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June 9th, 2015

Kane mother gives update on injured baby

June 10, 2015

A Kane mother has provided an update on the condition of her injured 4-month-old baby daughter.
Amanda Compton Long said the baby-- Caydence Long-- has returned home after spending three days in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Long's estranged husband-- Todd R. Long of Kane-- is accused of assault for allegedly injuring the baby. He has been released from the McKean County Jail pending future appearances in McKean County Court.

Zook Motors donates to K.A.R.E.’s amphitheater project

June 10, 2015

It is because of businesses like Zook Motors that K.A.R.E. has become successful with this Amphitheater project among many other initiatives from the Kane Area Development Center.
“Projects like these are successful because people that live in and/or care about such in our community want them to, so they choose to support. With a small donation, a large donation, volunteering time or even just attending a fundraiser event—it all helps our community non-profit organizations to be successful with initiatives such as these,” said Erin Vassallo, director of KADC.

June 8th

Plans made to demolish dilapidated building in Uptown Kane

June 8, 2015

The wheels are in motion for a plan to demolish a dilapidated building known as Anderson's Bar at 111 Fraley St. in Uptown Kane.
The Kane Borough Council voted 6-0 Monday to endorse a plan to demolish the "unsafe" building and convert the vacant site into "green space" and a parking lot.
The Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE)-- a wing of the Kane Area Development Center (KADC)-- plans to spend $250 to buy the property.
See full article in the June 9 edition of The Kane Republican.

Hamlin supervisors OK another revised park law

June 8, 2015

HAZEL HURST – The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors has adopted another revised ordinance to set rules and regulations for the Community Park in Hazel Hurst.
Supervisors Jim Trussell, Dave Okerlund and Jim Myers agreed Monday to give preliminary approval for the revised ordinance for the 20-acre park.
Another vote is needed to finalize the revised law which is required before the supervisors can name new members for a Park Commission.
See full article in the June 9 edition of The Kane Republican.

Cherry represents Kane as Pa. Laurel Queen candidate

June 8, 2015

WELLSBORO — The Wellsboro community is inviting the public to join in the weeklong Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival celebration Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 21. This family-friendly event includes the Pennsylvania State Laurel Queen competition.
This year, Bettina Elizabeth Cherry of Kane will represent Kane Area High School and her community as a Pennsylvania Laurel Queen candidate.

June 7th

45 units collected at Red Cross Blood Drive

June 7, 2015

A total of 45 "productive units" of blood were collected at the recent American Red Cross Blood Drive at the First United Methodist Church in Kane.
First-time donors include Markus Hulings, Lisa Hulings and Cam Mealy.
Judith M. Haight of Ludlow is the volunteer chairman of the Red Cross Blood Drive in Kane.
See full article in the June 8 edition of The Kane Republican.

Senior Voice Recital upcoming

June 7, 2015

Grace Notes Studio of Wilcox is proud to present the Senior Voice Recital of Hannah Ross and Anna Stanko on Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Kane Memorial Chapel, 30 Chestnut St., Kane.
These talented vocalists are also seasoned actresses and performers.
Hannah has a rich, powerful alto voice that is always full of emotion. And Anna has a gorgeous soprano voice that is always effortless and pure.
See full article in the June 8 edition of The Kane Republican.

June 5th

93 receive diplomas at Kane High School commencement

June 6, 2015

A total of 93 seniors received diplomas Friday evening at the 125th commencement ceremony at Kane Area High School.
The highlight was the presentation of nearly $100,000 in college scholarships. The Staff Sgt. Kenneth VanGiesen Patriot Award of $500 each went to 17 graduates who are entering military service. The audience gave the military-bound graduates a standing ovation.

Detsch wins GOP nomination for Highland Supervisor

June 6, 2015

RIDGWAY – With two Republican candidates for Highland Township supervisor receiving an equal amount of votes in May's primary election, and with only one spot available on the ballot, the Elk County Board of Elections met Friday to determine which of the two Republican candidates would be the party's nominee for supervisor.
After the votes from May's primary election had been tallied, it was determined that there was a tie for the Republican nomination in the race for Highland Township supervisor as Eugene Brown and Mike Detsch each received 24 votes.

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For

June 5, 2015

VIDEO: 16 Donuts To Die For
You'll be dying to try these 16 different kinds of delicious donuts!

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