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April 17th, 2015

Kane residents bark about dog feces on their property

April 17, 2015

With the advent of milder temperatures, more Kane dog-owners now are walking their dogs around town.
Most dog-owners are considerate of their neighbors and clean up feces left by their dogs. They scoop up the droppings, place them in a plastic bag and continue to walk their dogs.
Some dog-owners, however, simply let their dogs do their business along the sidewalk and leave without picking up the mess.

Family Drive-In is ready to open Friday night

April 17, 2015

The Family Drive-In on Route 6 just east of Kane will open for the season Friday with the showing of two youth-appropriate movies-- "Home" and "Cinderella."
The Lowell Watts family of Kane is the new owner of the drive-in, which closed just after the start of the season last year due to the sudden death of previous owner Fred Holmes.
"I can't wait," Watts said in looking forward to the opening of the drive-in. "We're finally ready to show movies."

Kane trap teams defeat South St. Marys

April 17, 2015

The Kane High trap team hosted South St. Marys on Thursday in a rematch of last season’s league finals. The Kane squad improved to 4-0 on the season with a 131-126 win over the visitors at the Kane Fish and Game Club.
Ricky Grundstrom led the hosts, carding a score of 24 out of 25 targets, an impressive feat considering the windy conditions. Grundstrom just edged out teammates Justin Lorenzo and Hunter Yasurek for top honors. The pair of Kane shooters were joined by South St Marys’ Tony Anders with rounds of 23.

23 teams set to participate in today’s Kane Invitational

April 17, 2015

With Saturday’s forecast calling for sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid to upper 60s, look for some record-setting performances at today’s Kane All Sports Boosters’ Invitational.
Some of the area’s premiere track and field athletes will take place in the tournament. Teams taking part in the event include Bradford, Warren, Allegany Limestone, Elk County Catholic, Coudersport, Franklinville, Keystone and Cranberry.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: TIME Releases Most Influential People List

April 17, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: TIME Releases Most Influential People List

TIME Magazine has revealed the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of what it considers
the 100 most influential people in the world.

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April 16th

Kinzua Bridge Center seen to boost area economy

April 16, 2015

MT. JEWETT – The construction of the Visitors Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett is seen as a boost to the area economy.
"The local communities will benefit economically from the increased number of visitors as two of the favorite pastimes of visitors are eating and shopping," Linda Devlin said. She is the executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau.
"Visitors will be traveling into our communities for these services along with seeking overnight accommodations," Devlin said.

Kane has difficulty finding part-time police officers

April 16, 2015

The borough of Kane is scrambling to find part-time police officers.
The Kane Police Department has four full-time policemen, including Chief Heath Boyer.
Since the department provides around-the-clock coverage seven days a week, part-time officers are needed to fill certain shifts. Part-time officers also fill in during vacations and sick leave.
The need for more part-time policemen in Kane is heightened now that full-time officer Catrina Retterer is restricted to light duty in advance of her maternity leave later this year.
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April 15th

Charges are bound over in local 'bath salts' deal

April 15, 2015

All charges against a Wetmore Township man in an alleged "bath salts" drug deal have been bound over to McKean County Court.
Kane District Judge Dave Engman sent the case to county court following a 100-minute preliminary hearing Wednesday in the local court on Fraley Street.
James Patrick Perry, 51, of 484 West Wind Rd. is charged with five counts, including:
*Two felonies for the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled substance-- a "designer drug" known as "bath salts."
*Possession of a controlled substance ("bath salts").

KCH donates to amphitheater project

April 15, 2015

Kane Community Hospital has recently made a $2,500 donation to KARE’s Amphitheater on Fraley Street project which is set to begin construction the week of April 20 on Main Street in Kane. The project will begin with “phase one” and, depending on funding, may keep plans for artwork, murals, lighting, etc. for future phases to improve the site. Phase one will include a public park complete with trees and landscaping along the Main Street sidewalk. 
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See full article in the April 16th edition of The Kane Republican.

April 14th

Opposition heard on sale of Mt. Jewett sewer system

April 14, 2015

MT. JEWETT – The proposed sale of the Mt. Jewett sewage system to Aqua Pennsylvania-- a private company-- met with opposition Tuesday.
The criticism was presented at a meeting of the Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority, a six-member volunteer board.
"I can't see selling it if we don't need to," Gene Ginkel told the authority. "It's an asset to Mt. Jewett, an asset that isn't hurting you."
Ginkel is a former Mt. Jewett councilman.
Gary Geer, a Mt. Jewett contractor, said "I feel more comfortable" in not selling the borough sewer system. "I don't think it's a good idea" to sell the system.

The Kane High trap team hosted South St. Marys on Thursday in a rematch of last season’s league...
With Saturday’s forecast calling for sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid to upper 60s,...
The Kane Softball team was winless last season but put that losing steak behind them with a win...

 

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