The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2014-07-31T23:48:37-04:00 Drupal Opening ceremony is held for Kane Sesquicentennial http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7484 2014-07-31T23:48:37-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Opening ceremony is held for Kane Sesquicentennial 7484 article en 14 1 2014-07-31T23:48:37-04:00 2014-07-31T23:48:37-04:00 7484 14 Opening ceremony is held for Kane Sesquicentennial Mother Nature is smiling on Kane. Skies brightened just in time Thursday for the opening ceremony for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. The 45-minute ceremony on Field Street at Fraley Street featured the crowning of Miss Sesquicentennial Delaney Oertly, Junior Miss Sesquicentennial Lily Deane, Prince Jacob Menteer and Princess Madyson Wilson. Other awards also were presented at the ceremony. Brittany Collin and Shane Stevens are the parents of 5-month-old Swayze, the winner of the Baby Contest. Mother Nature is smiling on Kane. Skies brightened just in time Thursday for the opening ceremony for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. The 45-minute ceremony on Field Street at Fraley Street featured the crowning of Miss Sesquicentennial Delaney Oertly, Junior Miss Sesquicentennial Lily Deane, Prince Jacob Menteer and Princess Madyson Wilson. Other awards also were presented at the ceremony. Brittany Collin and Shane Stevens are the parents of 5-month-old Swayze, the winner of the Baby Contest. 1406864917 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406864917 100 Ted Lutz 5839 14 princeprincess2.JPG sites/default/files/princeprincess2.JPG image/jpeg 174805 1 1406864917 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:249:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Jacob Menteer (right) and Madyson Wilson (left) are the Prince and Princess for the Kane Sesquicentennial. Both are 3 years old. Jacob is the son of Justin and Heather Menteer. Madyson is the daughter of Ryan and Ashley Wilson.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/princeprincess2.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Opening ceremony is tonight for Kane Sesquicentennial http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7477 2014-07-31T00:04:46-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Opening ceremony is tonight for Kane Sesquicentennial 7477 article en 14 1 2014-07-31T00:04:46-04:00 2014-07-31T00:04:46-04:00 7477 14 Opening ceremony is tonight for Kane Sesquicentennial The week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration moves into full swing tonight with the opening ceremony at 5 p.m. on Field Street. Sue Holt, chairman of the Sesquicentennial Committee, will be one of the speakers at the ceremony. The program will feature an original Ted Johnson song about Kane. The Shade Tree Commission also will be dedicating the 150th new tree to be planted for the Sesquicentennial. The week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration moves into full swing tonight with the opening ceremony at 5 p.m. on Field Street. Sue Holt, chairman of the Sesquicentennial Committee, will be one of the speakers at the ceremony. The program will feature an original Ted Johnson song about Kane. The Shade Tree Commission also will be dedicating the 150th new tree to be planted for the Sesquicentennial. 1406779486 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406779486 100 Ted Lutz 5835 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_22.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1406779485 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_22.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 2 General Kane swords displayed at chapel http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7476 2014-07-30T23:59:37-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican 2 General Kane swords displayed at chapel 7476 article en 14 1 2014-07-30T23:59:37-04:00 2014-07-30T23:59:37-04:00 7476 14 2 General Kane swords displayed at chapel Carol Kane Simerly of Payson, Ariz. has provided two of General Thomas Kane's swords for display at the Kane Memorial Chapel. "They belong in Kane," Simerly said Wednesday in explaining why she sent the swords to Kane in a special delivery by the United Parcel Service (UPS). Carol Kane Simerly of Payson, Ariz. has provided two of General Thomas Kane's swords for display at the Kane Memorial Chapel. "They belong in Kane," Simerly said Wednesday in explaining why she sent the swords to Kane in a special delivery by the United Parcel Service (UPS). 1406779177 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406779177 100 Ted Lutz 5834 14 swords.JPG sites/default/files/swords.JPG image/jpeg 253802 1 1406779176 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:142:"Photo by Amy Geer – Members of the Kane Historic Preservation Society were pleased to get a special delivery from UPS on Wednesday morning. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/swords.