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January 23rd, 2015

Residents urged to continue Thomas L. Kane's vision

January 23, 2015

Thomas L. Kane, who in 1864 founded the town that bears his name, had a vision for what a true community could be.
To continue his work, "ordinary citizens" now should step forward to show they are "capable of extraordinary achievement."
This is the message delivered Friday evening by State Senior Judge John Cleland of Kane, the speaker for the Thomas L. Kane "birthday" party at the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street. Kane, born Jan. 27, 1822 in Philadelphia, would be 193 years old Tuesday.

Groups needed to develop trails on rail corridor

January 23, 2015

Groups, organizations and municipalities are needed to step forward to develop and maintain sections of trails over the Knox and Kane Railroad corridor.
Headwaters Charitable Trust of DuBois is making plans to purchase the 73.8-mile corridor from Clarion County to the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.

LIFT technology program a growing success

January 23, 2015

In recent months, Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) has installed displays in local libraries for assistive technology for persons with disabilities, a program that LIFT staff are celebrating as a major success.
"I think it's working almost better than we had anticipated," assistive technology coordinator Charlie Williamson said. "We are having more and more people receiving their own assistive technology. I think just in the last month, I've had 12 people who have gone through the entire process and now have technology of their very own."

Lady Wolves roll by Lady Wolverines, 67-23

January 23, 2015

The Kane girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 25-2 lead after one quarter of play on Friday night and cruised to a 67-23 win over the Sheffield Lady Wolverines in the Wolves’ Den. Nine Lady Wolves got into the scoring column as the Kane girls evened their record to 8-8 on the season with two weeks left to play in the regular season.

January 22nd

Major renovation project underway at Presbyterian Church

January 22, 2015

Plywood covers window openings at the Presbyterian Church of Kane.
Don’t get the wrong idea.
The church is not going out of business.
The windows are merely temporarily boarded up as part of a major renovation project at the church at Greeves and Chase streets.

Hearing for former sheriff would be held in Kane District Court

January 22, 2015

Kane District Court is expected to be the site for a possible preliminary hearing for former McKean County Sheriff Bradley A. Mason.
The 52-year-old Mason faces charges of corruption of minors and furnishing liquor to a minor—a 17-year-old girl who was a tenant in a residence he rented along South Avenue in Bradford Township, court records show.
According to court documents, Mason and the girl had a sexual relationship at the victim’s residence, which is adjacent to Mason’s home. He is accused of providing the girl with wine and vodka, court documents show.

Kocjancic excels on the track for PSU

January 22, 2015

Danielle Kocjancic, a student-athlete from the Penn State Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, was among 68 Penn State student-athletes to have been selected for the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award for earning a grade-point average of 3.7 or higher during the 2012-2013 academic year.
A member of the Penn State Cross Country and Track and Field team for four years, the women's team were Big Ten Champions in Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field.

Walter E. Perry Jr.

January 22, 2015

Walter E. Perry Jr., 83, of 326 Park Ave., Kane, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born July 30, 1931, in Smethport, he was a son of the late Walter and Ruby Shuey Perry. He was married in Hermosa Beach, Calif. to Mary Ellen Prowse who preceded him in death.
Mr. Perry was a mechanical engineer for Hughes Aircraft. He was a member of the VFW Lodge #1132 in Kane and also belonged to the National Rifle Association.

January 21st

Kane community radio station gains public support

January 21, 2015

The public is showing its support for the new low-power Kane community radio station that relies on donations and sponsorships to stay afloat.
“We’re overwhelmed by how many people tell us they’re listening,” Jim Greville said in commenting on the success of the station that went on the air last summer. “We’re happy with the support. We’re ahead of our timeline.”

Sweet 16 for Ridgway Rendezvous

January 21, 2015

RIDGWAY – The candles are lit for the Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous to celebrate its sweet 16th birthday.
A small backyard gathering has since evolved into a large community event with roughly 200 carvers attending every year along with thousands of attendees perusing the extraordinary artwork created in downtown Ridgway.

The Kane girls’ basketball team jumped out to a 25-2 lead after one quarter of play on Friday night...
Danielle Kocjancic, a student-athlete from the Penn State Department of Communication Sciences and...
The Kane Wolves hoped to build off the momentum from Monday night’s near miss against ECC when they...

 

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