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A home at 5880 Route 66 suffered extensive damage in a fire early Christmas morning. Kane Volunteer firefighters were called out to the fire at 1:15 am Christmas and were on the scene for approximately two hours.
The homeowner, Lee Baum, was home at the time of the fire but was not injured, according to Kane Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tim Holt. Chief Holt and a state fire marshal were at the scene late Christmas morning and ruled the fire accidental.
Hundreds of Kane Area High School students spent last Thursday afternoon running down the halls of the school, smiling, singing, dancing and throwing confetti. Last day of school before break? No, it was the filming of a lip dub video.
Teacher Brian Wymer saw an online contest for school-produced videos that showcased school spirit in a Pittsburgh newspaper. With the Kane football team still playing in the playoffs, he showed some of his students a few of the submitted videos and challenged them to come up with ideas for a KHS video that would show the Wolvesâ€™ spirit.
SHIPPEN TWP. â€“Â An Emporium man was struck and killed by a vehicle early Sunday morning while walking along SR 4001 in Shippen Township, Cameron County.
According to the Emporium-based state police, Patrick Allen Hornung, 25, of Emporium and David Meade Croyle Jr., 62, of Emporium were walking along SR 4001, Old West Creek Road, in Shippen Township at 3:01 a.m. Sunday morning when both were struck by a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville operated by Kaitlyn Nicole Crosby, 21, of Emporium, which was traveling west on the roadway.
The Kane Sesquicentennial celebration-- marking the 150th "birthday" of the community-- came to an end Friday with a ceremony to mark the closing of a time capsule.
A large crowd gathered on a typical cold December evening in Kane to watch chairman Scott Morgan load items into the capsule.
The ceremony took place outside the Kane Depot on South Fraley Street at the railroad crossing. The time capsule has been placed in a concrete vault constructed in an earthen bank on the north side of the Depot.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies
â€™Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.
Dr. Maryann Anderson is ending a 39-year career in education when she retires Tuesday as the superintendent of the Kane Area High District.
Anderson was hired in May 2009 to replace Sandy Chlopecki as the Kane school chief.
Much of Anderson's five-and-a-half-year reign as superintendent has been marked with controversy, dissension and conflicts between her and Kane teachers, certain school board members and certain district parents.
The two defendants in a dog cruelty case face preliminary hearings Jan. 12 in Kane District Court.
The hearings are set for 1 p.m. Jan. 12 before District Court Judge Dave Engman. The proceedings are open to the public.
Tyler Blair Rush, 33, of 53 E. Main St., Mt. Jewett, and Ashley Reinard, 24, of 11 Boyd St., Mt. Jewett, are charged with cruelty to animals.
Mt. Jewett Police Chief Steve Hale placed the charges last month for the alleged incident in August.
According to court records, Rush attempted to "snap" the dog's neck "in order to kill it."Â
Two Kane assault cases have been bound over to McKean County Court following preliminary hearings earlier this week in Kane District Court.
The Kane defendants include:
*Jamie Richard Bard, 30, of 618 1/2 Greeves St.
*Darryl Lee Kring, 49, of 316 Johnson Rd.
Bard is accused of striking Alyssa Renzi, 24, at the residence they shared. He also is charged with making terroristic threats for allegedly telling the woman he would "put a bullet in her head."
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.
Taking no chances, the Kane Area School District issued an alert to students and parents Tuesday about a possible child abductor lurking in a "white van" at school bus stops.
Dr. Maryann Anderson, school district superintendent, said the alert was prompted by an alleged incident in the Smethport School District.
A Smethport student from the Mt. Jewett area of Hamlin Township reportedly "ran away" from a "white van" that pulled up to a bus stop Tuesday morning.Â