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December 3rd

Adventures of a wildlife photographer "Hidden Alaska"-part 12

December 4, 2012

In part 11 of my Alaskan adventure series, I was in southwestern Alaska in Katmai National Park, just yards from seeing my first brown bears. The bear watching came to a quick halt as a fishing bald eagle put on show only feet from where I stood. Getting that close to a hunting bald eagle, and capturing a great image, made me forget for a moment why I came to this magnificent park, to see and photograph North America’s top predator, the Alaskan brown bear.

Ridgway Record editor earns Keystone Press Award

December 4, 2012

In the past five years, The Ridgway Record and The Kane Republican Editor Joseph Bell has acclimated himself to the community by covering everything from news to sports, and throughout those experiences has formed relationships with a wide variety of individuals and organizations. These bonds led Bell to pen numerous commentaries, three of which were recently recognized as Keystone Press Award winners from the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association (PNA).

29 properties sell at county Judicial Tax Sale

December 4, 2012

SMETHPORT – A total of 29 properties with unpaid taxes sold by auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Tax Sale at the courthouse in Smethport.

Hamilton Township ready to make 2013 budget public for inspection

December 4, 2012

The Hamilton Township supervisors finalized the 2013 budget at Monday’s meeting held at the township building in Ludlow.

Michela E. Carlson

December 4, 2012

Michela E. Carlson, 85, of 6 East Sycamore Place, Lewisburg, formerly of Kane, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Riverwoods Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
Born April 13, 1927, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Gerald and Rose Montour Bonadio. On Sept. 14, 1948, in Kane, she married Carl "Bob" Carlson who survives.
Mrs. Carlson, a 1944 graduate of Kane High School, was employed as a dental assistant until retirement in 1974.

December 2nd

Illegal dumping in Kane

December 2, 2012

Persons are violating Kane borough ordinances by illegally dumping furniture, carpeting and other junk at the site of the trash recycling bins at Glenwood Park on Hacker Street.

Library collection items for SPCA 

December 2, 2012

Rodger, a basset hound owned by Cindy and Joe Parker, stopped by to visit the McKean County SPCA tree at Friends’ Memorial Public Library to drop off his donation. The public is invited to select an ornament from the tree. Each ornament has a picture of dogs and cats available for adoption, and suggestions for donation items for the SPCA.

November 30th

Kane Eagles aids Food Pantry

November 30, 2012

The Rev. Philip Pinczewski (left), chairman of the board for the Kane Food Pantry, accepts a check for $500 from Barb Gadley-Cheeks (right), secretary of the Kane Eagles Club. The Eagles Club also has donated non-perishable items to the Food Pantry. Rev. Pinczewski is pastor of the St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane. The Food Pantry is located in the basement of the church rectory at Chase and Haines streets.

November 29th

Coaches, players reflect on 2012 Wolves football season

November 30, 2012

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Kane Wolves 2012 football season came to a screeching halt with their 33-27 loss to Karns City in the District 9 Class AA final. The knowledge that they were 12 seconds away from the title is sure to be something that sticks with the Kane coaches, players and fans, but it doesn’t diminish a great season.

Kane Magnetics among parcels on Judicial Sale list

November 30, 2012

SMETHPORT – The defunct Kane Magnetics plant on Elk Avenue is among 123 properties up for auction Monday at the McKean County Judicial Sale.
Kathy Roche, director of the county Tax Claim Bureau, said the minimum bids for the properties sold at the Judicial Sale cover only the “costs” associated with preparing for the event.

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