September 23rd, 2013
MT. JEWETT â€“ A crowd of 10,000 Sunday set a one-day attendance record at the 18th "Fall Festival" at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.
Following a private executive session Monday, the Kane Borough Council voted 4-1 to approve the appointment of Tom Kase and Del Cleer to fill two vacancies on council.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to continue the suspension of Police Chief Brian Hillard at least through Oct. 9.
The Kane Lady Wolves put together a solid 80 minutes of soccer on their way to posting a 3-1 victory over Smethport on Monday on the Lady Wolvesâ€™ home field. Kaneâ€™s defense held the Lady Hubs to only five shots on the day, while the offense clicked and had a number of quality scoring chances throughout the game.
Kane's Keaton Rounsville drops the Otto-Eldred ball carrier for a loss in the first half of Monday night's junior varsity football game.
William R. Bloss Jr. age 76, of Ashland, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at his residence.Â
He was born July 23, 1937 in Kane to the late William and Grace (Anderson) Bloss.Â He had worked and retired from the Warren County schools in Pennsylvania and had been the Emergency Management coordinator of Sheffield Township in Pennsylvania. Mr. Bloss served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years and the U.S. Army for 23 years. He was a member of the Perrysville Baptist Church, Kane Lodge F&AM #566 and the Coudersport Consistory.
James H. â€śSlipâ€ť Compton, 67, of 6753 Rte. 59, Lewis Run, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Jan. 17, 1946, in Kane, he was a son of the late Victor and Viola Porter Compton.
In 1962, he entered the U.S. Army Ranger Airborne and served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he was wounded in 1971 and was honorably discharged.
Once home, he was employed by several different oil companies as a drill hand, retiring in 2003Â due to illness. He also had been a member of the Lafayette Township V.F.D. where he served as a fire policeman.
Maggie Cunningham, the 6-year-old daughter of Stephanie Cunningham of Weedville, turns the press Sunday to make apple cider at the Kinzua Bridge State Park "Fall Festival." The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) staffed the cider-making booth at the festival.
DuBois Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Penn Highlands Healthcare, recently received its largest donation as Denny and Rose Heindl of Ridgway pledged a gift of $300,000 over three years for The Lung Center at DRMC West.
The Kane Lady Wolves took part in the West Branch Tournament on Saturday and finished the day with a 4-6 record. The Lady Wolves defeated Bellefonte 25-23 and 25-11, lost to Mansfield 25-13 and 25-13, defeated Moshannon Valley 25-16 and 25-17 and lost to West Branch 25-16 and 25-17 to finish the round robin with a 4-4 record. In the quarterfinals, coach Judy Kesslerâ€™s squad lost to Central Mountain 25-11 and 25-19 to end their day.