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February 23rd, 2014
An outpouring of love, gratitude and respect for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County was evident on Sunday during a special community celebration honoring those who have served at St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the U.S. which is slated to close after 162 years of service.
Despite local economic woes, Kane area residents continue to make donations to their own United Fund.
This volunteer Kane-based organization is dedicated to bolstering the quality of life through the 19 health and human-service agencies it serves.
No one was injured Thursday when loose bricksÂ fell from a building wall on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
The bricks crashed down and scattered in a parking area at Northwest Savings Bank at 56 Fraley St., Kane. No one was injured.
The Kane Chamber Commerce honored citizens and firefighters Thursday at its annual banquet at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street.
John "Orson" Carlson, who has directed Saturday morning youth bowling at the Kane Elks Lodge for over 30 years, is the 2014 "Citizen-of-the-Year."
Kane Borough Councilman John "G" Gentilman was found guilty Thursday in a summary trial at Kane District Court.
BRADFORD â€“ Senior Judge John M. Cleland, who has earned a reputation in the region and throughout Pennsylvania for his unwavering fairness and strong commitment to juvenile justice during his 30 years on bench, will address the graduating class at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in April.
Cleland, who is also a member and past chairman of the universityâ€™s Advisory Board and a Kane native, will deliver the keynote address during commencement exercises Sunday, April 27, in the KOA Arena in the Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport and Fitness Center.
A Kane woman was found guilty Wednesday on charges linked with a Nov. 30 accident at Fraley and Field streets in the borough.
Controversy still lingers over an extended day that went into effect with the current school year in Kane.
Speaking at a school board Curriculum Committee meeting Tuesday at the middle school auditorium, several administrators cited advantages of having more time to instruct students.
There are mixed results in an after-school bus survey taken by the Kane School District for students in grades six through 12.
Jay Israel, co-principal at the elementary school and principal in charge of athletics, released survey information Tuesday at a meeting of the school board's Curriculum Meeting.
Over the past 30 years, John "Orson" Carlson has coached hundreds of young bowlers as the volunteer director of the youth bowling program at the Kane Elks Lodge.
"I get a lot of enjoyment," Carlson said in explaining why he continues to spend every Saturday at the Elks bowling alley over the 17-week youth bowling program.