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July 31, 2015

A rare blue moon will appear tonight although it is unlikely that it will actually appear blue. The name applies to a second full moon inside a single calendar month. The last one was in August 2012 and the next will not occur until 2018. If it does appear blue, it is possible and has happened, it will be because the light is being filtered through air borne particles.

Headlines from the Week of July 29, 1975 – Forty Years Ago

July 29, 2015

Stackpole Starts Moving Out “New Production” Equipment from Plant 2
A strike at Stackpole passed the five month mark in mid-July. With talks between management and labor continuing, never-used equipment is “being moved out, piece-by-piece, still in the crates in which it was shipped.” A picture of a tractor trailer backed up to the Poplar Street plant’s loading doors accompanied the article.

Increase Tuition at 14 State Schools
Tuition will be increased this September from $750 to $800 per semester at 13 of the Pennsylvania state colleges and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Sports Photo of the Week

July 28, 2015

Dillon Mattis, a 2015 Kane High graduate and Wolves' football standout, kicks off during Big 30 practice last week in Kane. Mattis and four of his Wolves' teammates will be playing in the 42nd Annual all-star game this Saturday in Bradford. Pre-game festivities begin at 6 p.m. with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. Mattis and the rest of the Pennsylvania all-stars will have another practice in Kane on Tuesday night from 6-8 p.m.

Take me back Tuesday

July 27, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday picture comes from the pages of the 1969 Kane High Hurri-Kane. Pictured above are the 1968-69 Choraliers. From left to right are, front row, J. Larson, K. Johnson, J. Johnson, L. Marconi, C. Ludwig, L. Maljovec, K. Ferri, C. Rolick, L. Palmquist, P. Hill, second row, C. Micheau, T. Rostan, S. Grolemund, C. Johnson, S. Herzog, C. Ishman, N. Mortenson, D. Deane, third row, L. Geer, S. Hartman, J. Cehovin, F. Anderson, M. Adamczyk, P. Imbrogno, D. Patterson, S. Cecchetti, E. Wright, top row, T. Wile, G. Anderson, W. Brown, J. Lutton, B. Morgan, C. Carlson, T.

What's ahead this week

July 26, 2015

Tuesday, July 28 – McKean County Board of Commissioners, 10 a.m., county courthouse, Smethport; Community Blood Bank Blood Drive, 12-5 p.m., Kane Community Center; Don Raabe Big 30 practice, 6-8 p.m., Kane Area High School.
Thursday, July 30 – Pet Parade, registration 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., SMP pharmacy parking lot. Parade at 6 p.m. from SMP south on Fraley Street to Field Street for judging and prizes; Texas Hot Lunch Hot Dog Eating Contest, Field Street, 7 p.m. Pre-register at restaurant.

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

July 24, 2015

VIDEO: At least three dead in Louisiana movie theatre shooting

Three people are dead and several others injured after a gunman began shooting
inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Photo of the Week

July 24, 2015

This is the cleared Kane borough-owned lot at 12 Chestnut St. A dilapidated building at the site has been demolished and the debris has been taken to the Casella landfill near Hutchins.

Headlines From the Past

July 22, 2015

Week of July 23, 1965 – Fifty years ago

ANF Timber Havesting in Fiscal Year Amounts to $1.4 Million
“Timber Farming” on the near half-million acre Allegheny National Forest continued as a million dollar business in the past year and looms to pass that figure in the next year. The money returned to the counties is pro-rated on forest acreage within the counties in which the ANF is located. One-fourth of the total receipts goes back to the counties.

Parked Car Coasts Against Store Here

Take me back Tuesday

July 20, 2015

This week's Take Me Back Tuesday yearbook photo comes from the 1981 Hurri-Kane. Pictured is Kane High School's inaugural Water Polo team. The squad, coached by Aquatics and Physical Education instructor Dale Rothenberger, finished the season with a 4-2 record, defeating two District Champion teams in the process. Team members pictured are, from left to right, front row, Milton Jones, Bill Thompson, Gary Snyder, Jon Perry, Terry Lupole; back row, Gary Goldsmith, Rick McKenzie, Jim Burger, Dean Schrecengost and Coach Rothenberger.

What's ahead this week

July 19, 2015

Monday, July 20 – Kane Borough Sewer Authority, 4 p.m., borough building, Bayard Street.

Wednesday, July 22 – Group planning trail from Mt. Jewett to Kinzua Bridge State Park, 7 p.m., Mt. Jewett Fire Hall, Gallup Avenue.

Wednesday, July 22 – Diabetic Support Group, Kane Community Hospital cafeteria, 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 23 – Practice for the Pennsylvania football squad in the Don Raabe Big 30 Charity Classic,  Kane Area High School, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

(All events open to the public)

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

VIDEO: 50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff
Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

Photo of the week

July 17, 2015

Traffic flow on Route 66 south of Kane has been disrupted this week by the replacement of a concrete culvert at McKinley between James City and Nansen. The road has been closed and a detour is in place. The road could open as early as Monday afternoon if work progresses on schedule.

Headlines from the Past

July 16, 2015

Week of July 16, 1990
DER to Probe Jewett Spill
An apparent oil spill in Mt Jewett will be investigated by the DER. According to borough officials, a mixture of fuel oil and water was seen coming from a storm water sewer pipe on Dayton Street.

TV Personality to Attend Kane Fest
Charlie Welch, an actor in Pepperidge Farm commercials, will appear at next week’s Kane Fest. Campbell Sales Company, which owns Pepperidge Farms, donated $3,000 to the annual festival, part of which will go towards a fireworks display.

Knox, Kane and Kinzua Railroad Derailed Due to Vandalism

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

July 14, 2015

VIDEO: Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal
Texas kicker nails an 80-yard field goal

Take me back Tuesday

July 14, 2015

Here is the first of our weekly Hurri-Kane Throwback photo, this one of Kane High's Student Council Members from the 1990 yearbook. From left to right are, front row, Chris Niklaus, Shelly Wensel, Michelle Jenkins, Julie Forsyth, Libby Silvis, Dan Swanson, Monica Valdes, Adam Miller; second row, Holly Novosel, Dessa Driscoll, Helen Boylan, Janell Schleicher, Renee Payne, Liza Cleland, Shena Driscoll, Jen Smith; back row, Pete DeMarte, Jennifer Farabaugh, Amy Rudolph, Mary Gausman, Tonia Asel, Veronica Ely, Connie DeMarte, Katie Kearney and Libby Eckstrom.

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