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February 20th, 2013

LaRue Smith retires after 51-year nursing career

February 20, 2013

As a young child, LaRue Smith often played "hospital" with her sister.
"I'd bandage her up and pretend she was my patient," Smith said.
This childhood activity inspired a half-century nursing career for Smith, who retired three weeks ago as the "night supervisor" at Kane Community Hospital.
"I always wanted to be a nurse," Smith said. "I had the desire to take care of people."

February 19th

Chamber of Commerce to honor citizen, business

February 19, 2013

The Kane Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Thursday to honor the "citizen-of-the-year" and the "business-of-the-year."
The event begins with a social hour at 5 p.m. at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street. Dinner is set for 6 p.m.

February 18th

Tickets on sale for Kane High School musical

February 18, 2013

Tickets now are on sale for the Kane High School musical-- "Guys and Dolls."
Performances are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday March 14-16 at 7 p.m. at the Kane Middle School auditorium. A final matinee performance is set for Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m.

February 17th

Plea made for more school delays for weather

February 17, 2013

The Kane area, known as the “Icebox of Pennsylvania,” often has significant snowfalls and a wintry mix that create hazardous travel conditions.
The Kane Area School District, however, annually has the fewest “snow days” and “two-hour delays” among all schools in the region.

February 15th

General Kane chapel sustains water damage

February 15, 2013

There is major water damage inside the historic General Thomas Kane Memorial Chapel at 30 Chestnut St. in the borough.
Vandals are blamed for turning off gas heat to the building. The lack of heat caused heating system water lines to freeze and rupture.

February 14th

School board OKs guidelines for ID badges

February 14, 2013

Kane school staff members and students in grades 6 through 12 now are carrying identification badges.
Staff members are expected to wear their school-issued badges in "plain view." 
In addition to staff members, badges have been issued to coaches, club advisers and volunteers to wear.
Students in the Kane Middle School and Kane High School are expected to carry their ID badges and show them when asked.

February 13th

Highland to plot response to Seneca legal threat

February 13, 2013

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township supervisors plans to meet with attorneys to map out a response to a threat of legal action by Seneca Resources.
In a letter, Seneca said it plans to file litigation in federal court to "invalidate" a Highland Township ordinance on the disposal of drilling wastewater in a proposed "injection" well near James City.

February 12th

Mt. Jewett sewer board is seeking to fill vacancy

February 12, 2013

MT. JEWETT – The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority has selected a nominee to fill a vacancy on the board.
Acting at its meeting Tuesday, the authority nominated Pat Crants of Kushequa Avenue, Mt. Jewett, to fill the seat formerly held by Mike Wennerstrom.

February 11th

Grants to aid in planting of trees in Kane

February 11, 2013

The Kane Shade Tree Commission has been "challenged" to plant 150 new trees by next year-- the Kane bicentennial.
Two grants will help the commission meet this target.

Bids to be sought for Lantz Corners sewer project

February 11, 2013

HAZEL HURST – The long-awaited Lantz Corners sewer project is one step closer to reality.
The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors voted 3-0 Monday to seek bids for the project as soon as the final construction drawings are complete.

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