The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2014-09-13T00:33:33-04:00 Drupal 4 used computers donated to Kane Day School http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7737 2014-09-13T00:33:33-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican 4 used computers donated to Kane Day School 7737 article en 14 1 2014-09-13T00:33:33-04:00 2014-09-13T00:33:33-04:00 7737 14 4 used computers donated to Kane Day School The Kane School Board agreed Thursday to donate four used school district computers to the Kane Day School, a pre-school program. Linda Hearst of the Kane Day School made the request, which was endorsed by school board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Claire Ann Depto, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson. Board members Keith Hastings and Krista Jamerson did not attend the meeting. There is one vacancy on the nine-member board. Anderson participated in the meeting via speaker phone. The Kane School Board agreed Thursday to donate four used school district computers to the Kane Day School, a pre-school program. Linda Hearst of the Kane Day School made the request, which was endorsed by school board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Claire Ann Depto, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson. Board members Keith Hastings and Krista Jamerson did not attend the meeting. There is one vacancy on the nine-member board. Anderson participated in the meeting via speaker phone. 1410582813 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410582813 100 6092 14 school board2.jpg sites/default/files/school board2_6.jpg image/jpeg 683962 1 1410582813 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/school board2_6.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane woman accepts plea deal in 6-fatality crash http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7733 2014-09-11T23:35:04-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane woman accepts plea deal in 6-fatality crash 7733 article en 14 1 2014-09-11T23:35:04-04:00 2014-09-11T23:35:04-04:00 7733 14 Kane woman accepts plea deal in 6-fatality crash SMETHPORT – A Kane woman charged in a horrific 6-fatality traffic accident last year has accepted a plea agreement that suggests a minimum sentence of 11 1/2 years in prison. Kathy Douglas, 37, entered the plea Thursday before Senior Judge William F. Morgan at the McKean County Courthouse. The judge set sentencing for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the courthouse. Morgan said he as the "sentencing judge" is not bound by the proposed terms in the agreement, which sets the maximum sentence of 22 1/2 years.  SMETHPORT – A Kane woman charged in a horrific 6-fatality traffic accident last year has accepted a plea agreement that suggests a minimum sentence of 11 1/2 years in prison. Kathy Douglas, 37, entered the plea Thursday before Senior Judge William F. Morgan at the McKean County Courthouse. The judge set sentencing for Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the courthouse. Morgan said he as the "sentencing judge" is not bound by the proposed terms in the agreement, which sets the maximum sentence of 22 1/2 years.  1410492904 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410492904 100 Ted Lutz 6087 14 9.11.14 KATHY DOUGLAS.jpg sites/default/files/9.11.14 KATHY DOUGLAS.jpg image/jpeg 264829 1 1410492903 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:265:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Kathy Douglas of Kane has accepted a plea agreement in her criminal case linked with a 6-fatality traffic accident just over a year ago. She will be sentenced Tuesday in McKean County Court. She faces a minimum of 11 1/2 years in state prison.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/9.11.14 KATHY DOUGLAS.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 More candidates are sought for school board http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7732 2014-09-11T23:34:17-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican More candidates are sought for school board 7732 article en 14 1 2014-09-11T23:34:17-04:00 2014-09-11T23:34:17-04:00 7732 14 More candidates are sought for school board More candidates are sought to fill a vacancy on the Kane School Board. The board voted 6-0 Thursday to formally accept the resignation of school board member Gary Ziegler. Board President Claire Ann Depto joined with board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson in accepting the resignation. More candidates are sought to fill a vacancy on the Kane School Board. The board voted 6-0 Thursday to formally accept the resignation of school board member Gary Ziegler. Board President Claire Ann Depto joined with board members John Ball, Dick Coleman, Tom Kerek, Susan Grolemund and Linda A. Anderson in accepting the resignation. 1410492857 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410492857 100 Ted Lutz 6086 14 3.19.14 ziegler.JPG sites/default/files/3.19.14 ziegler.JPG image/jpeg 598371 1 1410492856 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:12:"Gary Ziegler";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/3.19.14 ziegler.