The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2014-08-23T00:12:56-04:00 Drupal Kane firemen battle fire in garage http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7614 2014-08-22T23:24:05-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane firemen battle fire in garage 7614 article en 14 1 2014-08-22T23:24:05-04:00 2014-08-22T23:24:05-04:00 7614 14 Kane firemen battle fire in garage The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire early Friday morning in a garage on Highland Road, Wetmore Township. Fire Chief Tim Holt said the fire erupted in a 1997 Ford Explorer parked inside a three-stall garage at the John and Sara Halquist residence at 6834 Highland Road, not far from Old Mill Road. The chief said the firemen "saved" the garage, which measures 48x36 feet. He said the fire destroyed the vehicle. The cause has not been determined, the chief said. The fire was confined to the vehicle, the chief said. The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire early Friday morning in a garage on Highland Road, Wetmore Township. Fire Chief Tim Holt said the fire erupted in a 1997 Ford Explorer parked inside a three-stall garage at the John and Sara Halquist residence at 6834 Highland Road, not far from Old Mill Road. The chief said the firemen "saved" the garage, which measures 48x36 feet. He said the fire destroyed the vehicle. The cause has not been determined, the chief said. The fire was confined to the vehicle, the chief said. 1408764245 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408764245 100 Ted Lutz 5963 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_59.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1408764244 1 a:2:{s:3:"alt";s:0:"";s:5:"title";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_59.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Mary Hosmer helping to restore Young Forest to Northern Pa. http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7613 2014-08-22T23:22:21-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Mary Hosmer helping to restore Young Forest to Northern Pa. 7613 article en 14 1 2014-08-22T23:22:21-04:00 2014-08-22T23:22:21-04:00 7613 14 Mary Hosmer helping to restore Young Forest to Northern Pa. As a long time hunter, Mary Hosmer recognizes the connection between the loss of habitat and the loss of the game species she loves.  Tackling this issue head-on, Mary has worked tirelessly to create high-quality Young Forest habitat for the last fifteen years.  “I always told myself when I retired that I was going to do all I could to help restore Young Forest to northern Pennsylvania.  Young Forest habitat has undergone a 70% decline in the last 30 years across the eastern United States, and Pennsylvania mirrors that decline. As a hunter, you feel it in the loss of game.” As a long time hunter, Mary Hosmer recognizes the connection between the loss of habitat and the loss of the game species she loves.  Tackling this issue head-on, Mary has worked tirelessly to create high-quality Young Forest habitat for the last fifteen years.  “I always told myself when I retired that I was going to do all I could to help restore Young Forest to northern Pennsylvania.  Young Forest habitat has undergone a 70% decline in the last 30 years across the eastern United States, and Pennsylvania mirrors that decline. As a hunter, you feel it in the loss of game.” 1408764141 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408764141 100 5962 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_57.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1408764141 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_57.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Gary Ziegler resigns seat on Kane School Board http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7612 2014-08-22T23:20:29-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Gary Ziegler resigns seat on Kane School Board 7612 article en 14 1 2014-08-22T23:20:29-04:00 2014-08-22T23:20:29-04:00 7612 14 Gary Ziegler resigns seat on Kane School Board Gary Ziegler has resigned from the Kane School Board. The surprise announcement came earlier this week in a letter to the school board. "I am choosing to resign from my position on the Kane Area School District Board of Directors effective immediately," Ziegler said in his letter. "I do not have the desire to continue serving as a director." Ziegler is the fifth member of the volunteer nine-member school board to resign in the past eight months. Gary Ziegler has resigned from the Kane School Board. The surprise announcement came earlier this week in a letter to the school board. "I am choosing to resign from my position on the Kane Area School District Board of Directors effective immediately," Ziegler said in his letter. "I do not have the desire to continue serving as a director." Ziegler is the fifth member of the volunteer nine-member school board to resign in the past eight months. 1408764029 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408764029 100 Photo by Ted Lutz 5961 14 Main Story.JPG sites/default/files/Main Story.JPG image/jpeg 1867824 1 1408764028 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:242:"Claire Ann Depto (left), president of the Kane School Board, congratulates Gary Ziegler (right) in January when he agreed to fill a vacancy on the nine-member volunteer board. Ziegler this week announced his resignation from the school board.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Main Story.