October 30th, 2012
âHurricane Sandyâ brought high winds and heavy rain to the Kane area Monday night.
For most, however, uprooted trees and power outages appeared to be the only damage and inconvenience caused by the Halloween-time hurricane nicknamed âFrankenstorm.â
Kane area residents are heeding the advice of weather experts and are stocking up on necessities as the wrath of âHurricane Sandyâ bears down on the region.
MT. JEWETT â Due to high winds and heavy rain linked with "Hurricane Sandy," the Halloween schedule has been changed in Mt. Jewett and Hamlin Township.
The Halloween parade in Mt. Jewett now will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday.Â
The Mt. Jewett Rotary Club sponsors the parade on Main Street from the Hamlin Bank parking lot to the driveway for the fire hall.
The Rotary Club will hold its costume-judging party in the fire hall immediately after the parade.
"Trick or Treat" hours in Mt. Jewett will be 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The scarecrow contest began Monday Oct. 22 and will run until Halloween evening on Wednesday Oct. 31. People are invited to vote for each scarecrow at that business or for any businessâ scarecrow at Kane Area Development Center. The scarecrow with the most monetary votes on Halloween evening will be declared the winner. All voting funds will be donated to a local charity of the winnerâs choice.
RIDGWAY âÂ Members of the Kane Area High School girls' and boys' cross country teams put on a strong showing in the District 9 Class A girls' and boys' events at the PIAA District 9 Cross Country Championship Meet at the Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School on Saturday, with four members of the Wolves' squad and two members of the Lady Wolves qualifying to advance to the state meet next weekend in Hershey.
Scott Szymanski, 8, of Kane, assisted by his grandmother Joyce Neubert of Pittsburgh, carves a face in a pumpkin Saturday during the "Fall Frenzy" in Kane. The pumpkin carving activity took place at the Kane Depot.
The Kane Wolves hosted the Coudersport Falcons on Senior Night Friday and sent the crowd home happy with a 21-0 win that helped the Wolvesâ playoff picture.
Haunted Scare Chamber to open Saturday and Wednesday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kane Eagles Club. The event will be filled with scary displays. The entrance will be off of Bayard Street.
The 5-3 Kane Wolves host the 3-5 Coudersport Falcons on Friday night in the final regular season game for both squads. Kane coach Todd Silfies, however, says to throw out the records, as both teams are playing for a lot more than a win on Friday night.
BRADFORD â The Kane Lady Wolves ended their regular season with a tough loss to Bradford 25-14, 25-16, 25-23.