February 20th, 2015
James Morgan, 79, of Lantz Corners, died Friday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2015 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
Jay Depto, 52, of Bliss Hiss Road died Friday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2015 at his residence after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc.
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Marilyn Blackmore devotes so much time to the annual Art in the Wilds that she "must dream about it."
This is a modest assessment made by Jennifer Macey, who nominated Blackmore as the annual Citizen-of-the-Year in Kane.
The Kane Chamber of Commerce selected Blackmore as its Citizen-of-Year, one of several awards presented Thursday at the Chamber's annual banquet at the Kane Fire Hall. More than 120 attended the fete.
The Chamber has selected a Citizen-of-the-Year since 1975.
EDINBORO â€“ Two Kane High School athletes have qualified to compete Saturday in a prestigious track meet at Edinboro University.
It's the indoor track championship for the Tri-State Track Coaches Association (TSTCA).
Kane's competitors are sophomore Alyssa Zampogna in the triple jump and Griffin Greenawalt in the shot-put.
Zampogna qualified with a leap of 32 feet, 3 3/4 inches in the triple jump. Greenawalt qualified with a mark of 45 feet, 8 inches in the shot-put.
The Photo and Sound Shoppe-- a fixture in Kane since 1978-- will remain in business despite its affiliation with bankrupt RadioShack.
"It's business as usual," Jim Greville said in discussing the fate of his popular electronics store at 101 Fraley St., Kane.
RadioShack, a 94-year-old electronics chain, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month and announced the closing of most of its 4,000 company-owned stores.
CLARION â€“ A second-quarter scoring drought would be too much to overcome as Kane lost 42-31 to Redbank Valley in the girls basketball Class AA quarterfinals Wednesday night at Clarion High School.
After staying with the Lady Bulldogs in the first quarter, the Lady Wolves were outscored 12-2 in the second quarter by Redbank Valley, the No. 2 seed in the District 9 bracket.
"We dug ourselves too much of a hole to get out of it by the end of the game," Kane coach Dave Kiehl said. "We were down 16, 17 and got it down within seven or eight there."'
Cooks Dan Preston (left) and Paul Kibbie (right) prepare a plate of pancakes and sausage at the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner at the First United Methodist Church in Kane. The First United Methodist Church Men sponsor the annual dinner. Members of Boy Scout Troop 422 serve as waiters. More than 100 dinners were served.
Dyne Excavating for nearly 30 years has stepped forward to support the Kane community and the people who live here.
â€śWe believe strongly in helping others,â€ť Steve Dyne said in stressing the companyâ€™s philosophy. â€śWe try to assist families and children we find who are need.â€ť
Dyne Excavating has donated to the Kane Rotary Club, the Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE), various church organizations, the Kane Fish and Game Clubâ€™s trap field and the Kane Little League. The company also has supported numerous fundraisers and events in the Kane Area School District.
Florence A. Gullifer, 89, formerly of 230 Birch St., Kane, died late Monday afternoon, Feb. 16, 2015 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport.
Born May 31, 1925 in Instanter, she was the daughter of Igancs and Josephine Malok Bodistow.Â On July 5, 1947 in Kane, she married Wilbur D. Gullifer, who died in 2009.
Mrs. Gullifer worked at Stackpole Corp. in Kane for many years, and later was a cook at The Lutheran Home at Kane for eight years.
She was a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church and enjoyed baking.