The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2015-05-28T00:11:04-04:00 Drupal Col. Lisa Forsyth is Kane commencement speaker http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9117 2015-05-28T00:11:04-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Col. Lisa Forsyth is Kane commencement speaker 9117 article en 14 1 2015-05-28T00:11:04-04:00 2015-05-28T00:11:04-04:00 9117 14 Col. Lisa Forsyth is Kane commencement speaker U.S. Army Col. Lisa Forsyth, a native of Mt. Jewett, will be the speaker for the Kane High School commencement on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. A 1983 graduate of Kane Area High School, Forsyth is the daughter of Ellen Forsyth of 19 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett, and the late Jerry Forsyth. Her siblings include Julie Boyer of Kane, a first-grade teacher at the Kane Elementary School; Susan Todd of Florida; and the late John Forsyth. Forsyth said "it's quite an honor" to be chosen as the commencement speaker for her high school alma mater. She said she will tell the graduating seniors they can become "quite successful" in life even though they come from a small community. U.S. Army Col. Lisa Forsyth, a native of Mt. Jewett, will be the speaker for the Kane High School commencement on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. A 1983 graduate of Kane Area High School, Forsyth is the daughter of Ellen Forsyth of 19 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett, and the late Jerry Forsyth. Her siblings include Julie Boyer of Kane, a first-grade teacher at the Kane Elementary School; Susan Todd of Florida; and the late John Forsyth. Forsyth said "it's quite an honor" to be chosen as the commencement speaker for her high school alma mater. 1432786264 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432786264 100 Ted Lutz 7419 14 5.27.15 lisa forsyth.jpg sites/default/files/5.27.15 lisa forsyth.jpg image/jpeg 51618 1 1432786263 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:201:"U.S. Army Col. Lisa Forsyth is the speaker for the Kane High School commencement to be held Friday, June 5 at the school auditorium. A Mt. Jewett native, Forsyth is a 1983 graduate of Kane High School.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/5.27.15 lisa forsyth.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Survey shows support for non-motorized trail http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9116 2015-05-28T00:06:56-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Survey shows support for non-motorized trail 9116 article en 14 1 2015-05-28T00:06:56-04:00 2015-05-28T00:06:56-04:00 9116 14 Survey shows support for non-motorized trail MT. JEWETT – Most respondents in a survey favor a non-motorized trail over the 3.4-mile rail corridor between Mt. Jewett and the Kinzua Bridge State Park. Matt Benson of Hamlin Township gave a report on the survey Wednesday at a meeting of an informal group that has been promoting the proposed trail. MT. JEWETT – Most respondents in a survey favor a non-motorized trail over the 3.4-mile rail corridor between Mt. Jewett and the Kinzua Bridge State Park. Matt Benson of Hamlin Township gave a report on the survey Wednesday at a meeting of an informal group that has been promoting the proposed trail. 1432786016 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432786016 100 Ted Lutz 7418 14 5.27.15 mj trails.jpg sites/default/files/5.27.15 mj trails.jpg image/jpeg 90938 1 1432786016 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:246:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Carolyn Stroup (right) welcomes Rick Lutz of Bradford to speak Wednesday at a meeting of a group planning a trail from Mt. Jewett to the Kinzua Bridge State Park. Lutz is a board member for the Tuna Valley Trail Association.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/5.27.15 mj trails.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Route 6 hiker/author to speak Saturday library http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9115 2015-05-28T00:05:37-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Route 6 hiker/author to speak Saturday library 9115 article en 14 1 2015-05-28T00:05:37-04:00 2015-05-28T00:05:37-04:00 9115 14 Route 6 hiker/author to speak Saturday library Kane area residents with good memories may remember Joe Hurley, a retired newspaper reporter who hiked through the area back in 2004. Hurley trekked U.S. Route 6, the length of the United States, beginning at Cape Cod, Mass. and ending at Long Beach, Calif. He stopped in Kane on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 and after spending the night at Almost Heaven Bed & Breakfast on Edgar James Street, said of the area, “Northern Pennsylvania is a wonderful place.” The day before his stay in Kane he spent his day off visiting Kinzua Bridge State Park, which lies five miles off of his walking route. He went on to walk the remaining 3,000 miles before the year’s end. - See full article in the May 28 edition of The Kane Republican. Kane area residents with good memories may remember Joe Hurley, a retired newspaper reporter who hiked through the area back in 2004. Hurley trekked U.S. Route 6, the length of the United States, beginning at Cape Cod, Mass. and ending at Long Beach, Calif. He stopped in Kane on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 and after spending the night at Almost Heaven Bed & Breakfast on Edgar James Street, said of the area, “Northern Pennsylvania is a wonderful place.” 