Headlines from the Past

Staff Writer

Kane Republican Headlines of the Past- Week of May 5, 1966
Major Activity Coming
All’s Not Quiet at Kinzua Dam
A lake formed by initial impoundment of the Allegheny River by the Kinzua Dam is near the “1,240” foot elevation” level today, a point where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to hold as a recreation level.

National League Home Run Record Broken by Willie
Willie Mays broke Mel Ott’s National League home run record by hitting No. 512 Wednesday night.

One of the Kane Wolves’ Stars
One reason for the fine showing of the Kane High track and field squad this season has been the showing of Bill Weborg, who also starred for Kane in varsity basketball. Weborg scores for Kane in the low and high hurdles and runs a leg on the mile relay team.

Kane Wins Again In State Better Community Contest
Kane remained in the winner’s circle as one of the most progressive towns of its size in the state on the basis of a $250 fourth place win in the Pennsylvania Better Community Contest, according to an announcement here this morning.

May Day – May Day
Toni Morse, of the Kane Republican staff, checks a “May 9” date in some three inches of snow on a parked car in front of the office this morning. And the snow continued to blanket the area, which, two days ago was alive with spring.

Seagulls Make Annual Spring Visit
Two youngsters get part of a flock of more than 1,000 seagulls into the air at the Market Basket parking lot here yesterday. Each year, the number of gulls apparently increases and they may be around for day, part of a day or sometimes two days. At 5 a.m. Sunday, Patrolman Joseph Grolemund reported the parking lot solid with gulls-an overflow across the highway at the Kane Manufacturing lot. In prior years, hundreds have appeared overnight at West Kane and in town at athletic fields. No one seems to know what the migration amounts to- or why.

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