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School playground opens

November 19, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday morning to mark the opening of the new playground at the Kane Elementary School. Principal Linda Lorenzo prepares to the cut the ribbon with the help of kindergarten students Ian Guras (left) and Sarah Stitt (right). Adjacent to Lorenzo are Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District; and Stephanie Eckstrom, vice president of the Kane School Board.

Ribbon-cutting at Credit Union in Kane

November 18, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to mark the opening of the Mountain Laurel Federal Credit Union at its new Kane location at West Hemlock Avenue and South Fraley Street. Those in the front row taking part in the ceremony include, left to right: Melanie Clabaugh, executive director of the Kane Area Development Center and Kane Chamber of Commerce; Jill Thompson, Kane office manager for State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren); Dr.

Retirement dinner for Dr. Langille

November 17, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A retirement dinner was held Wednesday in Bartlett Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Kane to honor Dr. Ken Langille, who plans to retire Dec. 2. He has served as a physician in Kane for 16 years. Taking part in the program are, left to right: the Rev. William LaVelle, pastor at the First United Methodist Church; Dr. Langille and his wife, Jean; Gary Rhodes, chief operating officer (CEO) at Kane Community Hospital; and Matthew Langille, son of the honoree. More than 125 attended the dinner. Dr.

School playground work

October 24, 2011

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Ted Lutz

Work is under way to install playground equipment near the rear of the new Kane Elementary School along West Hemlock Avenue. Kane Lawn and Garden is the contractor for the installation work. The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) at the school held numerous fund-raisers to buy the equipment. The Kane School Board agreed earlier this month to hire a contractor to install the new playground equipment.

Ribbon-cutting

October 19, 2011

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On Oct. 12, Elk Regional celebrated the opening of a new location at 190 North Fraley Street in Kane, next door to St. Marys Pharmacy, with a ribbon cutting and open house. The new location includes Outpatient Rehabilitation services and a branch office for Community Nurses, Inc., the region’s premier home health agency and an affiliate of the Elk Regional Health System.

Ken VanGiesen honored prior to game

October 8, 2011

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Keith Reigel

A ceremony was held prior to the Kane and Elk County Catholic football game to retire Staff Sergeant Ken VanGiesen's football jersey. Ken was a member of the 1998 Kane football team and a member of the Big 30 squad in 1999. VanGiesen was killed July 18, 2011 in action while serving in Afghanistan with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Parking spaces to be cut in winter

September 20, 2011

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Ted Lutz

These parking spaces on the south side of Greeves Street in Kane will be eliminated between Oct. 15 and April 15, according to action taken last week by the Kane Borough Council. Parking will be banned on the south side of Greeves Street between the intersection of Fraley Street at the traffic light to Summit Drive adjacent to the Kane Motel. The borough Streets Department will post signs to remind motorists not to park in this section of Greeves Street between Oct. 15 and April 15.

State senator greets judge

September 16, 2011

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Ted Lutz

State Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Brockway) greets Senior State Judge John Cleland (right) of Kane at a ceremony Thursday to mark the opening of the Sky Walk at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett. In remarks at the ceremony, Scarnati said the Sky Walk would "bring people to our area to show how beautiful it is."

Speakers at Kinzua Bridge program

September 16, 2011

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Ted Lutz

These are four of the speakers Thursday at a program prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Sky Walk at the Kinzua Bridge State Park. The group includes, left to right: Steven Cottillion, president of the board for the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau (ANFVB); Linda Devlin, executive director of the ANFVB; Richard J. Allan, secretary of the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR); and Sue Zampogna, owner of the Flickerwood Wine Cellars in Wetmore Township.

State legislators honored

September 16, 2011

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Ted Lutz

State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren) and State Rep. Marty Causer (R-Turtle Point) hold a framed photo of the Kinzua Sky Walk at the Kinzua Bridge State Park. The state legislators were honored Thursday for their support of the Sky Walk project. The legislators each received a framed photo of the Sky Walk during a program prior to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the project at the park.

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