April 22nd, 2014
The Kane boysâ€™ track and field team rolled to a 115-30 win over the Johnsonburg Rams on Tuesday on a chilly, windy afternoon in Kane. The Wolves won 15 of 18 events on the afternoon, including all three relays uncontested to remain undefeated in dual meets.
The visiting Johnsonburg girls track and field team won 12 of 17 events on their way to posting an 89-50 win over the Kane girls on a windy Tuesday afternoon.
The Kane baseball team finally got to play a home game on Tuesday, more than four weeks after the start of the season. The Wolves hosted the Brockway Rovers on a chilly, windy afternoon, with the Rovers coming out on top 14-5.
Six defendants waived their preliminary hearings Monday afternoon on criminal charges in Kane District Court.
The cases now proceed to McKean County Court.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. â€“ Tyler Leichtenberger of Warren set the Rochester Institute of Technology school record for saves this weekend. The senior, who is the son of Tricia Leichtenberger of Warren and Carl Leichtenberger of Pittsfield, is the grandson of Jim and Dore Mague of Kane and Carl and Barb Leichtenberger of Barnes.
Led by the Easter Bunny, children and their parents begin the search for treats Saturday at the annual Kane Easter Egg Hunt. A Kane fire truck siren signaled the start of the hunt on a chilly morning with temperatures in the low 40s. This is the scene at the former Chestnut Street Elementary School where pre-school children and kindergarten students searched for treats. Older children looked for treats across the street in Evergreen Park. The K-Club of Kane sponsors the Egg Hunt with donations from the Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the VFW Auxiliary.
Maryellen "Gabby" Morris, 76, of 100 Kentucky Ave., James City, died Friday evening, April 18, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born Aug. 24, 1938 in Coal Mine, she was the daughter of Frederick E. and Doris E. Oyler Edinger.Â On Nov. 24, 1955, she married Lloyd G. "G-man" Morris, who survives.
Gabby, a well-known CB radio enthusiast, was a lifetime member of the Highland Township Fire Department and was awarded Citizen of the Year in Kane in 1985 after the tornado.
Micheal Bush, 34, of Clarendon, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 in St. Vincentâ€™s Health Care following an extended illness.
He was born April 4, 1980 in St. Marys to John H. and Carolyn S. Blankenship Bush Sr. of Kane.
The Kane Borough Council is weighing its options for renovating the three tennis courts at Evergreen Park.
Two bids have been received for resurfacing the courts.Â
Kingsview Enterprises of Lakewood, N.Y. has submitted the apparent low bid of $40,300 for new pavement for the courts. Maple Athletic Surfaces submitted a bid of $82,000.
On Monday at 11 a.m., Molly Quesenberry, 42, of St. Marys will take to the starting line of the Boston Marathon fulfilling a vow she made to return to the race.