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January 30th

Kane students may receive locks for lockers

January 31, 2013

Kane school administrators are considering a plan that would provide students with locks for their school lockers.
If approved, the plan would go into effect with the start of the next school year, according to Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District.

January 29th

Major repairs are seen for school swimming pool

January 30, 2013

Major repairs are under consideration for the indoor swimming pool at Kane High School.
Preliminary estimates place the price-tag for just the high-priority repairs at about $260,000.

January 28th

Part-time secretary job is created at county jail

January 29, 2013

SMETHPORT – A part-time position of secretary has been created at the McKean County Jail near Smethport.
The McKean County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 earlier this month to create the position at the rate of $11 per hour.

January 27th

VFW aids Kane Senior Center

January 27, 2013

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Kane has made a donation of $1,300 to the Kane Senior Center.

January 25th

Kane judge takes tough stance on truancy 

January 26, 2013

State compulsory education laws require children to attend school until they're 17.
Skipping school is not tolerated in the Kane Area School District.
School officials regularly file truancy cases with Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman. And Engman takes a tough stance on the truancy cases.

January 24th

90 dead and dying trees cut at Evergreen Park

January 25, 2013

Concern has been expressed for years about the number of diseased trees in Evergreen Park in Kane.
The borough annually tried to remove one or two dead trees from the largest park in Kane. However, limited funds have kept the borough from undertaking a major project to remove diseased trees, which present a significant danger to park-users.

January 23rd

Kane area temperatures are coldest in 4 years

January 23, 2013

Kane certainly is living up to its label as the "icebox of Pennsylvania."
Daytime temperatures over the past few days have not made it out of the single digits, according to the National Weather Service in State College.

Accused bank robber waives hearing Wednesday

January 23, 2013

JOHNSONBURG - A Ridgway man charged with robbing a Johnsonburg bank at gunpoint was in Magisterial District Court on Wednesday where he waived his preliminary hearing on felony charges stemming from the Jan. 8 incident.

Track team receives race timer donation

January 23, 2013

Kane track and field coach Jim Sirianni announced that Sam Cummings Jr. recently donated a race timer to the Wolves’ track and field program.

January 22nd

Ready for blood donors

January 23, 2013

The Community Blood Bank collects blood on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at the Kane Area Community Center. The next blood collection at the center is Tuesday, March 26 from noon to 5 p.m. The Community Blood Bank will hold a collection Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kane Community Hospital. Donors are welcome and needed due to the critical shortage of blood, especially "O" negative, a Blood Bank spokesman said. The Blood Bank supplies blood to area hospitals, including Kane Community Hospital.

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