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Archive - Oct 2011

October 17th

Hamlin Twp. considers adding tax on workers

October 17, 2011

HAZEL HURST – The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors is considering the addition of a tax on persons who work at jobs in the township.
The Local Services Tax (LST)—formerly known as the Emergency Municipal Services (EMS) tax—is allowed under state law and is assessed by several area municipalities.
The maximum tax permitted by law is $52 a year-- $1 per week.
Those earning $12,000 or less a year can apply for a full tax refund.
The proposed tax would not affect retired persons living in the township.

October 16th

Lady Wolves fare well in volleyball tournament

October 16, 2011

In the opening match of the round robin, the Kane Lady Wolves swept Smethport 25-18 and 25-13.
“Smethport kept the ball moving a lot and they dug up a lot of what we hit," Kane head girls varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "They are pretty steady, but we served aggressively and hit smartly so we got a lot of points that way.”

AmeriCorps assigns 3 to Kane School District

October 16, 2011

AmeriCorps—called “a domestic Peace Corps”—has assigned three local women to tutor and mentor students in the Kane Area School District.
The three include:
*Kathleen Prosperi of Kane, who is based at the high school.
*Ashley Mix of Mt. Jewett, who is assigned to the elementary school.
*Kathy Long of Kane, who works with students at the middle school and elementary schools.
“All three are full-time AmeriCorps volunteers,” Dr. Maryann Anderson, Kane school superintendent, said. “It’s a wonderful program.”

Nellie J. Himes

October 16, 2011

Nellie J. Himes, 87, of 207 Irishtown Road, Kersey, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 at her residence.
She was born April 4, 1924, in Kane, daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary Merle Brown Hepler.
On May 27, 1942, in Kane, she married Harry A. Himes Sr., who survives.
She had lived in the area for the past 69 years and attended Kane schools. She attended the Faith Baptist Church and enjoyed camping, canning and baking, reading her Bible and spending time with her family.

Smith runs wild as Kane routs Rams, 42-7

October 16, 2011

JOHNSONBURG – The visiting Kane Wolves (4-3) rode the momentum of four touchdowns Friday night from junior running back Jonah Smith to drop winless Johnsonburg (0-7), 42-7.
After a tight 7-7 game in the first quarter which saw Smith score his first touchdown of the night, Kane mounted a furious offensive attack to score four times in just under six minutes in the second quarter.

Shirlee M. Salberg

October 16, 2011

Shirlee M. Salberg, 84, of 1939 Montmorenci Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly at her residence on Friday.
She was born Dec. 13, 1926 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Henry and Emma (Mader) Markert. She married Ray H. Salberg on June 18, 1949, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2002.

October 13th

Wolves fall to Brookville

October 13, 2011

The Kane boys soccer team fell to a more aggressive Brookville team 5-1. Both teams started out just trying to get a feel for the field as the footing was poor. Once the Brookville squad got their feet under them they started controlling the game and were able to put three goals on the board before the half. It seemed like every time Kane was on offense the Raiders were there and with a few more people on defense than the Wolves had on offense. 

Kane beats ECC, DCC, Brockway in final home meet

October 13, 2011

The final home meet of the year would prove to be a good one for the Kane cross country teams as they defeated ECC, DCC and Brockway at home on Tuesday.

Credit Union moves to new office on Fraley Street

October 13, 2011

The Mountain Laurel Federal Credit Union has completed its move to its new office at 211 S. Fraley St. at West Hemlock Avenue in Kane.
The new site formerly housed Kane Monuments, which closed its local operations in 2008.
The Credit Union has operated in Kane since 2005 in space it rented at 22 Greeves St. near Summit Drive.
Patty Shaffer, the manager of the Kane office of the Mountain Laurel Credit Union, said earlier this year that the local office needed more space.

October 12th

Ads to be sold for fence at Santilli Field in Kane

October 13, 2011

Santilli Field in Kane soon will resemble a Major League Baseball park.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to allow the school’s All-Sports Booster Club to sell advertising banners for display on the outfield fence at Santilli Field on Hacker Street.
Larry Smith of Kane, the vice president of the Booster Club, and Steve Peterson of Mt. Jewett, a board member, told council the advertising banners would raise money for improvements at the baseball field.
“This will really help a lot,” Peterson said in his presentation to council.

The Kane girls’ soccer team hosted an experienced West Forest Fires team on Wednesday and ended up...
The Kane Wolves football team will travel to Port Allegany on Friday to take on the 0-3 Gators....
The Kane Cross Country team lost to Elk County Catholic but defeated Brockway on the Wolves course...

 

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