Day 92- Ron and Sue Zampogna are high school sweethearts from Kane High School. Today we hear stories about growing up in Kane, their teen years and Ron’s early days as a drummer of a rock band.
In Kane we love our neighboring communities. Ludlow is just a few miles out of Kane and part of the Kane school district. It is also home to Wildcat Park, a beautiful 64-acre recreational area that all of us have spent time in for a picnic or festival. Today Claire Ann Buckley and Craig Oakes share stories about the park’s history and stories of their memories here.
Its Wednesday night, which means it’s history night! We are taking a little field trip to the Kane Manor Inn where Kane Historic Preservation Society member Matt Boyer shares stories about this historic landmark built by Elizabeth Kane.
The Boy Scouts are active in Kane and tonight we hear from Troop 427. They range from 6th – 12th grade and have some great stories to share about their time in Scouts. We even have some Eagle Scouts in the making!
Community service is a value in Kane and today Stacy Lindquist shares stories about a few groups she is involved in and what it has meant to her.
Sometimes it takes being away to realize what is so special about a place. David Walker grew up here and after over 30 years moved back with his wife Hilde, who is from Germany. What’s reason they both love it here? The people. Today they share stories about how people in Kane make all the difference.
Although Riki Tanaka doesn’t live in Kane, he chose to open a restaurant right on Fraley Street a little over a year ago. Today he tells the story of how he made that decision, opening day and how people in Kane have welcomed him.
The Kane Fire Department 5 is a great community service and is run by volunteers. Today Tom Brinkley shares stories of his nearly 60 years serving. We are so grateful!
It’s Wednesday night, so you know what that means- it’s Kane history night at the Depot! Tonight Dick Bly shares stories about Holgate Brothers Company, one of the oldest wooden toy company in the USA, and their connection to Kane.