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January 24th, 2014

Kane Middle School cited for 'academic excellence'

January 25, 2014

After an intensive fact-finding mission, a state school evaluation team has chosen the Kane Middle School for the prestigious national "Schools To Watch" recognition.

Dentist with young patient

January 24, 2014

Dr. Dwight Fox (left), a Mercer County dentist, poses with Star Nicklas (center), a third-grader at the Kane Elementary School. Fox is a member of the Mobile Dentist program that provides free and low-cost dental services to school children. His wife, Janet (right) is a dental assistant.

Wolves rally in fourth quarter to defeat Wolverines

January 24, 2014

On a night when the Kane Wolves remembered the greatest game in Kane boys’ basketball history, the 2014 Wolves came through with a hard-fought 56-50 win over the Sheffield Wolverines. The Wolves hosted their backyard rivals from Warren County after honoring the 1949 Kane Wolves that won the Pennsylvania Class B State Championship.

January 23rd

Kane borough bids farewell to 2 veteran employees

January 23, 2014

Kane borough officials and workers bid farewell to two veteran employees Thursday at an informal luncheon at the borough building.
Sue Holt, a 14-year member of the borough office staff, is leaving her job today. She said she has accepted "other employment in the area."

Scarnati: ‘Obsolete’ state pension must go

January 23, 2014

A partisan Legislature still appears to stand in the way of state pension reform as “revenues in the Commonwealth continue to lag behind growing expenses,” one such expense being an “unsustainable” pension plan, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).
Rising pensions costs are expected to hover around $2 billion for next year’s budget, up from $1.4 billion for fiscal year 2013.

Wolves will take part in the Salamanca Tournament

January 23, 2014

The Kane Wolves wrestling team will take part in the Salamanca Tournament this Friday and Saturday. The team, pictured here after placing second at last weekend's North East Tournament, is now 10-1 on the season after Tuesday's 75-0 win at Bradford.

Winter wildlife feeding suspected in bull elk's death

January 23, 2014

BYRNEDALE – A trophy bull elk was found dead earlier this month on Pennsylvania’s elk range, the apparent victim of winter wildlife feeding, which is illegal for elk. Deer and elk are among the animals that can die if grains suddenly become part of their diets.

Ellen T. Bifano

January 23, 2014

Ellen T. Bifano, 94, of 100 High Point Dr., and previously of 330 Bayard St., died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born June 19, 1919, in Kane, she was a daughter of  the late Leo and Antonio Emer Tornatela. On Nov. 26, 1947, in Kane, she married Frank "Bud" Bifano who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Bifano, a member of St. Callistus Catholic Church, had been employed at Stackpole Carbon before her retirement.

January 22nd

Forum is held on Mt. Jewett police operation

January 23, 2014

MT. JEWETT – The first in a series of public forums on the operation of the Mt. Jewett Police Department took place Wednesday at the borough building.
Mayor Melissa McGuire, in her first month in office, said the sessions will create an "open dialogue" between Police Chief Steve Hale and Mt. Jewett residents.

'Kathy' Douglas hearing is off for Monday

January 23, 2014

A new date will be set for a preliminary hearing for the alleged drug-influenced driver in a six-fatality traffic accident last Aug. 31 near Lantz Corners.
The hearing for Kathleen S. "Kathy" Douglas, 37, of Kane had been scheduled for Monday before Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.
The hearing will not be held as scheduled, it was learned Wednesday. A new date is pending.

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The Kane Middle School wrestlers came home with the championship trophy from last Saturday’s...

 

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