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October 24th, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

October 23rd

Health of Kane Community Hospital improves, report shows

October 23, 2014

The health of Kane Community Hospital (KCH) is continuing to improve.
Gary Rhodes, chief executive officer (CEO) at the hospital, highlighted the KCH accomplishments in his annual report to the Kane community. He outlined the report Thursday in a slideshow “powerpoint” presentation at CJ Spirits near Zook Motors.
More than 30 attended the forum, which is one of the “Business After Hours” programs sponsored by the Kane Area Development Center and Chamber of Commerce.

'Suicide-by-cop' defendant in Kane pleads 'no contest'

October 23, 2014

SMETHPORT – A Kane man who who wielded large knives in an alleged "suicide-by-cop" attempt in May entered a "no contest" plea Thursday in McKean County Court.
Larry Walker II, 42, of 231 Janeway St., Kane, is scheduled for sentencing Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. before county court President Judge John Pavlock.
Walker remains in the McKean County Jail in Smethport in lieu of $750,000 cash bail. 

Woodman's Reunion planned for Saturday

October 23, 2014

Loggers and sawmill workers of all ages from throughout the region are invited to attend a Woodman's Reunion taking place Saturday evening at the Sacred Heart Social Center in St. Marys.
Organizers planned the event as a way for loggers from Elk, Cameron, Jefferson, McKean, Potter and surrounding counties to re-live times past and share stories of how logging got its start in rural Pa. From short wooders to the newly mechanized loggers, all are welcome.

October 22nd

Void in flights likely as Sun Air takes over local service

October 22, 2014

LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP—As Sun Air Express prepares to take over passenger service at the Bradford Regional Airport, look for a possible two-month void in local commercial commuter flights.
Under an agreement announced Wednesday, Sun Air Express will be adding roundtrip flights to Pittsburgh International Airport “before the end of the year” from the Bradford Regional Airport. The commuter airline operates a fleet of Piper Navajo aircraft fitted with nine passenger seats.

October 21st

Ramettes defeat Lady Wolves in 4 sets in Wolves’ Den

October 21, 2014

The Johnsonburg Ramettes won a match between two struggling teams on Tuesday night in the Wolves’ Den. Coach Bill Shuey’s Ramettes won their third match of the season 3-1, (25-18, 25-21, 23-25 and 25-15) to spoil Kane’s Senior Recognition.

Support given to continue 24/7 police patrols in Kane

October 21, 2014

Members of the Concerned Citizens of Kane contend that the borough could save money by foregoing around-the-clock police patrols.
But other residents believe Kane still needs police patrols on a 24/7 basis.
David Walker of 28 Pine Ave. is one of those Kane residents who supports continued 24/7 police patrols.
Speaking at a Kane Borough Council meeting last week, Walker claims it would “an injustice to the citizens of Kane” to leave some portions of the day without a police officer on patrol.

Smethport boy is named 'junior fireman'

October 21, 2014

SMETHPORT – Troy Tanner of Smethport has been named a Junior Fireman by the Smethport Volunteer Fire Department.
Troy is an eighth grade student with a learning disability. He is enrolled in the Pennsylvania Virtual Cyber Charter School.
The school teaches him to use his strengths to make up for his weaknesses. 
A tactile learner, Troy enjoys being outdoors and has always dreamed of becoming a firefighter. Through rigorous training and studying with his parents and teachers, he graduated among the top three students from the Tri-County Fire School.

William A. Rose

October 21, 2014

William A. Rose, 63, of East Granby, Conn., beloved husband of Julia Ann Hassler, died in the early morning on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 at his home after a short battle with cancer.
Born Sept. 16, 1951 in Kane, he was the son of the late William S. and Mildred (Henry) Rose.

VIDEO: Still not sold on Steelers?

October 21, 2014

VIDEO: Still not sold on Steelers?
The Steelers pulled off a big win over the Texans.

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