Archive - 2013 - News Article
Seeing is believing.
Claiming to have seen "Bigfoot" six times in the past three years, Jeff Anderson of Kane is convinced the mysterious ape-like creature exists in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF).
The Annual Soup and Pie Lunch at the Friends' Memorial Public Library had a huge turnout. Volunteers were serving pies and there were plenty of homemade baked goods for the annual Bake Sale.
HAZEL HURST â Hamlin Township would need to spend more than $92,000 to meet the recommended upgrades for four bridges in the municipality.
CLARION â Pennsylvania State Police have charged a 29-year-old man with the alleged murder of a 19-year-old Brookville woman.
Every civic organization has someone who tirelessly works behind the scene without a lot of fanfare.
John Mehalko is that âgo-to guyâ at the Kane Senior Center.
To recognize Mehalko for his dedicated service, the Senior Center has selected him as its âVolunteer-of-the-Year.â
Sierra Lister is Miss Kane High for 2013.
She was crowned Friday during a student assembly at the Kane High School auditorium.
Jim Greville has been named as the Kane "Citizen-of-the-Year."
Kane Hardwood has been selected as the "Business-of-the-Year."
The Kane Chamber of Commerce announced the award-winners Thursday evening at its annual banquet at the Kane Fire Hall.
More than 100 attended the dinner prepared and served by members of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department. The Ladies Auxiliary for the fire department prepared dessert.
The Kane Area School District is planning three projectsâone to upgrade the high school indoor swimming pool and two to maintain parking lots at the high school, middle school and elementary school.
The district plans to seek bids for the pool project. Proposed work includes the replacement of the gutter system to eliminate water leaks, replacement of the filter system, the installation of a system to improve water quality and the replacement of the main drain.
As a tribute to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Steve Gore of 3D Custom Carving out of Toledo, Ohio created a unique sculpture which has garnered national attention while raising funds for military veterans as well as civilian families.
As a young child, LaRue Smith often played "hospital" with her sister.
"I'd bandage her up and pretend she was my patient," Smith said.
This childhood activity inspired a half-century nursing career for Smith, who retired three weeks ago as the "night supervisor" at Kane Community Hospital.
"I always wanted to be a nurse," Smith said. "I had the desire to take care of people."