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February 19th, 2014

Kane woman is fined for not reporting mishap

February 19, 2014

A Kane woman was found guilty Wednesday on charges linked with a Nov. 30 accident at Fraley and Field streets in the borough.

KAMS wrestlers conclude season; Hulings district champ

February 19, 2014

The Kane Area Middle School wrestlers traveled to Brockway on Saturday to take part in the District 9 Junior High Tournament. Nine Wolves wrestlers competed in the district tournament, with one Kane wrestler, Aiden Hulings, coming away with a championship.

Donald Morris Smith

February 19, 2014

Donald Morris Smith, 77, Brockway, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at Punxsutawney Area Hospital after a lengthy illness.
He was born Jan. 14, 1937 in Leeper, son of the late Floyd and Ruth Elizabeth Penfield Smith. He married Donna Fox Smith, she preceded him in death in 2003.
He was a graduate of North Clarion High School, was in the U.S. Army, and was a manager for Bentz Furniture store in St. Marys for many years. He was a member of VFW in Kane and Crenshaw. He lived in Leeper than Kane before moving to Brockway seven years ago.

February 18th

Controversy still lingers over extended school day

February 18, 2014

Controversy still lingers over an extended day that went into effect with the current school year in Kane.
Speaking at a school board Curriculum Committee meeting Tuesday at the middle school auditorium, several administrators cited advantages of having more time to instruct students.

After-school bus survey has mixed results in Kane

February 18, 2014

There are mixed results in an after-school bus survey taken by the Kane School District for students in grades six through 12.
Jay Israel, co-principal at the elementary school and principal in charge of athletics, released survey information Tuesday at a meeting of the school board's Curriculum Meeting.

Donald Kaltenbach

February 18, 2014

Donald Kaltenbach, 89, of 10 Division St., Mt. Jewett, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born July 13, 1924, in Mt. Jewett, he was a son of the late Harry and Irene Scott Kaltenbach. He was raised by his grandmother, Blanche Goodman. On April 29, 1950, in Hazel Hurst, he married Jeanette Rosenswie who preceded him in death in 2008.
Mr. Kaltenbach was a logger who worked as a logging contractor for various companies in the area.
He served with the U.S. Marines at the battle of Iwo Jima and  is one of the few surviving veterans of that battle in this area.

February 17th

Youth bowling coach is Kane's 'citizen-of-the-year'

February 17, 2014

Over the past 30 years, John "Orson" Carlson has coached hundreds of young bowlers as the volunteer director of the youth bowling program at the Kane Elks Lodge.
"I get a lot of enjoyment," Carlson said in explaining why he continues to spend every Saturday at the Elks bowling alley over the 17-week youth bowling program.

Troopers seeking help in yearlong investigation

February 17, 2014

The Pa. State Police Kane Station troopers are seeking help from the public regarding a yearlong investigation into a group of individuals involved in the alleged theft of property in and around McKean County.

'Minor damage' is reported in Kane electrical fire

February 17, 2014

"We dodged a bullet," Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt said Monday afternoon while on the scene of a reported fire at 387 Forest Ave., Wetmore Township.
Holt said the fire, blamed on an electrical problem, burned the insulation off a plugged-in power cord to a gas-fired clothes dryer.

Adventures of a wildlife photographer

February 17, 2014

I have written many times about my search for the elusive and rare visitor from the far north, the snowy owl. As far as birds of prey are concerned, the snowy owl is at the top of my “want to see’ list. In late December of 2012 and early January of 2013, reports of snowy owl sightings started to show up. Not in big numbers, but they were seen here and there. In my case it was mostly “there.” I ventured to the shores of Lake Erie, on Presque Isle, with no luck. I probably had waited too long, and the owl or owls, was gone.

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