September 9th, 2014
ST. MARYS â€“ Although they played a strong two sets, the Lady Wolves fell short of a win at Elk County Catholic as the Crusaders took the match 25-17, 25-18, 25-3.
"I was very pleased with what the girls did in the first two sets," said Kane head varsity volleyball coach Judy Kessler. "ECC is a very solid, strong, undefeated team and we hung with them and were able to generate an offense. We passed well, served well, and attacked the ball well. And, we hadÂ to play without two of our startersÂ because of injuries."
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The borough of Kane may be facing an increase in its contribution for employee pension funds next year.
The borough in 2015 is looking at a "minimum municipal obligation (MMO)" of $56,723 for the pension fund for non-uniformed employees.
The MMO in 2015 for the police pension fund is estimated at $17,396.
LUDLOW â€“ Motorists traveling on Route 6 at Lincoln Avenue in Ludlow are urged to use caution due to a sinkhole.
The Hamilton Township road crew has placed orange traffic cones around the foot-wide hole to warn motorists. The site is near the Ludlow Post Office.
The wooden skate/bicycle ramps at Glenwood Park in Kane are still officially closed.
Howard Kane, president of the Kane Borough Council, said Monday that the inability to obtain insurance is the prime reason for closing the ramps.
HAZEL HURST â€“ Hamlin Township will use a loan to pay its fee for connecting the Lantz Corners Sewer District to the Mt. Jewett sewage treatment system.
Acting at a meeting Monday, Hamlin Township Supervisors Jim Trussell, Joni Britton and Dave Okerlund agreed to borrow $105,000 from PNC Bank for "interim financing" for the fee.
Kane girls soccer lost 8-1 to Ridgway in the Lady Wolves' season opener at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway Monday afternoon.
Julie Alford led the Lady Elkers with four goals while Caitlin Viglione and Rachel Smith had two goals each for Ridgway.
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It could be next month before the Kane School Board votes to fill its latest vacancy.
The board is expected to act Thursday at its meeting at the Kane Middle School to accept the resignation of Gary Ziegler.