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Fundraiser is set for mission trip http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7611 2014-08-23T00:12:56-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Fundraiser is set for mission trip 7611 article en 14 1 2014-08-22T23:13:33-04:00 2014-08-23T00:12:56-04:00 7611 14 Fundraiser is set for mission trip PORT ALLEGANY-- Jenna Martin, a 2005 graduate of Port Allegany High school, will leave in September for a year-long Mission Trip, referred to as “The World Race” by "Adventures in Missions." the Atlanta based church-affiliated mission group that organizes and facilitates such opportunities for interested young people. Jenna will visit Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa, Turkey, Albania, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. While in each country, she and her mission team will be partnering with local churches and ministries to serve in any area of need.  The total cost for this trip is $16,254. PORT ALLEGANY-- Jenna Martin, a 2005 graduate of Port Allegany High school, will leave in September for a year-long Mission Trip, referred to as “The World Race” by "Adventures in Missions." the Atlanta based church-affiliated mission group that organizes and facilitates such opportunities for interested young people. 1408767176 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408763613 100 5958 14 8.17.14 girl mission photo.jpg sites/default/files/8.17.14 girl mission photo.jpg image/jpeg 81031 1 1408767175 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:178:"Jenna Martin, a 2005 graduate of Port Allegany High school, will leave in September for a year-long Mission Trip, referred to as “The World Race” by "Adventures in Missions."";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/8.17.14 girl mission photo.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane firefighters are called http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7606 2014-08-22T00:14:56-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane firefighters are called 7606 article en 14 1 2014-08-22T00:14:56-04:00 2014-08-22T00:14:56-04:00 7606 14 Kane firefighters are called The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mutual aid call at 5 a.m. Thursday at the Sheffield Fire Hall. Engine 56 and nine firefighters responded to the call. The Kane firefighters were asked to "stand by" in Sheffield while Sheffield firefighters assisted at a fire in Clarendon. The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a mutual aid call at 5 a.m. Thursday at the Sheffield Fire Hall. Engine 56 and nine firefighters responded to the call. The Kane firefighters were asked to "stand by" in Sheffield while Sheffield firefighters assisted at a fire in Clarendon. 1408680896 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408680896 100 5953 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_58.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1408680896 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_58.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Ground is broken for center at Kinzua Bridge State Park http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7604 2014-08-21T23:56:14-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Ground is broken for center at Kinzua Bridge State Park 7604 article en 14 1 2014-08-21T23:56:14-04:00 2014-08-21T23:56:14-04:00 7604 14 Ground is broken for center at Kinzua Bridge State Park MT. JEWETT – "It's a red-letter day in McKean County." This is the message from Linda Devlin, who joined with state dignitaries Thursday in the ground-breaking ceremony for the long-awaited Visitors Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett. Devlin, executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau, has played a major role in building state and local support for the project. MT. JEWETT – "It's a red-letter day in McKean County." This is the message from Linda Devlin, who joined with state dignitaries Thursday in the ground-breaking ceremony for the long-awaited Visitors Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett. Devlin, executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau, has played a major role in building state and local support for the project. 1408679774 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408679774 100 By Ted Lutz 5950 14 8.21.14 kinzua ground break COLOR.jpg sites/default/files/8.21.14 kinzua ground break COLOR.jpg image/jpeg 7551319 1 1408679774 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:122:"A ground-breaking ceremony was held Thursday for the new Visitors Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett. ";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/8.21.14 kinzua ground break COLOR.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 VIDEO:Steelers Facing Charges for Marijuana Possession http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7603 2014-08-21T18:55:27-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2014 Kane Republican VIDEO:Steelers Facing Charges for Marijuana Possession 7603 article en 14 1 2014-08-21T18:55:27-04:00 2014-08-21T18:55:27-04:00 7603 14 VIDEO:Steelers Facing Charges for Marijuana Possession Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest on the charges expected to file possession of marijuana charges against Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. Bell will also be charged with driving under the influence by Ross Police. <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:390px;height:219px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26537755" data-config-site-section="poteaudailynews_hom_non_sec"></div> Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest on the charges expected to file possession of marijuana charges against Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount. Bell will also be charged with driving under the influence by Ross Police. