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April 20th, 2015

Creative plan reduces Kane employee health cost

April 20, 2015

Kane Borough Manager Don Payne is always trying to find ways to cut costs.
“I look at the taxpayers’ money like it’s my own pocketbook,” Payne said Monday. “I don’t want to spend any more than I have to.”
Faced with a $10,392 increase in the annual borough-paid health insurance premium for full-time employees, Payne looked for alternatives to cut costs.

Court hearing quickly ends in terroristic threat case

April 20, 2015

A preliminary hearing for a Kane man who allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend ended just six minutes after it began Monday in Kane District Court.
Matthew J. Calloway, 29, of 213 Johnson St., acting as his own attorney, decided to waive the hearing and send his case to McKean County Court.
He is charged with making terroristic threats, assault, harassment and criminal mischief. He remains in the McKean County Jail near Smethport in lieu of $30,000 cash bail. His last day to enter a plea in county court is July 2.
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See full article in the April 21st edition of The Kane Republican.

Heavy rain washes out section of Mt. Jewett street

April 20, 2015

MT. JEWETT – Heavy rain Monday afternoon washed out a section of Anderson Street Extension in Mt. Jewett.
Stormwater flowed over the surface of the road and disrupted traffic.
Made aware of the situation at its special meeting at the borough building, the Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 5-0 Monday to authorize spending up to $10,499 to repair storm damage.
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See full article in the April 21st edition of The Kane Republican.

Vicini honored with Early Intervention Leadership Award

April 20, 2015

The 2014 Early Intervention Leadership Award for Excellence in Service to Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families, given by the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC), has been awarded to Mrs. Janice Vicini, Supervisor of the Preschool Early Intervention Program for Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine.

Wolves baseball team wins thriller at Curwensville

April 20, 2015

The Kane Wolves’ baseball team evened their record at 1-1 on the season with a thrilling 5-4 win Saturday afternoon over the Golden Tide in Curwensville.
After losing 11-7 to Eisenhower in the season opener, Kane coach Bruce Kumher’s Wolves came together on a perfect afternoon for baseball. Junior Jake Lister pitched a complete game, going all seven innings and striking out seven while walking five.

Dance team excels at Pittsburgh competition

April 20, 2015

Nikky’s Dance Studio Competition Team from Smethport attended Starbound National Talent Competition this weekend in Pittsburgh.
The team received platinum and high gold scores for their dancing, they also received five first-place overall awards.  Special Judges Choice Awards were given to Classic (Now That’s Entertainment), My Boyfriend’s Back (Super Synchronized), and Dear Mr. Jesus (Clean Choreography).

April 19th

Foradora looking for Supreme Court nod

April 19, 2015

RIDGWAY – Jefferson County President Judge John Foradora, seeking one of three available seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, recently made a campaign stop in Ridgway and spoke with local philanthropist Denny Heindl on "Talk of the Town," broadcasted on WDDH-FM The Hound.

Decker's Chapel topic of interest at historical society dinner

April 19, 2015

RIDGWAY – The future of Decker’s Chapel was the main issue addressed at Saturday’s 51st annual dinner for the Elk County Historical Society, which was held at The Royal Inn in Ridgway.
Elk County Historical Society Executive Director Mary Kalinowski spoke briefly about the status of the Decker’s Chapel during the dinner.
According to Kalinowski, drainage issues at the chapel have caused the foundation to start to crumble, which has caused the historical society to close the chapel to make sure that no one goes inside to make the foundation any worse or to get hurt.

Young Lady Wolves place sixth at invite

April 19, 2015

The young Kane girls track and field team hosted the annual Kane Invitational on Saturday and turned in a number of solid performances, according to head coach Jim Sirianni. On a team with no senior runners, juniors Sydney Dyne and Raejonna Pascarella are the veterans on the track and both turned in good times despite having limited training time due to nagging injuries. Dyne captured third in the 400 meters with a personal best time of 64.02, while Pascarella was close behind in 65.78, also a PR.

Boys track team wins Kane Invitational

April 19, 2015

The Kane boys track team placed in 11 of 18 events, scoring 69 team points, outdistancing runner-up Elk County Catholic (47 points) for the AA title in the 22nd Annual Kane Invitational Track and Field Meet at Paul R. Miller Stadium this past Saturday.  
Kane was led on the track once again by Hunter Yasurek, Clay Colson and Joey Newton. Yasurek placed second in a loaded field in both the open 400 (53.70) and the 800 (2:06.24). Hunter also came back and  anchored our 1600 relay team, with a split time of 53.4, which posted a third place finish in a respectable time of 3:43.

The Kane Wolves’ baseball team evened their record at 1-1 on the season with a thrilling 5-4 win...
Nikky’s Dance Studio Competition Team from Smethport attended Starbound National Talent Competition...
The young Kane girls track and field team hosted the annual Kane Invitational on Saturday and...

 

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