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June 24th

Commissioners OK Chase Street property sale to KARE

June 24, 2014

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Commissioners approved the acceptance of an offer from the Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise to purchase the property at 316 Chase ST. for $250 from the McKean County repository. The property formerly was an addition to Papa Nick's restaurant and prior to that was the site of the Knights of Columbus.

Crowd enjoys “150 Years of Kane, A Student Journey” premiere

June 24, 2014

Despite being moved indoors to the Kane Middle School auditorium, a large crowd enjoyed Tuesday night’s premiere of “150 Years of Kane, A Student Journey.”
A group of Kane Middle School students spent the past three years working on the project and judging by the reaction of the audience on Tuesday, the hard work was evident in the finished product.

KARE moves to abolish blighted Chase Street property

June 24, 2014

The Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise’s bid to purchase the property at 316 Chase St. from the McKean County Repository cleared a final hurdle on Tuesday.
The McKean County Commissioners approved a bid of $250 for the property. The bid had previously been approved by two taxing bodies, the Borough of Kane during a June 9, 2014 meeting and the Kane Area School District at the board meeting on June 12.

June 23rd

John Bloomquist to be honored at Art in the Wilds this weekend

June 23, 2014

The 2014 Art in the Wilds (AIW) Committee is honoring one of its own for his distinguished art career and a lifetime of achievement as a master potter, art teacher and advocate for artists of the visual arts.

Kane men receive highest Lions honor

June 23, 2014

Two long time members of the Kane Lions Club received the Melvin Jones Award, the LCIF’s highest from of recognition to acknowledge an individuals dedication to humanitarian service. Robert “Church” Gustafson and Matthew Gayley of Kane have been named Melvin Jones Fellows by Lions Clubs International Foundation in recognition of their commitment to serving the world community.

June 22nd

Highland Twp. picnic for clean water held Saturday

June 22, 2014

JAMES CITY – Nearly 100 people attended Saturday’s “Highland Township residents fight for clean water picnic,” according to one of the event organizers, Marsha Buhl.
Buhl, a James City resident and member of an organization entitled “Highland Township Citizens Advocating a Clean Healthy Environment” (CACHE), collected the names and addresses of most of those in attendance throughout the four hour event held at the fire hall in James City.

June 20th

Kane Hospital has new ultrasound system

June 20, 2014

Kane Community Hospital now has an innovative new tool for patient care with the acquisition of the LOGIQ E9 with XDclear 4D ultrasound system from GE Healthcare. 

June 19th

8th Art in the Wilds is set for Evergreen Park in Kane

June 19, 2014

What has become Kane’s biggest attraction of the year is slated next weekend at Evergreen Park.
The 8th annual Art in the Wilds will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29, with artwork on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine.
There is no admission charge. Parking also is free.
More than 5,200 are expected to attend Art in the Wilds, which always coincides with Kane High Alumni Weekend in June.

"Bucky" Thompson hanging it up after 44 years

June 19, 2014

Robert "Bucky" Thompson started working evenings and weekends at Thompson’s Floor Coverings while he was still in high school. Buck graduated with Kane High’s Class of 1969 and took a job at Keystone Carbon, where he stayed for a short time before coming back to help his brother, William “Willie” Thompson in the family business. Forty-plus years later, he is ready to call it a career.
Willie’s son, Bill, now runs the business and had plenty to say about his uncle Buck.

June 18th

Visitor Center to double tourism at Kinzua Bridge State Park

June 18, 2014

MT. JEWETT – Ground will be broken this summer for an elaborate Visitor Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.
Linda Devlin, executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau, can't wait.
"I'm really excited this project is moving forward," Devlin said Wednesday. "It's the next step for development at the park."

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