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February 1st, 2013

BREAKING NEWS – Milliard found not guilty

February 1, 2013

RIDGWAY – A 12-member jury after two hours of deliberation acquitted Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, on 12 counts of arson, insurance fraud, and related offenses stemming from a Dec. 4, 2008 fire at his 115 First Ave. property in Johnsonburg. Milliard said he "absolutely [felt] vindicated by the verdict" as he has steadfastly maintained his innocence since his arrest and incarceration in July of 2012.

January 31st

Prosecution rests after day two of Milliard trial

February 1, 2013

RIDGWAY - The jury trial of Francis Anthony Milliard, 55, of Ridgway, on charges of arson and related offenses as well as insurance fraud stemming from a Dec. 4, 2008 fire at a Johnsonburg property owned by him is headed into its third and final day.

Give your heart a break; support women’s heart health

February 1, 2013

It kills more American women annually than all forms of cancer combined-- one woman every minute. Ninety percent of women have at least one factor that puts them at risk. It doesn’t discriminate based on age. Yet heart disease is still often misunderstood as a disease that is more prevalent in men.

With potential of record-breaking crowds looming, Deeley says Inner Circle prepared for Phil's big day

February 1, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It could be an all-time record crowd with Groundhog Day returning to the weekend for the first time in a number of years for the 127th-annual trek to Gobbler’s Knob.
"The all-time record was approximately 33,000 people, back when it was last held on a weekend," said Bill Deeley, president of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club Inner Circle.

January 30th

Kane students may receive locks for lockers

January 31, 2013

Kane school administrators are considering a plan that would provide students with locks for their school lockers.
If approved, the plan would go into effect with the start of the next school year, according to Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District.

January 29th

Major repairs are seen for school swimming pool

January 29, 2013

Major repairs are under consideration for the indoor swimming pool at Kane High School.
Preliminary estimates place the price-tag for just the high-priority repairs at about $260,000.

January 28th

Part-time secretary job is created at county jail

January 28, 2013

SMETHPORT – A part-time position of secretary has been created at the McKean County Jail near Smethport.
The McKean County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 earlier this month to create the position at the rate of $11 per hour.

January 27th

VFW aids Kane Senior Center

January 27, 2013

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Kane has made a donation of $1,300 to the Kane Senior Center.

January 25th

Kane judge takes tough stance on truancy 

January 25, 2013

State compulsory education laws require children to attend school until they're 17.
Skipping school is not tolerated in the Kane Area School District.
School officials regularly file truancy cases with Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman. And Engman takes a tough stance on the truancy cases.

January 24th

90 dead and dying trees cut at Evergreen Park

January 24, 2013

Concern has been expressed for years about the number of diseased trees in Evergreen Park in Kane.
The borough annually tried to remove one or two dead trees from the largest park in Kane. However, limited funds have kept the borough from undertaking a major project to remove diseased trees, which present a significant danger to park-users.

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