1432785937 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432785937 100 Amy Geer 7417 14 author.jpg sites/default/files/author.jpg image/jpeg 1447613 1 1432785937 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:309:"Joe Hurley, a retired newspaper reporter and author of "Ten Million Steps on Route 6", will be speaking at Friends' Memorial Library in Kane on Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m. The author, pictured here as he walked through Iowa, walked the length of Route 6 back in 2004, from Cape Cod, Mass. to Long Beach, Calif.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/author.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane superintendent honored by his former school http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9114 2015-05-28T00:03:35-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane superintendent honored by his former school 9114 article en 14 1 2015-05-28T00:03:35-04:00 2015-05-28T00:03:35-04:00 9114 14 Kane superintendent honored by his former school Bob Gaetano, the superintendent of the Kane Area School District, made quite a favorable impression at his previous employer-- the Loyalsock Township Middle School. The school near Williamsport has dedicated its 2014-15 yearbook as a tribute to Gaetano. He served as principal at the school for five years before becoming the Kane superintendent in February. "It is with warm regard that this year's Loyalsock Township Middle School Yearbook is dedicated to Mr. Robert Gaetano," according to the dedication page in the yearbook. "Mr. Gaetano joined the middle school as its principal five years ago and immediately began nurturing a culture and climate of care and building a foundation for success. - See full article in the May 28 edition of The Kane Republican. Bob Gaetano, the superintendent of the Kane Area School District, made quite a favorable impression at his previous employer-- the Loyalsock Township Middle School. The school near Williamsport has dedicated its 2014-15 yearbook as a tribute to Gaetano. He served as principal at the school for five years before becoming the Kane superintendent in February. 1432785815 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432785815 100 Ted Lutz 7416 14 Bob Gaetano.jpg sites/default/files/Bob Gaetano.jpg image/jpeg 31988 1 1432785814 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:11:"Bob Gaetano";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Bob Gaetano.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Explanation given for loss of Kane Fire Hall aid http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9104 2015-05-26T23:36:32-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Explanation given for loss of Kane Fire Hall aid 9104 article en 14 1 2015-05-26T23:36:32-04:00 2015-05-26T23:36:32-04:00 9104 14 Explanation given for loss of Kane Fire Hall aid SMETHPORT – More restrictive guidelines by the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) are blamed for shooting down federal aid for a Kane Fire Hall project. Following a public hearing, the McKean Redevelopment and Housing Authority last year approved $14,520 in federal CDBG money for new energy-efficient garage doors at six bays at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street. The allocation for Kane was included in the county application for CDBG money through the state DCED. - See full article in the May 27 edition of The Kane Republican. SMETHPORT – More restrictive guidelines by the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) are blamed for shooting down federal aid for a Kane Fire Hall project. Following a public hearing, the McKean Redevelopment and Housing Authority last year approved $14,520 in federal CDBG money for new energy-efficient garage doors at six bays at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street. The allocation for Kane was included in the county application for CDBG money through the state DCED. - See full article in the May 27 edition of The Kane Republican. 1432697792 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432697792 100 Ted Lutz 7406 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_91.