October 19th, 2014
The dam in Ludlowâ€™s Wildcat Park was removed earlier this month as part of the first phase of project to enhance fishing in Two-Mile Run. The concrete footings, iron supports and big wooden planks were removed and large rock deflectors were placed against the stone wall to help support it just below the dam.
The 16th annual Steve Jerman Memorial 5K Run & 2 Mile Walk was held on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Kane.
A total of 110 participants registered for the event, including 55 runners and 55 walkers. Temperatures in the low fifties produced excellent running conditions.
The first overall male finisher was Port Allegany native Sean Conklin with a time of 18:56. The first overall female finisher was St. Marys native Michelle Bauer with a time of 20:43.
Proceeds from the event benefit the Steve Jerman Memorial Fund, honoring the fallen Kane police officer.
In a scene that has become all too familiar to Kane Wolvesâ€™ football fans, Friday nightâ€™s game with Elk County Catholic came down to the wire, with the Wolves coming out on the short end of a one-point loss for the third time in four games. The Wolves jumped out to a 12-0 lead after their first two possessions of the game, but the Crusaders scored once just before halftime on a big play and again midway through the fourth quarter to leave town with a 13-12 victory.
Doctors often use similes to describe the size of tumors.
Just ask Elizabeth "Betsy" Edinger Lupole, a James City native who resides on Park Avenue in Kane with her husband, Terry and their 13-year-old daughter, Kayla.
Early in 2013, doctors found a cancerous tumor â€śas big as a softballâ€ť in Betsyâ€™s leg.
Then, just five months ago, doctors found a tumor â€śas big as an orangeâ€ť in her ovarian area.
Even with numerous treatments and therapy, the 41-year-old woman said she is in â€śconstant pain.â€ť
â€śIâ€™m tired all the time,â€ť she said. â€śI have trouble sleeping.â€ť
Local research on the effects of whitetail deer on tree regeneration has far-reaching ramifications.
Dr. Alejandro A. Royo made this point several times Thursday during his presentation at the Roach-Bauer Forestry Forum at Kane Country Club.
Royo, a research ecologist at the Forestry Sciences Lab in Irvine near Warren, said deer studies conducted in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) have been recognized by scientists in "every continent in the world, except Antarctica."
HAZEL HURST â€“A truck driver was injured Thursday morning in an accident on Route 146 near Route 6 in Hamlin Township.
State Police based at the station near Lantz Corners said Lyman G. Guss Jr., 63, of McClure, was traveling east on Route 146 in a 2009 tractor-trailer truck.
The Kane Wolves (5-2) will host the 6-1 Elk County Catholic Crusaders on Friday night in the final home game for 12 senior football players. The Wolves lost a 7-6 heartbreaker on the road last Friday in Curwensville and look to get their season back on track tonight against the Crusaders.
Ridgway volleyball made Senior Night a happy one as the Lady Elkers rallied in all three sets for a 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) victory over Kane.
"I'm so happy for them," Ridgway coach Janet Redmond said. "To come back, all three games we were down by a lot. That just shows the determination. We got the ball up so we could have an offense. They worked. It was nice to get all the seniors in. I'm really proud of them. I wish them all the best in their future plans. I'm just so happy for them. We needed that because we've been on a downslide a little bit."
Kane area cancer patients who lose their hair due to chemotherapy treatments donâ€™t need to travel far to obtain a free wig.
Becky Vogel of Kane is licensed by the American Cancer Society to provide free wigs at her businessâ€”Beckyâ€™s Boutique at 439 Biddle St., Kane.
Rob Price, a resident of Dover, Ohio and longtime friend of Kane family descendent Thomas L Kane IV and his wife, Virginia, recently made a trip to the Kane Depot to present the Kane Historic Preservation Society with a sword and a book that belonged to Kane Borough founder General Thomas L Kane.
Price, who said he donated the items on behalf of his late friends, the Kanes, had been in touch with Dick Bly of the local history group and made the donation on Wednesday afternoon at the Kane Depot.