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Protest brewing against proposed Kane tax hike

December 9, 2011

Public opposition appears to be building against what some say is the largest property tax increase ever proposed in the borough of Kane.
One plan discussed Thursday by the Kane Borough Council calls for boosting the tax rate by 4 mills—a 34-percent increase over the current level of 7.875 mills.
One “compromise” plan calls for a 3-mill tax increase and the elimination of a Kane police officer.
Each mill generates about $36,000 in tax revenue.

Kenneth T. Hannold

December 9, 2011

Kenneth T. Hannold, 84, of 188 School St., passed away at his home on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.
Born Feb. 6, 1927, in Kane, he was a son of Roland and Hattie Gadley Hannold. On June 8, 1956, in Ludlow, he married Mary Jo Beckwith who survives.
Mr. Hannold worked as a painter and paperhanger with his partner, Beanie Gustafson. He also had worked for Bentz Furniture and later for Holgate from which he retired.
He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and belonged to the American Legion Post # 250 and the V.F. W. Lodge #1132.

Higher tax increase expected in Kane budget

December 9, 2011

The next Kane borough budget will carry a tax rate increase, but it will be higher than the 1.5-mill hike called for in the tentative spending plan adopted last month.
How much higher?
The answer should be given Monday when the Kane Borough Council is expected to adopt a final budget for 2012.
Adoption of the budget is expected to take place during council's meeting Monday at 4 p.m. at the borough building along Bayard Street. The meeting is open to the public.

Barner resigns as Kane High football coach

December 9, 2011

"With a heavy heart," Jason Barner has announced his resignation as the head varsity football coach at Kane Area High School.
The Kane School Board received his letter of resignation at its meeting Thursday at the Kane Middle School auditorium.
"I have many great memories from my years of coaching this sport and it will be missed a great deal," Barner said in his letter. "Being a part of this program for the last 16 years and seeing the program grow to new heights is a very special memory for me. Football has been a major part of my life as well as my family's lives."

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