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Retirement Living in Kane Alleghany National Forest area - Pennsylvania

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Area Description

Kane is a borough in Mckean County,94 miles by south of Erie Pennsylvania. It is the home of the Kane Area School district, known as the Kane Wolves
Kane is commended for its little or no crime and its friendly citizens. Kane is nestled in the Alleghany National Forest.,known for its streams, fishing and hunting, paths and trails.
Located not far from the famous Kinzua Bridge/Dam, Chapman Dam and the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford campus.
Founded by General Thomas L Kane in 1863. Formerly the home of the Lobo Wolf farm. Famous residents of include two time NBA Chamion and 1992 Olympic Gold medalists Chuck Daly and Amy Rudolph,an olympic distance runner.
The cost of living in Kane is 16 percent lower that the U.S.,. average.The median home cost in Kane (16735) is $73,000.
Unique little shops and stores to google include,The Laughing Owl Press, Homespun Treasures, The Sweet Shoppe,The Treehouse, Bell's Meats, famous Texas Hot, CJ Spirits. note our beautiful churches and area Manors, and B&B's.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   We are within minutes or short drive from all of the above activities. Kane Area Community Center as well as Senior Center featuring a host of activities. Central Towers and Thompson home, apartments.

Cultural Activities

Art in the Wilds, The Historic Train Depot. Small town Theatre Group. McKean County Historical Society. An Amphitheater located in the center of uptown for concerts and other programs and activities.

Public transportation

Located near Bradford Regional Airport. Trailways service to Buffalo Ny. Local bus Transportation within Kane borough limits. * please note #2 is not allowing me to type in information,. however. as mentioned through out, we have wilderness/country living events, Art/culture, continuingeducation.hunting and fishing, camping and rv. unique shops and short distance to major cities and events,. Art and winter in the wilds

Medical Facilities

Kane Community Hospital is one of the finest in the Region, in affiliation with the UPMC Hamot, a hospital in Erie Pa. It provides advanced specialty medical care. KCH is a 31 bed acute care hospital in Kane, offering emergency,inpatient and outpatient medical services.Mission to serve its patients and their families,our communities and one another.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  10.8  20.2  29.6  3.3 "  20.3 "
 Feb  10.7  21.8  32.9  2.6 "  14.3 "
 Mar  18.8  30.6  42.4  3.6 "  11.2 "
 Apr  28.8  41.6  54.5  3.9 "  2.3 "
 May  37.7  52.1  66.5  4.1 "  0.1 "
 Jun  46.5  60.5  74.4  5.1 "  0.0 "
 Jul  50.7  64.4  78.1  4.2 "  0.0 "
 Aug  49.4  63.0  76.5  4.4 "  0.0 "
 Sep  42.6  55.9  69.1  4.2 "  0.0 "
 Oct  32.6  45.3  58.0  3.4 "  0.6 "
 Nov  26.3  35.5  44.8  3.9 "  5.9 "
 Dec  17.2  25.6  33.9  3.8 "  18.1 "

Kane enjoys four seasons and is appreciated for its warm summer days and evenings cool enough for a small cover. after 80 some years Kane experienced at least one Tornado .no major flooding.Winter has become increasing milder over the years,And those who choose to become snow birds always return in the spring. low/no major crime.

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Cost of Living for Kane Alleghany National Forest area, PA

Kane Alleghany National Forest area, Pennsylvania cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Thompson and Central Towers and low income for elderly and disabled are all in place. with on site
activities, handicap accesibility, and transportation to local agencies, offices and other facilities neccessary for healthy lifestyle

Senior Assistance in Kane Alleghany National Forest area, PA

Kane Alleghany National Forest area, Pennsylvania offers the following assistance for seniors:

Pathstone and elderly Care facilitieis.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Pathstone and other agencies provide part time positions and volunteer programs are in place as well

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