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January 4th, 2013

Kane school receives honor for reading program

January 5, 2013

The Kane Elementary School implemented the nationally-acclaimed "Success For All" (SFA) program last year in an effort to improve student reading skills.

Pet owners express outrage over tainted jerky treats

January 5, 2013

Editor's note: This is the final installment in a series of articles.
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Public outcry from pet owners whose dogs have become ill or died after consuming chicken jerky treats imported from China is on the rise. Numerous online petitions, advocacy groups, chat forums and Facebook groups have cropped up within the past year, with their efforts aimed primarily at having the treats removed from stores.

January 3rd

PGC to remove elk from Weedville

January 4, 2013

WEEDVILLE - The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) unveiled a new plan to trap and remove elk from Weedville at a raucous public meeting held Thursday night at the Bennetts Valley Senior Center.

Local dog recovering from illness linked to tainted treats

January 4, 2013

Even though it's a new year, some things remain unchanged. Despite testimonials that some chicken jerky dog treats imported from China have caused serious illness and even death, they still remain on store shelves.

January 2nd

Potentially tainted pet treats could cause harm

January 3, 2013

Various types of pet treats outsourced to foreign countries have garnered national attention recently following the complaints of thousands of pet owners across the U.S. and Canada who have reported their dogs have been made ill, or even died, after consuming the treats.

Kane native authors another romantic novel

January 3, 2013

For Lynnette Hallberg, writing romantic novels is more than a labor of love.
"Writing is something I'm compelled to do," the Kane native said as she pens yet another book. "I cannot NOT write."

January 1st

Northeast: coldest weather in a couple of years brewing

January 2, 2013

STATE COLLEGE - AccuWeather reports there is the potential for the coldest air in a couple of years for the Northeast and perhaps the Midwest during the first week of January 2013.

December 30th, 2012

Donation to SPCA

December 31, 2012

On Friday, Dec. 21, the students at Kane Area Elementary School had a dance, each student was asked to make a monetary donation or a pet item for the local SPCA. 

December 27th

Budget adopted at county commissioners meeting

December 27, 2012

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Commissioners adopted the 2013 budget in their final meeting of 2012, held Thursday at the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport. Commissioners Joseph DeMott and Al Pingie voted to approve the budget, while commissioner Clifford Lane voted against the resolution.

Fire engulfs four-apartment residence in Emporium

December 27, 2012

EMPORIUM – The Emporium Borough Police reported that on Dec. 27, 2012 at 9:51 a.m., they along with the Emporium Fire Department and the Emporium Ambulance Service were dispatched to a residential fire at 370 E. Allegany Ave. with one person trapped inside.

The Kane Tornado Pony and Pee Wee teams traveled north last Saturday to take on the Bolivar-...
JOHNSONBURG – Despite an early one-set deficit, the Johnsonburg Ramettes roared back Thursday night...
The Kane girls’ soccer team hosted an experienced West Forest Fires team on Wednesday and ended up...

 

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