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February 7th

Officials oppose controversial sections of national defense act

February 7, 2012

RIDGWAY – Elk County Commissioners on Tuesday adopted a resolution Tuesday proclaiming their opposition to two controversial sections of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012.
Officials said Tuesday that the sections in question, Sections 1021 and 1022, "as proposed, in limited circumstances," allows an American citizen to be "detained by our own United States government and by our Armed Forces" and detention "could last without trial until the end of the hostilities currently authorized by the authorization for use of military force."

February 6th

Adventures of a wildlife photographer

February 6, 2012

I’m often asked, being wildlife photographer, do I hunt? The answer is yes. In fact, I’ve hunted since I was sixteen. I can’t say that I’m a great hunter, but through the years I’ve been fairly accomplished. In the last ten years or so, I’ve been highly successful hunting with a camera, and not so with a gun. I think the reason for this is because I get so focused (pardon the pun) on getting that perfect picture, that I pay significantly more attention to everything that is going around me whenever I have a camera in hand.

Isabelle Marie Nicklas

February 6, 2012

Isabelle Marie Nicklas, 91, a resident of the Warren Manor Nursing Home, Warren, formerly of Kane, died Sunday morning, Feb. 5, 2012 after an extended illness.
She was born May 16, 1920 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Tiburcio and Louisa M. Cardona. She was employed as a housemaid for private residences. She was of the Catholic faith.
Isabelle is survived by numerous cousins.

February 3rd

Wolves earn hard fought victory with clutch free throws

February 3, 2012

The Kane Lady Wolves came out a little flat and the DuBois Central Catholic Lady Cardinals kept fighting before Kane hit some crucial free throws at the end of the game to seal the win, 38-34.
Kane fought out early on that the Lady Cardinals were here for a game. The Lady Wolves seemed to have the game under control but the scrappy Lady Cardinals kept inching their way and only trailed 25-23 after three quarters. They were able to limit Kane to only two field goals and one free throw in the third period.

New student pickup plan set at elementary school

February 3, 2012

A new plan has been proposed for student pickups at the Kane Elementary School at afternoon dismissal.
Under the plan suggested by School Principal Linda Lorenzo, names of students who are regularly picked up after school will be printed on cardboard placards. Parents will be asked to display the placards inside their vehicle windshields when they arrive at the east parking lot to pick up their children.
A school staff member carrying a two-way radio will be stationed outside near the driveway at the parking lot.

February 2nd

Phil says six more weeks of winter

February 2, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Gov. Tom Corbett professed his early spring preferences just prior to Punxsutawney Phil's 126th annual prognostication early Thursday morning at Gobbler's Knob, but as history has shown, the Seer of Seer relies on nothing else except than his own instinct.
The result, as read by Vice President Mike Johnston: "As I look at the crowd of Gobbler's Knob, many shadows do I see; so six more weeks of winter it must be."
When asked if he was pleased with Punxsy Phil's prognostication, Corbett replied, "No. Now we've got to get PennDOT ready."

Kane board receives reports on school performances

February 2, 2012

While there's plenty of room for improvement, it appears Kane schools are doing a good job in meeting the educational needs of the community.
This point was made Thursday during the presentation of progress reports by the school district's three building principals-- Linda Lorenzo, elementary school; Jim Fryzlewicz, middle school; and Jeff Kepler, high school.
The school board's Curriculum Committee heard the reports during its public meeting in the conference room at the District Administration Office along Hemlock Avenue. No one from the public attended the open forum.

Curtis L. Carlson

February 2, 2012

Curtis L. Carlson, 86, of 1319 East Main St., Bradford, passed away, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at The Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born July 2, 1925, in Bradford, he was a son of the late Wallace and Olive (Alexis) Carlson. He was a 1943 graduate of Bradford High School.
On March 6, 1943 he enlisted in the United States Army and served in Central Europe, Rhineland, ROME-ARNO and Southern France with the Battery A 747th Field Artillery Battalion, he was honorably discharged on Dec. 23, 1945.
On May 3, 1947 in Bradford he married Margaret L. (Washburn) Carlson who survives.

February 1st

Lady Wolves down Lady Elkers, 59-35

February 1, 2012

Kane girls basketball picked up a 59-35 road victory over Ridgway Wednesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
The Lady Wolves (14-5) were led by a trio of double-digit scorers. Kaila Jamerson led Kane with 19 points while Audrey Perry finished with 17. Nerissa Rich finished with 14 points, eight in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Elkers (0-18) hung around with the Lady Wolves for the first three quarters as Kane held a 40-30 lead entering the final eight minutes.
Christine Schauer hit a field goal early in the quarter to cut the margin to eight.

Ridgway cruises to win over Kane

February 1, 2012

Undefeated Ridgway scored an easy 64-33 win Wednesday over Kane.
Prior to the start of the game Kane honored seniors Pete Sirianni, John Bedford and Tyler Laurie.
When the game got started the Kane Wolves played maybe their best first quarter of the year as they held the high-powered Ridgway Elkers in check and trailed only 11-10.
The Elkers' continual pressure got to Kane and they were able to get things in gear and scored 53 points the other three quarters to ease their way to victory.

See full article by purchasing the Feb. 2 edition of The Kane Republican.

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