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April 24th, 2014
The proposed Kane school budget for 2014-15 carries a slight tax increase.
A fire early Wednesday damaged a vacant house on Jo Jo Road in Wetmore Township.
Fourth-grade students at the Kane Elementary School will present the class musical â€śGroovinâ€™ With The Grimmsâ€ť tonight at 7 p.m. at the Kane Middle School auditorium. Some of those taking part in the musical are, left to right: Harley Morris as â€śWillie Grimm,â€ť Shane Ackley as â€śJake Grimm,â€ť music teacher Tara Black, Brandon Kelley as â€śThe Fishermanâ€ť and Hailey M. Slater as â€śThe Fishermanâ€™s Wife.â€ť Joining Blake in directing the musical are Kaneâ€™s fourth-grade teachersâ€”Debbie Szymanski, Jackie Watts, Brigid Lundgren and Brittany Peterson.
SMETHPORT â€“ The Kane Area Industrial Development Corp. (KAIDC) soon will be the new owner of the Kane Magnetics property at 700 Elk Ave.
The Kane School Board is expected to act May 8 to accept the resignation of Harry Steele as a board member.
SMETHPORT â€“ Persons who suffer from mental illness or formerly were mentally ill now have a place to go daily to socialize with those with similar mental issues.
Under the Pennsylvania school code, public schools in the state are required to have a "minimum" of 180 days of classes.
For years, however, the Kane Area School District has operated on a 182-day schedule.
Six defendants waived their preliminary hearings Monday afternoon on criminal charges in Kane District Court.
The cases now proceed to McKean County Court.
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.