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February 12th, 2015

Ridgway wrestling defeats Kane on Senior Night

February 12, 2015

Ridgway wrestling took advantage of seven forfeits to help take a 52-24 win over Kane Thursday night at Ridgway Area High School on Senior Night.
Of the seven matches wrestled, Kane won five on the mat.

Winners are named in Kane Elks Hoop Shoot

February 12, 2015

The Kane Elks Hoop Shoot was held last Sunday at the Kane Middle School gym.
There were 20 participants overall, each shooting 25 foul shots.  
Winners from each age division are advancing to the District Hoop Shoot on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Warren Area High School.
If the Kane winner is not able to attend the district shoot, the second place winner has the opportunity to compete. If participants win at the district level, they will move forward to the Elks State Hoop Shoot held in State College March 7.

February 11th

Excitement builds for start of commuter flights

February 11, 2015

LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP – Excitement is building for the start of Sun Air commuter flights from the Bradford Regional Airport to the Pittsburgh airport.
Flights will begin Sunday, March 1. The inaugural flight is at 12:40 p.m.
Sun Air will offer four flights Monday through Friday from Bradford to Pittsburgh and from Pittsburgh to Bradford. 
The Bradford departures are set for 6:40 a.m., 9:40 a.m., 12:40 p.m. and 3:40 p.m. Flights from Pittsburgh to Bradford are set for 8:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
There will be two flights to and from Pittsburgh on Saturday and Sunday.

Highland tables plans for "home rule" charter

February 11, 2015

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors has tabled plans for the adoption of a "home rule" charter this year.
A "home rule" charter, which guides most municipal business in place of state law, is seen as another measure to fight a proposed "injection well."
Seneca Resources is planning to convert one of its natural gas wells on Lamont Road into an "injection well" for the disposal of waste fluids from drilling.
The township has adopted a "Bill of Rights" in an effort to halt the "injection well."

Kane is runner-up in 7th-grade tourney

February 11, 2015

Kane finished second in the Seventh-Grade Basketball Tournament held Saturday at the Kane Middle School gym.
Kane defeated St. Marys 45-27 in the opening game before losing to the Elk County Catholic Cavaliers in the title game, 37-38.
Game summaries:
Kane vs. St. Marys
The Wolves came out focused and ready to play tough defense.  Starters Jake Alcorn, Aaron Hottel, Caleb Holt, Chad Greville and Joey Walters jumped out to an early 12-0 lead by pressing St. Marys.

Kane has 3 pins in 7 matches wrestled vs. Cameron County

February 11, 2015

EMPORIUM – The Kane High won three of seven matches wrestled Tuesday in a 55-19 loss at Cameron County.
All three Kane wins came on pins.
The Kane winners include:
160 pounds-- Joey Ferraro pinned Parker Lumley, 1:15.
170-- Jamie Lingenfelter pinned Bryan Boleen, 50 seconds.
195-- Austin Hulings pinned Jacy Langley, 1:58.
Other bouts:
132-- Brandon Saline (CC) won by technical fall over Charles Gardner of Kane, 17-1.

February 10th

Ohio developer buys site-- but no McDonald's

February 11, 2015

SMETHPORT – An Ohio developer who had hoped to build a McDonald's Restaurant in Kane for a client has purchased the site at 300 N. Fraley St. in the borough.
This is the word from Jeremy Morey, the director of the McKean County Planning Commission. The board met here Tuesday for its monthly meeting.
According to Morey, Cocca Development of Boardman, Ohio has purchased the site now occupied by Mountain Motor Sports.

County commissioners back hike in surcharge for 911

February 11, 2015

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Board of Commissioners supports state legislation to increase the surcharge on telephone bills for the 911 emergency communications system.
Acting at a meeting Tuesday, Commissioners Joe DeMott and Al Pingie agreed to support a “reform bill” in the State Legislature to increase the 911 surcharge. Commissioner Cliff Lane did not attend the meeting.

Kane girls rally in second half for 41-35 victory

February 10, 2015

The Kane High girls basketball team rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit Tuesday to defeat Brookville, 41-35, on Senior Recognition Night.
It was the last regular-season home game for the two Kane seniors-- Taylor Morgan and Emily Truden.
They both were outstanding for the Lady Wolves.
Morgan scored a career-high 21 points and had five rebounds. She made nine of 10 shots at the foul line.
"She put the team on her shoulders," Kane Coach Dave Kiehl said in praising Morgan. "That's what a leader does."

February 9th

Ludlow girl is crowned as Miss Kane High

February 9, 2015

Olivia Stone of Ludlow was crowned Monday as Miss Kane High.
Three members of the Junior Class at Kane High School took part in the event held during an all-school student assembly in the school auditorium.
Katie Detsch and Brianna Blankenship were the other contestants.
Only members of the Junior Class vote for Miss Kane High, who will represent Kane in the Miss McKean County pageant this summer at the county fair.

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