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Diabetic Support Group

April 15, 2015

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Amy Geer

The Kane Community Hospital hosted its monthly Diabetic Support Group meeting on Wednesday evening. Libby Herbstritt, left, manager of KCH's Dietary Department, is pictured going over some data with one of the participants, Martha Duran. Nearly two dozen residents attended the forum which was held in the hospital cafeteria.

Donation

April 9, 2015

Kane Rotary secretary, Kelly Brinkley (left), presents a check to the Boy Scout troop 410 that has been fundraising for their trip to Philmont in June. Accepting the check are: Tom Geer, scout leader, and three of the scouts that will be attending the 10-day adventure: Connor Crowley, Dylan Keller, and Austin Swanson.

Large crowd attends benefit

April 5, 2015

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Amy Geer

A large crowd attended Saturday's benefit for former Kane resident Annette Bucheit Pierotti at the Kane fire hall. Pierotti, third from the left, is pictured with her daughters, Abbey and Maddie and some of her friends and family who volunteered to work at Saturday's event.

Good Friday service

April 3, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Many Kane area churches held Good Friday services. Leading the Good Friday service at the Lebanon Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kanesholm are, left to right: the Rev. Ted Benson, pastor of the church founded in 1865; Bill Rook, a member of the church; and the Rev. Bill Waterman, pastor of the Tabor Lutheran Church in Kane.

Fire department safety officers

March 31, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Jim Greville (left) and Milford Kearney (right) are the safety officers for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.

Kane Fire Police officers

March 31, 2015

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Ted Lutz

New officers for the Kane Fire Police include, left to right: John McAlee, fire lieutenant; and John Mehalko, captain. Missing from photo is Bob O'Rourke, second lieutenant.

Hamlin Township Fire Police

March 29, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Hamlin Township Supervisor Jim Trussell (left) has sworn in three members of the Hamlin Township Fire Police. The group includes, left to right: Trussell, chairman of the township Board of Supervisors; Scott Sanderson of Lantz Corners and Larry Stuck and Robert Palmer of Hazel Hurst. Sanderson is the captain of the Fire Police.

Providing blankets for children

March 29, 2015

Photo Credit
Ted Lutz

These kids in the Being Faithful Friends (BFF) program at the Presbyterian Church in Kane have participated in the Project Linus program to provide new handmade blankets to needy and homeless children. Zanadu at 105 Fraley St., Kane, is the local drop-off location for Project Linus. BFF is a once-a-week after-school program for children in kindergarten through fifth grade at the Kane Elementary School. About 60 children registered for the program, now in its second year. For more information on donating to Project Linus, contact Christine Park, general manager at Zanadu.

Truck officers for Kane Fire Department

March 27, 2015

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Ted Lutz

Truck officers for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department have been named for the year. The group includes, left to right, front row: Randy Gullifer, lieutenant, tower truck; and Jim Davis, captain, utility truck; back row: Andy Schreckengost, lieutenant, rescue truck; Mike Detsch, captain, tower truck; and Ben Asel, lieutenant, utility truck. Missing from photo are Brandon Long, lieutenant, tower truck; and Tom Eastman, captain, rescue truck.

Annual Fund Drive for 2015

March 25, 2015

Carol Niklaus, vice-president of Friends' Memorial Public Library trustees, is assisted by library volunteer, Tess Boschert, to the left, and trustee, Denice Klaiber, to the right, in the preparation of fund drive letters which were sent to Kane area families and businesses this week. The Annual Fund Drive 2015 has begun. It is the financial backbone of Friends' Library's operation.

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