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June 17th, 2014

Forest chief hears pleas for better ANF management

June 17, 2014

LUDLOW – If the regional head of the U.S. Forest Service wasn't aware of management concerns for the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), she certainly knows about them now.

June 16th

Taking a different route, 'Will' Hulings heads to West Point

June 16, 2014

Each year, more than 12,000 apply for admission to the United States Military Academy-- commonly called West Point.
Most applicants are high school seniors who are hoping to be among the 1,200 selected to enter the prestigious institution on the banks of the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City.

Theodore "Fred" Holmes

June 16, 2014

Theodore "Fred" Holmes, 67, of 206 Park Ave., died suddenly on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Kane Community Hospital.
Born May 24, 1947 in Kane, he was a son of the late Richard W. and Alma Berggren Holmes. On May 17, 1969, in Kane, he married Mary Kay Cappello who survives.
Mr. Holmes was the longtime owner and operator of the Family Drive-In Theater. He was a member of the Kane Fish & Game Club

June 15th

Studio K dancers set to perform at Disney World this week

June 16, 2014

Thirteen talented dancers from the area will be making the trip to Disney World Resorts in Orlando, Fla. later this week to perform at the famed entertainment complex.
The dancers, 12 girls and one boy, all take classes at Studio K Dance Studio in Kane. Studio owner and instructor Kate Undercoffer and her group have been practicing for this opportunity since October 2013 and are ready to “wow” the Magic Kingdom.

Margaret E. "Peg" Cunningham

June 16, 2014

Margaret E. "Peg" Cunningham, 83, of 3165 Rte. 219, Kane, died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at Kane.
Born Feb. 8, 1931, in Pine Run, she was a daughter of  the late Claude and Hazel Transue Housler. On April 29, 1988, she married Thomas E. Cunningham who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Cunningham had worked at Stackpole for 25 years. She later was a cook at Kane Community Hospital from which she retired. She was a charter member of the Hamlin Township Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary.
As a pastime she was an avid bingo player, golfer, and loved to fish.

June 13th

There's still hope for repairs at Kane park courts

June 14, 2014

Kane Borough Councilman Dennis Drost still is confident that repairs can be made this summer at the tennis courts and basketball court at Evergreen Park.
"We can get it done," Drost said Friday.

2 jailed after suspected 'bath salts' found in car

June 14, 2014

2 jailed after suspected 'bath salts' found in car

Kane Police found a cache of suspected "bath salts" in a vehicle searched late Sunday afternoon in the borough.
Two arrests have been made in connection with the discovery.
The defendants are Scott Alan Yanak, 34, of Moon Township near Pittsburgh and Lori Lee Grotzinger, 30, of 318 Ash St., St. Marys.

Couple in child-starving case cancel restitution challenge

June 14, 2014

SMETHPORT – A Mt. Jewett couple jailed on child-starving charges have withdrawn their post-sentencing motions that seek a reduction in the restitution they owe.
Mark and Susan Hooper of 21 Anderson St., Mt. Jewett, were sentenced to county jail April 8 after pleading “no contest” to charges filed last year by State Police Trooper Mary Gausman.

June 12th

Kane school superintendent to retire in January

June 12, 2014

Dr. Maryann Anderson plans to retire Jan. 6 as the superintendent of the Kane Area School District.
The surprise public announcement came Thursday at a meeting of the school board in the middle school auditorium.

Final Kane school budget shows tax increase

June 12, 2014

The Kane School Board voted 5-2 Thursday to approve a final 2014-15 budget that calls for a property tax increase, but no teacher furloughs.
According to School District Business Manager Steve Perry, the "average" residential property owner will see a net tax increase of $8. Tax bills are payable in August.

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