‘Kane, a Lockport landlord who had been fighting a $100 fine for violating a city garbage ordinance, paid it Wednesday rather than risk being jailed and missing tonight’s seventh game of the Buffalo Sabres-Carolina Hurricanes playoff series. After his conviction in February, Kane repeatedly had said he would be willing to go to jail rather than pay the fine imposed on him. “That was before the Sabres won [Tuesday] night,” Kane told City Judge Thomas M. DiMillo Wednesday.’
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