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November 3rd, 2014
Kane area residents have a source for portable home ramps to serve disabled family members on a temporary basis.
The Life and Independence for Today (LIFT) agency loans its portable ramps to temporarily serve persons who are confined to wheelchairs or have mobility issues due to recent surgery or accidents.
LIFT, based in St. Marys, currently is conducting a â€śRamp Driveâ€ť to raise donations to purchase additional ramps to serve residents in a six-county area. The cost of the ramps is between $300 and $700, according to a LIFT spokesman.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at 3 p.m. Monday for a brush fire along Route 6 in Wetmore Township east of Kane.
A passing motorist reported the fire, according to Kane Fire Chief Tim Holt.
A Kane resident remains in the McKean County Jail after his arrest for an alleged Meganâ€™s Law violation.
Travis James Kelly, 29, of 312 Greeves St., Apt. 2, Kane, is accused of failing to meet his lifetime obligation to register with the State Police every three months.
State Police Trooper Andy Dalton placed the felony charge against Kelly.
ST. MARYS â€“ A tractor-trailer truck caught fire Monday afternoon at Mersen USA in St. Marys. The vehicle was destroyed in the blaze and the buildingâ€™s loading dock was damaged.
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JOHNSONBURG â€“ A 30-year-old Johnsonburg man was declared missing shortly after 6 p.m., but search and rescue operations were canceled after police were able to track the man's whereabouts since going missing, according to Johnsonburg Borough Police Officer David Cuneo.
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MT. JEWETT â€“ A door-to-door fundraising drive will take place next week in Mt. Jewett.
Debbie Deane, director of the Mt. Jewett Memorial Library on East Main street, will be joining members of the Board of Directors to canvass the community.
The group will be distributing yellow flyers at homes in Mt. Jewett to ask for donations for the library. The group will not be accepting cash donations during the door-to-door campaign.
A Bellefonte man has been sentenced to spend up to 18 months in jail and pay more than $20,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty Wednesday to poaching three bull elk, one of them among the largest on record in Pennsylvania.
Frank Gordo Buchanan Jr., 25, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three counts of unlawful taking of big game, and one count each of unlawful taking of game, unlawful use of a vehicle to take game, and unlawful use of an artificial light to take game.
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