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May 25th, 2015
Vietnam veteran Gary DeVore was the keynote speaker at Monday morningâ€™s Mount Jewett Memorial Day Parade address at the Veteransâ€™ Gazebo on Main Street. DeVore served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968-1974.
During his brief address, he first recognized how the townâ€™s celebration is sadly, becoming unique. He recalled how impressed he was when he first attended the event years ago with his wife, â€śKushequa girl,â€ť Sue Peterson. DeVore said those in attendance were part of a living history of the town.
See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican.
Memorial Day parades and programs are scheduled Monday in the Kane area.
Events are set in Kane, Mt. Jewett and Ludlow.
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.
See full article in the May 23rd edition of The Kane Republican.
Students and staff members at Kane Area High School are doing their part to recycle waste.
Under the supervision of the student "Green Team," the school is recycling paper, aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles.
Containers for the items have been placed throughout the high school. The "Green Team" hauls the recyclables to "zero sort" bins adjacent to the school parking lot. Advanced Disposal picks up the bins.
Clayton Colson, a high school senior, is the chairman of the six-member "Green Team" which oversees the recycling program.
See full article in the May 21st edition of
Overcast skies didnâ€™t dampen the spirits of the area youth who attended Thursday afternoonâ€™s Child Safety Fair. The Kane Area Development Center sponsored the free event which was held at Evergreen Park , between the Enchanted Playground and the basketball court from 2-5 p.m.
A number of local agencies set up information booths at the park and many had items free for children or games to play. KADC employees manned a welcome table and offered free hot dogs, courtesy of Texas Hot, and face-painting.
See full article in the May 21st edition on The Kane Republican.
Kane High School teacher Josh Jekielek will deliver the keynote speech Monday at the annual Memorial Day program at Evergreen Park in Kane.
The program at the memorial "point" at the park follows the parade at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Kane Mayor "Yogi" Osmer is the master-of-ceremonies.
Jekielek, who teaches English language arts at the high school, currently serves in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve with the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class.
See full article in the May 21st edition of The Kane Republican.
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HAZEL HURST â€“ A day after winning the Republican nomination for a six-year term as Hamlin Township supervisor, Jim Myers was chosen to fill a vacancy on the Board of Supervisors.
Myers, owner of a trucking company on Route 6 just west of Mt. Jewett, will fill a vacancy created by the April resignation of Supervisor Joni Britton.
Acting at a special meeting Wednesday, Supervisors Jim Trussell and Dave Okerlund endorsed Myers for the position.Â
He is expected to be sworn in by Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman in time to take part in the June 8 regular meeting of the supervisors.
The highest rank in Boy Scouting, the Eagle Scout Award, has been awarded to Joey Marold of Troop 422 in Kane. Troop 422 is led by Scoutmaster Bob Ishman and is chartered by Olmsted Manor in Ludlow and the First United Methodist Church in Kane.
Joey participated in his Eagle Scout Board of Review on March 8 and was congratulated immediately afterward for attaining this coveted rank.
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According to a State Police report released Wednesday, Michael Butterfield, 18, is one of three Kane teens injured Tuesday afternoon in an accident.
Their car went off a cliff on Reigel Road at the area known as Kane Stone in Wetmore Township.
Police said Butterfield sustained a "minor injury" in the accident. He was wearing a seat belt, police said.
Police did not name the 17-year-old female driver and a 17-year-old female passenger due to their age.
Police said the 17-year-old female passenger sustained a "moderate injury." She was not wearing a seat belt, police said.
LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP â€“ Sun Air Express, the new commuter passenger carrier at the Bradford Regional Airport, is gaining in popularity.
Sun Air in April had 204 passengers departing on its flights to the Pittsburgh International Airport.Â
This total is 18 more than the same month in 2014 when Silver Airways (United) served the airport with flights to Cleveland.
In a report Wednesday at a meeting of the Airport Authority, Sun Air Bradford Station Manager Ryan Dach said the number of departing passengers so far this month is "ahead of April."