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September 11th

Republicans pick Kase for Kane council seat

September 11, 2013

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Republican Committee has selected Tom Kase as its candidate for a two-year term as Kane councilman in the Nov. 5 election.
State Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), chairman of the Republican Committee, confirmed Wednesday that Kase has been picked for the ballot spot.

No plans are made to fill Highland vacancy

September 11, 2013

JAMES CITY – It appears the Highland Township governing body will continue to temporarily function with just two supervisors instead of three.

Kane rally falls short in 3-2 loss in girls soccer

September 11, 2013

The Kane High girls soccer team certainly had its chances.
But a late rally fell short in a 3-2 loss Wednesday to Port Allegany at the Kane field.

September 10th

County receives grant for gas detection meters

September 10, 2013

SMETHPORT – A grant will enable the McKean County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to buy two new meters to detect gases.
Acting Tuesday at their meeting, County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane approved the grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).

Adventures of a wildlife photographer - The "X" Files - Part II

September 10, 2013

In Part I of my story of the mysterious Army base near Seneca Lake, N.Y., I was trying to find out how I could gain access to this huge decommissioned former military base with its large herd of white deer. The base, which is still not open to the public, was used during World War II to house munitions. You know, like bullets and bombs. After the war it was rumored to house nuclear weapons, which the government never admitted. While building this base, a few whitetail deer were fenced in and hardly noticed.

ECC defeats Kane in girls volleyball, 3-1

September 10, 2013

It wasn't a win, but veteran Kane High volleyball coach Judy Kessler still had plenty of kudos for her young team Tuesday after a nip-and-tuck match with Elk County Catholic (ECC).

Ridgway boys soccer defeats Kane, 4-1

September 10, 2013

RIDGWAY – Ridgway boys soccer won for the second time in a row as the Elkers defeated Kane 4-1 on a hot Tuesday afternoon at Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School.
Ridgway coach Todd Voss said the Elkers held together well with the temperatures near 90 degrees and with the Elkers shorthanded due to injuries, at one point having no subs off the bench in the second half.

September 9th

Suspended school teacher Gibbs returns to work

September 9, 2013

"I'm back in the saddle."
This is how suspended teacher Jeff Gibbs described his enthusiastic return to the classroom Monday at Kane High School.
He wore a wide grin Monday and appeared to be elated now that he is teaching again after a 10-day suspension at the start of the school year. 

School year off to a smooth start-- or is it?

September 9, 2013

Administrators said Monday that the extended school year and student pickups are, for the most part, running smoothy.
But several parents challenged this assertion by airing their personal complaints during a meeting of the school board's Curriculum Committee.

Hamilton supervisors buy 'boom' mower

September 9, 2013

LUDLOW – Hamilton Township no longer will need to hire an outside contractor to mow steep banks along township roads.
Acting at a meeting Monday, the Hamilton Township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 to purchase its own tractor and "boom" mower.

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Kane's opponent in the "Elite 8" state football playoff game Friday night-- is in familiar...
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