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John Bloomquist recognized at Art in the Wilds

July 1, 2014

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Photo by Julie Barrett

Marilyn Blackmore, the show director of Art in the Wilds, reads a proclamation recognizing longtime Kane artist John Bloomquist for his contributions to the arts on Saturday. Bloomquist, who is also a member of the Art in the Wilds committee, had a table displaying some of his works at the park, including pottery and paintings. Looking on as the proclamation is read is John, his wife Cheri, his brother Seth and daughter Karin and many friends.

Sweet Sensation Chocolate Creation ribbon cutting

June 29, 2014

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Julie Barrett

One of the newest businesses on Fraley Street held a ribbon-cutting on Friday afternoon. Sweet Sensation Chocolate Creation recently opened its doors for business. A variety of sweets and gift ideas are available for purchase from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. From left to right are, Jill Thompson from the Kane Chamber of Commerce, owner/operators Angela Pease and Derrick Snyder and Erin Vassallo from the Kane Chamber of Commerce.

Ribbon cutting at Paul's Trading Post & Gift Shop

June 27, 2014

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Julie Barrett

A ribbon-cutting was held on Friday morning at Paul's Trading Post & Gift Shop, which is under new management. Present at the ceremony were, from left to right, Jill Thompson of the Kane Chamber of Commerce, Peg King, Jason King, Dan Imbrogno and Erin Vassallo of the Kane Chamber of Commerce. Paul's Trading Post & Gift Shop will hold a combination Grand Opening/Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, July 12. They will be having music, vendors, food, the Ludlow VFD Dunk Tank, fireworks, prizes and giveaways.

Getting ready for Art in the Wilds

June 23, 2014

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Amy Geer

Kane Borough employee Joe Couch drives a tractor to mow the lawn at Evergreen Park. Borough employees and numerous volunteers have been working hard to get the park ready for this weekend's Art in the Wilds.

Passing the gavel

June 23, 2014

Chris Sarvey, the incoming 2014/2015 King Lion, is shown being handed the gavel to preside over his den. Outgoing President Steve Timpano and Installation Master of Ceremonies are also shown.

Art Camp

June 20, 2014

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Amy Geer

An Art Camp, sponsored by Kane Area Recreational and Cultural Commission, came to a conclusion on Friday after two weeks. Heidi Fryzlewicz was the instructor of the camp and was assisted by several Kane Area High School students. Nearly 50 youths took part in the program, which was divided into three separate age groups. Pictured are some of the camp's artists.

Kane hospital receives honor

June 3, 2014

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Ted Lutz

The Erie-based Community Blood Bank has named Kane Community Hospital as its "Donor Group of the Year." The group includes, left to right: Shari Jerman, regional mobile drive coordinator for the Community Blood Bank; Nancy Hagg, hospital lab manager; and Brandi Bryington, medical lab technician. Hagg and Bryington are co-chairmen of the hospital blood collection site. There are 45 collection sites in the region, Jerman said.

A farewell reception

May 30, 2014

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Ted Lutz

A public reception was held Friday to honor Linda Carlson, who is retiring after a 29-year career as administrator of the Lutheran Home at Kane. Carlson (center) greets two of the guests who are residents at the Lutheran Home on High Point Drive off Clay Street. The guests include Carlson's 93-year-old aunt Hildur Mohney (left) and Carlson's long-time neighbor Fran Meckley (right), who is 97 years old. More than 100 attended the reception at the Lutheran Home.

Site for Time Capsule

May 21, 2014

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Ted Lutz

Members of Boy Scout Troop 427 in Kane are digging a cavity as the burial site for the Time Capsule for Kane’s Sesquicentennial celebration this summer. The group includes, left to right, front row: Ian O’Hara and Joey Walters; back row: Robert Peterson, Dennis Galvin (Scoutmaster), Jack Walker and Jacob Walker. The site is located in a bank adjacent to the Kane Depot on Fraley Street. The Time Capsule will be buried as part of the closing ceremony and won’t be opened until 2064 at the 200th anniversary of the founding of Kane.

Paving underway in Kane

May 20, 2014

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Ted Lutz

Street paving is underway in Kane-- just a week after the Kane Borough Council approved a contract with IA Construction of Franklin. Paving took place Monday in the 100 block of Greeves Street (above) in front of Central Towers and on the Haines Street hill between Fraley and Chase streets.

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