November 5th, 2013
Newcomer Gary Schul won election Tuesday to a seat on the Kane Borough Council along with two incumbents-- Dennis Drost and John Gentilman.
Schul, who won both the Republican and Democratic nominations in the primary, led voting Tuesday with 648 votes. Gentilman, a Democrat, was next with 484. Drost, also a Democrat, received 447.
JAMES CITY â€“ Jim Wolfe and write-in candidate Joe Milstead are the apparent winners for supervisor in Highland Township.
HERSHEY â€“ Amidst abundant sunshine and beautiful weather in southwest Pennsylvania, the Kane Wolves cross country team finished 14th at this weekendâ€™s PIAA cross country championships in Hershey.
QUEHANNA â€“Â When Randy Caldwell's friends first called him to tell him he had been drawn for a bull elk license in this year's weeklong elk hunt he thought they were playing a practical joke on him.
The Export native recalled that he was in disbelief at first after friends told him they saw in the paper that his name had been drawn.
LANTZ CORNERS â€“ A fast-moving fire early Monday morning destroyed the Jason Rankin residence at 9261 Route 6 in Hamlin Township.
No injuries were reported, according to Dan "Beans" Gustafson, chief of the Mt. Jewett Volunteer Fire Department.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The proposed 2014 budget for Mt. Jewett is still a work in progress. Rather than act Monday to adopt a tentative spending plan for next year, the Mt. Jewett Borough Council scheduled a "work session" to discuss the budget.
BRADFORD â€“ Suspended Kane Police Chief Brian Hillard is expected to waive his preliminary hearing in a criminal case filed by the state Attorney General's office.
Hillard is accused of falsifying firearms training records for three Kane police officers.
The Salvation Armyâ€™s world famous Red Kettles have been an American tradition since 1891. These familiar Red Kettles will be hitting streets and shopping areas soon, and The Salvation Army is seeking volunteer bell ringers to raise much-needed funds to help their neighbors in need. Student and community groups are encouraged to volunteer their time. Please contact your local churches to sign up and volunteer to ring the bells.
DuBOISâ€”DuBois Lanes hosted the second District 4 youth gold pin tournament Sunday afternoon with Cycloneâ€™s Wayne Putnam claiming the title.
Twenty-two bowlers bowled a three-game qualifying round with the top five bowlers matching up in the step ladder finals.
QUEHANNA â€“Â Jim Scharnitz of Northampton got to have the experience of a lifetime on Monday morning as he successfully harvested a 7x6 bull elk while hunting with his father and guides from Elk County Outfitters.