February 24th, 2014
RIDGWAY â€“ On Monday morning, Liz and Rick Boni, founders of Ridgway's annual Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, gave a presentation on the history of the Rendezvous, from its humble beginnings in 1999 to the internationally-known event it has become in its 15th year.
LUDLOW â€“ Many Kane area public events begin one year and end a few years later.
That's not the case with the "Big Feed" in Ludlow.
ST. MARYS â€“ Area emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday for a structure fire at 572 S. St. Marys St. in St. Marys.
An outpouring of love, gratitude and respect for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County was evident on Sunday during a special community celebration honoring those who have served at St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the U.S. which is slated to close after 162 years of service.
CLARION â€“ The Kane wrestling team will be sending seven wrestlers to Fridayâ€™s northwest regional tournament in Sharon, including two District 9 AA champions, Evan DeLong and Cody Blankenship.
Joining the two seniors will be Austin Woolcock, Jon Gelsick, Darren Brown, Austin Hulings and Keaton Rounsville.
Despite local economic woes, Kane area residents continue to make donations to their own United Fund.
This volunteer Kane-based organization is dedicated to bolstering the quality of life through the 19 health and human-service agencies it serves.
No one was injured Thursday when loose bricksÂ fell from a building wall on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
The bricks crashed down and scattered in a parking area at Northwest Savings Bank at 56 Fraley St., Kane. No one was injured.
CLARION â€“ Ten of 12 Kane wrestlers to take part in the 2014 District 9 Class AA Championships remain alive in the hunt to advance to next weekendâ€™s Northwest Regional Tournament in Sharon. Seven Wolves will wrestle in this morningâ€™s semifinals while three are still alive in the consolations. Kane goes into Saturdayâ€™s action in third place in the team score, with 66 points, behind Brookvilleâ€™s 72 and Redbank Valleyâ€™s 70.5.
Thomas R. Jones, 77, of 309 Greeves St., died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Aug. 11, 1936, in Kane, he was a son of the late Lawrence and Gertrude Zilkofski Jones.Â On Aug. 26, 1992, at the First United Methodist Church in Kane, he married Jan Erickson who survives.
Tom served in the U.S. Army and attended college at Williamsport for two years.Â He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and also belonged to the Kane Fish and Game Club. Before his retirement, he was employed at Stackpole.
CLARION â€“ The 2013-2014 Kane boysâ€™ basketball team left everything they had on the court in Thursday nightâ€™s District 9 AA playoff game with Karns City. The Wolves and Gremlins battled it out for four quarters but it came down to the final seconds as a Kane basket was ruled after the buzzer to give Karns City a 44-43 win.