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August 20th, 2013
The Kane Borough Councilâs finance committee held a public input meeting on Tuesday evening at the Kane Borough building to listen to suggestions from Kane citizens concerning the 2014 budget.
Sixteen citizens joined committee chairperson Janet Bard, committee member Holly Harris, committee member Den Drost, council secretary Lori Feldbauer and Mayor Doug Caldwell, who observed the proceedings.
With 3,000 visitors to the St. Marys Municipal Airport's inaugural American Spirit Aviation Festival last year, Alan McPherson, airport manager, is hoping to continue the successful event again this year.
"We had more people than we actually expected," McPherson said of the large crowd. "We want to thank all of Elk County for turning out for the event. They really came out to support us and it was a great thing."
Much of the action taken last week by the Kane School Board is linked with the start of the new school year.
Not too long ago, Kaneâs uptown seemed as though it had as many empty storefronts as it did occupied ones. Fortunately, during the past few months, a few fledgling entrepreneurs took a chance on Kane and opened up businesses.
EAST SMETHPORT â Emily Housler of Lantz Corners is the McKean County Fair Queen for 2013-14.
She was chosen Saturday night at the Queen Coronation Contest at the Mini Stage at the county fairgrounds in East Smethport.
ERIE â A federal judge ruled Friday against two "sanction" motions filed on behalf of Dr. Maryann Anderson in her 2007 "whistle-blower" lawsuit.
One motion calls for a sanction against a defense attorney in the case. Another deals with the alleged concealment of evidence.
Several totes loaded with drug paraphernalia are headed to the Erie Crime Lab following what Police Chief Brian Hillard is calling the âbiggest bath saltsâ bust ever in Kane.
The Kane school day will be longer for students when classes resume Aug. 27.
The Kane School Board voted 6-3 Thursday to approve an "administrative plan" to lengthen the school day to provide more time for remedial work and "enrichment" programs.
Many residents of the Kane Area School District that were in attendance at Thursdayâs meeting were not satisfied with the actions taken by the school board. The two major issues concerning the bulk of the audience were the extension of the school day and the possible disciplinary action against two school district employees.
The Village Brew celebrated their ribbon-cutting on Thursday afternoon.