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December 27th

Budget adopted at county commissioners meeting

December 27, 2012

SMETHPORT – The McKean County Commissioners adopted the 2013 budget in their final meeting of 2012, held Thursday at the McKean County Courthouse in Smethport. Commissioners Joseph DeMott and Al Pingie voted to approve the budget, while commissioner Clifford Lane voted against the resolution.

Fire engulfs four-apartment residence in Emporium

December 27, 2012

EMPORIUM – The Emporium Borough Police reported that on Dec. 27, 2012 at 9:51 a.m., they along with the Emporium Fire Department and the Emporium Ambulance Service were dispatched to a residential fire at 370 E. Allegany Ave. with one person trapped inside.

December 26th

Adventures of a wildlife photographer- part 13

December 26, 2012

I was now awakening to my first full day in Katmai National Park in southwestern Alaska. I had finally seen some monster Alaskan brown bears in their natural habitat. The weather had held out, being cool and very comfortable with temperatures in the high 60s and low 70s. I was enjoying Mother Nature’s air conditioning, unaware of the near 100-degree temperatures both in Kane and in the lower 48 for July 2011.

December 25th

Visit from Santa

December 25, 2012

The 4-year-olds at Kane Community Preschool were surprised by a visit with Santa. Santa delivered presents to the kids for being such good boys and girls all year.

December 21st

Kane Area Middle School holds talent show

December 21, 2012

Eleven acts entertained the students and faculty of the Kane Middle School at Friday’s talent show. The show was hosted by KAMS students Connor Crowley and Madison Selan, who kept the crowd laughing between acts.

December 20th

Allen Walker

December 20, 2012

Allen T. "Tommy" Walker Sr., 84, of 14315 Wilcox Rd., Clermont, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born Jan. 2, 1928, in Emporium, he was a son of Thomas and Lillian Dalrymple Walker. On Sept. 11, 1947, in Girard, he married Dollie Finn who preceded him in death.

Frank B. Harris

December 20, 2012

Frank B. Harris, 71, of 130 Greeves St. in Kane, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 at Sena Kean Manor in Smethport, where he recently resided.
Born May 15, 1941 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Henry and Bonnie Herron Harris. A peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army, he was also an avid model car collector.
Surviving are two daughters, Amy Mills and Holly Harris, both of Kane; a granddaughter Emily Hipolito in Kane; a brother, Tom Harris of Kent, Ohio; nephews Jason and Justin Harris; and his former wife, Linda Harris.

Local aid effort continues for hurricane victims

December 20, 2012

MT. JEWETT – A local effort to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy is winding down.

Snowstorm is coming as winter begins today

December 20, 2012

A snowstorm is coming to the Kane area today-- the first official day of the winter season.

December 19th

Kane’s JO Wrestlers compete at Salamanca

December 19, 2012

This past Saturday, 19 of Kane’s JO Wrestlers traveled to compete at Salamanca, N.Y. The team went up against wrestlers from Erie, Gowanda, Coudersport, Olean, and Hornell, to name a few. Kane took the second-place team trophy as well as earned individually, six first-place trophies, one second-place trophy, three third-place trophies, and two fourth-place trophies. The JO wrestler’s will be in Shinglehouse Dec. 29.

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