October 7th, 2013
SMETHPORT â€“ A change in a budget for federal funding is expected to help the borough of Kane complete renovations at Evergreen Park.
The Lady Wolves played 80 solid minutes of soccer on Monday on their way to posting an impressive 2-1 victory over the visiting Brockway Lady Rovers. The Kane offense dominated the action early, controlling the ball for most of the early going.
Walter J. Nalducci Jr., 74, of 510 Janeway St., died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 at his residence.
Born Dec. 2, 1938, in Bayonne, N.J., he was a son of the late Walter and Florence Bevilacqua Nalducci.Â On Sept. 8, 1962, at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane, he married Anne Varisano who survives.
Mr. Nalducci served in the U.S. Air ForceÂ and saw duty stateside and in Guam.Â He attended St. Peter's College in Jersey City, N.J. and retired as the postmaster of the Kane Post Office.
The Elk County Catholic Crusader football team had their homecoming game on Saturday afternoon at Dutch Country Stadium, losing 35-7 to the Kane Wolves to fall to 0-6 on the season.
"We had some things going there. We made some mistakes," said ECC head coach Tony Gerg. "I wish we could have had a better showing for homecoming."
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Friday morning, area residents were invited to a tour of the J5 paper machine at Domtar in Johnsonburg. The tour was offered as part of Domtar Manufacturing Day, during which mill officials offer a closer look at their production process and history.
Katherine T. Peterson, 64, of 130 Greeves St., died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at her residence.
Born June 2, 1949, in Jamestown, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Bowen Frey. On Oct. 12, 2002, in Jamestown, she married George Peterson who survives.
Mrs. Peterson was a graduate in nursing from the Jamestown Community College. She had been employed as a registered nurse at the WCA Hospital in Jamestown.Â Previously she had worked at the Jamestown General Hospital before its closing.
She was preceded in death, besides her parents, by two brothers, John Frey and Lewis Frey.
The state Department of Education has released tentative "performance" scores for Kane schools.
Under the new state "School Performance Profile," each school in the district has received a ranking between zero and 100 to reflect its achievement.
Kane football Coach Todd Silfies doesnâ€™t have to look far to find an example of an undefeated underestimating an opponent and getting upset.
Phyllis E. Huckabone, 80, of 333 Old Mill Rd., Kane, died Friday morning, Oct. 4, 2013 at The Lutheran Home at Kane, where she recently resided.
Born June 29, 1933 in Smethport, she was the daughter of Eugene and Joan Denning Sailor. On July 20, 1957 in Kane, she married Paul W. Huckabone, who survives.
Phyllis was a homemaker who also did babysitting for families in the area.Â She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Kane, where she belonged to the Armstrong Sunday School class and the Mary Circle.Â She also attended the Kane Free Methodist Church.
Helen Marie Rietter Lynde, 67, of Erie and formerly of Kane, died Oct. 2, 2013 and went to join her parents, son and brother.
Helen was born in Kane on Sept. 8, 1946 daughter of the late Francis and Edith Carlson Rietter.
She graduated from Kane Area High School in 1964, where she sang in the Kane Choralliers and also was a cheerleader.
Helen worked at the Hamlin Bank in Kane and married Tom Lynde who was in the U.S. Coast Guard in July 1967.Â In 1968 they moved to Norfolk, Va., where Helen worked at Virginia National Bank until 1970 when they moved to Erie.Â