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> 1408661727 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408661727 100 5949 14 Trending Now.jpg sites/default/files/Trending Now_2.jpg image/jpeg 31485 1 1408661726 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Trending Now_2.jpg Copyright 2014 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Search fails to locate man http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7597 2014-08-20T23:02:28-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Search fails to locate man 7597 article en 14 1 2014-08-20T23:02:28-04:00 2014-08-20T23:02:28-04:00 7597 14 Search fails to locate man A search Sunday in the area of Glenwood Park in Kane failed to locate a possible missing man. The Kane Police Department and the Kane Volunteer Fire Department conducted the search from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. About 20 volunteer firefighters took part in the search, Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt said. A search Sunday in the area of Glenwood Park in Kane failed to locate a possible missing man. The Kane Police Department and the Kane Volunteer Fire Department conducted the search from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. About 20 volunteer firefighters took part in the search, Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt said. 1408590148 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408590148 100 5945 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_56.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1408590147 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_56.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Several criminal cases filed in Kane District Court http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7596 2014-08-20T23:01:26-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Several criminal cases filed in Kane District Court 7596 article en 14 1 2014-08-20T23:01:26-04:00 2014-08-20T23:01:26-04:00 7596 14 Several criminal cases filed in Kane District Court Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court. Information on the following cases is from official court documents. *Branden Michael Doty, 19, of 311 W. Main St., Smethport, is charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly taking a video game and headset valued at $100. The victim is listed as Chad Allen Luff. The alleged theft took place Saturday at 149097 Route 6 in Hamlin Township. State Police Trooper Andy Dalton filed the charges, which include criminal trespass. The defendant allegedly entered a private road owned by Foster Township. Several criminal cases have been filed in Kane District Court. Information on the following cases is from official court documents. *Branden Michael Doty, 19, of 311 W. Main St., Smethport, is charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly taking a video game and headset valued at $100. The victim is listed as Chad Allen Luff. The alleged theft took place Saturday at 149097 Route 6 in Hamlin Township. State Police Trooper Andy Dalton filed the charges, which include criminal trespass. The defendant allegedly entered a private road owned by Foster Township. 1408590086 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408590086 100 5944 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_55.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1408590085 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_55.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 IU-9 pre-school program is underway in Kane http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7589 2014-08-20T00:12:50-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican IU-9 pre-school program is underway in Kane 7589 article en 14 1 2014-08-20T00:12:50-04:00 2014-08-20T00:12:50-04:00 7589 14 IU-9 pre-school program is underway in Kane Classes in the Kane Area School District won't resume until Tuesday. But the IU-9 pre-school program-- now located in a vacant classroom at the Kane Elementary School-- already is underway. A total of 24 area children between the ages of 3 and 5 attend the pre-school program, which features a morning session from 7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and an afternoon session from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. There are 12 children in the morning session and 12 children in the afternoon session. Classes in the Kane Area School District won't resume until Tuesday. But the IU-9 pre-school program-- now located in a vacant classroom at the Kane Elementary School-- already is underway. A total of 24 area children between the ages of 3 and 5 attend the pre-school program, which features a morning session from 7:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. and an afternoon session from 11:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. There are 12 children in the morning session and 12 children in the afternoon session. 1408507970 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1408507970 100 Ted Lutz 5934 14 Main Story.jpg sites/default/files/Main Story.jpg image/jpeg 568133 1 1408507970 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:305:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The local IU-9 pre-school program-- now located in a vacant classroom at the Kane Elementary School-- already is underway for the new school year. Laura Ehrensburger, teacher for IU-9 pre-school in Kane, talks with Ema, Levi and Charlie. They are three of 24 students in the program.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Main Story.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72