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March 16th, 2014
Libby Herbstritt, the registered dietician at Kane Community Hospital (KCH), hands a tray of food to Steve Stanko (left) of Kane in the newly-renovated hospital cafeteria. The cafeteria features many new menu selections for healthy lifestyles.
Penn Highlands Healthcare is working with an independent emergency medicine physician group to assist with provider staffing in three of the system's emergency departments, including Penn Highlands Elk.
"God is in the Garden" is the theme for the program held Friday by the Church Women United in Kane.
A total of 44 representatives from eight local churches participated in the event at the St. Callistus Catholic Church on Chase Street.
FOX TWP. â€“ One person died Friday afternoon in a fatal crash on Brandy Camp Road in the 600 block near Rebco, Inc.
Kathryn J. Moriarity, 31, of Ridgway, was killed when a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am driven by 59-year-old Olen L. Pritt, also of Ridgway, flipped as he attempted to negotiate a right curve in the roadway, according to reports released Friday night.
The controversial extension to the Kane school day has been repealed.
The Kane School Board voted 6-2 Thursday to revert back to the 2012-13 schedule beginning in the next school year.
The Kane School Board's Outreach Committee plans to meet next week to discuss the bullying problem in Kane schools.
The meeting, open to the public, is tentatively set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Kane Middle School. The exact site in the school was not announced Thursday.
JAMES CITY â€“ The Highland Township Board of Supervisors is gearing up for a possible court battle to block a proposed injection well for the disposal of drilling waste fluids.
Acting at a meeting Wednesday, Supervisors Jim Wolfe, Paul Burton Sr. and Joe Milstead approved an agreement for representation by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) of Mercersburg.
JAMES CITY â€“ Kim Kuhn of Massachusetts Avenue, James City, is the new roadmaster for Highland Township.
He will replace Charlie Vaughn of James City, who is retiring March 31.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of McKean County would like to recognize a Little Sister and Big Sister from Kane who recently celebrated their three-year anniversary.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The Mt. Jewett Borough Council is awaiting proposals for the possible sale of the borough water system.
The sale of the borough sewer network now is on the table as well.