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January 21st, 2014

Next school budget to present challenges

January 22, 2014

Balancing a school budget is never easy.
Developing the next Kane school spending plan will be made even more difficult by hefty increases in costs for health care benefits and the school district's share for the retirement fund.

Sutter discusses National Mentoring Month

January 22, 2014

Area agencies and volunteers continue to emphasis mentoring programs during January, recognized as National Mentoring Month.
Sara Sutter from Big Brothers Big Sisters said officials recently received a grant to expand their program but indicated Tuesday morning there are over 20 children on a waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister.

January 20th

Higher sewer rates now in effect in Kane system

January 21, 2014

Higher sewer rates now are in effect for about 2,100 customers in the Kane sewer system in the borough and sections of Wetmore Township.

January 19th

Dress Drive in Kane

January 20, 2014

Cinderella's Closet of Kane held their Dress Drive on Saturday at the Kane Community Center on Fraley Street. The group has received more than 200 dresses, dozens of pairs of dress shoes, many purses and lots of jewelry for their cause. Female students of Kane Area High School will be able to register to borrow a dress and accessories to attend formal dances this spring.

Country music band Sawyer Brown coming to St. Marys

January 20, 2014

Tickets are going fast for the upcoming Sawyer Brown concert taking place on Saturday, March 1 in St. Marys Area High School's Carpin Auditorium. Showtime is set for 7 p.m. with guitar comedian Kier as the opening act.
"We like the energy that they bring. It's a really entertaining show," said Sandy Buerk, St. Marys Auto Body co-owner and show sponsor.

January 18th

St. Marys man dies in fire

January 19, 2014

ST. MARYS – A 77-year-old St. Marys man died early Saturday morning in a fire at 523 Brusselles St., St. Marys.
A report filed by Trooper Robert J. Southern of the Ridgway-based state police confirmed the death of James L. Robbins in the blaze which reportedly broke out shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18.
His wife, Joan M. Robbins, 69, escaped the blaze and was reportedly transported to UPMC Mercy Hospital. Sources familiar with the situation confirmed Saturday night that she was being treated for second degree burns but had also suffered from severe smoke inhalation.

January 17th

Fire department funding is hot topic in Kane

January 18, 2014

The appeal for additional funding for the fire department is a hot topic in Kane.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department requires more municipal aid to continue to offer first-class service to the borough of Kane and Wetmore Township.

Local officers inform health providers about bath salts abuse

January 18, 2014

The Community Collaborative to Improve Health Care welcomed St. Marys Police Officers Gregg McManus and Anthony Pistner to their January meeting for a presentation on the rising abuse of bath salts in our area.

January 16th

Hearing is slated for driver in 6-fatality crash

January 17, 2014

SMETHPORT – A preliminary hearing for the alleged drug-influenced driver in a six-fatality traffic accident is tentatively scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27 before Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.

Former Hamlin official faces court hearing

January 17, 2014

HAZEL HURST – The former secretary-treasurer for Hamlin Township is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on charges linked with the alleged theft of township money.

The young Lady Wolves volleyball team started their home tournament off with a sweep of Johnsonburg...
The Kane Wolves football team led Sheffield 32-6 early in the third quarter but the Wolverines...
The Kane Lady Wolves again faced adversity as they battled with the Sheffield Wolverines but came...

 

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