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Author to speak on Thomas L. Kane’s link with Mormons http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7472 2014-07-29T23:49:08-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Author to speak on Thomas L. Kane’s link with Mormons 7472 article en 14 1 2014-07-29T23:49:08-04:00 2014-07-29T23:49:08-04:00 7472 14 Author to speak on Thomas L. Kane’s link with Mormons Thomas L. Kane—who founded our town 150 years ago—has gone down in U.S. history as the leader of the Bucktails during the Civil War, the force behind the building of the Kinzua Viaduct and many other notable achievements. He also is known for his support for not-so-popular causes of the time such as the Mormons. According to author Matthew J. Grow, Kane is recognized as “the most important non-Mormon” in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints—the Mormons. Thomas L. Kane—who founded our town 150 years ago—has gone down in U.S. history as the leader of the Bucktails during the Civil War, the force behind the building of the Kinzua Viaduct and many other notable achievements. He also is known for his support for not-so-popular causes of the time such as the Mormons. According to author Matthew J. Grow, Kane is recognized as “the most important non-Mormon” in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints—the Mormons. 1406692148 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406692148 100 Ted Lutz 5830 14 7.29.14 kane statue in kane.jpg sites/default/files/7.29.14 kane statue in kane.jpg image/jpeg 2293092 1 1406692147 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:219:"Photo by Ted Lutz – This statue of General Thomas L. Kane-- founder of Kane-- stands outside the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street. The statue is a replica of the original statue erected in Salt Lake City, Utah.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/7.29.14 kane statue in kane.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Student documentary seen on 'big screen' at drive-in http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7471 2014-07-29T23:47:05-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Student documentary seen on 'big screen' at drive-in 7471 article en 14 1 2014-07-29T23:47:05-04:00 2014-07-29T23:47:05-04:00 7471 14 Student documentary seen on 'big screen' at drive-in There's a lot of talent in the student body at the Kane Middle School. This was evident Tuesday at the showing of a documentary entitled "150 Years: A Student Journey" at the Family Drive-in on Route 6 east of Kane. The 47-minute documentary-- produced by students during their recess over the past two summers-- depicts much of Kane's history. The showing of the video at the "big screen" at the drive-in is part of the week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. There's a lot of talent in the student body at the Kane Middle School. This was evident Tuesday at the showing of a documentary entitled "150 Years: A Student Journey" at the Family Drive-in on Route 6 east of Kane. The 47-minute documentary-- produced by students during their recess over the past two summers-- depicts much of Kane's history. The showing of the video at the "big screen" at the drive-in is part of the week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration. 1406692025 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406692025 100 Ted Lutz 5829 14 7.29.14 movie on screen.jpg sites/default/files/7.29.14 movie on screen.jpg image/jpeg 120628 1 1406692025 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:263:"Photo by Ted Lutz – A documentary called "150 Years: A Student Journey" is shown Tuesday at the Family Drive-in near Kane. Students at the Kane Middle School produced the video, which was shown Tuesday as part of the week-long Kane Sesquicentennial celebration.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/7.29.14 movie on screen.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Memory of 'Fred' Holmes saddens drive-in crowd http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7470 2014-07-29T23:46:19-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Memory of 'Fred' Holmes saddens drive-in crowd 7470 article en 14 1 2014-07-29T23:46:19-04:00 2014-07-29T23:46:19-04:00 7470 14 Memory of 'Fred' Holmes saddens drive-in crowd Planners for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration a long time ago wanted to present a student documentary on the "big screen" at the Family Drive-in. The biggest supporter of this proposal was Theodore "Fred" Holmes, who owned and operated the popular drive-in for over 30 years. Planners for the Kane Sesquicentennial celebration a long time ago wanted to present a student documentary on the "big screen" at the Family Drive-in. The biggest supporter of this proposal was Theodore "Fred" Holmes, who owned and operated the popular drive-in for over 30 years. 1406691979 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406691979 100 Ted Lutz 5828 14 fred holmes COLOR .jpg sites/default/files/fred holmes COLOR .jpg image/jpeg 1930857 1 1406691978 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:99:""Fred" Holmes, long-time owner-operator of the Family Drive-in near Kane, died suddenly last month.