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1432697791 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_91.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Officials provide Kinzua Bridge Park update http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9103 2015-05-26T23:35:59-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Officials provide Kinzua Bridge Park update 9103 article en 14 1 2015-05-26T23:30:58-04:00 2015-05-26T23:35:59-04:00 9103 14 Officials provide Kinzua Bridge Park update MT. JEWETT – Officials have provided another update on the ongoing Kinzua Bridge Park Office/Visitor Center construction project. These updates will be provided on a periodic basis. The following update summarizes regularly scheduled job conferences held by the Department of General Services (DGS) that include all contractors working on site. The winter of 2014-15 presented many challenges. As result of the severe weather conditions in the PA Wilds region, the Kinzua Bridge Park Office/Visitor Center construction project is behind schedule. These delays prompted DGS to approve a project deadline extension into late 2015. There has been steady progress in recent weeks. - See full article in the May 27 edition of The Kane Republican. MT. JEWETT – Officials have provided another update on the ongoing Kinzua Bridge Park Office/Visitor Center construction project. These updates will be provided on a periodic basis. The following update summarizes regularly scheduled job conferences held by the Department of General Services (DGS) that include all contractors working on site. 1432697759 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432697458 100 7405 14 Kinzua.jpg sites/default/files/Kinzua.jpg image/jpeg 82888 1 1432697759 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Kinzua.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Sacrifice is key, Kane Memorial Day speaker says http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9100 2015-05-25T23:10:25-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Sacrifice is key, Kane Memorial Day speaker says 9100 article en 14 1 2015-05-25T23:10:25-04:00 2015-05-25T23:10:25-04:00 9100 14 Sacrifice is key, Kane Memorial Day speaker says Sacrifice is a key in the celebration of Memorial Day. "Sacrifice is giving the best of oneself with the full knowledge that the best may be used up for the greater good," U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Jekielek said Monday. "Sacrifice is every name on every stone with a flag by it. Sacrifice is every family member who has endured this loss, these absences, the pain and anguish of their loved ones.  "Sacrifice is every veteran who remembers the unimaginable, wakes from dreams of the unthinkable and who walks the solitary road of an emotional war that lasts far beyond the physical one." Jekielek, a Kane High School teacher, was the keynote speaker Monday at the annual Memorial Day program at the memorial "point" area at Evergreen Park in Kane. - See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican. Sacrifice is a key in the celebration of Memorial Day. "Sacrifice is giving the best of oneself with the full knowledge that the best may be used up for the greater good," U.S. Coast Guard Reserve Petty Officer 2nd Class Josh Jekielek said Monday. "Sacrifice is every name on every stone with a flag by it. Sacrifice is every family member who has endured this loss, these absences, the pain and anguish of their loved ones.  1432609825 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432609825 100 Ted Lutz 7401 14 5.25.15 dignitaries.jpg sites/default/files/5.25.15 dignitaries.jpg image/jpeg 106108 1 1432609825 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:93:"Photo by Ted Lutz – These are some of the dignitaries for the Memorial Day program in Kane.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/5.25.15 dignitaries.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Ludlow speaker pays tribute to veterans http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9099 2015-05-25T23:09:58-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Ludlow speaker pays tribute to veterans 9099 article en 14 1 2015-05-25T23:08:31-04:00 2015-05-25T23:09:58-04:00 9099 14 Ludlow speaker pays tribute to veterans LUDLOW – Veterans who have served their country deserve a simple "thank you." This is the message conveyed Monday by Ken Holmes, the speaker at the annual Memorial Day program at the Gibbs Hill Cemetery near Ludlow. "To what do we owe the price of freedom?" Holmes asked. "It is the veteran-- young and old, black or white, man or woman-- who not only salutes our flag as the symbol of this great nation, but serves under it," Holmes said. - See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican. LUDLOW – Veterans who have served their country deserve a simple "thank you." This is the message conveyed Monday by Ken Holmes, the