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January 28th, 2015

Kane nurse returns after treating Ebola patients in Africa

January 29, 2015

It wasn’t that long ago that Kane native Trisha Wright was fulfilling a dream as the first athletic trainer in the Kane Area School District.
“I got paid to watch sports and help kids when they were hurt,” Wright said. “I loved it.”
She sometimes dealt with serious injuries such as concussions and broken bones.
Most often, Wright was just another spectator at school athletic events.
“You hope you’re not busy,” she said.
A 1994 graduate of Kane High School, Wright served as the school district athletic trainer for 12 1/2 years between 1998 and 2010. 

Another 'boil water' alert issued in Mt. Jewett

January 29, 2015

MT. JEWETT – The borough of Mt. Jewett has issued another notice that urges residents to boil their water before using.
The "boil water advisory" was issued Wednesday to 450 water customers served by the Mt. Jewett water system.
A previous advisory was lifted just last week.
The current "boil water" notice went out after several customers were without water Tuesday due to a leak in a water line at a residence. 

Wolves fall on road to Elkers, 48-29

January 29, 2015

A senior-laden starting lineup for Ridgway boys basketball helped the Elkers to a 16-2 lead en route to a 48-29 win over Kane Wednesday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Ridgway honored seniors Cody Delhunty, Josh Lineberger, Ben MacDonald, Josh Roselli, Mike Sorge, Nate Steis, Jack Toncich, Phil Waddell and J.J. Klase before the game for Senior Night.

Big third quarter keys Lady Wolves

January 28, 2015

It was a tale of two halves on Wednesday night in the Wolves’ Den. The Kane Lady Wolves’ basketball team hosted the Ridgway Lady Elkers and saw the visitors jump out to a 14-10 halftime lead. Coach Dave Kiehl’s Lady Wolves have struggled in the third quarter several times this season but came out of the locker room and put 16 points up on the scoreboard while holding Ridgway to two after the break. The hosts went on to post a 43-25 victory.

Caroline Carson

January 28, 2015

Caroline Carson, 88, of 6103 Route 66, died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 28, 2015 at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had most recently resided. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Cummings Funeral Home.

January 27th

County Act 13 allocations don’t include aid for Kane

January 27, 2015

SMETHPORT – Kane was shut out Tuesday in its bid for a piece of the pie—Act 13 Marcellus Shale gas well revenue provided to McKean County for distribution to municipalities.
Acting at a meeting at the county courthouse, McKean County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane approved just two of 21 requests for Act 13 revenue.
The commissioners awarded $124,140 to Bradford Township for the replacement of a township bridge over Marilla Creek. The crossing is known as the Langmaid Lane Bridge, which provides access to a nursing home.

Hamlin Township is seeking new secretary

January 27, 2015

HAZEL HURST – Hamlin Township is seeking a new secretary-treasurer.
Nicole L. "Nickie" Wheatley Causer, who has held the position for the past 13 months, has resigned, effective Friday.
Jim Trussell, chairman of the township Board of Supervisors, said Tuesday that the supervisors are seeking applications to fill the position. He said several applications already have been received for the full-time position, which pays $12.56 per hour.
Causer has been working only a part-time basis for the past few months due to child-care issues.

Police camera presentation is given in Kane

January 27, 2015

The borough of Kane is exploring the possible use of “bodycams” and in-car cameras for the police department.
Dan Strock, a sales representative for Pro-Vision Video Systems, gave a presentation Tuesday at the Kane borough building.
Among those attending were Kane Police Chief Heath Boyer, Kane Borough Manager Don Payne, Kane Borough Councilman Gary Schul and his wife, Lynda and Ron Carty, representing the Kane Rotary Club.

Hearing is set in Kane for former county sheriff

January 27, 2015

A preliminary hearing for former McKean County Sheriff Bradley A. Mason is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13 in Kane District Court.
According to court documents, the hearing will follow his arraignment set for 10 a.m. Feb. 13 in the Kane court.
The 52-year-old Mason faces charges of corruption of minors and furnishing liquor to a minor—a then 17-year-old girl who was a tenant in a residence he rented on South Avenue in Bradford Township, court records show.

Wolves seniors lead romp over Green Wave

January 27, 2015

The Kane Wolves wrestling team turned back the Oswayo Valley Green Wave by a 42-9 score on Tuesday night. Five Kane seniors took the mat in their final appearance in the Wolves’ Den. All five pinned their opponents as coach Mike Swartwood’s team lost one match by a close decision and gave up one forfeit and added two pins by underclassmen to get the win.

It was a tale of two halves on Wednesday night in the Wolves’ Den. The Kane Lady Wolves’ basketball...
The Kane Wolves wrestling team turned back the Oswayo Valley Green Wave by a 42-9 score on Tuesday...
JOHNSONBURG – Kane coach Dave Kiehl termed the game "sloppy" at times but his Lady Wolves rolled...

 

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