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Hamlin Fire Police

September 17, 2012

Photo Credit
Ted Lutz

Members of the Fire Police for the Hamlin Township Volunteer Fire Department in Hazel Hurst  recently took their oaths of office. The group includes, left to right, front row: Scott Sanderson, Fire Police captain; Karen Reinard; and Larry Stuck, Fire Police sergeant; back row: Stanley Reinard. Missing from the photo are Joyce Alexis and Dennis Frase.

Donation for Patriot Award

September 15, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Chuck Wilbert (right), commander of the Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1132, presents a $1,000 donation for the Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. VanGiesen Patriot Award. Accepting the donation is Frank Sirianni (left), president of the Kane Lions Club and committee chairman for the Patriot Award. The award, initiated by the Lions Club, goes to graduating Kane High seniors who enlist in the U.S. military. The award honors VanGiesen, a Kane native who was killed in Afghanistan last year while serving with the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Remembering 9/11 victims

September 11, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Lenny Anderson, commander of the Smethport Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2497, speaks Tuesday at a ceremony to remember victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The VFW and American Legion in Smethport conducted the ceremony on the plaza in front of the McKean County Courthouse. Mel Bauer, a veteran volunteer firefighter from Saxonburg, Pa., paid tribute to the "first-responders" who died at the World Trade Center in New York City. The ceremony included a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps.

Donation for Postcard Book

September 10, 2012

Photo Credit
Ted Lutz

Northwest Savings Bank of Kane has donated $1,000 to the Kane Historical Preservation Society to assist in the publication of the organization’s second Postcard Book. Randy Durante (center), manager of the Kane office of Northwest Savings, presents the check to Wendy Oakes (left), treasurer of the board for the society. Sue Holt (right), also a society board member, holds a copy of the Postcard Book entitled “Kane Summit In The Wilds”—“A Visual Journey Into Our Past.” The 92-page book, which contains numerous old postcards and photos of Kane, is sold at the Kane Depot on Fraley Street.

Departing their school bus

August 28, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Students depart a school bus Tuesday morning for the first day of classes at the Kane Elementary School. The students include, bottom to top: Joshua Stewart, third grade; Cherise Rumsey, fifth grade; and Sam Rumsey, third grade.

Steeple arrives for East Kane church

August 21, 2012

Photo Credit
Ted Lutz

A steeple has arrived for the New Beginnings Assembly of God Church on Route 321 in East Kane. Posing with the steeple are Bob Rhodes (left) of Kane, the church secretary; and Jim Danielson of Lantz Corners, the chairman of buildings and grounds. A crane is scheduled to erect the steeple Thursday. American Church Steeples and Baptistries of Wedowee, Ala. built and delivered the 24-foot Fiberglas steeple. The Rev. Ed Carocci is pastor of the church.

Aid for iPads at Lutheran Home

August 20, 2012

Photo Credit
Ted Lutz

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of Kane has donated $1,000 for the iCan program at the Lutheran Home at Kane. This donation, plus others, has enabled the Lutheran Home to purchase six new Apple iPads for use by residents. Taking part in the check presentation at the VFW are, left to right: Jim Wismar, chaplain and trustee for the VFW; Chuck Wilbert. VFW commander; Anna Wismar, Lutheran Home volunteer; Gloria Spangler, information technology director at the Lutheran Home; and Kristin Martonik, a Lutheran Home volunteer who is holding her 3-year-old daughter, Sadie.

Ignorance at recycling bins

August 8, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Ignorant Kane borough residents continue to create a mess by dumping off their recyclables even when the collection bins are full. This recent photo shows that all six collection bins are overflowing at the recycling site at Glenwood Park on Hacker Street. Casella, which now operates the former McKean County landfill, is scheduled to empty the bins every Tuesday and Friday. Under the new “zero-sort” recycling program, Casella allows cardboard, paper, aluminum cans and plastic bottles to be deposited in any of the collection bins.

Storm invades Mt. Jewett

July 26, 2012

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Julie Barrett

A storm packing high winds toppled many trees Thursday in the Mt. Jewett area and damaged property.

Mt. Jewett Rotary Club welcome District Governor

July 24, 2012

Mt. Jewett Rotary Club President Larry Doyon and other Rotary Members welcomed O. Lee Dyer Jr., Rotary District Governor 7280 to a recent meeting of the Mt. Jewett Rotary Club. Dyer gave an inspirational talk about Rotary’s commitment to helping others locally and around the world. He provided the members with updates to ongoing projects along with Rotary’s future plans for helping others. The Club also discussed upcoming local projects including the McKean County Big Brothers and Big Sisters summer picnic that will be hosted by the Mt. Jewett Rotary Club at the Mt.

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