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April 22nd, 2014
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.
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.