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Fire Department Auxiliary officers

March 30, 2014

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Ted Lutz

The Auxiliary for the Kane Volunteer Fire Department has elected officers. The group includes, left to right: Karen Smith, secretary; Becky Gullifer, vice president; Toni Kane, chaplain; Denice Klaiber, treasurer; and Sue Snyder, president.

First-grader Charles Strickland achieves AR 100 Club membership

March 15, 2013

Charles Strickland, a student in Mrs. Julie Boyer's first grade class achieved Accelerated Reader 100 recently at the Kane Area Elementary School. This young reader thoroughly enjoys James Marshall's FOX series. He loves "Reading 100" time at school. For fun, Charlie also earmarks reading as his favorite past time. If he couldn't read, he'd choose to listen to rock and roll music and eat pizza.

Firefighters discuss Kane emergency

September 5, 2012

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Ted Lutz

Members of area fire departments gathered Wednesday evening at the Kane Fire Hall to review the response to the chemical truck emergency in Kane last week. The truck toppled on its side while making a 90-degree turn at Fraley and Greeves streets in Kane. The accident led to the largest evacuation ever in McKean County.

VFW Post 1132 Donates $5000 to KVFD Building fund

May 10, 2012

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Russ Counts

King David Post 1132 VFW Commander Don Chittester and officers present a check for $5000 to KVFD Chief Tim Holt and 1st assistant Tim Lehman for the KVFD Building fund. Pictured Left to right Virgil Johnson Don Chittester, Tim Holt Tim Lehman, Diane Ion, Jim Wismar and Chuck Wilbert.

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.

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