The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2014-07-27T23:54:10-04:00 Drupal Historical play kicks off Kane Sesquicentennial celebration http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7454 2014-07-27T23:54:10-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Historical play kicks off Kane Sesquicentennial celebration 7454 article en 14 1 2014-07-27T23:54:10-04:00 2014-07-27T23:54:10-04:00 7454 14 Historical play kicks off Kane Sesquicentennial celebration A historical play Sunday kicked off the week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. Entitled "Terraces of Kane Summit," the play highlights the lives of Thomas L. Kane-- founder of Kane-- and his wife Elizabeth. More than 130 attended the premiere Sunday evening at the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street. Only a few seats remain for tonight's performance in the 150-seat chapel. Tickets are still available for the final performance Friday evening. A historical play Sunday kicked off the week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. Entitled "Terraces of Kane Summit," the play highlights the lives of Thomas L. Kane-- founder of Kane-- and his wife Elizabeth. More than 130 attended the premiere Sunday evening at the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street. Only a few seats remain for tonight's performance in the 150-seat chapel. Tickets are still available for the final performance Friday evening. 1406519650 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406519650 100 Ted Lutz 5812 14 7.27.14 authors of play.jpg sites/default/files/7.27.14 authors of play.jpg image/jpeg 153710 1 1406519649 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:255:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Michael Schultz (left) and Liz Haberberger (right) are the co-authors of the Kane history-based play entitled "Terraces of Kane Summit." Schultz is a Wilcox native who lives in Penn Hills near Pittsburgh. Haberberger resides in Kane.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/7.27.14 authors of play.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane Sesquicentennial celebration begins Sunday http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7450 2014-07-25T23:57:00-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane Sesquicentennial celebration begins Sunday 7450 article en 14 1 2014-07-25T23:57:00-04:00 2014-07-25T23:57:00-04:00 7450 14 Kane Sesquicentennial celebration begins Sunday A week-long celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of Kane begins Sunday. Sesquicentennial events are scheduled every day of next week through the Sunday, Aug. 3. Thousands of Kane residents, Kane natives who now live elsewhere and summer tourists are expected to turn out for the Sesquicentennial activities—including a “giant” two-hour parade next Saturday, Aug. 2. A week-long celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of Kane begins Sunday. Sesquicentennial events are scheduled every day of next week through the Sunday, Aug. 3. Thousands of Kane residents, Kane natives who now live elsewhere and summer tourists are expected to turn out for the Sesquicentennial activities—including a “giant” two-hour parade next Saturday, Aug. 2. 1406347020 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406347020 100 Ted Lutz 5808 14 Sesquicentennial.jpg sites/default/files/Sesquicentennial.jpg image/jpeg 451539 1 1406347019 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:162:"Photo by Ted Lutz – This banner hanging above Fraley Street in Kane welcomes visitors to town for the week-long Sesquicentennial celebration that begins Sunday.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Sesquicentennial.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Precision Compacted Components expanding http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7449 2014-07-25T23:51:38-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Precision Compacted Components expanding 7449 article en 14 1 2014-07-25T23:51:38-04:00 2014-07-25T23:51:38-04:00 7449 14 Precision Compacted Components expanding WILCOX – Precision Compacted Components, Inc. is adding a 26,700 square foot addition to their facilities in Wilcox, according to the company's Facilities and Maintenance Manager, Cole Wiesner. At these facilities, PCC produces sintered metal products, including a variety of parts ranging from general industry parts to automotive parts. The new additions include a 24,000 square foot addition to existing production facilities, and a 2,700 square foot addition for a maintenance department to support the increased size of the production facilities, Wiesner said. WILCOX – Precision Compacted Components, Inc. is adding a 26,700 square foot addition to their facilities in Wilcox, according to the company's Facilities and Maintenance Manager, Cole Wiesner. At these facilities, PCC produces sintered metal products, including a variety of parts ranging from general industry parts to automotive parts. The new additions include a 24,000 square foot addition to existing production facilities, and a 2,700 square foot addition for a maintenance department to support the increased size of the production facilities, Wiesner said. 1406346698 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406346698 100 Richie Lecker 5807 14 PCC Construction COLOR.jpg sites/default/files/PCC Construction COLOR.jpg image/jpeg 8512779 1 1406346698 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/PCC Construction COLOR.