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June 15th, 2015

School board approves several personnel matters

June 15, 2015

The Kane School Board has approved several personnel matters.
Acting at its recent meeting, the board:
*Named Carmen Dragone of Ridgway as a volunteer for the high school trap team.
*Added Amber Colebert to the list of day-of-day substitute teachers.
*Added Angelo Hall to the list of day-to-day substitute cafeteria workers.
*Appointed Isaac Robbins as a summer custodial worker.
*Appointed Suzette Cunningham and Lisa Kibbie as food service workers for summer school.
See full article in the June 16 edition of The Kane Republican.

June 14th

Kane native Anderson promoted to full colonel

June 14, 2015

Tom Anderson, the son of Kane residents Tom and Sue Anderson, was recently promoted to full colonel in an U.S. Army ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas. Colonel Anderson was the Assistant Battalion Commander of the 3rd Armored Division prior to his promotion.

June 12th

Paving project is ready for four Kane streets

June 13, 2015

A paving project this summer is planned for sections of four streets in Kane.
IA Construction of Franklin will be the contractor for the project. The company submitted a low bid of $137,502.35 for the work. Glenn O. Hawbaker of Turtlepoint submitted a bid of $152,470.50.
Kane Borough Manager Don Payne said Friday that paperwork for the project has been returned to IA. He said the contractor did not give a starting date.

Kane Elks, VFW set Flag Day observances

June 13, 2015

Kane Elks Lodge 329 and Kane VFW Post 1132 invite the public to attend Flag Day observances this Sunday, June 14.
The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks has a special significance for the holiday. Each lodge throughout the United States holds an observance of the day that commemorates the adoption of the flag on Jan. 14, 1777 by the Second Continental Congress.

Beagley settles in as new publisher

June 13, 2015

Harlan J. Beagley has been named the new publisher of the Daily Press, Ridgway Record and Kane Republican under Horizon Publications, Inc.
Beagley has extensive experience in print media having served previously as business and operations manager at the Killeen Daily Herald in Fort Hood, Texas, and the Gopperas Cove Herald in central Texas.
He previously served as group publisher in central Washington state where he worked nearly all management positions at the Columbia Basin Herald, a daily publication, and the Royal Register, a weekly publication.

Probe continues in hit-run fatal accident

June 13, 2015

SMETHPORT – The investigation continues into a hit-and-run accident that killed a Cyclone man on his motorcycle.
McKean County District Attorney Ray Learn said Friday that "persons of interest" are part of the investigation. He declined to elaborate.
No arrests had been made as of Friday afternoon, Learn said.
Police have recovered a silver Ford R-350 pickup truck that allegedly struck the rear of a Harley Davidson motorcycle at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 2.

Celebration honors new state champions

June 13, 2015

The Elk County Catholic High School Lady Crusader softball team was welcomed home Friday night by a parade of emergency response vehicles that led them on a parade through town with their sirens blaring and lights flashing. When the newly-crowned state champions finally reached ECCHS, a number of supporters were waiting for them.
After an extended celebration in the parking lot that featured lots of hugs, congratulatory remarks, and the release of a few maroon and gold balloons, the group moved into the school's auditorium for a brief ceremony.

Lady Crusader softball wins PIAA Class A Championship

June 13, 2015

The Elk County Catholic Lady Crusader softball team captured the 2015 PIAA Class A Softball championship Friday afternoon at Beard Field at Nittany Lion Softball Park on the campus of Penn State University by defeating the Conemaugh Valley Lady Blue Jays 7-0.
Abbey Bauer threw a no-hitter for Elk Catholic. She went all seven innings walking two, hitting one and striking out five.
"Abbey (Bauer) threw a great game and the defense behind her played extremely well," said ECCHS coach Digger O'Dell.

June 11th

Final school budget with deficit carries tax rate hike

June 12, 2015

The final Kane school budget shows more expenses than revenues and carries a hike in the property tax rate.
The tax rate for property in the McKean County portion of the school district is rising from 16.17 mills to 16.56 mills.
This means owners of property in Kane, Wetmore Township, Mt. Jewett and Hamilton Township (Ludlow) will be paying $16.56 for every $1,000 in assessed property valuation.

School retirees present 2 awards in Kane

June 12, 2015

The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) has honored two Kane longtime school employees for outstanding service.
Julie W. Boyer, a first-grade teacher at the Kane Elementary School, and Dora Gelatko, a para-professional, are the recipients of the PASR Lauretta Woodson Award.
Debbie Wensel, a retired Kane teacher and member of the PASR, presented the awards Thursday at a meeting of the Kane School Board in the Kane Middle School auditorium.

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