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June 29th, 2014

Art in the Wilds

June 29, 2014

Gregg Kristophel is pictured working on a project while customers browse through his works at the Art in the Wilds on Sunday. The Harmony artist creates what he calls "Treenware", wooden utensils made with primitive hand tools. Kristophel was one of three dozen artists to display their works at the annual festival.

June 27th

KAHS grad Donna Ingersoll working on 3rd novel

June 27, 2014

When Kane High’s Class of 1969 meets later today for their 45th class reunion, one of their classmates that will be missing is author Donna (Champion) Ingersoll. Ingersoll never expected to be an author but is currently working on her third novel.
Ingersoll grew up in Westline before moving to Mt. Jewett when she was 14, the daughter of Lorraine and Robert Thornton. The year after graduating from Kane High, she married Tim Ingersoll, a 1968 Kane grad. The couple had two children, Stephanie (Ingersoll Barker) and Timothy II and moved to Indianapolis in 1979, where they still reside.

June 26th

Many activities are slated this weekend in Kane

June 26, 2014

A busy weekend looms ahead for residents of Kane and thousands of visitors.
Alumni Weekend is perhaps the happiest time of the year in Kane and the Art in the Wilds is the largest Kane summer attraction.
Together, both events will draw large crowds to Kane beginning tonight.

Elizabeth and Thomas L. Kane manuscript authors to hold signing

June 26, 2014

Michael Schultz and Elizabeth Haberberger will be at the Kane Depot this weekend to sign copies of their manuscript chronicling the love story of Elizabeth and Thomas L. Kane. The work, entitled “Elizabeth and Thomas L. Kane: Terraces of Kane Summit,” will be the basis of a play performed during the week of Kane’s Sesquicentennial.

June 25th

Sister Frances Therese leaves St. Callistus post

June 25, 2014

Sister Frances Therese is stepping down as the longtime coordinator of religious education at St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane.
"I've loved every minute of my job," Sister Therese said as she bids farewell to the Kane community. "I'm going to miss all the people-- especially the children."

Slow-moving storm brings heavy rain to Kane

June 25, 2014

A slow-moving storm dumped up to three inches of rain on the Kane area within a 33-hour period, the National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday.
The deluge caused widespread flooding along low-lying areas.
Many basements flooded and sections of some area highways and roads were temporarily closed due to high water.

June 24th

Commissioners OK Chase Street property sale to KARE

June 24, 2014

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Commissioners approved the acceptance of an offer from the Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise to purchase the property at 316 Chase ST. for $250 from the McKean County repository. The property formerly was an addition to Papa Nick's restaurant and prior to that was the site of the Knights of Columbus.

Crowd enjoys “150 Years of Kane, A Student Journey” premiere

June 24, 2014

Despite being moved indoors to the Kane Middle School auditorium, a large crowd enjoyed Tuesday night’s premiere of “150 Years of Kane, A Student Journey.”
A group of Kane Middle School students spent the past three years working on the project and judging by the reaction of the audience on Tuesday, the hard work was evident in the finished product.

KARE moves to abolish blighted Chase Street property

June 24, 2014

The Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise’s bid to purchase the property at 316 Chase St. from the McKean County Repository cleared a final hurdle on Tuesday.
The McKean County Commissioners approved a bid of $250 for the property. The bid had previously been approved by two taxing bodies, the Borough of Kane during a June 9, 2014 meeting and the Kane Area School District at the board meeting on June 12.

June 23rd

John Bloomquist to be honored at Art in the Wilds this weekend

June 23, 2014

The 2014 Art in the Wilds (AIW) Committee is honoring one of its own for his distinguished art career and a lifetime of achievement as a master potter, art teacher and advocate for artists of the visual arts.

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