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May 27th, 2015

Kane superintendent honored by his former school

May 28, 2015

Bob Gaetano, the superintendent of the Kane Area School District, made quite a favorable impression at his previous employer-- the Loyalsock Township Middle School.
The school near Williamsport has dedicated its 2014-15 yearbook as a tribute to Gaetano. He served as principal at the school for five years before becoming the Kane superintendent in February.

Kane High honors its student athletes at annual awards ceremony

May 27, 2015

The Kane All Sports Boosters Club held its annual awards ceremony Wednesday evening in the KHS auditorium. Longtime track and field and football coach Jim Sirianni was inducted into the club’s Hall of Fame while James Lingenfelter and Taylor Morgan were named Kane High’s Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Taking home Scholar Athlete Awards were Emily Truden, Tyler Blankenship and Dillon Mattis.

Kane High seniors awarded scholarships at annual ceremony

May 27, 2015

A number of seniors were presented with scholarships at Wednesday evening’s Kane All Sports Boosters Club Award Ceremony. In addition to the scholarships, the awards for the annual Outstanding Male and Female Athletes of the Year, the Scholar Athletes of the Year and Coach of the Year were presented.
James Lingenfelter and Taylor Morgan were named Kane High’s Male and Female Scholar Athletes of the Year. Lingenfelter lettered in football (3), baseball (4) and wrestling (4), while Morgan was a three-year letter winner in volleyball and a four-year letter winner in basketball.
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May 26th

Explanation given for loss of Kane Fire Hall aid

May 26, 2015

SMETHPORT – More restrictive guidelines by the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) are blamed for shooting down federal aid for a Kane Fire Hall project.
Following a public hearing, the McKean Redevelopment and Housing Authority last year approved $14,520 in federal CDBG money for new energy-efficient garage doors at six bays at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street.
The allocation for Kane was included in the county application for CDBG money through the state DCED.
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See full article in the May 27 edition of The Kane Republican.

Officials provide Kinzua Bridge Park update

May 26, 2015

MT. JEWETT – Officials have provided another update on the ongoing Kinzua Bridge Park Office/Visitor Center construction project. These updates will be provided on a periodic basis.
The following update summarizes regularly scheduled job conferences held by the Department of General Services (DGS) that include all contractors working on site.

May 25th

Sacrifice is key, Kane Memorial Day speaker says

May 25, 2015

Sacrifice is a key in the celebration of Memorial Day.
"Sacrifice is giving the best of oneself with the full knowledge that the best may be used up for the greater good," U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Jekielek said Monday. "Sacrifice is every name on every stone with a flag by it. Sacrifice is every family member who has endured this loss, these absences, the pain and anguish of their loved ones. 

Ludlow speaker pays tribute to veterans

May 25, 2015

LUDLOW – Veterans who have served their country deserve a simple "thank you."
This is the message conveyed Monday by Ken Holmes, the speaker at the annual Memorial Day program at the Gibbs Hill Cemetery near Ludlow.
"To what do we owe the price of freedom?" Holmes asked.
"It is the veteran-- young and old, black or white, man or woman-- who not only salutes our flag as the symbol of this great nation, but serves under it," Holmes said.
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See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican.

Mt. Jewett holds annual Memorial Day observance

May 25, 2015

Vietnam veteran Gary DeVore was the keynote speaker at Monday morning’s Mount Jewett Memorial Day Parade address at the Veterans’ Gazebo on Main Street. DeVore served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968-1974.
During his brief address, he first recognized how the town’s celebration is sadly, becoming unique. He recalled how impressed he was when he first attended the event years ago with his wife, “Kushequa girl,” Sue Peterson. DeVore said those in attendance were part of a living history of the town.
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See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican.

May 22nd

Memorial Day programs set Monday in Kane area

May 22, 2015

Memorial Day parades and programs are scheduled Monday in the Kane area.
Events are set in Kane, Mt. Jewett and Ludlow.
Kane
The annual Memorial Day parade in Kane begins at 9:30 a.m. Units will form at 9 a.m. on Wetmore Avenue. The parade will proceed south on Fraley Street through the Uptown Business District.
The parade will end at the memorial "point" area at Evergreen Park at South Fraley, Chestnut and Birch streets.
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See full article in the May 23rd edition of The Kane Republican.

Anderson medals at state meet, Newton advances to semis

May 22, 2015

Kane’s Savannah Anderson tied for eighth place in Friday’s PIAA AA girls’ pole vault at Shippensburg University. The Lady Wolves’ senior, the only Kane girl to qualify for the state championship meet, cleared 10’0” to tie Tamaqua’s Morgan Boyle and Wilmington’s Julia Strobel for the final spot on the medal stand. The event was won by Salisbury Township’s Kaitlyn Toman with a jump of 11’06”.
According to Kane girls’ coach Jim Sirianni, Anderson becomes the first girl in Kane High School history to earn a state medal in the pole vault.

A fisherman tries his luck near Red Bridge while an osprey stands guard over her nest late last...
Kane's Ricky Zampogna is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a home run in a recent Little League...
Kane's Ricky Zampogna is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a home run in a recent Little League...

 

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