January 14th, 2013
A group known as the "Concerned Citizens of Kane" formed about a year ago after the borough council proposed a hefty property tax hike.
The tax increase was reduced, but dedicated members of the "citizens" group each month show up at council meetings to question spending and borough operations.
Beverly Mae Kirby Reigel, 70, of Elgin, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Born in Erie, she was the daughter of Myles Kirby and Mildred Ishman.
She was formerly employed with Rice Creek Elementary School and was of Baptist faith.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Daniel Alvin Reigel Sr.; her children, Daniel A. Reigel Jr. (Sally), Sherry Branham, David Reigel (Iva), Susan Sims (Vince), Shelly Bagwell (Tony), Sandi Brassell (Marty), Sunny Boucher (John) and Donald Reigel (Melissa); 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.
The Kane Area High School gym was transformed into a circus on Saturday. Capacity crowds attended two shows to benefit the Kane High School Student Council. Â
Coming into Friday night's game, the focus was on Kane senior Kaila Jamerson surpassing the 1,000 point mark for her career.
Both the JO and novice wrestlers hosted the tournament this past weekend which resulted in the JO wrestlers grabbing the first place team trophy. There were teams from Cameron County, Clarion, Salamanca, Olean, as well as Canisteo to name a few. A total of 300 wrestlers competed on Saturday. This coming Sunday the JO Wrestlers will be hosting a Dual Team Tournament at the Kane High Gym. The novice team will be traveling to Salamanca.
The Kane Wolves played with the Ridgway Elkers for a quarter but the Elkers outscored the Wolves 16-5 in the second quarter and cruised to the 62-35 victory in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Friday night.
A ribbon-cutting took place today, Friday, Jan. 11, at Datus Technologies, 167 Fraley St. in Kane.Â
Kane school officials are concerned about the number of young students who post personal information on the Facebook social network on the internet.
State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) has moved her Kane office from 8 Field St. to 55 Fraley St. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception was held Thursday to mark the opening of the new office.
JOHNSONBURG â€“ Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are still working to track down the man responsible for a brazen, broad-daylight armed robbery at the CNB Bank in Johnsonburg on Tuesday.