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June 3rd

Area businesses bouncing back after flood

June 3, 2014

RIDGWAY – Several area businesses have reopened their doors after the devastating flood that hit Ridgway on May 21, some as early as the next day.
NAPA Auto Parts, one of the businesses to see some of the worst flooding, reopened their doors the following morning at 7 a.m. despite seeing heavy damage to the storefront windows.

June 2nd

Trial begins for Mt. Jewett man charged with rape

June 2, 2014

SMETHPORT – A trial for a Mt. Jewett man charged with rape began Monday in McKean County Court, featuring the testimony of the alleged victim.

Part-time police officer proposed in Mt. Jewett

June 2, 2014

MT. JEWETT – The restoration of a part-time police officer in Mt. Jewett has been proposed by Mayor Melissa McGuire.

June 1st

Tears flow at unveiling of county Vietnam Memorial

June 1, 2014

SMETHPORT – A gray-haired mother struggled to push her two-wheeled walker through the grass.
Although it was a strain for her, she was determined to approach the Vietnam Memorial Monument bearing her son’s name.
With family members close at her side, she starred at his name etched in the polished granite stone. Then she moved closer.
She finally found the heart-wrenching courage to reach out and trace his name with her fingers.
When she turned away, tears were rolling down her cheeks as a bagpiper played “Amazing Grace.”

May 30th

500 volunteers turn out for 4th KARE For Kane Day

May 30, 2014

The pride of Kane residents came through loud and clear Friday as more than 500 turned out to spruce up their community.

May 29th

Man wielding knives comes after policeman

May 30, 2014

A man wielding two butcher knives came after a Kane borough police officer on foot Thursday evening in a neighborhood drama viewed by hundreds.

School panel considers 'pay to play' proposal

May 30, 2014

A "pay to play" proposal is one option being considered for reducing a hefty deficit in the tentative 2014-15 Kane school budget.

April School of Dance presents 'Glam Slapped'

May 29, 2014

April School of Dance brings to the stage yet another jam-packed, "Glam Slapped" show Friday and Saturday, June 6-7, at the St. Marys Area High School auditorium.

Dedication set Saturday for county Vietnam memorial

May 29, 2014

SMETHPORT – A dedication ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday for a Vietnam Memorial Monument for McKean County.

May 28th

Linda Carlson retires as Lutheran Home administrator

May 29, 2014

The “big happy family” at the Lutheran Home at Kane soon will be without its longtime matriarch—Administrator Linda Carlson.
She is retiring from the position she has held since 1985.

The Kane Cross Country team lost to Elk County Catholic but defeated Brockway on the Wolves course...
The Ridgway Lady Elkers won the first game of Tuesday’s volleyball match in Kane rather handily, 25...
It was a tale of two halves for the St. Marys Area Flying Dutchmen in their match against the Kane...

 

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