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April 25th, 2014
SMETHPORT â€“ A Kane woman will stand trial on 35 charges as the alleged prescription drug-impaired driver in a Route 219 traffic accident last Aug. 31 that claimed the lives of six people.
The Kane Area Recreational and Cultural Commission sponsored â€śThe Josh and Gab Show â€“ An Anti-Bullying Musical Comedy Program for Kidsâ€ť on Friday for Kane Elementary School students.
Gab Bonesso and Josh Verbanets are young Pittsburgh artists who tailor their program for each individual grade and keep the audienceâ€™s attention with catchy lyrics, great stories and rocking music.
SMETHPORT â€“ Julie Sue Graham-Olson, 54, has been sentenced to McKean County Jail for using Hamlin Township money as her own while serving as the townshipâ€™s secretary-treasurer for nearly four years.
The proposed Kane school budget for 2014-15 carries a slight tax increase.
A fire early Wednesday damaged a vacant house on Jo Jo Road in Wetmore Township.
Fourth-grade students at the Kane Elementary School will present the class musical â€śGroovinâ€™ With The Grimmsâ€ť tonight at 7 p.m. at the Kane Middle School auditorium. Some of those taking part in the musical are, left to right: Harley Morris as â€śWillie Grimm,â€ť Shane Ackley as â€śJake Grimm,â€ť music teacher Tara Black, Brandon Kelley as â€śThe Fishermanâ€ť and Hailey M. Slater as â€śThe Fishermanâ€™s Wife.â€ť Joining Blake in directing the musical are Kaneâ€™s fourth-grade teachersâ€”Debbie Szymanski, Jackie Watts, Brigid Lundgren and Brittany Peterson.
SMETHPORT â€“ The Kane Area Industrial Development Corp. (KAIDC) soon will be the new owner of the Kane Magnetics property at 700 Elk Ave.
The Kane School Board is expected to act May 8 to accept the resignation of Harry Steele as a board member.
SMETHPORT â€“ Persons who suffer from mental illness or formerly were mentally ill now have a place to go daily to socialize with those with similar mental issues.
Under the Pennsylvania school code, public schools in the state are required to have a "minimum" of 180 days of classes.
For years, however, the Kane Area School District has operated on a 182-day schedule.