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November 24th, 2014

Hamlin awaits loan to pay sewer fee to Mt. Jewett

November 24, 2014

HAZEL HURST – Hamlin Township still is waiting for a PNC loan to pay its fee for connecting the Lantz Corners Sewer District to the Mt. Jewett sewage treatment system.
Jim Trussell, chairman of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors, said Monday that the loan should be in hand "by the end of next week."
Under a decade-old agreement, the township agreed to pay $104,000 to the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority as a "capacity fee" before making connections.

Panel endorses limit in possible school tax hike

November 24, 2014

It appears the Kane School Board will again agree to hold a possible 2015 property tax hike under the state-set index for the school district.
The board's Finance/Operations Committee voted 4-0 Monday to recommend keeping any tax hike next year beneath the index of 2.9 percent.
Linda A. Anderson (chairman) favored the recommendation along with committee members Krista Jamerson, John Ball and Tom Kerek. 
The recommendation will go to the full nine-member school board for consideration at the Dec. 4 meeting.

Kane state champ finds college wrestling ‘intense’

November 24, 2014

CLARION – Evan DeLong of Kane was considered one of the elite wrestlers in the state last year as he compiled an impressive 36-0 record en route to a state championship.
Now a freshman at Clarion University, DeLong is finding that college wrestling is “much more intense” and takes “a bigger commitment” to win.
DeLong admitted that some of his opponents last year in high school presented “easy matches” for the talented matman.
It’s a far different story as he begins his college career as the starter at 157 pounds for the Golden Eagles.

Allen W. "Buzz" Buzard

November 24, 2014

Allen W. "Buzz" Buzard, 84, formerly of 211 1/2 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born March 19, 1930 in Corsica, he was the son of Reynolds L. and Mary A. Coulter Buzard. On May 3, 1948 in Brookville, he married Mary L. McAninch, who survives.
Mr. Buzard had worked at the family business, R.L. Buzard Lumber in Jefferson County, for 15 years; Howes Leather in Mt. Jewett for 18 years, and finally for RichGas in Kane for 37 years. He retired to Surfside Beach, S.C. in 2009 for four years, returning to Kane in 2012.

November 23rd

‘Presidential Tea’ is Wednesday at Kane Chapel

November 23, 2014

The Kane Historic Preservation Society will host its annual “Presidential Tea” on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the Thomas L. Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Nov. 26 just happens to be the day Elizabeth Kane started writing her journal. Wife of Kane founder Gen. Thomas L. Kane, Elizabeth began her journal on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 26, 1868.

Allen W. Buzard

November 23, 2014

Allen W. Buzard, 84, formerly of 211 1/2 Tionesta Ave., Kane, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2014 at The Lutheran Home at Kane. Arrangements, in the care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Sylvia R. Say

November 23, 2014

Sylvia R. Say, 76, of 202 Birch St., Kane, died Friday afternoon, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 17, 1938 in Sigel, she was the daughter of Chester M. and Anna C. Raught Stahlman. On April 13, 1957 in Maryland, she married James M. “Jim” Say, who survives.
Sylvia had been a clerk at the former Sears store in Kane for several years, and later was the assistant librarian at Friends’ Memorial Public Library for 18 years.

November 21st

Kane Wolves top Rovers for district crown

November 22, 2014

CLARION – The Kane Wolves won the District 9 Class A Championship on Friday night with a 33-14 win over the Brockway Rovers. In a game much closer than the final score indicated, the Wolves pulled away in the final two minutes to win their second district title, the first coming in 2007. The Wolves used a balanced running attack, stout defense and timely passes to earn their title.

Sylvia R. Say

November 21, 2014

Sylvia R. Say, 76, of 202 Birch St., Kane, died Friday afternoon, Nov. 21, 2014 at the Kane Community Hospital. Arrangements, in care of the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc., are incomplete and will be announced.

VIDEO: Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal

November 21, 2014

VIDEO: Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.

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