September 8th, 2014
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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Punter Kicked in Face During NFL Game
Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning had his face run over by Pittsburgh Steelers return-man, Antonio Brown.
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.
Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt is seeking to develop an out-of-the-way site to load fire trucks with water for battling fires in Kane or north of Kane on Route 321.
The proposed location is along a short section of Kinzua Avenue off Route 321 in Wetmore Township just north of Glenwood Park in Kane.
Patricia Halloran, 83, formerly of 53 Eagle St., Salamanca, N.Y., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at Blossom Hill in Huntsburg, Ohio following a lengthy illness.
Born on May 4, 1931 in Olean, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Paul and Catherine McGurn Halloran.
She was employed as a receptionist for Dr. Paul Sum until her retirement. Previously, she had been employed at the Erie Infants Home, the former Salamanca District Hospital, and as a receptionist Dr. Howard Scholl.