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May 11th, 2015

Kane borough council names grant-writer

May 11, 2015

The Kane Borough Council acted Monday to name Linda Cecchetti of Kane as the grant-writer for the borough.
Council President Howard Kane approved the selection along with Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Dennis Drost, John Gentilman, Tom Kase and Gary Schul.
Borough Manager Don Payne said Cecchetti would be considered as a "part-time" borough employee and would work "as needed."
See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane High senior wins Big 30 Academic Scholarship

May 11, 2015

OLEAN, N.Y. – For the first time in several years, a Kane High School senior has won a $1,000 scholarship at the Big 30 Academic Banquet.
Hannah Ross, who currently has the top grade-point average (GPA) in her class, received the top scholarship Monday at the annual banquet at the Old Library Restaurant in Olean, N.Y.
See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane borough to demolish building on Chestnut Street

May 11, 2015

Another longtime Kane eyesore will be gone this summer with the demolition of a borough-owned building at 12 E. Chestnut St.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to demolish the three-story dilapidated building. The council motion calls for the contract to go to the "lowest responsible bidder" that has insurance and meets criteria in the bid package.
A Bradford company known as 6V Excavation, Demolition and Tree Removal is the apparent low-bidder with a price of $11,477.
See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

May 10th

Zook Motors in Kane wins elite award from Ford

May 10, 2015

Zook Motors, Inc. of Kane is among an elite group of Ford and Lincoln dealerships to be recognized with the 2014 President’s Award by Ford Motor Company. 
The prestigious award honors dealerships that have excelled in automotive retailing in 2014 by providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction.

Route 6 accident scene

May 10, 2015

This is the scene at a two-car accident about 1 p.m. Sunday on Route 6 east of Kane. State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a report by late Sunday night. Therefore, names of the occupants of the vehicles were not available Sunday. According to eyewitnesses, the car on the right was eastbound on Route 6 when it slowed to make a left turn into the parking lot at the Country Pines Ice Cream Shop.

May 8th

2 Kane police cars are now equipped with cameras

May 8, 2015

Who's telling the truth at a police traffic stop-- the cops or the defendant?
The answer now will be crystal clear for incidents involving the Kane Borough Police Department.
Cameras mounted in the two Kane borough police cars will provide a video recording that is allowable evidence in a court of law.
Field Technician Dan Hengstebeck of Pro Vision of Michigan worked Friday at the borough garage to install cameras in the two Kane police cars.

Mother Nature smiles on KARE For Kane volunteers

May 8, 2015

Mother Nature has a soft spot in her heart for KARE For Kane.
Just two weeks after a late-April snowfall with temperatures in the 30s, a summer-like day Friday warmed the 400 volunteers who took part in the fifth annual community-wide beautification program.
"The weather couldn't be better," Erin Vassallo said with a big smile on her face. 
She is the executive director of the Kane Area Development Center (KADC). The KADC includes the Chamber of Commerce and the Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE), the sponsor of the event.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Cutest celebrity mother daughter pairs

May 8, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Cutest celebrity mother daughter pairs
All mothers are heroes, and sometimes they're also well-known celebs! For Mother's Day, Krystin Goodwin has a roundup of some of Hollywood's cutest mother-daughter pairs.

May 7th

Large crowd hears 23 candidates in primary election

May 7, 2015

A standing-room-only Kane crowd estimated at over 100 heard remarks Thursday from 23 candidates in the May 19 primary election.
The Kane Area Development Center (KADC), which includes the Chamber of Commerce, hosted the "Meet The Candidates" event at the Kane Area Community Center on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
Four seats are up for election on the Kane Borough Council this year. 
The only candidates to attend the forum included David Walker, a newcomer to local politics who is seeking a Republican nomination, and Brandon "Tater" Johnston, who is running as a write-in candidate.

330 attend 21st high school Academic Banquet

May 7, 2015

A total of 330 parents and award-winning students took part in the 21st Kane High School Academic Banquet held Thursday evening at the school gymnasium.
Following dinner, 144 awards were given to 100 students for academic achievement during the school year.
"We don't give enough academic recognition," High School Principal Todd Stanko said in praising the "phenomenal students" who received the awards.
Stanko was impressed by the turnout.

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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