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Penn State Extension Speaks at Smethport Rotary

January 31, 2012

Penn State Extension Educator, Jim Clark, was the guest speaker for the Smethport Rotary at the Desert Rose Café in Smethport on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Clark spoke on local water resource issues, including a study of 50 private water wells in Cameron County completed this past summer. McKean County residents, with private water supplies, have an opportunity to have their water tested for free from May 14th to June 22nd, through a Colcum Grant secured by the Headwaters RC&D. Applications are available at the Penn State Extension or the McKean Conservation District Office.

'Business-of-the-Year'

January 27, 2012

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Ted Lutz

The Kane Chamber of Commerce honored the Kane Eagles Club as its "business-of-the-year" Thursday at its annual banquet at the Kane Country Club. Taking part in the program are, left to right, seated: Melanie Clabaugh, executive director of the Chamber; Dee Carley, secretary of the Eagles Auxiliary; Cris Mallery, member of the Eagles Auxiliary; and Barb Gadley-Cheeks, secretary of the Eagles; standing: Jerry Kronenwetter, Eagles trustee; Robert Knapp, Eagles trustee; Jim Airgood, president of the Chamber of Commerce; and Mike Mallery, president of the Eagles Club.

Family of Kane's "citizen-of-the-year'

January 27, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Members of the family of the late Jim Salvamoser are among those to attend the Kane Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday at the Kane Country Club. The Chamber honored Salvamoser as its "citizen-of-the-year." The group includes, left to right, seated: Margie Salvamoser, wife of the honoree; Jackie Durnell of Kane, daughter of the honoree; Jeanne Cicero of Erie, daughter of the honoree; and Frank Salvamoser of Buffalo, brother of the honoree; standing: Dr.

Conservation District elects officers

January 26, 2012

At the opening of the McKean County Conservation District’s regular board meeting in January, two new members were sworn in. Frank Tanner, a farmer director and Steve Sherk, a public director, will each serve a 4-year term. Frank, who is from Smethport, is taking over for longtime director Jim McKean, who will continue to serve on the Board as Associate Director. Steve, who resides in Bradford, has been serving on the Board as Associate Director and took the place of Cliff Lane as Cliff was appointed as the Commissioner Director.

'Hair Happenings' ribbon-cutting

January 20, 2012

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Ted Lutz

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday at the "Hair Happenings" salon at 18 Greeves St. in Kane.

Recycling bins at winter site

January 18, 2012

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Ted Lutz

The trash recycling bins for Kane now are located in the parking lot at the former Chestnut Street Elementary School. This is the winter-only location for the bins for the disposal of paper, aluminum cans, plastic bottles and other recyclable items. In the summer months, the bins are moved to a site at Glenwood Park on Hacker Street. Casella, the operator of the landfill near Hutchins, empties the bins on a regular basis. If bins are full, residents are asked to take their trash back home until the bins are emptied.

Lutheran Home wins national award

November 26, 2011

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Ted Lutz

The Lutheran Home at Kane has received a national award for its programs to unite generations. Showing off the award are Brenda Baker (left), director of children's programs at the Lutheran Home, and Linda Carlson (right), the chief executive officer (CEO) at the Lutheran Home. "Generations United" presented the award to The Lutheran Home at Kane for its "outstanding contributions" in uniting generations through its inter-generational shared sites.

School playground opens

November 19, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday morning to mark the opening of the new playground at the Kane Elementary School. Principal Linda Lorenzo prepares to the cut the ribbon with the help of kindergarten students Ian Guras (left) and Sarah Stitt (right). Adjacent to Lorenzo are Dr. Maryann Anderson, superintendent of the Kane Area School District; and Stephanie Eckstrom, vice president of the Kane School Board.

Ribbon-cutting at Credit Union in Kane

November 18, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday to mark the opening of the Mountain Laurel Federal Credit Union at its new Kane location at West Hemlock Avenue and South Fraley Street. Those in the front row taking part in the ceremony include, left to right: Melanie Clabaugh, executive director of the Kane Area Development Center and Kane Chamber of Commerce; Jill Thompson, Kane office manager for State Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren); Dr.

Retirement dinner for Dr. Langille

November 17, 2011

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Ted Lutz

A retirement dinner was held Wednesday in Bartlett Hall at the First United Methodist Church in Kane to honor Dr. Ken Langille, who plans to retire Dec. 2. He has served as a physician in Kane for 16 years. Taking part in the program are, left to right: the Rev. William LaVelle, pastor at the First United Methodist Church; Dr. Langille and his wife, Jean; Gary Rhodes, chief operating officer (CEO) at Kane Community Hospital; and Matthew Langille, son of the honoree. More than 125 attended the dinner. Dr.

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