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February 2nd, 2013

Phil predicts an early spring

February 2, 2013

Thousands of fans watched as Pennsylvania's world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil made his highly anticipated weather prognostication on Saturday, commemorating 127 years of Pennsylvania's unique Groundhog Day tradition.
Phil predicted an early spring after emerging from his burrow without seeing his shadow Saturday morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
According to holiday folklore, if the groundhog emerges in the early morning on Feb. 2 and does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring. If he sees his shadow, six more weeks of wintry weather are expected.

February 1st

Finally, winter weather may prevail in Kane area

February 1, 2013

Until now, it's been a roller coaster winter season in the Kane area.
For example, the area last month had a string of days with frigid sub-20-degree high temperatures, but little snow. 

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.

The Kane Wolves came into Tuesday night’s matchup with the Smethport Hubbers giving up six forfeits...
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The Cranberry Berries made the long trip to Kane Monday night and headed south with a 58-47 win...

 

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