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September 3, 2015

This vacant lot on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane is the site of a proposed amphitheater with a stage and seating for the audience. The Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE) has raised more than $110,000 for the project.

Headlines from the Past – Kane Republican from Week of Sept 2, 1941

September 3, 2015

Mt. Jewett Board to Furnish 21 Draftees September 24
Governor Arthur H James today announced that the Mt Jewett Draft Board will furnish 21 men to help fill a U.S. Army requisition for 15,158, who will report to army examination stations for final physical examinations.

Japs “Deathly Afraid” of U.S. Fleet Says Marine Air Officer
A Minnesota congressman, just returned from six weeks of sea duty as a marine corps reserve air officer declared today that Japan was “deathly afraid” of the United States fleet when it was in the Pacific…

Take Me Back Tuesday

September 1, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday picture is from the 1930 Hurri-Kane. The KHS yearbook photo is of the school's marching band and shows off their new uniforms, the first in KHS history. "These consist of white duck trousers, very jaunty blue capes, lined with red, symbolizing our school colors, and trimmed with bright brass braid and buttons. Caps of a corresponding color scheme complete a very unusual, but attractive uniform. The sight of our band marching down the field is enough to thrill any spectator."

Events This Week

August 30, 2015

News
Thursday, Sept. 3 – Kane School Board workshop, 6:30 p.m., Administration Building conference room.

Sports
Monday, Aug. 31 – Boys’ golf at St Marys, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 1 – Girls’ golf at Cameron County, 4 p.m.
Boys’ golf vs. Cameron County, home, 4 p.m.
Boys’ soccer scrimmage vs. Punxsy, home, 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 – Girls’ soccer scrimmage vs. Punxy, home, 4 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 3 – Girls’ golf at Coudersport Invitational, TBA
Boys’ golf vs. Elk County Catholic, home, 2 p.m.
MS football scrimmage at Smethport, 4 p.m.

Photo of the Week – Popular spot at Wildcat Park

August 28, 2015

The covered bridge over Two-Mile Run at Wildcat Park near Ludlow is a popular summer gathering spot for families. The annual Arts and Crafts Show at the park is Oct. 3.

Mt. Jewett woman jailed

August 27, 2015

SMETHPORT – A Mt. Jewett woman was jailed Thursday on charges that she stole over $20,000 from an elderly woman at a nursing home.

Take Me Back Tuesday

August 24, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday picture comes from the 1982 Hurri-Kane. The Kane High Class of 1982 performed "The Curious Savage" for their junior class production. Members of the cast are, from left to right, Scott Hall, Jamie DeWalt, Bonnie Robinson, Sue Zook, Cliff Walters, Carolyn Polvino, Ritt Smith, Carol Zarnick, Julie Jones, Lea Zook and Scott Maxwell. Student directors for the play were Cindy Oyler and Todd Lindberg, while the faculty director was John Stanko.

Meetings and events for the week.

August 23, 2015

Tuesday, Aug. 25-- McKean County Board of Commissioners, 10 a.m., courthouse, Smethport.
Tuesday, Aug. 25-- Public hearing on Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program, Kane borough building, 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 25-- Kane Borough Council, special meeting, 4:20 p.m., borough building.
Wednesday, Aug. 26-- Kane school classes resume.
Wednesday, Aug. 26-- Mt. Jewett to Kinzua Bridge State Park trails planning group, 7 p.m., Mt. Jewett Fire Hall.

Kane Area School District Athletic Calendar – Week of August 24, 2015
Monday, August 24, Girls’ Golf at Coudersport, 4 pm

Photo of the Week – Fire at complex

August 21, 2015

Members of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department don air packs Wednesday evening as they prepare to seek the source of a fire inside a building at the former Kane Magnetics complex on Oak Street.

Headlines from the Past

August 19, 2015

Headlines from the Week of Aug. 19, 1968

Lightning Kills Two Men, Third Man is Burned at JoJo
Two Bradford men died and a Tulsa, Oklahoma truck operator was rushed to Kane Community Hospital with burns received when lightning struck the boom of a truck. The workers were unloading pipe at the South Penn lease at JoJo shortly after noon.

Art Objects Valued At Over $1 Million Stolen At Bradford

Take Me Back Tuesday

August 18, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday picture features participants in girls' intramurals from the pages of the 1949 Hurri-Kane. According to the KHS yearbook, participation that year was a record high, with more than 175 girls participating in basketball, soccer, volleyball, mushball, field hockey, badminton, ping pong and archery. According to the caption, ten senior girls were chosen to take part in a district "Play Day" in Bradford.

Events This Week

August 16, 2015

Monday-Saturday-- McKean County Fair, East Smethport.

Tuesday-- Friends' Memorial Public Library Board, 3:30 p.m., library, Chase Street, Kane.

Wednesday-- Kane Senior Center Board, 1 p.m., senior center, Fraley Street.

Thursday-- Erection of Purple Heart County road signs by Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), 6 p.m., Gausman's Garage, Route 6, Wetmore Township.

Thursday-- Kane Park Commission, organizational meeting, 7 p.m., Kane borough building, Chase Street.

Saturday-- Birthday Recognition Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Kane Senior Center, Fraley Street.

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 15, 2015

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015
They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

Photo of the Week

August 13, 2015

These football players are working out at the Kane Middle School football field. Varsity football practice officially begins Monday.

Headlines From the Past

August 13, 2015

Headlines from the Past- Taken from the Kane Republican the week of Aug. 13, 1940
Blitzkrieg of Britain is ON – German Planes Attack Britain in Waves of 50
British Version: 20 German planes shot down, few casualties and comparatively small damage.
German Version: 71 British planes downed, 17 Nazi craft missing, Portsmouth heavily attacked and RAF fields shattered into pieces.

Ideal Farms Dairy Will Be Rebuilt

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