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June 9th, 2014

Lantz Corners sewer project is nearing completion

June 9, 2014

HAZEL HURST – The long-awaited Lantz Corners sewage collection project is nearing completion.
"The project is approximately 87 percent complete," Dan Slagle said Monday night in a report to the Hamlin Township Board of Supervisors.

Silhouettes takes over Cochran hair styling site

June 9, 2014

Since 1986, Joyce Cochran has operated the Cochran Styling Salon on the ground floor of the New Thomson House at Fraley and Greeves streets in Kane.
The site now is the location of the new Silhouettes Studio hair styling business operated by Sherry Marconi.

Mt. Jewett native to appear on 'prime-time' television program

June 9, 2014

They’re will be plenty of drama when Mt. Jewett native Lacy Conant appears on a half-hour national television show Wednesday as she and her fiancée shop for a “row-home” in Baltimore.
The previously-filmed “House Hunters” episode will air on the HGTV channel during "prime time" at 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Jean D. Saff

June 9, 2014

Jean D. Saff, 90, of Bethlehem, formerly of Jamestown, N.Y. and Kane, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014.
The wife of Kenneth H. Saff Sr., they were married 63 years on Oct. 7.
Jean was born in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Fred and Clara (Schultz) Springer.
Jean graduated from Liberty High School in 1941 and played in the LHS Band. She graduated from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in 1949.

June 8th

Local bicyclist, 86, is hurt when hit by car

June 8, 2014

Joseph S. Wolfe of Greendale Road in Wetmore Township has a daily ritual.
Every morning-- weather permitting-- the 86-year-old man rides his bicycle several miles to Kane and back.
For his own safety while pedaling, Wolfe wears a backpack that bears a patch of a fluorescent yellow shirt and a helmet.

Woman who lost all in fire has incurable disease

June 8, 2014

Sometimes life just isn't fair.
About a year ago, Ashley Deane Asel, 29, of Wetmore Township was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis-- an incurable disease that affects the central nervous system.
Just over a week ago, she lost all her belongings and those of her two young daughters in a fire that gutted her house on South Settlement Road.
"Everything's gone," Asel said Sunday.

June 6th

Diplomas handed out at Kane High School commencement

June 7, 2014

Diplomas were awarded Friday evening at the 124th commencement ceremony at Kane Area High School.
A total of 90 seniors received their diplomas at the two-hour ceremony at the school auditorium. Two other members of the Class of 2014 did not participate in commencement.
A diploma also was presented to Robert Farnsworth Sr., who left Kane High before graduation to join the U.S. Navy and fight in the Korean War.

Knife-wielding Kane man jailed on $750,000 bail

June 7, 2014

A Kane man was placed in the McKean County Jail following his arraignment Friday on charges linked with a May 29 neighborhood knife-wielding incident with a Kane police officer.
Larry P. Walker II, 42, of 231 Janeway St., Kane, is charged with felony aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and recklessly endangering another person, according to documents filed with Kane District Court.

Olson playing pro football for Baltimore Nighthawks

June 7, 2014

Kane native Laura Olson is a successful physical therapist specializing in pediatrics at Baltimore’s Franklin Square Medical Center. While the 2002 KHS grad spends her days working with children that suffer from cerebral palsy, she spends her evenings strapping on a helmet and practicing as a lineman, or rather, linewoman, for the Baltimore Nighthawks of the Independent Women’s Football League.

June 5th

School board offers retirement incentive to cut budget

June 6, 2014

In an effort to balance the next budget, the Kane School Board is offering a retirement incentive plan to eligible teachers.
The board voted 7-1 Thursday to adopt a supplemental agreement with the Kane Area Education Association (KAEA) to put forth the retirement incentive.

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