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Archive - 2014

May 22nd

PEMA team assesses flood damage

May 22, 2014

RIDGWAY – Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency [PEMA] officials were in the area Thursday to assess the damage from Wednesday's flooding that ravaged Elk County, particularly Ridgway where standing water in some areas reached well over four feet.
Detailed numbers regarding home and business damage, and monetary damages were not readily available Thursday evening as PEMA teams were still analyzing data at the county's 911 Center.
Mike McAllister, director of Elk County's Office of Emergency Services, said teams were still working Thursday evening to assess the damage.

Bette “Jeannine” Hefright

May 22, 2014

Bette “Jeannine” Hefright, 81, of Water Street, Johnsonburg, died following a series of illnesses on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 while at the Lutheran Home at Kane where she had resided for the past five months.
Born Oct. 12, 1932 in Johnsonburg, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Gertrude (Blumquist) Speaker. Jeannine was the oldest of the three children. 

May 21st

Severe flooding damages Elk County

May 21, 2014

Torrential downpours overnight throughout Elk County closed or washed out several roadways, and damaged several vehicles and structures throughout Wednesday.
"This was a quick storm with a lot of water in a short period of time," said Mike McAllister, Elk County Emergency Services director. "We had a number of incidents countywide, from Highland Township to Jay Township, and in between, but Ridgway Borough really took the brunt of it."

More volunteers needed for ‘KARE For Kane Day’

May 21, 2014

Children of all ages.
Adults who take time off work.
Senior citizens with pride.
These are some of the categories of volunteers for the annual “KARE For Kane Day” to spruce up the community.

Ten Wolves set to compete in state meet

May 21, 2014

Ten members of the Kane boys’ track and field team will compete throughout the next two days in the PIAA Championships at Shippensburg University. Six Wolves will compete in individual events at the state meet, while the other four qualified as members of a relay team.

Johnson and Nicholson set to compete in PIAA meet for Kane girls

May 21, 2014

Two members of the Kane girls track and field team and 10 members of the boys’ team left this morning for the PIAA Championship meet, which will be held on Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University.

May 20th

Ludlow Community Association holds 10th Annual Fishing Derby

May 20, 2014

LUDLOW – The Ludlow Community Association held its 10th Annual Children’s Fishing Derby on May 18 at Wildcat Park. The day was enjoyed by many family and friends, with roughly 200 individuals in attendance.

Kane area backs Wolf for battle with Corbett

May 20, 2014

Kane area Democrats on Tuesday gave solid support to Tom Wolf, who will be opposing incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the Nov. 4 race for governor.

May 19th

Kane man waives hearing on theft charge

May 19, 2014

A Kane man waived his preliminary hearing Monday in Kane District Court on a retail theft charge.

147 face water shut-offs for unpaid sewer bills

May 19, 2014

A total of 147 Kane sewer customers face water shut-offs Thursday due to their longtime delinquent bills.
Pennsylvania Municipal Service (PAMS), which now collects Kane sewer bills, has issued the 147 water shut-off notices.

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