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April 20th, 2014
Led by the Easter Bunny, children and their parents begin the search for treats Saturday at the annual Kane Easter Egg Hunt. A Kane fire truck siren signaled the start of the hunt on a chilly morning with temperatures in the low 40s. This is the scene at the former Chestnut Street Elementary School where pre-school children and kindergarten students searched for treats. Older children looked for treats across the street in Evergreen Park. The K-Club of Kane sponsors the Egg Hunt with donations from the Kane Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the VFW Auxiliary.
The Kane Borough Council is weighing its options for renovating the three tennis courts at Evergreen Park.
Two bids have been received for resurfacing the courts.Â
Kingsview Enterprises of Lakewood, N.Y. has submitted the apparent low bid of $40,300 for new pavement for the courts. Maple Athletic Surfaces submitted a bid of $82,000.
On Monday at 11 a.m., Molly Quesenberry, 42, of St. Marys will take to the starting line of the Boston Marathon fulfilling a vow she made to return to the race.
Kane borough officials are planning to meet to discuss ways to better address problems with garbage.
Mayor William "Yogi" Osmer said he and Police Officer-in-charge Heath Boyer plan to meet with Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman on the issue.
A rabies clinic was held last Saturday at the Kane Fire Hall by the McKean County SPCA. A total of 149 dogs and cats were vaccinated. For those who missed the event, the Bradford chapter of the SPCA will sponsor another Rabies Clinic on Saturday, April 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the animal shelter at 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford. Pictured is Bilbo, a resident at the SPCA. He is great with dogs, cats and children. Bilbo, along with many others at the SPCA, would make a fine addition to home.
A fire of undetermined origin damaged a barn Wednesday afternoon at the Sandy and Larry Johnson horse farm at 739 S. Settlement Rd., Wetmore Township.
A forum is planned May 7 to celebrate the selection of the Kane Middle School for the prestigious national "Schools To Watch" honor.
The Elk County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday afternoon announced the county's inclusion in the Project ChildSafe initiative.
The directive is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm safety kits.
JONES TWP. â€“ The completion date to the extensive East Branch Dam repair project has been pushed back to 2019, two years later than originally anticipated. The $280 million project entails constructing a full-length, full-depth concrete cutoff wall through the dam to reduce risk and restore the dam to normal operation.
SMETHPORT â€“ A change has been made in the next court date for a Kane woman charged in connection with a horrific six-fatality crash Aug. 31.
Kathleen S. "Kathy" Douglas, 37, had been scheduled to appear Thursday in McKean County Court in Smethport to enter a plea in the case