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February 24th, 2014
RIDGWAY â€“ On Monday morning, Liz and Rick Boni, founders of Ridgway's annual Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, gave a presentation on the history of the Rendezvous, from its humble beginnings in 1999 to the internationally-known event it has become in its 15th year.
LUDLOW â€“ Many Kane area public events begin one year and end a few years later.
That's not the case with the "Big Feed" in Ludlow.
ST. MARYS â€“ Area emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday for a structure fire at 572 S. St. Marys St. in St. Marys.
An outpouring of love, gratitude and respect for the Benedictine Sisters of Elk County was evident on Sunday during a special community celebration honoring those who have served at St. Joseph Monastery in St. Marys, the oldest Benedictine monastery in the U.S. which is slated to close after 162 years of service.
Despite local economic woes, Kane area residents continue to make donations to their own United Fund.
This volunteer Kane-based organization is dedicated to bolstering the quality of life through the 19 health and human-service agencies it serves.
No one was injured Thursday when loose bricksÂ fell from a building wall on Fraley Street in Uptown Kane.
The bricks crashed down and scattered in a parking area at Northwest Savings Bank at 56 Fraley St., Kane. No one was injured.
The Kane Chamber Commerce honored citizens and firefighters Thursday at its annual banquet at the Kane Fire Hall on Poplar Street.
John "Orson" Carlson, who has directed Saturday morning youth bowling at the Kane Elks Lodge for over 30 years, is the 2014 "Citizen-of-the-Year."
Kane Borough Councilman John "G" Gentilman was found guilty Thursday in a summary trial at Kane District Court.
BRADFORD â€“ Senior Judge John M. Cleland, who has earned a reputation in the region and throughout Pennsylvania for his unwavering fairness and strong commitment to juvenile justice during his 30 years on bench, will address the graduating class at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in April.
Cleland, who is also a member and past chairman of the universityâ€™s Advisory Board and a Kane native, will deliver the keynote address during commencement exercises Sunday, April 27, in the KOA Arena in the Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport and Fitness Center.
A Kane woman was found guilty Wednesday on charges linked with a Nov. 30 accident at Fraley and Field streets in the borough.