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Community worship service is slated for Sunday, Aug. 3 http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7448 2014-07-25T23:46:48-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Community worship service is slated for Sunday, Aug. 3 7448 article en 14 1 2014-07-25T23:46:48-04:00 2014-07-25T23:46:48-04:00 7448 14 Community worship service is slated for Sunday, Aug. 3 The Kane 150th anniversary worship celebration will be held Sunday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Gazebo in Evergreen Park. This event is jointly sponsoring by the Sesquicentennial Committee and the congregations of the Kane Area Ministerial Association. The Kane 150th anniversary worship celebration will be held Sunday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Gazebo in Evergreen Park. This event is jointly sponsoring by the Sesquicentennial Committee and the congregations of the Kane Area Ministerial Association. 1406346408 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406346408 100 5806 14 JohnCleland.jpg sites/default/files/JohnCleland.jpg image/jpeg 878588 1 1406346408 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:12:"John Cleland";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/JohnCleland.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane students show improvement on state tests http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7442 2014-07-24T23:47:38-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane students show improvement on state tests 7442 article en 14 1 2014-07-24T23:47:38-04:00 2014-07-24T23:47:38-04:00 7442 14 Kane students show improvement on state tests Preliminary data indicates that Kane school students are showing improvement on state tests. Even so, school officials are planning more remedial work to raise the number of students who are proficient in the basic skills of math, reading, writing and science. The school board's Curriculum Committee reviewed the preliminary data on state test results during a 2 1/2-hour meeting Thursday at the Kane Middle School library. Preliminary data indicates that Kane school students are showing improvement on state tests. Even so, school officials are planning more remedial work to raise the number of students who are proficient in the basic skills of math, reading, writing and science. The school board's Curriculum Committee reviewed the preliminary data on state test results during a 2 1/2-hour meeting Thursday at the Kane Middle School library. 1406260058 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406260058 100 Ted Lutz 5801 14 7.24.14 CURR COMMITTEE.jpg sites/default/files/7.24.14 CURR COMMITTEE.jpg image/jpeg 234030 1 1406260058 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:245:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The Curriculum Committee for the Kane School Board held a public meeting Thursday at the Kane Middle School library. The committee includes, left to right: Susan Grolemund (chairman), Linda A. Anderson and Keith Hastings. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/7.24.14 CURR COMMITTEE.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Boni masterpiece finds home in church http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7441 2014-07-24T23:46:54-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Boni masterpiece finds home in church 7441 article en 14 1 2014-07-24T23:46:54-04:00 2014-07-24T23:46:54-04:00 7441 14 Boni masterpiece finds home in church KERSEY – A new addition to Saint Boniface Parish is a wooden carving of the saint himself, created by Rick Boni, co-founder of Appalachian Arts Studio in Ridgway and the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous. The masterpiece, carved from bass wood, a favorite of the hand carvers, stands to the left of the altar in the church in Kersey. "Father Jim Faluszczak gave me some key points that he wanted to see in the piece," Boni said, explaining the initial project took at least seven weeks to complete. "It's such a long time to focus on one piece and that really takes a lot of discipline." KERSEY – A new addition to Saint Boniface Parish is a wooden carving of the saint himself, created by Rick Boni, co-founder of Appalachian Arts Studio in Ridgway and the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous. The masterpiece, carved from bass wood, a favorite of the hand carvers, stands to the left of the altar in the church in Kersey. "Father Jim Faluszczak gave me some key points that he wanted to see in the piece," Boni said, explaining the initial project took at least seven weeks to complete. "It's such a long time to focus on one piece and that really takes a lot of discipline." 1406260014 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406260014 100 Joseph Bell 5800 14 St. Boniface statue - RR - front COLOR.jpg sites/default/files/St. Boniface statue - RR - front COLOR.jpg image/jpeg 2218337 1 1406260013 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:126:"Photo by Joseph Bell – Rick Boni of Ridgway recently created this wooden carving of Saint Boniface for the church in Kersey.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/St. Boniface statue - RR - front COLOR.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 2 Kane youths are injured in traffic accident http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7439 2014-07-24T23:41:47-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican 2 Kane youths are injured in traffic accident 7439 article en 14 1 2014-07-24T23:41:47-04:00 2014-07-24T23:41:47-04:00 7439 14 2 Kane youths are injured in traffic accident WARREN – Two Kane youths were injured Tuesday afternoon in a chain-reaction traffic accident on Route 6 just east of Warren. The youths include: *Nik Guadagnino, 18, a June graduate of Kane High School. He is the son of Steve and Leslie Lindquist Guadagnino. *Ryan Avenali, 16, who will be a junior at Kane High School. He is the son of Dan Avenali and Michele Johnston Avenali. WARREN – Two Kane youths were injured Tuesday afternoon in a chain-reaction traffic accident on Route 6 just east of Warren. The youths include: *Nik Guadagnino, 18, a June graduate of Kane High School. He is the son of Steve and Leslie Lindquist Guadagnino. *Ryan Avenali, 16, who will be a junior at Kane High School. He is the son of Dan Avenali and Michele Johnston Avenali. 