January 26th, 2015
Acting at a special meeting Monday, the Kane School Board voted 8-0 to approve deputy tax collectors for six municipalities within the school district.
Board President Claire Ann Buckley endorsed the list along with board members Dick Coleman, John Ball, Tom Kerek, Krista Jamerson, Linda A. Anderson, Scott Paul and Keith Hastings.Â
Board member Susan Grolemund did not attend the meeting.
JOHNSONBURG â Kane coach Dave Kiehl termed the game "sloppy" at times but his Lady Wolves rolled out of Johnsonburg in the snow Monday night with a 49-29 win, upping their record to 9-8 as they battle for favorable playoff positioning.
The Ramettes (5-12), shorthanded without two of their forwards, relied heavily on sophomore Nicole Myers as she paced all scorers with 17 points. The rest of the starting five notched just eight points while Emily Dillinger contributed two field goals off the bench.
The Johnsonburg Rams improved to 9-9 on the season with a 55-35 win over the Kane Wolves Monday night in the Wolvesâ Den. The Rams led 11-5 after one quarter. The Wolves rallied to go ahead 13-11 with three minutes left in the half but the Rams closed out the second quarter on a 10-0 run and pulled away in the fourth to get the victory.
Deloris M. Farnsworth, 79, of 9106 Route 6, near Lantz Corners, died Monday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2015 at her residence. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Richard T. "Dick" Buhl, 69, of 441 Maple St., Kane, died Monday morning, Jan. 26, 2015 at St. Vincent Health Center in Erie.
Born May 13, 1945 in Kane, he was the son of Myron O. and Sarah K. Smathers Buhl. On Nov. 19, 1985 in Little Rock, Tenn., he married Patricia A. Lawrence, who survives.
Dick served in the Army National Guard, and was a boilermaker for Nooter in St. Louis, part of the National Transit Lodge union in Kansas City.
He was a member of the former Moose Club in Kane, and enjoyed watching dirt track racing.
Members of Kaneâs indoor track teams kicked off their season with some fine performances at Saturdayâs Tri-State Track Coaches Association meet at Edinboro University.
Griffin Greenawalt, coming off of a standout season as an offensive tackle for the Wolvesâ football team, set a personal record in the shot put with a heave of 45â8â, good for fifth place in the event. Also having a PR in the event was Matt Cecchetti with a throw of 35â3â.
Many Kane school children go without regular dental care because their families donât have dental insurance or sufficient funds to pay for regular visits to the dentist.
Thatâs where the Mobile Dentist âSmiles Programâ comes in.
Licensed dentists and dental hygienists participate in the program to assist young children in need of dental examinations, cleanings and fillings.
âIt helps the children,â Dr. Timothy Gould, a Corry dentist, said during his recent visit to examine numerous Kane school children. âWeâre helping kids who otherwise may not see a dentist.â
Mary Jane Leibfried, 83, formerly of Mt. Jewett, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport.
Born Feb. 18, 1931 in Hazel Hurst, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Susie Greeley Reinard.Â
Mary Jane, who spent most of her life living in York, worked as a cook at the West York VFW and Sowers Restaurant. Upon returning to the Mt. Jewett area, she volunteered at the Mt. Jewett Senior Center.
Thomas L. Kane, who in 1864 founded the town that bears his name, had a vision for what a true community could be.
To continue his work, "ordinary citizens" now should step forward to show they are "capable of extraordinary achievement."
This is the message delivered Friday evening by State Senior Judge John Cleland of Kane, the speaker for the Thomas L. Kane "birthday" party at the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street. Kane, born Jan. 27, 1822 in Philadelphia, would be 193 years old Tuesday.
Groups, organizations and municipalities are needed to step forward to develop and maintain sections of trails over the Knox and Kane Railroad corridor.
Headwaters Charitable Trust of DuBois is making plans to purchase the 73.8-mile corridor from Clarion County to the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.