The Kane Republican | AP iAtom feed 2015-06-30T00:50:44-04:00 Drupal Fire leaves 4 Mt. Jewett residents homeless http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9254 2015-06-30T00:50:44-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Fire leaves 4 Mt. Jewett residents homeless 9254 article en 14 1 2015-06-30T00:50:44-04:00 2015-06-30T00:50:44-04:00 9254 14 Fire leaves 4 Mt. Jewett residents homeless A fire in Mt. Jewett on Tuesday has left four residents without a home. A fire in Mt. Jewett on Tuesday has left four residents without a home. 1435639844 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1435639844 100 Ted Lutz 7570 14 smoke pours.JPG sites/default/files/smoke pours.JPG image/jpeg 96540 1 1435639843 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:301:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Wearing air-packs, volunteer firefighters prepare to enter a smoky fire Monday at a residence at 9 Keesler Ave., Mt. Jewett. The fire caused extensive damage to the home of Robert "Buddy" Green, Tiffany Bradford and their two children. No one was at home when the fire broke out.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/smoke pours.JPG krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Flood watch in effect for McKean County http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9249 2015-06-27T00:41:01-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Flood watch in effect for McKean County 9249 article en 14 1 2015-06-27T00:41:01-04:00 2015-06-27T00:41:01-04:00 9249 14 Flood watch in effect for McKean County Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night. Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend. Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high. A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties. Heavy rain with a few embedded thunderstorms will overspread central Pennsylvania overnight. The rain should accumulate to between 2 and 3 inches over a large portion of the area by Saturday evening. Localized storm total rainfall amounts as high as 4 inches are possible by early Sunday. Daily record rainfall amounts for June 27 will likely be exceeded in numerous locations. Many areas will see creeks and streams swell and exceed their banks. The smaller rivers may also exceed their banks. Widespread heavy to record daily rainfall amounts are expected to fall Saturday and into Saturday night. Unusually strong low pressure at the surface and aloft will move slowly northeast from the Ohio Valley through the middle Atlantic region throughout the weekend. Widespread heavy rain will fall and the risk for flooding, especially on smaller streams and creeks, will be high. A flood watch remains in effect through late Saturday night. Elk and McKean counties are listed among the extensive list of affected counties. 1435380061 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1435380061 100 7566 14 localnews.jpg sites/default/files/localnews_16.jpg image/jpeg 264497 1 1435380061 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/localnews_16.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9246 2015-06-26T18:44:51-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft 9246 article en 14 1 2015-06-26T18:44:51-04:00 2015-06-26T18:44:51-04:00 9246 14 VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads. <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="29285921" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> VIDEO: The positives and negatives of the 2015 NBA draft Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads. <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="29285921" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> 1435358691 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1435358691 100 7563 14 Trending Now.jpg sites/default/files/Trending Now_29.jpg image/jpeg 31485 1 1435358691 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Trending Now_29.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Camper dies in ANF during storm http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9244 2015-06-25T01:20:28-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Camper dies in ANF during storm 9244 article en 14 1 2015-06-25T01:20:28-04:00 2015-06-25T01:20:28-04:00 9244 14 Camper dies in ANF during storm WARREN – A fierce thunderstorm in northwestern Pennsylvania resulted in the death of a camper who was camping with a church group in a remote area of the Allegheny National Forest. The storm came through the Minister Creek Campground around 6 a.m. Tuesday causing power outages and wide-spread downed trees. A fifteen-year-old girl from New Brighton, Pennsylvania was fatally injured and two other campers were injured from a falling tree. A third camper later complained of a headache and received medical attention. The campers were taken to the Cherry Grove Volunteer Fire Department in Clarendon, Pennsylvania where community volunteers provided food and care until the Red Cross arrived. The campers returned to the Pine Valley Bible Camp in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania that evening. WARREN – A fierce thunderstorm in northwestern Pennsylvania resulted in the death of a camper who was camping with a church group in a remote area of the Allegheny National Forest. The storm came through the Minister Creek Campground around 6 a.m. Tuesday causing power outages and wide-spread downed trees. 1435209628 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1435209628 100 7561 14 localnews.jpg sites/default/files/localnews_15.jpg image/jpeg 264497 1 1435209627 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/localnews_15.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Kane fire call http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9238 2015-06-22T23:20:27-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane fire call 9238 article en 14 1 2015-06-22T23:20:27-04:00 2015-06-22T23:20:27-04:00 9238 14 Kane fire call The Kane Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched Monday afternoon when a fire alarm activated at Kane Community Hospital. Fire Chief Tim Holt said the alarm was inadvertently set off during maintenance work at the hospital. No fire was found. The "tower" truck was en route to the hospital when firemen were recalled, the chief said. The Kane Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched Monday afternoon when a fire alarm activated at Kane Community Hospital. Fire Chief Tim Holt said the alarm was inadvertently set off during maintenance work at the hospital. No fire was found. The "tower" truck was en route to the hospital when firemen were recalled, the chief said. 1435029627 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1435029627 100 7554 14 fire.jpg sites/default/files/fire_1.jpg image/jpeg 130851 1 1435029627 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/fire_1.