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April 21st, 2015

Kane Family Center celebrates “One Book, Every Young Child” program

April 21, 2015

The McKean County Family Centers and community leaders have come together to celebrate Pennsylvania “One Book, Every Young Child” program during the month of April.
This is the 10th year of this literacy program that encourages adults to read daily to the young children in their lives. Reading aloud to children is an important factor in literacy development and one of the best activities you can do to prepare a child for school.
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See full article in the April 22 edition of The Kane Republican.

County clarifies position on new hire

April 21, 2015

RIDGWAY – County officials on Tuesday morning addressed repeated inquires regarding a recent hire made in the Veterans Affairs office.
Following the retirement of Jenny Richards, the former assistant in the county VA office, the board of commissioners and VA Director Leslie Neal reviewed well over 100 applications before hiring Lana Vendur.
Fred Peters, a volunteer for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the county's Rides for Vets program, publicly questioned the hire of a non-veteran Tuesday morning toward the end of an Elk County Board of Commissioners meeting.

ANF officials discuss remediation efforts, invasive pests

April 21, 2015

RIDGWAY – Forest service officers continue to raise awareness on the suppression of the emerald ash borer and wooly adelgid populations throughout the Allegheny National Forest.
The emerald ash borer, an exotic wood boring beetle native to Asia, attacks all species of North American ash trees. ANF officials anticipate a "near total loss" of ash trees across the ANF as there are no "effective landscape scale treatment options" for emerald ash borer.
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See full article in the April 22 edition of The Kane Republican.

Kane girls drop dual meet to Oil City

April 21, 2015

The Kane girls’ track and field team turned in some good performances in Tuesday’s dual meet with Oil City despite the cold, windy conditions. The Oilers defeated the Lady Wolves 95-52.
Winning events for the Kane girls on Tuesday were junior Sydney Dyne in the 400-meter dash, Sami Bigley in the 200-meter dash, Caitlin O’Hara in the 300-meter hurdles, Trinity Clark in the javelin and Savannah Anderson in the pole vault.

Kane girls drop dual meet to Oil City

April 21, 2015

The Kane girls’ track and field team turned in some good performances in Tuesday’s dual meet with Oil City despite the cold, windy conditions. The Oilers defeated the Lady Wolves 95-52.
Winning events for the Kane girls on Tuesday were junior Sydney Dyne in the 400-meter dash, Sami Bigley in the 200-meter dash, Caitlin O’Hara in the 300-meter hurdles, Trinity Clark in the javelin and Savannah Anderson in the pole vault.

Kane boys’ track team defeats Oil City

April 21, 2015

The Kane boys’ track and field team followed up their Class AA team title in the Kane Invitational with a win on Tuesday over Oil City. The Wolves defeated the Oilers 86-60 on a windy, cold afternoon at Paul R. Miller stadium.
Hunter Yasurek won the 400-meter dash, 800-meter run and ran a leg on the winning 1600-meter relay for the Wolves. Also taking first on the track for the Kane boys was senior Clayton Colson, who won the 1600-meter run and ran the leadoff leg of the 1600 relay.

April 20th

Creative plan reduces Kane employee health cost

April 20, 2015

Kane Borough Manager Don Payne is always trying to find ways to cut costs.
“I look at the taxpayers’ money like it’s my own pocketbook,” Payne said Monday. “I don’t want to spend any more than I have to.”
Faced with a $10,392 increase in the annual borough-paid health insurance premium for full-time employees, Payne looked for alternatives to cut costs.

Court hearing quickly ends in terroristic threat case

April 20, 2015

A preliminary hearing for a Kane man who allegedly threatened to kill his girlfriend ended just six minutes after it began Monday in Kane District Court.
Matthew J. Calloway, 29, of 213 Johnson St., acting as his own attorney, decided to waive the hearing and send his case to McKean County Court.
He is charged with making terroristic threats, assault, harassment and criminal mischief. He remains in the McKean County Jail near Smethport in lieu of $30,000 cash bail. His last day to enter a plea in county court is July 2.
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See full article in the April 21st edition of The Kane Republican.

Heavy rain washes out section of Mt. Jewett street

April 20, 2015

MT. JEWETT – Heavy rain Monday afternoon washed out a section of Anderson Street Extension in Mt. Jewett.
Stormwater flowed over the surface of the road and disrupted traffic.
Made aware of the situation at its special meeting at the borough building, the Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 5-0 Monday to authorize spending up to $10,499 to repair storm damage.
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See full article in the April 21st edition of The Kane Republican.

Vicini honored with Early Intervention Leadership Award

April 20, 2015

The 2014 Early Intervention Leadership Award for Excellence in Service to Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families, given by the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC), has been awarded to Mrs. Janice Vicini, Supervisor of the Preschool Early Intervention Program for Seneca Highlands Intermediate Unit Nine.

The Kane girls’ track and field team turned in some good performances in Tuesday’s dual meet with...
The Kane girls’ track and field team turned in some good performances in Tuesday’s dual meet with...
The Kane boys’ track and field team followed up their Class AA team title in the Kane Invitational...

 

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