1406259707 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406259707 100 5798 14 kane players.JPG sites/default/files/kane players_0.JPG image/jpeg 624907 1 1406259707 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:14:"Nik Guadagnino";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/kane players_0.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane Historic Preservation Society receives deed to chapel http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7432 2014-07-23T23:57:01-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane Historic Preservation Society receives deed to chapel 7432 article en 14 1 2014-07-23T23:57:01-04:00 2014-07-23T23:57:01-04:00 7432 14 Kane Historic Preservation Society receives deed to chapel The Thomas L. Kane Memorial Chapel, perhaps the only building in Kane borough where both the town’s founder and his wife, Elizabeth Kane, stood in, has been deeded over to the Kane Historic Preservation Society from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The chapel was built between 1876 and 1878 under the direction of Thomas L. Kane with money given to him by his aunt, Ann Gray Thomas. The Presbyterian Church was dedicated to his mother’s parents, Thomas Leiper and Elizabeth Coultas Gray and their ten children. The Thomas L. Kane Memorial Chapel, perhaps the only building in Kane borough where both the town’s founder and his wife, Elizabeth Kane, stood in, has been deeded over to the Kane Historic Preservation Society from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The chapel was built between 1876 and 1878 under the direction of Thomas L. Kane with money given to him by his aunt, Ann Gray Thomas. The Presbyterian Church was dedicated to his mother’s parents, Thomas Leiper and Elizabeth Coultas Gray and their ten children. 1406174221 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406174221 100 Amy Geer 5793 14 chapel.JPG sites/default/files/chapel.JPG image/jpeg 510910 1 1406174220 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:289:"Photo by Amy Geer – The Thomas L. Kane Memorial Chapel is now owned by the Kane Historic Preservation Society. The group hopes to have the "doors open as much as possible," and envisions the piece of Kane history being the site of weddings, ceremonies, art shows and theater productions.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/chapel.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7426 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 7426 article en 14 1 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 7426 14 County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 SMETHPORT – McKean County's elected officials will see salary hikes over a six-year period beginning in 2016. The current elected Board of Commissioners-- Joe DeMott of Port Allegany, Al Pingie of Bradford Township and Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint-- adopted a resolution Tuesday evening to provide the raises for the years 2016 through 2021. SMETHPORT – McKean County's elected officials will see salary hikes over a six-year period beginning in 2016. The current elected Board of Commissioners-- Joe DeMott of Port Allegany, Al Pingie of Bradford Township and Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint-- adopted a resolution Tuesday evening to provide the raises for the years 2016 through 2021. 1406086760 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406086760 100 Ted Lutz 5789 14 main story.jpg sites/default/files/main story_5.jpg image/jpeg 407728 1 1406086759 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:284:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The McKean County Board of Commissioners meets Tuesday evening at the 911 Center near Smethport. Taking part in the meeting are, left to right: Cliff Lane, Joe DeMott and Al Pingie, the three county commissioners; and Audrey B. Irons, chief clerk for the county.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/main story_5.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7427 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 7427 article en 14 1 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 2014-07-22T23:39:20-04:00 7427 14 County elected officials to see salary hikes in 2016 SMETHPORT – McKean County's elected officials will see salary hikes over a six-year period beginning in 2016. The current elected Board of Commissioners-- Joe DeMott of Port Allegany, Al Pingie of Bradford Township and Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint-- adopted a resolution Tuesday evening to provide the raises for the years 2016 through 2021. SMETHPORT – McKean County's elected officials will see salary hikes over a six-year period beginning in 2016. The current elected Board of Commissioners-- Joe DeMott of Port Allegany, Al Pingie of Bradford Township and Cliff Lane of Turtlepoint-- adopted a resolution Tuesday evening to provide the raises for the years 2016 through 2021. 1406086760 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406086760 100 Ted Lutz 5789 14 main story.jpg sites/default/files/main story_5.jpg image/jpeg 407728 1 1406086759 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:284:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The McKean County Board of Commissioners meets Tuesday evening at the 911 Center near Smethport. Taking part in the meeting are, left to right: Cliff Lane, Joe DeMott and Al Pingie, the three county commissioners; and Audrey B. Irons, chief clerk for the county.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/main story_5.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72