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 School district may finally see state reimbursement http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7730 2014-09-11T23:26:12-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican School district may finally see state reimbursement 7730 article en 14 1 2014-09-11T23:26:12-04:00 2014-09-11T23:26:12-04:00 7730 14 School district may finally see state reimbursement The state may be finally ready to reimburse the Kane Area School District for local funds used to help finance a 2008 school construction project. The school district dipped into its reserves to come up with $7,759,741 as a local share for the $22.3-million project. The project included the construction a new elementary school and the renovation of the Kane Middle School. The state may be finally ready to reimburse the Kane Area School District for local funds used to help finance a 2008 school construction project. The school district dipped into its reserves to come up with $7,759,741 as a local share for the $22.3-million project. The project included the construction a new elementary school and the renovation of the Kane Middle School. 1410492372 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410492372 100 Ted Lutz 6084 14 3.31.14 steve perry head shot.jpg sites/default/files/3.31.14 steve perry head shot.jpg image/jpeg 761408 1 1410492372 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:11:"Steve Perry";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/3.31.14 steve perry head shot.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7725 2014-09-11T18:44:40-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2014 Kane Republican VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks 7725 article en 14 1 2014-09-11T18:44:40-04:00 2014-09-11T18:44:40-04:00 7725 14 VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> <div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="1" style="width:390px;height:219px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26727970" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> VIDEO: Obamas, Americans Remember Victims of 9/11 Attacks Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> 1410475480 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410475480 100 6079 14 Trending Now.jpg sites/default/files/Trending Now_11.jpg image/jpeg 31485 1 1410475479 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Trending Now_11.jpg Copyright 2014 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Injuries are reported in Highland Twp. accident http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7720 2014-09-10T23:41:27-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Injuries are reported in Highland Twp. accident 7720 article en 14 1 2014-09-10T23:41:27-04:00 2014-09-10T23:41:27-04:00 7720 14 Injuries are reported in Highland Twp. accident RUSSELL CITY – Multiple injuries have been reported in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the east intersection of Routes 66 and 948 in Highland Township just east of Russell City. Ridgway-based State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a press release as of 10 p.m. Wednesday. The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:40 p.m. with its rescue truck and eight firefighters. Highland Fire Police also responded, Fire Chief Bill Edinger said. RUSSELL CITY – Multiple injuries have been reported in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon at the east intersection of Routes 66 and 948 in Highland Township just east of Russell City. Ridgway-based State Police investigated the accident, but had not filed a press release as of 10 p.m. Wednesday. The Highland Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene at 1:40 p.m. with its rescue truck and eight firefighters. Highland Fire Police also responded, Fire Chief Bill Edinger said. 1410406887 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410406887 100 6074 14 Breaking News.jpg sites/default/files/Breaking News_70.jpg image/jpeg 692208 1 1410406887 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Breaking News_70.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Highland Township to make payment on sewer loan http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7718 2014-09-10T23:27:05-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Highland Township to make payment on sewer loan 7718 article en 14 1 2014-09-10T23:27:05-04:00 2014-09-10T23:27:05-04:00 7718 14 Highland Township to make payment on sewer loan JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday to use a portion of the township's Act 13 money to make a loan payment for the James City sewer system. "It's perfectly legal," Supervisor Jim Wolfe said in commenting on the loan payment. He joined with Supervisors Paul Burton Sr. and Joe Milstead in approving the payment of $13,661, which is due today. The financially-strapped Highland Township Municipal Authority oversees the water and sewer systems in James City. JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday to use a portion of the township's Act 13 money to make a loan payment for the James City sewer system. "It's perfectly legal," Supervisor Jim Wolfe said in commenting on the loan payment. He joined with Supervisors Paul Burton Sr. and Joe Milstead in approving the payment of $13,661, which is due today. The financially-strapped Highland Township Municipal Authority oversees the water and sewer systems in James City. 1410406025 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410406025 100 Ted Lutz 6072 14 NEW breaking news.jpg sites/default/files/NEW breaking news_34.jpg image/jpeg 828771 1 1410406025 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/NEW breaking news_34.