speaker at the annual Memorial Day program at the Gibbs Hill Cemetery near Ludlow. "To what do we owe the price of freedom?" Holmes asked. "It is the veteran-- young and old, black or white, man or woman-- who not only salutes our flag as the symbol of this great nation, but serves under it," Holmes said. - See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican. 1432609798 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432609711 100 Ted Lutz 7400 14 5.25.15 ludlow dignitaries.jpg sites/default/files/5.25.15 ludlow dignitaries.jpg image/jpeg 110118 1 1432609798 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:143:"Photo by Ted Lutz – These are some of the dignitaries at the annual Memorial Day program held Monday at the Gibbs Hill Cemetery near Ludlow. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/5.25.15 ludlow dignitaries.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Mt. Jewett holds annual Memorial Day observance http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9098 2015-05-25T23:06:55-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Mt. Jewett holds annual Memorial Day observance 9098 article en 14 1 2015-05-25T23:06:55-04:00 2015-05-25T23:06:55-04:00 9098 14 Mt. Jewett holds annual Memorial Day observance Vietnam veteran Gary DeVore was the keynote speaker at Monday morning’s Mount Jewett Memorial Day Parade address at the Veterans’ Gazebo on Main Street. DeVore served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968-1974. During his brief address, he first recognized how the town’s celebration is sadly, becoming unique. He recalled how impressed he was when he first attended the event years ago with his wife, “Kushequa girl,” Sue Peterson. DeVore said those in attendance were part of a living history of the town. - See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican. Vietnam veteran Gary DeVore was the keynote speaker at Monday morning’s Mount Jewett Memorial Day Parade address at the Veterans’ Gazebo on Main Street. DeVore served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968-1974. During his brief address, he first recognized how the town’s celebration is sadly, becoming unique. He recalled how impressed he was when he first attended the event years ago with his wife, “Kushequa girl,” Sue Peterson. DeVore said those in attendance were part of a living history of the town. - See full article in the May 26 edition of The Kane Republican. 1432609615 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432609615 100 Amy Geer 7399 14 2.JPG sites/default/files/2_8.JPG image/jpeg 125845 1 1432609613 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:134:"Photo by Amy Geer – Participants in Monday's Mt Jewett Memorial Day program are pictured in front of the town's Veterans' Monument. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/2_8.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Memorial Day programs set Monday in Kane area http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9095 2015-05-22T23:33:34-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Memorial Day programs set Monday in Kane area 9095 article en 14 1 2015-05-22T23:33:34-04:00 2015-05-22T23:33:34-04:00 9095 14 Memorial Day programs set Monday in Kane area Memorial Day parades and programs are scheduled Monday in the Kane area. Events are set in Kane, Mt. Jewett and Ludlow. Kane The annual Memorial Day parade in Kane begins at 9:30 a.m. Units will form at 9 a.m. on Wetmore Avenue. The parade will proceed south on Fraley Street through the Uptown Business District. The parade will end at the memorial "point" area at Evergreen Park at South Fraley, Chestnut and Birch streets. - See full article in the May 23rd edition of The Kane Republican. Memorial Day parades and programs are scheduled Monday in the Kane area. Events are set in Kane, Mt. Jewett and Ludlow. Kane The annual Memorial Day parade in Kane begins at 9:30 a.m. Units will form at 9 a.m. on Wetmore Avenue. The parade will proceed south on Fraley Street through the Uptown Business District. The parade will end at the memorial "point" area at Evergreen Park at South Fraley, Chestnut and Birch streets. - See full article in the May 23rd edition of The Kane Republican. 1432352014 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1432352014 100 Ted Lutz 7396 14 5.22.15 soldiers at cemetery.jpg sites/default/files/5.22.15 soldiers at cemetery.jpg image/jpeg 112318 1 1432352011 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:239:"Photo by Ted Lutz – This is the Civil War Memorial area at Forest Lawn Cemetery on Route 66 just south of Kane. In keeping with the Memorial Day tradition, American flags are flying at graves of veterans buried in Kane area cemeteries. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/5.22.15 soldiers at cemetery.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72