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June 9th, 2015

Mt. Jewett sewer sale is off; flat rate adopted

June 10, 2015

MT. JEWETT – The operation of the Mt. Jewett sewage treatment system for now will remain under local control.
The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority failed Tuesday to even hear a motion to sell the operation to a private company.
On the other hand, a motion that would retain local control failed to generate a majority vote by the six-member authority.
See full article in the June 10 edition of The Kane Republican.

County receives bids for new main 911 tower

June 10, 2015

SMETHPORT – Replacement of the McKean County main tower for the 911 emergency communications system is coming soon.
Acting at a meeting Tuesday, the county Board of Commissioners opened four bids for the project to replace the 911 tower on Prospect Hill. The site is between Smethport and Port Allegany.
E.C.I. Wireless of Dillsburg, Pa. submitted the apparent low bid of $273,360. Other bidders include: Patriot Tower, Scottsville, N.Y., $291,219; Dynamic Construction, Staunton, Va., $394,500; and Shawrose Construction, Coraopolis, Pa., $403,479.80.

Kane mother gives update on injured baby

June 10, 2015

A Kane mother has provided an update on the condition of her injured 4-month-old baby daughter.
Amanda Compton Long said the baby-- Caydence Long-- has returned home after spending three days in the intensive care unit (ICU) at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Long's estranged husband-- Todd R. Long of Kane-- is accused of assault for allegedly injuring the baby. He has been released from the McKean County Jail pending future appearances in McKean County Court.

Zook Motors donates to K.A.R.E.’s amphitheater project

June 10, 2015

It is because of businesses like Zook Motors that K.A.R.E. has become successful with this Amphitheater project among many other initiatives from the Kane Area Development Center.
“Projects like these are successful because people that live in and/or care about such in our community want them to, so they choose to support. With a small donation, a large donation, volunteering time or even just attending a fundraiser event—it all helps our community non-profit organizations to be successful with initiatives such as these,” said Erin Vassallo, director of KADC.

June 8th

Plans made to demolish dilapidated building in Uptown Kane

June 8, 2015

The wheels are in motion for a plan to demolish a dilapidated building known as Anderson's Bar at 111 Fraley St. in Uptown Kane.
The Kane Borough Council voted 6-0 Monday to endorse a plan to demolish the "unsafe" building and convert the vacant site into "green space" and a parking lot.
The Kane Area Revitalization Enterprise (KARE)-- a wing of the Kane Area Development Center (KADC)-- plans to spend $250 to buy the property.
See full article in the June 9 edition of The Kane Republican.

Hamlin supervisors OK another revised park law

June 8, 2015

HAZEL HURST – The Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors has adopted another revised ordinance to set rules and regulations for the Community Park in Hazel Hurst.
Supervisors Jim Trussell, Dave Okerlund and Jim Myers agreed Monday to give preliminary approval for the revised ordinance for the 20-acre park.
Another vote is needed to finalize the revised law which is required before the supervisors can name new members for a Park Commission.
See full article in the June 9 edition of The Kane Republican.

Cherry represents Kane as Pa. Laurel Queen candidate

June 8, 2015

WELLSBORO — The Wellsboro community is inviting the public to join in the weeklong Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival celebration Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 21. This family-friendly event includes the Pennsylvania State Laurel Queen competition.
This year, Bettina Elizabeth Cherry of Kane will represent Kane Area High School and her community as a Pennsylvania Laurel Queen candidate.

June 7th

45 units collected at Red Cross Blood Drive

June 7, 2015

A total of 45 "productive units" of blood were collected at the recent American Red Cross Blood Drive at the First United Methodist Church in Kane.
First-time donors include Markus Hulings, Lisa Hulings and Cam Mealy.
Judith M. Haight of Ludlow is the volunteer chairman of the Red Cross Blood Drive in Kane.
See full article in the June 8 edition of The Kane Republican.

Senior Voice Recital upcoming

June 7, 2015

Grace Notes Studio of Wilcox is proud to present the Senior Voice Recital of Hannah Ross and Anna Stanko on Friday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the Kane Memorial Chapel, 30 Chestnut St., Kane.
These talented vocalists are also seasoned actresses and performers.
Hannah has a rich, powerful alto voice that is always full of emotion. And Anna has a gorgeous soprano voice that is always effortless and pure.
See full article in the June 8 edition of The Kane Republican.

June 5th

93 receive diplomas at Kane High School commencement

June 6, 2015

A total of 93 seniors received diplomas Friday evening at the 125th commencement ceremony at Kane Area High School.
The highlight was the presentation of nearly $100,000 in college scholarships. The Staff Sgt. Kenneth VanGiesen Patriot Award of $500 each went to 17 graduates who are entering military service. The audience gave the military-bound graduates a standing ovation.

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