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 VIDEO: Steelers Thursday Night Preview http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7716 2014-09-10T18:31:22-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2014 Kane Republican VIDEO: Steelers Thursday Night Preview 7716 article en 14 1 2014-09-10T18:31:22-04:00 2014-09-10T18:31:22-04:00 7716 14 VIDEO: Steelers Thursday Night Preview VIDEO: Steelers Thursday Night Preview Sports Illustrated's Doug Farrar and Chris Burke preview the Thursday Night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> <div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:390px;height:219px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26705216" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> VIDEO: Steelers Thursday Night Preview Sports Illustrated's Doug Farrar and Chris Burke preview the Thursday Night game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. <script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script> <div class="ndn_embed" data-config-widget-id="2" style="width:390px;height:219px" data-config-type="VideoPlayer/Single" data-config-tracking-group="90711" data-config-playlist-id="13434" data-config-video-id="26705216" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> 1410388282 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410388282 100 6070 14 Trending Now.jpg sites/default/files/Trending Now_10.jpg image/jpeg 31485 1 1410388281 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Trending Now_10.jpg Copyright 2014 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Planners ready to score applications for Act 13 money http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7712 2014-09-09T23:31:44-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Planners ready to score applications for Act 13 money 7712 article en 14 1 2014-09-09T23:31:44-04:00 2014-09-09T23:31:44-04:00 7712 14 Planners ready to score applications for Act 13 money SMETHPORT – The McKean County Planning Commission is ready to score applications for the Act 13 gas well impact fees. Ken Baldwin, county planner, said the board should begin the review process at its meeting set for Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the county 911 center near Smethport. The 5:30 p.m. meeting is open to the public. Baldwin discussed the application process Tuesday at a commission meeting at the 911 center. SMETHPORT – The McKean County Planning Commission is ready to score applications for the Act 13 gas well impact fees. Ken Baldwin, county planner, said the board should begin the review process at its meeting set for Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the county 911 center near Smethport. The 5:30 p.m. meeting is open to the public. Baldwin discussed the application process Tuesday at a commission meeting at the 911 center. 1410319904 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410319904 100 Ted Lutz 6066 14 2.25.14 ken baldwin.JPG sites/default/files/2.25.14 ken baldwin.JPG image/jpeg 1159212 1 1410319904 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:11:"Ken Baldwin";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/2.25.14 ken baldwin.JPG Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Historic label is sought for 2 county buildings http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/7711 2014-09-09T23:29:11-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Historic label is sought for 2 county buildings 7711 article en 14 1 2014-09-09T23:29:11-04:00 2014-09-09T23:29:11-04:00 7711 14 Historic label is sought for 2 county buildings SMETHPORT – A campaign is underway to place two McKean County buildings on the National Register for Historic Places. The buildings include the county courthouse and the Historic McKean County Old Jail Museum. Both buildings are in Smethport. The courthouse is located along Route 6 and the Old Jail Museum is located along King Street at the rear of the courthouse. McKean County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane agreed Tuesday to support efforts by the county Office of Economic Development to list the two county buildings on the national historic registry. SMETHPORT – A campaign is underway to place two McKean County buildings on the National Register for Historic Places. The buildings include the county courthouse and the Historic McKean County Old Jail Museum. Both buildings are in Smethport. The courthouse is located along Route 6 and the Old Jail Museum is located along King Street at the rear of the courthouse. McKean County Commissioners Joe DeMott, Al Pingie and Cliff Lane agreed Tuesday to support efforts by the county Office of Economic Development to list the two county buildings on the national historic registry. 1410319751 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1410319751 100 Ted Lutz 6065 14 9.9.14 jail museum.jpg sites/default/files/9.9.14 jail museum.jpg image/jpeg 153070 1 1410319751 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:262:"Photo by Ted Lutz – The Historic McKean County Old Jail Museum in Smethport has been nominated for placement on the National Register for Historic Places. The county Historical Society operates the museum along King Street at the rear of the county courthouse.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/9.9.14 jail museum.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72