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November 16th, 2012

VFW aids Kane library

November 17, 2012

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Kane has donated $2,000 to the Friends’ Memorial Public Library in Kane. Taking part in the check presentation at the VFW are, left to right: Chuck Wilbert, commander of the VFW; Cindy Parker, library director; and Curt Hartman, a member of the library Board of Directors.

November 15th

Donations sought to brighten Christmas for needy kids

November 16, 2012

It's that time of the year when Kane area residents are looking ahead to the festive holiday season.
It's also a special time when residents are asked to reach into their hearts and pocketbooks to donate money, toys and clothing to benefit needy children in the area at Christmastime.

November 14th

Skate/bike ramps remain closed in Kane

November 15, 2012

Despite extensive repair work, the wooden skate/bike ramps at Glenwood Park in Kane remain closed indefinitely.
Many donations have been received for new surface materials at the youth facility. Volunteers—both teens and adults—have been handling the repair work.
The main issue now is insurance.

New Sean Perry Productions film premiere set for Saturday

November 15, 2012

Kane native Sean Perry will premiere his newest film this Saturday night at 8 p.m. at the Kane Elks Club on Chestnut Street. Sean Perry Productions will present the initial public viewing of “Diamonds Are A Con’s Best Friend,” along with showings of two of his earlier films.

November 13th

Ken Bush retires as county maintenance chief

November 14, 2012

SMETHPORT – Ken Bush of Lantz Corners is retiring as the McKean County maintenance director.
His last day on the job is next Wednesday.
Bush has held the county position for the past five years. 

Search fails to locate victim

November 14, 2012

Zach Holt (left) and Brandon Long (right), both members of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, climb a steep bank at the Allegheny Reservoir while taking part Tuesday in an unsuccessful shoreline search for an apparent drowning victim. Police said Kane residents Mike Snyder and his wife, Terry Lee died when their canoe capsized Sunday at the reservoir. Police said the woman's body was recovered Sunday. The Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department asked the Kane firefighters to help Tuesday in a shoreline search for the man.

No tax increase shown in proposed Kane budget

November 14, 2012

There's no property tax increase in the proposed 2013 Kane borough budget.
The Kane Borough Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to adopt a tentative general fund budget of $1,378,000.
Council President Howard Kane endorsed the proposal along with Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Harold Hallberg, Bill Tunall and Dennis Drost. 

November 12th

K.I.D.S. is new agency for Kane United Fund

November 13, 2012

The Kane’s Intergenerational Daycare Service (K.I.D.S.), which is operated by the Lutheran Home at Kane in a separate facility on the site, is a new Kane United Fund recipient agency.
 K.I.D.S. provides a safe and constructive learning for children ages six weeks to five years. The daycare provides meals and snacks, crafts, computer labs, games and intergenerational activities as well as transportation to local pre-school programs.  An affiliated program offers after-school care to school age children. 

November 11th

Hospital, school are partners in ‘wellness program’

November 12, 2012

Kane Community Hospital and the Kane Area School District are partners in a “wellness program” for young students.

November 9th

None injured as fire destroys cab on tanker truck

November 10, 2012

NANSEN – No one was injured Friday morning when a fire destroyed the cab of a tanker truck on Route 66 near Nansen in Highland Township.
The tanker was loaded with 4,500 gallons of liquid wax, according to Bill Edinger, chief of the Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department.

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