October 15th, 2012
The Kane boysâ soccer team played one of the premier teams in District 9 in their final home game of the 2012 season. Senior Zach Hadfield played his final game in Kane against the 15-1 Brockway Rovers.
Not many employees enthusiastically say they love their job.
Beth Lenaway, the new director of the Kane Senior Center, is an exception.
âI just love what Iâm doing,â Lenaway said with a tone of vim and vigor. âItâs a very rewarding job.â
Lenaway has replaced Amanda Blankenship at the director of the Kane Senior Center on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane. Blankenship reportedly has returned to college to pursue a degree in nursing.
The Kane Lady Wolvesâ volleyball team held its annual varsity tournament on Saturday in the Wolvesâ Den. The Lady Wolves dominated their half of the bracket in the round robin, sweeping Smethport, Curwensville, and Brockway and splitting with Brockway to earn the top seed going into the playoffs from their bracket.
Ronald H. Davidson, 85, formerly of Buffalo, N.Y., passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Corry Manor.
Born April 29, 1927, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Henry and Nora M. Black Davidson.Â
Before his retirement, Mr. Davidson was employed by Allied Van Lines and owned Ronâs Delivery Service.
During World War II, he served in Italy with the U.S. Army in Company C, 349th Infantry.
Thomas E. Cunningham, 86, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Lutheran Home at Kane
Born April 4, 1926, in Russell City, he was a son of the late Hearl and Ruth Bushley Cunningham.Â On April 29, 1978, in Sharon, he married Margaret Himes who survives.
Mr. Cunningham was employed by PennDOT, retiring in 1980.Â He had belonged to the Kane Country Club and was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge #130Â and served as a past governor.
He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II.
The Kane Wolves and Johnsonburg Rams both entered Friday nightâs game coming off of huge, emotional wins last week but it was the Wolves who pulled away with a 41-0 shutout victory.
Kane head coach Todd Silfiesâ Wolves came out firing on all cylinders as soon as the whistle blew on Friday night while Johnsonburg seemed to come out flat after last weekâs win over arch-rival Ridgway.
Kane's two senior cheerleaders, Tina Moore and Alison Packard, present a check to Sue Coulter, far left, for the Susan G Komen Fund. The money was raised by the cheerleaders in conjunction with their Pink Week. Cancer survivors Matt Boyer, Brenda Emer, Donna Lingenfelter, and Collin Alexis also took part in the presentation.
Pauline F. Coldren, 96, E. Mill St., passed away Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in the Bradford Nursing Pavilion.
Born Dec. 18, 1915, in Petrolia, N.Y., she was a daughter of Carroll M. and Lulu M. Wentworth Richardson. On Jan. 21, 1936, in Limestone, N.Y., she married Carl R. Coldren, who died July 9, 2001. They were married 65 years.
She was a longtime resident of the area and a graduate of the Bradford, High School, Class of â35â.
She was a member of the former Evangelical United Brethren Church of Coryville, Ladies Home Extension, Penn State University, and a former 4H leader.
Frances Elaine Andrews, 88, of New Port Richey, Fla. passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at the Medical Center of Trinity in New Port Richey, Fla.
Born Frances Elaine Bailey in Kane, she graduated from Kane High School and married her high school sweetheart, Robert B. Andrews, in 1942. They raised their family in Warren, before retiring to New Port Richey in 1988.
Mt. Jewett Memorial Public Library is having a chicken barbecue dinner on Oct. 21 from noon until 3 p.m. or until sold out. Dinner will be $8.Â
We are also having a Chinese Auction to raffle off several baskets that are being donated by local businesses and/or patrons. Dinner will consist of Chicken, baked potato, baked beans, roll, dessert and a drink. Take out is available and we will deliver in town. All proceeds will benefit the library.