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9233 2015-06-19T18:17:20-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart 9233 article en 14 1 2015-06-19T18:17:20-04:00 2015-06-19T18:17:20-04:00 9233 14 VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns. <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="29248960" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns. <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="29248960" data-config-site-section="horizon"></div> 1434752240 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1434752240 100 7549 14 Trending Now.jpg sites/default/files/Trending Now_28.jpg image/jpeg 31485 1 1434752240 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/Trending Now_28.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Mason pleads guilty http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9226 2015-06-18T23:27:38-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Mason pleads guilty 9226 article en 14 1 2015-06-18T23:27:38-04:00 2015-06-18T23:27:38-04:00 9226 14 Mason pleads guilty SMETHPORT – The former McKean County Sheriff has fallen upon hard times. The ex-sheriff on Friday pleaded guilty to charges regarding an alleged sexual affair with a 17-year-old girl. SMETHPORT – The former McKean County Sheriff has fallen upon hard times. The ex-sheriff on Friday pleaded guilty to charges regarding an alleged sexual affair with a 17-year-old girl. 1434684458 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1434684458 100 Ted Lutz 7542 14 6.18.15 mason enters.jpg sites/default/files/6.18.15 mason enters.jpg image/jpeg 83948 1 1434684457 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:290:"Photo by Ted Lutz – Former McKean County Sheriff Bradley A. Mason walks through the metal detector at the county courthouse entrance Thursday for his court appearance. Mason, 53, pleaded guilty to two charges linked with a sexual relationship with a girl who was 17 years old at the time.";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/6.18.15 mason enters.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 BREAKING: Bridge in Ridgway collapses http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9225 2015-06-18T15:22:02-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican BREAKING: Bridge in Ridgway collapses 9225 article en 14 1 2015-06-18T15:22:02-04:00 2015-06-18T15:22:02-04:00 9225 14 BREAKING: Bridge in Ridgway collapses RIDGWAY – The Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway has collapsed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. It appears the foundation has failed. Early reports indicate that there is at least one person with injuries. RIDGWAY – The Pennsy Bridge in Ridgway has collapsed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. It appears the foundation has failed. Early reports indicate that there is at least one person with injuries. 1434655322 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1434655322 100 7541 14 * greg reedy bridge photo.jpg sites/default/files/* greg reedy bridge photo.jpg image/jpeg 128585 1 1434655321 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:19:"Photo by Greg Reedy";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/* greg reedy bridge photo.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 Insurance issues hurting Highland Twp. http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9223 2015-06-18T00:56:40-04:00 Kane Republican krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Insurance issues hurting Highland Twp. 9223 article en 14 1 2015-06-18T00:56:40-04:00 2015-06-18T00:56:40-04:00 9223 14 Insurance issues hurting Highland Twp. Large insurance claims over the past two years may have handcuffed Highland Township as officials continue to struggle to provide insurance for the township. Large insurance claims over the past two years may have handcuffed Highland Township as officials continue to struggle to provide insurance for the township. 1434603400 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1434603400 100 7538 14 localnews.jpg sites/default/files/localnews_14.jpg image/jpeg 264497 1 1434603400 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:0:"";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/localnews_14.jpg krnews1@zitomedia.net Copyright 2015 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72 School, firemen complying with child protection law http://www.kanerepublican.com/node/9219 2015-06-16T23:34:53-04:00 Kane Republican Copyright 2010 Kane Republican School, firemen complying with child protection law 9219 article en 14 1 2015-06-16T23:34:53-04:00 2015-06-16T23:34:53-04:00 9219 14 School, firemen complying with child protection law The Kane Area School District and the Kane Volunteer Fire Department are among many local organizations complying with the new state Child Protective Services law. Under the law adopted in December, virtually anyone who comes into contact with children as part of their job or volunteerism must obtain clearances by July 1. As part of the process, applicants need to obtain a criminal history check from the State Police and a "child abuse history" clearance from the state Department of Human Services. Those who have regular direct contact with children also need to obtain a federal criminal history and undergo fingerprinting. - See full article in the June 17 edition of The Kane Republican. The Kane Area School District and the Kane Volunteer Fire Department are among many local organizations complying with the new state Child Protective Services law. Under the law adopted in December, virtually anyone who comes into contact with children as part of their job or volunteerism must obtain clearances by July 1. As part of the process, applicants need to obtain a criminal history check from the State Police and a "child abuse history" clearance from the state Department of Human Services. 1434512093 2 editor a:1:{s:13:"form_build_id";s:37:"form-6d779c1a1b426a0713d269ad5d4f8a01";} 1 1 1 1 1 1 1434512093 100 Ted Lutz 7533 14 JohnCleland.jpg sites/default/files/JohnCleland_0.jpg image/jpeg 63918 1 1434512092 1 a:2:{s:5:"title";s:12:"John Cleland";s:3:"alt";s:0:"";} http://www.kanerepublican.com/sites/default/files/JohnCleland_0.jpg Copyright 2010 Kane Republican Kane, PA Staff Writer Kane Republican f55440c1c89d242b776bd5b0ba71bd72