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September 17th

Panel begins work to update county solid waste plan

September 17, 2014

SMETHPORT – Work is underway to update the McKean County Municipal Solid Waste Management Plan.
The 11-member county Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) held its first meeting Wednesday evening at the county 911 Emergency Communications Center on Route 6 near Smethport.

Debriefing allows for input on shooting hoax

September 17, 2014

Rumors and conspiracy theorists ideas have run rampant over the school shooting hoax which took place at St. Marys Area High School on Sept. 2.
When contacted Wednesday for follow-up details on the hoax, which prompted a massive police response from Elk, Clearfield and McKean counties, St. Marys Chief of Police Todd Caltagarone said no new information was available.
Caltagarone reconfirmed the identity of the caller as a nine-year-old juvenile who will not face criminal charges.

Kane girls lose 5-1 to tough West Forest team

September 17, 2014

The Kane girls’ soccer team hosted an experienced West Forest Fires team on Wednesday and ended up on the short end of a 5-1 score. The Fire, who list 10 seniors and six juniors on their 26-player roster, scored their first goal less than two minutes after kickoff when striker Samantha Dubrawka found the back of the net.

Wolves hit the road to take on Gators

September 17, 2014

The Kane Wolves football team will travel to Port Allegany on Friday to take on the 0-3 Gators. Coach Justin Bienkowski has had a tough start to his inaugural season at the helm of the Gators. Each of the three teams that the Gators have played thus far have a 3-0 record.
The Gators lost 49-16 to Curwensville in week one of the 2014 season. Junior Jordan Seefeldt ran for two touchdowns against the Tide and completed eight of 17 passes for 51 yards. In the week two 39-0 loss to Elk County Catholic, the Gators finished with only 29 yards in total offense.

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 17, 2014

VIDEO: 6 Ways To Pack A Better Lunch

September 16th

Kane cross country team splits with ECC, Brockway

September 16, 2014

The Kane Cross Country team lost to Elk County Catholic but defeated Brockway on the Wolves course on a beautiful, sunny afternoon on Tuesday. ECC’s Drew Bille crossed the finish line in 17:29.36 to set the pace, followed by two Crusader teammates, Matthew Dippold (17:47.07) and Logan Hoffman (18:04.56). Kane sophomore Hunter Yasurek followed the trio, completing his home course in 18:50.84, followed by Brockway’s first runner, Dakota Lawton in 18:57.28.

Lady Elkers Defeat Lady Wolves in Five Sets

September 16, 2014

The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25-11. The rest of the match wasn’t so easy as the two teams battled back and forth in a five set marathon before the visitors won by a score of 25-11, 23-25, 25-19, 22-25 and 15-13.

Strong second half propels Dutch past Kane

September 16, 2014

It was a tale of two halves for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their match against the Kane Wolves on Tuesday afternoon at the SMAHS soccer field. After being tied 2-all at the break, St. Marys scored seven goals in the second half to win 9-4.

Kane woman is sentenced to prison for 6-fatality crash

September 16, 2014

SMETHPORT – A Kane woman will spend more than 11 years in state prison as the admitted at-fault driver in a head-on collision that killed six persons last year on Route 219 near Lantz Corners.
Speaking Tuesday morning prior to her sentencing in McKean County Court in Smethport, Kathy Douglas, 37, of Kane said “I take responsibility for my actions” in the crash that killed her 12-year-old daughter, Olivia, her 6-year-old nephew, Jarrett Costanzo of Kane and four members of a close-knit St. Marys family.

Heroin traffickers arrested in St. Marys

September 16, 2014

Four suspects have been arrested in connection with heroin trafficking and placed in Elk County Prison as a result of an investigation conducted by the City Police and the Attorney General's office.
Officers, agents and members of the North Central Drug Task Force served a search warrant shortly after 6 p.m. Monday at 131 Hemlock Rd. where a large amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia was seized.
The following individuals were arrested and charged:

The Kane girls’ soccer team hosted an experienced West Forest Fires team on Wednesday and ended up...
The Kane Wolves football team will travel to Port Allegany on Friday to take on the 0-3 Gators....
The Kane Cross Country team lost to Elk County Catholic but defeated Brockway on the Wolves course...

 

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