January 12th, 2015
The Kane Borough Council voted 5-1 Monday to name a deputy property tax collector.
The Kane deputy collector is Becky Gullifer, the current tax collector for Wetmore Township.
Gullifer would handle borough property tax collections only if elected Kane Tax Collector Marianne Rook becomes incapacitated.
Money has been secured for a body camera for use by the Kane Borough Police Department.
Lynda Schul of Janeway Street said Monday that a recent $165 donation from Alaska would be sufficient to buy the first body camera for the Kane Police Department.
Speaking at a meeting of the Kane Borough Council, she said the donation is coming from a friend of her son, Lance. She said Lance, a 1989 graduate of Kane Area High School, is a police officer in Colorado.
The Kane Wolves boysâ€™ basketball team hosted the Smethport Hubbers in a non-league game on Monday night. Coach Matt Gasbarreâ€™s Wolves outscored the visitors 13-2 to close out the first quarter and went on to post a 52-34 win.
Sophomore Dalton Palmer put Smethport on the scoreboard first after putting back up an offensive rebound. Kane sophomore Andrew Bucheit scored the next two baskets for the Wolves in the paint, the first coming on a nice entry pass from Davis Gardner.
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The borough of Kane has submitted five applications for funds from the county's pot of Act 13 revenue linked with Marcellus Shale gas well drilling activities.
In addition, the Kane Volunteer Fire Department has submitted another application.
The Kane applications are among 18 new funding requests submitted for review by the McKean County Planning Commission.Â
The McKean County Board of Commissioners has designated the planning board to review and rank the applications. The commission previously received just three applications to rank.Â
For the past four years, Ed Gadley of Kane has been a regular bidder at auctions involving storage units.
He's now turning his hobby into a business.
His "LIttle Black Egg Variety/Consignment Shop" will open Jan. 15 at 14 Greeves St. in Kane.
Gadley and his wife, Jaeme plan to operate the store from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday from from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Dogs, cats and other animals are not immune to the cold as may be a misconception because of their fur coats.
By taking a few precautions and using common sense, pet owners can keep their dogs safe this winter.
Jenn Vallimont, a recreational dog musher residing in Kersey, has vast experience with caring for dogs in cold weather.
She also draws on her training in animal science, which she earned a masters degree in from Penn State University, to focus on nutrition, behavior, physiology and much more with her dog team.
The Ridgway Elkers used a big second quarter to pull away from the Kane Wolves in boysâ€™ basketball action in the Wolvesâ€™ Den on Friday night. The visitors led by two after one quarter but put up 17 points in the second while holding the Wolves scoreless during the quarter to take a big lead into the locker room and went on to win 47-27.
Kane girls basketball had plenty of chances from the foul line and took advantage of enough of them to take a 44-27 win over Ridgway Friday night at Ridgway Area High School.
Kane was 22 for 38 from the foul line while Ridgway was just 2 for 5. Ridgway didn't shoot a free throw until the second half.
The teams were tied at 4-4 after one quarter and traded buckets to open the second quarter as a Gabrielle Barclay field goal was followed by a Sydney Dyne hoop to tie the game at 6-all with 6:42 left before halftime.