Born Sept. 10, 1932, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Rose Bifano Nicolazzo. On April 25, 1952, in Kane, she married James Brothers who preceded her in death.
Before retirement, Josephine had worked for Syroco Industries of Syracuse, N.Y. and had also been a bus driver for theÂ school district of Baldwinsville, N.Y.
Jack D. Barber, 84, of Erie, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at Manchester Commons following a brief illness.
He was born in Kane on Sept. 19, 1929, a son of the late Walter Hartwin and Ida Isabell Goodwin Barber.
Jack was raised in Burning Well, graduated from Mt. Jewett High School and then went on to the General Motors Institute in Detroit graduating in 1948.
Jack served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
The Kane Sesquicentennial celebration this week has drawn large crowds for various entertaining events.
But this great attendance doesn't compare with the huge turnout expected today for the "giant" 70-unit parade.
Beginning at 1 p.m. today, the parade will line up near the Central Towers on Greeves Street.
Katherine M.Â â€śKayâ€ť Hanson, 88, formerly of Wetmore Road, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Mother Nature is smiling on Kane.
Skies brightened just in time Thursday for the opening ceremony for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration.
The 45-minute ceremony on Field Street at Fraley Street featured the crowning of Miss Sesquicentennial Delaney Oertly, Junior Miss Sesquicentennial Lily Deane, Prince Jacob Menteer and Princess Madyson Wilson.
Other awards also were presented at the ceremony.
Brittany Collin and Shane Stevens are the parents of 5-month-old Swayze, the winner of the Baby Contest.
Josephine Brothers, 81, of 125 Yarnell St. in Kane and also of Sarasota, Fla., died Wednesday afternoon, July 30 at UPMC-Hamot after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by theÂ Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.