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January 9th

Criminal cases filed in Kane District Court

January 9, 2012

The following criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court.
Information on the cases is gleaned from official court documents.
*Randy Haight, 21, of 13 W. Main St., Ludlow, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Kane Borough Police Chief Brian Hillard filed the charges after Haight’s 2-year-old daughter allegedly wandered from his former residence along Poplar Street in Kane while Haight was asleep.
A female motorist told police that she nearly struck the child, who reportedly was in the “middle of the road” at Poplar Street and Tionesta Avenue.

January 4th

Pickup truck slams into Kane Community Center

January 5, 2012

A large pickup truck jumped a curb late Tuesday night and slammed into the Kane Area Community Center at 46 Fraley St.
Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard identified the driver as Nicholas Abplanalp, 18, of Kane. The driver and his passenger-- Mike Shrubb, 18, of Kane-- were not injured in the incident, police said.
According to police, Abplanalp was operating a white Dodge pickup truck and was traveling north on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
Just before 11 p.m. Tuesday, the truck veered right and jumped the curb, police said.

Howard Kane is re-elected as council president

January 5, 2012

By a 5-1 vote, the Kane Borough Council has re-elected Howard Kane as its president for 2012.
The election took place Tuesday at council's annual reorganizational meeting at the borough building on Bayard Street.
Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Bill Tunall and Dennis Drost supported Kane for the position.
Councilman John Gentilman cast the lone negative vote.
By 6-0 votes, council elected Bard as vice president and Drost as president pro tem. He will conduct meetings in the absence of both Kane and Bard.

January 3rd

New Kane budget plan trims tax increase

January 4, 2012

A new Kane budget plan for this year rolls back a property tax increase from 3 mills to 1.5 mills.
Acting before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 30, the Kane Borough Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to unveil the new proposed budget that trims the tax hike in half.
Council President Howard Kane joined with Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Dennis Drost and Carl "Bill" Tunall to endorse the proposal. It was the first meeting for Tunall, who was elected in November. He replaces Mike Merry, who did not seek re-election.

Compton again heads Hamlin Board of Supervisors

January 4, 2012

HAZEL HURST – Don Compton of Hazel Hurst has been re-elected as the chairman of the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors.
He was chosen Tuesday at the board's annual reorganizational meeting at the township building in Hazel Hurst.
Joni Britton of Bloomster Hollow has been re-elected as the vice chairman of the board. Guy Raught of Hazel Hurst is the third member of the Board of Supervisors.
In other business at the 47-minute reorganizational meeting, the supervisors:

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