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/fred holmes COLOR .jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane seeks federal aid for fire hall improvements http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7463 2014-07-28T23:47:33-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane seeks federal aid for fire hall improvements 7463 article en 14 1 2014-07-28T23:47:33-04:00 2014-07-28T23:47:33-04:00 7463 14 Kane seeks federal aid for fire hall improvements The borough of Kane is seeking federal aid for improvements at the fire hall on Poplar Street. The borough has filed two requests for a total of $28,710 under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Both requests are for projects to cut heating costs at the 45-year-old fire hall. The borough is seeking $14,520 for new garage doors for the six bays at the fire hall. The borough also is seeking $14,190 for a new energy-efficient gas-fired boiler at the fire hall. The borough of Kane is seeking federal aid for improvements at the fire hall on Poplar Street. The borough has filed two requests for a total of $28,710 under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Both requests are for projects to cut heating costs at the 45-year-old fire hall. The borough is seeking $14,520 for new garage doors for the six bays at the fire hall. The borough also is seeking $14,190 for a new energy-efficient gas-fired boiler at the fire hall. 1406605653 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406605653 100 Ted Lutz 5820 14 7.28.14 fire hall door.jpg sites/default/files/7.28.14 fire hall door.jpg image/jpeg 422423 1 1406605653 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:243:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The borough of Kane is seeking $14,520 in federal aid for new energy-efficient doors at the six bays at the fire hall on Poplar Street. The borough also is seeking $14,190 in federal aid for a new boiler for the building.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/7.28.14 fire hall door.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 'Student Journey' to be shown tonight at Family Drive-In http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7462 2014-07-28T23:43:24-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican 'Student Journey' to be shown tonight at Family Drive-In 7462 article en 14 1 2014-07-28T23:43:24-04:00 2014-07-28T23:43:24-04:00 7462 14 'Student Journey' to be shown tonight at Family Drive-In The Kane Sesquicentennial celebration continues tonight with the showing of a student-made documentary at the local drive-in movie theatre. The documentary "150 Years of Kane: A Student Journey" will be shown tonight at the Family Drive-In on Route 6 east of Kane. Gates are scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. The Kane Sesquicentennial celebration continues tonight with the showing of a student-made documentary at the local drive-in movie theatre. The documentary "150 Years of Kane: A Student Journey" will be shown tonight at the Family Drive-In on Route 6 east of Kane. Gates are scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. 1406605404 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406605404 100 5819 14 drive in .JPG sites/default/files/drive in .JPG image/jpeg 187452 1 1406605404 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:185:"Photo by Amy Geer – The Kane Family Drive-In will be hosting a viewing of "150 Years of Kane A Student Journey" tonight in conjunction with the borough's Sesquicentennial celebration.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/drive in .JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 TRENDING VIDEO: Dog passes out from excitement to see owner http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7459 2014-07-28T20:37:32-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2014 Kane Republican TRENDING VIDEO: Dog passes out from excitement to see owner 7459 article en 14 1 2014-07-28T20:16:46-04:00 2014-07-28T20:37:32-04:00 7459 14 TRENDING VIDEO: Dog passes out from excitement to see owner Dog passes out from excitement to see owner <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> <div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:425px;height:320px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26460070" data-config-site-section="horizon_hom_non_fro"></div> Dog passes out from excitement to see owner <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> <div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:425px;height:320px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26460070" data-config-site-section="horizon_hom_non_fro"></div> 1406594252 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1406593006 100 5817 14 website.jpg sites/default/files/website_2.jpg image/jpeg 801169 1 1406594251 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/website_2.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2014 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 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