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May 12th, 2015

Costly dredging may be needed at Mt. Jewett sewer ponds

May 12, 2015

MT. JEWETT – The Mt. Jewett Regional Sewer Authority could be faced with a major expense for dredging at the sewage treatment ponds off Kushequa Avenue.
Speaking Tuesday at the authority meeting at the borough building, Rod Peterson said "there is an issue" with the depth at the first sewage collection pond.
Peterson, the borough maintenance supervisor and state-certified sewage treatment plant operator, said an old estimate to dredge the pond was "close to $100,000."

Stage lighting project planned at Kane Chapel

May 12, 2015

The boards of the Kane Historic Preservation Society and Kane Players are launching an initiative to add professional stage lighting for the Kane Memorial Chapel on East Chestnut Street.
The lighting will be compatible with the historic nature of the building.  
The Kane Memorial Chapel is one of the most historic buildings in Kane. It was built in 1876 by town founder General Thomas L. Kane and his wife Elizabeth. 

ECC hands Lady Wolves 2nd loss in 2 days

May 12, 2015

The Kane softball team ran into a buzz-saw Tuesday afternoon by the name of the Elk County Catholic Lady Crusaders. ECC beat the Lady Wolves soundly for the second day in a row as the Lady Crusaders jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the top of the first and cruised to a 20-1 win in Kane’s Senior Recognition Game.
The Lady Wolves’ biggest crowd of the year was on hand to honor senior players Daria Huckabone and Emily Truden, as well as statistician Anna Stanko, prior to the game. Unfortunately for the home fans, things went downhill rapidly after the festivities.
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Elk County County shuts out Kane

May 12, 2015

ST. MARYS – The Elk County Catholic Crusader baseball team recorded a pair of shutouts on Tuesday in back-to-back games against the Kane Wolves and the DuBois Central Catholic Cardinals at Berwind Park. In the afternoon game, ECC senior Ryan Seelye three a three-inning no-hitter and struck out six as the Crusaders defeated Kane 15-0. In the nightcap, which was played under the lights, the Crusaders blanked DCC 4-0.
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See full article in the May 13 edition of The Kane Republican.

May 11th

Dance team attends Pittsburgh competition

May 11, 2015

Nikky’s Dance Studio Competition Team from Smethport attended Applause National Talent Competition this weekend in Pittsburgh.
The prestigious award of the weekend was the Pittsburgh Applause National Talent Top Studio Award for their division. They received this award for having the highest cumulative score with their 12 dances. In winning this award they outscored 14 dance studios with some of the studios having 20 dances and more.
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See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

County to amend specifications for courthouse work

May 11, 2015

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Board of Commissioners was expected to act Monday to award a contract for a courthouse project.
Instead, Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane voted to reject the three bids received for the job and seek new ones.
The work calls for Phase II of a project to upgrade heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) at the courthouse. Phase II is for two floors and the breezeway on the north side of the building in Smethport.
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See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane borough council names grant-writer

May 11, 2015

The Kane Borough Council acted Monday to name Linda Cecchetti of Kane as the grant-writer for the borough.
Council President Howard Kane approved the selection along with Councilwomen Janet Bard and Holly Harris and Councilmen Dennis Drost, John Gentilman, Tom Kase and Gary Schul.
Borough Manager Don Payne said Cecchetti would be considered as a "part-time" borough employee and would work "as needed."
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See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane High senior wins Big 30 Academic Scholarship

May 11, 2015

OLEAN, N.Y. – For the first time in several years, a Kane High School senior has won a $1,000 scholarship at the Big 30 Academic Banquet.
Hannah Ross, who currently has the top grade-point average (GPA) in her class, received the top scholarship Monday at the annual banquet at the Old Library Restaurant in Olean, N.Y.
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See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane borough to demolish building on Chestnut Street

May 11, 2015

Finally.
Another longtime Kane eyesore will be gone this summer with the demolition of a borough-owned building at 12 E. Chestnut St.
The Kane Borough Council agreed Monday to demolish the three-story dilapidated building. The council motion calls for the contract to go to the "lowest responsible bidder" that has insurance and meets criteria in the bid package.
A Bradford company known as 6V Excavation, Demolition and Tree Removal is the apparent low-bidder with a price of $11,477.
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See full article in the May 12 edition of The Kane Republican.

Crusaders spoil Wolves’ Senior Day

May 11, 2015

The Kane baseball team hosted the 12-1 Elk County Catholic Crusaders on Monday afternoon at Pat Santilli Field in the Wolves’ Senior Recognition game. Unfortunately for coach Bruce Kumher’s Wolves, the guests weren’t very gracious, handing Kane a 15-0 defeat in three innings.

A fisherman tries his luck near Red Bridge while an osprey stands guard over her nest late last...
Kane's Ricky Zampogna is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a home run in a recent Little League...
Kane's Ricky Zampogna is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a home run in a recent Little League...

 

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