October 23rd, 2013
Uptown Kane will be buzzing with activity on Saturday with various activities planned throughout the day.
Many Kane businesses will be having sidewalk sales, weather permitting, and offering special sales to mark the event. Several businesses will have coupons offering additional discounts, and customers using the coupons will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift certificate.
RIDGWAY â€“ The recent 16-day federal government shutdown had little effect on the North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission as officials for the reimbursement-based organization were prepared for the duration.
Saturday's Steve Jerman Memorial 5K Race was the third leg of the Memorial Race Series Triple Crown Championship.
Chuck and Peg Kepler were honored at Saturday's 15th Annual Steve Jerman Memorial 5K Race and Two Mile Walk for "Fifteen years of dedication and service" to the event. More than 120 people registered to participate in the run or walk on Saturday. All proceeds from the event benefit the Steve Jerman Memorial Scholarship Fund.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ The Kane Lady Wolves improved to 9-7 on the season with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-22, 25-23) win Tuesday night over Johnsonburg.
"I was really pleased with how we played," said Kane head coach Judy Kessler. "I knew Johnsonburg wasn't going to roll over and just lay down, there was no way they were going to do that.
Representatives from three area emergency organizations took part in Sundayâ€™s emergency vehicle driver training at the Kane Area High School parking lot.
A new unifying symbol designed to "galvanize greater awareness and action to end domestic violence and sexual assault" is gaining momentum.
Margie Rose "Babe" Cherry, age 83, of 5000 Whitehaven Court, Richmond, Va., formerly of Northridge, Calif., died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at Autumn Care, Hanover, Va. following a lengthy illness.
She was born July 2, 1930 in Kane, the daughter of Gustav and Elsie Shaffer Johnson.
She was married to Victor "Vito" Cherry on Jan. 13, 1948 in Johnsonburg. He died Dec. 21, 2000.
She had resided in Virginia since 2009, and formerly lived in California. She graduated from Kane High School in 1947.
Kane Area High School's parking lot was the site of an emergency vehicle operator training class on Sunday.
This past Saturday, the Kane High School Marching Band traveled to Indiana University of Pennsylvania to compete in the Tournament of Bands Chapter 11 Championship Competition.