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June 11th, 2012

Area athletes excel in Special Olympics

June 11, 2012

After diagnosing Terika Schleicher with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy, doctors believed she would never be able to walk because the neurological condition would negatively affect both of Schleicher’s arms and legs.
The doctors’ worries didn’t stop there.
Because of a stroke before her birth, a portion of Schleicher’s brain wasn’t able to form correctly. Instead, an arachnoid cyst grew to take the place of the damaged tissue. Doctors weren’t sure if she would ever be able to talk or attend a regular school.

Jeffrey A. Baker

June 11, 2012

Jeffrey A. Baker, 55 of Bradford, formerly of Kane, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
 He was born on Nov. 21, 1956 in Port Allegany, the son of the late Robert and Delores “Honey” Townsend Baker.
He attended Kane area schools.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman who just loved to be outdoors whether it was throwing horseshoes, playing softball or sitting around a campfire. In his spare time he enjoyed playing Yahtzee. He loved all of his faithful dogs that he had throughout his life.

Jack M. Archer

June 11, 2012

Jack M. Archer, 82, of 6 West End Dr., Bradford, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012 at The Pavilion at BRMC.
Born on March 20, 1930, in Butler, he was a son of the late Morris and Wilma (Prigg) Archer.
On Sept. 1, 1957 in Kane by the Rev. Clark Cochrane, at the First Congregation Church he married Margaret "Peggy" (MacEwen) Archer who survives him.

June 10th

Adventures of a wildlife photographer "2012 Charter Adventure"

June 10, 2012

Earlier this year I wrote about fishing charters and photography. In that article I recommended that taking a camera, either on a small Lake Erie charter, or a larger ocean charter, can be quite worthwhile. You never know what you may encounter and without a camera to record it, no one may believe you. After all, fishermen are known to tell tall tales!

Raymond "Ray" Hillard

June 10, 2012

Raymond "Ray" Hillard, formerly of Kane, passed away early Thursday morning, June 7, 2012 in Palm Coast, Fla. 
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lois and their son Darrel. He proudly served his country as a second lieuetant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. Mr. Hillard retired from the timber management division of the U.S. Forest Service before moving to Florida to spend time with his family. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and bird watching during his free time. 

Donald Chittester

June 10, 2012

Donald Chittester, 84, of 43 Brickyard Rd., passed away Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Heinz V.A. Hospital in Aspinwall.
Born April 12, 1928, in Brandy Camp, he was a son of Oran and Nellie Daugherty Chittester.
Mr. Chittester had been employed as a truck driver for Kane Manufacturing and also  had been previously  employed as a driver for JB Hunt. In addition,he had taught truck driving at Dublin Tech College in Georgia and had worked for the California Forestry Service.
Don was the present Commander of King David VFW Post 1132 in Kane and had served in the U.S. Navy, retiring as a Seabee.

June 8th

Diplomas awarded at 122nd Kane High commencement

June 8, 2012

Diplomas were awarded Friday to 60 graduating seniors at the 122nd commencement for Kane High School.
The program at the packed high school auditorium featured the presentation of more than $80,000 in scholarships.
State Senior Judge John Cleland, a 1965 Kane High graduate who has lived in Kane most of his life, delivered the commencement address.
In his remarks, entitled “Unfinished Business,” Cleland told the graduates they are “lucky to have grown up in a small town.”

LaVerta M."Bootsie" Rose

June 8, 2012

LaVerta M."Bootsie" Rose, 85, formerly of 3 Southgate Rd., passed away Friday, June 8, 2012, at the Bradford Manor.
Born in Russell City on Aug. 23, 1926 she was a daughter of the late Emanuel and Reba (Clawges) Cunningham.
On Feb. 24, 1949 in Kane, she married Francis G. Rose, who died on February 23, 2010.
Mrs. Rose attended Bradford schools. She had worked for many years as a waitress at the Emery Hotel and DeSoto Holiday House. She later worked at AirCo. Speers and and prior to her retirement at Top's Market's in the deli department.

Carl Melvin Davidson

June 8, 2012

Carl Melvin Davidson, 87, loving husband of Susan Jane Landfair Davidson, of 207 Amethyst Way, Seneca, S.C., died Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Cottingham Hospice House of Seneca, S.C.
A native of Kane, Mr. Davidson was the son of the late Hugh and Margaret Brigger Davidson. He was a veteran of the US Navy Amphibious Force where he took part in the D-Day landings on Omaha Beach during WWII.

June 7th

Bob "Robert" Carl Whippo

June 7, 2012

Bob "Robert" Car Whippo, 70, of Tucson and formally of Kane, went to be with the Lord on May 16, 2012.
Born Aug. 27, 1941 in Kane, he was the son of the late Carl Whippo and Louise Deemer. He was a 1959 graduate of Kane Area High School. He served in the USAF for four years. He had varied jobs throughout his life and finally retired several years ago.

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