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August 18th, 2015

Sports Photo of the Week

August 18, 2015

Kane High fall sports teams got their official practices underway this week. Here, members of the Kane Wolves' football team run plays during Monday's two-a-days. With temperatures in the upper 80s, the athletes will get into playing shape quickly. The KHS Girls' golf team will compete in the first competition of the school year when they host Port Allegany on Thursday at the Kane Country Club.

August 17th

Take Me Back Tuesday

August 18, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday picture features participants in girls' intramurals from the pages of the 1949 Hurri-Kane. According to the KHS yearbook, participation that year was a record high, with more than 175 girls participating in basketball, soccer, volleyball, mushball, field hockey, badminton, ping pong and archery. According to the caption, ten senior girls were chosen to take part in a district "Play Day" in Bradford.

August 16th

Events This Week

August 16, 2015

Monday-Saturday-- McKean County Fair, East Smethport.

Tuesday-- Friends' Memorial Public Library Board, 3:30 p.m., library, Chase Street, Kane.

Wednesday-- Kane Senior Center Board, 1 p.m., senior center, Fraley Street.

Thursday-- Erection of Purple Heart County road signs by Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), 6 p.m., Gausman's Garage, Route 6, Wetmore Township.

Thursday-- Kane Park Commission, organizational meeting, 7 p.m., Kane borough building, Chase Street.

Saturday-- Birthday Recognition Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Kane Senior Center, Fraley Street.

August 14th

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 15, 2015

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015
They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

Golfing fun at Kane Country Club

August 15, 2015

These are two of the 78 women who participated Tuesday in the Ladies Open at Kane Country Club. They are Catherine Biggs (left) of Olean, N.Y., who plays at the St. Bonaventure Golf Course; and Merilee Potter (right) of Port Allegany, who plays at the Pine Acres Golf Course near Bradford. Called "Swinging in the Rain," the Ladies Open featured three flights with prizes for each. The golf outing included dinner.

August 13th

Photo of the Week

August 13, 2015

These football players are working out at the Kane Middle School football field. Varsity football practice officially begins Monday.

August 12th

Headlines From the Past

August 13, 2015

Headlines from the Past- Taken from the Kane Republican the week of Aug. 13, 1940
Blitzkrieg of Britain is ON – German Planes Attack Britain in Waves of 50
British Version: 20 German planes shot down, few casualties and comparatively small damage.
German Version: 71 British planes downed, 17 Nazi craft missing, Portsmouth heavily attacked and RAF fields shattered into pieces.

Ideal Farms Dairy Will Be Rebuilt

August 9th

Meetings and events for the week.

August 9, 2015

Events this week
(Open to the public)

Monday, Aug. 10
9 a.m.-- Hamilton Township Board of Supervisors, township office, Ludlow.
4 p.m.-- Kane Borough Council, borough building, Bayard Street.
7 p.m.-- Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors, township building, Hazel Hurst.

Tuesday, Aug. 11
10 a.m.-- McKean County Board of Commissioners, county courthouse, Smethport.
5:30 p.m.-- McKean County Planning Commission, 911 Center near Smethport.
7 p.m.-- Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority, borough building, Center Street.

August 7th

VIDEO: Trump Jolts First GOP Debate

August 8, 2015

VIDEO: Trump Jolts First GOP Debate
A combative Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign, leaving his onstage rivals to compete for attention.

August 6th

Photo of the Week

August 6, 2015

Youth football players in Kane take part in drills at the former Chestnut Street Elementary School field to prepare for the coming season.

The Kane boys' soccer team scrimmaged Punxsutawney on Tuesday afternoon at home. The girls' and...
Wolves' quarterback Shane Rolick gets set to throw a pass downfield during Saturday's scrimmage...
Kane High fall sports teams got their official practices underway this week. Here, members of the...


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