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June 23rd, 2014

Kane men receive highest Lions honor

June 23, 2014

Two long time members of the Kane Lions Club received the Melvin Jones Award, the LCIF’s highest from of recognition to acknowledge an individuals dedication to humanitarian service. Robert “Church” Gustafson and Matthew Gayley of Kane have been named Melvin Jones Fellows by Lions Clubs International Foundation in recognition of their commitment to serving the world community.

June 22nd

Highland Twp. picnic for clean water held Saturday

June 22, 2014

JAMES CITY – Nearly 100 people attended Saturday’s “Highland Township residents fight for clean water picnic,” according to one of the event organizers, Marsha Buhl.
Buhl, a James City resident and member of an organization entitled “Highland Township Citizens Advocating a Clean Healthy Environment” (CACHE), collected the names and addresses of most of those in attendance throughout the four hour event held at the fire hall in James City.

June 20th

Kane Hospital has new ultrasound system

June 20, 2014

Kane Community Hospital now has an innovative new tool for patient care with the acquisition of the LOGIQ E9 with XDclear 4D ultrasound system from GE Healthcare. 

June 19th

8th Art in the Wilds is set for Evergreen Park in Kane

June 19, 2014

What has become Kane’s biggest attraction of the year is slated next weekend at Evergreen Park.
The 8th annual Art in the Wilds will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28-29, with artwork on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, rain or shine.
There is no admission charge. Parking also is free.
More than 5,200 are expected to attend Art in the Wilds, which always coincides with Kane High Alumni Weekend in June.

"Bucky" Thompson hanging it up after 44 years

June 19, 2014

Robert "Bucky" Thompson started working evenings and weekends at Thompson’s Floor Coverings while he was still in high school. Buck graduated with Kane High’s Class of 1969 and took a job at Keystone Carbon, where he stayed for a short time before coming back to help his brother, William “Willie” Thompson in the family business. Forty-plus years later, he is ready to call it a career.
Willie’s son, Bill, now runs the business and had plenty to say about his uncle Buck.

June 18th

Visitor Center to double tourism at Kinzua Bridge State Park

June 18, 2014

MT. JEWETT – Ground will be broken this summer for an elaborate Visitor Center at the Kinzua Bridge State Park near Mt. Jewett.
Linda Devlin, executive director of the Bradford-based Allegheny National Forest (ANF) Visitors Bureau, can't wait.
"I'm really excited this project is moving forward," Devlin said Wednesday. "It's the next step for development at the park."

Highland Twp. ‘injection’ well foes plan forum

June 18, 2014

JAMES CITY – Residents and organizations opposed to a proposed “injection” well in Highland Township plan to gather Saturday for a forum at the township fire hall in James City.
The event will feature a picnic, workshops and remarks by representatives of the Community Environmental Defense Fund (CELDF) and other organizations.
The forum is open to the public.

June 17th

McKean County awaits first same-sex marriage applicants

June 17, 2014

SMETHPORT – McKean County is waiting for its first same-sex applicants for a marriage license.
Same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania became legal about a month ago.
Same-sex applicants have yet to apply for a marriage license in McKean County.
“If they come in, we’ll accommodate them,” Harrijane Hannon Moore said in reference to same-sex applicants for marriage licenses. She is the elected county register of wills and clerk of the orphan’s court. Her office in the county courthouse in Smethport issues marriage licenses.

Forest chief hears pleas for better ANF management

June 17, 2014

LUDLOW – If the regional head of the U.S. Forest Service wasn't aware of management concerns for the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), she certainly knows about them now.

June 16th

Taking a different route, 'Will' Hulings heads to West Point

June 16, 2014

Each year, more than 12,000 apply for admission to the United States Military Academy-- commonly called West Point.
Most applicants are high school seniors who are hoping to be among the 1,200 selected to enter the prestigious institution on the banks of the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City.

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